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Riverhawks Softball joins Div II

Riverhawks Softball joins Div II

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

Lax star player will not return

Lax star player will not return

Alexandra Radovic, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC’s only first-team All-American athlete will not return to Men’s Lacrosse this spring. Face-off player Nick Karnes, who earned All-American honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association last year, said he is unable to redeem his position this spring because he didn’t meet...

New academic adviser adds daily study halls

New academic adviser adds daily study halls

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC has created a position for an adviser who will work solely with student athletes. The adviser, Trey Anderson, a former Delaware State University and Coppin State student athletic adviser, became AACC’s first-ever student athlete success coordinator in October. “Personally, I wanted to...

Players aim for state playoffs

Players aim for state playoffs

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC Men’s and Women’s Basketball players are preparing for the second half of their 2018-2019 season. As of Campus Current’s press deadline on Jan. 17, Men’s Basketball sat at seven wins and eight losses so far in the season, while the women’s team had four wins and nine losses. “We...

Softball team looks for additional teammates

Softball team looks for additional teammates

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC Women’s Softball players and coaches are preparing for the start of the 2019 season with just nine players and what the coach calls “a really young team.” Head coach Guy Klingensmith said the team includes “a good group of freshmen.” Assistant coach Brittany Nunez added, “We could...

Men’s Lacrosse strives to improve this season

Men’s Lacrosse strives to improve this season

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

After going 8-4 last spring, AACC Men’s Lacrosse is looking to improve this year despite losing 16 players from last year’s roster. Among the departures are face-off starter Nick Karnes, who won first-team All-American honors for his performance last season but lost eligibility because of low...

Athletics brings back Men’s X Country team

Athletics brings back Men’s X Country team

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC will bring back Men’s Cross Country starting in fall 2019 after a decades-long hiatus. Keith Bigelow, the coordinator of athletics, will coach the team. “It’s been something that we have kicked around as a department for a long time,” Bigelow said. Bigelow said he hopes to recruit...

College brings back old coach

College brings back old coach

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

After a 13-5 record last season, AACC Women’s Lacrosse will have to replace a majority of last season’s roster. In his 19th and final season, head coach Jim Griffiths said he hopes to have a full roster by the first practice on Jan. 24. Griffiths, who also coaches cross country at the college,...

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