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Camry Jones September 20, 2022

To know her is to love her and never wanting to lose her. Recently, part-time athletic trainer Samantha Busch has been hired full-time through DMACC, meaning all of her time will be spent on the Boone campus instead of other schools. Sam spoke with Banner News in a recent interview about her new position and […]

Mario Chothen September 15, 2022

Molly Jacobsen was a 2-time NJCAA pitcher of the year, went 26-2 with an ERA of .47 her final season in Boone. In 2019 Molly transferred to Ole Miss posting 19 pitching wins with a 2.53 ERA over 49 appearances with 36 starts, 14 complete games, six solo shutouts, five saves and 230 strikeouts over […]

Alex Loew September 13, 2022

The fall sports season is upon us. Despite DMACC not having a football program, there are still plenty of Bear’s athletics to look forward to this season.  The Men’s and Women’s cross country teams have each competed in one meet so far in their young season. Both teams will compete in the same meets this […]

Alex Loew September 1, 2022

Banner News is a student-led digital publication advised by journalism instructor Lisa Kaho’okele. While Banner News is its own publication, the work for Banner News takes place in the course titled Digital Media Production (JOU 124). This class is not just limited to writing and revising news stories, but also the production of sound, video, […]

Camry Jones August 31, 2022

Camry Jones Social Media & Video Production Coordinator  Hi everyone, my name is Camry Jones & I am back for another semester here at Banner News! I am a….junior? COVID-Sophmore? I am not really sure what to label myself at the moment. This is my third year being a Lady Bear on the women’s basketball […]

Alex Loew April 21, 2022

The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) is a tough conference in the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) with many competitive teams. The ICCAC features 14 community colleges including: Des Moines Area, Ellsworth, Hawkeye, Indian Hills, Iowa Central, Iowa Lakes, Iowa Western, Kirkwood, Marshalltown, Northeast, North Iowa Area, Scott, Southeastern, and Southwestern. Each week […]

Alex Loew April 13, 2022

DMACC golfers have recently resumed play after waiting for the winter weather to halt. Athletes battled tough conditions so far in the early spring season. Both men’s and women’s teams competed in two meets so far in the young season. The women’s team recently canceled a meet due to inclement weather. The women’s golf team […]

Camry Jones March 29, 2022

“I was so afraid to play and make a mistake,” said Victoria Garrick during her TedTalk at the University of California. As a volleyball player who struggled with anxiety and depression, Victoria thought it was time to bring mental illness to the table and explain the seriousness of the topic.  Let’s say that a player […]

Alex Loew March 28, 2022

Spring break is a time in life for college kids all across the country to get away from the stress of schoolwork. While some kids take the time to go visit family and friends back home, others head south in search of warmer temps. In the case for spring athletes, some of those luxuries are […]

Camry Jones March 23, 2022

This past week, the DMACC Men’s Basketball team opened up the NJCAA Division II national tournament with a 76-59 win over Parkland Community College on Tuesday, March 14th.Going into halftime, the Bears had their lead on a short string, only being up by two, putting the score at 35-33. With a strong second half, the […]