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Riverhawks to host Nationals

AACC Women’s Lacrosse players Mariah Scott and Natalie Sonntag battle against Harford Community College in their game on April 8.

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The college will hold the NJCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse National Tournament in Siegert Stadium on May 9 for the third time in 10 years. Last season, Women’s Lacrosse finished the regular season with a 13-5 record and made it to the Division I National Tournament at John L. DiMarco Field in...

Campus Current player of the week: Calvin Williams

Calvin Williams, graduating cyber security student, plays the damage position on AACC’s Overwatch team.

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 29, 2019

An Esports team member is Campus Current player of the week for his success in the video game Overwatch. The game is set on future Earth and focuses on team-based shooting challenges. “I play Overwatch for the school,” said Calvin Williams, a graduating cyber security student who plays the...

Campus Current player of the week: Noah Rafsky

Campus Current player of the week: Noah Rafsky

Arianna Beers, Sports Editor

April 19, 2019

Noah Rafsky, a second-year cybersecurity student and centerfielder for AACC Baseball, hit three runs in the Riverhawks 9-8 victory over CCBC Catonsville last week. For this achievement, Rafsky is this week’s Campus Current player of the week. The Riverhawks, who have an overall record of 11-25...

Campus Current player of the week: Jordan Kopf

Campus Current player of the week: Jordan Kopf

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Jordan Kopf, men’s lacrosse player, scored seven goals last week; five against Howard Community College and two against Hartford Community College. For this achievement, Kopf is this week’s Campus Current’s player of the week. “I try to score as much as I can,” the second-year transfer...

Campus Current Player of the Week:

Gage Savoy

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 3, 2019

Alexis Heverly, first-year transfer studies student, scored three goals in two games last week while playing defense for the Riverhawks women’s lacrosse team. Heverly, who normally plays defense for AACC Women’s Lacrosse, scored three goals per game in both of the Riverhawks games last week against...

Past high school coach to lead Golf this spring

Christina Browning

Luke Gabel, Reporter

April 1, 2019

The former leader of Chesapeake High School’s varsity golf team is AACC Golf’s new head coach. Kevin Lyons, who coached at Chesapeake for four years, replaced Joel Thorne, who left AACC  at the end of last year’s season after seven years. Five student golfers also left the team after it...

Women’s bball travels to national tournament

Women’s Basketball center Sarah Healy takes a shot at this season’s national tourna-ment.

Chance Iheoma and Arianna Beers

April 1, 2019

AACC Women’s Basketball came in last place in the Division III National Tournament in March, yet the coach said he couldn’t be prouder of the team. “They got an experience of a lifetime,” coach Lionel Makell said. “[We’re] one of eight teams in the country at our level.” With just six players...

Men’s Lacrosse player out due to car accident

Rahsaan Johnson

Philip Van Slooten, Reporter

April 1, 2019

A Riverhawks Men’s Lacrosse defensive player is out for the season after a near-fatal car accident on March 8. Robert Gilman III, a second-year business administration student, his parents and brother were headed out for pizza when the accident occurred. Gilman, who was in the hospital for 12...

Student athlete excels on court, academically

Arianna Beers

Alexandra Radovic, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2019

As a junior and senior at South River High School, Sarah Healy sat on the bench game after game as she watched her friends crowd the giant Seahawk logo, in center court, to fire shots at the basketball hoop. It wasn’t until she became a Riverhawk, Healy said, that she flourished on the court. “In...

Coach Makell

Coach Lionel Makell won a coach of the year award, for coaching the women's basketball team, that made it to nationals this year.

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

Deondre McNeill, a second-year center and undecided student, shoots on Joe Chase, a first-year guard and physical therapist student.

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

Riverhawks forward Lacey Hinkle goes for the ball in the team's final game at nationals.

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’...

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