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We love live sports, but they’re not essential

Pro-wrestlers perform during the Virgil Flynn Production: Legacy 4th anniversary, a live wrestling event, at Cafe Colonel on July 6, 2019. On April 14, the state of Florida declared that all sports, including professional wrestling, are now deemed as essential services, which allows sporting events to resume in the state. (Photo courtesy of Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Brandon Zamora, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

Earlier this year, the lives of everyone in the world changed with the spread of the coronavirus and every country going under quarantine, keeping nearly everyone at home. Since then, nearly all sports and live events have been put on hold. However, the state of Florida just declared all sports as essent...

Opinion: Astros cheating scandal sets bad example for student athletes

Major League Baseball team, the Houston Astros were caught cheating in the 2017 season by using cameras and trash cans to signal their batters what type of pitch was coming. (Photo Illustration by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

March 16, 2020

For as long as anyone can remember, cheating in sports is something that’s always happened. Teams and players throughout history in every sport have cheated at one point or another and it’ll keep happening for years to come.  However, it was recently discovered that one team did in fact cheat to not only...

The Current aims to promote ethical journalism

Following frustrating interactions with American River College faculty members and staff, journalism students remind readers that journalism is an unbiased system of checks and balances.  (Photo Illustration by Oden Taylor)

February 25, 2020

We live in a world where it seems like everyone is afraid of fake news, bad publicity or “gotcha” journalism. This epidemic has been drastically aggravated in part by the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. On a daily basis, Trump blasts out rapid-fire tweets making claims, among oth...

ARC baseball team’s comeback halted in close game

Second baseman Daniel Paiz steps up to the batter box to help his team by getting a hit against West Valley on Jan. 25, 2020. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

January 30, 2020

In a tough fought game that wasn’t decided until the very last out, the baseball team at American River College fell short in its game against West Valley College on Jan. 25 at ARC’s Beaver Field. The final score was 8-7, bringing ARC’s record to 1-1 to start off the new season. ARC had a ro...

Opinion: ARC baseball should dump Jumelet, now

American River College baseball manager Doug Jumelet talks to his team after getting routed 15-7 by Diablo Valley College in 2015. Jumelet is not qualified to manage the baseball team for he hasn’t finished with a winning record since 2005. (File Photo)

Gabe Carlos

May 1, 2019

The American River College baseball team finished its 2019 season in a 7-1 victory over Cosumnes River College on April 26. The team finished its season with a poor 8-32 overall record and went 5-19 in conference play. The team’s batting average for the season was .229, on base percentage was .318 a...

ARC baseball falls to San Joaquin Delta, 11-2

American River College outfielder Ian McIsaac runs to third base off a hit. ARC lost to San Joaquin Delta College 11-2 at ARC on April 12, 2019. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

April 30, 2019

The American River College baseball team suffered its third consecutive loss, 11-2 to San Joaquin Delta College on April 12. According to players and coaches there are some areas that the team should improve on for future games. ARC started off with a good defensive front, but failed to keep the score ...

ARC baseball suffers first loss of season to Yuba, 5-3

American River College catcher Casey DeMello steps into the batters box against Yuba College. DeMello went 0-3 with one walk and one strikeout. ARC lost to Yuba College 5-3. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

February 4, 2019

The American River College baseball team hosted Yuba College on Jan. 29. ARC lost the matchup, 5-3. ARC came out strong, getting two runs in the bottom of the first inning by a single from starting first baseman Steven Langley, knocking home the team’s shortstop, Lane Field. In the same play...

Softball team splits home finale

American River College pitcher Zinnia Thewlis pitches to a Cosumnes River College player on April 21. ARC won 10-2. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alexus Hurtado

May 7, 2018

The American River College Beavers softball team defeated the Cosumnes River College Hawks in the first game of a double header 10-2 on April 21. In the first inning, the Hawks’ pitching and batting allowed the team to jump ahead by two runs. Both teams cheered and supported their teammates from ...

Beavers finish the season with a win

A Galivan baseball player swings at a ball during a game against American River College on April 24. ARC won 18-11. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)

Michael Pacheco

May 7, 2018

The American River College baseball team scored a victory over Galivan College, winning 11-18 in the last game of the season on April 24. Gavilan started the first inning with a run, with the Beavers scoring a run of their own in the bottom of the second inning off a hit from shortstop Lane Field...

Beavers get blown away by Folsom Lake

American River College outfielder Justin Bejarano swings in an at bat against Folsom Lake College on March 30. ARC lost 17-8. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Cecilia Castillo Juarez

April 9, 2018

American River College’s baseball team lost to Folsom Lake College 17-8 during a home game on March 30. The Falcons had a strong lead from the start and never let up. During the top of the second, Folsom Lake outfielder Jake Gross singled, allowing first baseman Andrew Williams to get to th...

Beavers pitching leads them past Butte

American River College right fielder Blake Spencer swings at a ball during a game against Butte College on Feb. 16 at ARC. ARC won 4-1. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Cecilia Castillo Juarez

February 21, 2018

American River College’s baseball team picked up its fourth win of the season with a 4-1 home victory against Butte College on Feb. 16. During the top of the first, Butte third baseman, Lane Pritchard was up at bat and singled to center left. Center fielder Connor Blair was on the plate and s...

ARC Baseball suffers shutout loss, 9-0

American River College 2B Matt Clarke steps up to the plate during a game against Shasta College on Feb. 1 at ARC. ARC lost 9-0. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

February 8, 2018

American River College suffered a brutal 9-0 loss to Shasta College on Feb 1.,  with the Beavers only managing two hits in 29 at-bats. It was a long-day on the diamond that evening as ARC was unstable throughout the game. The Beavers gave up two runs in the top of the second and then six more in the top ...

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