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Kowalchuk checks in as coach for Razorbacks

Kowalchuk checks in as coach for Razorbacks

September 11, 2014

Christian Kowalchuk has a few baseball firsts.  Two are the first and only Saskatchewan baseball player to play in a NCAA Division 1 baseball College...

Courtesy photo/ Roy Allen
Seward struggled on Friday, April 12, to keep the Trojans off of the bases as they lost their first series to them at 16-5.

Saints struggle in conference

May 2, 2014

The Seward County Saints go into postseason play this weekend in a do or die situation.  They will play a best two out of three series with Neosho on...

Crusader photo/ Maria Lara
Right handed pitcher and starter, JB Olsen, breezed through the­­­­­­­­­ 3rd inning on March  preventing any base-runner press forward from the Pratt Beavers and aiding the Saints to defending their lead.

Baseball rebounds after tough losses

April 9, 2014

The first doubleheader against the Saints rival, Garden City Busters on March 15 ended swiftly as JB Olsen lead the Saints to a win for the key conference...

Crusader photo/ Maria Lara­­­
J.B. Olson, Saints baseball player from Texas, has a season ERA of 1.12.

Olson receives first career win, prepares for conference games

February 26, 2014

J.B. Olson a Seward baseball player who has pitched 16.0 innings and has had 14 strikeouts for the Saints he came to the diamond in Southwest Kansas from...

Crusader photo/Kelci Bedingfield
Seward baseball player Reed Thompson attempts a slide into second base but gets tagged by the McCook shortstop and called out. The Saints went on to defeat McCook with the score of 7-3 on a freezing cold season opener Feb. 3.

Baseball season opener notches McSpadden’s 1100th win, team starts 2-3 in opening series

February 12, 2014

The Saints are currently 2-3 on the season. After a juggling act to decide which day would be the best weather to start the Saints season, both team’s...

Baseball team awaits season opener with goal of reaching JUCO world series

Baseball team awaits season opener with goal of reaching JUCO world series

January 29, 2014

The Seward baseball team swings into the 2014 season with a common goal of reaching the College World Series in Grand Junction, Colo., and a common concern...

Crusader photo/Jose Medrano
Troy Owen gets ready to bat during the conference opening match against Butler on March 6.

Saints look to finish the 2012-2013 season strong

April 12, 2013

This has been a season of peaks and valleys for Saints baseball.  Right now the Saints seem to be reaching another one of those peaks.  Having won nine...

Crusader photo/Jose Medrano
Johnny Griffith keeps his eyes on the ball during a match against McCook.

Baseball: Johnny Griffith’s first love

February 14, 2013

Saints baseball player Johnny Griffith loves the game of baseball.  To give an idea of just how much he loves the game, the first word he ever spoke was...

Courtesy photo/Rhonda Nelson 
The Nelsons pose for a photo after the games in Midland, Texas, last season. Jorden was still a senior in high school.

Saints baseball brothers: Nelsons join forces for Seward

February 14, 2013

Deven Nelson, 21, and Jorden Nelson, 19, are brothers from New Mexico who are playing on the Seward County Community College Saints baseball team. Deven,...

Saints host scrimmage

September 13, 2011

As the year starts, Seward County baseball is bringing in 16 true freshmen and returning three redshirt freshmen and 12 sophomores, for a total of 31 players...

Crusader photo/Will Rector
Kelby Tomlinson connects on a base hit against Clarendon on Tuesday. Tomlinson’s homerun in the eighth would not be enough to put the Saints on top as they lost 8-7. Tomlinson was 4-5 in the game with four runs scored, a stolen base and an RBI from his homerun.

Saints blow four run lead in seventh

April 30, 2010

The Seward County Saints had a plan for their non-conference game against Clarendon on Tuesday. Pitch by committee and get a win to add momentum into this...

Crusader photo/Will Rector
Left fielder Luke Campbell connects on a pitch for a homerun off of a Clarendon pitcher on Wednesday. Campbell was one for three in game two of the doubleheader and his solo homerun in the fourth inning was one of the few bright spots for the Saints.

Saints drop two to Clarendon, still in first in Jayhawk West

April 15, 2010

The Seward County Saints baseball team dropped two games to No. 19 Clarendon on Wednesday 9-2 and 9-3 at Brent Gould Field. A combination of poor pitching...

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