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Freshman middle blocker Destinee Elliott goes for the spike against Sacramento City on Oct. 11. Elliott has scored 87 points so far this season.

Young volleyball team needs confidence, coach says

October 19, 2017

The Hawks volleyball team started off their season in high spirits and set some goals early on that th...

Hawks dropped by Beavers in volleyball season finale

Alicia Ilaga, Guest Writer

November 19, 2016

It was a disappointing end for the Cosumnes River College women’s volleyball team against American River College. ARC clinched the win with three straight sets in a highly-competitive contest, sending them into the playoffs. Multiple block attempts from sophomore Hannah Norris, and freshman Meg Maddalena, weren’t enough ...

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Freshmen athletes bring new life to their teams

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 3, 2016

Most freshmen students usually get time to adjust to their new surroundings after their classes are over,...

Hawks drop conference opener in straight sets

Courtney Fong, Editor

September 23, 2016

The Hawks women’s volleyball team lost to Diablo Valley College in three sets on Wednesday evening. The match marked Cosumnes River College’s first Big 8 conference game of the season. “It wasn’t the best we could have done,” said middle hitter Hannah Norris. “It was a little low-energy, we needed more commun...

New volleyball coach brings experience, passion into job

Kaelyn Blizzard and Matt Johnson

September 20, 2016

As the season begins for the Cosumnes River College women’s volleyball team, they welcomed new head coach Kari Post onto their court. Post grew up around the game. She was raised in a family of coaches and was also a local star volleyball player at Sutter Union High School. There she helped her school win four consecutive le...

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

Summer camp offers activities for everyone

May 5, 2016

Cosumnes River College will host multiple sports camps throughout the summer from June 6 through July...

Justice Cooper, outside hitter, goes for a spike on the ball during a tournament hosted at CRC on Sept. 18.

Volleyball team ends tournament on a high note

September 25, 2015

The women’s volleyball team played against Columbia college, College of the Redwoods, and Cañada College...

Summer sports camps for kids shape the next generation of Hawks

Summer sports camps for kids shape the next generation of Hawks

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

Over the summer, Cosumnes River College sponsors a variety of community education classes in the form...

Rough volleyball season continues as Hawks fall to the Vikings

Emanuel Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

Its been another rough season for the Cosumnes River College volleyball team, as the team has only won two out of the 13 matches they’ve played so far this season. Their match against the Diablo Valley College Vikings didn’t bode any better for the team. Diablo Valley started the first set with a serve and scored their...

Freshman libero Samantha DaVeggio dives and saves a ball from hitting the floor in CRC's match against Modesto on Nov. 20.

Tough conference and long losing streak tell tale of CRC volleyball season

November 27, 2013

The Hawks endured yet another tough year in volleyball, with their last game ending on a sour note, los...

Sophomore outside hitter Gabrielle Hinz dives and saves a ball from hitting the floor on Nov. 6.

Volleyball team continues to struggle, loses to Diablo Valley

November 9, 2013

Coming off a nine game losing streak, the volleyball team looked to capture their first conference win....

Athlete balances full schedule, two sports

Sophomore setter and opposite hitter Laura Villano practices serving in a team practice scrimmage on Oct. 1. Villano plays for both the volleyball and softball teams at Cosumnes River College.

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

October 6, 2013

Typically, students find their plates sufficiently filled while participating in a single sport. After...

Jeanne Calamar assists Sam Seaikawa, 79, with an exercise during her adapted physical education class on Sept. 27.

Professor inspires students, staff and faculty

October 5, 2013

Having a friendly demeanor, an obvious passion to help students and a sense of humor throughout class while ...

Freshman opposite Jennifer Lysaght spikes the ball against College of the Siskiyous in the first game of the Cosumnes River College Three-way Mini-tourney on Sept. 13. The Hawks fell to second place in the third match after losing to De Anza College.

CRC places second in tournament at home

September 20, 2013

In Cosumnes River College’s mini tournament against College of the Siskiyous and De Anza College on F...

Lassen runs away with win over Hawks’ volleyball

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

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...

Tough volleyball season comes to an end

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

December 5, 2012

The volleyball season ended on a downer as the Hawks lost their last game to Diablo Valley College on Nov. 14. They suffered numerous losses this season and things were not always easy for them. Freshman libero Mary Tamayo said that some of the changes this season made things tough for the team. “I think overall, we...

Volleyball team still optimistic despite loss to Sierra

Volleyball team still optimistic despite loss to Sierra

November 12, 2012

The volleyball team was unable to claim victory in any of the three sets and lost to Sierra College on...

Hawks’ pizza celebration soured by loss to Delta

Emanuel Espinoza, Connection Staff

October 31, 2012

The Hawks volleyball team squared off against the Delta College Mustangs on Oct. 26 at Cosumnes River College. The Hawks struggled against the Mustangs, losing three consecutive sets against them. CRC got off to a good start scoring the first point, but Delta College tied things up with an out-of-bounds call and continued...

Superstitions draw athletes towards routine

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

October 17, 2012

Not crossing a black cat or making sure not to open an umbrella indoors are superstitions that are held by the average person, but the average person is not the only one that have them. Tiger Woods always wears a red shirt in the final round of golf tournaments. Michael Phelps swings his arms three times before a race. Rituals...

Hawks volleyball loses second game in a row, falls to Columbia College

Victor Macias, Connection Staff

September 15, 2012

Fresh off the CRC Classic, the Cosumnes River College volleyball team looked to build off their strong performance in the tournament where they went 2-1. The Hawks went up against Columbia College on Sept. 12, but they didn’t look like the same team that showed up to play in the tournament. Columbia won in three sets...

Volleyball players reflect on challenges after losing season

Volleyball players reflect on challenges after losing season

December 5, 2011

The volleyball team ended its season on Nov. 16, losing to Sierra College in three sets, 25-23, 25-18 and...

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