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Athletes and fans have been away from school sports for a while. With COVID-19 cases rising across the country, it seems sports themselves may have to wait even longer before returning to action. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com)

ARC sports without fans is better than nothing

Dylan Lillie, Arts&Culture/Sports Co-Editor December 10, 2020

Collegiate sports have many different elements, whether it be pre-game preparation or plays and schemes that haven’t ever been run to attempt and confuse the opposing side. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Members of the American River College men’s basketball team huddle up during the game against San Joaquin Delta College on February 11, 2020. The team is now working out on their own, after practices and games have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

How ARC’s men’s basketball team is staying in shape during quarantine

Heather Amberson, Arts & Culture/ Sports Co-Editor September 12, 2020

By Heather Amberson [email protected] With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to force the closure of most college campuses, some athletes have had their seasons canceled, while others...

ARC men’s basketball assistant coach Kenny Thomas talks to ARC forward David O’Looney during the game against San Joaquin Delta on Feb. 11.  (Photo by Heather Amberson)

Former NBA player looks to help the next generation

Heather Amberson March 16, 2020

“With all the knowledge that I have over the last 20 to 30 years plus of playing basketball, being able to come in here and give these kids some knowledge from what I’ve learned and help them better...

Guard Jair Lang went down with a leg injury in the second half with 15:40 left to go, thankfully he was okay and did return to the game. ARC lost the game 83-72 on Feb. 13, 2020. (Photo by Emily Mello)

ARC men’s basketball falls short in home finale

Brandon Zamora February 20, 2020

In a tough match where both teams fought until the very end, the American River College men’s basketball team fell short in its game against Diablo Valley College on Feb. 13, losing via a final score...

American River guard Jair Lang directs the offense in a game against San Joaquin Delta College on February 11, 2020. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

ARC Men’s Basketball team loses at home

Heather Amberson February 18, 2020

The American River College men’s basketball team was defeated at home by San Joaquin Delta College, 80-66 on Feb. 11.  The first half was a hard-fought back and forth contest. ARC came out hot and...

Sophomore Jashon Lewis works with teammate freshman David O’Looney to get a rebound in their game against Sacramento City College on Jan 24, 2020. (Photo by Josh Ghiorso)

Beavers lose at home, 75-64

Josh Ghiorso January 30, 2020

The American River College men’s basketball team was defeated at home by one of its biggest rivals, Sacramento City College with a score of 75-64 on Jan. 24. The entire game was a fight. ARC scrapped...

American River College forward Chris Cagle attempts a dunk in a home game against the Redwoods College basketball team on Nov. 7, 2019. (Photo by Colin Bartley)

Ballin’ Beavers shooting for victory this season

Oden Taylor November 25, 2019

It’s that time of year again, as the American River College men’s basketball team gears up for another season. Mark Giorgi, ARC’s basketball coach for the last 21 years, said he is excited about...

American River College players look on during a three-on-three scrimmage at practice at ARC on Feb. 6, 2019. (Photo by Anthony Barnes)

Three ARC men’s basketball players land scholarship offers

Anthony Barnes May 15, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team is coming off a strong 2018-2019 campaign as it heads into next season. The Beavers finished last season with a record of 16-12, advancing to the second...

American River College guard, Kareem Clark, defends another player against the Sierra College basketball team on Feb 28, at American River College. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

ARC heads to playoffs after big win versus Sierra College

Breawna Maynard March 6, 2019

The American River College men’s basketball team finished off its regular season, heading into the playoffs after a win with a score of 95-91 against Sierra College on Feb. 22. Both teams played a...

American River College freshman Kareem Clark looks for a pass while being guarded during the first round of the NorCal Regional Playoffs against Merritt Community College on Feb. 27, 2019 at ARC. The Beavers won the game, 79-69, and move on to play Gavilan College in Gilroy, on March 2. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

ARC survives close playoff game against Merritt College

Gabe Carlos March 2, 2019

After almost losing its double-digit lead, the American River College men’s basketball team let Merritt Community College hang around until the very end until ARC came out victorious (79-69) in the first...

Guard Jermaine Henderson drives to the basket during practice at American River College on Feb.6, 2019. (Photos by Anthony Barnes)

Mens basketball in pursuit of a playoff berth

Anthony Barnes February 13, 2019

After a season high five-game losing skid, the American River College men’s basketball team is coming off a two-game winning streak and are hoping that this momentum can carry them into the playoffs....

Sophomore L.J. Smith dunks at practice during warmups as the Beavers prepare for the new season at American River College on Oct. 30, 2018. (Photo By Felix Oliveros)

Bigger roster, bigger goals for ARC men’s basketball

Felix Oliveros November 5, 2018

Last season didn’t end on the highest of notes for the American River College men’s basketball team. Injuries plagued the Beavers as they saw their number of active players dwindle down to just six...

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