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Women’s Soccer preps for upcoming fall season

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC Women’s Soccer team is bringing back eight returning players for the fall 2018 season.  Women’s Soccer will play 18 games this season, including eight at Siegert Field.   Last season, the Riverhawks won nine games, lost five and tied one. They scored 35 goals, averaging about 2.3 go...

AACC Softball gets nod for Division II upgrade

AACC Softball gets nod for Division II upgrade

Roxanne Ready, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Feature, News, Showcase, Sports

AACC’s athletic department will upgrade Softball to Division II in spring.  Division II programs are able to offer scholarships and play against more competitive teams.  The move comes in part as a response to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s plans to categorize colleges b...

Softball will upgrade to Division II next spring

Softball will upgrade to Division II next spring

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

AACC’s athletic department will upgrade Softball to Division II in spring. Division II programs are able to offer scholarships and play against more competitive teams. The move comes in part as a response to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s plans to categorize colleges by divisio...

Riverhawk athletes say no harassment at AACC

Riverhawk athletes say no harassment at AACC

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Sports

AACC athletes said they have not witnessed or experienced sexual harassment on campus. In a Campus Current survey of 338 AACC students, none of the 34 athletes who participated said they have been sexually harassed at AACC. Two female athletes and six male athletes said they have been sexually...

Women’s Lax ranks 2nd among NJCAA colleges

Women’s Lax ranks 2nd among NJCAA colleges

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

AACC Women’s Lacrosse will enter the playoffs as the No. 2 ranked team in the nation.  Women’s Lacrosse finished the season with an 11-3 record overall. The Riverhawks will play in the Region 20 tournament, which is beginning on Monday, April 30. Last year, the Riverhawks lost in the National ...

Concussions total 19 in ’16-’18

Concussions total 19 in ’16-’18

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Student athletes who get concussions must sit out of games and avoid critical thinking until they recover. According to athletic trainer Amber Kelso, eight AACC student athletes reported concussions in the 2016-2017 school year and 11 reported concussions in the 2017-2018 school year. Men’s Lacrosse...

Men’s Lacrosse heads into postseason at 8-3

Men’s Lacrosse heads into postseason at 8-3

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

AACC Men’s Lacrosse is looking forward to making a run in the postseason this year.  The team finished the regular season April 13 on a three-game winning streak and with an 8-3 record overall. The Riverhawks will begin national tournament play on May 5. They are ranked No. 5 in the nation. ...

AACC athletes look up to famous sports icons

AACC athletes look up to famous sports icons

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

To Men’s Soccer right wing Isaiah Goodman, pro soccer player Paul Pogba, 24, of Manchester United is someone to look up to. “He’s very versatile, very hard working and dedicated to the sport,” Goodman says of the French athlete. “And it’s amazing to see what he’s accomplished at such...

New GPA calculation will take effect next fall

New GPA calculation will take effect next fall

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Correction: A previous version of this article said AACC would be lowering the GPA requirement for first-semester student athletes. This was incorrect. In fact, the requirement of 1.75 is unchanged from previous semesters. AACC is changing the way it calculates grade-point average for some student ...

MD lawmakers debate turf field health risks

MD lawmakers debate turf field health risks

Raquel Hamner, Photography Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Showcase, Sports

State legislators may decide synthetic turf, like the kind on AACC’s Siegert Stadium field, is too dangerous to play on. Maryland lawmakers are debating whether the chemicals in synthetic turf make it unsafe for athletes and the environment. They are considering a bill that would stop schools and...

AACC athlete receives recognition for talents

AACC athlete receives recognition for talents

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

First-year Women's Basketball guard/forward Daja Burnett has won three regional and national designations for her athletic and academic performance. “Daja is a top-class athlete,” Athletics Director Duane Herr said. “She is a top-class human being. ... We’re just proud to have her in our uniform.” The...

Women finish regular season with just 7 wins

Women finish regular season with just 7 wins

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

AACC Women’s Basketball had a rough end to the regular season, finishing with 10 straight defeats and a 7-14 record. Last year’s team finished with a 5-19 record. Early on it looked like Women’s Basketball was going to finish with a positive record but the team struggled in the second part...

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