Campus Current

Women’s Bball is ready to face new challenges

Women’s Bball is ready to face new challenges

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Three of last year’s players will return to AACC’s Women’s Basketball in the upcoming season, and the team will welcome several new players, including three high school recruits. Head coach Lionel Makell said his team is “looking good so far.” “This is probably the first year in all...

Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

Why doesn’t AACC have varsity football team?

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

The final game of AACC’s old football team ended in 1989 with a parking lot brawl after a semester of poor athletic performance and academic controversy. A streak of losses began for the Pioneers—AACC Athletics’ nickname before it became the Riverhawks—with a dramatic 55-0 loss to Montgomery...

Students want rugby, hockey, cheerleading

Students want rugby, hockey, cheerleading

Ryan Sullivan and Vincent Moreland

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC students said last month they would like the Riverhawks to have a football team. In an informal poll of 30 students, 13 said they want a football team at the school and six said they would like a hockey program. Additionally, three suggested the college should add a cheerleading squad and...

Riverhawks supportive of kneeling NFL players

Riverhawks supportive of kneeling NFL players

Vincent Moreland and Sarah Noble

November 1, 2017


Filed under Front Page, News, Sports

AACC students said in October they support athletes who kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality or show solidarity with each other. In an informal Campus Current survey of 50 students, 35 said they were in favor of the protest by some professional football players who kneel during...

Men’s Basketball is ready for the season

Men’s Basketball is ready for the season

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Men’s basketball is starting their 2017-2018 season in a couple of weeks and the team said the company is ready to "take flight." Third-year head coach, Joseph Snowden said he is ready with a brand new team practically. “Right now [the team is] young, very young and I’m excited because we...

AACC Women’s Soccer team prepares for playoffs

AACC Women’s Soccer team prepares for playoffs

Mike Wilhelm, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC women’s soccer team said they feel they are moving in the right direction to make it in the National Junior College Athletic Association playoffs this year. When the Campus Current checked on the team earlier in the season, there was one goal that all of the athletes agreed on for the rest...

Riverhawk’s men’s soccer faces toughest game

Mike Wilhem, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The AACC men’s soccer team played CCBC of Essex on Sept. 26 and lost 4-3 with a last minute goal. The game forced the team to play hard throughout and they had to be on their toes the entire time according to head coach Nick Cosentino. “I liked the grit and heart that we showed being down and...

Student athletes reach out to community kids

Student athletes reach out to community kids

Mike Wilhelm, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC Men’s and Women’s Soccer invited Anne Arundel County kids to Siegert Field on Sept. 16 to share skills and encourage them to consider playing here in the future. The kids are all part of soccer teams in the county and range from 8 to 12 years old. The teams’ outreach offered the players...

Women’s soccer team looks to championship

Women’s soccer team looks to championship

Seamus McCarthy, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Riverhawks Women’s Soccer set four main goals for their 2017 season: get better as a team, beat Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville and Montgomery College, and win regionals en route to a national championship. Since the first day of training, according to the players and coaches,...

Players aim higher as season moves forward

Players aim higher as season moves forward

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Despite an early season filled with ups and downs, the Men’s Soccer coach and players have said they have high hopes for the rest of the season. “The guys are working hard,” head coach Nick Cosentino said. “I think by playoff time we’ll be in good shape. … We have a good core of players.” The...

Volleyball sets up for upcoming challenges

Volleyball sets up for upcoming challenges

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC Women’s Volleyball lost their fourth match, 3-0, against the Chesapeake Skipjacks on Sept. 12. With this loss, the Riverhawks are 0-4 to start the season, but head coach Gregory McDivitt said he still has high hopes for his team to progress. “We have a lot of young players this year,”...

Lacrosse players work toward better season

Lacrosse players work toward better season

Seamus McCarthy, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Watching a championship team is like watching a duck gliding smoothly across the water. No one sees that beneath the surface is a ferocious churning of feet and an exhausting amount of hard work and determination. For Men’s Lacrosse, feet have already started churning, months before the spring season...

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