The last two weeks have been full of surprises for the Lady Buccaneers; between the return of a member of last year's inaugural team, introduction of an unexpected new player and emergence of a freshman as a leader at the net, the Dawson Community College squad hasn't had a dull moment.
Dawson Community College will launch the Senior Academy this month. The Academy was begun at the request of local seniors who participated in focus groups and surveys given by Dawson Community College as a way of developing classes to meet the needs and interests of our senior population.
The Lady Buccaneer volleyball team was within two points of upsetting last year's Mon-Dak conference champions Monday night, barely conceding the thriller against the North Dakota State College of Science after five hard-fought sets of play.
"It was a battle right down to the end," said John Marble, head volleyball coach at Dawson Community College. "It was a good way to open the conference."
The Early Childhood Education Department at Dawson Community College will present a workshop on Play and Art Therapy, September 26, 2009, in Room 105 at the Ullman Center. Gregory Holler-Dinsmore will conduct the workshop.
Gregory Holler-Dinsmore, M.Div., M.S., LCPPC is pastor at the First Lutheran Church in Wolf Point, on the adjunct faculty at Fort Peck Community College, and a private practice licensed professional counselor. He’s a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Play Therapy, and Sandplay Therapists of America.
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.