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Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

Hawks look to use competitive nature to their advantage

Camille Caulk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With the start of the season quickly approaching, the players of the men’s basketball team go hard...

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Hawks defeat rival Sacramento City in conference showdown

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The women's soccer team squared off against conference rival Sacramento City College Panthers on Oct. 25. ...

Adjunct counselor starts grassroots group

Adjunct counselor starts grassroots group

October 17, 2013

Proudly boasting a black Sacramento Kings shirt, Cosumnes River College adjunct counselor Mike Tavares...

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Chiefs, Braves, Warriors and Redskins. All names that are used when representing our favorite sports...

Students and faculty weigh in on NFL and breast cancer

Students and faculty weigh in on NFL and breast cancer

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

In October of every year since 2009, the NFL has always taken part in the battle against breast cance...

TCS: It’s Sacramento, not Shaqramento

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Turn back the clocks to 2001, when the Lakers beat their heated rivals, the Kings, in a seven game playoff series, which was just months before then Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal decided to insult the Kings by calling them Queens. Seems simple: big-mouthed players talking trash about the other team. Yet at the same time th...

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...

Editorial: Outsourcing education is not the cure for waitlisted class woes

Editorial Staff, [email protected]

May 23, 2013

Filed under Editorials

A bill recently introduced to the California Senate may make it easier for college students to receive general education credits for online classes, but it also threatens the quality of education for GE requirements. If passed, California Senate Bill 520, introduced by State Senator Darrell Steinberg in February, will force the h...

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

Softball team remains positive despite missing playoffs

May 12, 2013

“To be able to keep players after you have a bad season tells you that they still had a good experience...

Hawks’ athletes prepare to transfer from CRC

Victor Macias, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s been a rough year for Cosumnes River College athletics, but that won't take away the honor of a few athletes, who will be transferring and making the move from CRC to bigger colleges to continue their athletic careers. Charles Standifer, a 21-year-old sophomore, will be transferring to Division 1 University of California,...

Opinion: Is this the end of the Black Mamba?

Latishan Gibson, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

With five NBA championships,15 All-Star appearances and other accolades under his belt at the age of 34, this may be the end for Kobe Bryant. During a victory against the Golden State Warriors on April 12, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot, tearing his achilles tendon. Many feel that...

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

As playoffs arrive, rituals become more apparent

Ben Brown, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

In a sporting competition, it’s not just about the game with athletes. The way you prepare for the game ...

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

Hawks’ avoid the ninth inning upset against Beavers

May 9, 2013

The atmosphere was set for baseball at Conway Field as the Cosumnes River College Hawks welcomed the...

Communities rally for sexual predators instead of supporting victims

Kevin Frodahl, Connection Staff

May 7, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

Sports are an important part of American culture, but the way Americans embrace sports and athletes is in terrible need of revision. Over the last few years, public attention has been drawn again and again to incidences of horrific sexual misconduct on the part of both athletes and faculty members. While the victims, towns...

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

April 23, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks' late inning rally fell short, as the visiting Modesto Junior Colle...

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

Admired professor and coach leaves behind legacy as retirement approaches

April 15, 2013

Over his 41 years at Cosumnes River College, kinesiology professor Travis Parker has pushed students...

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

Hawks’ softball wins close game against Modesto

April 15, 2013

Coming off a loss Saturday against Sierra College, the Cosumnes River softball team took the field at...

Is the crown too heavy?

Is the crown too heavy?

April 15, 2013

In baseball, winning the big championship is mountains above all other achievements. The final pitch...

Hawks fail to win series against San Joaquin Delta

Hawks fail to win series against San Joaquin Delta

April 15, 2013

In a tense, defense heavy game, the Cosumnes River Hawk’s sought to defeat the San Joaquin Delta...

TCS: Baseball loses a long-time practiced habit

Emily Collins, Connection Staff

April 10, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Seeing a batter spit as he approaches the plate or a pitcher nod to his catcher and spit before starting his wind-up is as much a part of baseball as peanuts and Cracker Jacks. It seems that most players on the field during a MLB game has a dip, or wad of smokeless chewing tobacco, in his mouth. “It’s been a part of baseball fo...

Football system not ready for breaking the gender mold

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 23, 2013

Filed under Current Affairs, Opinion

NFL history was made March 3. when the first woman to participate in the regional scouting combine took to the field of the New York Jets practice facility. Laura Silberman, a former club soccer player at the University of Wisconsin, tried out as a place-kicker and attempted two kicks. The first went for 19 yards, and the...

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