KCC in the news: April 18, 2012

Here are some of the latest mentions of Kellogg Community College in online media. To view the original posts, click through the links in the publications’ titles.

  • MLive.com’s Kalamazoo Sports section covers the Kellogg Community College baseball team’s two home game victories over Kalamazoo Valley Community College yesterday, which put KCC in first place in their Michigan Community College Athletic Association conference. The article’s author, Scott DeCamp, writes, “Hard-throwing left-hander Colton Loomis, who led Shepherd to Division 3 state titles in 2009 and 2010 at that same Bailey Park complex, earned the Game 1 win for Kellogg. Dirk Ormsby, a 6-foot-8 right-handed freshman, picked up the victory in Game 2 for the Bruins. Freshman southpaw Bryan Stevens, who starred at Portage Central last season, earned the save in the second game by allowing only one hit in three innings of work.”
  • The Battle Creek Enquirer covers the Kellogg Community College baseball and softball teams. Enquirer writer Nick Buckley writes of the softball team, “For the season, KCC has been led in the circle by Lakeview graduate Kristin VanOosten with a 6-4 record and a 3.07 ERA. She also has 66 strikeouts in 57 innings pitched. At the plate for the Lady Bruins, Maple Valley product Tiffani Allwardt has a team-high 27 hits (.365 average), 22 RBI, 18 runs scored and three home runs.” Of the baseball team, Buckley writes, “On the mound for KCC this season, Bryan Stevens has compiled 2-1 record with an impressive 0.46 ERA over 19 1/3 innings pitched. Colton Loomis is 2-5, but has 50 strikeouts and a 3.16 ERA over 37 innings pitched. Caleb Vincent (Marshall) has also been stellar on the hill with a 3-3 record and a 3.80 ERA with 33 strikeouts over 37 2/3 innings of work. Lakeview product Chris McCoy leads the Bruins in several offensive categories, including hits (33), RBI (25), runs (22) and stolen bases (8). He is also tied for the team lead in homers with one, while batting .317 for the season. Brett Schultz is also having a strong season at the plate, compiling a .371 batting average on 36 hits, with 19 RBI and one home run.”
  • WZZM 13 has posted a media advisory with a stunning photo highlighting the visit of Kellogg Community College’s Air Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) Trainer — an aircraft fire simulator used to train fire departments across the United States and Canada to respond to aircraft fires — to Muskegon County Airport on April 21. Click here for more information about KCC’s ARFF trainer.

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