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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...

72% of poll in esports’ favor

72% of poll in esports’ favor

Brayden Nazarian, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

Sports studies students and professors said in October they would like AACC Athletics to start an esports team. Esports—electronic sports—involve established teams that play video games competitively for fun, ranking or monetary rewards. In an informal poll, 72 percent of the 40 students who...

Athletics may add esports

Athletics may add esports

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

October 1, 2019

AACC Athletics officials this semester are continuing to look into creating an official esports team after the National Junior College Athletic Association offered official governance for the sport. “The demographic around the college is suitable toward having an esports program and we want to be...

Women’s Lacrosse finish 2nd in national tournament

Women’s Lacrosse finish 2nd in national tournament

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

August 24, 2019

AACC hosted the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Women’s Lacrosse championship tournament at Siegert Field in mid-May. The Riverhawks placed second in the tournament, falling to Harford Community College, 22-12, in the championship game. Post-season, four Riverhawks earned All-America...

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