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CCC volleyball excels in classroom, earns honors

Sacha SanguinettiJuly 23, 2018

The Colby Community College Lady Trojans volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for their classroom performance. The award honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that maintain at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average. Colby finished the 2017-18 academic year with a 3.37 GPA and is one of just 26 two-year college programs in...

Colby CC Hires Houghton to Lead Wrestling Program

Ross VolkmerJuly 20, 2018

COLBY, KS-- Mitch Houghton has taken the wrestling head coaching position at Colby Community College. For more: https://www.colbytrojans.com/sports/wrest/2018-19/releases/20180720g8o5a4...

Northwest Tech Hires Two New Head Coaches

Ross VolkmerJuly 20, 2018

  GOODLAND, KS-- Northwest will have two more brand new head coaches for the 2018-2019 school year. Tuesday, NW Tech announced they had hired Anna Voss to lead the softball program. Voss recently was  at Seward County CC as the pitching coach for last season. Prior to that she worked with pitchers and catcher at Barton CC for previous three years. This will be Voss' first ever head coach...

Trojans name new wrestling coach

Sacha SanguinettiJuly 20, 2018

Colby Community College announced the hiring of Mitch Houghton to serve as the next Trojans head wrestling coach. He fills the vacancy left by David Nordhues, who resigned in June. Houghton arrives in Colby after spending the previous four seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa. In addition to coaching, he was responsible for coordinat...

New NW Tech Womens Basketball Coach Diving Into First Head Coaching Gig

Ross VolkmerJune 28, 2018

  GOODLAND, KS-- Brock Kimball is just settling into his new job as women's head basketball coach at Northwest Kansas Technical College. In fact, he is so new to the area that he is living in a dorm until he can move into his house. The first time head coach though is hitting the ground running trying to get his program ready for there 1st season in the Jayhawk Conference. He joined Ross V...

New Colby CC AD Settling In at CCC

Ross VolkmerJune 22, 2018

COLBY, KS-- Former Trojan Mike Saddler just completed his first full week of work as Colby Community College's athletics director after taking the position in early May. Saddler joined Ross Volkmer on the Morning Blitz and talked about his decision to come back, the transition and what plans he has going forward for CCC. FULL INTERVIEW: [audio mp3="https://www.nwksradio.com/wp-content/upload...

CCC athletes earn NJCAA recognition for work in classroom

Sacha SanguinettiJune 14, 2018

Forty-two Colby Community College student-athletes and six teams earned academic distinction by the National Junior College Athletic Association for the 2017-18 school year. “The hard work of our students and coaches are evident in these results,” said President Dr. Seth Carter. “Our students not only excel athletically, but they do a stellar job academically as well.” To earn NJCAA ...

Pete Hughes hired to lead KSU baseball

Sacha SanguinettiJune 8, 2018

Following is a press release from Kansas State University on the hiring of Pete Hughes as their new head baseball coach. MANHATTAN, Kan. – Pete Hughes, a proven program builder who has accumulated more than 650 victories in 21 seasons as a head coach, was named the 21st head baseball coach at Kansas State, Director of Athletics Gene Taylor announced Friday. Hughes, who will be formally int...

14 Area Golfers Named All Staters

Ross VolkmerJune 4, 2018

The Kansas Golf Coaches Association released their all-state selections on Monday morning. 14 golfers total, from the northwest Kansas region were named all-staters. In 3A, Goodland juniors Garin Ihrig and Ryan Lalicker were named. Ihrig was a 1st teamer with Lalicker a 2nd teamer. Also on the 2nd team was Colby freshman Jason Krannawwitter. Hoxie had four golfers named to the 2A team, all o...

Area Track & Field Athletes Head to Wichita For State

Ross VolkmerMay 24, 2018

WICHITA, KS -- Over 65 plus area athletes will all be in Wichita this Friday & Saturday competing at the nations largest track meet. Northwest Kansas will be well represented at Wichita State's Cessna Stadium as 87 events from 14 area schools qualified at there respected regionals. Colby qualified the most events of any area school with 13. St. Francis has the 2nd most events heading to sta...

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