The American River Current

American River women’s tennis crushes Folsom Lake, 9-0

American River women’s tennis player, Abby Garcia serves the ball on Feb. 19 at Folsom Lake College. ARC beat FLC, 9-0. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

March 6, 2019

American River College women’s tennis team recorded its first spring season win by defeating Folsom Lake College 9-0 at FLC on Feb. 19. The game opened with six single players, where ARC kept the high scores. Steven Dunmore, head coach, led the team. He said the players’ performances were ...

Men’s tennis clinches third straight NorCal title

Sophomore Michael Vizcarra waits for a return ball during a match against De Anza College on April 21 at American River College. Vizcarra won his match 6-4, 6-3 as ARC won their third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 25, 2018

American River College’s men’s tennis team captured its third straight Northern California Championship on Saturday after defeating No. 2 ranked De Anza College 5-0. De Anza’s road to the final included wins over No. 8 Solano and No. 5 Folsom Lake, while ARC took on No. 7 Fresno and No. 3 Foothi...

Men’s tennis aims for the top

American River College's Paul Bhatia returns a ball during a nn-conference game against De Anza College on Feb. 24 at ARC. Bhatia and ARC are looking to win its eigth straight conference championship and third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 2, 2018

While a good start is always nice, it’s the end result that matters the most. And that’s the approach American River College’s men’s tennis team is taking this season. The team has established itself as a tennis powerhouse by winning the last six Big 8 conference championships, winning its...

Men’s tennis coach leads team to success

Coach Bo Jabery-Madison (left) oversees a tennis practice at American River College. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 6, 2017

Coach Bo Jabery-Madison relaxes at his computer, his friendly presence resounding throughout his office. His demeanor off duty mirrors that of his on the courts —at ease, confident, with a constant sense of drive that has fueled him throughout his lengthy and lauded tennis career. Madison is a...

ARC tennis player wins prestigious Arthur Ashe Award

Tennis Player Cody Duong prepares for a practice session at American River College. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 6, 2017

Focused and undeterred by the incessant heat one October afternoon, tennis player Cody Duong sends the ball over the net with a resounding hit of his racket. Duong stands out amongst his teammates by his intensity and passion prominent throughout the practice. This year, Duong was chosen by ...

Faulty foundation leaves tennis courts unstable

A tennis ball sits on the cracked ground of the American River College tennis courts. The courts are so badly cracked that many of them are unusable. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

October 24, 2017

The shrill scratch of sneakers can be heard on the courts as the men’s tennis team practices in the late afternoon heat. The team is focused and determined, the consistent thwack of rackets reverberating throughout the courts. Although there are 12 courts in total at American River College, a quarter of t...

Men’s tennis team breezes through Modesto into semifinals

American River College sophomore Tam Duong hits the ball back across the net during a game against Modesto Junior College on Apr. 11, 2017. Duong won his match 6-1, 6-1 as ARC advanced to the semifinals of the NorCal tournament. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 14, 2017

The American River College men’s tennis team breezed through Modesto Junior College 9-0 on Tuesday in the first round of the NorCal regional tournament, advancing to the semifinals for the sixth straight year. The defending champion Beavers entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed after a 14-1 season a...

NorCal Champion men’s tennis team looks towards another successful season

American River College’s Cody Duong prepares to return the ball during a scrimmage match against Holy Names University on Jan. 29, 2017 at ARC. Duong is one of two returners from last season as ARC look to retain their NorCal Title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

February 1, 2017

American River College’s men’s tennis team look prepared for the start of the 2017 season and prepared to defend their 2016 NorCal title. After finishing last season with a 10-0 record in conference play and clinching a fifth consecutive Big 8 title, the Beavers beat Foothill College 5-2 to wi...

ARC men’s tennis team finishes season at 17-4

American River College's TJ Aukland prepares to swing at a ball during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 15, 2016 at ARC. Aukland and his partner Cody Duong won the game 8-1.(Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 28, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team closed out its season with a 17-4 record, including a flawless 10-0 in conference and bringing home the Big 8 Conference championship and the NorCal Championship. The Beavers only dropped a total of eight matches throughout the Big 8, earning them th...

Men’s Tennis fall short in State Championship game

American River College men's tennis players Alex Meliuk (front) and Seppi Capaul (back) play a doubles match during the NorCal Semifinals against Chabot on April 12, 2016. ARC won the match 5-0 and moved on to the next round of playoffs. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Mack Ervin III

April 21, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team ended their season yesterday with a loss to Irvine Valley College in the state championship, by the score of 5-1. Seppi Capaul and Alex Meliuk got the team’s only win in a doubles match against Irvine Valley’s Sam Cohen and Javi Callejo, with a sco...

NorCal Champions ARC prepare for Ojai individual tournament

American River College's men's tennis team stands before their match against Foothill College at the NorCal Tournament Final on April 16, 2016 at ARC. ARC went on to win and become NorCal Champions. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 20, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is headed down to Ventura County, California to compete in the Ojai Individual Championships with the hopes on one player or team bringing back a trophy. Already having a great season, the men’s tennis team got all four singles entries qualified for the...

Men’s tennis team crowned NorCal Champions

The American River College men's tennis team pose for a picture after beating Foothill College 5-2 to become NorCal Champions on April 16, 2016 at ARC. This team was the first NorCal Champions from ARC since 1966. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 19, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team avenged last year’s loss to Foothill College by winning 5-2 on Saturday to clinch the NorCal tennis championship, the school’s first title since 1966. The No. 1 ranked Beavers entered the match undefeated in tournament play, but were in for a cha...

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