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ARC falls short on Alumni Night, loses to Cosumnes River

American River College guard Jair Lang dribbles the ball downcourt in a loss versus Cosumnes River College at ARC on Jan. 31, 2020. (Photo by Thomas Cathey)

Thomas Cathey

February 7, 2020

  The men’s basketball team at American River College came up short in a home game against Cosumnes River College on Friday Jan. 31, losing by a final score of 95-87. With the loss , ARC’s overall season record drops to 12-10.  In the early minutes of the first half, both teams  engaged in ...

Beavers escape close shave with Folsom Lake

American River College guard Lawrence Smith brings the ball up court during a game against Sierra College on Jan. 16 at American River College in Sacramento, California. (photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Mack Ervin III

January 30, 2018

The American River College men’s basketball team survived a close encounter with Folsom Lake College on Friday, winning 61-58. Assistant coach Michael Lorente served as acting head coach as Mark Giorgi missed his second straight game with illness. The Beavers were in control of the game early on...

Men’s Basketball team suffers disappointing loss to end regular season

Sophomore guard Jermaine Henderson is guarded by Sacramento City's Gabe Serna during a conference basketball game on Feb. 16, 2017 at ARC. ARC lost 95-74. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Mack Ervin III

February 23, 2017

The American River College’s men’s basketball team had a rough night defensively as it lost its final regular season game to Sacramento City College on Friday, 95-74. ARC was looking to improve its potential seeding for the playoffs as the team entered the night in third place, with an 8-5 con...

Men’s basketball defeats Santa Rosa

American River College guard Jermaine Henderson shouts instructions to his teammates during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on Jan. 27 at ARC. ARC won 68-57 to get its 12th win of the season. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Cheyenne Drury

January 31, 2017

Sophomore guard Richard Reed, scored half of the points for American River College’s men’s basketball team and led the team to victory against Santa Rosa, on Friday with a final score of 68-57. Freshman Baidi Kamagate scored 12 points, the second highest amount of points. Although he produced f...

Beavers look to improve as season tips off

American River College guard Matt Lyon is guarded by forward Dontay Anderson during a scrimmage on Nov. 8, 2016 at ARC. The team’s planned game against William Jessup J.V. was cancelled due to eligibilty reasons. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

November 10, 2016

With a lineup that has only two returning players, the Beavers are a young team who are looking forward to the challenge of improving after coming off of an 8-18 record last year. “I was surprised by the maturity of our guys, but Richard and Jericho are really great leaders and we are happy to h...

ARC men’s basketball closes home season with loss

American River College guard Marcelas Perry looks down after a loss to Modesto College. ARC dropped its final home game of the season to Modesto by the final score of 85-67 at American River College on Feb. 11 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Mack Ervin III

February 15, 2016

Sophomore guard Marcelas Perry led scoring for the fourth straight game with 24 points as American River College men’s basketball team lost its final home game 85-67 to Modesto Junior College. ARC started off strong with a 8-0 lead, before Modesto scored 14 unanswered points on its way to leading...

Men’s basketball records sixth straight loss

ARC guard Francisco Lopez shoots a jump shot against Diablo Valley on Tuesday. The Beavers lost 87-73.(Photo by Allante Morris)

Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt

February 5, 2016

The American River College men’s basketball team is now at six straight losses after Tuesday’s game against Diablo Valley College that ended with a final score of 87-73. The Beavers started the game a little slow in the first half, but strong offense helped lead a comeback during the second half...

Turnovers cost ARC in overtime loss to Sierra

ARC guard Marcelas Perry drives by a Sierra College defender. ARC lost to Sierra 103-100 in overtime.
(Photo By Kyle Elsasser)

Mack Ervin III

January 25, 2016

Late turnovers and missed shooting opportunities plagued American River College’s men’s basketball team as they dropped a close overtime game Friday against Sierra College 103-100. The Beavers took a 19-8 lead to start the game, before the Wolverines came back to even the score at 45 by halft...

ARC men’s basketball team is young but confident

Former ARC guard Jarvis Watkins takes a shot in last seasons game SJDC on Jan.27,2014. This season ARC is finding itslef lacking expeiernce and has had a bummpy start with a 4-6 record.

Johnnie Heard

December 9, 2015

The ARC men’s basketball team is lacking in experience, with some players not even having played in high school. But head coach Mark Giorgi feels that good chemistry between the players and a willingness to improve will be key to having a strong and productive season. ARC is currently 4-6 on the...

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