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Former LRPD officer sentenced to 81 years in prison

Noah Winchester told the Current in 2014 that he served for the Sacramento Police Department for 10 years before joining the Los Rios Police Department, but other sources say he only served on the Sac PD for two years and left before his probationary period ended. (File photo by Adnan Ramic)

Ariel Caspar

February 19, 2020

“I will do whatever to keep my student’s safe,” Noah Winchester, former corporal with the Los Rios Police Department once said. That statement came during a November 2014 ride along with a former American River College Current reporter who observed Winchester conducting an off-campus drug bust. ...

Spring Preview: ARC Football preps for the new season

Coach Jon Osterhout stands on the sideline  during the loss of the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at American River College on Nov. 25. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Gabe Carlos

April 19, 2018

In 2017 American River College’s football team went on an outstanding 10-2 record, coming up just short of the state championship game. The Beavers lost to the College of San Mateo Bulldogs 24-21, with ARC missing a game-tying field goal with 20 seconds left on the clock in the NorCal Championshi...

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 blows out San Mateo 40-13

American River College Beavers, Damen Wheeler, Jr. Daliceo Calloway, Moises Valcarcel, and Anthony Luke raise their helmets during the game against San Mateo on Oct. 1. 
(photo by Lidiya Grib)

Jared Smith

October 3, 2016

The American River College football team started and finished the night strong as it defeated San-Mateo 40-13 on Saturday. The Beavers are now 4-1 on the season. Coach Jon Osterhout said that it was a great game where everyone was on the same page. “That’s Beaver ball,” Osterhout said. ...

Update: LRCCD releases statement on the investigation of former Los Rios police officer

Former officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Former LRPD officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Winchester currently awaits trial for five counts of rape and remains in custody on $3.1 million bail, according to prosecutors. (File photo)

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

May 12, 2016

Update May 13, 12:25 p.m.: By Jordan Schauberger Spokesman for the Los Rios Community College District Mitchel Benson released a statement this morning on the investigation of former Los Rios police officer Noah Winchester. Noah Winchester served with the Los Rios Police Department from January 1, 2...

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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