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AACC hosts truck pull contest in parking lot

AACC hosts truck pull contest in parking lot

Andrew Cabacar, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

AACC hosted its sixth annual truck pull in the parking lot behind the Careers Building on April 20. The AACC Transportation, Logistics and Cargo Security program had 10 teams. Each five-member team strapped on ropes, which were attached to an empty FedEx truck on the other end. One team at a time...

Recruits begin to sign letters

Recruits begin to sign letters

James Whitley, Sports Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

A dozen high school athletes have committed to sign letters of intent to play sports at AACC in the fall. Athletic Director Duane Herr said this year’s recruiting class is larger than usual. And the high school students are more into the experience of signing the letters than past recruits, Herr...

Trainer raises injury concern

Trainer raises injury concern

James Whitley, Sports Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

AACC’s new head athletic trainer is a concussion specialist. Amber Kelso, who started in August, said she intends to become more involved with professors and coaches when a student athlete gets a concussion, which is a traumatic brain injury. “I want to better educate [the professors] on what...

Sports events draw few fans

Sports events draw few fans

Jake DellaNoce, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

AACC students said in April the reason they don’t attend sporting events here is because they don’t live on campus. In an informal poll of 20 students on campus, 12 said they don’t come back for evening games after they have already gone home; if AACC had dorms, they said, they might stick around...

Women’s team set for playoffs

Women’s team set for playoffs

James Whitley, Sports Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

AACC Women’s Lacrosse is heading to the playoffs. The regional playoffs start on May 2 at Hartford Community College. If the Riverhawks win there, the team will play at home in the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Lacrosse national tournament. AACC is hosting that tournament...

Women’s laccrosse bounces back with victory

Women’s laccrosse bounces back with victory

James Whitley, Sports Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

AACC’s Women’s Lacrosse team played against Community College of Baltimore County Essex, winning 21-7 on April 4. The Riverhawks bounced back after losing to Howard Community College, putting their record at 6-2 for this season. Freshman midfielder Alyssa Baronella-O’Toole scored six goals,...

Club raises money for former member’s child

Club raises money for former member’s child

James Haggerty, Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Experience Apostolic Campus Ministries club held a memorial basketball tournament at AACC in March in honor of one of its former members who passed away. Former club member Paul Trader died from heart failure in 2007 at age 23. He was a former Student Government Association president for two years...

Prep underway for big lax tourney on campus

Prep underway for big lax tourney on campus

James Whitley, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

The national women’s lacrosse tournament will begin on campus in less than a month and a half. AACC will host the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Lacrosse national tournament May 13-14 at Siegert Stadium. Leading up to the tournament, the athletic department is tending...

Women’s LAX starts winning streak

Women’s LAX starts winning streak

Andrew Cabacar, Sports Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

AACC’s Women’s Lacrosse team played against Erie Community College, winning 20-6 on Friday evening. The Riverhawks have won their last two games, putting their record at 4-1 for this season. Freshman attacker Sofia Michael scored five goals, with her season total reaching 14, while also assisting...

Baseball loses double-header

Baseball loses double-header

Andrew Cabacar, Sports Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

AACC’s men’s baseball team lost both of their games to the County College of Morris in their double-header last Saturday afternoon. The Trojans beat the Riverhawks 8-2 and 6-3. The Riverhawks have now lost their last four games, putting their season record at 3-7. Andrew Dinko, first...

Golf, lacrosse, softball seek winning seasons

Golf, lacrosse, softball seek winning seasons

Spencer Schwink & James Whitley, Reporter & Sports Editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Riverhawk coaches and players said they hope to improve on their records during the spring athletic season. Men’s Lacrosse: Joseph Stanilaus, the new head coach for Men’s Lacrosse, said he is looking to build on last season’s 11-5 record. Stanilaus said he is also looking to build on...

B-ball finishes for both teams

B-ball finishes for both teams

Andrew Cabacar, Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

AACC Men’s and Women’s Basketball both finished with six wins in the 2016-17 season. The men’s team ended with a 6-15 record and the women’s finished at 6-16. Men’s Basketball won two of their last four games, while the women ended on a six-game losing streak. Women’s Basketball...

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