Blazers Volleyball Team Heads to Conference Tournament

This article was written by Heather Sherrill and originally appeared in the North Lake News-Register. North Lake College Lady Blazers haven't had a great season, but they pulled it off at the very end. "We had injuries and we have struggled with having all positions competing at the same time," said head volleyball coach Cathy Carter. In order for a volleyball team to be on its A game, all three positions need to be scoring points: the left, which is called the outside hitter, the middle blocker, and then the right side hitter. "Each position plays great, but there hasn't [...]

2019-10-29T16:04:18-05:00October 29th, 2019|Athletics|

NLC Baseball Prepares for the Playoffs

Your North Lake College Blazers are the Dallas Athletic Conference baseball champions for 2019. The playoffs begin on Thursday, May 9 with a double-elimination tournament against Richland, Eastfield, and Tyler Junior Colleges. The full bracket is posted above. Want to watch the Blazers in the playoffs? View Prestonwood Academy on Google Maps. How to Read the Bracket A team is eliminated if it loses two games. If North Lake College wins Game 1, it advances to Game 3; if NLC loses Game 1, it plays the loser of Game 2 in Game 4.  What's next? If the Blazers win the [...]

2019-05-07T14:35:52-05:00May 7th, 2019|Athletics|

NLC Baseball Wins Dallas Athletic Conference Championship

The North Lake College Blazers baseball team successfully clinched the Dallas Athletic Conference championship with a 4-3 win against Brookhaven College on April 27. The Blazers are 21-6 in conference play with two games remaining against Mountain View. (View the full season schedule.) The Blazers have been ranked in the national top 10 all season long in NJCAA Division III, and the season's highlights included a remarkable 12-game winning streak in conference play and the 300th career win for head coach Corey Mercer. Now Coach Mercer and the Blazers get to take their championship team to the playoffs, building up [...]

2019-08-13T13:39:39-05:00May 1st, 2019|Athletics|

The NLC Blazers Are Back-to-Back Regional Champions

The North Lake College Men's Basketball team won the NJCAA Region V Division III Championship by defeating Eastfield College 88-76 in the regional tournament on Monday, February 26. North Lake advances to play in March Madness at the NJCAA Division III National Tournament, held March 15-17 in Loch Sheldrake, New York. This is NLC basketball's second consecutive Region V championship, and seventh overall. The Blazers went on to become NJCAA Division III National Champions in 2006, 2008, and 2017. Stay tuned this March as the Blazers look to defend their title and become back-to-back national champs. Congratulations to Coach Tim McGraw [...]

2018-03-28T13:50:47-05:00February 28th, 2018|Athletics|


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