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Freshman forward’s persistence pays off

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

November 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

They always say, “if you believe, you can achieve.” For the reigning Student Athlete of the Month, these words resonated in his ear.Rigo Gomez was raised in Long Beach, Calif. and now resides in Lodi. He was motivated by his father and grandfather at the age of 6 to start playing soccer. Thirteen years later, he finds hims...

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....

Women’s soccer is winless in last four games, fall to ARC

Mozes Zarate, Connection Staff

October 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

The women’s soccer team lost to the American River College Beavers on Oct. 9 in a closely contested game. The team has not won in over two weeks, scoring zero goals during this stretch of games. “We did okay,” said Hawks’ head coach Cesar Plasencia. “Okay performances usually don’t get you the wins, though.” The...

Interim coach hopes to teach athletes to learn from mistakes

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

October 4, 2012

Filed under Sports

It was the year 2004 when her coaching career began, coaching a team of developmental athletes 12 years old and under. She now finds herself as interim head coach of the Cosumnes River College volleyball team, a team she once played for. For Natalie Wells, volleyball is her passion and she is excited to take on a greater...

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...

Hawks cannot seal the deal, fall to ARC on late goal

Hawks cannot seal the deal, fall to ARC on late goal

September 29, 2012

The men’s soccer team squared off against conference rival American River College under the lights...

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

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

September 15, 2012

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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...

Hawks win opener in dramatic fashion

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

August 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

Hawks baseball wins 2012 California Community College State Championship

Hawks baseball wins 2012 California Community College State Championship

May 20, 2012

The baseball team completed their mission May 20 in Bakersfield, winning Cosumnes River College’s...

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