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Coach reflects on his passion for soccer and 21 years at ARC

Coach reflects on his passion for soccer and 21 years at ARC

Emily Mello

April 4, 2019

Encouraged by a neighbor, Paul Hansen, the men's soccer coach for American River College, started his journey as a young soccer player then later decided to be a coach. Soccer wasn't the major sport of Hansen’s childhood growing up in Fremont, but his neighbor gave him encouragement to try it out. ...

ARC men’s soccer loses to district rival, 3-1

ARC men’s soccer loses to district rival, 3-1

Jennah Booth

October 6, 2018

The American River College men’s soccer team played its district rival Folsom Lake College Tuesday, losing the match 3-1. ARC center forward Andrew Stoltenberg kicked off the game but quickly lost possession of the ball after a failed trap. FLC’s offense dominated ARC’s side of the field ...

Men’s Soccer falls 4-0 to Hartnell

Men’s Soccer falls 4-0 to Hartnell

James Saling

September 22, 2016

The American River College’s soccer team held a home game on the old field and took a loss causing their home record to drop to 2-2 after a defeat to Hartnell College on Tuesday. Coach Paul Hansen has led the ARC soccer team for 20-plus years and said before the game that he “has very high ex...

ARC’s soccer program will see a big upgrade with new 1,000 capacity stadium

ARC’s soccer program will see a big upgrade with new 1,000 capacity stadium

Matthew Nobert

April 26, 2016

American River College’s soccer program will be getting a huge upgrade in their playing field for the upcoming season, with the construction of a new 1,000 capacity soccer stadium. The stadium will be included in the multi-million dollar project that includes new practice fields for the football and ...

Beloved ARC athlete remembered

Beloved ARC athlete remembered

Jordan Schauberger

February 3, 2016

Beloved American River College men’s soccer player, Hector Zavala, who killed himself earlier this month, is remembered as smart, good looking, funny and charismatic by his family, friends, teammates and coaches. Paul Hansen was Zavala’s head coach at ARC and had worked with him since he was ...

ARC men’s soccer gets two wins in a row

ARC men’s soccer gets two wins in a row

Matthew Nobert

October 15, 2015

American River College men’s soccer team pulled its second win of the season with a late goal scored by midfielder Eduardo Cervantes-Magana to make it a 1-0 over West Hills College Lemoore. ARC started off the game strong with a lot better tempo than previous games in the season by communicating...

Men’s soccer gets its first win of the season

Men’s soccer gets its first win of the season

Kevin Sheridan and Joseph Daniels

October 12, 2015

By Kevin Sheridan and Joseph Daniels American River College’s men’s soccer team scored a season high three goals and displayed good ball movement and a deep drive into College of Sequoias territory and won its first game of the season with a 3-0 win over COS. Two of ARC’s goals came in the first half ...

ARC mens soccer gets a draw against San Joaquin Delta College

ARC mens soccer gets a draw against San Joaquin Delta College

Nicholas Corey

October 5, 2015

American River College men's soccer team failed to get its first win of the season against San Joaquin Delta College and the game ended in a 0-0 tie in a game where ARC’s defense was tested by SJDC’s offense.    The draw made its overall record 0-8-3, as it has only scored one goal in four ...

ARC drops to 0-8-2 after loss against Santa Rosa Junior College

ARC drops to 0-8-2 after loss against Santa Rosa Junior College

Matthew Nobert

October 1, 2015

American River College men’s soccer team continues to struggle with its eighth loss this season to coming at the hands of Santa Rosa Junior College in a 3-0 loss. ARC had a very strong first half, controlling the ball very well. However, when it came to finishing its drives, the team still could not manage to s...

Men’s soccer kicks off with wins

Men’s soccer kicks off with wins

Shedric Allen and Shedric Allen

September 17, 2013

As the men's soccer team of American River College prepares for its 2013 season they look to rebuild. The Beavers posted a 8-10-3 overall record in 2012 and finished third in the Big 8 Conference. They hope to turn the tables this year. The Beavers have already played five games this season and are...

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