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Swim team looks to build its program after first season

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

With their first season now behind them, the Cosumnes River College women’s swim team accomplished a lot in their inaugural year. Being a new team to the campus, there were understandably some growing pains. Nevertheless, the women did not let it stop them. “A lot of the girls were either new to swimming or hadn’t...

Baseball beats Gavilan and continues postseason play

Baseball beats Gavilan and continues postseason play

May 5, 2015

The Hawks baseball team beat the Gavilan College Rams on May 1 and 2 during the first round of playoffs. ...

Fans have the power over the sports they love

Fans have the power over the sports they love

May 4, 2015

Being a sports fan is really hard. Sure watching your team lose, trying to keep up with all the statistics...

Hawks softball secure their spot in the next round of playoffs in second game 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...

Athlete recruitment is more than just finding players

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

Cosumnes River College has an array of determined and skilled athletes. However, they didn’t suddenly appear on the fields. CRC coaches work endlessly to recruit athletes that will make the campus shine. Athletic recruiting is defined as any solicitation of an individual, a member of their family, legal guardian or coach...

Men’s basketball coach announces plan to leave CRC

Men’s basketball coach announces plan to leave CRC

April 22, 2015

Men’s basketball head coach James Giacomazzi announced that he is leaving Cosumnes River College for...

Softball team shuts down Diablo Valley and wins Big 8

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...

Athletes should make education a priority, coaches say

Omar Chan, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

There is a common misconception in the college sports world that athletes only continue with their education to get into professional sports, but that is far from the case at most colleges. At Cosumnes River College, athletics do not come before education. “A very high percentage of our athletes will transfer to university,”...

Baseball team defeats Sacramento City College two games in a row

Baseball team defeats Sacramento City College two games in a row

April 19, 2015

Cosumnes River College’s baseball team faced off against the Sacramento City College Panthers on April...

Student athletes take advantage of helpful campus services

Jasmine Teng, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

The Hawks study center is just one of the helpful features Cosumnes Rivers College provides to  student athletes. Located on the first floor of the CAC building, the study center offers study services to student athletes and the general student population throughout the academic year. Although any CRC student can access...

NFL enters 21st century at last by hiring a woman referee

NFL enters 21st century at last by hiring a woman referee

April 15, 2015

In the aftermath of Women’s History Month and in light of all the various scandals that have rocked...

Measles outbreak sparks further debate about vaccination policies

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, News

California has become the national epicenter of measles outbreaks in the United States with over 120 reported cases  since December 2014, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is not a coincidence that both anti-vaccination groups and measles cases are on the rise. With more and more parents opting...

Stand back men, it’s time for the women to play

Stand back men, it’s time for the women to play

March 30, 2015

As Women’s History Month comes to an end, there has been recent reflection upon the strides made by...

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...

Athlete of the Week award highlights student triumphs

Tierra Palumbo, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

Over 200 student athletes have been crowned the athlete of the week since the weekly acknowledgement began at Cosumnes River College in 2011, said the program’s creator and assistant coach for the men’s basketball team Nicholas Podesta. Coaches nominate athletes for the recognition based on who they see excelling throughout...

Spring semester brings swim team to campus

Spring semester brings swim team to campus

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Swimming

Cosumnes River College’s female athletes were given an opportunity this season to be on the ground...

Hawks softball tie for first in Big 8 after defeating Beavers

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...

New swim team participates in their first Big 8 Invitational

March 16, 2015

As part of their inaugural season, the Cosumnes River College women’s swim team competed in the Big...

Sandoval won’t be missed after Giants diss

Sandoval won’t be missed after Giants diss

March 16, 2015

When fan favorite San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval decided to take an offer from the...

Tennis loses match against Sac City, remain optimistic

Tennis loses match against Sac City, remain optimistic

March 11, 2015

Cosumnes River College’s men’s tennis team spent a warm spring afternoon battling it out against S...

Difficult season feeds women’s basketball team’s leadership

Nicole Goodie, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Basketball

With only two wins out of 14 conference games, the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team had an array of odds stacked against them this season, including having only seven players. A lack of players was just one issue that the team faced in a season that didn’t go their way. “Overall, it was not the season we h...

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