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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). […]
Defense & Rebounding Push Cougars into Semis; ICC 67, Lewis & Clark 47 Mar 16 — A combined effort of a smothering defense and a dominant performance on the glass pushed the ICC women’s basketball team to a 67-47 win over Lewis & Clark in the Region 24 quarter-finals on Friday in Springfield. The Cougars held L&C to a paltry 19.7% shooting from the field (13-66) while holding a commanding 62-38 […]
Hot Shooting + Defense/Rebounding = Semi-Final Win over Parkland 69-56 Mar 16 — Solid defense and rebounding have been the winning recipe recently for the ICC women’s basketball team.  On Saturday afternoon, they added a third ingredient to the mix called ‘hot three-point shooting’ that helped them pull off a 69-56 defeat of Parkland College in the semi-finals of the Region 24 tournament in Springfield.  Sia Williams, Bailey […]
Cougars win Region Championship 64-53, on to Nationals! Mar 16 — The ICC women’s basketball team used balance and a great team effort to get a 64-53 victory over Lake Land College on Sunday to win the Region 24 championship and advance to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament on March 20-24 in Harrison, Arkansas. The Cougars got contributions from up and down their lineup to […]
ICC Women’s Basketball Heading to Nationals Mar 14 — The ICC women’s basketball team won the Region 24 Tournament on Sunday, March 11th, punching their ticket for the program’s 28th NJCAA Division II National Tournament.  The Cougars won three games over the weekend, defeating Lewis & Clark 67-47 in the quarter-finals, beating Parkland College 69-56 in the semi-finals, and winning 53-64 over Lake Land […]
Region 24 Women’s Basketball Tourney March 9-11 Mar 12 — Pairings have been released for the Region 24 women’s basketball tournament coming up this weekend, March 9-11. All games will be played on the campus of Lincoln Land Community College, 5250 Shepherd Road, Springfield, IL. ICC student, Alex Staab, is planning on Periscoping the Friday ICC game; the link will be available on his twitter […]
Levy & Company Top Lakers in Regular Season Finale Mar 12 — A strong second half coupled with Jasmine Levy’s career-high 24 points propelled the #14 ICC women’s basketball team to an 80-65 victory over Lake Land College on Wednesday evening at Ramsey Gym. Levy also pulled down 13 boards on the evening, and was flanked by fellow forwards Abby Coates (15 points, 5 rebounds) and Madison […]
Banks’ Big Day Leads Way in Win Over Bulldogs Mar 12 — Kennedy Banks’s career high 21 points helped lead the #18 ICC women’s basketball team to a 74-56 win over South Suburban College on Saturday afternoon in South Holland. The 6’0 sophomore from Dunlap went 9-11 from the field, while the Cougars dished out 26 assists to score 31 field goals to get the win. ICC […]