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ICC Athletics Names New Head Volleyball Coach Jun 24 — Illinois Central College Athletics has named Tracy Heffren, of Eureka, Ill., as the new head volleyball coach. Heffren begins her new position at the College on July 1. Heffren comes to ICC from Eureka High School where she was the head volleyball coach since 2004. During her time leading the Hornets, she achieved a varsity […]
ICC Softball Region 24 Champs May 21 — Our ICC Cougars beat Lewis & Clark 17-3 in the Region 24 tournament championship game. Next is Nationals, which begin May 22 in Clinton, MS. Read more on!
Women’s Basketball Teams Inducted into Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame Apr 1 — Almost 20 years later, the Illinois Central College back-to-back women’s basketball national championship teams have earned a spot in the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame. The 1997-98 and 1998-99 women’s teams were inducted Saturday night with former coach Lorene Ramsey (GPSHOF class of 1982) speaking on behalf of the teams. The ’97-98 Cougars (30-5) […]
Cougars End Stellar Season in Loss to Sinclair Mar 26 — The ICC women’s basketball team’s season came to an end as they lost 81-77 to Sinclair Community College in the consolation bracket of the National Tournament in Harrison, Arkansas on Friday (March 22) afternoon. The Cougars had their chances in this one, but the Tartans made a couple more plays down the stretch to close out […]
Cougars Lose Heart-Breaker in National Quarterfinals Mar 22 — The ICC women’s basketball team had their ticket all but punched to advance to the Final Four but instead lost a heart-breaking, self-inflicted 86-80 decision in overtime to Union County on Thursday night. The Cougars were outscored 27-11 in the final period, holding leads of 69-59 lead with 3:22 left in the game and 69-63 with 1 […]
Cougars Cruise to Elite 8 with Win over North Platte Mar 20 — Abby Coates’s 18 points, five rebounds and four steals led the No. 1 seeded ICC women’s basketball team to a 76-55 victory over No. 16 seed North Platte, Nebraska, in the opening round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament on Tuesday evening in Harrison, Arkansa. Marquitta Easley added 16 points and Emma Henderson 14 points […]
Women’s Basketball Earn Region 24 Title and Headed to Nationals Mar 11 — Summer Stoewer’s 28 points led the ICC women’s basketball team to an 86-66 victory over Lincoln Land in the Region 24 championship on Sunday afternoon in Danville, punching the Cougars’ ticket to the NJCAA Division II Nationals on March 18-23 in Harrison, Arkansas. Stoewer sparkled from everywhere, hitting on 10 of 13 shots from the field, including six […]
Gibson and Milsteadt named to First Team All MWAC Men’s Basketball Team Mar 8 — Congratulations to Martrellian Gibson and Ian Milsteadt for being chosen 2018-19 First Team All MWAC Men’s Basketball Team. The Cougars are currently in Region 24 tournament play and advanced to the semifinals after a 68-61 win over Lincoln Land Wednesday, March 6. The two were also named to the 2019 All Region 24 Team on […]
Stoewer’s Heroics Give ICC M-WAC Crown and Record Mar 7 — Summer Stoewer scored the go-ahead basket with 2.9 seconds to lift the No. 1 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team to a thrilling 71-70 victory over No. 5 Lincoln Land in front of a standing room only crowd at Ramsey Gym on Saturday (March 2) afternoon.  The freshman led ICC with 19 points while Abby […]
Strong Defense Key in Cougars Win Feb 28 — The No. 1 ICC women’s basketball team used a staunch defensive effort to defeat Parkland College 59-45 in Champaign on Wednesday night. The Cougars limited Parkland to 31 percent shooting, including 1-15 from 3-point range, and forced 23 turnovers, while on the offensive side, Madison Faulkner scored 13 points, Marquitta Easley added 11 points, and Kathy […]
Cougars Down DACC Feb 28 — Sophomore forwards Abby Coates and Madison Faulkner combined to score 29 points to guide the No. 1 ICC women’s basketball team to a 57-27 victory over Danville Area in M-WAC action on Feb. 23. Coates had 15 points (7-8 field goal shooting) while Faulkner added 14 points to lead the charge. The Cougars also held […]
Women’s Basketball Rolls Over John Wood Feb 21 — The No. 1 ICC women’s basketball team put together their most complete effort in quite some time and it paid dividends as they rolled over M-WAC foe John Wood Community College by a score of 75-39 on Wednesday night at Ramsey Gym.  The Cougars used a smothering defense to hold JWCC to 31 percent field […]
Student Athletes Honored for Academic Standings Feb 21 — ICC student athletes were honored for their academic achievements Wednesday, Feb. 20, during the basketball double header against John Wood at Ramsey Gym. During the fall 2018 semester, 51 athletes across all sports were named to the Athletic Director’s List, Dean’s List or President’s List. President’s List —4.0 GPA Lorenzo Battagliarin – Men’s Soccer Jacquelyn […]
Men’s Soccer Signs Two New Players Feb 18 — Case Baer from Morton High School has signed to continue his soccer career at Illinois Central College. Case started as a central defender, playing for the Potters for the last two years, and was instrumental in leading the team to a record of 17-5-1 this past season. Case also plays for the Morton Premier Soccer […]
Women’s Basketball Hang On for 25th Win Feb 18 — The No. 1 ICC women’s basketball team withstood a 16-4 run by Lewis & Clark over the last five minutes of the game to hold on for a 62-60 win in M-WAC action on Saturday afternoon in Godfrey. The Cougars held a comfortable 58-44 lead and had the bus all but warming up until the […]
Defense Helps Cougars Sink South Sub Feb 14 — The No. 1 ICC women’s basketball team used another strong team effort to down No. 11 South Suburban 68-51 on Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Ramsey Gym.  The Cougars put together a 16-2 run in the middle of the second quarter to break the game open, netting their 24th consecutive win and moving their […]
Cougars Earn Defensive in Win Over John Wood Feb 13 — A solid defensive effort paved the way for the No. 1 ICC women’s basketball team in a 69-57 win over John Wood on Monday (Feb. 11) evening in Quincy. The Cougars held the Blazers to 31 percent shooting and limited them to just 23 second-half points to earn their 23rd consecutive win on the season, […]
Lady Cougars Take Down Cobras Feb 13 — The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team overcame a tentative first half to record a 67-53 win over rival Parkland College on Wednesday (Feb. 6) evening in Ramsey Gym.  The Cougars, who on Feb. 5 moved up to the No. 1 spot in the NJCAA poll for the first time since 2006, came out a little tight while […]
Lady Cougars Cruise Past DACC, 74-44 Feb 5 — An overall solid team effort led the No. 2 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team to a 74-44 win over Danville Area Community College on Saturday (Feb. 2) afternoon at Ramsey Gym.  The Lady Cougars controlled the game from the outset, forcing 28 DACC turnovers while dishing out 21 assists on the afternoon to get […]