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Ryle Riddlesperger is a full-time student and Saints basketball player. He also enjoys playing video games such as Fortnite or LEGO Fortnite in his free time when he isn’t at practice.

Ryle Riddlespurger

Lily Gonzalez, Reporter
February 9, 2024

What is your major? I’m in sports management. Do you have any hobbies or interests outside of sports?  Go fishing a little bit, play video...

Saints soccer team joyfully posing after a home win.

First SCCC Men’s Soccer beat the odds, made it to playoffs

Zoe Lampe and Roselyne Garay
December 11, 2023

Aug. 23 was Seward County Community College's first ever soccer game. The stands were packed full with excited fans waiting for the game. Unfortunately,...

Ryan Shields jumps past a Lope and speeds by with the ball. A midfielder on the team, Shields, comes from Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom.

Saints soccer team snags victory over Lamar Lopes in second half

Roselyne Garay, Reporter
September 5, 2023

The Saints soccer team scored a big win in the night game against Lamar Community College on Thursday, Aug. 31. After both teams equally fought and tied...

Last night was not only the Saints’ last home game but it was also their sophomore night. Before their game, four sophomores were recognized for the Saints.

Saints take tough loss

Brianna Rich, Photo Editor
February 23, 2023

The Saints took a tough loss last night after a close game against the Blue Dragons with the final score being 71-76. Their overall record so far this...

Forward Mario Whitley, a sophomore from Detroit, Michigan, gets ready to go up for the jump ball. Whitley gained 13 rebounds last night making his overall rebounds 126.

Saints take close win

Brianna Rich, Photo Editor
February 2, 2023

The Saints fought for the win last night against Cloud County Community College. The Saints won with the final score being 69-60 and now their record is...

As students started outlining their cookies, Veenstra demonstrated further the proper way to outline a cookie. The bag should be held further away from the cookie, and the frosting is supposed to flow out and lay naturally instead of forcing it to come out onto the cookie.

Getting Spooky with Cookies

Megan Berg, Feature Editor
October 31, 2022

Despite the association, sugar cookies are not just for Christmas. On October 25, Julie Veenstra, owner of her own baking company, taught a Halloween themed...

Cassandra Norin, director of the library, introduces keynote speaker for the final Saints Scribes events. The speaker for lunch was Steve Wolgast, a New York Times editor for nine years and current professor at the University of Kansas.

Library hosts final Saints Scribes event

Megan Berg, Feature Editor
October 17, 2022

The smell of Italian spices wafting through the hall at lunchtime was enough for students to explore what was happening in the library. With free pizza...

The sophomores were recognized on the field instead of walking across the stage during their doubleheader. They received their diplomas and a picture of themselves playing during their career at Seward. [Pictured left to right are Dylan Day, Reed Thomas, Jase Schneider, Mason Martinez, Gannon Hardin, Brody Boisvert, and Zach Walker]

Two celebrations in one doubleheader

Brianna Rich and Laura Gillespie
May 9, 2022

May 7 was not only a celebration for 2022 graduates but also for former Head Baseball Coach and Athletic Director, Galen McSpadden. This jersey retirement...

Jaylin Henderson finishes off a power dunk by hanging on the rim. The freshman guard scored 12 points against Garden City but the Saints lost 81-65.

Saints lose to No. 18 Garden City

Seyun Park, Photographer
February 7, 2022

The Saints tried to hang close to No. 18. Garden City but the Broncbusters kept the lead and eventually pulled away. Garden City came away with the 81-65...

Sukarata Jawara puts his hands in the passing lane so Pratt cannot see. The Saints beat Pratt with a good first half defensive effort.

Saints basketball beats the Beavers

Victoria Martins, Photographer
November 18, 2021

The Saints used a big first half to pull off a win Wednesday night against Pratt Community College, 98-84. The win brings Seward County Community College’s...

Julian McGowan, guard for the Saints, takes the ball between his legs as part of his trick for the dunk competition on Oct. 28 at the Greenhouse. McGowan is from Trenton, New Jersey.

Preview Night gives first look at basketball teams

Reece Hay, Reporter
October 29, 2021

The Saints and Lady Saints held the annual basketball Preview night for the 2021-22 season on Oct. 28. The night consisted of a three point contest, dunk...

As the team scrimmages against each other, the Lady Saints look up to the air to find the ball. Malena Catala, a freshman from Argentina, gets prepared to hit the ball. The volleyball has their first home match and conference game Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Greenhouse.

Volleyball uses off-season to prep for national dominance

William Swanson, Club Reporter
August 24, 2021

Just four months after a heartbreaking loss to Barton in the Region VI championship, the Saints’ volleyball team practices in the same gym where a 3-point...

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