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Men’s tennis clinches third straight NorCal title

Sophomore Michael Vizcarra waits for a return ball during a match against De Anza College on April 21 at American River College. Vizcarra won his match 6-4, 6-3 as ARC won their third straight NorCal title. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 25, 2018

American River College’s men’s tennis team captured its third straight Northern California Championship on Saturday after defeating No. 2 ranked De Anza College 5-0. De Anza’s road to the final included wins over No. 8 Solano and No. 5 Folsom Lake, while ARC took on No. 7 Fresno and No. 3 Foothi...

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 ...

ARC men’s tennis team finishes season at 17-4

American River College's TJ Aukland prepares to swing at a ball during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 15, 2016 at ARC. Aukland and his partner Cody Duong won the game 8-1.(Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 28, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team closed out its season with a 17-4 record, including a flawless 10-0 in conference and bringing home the Big 8 Conference championship and the NorCal Championship. The Beavers only dropped a total of eight matches throughout the Big 8, earning them th...

Men’s tennis team crowned NorCal Champions

The American River College men's tennis team pose for a picture after beating Foothill College 5-2 to become NorCal Champions on April 16, 2016 at ARC. This team was the first NorCal Champions from ARC since 1966. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

April 19, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team avenged last year’s loss to Foothill College by winning 5-2 on Saturday to clinch the NorCal tennis championship, the school’s first title since 1966. The No. 1 ranked Beavers entered the match undefeated in tournament play, but were in for a cha...

Analyzing the odd similarities of two separate ARC-CCSF games

American River College wide receiver Jonathan Lopez goes up high to catch a pass during ARC's 20-17 win over City College of San Francisco at San Francisco on Sept 26, 2015. There were many similarities between ARC's 20-17 and its 17-14 loss to CCSF in the NorCal finals. (photo by Joe Padilla)

Kameron Schmid

October 1, 2015

In last November’s NorCal Championship game, ARC lost at City College of San Francisco on a late fourth quarter field goal by a score of 17-14 as CCSF’s football team and the attending crowd went crazy in celebration, having moved on to the state championship. This year in week four of the regular season...

ARC flips script of 2014 NorCal Championship in thrilling rematch

City College of San Francisco’s special teams players attempt to block American River College’s game-winning 25-yard field goal during ARC’s 20-17 win over CCSF on Sept. 26, 2015. The game-ending field goal win was a reversal of the 2014 NorCal Championship game, which ARC lost 17-14 when CCSF scored a field goal during the last minute of the game. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Matthew Peirson

September 28, 2015

A previous version of this article said that wide receiver Will McClure's route was a drive-and-go. In fact, it was a jive-and-go. Only two words crossed the mind of kicker Sam Keil as he prepared to kick the eventual game-winning field goal in American River College’s 20-17 win at City College of ...

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