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Hawks dropped by Beavers in volleyball season finale

Alicia Ilaga, Guest Writer

November 19, 2016

It was a disappointing end for the Cosumnes River College women’s volleyball team against American River College. ARC clinched the win with three straight sets in a highly-competitive contest, sending them into the playoffs. Multiple block attempts from sophomore Hannah Norris, and freshman Meg Maddalena, weren’t enough ...

Halloween scrimmage builds chemistry for team

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 10, 2016

As the softball team starts to wind down its fall training for the upcoming season, it held its annual Halloween intrasquad scrimmage on Nov. 3. With Halloween costumes that ranged from Thing 1 and Thing 2, Bugs Bunny and Spongebob to Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy. The Halloween scrimmage  was the perfect thing to keep...

Freshman forward QuoQuese Jackson (top) attempts a jump shot against College of Siskiyous on Monday.

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

November 9, 2016

The Hawks opened the season with a tough loss on Monday as the College of Siskiyous dropped them in a...

Cosumnes River College baseball alumni and current players shake hands after the 2016-2017 team won the annual alumni game 2-0 on Nov. 5.

Alumni return home for some friendly competition

November 9, 2016

It was a competitive reunion. The Cosumnes River College baseball team has spent much of the fall...

Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably...

Freshman goalie’s play earns player of the week

Lola Chase, Staff

October 29, 2016

For Elizabeth Kowalczyk, a lifetime of work has been rewarded. The freshman goalie’s road to the soccer fields at Cosumnes River College started at a young age. “15 years [ago]. I started when I was three. I always played with my little brother until my parents finally got me into little league, so I started playing...

Men's basketball coach Jonathan James takes part in an evening practice session.

Jonathan James comes home as new men’s basketball coach

September 29, 2016

It’s not often a coach has the opportunity to return to his alma mater and go full circle, but that’s...

Hawks baseball team misses opportunities in loss to Santa Rosa

EJ Aguayo, Editor

April 26, 2016

In a battle for first place in the Big 8 Conference, the Hawks baseball team fell short losing 5-3 against Santa Rosa on Saturday. Hawks’ pitcher Matt Richardson gave up two runs at the top of the first inning that would reflect a series of team missteps throughout the game. Not dwelling on any single mistake, Richardson was ...

Hawks' infielders have a mound visit with head coach Tony Bloomfield on March 26 against Diablo Valley College.

Baseball team remains strong heading into final month of the season

April 6, 2016

Heading into the final month of the season, the baseball team is in good position to finish strong. Sitt...

Tony and Brett Bloomfield share memorable start to the season as father and son

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 7, 2016

Hawks’ baseball coach Tony Bloomfield will not just remember the 2016 season for the 12-0 start and winning his 700th career game, but also being able to coach his son Brett Bloomfield. While this is the first time freshman infielder Brett Bloomfield has his father as head coach, he had plenty of opportunities to watch ...

Split Decision: Will a higher minimum wage do more harm than good?

EJ Aguayo and Ashley Navarro

February 26, 2016

Pro: EJ Aguayo For many first-timers out in the job market, especially young adults, starting at minimum wage may not seem so bad. The plan is to move up a position or two, savor even the smallest pay raise and to eventually pursue better employment opportunities as that low wage was only supposed to be temporary, jus...

Scholarship opportunites available on campus

Kayleen Carter, Staff

February 25, 2016

Every spring, students at Cosumnes River College have the opportunity to apply for scholarships beginning Jan. 4 through March 4. The main requirement in order to apply for a scholarship is that students have to be currently enrolled in six units at CRC, or have completed six units in the time they have attended the college...

Gas prices still on the decline

Gas prices still on the decline

Erica Trujillo, Staff

February 25, 2016

The United States gas prices are declining significantly depending on where you live. The average Cal...

Student senate elections prepare for first online-only voting

Positions being run for this election include senate president, director of legislative affairs, senate secretary and senator, all of which are being run for unopposed.

Carlos Arreola, Guest writer

April 13, 2015

Cosumnes River College student elections are taking place April 14 and 15 and the Associated Students...

Hawks players celebrate at home plate and pat the helmet of sophomore utility Hanna Miller after Miller's first inning home run brought them an early lead in game one against Butte College.

Hawks split the difference in doubleheader with Butte College

February 28, 2015

The possibility of forecasted rain and thunderstorms didn’t sway the women of the Cosumnes River College...

Fields for both the men’s and women’s soccer were just two of the upgraded facilities that Cosumnes received through taxpayer supported Measures M and X. A field for the baseball team and another for the softball team, through the same measures, were completed and dedicated alongside the soccer fields in March 2013.

Athletic fields are holding up two seasons later

November 1, 2014

Over the last few years, Cosumnes River College has undergone numerous changes with new buildings and...

Athletes keep up fitness routines both on and off the field

Naqshe Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014

Trying to stay healthy and keep a solid fitness routine in everyday life can be a struggle for many. Not everyone has time to go to the gym. Being an athlete brings many new challenges with health and fitness. Outside of playing in matches, practices and conditioning are essential to keeping in playing shape throughout the...

Small crowds are quite common at soccer games this season, including the slightly smaller crowd that attended this women’s soccer match against Sac City on Sept. 30. Extra bleachers were added this season to provide more seating for the fans but so far have gone mostly unused at this point in the season.

Teams suffer low attendance as season continues

November 1, 2014

The roar of the crowd during any sports match is just as much of the whole experience as the game itself,...

Closer to home options bring back joy of sports

Closer to home options bring back joy of sports

October 20, 2014

It’s that time of year where baseball fans whose team made it to the post-season watch in anticipati...

Rough volleyball season continues as Hawks fall to the Vikings

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

Its been another rough season for the Cosumnes River College volleyball team, as the team has only won two out of the 13 matches they’ve played so far this season. Their match against the Diablo Valley College Vikings didn’t bode any better for the team. Diablo Valley started the first set with a serve and scored their...

Tradition is no excuse for continued NFL racism

Tradition is no excuse for continued NFL racism

September 30, 2014

While the NFL is plagued by new issues, including problems with players engaging in domestic abuse and dru...

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