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Greenhaw battled odds before fighting for CRC

Greenhaw battled odds before fighting for CRC

May 4, 2012

Alissa Greenhaw is the softball team’s leadoff hitter and starting shortstop.‭ ‬She finished with...

Four CRC men’s tennis players advance to the playoffs

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

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The Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team may have ended its season on March 20 with a 9-0 loss to Fresno City College, but four individual players from the team have advanced to the playoffs. By competing in the Big 8 Conference Tournament on April 17, sophomores Brandon McCarthy, Ronnie Cabanayan and Andy Vo, as well...

CRC softball finishes the season with a win

Carlo Dela Cruz, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

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Cosumnes River College’s softball team may not have made the regional playoffs, but they ended their season on a high note with anticipation for the next season.Despite not qualifying, the Hawks played at their best in the final game of the season at home on a sunny afternoon against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs...

Hawks baseball finish at the top and charge into the playoffs

Hawks baseball finish at the top and charge into the playoffs

May 2, 2012

It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. These are words that resonated in the ears of the Hawk...

Hawks Baseball ready to make playoff run

Hawks Baseball ready to make playoff run

April 18, 2012

Road warriors was the name given to the Hawks by head coach Tony Bloomfield, but the season didn’t...

Injury-riddled CRC women’s tennis team loses to Fresno City

Injury-riddled CRC women’s tennis team loses to Fresno City

March 29, 2012

The Hawks women’s tennis team fought past multiple injuries as they took on the Fresno City College...

CRC softball game vs. Modesto comes up short for Hawks

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

March 29, 2012

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The Hawks (3-19) failed to pull out a close game against the Modesto Junior College Pirates (14-10) on March 22 at Cosumnes River College, falling to last place in the Big 8 conference. Both teams had trouble scoring early but were able to keep pace with each other as the game progressed. The Pirates scored the first run in the f...

CRC tennis ‘goddess’ swings into number one position with 5-3 record

CRC tennis ‘goddess’ swings into number one position with 5-3 record

March 29, 2012

The women’s tennis team slices, rallies and lines up to run around the net and hit the ball back...

Women’s basketball has a great season with many memorable moments

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 16, 2012

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The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball season came to an end after a loss to Foothill College on Feb. 29. The Hawks finished the season with a 21-8 overall record, made it to the third round of the Northern California regional playoffs and finished second in the Big 8 Conference. “This was the best season I...

Men’s basketball team wraps up 2012 season with 18-13 record

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 14, 2012

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Cosumnes River College men’s basketball brought its season to an end with a loss to Santa Rosa Junior College in the third round of the Northern California regional playoffs on Feb. 29. This is the second straight year the Hawks lost in the third round of the regional playoffs. They finished with an 18-13 record. “We...

Baseball player will leave mound for mission trip

Baseball player will leave mound for mission trip

March 14, 2012

Cosumnes River College baseball player Austin Ales will take the ultimate leap of faith. The freshman...

Early mistakes cost the Hawks baseball team against Panthers

Early mistakes cost the Hawks baseball team against Panthers

March 14, 2012

The Cosumnes River College Hawks lost its second straight game to the Sacramento City College Panthers...

CRC Women’s basketball wins in OT Thriller

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 2, 2012

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The Cosumnes River College Hawks opened the playoffs at home with a 66-63 overtime win against the Laney College Eagles on Feb. 24. Freshman forward Nikki Gordon was clutch for the Hawks, scoring eight of her 21 points in overtime. She knocked down all six of her late-game free throws to cap off the win. “Nikki hitting th...

Jermaine Dye to be elected into the CCCAA Hall of Fame

Zachary Hannigan, Connection Staff

March 2, 2012

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Former Cosumnes River College baseball star Jermaine Dye will be inducted into the California Community College Athletic Association Hall of Fame in March, according to a press release. Dye will be honored at the CCCAA Convention in San Mateo, Calif. He will be CRC’s first ever athlete inducted into the CCCAA Hall of...

Jeremy Lin: that kid can play

Jeremy Lin: that kid can play

March 1, 2012

“Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he’s Asian. Black players do what he does...

A new arena could redefine Sacramento

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

March 1, 2012

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Last year, after scares of the Sacramento Kings relocating to Anaheim due to Sacramento having an outdated arena, the NBA and the Maloofs—family that owns the Kings—agreed to give the city one more year to approve a new arena or relocation talks would be readdressed. Now, only a few days are left until March 6, when the...

CRC fails to match Chabot’s strong pitching and strong defense

Vince Schwede, Connection Staff

February 28, 2012

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The Cosumnes River Hawks fell to the Chabot College Gladiators 7-3 on Feb. 21, dropping their record to 3-6. Read More »...

It’s win or go home for the Hawks, coach says.

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

February 24, 2012

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The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team will begin the playoffs Feb. 24 at home against the Laney College Eagles. Read More »...

Softball openers leave room for improvement

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

February 9, 2012

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The Cosumnes River College softball team kicked off the 2012 season on Feb. 4 at home against the San Jose City College Jaguars in a doubleheader. The day’s weather was in the low 60’s and about 70 people came out to see the first softball game of the season. Hawks’ freshman shortstop Alissa Greenhaw was the lead-off batter...

Hawks set to be road warriors, coach says

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

February 9, 2012

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After the 2011 season ended just one game short of making the state finals, the 2012 Cosumnes River College baseball team will face an unusual obstacle in getting back to that point this season. With construction underway at CRC, the baseball field was demolished and will not be rebuilt until next season, meaning the Hawks wil...

Hawks softball ready for the season

Hawks softball ready for the season

February 8, 2012

Softball season at Cosumnes River College began Feb. 4 with a doubleheader at home against San Jose City College. The team has been training since the...

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