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ICC Women’s Basketball Team Named Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Nov 10 — The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team was recently named the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (ages 18-23) award winners by the Association of Fundraising Professionals!   The honor, which covers the Springfield to Galesburg area, was given to the Cougar ladies for their efforts in a variety of community service activities as well as raising money […]
Cougars to Compete in NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship Nov 9 — The ICC Men’s Soccer team will be playing in Prescott, Arizona for the 2017 NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship vs St. Louis on Monday, Nov. 14 at 10:30am CST and vs Pima on  Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 10:30am CST. Families and ICC Cougar fans who can’t make it out to Prescott to watch the game can watch at home […]
ICC Cougars Softball Host 7th Annual Alumni Game Oct 18 — It was a beautiful day for softball. The Illinois Central College Cougars softball team hosted their 7th Annual Alumni Game at the CougarPlex on Sunday, Oct. 8. Almost 30 alumni, along with their family and friends, attended the game. The alumni represented over 30 years of the ICC softball program. When each player was announced […]
Maria Alferova awarded Extra Effort from WMBD Sep 29 — Sophomore ICC Volleyball libero Maria Alferova was recognized as the Extra Effort Award Winner from WMBD 31’s Kurt Pegler this week! “It’s great to see my hard work pay off,” Alferova said. “I’m definitely a futuristic-thinking person in accomplishing the goals I set out to do.” Alferova, studying International Business, shares about her study abroad experience in […]
ICC hosts Pre-Season Exhibition Games Sep 19 — The ICC Women’s Basketball team will be hosting a 16 team jamboree (pre-season exhibition games) on Saturday, October 7th at Ramsey Gym and the ICC CougarPlex. Games begin at 9:00 and will conclude by 5:00 pm. You can view the schedule below or download a copy. Time Ramsey Gym Court A (South End) Court C […]
Golf Classic Brought Out the Best Jul 25 — Golfers with ties to ICC Athletics hit the course on a VERY hot day for the annual Carroll Herman Golf Outing on Friday, July 21 at Pine Lake Golf Course in rural Washington.  The outing, named in honor of Herman who coached the ICC men’s basketball team for 20 seasons and had his 1983 team inducted into the Greater […]
Girls Basketball Camp Highlights Jul 3 — High fives, the splashing-made baskets, and bouncing basketballs were among the sounds heard at the ICC elementary basketball camp hosted by women’s basketball head coach, Karrie Redeker and staff.  During the week of June 19-22, a total of 46 campers from grades 4th through 6th learned fundamentals, played one on one, three on three, five […]
Softball: Coach Heather Doty Selected as Assistant Coach for Canada Cup Jun 30 — Illinois Central College Softball Coach Heather Doty Chosen As Assistant Coach for NJCAA All-Star Team in Canada Cup International Tournament Illinois Central College softball coach Heather Doty has been chosen as a coach for the 2017 NJCAA all-star team competing in the Canada Cup International Softball Championship tournament in July. Doty is one of six coaches […]
Women’s Basketball All Skills Camps drill FUNdamentals Jun 22 — Check out this week’s ICC Women’s Basketball All Skills Camp as area youth practice drills, scrimmages, and other activities with ICC student athletes and coaches! A total of 46 campers in grades 4th through 8th grade learned fundamentals, played 1-on-1, 3-on-3, 5-on-5, and played a variety of shooting games throughout the week. Competition winners were: […]
27 Cougars make NJCAA All-Academic Teams Jun 14 — Twenty-seven Illinois Central College student athletes have been named to the 2017 NJCAA Academic Student Athlete teams for excellence in the classroom and on the court! ICC Cougars Athletics places a high emphasis on academics – in addition to regular practices, physical conditioning, and games, our athletes participate in team study hours, make use of […]
Baseball swings for the fences at All Skills Camp Jun 8 — Summer Sports Camps are in season at Illinois Central College! Check out some of the great action happening this week at the ICC Cougar Baseball All Skills Camp for area athletes ages 8-18! Baseball will offer more All Skills Camp and Pitching & Catching Sessions coming up July 24-27. There is still time to register […]
Girls High School Basketball League Jun 7 — Illinois Central College Women’s Basketball is hosting another Summer League for girls high school teams. This summer’s  league games will fill Wednesday evenings throughout the month of June beginning at 5 pm in the ICC CougarPlex on the East Peoria campus. Approximately 20 high school teams from Peoria and the surrounding areas are participating in […]
ICC Softball Finishes Fourth in the Nation! May 16 — The ICC Softball Team won the Region 24 tournament to secure their #9 spot in the 2017 NJCAA National Tournament in Clinton, MS the week of May 17-20. Here is a recap of the Cougars as they played their hardest and ultimately earned the rank of fourth in the nation! GAME 2:  ICC Softball was defeated by#8 Johnson […]
Women’s Basketball Regional Tournament Game Highlights Mar 13 — Regional Tournament Game #1:  Quarter Final vs. Danville Area The ICC women’s basketball team overcame a slow start to overwhelm Danville Area Community College 90-46 in the opening round of the Region 24 women’s basketball tournament at Parkland College in Champaign on Friday.  The Cougars dished out 28 assists to score 36 baskets and placed four […]
Athletes Honored for Academic Achievements Feb 22 — A full 59 out of 154 athletes achieved a 3.25-4.00 GPA for the Fall 2016 Semester to receive academic honors. We are proud to recognize 15 athletes on the President’s list, 29 athletes on the Dean’s list, and 15 athletes on the Director of Athletics list. Director of Athletics Honor List Alex Peters – Baseball John Zira […]
Cross Country Achieves Honors Feb 10 — Both the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams were awarded both team and individual academic honors presented by the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association.  The women achieved 21st place overall as a team in academic standings with an average GPA of 3.172. Individual honors go to Cassandra Fitzgibbons (3.75 overall GPA) and Dayna Traver (3.53 overall GPA). The […]
2016 Stoney Creek Inn Holiday Tournament Dec 26 — ICC Women’s Basketball was proud to partner with Stoney Creek Inn for the 2016 Holiday Tournament December 28-30 at the ICC CougarPlex! Congratulations to all of our tournament teams! Final Results 1st Place : Kirkwood 2nd Place : Illinois Central College 3rd Place : Kalamazoo 4th Place : Sauk Valley 5th Place : NIACC 6th […]
Cougar Coaching Roots Run Deep Dec 7 — Many of sport’s most successful coaches have so-called coaching trees. A former assistant coach or former player – or, in some cases, someone who has been both – move on to a different school or level and, using lessons picked up from their former coach, achieve similar success. It should come as no surprise then that […]
Cross Country Compete in the NJCAA National Tournament Nov 14 — Both the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams traveled to Kansas to compete in the 2016 NJCAA National Tournament which was held on November 12 on the Prairie Trails Golf Course in El Dorado, KS. The men ran an 8K race while the women ran a 5K. The weather cooperated and everyone finished the race for both […]
MWAC Awards for Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, and Golf Nov 7 — The following individuals have received special recognition from the Mid-West Athletic Conference: Bo Ryan – MWAC 2016 Men’s Golf Coach of the Year Oz Bakirdan – MWAC 2016 Men’s Soccer Co-Coach of the Year Cassidy Walz – MWAC All Conference Women’s Soccer First Team, Co-Freshman of the Year America Garcia – MWAC All Conference Women’s Soccer […]