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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

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...

Women’s cross-country starts new year

Women’s cross-country starts new year

Christian Richey, Associate Editor

August 24, 2019

The coach of AACC’s new Men’s Cross-Country team also took over as head coach of Women’s Cross-Country, starting this season. Coordinator of Athletics Keith Bigelow replaced long-time coach Jim Griffiths, who retired last season after his team won the Division III Region 20 championship. Griffiths...

Golfer scores 311 for 11th in championship

Golfer scores  311 for 11th in championship

Christina Browning, Multimedia Editor

August 24, 2019

A second-year business administration student placed 11th in the NJCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship in June. Luke Schwartz scored 311 over the four-day tournament, earning him Second Team All-America honors. Former AACC student Michael Weller placed No. 42 with a final score of 328.

VB team eyes winning term

VB team eyes winning term

Christian Richey, Associate editor

August 21, 2019

AACC Volleyball players said they are preparing for the fall season with communication and connectedness in mind. The team concluded last season with a 6-14 record, losing in the NJCAA Division III Region 20 championship game 3-1 to Butler County Community College. New head coach Tatiana Cooper...

Cross-country for men back

Cross-country for men back

Amber Nathan, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2019

AACC Athletics brought back Men’s Cross-Country this semester after a 10-year absence. “We had a women’s team, so why not have a men’s team?” said Coordinator of Athletics Keith Bigelow, who will coach the team. Bigelow said Men’s Cross-Country will qualify as a team with five runners,...

Players express hope for success this year

Players express hope for success this year

Christian Richey, Associate editor

August 21, 2019

AACC Men’s Soccer players said in August they feel confident about the upcoming season. The team ended last year with an 8-5-1 record. The season culminated with a loss in the NJCAA Division III Region 20 Tournament championship game, losing 2-1 to Howard Community College. “We came very close...

Athletes aim for unity

Athletes aim for unity

Christian Richey, Associate editor

August 21, 2019

AACC Women’s Soccer players said they expect their team to be more unified this season than last, when they finished the year with six wins and six losses. The Riverhawks ended last season as one of three teams to qualify for the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region 20 Tournament,...

Riverhawk athlete gets All-American selection

Riverhawk athlete gets All-American selection

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The National Junior College Athletic Association named an AACC Women’s Basketball player to its Division III All-American Third Team on April 8. Karley Haensler, who averaged 18 points and 5 rebounds per game this year, received the All-American Third Team nomination because of her play in the 2018-2019...

Student-athletes show outstanding statistics

Student-athletes show outstanding statistics

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

Riverhawks’ spring sports kicked off the 2019 season on Feb. 9 with a Men’s Lacrosse scrimmage against Army Prep. Since then, Women’s Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball and Golf began their seasons in the weeks following. As the season has progressed, AACC athletes have stepped up to the plate...

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