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“We’re All Brothers”: LAX Coach, captains rally around hospitalized teammate

“We’re All Brothers”: LAX Coach, captains rally around hospitalized teammate

Philip Van Slooten, Daily Reporter

March 14, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Front Page, News, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday AACC Lacrosse player Robert Gilman, barely survived a major car accident. Despite arriving in critical condition, the Lacrosse team visited Gilman on Tuesday and report he and his family, who were also injured, are recovering and in good spirits. “Rob’s a solid player and a better...

Women’s Basketball team Region/District champions

Women’s Basketball team Region/District champions

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

AACC’s Women’s Basketball won the Division III Region Tournament at Prince George’s Community College, and will compete at nationals for the first time in 19 years. The last time AACC’s Women’s Basketball won the Region Title was nine years ago, in the 2010 season. The Riverhawks, who finished...

Men’s baseball ends losing streak in game against Prince George’s Community College

Men’s baseball ends losing streak in game against Prince George’s Community College

 Nathaniel Durfee, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC Men’s Baseball emerged victorious against the Prince George’s Owls with a score of 13-8 on Thursday, improving their record to 4-6. Prince George’s Community College got out to a 7-3 lead after back-to-back rallies in the third and fourth innings. The Riverhawks answered with seven...

Men’s Basketball reaches second place regionally, still advancing

Men’s Basketball reaches second place regionally, still advancing

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

AACC Men’s Basketball fell short this weekend against Prince George’s Community College in the NJCAA DIII Region XX Championships, resulting in a second place finish. The Riverhawks beat Butler Community College in round one with an 86-60 victory. But couldn’t continue the momentum in round two a...

Riverhawk captains to prep teams for season

Riverhawk captains to prep teams for season

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

The captains of the Riverhawks’ spring sports teams said they plan to use communication on the field and keep their players focused in practice to make this season successful. Baseball captains Blake Rebstock and Darius Brook said they show their leadership through keeping practices organized. “...

Former AACC athletes offer recruitment tips

Former AACC athletes offer recruitment tips

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Education, Sports

Recruiters from four-year schools are looking for community college athletes with good grades and athletic skill, according to coaches and former AACC players. Four-year colleges recruited more than 14 AACC athletes out of the 175 who played last year to continue their athletic careers at the National...

College requires study hall hours for athletes

College requires study hall hours for athletes

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

AACC’s new student athlete success coordinator in January started requiring athletes to spend at least four hours a week in tutoring or other organized study sessions. Trey Anderson, the student athlete success coordinator, said the athletes may spend their mandatory study hours with online tutoring,...

Riverhawks Softball joins Div II

Riverhawks Softball joins Div II

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

AACC Softball moved up from Division III to Division II this season, which means the team will face tougher opponents in playoffs and coaches may offer scholarships to recruits. AACC is a part of the National Junior College Athletic Association, or NJCAA, which has a three-division system for ranking...

Shenandoah U eSports visits AACC, offers tips

Shenandoah U eSports visits AACC, offers tips

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

Getting work experience in the eSports field during college is the best way to land a job in the gaming industry after graduation, speakers from Shenandoah University told AACC eSports Club members in February. The university’s director of eSports, Joe Gawrysiak, said students should try to find...

Riverhawks’ Men’s Lax invests in new helmets

Riverhawks’ Men’s Lax invests in new helmets

Xander Hanlon, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

Riverhawks Men’s Lacrosse got safer helmets for this spring season. Men’s Lacrossse head coach Joe Stanilaus said the Athletic Department buys new helmets every two years to stay up to date with the safest equipment. “After two years it gets a little risky, so we wanted to make sure that...

AACC student athletes attain honor roll status

AACC student athletes attain honor roll status

Jameson Evans, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

AACC’s athletic director in February named 47 student athletes to his annual Honor Roll to recognize players with high grade-point averages. Athletic Director Duane Herr said students with GPAs of 3.0 or higher who were enrolled in 12 or more credits were eligible for the award. He added, however,...

AACC student athletes take 2018 JUCO honors

AACC student athletes take 2018 JUCO honors

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

AACC Athletics racked up the awards in the 2017-2018 school year, placing in double digits on both the All-Region and All-Conference teams. Former Women’s Lacrosse midfielder Sofia Michael received the Betty Jo Graber Award honoring her as the 2017-2018 NJCAA Female Student Athlete of the Year. Michael...

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