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The new Netflix documentary series, “Break Point,” released on Jan. 13, depicts both the competitive and human sides of tennis. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)

Review: “Break Point” depicts the competitive lives and emotions that the most successful tennis players experience

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor February 3, 2023

“Break Point,” directed by James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin, was released on Jan. 13, and is streaming on Netflix. The docu-series gives spectators a chance to find out what makes tennis exciting, and...

Understanding nutritional needs can help ARC athletes perform better. (Photo via Adobe Stock)

Learning about nutritional needs helps ARC’s athletes improve performance

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Learning about nutritional needs can help American River College’s athletes improve their performance. That’s why athletes need the support of the school to learn what they should eat and drink to...

After beating Laney College 43-21, the American River College football team travels to the NCFC Championship to play San Mateo College on Dec. 3 (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC football team advance to the NCFC Championship

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

American River College moved to the Northern California Football Conference Championship, after defeating Laney College 43-21 on Nov. 26 in Oakland.  The Beavers were focused and ready to achieve the...

The American River College women’s volleyball team brings home the win against Monterey Peninsula College and Sierra College and moves on to the first round of the State Championship at Fresno on Dec. 2. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC women’s volleyball team will compete at the State Championship at Fresno on Dec. 2

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

The American River College women’s volleyball team won the first round of playoffs 3-0, against Monterey Peninsula College at home on Nov. 22. “I think our dynamic was a little weird, but I feel...

The American River College women’s basketball team brings home the first win of the season, 68-41, against Gavilan Junior College on Nov. 19. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC women’s basketball team gets first win over Gavilan Junior College, 68-41

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

The American River College women’s basketball team won its first game against Gavilan Junior College on Nov. 19, during their first game on the home court. That brought the team to 1-2 overall on...

In the last minute, teammates Kai Wallin and Michael Sullivan kneel in solidarity hoping for the win against Butte College, on Oct. 22. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

ARC football team earns intense victory at home vs. Butte College 27-25

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The American River College football team earned an intense victory at home vs. Butte College 27-25, on Oct. 22. “We put in a lot of incredibly hard work throughout the course of the week to get us...

These are some questions that go through the mind of student-athletes while looking for a scholarship. (Photo Illustration by Carla Montaruli)

Student-athletes and the power of scholarships

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

When you're an athlete in college, you’re going to face several obstacles every day. One of them is definitely the pressure of getting a scholarship.  The point is: what is it going to take to make...

American River College’s football team loses 24-14 against San Mateo Junior College on Sept. 24 at ARC. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

American River College loses 24-14 against San Mateo Junior College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

On Sept. 24, the American River College football team lost its game 24-14 against San Mateo Junior College at the Beavers stadium. “Certainly, I don’t feel great, I think this is an entire football...

American River College’s football team won the first game of the season 13-15 against Sacramento City College on Sept. 3 at ARC. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

American River College football is back with a win against Sacramento City College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 15, 2022

American River College’s football team is back on the field. The team played its first game of the season at home against Sacramento City College on Sept. 3. The ARC football team brought home the...

Fans watch the volleyball game against Fresno City Junior College on Sept. 2 at American River College. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Fans are once again allowed to watch indoor and outdoor sports at American River College

Carla Montaruli, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

This semester, everyone can support the Beavers athletes, both indoor and outdoor at American River College.  Due to COVID-19, fans weren't allowed to watch indoor sports for almost two years, but...

Bethani Black, ARC women’s swim coach says the women’s swim team will spend the rest of spring getting back into the water, in shape with hopes to make a full return in fall of 2021. (File photo)

ARC women’s swim team hopes to be back to full training by fall 2021

Madison Duong, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

The women’s swimming department has started to make its slow return during the rest of the spring semester. American River College women’s swimming coach Bethani Black says she hopes that the team...

American River College softball outfielder Kirsten Cox swings and misses in the bottom of the fifth inning against Sacramento City at American River College in Spring 2019. Late spring sports at ARC are expected to return as the county moves into the red tier in the states reopening plan, in Spring 2021. (Photo by Irene Jacobs)

Outdoor late spring sports will resume when Sacramento County enters the red tier of the states reopening plan

Cynsere Kelly, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

After a long time of waiting and anticipation, American River College and the rest of the Los Rios Community College District’s colleges have opted into the Big 8 conferences plans for a late spring...

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