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Athletes should make education a priority, coaches say

Omar Chan, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

There is a common misconception in the college sports world that athletes only continue with their education to get into professional sports, but that is far from the case at most colleges. At Cosumnes River College, athletics do not come before education. “A very high percentage of our athletes will transfer to university... Read more »

Student athletes take advantage of helpful campus services

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

The Hawks study center is just one of the helpful features Cosumnes Rivers College provides to  student athletes. Located on the first floor of the CAC building, the study center offers study services to student athletes and the general student population throughout the academic year. Although any CRC student can access the study cen... Read more »

NFL enters 21st century at last by hiring a woman referee

NFL enters 21st century at last by hiring a woman referee

April 15, 2015

In the aftermath of Women’s History Month and in light of all the various scandals that have rocked ... Read more »

Men’s basketball coach still passionate after 11 seasons

Men’s basketball coach still passionate after 11 seasons

April 13, 2015

With 23 wins, eight losses and a conference win under their belts the Cosumnes River College men’s bask... Read more »

Stand back men, it’s time for the women to play

Stand back men, it’s time for the women to play

March 30, 2015

As Women’s History Month comes to an end, there has been recent reflection upon the strides made by w... Read more »

Athlete of the Week award highlights student triumphs

Tierra Palumbo, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

Over 200 student athletes have been crowned the athlete of the week since the weekly acknowledgement began at Cosumnes River College in 2011, said the program’s creator and assistant coach for the men’s basketball team Nicholas Podesta. Coaches nominate athletes for the recognition based on who they see excelling through... Read more »

Hawks softball tie for first in Big 8 after defeating Beavers

Hawks softball tie for first in Big 8 after defeating Beavers

March 23, 2015

Already six games into conference play, the Cosumnes River College Hawks softball team was able to maintain ... Read more »

New swim team participates in their first Big 8 Invitational

March 16, 2015

As part of their inaugural season, the Cosumnes River College women’s swim team competed in the Big 8... Read more »

Sandoval won’t be missed after Giants diss

Sandoval won’t be missed after Giants diss

March 16, 2015

When fan favorite San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval decided to take an offer from the ... Read more »

Tennis loses match against Sac City, remain optimistic

Tennis loses match against Sac City, remain optimistic

March 11, 2015

Cosumnes River College’s men’s tennis team spent a warm spring afternoon battling it out against Sac... Read more »

Difficult season feeds women’s basketball team’s leadership

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Basketball

With only two wins out of 14 conference games, the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team had an array of odds stacked against them this season, including having only seven players. A lack of players was just one issue that the team faced in a season that didn’t go their way. “Overall, it was not the season we had ... Read more »

There is no such thing as an odd-year curse

There is no such thing as an odd-year curse

March 8, 2015

Every year around this time baseball fans start gearing up for the season. For San Francisco Giants ... Read more »

Coach travels from across the pond to reinvent the campus’ tennis program

Coach travels from across the pond to reinvent the campus’ tennis program

March 8, 2015

After having a tough time last season, the Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team began to searc... Read more »

Softball coach balances life on and off the field

Softball coach balances life on and off the field

March 2, 2015

In order to be successful every team needs more than just skilled players and a drive to win, they n... Read more »

Men’s basketball wins first playoffs match, continues 13 game winning streak

Men’s basketball wins first playoffs match, continues 13 game winning streak

February 28, 2015

In front of a large home crowd, the Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s basketball team won not only their th... Read more »

Hawks split the difference in doubleheader with Butte College

Hawks split the difference in doubleheader with Butte College

February 28, 2015

The possibility of forecasted rain and thunderstorms didn’t sway the women of the Cosumnes River Coll... Read more »

Men’s tennis struggling through season

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

Filed under Men's Tennis, Most Recent, Sports

Starting off their season with four straight losses, the Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team is just looking to play their best. The last few seasons haven’t been kind to them, with their 2014 season ending at 2-9. While adjusting to a new coach and a small team, the men are still working out the kinks of their 2015 s... Read more »

Men’s basketball wins conference, playoffs next

Men’s basketball wins conference, playoffs next

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports, Top Stories

The men’s basketball team spent their weekend dominating at the Big 8 conference held in Santa Rosa o... Read more »

Injuries do not stop student athletes from playing the game

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

Athletes at every level know that they risk getting injured every time they put on their jersey. Sports at Cosumnes River College are no different. Athletes on campus play knowing that they could get hurt at any point during their games or practice. “It’ll have to be our soccer programs [that causes the most injuries],” said... Read more »

Athletes look to more than love of the game for motivation

Taylor Gomez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

While all athletes have to find motivation, whether love of the game or money in many cases, college athletes have the added pressure of juggling not only their athletics but a full load of classes as well. Add in jobs, studying and an outside life and the balancing act each student athlete must endure gets a bit more compl... Read more »

Play the game right or don’t play it at all

Play the game right or don’t play it at all

February 16, 2015

As sports fans, we can often put on blinders when it comes to our teams. All that we want is for them t... Read more »