Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

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RVC Hosting Volleyball Tournament, October 17-18
October 17, 2014

NJCAA volleyball teams from all over the Midwest will compete at Rock Valley College on Friday and Saturday, October 17-18 for a tournament in the RVC Physical Education Center.

RVC Athletics Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations
October 17, 2014

The Rock Valley College Athletics department is seeking nominations for consideration for induction into the RVC Athletics Hall of Fame.

RVC Men’s Basketball Preview: Golden Eagles Look To Stay on Top with New & Returning Faces
October 16, 2014

Rock Valley College returns to the court with more size, more depth, and more experience than a year ago when they set multiple school records en route to winning the program's first NJCAA national championship in its 48 year history.

Taste the Hops, Support RVC Athletics
September 25, 2014

The Rock Valley College Athletics Booster Club will host its annual "Taste the Hops" beer tasting fundraiser on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the Radisson (200 S. Bell School Road).

RVC Announces 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule
September 15, 2014

Head Coach Craig Doty and the 2014 NJCAA national champion Rock Valley College men's basketball program have officially announced their 2014-15 slate of opponents.

Robert Hayes Named New Tennis Coach at RVC
September 3, 2014

Robert Hayes has been named the new women's and men's tennis coach for Rock Valley College.

Opat to Instruct at Coaches Clinic
August 13, 2014

Misty Opat, RVC Head Women's Basketball Coach and Athletic Director, has been invited to instruct at the College of DuPage and East Bay Fall Coaches Clinic on Saturday, September 13.

RVC Softball Stars Sign with NCAA Schools
August 5, 2014

After picking up a national championship and numerous post-season awards, Rock Valley College Softball's star duo of Amanda Blankenship and Danielle Walker have now each picked up a pen to sign a national letter of intent with NCAA schools.

Five RVC Student-Athletes, Women’s Tennis Team, Earn Academic Honors
August 1, 2014

NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Headquarters has released the names of the 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award winners and five Rock Valley College student-athletes have earned academic awards.

RVC’s Cory Starnes to Continue Career at Lewis University
July 24, 2014

Rock Valley College catcher Cory Starnes has committed to continue his athletic and academic career at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL.

RVC’s Grant Signs with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
July 16, 2014

RVC's Marquiesha Grant signed a National Letter of Intent today to continue her academic pursuits and basketball career at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, an NCAA Division I university that participates in the Horizon League.

RVC Baseball Hosting Open Tryouts
July 1, 2014

The Rock Valley College baseball team will be hosting walk-on tryouts on Thursday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m. at the Rock Valley College baseball field.

RVC Wins NFCA’s 2014 NJCAA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year Award
June 26, 2014

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced that the Rock Valley College Softball coaching staff has been selected NFCA NJCAA Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year.

National Fastpitch Coaches Association Honors Five Golden Eagles
June 5, 2014

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced the 2014 NJCAA Division III All-America team, comprised of 16 players representing seven schools across the three NFCA geographic regions.

RVC Softball Hosting Open Tryouts
June 2, 2014

The Rock Valley College Softball team will be hosting open tryout dates on Monday, June 23 and Monday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m. each day on the RVC Softball Field.

Rock Valley College Softball Signs Milledgeville’s Morgan Adolph
June 2, 2014

The Rock Valley College Softball team is wasting no time in preparing for the 2015 season despite just finishing the 2014 season with a national championship two weeks ago.

More National Honors for RVC’s Blankenship and Walker
May 29, 2014

The NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) national office announced the 2014 Dudley® NJCAA Softball Players of the Year this week and Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has earned NJCAA Division III Pitcher of the Year honors.

Three Golden Eagles Named NJCAA All-Americans for Softball
May 21, 2014

Three Golden Eagles have been honored by the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) as All-Americans for Softball.

RVC’s Nunez Named to All-Conference Team
May 8, 2014

RVC Baseball's Jonah Nunez has been named second team All-Conference for the N4C (North Central Community College Conference).

RVC’s Doty to Coach in National All-Star Game in Las Vegas
May 6, 2014

Rock Valley College Head Men's Basketball Coach Craig Doty has been selected to coach in the NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association All-American All-star Game on Saturday, May 10, in Las Vegas.