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Cross Country steps up training sessions

Ryan Sullivan, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC’s Women's cross country is stepping up their training sessions for the 2017 Bill Fritz Invitational on Sept. 16. The 6-kilometer event will test each of Coach Jim Griffiths' athletes and he has one goal for his team−to improve. Caitlyn "Cat" Shriver, a sophomore elementary education ma...

Fall sports preview

James Haggerty, Co-Editor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Women’s Cross Country began practice in mid-August, to prepare for their first meet which will be held on Sept. 2 at Salisbury University at 9:45 a.m. The team plans to improve upon their previous three seasons in which the team became Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference region 20 champions. “We...

Athletics Department introduces Spirit Days

Athletics Department introduces Spirit Days

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Sports

The Athletics Department is launching a weekly Spirit Day this Fall to encourage school pride. Athletics Director Duane Herr said he hopes students will feel a stronger sense of school identity by wearing AACC colors each Friday, starting the first week of school. Herr said he has noticed the overall...

AACC sports offering live stream to viewers

AACC sports offering live stream to viewers

James Haggerty, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, News, Photo Feature, Sports

For the first time, the Athletics Department plans to live stream as many home games as possible starting this fall. The department will stream using the official AACC Athletics page on YouTube. The live stream allows students, faculty, scouts and anyone interested to view the games. It’s a popu...

Soccer welcomes new players to 2017 rosters

James Haggerty, Co-Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, News, Sports

Women’s Soccer began practice in early August to prepare for a four-team tournament at Howard Community College. The tournament is Sept. 16-17.  Twelve new players joined this season’s squad, with five players returning from last year.   Coaches and players said they are optimistic about...

Letters of intent for 2017 total highest recorded

Letters of intent for 2017 total highest recorded

Roxanne Ready, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, News, Sports

The number of incoming athletes who have signed contracts with AACC this year is the highest on record, according to the athletics director. Across the 11 teams playing at AACC throughout this school year, 49 student athletes have signed contracts with the college so far. Athletics Director Duane...

Coach’s life journey

Coach’s life journey

James Whitley, Reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under Feature, Sports

For most of the 38 years Joe Snowden worked as a supervisor in the AACC mail room, he doubled as an assistant basketball coach. Three years ago, he retired from his mail room career. A few months later, he became the Men’s Basketball head coach. Athletic Director Duane Herr says hiring Snowden...

AACC hosts truck pull contest in parking lot

AACC hosts truck pull contest in parking lot

Andrew Cabacar, Reporter

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC hosted its sixth annual truck pull in the parking lot behind the Careers Building on April 20. The AACC Transportation, Logistics and Cargo Security program had 10 teams. Each five-member team strapped on ropes, which were attached to an empty FedEx truck on the other end. One team at a time...

Recruits begin to sign letters

Recruits begin to sign letters

James Whitley, Sports Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

A dozen high school athletes have committed to sign letters of intent to play sports at AACC in the fall. Athletic Director Duane Herr said this year’s recruiting class is larger than usual. And the high school students are more into the experience of signing the letters than past recruits, Herr...

Trainer raises injury concern

Trainer raises injury concern

James Whitley, Sports Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC’s new head athletic trainer is a concussion specialist. Amber Kelso, who started in August, said she intends to become more involved with professors and coaches when a student athlete gets a concussion, which is a traumatic brain injury. “I want to better educate [the professors] on what...

Sports events draw few fans

Sports events draw few fans

Jake DellaNoce, Reporter

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC students said in April the reason they don’t attend sporting events here is because they don’t live on campus. In an informal poll of 20 students on campus, 12 said they don’t come back for evening games after they have already gone home; if AACC had dorms, they said, they might stick around...

Women’s team set for playoffs

Women’s team set for playoffs

James Whitley, Sports Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

AACC Women’s Lacrosse is heading to the playoffs. The regional playoffs start on May 2 at Hartford Community College. If the Riverhawks win there, the team will play at home in the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Lacrosse national tournament. AACC is hosting that tournament...

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