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“It’s amazing why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back,” Rivers said. “It’s just really so sad. Like, I should just be a coach. I’m so often reminded of my color. It’s just really sad. We got to do better. We have to demand better.”

US Sports and Police Violence: An American Story

September 2, 2020

America is broken. Plain and simple. People across the nation, celebrities and professional sports teams i...

Men’s Basketball Coach Jonathan James diagrams a play for his team during a timeout in Jan. 2018. Because of COVID-19, fall sports have officially been pushed back to the spring season.

Fall sport athletes focus on conditioning as fall sports shift to spring

August 25, 2020

With the fall semester upon us, and news that all sports are getting pushed back to the spring seaso...

Playoffs up in the air despite the win

Sophomore first-baseman Joey Pankratz at bat against the Pirates of Modesto College in the bottom of the fifth inning at home on April 27.

Kainoa Nunez, Connection Staff writer

May 7, 2018

With the last home game of the season for the baseball team, the Hawks were optimistic that they would...

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...

Women’s basketball head coach returns from break

Dario Lizarraga, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

When Coach Coral Sage had a baby last June, she decided to take the following semester off to spend some time with her infant son. But now, the head coach for women’s basketball has returned and has hit the ground running for her players and students. “Besides being off with my son, having the chance to step back...

Kings made right decision to move Boogie out of Sac

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

It has been 60 days since the Sacramento Kings made the right move and got rid of the “cancer” in their organization when they traded Demarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Feb. 19. Fans of the Sacramento Kings had mixed emotions of despair and joy at letting the best big man in the NBA go and give up their ch...

Baseball walks off with a sweep of FLC Falcons

Alicia Ilaga, Staff

April 19, 2017

The Cosumnes River College baseball team won against Folsom Lake College 9-8 on Saturday after an up and down game that allowed them to sweep the three game series. In the bottom of the first inning, the Hawks took the lead after first baseman Trevor Ray hit a grounder to FLC’s shortstop who missed the ball and allowed Ray to...

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...

Head coach Tony Bloomfield speaks to Cosumnes River College baseball players and alumni following the current team’s 2-0 victory in a friendly scrimmage against alumni of the CRC baseball program last fall.

Hawks baseball team is eager to start spring season

January 28, 2017

With the hope of smelling that fresh-cut green grass after the rain, the men’s baseball team is re...

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...

Hannah Norris (left) and Anna Ottley (right) were recognized by their coaches.

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 ...

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...

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association...

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...

Calvin’s success and energy recognized in athletic award

Calvin’s success and energy recognized in athletic award

October 13, 2016

After an outstanding week on the field, freshman midfielder, Averen Calvin, earned athlete of the week hono...

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. ...

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 3, 2016

Most freshmen students usually get time to adjust to their new surroundings after their classes are over,...

Pro athletes can use the power of their voice to create change

Pro athletes can use the power of their voice to create change

September 29, 2016

For decades, professional athletes stepped beyond the field and used their platform to create change....

Hawks drop conference opener in straight sets

Courtney Fong, Editor

September 23, 2016

The Hawks women’s volleyball team lost to Diablo Valley College in three sets on Wednesday evening. The match marked Cosumnes River College’s first Big 8 conference game of the season. “It wasn’t the best we could have done,” said middle hitter Hannah Norris. “It was a little low-energy, we needed more commun...

Hawks freshman forward Efrain Serrano Jr. positions himself for the ball.

Cosumnes River shuts out Cañada College in home opener

September 3, 2016

Cosumnes River College’s men’s soccer team won their home opener against Cañada College on Frid...

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