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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...

Sophomore shortstop Brett Bloomfield strikes out in the bottom of the third inning, leaving the Hawks at 9-1.

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...

Freshman player Paradise Whalen works on her forehand with Assistant Coach Edmund Carter during practice.

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 ...

Swim program excited about developing team culture

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

March 1, 2017

The Cosumnes River College women’s swim team is starting its third season this year. The team consists of nine women of different ages and skill levels. The team has a lot to look forward to this year as a team of just nine. Head Coach Liz Abrams said that the team is ready for the upcoming season and is excited to devel...

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,...

Softball bonds during practice before the season begins

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...

Men’s basketball wins against Modesto in tight game

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

February 2, 2017

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men's basketball team won by 10 points against Modesto Junior College Pirates 85-75, breaking its two game losing streak on Friday night. The team’s cooperation led to their victory. “Sharing the ball and playing as a team helped us a lot, and we haven’t played like that in a long time,”...

Head coach Tony Bloomfield speaks to Cosumnes River College baseball players and alumni following the current team’s 2-0 victory in a friendly scrimmage against alumni of the CRC baseball program last fall.

Hawks baseball team is eager to start spring season

January 28, 2017

With the hope of smelling that fresh-cut green grass after the rain, the men’s baseball team is re...

Sophomores reflect on their final seasons as Hawks

Matt Johnson, Editor

December 1, 2016

For sophomore athletes at Cosumnes River College, the last season as a member of the Hawks can mean a lot of things. From a chance to step into a leadership role to being a part of a program for two years, it provides a plethora of memories and experiences for players. Now as they look back on their time with the Hawks,...

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

December 1, 2016

2016 was a memorable, dramatic year. It also served as a year in sports full of every emotion, demonstrating...

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