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Hawks’ last second shot lands them in first place

Hawks’ last second shot lands them in first place

January 30, 2012

The Cosumnes River College Hawks (15-4, 6-0) defeated Santa Rosa Junior College (15-5, 6-0) on Jan. 24...

Women’s tennis hopes to improve with new players

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

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Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team tied for third place in the Big 8 last season, just missing the playoffs. This season, head coach Suzanne Stebbins has high hopes for the team. The team has a strong top five, “the strongest I’ve ever had,” Stebbins said. The entire roster is new, except for her returning...

Hawks fail to snap Santa Rosa’s undefeated conference record

Hawks fail to snap Santa Rosa’s undefeated conference record

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

January 27, 2012

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Perimeter shooting and interior defense propelled the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs (18-4, 7-0) past the Cosumnes...

Hawks snap two-game losing streak against rival Panthers

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

January 23, 2012

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As rain poured outside on Jan. 20, the Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team weathered the storm on the court and avoided a third straight loss by beating its rival, the Sacramento City College Panthers, 72-69. Hawks’ sophomore forward Tony Gill led all scorers with 20 points, 17 of which came in the second half...

Women’s soccer player devoted to sport on and off the field

Alex Mosqueda, Connection staff

December 5, 2011

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Katie Ulan is a 23-year old freshman forward for the Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team. Despite losing in the playoffs, Ulan still maintains a positive outlook for next season. “Unfortunately, we ended earlier than we would have liked to, but our season was definitely a memorable one,” Ulan said. “All the...

Volleyball players reflect on challenges after losing season

Volleyball players reflect on challenges after losing season

December 5, 2011

The volleyball team ended its season on Nov. 16, losing to Sierra College in three sets, 25-23, 25-18 and...

Men’s basketball ready to step up in James Clark Invitational

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection staff

December 5, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball season has just begun, and with three wins and three losses, they have learned a lot about themselves in a short amount of time. The team practices every weekday. The coaching staff has been studying footage of their games and reassessing coaching strategies. “They’re...

For CRC student, sports is an opportunity to stay active

Tracy Gilkerson, Connection Staff

November 30, 2011

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He is at every home game in his orange baseball cap and if Cosumnes River College had its own pep squad, he would be the leader of the pack. “I am [the Hawks] number one fan here,” said Steve Papadopoulos, a 42-year-old undecided major at CRC.  “I like to support them as much as I can.” Steve was born with spina bifida,...

Women’s soccer eliminated from playoffs after losing to Fresno City College

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

November 30, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team ended its season on Nov. 22 after losing in the second round of the playoffs to the Fresno City College Rams. Despite a late goal by CRC freshman forward Katie Ulan, the Rams would eventually tie the game in the second half. The match went into stoppage time and Fresno would score t...

Men’s basketball hoping to improve in James Clark Classic

Tammi Kolesinski, Connection Staff

November 28, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball season has just begun, and with three wins and three losses, they have learned a lot about themselves in a short amount of time. The team practices every afternoon. The coaching staff has been studying footage of their games, reassessing coaching strategies. “They’re not making...

Volleyball team ends season with losing record

Dorian Love, Connection Staff

November 27, 2011

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The women’s volleyball team ended their season on Nov. 16, losing to Sierra College in three sets, 25-23, 25-18 and 25-8. Head coach Minet Gunther said the team tried its best despite not having a great season. “We were 8-16,” Gunther said. “You don’t go into a season wanting to do that.” Gunther said overall...

Panthers maul Hawks in annual tournament

Panthers maul Hawks in annual tournament

November 17, 2011

Led by experienced sophomores and hoping to start the season off on a high note, the Cosumnes River ...

Women’s basketball falls short in CRC Invitational

Women’s basketball falls short in CRC Invitational

Takara Campbell, Tiffany De Leon & Jon Gallenstein, Connection Staff

November 17, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team kicked off its season by playing in the annual CRC...

Women’s soccer set to face Solano College Falcons in first round of playoffs

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

November 16, 2011

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With injuries to a few key players at the end of the season, the Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team finished on the wrong foot, with three straight losses in November. But they head in to the playoffs ranked sixth in the Northern Region and third in the Big 8 conference with a 12-7-2 overall record. “If we...

Men’s soccer misses playoffs for first time since 2007

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

November 16, 2011

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The men’s soccer team finished its season on Nov. 11 against the San Joaquin Delta College Mustangs, losing 1-0. The game was the fifth straight that the Hawks failed to win. They slipped to 8-9-3 and narrowly missed the playoffs. “As a squad we fought hard together,” said freshman goalkeeper Demitri Fellines. “There...

Experienced men’s basketball team expecting to succeed

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

November 10, 2011

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The men’s basketball team will kick off its 2011-2012 season with the seventh annual Hawks Invitational, from Nov. 10-12. With 18 wins last season, the Hawks have a lot to live up to. “Our goals are set up pretty high,” said head coach James Giacomazzi. Giacomazzi has led the basketball team to 84 victories throughout...

Women’s basketball determined to improve from last season

Takara Campbell, Tiffany De Leon, & Jon Gallenstein, Connection Staff

November 10, 2011

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Last season the women’s basketball team finished the regular season with a record of 15-13 and ranked 14th in the North Region. However, the team fell short in the first round of the playoffs, losing to San Francisco City College. Yet the Hawks start this season with high hopes. The team will begin the season with the...

Ulan’s goals not enough as Hawks fall to Beavers

Ulan’s goals not enough as Hawks fall to Beavers

November 8, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team lost against the American River College Beavers on Nov....

Hawks Invitational set to begin amid high expectations

Justin Henry, Special to The Connection

November 4, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team will be hosting its 7th annual Hawks Invitational basketball tournament beginning on Nov. 10, according to their schedule. The tournament will last three days, from Nov. 10-12.  In addition to the CRC team, Canada College, Feather River College, William Jessup University’s...

Women’s soccer defeats Delta 1-0

Women’s soccer defeats Delta 1-0

October 31, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team won 1-0 on Oct. 28 against the visiting San Joaquin...

Volleyball loses 10th straight game

Volleyball loses 10th straight game

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 31, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College volleyball team fought to the finish on Oct. 26 against the San Joaquin Delta...

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