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

2 lifeguards in water with 3 kids

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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BHC golf team wins Region IV Championship, sets records

Five male golf players with awards and coach Huber

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College men’s golf team for winning the NJCAA Region IV Championship! The BHC team score was 901 with the second place team scoring 957. The 56-stroke win and the 901 three-day score were Region IV tournament records. The previous record was a 52-stroke win, a record set by the 2013 […]

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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 2016-17. All towns are in Illinois unless otherwise noted. NJCAA Academic All-American individual awards – Thirteen student-athletes were honored for GPAs they earned during the 2016-17 school year. Previously the most BHC student-athletes honored in […]

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BHC golfers win NJCAA, PING awards

Golfer Dennis Reedy

Black Hawk College golfer Dennis Reedy of Byron, IL, recently earned an NJCAA All-American Award, a PING All-American Award and a PING All-Region Award. BHC golfer Austin Jump of Geneseo, IL, also earned a PING All-Region Award. Both received their awards at the 2017 NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship at Longbow Golf Club in […]

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Five BHC baseball players on Region IV Team


Five Black Hawk College baseball players have been named to the 2017 Division II All North Central District/Region IV Team. First Team Pitchers — Zack Erdman, sophomore (St. Laurence H.S., IL) Infielders — Connor Lowrie, sophomore (John Paul II H.S., TX) Outfielders — Pedro Alfonseca, freshman (North Kansas City H.S., MO) Designated Hitter — Gama […]

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BHC baseball MVP, six players on All-Conference Team

Black Hawk College Braves Baseball

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College baseball team for an outstanding 2017 season! The Braves won the Arrowhead Athletic Conference with a 15-3 record and went 36-8 overall for the season. The team will compete in the NJCAA Region IV Finals May 19-21 in Kankakee. 2017 Arrowhead Athletic Conference Baseball Most Valuable Player Gama Martinez […]

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BHC golf team wins 32nd Arrowhead Conference title

Golf Team with award

The Black Hawk College men’s golf team recently concluded a very successful season by winning its 32nd Arrowhead Conference Championship. Seven players earned All-Conference honors. Arrowhead Conference qualifies 12 All-Conference awards. The Black Hawk College All-Conference golfers are: Medalist – Jake Beck (Ankeny IA Centennial High School) 2nd Place – Austin Jump (Geneseo IL High […]

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Congratulations to BHC Coach Chavera on 400th win

Black Hawk College baseball coach Arnie Chavera notched his 400th win Saturday, April 1 when the Braves beat Highland Community College 7-2. Coach Chavera is in his 13th year as head coach of the Braves. The team currently is 12-3. In 12 years at Black Hawk College, Chavera has led the Braves to the Arrowhead […]

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QC Campus student-athletes win academic, athletic awards

Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Campus student-athletes recently earned the following awards from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). NJCAA Academic All-American individual awards – Eleven student-athletes were honored this year. Previously the most BHC student-athletes honored in one year was eight. NJCAA Academic All-American Banner Award winners (45 credits or more with a 3.60 […]

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