The American River Current

ARC runs out of gas in fourth quarter, loses to Sierra

Head coach J.R. Matsunami gives the American River College's womens basketball team a pep talk in the second half of their game against Sierra College Friday. ARC lost to Sierra 71-56. 
(Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Peirson

January 25, 2016

Alternating runs and a back and forth third quarter ultimately wore out American River College’s women’s basketball team, as it was outscored 23-6 in the fourth quarter of a 71-56 loss to Sierra College on Friday. Forward Cassandra Jaimes led ARC with 17 points, but had only 2 in the final quarter aft...

ARC’s prolific scoring spurs third straight win for football

American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher passes under pressure during ARC football’s 47-22 win over rival Sierra College on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Kameron Schmid

November 2, 2015

Quarterback Jihad Vercher threw four touchdowns and American River College’s defense intercepted three passes as ARC beat the visiting Sierra College 47-22 on Saturday. It was the third straight week that ARC (6-2) scored over 40 points in a game, and the third straight win. ARC has outscored opp...

ARC looks to go 3-0 in-conference vs Sierra College

Former American River College cornerback Malcolm Scott celebrates with teammates after an interception in last season's 31-22 win over Sierra College. ARC has defeated Sierra in two of their last three meeting and looks to improve its conference record to 3-0 on the season. (File Photo)

Kevin Sheridan

October 30, 2015

American River College’s football team (5-2 overall, 2-0 in conference) will be playing a familiar opponent in Sierra College (3-4 overall, 1-1 in conference) on Oct. 31. Sierra, ranked No. 3 in the national NorCal conference, has faced off against ARC in each of the last eight seasons, with ARC ...

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