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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...

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...

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...

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...

There is no such thing as an odd-year curse

There is no such thing as an odd-year curse

March 8, 2015

Every year around this time baseball fans start gearing up for the season. For San Francisco Giants fans, ...

Coach travels from across the pond to reinvent the campus’ tennis program

Coach travels from across the pond to reinvent the campus’ tennis program

March 8, 2015

After having a tough time last season, the Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team began to search...

Softball coach balances life on and off the field

Softball coach balances life on and off the field

March 2, 2015

In order to be successful every team needs more than just skilled players and a drive to win, they need...

Men’s basketball wins first playoffs match, continues 13 game winning streak

Men’s basketball wins first playoffs match, continues 13 game winning streak

February 28, 2015

In front of a large home crowd, the Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s basketball team won not only...

Hawks split the difference in doubleheader with Butte College

Hawks split the difference in doubleheader with Butte College

February 28, 2015

The possibility of forecasted rain and thunderstorms didn’t sway the women of the Cosumnes River College...

Men’s tennis struggling through season

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

Filed under Men's Tennis, Most Recent, Sports

Starting off their season with four straight losses, the Cosumnes River College men’s tennis team is just looking to play their best. The last few seasons haven’t been kind to them, with their 2014 season ending at 2-9. While adjusting to a new coach and a small team, the men are still working out the kinks of their 2015 sea...

Men’s basketball wins conference, playoffs next

Men’s basketball wins conference, playoffs next

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports, Top Stories

The men’s basketball team spent their weekend dominating at the Big 8 conference held in Santa Rosa...

Injuries do not stop student athletes from playing the game

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

Filed under Most Recent, Sports

Athletes at every level know that they risk getting injured every time they put on their jersey. Sports at Cosumnes River College are no different. Athletes on campus play knowing that they could get hurt at any point during their games or practice. “It’ll have to be our soccer programs [that causes the most injuries],”...

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ offers audience more than cliches and stereotypes

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ offers audience more than cliches and stereotypes

February 20, 2015

The newest sitcom to come from ABC, “Fresh Off the Boat,” is a welcome addition to the network’s...

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