Beavers

McMinn inks NLI with Minot State

His wavy blonde hair gives Brendan McMinn a distinctive California surfer look.  It’s something he’ll need to have thick skin for when he arrives at Minot State U ...

Oakmont grad headed to Fresno State

The long, hot summer practices. The blood, the sweat, the tears. All of the long hours Namani Parker has put into the game of football — it’s all paying off.  The ...

Q&A with Jordan Kunaszyk

Ever since he was six years old, Jordan Kunaszyk dreamt of being a Division I football player.  Although he didn’t have any offers out of Roseville High three years ago ...

Former Granite Bay lineman to participate in East-West Shrine Game

Home for the holidays, with his degree in-hand, 2012 Granite Bay High School graduate Gavin Andrews can finally shift his focus to one thing — football.  The well-verse ...

Woodcreek grad signs with San Diego State Aztecs football

The parking lot at American River College was nearly empty, the halls were quiet and most of the doors to classrooms were locked last Thursday around 11 a.m. But inside the gymnas ...

Oakmont alum earns NorCal title with ARC

Roseville native and 1995 Oakmont High alum Jon Osterhout has reached the pinnacle.  The head coach of the American River College football team has done something no other co ...

Carrell dedicates final season, PAC-12 title game to his father

It was just five months from the start of his senior season when Jordan Carrell received a phone call that changed his life. The former Roseville High two-way football star w ...

Oakmont alum peaking in playoffs for ARC

No American River College wide receiver has hauled in more big receptions over the past three weeks than Oakmont alum Namani Parker.  The sophomore wideout has a team-high 31 ...

Zahniser sets new Minot State rushing record

When Roseville football alum Ben Zahniser arrived at Minot State this past offseason, he had no idea he could become the featured weapon in the Beavers’ offensive attack as a ...

Lopez returns home to renew friendly rivalry

It’s been nearly three years since Woodcreek High graduate Malcolm Thomas and Roseville High alum Jonathan Lopez last met on the gridiron, but this weekend, they renew their ...

Roseville grads continue collegiate journey on the gridiron

Like the best bookmakers in Las Vegas, 2013 Roseville High graduate Jordan Kunaszyk took a gamble and it paid off.  The 6-foot-3, 232-pound inside linebacker did not entertai ...

A TRUE TEAM EFFORT - ARC Football supports Ali Osterhout through her battle with cancer

It takes a team of doctors and a team at home to help a loved one overcome the rigors of breast cancer. For Ali Osterhout, the wife of American River College head football coach Jo ...

Woodcreek grads make impact on American River football team

As American River College head football coach Jon Osterhout puts it, there are few colleges in the surrounding area that allow players to develop into perennial athletes.  Th ...