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Men’s basketball loses to Diablo Valley in overtime

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

February 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team battled Diablo Valley College at home Tuesday night, their second confrontation with the Vikings in less than a month. In January, the Hawks left the Vikings’ court with a tightly contested victory 87-84. “I was on beat and I was ready to go,” said Hawks’ sophomore...

Hawks fail to sweep series against Skyline

Hawks fail to sweep series against Skyline

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Fresh off a win against Skyline College, the Hawks’ baseball team set out for a repeat as they took...

American cyclist Lance Armstrong admits to doping

Ben Brown, Connection Staff

February 9, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs during his reign as the best professional cyclist in the world. Armstrong was linked to steroid use after his streak of seven consecutive titles from 1999 to 2005. After denying all rumors,...

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Kevin Frodahl, Copy Editor

February 9, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Hawks’ softball team squared off against the Lassen Community College Cougars twice at the new...

Hawks continue their slump against Delta College

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

February 6, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Looking to avenge their previous loss, the Hawks’ women’s basketball team went head-to-head with No. 17 Delta College at home on Feb. 1. The Hawks struggled early and often as they put in their lowest point total of the season. Freshman center Jennifer Lysaght missed five free throws that would have put the Hawks...

Hawks’ coach sets example of dedication for team

Hawks’ coach sets example of dedication for team

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

February 4, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

If you've attended a Hawks’ basketball game, then you’re bound to notice the often animated coach...

Returning players key to stronger season for Hawks

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 31, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College softball team hopes to go one step further than last year and make it to the regional playoffs. This season, the team has eight returning players, and that’s one thing Head Coach Kristy Schroeder thinks will make a difference from last season. “We had a lot of returners,” Schroeder said....

Newly renovated stadium begs a big question

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

It doesn’t make sense to have a newly renovated football stadium with no football team of our own to play on it, but that is the case at Cosumnes River College. In fact, the last time CRC had a football team was in 1978, well before most of us were even thought of. That was when CRC was known as the Chiefs, not the ...

Tough volleyball season comes to an end

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

The volleyball season ended on a downer as the Hawks lost their last game to Diablo Valley College on Nov. 14. They suffered numerous losses this season and things were not always easy for them. Freshman libero Mary Tamayo said that some of the changes this season made things tough for the team. “I think overall, we...

Volleyball team still optimistic despite loss to Sierra

Volleyball team still optimistic despite loss to Sierra

November 12, 2012

The volleyball team was unable to claim victory in any of the three sets and lost to Sierra College on...

Women’s soccer team ends season with loss, falls to seventh-ranked Santa Rosa

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

November 12, 2012

Filed under Sports

Cosumnes River College went head-to-head with the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs on the frigid night of Nov. 8, marking the last women’s soccer game of the season. The game was tied 0-0 for the majority of the first half. Both CRC and Santa Rosa struggled to mount any offense throughout the first half of the game. Santa Rosa scored...

Chemistry could be key for the men’s basketball team this season

Ariel Hevesi, Connection Staff

November 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

Straight out of the gym doors from basketball practice, returning Cosumnes River College men’s basketball player Shauwn Brooks stands both proud and humble as he takes on the leadership role as one of the two returning players of the 2012-2013 team. “We want to win and prove a lot of people wrong,” Brooks said. This...

Men’s soccer capture elusive victory, defeat College of the Sequoias

Men’s soccer capture elusive victory, defeat College of the Sequoias

October 11, 2012

The men’s soccer team snapped a three-game losing streak by beating College of the Sequoias on Oct....

Hawks soccer player displays leadership through passion for the game

Hawks soccer player displays leadership through passion for the game

October 2, 2012

There is one word that encompasses Rachel Dube’s focus as soccer team captain this season, that word...

Community college athletics deserve more attention

Community college athletics deserve more attention

October 2, 2012

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a lockout is the withholding of employment by an employer...

Hawks volleyball loses second game in a row, falls to Columbia College

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

September 15, 2012

Filed under Sports

Fresh off the CRC Classic, the Cosumnes River College volleyball team looked to build off their strong performance in the tournament where they went 2-1. The Hawks went up against Columbia College on Sept. 12, but they didn’t look like the same team that showed up to play in the tournament. Columbia won in three sets...

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

Filed under Sports

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...

Men’s soccer seeks their place in the playoffs

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

September 2, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

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