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Reaching back, Justine Lepses eyes the ball coming toward her. She returns service with a backhand.

Justine Lespes

Mary Ramirez, Reporter
November 9, 2021

It was a historic fall season for Justine Lespes. The sophomore tennis player was the first in Lady Saints history to advance to the ITA national single’s...

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...

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...

Mens tennis has historic finish at nationals

Men’s tennis has historic finish at nationals

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...

Sophomore Carlo Izurieta from Guayaquil, Ecuador became interested in tennis between the age of nine and ten. Izurieta enjoys tennis because he likes winning. “I like complicated games and win them. Losing isn’t bad as long as you learn from it.” After Iqurieta finishes up at SCCC, he would like to attend a division one university such as University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Middle Georgia State University or University of Wisconsin.

Men and Women’s tennis sweep Region VI tourney, head to nationals

April 29, 2019

Over the weekend, the women and men’s tennis teams won the Region VI championships. The Lady Saints, who are ranked seventh, won their third consecutive...

The SCCC womens tennis team is No. 5 in the nation. The Lady Saints are 5-3 and went 2-2 at the tournament. (File Photo)

Lady Saints win Pensacola Invitational to ABAC

Annette Meza, Copy Editor
March 18, 2019

The No. 5 Seward County Community College women's tennis team finished the Pensacola Invitational on a winning note with a 7-2 win to No. 14 Abraham Baldwin...

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