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ARC honors student athletes with high GPAs during spring preview event

American River College student athletes who held a 4.0 GPA received congradulatory metals at the Spring Sports Season Preview on Jan. 19. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Gabe Carlos

January 29, 2018

For some, being a student athlete is a difficult thing to do, having to keep that GPA up during the season and to also work around the schedule of the sport. There is a grind to it all and more importantly a risk; having to give up most of a social life, home life, to spend the day training for that...

Opinion: Walk onto a new sport

American River College offers not only educational paths but athletic ones as well. ARC students can 'walk on' to a new sport meaning they can go directly to the coach and try out. (Photo by Joel Whited)

Joel Whited

February 16, 2017

Most successful athletes dedicate a lifetime worth of practice toward eventually making their passions a career, while other people take until college to discover that they too are athletes. Many people tend to not participate in something that intimidates them because they compare themselves to oth...

Sac City slams its way to 7-3 win over ARC

American River College catcher Joaquin Sequeira drops a popup during a game vs Sacramento City College on April 21 2016 at American River College. ARC lost by the final score of 7-3. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Matthew Peirson

April 22, 2016

A grand slam from Sacramento City College first baseman Tim Hall blew the game open in its 7-3 win over American River College’s baseball team Thursday, giving Sac City the rubber match of the series. Hall smashed the ball down the left field line, leaving the yard in only a matter of seconds a...

ARC baseball continues to struggle in conference play

American River College catcher Joaquin Sequeira hits the ball during a game against Sierra College at ARC stadium on April 7,2016. The Beavers lost the game 9-3. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Kyle Elsasser

April 8, 2016

American River College’s baseball team lost the final game of its Big 8 Conference series against Sierra College 9-3 Thursday. After winning three of its first four conference games, ARC lost seven of its last eight games, pushing its conference record to 4-8 and its overall record to 10-17. The ...

Former ARC student dies in police custody

Former American River College student Edward Currie died in police custody on Feb. 20 of an apparent seizure after being arrested on suspicion of drug possession on the same night. Currie's family said he had no past history of seizures. (Photo screen capture from Edward Currie's Facebook page)

Jordan Schauberger

February 29, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Matthew Peirson A former American River College student died in police custody on Feb. 20 after suffering an apparent seizure, officials said Monday. He was 31. Edward Shabbaz Currie, who attended ARC from in 2003 and 2004, according to ARC Public Information Officer Scot...

Butte starting pitcher’s complete game shutout sinks ARC

American River College pitcher Kyle Beardsley throws a pitch during the team’s 6-0 loss to Butte College. Butte's pitcher Taylor Greene threw a complete game.
(Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Matthew Peirson

February 20, 2016

Butte College’s Taylor Greene dominated on the mound with a complete game on only 112 pitches, mowing through the American River College lineup in a 6-0 victory for Butte. ARC managed only five hits in the game and went down in order in five out of the nine innings. The team also hit into tw...

Rough start to season has ARC Baseball last in Big 8

ARC pitcher Kurt Johnson questions a balk call made by the home plate umpire during a game vs West Valley. ARC was defeated by West Valley by the final score of 7-6. 1/28/16. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Mack Ervin III

February 17, 2016

A rough start to the opening stretch of games for American River College’s baseball team has left the team in last place in conference with a 3-6 record. Five of the team’s eight games have been decided by just one run, with ARC coming out on the losing end four times. The team’s most recent...

Photo Gallery: Baseball drops close game to Solano 6-5

American River College SS Jared Biggs steps up to the plate against Solano College on Tuesday. ARC lost 6-5. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

February 11, 2016

American River College dropped a close game at home to Solano College losing 6-5, dropping their record to 2-4 on the season. ...

ARC’s baseball comes up just short in 13 innings

Peter Shearer of Feather River College scores the winning run against American River College in the bottom of the 13th inning at ARC. ARC lost the game 7-6. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Kyle Elsasser

February 9, 2016

American River College’s 13th-inning rally came up just short as the Beavers stranded the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position vs. Feather River College who defeated ARC by the final score of 7-6 on Friday. Feather River jumped out to an early lead by scoring an unearned run in the top of t...

ARC baseball ready for opening day, upcoming season

American River College catcher Matt Elliot hits the ball in last seasons game against West Valley College at American River College on Jan.29, 2016. ARC will start the new season against West Valley College on Thursday. (File Photo)

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert

January 28, 2016

By Matthew Peirson and Matthew Nobert American River College’s baseball team will look to take the next step and reach the playoffs this season after falling just short in 2015, as the team starts the new season with an opening day matchup against West Valley College. ARC also squared off with ...

Sports preview rally recognizes athlete achievements

American River College's women's softball team is recognized for the team's various achievements, during the ARC athletics season preview on Friday.
(Photo by Tyler Jackson)

Matthew Peirson

January 24, 2016

American River College’s Athletics Department held a season preview rally Friday spotlighting the 2015 season for fall sports teams and previewing the spring sports season. The rally included recognition of academic achievements for all student athletes who achieved a 3.0 GPA or better during the f...

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