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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...

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 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 ...

Hawks upset number two seed and advance in playoffs

Tairiq Marshall, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The Hawks’ baseball team advanced to the second round of the playoffs in the California Community College Championship Athletic Association after an impressive series win over the number two seeded Feather River Golden Eagles on Saturday. After losing game one of the series on Friday, the Hawks won both games of the doub...

Hawks win seat in regional playoffs

Alexandra Trigg, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

The Hawks beat the College of Marin Mariners 12-8 on April 30 in the California Community College Athletic Association Baseball Championship play-in game. During the first inning of the game, the Hawks fell behind 2-0. “We have a sophomore slated team but injuries have hurt us this year and we’re just now starting to...

Hawks offense leads the way in win against the Vikings

Sophomore pitcher Josh Caldwell looks towards The Diablo Valley Vikings dugout before his start on Thursday. Caldwell pitched six innings allowing two earned runs on four hits, earning the win for the Hawks.

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

As the cold set in with the players, starting pitcher, sophomore Josh Caldwell took the mound and ind...

Burle Dixon has been leading the Hawks in many offensive categories as the teams leadoff hitter. Dixon has used his speed and power to post 31 runs scored in 26 games.

Hawks outfielder gaining interest from Division I scouts

April 3, 2019

All season long, the Hawks’ leadoff hitter has been a catalyst at the top of the lineup for his team ...

Infielder Ryan Barry at bat against the Tigers during their 9-3 win. The Hawks offense came alive scoring 20 combined runs during their double header against the Tigers on March 21.

Hawks take both games of a double header

March 27, 2019

The Hawks’ baseball team went to bat on Thursday, knocking Skyline College Trojans out the park wi...

Freshman infielder Essex Brown stole second and later scored in the 5th inning on Thursday. The Hawks struggled against the Wolverines powerful offense, giving up 39 runs in the three game series, including 14 on Thursday.

Hawks rally for eight runs late but fall to Wolverines

March 18, 2019

After rallying back in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Hawks baseball team fell short Thursday agains...

Hawks get comeback win against the Panthers

Halimeh Edais, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

The Hawks’ baseball team defeated the Sacramento City College Panthers 6-5 on Friday. The Hawks struggled early, falling behind 4-1 in the third inning but managed to battle back later in the game. “The game is never in our hands,” said Head Coach Don Mico. “Sac City is a good team and we just have to battle eve...

JD Mico, on the left, and Don Mico talking to the umpire during the game versus  Modesto Junior College on April 27.

This baseball season brought a new father son duo

May 9, 2018

This season the baseball team got two new additions, a new coach, Don Mico and a new infielder, his s...

Playoffs up in the air despite the win

Sophomore first-baseman Joey Pankratz at bat against the Pirates of Modesto College in the bottom of the fifth inning at home on April 27.

Kainoa Nunez, Connection Staff writer

May 7, 2018

With the last home game of the season for the baseball team, the Hawks were optimistic that they would...

Hawks get the shutout in a dominate win over the Modesto Pirates

Infielder Alex Crouch slides to third base after hitting a triple for 360 ft into midfield. This play allowed utility Greg Creamer and first baseman/left hand pitcher Joey Pankratz to score on a double RBI, and the score was 5-0 in the bottom of the third inning on Tuesday.

Kainoa Nunez, Connection Staff

April 30, 2018

With less than two games left in the season, the Hawks faced another Big 8 conference team in a three...

Cosumnes River College sophomore pitcher Daniel Vitoria on the mound against Sierra College in a win on March 29 that ended with a walk-off.

Hawks get dramatic win against Wolverines

April 4, 2018

The men’s baseball team hosted a Big 8 conference matchup against the Wolverines of Sierra College,...

Cosumnes River College Hawks after a 6-5 comeback win over Folsom Lake College on March 14

Hawks pull off a comeback win over Folsom Lake College

March 21, 2018

Due to rain, the game against the Falcons of Folsom Lake College was rescheduled to March 14 and was...

Hawks closing Pitcher Daniel Vitoria on the mound against American River College. The team lost in the conference game 5-2 on March 4.

Hawks lose another one to Beavers

March 14, 2018

In a race to reach the playoffs, the Hawks baseball team battled the Beavers of American River College,...

Sophomore outfielder Jared Alameida at bat against Lassen Community College on Feb.9

Hawks defeat Cougars in conference game

February 26, 2018

The men’s baseball team hosted a three game series against Lassen Community College on Feb. 9. They...

New coach to lead the team this spring

Don Mico looks on as Hawks play Lassen Community College on Feb.9

Crick Fulenchek, Connect Staff

February 26, 2018

Don Mico returned as head coach with high hopes for his team this season. The returning coach is enthusiastic...

Hawks Continue win streak in dominating fashion

Josh Congress pitching in a dominate 13-1 win over Skyline.

Dario Lizarraga, Connection Staff

February 7, 2018

The Cosumnes River College Hawks won big Thursday afternoon, almost getting a complete-game shutout against...

Sophomore pitcher Steven Talbert allowed only two hits and pitched seven shutout innings on April 27 against ARC.

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...

Baseball walks off with a sweep of FLC Falcons

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 19, 2017

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...

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