Articles by: Paul Robidoux

DMACC to begin arming security

DMACC to begin arming security

February 4, 2020 at 8:50 am 0 comments

This month, security officers will patrol the halls of DMACC Ankeny campus with firearms for the first time.  Along with firearms, other officers will also be carrying tasers. This has been an ongoing discussion between the DMACC administration, the security team, students, and other campus groups for almost two yearsRead More

DMACC’s Double Threat: Peyton Parker

DMACC’s Double Threat: Peyton Parker

April 26, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

The National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) recognizes 23,000 female athletes playing on more than 1,500 sports teams across America. These days athletes hear what gets them to the collegiate level is ‘specialization,’ focusing on just one sport year-round as early as 8 years of age. A refreshing change toRead More

Tray Buchanan rises over an Ellsworth defender

DMACC Basketball Ends Best Season In 4 Years

March 11, 2019 at 11:52 am 0 comments

The DMACC men’s basketball season came to a close Thursday when they fell to #2 Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids by the score 87-77 in the second round of conference postseason action. This was the Bears third matchup against Kirkwood this year, and although they lost each game, this 10-point decisionRead More

Women’s basketball coach breaks DMACC record for most wins

Women’s basketball coach breaks DMACC record for most wins

February 13, 2019 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Steve Krafcisin, head coach of the DMACC women’s basketball team, reached his 300th career win on Jan. 12 when the Bears were victorious over Iowa Lakes Community College, 76-62. Krafcisin is now DMACC’s all-time winningest and longest tenured women’s basketball coach with a career record of 303-131 at the school.Read More

DMACC 2018-19 Men's Basketball team

Men’s basketball follows three losses with three wins

February 13, 2019 at 11:31 am 0 comments

After a rough start to 2019 with three straight losses, the DMACC men’s basketball team is rejuvenated with three conference wins to end the month. Starting the month nationally ranked #17, the Bears fell to #5 Kirkwood, #20 Iowa Lakes, and #15 NIACC by scores of 92-76, 85-80, and 106-100,Read More

Buchanan gives an icy stare after making a 4-point play

Bears Post Big Win Over #2 Southwestern, Follow With Another Statement Win

December 11, 2018 at 9:30 pm 0 comments

     The Bears have notched two major back-to-back victories, expanding their December record to 3-0. Last Wednesday DMACC defeated 10-0 #2 Southwestern in their first conference matchup by a score of 78-63. The Bears followed that with a 83-73 win over 11-1 Southeastern Monday evening, in which the BearsRead More

Zaire Swaby

DMACC Men’s Basketball draws from: Iowa, Delaware…England?

November 28, 2018 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

College is normally a place of great diversity, where  students can choose what they want to learn about in class as well as in experiences outside of class. Students come from many different high schools and backgrounds to learn together and meet people that have had different upbringings than whatRead More

Dyllan Robinson dunks over a Metropolitan defender. Photo courtesy DMACC Athletics.

DMACC Wins Both Games in Home Invitational

November 19, 2018 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

DMACC’s men’s basketball team won both games of their home invitational in Boone last weekend. The Bears first game of the Baymont Inn & Suites Classic was against County Upper Academy on Friday evening, which the Bears won by a score of 110 to 38. The second contest for theRead More