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Saints gain another victory

Saints gain another victory

Michelle Mattich, managing editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Blood, sweat, three-pointers and steals were the name of the game for the Saints over the holiday weekend. First, the No. 18 Seward team beat Dodge City, 88-79 on Jan. 19. The Second showdown came in a hard fought battle against Neosho, Jan. 21. Saints won 66-59. Saturday’s game against Dodge City began a...

Lady Saints escape Garden with win

Lady Saints escape Garden with win

SCCC Athletic Department

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's Basketball

An unproductive third quarter almost cost the Lady Saints a win Jan. 14 against Garden City Community College's Broncbusters. A late surge helped push Seward to the 68-60 win, giving GCCC their firs home loss of the season. The Lady Saints came out hot, connecting on six of their first eight shots....

Saints roll past GCCC

Saints roll past GCCC

SCCC Athletic Department

January 15, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Saints posted the largest margin of victory against a Garden City Community College men's basketball team since 1971. Seward won 90-69 on Jan. 14 at the Garden City campus. Coming from the first official day of classes after winter break, the Saints offense started out rusty. They hit just two...

Lady Saints soar over Cloud County

Lady Saints soar over Cloud County

Michelle Mattich, Co-Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Power highs from Karolina Szydlowska and Lexi Hernandez gave Lady Saints their first Jayhawk Conference win against Cloud County Community College on Dec. 1 in the Greenhouse. Szydlowska came out blazing as she hit a three on the first possession. She then made three more baskets to put Seward i...

Saints fly past Cloud County

Saints fly past Cloud County

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Seward County Saints are now 1-1 in conference play and 6-2 overall after defeating Cloud County on Saturday night. The Saints had a slow start, losing 9-4 at the beginning, but after a 10-2 run, Seward led 14-11. Cloud County continued trading points with SCCC until the Saints led 41-38 go...

Tapigliani starts small and dreams of going big

Tapigliani starts small and dreams of going big

Monica Gonzalez, Photographer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, SC Life, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Coming from the huge city with a beach just two hours away, Sao Paulo-Brazil’s Giovanna Tapigliani had an eye opening experiencing in moving to Liberal. She left a city of 12.11 million people to a town barely boasting 19,800. Tapigliani described Sao Paulo “to be like New York, but n...

Volleyball finishes fourth at Nationals

Volleyball finishes fourth at Nationals

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Lady Saints volleyball team earned the best finish in program history after finishing in fourth place during the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson. After losing in the semi-finals to the College of Southern Idaho, Seward County Community College went up against the Iowa Western Community College...

Saints blow teams out of the water

Saints blow teams out of the water

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Saints basketball team made program history during the Dodge City Classic over the weekend. The 124-41 win against Hesston College marks the most points scored in a game since 2015. To start the Dodge City Classic, Seward County Community College went up against Hesston College. Hesston proved...

Lady Saints win two of three

Lady Saints win two of three

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The no. 10 Lady Saints had a successful weekend after defeating two of three opponents during the Midlant WNIT. Seward County Community College Women’s Basketball started the weekend with a tough loss against Salt Lake Community College on Thursday, but came back to win the next two games. On Fr...

Lady Saints prepare for National semifinals

Lady Saints prepare for National semifinals

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The No. 6 Lady Saints will advance to the semifinals in the NJCAA National tournament after defeating two tough opponents, Snow College and Polk State College. To begin play at the National Tournament, Seward County Community College went up against no. 11 Snow College. The Lady Saints started off fu...

Lady Saints stay undefeated

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

After beating No. 15 South Plains, The Seward County Lady Saints beat Frank Phillips College with the help of each player on the team. Both teams struggled to get a rhythm going before sophomore forward, Sidney Tinner made two free throws to put the first set of points on the scoreboard. Seward t...

Saints put away Western Oklahoma State

Amberley Taylor, Co-Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Saints basketball advances to 3-1 for the season after defeated Western Oklahoma State College 76-54. The Oklahoma team previously scored 100 points against Dodge City, but Seward County held them to about half of that. Seward scored the first five points of the game before Western went on a 7-0 ...

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