Swim laps at QC Campus to win prizes

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Do you need a little friendly competition to stay in shape? Are you training for a triathlon? Get your swimsuits, goggles and caps together for the Swim to Barbados challenge this semester. Track the miles you swim doing laps at the BHC Community Aquatic Center at the Quad-Cities Campus. All swimmers who complete the swim […]

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Bizarri reaches coaching milestone

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Congratulations to Darren Bizarri for recently reaching a milestone – winning his 200th game as the Braves men’s basketball coach. “You focus on the next game. You try to be as good as you can be each night,” he said. “I’m fortunate to have had really good players and assistants. Over time, it adds up.” […]

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2019

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Thirty-one Black Hawk College student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director’s Academic List for achieving a 3.25 GPA or higher during the Fall 2019 semester. All six Black Hawk College intercollegiate sports are represented, led by baseball with nine honorees. The 31 student-athletes on the list represent 36% of BHC players. The Academic List […]

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BHC golf team wins fourth straight Region IV Championship

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the 2019 NJCAA Region IV Championship! This marks the fourth straight year the team has claimed this title and the 15th in the past 21 years. The Braves’ team score was 959. The next closest team was 976. Individual golfers’ results were: 2nd Place […]

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Swim lessons, aquatic exercise, pool parties and more at BHC

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The Black Hawk College Community Aquatic Center offers many ways to stay fit and enjoy the water, even during cold weather! You can choose from: Open swim for families Lap swim Aquatic exercise for adults and teens Youth swim school Parent/tot classes Adult swim classes Lifeguard training Mermaid School Birthday parties Look what we have […]

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Student-athletes bring home NJCAA honors for 2018-19

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Congratulations to the following Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) division, region and conference awards based on their athletic achievements in 2018-19. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 2019 Region IV, Division II, District L All-Region Team First Team Rebecca Hunt – Davenport West HS (IA) SOFTBALL 2019 Region IV, Division II, District […]

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Baseball players named to district Rawlings Gold Glove Team

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Black Hawk College baseball players claimed three of the nine spots on the 2019 NJCAA Division II North Central District/Region IV Rawlings Gold Glove Team. The BHC team members are: Sean Hebreard – Plainfield East HS (IL) Nick Traystman – Ledyard HS (CT) Jake Conley – Durant HS (IA) Region IV consists of 12 teams […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2018-19. NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year Honorable Mention – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2018-19 school year to be eligible. Softball – 3.43 GPA Volleyball – 3.14 GPA Women’s Basketball […]

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BHC baseball coach named interim athletic director

Arnie Chavera

Black Hawk College has named Arnie Chavera as the college’s interim athletic director effective July 1. Chavera, the Braves’ head baseball coach since Fall 2004, is replacing Gary Huber who is retiring June 30 after serving as athletic director since Fall 1990. “I am excited for the opportunity,” Chavera said. “My goal is to build […]

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BHC golfers wrap up successful season

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McGranahan wins All-American Award, team gets 6th place at national tourney, six All-Conference spots Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for finishing sixth out of 21 teams at the 2019 NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship! Rielly McGranahan tied for 12th place. Players who finish in the Top 26 at the NJCAA […]

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