The American River Current

Getting recruited means more than excelling in the sport; ARC coaches speak about scouting that perfect fit

American River College running back Julie Leslie attempts to maneuver around a Laney College defensive back to score a touchdown. The game happened on Sept. 20, 2019, at ARC football field. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Emily Mello

April 1, 2020

American River College’s recruiting process for athletes requires coaches and staff members to dig into high schools and also around the district, to find who could fit better on the team and what specific qualities or ideas are expected from them as a college-level athlete.   “We go out an...

ARC volleyball team crushes Folsom Lake College

American River College volleyball teammates celebrate during the CCCAA Norcal Regional Championships on Nov. 30, ARC beat Folsom Lake College at home with a score of 3-1. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Josh Ghiorso

December 11, 2019

The American River College women's volleyball team will travel to Chula Vista for the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) state championship after defeating Folsom Lake College to win the CCCAA Norcal Regional Championships on Nov. 30.  It was an intense game as both teams were ra...

ARC volleyball victorious in first round of Norcal Regional Championship

American River College volleyball player Allison Linder celebrates with her teammates during the first round of the CCCAA Norcal Regional Championships in a home match versus Solano Community College. ARC won the match 3-1. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Thomas Cathey

November 27, 2019

The American River College volleyball team emerged victorious in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Norcal Regional Championships on Nov. 26, defeating Solano Community College at home with a final score of 3-1.  ARC entered the tournament at No. 4 in the N...

ARC volleyball finishes another successful season

American River Volleyball -- pictured here at the quarterfinals of the CCCAA State Championship Tournament in November, 2018 -- closed out another successful season this year and will play their first post-season game on Nov. 26, 2019. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Thomas Cathey

November 25, 2019

The volleyball team at American River College has had yet another successful season, ranking fourth in California and third in Northern California. Their current overall record for the season is 21-7.  ARC closed out its season strong, embarking on an 18-game win streak towards the end of the seas...

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...

ARC volleyball takes CCCAA State Championship

The American River College volleyball team celebrates their 3-1 win against El Camino College in the quaterfinals of the CCCAA State Chmpionship tournament at Solano College on Nov. 30, 2018. ARC moved on to place first in the tournament. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

December 4, 2018

For the first time in the team’s history, the American River College’s women’s volleyball team took first place in the California Community College Athletics Association State Championships over Fresno City College, 3-2 on Dec. 2. The team finished with 60 kills out of 166 attempts with a .187...

Volleyball team evens the score with San Joaquin Delta

ARC vollyball players Erin Fogarty and Kaitlin Meyer rush for the ball during a game against San Joaquin Delta College on Nov. 9, 2016. (Photo by Lidya Grib)

Robert Hansen

November 10, 2016

The American River volleyball team got even with San Joaquin Delta (SJD) by dominating them in straight sets on Wednesday. At their last meeting, American River lost a close match in full sets, 3-2, to the Mustangs. Coach Carson Lowden said the win against a team that has beaten them felt “real g...

Beavers winning streak snapped by Sac City in Dig Pink game

Outside Hitter Dani Schoen gets ready to spike the ball during the Dig Pink game against Sacramento City College on Oct. 19. Arc lost 3-1. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

October 25, 2016

At the Dig Pink game for breast cancer awareness, the volleyball team suffered a tough loss to Sacramento City College on Friday, ending their three-game win streak and dropping them to 12-8 on the season. ARC partnered with The Side-Out Foundation and its Dig Pink initiative to raise $500 towards ...

ARC volleyball blows past Modesto

Freshman Kylie Villarreal gets ready to call out a chant to her teammates during the Volleyball game against MJC on Sep. 28. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Robert Hansen

October 3, 2016

The American River College volleyball team defeated the Modesto Pirates in straight sets, 3-0, in home game Wednesday night. “It was a team who we had an opportunity to take care of business against, and we did that,” said coach Carson Lowden. The Beavers started strong, beginning the firs...

ARC women’s volleyball spikes Santa Rosa 3-0

ARC’s women's volleyball team celebrates after they make another score against SRJC on Sept. 24. ARC won 3-0. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

James Saling

September 27, 2016

The ARC women’s volleyball team played host to Santa Rosa but were far from hospitable with them as ARC beat the Bear Cubs 3-0, improving their record to 8-5. Katelyn Meyer showed amazing hustle making saves diving for the ball on several occasions, while playing with what appeared to be an injure...

Women’s volleyball team looks for more success with new coach

New American River college women’s volleyball head coach Carson Lowden explains a new signto her players during a team practice on Aug. 25 at ARC. Lowden’s first game in charge is on Aug. 26 against Lassen College. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III, Laodicea Broadway, and Mike Yun

August 30, 2016

By Mack Ervin III, Mike Yun and Lao Broadway American River College’s women’s volleyball team is feeling upbeat and confident after winning their opening two games against Lassen College and Porterville College, both by the score of 3-0. The Beavers are coming off of a another playoff run af...

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...

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