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Ortiz plays in Oracle ITA Fall Championships

Saints Stories talks to Gabe Ortiz about his recent NJCAA national tennis title and the next tournament. He will face off against D-1 schools as the lone NJCAA player left in the nation.

Kris Liggett, Monica Gonzalez, and Calen Moore

November 6, 2019

Saints tennis player Gabe Ortiz represents Seward County Community College at a unique tournament this week. The freshman from Argentina won the national NJCAA singles title last month and was invited to play in the Oracle ITA Fall championships in Newport Beach, California.  Ortiz plays his first match against Nico Mos...

Photo Essay: Clubs host spooky games for community kids

Nayeli Galan, Liberal freshman, hands out candy to children. The cheer team hosted a ping pong ball toss game for the trick-or-treaters..

Rebecca Irby, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Scary goblins, super heroes and beautiful princesses lined up to go through the Student Union on Oct. 31 for the annual Trick-or-Treat Street. The event is put on by Seward County Community College's clubs for the community's children to have a safe place to go trick-or-treating. Club members dress...

Trail Of Terror leaves you trembling

Trail Of Terror leaves you trembling

Preston Burrows, Reporter

October 25, 2019

The second annual Trail of Terror at Arkalon Park launched the Halloween craziness and fun for Seward County Community College students last weekend. Crusader News takes you through the event that raises money for Shop with a Cop, a program that helps provide Christmas presents for children. Check out...

Saints Stories: First podcast features an ode to a first love

The first episode of Saints Stories features freshman Dulce Perez reading an essay about her first love.

Calen Moore and Kris Liggett

October 22, 2019

 Podcast transcript: Kris Liggett: Hey listeners, I'm Kris Liggett and you're listening to Saints Stories brought to you by Crusader News. This is our first episode of stories about students at Seward County Community College. Today, we have Dulce Perez reading an essay that she wrote for her Com...

Photo Essay: Lady Saints defeat conference rival in four sets

Mesalina Serverino, freshman, and Djuly Schmorantz, sophomore, get a block against the Lady Dragons and stops them from scoring.

Monica Gonzalez and Q Olanlege

October 10, 2019

Hutchinson Community College did what no other team in the Jayhawk Conference West has done this season — win one set against the Lady Saints. That's their only claim to fame for the night, though. The Seward County Community College volleyball team won the game 3-1 and kept the home game streak going...

Students reveal what it’s like at the SLC

Students reveal what it's like at the SLC

Preston Burrows, Reporter

September 25, 2019

Dorm life can be fun, crazy and terrifying all at the same time. Students move from their homes to live with a hundred or so strangers. But eventually, these strangers become your friends. In this first episode of "Dorm Life," Crusader reporter Preston Burrows gives us a look inside the student living...

Lady Saints win 3-0 to Pratt Community College

Sophomore outside hitter, Tapanga Johnson, dives for a hard spike and gets the ball up to Laura de Pra.

Monica Gonzalez, Social Media Director

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 23, the Lady Saints won three more games back to back against Pratt Community College. The first set was won with a score of 25-14, followed by the second set with a score of 25-7 and the third with a score of 25-13. The Lady Saints are now 12-2 overall and 6-0 in conference play. Click on phot...

Saints ‘Welcome Parody’ tours campus

The financial aid office promises to help you with finding money for college.

Calen Moore, Co-Editor

August 19, 2019

Take a satirical tour around the Seward County Community College campus. Returning students bring dry-humor to the normal tour and tips. This video parody is loosely ... very, very, very loosely based off of The Office TV series. ***Warning: This is supposed to be funny but may not actually be funny...

Welcome week filled with activities

Welcome week filled with activities


August 16, 2019

There's no chance to get homesick or bored the first week of fall classes. Welcome week is jam packed with fun and craziness. Monday starts the week off with a special day just for newcomers to Seward County Community College. The fun starts at 9:45 a.m. in the Greenhouse - otherwise known as the...

Men and Women’s tennis sweep Region VI tourney, head to nationals

Sophomore Carlo Izurieta from Guayaquil, Ecuador became interested in tennis between the age of nine and ten. Izurieta enjoys tennis because he likes winning. “I like complicated games and win them. Losing isn’t bad as long as you learn from it.” After Iqurieta finishes up at SCCC, he would like to attend a division one university such as University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Middle Georgia State University or University of Wisconsin.

April 29, 2019

Over the weekend, the women and men’s tennis teams won the Region VI championships. The Lady Saints, who are ranked seventh, won their third consecutive title as Region VI champs and the Seward Saints won their fifth straight title in a row. Seward hosted the tournament at Blue Bonnet Park on April 26 and...

Photo Essay: SCCC spring concert saves the night

Darin Workman, SCCC band and instrument director directs SCCC students in the concert on April 26. The band performed several songs from the Marvel universe franchise.

Monica Gonzalez, photographer

April 29, 2019

In order to celebrate Marvel and the release of the last movie in the Avengers series "Endgame," the SCCC band and choir held their spring concert at the SCCC auditorium. The band and choir performed various songs from movies from the Marvel universe. The students dressed up as superheroes to celebrate...

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