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January 21, 2015

Upcoming home games

W Basketball       Tues., Jan. 20                                     Santa Rosa Junior College                       5:30 PM

M Basketball       Tues., Jan. 20                                     Santa Rosa Junior College                       7:30 PM

M Basketball       Tues., Jan. 27                                     San Joaquin Delta College                       5:30 PM

W Basketball       Tues., Jan. 27                                     San Joaquin Delta College                       7:30 PM


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ARC men’s basketball lost a pair of tough games, first a 72-71 overtime heartbreaker against Diablo Valley College and then 66-59 to Modesto Junior College. The Beavers look to get back on track tonight at home against reigning state champion Santa Rosa Junior College; tip-off is at 7:30pm. Next the Beavers go to Sierra College on Friday before returning home Tues., Jan. 27 against Delta College.


The women’s basketball team split a pair of games, losing 64-39 to DVC and then beating Modesto 44-34.


The 12th annual ARC Baseball Alumni batting practice will be held Sat., Jan. 24. Alumni will take batting practice at Beaver Field from 10-11am. Batting practice will be followed by the Blue vs. White game starting at noon, which is an intrasquad game with the team in full uniform. This will be the first year the uniforms will not be royal blue, as the Beavers transition into brand-new Under Armour navy blue uniforms. The intrasquad game will be followed by a BBQ for the players and their families and friends, as well as for all alumni and their families in attendance. This event marks the beginning of the 2015 season for the Beavers, who open up at home against West Valley College on Thurs., Jan. 29 at 2pm.


Men’s tennis started their 2015 season with a scrimmage Sat., Jan. 17 against UC Santa Cruz. Women’s tennis opens their season on the road Jan. 27 against City College of San Francisco.


Men’s basketball

Jan. 13 – DVC, L 72-7

Jan. 16 – MJC, L 66-59

Women’s basketball

Jan. 13 – DVC, L 64-39

Jan. 16 – MJC, W 44-34

Team records

Men’s basketball                                           10-5

Women’s basketball                                      7-9


Coming this spring: baseball, men’s golf, softball, swim & dive, tennis, and track & field


 January 23, 2015

The weather forecast is favorable for this Saturday’s 12th Annual American River College Alumni Batting Practice/Blue vs. White Intrasquad game and BBQ.  The Alumni will take batting practice from 10:00-11:00 AM. The 2015 Beavers will play a 5-6 inning intrasquad game in uniform starting at noon, which will be followed by a Tri-Tip BBQ catered by O’Connor’s Santa Maria Grill of Orangevale.

The Beavers kick off the 2015 season next Thursday, the 29th at home versus West valley College at 2:00 p.m.

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About ARC Athletics


ARC offers 20 intercollegiate sports for men and women, with over 500 student-athletes. ARC is a member of the Big 8 Conference for all sports except football, which competes in the Northern California Football Association (NCFA).

ARC’s Kinesiology and Athletics Department has four areas of academic concentration with 21 full-time faculty members, 13 adjunct faculty, and nine classified staff. ARC is one of the largest community colleges in the state, with 35,000 students in Spring 2012.


ARC Mission Statement and Athletic Philosophy

The athletics program is an integral component of the Physical Education curriculum; we embrace the educational mission of American River College. The charge of the athletics program is to provide athletically oriented students with opportunities to enhance their collegiate education through their pursuit of excellence by participation in competitive collegiate sport.

We are committed to meeting the challenges of a multi-cultural student-athlete population. Strengthened by diversity, yet based on principles of equitable treatment of all participants, athletics is student-athlete focused. To promote student access and success we provide our student-athletes with comprehensive support services to enhance their athletic and academic processes both while at ARC and in preparation for their continued education and participation beyond our college.

Our athletic preparation and competitions are based on current principles of sport skill development, fitness training, sport psychology and fair competition. Athletic programs are planned to emphasize principles of good sportsmanship, social consciousness, leadership, cooperation, and individual achievement. Always, the integrity of the student-athlete and respect for both the competitors and the sport are paramount.

The athletics program promotes academic progress as desired for the student body in general. Student-athletes are required to maintain satisfactory advancement towards their educational goals. Athletic program attention to academics is designed to support and enhance student-athletes access and success in their academic pursuits.