Baseball News - Black Hawk College

44 student-athletes win all-conference academic awards

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Congratulations to 44 Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Arrowhead Academic All-Conference awards! The following BHC student-athletes were honored for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2020-21 school year and completing at least 12 credit hours per semester. The honorees are listed by sport and hometown. Baseball […]

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BHC pitcher named to NJCAA All-American 2nd Team

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Congratulations to Black Hawk College pitcher Payton Lawrence for being named to the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Baseball All-American Second Team! The Dixon High School grad was one of only 13 Region IV players in Division I, II and III to earn 2021 NJCAA All-American honors. All-America selections are made […]

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Spring 2021

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Forty-two 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 Spring 2021 semester. The 42 student-athletes on the list represent 53% of BHC players. All six Black Hawk College teams are represented, with volleyball having the highest percentage of players on the […]

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Baseball undefeated in conference, 7 players named to All-Conference team

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Congratulations to the Black Hawk College baseball team for finishing the regular season undefeated in conference play! The Braves won the NJCAA Region IV Arrowhead Conference with a 20-0 record in the conference and a 42-11 record overall. As of May 17, the team was ranked #9 in the NJCAA Division II national poll. Sophomore […]

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Spring sports underway

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Spring sports are underway at Black Hawk College! BHC student-athletes are working hard on the field, on the court, on the links and in the classroom. Congratulations and good luck to all of our student-athletes! Visit the team pages for game/tournament schedules, rosters and more. Baseball Golf Softball Women’s basketball

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Student-athletes named to AD’s Academic List for Fall 2020

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Fifty-six 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 2020 semester. The 56 student-athletes on the list represent 55% of BHC players. The Academic List members will be celebrated at a socially distanced outdoor luncheon later in the Spring 2021 […]

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BHC student-athletes win academic awards for 2019-20

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Black Hawk College student-athletes earned awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for their academic achievements in 2019-20. Congratulations to these teams and student-athletes! NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year – Teams must earn a 3.0 GPA or higher for the 2019-20 school year. Women’s basketball – 3.33 GPA Softball – 3.19 GPA […]

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BHC alum Keim coming home to coach baseball

Josh Keim is coming home. The former Black Hawk College baseball player will return to his alma mater Aug. 1 as the college’s new head baseball coach and academic success coach. “I am thrilled to hand the reigns of this program over to Coach Keim,” said Arnie Chavera, interim athletic director. Chavera has continued to […]

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35 student-athletes win all-conference academic awards

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Congratulations to 35 Black Hawk College student-athletes for earning National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Arrowhead Academic All-Conference awards! The following BHC student-athletes were honored for achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2019-20 school year. Baseball Ely Adams, Pleasant Valley HS (IA) Grant Baker, South Elgin HS (IL) Anthony Barrios, Alleman HS (IL) […]

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Chavera named permanent BHC athletic director

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Black Hawk College has named Arnie Chavera the college’s director of athletics and community recreation effective July 1, 2020. “My goal is to afford our student-athletes every opportunity to succeed and perform at a high level in the classroom, as well as on the playing courts and fields,” he said. One of Chavera’s first big […]

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