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Sacramento Republic FC victorious in exhibition match hosted at ARC

Sacramento Republic midfielder Villyan Bijen challenges the ball against a Sacramento Gold player during a preseason game at American River College on Feb. 9, 2019. Republic FC won the game, 5-0. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Thomas Cathey

February 25, 2019

Despite the harsh weather conditions, professional soccer teams Sacramento Republic FC and Sacramento Gold FC held the third annual Sacramento FC Friendly at American River College on Saturday, Feb. 9. Sacramento Republic won in a lopsided match, with a final score of 5-0. During the pre-game war...

Beavers drop close game to Santa Rosa, 57-53

American River Guard Deja Samuels attempts to shoot the ball against Santa Rosa College. ARC lost 57-53. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Alexis Warren

February 21, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team lost a close game to Santa Rosa Junior College, 57-53, putting them on a two game losing streak, on Feb. 14. The first quarter started off fast-paced on the Beavers’ end as guard Bailey Bowen-Seay shot and sank the first three of the game. ...

Mens basketball in pursuit of a playoff berth

Guard Jermaine Henderson drives to the basket during practice at American River College on Feb.6, 2019. (Photos by Anthony Barnes)

Anthony Barnes

February 13, 2019

After a season high five-game losing skid, the American River College men’s basketball team is coming off a two-game winning streak and are hoping that this momentum can carry them into the playoffs. The team is coming off a 24-point win over Diablo Valley College on Feb. 5 and now have their s...

Multi-sport athlete balances life at ARC

American River College athlete Rachel Harvell  balances playing volleyball and softball at ARC. Harvell enjoys playing both sports as it brings a challenge to herself. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Makenna Roy

February 11, 2019

It's all a balancing act. Many college freshmen are tasked with having to adjust to the pacing of their new courses, but athletes are also trying to figure it out in-between practice and games. From training, to classes and back to practice. Wake up and repeat that twice. That was the reality for 1...

ARC baseball suffers first loss of season to Yuba, 5-3

American River College catcher Casey DeMello steps into the batters box against Yuba College. DeMello went 0-3 with one walk and one strikeout. ARC lost to Yuba College 5-3. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

February 4, 2019

The American River College baseball team hosted Yuba College on Jan. 29. ARC lost the matchup, 5-3. ARC came out strong, getting two runs in the bottom of the first inning by a single from starting first baseman Steven Langley, knocking home the team’s shortstop, Lane Field. In the same play...

ARC wins second league game against CRC, 66-52

Miyah Williams, No. 3, gets ready to shoot a free throw. American River College beat Cosumnes River College 66-52 at ARC on Jan. 18. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

Alexis Warren

January 28, 2019

The American River College women’s basketball team defeated Cosumnes River College 66-52 on Jan. 18, despite struggling with team fouls. The Beavers led Cosumnes River in team steals (15-10), blocks (4-1), and assists (21-9). This win brought ARC to a 2-5 league record and an overall record of 9-9. ...

ARC water polo team wins Big 8 for first time

The men's water polo team celebrates their win of the Big 8 Conference Championship on November 1, 2018, at American River College. (Photo courtesy of Daria Atraseva)

Itzin Alpizar

December 14, 2018

The American River College men’s water polo team won the Big 8 Conference tournament for the first time in the team’s history, going undefeated in conference play and closing out a successful season for 2018. Josh Ford, the team’s sophomore center defender, said that there were a lot of “f...

Cross Country team places first in Regional Championships

The American River College men’s cross country team poses at the Big 8 Conference Championships hosted at Hidden Valley Park in Martinez. (Photo Courtesy Rick Anderson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

December 11, 2018

The American River College men’s cross country team placed first in the 2018 NorCal Cross Country Regional Championships at Shasta College, finishing out its season as the first ranked NorCal team and 4th in the state. Cross country coach Rick Anderson returned the NorCal Championship trophy—...

Fulton finishes her last season with a splash

Women's water polo captain Abby Fulton sits on a diving board at the pool at American River College on Dec. 6, 2018. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Ashley Hayes-Stone

December 11, 2018

Abby Fulton not only balances the responsibility of a college student but also the responsibilities of being the captain of the American River College women's water polo team. It’s her passion for the sport, however, that keeps her in the game. Fulton says she remembers always being in the water since the ag...

ARC volleyball takes CCCAA State Championship

The American River College volleyball team celebrates their 3-1 win against El Camino College in the quaterfinals of the CCCAA State Chmpionship tournament at Solano College on Nov. 30, 2018. ARC moved on to place first in the tournament. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

December 4, 2018

For the first time in the team’s history, the American River College’s women’s volleyball team took first place in the California Community College Athletics Association State Championships over Fresno City College, 3-2 on Dec. 2. The team finished with 60 kills out of 166 attempts with a .187...

Beavers drop final home game of the season to FLC, 2-0

American River College player Santiago Moreno fights to trap the ball from a Folsom Lake College player at a home game on Nov. 6, 2018. ARC lost to FLC, 2-0.  (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Itzin Alpizar

November 29, 2018

The American River College men’s soccer team lost against Folsom Lake College, 2-0, in a Big 8 Conference home game on Nov. 6 moving the team to 5-12-3 in the season. FLC’s offense dominated the first half with multiple shots on target that Beavers goalkeeper, Christopher Sampo stopped several t...

Women’s soccer wins 3-2 nail biter in final game

Savannah Tijerino-Santos dribbles past a Santa Rosa player on Nov. 9 at American River College soccer stadium. ARC beat Santa Rosa 3-2 on the final game of the season. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

Imani Smith

November 29, 2018

The American River College women’s soccer team won its final game of the season on Nov. 9, with a score of 3-2, in a close match against Santa Rosa College, leaving them with a final season record of 5-13-2. Head coach Paul Arellanes said that although this season has come with its ups and downs, he is ...

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