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Hawks softball team continues their eight game win streak

Hawks softball team continues their eight game win streak

May 3, 2017

In a blowout game that ended in the sixth inning, the Cosumnes River College softball team achieved a...

Hawks sports fly towards playoffs and ends season on a high note

Steven Bryla and Jannah Khalil

May 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

The end of the semester is near and spring sports at Cosumnes River College are ending their respective seasons. Men’s baseball is returning to the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season under the helm of Head Coach Tony Bloomfield and his staff. Baseball posted a winning record with 24 wins and 15 defeats. The Hawks...

Time to pay college athletes their dues

Steven Bryla, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

The dream of playing sports professionally is the goal that many young athletes strive towards. Last weekend, 253 hopeful college football athletes got the dream of a lifetime by receiving a call from an NFL general manager telling the athlete they were a draft pick of an NFL team. In June, the NBA makes the dream possible...

Baseball’s experience holds ARC, looks ahead to playoffs

Baseball’s experience holds ARC, looks ahead to playoffs

May 3, 2017

In a walk-heavy game, the Cosumnes River College baseball team pulled out a close win against the American...

Student athlete tests new water for academics

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Sports, Women's Swimming

As the spring semester comes to a close, sophomore swimmer Sara Krajnovic, a 19-year-old biochemistry major, is ending her competitive swimming career. Athletes at the community college level are given two years of athletic eligibility to compete in a sport. Student athletes must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and take a...

Kings made right decision to move Boogie out of Sac

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

It has been 60 days since the Sacramento Kings made the right move and got rid of the “cancer” in their organization when they traded Demarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Feb. 19. Fans of the Sacramento Kings had mixed emotions of despair and joy at letting the best big man in the NBA go and give up their ch...

Baseball walks off with a sweep of FLC Falcons

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Sports

The Cosumnes River College baseball team won against Folsom Lake College 9-8 on Saturday after an up and down game that allowed them to sweep the three game series. In the bottom of the first inning, the Hawks took the lead after first baseman Trevor Ray hit a grounder to FLC’s shortstop who missed the ball and allowed Ray to...

Hawks softball gets back-to-back wins in dominant doubleheader against Folsom Lake

Andrew Maestas, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River Hawks softball team took on the Folsom Lake Falcons in  a doubleheader on April 12 at Folsom Lake College. The first game started at 1 p.m. with the Hawks defeating the Falcons 5-1. The second game at 3 p.m. also ended in a Hawks victory, with the Hawks coming back to win 16-3. In the second game, the Hawks elevated their...

Softball wins against Modesto due to eventful fifth inning

Softball wins against Modesto due to eventful fifth inning

April 12, 2017

The Cosumnes River Hawks softball team took care of Modesto College at home on April 11, defeating the...

Hawks softball wins 9-5 in first game, loses 9-6 in second in doubleheader

Alicia Ilaga, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River softball team won the first game of a doubleheader 9-5 versus Sierra College on Saturday, but lost 9-6 during the second game Pitcher Brittany Baroni started off the second game strong, pitching until the top of the third inning. With two players on base, Sierra College infielder Mikea Lewis was up to ba...

Spring sport athletes improve as season advances

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

March 30, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports

It’s the middle of the season for spring sports, which includes baseball, softball and men’s and women’s tennis. The Hawk players have conditioned and practiced for several months to get to where they want to be. For example, the Hawks softball team is 19-7 overall, and 7-5 in the Big 8 Conference. “I would li...

Parents need to get out of the spotlight of their kids

Parents need to get out of the spotlight of their kids

March 30, 2017

Parents supporting their children in sports is great, but recently parents have overstepped their boundari...

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

March 27, 2017

Fans anxiously watched television or waited to get a notification from ESPN saying the brackets are ...

Stanislaus State to gain 2016 athlete of the year

Missy Amaya, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Hard work is the key to success for student athlete Taylor Galya. As she nears the end of her last season on the women’s tennis team at Cosumnes River College, she will be preparing for a new beginning at Stanislaus State. “It hasn’t sunk in yet that I’m going to leave because this is the best coaching I’ve eve...

Mulitsport athlete Yvonne Taylor prepares for new season

Alicia Ilaga, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer

Student athletes must balance demanding practice schedules with the academic rigor of a full-time student. But multisport athletes have it even worse. Sophomore Yvonne Taylor knows this all too well, with basketball season ending and soccer season coming up quickly. “I’m really eager to play because we made it to se...

Women’s tennis wins 5-2 against Sacramento City

Kristi Doan, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The sun was out and there was a gentle breeze on Tuesday at home court for the women’s tennis team. The lady Hawks were victorious against the Sacramento City College Panthers despite having to forfeit a match, winning 5-2. The team consists of four official players, so this automatically forfeits them in three matches. Since...

Mustangs put an end to baseball’s win streak

Mustangs put an end to baseball’s win streak

March 16, 2017

In a heartbreaking loss, the Cosumnes River College men’s baseball team came up short against the ...

Hawks softball open Big 8 play with first shutout victory

Courtney Fong, Editor in Chief

March 2, 2017

Filed under Softball, Sports

After getting rained out their first two conference games, the Hawks softball team finally played their home opener on Saturday against Sacramento City College. Because the Sac City field was muddy, the game was moved to Cosumnes River College a day ahead of schedule. But it ended up working out in the Hawks’ favor, with...

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

March 2, 2017

Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team is just beginning their season with a small team of...

Gavilan walks lead to solid win at home for Hawks baseball

Shannon Rusche, Staff

March 2, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Most Recent, Sports, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team won its game against the Gavilan College Rams 7-1 on Friday. The Hawks scored consistently and only allowed the Rams to score once throughout the game. Despite the team’s win streak continuing, head coach Tony Bloomfield said he is disappointed with the team’s current...

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

March 1, 2017

Spring training just started for the 2017 MLB season, and new faces get roster invites in the hopes of ...

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