The Dawson Community College Men’s & Women’s golf teams travelled to Rapid City to compete in the South Dakota School of Mines Invitational, April 19 & 20th. The tournament was held at Meadowbrook GC, a very tight 7100 yard long course which will host the 2009 NAIA Women’s National Tournament in mid May.
Cameron Belcher led the Bucs on day one with a 74, which placed him in second individually. The Bucs team shot a 327, garnering fourth place, 14 strokes behind the first day leader-Minot State.
GLENDIVE, MONTANA- Dawson Community College will be offering 2 QuickBooks 2009 workshops for both beginners and advanced users on May 15th and 16th. These are one day workshops that are designed to get people started or update skills so they can save time and money using the enhanced software features new to this version.
New features include a real-time business overview with a company snapshot. The QB user can see which customers owe money, which bills need to be paid, and other important reminders all on one screen.
Friday, May 1st, there will be an artist reception for Amanda Breitbach in the Dawson Community College Art Gallery 126 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM with an artist talk at 6:30. This gathering is free and open to the public. Please join us for a viewing of Amanda’s photographs, for conversation, and refreshments. If you can’t make it on Friday, Gallery 126 is open Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, & Tuesday-Thursday 6:30 – 9:00 PM and Summer hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Amanda’s new series Roosts is on exhibit from April 27 – June 26.
Mitchell’s Oil Field Service, Inc. of Sidney home of Roustabouts, Cranes, Rig Up Tandems and Trenching has made a generous donation of 5 diesel truck engines to the Dawson Community College Ag Mechanics program.
The Dawson Community College Opus Society is currently seeking contestants for Dawson Idol 2 to be held April 29 and May 5 at the DCC Auditorium on campus. This is the second year for the event and promises to present some of the best musical talent in eastern Montana. Admission is $5 and buys you a vote in the judging.
The Dawson Community College Spring 2009 Horsemanship Clinic will be held April 18th and 19th at the J&A Arena from 8am to 4pm. Clinician, Pat Mitchell, of Pat Mitchell Performance Horses from Shepherd Montana will instruct. Pat focuses on finishing horses in Reining, Roping and Western Pleasure. He has worked with various breeds, creating light and responsive horses that move off aids freely and willingly. His horses have gone on to compete at many levels.
Josh Link took the mound for Dawson Community College Saturday against the University of Mary JV. Six innings later Link walked off the mound with a ‘no-hitter’ to his credit.
Link and his Buccaneer teammates picked up a 10-0 triumph over Mary in their second game in the Subway tournament held at DCC’s Kolberg Field. Link allowed a total of just four base runners throughout his six innings of work. One Marauder reached on an error and three more reached via the way of a base on balls. Link also struck out eight batters in the contest.
The Buccaneer softball team picked up a win over Trinidad State Junior College on Monday at Baker Field by the final of 2 to 1. This was the lone win for Dawson Community College in a four-game series with TSJC. On Sunday Trinidad came away with three wins over Dawson.
In Monday’s contest Trinidad picked up their lone run in the bottom of the first inning.
With one out Karissa Fenstermacher singled to start the rally. Rikki Fedler followed with a single to drive in Fenstermacher.
Make it a point to visit the Dawson Community College Fine Arts Gallery, also known as Gallery 126. Why? Because there are only 2 art exhibits left for this Spring and you’ll want to see both of them.
Dawson Community College’s volleyball team has been nominated for a national academic award based on a team GPA that includes three 4.0s.
Coach John Marble said the team earned a collective 3.42 in the classroom last semester, putting them in contention for the National Junior College Athletic Association’s academic team of the year award.
“It puts us solidly as a premiere team academically in the nation amongst all junior colleges,” he said, adding that the team’s GPA speaks well of players’ character.