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The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

The student news site of Seward County Community College

Crusader News

Mary Ramirez

Mary Ramirez, Reporter

Mary Ramirez is a sophomore majoring in Behavioral Science. She is a 19-year-old with the dream of becoming a psychologist in a big city. Her interest in joining Crusader started by taking a photography class and then it expanded to wanting to write.  Her hobbies include watching Netflix, spending time with her family and painting. Two fun facts about Ramirez are that she was born in Worland, Wyoming and everyone spells her name with two r’s!

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Raven Staten volunteers at the Saints Care event. Crusader staff helped the college hand out care packages to the community to show their support during a

[Photo] Crusader 2020-21

September 7, 2020

Raven Staten volunteers at the Saints Care event. Crusader staff helped the college hand out care packages to the community to show their support during...

A ball hit to centerfield is gathered by KP Werner and relayed back into the infield. Peter Goldy backs up Werner on the play against Garden City Community College on Thursday. The Saints lost both games 5-8 and 5-17.

Baseball falls to Garden City

May 7, 2021

It was a rough day for Saints baseball Thursday against Garden City. They dropped two games to the lower-ranked Broncbusters 5-8 and 5-17. The losses bring...

AJ Luna, sophomore from Grand Prairie, Texas, has caught 30 games this season. In her time as a Lady Saint, she has played in more than 80 games.

[Photo] Softball starts Region VI tournament Friday

May 6, 2021

AJ Luna, sophomore from Grand Prairie, Texas, has caught 30 games this season. In her time as a Lady Saint, she has played in more than 80 games.

The Nutrition Cave is open Monday-Thursday from seven in the morning till five in the evening along with Friday’s from seven in the morning to two in the afternoon. Stop by to get protein shakes and teas like these!

[Photo] Nutrition Cave

May 6, 2021

The Nutrition Cave is open Monday-Thursday from seven in the morning till five in the evening along with Friday’s from seven in the morning to two in...

Wyatt Grant slides home on a close call, but is safe. AJ Folds hit the ball that sent Kase Johnson and Grant across the plate.

Saints are second best in the west

May 3, 2021

 Seward County Community College swept Pratt Community College at home on Saturday with an 11-0 victory followed by a 13-1 win. The Saints re-claimed...

Wyatt Grant slides home on a close call, but is safe. AJ Folds hit the ball that sent Kase Johnson and Grant across the plate.

[Photo] Saints Second Best In The West

May 3, 2021

Wyatt Grant slides home on a close call, but is safe. AJ Folds hit the ball that sent Kase Johnson and Grant across the plate.

AJ Luna rounds third after Jacie Scott hit a line drive to right field. The Lady Saints scored five runs in the last inning to notch the win.

Softball blows past Dodge City

April 30, 2021

Two more wins are in the bag for the Lady Saints softball team. They swept a doubleheader against Dodge City, April 29, at home. They won 10-9 and 12-1....

Jacie Scott, left fielder, cheers as her teammate and pitcher, Ireland Caro, gets the last strikeout of the inning. This pitch gave the Lady Saints an 8-6 win for game two of the doubleheader against Garden City.

Lady Saints Sweep Double Header

April 28, 2021

Seward County Community College sweeps Garden City Community College in a doubleheader at French Family Field with a 6-3 win followed by an 8-6 game two...

Students raced around campus looking for eggs. some hidden obvious places others not so much.

[Photo] Saints on the hunt for eggs

April 1, 2021

Students raced around campus looking for eggs. some hidden obvious places others not so much.

Lady Saints Center fielder, Ashley Low gets down and ready to field the upcoming ball.  Low came out with  3 RBI's,  one run and one home run.

Softball splits games with Independence

March 30, 2021

Seward County Community College split a double-header with Independence Community College on Monday. The Lady Saints are now 7-9 overall and sits in second...

Jaci Oakley slides into second base and is called safe by the umpire. The Lady Saints won both games against Pratt Community College.

Lady Saints pummel Pratt

March 29, 2021

T he Lady Saints won against Pratt Community College during both games with a score of 10 - 2 and 14 - 0. Seward is now 6-8 in the Kansas Jayhawk West...

Jaci Oakley had a full count, three balls and two strikes, and got hit by the next pitch which got her a walk to first base.

[Photo] Lady Saints pummel Pratt

March 29, 2021

Jaci Oakley had a full count, three balls and two strikes, and got hit by the next pitch which got her a walk to first base.

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

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...

Holding on tight, freshmen Destiny Vasquez and Krisi Anderson try not to fall during their first attempt at skating in the student union. The freshmen eventually mastered it and rolled around but they say it was after a lot of falling and scrambling.

[Photo] Saints on skates

February 23, 2021

Holding on tight, freshmen Destiny Vasquez and Krisi Anderson try not to fall during their first attempt at skating in the student union. The freshmen...

Must have snacks for Super bowl LV

Must have snacks for Super bowl LV

February 5, 2021

Do you guys know what time of year it is? It is the time where friends and family get together on a Sunday to watch two National Football League, or NFL,...

Kyleigh Ramirez is a native to Tyrone, Oklahoma. She is currently majoring in Cosmetology which stems from her love of doing people's hair and makeup all her life.

Kyleigh Ramirez

January 21, 2021

What made you decide to enroll in cosmetology? “I absolutely love doing people’s hair and makeup. So I figured that it would be something I would...

Pumpkin painting contest goes on despite snow storm

Pumpkin painting contest goes on despite snow storm

October 29, 2020

Four tables in the student union have everything needed to paint set out for students. But what are they going to paint? Pumpkins!  Wade Lyon, Seward...

SCCC welcomes the new head volleyball coach, Geno Frugoli to SCCC. Frugoli is very involved with the team during their practices and hopes to be able Some goals in place for the Seward volleyball team is to win nationals, win
regular season games, and definitely “take this good team and keep them good”

Frugoli takes over as head volleyball coach

October 15, 2020

Walking into the greenhouse, you instantly feel a different environment during volleyball practice. Geno Frugoli walks the team through some exercises...

Fall in love with seasonal decor

Fall in love with seasonal decor

October 6, 2020

L eaves are turning orange and brown, and that means fall decorations are back in season! Did you know that you can decorate with pretty much everything...

Bring on the heat!

October 1, 2020

I ann Hayes hopped out of his chair in joy, shouting pridefully, feeling a little pain on the side, as he finished in first place for the annual jalapeno...

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[Photo] Destiny Vasquez

September 16, 2020

Matt Maturey, help desk support, buys a new Saints mask from Madelyn Sander, bookstore associate. The Saints bookstore ordered masks with the school mascot so staff, faculty and students can show off their school spirit.

Saints on the Street: Face mask fashion takes over SCCC

September 14, 2020

Schools around the state have made wearing face masks mandatory anytime you are in class or in the building. That piece of mandated material has now become...

Mack and Sydney Grant, siblings from Liberal, stop by the Domestic Violence table to talk to Maria Munoz, campus advocate/ intake specialist. The student activity fair was Sept. 9-10 and was moved inside due to the weather.

Student activity fair emphasizes mental health, voting

September 11, 2020

On Sept. 9 -10 booths were set up in the Student Union that had tons of information as part of Seward County Community College’s activity fair. They...

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[Photo] Logan Scruggs

August 20, 2020

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[Photo] Anthony Nieto

August 20, 2020

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[Photo] Krisi Anderson

August 20, 2020

Kailey Linenbroker, freshman accounting major, hangs out in the student union between classes. The spot for student is still active even with social distancing taking place.

Kailey Linenbroker

August 31, 2020

Where are you from? I’ve lived in Liberal for about ten years now, but I’m originally from northern Idaho. What are you majoring in? I...

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[Photo] Jaylon Essix

August 20, 2020

Sitting outside the library, Jessica Erives hangs out between classes. The pre-med major has lived in Kansas for most of her life.

Jessica Erives

August 27, 2020

Where are you from? I am from Liberal and have been here most of my life, but I also lived in Nebraska for four years. What is your major? I...

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