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Former ARC athelete trains for ’12 Olympics

Dakota Williams and Dakota Williams

September 28, 2011

Standing at only 5-feet-9-inches, Bracin Walker defies logic on the basketball court. He has also become a record-breaker in track and field. The next jump the former American River College duel athlete will make will be his biggest—training for the 2012 Summer Olympics in the long jump. It’s...

ARC women’s soccer’s secret weapon

Sophomore Erika Jarillo stands in front of the goal on the soccer field. Jarillo plays defense as an outside back on American River College's women's soccer team. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)

Carlos Guerrero and Carlos Guerrero

September 14, 2011

Erika Jaramillo may be a pint-sized player, but she knows how to pack a punch out on the field. Being undersized could be discouraging to some people. To Erika Jaramillo, a sophomore on the American River College women’s soccer team, it’s an advantage to be underestimated. Born and raised in...

Grant Donnelly memorialized for his many years of managing ARC baseball

Carla Manes and Carla Manes

September 14, 2011

American River College baseball manager Grant Price Donnelly, with his family by his side, passed away from liver disease on June 20, 2011. He was 80. His family held a memorial service July 9 at Arcade Church, where family, friends, colleagues, and past players honored him with stories and memories...

Men’s cross-country team begins its quest to obtain a state title

Coach Rick Anderson stands in front of the many trophies won over the years. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)

C.J. Little and CJ Little

September 14, 2011

For over a decade and counting, Coach Rick Anderson and the men’s cross-country team have set the standard for American River College sports. Coming off a routine season last year finishing second in the state, the cross-country squad expects nothing less for the upcoming season. “We expect to...

Coach Haflich sounds off on this semester’s football team

The ARC football running back squad practices on the American River College field. Photo by Bryce Fraser

Miguel Todd and Miguel Todd

September 14, 2011

ARC’s football team is something to watch for this semester. Coach Jerry Haflich talks about the team’s main focus for this season and what obstacles they currently face. The American River College football team, winners of the 2011 Mid-Empire Conference Champions and Central Division Bowl Game...

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