The American River Current

Junior college coach: beyond the gridirion

ARC head coach Jon Osterhout wraps up his off-season conditioning class for the football team on Feb. 23, 2016. The class meets at 6 a.m. and is a requirement to be on the team during the fall semester. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

April 29, 2016

Coaches in any sport, at all levels, can be seen strolling the sidelines during a game, barking orders and calling plays to their team, trying to motivate players during a stop in the action and always—no matter what—teaching. Most people generally know this, as it is easy to obverse over the course...

Dusty Baker Center opens for first time since 2012

ARC cross-country runners Patrick Jagerson, Galen Fritz and Ryan Wells visit the giveaway table managed by athletic counselor Olga Prizhbilov at the grand re-opening ceremony of the Dusty Baker Center on Tuesday. The center, which closed nearly three years ago, helps student-athletes manage issues including eligibility and financial aid. 
(Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Matthew Nobert and Matthew Nobert

September 2, 2015

Student athletes once again have a place to call their own with the reopening of the Dusty Baker Center, which closed its doors almost three years ago. During its closure, athletes had to go to regular general counselors. It was originally closed in part because it was too small. Now that the center has returned, there are full-time and part-time athleti...

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