Tag: CCCAA

Riverside City College hires new athletic director

By Erik Galicia A former professional athlete, attorney and assistant director with the NCAA has been selected to lead Riverside City College’s Athletics Department. Payton Williams is a Riverside native. He was born at Parkview Community Hospital and attended Emerson Elementary School before becoming Fresno State University’s first academic all-American football player as an adult.

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Athletic directors examine return of sports to Riverside City College, Norco College

By Jesus Coronel The Riverside City College Athletics Department has drafted a plan to have sports return in January, assuming the district is able to fund the testing necessary to keep student athletes safe and COVID-19 does not worsen. Kaladon Stewart, RCC acting athletic director, was tasked with completing a cost-analysis of personal protective equipment,

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RCC basketball players stay motivated during quarantine

By Daniela Ramirez Athletes at Riverside City College had to completely end their on-campus lives when the pandemic hit, including team practices, meetings and the bonds they had forged with their teammates. Some returned to their hometowns, which meant staying in mental and physical shape on their own. Kathon Crawford, a sophomore shooting guard on

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Riverside City College appoints acting athletic director

By Jair Ramirez A Riverside native was announced the new acting athletic director of Riverside City College, effective July 1.  Kaladon Stewart attended Riverside schools from elementary through college. He received an associate’s degree from RCC, a bachelor’s degree from Cal Baptist University, and a master’s degree in business administration from UC Riverside. Stewart was

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Riverside City College athletes get signed during pandemic

By Zane Mudron Volleyball Libero Sadie Arganda recently committed to Virginia Wesleyan University. “I was very nervous, I didn’t know what kind of questions they were going to ask me,” Arganda said. “This was the first time I had met with a four year university, so a little nervous, but everything turned out ok.” The

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Five things you need to know about the Riverside City College Baseball team

Riverside City College mens baseball team has gone 13-4 as it hits the midway point of the 2018-2019 season.

In the 2017-2018 season the team went 27-17 overall and by the midway point of that season the team had amassed a similar record of 14-4, which shows consistency in the teams overall success so far.

Riverside City College football finishes season on top following playoffs

by Nick Peralta The 2018 California Community College Athletic Association regular football season has ended and the Tigers are your National Southern Division champions. On Nov. 10 the second ranked Tigers took on No. 12 ranked Saddleback College in a contest that determined the newly-formed National Southern Division champions. RCC would seemingly accomplish the perfect

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Vic Viramontes transitions to defense

By Nick Peralta From offensive powerhouse to potential defensive phenom, star athlete Vic Viramontes continues to contribute heavily to the Riverside City College Tigers football team. Only now, instead of taking command at the offensive helm from the quarterback position, Viramontes now reinforces the team’s defense at the linebacker post. A change of position as

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Tigers wage war with Hornets

By Robert Johnson A battle of bitter rivals touched down in Wheelock Stadium as the Riverside City College Tigers hosted a highly contested football game against 2017’s California Community College Athletic Association champions, the Fullerton Hornets. The game took place during week two of the Tigers football season, Sept. 8. In last years Southern California

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Tigers football limps to playoffs

The California Community College Athletic Association announced their playoff matches Nov. 12, naming Fullerton College, Riverside City College, Ventura College and Saddleback College as Southern California representation in the state playoffs.