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Sophomores reflect on their final seasons as Hawks

Matt Johnson, Editor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

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,...

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

December 1, 2016

2016 was a memorable, dramatic year. It also served as a year in sports full of every emotion, demonstrating...

Sophomores recognized for leadership, work ethic

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 ...

Alumni return home for some friendly competition

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

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

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...

Cosumnes River brings intensity in 4-1 win over West Hills College

Cosumnes River brings intensity in 4-1 win over West Hills College

October 21, 2016

Cosumnes River College stayed in control throughout a physical game on Friday against West Hills Colle...

Softball team develops rapport, skill in fall camp

Softball team develops rapport, skill in fall camp

October 13, 2016

While softball is played in the spring semester, the Hawks are already hard at work each week taking s...

Sports can provide support and strength in crucial times

Sports can provide support and strength in crucial times

October 13, 2016

Professional sports are one of the most captivating forms of entertainment around for many people today. ...

Proposed law could cripple the backbone of minor-league baseball

Proposed law could cripple the backbone of minor-league baseball

September 14, 2016

When fans think of professional athletes, they often group professionals together as highly-paid peopl...

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

Extremist fans pose the greatest threat to sports

August 21, 2016

You can find fans who support a team at any level of athletic competition. It’s one of the things that m...

Hawks advance in super regionals after 8-4 win over San Mateo

Hawks advance in super regionals after 8-4 win over San Mateo

Matt Johnson, Editor

May 16, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

  In a playoff-deciding game against College of San Mateo, Cosumnes River College came through in g...

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump share more than a debate stage

April 21, 2016

While much of the media attention has focused on Donald Trump, largely seen as the most radical and divisive Republican pre...

Baseball team remains strong heading into final month of the season

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...

Softball team shuts out Sacramento City College in conference battle

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College softball team picked up an important conference win on Tuesday, defeating Sacramento City College 6-0, improving its conference record to 4-2 with a 20-5 overall record on the season. Freshman pitcher Aimee Hutchinson threw a shutout, allowing only four hits and striking out nine over seven ...

Assistant baseball coaches work together like a family

Matt Johnson, Editor

March 20, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Special Features, Sports

As the men’s baseball team sits atop the Northern California baseball rankings, a key to the team’s success this season has been their chemistry. As import as the chemistry between players is, there has to be an equal chemistry between the coaching staff. Even as the Hawks’ coaching staff welcome a new face, that fa...

MLB’s unwritten rules fight against diversity of the game

MLB’s unwritten rules fight against diversity of the game

March 7, 2016

Baseball has been around for ages and under constant change from the color barrier being broken to t...

Team relocations leave cities picking up the pieces

Team relocations leave cities picking up the pieces

February 8, 2016

When the NFL announced the St. Louis Rams were relocating to Los Angeles, it was seen as an outstanding m...

Donald Trump’s candidacy a national embarrassment

Matt Johnson, Staff

December 19, 2015

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Donald Trump is many things: a billionaire, a bully, self-obsessed and an entertainer. In his campaign to be the Republican nominee for president, the media has helped Trump propel the 2016 presidential race into a sensationalized embarrassment.   Trump lives off national attention as a narcissist. He is the dream interview for n...

Split Decision: Should the United States take in Syrian refugees?

Matt Johnson and Quincie Pruitt

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Split Decisions

Pro: Matt Johnson When Paris was shaken by deadly terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, it left many Americans fearing for their own safety. In the days following the attacks, many states outright refused to accept Syrian refugees. The actions and emotions by a majority of the country speak to many things: A growing angst about a...

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Nutrition professor writes plant-based cookbook

Matt Johnson, Staff

October 7, 2015

Filed under Features, Food, Most Recent, Profiles, Top Stories

One of the most difficult things to do as a college student is find the time to sit down and eat a nutr...

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