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ARC sweeps Los Rios rival Sac City in doubleheader

ARC sweeps Los Rios rival Sac City in doubleheader

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

March 10, 2015

American River College’s softball team swept a doubleheader against Sacramento City College Saturday, with ARC getting off to a 6-1 lead to start the first game, and erasing a five point deficit in the second game to win. ARC pitcher Sharie Albert started the first game off hot, giving up four earned...

Men’s tennis wins 5-4, women’s lose 6-3

Men’s tennis wins 5-4, women’s lose 6-3

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

March 6, 2015

American River College’s tennis teams split their respective matches against Santa Rosa Junior College. The men’s team won its match 5-4, while the women’s team lost 6-3. Freshman Ryan Wilson and TJ Aukland won the number two doubles by a score of 8-4, while Nic Atkinson and John Foote won...

Women’s basketball flops in final game of the season

Women’s basketball flops in final game of the season

Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson

February 27, 2015

By Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson American River College women’s basketball team lost its last game of the season at San Joaquin Delta College 91-55, coming out so flat that head coach J.R. Matsunami pulled four of her five starters after less than two minutes of play. ARC trailed big early,...

ARC falls to San Joaquin Delta College

ARC falls to San Joaquin Delta College

Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson

February 25, 2015

By Matthew Peirson and Kevin Sheridan American River College’s men’s basketball team lost Friday night at San Joaquin Delta College 65-58, keeping the game close from start to finish but never recovering from an early game scoring drought as the team attempted to fight back in a defensive-dominated...

Women’s basketball team finishes 10-16 overall

Women’s basketball team finishes 10-16 overall

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 23, 2015

When American River College’s women’s basketball team started the season with a record of 0-5, many players doubted the team could win a single game. “I asked the kids, after the first five games ‘Do you think we’re gonna win a game?’” said ARC head coach J.R. Matsunami. “We hadn’t...

Cross Country Coach rides consistency to sustained success

From left to right: Sophomores Luis Luna, Will Reyes, head coach Rick Anderson and sophomore Jacob Huston hold the three state championships the team has won (2005, 2011, 2012). (Photo by Emily K. Rabasto)

Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson

February 18, 2015

By Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson American River College Men’s Cross Country Head Coach Rick Anderson is used to success. Since becoming head coach of the men’s team in 1996, his teams have won 14 conference championships, eight Northern California championships, and four state championships. Of...

Opinion: Teach-your initiative – professors and faculty should put more required class materials on reserve in the library

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 8, 2015

American River College has a program in which professors can put their required textbooks on reserve in the library for students to use if they have not already purchased the book. This program, which operates on a voluntary basis, allows these books to be more readily accessible to students, helping...

Four ARC players head to Division I schools

Jordan Carrell ,number 92, during the football game against Sacramento City College on Nov. 15.

Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson

February 7, 2015

By Kevin Sheridan and Matthew Peirson Starting in early December of 2014, 11 members of American River College’s football team from the 2014 season have signed letters of intent to play at universities, with four of those players, Jordan Carell, Ewing Simmons, Casey Lambert and Zach Heath having...

Update: Number of ARC football players to sign at universities now at 11

Update: Number of ARC football players to sign at universities now at 11

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 6, 2015

The number of American River College football players to sign as part of National Signing Day has increased from six players to 10. Linebackers Derek Bryant and Lawrence Hall, running backs Deon Ransom and Casey Lambert, and defensive lineman Antonio Perez were all added to the list of ARC players...

Six ARC football players sign on national signing day

Six ARC football players sign on national signing day

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 4, 2015

Six American River College football players signed to Division I and Division II schools during National Signing Day, an event in which athletes can sign letters of intent to NCAA schools. Quarterback Daniel Lewis, offensive lineman Zach Heath, defensive linemen Jordan Carrell and Ewing Simmons and...

ARC women narrowly win first home game hours after funeral for AD’s wife

ARC women narrowly win first home game hours after funeral for AD's wife

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 2, 2015

Only hours after attending the funeral for Kinesiology and Athletics Dean Greg Warzecka’s wife, American River College’s women’s basketball team snapped a three game losing streak Friday and won its first home game of the season, edging out Sacramento City College in the final seconds 52-49. According...

ARC men’s team tops Los Rios rival Sac City 61-47

ARC men’s team tops Los Rios rival Sac City 61-47

Kevin Sheridan and Kevin Sheridan

February 2, 2015

American River College men’s basketball team defeated Sacramento City College 61-47 thanks to a 13 point lead built by ARC in the second half. The teams kept pace with each other throughout most of the first half, with ARC taking advantage of several miscommunications from Sac City that resulted...

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