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ARC heads to playoffs after big win versus Sierra College

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)

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 close game, holding a score that was only two to four points apart throughout the first two quarte...

ARC survives close playoff game against Merritt College

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)

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 round of the Northern California Regional Playoffs, on Feb. 27 at ARC. ARC started the matc...

Mens basketball in pursuit of a playoff berth

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

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. The team is coming off a 24-point win over Diablo Valley College on Feb. 5 and now have their s...

Former ARC quarterback tries to make the jump to Division I

Peyton Wifley (#9)hands-off the ball to running back Ish Perez (#28) during a game against Laney College on Nov. 18. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Jennah Booth

February 14, 2018

Acts of the Apostles 9:5 reads, “Is it hard for thee to kick against the pricks.” The phrase originated from when farmers would herd cattle with metal pokers. The beasts would kick back against the sharp prods but would never reach their assailants and it would only result in further injury. ...

Women’s basketball team qualifies for playoffs

ARC sophomore forward Benjiu Atik holds ball above her head and comes face to face with Sacramento City freshman forward, Meghan Case. ARC Women's Basketball defeated SCC 70-56 on Thursday. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Cheyenne Drury

February 23, 2017

The women’s basketball team defeated Sacramento City College 70-56 and qualified for conference playoffs Thursday night. Freshman forward Bengu Atik was the lead scorer with 26 points and freshman point guard Deja Samuels was not far behind, scoring 23 points for the Beavers. A fast pace was...

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...

Football team advances to regional championship.

American River College wide receiver Torian Williams prepares to run a route during a playoff game against Modesto Junior College on Nov. 19, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 27-21 and will face Butte College in the NorCal Championship on Saturday. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

November 22, 2016

The football team advanced to the regional finals the Community College football playoff by beating Modesto Junior College in the North State Bowl on Saturday in Modesto. “We have unfinished business,” Coach Jon Osterhout said after the Beavers close playoff win against the Pirates. The beavers started o...

Beavers escape close game with cross town rivals Sierra College

American River College quarterback Griffin Dahn throws a pass during a division game against Sierra College on Nov. 12, 2016 at Sierra. ARC won 44-41 to clinch a spot in this year’s playoff. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mike Yun

November 15, 2016

The American River College Beavers won a close game against division rivals Sierra College after a blocked PAT led the team to a 44-41, with the Beavers offense racking up 574 total yards throughout the game. Against Butte College last week, the Beavers offense struggled to get their offense going al...

ARC softball ends season after playoff loss to San Jose

American River College centerfielder Stephanie Scott prepares to swing during a game against Diablo Valley College on April 23, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 7-6. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

May 9, 2016

American River College’s softball team ended its season after two losses to San Jose City College over the weekend, finishing with a 24-18 record. The Beavers entered the tournament as the No. 11 seed and were drawn away to the No. 6 seed Jaguars in the Northern Regional round of the playoffs. The f...

ARC students compete in StarCraft collegiate tournament

American River College Eric Key smiles during a StarCraft game against the University of Utah during the 2016 TESPA StarCraft Collegiate Series. Key and teammate Becky Harris, representing ARC, won the game three matches to none but was knocked out of the tournament in the next round by the University of Washington. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

April 8, 2016

On the backs of games like League of Legends, StarCraft and Counter Strike, eSports has slowly integrated into the traditional sports scene. Two American River College students were a testament to that when they took part in the Tespa Collegiate StarCraft Series over the past three months. Eric Key ...

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 fails to make playoffs

American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher drops back to pass on Sept. 19, 2015  against San Joaquin Delta College. ARC will host Delta in the Gridiron Classic Bowl Saturday. (Photos by Nicholas Corey)

Jordan Schauberger

November 15, 2015

After ending the regular season with a record of 7-3, the American River College football team will not be competing in the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship Playoffs this season. Instead, ARC will host San Joaquin Delta College in the Gridiron Classic Bowl next ...

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