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SSC Lady Bulldogs Basketball Coach Darrell Scott Wins 500

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Darrell Scott earned his 500th victory as the leader of Lady Bulldogs. Scott recently reached the milestone with a 78-32 win on the road vs. Oakton Community College. The win catapulted Coach Scott’s career record at SSC to 500-395 since 1992. “Even though this …

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

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College Head Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich will be directing a two-day Catching Camp on Wednesday, December 26th and Thursday, December 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 33 years and has taught baseball skills at many other baseball camps throughout the …

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Former South Suburban Basketball Star Drafted into NBA G-League

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Former Hillcrest High School and South Suburban College (SSC) men’s basketball star player – Jovan Mooring – was drafted in the first round by the Grand Rapids Drive of the National Basketball Association (NBA) G-League during their annual draft on October 13, 2018. Mooring, a 6’2” Guard, was the 13th pick overall. “Jo …

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Golf Outing to Support South Suburban College Bulldogs Baseball Program Coming to Lincolnshire September 21st

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The 2019 South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting its 13th 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 21, 2018, at Lincolnshire Country Club— 390 E. Richton Road in Crete, IL. Registration begins …

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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 we have eight NJCAA All-Academic Student-Athlete Award recipients for 2017-2018. That is two more than last year at this time. One of our athletes even made NJCAA All-Academic First Team with a 4.0 GPA: our very own Annie Zubek from …

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SSC Bulldogs Basketball Camp coming to South Holland this Summer

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Basketball Program is currently accepting registrations for their summer camp in June. The SSC Bulldogs will host a Bulldog Championship Basketball Camp June 18-21 from 9:00am to 3:00pm, and a Championship Shooting Camp June 25-28 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the SSC Fitness Center/Fieldhouse. The camps are …

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SSC Men’s Basketball Wins the NJCAA Region IV-District 4 Championship Game!

Several Bulldogs receive post-season awards. SOUTH HOLLAND — The SSC Men’s Basketball Team defeated Morton College 76-67 on Saturday to win the NJCAA Region IV-District 4 Championship Game. They will play in the NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament in Danville, IL. The tournament runs from March 20-24, 2018. The Bulldogs are currently 28-5 on …

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SSC 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 Tuesday, December 26th and Wednesday, December 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 32 years and has taught baseball skills at many other baseball camps throughout …

Golf Outing to Support Bulldogs Baseball Program September 15

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The 2017-18 South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting their 12th 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 15, 2017, at Lincolnshire Country Club, 390 E. Richton Road in Crete, Illinois, …

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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 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 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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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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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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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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South Suburban College Region IV Championship Games

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– On February 25, the SSC Bulldogs opened up the 2016 Region IV tournament with a home contest vs. Waubonsee Community College. They earned the #2 seed in the tournament, and lived up to their seeding with a 101-55 victory over Waubonsee. The Bulldogs advanced to the semi-finals of the Region IV Tournament. …

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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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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 …