Baseball News

Baseball On A Roll: Two Wins vs. Black Hawk

EAST PEORIA – The Cougars needed a little late-inning magic to top non-conference foe Black Hawk College on Sunday and keep their winning streak alive at nine games. After taking Game 1 11-1 in five innings, the Cougars had to rally in their last at-bat to defeat the visiting Braves 6-5. The Cougars’ record now […]

Baseball vs. Monmouth Makes Five in a Row

Cougars Extend Winning Streak to 5 Games The Illinois Central College baseball team continued its mid-season surge on Tuesday night with an 8-0 victory over the Monmouth College junior varsity. The victory extended the Cougars winning streak to five games. Brett Kelley’s Cougars have outscored their opponents 57-2 during the streak. “We’re starting to play […]

Baseball: Cougars Sweep into Bye Week

EAST PEORIA – The first three weeks of the Mid-West Athletic Conference baseball schedule were up-and-down for the Illinois Central College Cougars. The end result? A 5-7 record and a middle of the pack standing in the M-WAC race. “We missed some opportunities against John Wood, Heartland and Parkland,” ICC head coach Brett Kelley. “We […]

Baseball vs. Parkland Results

EAST PEORIA – The Illinois Central College pitching staff performed well over the weekend, but could not get any run support as Parkland College won the Mid-West Athletic Conference series three games to one. “Give credit to Parkland,” ICC Head Coach Brett Kelley said. “They had a plan of attack and executed it and our […]

Baseball in Full Swing

EAST PEORIA – The Illinois Central College baseball team used strong pitching and an opportunistic offense to sweep the Rockford University junior varsity team on Thursday night. In Game 1, the Cougars showcased their power with a 13-3 victory. Shortstop Austin Siener started the scoring with a grand slam to straight-away center field. It was […]

Student Athletes Achieve Academic Honors for Fall 2015 Semester

Student Athletes from all sports who achieved high academic awards for the fall 2015 semester were honored at halftime of a women’s basketball home game on Tuesday, February 23. There were 15 athletes who received the Athletic Director Award which requires a GPA between 3.25-3.49;  twenty-nine athletes were on the Dean’s list which requires a GPA between 3.5 […]

Baseball Assistant Coach Mike McDonald

On Saturday, November 14, Cougar Baseball lost a great man. Over two stints as an assistant coach at ICC, Mike McDonald helped dozens of baseball players hone their gifts and become the best players they could be. Even more importantly, he showed these young men how to be outstanding adults by being a great role model. […]