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The American River College women’s basketball team brings home the first win of the season, 68-41, against Gavilan Junior College on Nov. 19. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC women’s basketball team gets first win over Gavilan Junior College, 68-41

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

The American River College women’s basketball team won its first game against Gavilan Junior College on Nov. 19, during their first game on the home court. That brought the team to 1-2 overall on...

In the last minute, teammates Kai Wallin and Michael Sullivan kneel in solidarity hoping for the win against Butte College, on Oct. 22. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC football team earns intense victory at home vs. Butte College 27-25

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The American River College football team earned an intense victory at home vs. Butte College 27-25, on Oct. 22. “We put in a lot of incredibly hard work throughout the course of the week to get us...

These are some questions that go through the mind of student-athletes while looking for a scholarship. (Photo Illustration by Carla Montaruli)

Student-athletes and the power of scholarships

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

When you're an athlete in college, you’re going to face several obstacles every day. One of them is definitely the pressure of getting a scholarship.  The point is: what is it going to take to make...

Oracle Park in San Francisco, the stadium where Barry Bonds broke the single-season home run record in 2001. (Photo by Jonathan Plazola)

Aaron Judge makes history but Barry Bonds should still be considered the home run king

Jonathan Plazola, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Aaron Judge hit his 62 home run of the year on Oct. 4 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX. The home run broke an American League record that stood for 61 years when Roger Maris did it, which many consider...

American River College’s football team loses 24-14 against San Mateo Junior College on Sept. 24 at ARC. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

American River College loses 24-14 against San Mateo Junior College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

On Sept. 24, the American River College football team lost its game 24-14 against San Mateo Junior College at the Beavers stadium. “Certainly, I don’t feel great, I think this is an entire football...

American River College’s football team won the first game of the season 13-15 against Sacramento City College on Sept. 3 at ARC. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

American River College football is back with a win against Sacramento City College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 15, 2022

American River College’s football team is back on the field. The team played its first game of the season at home against Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The ARC football team brought home the...

Fans watch the volleyball game against Fresno City Junior College on Sept. 2 at American River College. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Fans are once again allowed to watch indoor and outdoor sports at American River College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

This semester, everyone can support the Beavers athletes, both indoor and outdoor at American River College.  Due to COVID-19, fans weren't allowed to watch indoor sports for almost two years, but...

Baseball has numerous unwritten rules such as not running up the score, excessively celebrating, bat flipping after home runs and more. These rules still cause controversy today and should be changed to help baseball grow. (Photo via Pixabay)

MLB’s unwritten rules need to change to help grow the new era of baseball

Jahson Nahal, Sports Editor May 12, 2022

Baseball, otherwise known as America’s favorite pastime, has a number of old-school unwritten rules that still cause controversy in Major League Baseball today.  These unwritten rules were put in...

Major League Baseball imposed a lockout to get a new Collective Bargaining Agreement made. But the lockout ended up delaying the regular season, angering players, and turning fans away from the game in favor of other sports. (Photo Illustration by Sam Berg)

MLB Lockout has permanently scarred baseball

Samuel Berg, News Editor March 20, 2022

After the Atlanta Braves won the World Series, the Major League Baseball offseason began. Free agents signed new contracts with new teams and baseball fans across the country were excited for the new season,...

The MLB saw many pitchers having historically good seasons in 2021. Little did the world know that those pitchers used substances such as sunscreen, rosin, and pine tar to doctor their pitches. (Photo Illustration by Sam Berg)

MLB’s newest cheating scandal is worse than steroids

Samuel Berg, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

Since the creation of Major League Baseball in 1869, baseball has been known as a game of sportsmanship and integrity. Any actions that are unsportsmanlike or ungentlemanly are frowned upon and punishments...

Former Oakland Athletics player and American River College alumnus, Dallas Braden speaks to attendees of the Los Rios Foundation Honors and Awards Gala at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on Oct. 23, 2015. Braden was a guest at the gala where he was one of four alumni honored by the foundation on the occasion of the Los Rios districts 50th anniversary. (File Photo).

10 professional athletes who once attended ARC

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

When people normally think of professional athletes, they think that most of them were five-star athletes who went to Division One colleges. Well, that isn’t always the case, as some start out at smaller...

American River College softball outfielder Kirsten Cox swings and misses in the bottom of the fifth inning against Sacramento City at American River College in Spring 2019. Late spring sports at ARC are expected to return as the county moves into the red tier in the states reopening plan, in Spring 2021. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Outdoor late spring sports will resume when Sacramento County enters the red tier of the states reopening plan

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

After a long time of waiting and anticipation, American River College and the rest of the Los Rios Community College District’s colleges have opted into the Big 8 conferences plans for a late spring...

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