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Men’s Basketball Coach Jonathan James diagrams a play for his team during a timeout in Jan. 2018. Because of COVID-19, fall sports have officially been pushed back to the spring season.

Fall sport athletes focus on conditioning as fall sports shift to spring

August 25, 2020

With the fall semester upon us, and news that all sports are getting pushed back to the spring seaso...

Sophomore guard Arionna Butts gets ready to throw a free throw from the goal line during their game with Yuba College 49ers. The game, which took place on Tuesday, resulted in a 3-6 loss for the Hawks.

Women’s basketball loses 3-6 to Yuba College 49ers

December 9, 2019

The women’s basketball team fell to a 3-6 overall record after an 82-61 loss at home against the Yuba C...

Brookelyn Larkin (above) led her team in almost every major offensive category, including points per game (19.8) and assists (97). She helped the Hawks improve drastically over last season, increasing their win total by eight.

Hawks point guard leaves her mark on program with 1,000 career points

March 17, 2019

Since joining the women’s basketball team, a student athlete has racked up over a thousand points as a ...

Women’s basketball adds new talent and a new outlook for this season

Marysol Olvera, Connection Staff

December 10, 2018

The women’s basketball team is looking forward to this year’s new season with a lot of new faces and new talent. Preseason starts the first week of November and ends in December and conference play starts the first week of January. Their first game was on Saturday against Siskyous and they lost 87-53, but that game di...

Women’s basketball head coach returns from break

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

When Coach Coral Sage had a baby last June, she decided to take the following semester off to spend some time with her infant son. But now, the head coach for women’s basketball has returned and has hit the ground running for her players and students. “Besides being off with my son, having the chance to step back...

Sophomore guard Trina Shaner at the free throw line in a loss against Santa Rosa Junior College Feb. 9

Injuries prevent women’s basketball team from winning

February 26, 2018

The women’s basketball team fell against Santa Rosa Junior College on Feb.9 during their last home...

Guard Erica Oswald going up for a shot in a 48 point loss against Delta College

Short handed Hawks can’t keep up with the Mustangs

February 7, 2018

The women’s basketball team suffered a 48-point loss against the Delta College Mustangs during Friday’s...

Guard Trina Shaner shooting a three in a loss to the DVC Vikings

Hawks lose another player and can’t bounce back

February 3, 2018

The women’s basketball team were unable to stave off the Vikings on Friday due to due to lack of players. Out...

Assistant coach Jasmine Chapman, center, looking on as the Hawks play against Sierra College on Jan. 16. Chapman promoted as the new assistant coach under head coach Coral Sage.

Team names former player to assistant coach

January 25, 2018

Former basketball guard Jasmine Chapman has gained a position as an assistant coach for the Cosumnes...

Guard Alexiza Liddell going up for a lay-up against ARC

Hawks second half surge falls short for win

January 24, 2018

The women’s basketball team was unable to stave off a home loss against American River College on...

Guard Brookelyn Larkin trying to get pass the defender in a home loss to Sierra College

Hawks continue to struggle against the Wolverines

January 24, 2018

The Hawks women’s basketball team took on the Sierra College Wolverines Jan. 1 and lost 54-86. The...

Freshman guard Brookelyn Larkin drives down the court in the Hawks' loss to the Chabot Gladiators on Tuesday.

Women’s basketball takes hard loss to Chabot

November 20, 2017

The women’s basketball team hosted its last home game of the year before going on the road, and faced of...

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 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...

Women's basketball loses close game to West Hills

Women’s basketball loses close game to West Hills

November 25, 2016

The Hawks women’s basketball team lost a close game to the West Hills Lemoore Eagles on Nov. 22, 58-53. The...

Freshman forward QuoQuese Jackson (top) attempts a jump shot against College of Siskiyous on Monday.

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

November 9, 2016

The Hawks opened the season with a tough loss on Monday as the College of Siskiyous dropped them in a...

Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably...

Team carries strong familiarity into new season

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 29, 2016

While other teams might have been kept down by a tough season, the women’s basketball team at Cosumnes River College has used it as fuel to turn things around. The Hawks welcome back eight returning players from last year’s roster on a team that went 5-20. The team and head coach are excited about the group they have...

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...

Difficult season feeds women’s basketball team’s leadership

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

With only two wins out of 14 conference games, the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team had an array of odds stacked against them this season, including having only seven players. A lack of players was just one issue that the team faced in a season that didn’t go their way. “Overall, it was not the season we h...

Small crowds are quite common at soccer games this season, including the slightly smaller crowd that attended this women’s soccer match against Sac City on Sept. 30. Extra bleachers were added this season to provide more seating for the fans but so far have gone mostly unused at this point in the season.

Teams suffer low attendance as season continues

November 1, 2014

The roar of the crowd during any sports match is just as much of the whole experience as the game itself,...

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