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SSC Bulldog Athletes Receive NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Athletic Department is proud to announce that six individual student-athletes have received NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Academic Student-Athlete Awards for their academic achievements. Annie Zubek (softball) and Nate Montgomery (baseball) received NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99 GPA: 2016-17 academic year. Kaitlyn Augustine (softball), Hunter Kraynak …

SSC Coach John Pigatti Recipient of 2017 Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College’s John Pigatti is the recipient of the 2017 Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award. Pigatti continues to excel at South Suburban College in Illinois. He led the program to the NJCAA Division II Final Four for the second consecutive season and was named the Illinois Basketball Coaches …

SSC Bulldogs Finish 3rd in Nation

Pictured: SSC 2016-17 Bulldogs and Coach John Pigatti SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – It’s been another great year for the South Suburban College Bulldogs. It was the men’s basketball team’s 8th time at the national championship and they finished third in the country two years in a row. Congratulations to our entire team, coaches and assistants. …

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South Suburban Earns #2 Seed at NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Team won the National Junior Conference Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region IV-A Championship last Saturday. They defeated Carl Sandburg College by a score of 81-69. Sophomore guard Rasheide Bell was named MVP of the tournament. Sophomore guard Armon Benford and sophomore forward Anthony Harris …

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Bulldogs’ Basketball to Host Community Day

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Basketball Programs will host the Bulldogs’ Annual Community Day on Saturday, February 4th vs. Black Hawk College. The Lady Bulldogs will tip off at 1:00 p.m. followed by the Men’s Team at 3:00 p.m. All residents, businesses and employees of SSC District 510 and Lake County, Indiana, …

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Bulldogs Baseball Program to Host Adult-Child Baseball Camps in 2017

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Baseball Program and Head Coach Steve Ruzich will be conducting Adult-Child Baseball Camps February 10, 11, 17, 18 and 19 for boys and girls ages 6 thru 14. The camps will feature sessions for pitching, catching, hitting and fielding while providing adults and children the opportunity to …

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Bulldog’s Baseball Program Hosting Catching Camp December 26 and 27

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College Head Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich will be directing a two-day Catching Camp on Monday, December 26th and Tuesday, December 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 30 years and has taught baseball skills at many other baseball camps throughout …

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Golf Outing to Support Bulldogs Baseball Program September16

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The 2016-17 South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting their 11th Annual Bulldog Baseball Golf Outing to raise funds for athletic equipment and travel costs for nationwide tournaments. The Bulldog Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 16, 2016, at Lincolnshire Country Club, 390 E. Richton Road in Crete, Illinois, …

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SSC Bulldog Athletes Named Academic All Americans

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Athletic Department is proud to announce that four individual student-athletes have been named to the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Academic All American teams for their academic achievement. Matt Zubek (baseball) received Superior award 3.8 to 3.9 GPA: 2015-16 academic year; Eloy Melero (baseball) received Exemplary …

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Volleyball Summer Camp Coming to SSC in June

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Volleyball Program is now accepting registration for their summer camp June 27-30, 2016. The goal of this camp is to improve each camper’s fundamentals and to have some fun along the way. Beginners will learn the basics of serving, passing, hitting, setting and team drills. Beginner’s boys …

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Bulldogs Baseball and Basketball Camps Coming Soon to South Holland This Summer

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Basketball and Baseball Programs are currently accepting registrations for their summer camps in June. The Bulldogs will host two Basketball Camp Sessions, one from June 20 through June 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and a one from July 5 through July 8 from 9:00 a.m. …

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Bulldogs’ Erick Locke Inked by University of Central Missouri

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The 2016 South Suburban College (SSC) Men’s Basketball Team accolades and accomplishments continue to grow this postseason as South Suburban College Men’s Basketball player, freshman Erick Locke, announced today that he has signed to play for the University of Central Missouri next year. Locke, a 6’1 guard from Oak Park, IL, …

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SSC’s Coach Scott Inducted into NJCAA Region IV Hall of Fame

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Congratulations to South Suburban College Coach Darrell Scott on his induction to the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Region IV Hall of Fame. Coach Scott is a 1987 graduate of Grinnell College and has finished his 24th season of coaching women’s basketball at South Suburban College. This is his first and only …

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SSC’s John Pigatti Named Region IV-B Coach of the Year

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Congratulations to South Suburban College’s Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Pigatti on being named the 2016 Region IV-B Coach of the Year. This is Pigatti’s 7th Regional Coach of the Year Award in his 10 years at SSC. Under his instruction, the 2016 South Suburban College Bulldogs accolades include: Placed 3rd at the …

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South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Advances to NJCAA Division II National Championship

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The SSC Bulldogs have advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Championship. The games will be played in the Mary Miller Center on the campus of Danville Area Community College in Danville, IL on March 15-19, 2016. The Bulldogs will open the tournament as the #4 seed …

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Congratulations to SSC’s Jovan Mooring, Jalen Myers, and Coach Pigatti

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban Men’s Basketball Sophomore Guard Jovan Mooring was rewarded for his efforts this season by being named Region IV-A Player-of-the-Year. Mooring averaged 27 points, which leads the country, 4 assists, 3.3 steals, and 6.4 rebounds per game.  This season, he was named Player-of the-Week 7 times as well as NJCAA National …

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SSC’s Coach Scott Inducted into Region IV NJCAA Hall of Fame

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College (SSC) Coach Darrell Scott was recently selected for the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Region IV Hall of Fame. Coach Scott is a 1987 graduate of Grinnell College and is entering his 24th season of coaching women’s basketball at South Suburban College. This is his first and only …

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NJCAA National Division II Player of the Week / Bulldogs Ranked #2 in the Nation

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – SSC Men’s Basketball player, sophomore guard Jovan Mooring (Hillcrest HS), was named NJCAA “NATIONAL” Division II Player-of-the-Week for the second time this season. Last week, Mooring averaged 38.3 points, grabbed 8.7 rebounds, dished out 4 assists, and snatched 3 steals a game. The Bulldogs went 3-0 last week and vaulted to …

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Bulldogs Baseball Program to Host Adult-Child Baseball Camps

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Baseball Program and Head Coach Steve Ruzich will be conducting Adult-Child Baseball Camps in February for boys and girls ages 6 thru 14. The camps will feature sessions for pitching, catching, hitting and fielding while providing adults and children the opportunity to improve their knowledge of baseball skills and …

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Bulldog’s Baseball Program Hosting Catching Camp December 30-31

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College Head Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich will be directing a two-day Catching Camp on Wednesday, December 30th and Thursday, December 31th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 29 years and has taught baseball skills at many other baseball camps throughout the …

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South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Team to Host Tip-Off Skills Basketball Camp

The South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Team will host a Tip-Off Skills Basketball Camp beginning October 31st. The Tip-Off Basketball Camp runs two days, and will concentrate on shooting and ball handling. This is a great way to get ready for the start of the basketball season. The times of the camp are: Saturday, October …

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Golf Outing to Support Bulldogs Baseball Program Coming to Lincolnshire CC September 18th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting their 10th Annual Bulldog Baseball Golf Outing to raise funds for athletic equipment and travel costs for nationwide tournaments. The Bulldog Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 18, 2015, at Lincolnshire Country Club in Crete, Illinois. Registration begins at 12 noon with a …

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Bulldogs Student-Athletes Earn Transfer Scholarships

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College proudly announces 16 student-athletes from the 2014-15 academic year who have committed to play on scholarship at four-year institutions and universities. “We are very proud of the way all of our student-athletes represented South Suburban College this past year,” said Steve Ruzich, Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach. “They have …

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Bulldogs Baseball and Basketball Camps Coming Soon to South Holland This Summer

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Basketball and Baseball Programs are currently accepting registrations for their summer camps in June. The Bulldogs will host two camps–a Championship Shooting Camp from Monday, June 22nd through Thursday, June 25th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., and a Championship Basketball Camp from June 29th through July 2nd from …

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South Suburban College Women’s Basketball Team Advances to National Tournament

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College (SSC) Women’s Basketball Team (25-7) defeated Kankakee Community College by a score of 70-62 to win the Region IV Championship and advance to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament. Freshman guard CC Lopez was named 1st Team All-Region IV and Regional Tournament MVP, and …

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South Suburban College Basketball Teams Advance to Regional Championships in Kankakee

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College (SSC) Basketball Teams won their National Junior Conference Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Region IV Semi-Final Games over the weekend and will now advance to the Regional Finals this Saturday in Kankakee. The 24-7 Lady Bulldogs defeated Oakton Community College by a score of 60-55. SSC was led by …

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Adult-Child Baseball Camps Coming to SSC in February

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Baseball Program and Head Coach Steve Ruzich will be conducting Adult-Child Baseball Camps February 13th through 22nd for boys and girls 6-14 years of age. The camps will feature sessions for pitching, hitting, advanced hitting, and fielding while providing adults and kids the opportunity to improve their …