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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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