New faces on the diamond

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
January 31, 2014
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

At four-year schools, freshmen athletes aren’t thrown into a starting lineup a lot of times. They redshirt or play limited roles, but usually aren't counted on to lead their teams to victories. This isn’t the case for two-year schools like North Idaho College, especially on this year’s softball... Read more »

NIC softball shuts out Explosion, looks ahead to spring

NIC softball shuts out Explosion, looks ahead to spring

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
October 30, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The North Idaho College softball team ended its fall season with three convincing wins against the Washington Explosion out of the Tri-Cities. The Lady Cardinals beat the Explosion 20-0, 12-0, and 9-0 Oct. 19 at Memorial Field in Coeur d’Alene to conclude their fall season. “We’re just really... Read more »

Raising program from its birth

Raising program from its birth

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under Softball, Sports

When thinking about North Idaho College softball, one has to first think of its only head coach Don Don Williams, the face of the program. Williams, who will enter her 17th season at the helm when the spring season starts, started the program when she was hired in June of 1997. She coached at Linfield... Read more »

Former, current players square off

Former, current players square off

Robby Palmer, Staff Writer
September 20, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The North Idaho College softball team beat the NIC alumni team 3-1 Saturday at Memorial Field. “We were really excited to get back on the field and play against people we knew and haven’t seen in a long time,” Shay Craig, a member of the alumni team and current assistant coach of the Cardinals,... Read more »

NIC softball wins two out of three on Sophomore Day

NIC softball wins two out of three on Sophomore Day

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 25, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

Softball doubleheaders can potentially cause focus issues for players because of the length of time spent on the field and in the dugout, but three games in a day can be a little more problematic. This was not the case for the North Idaho College softball team Saturday as they kept their eyes on the... 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 softball beats Snow in final game of series

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 15, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The North Idaho College softball team avenged one of their two... Read more »

Snow takes two from NIC softball team, second game goes to extra innings

Snow takes two from NIC softball team, second game goes to extra innings

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 13, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

Snow College won the first two games of a four-game series against North Idaho College’s softball team Friday at Memorial Field in Coeur d’Alene. Snow took the first game 6-2 and the second game 7-5 in nine innings. During the second game with the score tied at four in the top of the ninth, Snow... Read more »

NIC’s offense explodes during Spring Break

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 8, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The North Idaho College softball team routed Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon, Wash.) in a nonconference doubleheader April 2 at Memorial Field with scores of 11-0 and 17-1. In the first game, NIC scored six runs in the first inning including a two-run single by Shelby Carter and a three-run home... Read more »

NIC softball beats Salt Lake at home

NIC softball beats Salt Lake at home

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 8, 2013
Filed under Softball, Sports

After losing 9-0 in the first game, the North Idaho College softball team beat the fourth-ranked Salt Lake Community College Bruins 2-1 in the second game of a Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader March 30 at Memorial Field. “We needed a win,” said NIC head coach Don Don Williams. “We... Read more »

NIC softball drops first two to Salt Lake

NIC softball drops first two to Salt Lake

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 3, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The fourth-ranked Salt Lake Community College Bruins shut out the North Idaho College softball team 8-0 and 5-0 in a Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader Friday at Memorial Field in Coeur d’Alene. In the first game, Salt Lake got on the scoreboard early with three runs in the top of the... Read more »

NIC softball splits doubleheader with Wenatchee Valley

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
March 27, 2013
Filed under Most Recent, Softball, Sports

The North Idaho College softball team split a doubleheader against Wenatchee Valley College with NIC winning the first game 8-0 and Wenatchee Valley taking the second game 2-0 Monday at Memorial Field in Coeur d’Alene. NIC sophomore pitcher Emily Perlich earned the win in the first game. She struck... Read more »