Jesse Gullion, a Sophomore first baseman, recently signed a letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, NC. Gullion's hometown is Brigham City, UT. he batted .300 this past spring for the Dawson Community College Buccaneer baseball team.
"Jesse had a good year for us this past season. He improved a lot over the year and should be very successful at Chowan. I am excited for him to move on and played at the school I played at and coached for many years" added DCC Coach Aaron Carroll.
Of the 10,000+ student-athletes that suited up this year in the sport of baseball in Divisions I, II and III, only 126 earn NJCAA All-America honors.
June 7, 2012 Hunter Balmer from Brigham City, UT was named 2nd Team All-American in NJCAA baseball. Balmer, a Sophomore batted .426 this past season for the Dawson Community College Buccaneers in Glendive Montana.
Ten women's teams competed this weekend; Ekalaka, Westby, Sidney, Wolf Point, Plentywood, Richey/Lambert, two teams from Glendive and two teams from Beach, ND. Teams played pool play Saturday competing in 3 games a piece.
For 2 years Head Coach Jim LeProwse has been at the helm of Dawson Community College softball. This year LeProwse brings home pride to Eastern Montana as the Lady Buccaneers show their muscle winning the Mon-Dak Conference with an 11-1 record. "There's no doubt that Dawson is on a roll" said LeProwse. "We will definitely be carrying this momentum into our next season."
McKay Hedin out of Logan, UT was named to the All MON-DAK Conference Team and the All Region 9 Team for the Dawson Community College Buccaneers. Hedin finished the season with a .318 batting average. He had 15 doubles and 20 RBI's.
Dawson Community College wrapped up their softball season this past weekend in La Junta Colorado. The Lady Buccaneers finished the regional tournament 1 and 3 with a 5th place finish in the NJCAA Region IX Division I tournament. The team completed the MonDak conference with an 11- 1 record and a first place finish. Their overall record was 20-19 for the season.
Dawson Community College Head Volleyball Coach John Marble was thrilled to learn DCC alumnus Katie Lyons was signed by Illinois Tech Head Volleyball Coach Jacqui Gatt Monday (April 9) to her 2012 recruiting class.
The Dawson Community College men earned the team title at Sunday's University of Montana Spring Rodeo. The DCC men's team finished ahead MSU collecting 560 points.
Buccaneer Dustin Jenkins qualified for the CNFR in the Bull Riding event earning 2nd place in the region. Originally from the Bitterroot Valley Jenkins scored a 65 to win the average. (See Dustin's ride courtesy of Derek Buerkle (KPAX Sports)).
Congratulations to the following Dawson Community College teams for achieving academic excellence as 2011-2012 NJCAA All-Academic Teams. The minimum grade point average requirement for consideration is a team GPA of 3.00.
Miona Mijalkovic Nis, Serbia
Katelyn Lyons Butte, MT
NaTasha Mathis Helena, MT
Shelby Jessiman Rosalind, AB
Sara Williamson Roberts, MT
Victoria Foster Livingston, MT
Mirjana Radovanovic Dubrovnik, Croatia