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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 […]

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 […]

Layk Nollen April 7, 2022

Ever since the Boone DMACC campus has reopened its doors for face-to-face classes, there has been someone there to make sure those doors stay open. And in some cases, locked. Bruce Lasch, 61, is a full-time security officer who originally started working at the Ankeny campus in September of 2019, but transferred to the Boone […]

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 […]

Alex Loew March 21, 2022

Following Russia’s invasion into their border country of Ukraine, world-renowned sports leagues are banning all Russian teams and competitors from numerous sports across the world. The leagues that have banned Russian national and club teams are UEFA and FIFA, the Paralympics, FIA and Formula One, The World Athletics Series, and the International Tennis Federation. All […]

Camry Jones March 10, 2022

Are you a college student looking for fun and spontaneous job opportunities but living in Iowa? As an Okoboji native, I am here to help you out. I have had the great opportunity to have grown up in the Iowa Great Lakes and graduate from Okoboji High. The Okoboji area is located in the heart […]