Skipper’s hard work leads to success

Skipper’s hard work leads to success

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
May 9, 2013
Filed under Men's Golf, Most Recent, Sports

Despite a disappointing fall season last semester, North Idaho... Read more »

Bright future for Coleman

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
May 9, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Golf

North Idaho College golfer Arlee Coleman has high hopes for... Read more »

Cookin’ up home run hitting recipe

Cookin’ up home run hitting recipe

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
April 18, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The North Idaho College softball career home run record has a new owner. There’s certainly more than meets the eye when it comes to NIC’s sophomore catcher Shelby Carter from Maple Valley, Wash. Carter, a four-year varsity softball winner at Tahoma High School in Covington, Wash., near Seattle... Read more »

NIC volleyball begins new era

NIC volleyball begins new era

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
April 17, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Volleyball

There’s a new face on campus at North Idaho College. Miles Kydd, former Eastern Washington University head volleyball coach, has been named the new NIC head volleyball coach. Kydd was a member of the EWU volleyball coaching staff for nine years, including the last four as head coach. He spent four... Read more »

NIC softball takes another two from Colorado Northwestern

NIC softball takes another two from Colorado Northwestern

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
March 20, 2013
Filed under Softball, Sports

NIC swept the Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) Spartans in ... Read more »

NIC to gain new international students

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
March 5, 2013
Filed under Campus News

NIC will have international students on campus for the Fall 2013 semester. NIC President Joe Dunlap and Graydon Stanley, vice president for student services, reported that an agreement with the Spokane College of English Language (SCEL) has finalized an agreement with NIC to provide for the ability... Read more »

Brief: NIC receives check from tribe

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
March 5, 2013
Filed under Campus News

NIC President Joe Dunlap publicly thanked the Coeur d’Alene tribe at the college’s Feb. 27 board of trustee meeting for a donation. Dunlap said that a few weeks ago the Coeur d’Alene Tribe made financial contributions to NIC and several other educational institutions in the local area. Board... Read more »

Opinion: Pornography detrimental to society

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
March 4, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

Pornography, porn, explicit images and videos, risqué naked photographs and Playboy –the list goes on and on when it comes to terms related to pornography. It’s a topic we could debate all day long, and I want to share my thoughts and beliefs about it to you. [caption id="attachment_5210" align="alignleft"... Read more »

Opinion: Student services under utilized

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
February 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

NIC, it’s time to be all you can be. Academic success depends upon three key factors. These three factors are self-motivated students, teaching and student services. I would like to focus on the last of these three. There are many student services that you as a student need to be aware of if you are... Read more »

Cardinals clash with rival CSI

Cardinals clash with rival CSI

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
February 4, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports

  The NIC men's basketball team was led to victory Saturday night by three sophomores as they defeated their arch rival, the College of Southern Idaho... Read more »

NIC men’s basketball dominates conference rival

NIC men’s basketball dominates conference rival

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
January 23, 2013
Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports

Keon Lewis had 19 points, five assists and three steals to lead the 14th-ranked Cardinals past the Colorado Northwestern Community College Spartans 104-46 in a Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at Rolly Williams Court Saturday. One minute and 47 seconds into the game Jalil Abdul-Bassit stole... Read more »

NIC women’s hoops rolls over Colorado Northwestern

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
January 23, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Basketball

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Winning with style

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
December 17, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports

The 15th-ranked North Idaho College men's basketball team is riding a 10-game winning streak, during which the team earned some hardware in the Bigfoot/Cardinal... Read more »

Opinion: Guys not solely to blame for ‘friend zone’

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Perspectives

False premises and non-existent are two words I’m going to use to define the “friend zone.” Sorry, ladies, but it’s not always the guy’s fault that there’s an awkwardness that occurs when a guy is nice to a lady. It’s too naïve, in my opinion, to label the weak attempts of men trying... Read more »

Opinion: U.S. should support Israel

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
December 11, 2012
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Perspectives

America, we have a problem. It’s a problem far beyond our economy, our environment and our education. It’s both a logical and ethical problem... Read more »

Cardinal men give Chukars, Bulldogs whoopin’

Cardinal men give Chukars, Bulldogs whoopin’

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
November 30, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports

The North Idaho College men’s basketball team is off to a 6-1 start with their most recent wins against Treasure Valley and Gonzaga’s club team. ... Read more »

Volleyball finishes eighth at nationals

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
November 26, 2012
Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Volleyball

WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The NIC volleyball team lost three of its four games at the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) tournament Nov. 15-17. ... Read more »

NIC earns another win

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent, Sports, Sports Score

Mikey Hope and Kaj Sherman had 21 points each as the Cardinals defeated the Treasure Valley Community College Chukars 97-77 Friday night. NIC shot 36 of 51 from the free-throw line in this non-conference game. Jaill Abdul-Bassit scored 16 points, Keon Lewis 15 points and James Webb 11 points for the... Read more »

Cardinal men victorious in home opener

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
November 16, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Most Recent

Led by returning sophomores Keon Lewis, Michael Middlebrooks and Kaj Sherman, the 24th-ranked North Idaho College men's basketball team defeated the Gonzaga club team 80-54 on Tuesday night in their home opener at Rolly Williams Court. The body paint was out on display as two NIC men’s soccer players... Read more »

Mix of experience, new talent

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
November 2, 2012
Filed under Most Recent, Sports, Women's Basketball

NIC’s women’s basketball team is ready for another season. The 2012-2013 year for the Lady Cardinals looks promising. ... Read more »

Opinion: Voters should make voices heard

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
October 29, 2012
Filed under Most Recent, Opinion, Perspectives

The 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution states that “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude-- The Congress shall have the power to enforce this... Read more »

Lady Cardinals Sweep Spartans in Matchup

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
October 27, 2012
Filed under Volleyball

Brooklynn Bradbury led the Lady Cardinals with 26 assists in victory over the Colorado Northwestern  Community College Spartans (CNCC). NIC won the match 25-5, 25-19, 25-12 Saturday afternoon. Yang Yang had 14 kills in the match while Kaitlyn Molloy and Bradbury had 10 digs each. Head coach Kandice... Read more »

NIC suffers tough loss against CSI

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
October 22, 2012
Filed under Volleyball

The No. 7 North Idaho College Cardinals lost their match to the No. 3 College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles (CSI) 25-20, 25-23, 25-20 Friday night. “CSI is a good team, and they know how to come back and win games,” NIC head coach Kandice Gregorak said. “After the match I told the girls... Read more »

Finding their groove at home

Chad McIntosh, Isaac Schaefer, and Benaiah Cheevers
September 19, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The North Idaho College men’s soccer team beat the Community Colleges of Spokane 3-1 Saturday afternoon at NIC. ... Read more »

Women’s soccer turning on offensive switch

Garrett Cabeza and Benaiah Cheevers
September 19, 2012
Filed under Sports

The NIC women’s soccer team exploited the University of Idaho’s club team’s defense for 10 goals Saturday defeating the Vandals 10-1 in Moscow, Idaho. ... Read more »

Sizzling start for Lady Cards

Benaiah Cheevers and Isaac Schaefer
September 17, 2012
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Brooklynn Bradbury led NIC with 18 assists Saturday night against the visiting Central Arizona Vaqueras as the Lady Cardinals won in straight sets 25-18, 25-17... Read more »

Students show their ‘medal’

Benaiah Cheevers, Staff Writer
May 2, 2012
Filed under Campus News, News

The North Idaho College Collision Repair Technology program placed two students at the SkillsUSA competition April 12-13. Calvin DeHaas, Collision Repair Technology Instructor, took six of his students to Boise for the SkillsUSA competition. Out of the six students,... Read more »

Cardinals float near top of pack

Cardinals float near top of pack

Benaiah Cheevers, Staff Writer
March 6, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Region 18 seeding boils down to team’s overall wins The College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles beat the North Idaho College Cardinals 64-58 in overtime to earn a second consecutive Scenic West Athletic Conference championship on Feb. 25 at Rolly Williams Court. CSI led 39-23 early in the second... Read more »

Destined for glory?

Destined for glory?

Eric Rivera and Benaiah Cheevers
March 4, 2012
Filed under Sports

Boswell may serve with 2012 Olympic medical staff Athletes, coaches and trainers might spend their whole life trying to make it into the Olympics. Dedication and a little bit of luck has sent many individuals in the past to compete at the international level, and one North Idaho College employee wants... Read more »

Review: Don’t go south of border for authentic Mexican food

Review: Don’t go south of border for authentic Mexican food

Benaiah Cheevers, Staff Writer
February 13, 2012
Filed under Food

If you enjoy authentic Mexican food, then your taste buds are in for a real treat. Tony Orozco owns and operates Las Chavelas, located in the Sunset Village Shopping Center at Bosanko Avenue and US 95, since 1991. With over 200 items on the menu, Las Chavelas has plenty to choose from. I always enjoy... Read more »

Triple overtime toward victory

Triple overtime toward victory

Benaiah Cheevers, Staff Writer
February 13, 2012
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The crowd buzzed with electricity, wondering if they would see a fourth overtime at Christianson Gymnasium. With 1:40 left on the game clock in triple overtime, sophomore Connor White hit a 3-pointer to put the Cardinal men up 79-78. With... Read more »

Opinion: Cultureless in Coeur d’Alene

Benaiah Cheevers, Staff Writer
February 13, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

Coeur d’Alene, the City by the Lake, is a beautiful town, but it seriously lacks culture. The parks are underutilized and the population lacks numbers in diversity when it comes to ethnicity. Is it just me, or does Coeur d’Alene need a cultural makeover? Coeur d’Alene offers street fairs, farmers... Read more »

Opinion: Motivate, lose weight

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
January 30, 2012
Filed under Opinion

With the immense variety of physical education classes that North Idaho College has to offer, why aren’t more students getting involved? It takes two physical education credits in order to obtain an associate’s degree, but why stop at those two credits... Read more »

Review: New, free phone app makes photography more fun

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
December 5, 2011
Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

 Photography is and has been a popular pursuit for many years. With programs like Adobe Photoshop, photo editing has reached a high level, yet there are still revelations to be made in the photo world. “Instagram” is a new free application for iPhones and other application-capable... Read more »

Opinion: Power to the people

Benaiah Cheevers, Assistant Sports Editor
December 4, 2011
Filed under Opinion

Democracy empowers the majority. Communication, trust and teamwork are all key factors in running a democratic government. America is an imperfect country in an imperfect world full of turmoil; however, America inspires people worldwide with hopes for freedom, opportunity and justice. For many who travel... Read more »