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New player joins Lady Saints tennis

New player joins Lady Saints tennis

March 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Seward women’s tennis team has a new member who has arrived for the Spring 2013 semester. Kathryn Roohan is a 22-year-old freshman who has three brothers and two dogs. She calls herself family-oriented, but the Universal City, Texas, native finds herself many miles away from her family, friends...

Sharkey on the Attack: Receives second KJCCC award

Sharkey on the Attack: Receives second KJCCC award

March 5, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports

With a round of unique handshakes in a specific order with her teammates and the tune of “Headstrong” in her head, Brittney Rachelle Sharkey is ready for the game. This “California Girl”, is a sophomore this school year, and a pitcher and infielder for the Lady Saints softball team. Recently...

Lady Saints hold back Cloud County

Lady Saints hold back Cloud County

February 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Lady Saints faced Cloud County in the Green House Monday night. The Lady Saints defeated Cloud County 54-57, and are 9-3 in the Jayhawk West and 18-7 in the season. The win over Cloud allowed the Lady Saints to be tied with Garden City’s Lady Broncobusters. Madison McLain led with 15 points and ...

Baseball: Johnny Griffith’s first love

Baseball: Johnny Griffith’s first love

February 14, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports

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 “ball.”  Not mom, not dad, but ball. He first started playing the game at 3½ years old.  Griffith’s parents said the he was throwing things...

Saints baseball brothers: Nelsons join forces for Seward

Saints baseball brothers: Nelsons join forces for Seward

February 14, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports

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, a red shirt sophomore, had been pretty set on going to Midland or Odessa, Texas but he “fell in love with the program” that SCCC had to offer. “I...

Saints dethrone Kings: Saints win five and lose one as season starts

Saints dethrone Kings: Saints win five and lose one as season starts

November 19, 2012


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Seward County Saints, ranked No. 9 in the NJCAA preseason poll, opened the season with two big wins when they hosted the Pepsi Classic in the Green House Nov. 2-3. After the Billy’s/Days Inn Classic Nov. 16-17, the Saints record improved to 5-1. On Friday night, the Saints basketball team faced...

Brazilian phenom Silva spikes the competition: Lady Saint receives 3 KJCCC awards and an NJCAA award

October 25, 2012


Filed under Volleyball

The halls of Seward County Community College/Area Technical School have seen many great athletes pass through them. Cory Patton, Kim Ortega, Martin Lewis and Melvin Sanders are just a few of the many. The SCCC/ATS athletic department is constantly producing elite talent in a wide-range of sports. This...

Oz-Fest Invitational Tournament

October 11, 2012


Filed under News, Sports

The Seward County Lady Saints volleyball team recently played in Liberal’s Oz-fest Invitational Tournament. The Lady Saints came out of the tournament in second to last out of six total teams, including Seward County. The Lady Saints played a total of four games at the Oz-fest tournament and came out...

Broadcasting new angle for athletes

September 26, 2012


Filed under Features, News, Sports

Every dunk, spike, run and point is now being streamed online at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. The Saints athletic department, with the help of students in Practicum in Sports Management class, is streaming volleyball matches online. Regular season home games of baseball, women’s...

Seward County welcomes a new assistant coach

September 11, 2012


Filed under Sports

Emilyn Jordan is the new assistant volleyball coach for the Seward County Saints. Jordan is 25 years old, but is already an experienced volleyball coach and plans on bringing her knowledge to the Lady Saints. Jordan was born and raised in Sweeny, Texas. She has one younger sister who is 22 years old...

Manning shines for Mile High City in Broncos debut

September 11, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The first week of the NFL season always comes with much excitement and expectations for the coming season. But no city in America had more excitement for the coming season than the city of Denver. Their new man under center, Peyton Manning, a future hall of famer, made his first start for the team at...

McFerren strong on court, smart in class

September 11, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Bailey McFerren is a volleyball star at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, but McFerren has also been a basketball player and valedictorian. McFerren is the middle hitter/outside hitter for the Saints volleyball team and was recently announced as the Jayhawk West Player of the Week....

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