The American River Current

Getting recruited means more than excelling in the sport; ARC coaches speak about scouting that perfect fit

American River College running back Julie Leslie attempts to maneuver around a Laney College defensive back to score a touchdown. The game happened on Sept. 20, 2019, at ARC football field. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Emily Mello

April 1, 2020

American River College’s recruiting process for athletes requires coaches and staff members to dig into high schools and also around the district, to find who could fit better on the team and what specific qualities or ideas are expected from them as a college-level athlete.   “We go out an...

New partnership pairs drone pilots with the football team

Dan Reid launches a drone to film a few periods of football practice at American River College on Oct. 16, 2019. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

October 29, 2019

A black drone buzzed adjacent to the goal post, constantly adjusting for the best shot possible as the American River College football offense and defense slammed into each other on the field below.  The drone is the latest tool the ARC football team is using to improve its game. This is the first ...

Men’s soccer team builds a solid win against De Anza College

De Anza College forward Douglas Stone defends the ball against American River College forward Kyle Prusia during a match at ARC home soccer stadium on Sept. 06, 2019.(Photo by Emily Mello)

Emily Mello

September 12, 2019

American River College men’s soccer team defeated De Anza College with a final score of 4-2 at ARC’s home stadium on Friday, Sept. 6. ARC started the game strong during the first seven minutes of the first half, as the score was already 2-0 for the Beavers.  Kyle Prusia was the main player ...

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 heads to playoffs after big win versus Sierra College

American River College guard, Kareem Clark, defends another player against the Sierra College basketball team on Feb 28, at American River College. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

March 6, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team finished off its regular season, heading into the playoffs after a win with a score of 95-91 against Sierra College on Feb. 22. Both teams played a close game, holding a score that was only two to four points apart throughout the first two quarte...

ARC survives close playoff game against Merritt College

American River College freshman Kareem Clark looks for a pass while being guarded during the first round of the NorCal Regional Playoffs against Merritt Community College on Feb. 27, 2019 at ARC. The Beavers won the game, 79-69, and move on to play Gavilan College in Gilroy, on March 2. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Gabe Carlos

March 2, 2019

After almost losing its double-digit lead, the American River College men’s basketball team let Merritt Community College hang around until the very end until ARC came out victorious (79-69) in the first round of the Northern California Regional Playoffs, on Feb. 27 at ARC. ARC started the matc...

Bigger roster, bigger goals for ARC men’s basketball

Sophomore L.J. Smith dunks at practice during warmups as the Beavers prepare for the new season at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)

Felix Oliveros

November 5, 2018

Last season didn’t end on the highest of notes for the American River College men’s basketball team. Injuries plagued the Beavers as they saw their number of active players dwindle down to just six by the end of their 5-19-1 season. Nevertheless, last season remains in 2017, and this winter bring...

ARC wins shootout over Siskiyous in OT, 44-37

Number 28 Mike Green celebrates a touchdown with teamates Donivan Hawkins, 84, and Jacob Pinola, 87, at Beaver Stadium on Oct. 13, 2018.

Tracy Holmes

October 16, 2018

American River College’s football team pulled a win out in overtime against the College of the Siskiyous on Oct. 13, bringing in a crucial win for the season. Running back Mike Green ran the game-winning touchdown in overtime, to give ARC the win, 44-37. The team is 3-3 after seven weeks of the seas...

Beavers football head into a bye week after loss to Fresno

Running back Daniel Wright Jr. is tackled by a Fresno player at the ARC v. Fresno game on Saturday Sept. 29. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 3, 2018

The American River College football team lost to Fresno City College 17-3 for their third loss of the season on Saturday. This loss comes right before a bye week that will lead in to their first conference game of the season. The game began poorly for the Beavers. Two minutes into the first quarter,...

ARC secures win in fourth quarter comeback

Running back Evyn Holtz is tackled in an attempted rush against the College of San Mateo Bulldogs at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 15. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

September 18, 2018

After their devastating loss at the hands of Laney College last week, American River College’s football team spent the week practicing hard and regaining its momentum. Head coach Jon Osterhout got the team back on track in practice over the course of the week. The week of practice paid off for the Bea...

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...

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