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ARC football ranked #3 in the nation

October27, 2014

Out West the race is a mess as No. 3 American River is the last undefeated team in the upper divisions after a 44-8 drubbing of Feather River. The Beavers have battles against Sierra, No. 20 Butte and No. 36 Sacramento City remaining on their regular schedule before the Northern California playoffs. No. 5 San Mateo and No. 8 San Francisco are both waiting in hiding should ARC have a slip-up. Read more from JC Gridiron.


Rank Team City State Record Pvs.
East Mississippi C.C. Scooba MS 36770 1
Iowa Western C.C. Council Bluffs IA 36770 2
American River C.C. Sacramento CA 36708 4
Trinity Valley C.C. Athens TX 36739 6
College of San Mateo San Mateo CA 41791 7

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ARC Volleyball vs Diablo Valley

October 28, 2014

Last week the Beaver wrapped up the first half of conference with their 9th consecutive win on the road Wednesday night against Diablo Valley Vikings (25-14, 25-23, 25-15). The Beavers were able to open the game strong with the team hitting 0.333, 13 kills with 3 errors, in the first set. Game leader Erika Jones had a remarkable game hitting a 0.476: 10 Kills, 0 errors, with 21 attempts; which was one of her highest hitting percentages this season. Another steady key player against the Vikings was middle blocker Erianna Williams. Williams has been a consistent outlet for setters Monica Udahl, Leila Whaley, and Kylie Christensen the last several matches, hitting a 0.462. Alexis Johnson and Kirsten Merlino, came off the bench ready to go, with Johnson hitting 1.000 and Merlino 0.400.

The beavers continued their winning streak at home Friday night against Cosumnes River for the 10th consecutive win (25-12, 25-6, 25-9). The beavers went into the first set slow, struggling to find their tempo, but came to speed in the second and third set. The Beavers offense was notable with the team combined having 34 kills and only 7 hitting errors, in which the beavers had no hitting errors in the second set. The noteworthy playersare: Setter/Right Side, Leila Whaley 0.636, Middle Blocker, Courtney Macklin 0.600, Outside Hitter, Taylor Bunger 0.600, and Outside/Right Side hitter, Taylor Bright 0.500. The next game will be against the Panthers Wednesday October 29 at Sac City, as the Beavers continue their quest for conference champions.


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ARC football advances to 7-0 after crushing conference opponent 44-8

Kameron Schmid, Arts and Culture editor

The Current

October 24, 2014

State No. 1 and undefeated American River College football (7-0) beat Feather River College on Saturday 44-8, and further cemented their position atop the state. Early on, it didn’t look like the game would be so one-sided, as the offense sputtered out of the gates and took a major blow when starting quarterback Tanner Trosin was taken out of the game with a sprained ankle late in the first quarter. Read More


Final Box Score
Team 1 2 3 4 T Record
American River 7 10 21 6 44 7 - 0
Feather River 0 0 0 8 8 2 - 5
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Volleyball team keeps winning

Lindsey Martin, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014

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Women’s Soccer ends losing streak with 1-0 victory

Joseph Daniels, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014

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Undefeated ARC climbs to No. 1 in state

Kameron Schmid, Arts & Culture Editor

October 21, 2014

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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.