The American River Current

Beavers geared for first Valley Conference test on the road

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

October 13, 2012

Dealing with a situation the program has not dealt with in two years, the American River College football team will play a game following a loss. On Sept. 29, ARC lost to No. 1 state-ranked City College of San Francisco 52-33 at home. The loss snapped a 22-game win streak for the Beavers (4-1 and...

Football’s winning streak ends amid tragedy

Jerry Haflich expresses his grievances to a referee at American River College during the losing game to San Francisco City College on Sept. 29. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

October 10, 2012

It was a distressing week for American River College football coach Jerry Halfich and his team. The football teams loss to City College of San Francisco ended their 22-game win streak, but defensive back Rozale Byrd, a key contributor as a freshman this season, lost two people in a shooting. After...

The streak is over as Beavers fall to SF City College Rams

The streak is over as Beavers fall to SF City College Rams

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 29, 2012

After nearly two calendar years since the American River College football team lost a game, the Beavers 22-game win streak finally came to an end. ARC lost 52-33 to reigning state and national champions City College of San Francisco on Sept. 29, ending the nation’s longest active win streak. “We...

Recent south Sacramento shooting connected to ARC football player’s party

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 25, 2012

(This article was updated on Oct. 2 to correct an error in an earlier version)  An early morning shooting in south Sacramento on Sept. 23 that resulted in the death of two men occurred across the street from a house party thrown by an American River College football player. Dijon Augustine Smith, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a police stateme...

Late interception seals win No. 22 for the Beavers

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 22, 2012

Win number 22 had it all for American River College. Attacked all afternoon by a high-energy Santa Rosa offense, the Beavers defense came up big late with an interception with just over a minute to play to hold on to a 42-28 victory on Saturday, Sept. 22. After the game, ARC head coach Jerry Haflich...

Band of Brothers: ARC football team sports four sets of siblings

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 19, 2012

The cliché may be that eight is enough. But for the undefeated and twelfth nationally ranked American River College football team, it's just right. In a very rare instance, the Beavers have four sets of brothers all suiting up this year. They include the larger than life brothers from America...

Explosion near Raef Hall caused by large firecracker

Explosion near Raef Hall caused by large firecracker

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 17, 2012

The loud, concussive boom that came from an American River College Automotive Collision Repair dumpster next to Raef Hall just before 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17 was likely caused by a large firecracker, according to ARC police. “We got a call of an explosion in a dumpster," Sergeant Mike Olson said....

Surgery for injured Beavers running back

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 11, 2012

American River College freshman running back Jakori Ford will have full knee reconstructive surgery at UC Davis Medical Center on Sept. 11. Ford injured his knee during a celebration on the sideline after scoring a rushing touchdown in the first quarter on Friday, Sept. 7 against Sacramento City College...

Down at half, Beavers come back, win streak at 20 games

Down at half, Beavers come back, win streak at 20 games

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 8, 2012

The 20th win might have been the hardest for American River College. On the night when Sacramento City College unveiled the new turf and amenities at the refurbished Hughes Stadium, the Beavers needed a strong second half to keep the win streak alive with a 38-23 victory over the Panthers on Friday,...

Beavers demolish MPC behind record day for Booker

Beavers demolish MPC behind record day for Booker

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

September 1, 2012

Sophomore running back Devontae Booker knew going into this season he had a chance to do some special things for the American River College football team. And special it was. Very early, and very often. Booker carried the ball 19 times for 291 yards and a school-record five touchdowns as the Beavers...

Men’s track repeats as NorCal champs, Batson sets personal record

Men’s track repeats as NorCal champs, Batson sets personal record

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

May 14, 2012

Wind aided or not, Diondre Batson put on a show. At what has been long considered to be an after thought event because of the high winds in San Mateo, Batson ran a personal best 10.10 seconds in the men’s 100 meter finals at the Northern California Community College Finals at College of San Mateo...

Record setting QB leaving ARC for FBS program

Record setting QB leaving ARC for FBS program

Trevor Horn and Trevor Horn

May 4, 2012

American River College record-breaking quarterback Andy McAlindon is leaving school after just one season. McAlindon verbally accepted a scholarship offer from Louisiana Tech University on May 3. “It’s an opportunity that I can’t pass up,” McAlindon said. “It’s a goal when you come...

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