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Dexter Young will be the new head coach of the Eastfield Harvester Bees Basketball team, replacing Anthony Fletcher.

New coach finds familiarity at Eastfield

BLAKE DICKERSON, Contributor November 9, 2022

Anthony Fletcher has passed one of his titles on to a former player. With 13 years of coaching experience, Dexter Young is stepping up as Eastfield’s new men’s basketball head coach and hoping to...

Spencer Simes shoots to score.  Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera.

Simes named to All-American team

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Spencer Simes, the Harvesters’ freshman guard, was recently selected to the NJCAA Division III All-America team and will represent Dallas College in the NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches All-Star Game...

Players, coaches and Eastfield administration gather in the gymnasium to celebrate the Harvesters fourth place finish in the national tournament on March 31. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

‘It wasn’t meant to be’: Harvesters suffer 1-point loss in national semifinals, finish fourth

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

ROCKFORD, Ill — The Eastfield Harvesters finished fourth in the NJCAA National Tournament, losing 80-66 to Rock Valley on Saturday afternoon. The North Lake Blazers beat Genesee 83-80 in overtime to...

Geontay Davis and Jacore Williams react to the Harvesters 80-66 loss against Rock Valley Saturday afternoon. Photo by Manny Willis/The Et Cetera

Good news, bad news for Dallas College: Eastfield finishes fourth, North Lake brings home title

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

ROCKFORD, Ill. — The Eastfield Harvesters finished fourth in the NJCAA National Tournament, losing 80-66 to Rock Valley on Saturday afternoon. The North Lake Blazers beat Genesee 83-80 in overtime to...

Jamari Robertson mourns Eastfields one point loss to Genesee on Friday night.

Tournament journey ends in heartbreak

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer March 12, 2022

ROCKFORD, Ill. — The Eastfield Harvesters suffered a heartbreaking 77-76 loss to the No. 2-seeded Genesee Cougars in the NJCAA Division III semifinals Friday night, ending their chance to win a national...

Geontay Davis celebrates the Harvesters Thursday night win against Rhode Island. Photo by Manny Willis/The Et Cetera

Harvesters power past Rhode Island in dominant performance

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

ROCKFORD, Ill. — The Eastfield Harvesters advanced to the NJCAA Division III National Tournament semifinals after thrashing the No. 3 seeded Rhode Island Knights 93-74 Thursday night. Dropped passes,...

Jacore Williams drives past a defender in the Harvesters first game of the national tournament on March 9. The Harvesters scored an 82-67 win against the Community College of Philadelphia. Photo by Manny Willis/The Et Cetera

Eastfield picks up first win of national tournament

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

ROCKFORD, Ill. — The No. 6 seeded Eastfield Harvesters advanced to the quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament today after a dominating 82-67 win against the 11th seeded Philadelphia Lions.  In...

Forward Keshon Weakley warms up as the team set up to practice for the first game of the national tournament. Photo by Manny Willis/The Et Cetera

Preview: Eastfield prepares for national tournament campaign

MANNY WILLIS, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

ROCKFORD, Ill. — The Eastfield Harvesters will take on the Community College of Philadelphia tomorrow at noon in their first game of the NJCAA Division III Men’s Basketball National Tournament. “I’m...

The Harvesters celebrate their win over North Lake on Feb. 26. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Harvesters blaze to nationals

MANNY WILLIS, Contributor March 3, 2022

The Eastfield Harvesters captured the South-Central District Tournament championship Saturday with a dramatic 84-83 win against the North Lake Blazers, claiming a spot in the NJCAA Division III Men’s...

Anthony Hunter shoots for the score with assistance from Jamari Robertson. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Harvesters advance to finals

MANNY WILLIS, Contributor February 26, 2022

The Harvesters defeated Richland 91-71 in the NJCAA conference semifinals Friday night. They will play North Lake today for the district title and an automatic bid to nationals. What seemed like a slow...

Anthony Hunter and Geontay Davis play defense against a Richland player Feb. 14. Eastfield defeated Richland 92-78. Photo by Manny Willis/The Et Cetera

Harvesters enter postseason No. 9 in the nation

MANNY WILLIS, Contributor February 23, 2022

The Eastfield Harvesters secured the No. 2 seed in this week’s South-Central District Tournament with a 101-93 win over Mountain View on Saturday. Eastfield (26-6, 8-2) heads into the postseason with...

Jamari Robertson dribbles the ball while trying to evade a Brookhaven player on Feb. 9. Photo by Rory Moore/The Et Cetera

Winning on the court and in the classroom

EDUARDO CHAVEZ, Contributor February 15, 2022

Jamari Robertson has known sports all of his life, and now this son of two coaches is a coach on the floor. “That dude is a warrior,” Eastfield athletic director Anthony Fletcher said. “He goes...

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