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ARC men’s basketball team is young but confident

Former ARC guard Jarvis Watkins takes a shot in last seasons game SJDC on Jan.27,2014. This season ARC is finding itslef lacking expeiernce and has had a bummpy start with a 4-6 record.
December 9, 2015

The ARC men’s basketball team is lacking in experience, with some players not even having played in high school. But head coach Mark Giorgi feels that good chemistry between the players and a willingness...

ARC students share coffee preferences

Pete's coffee and Tea is new to American River College campus this semester. The coffee shops have become such a habit in society today that they are popping up around every corner. (Photo by Kevin Sheridan)
December 9, 2015

The coffee shop business has turned into a multi-billion dollar industry. People have been drinking coffee for centuries, but in recent years consumers have taken drinking coffee to whole new levels. It’s...

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)
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...

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)
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...

Opinion: GUNited States of America

The shootings at Sacramento City College and Umpqua Community College should cause Americans to examine the relevance of the second amendment in the 21st century. (file photo)
November 2, 2015

The September shooting at Sacramento City College and the recent Umpqua Community College have reminded us of a stark reality in the U.S. Someone gets angry, guns are everywhere, now someone is dead. Gun...

ARC shuts down Sacramento City College with a 3-0 win

Midfielder Gabby Krewer passes the ball to a teammate in her game against Sacramento City College. The American River College women's soccer team defeated Sac City 3-0. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)
October 27, 2015

American River College’s midfielder Natalie Silcox was the star of ARC’s 3-0 win over Sacramento City College scoring two of ARC’s three goals. ARC’s first goal came in the first half  by midfielder...

ARC volleyball defeats San Joaquin Delta College

American River College outside hitter Kaitlin Meyer (10) celebrates during ARC's 3-2 win over San Joaquin Delta College. Meyer finished the game with 22 points and ARC extended to eight games. (Photo by Karen Reay)
October 13, 2015

American River College’s volleyball team defeated San Joaquin Delta College at home by a score of 3-2. The game came down to the fifth and final set, in which ARC edged SJDC 15-13. Playing without...

Former NFL cornerback leads ARC’s defensive backs

Coach Wheeler walks onto the field during a time out during American River College's 42-10 loss to College of San Mateo on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)
October 12, 2015

Former NFL corner Damen Wheeler has become quite accustomed to the defensive backfield he coaches at American River College. Wheeler was drafted in the sixth round by the San Diego Chargers in 2000,...

ARC men’s soccer looking for its first win against Napa Valley College

A soccer player from ARC and a player from Feather River College clash as they fight for the possession of the ball in ARC's season opening loss to Feather River College. ARC dominated possession, but couldn't find the back of the net, losing 1-0. (Photo by Joe Padilla)
September 17, 2015

American River College’s men’s soccer team is still looking for its first win of the 2015 season against 3-1-1 Napa Valley College, a team that is coming off a 1-1 tie against Ohlone College. “From...

Offensive line coach Josh Crabtree is optimistic about this year’s football team

American River College offensive line coach Josh Crabtree gives Head Coach Jon Osterhout a thumbs up during practice on Thursday. The other players are watching the offensive line run through their drills. (photo by Joe Padilla)
September 9, 2015

American River College offensive line coach Josh Crabtree is used to being versatile. Hired in 2013, Crabtree was a two-sport athlete in high school, starring in both football and baseball.   Afterwards,...

ARC outlasts Hartnell 3-2 in come-from-behind win

Sophomore middle blocker Erianna Williams, middle, 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 Hartnell College on Aug 28, 2015. (photo by Kameron Schmid)
September 1, 2015

An earlier version of this article identified ARC as playing Lassen Community College in the caption. In fact, the game shown in the picture was against Hartnell College. By Johnnie Heard and Matthew...

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