The American River Current

ARC Football sends several players to four-years on Signing Day

American River College defensive back Dmirti Scott and defensive lineman Nick Terry bring down the ball carrier from San Joaquin Delta College during the Gridiron Classic Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Scott committed to Henderson State while Terry committed to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Mack Ervin III

February 22, 2016

Six American River College football players officially committed to four-year institutions on National Signing Day on Feb. 3rd. Defensive lineman Chigozie Nnoruka committed to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), where he will be joining up with teammate Nick Terry who committed back in O...

ARC football players earn All-Conference honors

American River College running back Armand Shyne, who ran for 734 yards and 8 touchdowns this season, was given All-Conference honors representing the NorCal League for the 2015 season, as well as ten of his teammates. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kevin Sheridan

November 23, 2015

11 members of American River College’s football team were given All-Conference honors representing the NorCal League for the 2015 season, with five being freshman. On offense, quarterback Jihad Vercher, running back Armand Shyne, kicker Sam Keil, wide receiver Marc Ellis and offensive linemen Max Ha...

ARC loses in overtime as last play goes Delta’s way

American River College linebacker Jim Carter and defensive back Drew Andrews attempt to bring down the San Joaquin Delta College ball carrier during the Gridiron Classic Bowl game on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. ARC lost 24-17 to SJDC in overtime. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Matthew Peirson

November 23, 2015

Cheers shifted in mere seconds from the home sideline to the visitors sideline following the final horn as American River College lost 24-17 in overtime to San Joaquin Delta College in Saturday’s Gridiron Classic Bowl. ARC wide receiver Malik Dumetz caught what he believed was a potential game-tying...

ARC excited to play one last game together

American River College wide receivers Zack Suarez, left, and Jonathan Lopez celebrate Lopez’s touchdown in the first quarter during ARC’s 38-18 win over Sacramento City College on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Matthew Peirson

November 18, 2015

Though they did not make the playoffs, players on the American River College football team are glad that they will be together on the field for one last game. The team will host San Joaquin Delta College in the Gridiron Classic Bowl on Saturday at 1 p.m., the last game for everyone on the team this...

Sac City comes to ARC Saturday for final regular season football game

Former ARC linebacker Lawerence Hall stops a Sacramento City College player from scoring a touchdown during last seasons game on Nov. 15, 2014. ARC won the game 44-23 and must win the game Saturday to have any chance of making the playoffs. (File Photo)

Matthew Nobert

November 12, 2015

American River College football is set to close out the regular season with a home game against district rivals Sacramento City College on Saturday. Currently Sacramento City College is fourth in the NorCal League with an overall record of 3-6 and are coming off a 54-17 win at Feather River College. ARC...

Last-second hail mary dims ARC’s playoff hopes

American River College linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk performs an open field tackle on Butte wide receiver Miles Fishback. Kunaszyk led the team in tackles with 15 in the 27-24 loss to Butte on Nov. 7, 2015. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Johnnie Heard

November 9, 2015

Butte College backup quarterback Taylor King threw a 65-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Miles Fishback as time expired lifting Butte to a 27-24 win over American River College Saturday in a game with playoff implications. Butte took possession with 14.9 seconds left and ran two plays, the fi...

ARC football heads to Butte College to continue league domination

American River College's Khalil Hudson drives through a tackle from Sierra College's Andrew Lackowski during last Saturday's game at ARC. ARC plays Butte College this Saturday (Photo by Joe Padilla).

Matthew Nobert

November 6, 2015

American River College’s football team looks to defend its No. 1 seed in the NorCal League and continue its undefeated streak against No. 2 ranked Butte College. ARC has won its last three games in dominant fashion, averaging over 40 points per game. Butte has won five straight with over 400...

ARC’s prolific scoring spurs third straight win for football

American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher passes under pressure during ARC football’s 47-22 win over rival Sierra College on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kameron Schmid

November 2, 2015

Quarterback Jihad Vercher threw four touchdowns and American River College’s defense intercepted three passes as ARC beat the visiting Sierra College 47-22 on Saturday. It was the third straight week that ARC (6-2) scored over 40 points in a game, and the third straight win. ARC has outscored opp...

ARC looks to go 3-0 in-conference vs Sierra College

Former American River College cornerback Malcolm Scott celebrates with teammates after an interception in last season's 31-22 win over Sierra College. ARC has defeated Sierra in two of their last three meeting and looks to improve its conference record to 3-0 on the season. (File Photo)

Kevin Sheridan

October 30, 2015

American River College’s football team (5-2 overall, 2-0 in conference) will be playing a familiar opponent in Sierra College (3-4 overall, 1-1 in conference) on Oct. 31. Sierra, ranked No. 3 in the national NorCal conference, has faced off against ARC in each of the last eight seasons, with ARC ...

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