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Late interception seals win No. 22 for the Beavers

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 22, 2012

Win number 22 had it all for American River College. Attacked all afternoon by a high-energy Santa Rosa offense, the Beavers defense came up big late with an interception with just over a minute to play to hold on to a 42-28 victory on Saturday, Sept. 22. After the game, ARC head coach Jerry Haflich...

Band of Brothers: ARC football team sports four sets of siblings

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 19, 2012

The cliché may be that eight is enough. But for the undefeated and twelfth nationally ranked American River College football team, it's just right. In a very rare instance, the Beavers have four sets of brothers all suiting up this year. They include the larger than life brothers from America...

Integrity of our nation’s pastime is at risk due to cheaters

Integrity of our nation's pastime is at risk due to cheaters

Steven Paxiao and Steven Paxaio

September 19, 2012

Sports is often sought to be one of the most popular entertainment venues among the world.  Lately, it seems to me that there have been a lot more negative issues than positive. This is an attempt to inform the everyday citizen of the things that are out of bounds with the million dollar athletes...

ARC hires new head of sports

ARC hires new head of sports

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 19, 2012

Greg Warzecka's 16 years as director of athletics at UC Davis highlights stellar career. The 2011-12 athletic seasons were eventful for American River College. The Beavers had 13 teams make the playoffs, with four of those teams claiming championships. The program also saw athletic director Jean Snu...

Sports Briefs – Sept. 19, 2012

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 19, 2012

Men’s Sports Cross Country – The team took first place at the OCC/SoCal Preview on Sept. 15. They claimed four of the top five spots in the race. The next meet is the Lou Vasquez Invitational on Sept. 20 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco at 4:30 p.m. Football – Tailback Jakori Ford...

Beavers capture 21st consecutive win

Beavers capture 21st consecutive win

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 16, 2012

American River College football's past 20 games have been filled with intense moments, dominance on both sides of the ball, and mind-blowing plays. There was plenty of action to be seen Sept.15 as ARC captured its 21st consecutive victory on the road by beating Chabot Community College 45-24, despite...

ARC Men’s Cross-Country Team prepares for title repeat

Freshman Luis Luna at Fresno Invitational. (Photo courtesy of Rick Anderson)

Kenneth Lofea and Kenneth Loafea

September 14, 2012

After first place win at Fresno Invitational, men’s team shows championship potential The American River College men’s cross-country team entered the 2012 season after winning the Big 8, Northern California and California State Championships last year. “We lost our number one and number two...

ARC dominates women’s volleyball double header on Sept. 12

ARC dominates women's volleyball double header on Sept. 12

Jessica Maynard and Jessica Maynard

September 12, 2012

It was a good night for the blue, red and white as the American River volleyball team beat Taft and Shasta Community Colleges on Sept. 12 in the Beaver Classic. In the first match of the double header the team played Taft College. Lead by freshmen Katie Christener and Nicole Hareland, the volleyb...

Surgery for injured Beavers running back

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 11, 2012

American River College freshman running back Jakori Ford will have full knee reconstructive surgery at UC Davis Medical Center on Sept. 11. Ford injured his knee during a celebration on the sideline after scoring a rushing touchdown in the first quarter on Friday, Sept. 7 against Sacramento City College...

Down at half, Beavers come back, win streak at 20 games

Down at half, Beavers come back, win streak at 20 games

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 8, 2012

The 20th win might have been the hardest for American River College. On the night when Sacramento City College unveiled the new turf and amenities at the refurbished Hughes Stadium, the Beavers needed a strong second half to keep the win streak alive with a 38-23 victory over the Panthers on Friday,...

Beavers demolish MPC behind record day for Booker

Beavers demolish MPC behind record day for Booker

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 1, 2012

Sophomore running back Devontae Booker knew going into this season he had a chance to do some special things for the American River College football team. And special it was. Very early, and very often. Booker carried the ball 19 times for 291 yards and a school-record five touchdowns as the Beavers...

Men’s track repeats as NorCal champs, Batson sets personal record

Men’s track repeats as NorCal champs, Batson sets personal record

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

May 14, 2012

Wind aided or not, Diondre Batson put on a show. At what has been long considered to be an after thought event because of the high winds in San Mateo, Batson ran a personal best 10.10 seconds in the men’s 100 meter finals at the Northern California Community College Finals at College of San Mateo...

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