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Ryle Riddlesperger is a full-time student and Saints basketball player. He also enjoys playing video games such as Fortnite or LEGO Fortnite in his free time when he isn’t at practice.

Ryle Riddlespurger

Lily Gonzalez, Reporter
February 9, 2024

What is your major? I’m in sports management. Do you have any hobbies or interests outside of sports?  Go fishing a little bit, play video...

Sophomore Alianna Colon guards and closely watches what the other team is going to do.

Lady Saints Basketball defeats Independence Pirates, 74-57

Zoe Lampe, Reporter
January 26, 2024

On Jan. 17, the Seward County College Lady Saints and Independence Community College Pirates basketball teams duked it out in the Greenhouse, the game...

Saints soccer team joyfully posing after a home win.

First SCCC Men’s Soccer beat the odds, made it to playoffs

Zoe Lampe and Roselyne Garay
December 11, 2023

Aug. 23 was Seward County Community College's first ever soccer game. The stands were packed full with excited fans waiting for the game. Unfortunately,...

Sebastian De las Salas is a full time student and Saints tennis player. He also regularly attends Detours College Ministry Bible studies.

Sebastian De Las Salas

Roselyne Garay, Reporter
November 15, 2023

 Who are you and where are you from? I am Sebastian De Las Salas. I am from Venezuela, I was born in Venezuela and then moved to Columbia 6 years ago. What...

The team breaks it out before taking to the court after a timeout.

Saints win against Lamar Lopes in Oct. 28 scrimmage

Zoe Lampe, Reporter
November 14, 2023

On Oct. 28, The Saints welcomed Lamar Lopes in the Greenhouse for their fourth scrimmage game. The night ended in a victory for the Saints. Since then,...

Wilson once again in the air, but this time going for a spike as the ball approaches its maximum height. Wilson holds a total of 214 kills with an average of 2.40 per set.

Lady Saints Volleyball loses 0-3 in Pink Out game against Barton Cougars

On the night of Wednesday, Oct. 11, the Lady Saints volleyball team played against the Barton Community College Cougars. While the Lady Saints fought against...

The Lady Saints celebrate after scoring a point. Alogether, the team holds 601 kills and 1984 attacks.

Lady Saints Volleyball wins 3-2 on Sept. 6th

Roselyne Garay and Jenni Lopez
September 11, 2023

The Lady Saints volleyball team had a home victory against Garden Community College on Wednesday, Sept. 6 going 3-2. Losing the first and third set, the...

Ryan Shields jumps past a Lope and speeds by with the ball. A midfielder on the team, Shields, comes from Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom.

Saints soccer team snags victory over Lamar Lopes in second half

Roselyne Garay, Reporter
September 5, 2023

The Saints soccer team scored a big win in the night game against Lamar Community College on Thursday, Aug. 31. After both teams equally fought and tied...

Sophmore, Jarron Wilcox receives a throw from the outfield to home plate and attempts to apply the tag. The throw was not in time, and Pratt Community College secured a run toward their future victory.

Baseball falls to Pratt finishing out their season

Ashanti Thompson, Multimedia Editor
May 3, 2023

The Saints finish their season with a home game dedicated to the sophomores. Despite battling through to the end, the Saints walk home with two wins out...

Jarron Wilcox from Billings, Montana, chose to bleach his hair and give himself a mullet. Transfer sophomore Wilcox came from Phoenix, Arizona to be one of our Saints catchers.

Bleach is not just for uniforms

Ashanti Thompson, Multimedia Editor
April 18, 2023

Sports superstitions are common in every athlete's life, from how you wear your uniform to what you eat before the game. To certain individuals these rituals...

Swinging her bat to hit the ball is catcher Avery Ragsdale, a freshman from Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. In the second game Ragsdale gained two runs that she batted in resulting in her now having 42 runs that she batted in.

Lady Saints gain two wins

Brianna Rich, Photo Editor
April 13, 2023

The Lady Saints played a doubleheader against Otero College. They won both of their games against the Lady Rattlers. Their record is now 16-24 overall...

Coming to Seward County Community College in the fall of 2023 is the new soccer team. The first home game will be Aug. 23 on the Redskins’ field at the high school.

New soccer teams strolling into SCCC

Ashanti Thompson, Multimedia Editor
April 3, 2023

Sports are an integral part of any college, so it's no surprise Seward County Community College is expanding its athletic department in more ways than...

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