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Men’s Lacrosse ready for brand new season

Men’s Lacrosse ready for brand new season

Seamus McCarthy, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Riding into his second season as the Riverhawks Men’s Lacrosse coach, Joe Stanilaus said he is looking to improve on the team’s ranking—fifth in the country in 2017. The Riverhawks will start their regular season on Feb. 21 against the most dominant team in the region from the past few years,...

Athletes advance to next level

Athletes advance to next level

Vincent Moreland, Sports Editor

February 1, 2018


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AACC athletes who once played for their high schools said the competition in college is a lot more serious and the games are faster paced. “It's definitely more competitive in college," right wing soccer player Isaiah Goodman said. "You got to take it more serious. You got to really be on your stuff...

Women’s Lax starts this month

Women’s Lax starts this month

Sarah Noble, Social Media Manager

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women’s Lacrosse will start scrimmaging in February with a team mostly made up of returning players, according to head coach Jim Griffiths. “We have a good group returning and some good newcomers coming in,” said Griffiths. “But we usually pick up a few as the season begins.” Before the...

All home games result in wins for basketball

All home games result in wins for basketball

Vincent Moreland, Co-Editor

January 17, 2018


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AACC Women’s Basketball has a winning record in the first half of the season. Last year, the team record was 6-16. Head coach Lionel Makell said his team is doing all right. “We need to continue to compete,” said Makell. “We need to continue to trust each other. We’re rebounding...

Men’s Bball: New year, new mindset for 2018

Men’s Bball: New year, new mindset for 2018

Vincent Moreland, Co-Editor

January 17, 2018


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AACC Men’s Basketball is off to a rough start this season. But according to guard Damir Mahmutagic, it’s a “new year, new season” for the Riverhawks. “We’re going through our trials and tribulations right now but we’re still pushing and playing hard,” said Mahmutagic. “We got...

Sports fans have clubs, course variety to enjoy

Sports fans have clubs, course variety to enjoy

Ryan Sullivan , Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

AACC offers more than 30 courses, clubs and opportunities for students who want to get active and involved in athletics. The Physical Education Department offers 28 courses, including yoga and martial arts. Most of these courses are worth one credit. In addition, AACC has five sports studies courses. “As...

Womens VBall finishes season with single win

Womens VBall finishes season with single win

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

December 1, 2017


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AACC’s Women’s Volleyball struggled this fall, finishing the season with 18 losses and a single win. “[We struggled with] our communication,” head coach Gregory McDivitt said. “I don’t think it ever got to where I wanted it to be, or where any coach would want it to be.” McDivitt...

AACC’s Men’s Basketball fall short in 1st home game

AACC’s Men’s Basketball fall short in 1st home game

Vincent Moreland, Reporter

November 20, 2017


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AACC's Riverhawks Men's basketball lost their home opener Nov. 15 to the Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk’s Lions 70-63. Guard Terry Kenner scored 19 points, shooting 8-17 from the court and 3-5 from three-point range. Kenner also contributed three rebounds and four assists. "They...

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


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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...

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