The American River Current

Men’s tennis clinches third straight NorCal title

Sophomore Michael Vizcarra waits for a return ball during a match against De Anza College on April 21 at American River College. Vizcarra won his match 6-4, 6-3 as ARC won their third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 25, 2018

American River College’s men’s tennis team captured its third straight Northern California Championship on Saturday after defeating No. 2 ranked De Anza College 5-0. De Anza’s road to the final included wins over No. 8 Solano and No. 5 Folsom Lake, while ARC took on No. 7 Fresno and No. 3 Foothi...

Men’s tennis aims for the top

American River College's Paul Bhatia returns a ball during a nn-conference game against De Anza College on Feb. 24 at ARC. Bhatia and ARC are looking to win its eigth straight conference championship and third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 2, 2018

While a good start is always nice, it’s the end result that matters the most. And that’s the approach American River College’s men’s tennis team is taking this season. The team has established itself as a tennis powerhouse by winning the last six Big 8 conference championships, winning its...

Men’s tennis coach leads team to success

Coach Bo Jabery-Madison (left) oversees a tennis practice at American River College. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 6, 2017

Coach Bo Jabery-Madison relaxes at his computer, his friendly presence resounding throughout his office. His demeanor off duty mirrors that of his on the courts —at ease, confident, with a constant sense of drive that has fueled him throughout his lengthy and lauded tennis career. Madison is a...

Men’s tennis team breezes through Modesto into semifinals

American River College sophomore Tam Duong hits the ball back across the net during a game against Modesto Junior College on Apr. 11, 2017. Duong won his match 6-1, 6-1 as ARC advanced to the semifinals of the NorCal tournament. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 14, 2017

The American River College men’s tennis team breezed through Modesto Junior College 9-0 on Tuesday in the first round of the NorCal regional tournament, advancing to the semifinals for the sixth straight year. The defending champion Beavers entered the tournament as the No. 1 seed after a 14-1 season a...

NorCal Champion men’s tennis team looks towards another successful season

American River College’s Cody Duong prepares to return the ball during a scrimmage match against Holy Names University on Jan. 29, 2017 at ARC. Duong is one of two returners from last season as ARC look to retain their NorCal Title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

February 1, 2017

American River College’s men’s tennis team look prepared for the start of the 2017 season and prepared to defend their 2016 NorCal title. After finishing last season with a 10-0 record in conference play and clinching a fifth consecutive Big 8 title, the Beavers beat Foothill College 5-2 to wi...

ARC men’s tennis team finishes season at 17-4

American River College's TJ Aukland prepares to swing at a ball during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 15, 2016 at ARC. Aukland and his partner Cody Duong won the game 8-1.(Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 28, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team closed out its season with a 17-4 record, including a flawless 10-0 in conference and bringing home the Big 8 Conference championship and the NorCal Championship. The Beavers only dropped a total of eight matches throughout the Big 8, earning them th...

NorCal Champions ARC prepare for Ojai individual tournament

American River College's men's tennis team stands before their match against Foothill College at the NorCal Tournament Final on April 16, 2016 at ARC. ARC went on to win and become NorCal Champions. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 20, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is headed down to Ventura County, California to compete in the Ojai Individual Championships with the hopes on one player or team bringing back a trophy. Already having a great season, the men’s tennis team got all four singles entries qualified for the...

Men’s tennis team crowned NorCal Champions

The American River College men's tennis team pose for a picture after beating Foothill College 5-2 to become NorCal Champions on April 16, 2016 at ARC. This team was the first NorCal Champions from ARC since 1966. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 19, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team avenged last year’s loss to Foothill College by winning 5-2 on Saturday to clinch the NorCal tennis championship, the school’s first title since 1966. The No. 1 ranked Beavers entered the match undefeated in tournament play, but were in for a cha...

Belarus under-16 men’s national tennis champion comes to play for ARC

American River College men's tennis player Alex Meliuk looks to return the ball during one of his matches at the NorCal Semifinals against Chabot on April 12, 2016 at American River College. Meliuk left Belarus at age 19 to come to the United States for more opportunities. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

April 15, 2016

The trip from Belarus to Sacramento is over 5,000 miles, and American River College tennis player Alex Meliuk made that trip last year to start a new life in the United States and create more opportunities for himself. “Life there is different, there are more opportunities here,” Meliuk said....

Men’s Tennis faces NorCal Finals rematch vs. Foothill

American River College's Seppi Capaul returns a ball during a match against Trevor Samuda of Chabot College on April 12, 2016 at ARC. Capaul won his match 6-1, 6-3. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 13, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is set to play in a rematch of last year’s NorCal Regional Title game against No. 2 ranked Foothill College on Saturday after defeating No. 5 ranked Chabot on Wednesday. ARC is looking for its first NorCal Title in 50 years, dating back to 1966 when the t...

Men’s Tennis aims for Big 8 conference sweep

American River College men's tennis player TJ Aukland jumps up to return the ball during practice on Mar. 30, 2016 at ARC. The team will be traveling to Santa Rosa this Thursday for the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

March 30, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team is preparing to close out the regular season with the BIG 8 North Conference Tournament this Thursday in Santa Rosa, California. These will be the last singles matches of the season for ARC, and will decide if they can take the singles and doubles BIG ...

Men’s Tennis close out regular home season with win

American River College teammates Cody Duong (left) and TJ Aukland (right) talk in between points during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 15, 2016 at ARC. Duong and Aukland won the game 8-1. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 16, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team finished the regular home season undefeated with a 9-0 win over Santa Rosa Junior College on Tuesday. While the team is virtually assured of getting another home game at some stage in the playoffs, for now they will only be able to practice at ARC. ...

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