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Four-run seventh dooms ARC after rocket base hit

Four-run seventh dooms ARC after rocket base hit

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 26, 2015

A line drive shot off the bat of Diablo Valley College’s Amber Golini that deflected off the glove of American River College second baseman Lolli Conway helped jump start a four-run seventh inning that propelled DVC to a a 7-3 win Tuesday. Two runs scored on the play before a two-run homer by Cynthia...

American River softball team falls 7-6 in extra innings to San Joaquin Delta College

American River softball team falls 7-6 in extra innings to San Joaquin Delta College

Nicholas Corey and Nicholas Corey

March 18, 2015

American River College’s softball team comeback from down three runs was stopped short as it fell 7-6 against San Joaquin Delta Tuesday. ARC pitcher Sharie Albert threw all nine innings and allowed 14 hits and seven runs scored with five runs earned. SJDC infielder Victoria Mata brought in the...

ARC sweeps Los Rios rival Sac City in doubleheader

ARC sweeps Los Rios rival Sac City in doubleheader

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

March 10, 2015

American River College’s softball team swept a doubleheader against Sacramento City College Saturday, with ARC getting off to a 6-1 lead to start the first game, and erasing a five point deficit in the second game to win. ARC pitcher Sharie Albert started the first game off hot, giving up four earned...

Softball coaches attribute success to family ties

Softball coaches attribute success to family ties

Cheyenne Drury and Cheyenne Drury

March 4, 2015

They can look across the softball diamond at each other and know what the other one is thinking. American River College softball coaches Lisa and Darin Delgado are siblings with a shared passion for the game. Growing up, the Delgado siblings played many sports. Lisa played volleyball, basketball and...

Softball wins big in second bout against Butte College

Softball wins big in second bout against Butte College

Mychael Jones and Mychael Jones

February 25, 2015

American River College’s softball team split its doubleheader against Butte College, losing its first game, but made a significant comeback in their second game of the double header against Butte College, winning by a score of 8-7. The winning RBI for ARC was made by catcher Audrianna Burlew in...

ARC softball swept Merced College in a doubleheader Thursday, finishing the second game earlier than expected.

ARC softball swept Merced College in a doubleheader Thursday, finishing the second game earlier than expected.

Kameron Schmid and Kameron Schmid

February 20, 2015

American River College’s softball team shut out Merced College 8-0 on Thursday, with two innings to spare. The game was called on the eight-run rule when the score reached 8-0 in the bottom of the fifth, as left-fielder Darian Garnett doubled to bring in the run. The win finished off a 2-0 doubleheader...

Softball wins first game of season as Albert goes the distance

Softball wins first game of season as Albert goes the distance

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 19, 2015

American River College’s softball team won its first game of the season Tuesday Feb.10, outlasting Shasta College 9-7 by taking advantage of Shasta’s errors in the sixth inning while starting pitcher Sharie Albert threw a complete game in the team’s home opener, only five days after making her...

Big second, sixth innings by Feather River College become ARC’s downfall in loss

Big second, sixth innings by Feather River College become ARC’s downfall in loss

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 19, 2015

American River College’s softball team fell short against Feather River College 11-6, as FRC took a big lead early with a five-run second inning and added four more in the sixth despite ARC mounting a comeback in the middle innings. FRC cashed in on two miscues by ARC in the second inning, as well...

Softball team falls 10-6 in season opener at Solano Community College in error-filled game

Softball team falls 10-6 in season opener at Solano Community College in error-filled game

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 6, 2015

American River College’s softball team lost 10-6 Thursday, falling in its season opener at Solano Community College due in large part to poor fielding in the fourth and sixth innings, as Solano scored half of its runs in unearned fashion. The game was back and forth from start to finish, but was...

Spring sports programs close out seasons

Spring sports programs close out seasons

Ed Gebing and Ed Gebing

May 9, 2014

Many of the American River College spring sports teams are wrapping up their seasons with some making their way to the playoffs. Others are sadly packing it in until next season. The men’s baseball team lost its final home game of the season with a disappointing 11-0 loss to Diablo Valley College....

ARC softball team splits doubleheader

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

April 13, 2014

The ARC softball team hosted a doubleheader against Santa Rosa Junior College on Saturday, April 12th at noon. The Beavers played poorly in their first game, particularly on defense, and lost 12-1. There were a number of mental errors in the outfield, misjudging several fly balls, and being off tar...

Explosive first inning leads to win

Lolli Rothenberger-Conway warms up before her first time up at bat in a game against the College of the Redwoods on Feb. 21. (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Ed Gebing, Kameron Schmid, Kameron Schmid, and Ed Gebing

February 27, 2014

The American River College women’s softball team easily cruised past College of the Redwoods with a score of 16-3 on Friday. The women brought in 11 runs in the first inning behind sound hitting, taking a nine-run lead and giving freshman pitcher Midori Bounds some early run support. Head coach...

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