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Benbow Ties for First Place at True North Shootout Oct 8 — AMANA, Iowa – It took seven holes of a sudden-death scorecard playoff, before Illinois Central College sophomore Noah Benbow had to settle for a second-place finish at the True North Shootout hosted by Mt. Mercy College at the rugged Amana Colonies Golf Club. Benbow (Galesburg/Galesburg HS) shot 74-75 on the Amana Colonies Course, rated by […]
Women’s Basketball are “Stronger Together” while volunteering together Sep 28 — The ICC women’s basketball team participated in two community service events on Sept. 21 as they volunteered at the Loaves & Fish Soup Kitchen and the Lobster Boil Fundraiser. In the morning, the team helped serve over 350 guests at Loaves & Fish at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Peoria. The ladies carried […]
Consistent Play Helps ICC to 3rd Place Finish at IVCC Classic Sep 24 — LASALLE – With all but one individual score in the 70s, the Illinois Central College men’s golf team finished third in the 16-team Illinois Valley Community College Classic. ICC put together a 305-304 – 609 aggregate in an event played Friday (9/21) at Deer Park Country Club and at Oak Ridge Golf Course on Saturday […]
Benbow Paces ICC At MWAC Golf Championship Sep 20 — Sophomore Noah Benbow (Galesburg/Galesburg HS) garnered all-conference honors while Illinois Central College placed second in the Mid-West Athletic Conference Golf Champions held September 17 at Metamora Field Golf Club. Benbow shot a one-over-par 72 to finish one stroke behind Vincennes’ Wyatt Roberts and Parkland’s Jalen Hodges. An NJCAA National Championship qualifier as a freshman, Benbow’s […]
ICC Women’s Basketball Oct. 6 Jamboree Schedule Sep 6 — The ICC women’s basketball team will be hosting a 15-team jamboree on Saturday, October 6 at Ramsey Gym/CougarPlex Athletic Facility (1 College Drive, East Peoria, IL). Jamboree Schedule Teams participating are: Ancilla, Danville, ICC, Joliet, Kishwaukee, Lake Land, Lincoln Land, McHenry, Moberly, Olney, Parkland, Rock Valley, Southeastern Illinois, South Suburban, & Vincennes. Games will begin […]
Chuck Thome Presents Signed Banner from National Baseball HoF Ceremony Sep 4 — Past, present, and future Illinois Central College baseball players will now be able to say they have shared the same fields as one of the greatest to play the game. Once the Jim Thome-signed banner is raised, that attachment and feeling of pride will now be shared by all who step through the doors of […]
ICC Volleyball, Men’s Soccer Get Preseason Rankings Aug 17 — Two Illinois Central College teams were named to the NJCAA preseason rankings on Wednesday. Defending Region 24 champions, the men’s soccer team has been ranked No. 10 of the top 20 in Div. I. They are coming off of a 10-10-2 record from the 2017-18 season but were No. 1 in penalty kicks with a […]
ICC Women’s Basketball Earns WBCA Academic Honors Aug 6 — The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team earned a spot in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Top 25 Academic Honor Roll based on its academic success in the 2017-2018 school year. The Cougars placed 18th on the honor roll with a team GPA of 3.06 for the academic year and this is the fourth […]
Former ICC Cougar Jim Thome Inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame Jul 30 — Former Illinois Central College Cougar and then Major League Baseball slugger Jim Thome has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, joining the ranks of the game’s greatest to set foot on the diamond. Thome, along with Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones, Jack Morris and Alan Trammell, was inducted into the National […]
ICC Volleyball Head Coach, Sue Sinclair Inducted into 16th Annual AVCA Hall of Fame Jun 29 — The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the 16th annual AVCA Hall of Fame class. Illinois Central College Women’s Volleyball Coach Sue Sinclair, along with, Jean Kesterson and Glen Lietzke, will all be honored in ceremonies at the 2018 Jostens Coaches Honors Luncheon, held in conjunction with the 2018 AVCA Convention in […]
ICC Athletes Receive NJCAA Honors Jun 21 — The National Junior College Athletic Association released their list of Academic All-Americans for the 2017-2018 season recently and 34 ICC student-athletes were named to the first, second, and third teams. Eight student-athletes earned first-team status (4.0 GPA), ten earned second-team honors (3.80-3.99), and sixteen made the third team (3.60-3.79), nearly one-fourth of ICC student-athletes. Several […]
Madi McCoy Makes NFCA NJCAA Division II First-Team All American Jun 7 — Thirty-two student-athletes from 17 different institutions garnered 2018 National Fastpitch Coaches Association NJCAA Division II All-America honors, the Association announced on Wednesday, June 6. Illinois Central College’s Madi McCoy (.433, 20 HR, 73 RBI) was named to the list of infield selections and was tied for second in the nation in long balls. Also named […]
Registration Now Open for the Carroll Herman Golf Classic May 22 — Join us for the 9th Annual ICC Carroll Herman Golf Classic on Friday, July 20, at Pine Lakes Golf Course in Washington! Registration begins at noon on July 20, and the scramble follows with a shotgun start at 1 pm. Dinner and door prize drawings to begin around 5 or 5:30. Green fees, cart rentals […]
Begner, Lonteen Headline Conference, Region Honorees May 22 — EAST PEORIA – After engineering a 10-win improvement in conference play in 2018, Illinois Central College Head Coach Brett Kelley’s Cougars figured to be in line for postseason honors. The Mid-West Athletic Conference and NJCAA Region XXIV announced its honorees Sunday night and the Cougars took home some impressive awards. Leading the way were freshman […]
Coach Heather Doty and Asst. Coach Kathy Holzhauer Earn 400th Win May 11 — Coach Heather Doty and Assistant Coach Kathy Holzhauer earned their 400th win on May 3rd in the Region 24 Tournament with a 10-1 victory over Spoon River College. This is Doty and Holzhauer’s 12th season coaching. The Softball team will be heading to Nationals next week from May 16 – 19 in Clinton, Mississipi.
Coach Redeker Battling a New Opponent Apr 23 — The below message is from Coach Karrie Redeker: “Hello Cougar Fans, Family and Friends, There’s a quote by Steve Jobs that says, ‘Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.’ A brick was thrown my way on March 14 as I was diagnosed with breast cancer (stage […]
Cougars Rally for Win in Closing Minutes; Place 5th in Nation! Mar 26 — Bailey Larsen nailed three 3-point shots in the final four minutes to rally the ICC women’s basketball team to a thrilling 72-67 victory over North Arkansas College on Saturday afternoon at the NJCAA DII national tournament. The game was a see-saw affair with thirteen ties and six lead changes, but the Cougars closed the game […]
Top-seed Monroe Ends ICC’s Bid for Title Mar 23 — by Mike Hemme of Sports Talk is McHemme, Harrison, AR Note: Tonight’s article was written by Mike, who was covering the game for the Cougars.  We thank him for writing the article! It was the 3-point shooting, high-octane offense that grabbed the headlines this season for Monroe Community College (NY), but it was the inside game of the […]
Cougars Edge Ancilla, On to Elite 8 Mar 21 — The ICC women’s basketball team made just enough plays to win a wild and wooly contest on Tuesday night, earning a hard-fought 87-81 victory over Ancilla College (Plymouth, IN) in the opening round of the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Harrison, AR. The game lived up to its billing, pitting the #8 seeded Cougars […]
Greetings from Harrison, Arkansas Mar 20 — The ICC women’s basketball team will open play as the #8 overall seed at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament on Tuesday, March 20 vs. #9 seed Ancilla College out of Plymouth, Indiana. All tourney games will be at North Arkansas College, located in Harrison, AR (which is about 30 minutes south of Branson, MO). […]