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Men’s soccer loses crucial home game

Men’s soccer loses crucial home game

October 28, 2011

The men’s soccer team suffered their third straight home loss on Oct. 26, losing 2-1 against the Lassen...

Student athlete takes incentive

Student athlete takes incentive

October 27, 2011

Tony Gill is a student athlete at Cosumnes River College who received recognition for his hard work with...

Raiders’ owner remembered by students and staff

Imran Majid, Connection staff

October 19, 2011

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When the Oakland Raiders secured their victory over the Houston Texans on Oct. 9, a day after the death of their controversial owner Al Davis, a bittersweet celebration ensued for the franchise. After safety Michael Huff intercepted a pass in the red zone on the final play, Raiders head coach Hue Jackson fell to his knees...

Men’s soccer falls to Taft College 4-1

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

October 17, 2011

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The men’s soccer team came up short against the Taft College Cougars on Oct. 14. Led by sophomore midfielder Angel Garcia, Taft College displayed a potent offense and were able to put four goals in the back of the net, including two by Garcia. “This isn’t a big loss because it’s non-conference,” said Hawks’...

American River College soars past the hometown Hawks

Johny Garcia, Connection Staff

October 14, 2011

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Before the volleyball game against American River College began on Oct. 12, Hawks’ sophomore outside hitter Nikita Schenck won over the crowd by singing the National Anthem. Unfortunately for the home team, this success did not translate onto the court. ARC won in three sets by scores of 11-25, 23-25 and 15-25. The Hawks...

Women’s soccer falls to Big 8 rival Santa Rosa 4-0

Women’s soccer falls to Big 8 rival Santa Rosa 4-0

October 13, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team suffered a loss at home on Oct. 11 against the number...

Men’s soccer shut out by high powered Modesto, 2-0

Men’s soccer shut out by high powered Modesto, 2-0

October 6, 2011

The men’s soccer team hosted Modesto Junior College on Oct. 4, in what was set to be a tough match...

Volleyball team comes up short on fan appreciation night

Volleyball team comes up short on fan appreciation night

October 2, 2011

The Cosumnes River College volleyball team fell short against the Modesto Junior College Pirates on Sept....

UC Davis transfer strives to reach his goals at CRC

UC Davis transfer strives to reach his goals at CRC

September 30, 2011

  Born into a family of soccer players, Jameil Hall proved to be no exception. After departing...

Students react to NBA lockout

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

September 30, 2011

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NBA fans who are looking forward to a season this fall may be in for some bad news. The memories of the Dallas Mavericks holding up the Larry O’Brien championship trophy may have to last for a while. As of July 1, the NBA owners have locked out their players. “I won’t be able to watch the games and see my favorite...

Controversial mascots continue to linger in sports

Controversial mascots continue to linger in sports

September 28, 2011

Many Native American mascots and logos have disappeared from college sports. The Arkansas State Indians...

Women’s soccer loses at home

Women’s soccer loses at home

September 28, 2011

The women’s soccer team snapped its four-game winning streak on Sept. 27, losing 2-1 against the Diablo...

Construction begins on new sports facilities

Construction begins on new sports facilities

September 28, 2011

The new sports facilities are currently under construction, according to the Cosumnes River College’s...

Women’s soccer wins first conference game

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

September 26, 2011

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Cosumnes River College’s women’s soccer team shut out Sacramento City College 3-0 on Sept. 23 to earn its first victory against the Big 8 conference. Before the game, head coach Cesar Plasencia talked about how important it was to win its first conference game. “It’s huge, we’re always trying to get off on the...

Men’s soccer team ends losing streak

Jessica Leary, Connection Staff

September 23, 2011

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The men’s soccer team ended their two-game losing streak on Sept. 20, winning 2-0 against Bay Area rival Contra Costa. The first half started off slowly with injuries for players on both teams. Thirty minutes into the game, sophomore midfielder Francisco Cruz re-aggravated a muscle strain that he had received in 2007 and...

Women’s soccer dominates Los Medanos 7-0

Women’s soccer dominates Los Medanos 7-0

September 18, 2011

Despite injuries to key players, Cosumnes River College’s women’s soccer team posted a 7-0 blo...

New student athletes receive welcome

Tiffany DeLeon, Connection Staff

September 17, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College athletic department welcomed new student athletes to the program on Sept. 8. The screen read “Welcome to the Nest” as each coach took turns introducing their players and discussing the events to come. News about CRC hosting the state basketball and soccer championships this year was also anno...

Men’s soccer earns first win against Yuba City

Men’s soccer earns first win against Yuba City

September 11, 2011

Sophomore forward Aaron McCollum led the Cosumnes River College Hawks to their first victory on Sept....

Hawks’ women’s soccer 2011: Aiming for the top

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

August 31, 2011

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Last season, Cosumnes River College’s women’s soccer team finished with a 14-5-5 record, but they fell short in the third round of the regional playoffs against Santa Rosa Junior College. This year, the team’s hopes and expectations are high, with six starters returning including 2009 All-American MVP forward Dani...

Women’s soccer shuts out Butte college 2-0

Mike Hendrickson, Connection Staff

August 31, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team kicked off their season with a 2-0 win at home against Butte College on Aug. 30. But the game started off on a bad note, with an injury to returning forward Dani Arellano only three minutes into the game. Arellano was an All-American selection in 2009 when she scored a st...

Athletic department feels the budget cuts

Johny Garcia, Connection Staff

May 6, 2011

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Playing basketball at Cosumnes River College, 19-year-old Orion Kidd has experienced the budget cuts first-hand. Kidd said one day he had a “weird feeling” about his ankle, and since he didn’t have an ankle brace at the time he wanted to get it wrapped with athletic tape just to be safe. “I went into the trainer’s...

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