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Athlete balances full schedule, two sports

Athlete balances full schedule, two sports

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

October 6, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Volleyball

Typically, students find their plates sufficiently filled while participating in a single sport. After...

Does an athlete’s footwear give insight into their play?

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

For players serious about the sport, soccer cleats are a must. Like most products, soccer cleats come in a variety brands, colors and styles to suit everyone’s personality. Some, like Dominic Eslamian, a freshman forward/midfielder and member of CRC’s men’s soccer team, believes the type of cleats you wear says a lo...

Lassen runs away with win over Hawks’ volleyball

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Parents, students and spectators trickled into Cosumnes River College's Community and Athletic Center as CRC's volleyball team prepared for a match against Susanville's Lassen Community College on Sept. 11. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the game would end in disappointment, with a 3-0 loss. Following the match, Minet Gun...

Hawks start softball mini tournament with two wins

Hawks start softball mini tournament with two wins

March 1, 2013

The Hawks kicked off the month of March with a bang, winning their first two games of a four-team tournament. Cosumnes...

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...

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...

Superstitions draw athletes towards routine

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 17, 2012

Filed under Sports

Not crossing a black cat or making sure not to open an umbrella indoors are superstitions that are held by the average person, but the average person is not the only one that have them. Tiger Woods always wears a red shirt in the final round of golf tournaments. Michael Phelps swings his arms three times before a race. Rituals...

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...

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...

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...

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