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The Seward County Community College baseball doubleheader against Barton County Community College scheduled for Saturday in Liberal has been postponed due to inclement field conditions. The Saints (19-15, 6-4) and the Cougars (16-13, 3-3) have reschedule their Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader for Friday, April 6 at 1 p.m. at Brent Gould Field on the campus of SCCC.
The Seward County Community College volleyball team has been ranked 10th nationally in the National Junior College Athletic Association Fall Academic Teams of the Year. The Lady Saints accumulated a team grade point average of 3.42 for the fall academic semester.

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Seward County Community College freshman Tegan Cunningham has been named a 2007 Kodak/WBCA First Team All-American. The Womenís Basketball Coaches Association and Eastman Kodak Company announced their 25th year of the Kodak/WBCA All-American Team last week. Cunningham, a 6-foot-1-inch forward from Doncaster, Australia, was named to the first team among the top 10 players in the nation. Seward County freshman guard Chontaye Walter was named to the Honorable Mention All-American list.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader against Garden City Community College on Wednesday afternoon at Williams Stadium in Garden City. SCCC freshman Tomas Cruz pitched 5.1 innings of relief to help lead the Saints in a 7-3 victory in game-two, after entering the game in the second inning with the bases loaded and two outs. Seward County was defeated by the Broncbusters in game-one, 8-3. The Saints are now 19-15 overall and 6-4 in the Jayhawk West, while Garden City is now 19-11 overall and 5-3 in conference competition.

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Entering Tuesdayís non-conference doubleheader, the Seward County Community College softball team had the fourth best team winning percentage in the nation. After sweeping Clarendon College 5-4 and 11-2 (five-innings), the No. 20 nationally-ranked Lady Saints pushed their team winning percentage even higher as they improve their overall record to 31-5 (.861) overall this season. Jennifer Collins hit the game winning home run in the sixth inning in game-one, and Stephanie McCarthy earned both wins on the mound pitching in a total of eight innings for Seward County as they recorded their 12th doubleheader sweep of the season. Seward County also improved to 10-0 at Lady Saints Softball Field this season where they have scored at least 10 runs in seven of the 10 games on their home field.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team swept Pratt Community College 12-2 (five innings) and 5-3 on Sunday afternoon at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. The Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader sweep is the first for the Saints this season. Sophomore Erik Hegstad hit three home runs and sophomore Toby Davis launched two home runs for the Saints in the doubleheader. The Saints improve to 18-14 overall this season and to 5-3 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Ninth-place Pratt falls to 0-4 overall and to 0-4 in Jayhawk West Conference play. The Saints are currently in second-place in the Western Division.

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Seward County Community College menís basketball coach Dave Brown has announced his resignation as head basketball coach. Brown recently completed his 15th season as a coach at SCCC, including the past 11 years as head coach of the Saints. Brown was hired in 1992-93 as an assistant coach to then head coach Dale Reed. After spending four years as the assistant coach for SCCC, Brown was named head coach in 1996-97. During his tenure at the helm of the Saints program, Brown became the all-time career wins leader and winning percentage leader in Saints menís basketball history.

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The No. 2 seeded Seward County Community College womenís basketball team defeated No. 15 seeded Walters State Community College 56-45, in the first round of the NJCAA D-I National Tournament on Tuesday evening at the Bicentennial Center in Salina. The defense of SCCC led the way as they advance to the quarterfinals on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. against No. 10 seed Salt Lake Community College. Seward County freshman forward Tegan Cunningham was the only player in Monday nightís game to score in double-figures with a game-high 20 points. Seward County improves their overall record to 34-1 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College softball team split their opening doubleheader in Phoenix, Ariz., against Glendale Community College on Sunday afternoon. The Lady Saints dropped the first contest 4-3, as Glendale made a late comeback to win the game in the bottom of the seventh inning. Seward County collected the split with a 7-1 victory in the nightcap with several players having big games at the plate. Sophomore Stephanie McCarthy allowed just one run picking up her team-leading 12th victory of the season. The Lady Saints are now 23-5 overall this season and remain 8-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team has started their Phoenix spring break trip with a 2-2 overall record. The Saints split against Glendale Community College on Saturday, winning game-one 4-3 and losing game-two 15-4. Seward County was in action again on Sunday splitting two non-conference games against Seminole State College and Fort Scott Community College. The Saints left runners on base against Seminole State and couldnít get the big hit losing 3-1, and then picked up a win in their final game of the day against Fort Scott, 11-8. No. 17 Seward County is now 13-11 overall this season and remain 3-3 in the Jayhawk West Conference. The Saints will continue play in Phoenix on Monday against Chandler Gilbert Community College at 2 p.m.

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The Seward County Community College softball team is nearing the half-way point of their 2007 season. On Thursday afternoon Seward County continued their perfect conference season with a sweep on the road at Colby Community College. The Lady Saints defeated Colby 6-0 in game-one and 10-1 in game-two. Sophomore pitcher Dana McLaren tossed her second one-hitter of the season in game-one and sophomore outfielder Haley Martin hit her first career home run in the nightcap. Seward County improves to 22-4 overall, 8-0 in the Jayhawk West and is now 2-0 in District play. Colby falls to 3-11 overall, 1-5 in the Jayhawk West and 2-2 in the District standings.

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The National Junior College Athletic Association Region VI Womenís Director announced the 2007 NJCAA D-I Region VI Womenís Basketball All-Region Teams on Thursday morning. Seward County Community College freshman Tegan Cunningham received the most votes and was named Region VI Player of the Year. Cunningham was also named First Team All-Region along with sophomore teammate, Taushelle Rushing, who received the seventh most votes among the Jayhawk West and Jayhawk East womenís players. The All-Region teams include 10 first team selections and five honorable mention picks.

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The National Junior College Athletic Association Region VI Menís Director announced the 2007 NJCAA D-I Region VI Menís Basketball All-Region Teams on Thursday morning. Seward County Community College sophomore Theron Wilson was named First Team and received the sixth most votes among the Jayhawk West and Jayhawk East menís players. Sophomore Julian Allen (Garden City C.C.) was named Region VI Most Valuable Player. The All-Region teams include 10 first team selections and five honorable mention picks.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team split their eighth consecutive doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon against Hutchinson Community College. The Saints split the conference doubleheader with the Blue Dragons at Brent Gould Field with SCCC winning game-one 7-6, in come from behind fashion, and the Dragons dominating the Saints 12-4 in the nightcap. No. 17 Seward County is now 11-9 overall and 3-3 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Hutchinson moves their record to 14-5 overall and to 3-1 in conference play.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team won the NJCAA D-I Region VI Tournament against Coffeyville Community College 68-65, in overtime on Wednesday night at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita. It was the most dramatic game of the season for the No. 1 seeded Lady Saints (33-1) as they defeated tournament No. 2 seed Coffeyville C.C. (30-4). The Seward County basketball program continues their dominating ways in the Region VI Tournament winning their fifth title in the last nine years. The Lady Saints were led by their three Region VI All-Tournament Team selections, Chontaye Walter, Taushelle Rushing and Most Valuable Player Tegan Cunningham. Seward County will advance to the NJCAA D-I National Tournament in Salina on Mar. 20-24, at the Bicentennial Center.

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The Seward County Community College softball team hit 11 home runs in a Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader sweep against Dodge City Community College on Thursday afternoon in Dodge City. The Lady Saints improved their winning streak to 14 games, including six conference wins in a row, with a 10-1 win in game-one and a 14-4 (five innings) victory in the nightcap. Sophomore designated player Sarah Venegas led the SCCC offense with four home runs, including three straight home runs in game-two. Seward County improves to 17-3 overall this season and to 6-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Dodge City falls to 4-4 overall and to 4-2 in conference competition.

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The Womenís Basketball Coaches Association, in cooperation with Eastman Kodak Company, announced on Thursday the finalists for the 2007 Kodak/WBCA All-America Junior College/Community College Basketball Team. Seward County Community College freshmen Tegan Cunningham and Chontaye Walter are among the 32 finalists who are voted upon by WBCA members and coaches in each of the nine WBCA geographical regions. Cunningham and Walter are in the running to be selected to the 10 member Kodak/WBCA All-American Team.

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In the largest upset in the Region VI Tournament since 2005, the No. 13 seeded Seward County Community College menís basketball team shocked tournament No. 4 seed Independence Community College 76-75, with a remarkable comeback in the second-half to advance to the NJCAA Region VI Tournament in Wichita on Sunday. The Saints used a 29-12 run in the second-half to come back from a 13 point deficit at halftime to defeat the Pirates who were the Jayhawk East Conference runner-up this season. Seward County improves to 17-13 overall and Independence ends their season with a 20-11 overall record.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team defeated Neosho County Community College 98-37, in the NJCAA Region VI First Round Playoff game on Wednesday night at the Green House in Liberal. Seward County, the Region VI Tournament No. 1 seed was led by five double-figure scorers as they had no trouble with the tournamentís No. 16 seed Neosho County. Seward County sophomore Taushelle Rushing also had a special evening breaking the Lady Saints all-time single-season record for steals with 183. Seward County will advance to the Region VI Tournament Quarterfinals where they will play No. 8 seed Labette Community College at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 10 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita. Seward County improves to 30-1 overall and Neosho County completes their season with a 4-27 overall record.

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The Seward County Community College softball team swept Hutchinson Community College 5-0 and 16-8 in a Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at Hutchinson C.C. Seward Countyís pitching staff didnít allow an earned run in the doubleheader and the Lady Saints pounded out 25 base hits including four home runs for their 11th and 12th consecutive victories this season. Seward County improves to 15-3 overall and to 4-0 in the Jayhawk West. Hutchinson falls to 3-5 overall and 2-2 in Western Division competition.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team opened their Jayhawk West Conference schedule on Tuesday with a doubleheader split against defending Region VI Tournament Champion Butler C.C. at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. The Saints fell to the Grizzlies 12-10 (eight innings) in game-one, with Seward County winning game-two 9-2. Butler out-slugged the Saints and took advantage of four SCCC errors to win the opener. Seward County then rebounded with a dominating win in game-two, behind a complete game pitching effort from freshman Nathaniel Weems. Seward County is now 9-7 overall and 1-1 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Butler is now 8-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team will be playing in the NJCAA Region VI First Round Playoff at the Green House on Wednesday, Mar. 7, against Neosho County Community College. The No. 2 Lady Saints (29-1) will host the Lady Panthers (4-26) at 6 p.m. FREE tickets for Wednesday nightís game will be at the following sponsors locations: Wheatridge Park & Care Center, Stu Emmertís Automotive and Days Inn, along with First National Bank in Liberal.
Seward County Community College sophomore menís basketball players Theron Wilson and Michael Tyree were named Jayhawk West All-Conference on Monday afternoon by Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference officials. The Jayhawk West & East menís basketball All-Conference teams were announced and Wilson was named Second Team All-Conference and Tyree was named Honorable Mention All-Conference. Barton County C.C. head coach Craig Fletchall was named Conference Coach of the Year, Garden City C.C. sophomore Julian Allen was named Conference Most Valuable Player and Cloud County C.C. freshman Ricky Jackson was named Conference Freshman of the Year.

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Seward County Community College womenís basketball head coach Toby Wynn has been named Jayhawk West Conference Coach of the Year and freshman Tegan Cunningham has been named Jayhawk West Conference Most Valuable Player and Jayhawk West Conference Freshman of the Year. Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference officials announced today the Jayhawk West and Jayhawk East All-Conference teams and Seward County C.C. racked up the honors with Wynn and Cunningham receiving top honors and Taushelle Rushing (First Team), Chontaye Walter (Second Team) and Chelsea Blackshear (Honorable Mention) also being named to the All-Conference list.

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The Seward County Community College softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader from Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa 10-9 and 7-2, on Sunday afternoon at Lady Saints Softball Field in Liberal. The Lady Saints extend their current winning streak to 10 games over the last two and a half weeks. Seward County hit five home runs and was led by sophomore outfielder Lili Franco, who went 4-for-5 with three runs scored, two RBI and a home run in the doubleheader. Seward County improves to 13-3 overall this season and remains 2-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team closed out their regular season schedule with a convincing 105-71 victory over Colby Community College, on sophomore recognition night at the Green House. SCCC Sophomores Martrelle Patterson, Hank Harris, Michael Tyree and Theron Wilson played for the last time at the Green House in the Saints 34 point victory. Each of the Saints sophomores scored in double-figures and Seward County shot 56 percent from the field in the second-half. The Saints finish the regular season in seventh-place in the Jayhawk West Conference with a 16-13 overall record and a 7-9 record in the Jayhawk West. Ninth-place Colby finishes their season with a 5-25 overall record and a 1-15 record in conference play.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team defeated Colby Community College 100-63, on sophomore recognition night at the Green House Saturday evening. It was the final regular season game for sophomores Taushelle Rushing and Chelsea Blackshear at the Green House, as they both helped the No. 2 Lady Saints in their 37 point blowout victory. Seward County had five players score in double-figures and SCCC out-rebounded the Lady Trojans 45-33, in their last game before the start of the post-season. Seward County closes out the regular season with a 29-1 overall record and a 15-1 record to win the Jayhawk West Conference regular season championship. Colby finishes the regular season in fifth-place in Western Division play with an overall record of 10-20 and a 6-10 mark in the Jayhawk West.

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This Saturday, Mar. 3 at the Seward County Community College womenís basketball game will be Taushelle Rushing Night at the Green House. Rushing, a 5-foot-8-inch sophomore guard from Wynnewood, Okla., will be the featured sophomore player on 100 posters that will be given away FREE. Posters will be given away free to the first 100 fans through the east-gate starting at 5:15 p.m. The Saints and Lady Saints will be facing Colby Community College Saturday night at the Green House for sophomore recognition night.
The Seward County Community College softball team had their bats alive in their Jayhawk West Conference opening doubleheader sweep over Pratt Community College on Thursday afternoon at Lady Saints Softball Field. Seward County dominated the Lady Beavers in two run-rule victories with a 12-4 win in game-one and a 13-0 shutout in the nightcap. Three Seward County players recorded four hits and three players each tallied six RBI in the doubleheader. Seward County improves their current winning streak to eight games and are now 11-3 overall this season and 2-0 in the Jayhawk West. Pratt falls to 2-7 overall and to 0-2 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team put on a defensive clinic in the second-half during their 88-36 blowout against Pratt Community College on Wednesday night at the Green House. Seward County trailed Pratt 20-25 with 6:45 remaining in the first-half. The Lady Saints finished the half on a 17-2 run and completed the final 26 minutes and 45 seconds of the game on a 68-11 romp over the Lady Beavers. Jayhawk West first-place Seward County also learned they moved up to No. 2 in the final regular season NJCAA Top 25 poll that was released this afternoon. The Lady Saints improve to 28-1 overall and to 14-1 in the Jayhawk West. Seventh-place Pratt falls to 5-24 overall and to 2-13 in conference competition.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team lost a double overtime thriller at the Green House to Pratt Community College 109-107, as Prattís Richard McAfee made two free throws with 0:02.2 seconds remaining in the second overtime period. The Saints made the game a classic with Michael Tyree hitting four free throws to send the game into the first overtime and Ervin Williams making a tip-in to send the game into the second overtime with two seconds left in the first O.T. The loss guarantees the Saints seventh-place in the Jayhawk West Conference, posting a 15-13 overall record and a 6-9 record in Jayhawk West Conference. Pratt improves to 23-6 overall and to 10-5 in the Western Division.

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