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Coach Makell

Coach Makell

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

AACC Women’s Basketball head coach Lionel Makell won the NJCAA’s 2019 Coach of the Year award for Division III District G. Makell, who graduated from AACC in 1984, has coached for 30 years—six of them at AACC. “I’m honored to have [received the award], but without those six girls in the...

Men’s Basketball season round-up

Men’s Basketball season round-up

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 27, 2019

AACC’s Men’s Basketball lost the Division III District Championships this season, but they are keeping high spirits in anticipation for next season. The Riverhawks, who ended the season with an 11-16 record, finished off their playoff run with a 88-76 loss against Sandhills Community College from...

Women’s bball loses 3rd tournament game

Women’s bball loses 3rd tournament game

Chance Iheoma, Photo Editor

March 17, 2019

AACC Women’s Basketball lost its final game in the NJCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday. The team left the three-day Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, tournament with three losses and no wins. The 101-77 loss on Saturday against University of Connecticut: Avery Point came during the Riverhawks’...

Women’s basketball loses 2nd tournament game

Women’s basketball loses 2nd tournament game

Chance Iheoma, Photo Editor

March 15, 2019

After a tough loss to Hostos Community College in the first round of the NJCAA Division III National Tournament on Thursday, AACC Women’s Basketball lost to Hibbing Community College on Friday with a score of 100-60. Hostos, the defending champion, will play in this year’s championship game on...

Women’s Basketball loses first round in nationals, players keep spirits high

Women’s Basketball loses first round in nationals, players keep spirits high

Chance Iheoma, Photo Co-Editor

March 14, 2019

AACC’s Women’s Basketball lost the first round in the NJCAA Division III National Championships against Hostos Community College today. The Riverhawks played the defending champions, the Hostos Community College Caimans from NY at the National Championships in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with a final...

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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