2018-19 Football News

  • ECC hires new football coach
    January 08, 2019
    Ellsworth Community College is excited to announce the hiring of new Head Football Coach Mitchell Kleinschrodt. Coming off of a one-win season, the Panthers are looking forward to a new start and direction for the program.
  • ECC football players moving on to the next level
    December 20, 2018
    The Ellsworth Community College football team is excited to announce the commitment of ten of its players to continue their athletic and academic careers at four-year institutions.
  • NJCAA announces football All-Americans
    December 18, 2018
    The Ellsworth Community College Panther football team would like to announce that Ali Shockley (Rock Hills, SC) and Naeem Smith (Iowa City, IA) have received National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American honors for their efforts on the field during the 2018 season.
  • Panther Dale Carter inducted into NJCAA Hall of Fame
    November 27, 2018
    The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has announced their 2018 football Hall of Fame class with the Panther’s own Dale Carter named to the elite list.
  • 2018 Football honors awarded
    November 15, 2018
    The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) has announced 2018 Football season honors. Seven Ellsworth Community College football players have received ICCAC All-Conference recognition and 16 named All-Region players.
  • Panther football falls to Butler
    October 29, 2018
    The Ellsworth Community College football team fell to Butler Community College 42-6 on Saturday, Oct. 27. The Panthers have only two games left for the season.
  • Judge earns both ICCAC and NJCAA football honors
    October 03, 2018
    Ellsworth Community College’s Marchalo Judge has received Iowa Community College Athletic Association (ICCAC) Athlete of the Week Honors as well as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Panther football with 1st win of the season
    October 01, 2018
    After practices and several close losses the Ellsworth Community College football team put it all together this past Saturday when they took home their first win of the season with a 27-21 victory over College of DuPage.
  • Panther late push falls short
    September 11, 2018
    The Panthers fought until the very end to get the win over Garden City Community College this past Saturday, Sept. 8 but fell a touchdown short in the 16-8 loss.
  • Panthers face Highland in 2018 home opener
    September 04, 2018
    The Ellsworth Community College football team held their first home game on Saturday, Sept. 1 hosting Highland Community College. The Panthers challenged Highland at every opportunity but fell one touchdown short of a victory falling 17-10.
  • 2018 Football season kickoff
    August 27, 2018
    Kickoff the 2018 football season with Ellsworth Community College along with Iowa Falls-Alden High School and Fareway on Friday, August 31 from 11 am to 2 pm in the Iowa Falls Fareway parking lot.
  • ECC football set to open 2018 season
    August 22, 2018
    The Ellsworth Community College football team begins the 2018 season with some changes and excitement in store. With a new head coach and turf field, the Panthers are geared up and ready.
  • ECC football season to open on turf
    July 13, 2018
    The Ellsworth Community College football home season opener will be on Saturday, Sept. 1, vs Highland Community College on a new turf field. The Cadet Turf Field project began this spring when both ECC and Iowa Falls schools realized that a change was needed. The previous grass field was being overloaded, which restricted its use and caused issues for a number of teams and events.