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Softball team shuts out Sacramento City College in conference battle

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 23, 2016

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

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...

Freshmen athletes juggle many responsibilities in first year

Alec Gonsalves, Staff

October 29, 2015

Doing homework, reading textbooks, writing essays and studying are all basic academic challenges that the average college student endures on a daily basis. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to assume those responsibilities while involved in collegiate level sports as a freshman? “The transition from high school to colleg...

Men's basketball team practicing in preparation for upcoming season

A fresh beginning for men’s basketball team

October 28, 2015

A fresher men’s basketball team is headed this way, consisting of 13 freshman student-athletes, an o...

Women’s soccer drops conference game to Sierra College

Kayleen Carter, Staff

October 27, 2015

The women’s soccer team played Sierra College at home on Oct. 22. CRC lost to Sierra with a score of 0-3. After a game with American River College a week previous, the Cosumnes River College Hawks faced off against the Sierra College Wolverines. The Hawks made valiant efforts but came short during the game. “We ...

Defender Jessica DeAnda goes for the tackle on the ball and defends the goal from the Folsom Lake Falcons on Sept. 2.

Women’s soccer team optimistic despite injuries, coach says

October 8, 2015

Last season was the closest the women’s soccer team had been to the championship title since 2009. ...

Men’s soccer falls short against San Francisco

Kalaisha Totty, Staff

September 21, 2015

The Cosumnes River College men’s soccer team lost 3-1 to the City College of San Francisco on Sept. 13. After starting off the season with 3 losses and 2 ties, the Hawks continued to put up a fight in hopes of winning the first game of the season at the last day of the Nor-Cal Community College Showcase. “We have ...

For college athletes, time is on their side

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 26, 2013

It’s become an increasingly important question for elite college athletes over the last few years. Should I stay in college to better my craft and risk injury or go pro and make some money, but risk having a shorter career? According to the NCAA, only 1.7 percent of college football players will ever take a snap profess...

Results driven attitude is harmful to college sports

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

October 30, 2012

Sports have never been for me. I’m an uncoordinated kid, physically. My arms are too slow to throw a good pitch, and my legs are too stiff to outrun anyone. I’m a pacifist, so trampling a guy in order to take control of a situation has never been my craving. Most of all, I’ve never been overly competitive or stru...

Title IX: 40 years later

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

August 29, 2012

Baylor University’s Brittney Griner became a national sensation with her play on the college’s women’s basketball team. Griner’s game on the court earned the 6-foot-8-inch 22-year-old a spot on the All-American team, an award she obtained three times.  In addition to a National Championship, Griner was named AP Player...

Women's soccer looks to attack their way to a championship

Women’s soccer looks to attack their way to a championship

August 27, 2012

Last year’s women's soccer team finished its season with a loss to Fresno City College in the second...

Freshman forwards Ashley Drake and Kristen Mickey celebrate after Torres' goal to put the hawks up by six goals near the end of the first half.

Women’s soccer dominates Los Medanos 7-0

September 18, 2011

Despite injuries to key players, Cosumnes River College’s women’s soccer team posted a 7-0 blo...

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