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American River College dominated the court defeating Diablo Valley College in four sets on Nov. 8, 2023. (Photo by Shy Bell)

ARC’s women’s volleyball team crushes Diablo Valley College

Shy Bell, A&C Editor November 27, 2023

American River College’s women’s volleyball team prevailed against Diablo Valley College 3-1 on Nov. 8. In the somewhat crowded gym, family, friends and fans gathered for the last home match of...

Davina Escalante, ARC player during the Conference Final match, on April 5. Instead of worrying about whether their opponent will be truthful, players should focus on giving it their all during the game. (Photo courtesy by Rain Barron)

During a college tennis match the absence of referees can be a problem

Carla Montaruli, Opinion & Social Media Editor May 11, 2023

In college, tennis players must serve as their own referees during a match. It is hard to think of reasons why this has not been fixed yet. As a college tennis player myself, sometimes I found this...

Lou Biaz, American River College assistant football coach, uses football to share essential values that can be both helpful for athletes careers and outside of the field. (Photo by Carla Montaruli)

Coach Lou Biaz shares important life lessons with his athletes through football

Carla Montaruli, Opinion Editor April 23, 2023

Lou Biaz coaches young athletes at American River College, keeping in mind the same values he shares in his household with his family by pushing athletes to reach their best potential to get to the next...

Carson Lowden, American River College volleyball coach, helps women grow as athletes, through her knowledge and passion (Photo courtesy by Carson Lowden).

Coach Carson Lowden helps women strive for success with the volleyball program

Carla Montaruli , Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Carson Lowden's coaching career started long before American River College. After getting a bachelor's degree in exercise science and a master’s degree in kinesiology, she took a job as an assistant...

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...

All in a day’s work: Michelle Whitehead, an athletic trainer with the American River College Kinesiology & Athletics department, wraps a football player’s ankle on Nov. 15. (Photo by Gina Gangursky)

Trainer Michelle Whitehead helps ARC athletes perform at their best

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer December 10, 2022

Enter the athletic training department at American River College at any given time, and you are bound to see multiple athletes roaming in and around the station where the competitors have their injuries...

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...

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