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Riverside City College football snaps losing streak versus Grossmont College

Quarterback Kevin Olsen and the No. 1 state ranked Riverside City College football team snapped its three-game losing streak to No. 12 Grossmont, 31-29, on Sept. 19, however the Tigers’ toughest battle of the night was against itself.

The Griffins’ defense had its way with Olsen, which had one sack and two interceptions, one of which resulted in a 41-yard touchdown return for the Griffins’ Nick Galatis to bring the game within two.

Students gather at RCC’s 2014 “Club Rush” event

  Clubs on the campus of Riverside City College gathered for the 2014 Club Rush event on March 4-5. Students had a chance to learn about each club and ask club members questions. Members of the Viewpoints’ staff went to check in on the event.

Riverside colleges join together for “Amazing College Race”

  Valerie Osier | Staff Editor It’s no secret, college students need money. Books, tuition and living expenses tend to create holes in their pockets. That’s one of the reasons the College Council of Riverside held its third annual “Amazing College Race”, where teams competed to win scholarship money on Feb. 9. Based on the

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RCC and football coach Tom Craft agree to extension

James H. Williams | Staff Editor According to a document posted on RCCDistrict.net, the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday to approve the contract extension of Riverside City College football coach Tom Craft. Craft, who was in the final month of a two-year contract, will have a new contract worth $114,221

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RCC’s Darrin Chiaverini hired to Texas Tech coaching staff

James Williams | Sports Editor Texas Tech University announced the hire of Riverside City College’s football coach Darrin Chiaverini as the new special teams coordinator. The Texas Tech hire makes Chiaverini the first full-time special teams coordinator at the university since 2009. Chiaverini was the recruiting and special team coordinator during his four seasons at

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Tigers earn rematch with Hornets

RCC will play undefeated Fullerton for SCFA title James Williams | Sports Editor Quarterback Skyler Howard and the Riverside City College Tiger defeated the Golden West Rustlers, 27-17, in the 2013 Southern California Bowl Game Nov. 23 at Wheelock Stadium. Howard completed 17 of 19 passes for 198 yards and three touchdowns for the Tigers offense. Running back Anthony Knight led the rushing

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Home win to end season

James Williams | Sports Editor Sophomore Cherylain Dizon and the Riverside City College Volleyball team defeated the Saddleback Gauchos, 25-14, 21-25, 25-6, 25-20 in the season finale. Dizon had 20 kills and 10 digs in her final game as a member of the Tigers. Deborah Catanese contributed to the victory with 19 kills and five digs. Jennifer Norton had 36

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Women’s Basketball

James Williams | Sports Editor Ryan Robinson lead RCC to victory with a win over Mira Costa, 65-50, on Nov. 13. Robinson scored 14 points with three assists, three rebounds, and three steals. Mikayla Stitt contributed to the win with 12 points and five rebound in 11 minutes of play. The Tigers are currently 3-2 on the season and will compete

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Frinfrock guides the Tigers to second place in state

James Williams | Sports Editor Lauren Vossler and the Golden West Rustlers held off the Riverside City College Tigers, 12-11, to win the 2013 CCCAA Water Polo State Championship. The Tigers rallied back from a deficit as big as four points to get within one point and a chance to tie the game on the final possession. Vossler was named the

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New look Tigers get season started

James Williams | Sports Editor Former UCLA assistant basketball coach Philip Mathews is the new Riverside City College men’s basketball coach following the departure of John Smith. Mathews returns to the junior college coaching scene for the first time since 2006 when he coached at San Bernardino Valley College. Not only is Mathews a new

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