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Men’s soccer routs Cañada College, wins home opener

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

September 10, 2012

The men's soccer team came out victorious against the Cañada College Colts in their third game of the season on Sept. 6. After a tense first half that featured only one goal, scored by CRC freshman midfielder Bernabe Gonzalez, the Hawks opened the second half of the game decisively by scoring three more goals in under 10...

First half mistakes prove costly as women's soccer falls to Evergreen

First half mistakes prove costly as women’s soccer falls to Evergreen

September 9, 2012

The women’s soccer team couldn’t build off the momentum of their season-opener win, as they lose...

Construction of athletic facilities nearly complete

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

September 9, 2012

Cosumnes River College athletes will soon have new sports fields to play on as a $14.5 million renovation project of the school’s stadium, baseball and softball facilities is almost complete. Funded by the local Measure M Bond, which was passed by voters in 2008, $1.5 million of the $14.5 million dollars is coming from...

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and steroids

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and steroids

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

September 4, 2012

When reports surfaced of San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera’s drug use, the baseball world...

Men’s soccer seeks their place in the playoffs

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

September 2, 2012

After a loss to San Joaquin Delta College last season that narrowly kept them from the playoffs, the Hawks have a fresh start to shoot for the top. Much like the women's soccer team, the men's team gained a majority of new recruits to fill the ranks alongside a handful of returning players. Many of the new players were...

Hawks win opener in dramatic fashion

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

August 30, 2012

The women's soccer team took its first step towards the playoffs Aug. 28, defeating Fresno City College in a thriller. The Hawks started the season with the same team that eliminated them from the playoffs last season. “This was a tough opener,” head coach Cesar Plasencia said. “I was really proud of my girls, the...

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...

Opera comes to CRC and brings lots of laughs

Opera comes to CRC and brings lots of laughs

May 8, 2012

For the first time in the 18-year history of theater at Cosumnes River College, an original Opera by a C...

Elected CRC student officials sworn into positions

Demitri Fellines, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

The newly elected officials of the Cosumnes River College Student Senate were sworn into their positions for the fall semester in front of family, friends and faculty in the Orchard room on April 25. During the campaigning for their position, each candidate had to get students around the CRC campus to sign a petition in o...

New sports fields expected for fall completion

New sports fields expected for fall completion

May 4, 2012

A new baseball field, softball field and two new soccer fields are being built on the northwest side...

Greenhaw battled odds before fighting for CRC

Greenhaw battled odds before fighting for CRC

May 4, 2012

Alissa Greenhaw is the softball team’s leadoff hitter and starting shortstop.‭ ‬She finished with...

Students share thoughts on CSU admissions freeze

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

California State Universities are planning to cut enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year by 25,000 students by closing spring admissions for most of its campuses, according to an article on the CSU website. The California State University system announced new measures to save money on March 20, including a plan to cut ...

Financial aid changes set to impact students

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

More students are applying for financial aid, while less students are being awarded monetary help. In this time of budgetary crisis, financial aid eligibility is being revised. The Board of Governors Fee Waiver C is awarded to students who show financial need through the Free Application for Federal Aid. Currently, stud...

Student Success Task Force recommendations change enrollment priority

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

The California Community Colleges Chancellor's office began the process of implementing the 22 recommendations made by the Student Success Task Force, which were unanimously approved by the Board of Governors in January. The Task Force, which was created in 2011 with the goal of increasing success at California community...

Top 5 summer road trips for the upcoming break

Top 5 summer road trips for the upcoming break

May 4, 2012

Summer is quickly approaching and we’re all anxious to take a break from school and work. What’s...

Mars from Hubble-Courtesy photo

Two CRC students shoot for the stars with NASA

May 4, 2012

Two Cosumnes River College engineering and MESA students are packing their bags and heading to Pasadena,...

Four CRC men’s tennis players advance to the playoffs

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

The Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team may have ended its season on March 20 with a 9-0 loss to Fresno City College, but four individual players from the team have advanced to the playoffs. By competing in the Big 8 Conference Tournament on April 17, sophomores Brandon McCarthy, Ronnie Cabanayan and Andy Vo, as well...

CRC softball finishes the season with a win

Carlo Dela Cruz, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

Cosumnes River College’s softball team may not have made the regional playoffs, but they ended their season on a high note with anticipation for the next season.Despite not qualifying, the Hawks played at their best in the final game of the season at home on a sunny afternoon against the Santa Rosa Junior College Bear Cubs...

Opinion: Patience and knowledge will benefit students in the Freeze

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

In light of the recent admissions freeze at California state colleges, many students have failed to look at the bright side of the policy.The policy would waitlist students who apply to CSU’s in the fall and would stop enrollment in the spring 2013 semester. These cost-cutting solutions came in response to Gov. Jerry Brow...

Opinion: Digital distribution destroys the used game market

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

May 4, 2012

If console gaming continues down the path that it is, people won’t pay for the new consoles and games. I will be one of those people refusing to buy the next systems. The used game market is being corrupted; it has always been a part of the equation, and recently it’s been argued from every side. Games have always bee...

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