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ARC dominates Napa Valley in season opener

American River college starter Kaitlyn Janese (left) blocks a Napa Valley player in their first game of the season at ARC on Nov. 14, 2019. ARC won the opener 89 - 4. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Alexis Warren

November 25, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team opened their 2019-20 season with a home game against Napa Valley College Storm on the night of Nov. 14. The Beavers washed the Storm out with an ending score of 89-44. The Napa Valley Storm consisted of only eight players total, giving them only t...

Ballin’ Beavers shooting for victory this season

American River College forward Chris Cagle attempts a dunk in a home game against the Redwoods College basketball team on Nov. 7, 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Oden Taylor

November 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again, as the American River College men’s basketball team gears up for another season. Mark Giorgi, ARC’s basketball coach for the last 21 years, said he is excited about the new season but the team has undergone many changes since the last.  “It’s an unsure feeling right now,” Gi...

ARC makes statement win before playoffs

Running back Chris Osby works his way down the field to gain extra yards and help American River College in it's game against Feather River College at Beaver Stadium on Nov. 16, 2019. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

November 21, 2019

The American River College football team defeated the Feather River College Golden Eagles 51-20 in dominant fashion at ARC’s Beaver Stadium on Nov. 16. With this win, ARC’s football finished the season with an 8-2 record and finished 5-0 against conference opponents.  Since the first drive of the game, ARC had f...

San Joaquin Delta Mustangs trample the Beavers

Beavers defender Haley Norlie passes the ball at the game against San Joaquin Delta at American River College on Nov. 8, 2019. ARC lost 0-1. (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

November 21, 2019

The American River College women’s soccer team lost 1-0 against the San Joaquin Delta Mustangs at the ARC soccer field on Nov. 8.  Before the game started, there was a small ceremony congratulating the women who are leaving ARC, hosted by families and team members. This game was like a clas...

Beavers lose a close match against Redwoods, 78-76 for first game of the season

American River College guard Jashon Lewis pushes past Redwoods player EJ Jackson on Nov. 7 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Colin Bartley

November 21, 2019

In its first game of the season, the American River College men’s basketball team played a close match against College of the Redwoods on Nov. 7, losing by only two points, with a final score of 78-76 in favor of Redwoods.  ARC started the game off in a rough spot, giving the Redwoods a solid lead...

ARC men’s soccer loses shutout to Santa Rosa at home

Defensive player Tyler Bevers keeps pace with the ball against the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs at the American River College soccer stadium on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

November 12, 2019

The American River College men’s soccer team lost against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs on Nov. 1, with an ending score of  2-0. Head Coach Paul Hansen said he knew that this was going to be a difficult game.   “They are 5-0 and 1 in conference and unscored on actually, so they are very form...

ARC football’s defense stands strong for fourth consecutive win

American River College wide receiver, Eric Davis Jr. fights his way into the end zone to score a touchdown for his team on Nov. 2, 2019. ARC won the game 14-7. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

November 7, 2019

In a game that wasn’t decided until the last minute, the American River College football team hung on in a closely contested battle against the Butte College Roadrunners on Nov. 2 at ARC’s Beaver Stadium. The final score was 14-7 in favor of ARC, their fourth win in a row.  Both ARC and Butte ...

ARC football team wins lopsided game against Sierra, 45-14

ARC running back Jeremiah Johnson carries the ball in game versus Sierra College on Oct. 26, 2019 at American River College. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

November 5, 2019

  The American River College football team defeated Sierra College on Saturday, Oct. 26 in a home game at the Beavers Stadium, with a final score of 45-14.  Head coach Jon Osterhout said he was satisfied with the effort of his team that day. He was also especially happy about beating a loc...

ARC men’s soccer team loses to Butte College in home game

Forward Jonas Babel-Buckner fights for the ball in a game against Butte College on Oct. 18, 2019 at American River College. ARC lost the game 2-0. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

Josh Ghiorso

October 30, 2019

In a tough game, American River College men’s soccer team was defeated 2-0 by Butte College on Oct. 18. ARC started off well, but it was clear by the way each team was handling the ball that Butte had more control over the game. Butte’s team took time in passing the ball, with precision passes an...

New partnership pairs drone pilots with the football team

Dan Reid launches a drone to film a few periods of football practice at American River College on Oct. 16, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

October 29, 2019

A black drone buzzed adjacent to the goal post, constantly adjusting for the best shot possible as the American River College football offense and defense slammed into each other on the field below.  The drone is the latest tool the ARC football team is using to improve its game. This is the first ...

ARC women’s soccer defeats Modesto, 1-0

Midfielder Kelly Ortega dribbles the ball downfield in a win against Modesto City College on Oct. 15, 2019 at American River College (Photo by Bram Martinez).

Bram Martinez

October 28, 2019

The American River College women’s soccer team beat the Modesto Junior College Pirates at the ARC soccer field on Oct. 15. The ending score was 1 to 0, in favor of ARC. The one goal scored was shot by midfielder Joy Emojong.   Right wing player Galaxy Mijares said she was enthusiastic about the win.   ...

ARC football player follows in family’s footsteps

James Ghilardi leans on a tackle sled on the American River College football field after practice on Oct. 16 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Colin Bartley

October 24, 2019

James “Jimmy” Ghilardi comes from a family deeply rooted in athletics and coaching, and in keeping with the tradition, he has continued his football career into American River College, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. Ghilardi’s father and grandfather were both coaches, so he say...

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