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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...

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...

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