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Third baseman Taelor Ford slides to second base in the bottom of the fourth inning, after a single from first baseman/middle infielder Ashlee Kaiser on Tuesday.

Hawks shutout Vikings in season’s last home game on sophomore day

April 18, 2018

The Hawks softball ended their last home game of the 2018 season on Tuesday in a shutout win against...

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...

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...

Hawks host three-day softball clinic for community

Andrew Flores, Staff

October 13, 2016

The Hawks softball team will host their annual fall Softball Clinic on Oct. 25-27 for the local community to help provide guidance and inspiration for younger softball players and promote their softball program. The clinic, which will be open for ages 10-18, offers a great opportunity for youths within the community and ...

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...

Softball uses timely hitting to take playoff opener against Feather River College

May 9, 2016

Cosumnes River College played Feather River College in the softball regional playoffs on Saturday. With a final score of 11-6, the Hawks took the first game in the best-of-three series. Consistent pitching, smart steals and well-placed hits won the game. Right fielder Daniella Medina gave the Hawks a head start on the score...

Softball center fielder named student-athlete of the week

Ashley Navarro, Staff

May 6, 2016

Softball player Amber Wright gained recognition as Cosumnes River College athlete of the week for her hard work in academics and dedication to the team. Wright has been playing softball since she was six years old and grew up with her family all being just as dedicated to softball and baseball as her, so the recognition ...

Hawks’ softball team shuts out Modesto College in conference opener

Kayleen Carter, Staff

March 17, 2016

The Hawks’ softball team played their first conference game of the season on Tuesday, defeating Modesto College 8-0 in five innings. The conference game was originally planned as a double-header against Santa Rosa on March 12, however, due to poor weather conditions the game was postponed until March 15. Even so, head...

Hawks’ softball knocks off San Jose City College

Courtney Fong, Staff

February 8, 2016

The Cosumnes River softball team won their sixth game of the season on Feb. 5, further improving their strong start with a 6-1 record. “We’re looking solid. San Jose City College is always a top team, so for us to sweep them was a great win,” said head coach Kristy Schroeder. “One thing I know about our team is tha...

The Hawks softball team talking with head coach Kristy Schroeder after their 6-1 win against Fresno City.

Hawks softball secure their spot in the next round of playoffs in second game against Fresno City

May 3, 2015

The Cosumnes River College softball team is officially moving on to the next round of playoffs after...

Raechel Hooper, freshman catcher and first baseman bunting the ball at their May 2 playoff game against the Fresno City Rams.

Softball beats Fresno City in first of possible three game series

May 3, 2015

Fresh off their winning the Big 8 Conference Championship, the Cosumnes River College softball team faced...

The softball team celebrating after defeating DVC 6-2 during their Big 8 Conference.

Softball team shuts down Diablo Valley and wins Big 8

April 22, 2015

The Cosumnes River College softball team ended conference play at home in a match against their fellow...

Title IX: Still shaping women’s history decades later

Title IX: Still shaping women’s history decades later

March 25, 2015

Just over 40 years ago, 37 words were passed into law that changed the world of college sports foreve...

Hawks sophomore pitcher Amanda Horbasch playing at their doubleheader against American River College on March 20.

Hawks softball tie for first in Big 8 after defeating Beavers

March 23, 2015

Already six games into conference play, the Cosumnes River College Hawks softball team was able to maintain...

The softball team meeting with Coach Kristy Schroeder on the mound to talk during one of their double header games against Butte College on Feb. 27.

Softball coach balances life on and off the field

March 2, 2015

In order to be successful every team needs more than just skilled players and a drive to win, they need...

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...

Softball starts 2015 season with confidence

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015

Kicking off their 2015 season, the Cosumnes River College softball team took part in a conference in Monterey on Jan. 30. Participating in four games during the weekend event, the team lost two games and won the other two. “We won two, lost two, but they were close,” said Hanna Miller, sophomore third baseman. 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,...

Sophomore outfielder Jessica Venturelli, in her pink uniform for the days breast cancer awareness drive, dives for home base in an attempt to tie the score against the American River College Beavers sophomore catcher Jordyn Bradley on April 19. Venturelli was called out, and the Hawks lost the second game of their double header against ARC, 5-4.

Crowd sees pink and red in Hawks and Beavers doubleheader

April 21, 2014

The Susan G. Koman foundation estimated that in 2014 over 40,000 women and 430 men will die from breast...

Softball season plagued by rained out games

Freshman pitcher Amanda Horbasch and freshman catcher Carly Hintz stand together before their doubleheader on Feb. 1.

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

The roster and skill of the opposing team, the condition of the playing facilities and the...

Freshman pitcher brings new energy to softball team

Freshman pitcher Amanda Horbasch threw a shutout game with 13 strikeouts in Cosumnes River College's home opener against Lassen Community College.  The game was called in the bottom of the sixth inning when the Hawks scored their eighth unanswered run of the game.

Stephan Starnes, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Going into the current season, Cosumnes River College softball head coach Kristy Schroeder said that the...

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