The American River Current

Mustangs Outpace Beavers 17-4

Elizabeth Fomine no. 4 is taking a shot against the San Joaquin Mustangs at the American River College pool on Oct. 9, 2019. (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

October 22, 2019

The American River College women’s water polo team lost 17-4 in a match against the San Joaquin Mustangs at the ARC pool on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Women’s water polo head coach Heather Moody said she was impressed with the team's defense, although she thought the team could have done better in the s...

After a tough game ARC men’s soccer beats Cosumnes with a 2-0 victory

American River College defender Noel Hernandez passes through the Cosumnes River College defense , during a game at ARC on Sept. 27 , 2019. ARC won the game 2-0 (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

Josh Ghiorso

October 3, 2019

On Sept. 27 the American River College men’s soccer game against local rival Cosumnes River College played a hard fought game, but the team managed to defeat Cosumnes, 2-0. The first 24 minutes of the game was an even match, as the ball moved up and down the field with both teams taking shots o...

ARC football faces consecutive losses

American River College’s wide receiver, Naequan Parker goes for a crucial touchdown to help his team get on the scoreboard in the game against Modesto Junior College on Sept. 28, 2019. ARC lost the game 38-20. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

October 2, 2019

The American River College football team came up short in its game against the Modesto Junior College Pirates at Beaver Stadium at ARC on Sept. 28. The final score was 38-20 with ARC suffering its second loss of the season. ARC had a very rocky start to the game after going three and out on its fi...

ARC football wins home opener against Laney

American River College wide receiver Eric Davis Jr. attempts to maneuver around a Laney College defensive back to gain more yards. ARC won 15-10 against Laney College on Sept. 14, 2019. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Emily Mello

September 23, 2019

The football team at American River College emerged victorious against the defending state champion Laney College in its home opener for the season at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 14. The final score was 15-10 in favor of ARC. ARC’s head coach Jon Osterhout said he was pleased with the performance of h...

ARC women’s soccer team shutout by Fresno, 4-0

Forward Ashley Davis evades a defender in a game against Fresno City College on Sept. 6, 2019. American River College lost the match 4-0. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Josh Ghiorso

September 17, 2019

The women’s soccer team at American River College played against Fresno City College, one of the top teams in the state on Friday, Sep. 6. With seven freshmen and four sophomores starting, the ARC women’s soccer team is a young team.  Fresno started off strong, as within the first five minutes of t...

Men’s soccer team builds a solid win against De Anza College

De Anza College forward Douglas Stone defends the ball against American River College forward Kyle Prusia during a match at ARC home soccer stadium on Sept. 06, 2019.(Photo by Emily Mello)

Emily Mello

September 12, 2019

American River College men’s soccer team defeated De Anza College with a final score of 4-2 at ARC’s home stadium on Friday, Sept. 6. ARC started the game strong during the first seven minutes of the first half, as the score was already 2-0 for the Beavers.  Kyle Prusia was the main player ...

ARC athletic department holds rally for academic excellence of student athletes

Kelvin Burt, instructional assistant for the Dusty Baker Center at American River College, reads off last year’s accomplishments of ARC’s student athletes at the main gymnasium at ARC on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Thomas Cathey).

Thomas Cathey and Thomas Cathey

September 9, 2019

On Friday Aug. 30, student athletes at American River College were honored by the athletic department for their achievements during the previous academic year, in anticipation of the upcoming fall sports season.  Student personnel assistant for the Dusty Baker Student-Athlete Resource Center, Olga Pr...

Three ARC men’s basketball players land scholarship offers

American River College players look on during a three-on-three scrimmage at practice at ARC on Feb. 6, 2019. (Photo by Anthony Barnes)

Anthony Barnes

May 15, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team is coming off a strong 2018-2019 campaign as it heads into next season. The Beavers finished last season with a record of 16-12, advancing to the second round of the NorCal Regional Playoffs where they were eliminated by the Gavilan College Rams. Th...

ARC softball player returns to her roots

American River College softball player Celine Castonguay uses the campus library as a second home to study in between classes and her softball practices. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Makenna Roy

May 15, 2019

In February 2018, Celine Castonguay was a college freshman over 1,700 miles away from home at Missouri Valley College playing softball. Over the course of the school year, Castonguay realized MVC wasn’t the right fit for her — in regards to softball or campus size. Now Castonguay, a mathematics major, is 20 y...

The threat of concussions for student-athletes

Former ARC linebacker Lawerence Hall stops a Sacramento City College player from scoring a touchdown during last seasons game on Nov. 15, 2014. ARC won the game 44-23 and must win the game Saturday to have any chance of making the playoffs. (File Photo)

Breawna Maynard

May 8, 2019

“Everything felt amplified, things are brighter and sounds started sounding like the volume is turned up,” said Marissa Hady, former American River College student, describing her concussion experience during a soccer game in October 2018. Head injuries and concussions are common in student-athletes and...

Future looks bright for freshman defensive lineman

Freshman defensive lineman T.J Pesefea played just nine games for American River College while completing his goal to play one year at a community college and transfer to a Division I school. (Photo courtesy of T.J Pesefea)

Imani Smith

May 8, 2019

For many community college athletes, transferring out of American River College after only one year is a goal that can be difficult to reach. It’s reality, however, for football player, Tautala Pesefea — or ‘TJ’ for short. As a 6-foot-4 defensive lineman out of Foothill High School graduating in...

ARC football team optimistic for new season

The American River College football team celebrates a 22-7 victory after the game at Sierra College on Oct. 20, 2018. (File Photo)

Irene Jacobs

May 6, 2019

As the semester comes to a close at American River College, many student athletes and their teams are looking back on the past season and toward the future. With the summer semester being all that stands in the way before football starting up, head football coach Jon Osterhout says he is hopeful for the futu...

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