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Freshman pitcher leads Hawks past Diablo Valley

Freshman pitcher leads Hawks past Diablo Valley

March 17, 2013

As the north wind began to pick up and the dirt in the infield whisked around the players’ eyes, Cosumnes...

Official dedication of athletic facilities marks new era for campus sports

Official dedication of athletic facilities marks new era for campus sports

March 16, 2013

Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis spoke to members of the board of trustees, administration...

Hawks’ hope for a comeback late in game against Yuba College

Hawks’ hope for a comeback late in game against Yuba College

March 13, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks’ softball game against Yuba College on March 9 was different from...

Hawks’ fall to Panthers after three game series

Hawks’ fall to Panthers after three game series

March 13, 2013

Fresh off a win in the second of a three game series against the Sacramento City Panthers, the Hawks’...

An increase in player safety is a necessary evil

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The amount of injuries in the NFL has been a source of great concern the past few years, and with good reason. Facing congressional hearings and hundreds of lawsuits brought against the NFL by thousands of former players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has had no choice but to make a strong effort to improve player safety. On...

Hawks get blown out in first league game

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

March 5, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Cosumnes River Hawks looked to extend their five-game winning streak as they opened Big 8 Conference play at home tuesday versus their heated rivals Sacramento City Panthers in a much anticipated matchup on March 5th. Freshman pitcher Zach Stilwell took the mound for the Hawks and Sophomore pitcher Ben Brooks got the...

Hawks walk off a winner in the 10th

Hawks walk off a winner in the 10th

March 3, 2013

The Hawks’ baseball game against the Ohlone College Renegades became an all-out pitching duel that...

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...

There’s no ‘I’ in team but there’s always a leader

There’s no ‘I’ in team but there’s always a leader

March 1, 2013

In the first game of Cosumnes River College’s softball three-way contest with San Mateo College and...

The fate of Olympic wrestling is in the hands of the IOC

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

February 21, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The International Olympic Committee made the decision to remove wrestling from the list of 25 core events scheduled for the 2020 Olympics on Feb. 5, sparking outrage and confusion from the athletic community. The IOC dropped wrestling in favor of keeping the modern pentathlon, taekwondo and field hockey, and will be adding...

Hawks come out victorious in hard-fought game, split series with Giants

Hawks come out victorious in hard-fought game, split series with Giants

Scott Redmond, Online Editor

February 20, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coming off of a three-game losing streak, the Cosumnes River College Hawks were able to pull out a win...

Baseball team drops the first of two games against the Giants

Baseball team drops the first of two games against the Giants

February 20, 2013

Poor defense and even poorer pitch control doomed the Hawks as they dropped the first of a two-game series...

Hawks dominate in home opener against Skyline

Hawks dominate in home opener against Skyline

Cody Durham, Sports Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Hawks’ baseball team crushed Skyline College in the home opener at the new Conway field on Feb....

American cyclist Lance Armstrong admits to doping

Ben Brown, Connection Staff

February 9, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs during his reign as the best professional cyclist in the world. Armstrong was linked to steroid use after his streak of seven consecutive titles from 1999 to 2005. After denying all rumors,...

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Hawks’ pitching dominates in doubleheader against Lassen

Kevin Frodahl, Copy Editor

February 9, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Hawks’ softball team squared off against the Lassen Community College Cougars twice at the new...

Hawks continue their slump against Delta College

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

February 6, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Looking to avenge their previous loss, the Hawks’ women’s basketball team went head-to-head with No. 17 Delta College at home on Feb. 1. The Hawks struggled early and often as they put in their lowest point total of the season. Freshman center Jennifer Lysaght missed five free throws that would have put the Hawks...

Hawks’ coach sets example of dedication for team

Hawks’ coach sets example of dedication for team

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

February 4, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

If you've attended a Hawks’ basketball game, then you’re bound to notice the often animated coach...

Kings, you’re not welcome anymore

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

February 1, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

On the cusp of their seventh consecutive losing season, the Sacramento Kings owners, the Maloofs, want to part ways with the city and go elsewhere. The city is known as a cow town, so when you think of Sacramento you wouldn’t expect a basketball team to be in the equation. If the team stays in Sacramento, the city will...

Returning players key to stronger season for Hawks

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 31, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Cosumnes River College softball team hopes to go one step further than last year and make it to the regional playoffs. This season, the team has eight returning players, and that’s one thing Head Coach Kristy Schroeder thinks will make a difference from last season. “We had a lot of returners,” Schroeder said....

The throne belongs in Sacramento

The throne belongs in Sacramento

January 28, 2013

These are troubling times in the kingdom, troubling times indeed. Adrian Wojnarowski, a NBA columnist...

The curious case of the Sacramento Kings

Zach Hannigan, Sports Editor

December 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

It’s a Wednesday night in December in the outdated “Arco Power Train Pavilion,” close to 12,000 fans are watching their Sacramento Kings take on the Toronto Raptors. Banners of glories past hang in the rafters, a once proud and vibrant franchise has been reduced to one of the NBA’s worst teams. The fans and players...

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