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Close call for Lady Cougars in 67-58 win over South Suburban Dec 6 — The No. 4 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team bent, but did not break in its 67-58 win at South Suburban on Wednesday. The win makes it ICC’s ninth consecutive win to extend the streak. The Cougars held an 18-point lead early in the third quarter, let SSC tie the game over a six-minute run, […]
5 Lady Cougars Hit Double-Digits in 89-66 Win Over LMC Dec 3 — Five Lady Cougars all reached double figures to propel the No. 7 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team to an 89-66 win over visiting Lake Michigan College on Saturday afternoon. Abby Coates, Marquitta Easley, Summer Stoewer, Kathy Pinnock-Branford and Madison Faulkner all reach double digits in scoring. The win is the Cougars’ eighth consecutive and […]
Women’s Basketball Extend Win Streak With 78-73 Win Over RVC Nov 30 — Roller coasters are meant for amusement parks in the summer but are not as enjoyable when used to describe the type of play in a basketball game. However, that analogy perfectly summed up the No. 7 Illinois Central College women’s basketball team’s 78-73 win against Rock Valley College on Wednesday night in Rockford. The Cougars […]
Lady Cougars Heat Up in Arizona, go 3-0 at Monster Jam Classic Nov 20 — ICC Women’s Basketball made it out of the cold and into warmth at Arizona to go 3-0 at the Monster Jam Classic Nov. 15-17. The Lady Cougars improved to 6-1 on the season and held on to their No. 7 NJCAA Div. II ranking. Vs. Eastern Arizona, WIN 81-66 Becker (4 asts, 3 reb, 1 […]
Bumann Wins Purdue Northwest Event; Cougars 2nd Nov 7 — CROWN POINT, IND – ICC’s Jack Bumann (Woodhull/Alwood HS) fired a tournament-best even-par 72 in the final round of the Mike Lalaeff Memorial Invite to claim a one-stroke victory in the event hosted by NCAA D2 Purdue Northwest University. Bumann’s victory wasn’t without a touch of drama as the sophomore made a 12-foot birdie putt […]
Volleyball Season Ends at District Championship, 5 Named to All Region Selections Nov 7 — In the District K title match Saturday, Nov. 3, Illinois Central College volleyball came up short and the season ended after a three-set loss to Lincoln Land Community College, 18-25, 16-25, 20-25. LLCC advanced to the National Championship tournament with the win. “I’m Very proud of the five athletes being recognized for their season performance,” […]
Men’s Soccer Claims Another Region 24 Championship Title Oct 29 — The Illinois Central College men’s soccer team defended its reign over Region 24 by earning its second consecutive Championship. In a cut-throat match for the Reg. 24 title, ICC (No. 2) defeated Lewis & Clark Community College (No.1), 3-1 at Godrey on Sunday. L&S opened the scoring for the day with a goal at the 16-minute mark. The Cougars […]
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 […]