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Injury-riddled CRC women’s tennis team loses to Fresno City

Injury-riddled CRC women’s tennis team loses to Fresno City

March 29, 2012

The Hawks women’s tennis team fought past multiple injuries as they took on the Fresno City College...

CRC tennis ‘goddess’ swings into number one position with 5-3 record

CRC tennis ‘goddess’ swings into number one position with 5-3 record

March 29, 2012

The women’s tennis team slices, rallies and lines up to run around the net and hit the ball back...

Women’s basketball has a great season with many memorable moments

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 16, 2012

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The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball season came to an end after a loss to Foothill College on Feb. 29. The Hawks finished the season with a 21-8 overall record, made it to the third round of the Northern California regional playoffs and finished second in the Big 8 Conference. “This was the best season I...

A new arena could redefine Sacramento

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

March 1, 2012

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Last year, after scares of the Sacramento Kings relocating to Anaheim due to Sacramento having an outdated arena, the NBA and the Maloofs—family that owns the Kings—agreed to give the city one more year to approve a new arena or relocation talks would be readdressed. Now, only a few days are left until March 6, when the...

Hawks softball ready for the season

Hawks softball ready for the season

February 8, 2012

Softball season at Cosumnes River College began Feb. 4 with a doubleheader at home against San Jose City College. The team has been training since the...

Hawks’ last second shot lands them in first place

Hawks’ last second shot lands them in first place

January 30, 2012

The Cosumnes River College Hawks (15-4, 6-0) defeated Santa Rosa Junior College (15-5, 6-0) on Jan. 24...

Women’s tennis hopes to improve with new players

Stephan Starnes, Connection Staff

January 30, 2012

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Cosumnes River College’s women’s tennis team tied for third place in the Big 8 last season, just missing the playoffs. This season, head coach Suzanne Stebbins has high hopes for the team. The team has a strong top five, “the strongest I’ve ever had,” Stebbins said. The entire roster is new, except for her returning...

Hawks fail to snap Santa Rosa’s undefeated conference record

Hawks fail to snap Santa Rosa’s undefeated conference record

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

January 27, 2012

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Perimeter shooting and interior defense propelled the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs (18-4, 7-0) past the Cosumnes...

Hawks snap two-game losing streak against rival Panthers

Jon Wilson, Connection Staff

January 23, 2012

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As rain poured outside on Jan. 20, the Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team weathered the storm on the court and avoided a third straight loss by beating its rival, the Sacramento City College Panthers, 72-69. Hawks’ sophomore forward Tony Gill led all scorers with 20 points, 17 of which came in the second half...

For CRC student, sports is an opportunity to stay active

Tracy Gilkerson, Connection Staff

November 30, 2011

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He is at every home game in his orange baseball cap and if Cosumnes River College had its own pep squad, he would be the leader of the pack. “I am [the Hawks] number one fan here,” said Steve Papadopoulos, a 42-year-old undecided major at CRC.  “I like to support them as much as I can.” Steve was born with spina bifida,...

Volleyball team ends season with losing record

Dorian Love, Connection Staff

November 27, 2011

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The women’s volleyball team ended their season on Nov. 16, losing to Sierra College in three sets, 25-23, 25-18 and 25-8. Head coach Minet Gunther said the team tried its best despite not having a great season. “We were 8-16,” Gunther said. “You don’t go into a season wanting to do that.” Gunther said overall...

Panthers maul Hawks in annual tournament

Panthers maul Hawks in annual tournament

November 17, 2011

Led by experienced sophomores and hoping to start the season off on a high note, the Cosumnes River ...

Women’s basketball falls short in CRC Invitational

Women’s basketball falls short in CRC Invitational

Takara Campbell, Tiffany De Leon & Jon Gallenstein, Connection Staff

November 17, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team kicked off its season by playing in the annual CRC...

Experienced men’s basketball team expecting to succeed

Takara Campbell, Connection Staff

November 10, 2011

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The men’s basketball team will kick off its 2011-2012 season with the seventh annual Hawks Invitational, from Nov. 10-12. With 18 wins last season, the Hawks have a lot to live up to. “Our goals are set up pretty high,” said head coach James Giacomazzi. Giacomazzi has led the basketball team to 84 victories throughout...

Women’s basketball determined to improve from last season

Takara Campbell, Tiffany De Leon, & Jon Gallenstein, Connection Staff

November 10, 2011

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Last season the women’s basketball team finished the regular season with a record of 15-13 and ranked 14th in the North Region. However, the team fell short in the first round of the playoffs, losing to San Francisco City College. Yet the Hawks start this season with high hopes. The team will begin the season with the...

Ulan’s goals not enough as Hawks fall to Beavers

Ulan’s goals not enough as Hawks fall to Beavers

November 8, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team lost against the American River College Beavers on Nov....

Hawks Invitational set to begin amid high expectations

Justin Henry, Special to The Connection

November 4, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College men’s basketball team will be hosting its 7th annual Hawks Invitational basketball tournament beginning on Nov. 10, according to their schedule. The tournament will last three days, from Nov. 10-12.  In addition to the CRC team, Canada College, Feather River College, William Jessup University’s...

Women’s soccer defeats Delta 1-0

Women’s soccer defeats Delta 1-0

October 31, 2011

The Cosumnes River College women’s soccer team won 1-0 on Oct. 28 against the visiting San Joaquin...

Volleyball loses 10th straight game

Volleyball loses 10th straight game

Christina Salomon, Connection Staff

October 31, 2011

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The Cosumnes River College volleyball team fought to the finish on Oct. 26 against the San Joaquin Delta...

Men’s soccer loses crucial home game

Men’s soccer loses crucial home game

October 28, 2011

The men’s soccer team suffered their third straight home loss on Oct. 26, losing 2-1 against the Lassen...

Men’s soccer falls to Taft College 4-1

Zach Hannigan, Connection Staff

October 17, 2011

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The men’s soccer team came up short against the Taft College Cougars on Oct. 14. Led by sophomore midfielder Angel Garcia, Taft College displayed a potent offense and were able to put four goals in the back of the net, including two by Garcia. “This isn’t a big loss because it’s non-conference,” said Hawks’...

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