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Injuries prevent women’s basketball team from winning

Injuries prevent women’s basketball team from winning

February 26, 2018

The women’s basketball team fell against Santa Rosa Junior College on Feb.9 during their last home...

Women’s basketball loses close game to West Hills

Women’s basketball loses close game to West Hills

November 25, 2016

The Hawks women’s basketball team lost a close game to the West Hills Lemoore Eagles on Nov. 22, 58-53. The...

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

Hawks dropped by Eagles in women’s basketball opener

November 9, 2016

The Hawks opened the season with a tough loss on Monday as the College of Siskiyous dropped them in a...

Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably...

Team carries strong familiarity into new season

Steven Bryla, Staff

October 29, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

While other teams might have been kept down by a tough season, the women’s basketball team at Cosumnes River College has used it as fuel to turn things around. The Hawks welcome back eight returning players from last year’s roster on a team that went 5-20. The team and head coach are excited about the group they have...

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...

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...

Teams suffer low attendance as season continues

Teams suffer low attendance as season continues

November 1, 2014

The roar of the crowd during any sports match is just as much of the whole experience as the game itself,...

Shorthanded women’s basketball team wraps up season

Heather Kemp, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After a season packed with ups and downs, the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball season has come to an end. Head Coach Coral Sage explained her view of the season. “I think the season was successful. It was a little bit different than how I thought it was going to end when we started, but considering t...

Women’s basketball team looks to build on strong 2012 campaign

Women’s basketball team looks to build on strong 2012 campaign

Ben Brown, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

As November approaches, the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team is all set and gearing ...

Women’s basketball loses in tight contest against Diablo Valley

Brittany Patrick, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Diablo Valley Vikings challenged the Cosumnes River College Hawks at home on the annual Breast Cancer Awareness night, Feb. 12. The Hawks struggled from the tipoff, where Vikings’ freshman Annelise Ito took control, and passed the ball to sophomore teammate Wilicia Featherstone, who fired it back to Ito to charge down...

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...

Title IX: 40 years later

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

August 29, 2012

Filed under Sports

Baylor University’s Brittney Griner became a national sensation with her play on the college’s women’s basketball team. Griner’s game on the court earned the 6-foot-8-inch 22-year-old a spot on the All-American team, an award she obtained three times.  In addition to a National Championship, Griner was named AP Player...

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

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 16, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

Men’s basketball team wraps up 2012 season with 18-13 record

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 14, 2012

Filed under Sports

Cosumnes River College men’s basketball brought its season to an end with a loss to Santa Rosa Junior College in the third round of the Northern California regional playoffs on Feb. 29. This is the second straight year the Hawks lost in the third round of the regional playoffs. They finished with an 18-13 record. “We...

CRC Women’s basketball wins in OT Thriller

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

March 2, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Cosumnes River College Hawks opened the playoffs at home with a 66-63 overtime win against the Laney College Eagles on Feb. 24. Freshman forward Nikki Gordon was clutch for the Hawks, scoring eight of her 21 points in overtime. She knocked down all six of her late-game free throws to cap off the win. “Nikki hitting th...

It’s win or go home for the Hawks, coach says.

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

February 24, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Cosumnes River College women’s basketball team will begin the playoffs Feb. 24 at home against the Laney College Eagles. Read More »...

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 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

Filed under Sports

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

Women’s basketball determined to improve from last season

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

November 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

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