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Matthew Wohl, Cosumnes River Hawks' athletic counselor, aims to meet with every student athlete to help them have a successful career. As a counselor, student athletes like freshman volleyball defensive specialist Ainsley Backman said he is understanding.

Athletic counselor hopes to assist student athletes on campus

December 23, 2019

The athletic counselor has finished his first year on campus helping student athletes. Matthew Wo...

Kaley Dosier, number 2, plays in a home game on Oct. 23. Assistant Coach Olivia Sowles said Dosier is overall a confident player.

Outside blocker is acknowledged for her hard work and team spirit

December 15, 2019

Freshman Kaley Dosier is an outside blocker on the women’s volleyball team and has been noticed for h...

The women's swim team swam for an hour on Thursday during their swim-a-thon fundraiser. The fundraiser aimed to raise money for the team, which would cover expenses such as travel costs or equipment needed for the swimmers to train.

Women’s swim team holds fundraiser for their program

November 9, 2019

The sun shone brightly on the Hawks' swim team as they raced back and forth in the pool for their ann...

Sophomore right forward Obioma Onejeme number three steals the ball from the Sierra College defender. Onejeme, who started in eleven games, has scored five goals, one being a game-winning goal.

College athletes balance physical demands with life and academics

October 29, 2019

Being a college student can be stressful, and adding in hours of sports training can make it that much ...

The Hawks played against Modesto Junior College's Pirates on Tuesday. The game ended with a 5-0 score.

Women’s soccer remain undefeated in Big 8 conference

September 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team won their second straight game of the Big 8 with a 5-0 win against the Mode...

The men's soccer team is hopeful despite consecutively losing three games this season. The team, primarily comprised of freshmen, hopes to look past that and continue working hard.

Promising 2018 campaign gives men’s soccer team optimism for new season

September 20, 2019

Another season of men’s soccer brings a renewed hope that the Hawks will be able to make a deep run...

The women’s soccer team lost 4-1 against Las Positas College. The game was the first out of seven before the team enters the Big 8 conference.

Women’s soccer struggles with communicating in game against Las Positas College

September 2, 2019

The women’s soccer team is still ironing out the kinks following a 4-1 loss in their home opener agains...

Hawks limit Chabot to 4 hits; remain undefeated

Roger Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

The Hawks baseball team played at home against Chabot College Gladiators on Tuesday, getting a 5-0 win to push their record to 6-0 to start the season. Sophomore Josh Caldwell pitched the first four innings, giving up one hit and striking out six. Caldwell was helped by early run support from sophomore center fielder Burle Dixon,...

The women's soccer team has high hopes to reach the playoffs this year. Midfielder Taya Bradford, right, is one of 19 freshman on this years team.

Women’s soccer team enters the season with high expectations

September 14, 2018

The women’s soccer team has a new coach, and, with 19 freshman, expectations for the upcoming season are hig...

Playoffs up in the air despite the win

Sophomore first-baseman Joey Pankratz at bat against the Pirates of Modesto College in the bottom of the fifth inning at home on April 27.

Kainoa Nunez, Connection Staff writer

May 7, 2018

With the last home game of the season for the baseball team, the Hawks were optimistic that they would...

Cosumner River College sophomore softball pitcher Ashleigh Berg in a double header win against Santa Rosa Junior College at home on March 24.

Hawks sweep Bear Cubs in double header

April 4, 2018

Hawks’ softball team won Saturday’s double header against Santa Rosa’s Bear Cubs which improved...

Members of the men's basketball team putting in time in the study hall in CAC 104 to keep their grades up so they can stay on the court.

Athletes have to study more than their playbooks

March 13, 2018

There are some senior students in high school that play sports and don’t receive scholarships, which...

Volleyball shows skill, loses 3-1 to Santa Rosa

Jasmine Jernigan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Santa Rosa took home the win in Friday night’s game against the Hawks, winning 3-1. The game was a do-or-die match as this game could have broken the ten-game losing streak for the Hawks. Friday's game was also about raising money for breast cancer awareness and for the victims of the California wildfires. The Hawks team wa...

Volleyball head coach Kari Post huddles with her team during the Hawks' game against Modesto on Sept. 15.

Volleyball team aiming to be midpack in Post’s second season

September 21, 2017

As she moves into her second year as the volleyball head coach, Kari Post is hoping to take her team...

Freshman midfielder Ivan Gutierrez drives the ball at the end of the Hawks' game against De Anza on Sept. 8.

Men’s soccer gets early lead, ties game against De Anza

September 21, 2017

It was the first day of the NorCal Community College Showcase tournament on Sept. 8, and the  first opp...

Gavilan walks lead to solid win at home for Hawks baseball

Shannon Rusche, Staff

March 2, 2017

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team won its game against the Gavilan College Rams 7-1 on Friday. The Hawks scored consistently and only allowed the Rams to score once throughout the game. Despite the team’s win streak continuing, head coach Tony Bloomfield said he is disappointed with the team’s current...

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...

Softball bonds during practice before the season begins

The softball team is starting their season with confidence and excitement

February 3, 2017

There’s something in the air for the Cosumnes River College softball team this season; their cleats...

Sophomores reflect on their final seasons as Hawks

Matt Johnson, Editor

December 1, 2016

For sophomore athletes at Cosumnes River College, the last season as a member of the Hawks can mean a lot of things. From a chance to step into a leadership role to being a part of a program for two years, it provides a plethora of memories and experiences for players. Now as they look back on their time with the Hawks,...

Hannah Norris (left) and Anna Ottley (right) were recognized by their coaches.

Sophomores recognized for leadership, work ethic

December 1, 2016

As the 2016 fall athletics season comes to a close, a few Cosumnes River College athletes were recognized ...

Hawks’ soccer season ends in shutout playoff loss to Falcons

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 25, 2016

It was a crushing loss for Cosumnes River College as they were knocked out for the second year in a row by Folsom Lake College in the Northern California women’s soccer junior college regionals on Nov.22. The Hawks were dropped by the Falcons 2-0 and eliminated from the postseason in what was an extremely physical, high-intensity...

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