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Sports fans have clubs, course variety to enjoy

Sports fans have clubs, course variety to enjoy

Ryan Sullivan , Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

AACC offers more than 30 courses, clubs and opportunities for students who want to get active and involved in athletics. The Physical Education Department offers 28 courses, including yoga and martial arts. Most of these courses are worth one credit. In addition, AACC has five sports studies courses. “As...

Womens VBall finishes season with single win

Womens VBall finishes season with single win

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC’s Women’s Volleyball struggled this fall, finishing the season with 18 losses and a single win. “[We struggled with] our communication,” head coach Gregory McDivitt said. “I don’t think it ever got to where I wanted it to be, or where any coach would want it to be.” McDivitt...

AACC’s Men’s Basketball fall short in 1st home game

AACC’s Men’s Basketball fall short in 1st home game

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC's Riverhawks Men's basketball lost their home opener Nov. 15 to the Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk’s Lions 70-63. Guard Terry Kenner scored 19 points, shooting 8-17 from the court and 3-5 from three-point range. Kenner also contributed three rebounds and four assists. "They...

Women’s Bball is ready to face new challenges

Women’s Bball is ready to face new challenges

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Three of last year’s players will return to AACC’s Women’s Basketball in the upcoming season, and the team will welcome several new players, including three high school recruits. Head coach Lionel Makell said his team is “looking good so far.” “This is probably the first year in all...

Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The final game of AACC’s old football team ended in 1989 with a parking lot brawl after a semester of poor athletic performance and academic controversy. A streak of losses began for the Pioneers—AACC Athletics’ nickname before it became the Riverhawks—with a dramatic 55-0 loss to Montgomery...

Students want rugby, hockey, cheerleading

Students want rugby, hockey, cheerleading

Ryan Sullivan and Vincent Moreland

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC students said last month they would like the Riverhawks to have a football team. In an informal poll of 30 students, 13 said they want a football team at the school and six said they would like a hockey program. Additionally, three suggested the college should add a cheerleading squad and...

Riverhawks supportive of kneeling NFL players

Riverhawks supportive of kneeling NFL players

Vincent Moreland and Sarah Noble

November 1, 2017


Filed under front-page, jump, News, Sports

AACC students said in October they support athletes who kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality or show solidarity with each other. In an informal Campus Current survey of 50 students, 35 said they were in favor of the protest by some professional football players who kneel during...

Men’s Basketball is ready for the season

Men’s Basketball is ready for the season

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Men’s basketball is starting their 2017-2018 season in a couple of weeks and the team said the company is ready to "take flight." Third-year head coach, Joseph Snowden said he is ready with a brand new team practically. “Right now [the team is] young, very young and I’m excited because we...

AACC Women’s Soccer team prepares for playoffs

AACC Women’s Soccer team prepares for playoffs

Mike Wilhelm, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC women’s soccer team said they feel they are moving in the right direction to make it in the National Junior College Athletic Association playoffs this year. When the Campus Current checked on the team earlier in the season, there was one goal that all of the athletes agreed on for the rest...

Riverhawk’s men’s soccer faces toughest game

Mike Wilhem, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The AACC men’s soccer team played CCBC of Essex on Sept. 26 and lost 4-3 with a last minute goal. The game forced the team to play hard throughout and they had to be on their toes the entire time according to head coach Nick Cosentino. “I liked the grit and heart that we showed being down and...

Student athletes reach out to community kids

Student athletes reach out to community kids

Mike Wilhelm, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC Men’s and Women’s Soccer invited Anne Arundel County kids to Siegert Field on Sept. 16 to share skills and encourage them to consider playing here in the future. The kids are all part of soccer teams in the county and range from 8 to 12 years old. The teams’ outreach offered the players...

Women’s soccer team looks to championship

Women’s soccer team looks to championship

Seamus McCarthy, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Riverhawks Women’s Soccer set four main goals for their 2017 season: get better as a team, beat Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville and Montgomery College, and win regionals en route to a national championship. Since the first day of training, according to the players and coaches,...

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