Trainer: David de Fer
Janelle Higgins has been hired by Dawson Community College as the new women’s softball coach. Coach Higgins comes from Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa where she was the assistant basketball coach for two years and helped with softball for one year. Her other coaching credits include head softball coach at Northeast Nodaway High School in Ravenwood, Missouri where the team set a school record for wins and advanced to the district final game for the first time in 10 years.
A losing streak continues to frustrate the Lady Bucs, who were swept at home Tuesday night during their first match at the Toepke Center this season.
The Williston State College Tetons, the National Junior College Athletic Association's #21 pre-season pick in division II play, defeated the Buccaneers with scores of 10-25, 19-25 and 16-25.
"I feel like we came overly excited and underprepared for our home crowd," said John Marble, DCC volleyball head coach. "We had a lot of nerves."
The Dawson Community College volleyball program kicks off its second season on the road this weekend, and Coach John Marble said his team is ready. "We're ready to go play," he said. "You can only do so much in practice."
Experience mystery and the macabre at Dawson Community College as we host the Montana Repertory Theater Fall 2009 Educational Outreach Tour! The Poe Project theater performance begins at 6:30pm Friday, September 25th - Toepke Center. In this 50-minute production, Edgar Allan Poe struggles to invent a detective story in this fascinating look at the author’s macabre world. Dawson Community College and their educational partner the Montana Repertory Theater invite the community to enjoy this free event.
A freshman from Oklahoma has joined the Buccaneer volleyball team. Megan Young, a 5-8, middle blocker from Catoosa, Okla., arrived at Dawson Community College last week for fall training. "We are excited to broaden our recruiting base with the addition of Megan to the team," said Coach John Marble. Young, who plans to study psychology, comes to DCC with an all-district, all-state volleyball background on her high school varsity team. "Megan has a great arm on her and is a superb athlete,” Marble said.
Cole Burman, DCC alumnus, of Glendive recently had a couple of nice paydays after competing in the bull riding at the Sidney fair and the Glasgow fair.
At the Richland County Fair and Rodeo in Sidney, Burman scored a 79 on Spin Doctor to take top honors in the bull riding. Burman followed that performance up with a 2nd place finish in the bull riding at the Northeast Montana Fair and Rodeo in Glasgow. Burman claimed $1485.99 and $866 in prize money respectively at these two events.
Cody Buller, Dawson Community College alumnus, competed in his hometown rodeo in Glendive on Thursday then traveled to Baker to ride in the Fallon County Fair PRCA Rodeo. Buller finished third in the bull riding at the Dawson County Fair PRCA Rodeo with a score of 71 and followed that ride up with a score of 85 to win the bull riding in Baker.
Rayna Rice of Sidney again placed in the barrel racing. At the Dawson County rodeo, Rice had a time of 17.73, which was good enough to put her in fifth place.
Dawson Community College baseball coach Brent Diegel is pleased to announce the recent signing of five more student athletes for the upcoming 2009-2010 Buccaneer Baseball season.
Bobby King, a pitcher and infielder from Brigham City, Utah, played his high school baseball with the Box Elder High School Bees. He will join his friend and current sophomore Danny Nevling on the Buccaneer roster. At 5 foot 11, and 165 pounds, King was a Class 4A All-State honorable mention player in 2008.
Glendive's women's volleyball players have been invited to a special VIP volleyball sneak peek event at Dawson Community College. Members of the Community Recreation's Women's League, Leisure League and Co-ed league are invited to this exclusive women-only event, giving them an opportunity to be the first people to see the 2009 Buccaneer Volleyball team in action this season.
Dawson Community College has received notice from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) that accreditation has been reaffirmed on the basis of the Spring 2009 Regular Interim Evaluation.