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AACC student athletes attain honor roll status

Photo by Arianna Beers

Jameson Evans, Reporter

March 1, 2019

AACC’s athletic director in February named 47 student athletes to his annual Honor Roll to recognize players with high grade-point averages. Athletic Director Duane Herr said students with GPAs of 3.0 or higher who were enrolled in 12 or more credits were eligible for the award. He added, however,...

AACC student athletes take 2018 JUCO honors

AACC Athletics won multiple awards last school year.

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC Athletics racked up the awards in the 2017-2018 school year, placing in double digits on both the All-Region and All-Conference teams. Former Women’s Lacrosse midfielder Sofia Michael received the Betty Jo Graber Award honoring her as the 2017-2018 NJCAA Female Student Athlete of the Year. Michael...

Lax star player will not return

All-American lacrosse player Nick Karnes wins a face-off against Onondaga Community College last season. Karnes will not return to AACC in 2019.

Alexandra Radovic, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC’s only first-team All-American athlete will not return to Men’s Lacrosse this spring. Face-off player Nick Karnes, who earned All-American honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association last year, said he is unable to redeem his position this spring because he didn’t meet...

New academic adviser adds daily study halls

Trey Anderson works from his office in the gym. He is  the new student athlete success coordinator.

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC has created a position for an adviser who will work solely with student athletes. The adviser, Trey Anderson, a former Delaware State University and Coppin State student athletic adviser, became AACC’s first-ever student athlete success coordinator in October. “Personally, I wanted to...

Players aim for state playoffs

Riverhawks’ Men’s Basketball prepares to play Chesapeake Community College.

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC Men’s and Women’s Basketball players are preparing for the second half of their 2018-2019 season. As of Campus Current’s press deadline on Jan. 17, Men’s Basketball sat at seven wins and eight losses so far in the season, while the women’s team had four wins and nine losses. “We...

Softball team looks for additional teammates

Softball head coach Guy Klingensmith talks to his team before starting drills in the gym.

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC Women’s Softball players and coaches are preparing for the start of the 2019 season with just nine players and what the coach calls “a really young team.” Head coach Guy Klingensmith said the team includes “a good group of freshmen.” Assistant coach Brittany Nunez added, “We could...

Men’s Lacrosse strives to improve this season

Second-year communications student Noah Reem, midfielder, prepares for the lacrosse season by working out on the turf. The team opens the season at home on Feb. 23.

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

After going 8-4 last spring, AACC Men’s Lacrosse is looking to improve this year despite losing 16 players from last year’s roster. Among the departures are face-off starter Nick Karnes, who won first-team All-American honors for his performance last season but lost eligibility because of low...

Athletics brings back Men’s X Country team

Coordinator of Athletics Keith Bigelow will be the new Men’s Cross Country coach.

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC will bring back Men’s Cross Country starting in fall 2019 after a decades-long hiatus. Keith Bigelow, the coordinator of athletics, will coach the team. “It’s been something that we have kicked around as a department for a long time,” Bigelow said. Bigelow said he hopes to recruit...

College brings back old coach

AACC Women’s Lacrosse opens the season at home on March 20.

Reese Levin, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

After a 13-5 record last season, AACC Women’s Lacrosse will have to replace a majority of last season’s roster. In his 19th and final season, head coach Jim Griffiths said he hopes to have a full roster by the first practice on Jan. 24. Griffiths, who also coaches cross country at the college,...

Baseball prepares for opening day on Feb. 16

ohn Iaquinta, a second-year business administration student and baseball pitcher, prepares for the 2019 spring season.

Noah Reem, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019

AACC Men’s Baseball players and head coach expressed their high hopes for the upcoming season. The Riverhawks’ first two games are at home against Suffolk Community College on Feb. 16. “I’m really looking forward to the season,” said business administration student and second-year pitcher...

AACC Men’s lax to study harder

The Men’s Lacrosse coach is requiring players to attend study halls.

Brady Reilly, Sports Co-Editor

December 4, 2018

The Men’s Lacrosse coach is requiring players to spend up to four hours a week in a study hall this semester. “The decision was mine,” Men’s Lacrosse coach Joe Stanilaus said. “We needed something to help us improve our GPA from last year.” Study halls run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday...

Gamers: Video games=sports

Members of AACC’s eSports Club say they consider themselves athletes and their computer games sports.

Tommy Parker, Sports Co-Editor

December 4, 2018

Members of AACC’s eSports Club said in November they  consider themselves as athletes playing a sport. “No one’s going to argue that normal sports take more physical activity,” said eSports Club coach Conway Johnson. “But I’m not convinced sports are 100 percent about physical ability.” AACC...

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