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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

Lacey Hinkle, forward for the Riverhawks, shoots and scores a free throw

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

AACC Men's Lacrosse player Rob Gilman and family members were critically injured in a car crash last Friday. Friends of Gilman report he is recovering quickly.

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

Hannah Lieb, with the ball, who plays guard and Lacey Hinkle, who plays forward, are playing at the nationals.

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

AACC baseball player lines up to bat against Prince George's Community College team.

 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

Photo by Gerald Maravanyika

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

Photo by Christina Browning

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

Photo courtesy of Anthony Bellotte

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

Photo by Daniel Nickerson

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,...

Riverhawks Softball joins Div II

Photo by Arianna Beers

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

Photo by Gage Savoy

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

Photo by Chance Iheoma

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...

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