The American River Current

Beavers defeat Falcons in total shutdown

Ciera Pyle about to hit, which leads her to a full run against the Folsom Lake Falcons on Feb. 25 at the softball stadium at American River College.  (Photo by Bram Martinez)

Bram Martinez

March 5, 2020

The Folsom Lake Falcons challenged the American River College Beavers in a bout of softball, that left the Beavers winners with a score of 5-2 at ARC on Feb. 25.  The weather was reminiscent of a fresh spring day.  The only sounds were the crowd cheering, the loud music that the players enjoyed, and ...

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...

ARC drops final game of season, 5-1

American River College second basemen Elena Avila hits a single in the bottom of the sixth inning against San Joaquin Delta College. (Phot by Emily Mello)

Katia Esguerra

April 29, 2019

The American River College Beavers softball team lost to San Joaquin Delta Mustangs, finalizing its  season with a score of 5-1 on April 23. ARC got off to a rough start against SJD within the first three innings with the bases loaded. Rodriguez Janelle, catcher for SJD, hit a home run helping her...

ARC softball team suffers 7-1 loss against Sacramento City

American River College softball outfielder Kirsten Cox swings and misses in the bottom of the fifth inning against Sacramento City at ARC. ARC lost 7-1. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Irene Jacobs

March 19, 2019

The American River College Beavers softball team came up short against the Sacramento City College Panthers at the second game of the double header on Feb. 23 at ARC, losing 7-1. In the top of the first inning, Sac City got on the board on a couple of errors by ARC, allowing a runner to score whi...

ARC softball loses double-header against Sac City

American River College softball player Victoria Bojorques bats against Sacramento City pitcher Danielle Reyes at the game on Feb. 23, 2019 at ARC. Sac City beat ARC twice that day. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Makenna Roy

February 27, 2019

The American River College women’s softball team lost a close game to Sacramento City College, 2-0, on Feb. 23. The game was scoreless through the first three innings, with both ARC and SCC leaving multiple runners stranded on the bases. In the top of the fourth inning, third baseman Morgan Co...

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...

Softball team splits home finale

American River College pitcher Zinnia Thewlis pitches to a Cosumnes River College player on April 21. ARC won 10-2. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alexus Hurtado

May 7, 2018

The American River College Beavers softball team defeated the Cosumnes River College Hawks in the first game of a double header 10-2 on April 21. In the first inning, the Hawks’ pitching and batting allowed the team to jump ahead by two runs. Both teams cheered and supported their teammates from ...

Beavers slam Merced out of the park in doubleheader

American River College catcher/infielder Rylee Owen is ruled safe at the plate during a doubleheader softball game against Merced College on Jan 27. at ARC. The Beavers won both games with a combined score of 17-1. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

February 1, 2018

The American River College Beavers women’s softball team started the season off with a blowout double header win against the Merced Blue Devils on Jan. 27, winning game one 8-0 and game two 9-1. Pitcher Bethany Thornton started the season right by giving up no runs at the plate. The Beavers had...

Beavers get slaughtered 10-2 against Sierra College

American River College infielder Trinity Norris prepares to bat during a game versus Sierra College on March 7, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Solange Echeverria

March 15, 2017

The American River College’s women’s softball team struggled against Sierra College, losing with a final score of 10-2 on March 2. With several injured players compelling the team to rotate positions, the ARC Beavers were not able to catch up after their first score, lagging behind Sierra College f...

ARC softball ends season after playoff loss to San Jose

American River College centerfielder Stephanie Scott prepares to swing during a game against Diablo Valley College on April 23, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 7-6. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

May 9, 2016

American River College’s softball team ended its season after two losses to San Jose City College over the weekend, finishing with a 24-18 record. The Beavers entered the tournament as the No. 11 seed and were drawn away to the No. 6 seed Jaguars in the Northern Regional round of the playoffs. The f...

ARC softball drawn away to San Jose City College for Regional playoff

American River College centerfielder Stephanie Scott runs past Diablo Valley shortstop Reyna Sherbourne during a game April 23, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 7-6. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

May 2, 2016

American River College’s softball team beat Modesto Junior College last Tuesday 13-2 in six innings to finish their season 24-16, and earn themselves a berth to the Northern playoff regionals. The Beavers were given the No. 11 seed and were drawn away to 27-11 San Jose City College for a two legg...

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