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Kyle Cardaci drives to the basket. The sophomore guard is from Holmdel, New Jersey and helped lead the Saints to a 68-63 victory over Pratt Community College. The win was the third in a row for Seward and takes them to 4-5 in Jayhawk West Conference play.

Photo gallery: Saints win third in a row

January 16, 2020

The Seward County Community College men's basketball team won against Pratt Community College in the greenhouse on Jan. 15, 68-63. This is now their third...

The SCCC women's basketball team won its sixth game in a row Wednesday night at the greenhouse against Pratt Community College. The Saints are now 8-0 in the Jayhawk West and 14-4 overall.

No. 12 Lady Saints extend streak to six

January 16, 2020

The Seward County Community College women's basketball team, who are now ranked 12 in the nation, won 68-42 over Pratt Community College on Jan. 15 at...

The Lady Saints are excited about the second set win against the Lady Bulldogs, making the game a nail biter for the Saints fans. Unfortunately, the Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Saints in match five and the score ended 19-17.

Lady Saints battle for national title, fall short in set 5

November 25, 2019

The national title game was everything a fan could want for a NJCAA D-1 volleyball championship—drama, constant lead changes, power, emotion and...

Thais Vieira slams the ball down for two points, helping the Lady Saints win the Region VI Championship. The sophomore middle blocker from Brazil is on her second Regional championship team.

Lady Saints sweep Otero in NJCAA tourney

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 21, the Lady Saints began the tournament with a win against Hill College and advanced to the semi-finals against Otero. The ladies won against...

The No. 5 Seward Saints suffer their first loss against Midland College in the opening round of the WNIT on Thursday at Midland. They are 4-1 overall in game play.

No. 5 Lady Saints fall to Midland College

November 22, 2019

The Lady Saints faced their first loss yesterday night against Midland college, 71-58 in the opening round of the WNIT. The Lady Chaparrals stormed...

The Seward Saints are 5-1 in game play. Freshman Ahmed Ibrahim drives in for a layup, getting blocked and put on the line to shoot two.

Seward Saints win 103-54 against Bethany

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 21, the Seward Saints men's basketball team gained a 103-54 victory against Bethany College JV. Carey Page had 21 points and Branton McCrary chipped...

Lamar's Zyan Landson tries to split the Saints' half-court trap. Samuel Henderson, Texas freshman, slides along to cut him off while Kyle Cardaci, New Jersey sophomore, reaches in to slap the ball away. Cardaci was called for the foul. The Saints won the game with a lopsided score of 115-18.

Saints crush Lamar, 115-18

November 8, 2019

On Nov. 7, the Saints played against Lamar Community College and beat them with a score of 115-18. Lamar took a big loss as the Saints dominated the whole...

Thais Vieira hits into two Pratt defenders. The sophomore middle blocker had four kills on the night. The Lady Saints easily won the match in three straight sets.

Lady Saints advance to semi finals

November 6, 2019

The Lady Saints advanced to the semi finals on Nov. 5 when they won three straight sets, 25-20, 25-13, 25-9 in the first round of the Region VI playoffs....

On Nov. 2, the Lady Saints played against Frank Phillip College. The Saints beat them 80-68 during the Pizza Hut Classic. This puts them at 2-0 early in the season.

Saints sweep both games over the weekend in Pizza Hut Classic

November 4, 2019

Both SCCC men's and women's basketball teams won their home games on Saturday at the Greenhouse in the Pizza Hut Classic. The women played against Frank...

The Lady Saints played against Pratt Community College in the greenhouse on Oct. 23. Their record advanced to 15-0 in conference play and 24-2 overall. This would be their 54 win in a row and 16 in the season.

Lady Saints claim fourth Jayhawk West title

October 24, 2019

The Lady Saints have captured their fourth Jayhawk West title on Oct. 23 in the greenhouse. The saints played against Pratt Community College while cruising...

Over the weekend, the Lady Saints won all three sets against Mineral Area College and Iowa Western Community College,  making them 20-2 overall and 11-0 in conference play. Their next game will be against Dodge City Community College on Oct. 16 in Dodge City.

Lady Saints sweep two games under their belt in Council Bluffs Iowa

October 14, 2019

Over the weekend, the Lady Saints won all three sets against Mineral Area college and Iowa Western Community College.  The Lady Saints opened up the...

The Lady Saints are now 13-2 in game play overall and 7-0 after defeating Colby Community College on Sept. 26.

Lady Saints claim top spot in Jayhawk West Conference

September 26, 2019

The Lady Saints are now 7-0 in conference play after defeating Colby Community College on Sept. 25. Both teams were tied 6-0 in the conference but the...

On May 4, Seward County Community Colleges softball team played in the Region VI tournament in Dodge City. The ladies played against Barton and Colby, losing 5-3 to barton and 12-9 to Colby. Seward finished the season  at 14-14 in the Jayhawk West and 18-31 overall.

Seward ousted from Region VI tourney, falling short to Barton and Colby

May 6, 2019

On May 4, Seward County Community Colleges softball team played in the Region VI tournament in Dodge City. The ladies played against Barton when they were...

The Lady Saints are 18-29 overall but 14-12 in conference play. The Lady Saints won both games to Independence Community College on April 28 with 12-5 in the first game and 5-4 in the second.

Lady Saints win a doubleheader to Independence

April 29, 2019

The Seward County Community College softball team ended its regular season on a positive note with a doubleheader sweep at Independence Community...

Reggie Miller rushing to steal the ball from a player from the Dodge City Conquistadors in the Greenhouse on January Saturday 19 2019.

Saints eliminated from NJCAA tourney

March 20, 2019

The Seward Saints' season sadly came to an end at the hands of Eastern Florida State College in a 67-59 loss in the second round of the National Junior...

Jason Sautter has been head coach for the SCCC mens basketball team for 2 years.

[Photo] Coach Sautter benched for the week

January 30, 2019

Jason Sautter has been head coach for the SCCC mens basketball team for 2 years.

Vonda Cuamba, freshman forward from Maputo, Mozambique, boxes out for a rebound. The Lady Saints squeaked past Garden City Community College on Jan. 14 and brought their record to 14-2 overall on the season. (File Photo)

Lady Saints escape Garden with win

January 15, 2019

An unproductive third quarter almost cost the Lady Saints a win Jan. 14 against Garden City Community College's Broncbusters. A late surge helped push...

The No. 19 Saints took down another opponent Jan. 14 with a decisive win over Garden City Community College. Devin Bethely, sophomore guard from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, had eight assists in the game. (file photo)

Saints roll past GCCC

January 15, 2019

The Saints posted the largest margin of victory against a Garden City Community College men's basketball team since 1971. Seward won 90-69 on Jan. 14 at...

Sophomore Giovanna Tapigliani cheers with her teammate, Freshman Djuly Schmorantz. Tapigliani is a leader on the team and because of that she was also a Team Captain.

[Photo] Tapigliani starts small and dreams of going big

November 30, 2018

Sophomore Giovanna Tapigliani cheers with her teammate, Freshman Djuly Schmorantz. Tapigliani is a leader on the team and because of that she was also...

Head coach, Austin Mefford hands the ball to his assistant coach, Lizzie Nessling during the coaches free throw contest. The men's coaches won.

[Photo] Saints Showcase 2018 Preview Night

October 26, 2018

Head coach, Austin Mefford hands the ball to his assistant coach, Lizzie Nessling during the coaches free throw contest. The men's coaches won.

(Left to right) Sophomore Gabriel Nery and freshman Sander Jans won the ITA Doubles National Championship Title and sophomore Nicolas Rousset won the TA Singles National Championship Title.

[Photo] Men’s Tennis makes program history

October 19, 2018

(Left to right) Sophomore Gabriel Nery and freshman Sander Jans won the ITA Doubles National Championship Title and sophomore Nicolas Rousset won the TA...

Lady Saints perfect after first day at nationals

Lady Saints perfect after first day at nationals

May 7, 2018

The Seward County women’s tennis team survived the first day of competition at the NJCAA National Championship in Waco, Texas on Sunday, going a perfect...

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[Photo] Men’s Tennis remains undefeated

March 2, 2018

Courtesy Photo

Sophomore infielder, Kaitlin Ammerman, attempts a catch during Sunday's double-header. The Lady Saints softball split with Lamar Community College, 10-1 and 5-1.

[Photo] Softball splits with Lamar in home opener

February 19, 2018

Sophomore infielder, Kaitlin Ammerman, attempts a catch during Sunday's double-header. The Lady Saints softball split with Lamar Community College, 10-1...

Mollie Mounsey and Brennyn Seagler both sign to play at 4-year universities. Mounsey will attend CSU and Seagler will attend OCU.

[Photo] Mounsey makes history scoring 1,000 career points

January 12, 2018

Mollie Mounsey and Brennyn Seagler both sign to play at 4-year universities. Mounsey will attend CSU and Seagler will attend OCU.

The Lady Saints celebrate after scoring a point against Barton Community College. SCCC beat Barton in 3-1 on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Greenhouse.

[Photo] Lady Saints gain tough victory over Barton

October 19, 2017

The Lady Saints celebrate after scoring a point against Barton Community College. SCCC beat Barton in 3-1 on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in the Greenhouse.

Ben Finet picks up a win for the Saints with his forehand.

[Photo] Men’s Tennis Team Victorious against Barton and Iowa Central

March 28, 2017

Ben Finet picks up a win for the Saints with his forehand.

(photo credit SCCC Athletics)

[Photo] Lady Saints head to second round

March 7, 2017

(photo credit SCCC Athletics)

Mounsey named national player of the week

Mounsey named national player of the week

December 8, 2016

It's been a busy week for Mollie Mounsey. On Tuesday, she was named Jayhawk Conference Player of the Week. Then and even bigger honor came Wednesday when...

Seward sharpshooter Mounsey named Jayhawk player of the week

Seward sharpshooter Mounsey named Jayhawk player of the week

December 7, 2016

Leading the Lady Saints to a pair of wins last week, freshman guard Mollie Mounsey has been named the Jayhawk Conference Player of the Week as announced...

Kevin Sims named Jayhawk player of the week

Kevin Sims named Jayhawk player of the week

December 7, 2016

Putting on a scoring clinic in a pair of Seward games this week, Saints guard, Kevin Sims, has been named the Jayhawk Conference Player of the Week in...

Joanna Grymek named Jayhawk player of the week

Joanna Grymek named Jayhawk player of the week

November 22, 2016

Helping lead the #20 Seward County Lady Saints to a pair of wins this week over Jayhawk Conference foes, sophomore center Joanna Grymek has been named...

Mesa & Nascimento lead four on All-Region team

Mesa & Nascimento lead four on All-Region team

November 14, 2016

Following their first Region VI Championship in 13 years on Sunday, four Seward County Lady Saints were honored as members of the 2016 NJCAA All-Region...

Five Lady Saints Named All-Conference

Five Lady Saints Named All-Conference

November 9, 2016

The Jayhawk West and Region VI Champion Seward County Lady Saints were showered by postseason awards on Monday as the league released its 2016 KJCCC All-Conference...

Seward Captures First Region Title Since 2003

Seward Captures First Region Title Since 2003

November 7, 2016

The Seward County Lady Saints captured their first NJCAA Region VI Championship in 13 years Sunday afternoon in Hutchinson, dominating Colby 3-0 before...

Pereira Tabbed NJCAA National Player of the Week

Pereira Tabbed NJCAA National Player of the Week

November 4, 2016

One day after receiving the first Jayhawk West Player of the Week award of her Seward County career, Lady Saint sophomore Amanda Pereira one upped herself...

Sunrise outlasts Saints in double overtime

Sunrise outlasts Saints in double overtime

November 2, 2016

The Saints basketball team took a loss after a hard fight in double overtime against Sunrise Christian. After 50 minutes, the Buffaloes edged out to finish...

Amanda Pereira Named Jayhawk West Player of the Week

Amanda Pereira Named Jayhawk West Player of the Week

November 2, 2016

For the first time in her career on the final chance of her Seward County career, Lady Saints setter Amanda Pereira has been named the Jayhawk West Player...

Maritza Mesa Nets Jayhawk West Defensive Player of the Week

November 2, 2016

Helping the Seward County Lady Saints to their first Jayhawk West Championship in seven seasons this week, Seward County sophomore Maritza Mesa has been...

Nascimento Named Jayhawk Player of the Week For Second Straight Week

Nascimento Named Jayhawk Player of the Week For Second Straight Week

October 27, 2016

After a relatively slow start to the season, Seward County freshman Mariana Nascimento is beginning to find her groove as shown on Wednesday when the Jayhawk...

Belissa Guidotti has been named the Jayhawk West Defensive Player of the Week for the week of September 5-11.

Guidotti named defensive player of the week

September 14, 2016

Leading the Lady Saints to four wins last week thanks to an intimidating presence at the net, Seward County sophomore Belissa Guidotti has been named the...

Mesa Nabs Jayhawk West Player of the Week Honors

Mesa Nabs Jayhawk West Player of the Week Honors

September 8, 2016

Putting up just under four kills per set while hitting at a .362 clip on the week, Seward County sophomore Maritza Mesa was honored by the Jayhawk Conference...

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