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Additional screenings for tuberculosis to take place next week

An email sent to ARC students from the Health Center notifies all students that additional tuberculosis screenings are taking place the week of Feb. 1 for those who may have exposed to an active TB case on campus in Nov. 2015. The screenings are for potentially exposed students who were not tested on Dec. 1, 2015. (Screen capture of email from the ARC Health Center)

Matthew Peirson

January 30, 2016

Additional screenings for students that may have been exposed to tuberculosis in November are scheduled for the week of Feb. 1, according to an email from the American River College Health Center. The screenings are in coordination with the Sacramento County Division of Public Health, which scheduled ...

ARC baseball ready for opening day, upcoming season

American River College catcher Matt Elliot hits the ball in last seasons game against West Valley College at American River College on Jan.29, 2016. ARC will start the new season against West Valley College on Thursday. (File Photo)

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert

January 28, 2016

By Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert American River College’s baseball team will look to take the next step and reach the playoffs this season after falling just short in 2015, as the team starts the new season with an opening day matchup against West Valley College. ARC also squared off with ...

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 basketball team loaded with talent

American River College women's basketball head coach J.R. Matsunami addresses her team in practice on Dec. 2, 2015. ARC has started its season 6-1 after finishing 10-16 overall in the 2014-15 season. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)

Johnnie Heard

December 4, 2015

After getting off to an 0-7 start last season, American River College’s women’s basketball team has vastly improved to start the 2015-16 season 6-1 and expected to make a playoff appearance this season with a deeper and more skilled team. This team’s six wins already are more than the total o...

Volleyball team bonds through season a midst changes

Sophomore middle blocker Erianna Williams, number 8, and freshman outside hitter Candice Reynoso, left of Williams, block a spike attempt by Hartnell sophomore Neysha Laumatia. ARC won 3-2 and also won their second match of the doubleheader against Lassen College. (Photo By Kameron Schmid)

Matthew Peirson

December 2, 2015

Though a coaching change was made over the summer and star middle blocker Erianna Williams missed nearly a month of the regular season due to an injury, American River College’s volleyball team reached the NorCal Regionals second round playoffs once again before falling to Foothill College. “We ...

Linebacker Kunaszyk named NorCal League Defensive Player of the Year

ARC linebacker Jordan Kunasyzk tackles SDJC tight end Johhny Weirnicki during the Gridiron Classic Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. ARC lost 24-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Matthew Peirson

November 24, 2015

American River College football linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk was named the Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 for the NorCal League by the California Community College Athletics Association, the second consecutive year the award has gone to an ARC player. Kunaszyk finished the season with 118 tackles...

ARC loses in overtime as last play goes Delta’s way

American River College linebacker Jim Carter and defensive back Drew Andrews attempt to bring down the San Joaquin Delta College ball carrier during the Gridiron Classic Bowl game on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. ARC lost 24-17 to SJDC in overtime. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Matthew Peirson

November 23, 2015

Cheers shifted in mere seconds from the home sideline to the visitors sideline following the final horn as American River College lost 24-17 in overtime to San Joaquin Delta College in Saturday’s Gridiron Classic Bowl. ARC wide receiver Malik Dumetz caught what he believed was a potential game-tying...

Last-second hail mary dims ARC’s playoff hopes

American River College linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk performs an open field tackle on Butte wide receiver Miles Fishback. Kunaszyk led the team in tackles with 15 in the 27-24 loss to Butte on Nov. 7, 2015. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Johnnie Heard

November 9, 2015

Butte College backup quarterback Taylor King threw a 65-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Miles Fishback as time expired lifting Butte to a 27-24 win over American River College Saturday in a game with playoff implications. Butte took possession with 14.9 seconds left and ran two plays, the fi...

ARC volleyball player moves from Alaska to California for the love of the game

American River College volleyball outside hitter Nora Troppmann serves to Cabrillo College on Sept. 18 2015. Troppmann, originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, came to ARC for more chances to play volleyball. (Photos by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Peirson

October 30, 2015

Riding snow machines, smoking salmon and hiking the wilderness of America’s most naturally preserved state were just some of the activities that Fairbanks, Alaska native and American River College volleyball player Nora Troppmann enjoyed through her early childhood and high school years. Troppmann...

Liberal Arts Building to be replaced as Student Services construction nears completion

The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Matthew Peirson

October 30, 2015

In the ongoing construction overhaul of the American River College campus, the next project, tearing down and rebuilding the Liberal Arts building, has been announced as the new wing of the Student Services building had its ribbon cut. According to ARC Public Information Officer Scott Crow, prelimin...

Arrest made in connection with shooting at Sacramento City College

Rico Ridgeway, 25, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in relation to Thursday's shooting at Sacramento City College. Ridgeway was injured during the incident and treated at the scene. (Courtesy of the Sacramento Police Department)

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

September 4, 2015

The Sacramento Police Department has arrested Rico Ridgeway, 25, for assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the altercation that led to Thursday's shooting at Sacramento City College, according to the Sacramento Bee. The suspect that shot and killed Roman Gonzalez, 25, is still at large. Ridgeway...

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