The American River Current

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 ...

Football team advances to regional championship.

American River College wide receiver Torian Williams prepares to run a route during a playoff game against Modesto Junior College on Nov. 19, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 27-21 and will face Butte College in the NorCal Championship on Saturday. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

November 22, 2016

The football team advanced to the regional finals the Community College football playoff by beating Modesto Junior College in the North State Bowl on Saturday in Modesto. “We have unfinished business,” Coach Jon Osterhout said after the Beavers close playoff win against the Pirates. The beavers started o...

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...

Beavers extend winning streak to 4

Quarterback Griffin Dahn drops back for a pass during the Beavers 17-7 victory over Sacramneto City College on Oct. 22. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mike Yun

October 24, 2016

Offense was hard to come by in ARC’s sloppy 17-7 win over crosstown rival Sacramento City College. Both teams struggled in the first half and the game went into halftime scoreless. Out of the half, the Beavers broke through and scored two touchdowns to seal the win. Last week’s theme of grit...

Beavers’ defense shines on a rainy day

American River College’s running back Ce’von Mitchell-Ford runs through a pile of Siskiyous defenders, during the Beavers’ 7-0 road win on Oct. 15 2016. (Photos courtesy of Charles Eiers)

Mike Yun

October 18, 2016

Rain was pouring down on Saturday, but it didn’t stop American River College’s football team as the defense led the way to a gritty 7-0 victory over College of the Siskiyous. With the field drenched in rain and strong winds blowing throughout the game, the Beavers’ defense was able to hold t...

ARC blows out San Mateo 40-13

American River College Beavers, Damen Wheeler, Jr. Daliceo Calloway, Moises Valcarcel, and Anthony Luke raise their helmets during the game against San Mateo on Oct. 1. 
(photo by Lidiya Grib)

Jared Smith

October 3, 2016

The American River College football team started and finished the night strong as it defeated San-Mateo 40-13 on Saturday. The Beavers are now 4-1 on the season. Coach Jon Osterhout said that it was a great game where everyone was on the same page. “That’s Beaver ball,” Osterhout said. ...

ARC Football on top of division after double overtime victory at Fresno

ARC wide reciver Daliceo Calloway rushes the ball in the game against city college of Sanfrancisco on Sept. 17. ARC lost 51-36. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

September 27, 2016

The American River College football team’s exciting start to the season has them tied for first place in the NorCal National division after a 38-35 double overtime victory over Fresno City College on Saturday. Their last win puts them at a 3-1 record through four games this season, having them ...

Beavers suffer first loss of the season

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn is sacked by City College of San Fransisco defensive back Bobo Leota during a game on Sept. 17 at ARC. Dahn finished 11-28 with 173 yards during the 51-36 loss. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

September 20, 2016

American River College’s defense had a tough night as it allowed 693 yards in the team’s 51-36 loss to City College of San Francisco, dropping the team to 2-1 on the season. According to Coach Jon Osterhout, the Beavers had several opportunities to win the game, but failed to capitalize on tho...

Dahn makes the most of opportunity at starting quarterback

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn rushes on a play during a game against Modesto Junior College at Cosumnes River College on Sept. 10. ARC won 47-33. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mike Yun

September 15, 2016

American River College’s grayshirt freshman quarterback, Griffin Dahn, is making the most of his opportunity as the starting quarterback for the Beavers. The starting quarterback was originally sophomore Chris Guillen, who went down with an injury in the first game against Diablo Valley college. ...

ARC holds off comeback attempt from Modesto, wins 47-33

American River College wide recievers coach Michael Johnson and head coach Jon Osterhout look over the playbook on the sidelines during a game against Modesto Junior College on Sept. 10 at Cosumnes River College. ARC won 47-33. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mack Ervin III

September 13, 2016

Despite a late comeback attempt, American River College’s football team was able to hang on and defeat Modesto Junior College 47-33 on Saturday at Cosumnes River College, extending their record to 2-0 on the season. The Beavers, ranked first in Northern California and fourth in the state, were forc...

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