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Confidence is the key to success for ARC’s softball team

American River College’s softball team lines up on the ARC softball field on Jan. 24, 2020 for their team photo, standing ready for the upcoming season as one united team. (Photo by Brandon Zamora)

Brandon Zamora

January 28, 2020

Despite a disappointing season last year, the women’s softball team at American River College is entering the 2019-2020 season with confidence in themselves to do better. ARC’s softball team went 14-20 last season,  only winning nine out of its 21 games against conference opponents. Yet, both playe...

ARC softball team suffers 7-1 loss against Sacramento City

American River College softball outfielder Kirsten Cox swings and misses in the bottom of the fifth inning against Sacramento City at ARC. ARC lost 7-1. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Irene Jacobs

March 19, 2019

The American River College Beavers softball team came up short against the Sacramento City College Panthers at the second game of the double header on Feb. 23 at ARC, losing 7-1. In the top of the first inning, Sac City got on the board on a couple of errors by ARC, allowing a runner to score whi...

ARC softball loses double-header against Sac City

American River College softball player Victoria Bojorques bats against Sacramento City pitcher Danielle Reyes at the game on Feb. 23, 2019 at ARC. Sac City beat ARC twice that day. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Makenna Roy

February 27, 2019

The American River College women’s softball team lost a close game to Sacramento City College, 2-0, on Feb. 23. The game was scoreless through the first three innings, with both ARC and SCC leaving multiple runners stranded on the bases. In the top of the fourth inning, third baseman Morgan Co...

Beavers slam Merced out of the park in doubleheader

American River College catcher/infielder Rylee Owen is ruled safe at the plate during a doubleheader softball game against Merced College on Jan 27. at ARC. The Beavers won both games with a combined score of 17-1. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Tracy Holmes

February 1, 2018

The American River College Beavers women’s softball team started the season off with a blowout double header win against the Merced Blue Devils on Jan. 27, winning game one 8-0 and game two 9-1. Pitcher Bethany Thornton started the season right by giving up no runs at the plate. The Beavers had...

ARC honors student athletes with high GPAs during spring preview event

American River College student athletes who held a 4.0 GPA received congradulatory metals at the Spring Sports Season Preview on Jan. 19. (Photo by Brienna Edwards)

Gabe Carlos

January 29, 2018

For some, being a student athlete is a difficult thing to do, having to keep that GPA up during the season and to also work around the schedule of the sport. There is a grind to it all and more importantly a risk; having to give up most of a social life, home life, to spend the day training for that...

ARC softball suffers heartbreaking defeat 11-2

ARC catcher Alexis Logan and Sac City College infielder Taylor Fratto during a women's softball game on April 4, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Jared Smith

April 6, 2017

American River College’s softball team had a rough time playing Sacramento City College, losing 11-2. Sac City was the first to score in the second inning with two home runs. ARC struggled getting on base until the fifth inning when they got their first home run. The run was hit by infielder Kater...

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...

Faculty blows out Classified 24-9

Men's track and field head coach and Faculty player Rick Anderson looks back after scoring a run during the Classified vs. Faculty softball game on April 29, 2016 at ARC. Faculty won the game 24-9. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

May 5, 2016

The Faculty vs. Classified softball game ended with a blowout victory for the faculty team, winning by the score of 24-9. The game was played with modified rules since they had permission to use the field for only an hour. Some of the rule changes included five pitches per batter instead of counting strik...

ARC softball drawn away to San Jose City College for Regional playoff

American River College centerfielder Stephanie Scott runs past Diablo Valley shortstop Reyna Sherbourne during a game April 23, 2016 at ARC. ARC won 7-6. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

May 2, 2016

American River College’s softball team beat Modesto Junior College last Tuesday 13-2 in six innings to finish their season 24-16, and earn themselves a berth to the Northern playoff regionals. The Beavers were given the No. 11 seed and were drawn away to 27-11 San Jose City College for a two legg...

Classified vs. Faculty Softball game set for April 29

American River College is hosting a classified vs. faculty softball game on April 29 to allow a chance for them to meet with and collaborate with each other away from their typical roles. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Sharriyona Platt

April 26, 2016

In the spirit of collaboration and camaraderie, American River College is hosting a classified staff vs. faculty softball game, bringing the school’s community together to associate in an atmosphere other than working. The game will be held on April 29 on the ARC softball field at 11 a.m. Clas...

ARC softball team splits doubleheader in home finale

American River College shortstop Sara Cater 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

April 25, 2016

American River College’s softball team played its final two home games on Saturday, splitting a doubleheader with Diablo Valley College. DVC won the first game by the score of 2-0 with Vikings third baseman Bailey Simmons getting three hits and scoring a run, while the other run was scored by shorts...

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