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Track and field aims for more after Big 8 and NorCal titles last season

(From left to right) Runners Ricky Frank, Charles Pierce, Jordan Taylor and Zavier Beevers warming up at the start of practice. (Photo Illustration By Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

March 19, 2019

After winning the Big 8 and NorCal titles last season, the men’s track and field team at American River College is now gearing up for another big season. The team officially kicked off its season on Feb. 22, at the Diablo Valley College Invitational in Pleasant Hill, California. The team has co...

American River Invitational and Multis held at ARC

Modesto Junior College runner Mariajose Correa leads the pack during the 2nd leg of the women's 4x400m relay race at the American River Invitational on March 26, 2016 at American River College. Correa and the Modesto team finished 3rd with a time of 4:00.84. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 30, 2016

After the Beaver Relays at ARC were disrupted by weather and a schedule change, the American River Invitational was run at full capacity and under clear skies. This meet featured upwards of 20 schools in attendance, as well as unattached athletes, which meant that every event was pretty competiti...

Griffin sprinting towards the top

Isaiah Griffin (center left) runs during track and field practice on March 10, 2016 at the American River College Beavers stadium. Griffin has seriously progressed during his time at ARC to become one of the team's top sprinters. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Allante Morris

March 15, 2016

American River College sprinter Isaiah Griffin wasn’t always the fastest runner on the track, but his time at ARC has seen him steadily improve and become one of the top sprinters in both the school and the state. Griffin started running at 17 years old when he was attending Yuba City High School, a...

ARC hosts wet and wild 31st annual Beaver Relays

American River College runner Jaclyn Leduc competes in the women's 5000 meter run during the 31st annual Beaver Relays on March 4, 2016 at ARC. Leduc finished 2nd in the event. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Mack Ervin III

March 7, 2016

American River College held the 31st annual Beaver Relays on Friday March 4 after the threat of inclement weather pushed the meet up from it’s original date of Saturday March 5. The last minute change of date meant that several schools who had planned to attend were not able to re-arrange their tr...

ARC’s men’s track and field team aims for its sixth straight conference title

American River College's men's track and field team aims for its sixth straight conference championship. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Mack Ervin III

February 2, 2016

American River College men’s track and field team is looking to continue its success on the field by seeking its sixth straight Big 8 conference championship. Head Coach Rick Anderson said that the team's ultimate goals for this season is to bring home a treble of championships by winning conferenc...

Sports preview rally recognizes athlete achievements

American River College's women's softball team is recognized for the team's various achievements, during the ARC athletics season preview on Friday.
(Photo by Tyler Jackson)

Matthew Peirson

January 24, 2016

American River College’s Athletics Department held a season preview rally Friday spotlighting the 2015 season for fall sports teams and previewing the spring sports season. The rally included recognition of academic achievements for all student athletes who achieved a 3.0 GPA or better during the f...

ARC women’s track and field take first place at NorCal championships

ARC women’s track and field take first place at NorCal championships

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

May 11, 2015

The American River College women’s track and field team won the award for team champion at the 2015 CCCAA Northern California Track and Field Championships Friday, which ARC also hosted. The men’s track and field team won second place, losing the team champion award to the College of the Sequoias...

Men’s cross-country named Scholar Team recipients

The men’s cross country team’s first place state championship awards from 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2005.

Kevin Sheridan and Nicholas Corey

April 23, 2015

The previous photo used was changed because the team pictured was the 2012 team, not the 2013 team. The men’s cross-country team at American River College has been selected as the Scholar Team’s recipients for Northern California for the 2013 season. The award is handed out every year by th...

ARC men finished fourth overall women finished ninth in Hornet Invitational

ARC men finished fourth overall women finished ninth in Hornet Invitational

Cheyenne Drury and Cheyenne Drury

March 27, 2015

American River College men’s track and field 4x400-relay team, sophomores Robert Ellis, Devan Sawyer, Shawn Simms and freshman Richard Finical finished first in the Hornet Invitational with a time of three minutes, 12 seconds. Sophomore Kandace Compton finished third in the 800m with a time of two...

Women’s cross country and track achieves 100 percent transfer rate

Women’s cross country and track achieves 100 percent transfer rate

Cheyenne Drury and Cheyenne Drury

March 19, 2015

Women’s cross country and track are the only athletic programs at American River College to boast a 100 percent transfer rate for its athletes. This is the fourth consecutive semester it has produced these results for its transferring sophomore athletes. Head coach Jeanette Powless credits most...

Track coach battled stage four throat and lung cancer

Track coach battled stage four throat and lung cancer

Cheyenne Drury and Cheyenne Drury

March 17, 2015

Not even the diagnosis of stage four throat and lung cancer could deter track and field coach Michael Reid from training his athletes. Reid, the head coach of American River College’s sprint team, who was diagnosed in January 2007, began to lose mobility in his jaw and shortly thereafter went to...

Photo Gallery for ARC’s track and field 28th annual Beaver Relays

Cheyenne Drury and Cheyenne Drury

March 11, 2015

Men and women's track and field photos from the 28th annual Beaver Relays held at American River College. [slideshow_deploy id='17069']

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