BHC golf team wins third straight Region IV Championship, shatters its own records

Region IV Championship Golf Team Fall 2018

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the 2018 NJCAA Region IV Championship! This marks the third straight year the team has claimed this title and the 14th in the past 20 years. The BHC team score was 869, shattering the Region IV tournament record set last year by the Braves […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards

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Black Hawk College student-athletes recently earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2017-18. All towns are in Illinois unless otherwise noted. NJCAA Academic All-American individual awards – Eleven student-athletes were honored for GPAs they earned during the 2017-18 school year. NJCAA All-Academic First Team (4.0 GPA) Madison […]

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BHC golfer wins second PING award, team takes seven All-Conference spots

Golf bags lined up at the course

For the second consecutive year, Black Hawk College golfer Austin Jump of Geneseo has been named to the NJCAA Division II PING All-Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Jump was one of only 10 players named to the All-Region Team for the Central Region. He received the award at the 2018 NJCAA […]

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BHC baseball players named to Rawlings Gold Glove Team

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Three Black Hawk College baseball players earned a spot on the 2018 NJCAA Division II North Central District/Region IV Rawlings Gold Glove Team. Shortstop Sam Stonskas also was named Defensive Player of the Year. The team members are: Chris Liggett, Blue Springs H.S. (MO) – outfielder – freshman Stephen Pim, Pleasant Valley H.S. (IA) – […]

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BHC baseball players win region, conference awards

Black Hawk College baseball glove hat and sunglasses

Congrats to eight Black Hawk College baseball players for winning Region IV and Arrowhead Athletic Conference awards! The 2018 Division II All-North Central District/Region IV teams include four BHC players. First Team Chris Liggett, Blue Springs H.S. (MO) – outfielder – freshman Devin Wessels, United Township H.S. (IL) – pitcher – sophomore Second Team Nick […]

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Frye named new BHC women’s basketball coach

Logan Frye women's basketball coach from Dispatch-Argus

Black Hawk College has hired Logan Frye as its new head women’s basketball coach. Frye graduated from Sherrard High School in 2010 and played baseball for Black Hawk College from 2010-12. He earned an associate in arts degree from Black Hawk College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield where he […]

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Chavera inducted into NJCAA Region IV Hall of Fame

Coach Chavera and Gary Huber on Awards Night

Black Hawk College baseball coach Arnie Chavera was inducted into the NJCAA Region IV Hall of Fame at a Feb. 15 ceremony. Chavera is in his 14th year as head coach of the Braves. His record of 426-243-1 makes him the all-time winningest Black Hawk College baseball coach. He notched his 400th win April 1, […]

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BHC celebrates volleyball coach Mary Davis, softball GPA

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The Black Hawk College Athletic Department 2018 Special Awards Night was Feb. 15 between the women’s and men’s basketball games at the Quad-Cities Campus. Congratulations to our women’s softball team! Carrie Calderon Award – Softball team wins with a 3.56 GPA Fall 2017. Great job to all sports for earning a departmental 3.07 cumulative GPA! […]

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

Swim teacher and swimming class floating on pool noodles

Does your child need to learn to swim? Would you like to try an aquatic exercise class? The BHC Community Aquatic Center at the Quad-Cities Campus has youth learn-to-swim classes, adult aquatic exercise classes, open swim, lifeguard training, pool party rentals and more. Find out more about the BHC Community Aquatic Center.

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Davis inducted into volleyball coaches’ Hall of Fame

Mary Davis

The NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association has announced its 2017 Hall of Fame inductees. BHC coach Mary Davis, who passed away in September 2017, is one of the three inductees. Read more in this article from the National Junior College Athletic Association.

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