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The contribution of athletics to a college experience

By Kathleen Brown Providing a positive college experience for students is one of the central goals for anyone who works in higher education, and collegiate athletics is no different. There is a large misconception in that student-athletes attend college only to play their sport. This fallacy is untrue in many different regards. Research has shown…

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MCC hosts ‘Jam the Gym’ night Feb. 25

Marshalltown Community College will host “Jam the Gym” night for its men’s and women’s basketball double-header on Saturday, Feb. 25. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to students in addition to many other giveaways throughout the night. The MCC women’s and men’s and basketball teams will be taking on Northeast Community College (Nebraska) at 5…

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Rafael Pereira repeats as NJCAA All-American

NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer All-Americans For just the second time in program history, a member of the Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team has earned back-to-back NJCAA All-American honors. Sophomore goalkeeper Rafael Pereira has been named to the NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention team for the 2016 season. Pereira, who was named to the NJCAA…

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Record 10 student-athletes earn prestigious academic honors

NJCAA Press Release A record number of Marshalltown Community College student-athletes have earned prestigious national academic honors. 10 members were awarded NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. The NJCAA awarded student-athletes national honors based on their overall grade point average over the course of the 2015-16 year. Student-athletes that achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA were awarded the…

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Tiger Athletics receives face-lift courtesy of Presto Sports

Photo Guide to navigating the new website The Marshalltown Community College Department of Athletics would like to announce the release of the newly upgraded athletic website, www.mccathletics.comvia Presto Sports. The site, which has been provided by Presto Sports since 2013, receives a fan-friendly upgrade with an array of features that allows supporters of MCC to…

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MCC Director of Athletics announces resignation

Marshalltown Community College Director of Athletics, Dan Huntley has announced his resignation after having served four years in the position.  Huntley has accepted a position as Assistant Athletic Director for Internal Operations at the University of Mary, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference located in Bismarck, ND. “I…

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Rafael Martinez named Region XI Coach of the Year

After a record-breaking season, Marshalltown Community College Men’s Soccer head coach Rafael Martinez has been named the Region XI Coach of the Year. Martinez led the Tigers to an 18-1-2 record, the program’s fewest losses in a season. “I am very thankful to my fellow conference coaches for thinking about us for this recognition,” Martinez exclaimed….

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Former Tiger Chris Caird added to Great Britain National Roster

Former Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball player Chris Caird has seen his career take off following his stint with the Tigers. The native of Daventry, England has reached new heights with his addition to the Great Britain National Team roster. Caird will be one of 10 players on the roster when the team travels to…

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2017 Honors Graduates in caps and gowns

MCC Honors Program is on the grow