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Men’s cross country, football, women’s volleyball and more claim weekend victories

Men’s cross country, football, women’s volleyball and more claim weekend victories

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In men’s cross country, all seven varsity runners finished among the top 10 as the team dominated the 35-team field at the UW-Oshkosh Brooks Invitational Oct. 17. The victory was the Cardinals' sixth invitational win, as the top varsity squad has yet to be defeated this season. More The football team continued its prolific scoring output on Oct. 17 in a 63-48 victory over Carthage College.



Final three inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame

Final three inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame

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In addition to Jim Rank ’58 and Bob Dunphey ’85, the final three inductees to North Central’s 2009 Athletic Hall of Fame are Craig Stefan ’87 for baseball, Dan Baker ’89 for track and field and Susan DeNigris ’02 Kane for track and field. The induction ceremony will take place 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in Wentz Concert Hall. Craig Stefan ’87 stood out as one of the top performers in baseball during what could easily be called the most successful era ever for the program, 1984 to 1987.


Cardinal football continues scoring binge

Cardinal football continues scoring binge

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North Central's football team escalated its offensive wizardry to a new level Oct. 10 against North Park University, covering nearly 600 yards in an 83-7 smash of the Vikings at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. Video highlights of the victory are available online, courtesy of Naperville Community Television.  More


Brad Spencer to coach Team Stars & Stripes

Brad Spencer to coach Team Stars & Stripes

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Brad Spencer, assistant football coach; coordinator of academic program and coordinator of game/practice management, was selected as one of eight NCAA Division III coaches to take part in Global Football's 2009 Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Dec. 19 in Monterrey, Mexico. He will assist with the coaching of Team Stars & Stripes, which will include 50 of the top NCAA Division III players in the nation. More


Cardinals light up scoreboard in 69-18 win in football

Cardinals light up scoreboard in 69-18 win in football

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Unleashing an offensive barrage not seen from its program in a half-century, the North Central College football team completed a two-game blitzkrieg of a home stand on Sept. 26, overwhelming the Olivet College (Mich.) Comets, 69-18, at Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium. More


Sports Media Guides are online

Sports Media Guides are online

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In an effort to save some trees and dollars, the athletics department and sports information have teamed up to convert their print media guides to online publications. The 2009 Football Media Guide is the first to go online and can be viewed at www.sidearmdmg.com/ncentral/football. The other fall sports guides will be live soon.


Field house rocks with enthusiasm during Huddle

Field house rocks with enthusiasm during Huddle

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[caption id="attachment_227" align="alignleft" width="275" caption="Cheering coaches, faculty welcome first-year student-athletes"][/caption] To kick off the athletic year, all 700 student-athletes from North Central's 22 intercollegiate teams were invited to the sixth annual Huddle at noon on Sept. 17.


Athletic Hall of Fame inductee profiles

Athletic Hall of Fame inductee profiles

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Each week, the Office of Sports Information profiles one of five new inductees to North Central College’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony takes place Oct.


Hall of Fame Induction Honors Matthews

Years of dedication to athletic training education at North Central College and to the profession have resulted in special recognition for Heidi Matthews, associate professor of health and physical education and director of the athletic training education program.

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Every spring, the North Central College community celebrates the achievements of outstanding students in academics, co-curricular activities and athletics. Their accomplishments impress even the most veteran of faculty and staff, who have devoted their careers to student learning, critical inquiry and leadership development.

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