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Men's Lacrosse, Baseball and Softball played their first games in a year in March. Shown, the Riverhawks face off against Community College of Baltimore County Essex.

Riverhawks return to playing field after year-long break

Ryan Oberteuffer, Reporter April 8, 2021

Men's Lacrosse, Baseball and Softball competed for the first time in March since the Riverhawks cut the spring 2020 season short as a precaution against the pandemic. Men's Lacrosse has played six games...

Athletes and coaches say player experience and flexibility will make the spring season a good one. Shown, the Men’s Lacrosse team in 2020.

Coaches, players have high expectations for spring season

Audrey Wais, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2021

Despite a practice season shortened by the pandemic, coaches and players say they expect their teams to perform well during the upcoming spring season.  Baseball, Softball and Men’s Lacrosse...

Tripp Templeton

Spring, fall sports to compete

Audrey Wais, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

After being benched for a season and a half, AACC’s sports teams will begin playing games the first week of March. Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman lifted an order suspending athletic...

The Women's Lacrosse team will skip its spring season this semester. Shown, student athletes playing in 2018.

College calls off Basketball, Volleyball, Women’s Lacrosse for spring

Audrey Wais, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2021

AACC has canceled the spring season for Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Volleyball and Women’s Lacrosse. AACC Athletics announced the decision to skip the Women’s Lacrosse season on Friday, saying...

Athletic trainer Amber Stanley shares Athletic Trainer of the Year honors with a colleague from Howard Community College.

Athletic trainer wins statewide award

Audrey Wais, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2021

AACC's head athletic trainer accepted the title of Athletic Trainer of the Year from the Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference in December. Amber Stanley shared the award with athletic trainer...

Baseball outfielder Dylan Dilts says he would prefer to continue to practice on campus but supports the decision to send the athletes home.  

Fall sports practice season ends early

Johannes Haasbroek, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2020

AACC’s fall sports practice season will end early—on Dec. 3 instead of on Dec. 14 as planned.  “Obviously, with the coronavirus cases continuing to increase and remain at a high level, we...

Former Howard High School baseball coach Nick Hoffner 
is the new head of AACC Baseball.

Baseball team gets new head coach

Johannes Haasbroek, Editor-in-Chief November 19, 2020

A long-time Howard High School baseball coach is the new head of AACC Baseball.  Nick Hoffner, the founder and owner of Leading Home Mortgage in Columbia, said he always wanted to coach college...

Men’s Basketball guard Mike Cantrell says he has been following last season’s training plan, running laps around his neighborhood and working on his core strength.   

Working out at home keeps student athletes in shape

Summer Cox, Digital Media Editor November 10, 2020

AACC’s student athletes returned to the practice field week after a long break, but some say they have kept themselves in shape on their own.  “When we met with our coach, he said this situation...

Baseball players practice on campus  this week for the first time since the college closed in March.

Student athletes back on practice fields after nearly 8 months

Johannes Haasbroek, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020

After a nearly eight-month moratorium on sports games and practices, AACC’s athletes ventured back onto campus fields this week to begin training for the spring season. AACC, like all of Maryland’s...

Men’s Soccer goalie Brenden LeMaster says he would be willing to play for fans if the college allowed it.

Gov OKs outdoor sports; AACC to wait for spring

Johannes Haasbroek, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday authorized colleges to allow a limited number of fans to attend outdoor sports games, but AACC officials have not approved the return of fall athletics to campus.  Athletic...

Steve Pegg started his 44-year career on campus as a part-timer in the bookstore while he took classes and played baseball for the AACC Pioneers.

Pioneer baseball legend celebrates 44 years as AACC employee

Dominic Salacki, Reporter October 2, 2020

AACC’s director of auxiliary services has worked at the college for 44 years—and earned recognition for his longevity at a meeting of all faculty and staff at the beginning of the semester. Steve...

Sitting all day? Get moving, trainer says

Sitting all day? Get moving, trainer says

September 25, 2020

Do your neck and shoulders hurt from sitting at a computer for hours every day? Are you battling the “Quarantine-15” weight gain? Do you feel like you’ve grown roots in your desk chair? Head trainer...

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