You can stay on top of North Central College athletics right here on NCTV17. Hosted by Justin Zipser, "The Red Zone" focuses on the NCC football team, previewing upcoming games while breaking down previous contests. “The Cardinal Report” takes viewers through highlights and analysis of other NCC sports from golf to tennis to track. Both programs include highlights, profiles, and interviews with key players as well as the coaching staff. Learn more about NCC Athletics.
The Cardinal Report
After various peaks and valleys, basketball season is done at North Central College. Both the men's and women's teams join us to recap their 2013-2014 campaigns.
The women's track and field team is gaining momentum heading into the CCIW Championships. We chat with head coach Kari Kluckhohn and senior multi-event athlete Jocelyn Redlinski about the squad that has a great shot to make some postseason noise.
Although the men's basketball team will miss the CCIW tourney for the first time since 2010, the team still has memorable wins in 2014 -- Senior Night against Wheaton chiefly among them. Head coach Todd Raridon, junior Jack Burchett and senior Vince Kmiec recap the thrilling victory.
The Red Zone
A touchdown on Mount Union's final drive gives the Purple Raiders a narrow 41-40 playoff victory over North Central. Head coach John Thorne, quarterback Spencer Stanek and safety Shane Dierking reflect on the most successful season in school history.
For the first time in program history, North Central is playing in the national semifinals. But to move on to the Stagg Bowl, the Cards will have to down their hardest opponent to date -- defending champs, Mount Union.
UW-Platteville's high-powered offense is no problem for NCC in its 54-24 second round playoff victory. Head coach John Thorne, along with seniors Trey Hartema and Ryan Szudarski, preview NCC's road trip to Bethel University for the national quarterfinals.