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Then-freshman pitcher Jessica Venturelli slides safely on to second base in the Feb. 9 game against Solano College. Venturelli is one of the few players from the 2013 season expected to return for 2014.

Three sophomores and a crop of young talent look to lead softball team into playoffs

December 7, 2013

Near the end of the 2013 softball season, the Hawks were in a dire situation. In order to make it to postse...

From five-year break to sixth man role

Cosumnes River College Hawks' basketball freshman forward Empres Barner looks to deliver a pass in practice on Dec. 3. After five years away from the sport, Barner has returned to the court after seeking out team head coach Coral Sage.

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

It had been five years since her sneakers hit the hardwood floor of a basketball court to play on beha...

Cosumnes River College freshman midfielder Kylie Forbes walks off the field as Foothill College celebrates, after CRC was eliminated in the third round of the playoffs on Nov. 30. The Hawks lost the game 2-1, after a goal in stoppage time from Foothill.

Hawks’ playoff run ends in stunner versus Foothill

December 3, 2013

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team squared off against the Foothill College Owls, both...

Sophomore midfielder Kaylyn Toyama takes a free kick and sends the ball sailing into the top-right corner of the goal in Cosumnes River College's playoff game against Santa Rosa Junior College on Nov. 26. Toyama's goal was the only goal scored in the game.

Clutch free kick leads Hawks’ playoff win over Santa Rosa

November 27, 2013

With the lights of the Cosumnes River College Stadium beaming down onto the turf, the Hawks battled the c...

Sophomore forward Vilma Gonzalez shoots a goal in CRC's game against American River on Nov. 13.

Hawks beat conference rival to end season, head into playoffs on high note

November 17, 2013

Under the bright lights of the stadium with the cheers of a packed crowd assembled to see off the so...

Coaches look to both high schools and club teams to recruit athletes

Christopher Mcknight, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

Behind the scenes of the Cosumnes River College Athletic Department, the game of trying to secure the top prospective athletes is always being played, even when the players are not on the field.  Year round, the CRC coaches are working hard to recruit the best and most talented athletes they can. They are constantly traveling...

Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

The team gathers around Cosumnes head coach James Giacomazzi during practice on Oct. 24.

Camille Caulk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

With the start of the season quickly approaching, the players of the men’s basketball team go hard...

Sophomore outside hitter Gabrielle Hinz dives and saves a ball from hitting the floor on Nov. 6.

Volleyball team continues to struggle, loses to Diablo Valley

November 9, 2013

Coming off a nine game losing streak, the volleyball team looked to capture their first conference win....

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Freshman midfielder Kylie Forbes heads a ball in Cosumnes River College's game against Sacramento City College on Oct. 25.

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

Lone goal seals Santa Rosa’s win over the Hawks

Freshman midfielder Ander Saez tries to keep the ball away from a group of Santa Rosa Junior College defenders in the Hawks' Sept. 25 home game. Through the first half of the game, the Hawks drove the ball into SRJC territory but could not capitalize with a goal.

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 29, 2013

The conference opener is an important game, no matter which sport you are playing. The Cosumnes River C...

Freshman opposite Jennifer Lysaght spikes the ball against College of the Siskiyous in the first game of the Cosumnes River College Three-way Mini-tourney on Sept. 13. The Hawks fell to second place in the third match after losing to De Anza College.

CRC places second in tournament at home

September 20, 2013

In Cosumnes River College’s mini tournament against College of the Siskiyous and De Anza College on F...

Hawks remain undefeated coming out of weekend tournament

Cosumnes River College Hawks' sophomore forward Darrien Parker attempts to hit the ball into the goal in the game against Yuba City College on Sept. 8. While he was unsuccessful, the Hawks went on to score their first goal of the game moments later.

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

September 9, 2013

Spectators huddled under the minimal shade of umbrellas with the noon sun directly overhead as the Hawks...

on drugs

What’s the P(Rx)oblem?

May 29, 2013

Throughout the course of the semester, many college students across the state of California are faced wi...

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 23, 2013

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the h...

Former student continues education from behind bars

Former student continues education from behind bars

May 17, 2013

Behind the barricades of concrete and barbed wire circling the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Facility on ...

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

May 12, 2013

“To be able to keep players after you have a bad season tells you that they still had a good experience...

Henna, metalworks and prayer rugs spotlight Islamic Art at campus exhibit

Henna, metalworks and prayer rugs spotlight Islamic Art at campus exhibit

May 12, 2013

Students and staff of all faiths trickled in and out of the Orchard room to admire modern and decades-...

Hawks’ athletes prepare to transfer from CRC

Victor Macias, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

It’s been a rough year for Cosumnes River College athletics, but that won't take away the honor of a few athletes, who will be transferring and making the move from CRC to bigger colleges to continue their athletic careers. Charles Standifer, a 21-year-old sophomore, will be transferring to Division 1 University of California,...

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

Ben Brown, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

In a sporting competition, it’s not just about the game with athletes. The way you prepare for the game ...

Outsourcing meets public education in possible senate bill

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

California Community College students are no strangers to new propositions and bills aimed at budgetary issues faced by the public schools and state overall, but a recently proposed senate bill might not be what most expect. Senate Bill 520, authored by Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), is a measure to increase access to Califor...

Hawks' avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

May 9, 2013

The atmosphere was set for baseball at Conway Field as the Cosumnes River College Hawks welcomed the...

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