• Career Fair: Career and Future Fair brings employers to campus on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

  • Special Election: ASCRC polls open Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00am to 11:30pm online

  • Blood Drive: Bloodsource truck located between LRC and SCI building. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

  • #CRCcampus: Want to share your photos and tweets with us? Use the hashtag #CRCcampus

Sacramento’s new pro soccer team holds training camp at CRC

Sacramento’s new pro soccer team holds training camp at CRC

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Filed under Special Features, Sports, Top Stories

While Sacramento’s new professional soccer team waits to see if a new sports facility at Cal Expo will... Read more »

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

Digital currency isn’t coming, it’s already here

February 20, 2014

Bitcoin, an innovative, electronic form of currency, is a viable form of money ready to be used within day-to-day transactions. The fear of a completely... Read more »

It’s time the extra point goes away

It’s time the extra point goes away

February 12, 2014

Quick, let’s make a bet. A bet in which the odds of you winning is 99.5 percent and the odds of the other guy winning are around 50. What’s the point the... Read more »

TCS: Sportsmanship lost upon Richard Sherman

TCS: Sportsmanship lost upon Richard Sherman

February 2, 2014

January 19 marked the day where I stopped caring about the current football season, or so I thought. As a San Francisco 49ers... Read more »

Hawks’ playoff run ends in stunner versus Foothill

Hawks’ playoff run ends in stunner versus Foothill

December 3, 2013

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team squared off against the Foothill College Owls, both looking... Read more »

A Game of Numbers

A Game of Numbers

November 15, 2013

Behind all the matchups, split second decisions and bravado of sports, there is another game at work. A game that values numbers over a player’s flashiness. A... Read more »

Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

Camille Caulk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With the start of the season quickly approaching, the players of the men’s basketball team go hard on the wood in preparation for a strong and successful season. With... Read more »

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. CRC spent the majority of the first half... Read more »

Adjunct counselor starts grassroots group

Adjunct counselor starts grassroots group

October 17, 2013

Proudly boasting a black Sacramento Kings shirt, Cosumnes River College adjunct counselor Mike Tavares reflects back on Crown Downtown’s journey. He... Read more »

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Chiefs, Braves, Warriors and Redskins. All names that are used when representing our favorite sports teams. The last, is one name that has come into controversy lately. The... Read more »

Students and faculty weigh in on NFL and breast cancer

Students and faculty weigh in on NFL and breast cancer

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

In October of every year since 2009, the NFL has always taken part in the battle against breast cancer with their “A Crucial Catch” campaign. The... Read more »

TCS: It’s Sacramento, not Shaqramento

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Turn back the clocks to 2001, when the Lakers beat their heated rivals, the Kings, in a seven game playoff series, which was just months before then Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal decided to insult the Kings by calling them Queens. Seems simple: big-mouthed players talking trash about the other team. Yet at the same time the Lakers former coach Phil Jackson mocked Sacramento as a “cow-town,”... Read more »

Lassen runs away with win over Hawks’ volleyball

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Parents, students and spectators trickled into Cosumnes River College's Community and Athletic Center as CRC's volleyball team prepared for a match against Susanville's Lassen Community College on Sept. 11. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the game would end in disappointment, with a 3-0 loss. Following the match, Minet Gunther, who has been coaching the team for 17 years, expressed... Read more »

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, connection.crc@gmail.com

May 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the heads of the California State University,... Read more »

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

May 12, 2013

“To be able to keep players after you have a bad season tells you that they still had a good experience and we finished and we learned and we got better,” said softball head... Read more »

Hawks’ athletes prepare to transfer from CRC

Victor Macias, vmacias.connect@gmail.com

May 11, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s been a rough year for Cosumnes River College athletics, but that won't take away the honor of a few athletes, who will be transferring and making the move from CRC to bigger colleges to continue their athletic careers. Charles Standifer, a 21-year-old sophomore, will be transferring to Division 1 University of California, Riverside next year to continue his basketball career. This year... Read more »

Opinion: Is this the end of the Black Mamba?

Latishan Gibson, lgibson.connect@gmail.com

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

With five NBA championships,15 All-Star appearances and other accolades under his belt at the age of 34, this may be the end for Kobe Bryant. During a victory against the Golden State Warriors on April 12, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot, tearing his achilles tendon. Many feel that the career of the Black Mamba may be over but why have doubt for one of... Read more »

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

Ben Brown, benbrown.connect@gmail.com

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

In a sporting competition, it’s not just about the game with athletes. The way you prepare for the game and get your mind right for some friendly... Read more »

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

May 9, 2013

The atmosphere was set for baseball at Conway Field as the Cosumnes River College Hawks welcomed their regional rivals, the American River College Beavers for the... Read more »

Communities rally for sexual predators instead of supporting victims

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

May 7, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Sports are an important part of American culture, but the way Americans embrace sports and athletes is in terrible need of revision. Over the last few years, public attention has been drawn again and again to incidences of horrific sexual misconduct on the part of both athletes and faculty members. While the victims, towns and locations vary significantly from case to case, one thing remains the... Read more »

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

April 23, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks' late inning rally fell short, as the visiting Modesto Junior College... Read more »