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Hawks softball gets back-to-back wins in dominant doubleheader against Folsom Lake

Andrew Maestas, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

The Cosumnes River Hawks softball team took on the Folsom Lake Falcons in  a doubleheader on April 12 at Folsom Lake College. The first game started at 1 p.m. with the Hawks defeating the Falcons 5-1. The second game at 3 p.m. also ended in a Hawks victory, with the Hawks coming back to win 16-3. In the second game, the Hawks elevated their...

Softball wins against Modesto due to eventful fifth inning

Softball wins against Modesto due to eventful fifth inning

April 12, 2017

The Cosumnes River Hawks softball team took care of Modesto College at home on April 11, defeating the...

Hawks softball wins 9-5 in first game, loses 9-6 in second in doubleheader

Alicia Ilaga, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

The Cosumnes River softball team won the first game of a doubleheader 9-5 versus Sierra College on Saturday, but lost 9-6 during the second game Pitcher Brittany Baroni started off the second game strong, pitching until the top of the third inning. With two players on base, Sierra College infielder Mikea Lewis was up to ba...

Spring sport athletes improve as season advances

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

March 30, 2017

It’s the middle of the season for spring sports, which includes baseball, softball and men’s and women’s tennis. The Hawk players have conditioned and practiced for several months to get to where they want to be. For example, the Hawks softball team is 19-7 overall, and 7-5 in the Big 8 Conference. “I would li...

Parents need to get out of the spotlight of their kids

Parents need to get out of the spotlight of their kids

March 30, 2017

Parents supporting their children in sports is great, but recently parents have overstepped their boundari...

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

March 27, 2017

Fans anxiously watched television or waited to get a notification from ESPN saying the brackets are ...

Stanislaus State to gain 2016 athlete of the year

Missy Amaya, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Hard work is the key to success for student athlete Taylor Galya. As she nears the end of her last season on the women’s tennis team at Cosumnes River College, she will be preparing for a new beginning at Stanislaus State. “It hasn’t sunk in yet that I’m going to leave because this is the best coaching I’ve eve...

Mulitsport athlete Yvonne Taylor prepares for new season

Alicia Ilaga, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Student athletes must balance demanding practice schedules with the academic rigor of a full-time student. But multisport athletes have it even worse. Sophomore Yvonne Taylor knows this all too well, with basketball season ending and soccer season coming up quickly. “I’m really eager to play because we made it to se...

Women’s tennis wins 5-2 against Sacramento City

Kristi Doan, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

The sun was out and there was a gentle breeze on Tuesday at home court for the women’s tennis team. The lady Hawks were victorious against the Sacramento City College Panthers despite having to forfeit a match, winning 5-2. The team consists of four official players, so this automatically forfeits them in three matches. Since...

Mustangs put an end to baseball’s win streak

Mustangs put an end to baseball’s win streak

March 16, 2017

In a heartbreaking loss, the Cosumnes River College men’s baseball team came up short against the ...

Hawks softball open Big 8 play with first shutout victory

Courtney Fong, Editor in Chief

March 2, 2017

After getting rained out their first two conference games, the Hawks softball team finally played their home opener on Saturday against Sacramento City College. Because the Sac City field was muddy, the game was moved to Cosumnes River College a day ahead of schedule. But it ended up working out in the Hawks’ favor, with...

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

Women’s tennis not discouraged by small roster

March 2, 2017

Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team is just beginning their season with a small team of...

Gavilan walks lead to solid win at home for Hawks baseball

Shannon Rusche, Staff

March 2, 2017

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team won its game against the Gavilan College Rams 7-1 on Friday. The Hawks scored consistently and only allowed the Rams to score once throughout the game. Despite the team’s win streak continuing, head coach Tony Bloomfield said he is disappointed with the team’s current...

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

March 1, 2017

Spring training just started for the 2017 MLB season, and new faces get roster invites in the hopes of ...

Men’s basketball loses in playoff game

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

February 25, 2017

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s basketball team lost to the Cabrillo College Seahawks with a final score of 77-75 on Wednesday night. Losing their first game in the Big 8 Conference, the team will be out for the rest of the season. “Our mindset was to play hard and execute as best as we could,” said sophomore...

Team played with heart in men’s basketball team’s season-ending game, head coach says

Jared Lee, Copy Editor

February 20, 2017

The men’s basketball team saw its season end in a spectacularly close game. The Cosumnes River College Hawks pushed their final game of the season into overtime, but fell 92-89 to the San Joaquin Delta Mustangs. Head coach Jonathan James said going into the game he felt good about his team. “My sophomores, they want t...

Women’s basketball team fights hard but loses in season’s emotional final game

Kristi Doan, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

The Lady Hawks’ last basketball game of the season was intense and emotional. The Hawks were defeated 96-53 by the San Joaquin Delta Mustangs. In the beginning of the first quarter, the Hawks started off strong. The team was in sync with plenty of fluid assists, shots and second chance points were made. “We started of...

New athletic dean hopes to make a big difference

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 16, 2017

The task of becoming a dean for an entire college’s kinesiology, health and athletics division may seem like a daunting task to some people, but to Collin Pregliasco it is an endeavor he is motivated to tackle. Pregliasco, who previously worked as the associate athletic director at University of California, Santa Cruz,...

Men’s baseball unable to secure the win in ninth inning, give up three runs

Jared Lee, Copyeditor

February 4, 2017

In a close game that was decided in the final inning, the Skyline College Trojans edged out the Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team 5-4 on Tuesday. Both teams played well, showing great skill. In fact, the game was scoreless until the top of the fifth inning. Head Coach Tony Bloomfield complimented the Trojans,...

The softball team is starting their season with confidence and excitement

The softball team is starting their season with confidence and excitement

February 3, 2017

There’s something in the air for the Cosumnes River College softball team this season; their cleats...

The NBA’s new All-Star voting format brings fairness to the popularity contest

The NBA’s new All-Star voting format brings fairness to the popularity contest

February 3, 2017

It’s the time of year when the biggest stars in three of the four major U.S. sports gather for a weekend...

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