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Alexa O’Brien finished her last season with the Lady Saints at 36-25 overall and with a total of 141 strikeouts.

Alexa O’Brien – First in Seward history to throw a perfect game

May 7, 2015

Saturday April 11, 2015— Alexa O’Brien did what no other pitcher has done in the history of Seward County softball; she pitched a perfect game. After...

Lady Saints Bounce Back from Three-Game Losing Streak

Lady Saints Bounce Back from Three-Game Losing Streak

February 26, 2015

By Jevyn Voss Crusader Staff   The Seward County Lady Saints softball righted the ship toward a winning record on Feb. 25 as they beat Northern...

Lady Saints softball in undefeated spree

Lady Saints softball in undefeated spree

February 20, 2015

The Lady Saints have been bringing their game to the bases since the being of their season. The ladies in green have been undefeated for their last five...

Season opener this weekend for softball

Season opener this weekend for softball

February 5, 2015

The Lady Saints softball team will begin its 2015 season Friday, facing a weekend full with games. On Friday, they will travel to Fort Worth, Texas, to...

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Lady Saints softball shortstop Grace Petersen throws the ball to a teammate on second base during a drill in practice Tuesday. The Lady Saints will be playing against Northeastern Junior College on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Petersen pursues starting position

October 9, 2014

A new player for the Lady Saints softball team is freshman Grace Petersen. Petersen is from Wheat Ridge, a suburb of Denver, in Colorado where she played...

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Pokey Ewell, 5-1 right handed hitter, is about to sprint to base after hitting from home base on April 24 against Colby Lady Trojans. Ewell put Seward in the lead 5-3 in the second inning.

Lady Saints enter Region VI tourney with winning streak

May 2, 2014

The Lady Saints softball team has really hit it off this season, winning nine out of 11 games since April 12. Seward will enter the Region VI Tournament...

Softball Lady Saints beat No. 1 ranked team in country, Butler

Softball Lady Saints beat No. 1 ranked team in country, Butler

April 9, 2014

Lady Saints softball claimed a quality victory for the program in the bottom of a double header when they defeated Butler, the No. 1 ranked team in the...

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Katelyn Craker warms up before the inning begins in Monday’s game against McCook. The Lady Saints swept the double header 5-1 and 11-0.  The Lady Saints current overall standings are 17-4.

When cancer isn’t right, pitcher goes left (handed)

March 12, 2014

Katelyn Craker is a sophomore who plays as a left-handed pitcher for the Lady Saints softball team. She has played more than 50 innings and has more than...

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Seward County Lady Saints softball team held their home double header games against Northern Oklahoma-Enid  on Wednesday and ended the day with two solid wins, 2-1 and 9-1. The softball team will head to Frank Phillips today for a double header.  The Lady Saints are off to a strong start with a 13-2 record.

Saints sought, Canada brought

February 26, 2014

Coming from British Columbia, Canada, to play for the Lady Saints softball team is 1st Team All-Jayhawk West and All-Region VI player and biology major...

Softball season opener on Valentine’s Day

Softball season opener on Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2014

Anticipation has built as the Seward County Lady Saints softball season openers have been postponed due to weather conditions in the Midwest. The Lady...

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Becky Allen hits a fly ball down the center during the Lady Saints first match against Otero on Sunday. The first game was won 4-3 but they lost the second 9-4. The Lady Saints will begin regional play this weekend.

Lady Saints struggle with last games of the regular season

May 2, 2013

The Lady Saints played their last home game of the season Sunday against Otero, and played No. 1 Butler on Monday. The Lady Saints played four games in...

Crusader photo/Jose Medrano
Lady Saint Stephanie Mark stands at first base waiting for a hit during the Jayhawk West conference opener against Butler on March 6 at home.

Mark reaches 100 RBIs this season

April 12, 2013

Seward County sophomore and first baseman Stephanie “Steph” Mark has received recognition yet again for her accomplishments. She has successfully made...

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