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Volleyball setter named CRC’s student athlete of the week

Andrew Flores, Staff

September 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

As the fall sports season heats up during the first semester at Cosumnes River College, student athletes display their talents and academic rigor. Hawks’ sophomore volleyball setter, Lauren Smith, was crowned athlete of the week after playing a pivotal role in back-to-back games against the Columbia Claim Jumpers and Redwood...

Jonathan James comes home as new men’s basketball coach

Jonathan James comes home as new men’s basketball coach

September 29, 2016

It’s not often a coach has the opportunity to return to his alma mater and go full circle, but that’s...

Hawks drop conference opener in straight sets

Courtney Fong, Editor

September 23, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Hawks women’s volleyball team lost to Diablo Valley College in three sets on Wednesday evening. The match marked Cosumnes River College’s first Big 8 conference game of the season. “It wasn’t the best we could have done,” said middle hitter Hannah Norris. “It was a little low-energy, we needed more commun...

Proposed law could cripple the backbone of minor-league baseball

Proposed law could cripple the backbone of minor-league baseball

September 14, 2016

When fans think of professional athletes, they often group professionals together as highly-paid peopl...

Cosumnes River shuts out Cañada College in home opener

Cosumnes River shuts out Cañada College in home opener

September 3, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s men’s soccer team won their home opener against Cañada College on Frid...

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

August 21, 2016

You can find fans who support a team at any level of athletic competition. It’s one of the things that m...

Hawks advance in super regionals after 8-4 win over San Mateo

Hawks advance in super regionals after 8-4 win over San Mateo

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 16, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

  In a playoff-deciding game against College of San Mateo, Cosumnes River College came through in g...

Cosumnes River shuts out Feather River to advance to super regionals

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 9, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

  The Cosumnes River College softball team continued their strong start to the postseason on Sunday, taking game two in the best-of-three series against Feather River College with a six-inning shutout by pitcher Angelica Dark. With the 8-0 win, the Hawks advance to the super regionals. Cosumnes River struck early on Sunday, hitti...

Softball uses timely hitting to take playoff opener against Feather River College

May 9, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Cosumnes River College played Feather River College in the softball regional playoffs on Saturday. With a final score of 11-6, the Hawks took the first game in the best-of-three series. Consistent pitching, smart steals and well-placed hits won the game. Right fielder Daniella Medina gave the Hawks a head start on the score...

Softball center fielder named student-athlete of the week

Ashley Navarro, Staff

May 6, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

Softball player Amber Wright gained recognition as Cosumnes River College athlete of the week for her hard work in academics and dedication to the team. Wright has been playing softball since she was six years old and grew up with her family all being just as dedicated to softball and baseball as her, so the recognition ...

Hawks shutout College of Marin in playoff opener

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 6, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

In the team's playoff opener on Friday, No.2 seeded Cosumnes River College shutout No.15 seeded College of Marin 2-0 to win the first game of the best-of-three series. Matt Stafford started for the Hawks' first playoff game and threw 7 2/3 shutout innings. Stafford picked up his ninth win of the season, coming through once...

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

May 5, 2016

Cosumnes River College will host multiple sports camps throughout the summer from June 6 through July...

Baseball overcomes obstacles to win series over Santa Rosa

Baseball overcomes obstacles to win series over Santa Rosa

May 5, 2016

The Hawks baseball team finished the regular season taking two of three games in a heated series against...

Pro athletes are silenced by stigmas on mental health

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 5, 2016

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

When people are asked to define a professional athlete, some of the first words that come to mind are large, muscular, masculine and tough. Especially for elite athletes, who are sometimes described as not being human. It is meant in a positive light, saying the athlete does things that few humans can do. But sports fans often...

Hawks baseball team misses opportunities in loss to Santa Rosa

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 26, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

In a battle for first place in the Big 8 Conference, the Hawks baseball team fell short losing 5-3 against Santa Rosa on Saturday. Hawks’ pitcher Matt Richardson gave up two runs at the top of the first inning that would reflect a series of team missteps throughout the game. Not dwelling on any single mistake, Richardson was ...

Young tennis team gains experience in trying season

Courtney Fong, Staff

April 22, 2016

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

As the men’s and women’s tennis season comes to a close, the Hawks reflected on the past three months as a new team under first-year head coach Brandon Ellis and assistant coach Edmund Carter. Though the men had a 2-7 record and the women went 0-11, the teams were successful in developing a team culture, building a fou...

NFL’s substance-abuse policy fails at-risk players

Matt Johnson, Editor

April 21, 2016

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

When an NFL player fails a drug test and is suspended by the NFL, fans across social media chastise the player for being unable to give up marijuana when using it could bring an end t his career. While something could certainly be said about being unable to give up a substance when using it can lead to you losing your jo...

Baseball team remains strong heading into final month of the season

Baseball team remains strong heading into final month of the season

April 6, 2016

Heading into the final month of the season, the baseball team is in good position to finish strong. Sitt...

Hawks’ softball walk-off winners over Diablo Valley College

Matt Johnson, Editor

April 3, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team picked up a critical win on Friday, beating Diablo Valley College on a walk-off single by sophomore first baseman Raechel Hooper. It was the team’s second win of the day and improved their record to 24-6 on the season. After shutting out the Vikings in the first game of the double header with a 7-0 w...

Hawks lineup explodes for 20 runs in win over San Joaquin Delta

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 26, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hawks baseball team picked up a crucial conference win on Tuesday, blowing out San Joaquin Delta College by a final score of 20-8. The team was led by strong performances by sophomore pitcher Matt Richardson, sophomore second baseman Devin Pettengill, freshman outfielder Chris Loeb and sophomore shortstop Andre Gregory. ...

Softball team shuts out Sacramento City College in conference battle

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College softball team picked up an important conference win on Tuesday, defeating Sacramento City College 6-0, improving its conference record to 4-2 with a 20-5 overall record on the season. Freshman pitcher Aimee Hutchinson threw a shutout, allowing only four hits and striking out nine over seven ...

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