The American River Current

The challenging, yet rewarding life of student athletes

Kinesiology major Haley Norlie, plays center back for ARC's soccer team, while balancing her academic schedule. (Photo by Dylan Lillie)

Dylan Lillie

February 14, 2020

Attempting to earn a degree has never been easy, no matter what school you are attending. Trying to balance your classes and retain a decent personal life can sometimes be challenging. That said, some students take it upon themselves to play collegiate sports on top of their schedules to be a part of so...

ARC athletic department holds rally for academic excellence of student athletes

Kelvin Burt, instructional assistant for the Dusty Baker Center at American River College, reads off last year’s accomplishments of ARC’s student athletes at the main gymnasium at ARC on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Thomas Cathey).

Thomas Cathey and Thomas Cathey

September 9, 2019

On Friday Aug. 30, student athletes at American River College were honored by the athletic department for their achievements during the previous academic year, in anticipation of the upcoming fall sports season.  Student personnel assistant for the Dusty Baker Student-Athlete Resource Center, Olga Pr...

Track and field aims for more after Big 8 and NorCal titles last season

(From left to right) Runners Ricky Frank, Charles Pierce, Jordan Taylor and Zavier Beevers warming up at the start of practice. (Photo Illustration By Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

March 19, 2019

After winning the Big 8 and NorCal titles last season, the men’s track and field team at American River College is now gearing up for another big season. The team officially kicked off its season on Feb. 22, at the Diablo Valley College Invitational in Pleasant Hill, California. The team has co...

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