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A handful of sports are on the rise, with some being relatively new and other being variations of already popular sports. (Photo courtesy of vectorpocket on Freepik)

The top five sports on the rise in American households

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor May 3, 2024

For a long time, the sports landscape in the U.S. has been run by the NFL, NBA and MLB. Those three leagues, and their collegiate counterparts, have consistently dominated the television ratings. However,...

American River College guard Tamai Mancuso drives to the hoop during the game against Folsom Lake College on February 15, 2024. (Photo by Chris Johnson)

ARC women’s basketball falls short against Folsom Lake

Chris Johnson, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

The American River College women’s basketball team found itself on the wrong end of a blowout game against Folsom Lake College on Feb. 15, with the final score seeing the FLC Falcons take a 92-56 victory...

American River College dominated the court defeating Diablo Valley College in four sets on Nov. 8, 2023. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s women’s volleyball team crushes Diablo Valley College

Shy Bell, A&C Editor November 27, 2023

American River College’s women’s volleyball team prevailed against Diablo Valley College 3-1 on Nov. 8. In the somewhat crowded gym, family, friends and fans gathered for the last home match of...

American River College women’s tennis faced Folsom Lake College on April 5 with ARC coming out as the victor in the Big 8 Conference. Bella Hernandez and Laney Reddick celebrate winning a match against FLC. (Photo by Katie Vance)

ARC women’s tennis team crowned Big 8 Conference champions

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

The American River College women’s tennis team wrapped up conference play on April 5 defeating Folsom Lake College 5-0, winning the Big 8 Conference. The Beavers brought their A-game as they kept...

American River College’s track and field team invited alumni to pay tribute to late coaches Michael Reid and Ray Reynon on March 3. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s track and field team celebrates opening of new memorial track meet

Shy Bell, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

American River College’s track and field team hosted its first annual Reid & Reynon Memorial Meet at Beaver Stadium on March 3. What was known as the Beaver Relays is now a commemorative event for...

American River College womens volleyball huddle during a timeout against San Joaquin Delta on Nov. 15 at home. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

ARC Women’s volleyball finishes as the state runner up

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer December 17, 2022

American River College women’s volleyball finished its season as the California Community College Athletics Association State Championship runner-up after losing to Feather River College in Fresno during...

The American River College women’s volleyball team brings home the win against Monterey Peninsula College and Sierra College and moves on to the first round of the State Championship at Fresno on Dec. 2. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC women’s volleyball team will compete at the State Championship at Fresno on Dec. 2

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

The American River College women’s volleyball team won the first round of playoffs 3-0, against Monterey Peninsula College at home on Nov. 22. “I think our dynamic was a little weird, but I feel...

The American River College women’s basketball team brings home the first win of the season, 68-41, against Gavilan Junior College on Nov. 19. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC women’s basketball team gets first win over Gavilan Junior College, 68-41

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

The American River College women’s basketball team won its first game against Gavilan Junior College on Nov. 19, during their first game on the home court. That brought the team to 1-2 overall on...

Bobak Jabery-Madison, American River Colleges men’s head tennis coach, meets with doubles partners, Ravi Nelson and Spencer Hill, after they defeated Bakersfield College in the final at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association tournament at ARC. (Photo by Gina Gangursky)

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association tournament at ARC sets off a year of tennis

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer October 17, 2022

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association held its annual community college men’s and women’s Northern California regional championship tournament at American River College from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, which...

Fans watch the volleyball game against Fresno City Junior College on Sept. 2 at American River College. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Fans are once again allowed to watch indoor and outdoor sports at American River College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

This semester, everyone can support the Beavers athletes, both indoor and outdoor at American River College.  Due to COVID-19, fans weren't allowed to watch indoor sports for almost two years, but...

American River College hosts the Big 8 Conference Swim Championships from April 21 through April 23. (Photo by Lorraine Barron)

ARC hosts the Big 8 Conference Swim Championships

Lorraine Barron, Opinion Editor May 15, 2022

American River College hosted the 2022 Big 8 Conference Swim Championships from April 21 through April 23. In addition to ARC, Consumnes River, Diablo Valley, Modesto, Sacramento City, San Joaquin Delta,...

The American River College Women’s Swim and Dive team trains for upcoming State Championships in the spring semester of 2022. (Photo by Alyssa Branum)

ARC is back to competing in the women’s swimming and diving division

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

The spring 2022 swim season has commenced as COVID-19 mandates have slowly lifted throughout the state of California and students have returned to campus.  The American River College women’s swimming...

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