Campus Current

Students suggest food, ads to promote games

Sanyee Barjogar Jr., Sports Co-Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

AACC students said in September they would attend campus sports games if the college advertised them better and sold food during the events. In a poll of 50 students, 30 said food would entice them to go to games, while 20 said they would like to see more advertisements about when and where the games...

AACC Athletics plans to develop esports team

AACC Athletics plans to develop esports team

Alex Fregger, Tech Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Club News, Front Page, News, Showcase, Sports

AACC Athletics plans to make esports part of its program next fall. Esports—electronic sports—involve established teams that play video games competitively for fun, ranking or monetary rewards. Athletics Director Duane Herr said he’s hoping to introduce esports officially to the college a...

AACC Women’s Volleyball wins first game of season

Tommy Parker, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

The AACC Women’s Volleyball team won their first game of the season on Monday against Allegany College of Maryland. In a best of five game match, the Riverhawks won three games to none. They won by a score of 25-16, 25-17 and 25-16. “It feels good to get it in and out of the way,” said head...

Women’s Soccer plays alumni in home scrimmage

Women’s Soccer plays alumni in home scrimmage

Brady Reilly , Sports Co-Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Front Page, Showcase, Sports

AACC Women’s Soccer played an alumni team in a scrimmage match on Thursday night. The campus team won 5-1. Hannah Lieb, a first-year goalie, had three saves to keep the Riverhawks ahead by two goals going into half time. “The potential is there,” head coach Karin Victorio said. “We c...

Re-designed Athletics site to launch this fall

Madeleine Pedersen

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC Athletics will unveil a redesigned web page this semester.   When AACC changed its mascot in 2015 from the red, white and blue Pioneer to Swoop, a teal Riverhawk, the “colors were not changed properly” on the website, said Zach Malone, sports information specialist.  Malone said “ce...

Women’s lax Nationals to play on Siegert Field

Madeleine Pedersen, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Sports

AACC will host the National Women’s Lacrosse Tournament for community colleges this May.   The women’s lacrosse season begins in February.  If the Riverhawks make it to the finals this spring, they will get to play at their home—Siegert Field—on the Arnold Campus.  Women’s Lacrosse made it ...

New sports coordinator to aid athletes with progress, schoolwork

New sports coordinator to aid athletes with progress, schoolwork

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

AACC’s Athletics has approved a new position for a student athlete success coordinator, who will help student athletes.    According to Athletics Director Duane Herr, the coordinator will schedule pre-season and in-season educational meetings with student athletes, and keep up with their academ...

Returning players help new freshman adjust

Madeleine Pederson, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Sports

This season’s Men’s Soccer lineup will include three second-year players who will return to the field and lead the team to the regionals, the coach told Campus Current in August.  The “leaders of the field,” head coach Nick Cosentino said, are center back Ryan Owen, mid-fielder Noah Beall and goal...

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...

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