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Tennis

The men's tennis team practices serves. They've had a long break between their last match against Barton Community College on April 17 and heading to nationals this weekend. The monthlong break helped to heal injuries and get fresh legs.

Men’s tennis heads to national tournament

May 12, 2021

The Saints tennis team will head to the NJCAA National Tournament in Plano, Texas this weekend. The tournament will begin May 17 and finish on May...

The Lady Saints tennis team placed fifth at the National NJCAA tournament in Mesa, Arizona.

Women’s tennis finishes 5th in nation

May 5, 2021

The Lady Saints tennis team finished the NJCAA national tournament in fifth place. Twenty-nine teams were invited to the week-long event in Mesa, Arizona...

The Lady Saints Tennis team will be playing at  at the Mesa Tennis Center at Gene Autry Park in Mesa, Arizona for Nationals. The Saints will have six student-athletes in the singles draws and three teams in the doubles draw.

Serving into fourth place

Destiny Vasquez
May 3, 2021

Lady Saints are now tied for fourth palace with 26 points. At the 2021 NJCAA National Tournament at Mesa, Arizona. The Lady Saints have 6 athletics in...

Tennis teams lose to Cowley College, remain nationally ranked

Tennis teams lose to Cowley College, remain nationally ranked

Logan Scruggs, Club Photographer
March 12, 2021

Saints tennis had a rough first home showing of the season. Both the men’s and women’s teams lost to Cowley College at Blue Bonnet Park March 11.  Despite...

Ireland Caro, a freshman and the Seward County Community College softball team pose together to take a team photo while traveling to  La Junta, Colorado for a game. The Lady Saints won the second game but lost the first one.

It’s a student-athlete thing!

Monalisa Chakraborty
March 10, 2021

Sports have always been a great way of entertaining and gathering people from different parts of the community and the world. Even in Seward County Community...

Both tennis teams were on their way to nationals until all sport events were forced to be canceled due to Covid. Even with a new season this year Covid and bad weather has made the tennis season be pushed back.

Seward tennis teams have unfinished business

Mary Ramirez
March 9, 2021

S eward County tennis teams battled a canceled season last year due to COVID and now they are battling the weather. Their new coach, Mitch Vechione, isn’t...

Evan Truelson, North Riddgeville, Ohio, winds up before releasing a pitch in a March 7 game against Cloud County Community College. The redshirt freshman pitched in 11 games before the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. He split time between pitching and playing first base before all activities at Seward County Community College were canceled.

NJCAA cancels spring sports, SCCC athletics supports decision

Amberley Vervalin, Reporter
March 19, 2020

The National Junior College Association made the difficult decision to cancel all spring athletics, along with the upcoming national tournaments due to...

Raul Centeno practices his  forehand follow through. He won his single against Tyler Junior College, but lost his double playing with Sander Jans. (file photo)

Tennis teams lose to Tyler Junior College

Jade Harper, Club Reporter
March 2, 2020

The Saints and Lady Saints tennis teams played and lost to Tyler Junior College, Feb. 29. The final scores were 3-6 for the Saints and 1-8 for the Lady...

Saints Stories talks to Gabe Ortiz about his recent NJCAA national tennis title and the next tournament. He will face off against D-1 schools as the lone NJCAA player left in the nation.

Ortiz plays in Oracle ITA Fall Championships

Kris Liggett, Monica Gonzalez, and Calen Moore
November 6, 2019

Saints tennis player Gabe Ortiz represents Seward County Community College at a unique tournament this week. The freshman from Argentina won the national...

Men's tennis has historic finish at nationals

Men’s tennis has historic finish at nationals

Crusader
October 21, 2019

ROME, Georgia—The Seward County Community College tennis team had three individual players compete in the NJCAA ITA cup, Oct. 17-19. Karl Wurth and Sander...

Tennis teams continue winning

William Swanson, Reporter
September 16, 2019

The men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to Oklahoma City this past weekend to compete in a tournament. The tournament was set up so that any players...

Sophomore Sander Jans and freshman Nil Moinet, focus on how high they have to throw the tennis ball in the air for them to get a good serve.

Saints tennis begins individual season

Rebecca Irby, Reporter
September 13, 2019

Seward County Community College’s tennis teams started their individual season last week. The top eight men and women players compete in hopes to win...

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