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Local podcaster sheds light on Sacramento area and national success stories

“Strayt Talk with Strayhand,” hosted by Oddie Strayhand, is a weekly podcast series based in Elk Grove, Calif. The podcast aims to highlight local and national athletic and business success stories and is currently streaming in 14 countries.

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

As the pandemic carried on and sports were put on pause, an Elk Grove resident was tired of all the negativity...

“It’s amazing why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back,” Rivers said. “It’s just really so sad. Like, I should just be a coach. I’m so often reminded of my color. It’s just really sad. We got to do better. We have to demand better.”

US Sports and Police Violence: An American Story

September 2, 2020

America is broken. Plain and simple. People across the nation, celebrities and professional sports teams i...

Adjusting to COVID-19 as an athlete

Adjusting to COVID-19 as an athlete

August 26, 2020

When the campus shut down in March due to COVID-19, college athletes were told that spring sports were...

Men’s Basketball Coach Jonathan James diagrams a play for his team during a timeout in Jan. 2018. Because of COVID-19, fall sports have officially been pushed back to the spring season.

Fall sport athletes focus on conditioning as fall sports shift to spring

August 25, 2020

With the fall semester upon us, and news that all sports are getting pushed back to the spring seaso...

Thank You, Sports

Thank You, Sports

April 6, 2020

Sports leagues across the country have shut down for an indefinite amount of time amid the coronavirus, u...

Hawks come up short in close conference game

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

The Hawks’ softball team fought hard but came just short of victory in their game against American River College Beavers on Tues.. The game took place on the Cosumnes River College softball field, with the Hawks taking on the Beavers in a closely contested game. This also marks the ninth game the Hawks have played in the Big ...

Hawks win comfortably in Big 8 matchup

Robert Rincon, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

 The Hawks’ women’s tennis team won their match against The College of Sequoias Giants on March 3 with an overall score of 7-2. In one of the series, freshman players Jaquie Navarro and Britney Garcia won a doubles match with a score of 8-2.   “I felt pretty good, I felt like today I performed really well,” said N...

Hawks pitching struggles lead to Big 8 loss

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

 The Hawks baseball team lost to the Delta College Mustangs on Thursday with a final score of 22-5.  In the top of the first inning, the Hawks surrendered five runs, but with some good at bats and a two-run homer by sophomore center fielder Brett Graber in the bottom of the third, the Hawks went into the top of the fou...

Swimming team hopes to continue success through the season

Jacob Peterson, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The Hawks swimming team has had a strong start this season, and plan to continue that success going into the rest of the season, said head coach Liz Zenuk. The team has competed in three meets since the start of February, with their most recent meet taking place Hoos for the Los Rios Invitational on Feb. 21. Zenuk said she wa...

Hawks lose in first conference game of the year

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

In a high scoring affair, the Hawks baseball team lost to the American River College Beavers on Tuesday with a final score of 14-10. Sophomore pitcher Owen Hunt got the start against the Beavers and entered the game with a 1-0 record and a 2.60 ERA. Hunt was unable to find his command on the mound lasting only two and one-third innings, giv...

Infielder’s early surge leads to promising start for team

Tairiq Marshall, Sports Editor

March 1, 2020

The Hawks softball team is off to a fast start this season producing an overall record of 11-5, batting well over .300 and slugging .481 collectively in their first 16 games.   Batting in the cleanup spot of the potent Hawks lineup though is freshman third baseman Mckinzie Spriggs, who currently leads her team in extra base h...

Men’s basketball fall just short in season ending nail bitter

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

The men’s basketball team fell just short in their season ending game against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs on Friday with a final score of 80-79. With the last game of the year under their belt, the Hawks conclude the season with an overall record of 9-19 and a conference record of 3-13.  Although the Hawks ...

Women’s basketball shows improvement but fell short to Modesto College Pirates

Austin Scott, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

The women’s basketball team fell to a 6-21 overall record after losing 63-49 to the Modesto College Pirates on Thursday. As a result of the loss, the Hawks still remain winless in conference games with a 0-13 record and have now lost 7 games in a row.  Although the Hawks lost this game and continued their recent slump in the final stretch o...

Hawks defeat the Mendocino Eagles

Mason White, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

The Hawks baseball team met the Mendocino Eagles on Thursday and came out with a solid win, 9-4.  Sophomore pitcher Owen Hunt, out of Folsom High School, got the start on the mound, striking out five, giving up only two hits and no runs in five innings pitched.  The defense wasn’t the only thing working as the Hawks...

The women’s team had a rough match, having two players out with injuries. They would end up cancelling their Jan. 31 game against Folsom Lake College.

Hawks take on Vikings in home game

February 7, 2020

The women’s and men’s tennis teams faced off against the Diablo Valley College Vikings to mixed result...

Study finds that college students are 'addicted' to social media and experience withdrawal symptoms similar to substance related addictions. Study also finds that students using seven to 11 social media networks experience depression and anxiety symptoms.

Impact of social media addiction on college students

February 3, 2020

Social media use among students is not uncommon around campus. However, research shows it can turn into...

The Hawks prepare themselves during practice on Jan. 27 for their home game on Jan. 30 on Conway Field. Head Coach Don Mico said the team is made up mostly of new players but that they have played well so far.

Hawks prepare for next game after early victories

January 30, 2020

The men’s baseball team is readying themselves for their next game after taking back to back wins ...

Matthew Wohl, Cosumnes River Hawks' athletic counselor, aims to meet with every student athlete to help them have a successful career. As a counselor, student athletes like freshman volleyball defensive specialist Ainsley Backman said he is understanding.

Athletic counselor hopes to assist student athletes on campus

December 23, 2019

The athletic counselor has finished his first year on campus helping student athletes. Matthew Wo...

Kaley Dosier, number 2, plays in a home game on Oct. 23. Assistant Coach Olivia Sowles said Dosier is overall a confident player.

Outside blocker is acknowledged for her hard work and team spirit

December 15, 2019

Freshman Kaley Dosier is an outside blocker on the women’s volleyball team and has been noticed for h...

Sophomore guard Arionna Butts gets ready to throw a free throw from the goal line during their game with Yuba College 49ers. The game, which took place on Tuesday, resulted in a 3-6 loss for the Hawks.

Women’s basketball loses 3-6 to Yuba College 49ers

December 9, 2019

The women’s basketball team fell to a 3-6 overall record after an 82-61 loss at home against the Yuba C...

Vengeance of black quarterbacks

Vengeance of black quarterbacks

November 25, 2019

Every year, the National Football League invites some of the most star studded collegiate athletes to ...

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