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2020 News Articles

NIC IN THE MEDIA: Cards ready to return, when it's right

1/11/21 - As start dates and events continued to be pushed back by the Northwest Athletic Conference and North Idaho College, it was apparent early on that this wasn’t going to be a normal sports season due to ...


NIC IN THE MEDIA: Point guard Nate Pryor took a detour on his route to UW and reclaimed his career along the way

12/21/20 - Former West Seattle High star landed in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where he toiled for two years in relative obscurity while clinging to the hopes of playing for the Washington Huskies...


NIC IN THE MEDIA: Giving guys back what they earned

12/21/20 - As the leader in national wrestling championships — 14 — and individual champions — 54 — ...


NIC Booster Club has new board

10/7/20 - North Idaho College Athletics has seen many changes over the past year due to staffing changes and COVID-19 concerns. It seems that 2020 has become a year to focus, plan, and rebuild. ...


WOMEN'S GOLF: Cardinal Women win Suncadia Invitational

9/29/20 - The North Idaho College women's golf team won first place at the Suncadia Invitational ton Monday, September 28...


MEN'S GOLF: Cardinal Men win Suncadia Invitational

9/29/20 - The North Idaho College men's golf team won the Suncadia Invitational on Monday...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Fundraising effort for 2020-21

9/21/20 - This summer, the NIC women’s basketball team was selected via Twitter as the recipient of a free fundraising effort from eTeamSponsor!...


WRESTLING: Tri-State wrestling tournament postponed

9/18/20 - The 50th annual Tri-State Invitational, a popular high school wrestling tournament hosted each December by North Idaho College, will be postponed until the 2021 season....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: 2020-21 Season Preview

9/17/20 - Despite the unforeseen academic and athletic circumstances COVID has placed on North Idaho College, NIC men’s basketball is off to a great start. NIC student-athletes reported to campus at the end of ...


WRESTLING: 2020-21 Season Preview

9/15/20 - Head Wrestling Coach, Mike Sebaaly, is eager to introduce a large new recruiting class for the 2020-21 academic year. Although the season has been pushed to January...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: 2019-20 Season Highlights

9/10/20 - The 2019-2020 NIC women’s basketball season ended abruptly due to COVID-19, but it didn’t stop the Lady Cardinals from finishing on top with a 53-50 victory over Lower Columbia College in the first...


MEN'S SOCCER: 2019-20 Season Highlights

9/9/20 - The North Idaho College men’s soccer team finished the fall season with a 5-8-4 record overall and had four sophomores sign with NAIA programs over the winter...


GOLF: 2020-21 Season Preview

9/8/20 - The NIC men's golf team has five returning players: sophomores Tyler Jones and Austin Mitchell, and freshmen Tyler Vassar, Jared Smith, and Bridger Holmes. Along with the returners are five new...


WOMEN'S SOCCER: 2019-20 Season Highlights

9/2/20 - The North Idaho College women’s soccer team had a year that saw its fair share of ups and downs. The season ended with a record of 6-5-3 in conference and 8-6-5 overall. The record left the team in...


VOLLEYBALL: 2019-20 Season Highlights

8/26/20 - The North Idaho College volleyball team had a standout year in the fall of 2019. The Lady Cardinals went undefeated in conference play, 16-0, with an overall season record of 27-5...


SOFTBALL: 2020-21 Season Preview

8/24/20 - The NIC Softball team’s season was cut short due to COVID-19, but they are looking forward to a strong roster for the 2020-2021 season. The Cardinals return eight players from last year's roster...


WRESTLING: 2019-20 Season Highlights

8/19/20 - The NIC wrestling team finished the 2019-2020 season with a record of 18-5. The Cardinals were nationally ranked throughout the season, with 3rd place in the nation as their highest ranking on...


NIC athletics to resume with modified seasons

7/9/20 - North Idaho College athletes will return to play for the 2020-2021 sports seasons following NIC COVID-19 health and safety protocols in tandem with guidelines announced Thursday...


Volleyball camps cancelled for summer 2020

7/2/20 - Due to increasing concerns about COVID-19 in the North Idaho region and surrounding areas, North Idaho College will not be hosting volleyball camps this summer...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dewar signs with Arkansas Tech

6/29/20 - Sophomore Jaden Dewar joins the growing list of NIC Cardinals moving on the the next level....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Guess signs with Samford University

6/30/20 - North Idaho College sophomore Christian Guess joins multiple teammates in signing with an NCAA Division I institution....


MEN'S SOCCER: NIC alum earns Green Beret

5/27/20 - Brady Ulen, an alum of North Idaho College's men’s soccer program, recently earned his Special Forces Tab. Ulen is a 2015 graduate of North Idaho College and played center back for the Cardinals....


Former NIC player named new women’s basketball coach

5/22/20 - North Idaho College Athletics Director Bobby Lee announced today the selection of Korina Baker as the interim head women’s basketball coach for 2020-21...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Where are they now?

5/14/20 - North Idaho College's men’s basketball program has become a top-tier junior college program over the years. NIC has had the pleasure of helping young men reach their goals both academically...


SOFTBALL: Three Cardinals moving on

5/14/20 - Three of NIC’s softball players have signed letters of intent to play on at four-year colleges next year. ...


GOLF: Two added to Cardinals roster

5/13/20 - Tanner McMillan and Madelynn Russo have recently been added to the Cardinals' roster for the 2020-2021 season....


WOMEN'S SOCCER: Lewis signs with Northwest University

5/13/20 - Maya Lewis, a sophomore from Layton, Utah has signed to play at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington. Lewis was a starting attacking midfielder during her two years at North Idaho College. ...


VOLLEYBALL: McPhetridge commits to Multnomah University

5/6/20 - Hannah McPhetridge has committed to play volleyball at Multnomah University in Portland, OR. McPhetridge was a starting middle blocker...


WRESTLING: NIC wrestlers moving on

5/11/20 - NIC Wrestling has had two wrestlers sign letters of intent to continue their wrestling careers at four-year institutions after this season...


Sophomores sign at the next level

4/26/20 - North Idaho College is pleased to announce the signings of 2019-20 Cardinal sophomores to play at the next level. ...


Three Cardinals awarded NWAC Winter Academic Excellence

3/25/20 - The Northwest Athletic Conference announced the 2019-20 Winter Academic Excellence awards on Friday, Mar. 20. ...


NWAC cancels spring sports

3/17/20 - The Northwest Athletic Conference has decided to cancel all spring sport competition and NWAC Championship events, effective immediately....


SOFTBALL: Cardinals sweep Pioneers in home opener

3/11/20 - The North Idaho College softball team's offense came out hot to lead the Cardinals to a sweep for their first pair of home games against Miles Community College on Tuesday, Mar. 10....


All NIC athletic competitions suspended until further notice

3/13/20 - North Idaho College is taking measures as a proactive response to adapt and to increase social distancing practices in order to keep the well-being of students, employees and community a top priority....


WRESTLING: Team finishes 9th at NJCAA National Championships

3/9/20 - The North Idaho College wrestling team finished their season Saturday, Mar. 7 at the NJCAA Nationals with four All-Americans. The team finished in 9th place after the two-day event....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards advance to Elite 8

3/5/20 - The North Idaho College women's basketball team defeated Lower Columbia College 53-50 in the first round of the NWAC Championship Tournament on Thursday, Mar. 5 in Everett, Washington....


WRESTLING: Cards currently 7th place at National Championship; four All-Americans

3/6/20 - North Idaho College's wrestling team is currently in 7th place after the first day of the NJCAA National Championships....


NWAC Basketball Championship Tournament suspended until further notice

3/5/20 - The NWAC Men's and Women's Basketball Championship Tournament in Everett, Wash. has been suspended. Details will be forthcoming on the rescheduling of the tournament. ...


Coeur d'Alene Crossing raises $3,445 for NIC Booster Club

2/27/20 - North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan and members of the NIC Athletics Department and NIC Booster Club were presented with a check for $3,445.79 in NIC’s Christianson Gym Saturday...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards victorious on sophomore night

2/27/20 - North Idaho College women's basketball team got a big 72-59 win over Columbia Basin College on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at their last home game of the season. ...


MEN'S BASKETBALL:Sophomores close out careers with a victory

2/27/20 - North Idaho College honored the eleven sophomores on this year’s squad and then closed out the season with a 102-82 victory over Columbia Basin College on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Christianson Gymnasium....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Coach Chris Carlson announces retirement

2/26/20 - North Idaho College's Chris Carlson, announced his retirement at the end of the season on Monday, Feb. 24. Carlson is currently in his 16th season as head coach of the women's basketball team. ...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals top Yaks

2/24/20 - North Idaho College women's basketball team defeated the NWAC East Region's #2 team, Yakima Valley College 65-62 on Saturday, Feb. 22 in the Christianson Gymnasium....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards clinch playoff berth with win over Spokane

2/21/20 - The Lady Cardinals secured a spot in the NWAC Championship Tournament after defeating the Community College of Spokane 69-46 on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Spokane, Washington....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Defense key to Cards' victory

2/23/20 - North Idaho College overcame a 13-point first-half deficit to beat Yakima Valley College 112-88 Saturday, Feb. 22 at Christianson Gymnasium....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals crowned East Region Champs following overtime thriller

2/20/20 - The NIC men’s basketball team claimed a 103-100 OT victory over the Community Colleges of Spokane on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Spokane, Washington....


WRESTLING: Ten Cardinals qualify for NJCAA Nationals

2/19/20 - The North Idaho Cardinal wrestling team qualified all 10 weight classes this past Sunday, Feb. 16 at the NJCAA West District Qualifier hosted by Southwest Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, OR. ...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards crush the Timberwolves

2/16/20 - North Idaho College women's basketball team defeated the Timberwolves of Blue Mountain Community College 82-53 on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Pendleton, Oregon....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hot shooting Cardinals run past Timberwolves

2/16/20 - North Idaho College used a dominating shooting performance in a 119-77 victory Saturday, Feb. 15 at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cold shooting night for Cards on the road

2/13/20 - The Lady Cards took on the Knights of Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and came up short, 44-53. ...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win thriller

2/13/20 - Sophomore Marcus Austin came off the bench to score 10 points in the final two and a half minutes helping North Idaho College to escape with a 79-78 victory over Wenatchee Valley College on Wednesday...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC puts up fight against NWAC's #2 team

2/11/20 - The Lady Cards dropped a tight game to the Eastern Region leading Walla Walla Community College Warriors, 74-62 on Saturday, Feb. 8....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Team effort leads Cardinals past Warriors

2/9/20 - North Idaho College saw five players score ten points or more, three of which recorded double-doubles in a 115-87 victory over Walla Walla Community College Saturday, Feb. 8 on Rolly Williams Court...


WRESTLING: NIC honors sophomores and gets another team win

2/8/20 - The North Idaho College wrestling team finished the regular season with a close tie-breaker criteria win over NCAA Division II Simon Fraiser Friday, Feb. 7 in Christianson Gymnasium. ...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards get big road win over Vikings

2/6/20 - The Cardinals defeated Big Bend Community College on Wednesday, Feb. 6, outscoring the Vikings 64-41. The defensive pressure that the Cards inflicted cost the Vikings 26 turnovers...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Defense key to Cardinal victory

2/6/20 - On a night when the North Idaho College offense seemed like it couldn’t buy a bucket, the defense came through big time in an 85-47 victory over Big Bend Community College Wednesday night, Feb. 5...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards defensive effort overwhelms Chukars

2/2/20 - The Lady Cardinals used a stingy defense in the fourth quarter to overcome a very determined Treasure Valley Community College women's basketball team 63-58 on Saturday, Feb. 1....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Guess, Naccarato power Cardinals to victory

2/2/20 - Sophomores Christian Guess and Joey Naccarato each recorded impressive double-doubles in a 110-63 victory Treasure Valley Community College Saturday afternoon, Feb. 1 at Christianson Gymnasium....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards fall to Yaks

1/26/20 - The Lady Cards took on Yakima Valley College on Saturday, Jan. 25 but fell short as the Yaks prevailed 70-63. NIC (5-3 conference, 11-8 overall) retains the number four spot in the Eastern Region ...


WRESTLING: Cardinals go 2-0 at tri-meet

1/27/20 - The North Idaho College wrestling team traveled to Roseburg, Oregon on Saturday, Jan. 25 for a tri-meet with host Umpqua Community College, as well as Southwestern Oregon Community College....


WRESTLING: NIC goes head-to-head with defending national champions

1/25/20 - The North Idaho College wrestling team traveled to Oregon City, Oregon on Friday, Jan. 24 to take on Clackamas Community College. The Cardinals kept it close with the defending national champions,...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hot shooting leads to runaway win

1/26/20 - Christian Guess scored a game-high 35 points powering North Idaho College to a 118-81 rout of Yakima Valley College on Saturday, Jan. 25 in Yakima, Washington....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals battle to the end to defeat Sasquatch

1/23/20 - The Cardinals came away victorious after a close match-up with the Community Colleges of Spokane on Wednesday, Jan. 22 with a final score of 54-44....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Pryor leads Cards to "Border Battle" victor

1/23/20 - Nate Pryor pulled off a double-double, leading North Idaho College to an 85-68 victory over the Community Colleges of Spokane Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Christianson Gymnasium in the annual rivalry game...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win a tough game on the road against CBC

1/21/20 - The NIC women's basketball team put together an excellent road win on Monday, Jan. 20 by defeating the Hawks of Columbia Basin College 60-53....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards win again as "Border Battle" looms

1/21/20 - North Idaho College held off a determined Columbia Basin College squad for a 96-87 victory on Monday, Jan. 20 in Pasco, Washington to remain undefeated in Northwest Athletic Conference play....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards' pressure too much for the Timberwolves

1/19/20 - The Cardinals tallied a win against Blue Mountain Community College on Saturday, Jan. 18 with a final score of 78-43...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals rout Timberwolves

1/19/20 - Sophomore Christian Guess poured in 31-points in just 26 minutes of playing time, leading North Idaho College to a 125-63 victory over the visiting Blue Mountain Community College Timberwolves...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: NIC overcomes double-digit deficit to defeat the Knights

1/16/20 - The Lady Cardinals beat Wenatchee Valley College 66-63 on Wednesday, Jan. 15 by overcoming a cold shooting start and exploding for 30 points in the fourth quarter. ...


NIC athletic teams raise $2,230 with red kettles

1/2/20 - Several North Idaho College Athletics teams rang the Salvation Army red kettle bells this holiday season, raising about $2,230 for the nonprofit that clothes, feeds, and shelters families....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals win in undefeated showdown

1/16/20 - North Idaho College remains unbeaten in Northwest Athletic Conference action with an 89-71 victory over Wenatchee Valley College on Wednesday, Jan. 15 in the Christianson Gymnasium....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals grind out win at Walla Walla

1/12/20 - Sophomore Nate Pryor scored 15 of his game-high 22 points in the second half leading North Idaho College to a 104-95 victory over the host Walla Walla Community College on Saturday, Jan. 11....


WRESTLING: NIC goes 5-2 at NJCAA Coaches Association Duals

1/12/20 - The North Idaho wrestling team wrestled seven matches on Friday, Jan. 10 and Saturday, Jan. 11 at the NJCAA Coaches Association Duals. Friday's matches were structured in a tournament format to ...


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cards defeated by third-ranked Walla Walla

1/12/20 - The Lady Cardinals dropped a tough road game on Saturday, Jan. 11 to the third-ranked Walla Walla Community College Warriors....


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Lady Cardinals fall short at Treasure Valley

1/6/20 - The Lady Cards lost a close game against Treasure Valley Community College on Saturday, Jan. 5; losing by just one point with a final score of 66-67....


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals fly high in conference opener

1/3/20 - North Idaho College roared out to a 62-35 halftime lead and never looked back in a 107-74 victory over Big Bend Community College on Thursday, Jan. 2 at the Christianson Gymnasium. ...


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Big second half propels Cardinals

1/6/20 - The Northwest Athletic Conference’s second-ranked North Idaho College (14-1) shook off the determined Treasure Valley Community College Chukars on Saturday, Jan. 4 with a final score of 93-70....


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