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The American River College football team is 5-4 after its recent 42-34 overtime loss to Sierra College on Nov. 6, 2021. (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC football loses wild overtime thriller 42-34

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor November 16, 2021

On Nov. 6, the American River College football team lost its game 34-42 against Sierra College out of nearby Rocklin.  Sierra College is a favorable opponent to ARC, as the two teams are in the same...

Colin Kaepernick, former NFL quarterback turned activist, compared the NFL draft combine to slavery in the new Netflix show “Colin in Black and White.” (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Colin Kaepernick’s comparisons between the NFL Combine and slave auctions are insensitive

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor November 13, 2021

Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL football player turned social justice activist, is well known for kneeling instead of standing for the national anthem before games and for protesting police brutality....

The American River College football team drives for a score to put an end to the game against Santa Rosa College on Oct. 23 (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC Football team wins its second straight game 38-22 vs. Santa Rosa College

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

American River College's football team faced Santa Rosa College at home on Oct. 23. The contest’s final score was 38-22, with ARC controlling the game late.  The weather for the game was around 60...

The American River College football team cheers on its players, though the team sustained a 16-30 loss versus Laney college on Oct. 2, 2021. (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC football loses 30-16 in match against Laney college

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

On Oct. 2 The American River College football team lost 16-30 against Laney College out of Oakland.  Laney College is well-known to some  TV viewers, thanks to the team’s appearance on the hit Netflix...

Fans will not be allowed at indoor American River College sporting events, but are able to attend outdoor events in the fall semester of 2021. Some events will be live-streamed, so fans won’t miss out.  (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC sports fans are limited to outdoor events

Cynsere Kelly and Jahson Nahal October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District announced on Aug. 21 that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans would not be allowed at any indoor sporting events during the fall season. This decision did not affect...

American River Colleges football team won its first home game in two years  with a dominating score of 69-7 against Chabot College on Sept. 11. (Photo by Cynsere Kelly)

ARC football dominates Chabot College 69-7 in home opener

Cynsere Kelly, Sports Editor September 18, 2021

American River College’s football team played its first home game in nearly two years on Sept. 11 against Chabot College out of Hayward. The final score was 69-7, with the Beavers winning in dominating...

Former Oakland Athletics player and American River College alumnus, Dallas Braden speaks to attendees of the Los Rios Foundation Honors and Awards Gala at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on Oct. 23, 2015. Braden was a guest at the gala where he was one of four alumni honored by the foundation on the occasion of the Los Rios districts 50th anniversary. (File Photo).

10 professional athletes who once attended ARC

Heather Amberson, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

When people normally think of professional athletes, they think that most of them were five-star athletes who went to Division One colleges. Well, that isn’t always the case, as some start out at smaller...

With all of sports at ARC on a hiatus due to the pandemic, the football team is still hoping that theyll have the chance to play in Spring 2021. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

ARC’s football team stuck on standby for CCCAA’s announcement

Brandon Zamora, Opinion Editor December 15, 2020

The sports world has been heavily impacted due to the ongoing pandemic, and sports at American River College are feeling the effect as well with no sports played during the fall semester. One of those...

Over the past few years, peaceful protests from NFL players have been criticized by fans and team owners. (Photo courtesy of Pixibay.com)

NFL should walk the walk, instead of relying on performance activism

Thomas Cathey, Managing Editor November 19, 2020

Since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in May, sports organizations in the United States. have demonstrated a heightened sensitivity to racism. But some, like the NFL, are merely...

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)

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

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...

Running back Chris Osby works his way down the field to gain extra yards and help American River College in its game against Feather River College at Beaver Stadium on Nov. 16, 2019. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

ARC makes statement win before playoffs

Brandon Zamora November 21, 2019

The American River College football team defeated the Feather River College Golden Eagles 51-20 in dominant fashion at ARC’s Beaver Stadium on Nov. 16. With this win, ARC’s football finished the season...

American River College wide receiver, Eric Davis Jr. fights his way into the end zone to score a touchdown for his team on Nov. 2, 2019. ARC won the game 14-7. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

ARC football’s defense stands strong for fourth consecutive win

Brandon Zamora November 7, 2019

In a game that wasn’t decided until the last minute, the American River College football team hung on in a closely contested battle against the Butte College Roadrunners on Nov. 2 at ARC’s Beaver Stadium....

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