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Spring sports get underway at AACC

Spring sports get underway at AACC

Jacob Hudson, Associate Editor

January 22, 2020

ACC spring sports started tryouts and practice in January. Spring sports include Baseball, Softball, Men’s Lacrosse, Women’s Lacrosse and Golf. Baseball Baseball finished last season with an 11-32 record. “Our team chemistry is way better this year,” second-year pitcher Zach Rees said. ...

Coaches may speak openly to newspaper

Coaches may speak openly to newspaper

Christian Richey, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

AACC’s Athletics Director said in January his department’s practice of asking coaches and journalists to arrange media interviews through the department's communications coordinator was never intended to violate anyone’s First Amendment rights. “In no way would I ever intend or direct anybody...

New online store sells AACC athletic gear

New online store sells AACC athletic gear

Jacob Hudson, Associate Editor

January 22, 2020

AACC Athletics opened an online store in January to sell sports apparel with the blue, gold and white Riverhawks logo. The store, part of athletic gear vendor SquadLocker, sells shirts, hoodies, pants, shorts, hats, backpacks and a blanket branded with the names of any of the college’s 12 sports...

Women’s Soccer finishes season at 7-7

Women’s Soccer finishes season at 7-7

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

AACC Women’s Soccer finished 2019 with seven wins and seven losses, and according to players and coaches, the athletes wanted better results. Women’s Soccer ended the regular season with a loss to Oxford College of Emory University on Nov. 1 in the National Junior College Athletic Association...

Men’s Soccer team finishes in 3rd place

Men’s Soccer team finishes in 3rd place

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

AACC Men’s Soccer finished the 2019 season with a record of 9-7-1, improving from 7-8-1 last year. Their performance on the field earned a third-place spot in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Region 20, behind Prince George’s Community College and Howard Community...

Football tops wishlist in student sports poll

Football tops wishlist in student sports poll

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

Students said in November they wish the college had a football team. In an informal Campus Current poll of 50 students, 28 said they want a football team, while others said they would like the school to add a spikeball team and a marching band. “It would be great if AACC had a football team,” Landon...

Women’s Basketball starts 2019 season

Women’s Basketball starts 2019 season

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

AACC Women’s Basketball seems well prepared for the upcoming season, according to the team’s head coach. Head coach Lionel Makell said he believes his team has learned a lot from the coaching staff. “The dedication from my coaches … all spills into the young ladies,” Makell said....

Men’s Basketball starts 2019 season

Men’s Basketball starts 2019 season

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

AACC Men’s Basketball has more new team members than returning players this season, and according to the head coach, this comes with some challenges. But coach Joe Snowden said they can use the team’s new strengths to their advantage, even though last season’s tallest players have left. “We...

Prof touches on civil rights

Prof touches on civil rights

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

An adjunct instructor said in October the 1966 Baltimore Orioles team reflected the shift of the civil rights movement. At the first in a series of speeches hosted by the History Club, Dr. Richard Hardesty—who teaches history and sports studies—said Orioles legend Frank Robinson and...

AACC Women’s V-ball finishes 2019 season

AACC Women’s V-ball finishes 2019 season

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

November 1, 2019

AACC Women’s Volleyball finished the 2019 season with more wins than the previous two years combined. Women’s Volleyball won 11 matches during the regular season, which ended on Oct. 24. Last fall, the team recorded a 6-14 season with five more wins than the prior year. In the past,...

Men’s Soccer adds international players

Men’s Soccer adds international players

Dylan Callahan, Reporter

November 1, 2019

AACC Men’s Soccer added defensemen from Ontario and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and a midfielder from Ghana to its roster this year. First-year computer engineering student Joba Malomo from Ghana moved to Ellicott City over the summer. He enrolled at AACC this semester. However,...

Men’s XC is 2 players short

Men’s XC is 2 players short

Connor Shaw, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Three runners have joined AACC Men’s Cross- Country this year, but the Riverhawks are still two athletes short to participate as a team in National Junior College Athletic Association meets. Still, Coach Keith Bigelow said the three athletes will participate in the meets as individuals. And he said...

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