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The Oakland As will play their baseball at Sutter Health Park from 2025-2028 (Photo Illustration by Chris Johnson)

MLB announces Athletics will play in West Sacramento ahead of official Las Vegas move

Chris Johnson, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

The Oakland Athletics announced on April 4 that they will play their home Major League Baseball games at West Sacramento’s Sutter Health Park starting in the 2025 season through the 2027 season.  The...

The Oakland Athletics are set to call Sutter Health Park home from 2025-2028. (Photo Illustration by Joseph Bianchini)

Sacramento shouldn’t allow A’s to move into town

Joseph Bianchini, Opinion Editor April 23, 2024

The Oakland Athletics have been a stalwart in both the baseball and sports world for a very long time. However, with an abysmal roster and a move to Las Vegas in 2028 being almost certain, the team’s...

American River College first baseman Alex Olson has his foot on base just in case his opponent, Nate Vargas, would try to steal second base in the game against Folsom Lake College on March 7, 2024. (Photo by Elisha Chandra)

ARC baseball’s slump continues

Elisha Chandra, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

The slump continues for the American River College baseball team. The Beavers came into its March 7 home game against Folsom Lake College hoping to snap a three-game losing streak. That was not the case,...

Davina Escalante, ARC player during the Conference Final match, on April 5. Instead of worrying about whether their opponent will be truthful, players should focus on giving it their all during the game. (Photo courtesy by Rain Barron)

During a college tennis match the absence of referees can be a problem

Carla Montaruli, Opinion & Social Media Editor May 11, 2023

In college, tennis players must serve as their own referees during a match. It is hard to think of reasons why this has not been fixed yet. As a college tennis player myself, sometimes I found this...

Lou Biaz, American River College assistant football coach, uses football to share essential values that can be both helpful for athletes careers and outside of the field. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Coach Lou Biaz shares important life lessons with his athletes through football

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor April 23, 2023

Lou Biaz coaches young athletes at American River College, keeping in mind the same values he shares in his household with his family by pushing athletes to reach their best potential to get to the next...

American River College pitcher Jake Morell on the mound in game one of a three-game series against Sierra College on March 23. (Photo by Matthew Soderlund)

ARC baseball team swept by Sierra College in three-game series

Matthew Soderlund, Staff Writer April 4, 2023

The American River College baseball team continued its conference slump on March 25 after being swept in a three-game series against Sierra College.  Game one was decided early, as the Wolverines scored...

The rainy conditions are affecting American River College spring sports such as baseball, softball and tennis. Teams are forced to reschedule games and find other ways to practice and stay in shape. (Photo by Kaitlyn Riley)

Rain causes ARC sports to reschedule games

Kaitlyn Riley, Staff Writer March 27, 2023

Due to the storms that have occurred since December, many outdoor sports at American River College have been impacted. Steven Roberson, dean of kinesiology and athletics, said that the sports most affected...

Carson Lowden, American River College volleyball coach, helps women grow as athletes, through her knowledge and passion (Photo courtesy by Carson Lowden).

Coach Carson Lowden helps women strive for success with the volleyball program

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Carson Lowden's coaching career started long before American River College. After getting a bachelor's degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in kinesiology, she took a job as an assistant...

American River College Left Fielder Christian Restori swings and gets an infield single. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

ARC baseball swept in first series of the season

Jonathan Plazola, Feature Editor February 10, 2023

The American River College men’s baseball team was swept in a three-game series against West Valley College to begin the season at home on Jan. 31. The final score was 10-5. While the team started...

The new Netflix documentary series, “Break Point,” released on Jan. 13, depicts both the competitive and human sides of tennis. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Break Point” depicts the competitive lives and emotions that the most successful tennis players experience

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor February 3, 2023

“Break Point,” directed by James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin, was released on Jan. 13, and is streaming on Netflix. The docu-series gives spectators a chance to find out what makes tennis exciting, and...

Understanding nutritional needs can help ARC athletes perform better. (Photo via Adobe Stock)

Learning about nutritional needs helps ARC’s athletes improve performance

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Learning about nutritional needs can help American River College’s athletes improve their performance. That’s why athletes need the support of the school to learn what they should eat and drink to...

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