The Crusader

Saints split with Beaver to end the season

Cruz Shope stands up to the plate for the pitch. The sophomore outfielder is counted on to get runs across whether its from runs batted in or scoring himself. Shope hit five home runs during the regular season but crossed home plate himself, 46 times.(file photo)

SCCC Athletics

April 29, 2019

Seward, which has lost seven of its last eight games, ended its regular season at 17-15 in the Jayhawk West Conference and 26-25 overall. They will have to wait to find out who and where they will play in the first round of the Region VI Tournament later next week. Game one: The game started with t...

Ground broken for Sharp Champions Center

Dignitaries break the ground for the Sharp Champions Center. Construction should start late in May 2019.

Calen Moore, Reporter

April 25, 2019

Plans for the new athletic building all started with a drawing on a napkin. Those simple plans are coming to life after years of planning. On April 25, Seward County Community College broke ground on campus. The idea started when now-retired head baseball coach as well as Athletic Director, Galen Mc...

Lady Saints shut out Northwest, sweep three games

Miranda Nester leads off first base just after the Northwest Technical College pitcher releases the ball. The outfielder from Anaheim, California is a threat on the base path. She has stolen eight bases this year.

SCCC Athletics

April 23, 2019

Strong pitching and a lot of offense lifted the Seward County Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Northwest Kansas Technical College, 13-0 and 8-0, on April 20 at French Family Field. The Lady Saints improved to 11-9 in the Jayhawk West and 15-26 overall. Prior to the regularly schedu...

Saints win in walk-off

The Saints won Against Frank Phillips 13-12 in a close game. Freshman pitcher Steven Craddock came in for three innings against the visitors. The left-hander struck out two and walked two.

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

April 17, 2019

The Saints took another win with Benny Ayala from Fort Worth, Texas who walked off a hit in the ninth inning and capped a four-run rally improving the Saints 24-18 overall. At the start of the game, Seward took the lead but Phillips came in and held a 6-5 advantage through five innings. The teams trade...

Unsung champions

Gabriel Nery stretches out for the ball in a recent match against Bethany College. The sophomore from Brazil sat out a year due to a knee injury but has come back strong.

Calen Moore, Reporter

April 17, 2019

They are the unsung champions of the SCCC sports world - men's and women's tennis. They are consistently ranked in the nation. The fall season had three from the men's team go to nationals and come away with titles for singles and doubles. The pressure is on for the spring season to bring home a few...

Saints take a win against Barton

Patricia Panta and her partner Maria Aveiga are No. 1 in doubles for SCCC. They led the game 8-5.

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

April 16, 2019

On April 15 the tennis teams went up against Barton County Community College. Seward took two wins with both the Lady Saints and Saints taking home a wins. The third ranked men’s tennis team in the nation won the day going for a record of 6-3 against Barton. The no. 1 doubles team Gabe Nery, Port...

Saints win two, lose two over the weekend

The Lady Saints won two games to Garden City Community College and lost two to Dodge over this weekend, putting them at 12-25 overall but 8-8 in conference play.

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 15, 2019

Over the weekend, the Lady Saints played four games. They came away with two wins and two losses. On April 13, they played a doubleheader against Garden City Community College at French Family field in Garden City. The Lady saints won the first game with a 9-0 lead and the second, 9-1. In the ...

Saints go 3-1 over the weekend

Zane Alexander, Del City, Oklahoma freshman, dives bad to first base. The outfielder is known for his speed and large leads off the bag, driving opposing pitchers crazy. Alexander added two hits towards the end of the game ensuring that Seward takes a doubleheader win.

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

April 15, 2019

The Seward County Community College baseball team have scored double digits against Garden City Community College over the weekend. Winning three of the four games against Garden has moved the Saints up as they have won their last eight games making them 23-18 overall. On April 12, the Saints played a double hea...

Saints roll past Cowley College

Nicolas Rousset, Plaisance, France sophomore, and Sander Jans, De Ronerberg, Netherlands, play in a doubles match against Cowley College on April 5. They are No. 1 in doubles for Seward.

SCCC Athletics

April 8, 2019

The third-ranked Seward County Community College men's tennis team continued to roll with an 8-1 victory over No. 7 Cowley College on Friday at Blue Bonnet Park. The Saints, who have won eight of their last nine matches, improved to 11-5 overall. Both teams battled it out in less than ideal conditions...

Win streak snapped, Lady Saints lose

Eva Liu from Nantou County, Taiwan serves in the first game of a doubles match against Cowley College. She is ranked No. 3 for the Lady Saints.

SCCC Athletics

April 8, 2019

The seventh-ranked Seward County Community College women's tennis team had its winning streak snapped at seven with a 5-4 loss to No. 8 Cowley College on Friday at Blue Bonnet Park. The Lady Saints fell to 10-4. Seward and Cowley battled it out in less than ideal conditions with winds gusting th...

The Lady Saints play double header against Otero

Jaci Oakley, freshman infielder, pops a shallow fly ball between third and left field for her first hit of the game April 3, against Otero Junior College. The Lady Saints split the doubleheader losing the first game, 3-7, but won the second, 10-5.

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019

The Lady Saints played against Otero Junior College on April 3. The Lady saints played a double header, losing the first, 3-7, and winning the second, 10-5. The Lady Saints are now 8-19 overall but 4-2 in conference. During game one, the Lady Saints took a quick lead in the first inning with a home...

Saints take a loss against Clarendon College

The Seward Saints played against Claredon Community College on April 2. The saints dropped down to 16-17 overall with this loss, losing 11-3.

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

The Saints took an early lead in the game against Clarendon College but as relievers struggled and bats were silenced, Saints were pushed down 16-17 overall. In just the first inning, the Saints scored three times. Zane Alexander from Del City, Oklahoma doubled in the first inning. That was the exte...

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