Black Hawk College belongs to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region IV. The region includes men’s and women’s sports at 28 northern Illinois two-year colleges and two southern Wisconsin two-year colleges.
The Arrowhead Conference includes community college athletic programs in northern Illinois – Black Hawk College (Quad-Cities Campus), Carl Sandburg College, Highland Community College, Illinois Valley Community College, Kishwaukee College and Sauk Valley Community College.
BHC men’s basketball coach Darren Bizarri notched his 150th win Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 when the Braves beat Morton College in Cicero with a score of 50-44. This is his 10th year as the Braves’ head men’s basketball coach. Congratulations Coach Bizarri!
Opportunities for student-athletes at BHC:
Opportunities at Black Hawk College begin with being a student-athlete participating in an extracurricular activity and end with earning an associate degree.
Black Hawk College teams include men’s baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s golf, women’s softball and women’s volleyball.
When participating on a team, Black Hawk College student-athletes have the opportunity to win the following team awards:
- NJCAA championship
- Region IV championship
- Arrowhead Conference championship
- President’s Award
As an individual, a student-athlete can win:
- All-American Award
- Academic All-American
- All-Region recipient
- All-Arrowhead Conference recipient
- Bob Bopp Arrowhead Conference Award
- All-Academic All-Conference recipient
If you are an interested student-athlete, begin the athletic process.