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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 ...

Men’s basketball team successful in tough season

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 20, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team had a very successful season this year, considering having to deal with a small roster and new coach. This season was an explosive spin-off from the 2014-2015 season that preceded it. There were many obstacles that the men’s basketball team faced and adapted to, one of which was a new head coac...

Assistant baseball coaches work together like a family

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 20, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Special Features, Sports

As the men’s baseball team sits atop the Northern California baseball rankings, a key to the team’s success this season has been their chemistry. As import as the chemistry between players is, there has to be an equal chemistry between the coaching staff. Even as the Hawks’ coaching staff welcome a new face, that fa...

Hawks’ softball team shuts out Modesto College in conference opener

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 17, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

The Hawks’ softball team played their first conference game of the season on Tuesday, defeating Modesto College 8-0 in five innings. The conference game was originally planned as a double-header against Santa Rosa on March 12, however, due to poor weather conditions the game was postponed until March 15. Even so, head...

Tony and Brett Bloomfield share memorable start to the season as father and son

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 7, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Hawks’ baseball coach Tony Bloomfield will not just remember the 2016 season for the 12-0 start and winning his 700th career game, but also being able to coach his son Brett Bloomfield. While this is the first time freshman infielder Brett Bloomfield has his father as head coach, he had plenty of opportunities to watch ...

MLB’s unwritten rules fight against diversity of the game

MLB’s unwritten rules fight against diversity of the game

March 7, 2016

Baseball has been around for ages and under constant change from the color barrier being broken to t...

NFL’s highest paid employee cashes in from the luxury box

NFL’s highest paid employee cashes in from the luxury box

February 26, 2016

In recent years, the National Football League has seen a boom in profits and the driving force behind th...

Women’s basketball team gains experience in tough season

Erica Trujillo, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team entered the season with a young roster. The Hawks had 12 freshmen and one sophomore on the team this season, presenting a challenge for everyone. Women’s basketball coach Coral Sage knew this season would be tough, but would also provide a chance for her young team to...

Men’s baseball team remains undefeated after beating Merced

Matt Johnson, Editor

February 13, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Cosumnes River Hawks continued their winning start to the season on Friday, improving their record to 5-0 after a 5-2 win over Merced College (1-3). Hawks’ baseball coach Tony Bloomfield is pleased with the team’s early success, but he knows there are things they can clean up with three of the five wins being decided...

Men’s basketball wins crucial conference game against Sierra

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 13, 2016

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team prevailed against Sierra College in a 70-67 victory on Thursday. After the game, Head Coach David Aye expressed pride in his team’s effort on the court. “They played together pretty well.” said Aye. “ I feel like the 40 minutes they played together they knew the gam...

Men’s baseball brings veteran experience into new season

Oksana Barrios, Staff

February 13, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the Hawks’ men’s baseball team enters the 2016 season, they will enter with an experienced, competitive roster focused on achieving one specific goal. Head coach Tony Bloomfield and his coaching staff will welcome back 10 returning players to provide veteran experience and strong communication to help try and propel t...

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