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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 ...

Two men charged in connection with Sacramento City College shooting

19-year-old Charlie Hota, left, and 19-year-old Tevita Kaihea, right, were both charged with attempted murder, discharge of a firearm with great bodily injury, participating in a criminal street gang and vehicle theft by the Sacramento Police Department in connection with the shooting at Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The shooting, which left one victim dead, was the first in the history the Los Rios Community College District.  (Photo courtesy of the Sacramento Police Department)

Matthew Nobert

January 6, 2016

Two men were charged on Thursday in connection with the Sacramento City College shooting that occurred Sept. 3 and left one dead, according to the Sacramento Police Department. The department said in a tweet posted on Dec. 29 that Tevita Kaihea, 19, and Charlie Hola,19, were arrested last Tuesday and both charged...

Married ARC water polo coaches keep it in the family

Water polo coaches Eric Black (left) and Bethani Black (right) eating cake for Eric's birthday on the American River College pool deck. (Photo by Noor Abasi)

Noor Abasi and Matthew Nobert

December 3, 2015

By Matthew Nobert and Noor Abasi Water polo coaches Eric and Bethani Black share not only a a pool deck, work office and practice equipment, but also a household. The couple have been married for 15 years, with Bethani coaching the women’s team while Eric coaches the men's team at American River C...

U.S. Army veteran and poet visits ARC

Poet and author Brian Turner reads his poetry to ARC students during his poetry reading in the Student Center Community Rooms on Nov. 12th. Turner is an award winning poet and is also a U.S. Army veteran. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

November 16, 2015

U.S. Army veteran and award-winning poet Brian Turner read from his book “My Life as a Foreign Country” on Thursday in the Student Center at American River College. In 2003, the Fresno State and University of Oregon alum was a sergeant for the Third Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the Second Infa...

Opinion: Gas powered cars still better for consumers

Gas-powered cars, such as this Chevrolet Cruze, provide consumers with more comfort and better performance than electric cars. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Nobert

November 13, 2015

A previous version of this story and the photo caption incorrectly stated the car model as a Chevy Cruz. It is in fact a Chevy Cruze. Gas-powered cars have ruled the roads for over 100 years now, but as electric power becomes popular, gas and diesel-powered vehicles really need to show drivers wha...

Sac City comes to ARC Saturday for final regular season football game

Former ARC linebacker Lawerence Hall stops a Sacramento City College player from scoring a touchdown during last seasons game on Nov. 15, 2014. ARC won the game 44-23 and must win the game Saturday to have any chance of making the playoffs. (File Photo)

Matthew Nobert

November 12, 2015

American River College football is set to close out the regular season with a home game against district rivals Sacramento City College on Saturday. Currently Sacramento City College is fourth in the NorCal League with an overall record of 3-6 and are coming off a 54-17 win at Feather River College. ARC...

American River College’s Men’s cross-country confident for Big 8 Conference Championship

American River College Cross-Country runners stay in a pack at the University of San Francisco Cross-Country Invitational on Sept. 05, 2015. American River College finished the meet in first place in the Men's 8K Open Non- Division 1. (Photo courtesy of Rick Anderson)

Matthew Nobert

October 30, 2015

Update Oct. 30 at 11:49 a.m.: The photo courtesy was originally not provided when this story was posted. American River College’s men’s cross-country team has been on fire this season and continues to hold it's number one ranking in Northern California for the sixth straight season. ARC’s next upc...

ARC on three game win streak after 1-0 win against Modesto Junior College

American River College defender Francisco Lomeli (19) attempts to move the ball past a Modesto Junior Collge defender during ARC's 1-0 win over MJC on Oct. 27, 2015. With the win, ARC's overall record stands at 5-10-3. (phtoto by Kevin Sheridan)

Matthew Nobert

October 28, 2015

American River College Men’s soccer team got their fifth win of the season against Modesto Junior College on Oct. 27, 2015 winning 1-0 to continue their end of the season come back. ARC has had some early growing pains this season with 24 of the 28 man team being freshman who had never worked together...

Long time performer and director brings his love of theater to ARC

Sam Williams, left, waits with his cast for the technical rehearsal for 'The Music Man' to begin. Williams directs the play, which closes on Oct. 25. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

Matthew Nobert

October 16, 2015

An American River College theater department professor has brought his love for theater to many universities and stages around the country. It has been Sam Williams’ goal to help student performers at ARC reach the next level. Sam Williams’ current production is “The Music Man,” written by Mer...

Well known anti-evolutionist visits ARC

Creationism theorist Eric Hovind speaks to crowd about his views on evolution and the creation of the universe on Oct 12, 2015. (Photo By Matthew Nobert)

Jose Garcia and Matthew Nobert

October 16, 2015

By Matthew Nobert and Jose Garcia Well known Youtuber and creationist Eric Hovind was invited by students to the campus to have an open debate with professors from all the science disciplines to discuss the validity of the material being taught on campus concerning evolution, creation of the univ...

ARC men’s soccer gets two wins in a row

ARC midfielder Chris Cruz y Corro attempts to deliver a pass to forward Hector Zavala. ARC won 1-0 on Tuesday. (Photo by Jose Garcia)

Matthew Nobert

October 15, 2015

American River College men’s soccer team pulled its second win of the season with a late goal scored by midfielder Eduardo Cervantes-Magana to make it a 1-0 over West Hills College Lemoore. ARC started off the game strong with a lot better tempo than previous games in the season by communicating...

Breast Cancer Awareness College Hour

A slide describing some of the ways to prevent breast cancer at the Breast Cancer Awareness College Hour on Oct 1. The College Hour covered many topics about the importance of breast cancer dectection and prevention. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

October 6, 2015

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began at American River College with the most recent College Hour, which focused on breast cancer awareness and prevention, hosted by ARC Health Center nurse Michele Arnot on Oct. 1. Health professionals still do not have a solid understanding of the risk fact...

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