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The student news site of Seward County Community College

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Sebastian De las Salas is a full time student and Saints tennis player. He also regularly attends Detours College Ministry Bible studies.

Sebastian De Las Salas

Roselyne Garay, Reporter
November 15, 2023

 Who are you and where are you from? I am Sebastian De Las Salas. I am from Venezuela, I was born in Venezuela and then moved to Columbia 6 years ago. What...

Sophomore Franco Vecchia prepares to swing a forehand to hit the ball back. Vecchia is from Puerto Rico, Argentina, and he is majoring in administration and marketing.

Saints take victory

Brianna Rich, Photo Editor
March 10, 2022

Both tennis teams played yesterday, and they both won their matches. The Saints played against the University of the Southwest at 11 a.m., and Pratt Community...

Locked in during the first quarter, Tatum Winters scans the court in search of the ball to prepare the stats. Working behind the bench, she hovers over the digital court on the screen ready to input if a shot is made or missed.

Who really runs the court?

Ashanti Thompson, Reporter
February 23, 2022

Seward County Community College athletes are involved in every aspect of the game from photos to athletic training and even behind the scene work....

The baseball team is loaded with 20 freshmen. Mike Davidson, baseball coach, says despite being young and inexperienced, they will make a good showing this season.

Spring sports finally in action

Jessica Madrigal, Reporter
February 15, 2022

With home openers already here and some right around the corner, these teams and coaches are more than ready to start their season. Tennis, softball and...

Noah Burton is a freshman from Chichester England. Burton’s major is physical education.

Noah Burton

Laura Gillespie, Copy Editor
January 14, 2022

What was the biggest culture shock moving from England to the United States?  First food. Food is definitely big culture-wise. It is more sugary than...

Tennis has two events qualify for nationals

Tennis has two events qualify for nationals

September 27, 2021

The men's and women's tennis teams will both be represented at the fall national championship Oct. 14-16 in Rome, Georgia. Luchi Fisicaro and Karlo Krolo...

Freshman Alejandra Sandoval hits a forehand in her first match in Oklahoma City during a weekend tournament Sept.17-8.

Women’s tennis competes in Oklahoma City

Mauricio Gonzalez, Reporter
September 20, 2021

Women's and men's tennis competed over the weekend in Oklahoma City as part of the OKC Invite. The two teams faced steep competition. Next up for the teams...

Enzo Frequelin and Ugo Fiorito play teammates Seb Holden and Lukas Gonzalez in the finals of Men’s B Doubles draw.

Photo Essay: Saints tennis powers through tournament

Saskia Vogelzang, Reporter
September 13, 2021

Saints tennis hit the road over the weekend. They participated in the Metro State Invite in Denver, Colorado on Sept. 11-12. The men's and women's team...

The mens tennis team practices serves. Theyve 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...

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