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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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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...

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)
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,...

Photo Gallery: ARC softball vs Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Junior College softball teammate looks out into the field. (photo gallery by Lidiya Grib)
March 8, 2017

American River College softball women's team played against Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) on March 2. ARC lost to SRJC 7-3.

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)
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...

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)
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...

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