The American River Current

Beavers lose in tight race to Butte

ARC and Butte head down the field.

Alexus Hurtado

September 6, 2018

  In the women’s soccer team’s home opener, the American River College Beavers lost 2-1 to the Butte Roadrunners on Aug. 31. During the first half of the game, both teams were communicating well on and off the field. Players on the sidelines from both teams encouraged their teammates. ...

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...

Beavers surge in fourth quarter to win NorCal Championship over Butte

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn rushes with the ball during the NorCal Title game against Butte College on Nov. 27, 2016 at Butte. Dahn had 109 passing yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions along with 47 rushing yards as ARC won the game and the title, 15-9. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

November 28, 2016

Hundreds of games have been played and thousands of players have come through American River College’s football program, and though they have had various successes over the years, no team has been able to call themselves NorCal Champions. That is, until the last 44 seconds of Saturday’s game against ...

Beavers escape close game with cross town rivals Sierra College

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn throws a pass during a division game against Sierra College on Nov. 12, 2016 at Sierra. ARC won 44-41 to clinch a spot in this year’s playoff. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

November 15, 2016

The American River College Beavers won a close game against division rivals Sierra College after a blocked PAT led the team to a 44-41, with the Beavers offense racking up 574 total yards throughout the game. Against Butte College last week, the Beavers offense struggled to get their offense going al...

ARC loses double overtime heartbreaker to Butte

ARC quarterback Chris Guillen and running back Ce’von Mitcell-Ford talk before a play against Butte College on Nov. 5, 2016. ARC lost 21-14 in double overtime. (Photo by Mike Yun)

Mack Ervin III

November 8, 2016

American River College’s championship hopes took a hit on Saturday as they suffered their second defeat of the year after a 21-14 double overtime loss to fourth ranked Butte College. ARC started the first overtime period with the ball and moved the ball 15 yards before kicker Max O'Rourke had hi...

Beavers prepare to take on division rivals Butte

Players on the American River College football team getting ready to snap the ball against Feather River College on Oct 29, 2016. ARC won 40-0. (Photo by Mike Yun)

Mack Ervin III

November 3, 2016

American River College’s football team is preparing to take on what might be their toughest challenge yet against Butte College, whose team is ranked seventh in the state. Butte has won its last four games including a 48-28 win over Sierra, while American River have won five straight and are comin...

Women’s volleyball team looks for more success with new coach

New American River college women’s volleyball head coach Carson Lowden explains a new signto her players during a team practice on Aug. 25 at ARC. Lowden’s first game in charge is on Aug. 26 against Lassen College. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III, Laodicea Broadway, and Mike Yun

August 30, 2016

By Mack Ervin III, Mike Yun and Lao Broadway American River College’s women’s volleyball team is feeling upbeat and confident after winning their opening two games against Lassen College and Porterville College, both by the score of 3-0. The Beavers are coming off of a another playoff run af...

Inconsistent season leaves ARC’s baseball team’s out of playoffs

American River College right fielder Cade Parker hits the ball 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 Nobert

May 3, 2016

American River College’s baseball team started off the season with hopes of making the playoffs, but ended up having a sub .500 season and finishing with a 15-21 overall record. “The goal is always to go to playoff and state, but as the season goes on you realize that was looking less obtainable...

ARC representatives lobby for mental health services while attending legislative advocacy conference

Faculty Association of California Community Colleges executive director Jonathan Lightman delivers the keynote speech at the FACCC conference in Sacramento, California on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2016. The delegation from American River College attended with the purpose of lobbying for mental health services at public California colleges. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Hannah Darden

March 2, 2016

Learning different ways to lobby for campus-impacting legislation was the focus for students and faculty from American River College that attended the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC) annual advocacy and policy conference Sunday. ARC was represented by psychology professo...

Confident ARC softball team beats Lassen 6-3

American River college catcher Katie Kapler prepares to swing at a ball during a game against Lassen College at ARC on Thursday Feb. 25, 2016. ARC won 6-3. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Mack Ervin III

February 26, 2016

A four run 6th inning lifted American River College’s softball team to a win over Lassen College at home on Thursday, and pushed the team to 10 wins on the season. After a somewhat slow start to the game, ARC got the scoring started when Sara Cater scored in the 3rd inning after a double hit by...

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...

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