BHC baseball players win region, conference awards

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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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