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The Saints Booster Club has announced they will host a Texas Hold Emí Poker Tournament on Sunday, October 15, at the Elks Lodge in Liberal. A $25 donation will register a player to compete for the title of Texas Hold Emí Champion. Included in the poker tournament will be a second-chance tourney for all players who have been eliminated from the championship competition. A $15 donation will enter players back into the second chance tourney.

To register for the Texas Hold emí Tournament call the SCCC Athletic Office at (620) 629-2731. Registration is open to the first 200 people who sign up.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball program has announced their 2006-2007 regular season basketball schedule. The Saints are coming off a 21-10 overall record in 2005-2006, where they return four letterman and two returning starters. The Saints 06-07 season is highlighted by 16 home games, including eight home games during the non-conference schedule (Nov. 2-Dec. 9, 2006). During the past decade, Seward County basketball has posted a remarkable 126-30 home record playing in front of the Liberal fans at the Green House.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball program has announced their 2006-2007 schedule. Lady Saints second year head coach, Toby Wynn (25-7 record) and assistant coach, Kim Ortega-Davis, welcome back five letterman including returning starters Ilda Chambe and Taushelle Rushing. The Lady Saints 2006-2007 schedule includes 14 home games, including six home games during their non-conference schedule. The Lady Saints will also take a winter break trip to Palm Springs, California, where they will take on San Bernardino College (Dec. 29) and Imperial Valley College (Dec. 30).

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team broke a two match losing streak on Wednesday night at Cloud County Community College. The Lady Saints defeated the Lady Thunderbirds 30-25, 30-25, 26-30, 25-30 and 15-7, in their first Jayhawk West Conference victory of the season. The Lady Saints also picked up a win in their division race and move to 1-1 in Jayhawk West and division play this season. Seward County improves to 12-13 overall this season and Cloud County, who entered the evening tied for first place, falls to 10-10 overall and 3-1 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Seward County will travel to Midland, Texas, where they will compete in the Midland College Classic Sept. 29-30.

Seward County opens competition on Friday at 1:00 p.m. against Alvin J.C. (13-13) and will then play against New Mexico Military Institute at 5:00 p.m.

No statistics were reported in the Lady Saints match against Cloud County C.C.
The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) will host their annual Baseball Sophomore Showcase All-Star Weekend, Oct.6-8, in Wichita, Kan., at Lawrence Dumont Stadium. Seward County Community College will have three sophomore players who will represent Seward County and will compete in the Jayhawk West vs. Jayhawk East All-Star Games. Sophomores, Erik Hegstad, Kai Kirby and Bo Merrell will play for the Jayhawk West in two all-star games (seven innings each) on Saturday, Oct. 7 and one (nine inning game) game on Sunday, Oct. 8.

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The Seward County Community College menís and womenís tennis teams are both playing their only home matches of the fall 2006 season today. The Saints will begin play at 1:30 at the SCCC Tennis Courts, while the womenís team will also start at 1:30 p.m. at Blue Bonnet Park. The Saints and Lady Saints will take on Hutchinson Community College.

This will be your only chance to catch the SCCC tennis teams at home this year. Both the menís and womenís program are coming off successful seasons in 2005-2006, where they each finished their seasons in the Top 10 at the NJCAA National Tournament. The Saints and Lady Saints will battle Hutchinson C.C. in both singles and doubles competition.
Seward County Tennis Plays at Home Tomorrow Against Hutchinson C.C. (1:30 p.m.)

The Seward County Community College menís and womenís tennis teams traveled to Barton County Community College last weekend where they each picked up victories over the Cougars and Lady Cougars. The menís program won 10-3 and the Lady Saints won 6-3 over Barton County. Both the Saints and Lady Saints will make their only appearance at home this fall season tomorrow, September 26, hosting Hutchinson C.C. at 1:30 p.m. The Saints will begin play at the SCCC Tennis Courts with the Lady Saints beginning their competition at Blue Bonnet Park, also in Liberal.

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team dropped their two finals matches of the Wyo-Braska Shootout yesterday against No. 13 Northeastern Colorado J.C. (14-3) and Central Wyoming College (2-7). Seward County lost their opening match on Saturday to N.E. Colorado in three-games (16-30, 26-30, 19-30) and couldnít find a way to win a five-game match against Central Wyoming College (31-33, 13-30, 30-26, 30-27, 12-15). SCCC completed competition at the three-day Wyo-Braska Shootout with a 3-4 record. The Lady Saints on the season fall to 11-13 overall and remain 0-1 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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Day-two of the Wyo-Braska Shootout has been completed for the Seward County Community College volleyball team, who defeated Eastern Wyoming College 30-17, 30-22 and 30-21, in a dominating performance in their second match on Friday. Seward County only needed three games to defeated E. Wyoming with strong performances from several SCCC Lady Saints players. Seward County is now 3-2 in the shootout, and improves to 11-11 overall this season. Eastern Wyoming falls to 1-12 on the season. Seward County will complete their shootout competition tomorrow when they travel back to Scottsbluff, Neb.

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team began day-two of the Wyo-Braska Shootout this morning against No. 17 Western Wyoming Community College. The Lady Saints inconsistency continued as they dropped their match in four games to the nationally ranked Western Wyoming Mustangs. SCCC was defeated 17-30, 30-27, 24-30 and 29-31 in their first of two matches today at Torrington, Wyoming. The Lady Saints move their shootout record to 2-2 overall with three matches remaining in the shootout. SCCC drops to 10-11 overall this season and Western Wyoming improves to 19-3 on the season.

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The Seward County Community College Lady Saints volleyball team completed competition in the first day at the Wyo-Braska Shootout with a win against Laramie County Community College. Seward County split their first two matches on Thursday before defeating Laramie County 30-23, 32-30, 26-30 and 30-27 on Thursday night in Scottsbluff, Neb. Seward County improves to 10-10 overall this season and is now 2-1 in the Wyo-Braska Shootout. Laramie County drops to 2-6 overall this season.

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After winning their opening match at the Wyo-Braska Shootout, the Seward County Community College volleyball team lost their second match of the day to Casper College, 30-27, 30-25, 21-30, 28-30 and 14-16. The Lady Saints have posted a 1-1 record at the shootout after defeating Sheridan College in a three-game sweep earlier on Thursday. SCCC falls to 9-10 overall this season and Casper improves to 12-10 overall this year. Seward Countyís final match on Thursday will be played against Laramie County C.C. (2-5) at 10:00 p.m.

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team opened play at the Wyo-Braksa Shootout today against Sheridan College, in Scottsbluff, Neb. The Lady Saints defeated Sheridan College 30-25, 30-26 and 30-20, sweeping Sheridan in route to their opening match victory at the three-day shootout. Sheridan College falls to 1-11 overall this season, Seward County improves to 9-9 overall and remains 0-1 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The Seward County Community College womenís tennis team competed last weekend at the Bethany College Tournament in Lindsborg, Kan. The Lady Saints as a team went 14-11 overall in match competition with seven singles players and three doubles pair taking on the competition. Seward County competed against several four-year universities and junior colleges in the tournament last weekend. Seward County used a strong performance from freshman, Erica Herrera, to claim one tournament champion as Herrera won the 6th Flight division.

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The Seward County Community College menís tennis team traveled to Lindsborg, Kan., last weekend to compete in the Bethany College Tournament. The Saints finished competition with a 19-15 overall record. SCCC sophomore, Adam Hambleton, led the Saints with a tournament championship in the 4th flight at No. 6 singles. The Saints tennis program competed against four-year universities and colleges along with junior colleges last weekend. Seward County improves to 48-24 overall this fall season.

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team opened their Jayhawk West Conference schedule at the Green House against the Colby Community College Lady Trojans on Monday night. SCCC had a commanding lead at 2-1, but fell in the fourth and fifth games to Colby to lose the match 31-29, 23-30, 30-25, 26-30 and 14-16. Colby (9-9 overall) improves to 3-0 in conference and remains in first place in the Jayhawk West. The Lady Trojans have picked up conference wins against Butler, Pratt and now Seward County. The Lady Saints fall to 8-9 overall and to 0-1 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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According to an article written by Marisa Agah of The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.), former Seward County Community College menís basketball player, Mark Anthony Hall II, died in a fatal car crash early Saturday morning on Highway 60 in Riverside County. Hall, 20, died from injuries after bring thrown from a Ford Explorer that Hall was driving, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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The Seward County Community College womenís tennis team competed at the Wichita Collegiate Tennis Tournament last weekend. The Lady Saints went a combined 10-13 in singles and doubles competition. Two SCCC players earned tournament titles while competing in their first collegiate tournaments. The Wichita Collegiate Tournament is designed to have junior college and four-year tennis program compete against each other in every flight category.

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The Seward County Community College menís tennis team started their fall season last weekend at the Wichita Collegiate Tennis Tournament. The Saints went 29-9 at the tournament and four players were tournament champions and three were tournament runner-up champs. The Saints competed against junior college and four-year programs.

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The Seward County Community College softball team begins their fall 2006 season a year after winning their second consecutive NJCAA Region VI Tournament. Fifth year head coach, Andrea Gustafson, has led the Lady Saints to an 83-44 overall record during the last two seasons. Gustafsonís Lady Saints are entering new territory this year after nine sophomores departed after winning back-to-back Region VI titles. Among the talented sophomore class were five starting positions players and the Lady Saints No. 1 and No. 2 pitchers. On the bright side, Gustafson does return seven player including three players who each received All-Conference and All-Region VI honors.

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The Seward County Community College baseball program has began their fall season with their schedule of fall scrimmages. Head Coach, Galen McSpadden, is beginning his 26th year at SCCC, feels this yearís team welcomes back key returning players with the addition of some very talented high school athletes. The Saints are coming off a 33-27 overall record in 2006, with a fourth place finish at the Region VI Tournament. McSpaddenís coaching staff in 2006-2007 will include seventh year assistant coach, Mike Davidson, and first year assistant coach, Chris Rowland. The Saints return 10 sophomores, one red-shirt freshman and have welcomed in 20 newcomers for this year.

McSpadden knows there will be challenge with 21 newcomers this spring. But, with two All-Conference selections, and several players who made an impact in the Jayhawk West Conference last season, the freshmen will have the opportunity to learn from players and coaches who know what it takes to win in this conference.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball program has signed nine freshmen for the 2006-2007 basketball season. Saints head coach, Dave Brown, enters his 11th year with the Saints and will be joined by first year assistant coach, Aaron Kallhoff, who came to SCCC after three seasons as the assistant coach at Allen County Community College. Brown and Kallhoff will work with five returning sophomores, one red-shirt freshman and nine newcomers in the 06-07 campaign. Brown and the Saints are coming off a 21-10 season in 2005-2006, where they received a No. 3 NJCAA Top 20 ranking earlier in the season.

This yearís recruiting class includes five guards and four post players. The Saints return five players, with two returning starters (Theron Wilson and Michael Tyree). Last season the Saints lost five sophomores, four of whom transferred to NCAA Division I programs.

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team rebounded after an 0-4 start in the Salt Lake City Tournament, with a perfect 3-0 day on Saturday to win the consolation bracket. Seward County defeated Pierce College (30-24, 20-30, 30-26, 30-25), Mt. Hood Community College (30-19, 31-29, 22-30, 30-28) and College of Eastern Utah (34-32, 27-30, 23-30, 30-20, 15-8) to win the consolation bracket finals. The No. 15 ranked Lady Saints improve to 8-8 overall this season and will open their Jayhawk West Conference schedule next Monday against Colby C.C. at the Green House.

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A day after losing all of four matches of their pool play competition, the Seward County Community College volleyball team bounced back to win three consecutive matches to win the consolation bracket at the Salt Lake City Tournament. Saturdayís final day of competition at the tournament was played with a best-three-out-of-five games format. Nationally ranked Seward County improves to 8-8 overall this season and remains 0-0 in the Jayhawk West.

The No. 15 ranked Lady Saints defeated Pierce College (CA) this morning 30-24, 20-30, 30-26 and 30-25, to advance to the consolation bracket semi-finals. Seward County got revenge on Mt. Hood C.C., a team that beat SCCC yesterday in pool play competition, 30-19, 31-29, 22-30 and 30-28. In the consolation bracket finals, Seward County won in a come from behind effort 34-32, 27-30, 23-30, 30-20 and 15-8, to win the championship of the consolation bracket.

Seward County was led by sophomore right side hitter, Juliana Nascimento, who was named to the All-Tournament Team.

A complete wrap up of the entire tournament and all of the Lady Saints highlights in their seven matches will be released on Monday.
HENDERSON-Nevada- The Seward County Community College volleyball team finished competition in their first day at the Salt Lake City C.C. Tournament with a loss to Arizona Western College. The No. 15 Lady Saints dropped their final match on Friday 16-30 and 23-30. Seward County falls to 5-8 overall this season, and to 0-4 in tournament competition. Tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. (P.T.) Seward County will begin single elimination bracket competition.

FRIDAY MATCH SCORES:

Central Wyoming defeated No. 15 Seward County (20-30, 26-30)

Mt. Hood defeated No. 15 Seward County (30-28, 28-30, 12-15)

No. 6 Salt Lake City C.C. defeated No. 15 Seward County (22-30, 30-18, 10-15)

Arizona Western College defeated No. 15 Seward County (16-30, 23-30)
HENDERSON-Nevada- The Seward County Community College volleyball team is currently playing at the Salt Lake City C.C. Tournament (SLC) in Henderson, Nevada. After three matches in the first day of competition, the Lady Saints are currently 0-3 in match competition. In their opening match against Central Wyoming C.C. the Lady Saints were defeated 20-30 and 26-30. Their following match, Seward County fell to Mt. Hood C.C. 30-28, 28-30 and 12-15.

In their third match today, Seward County lost to No. 6 Salt Lake City C.C. 22-30, 30-15 and 10-15. Seward County falls to 5-7 overall this season and is currently 0-3 in the SLC Tournament. Seward County will play Arizona Western later today at 6:00 p.m. (CST). Tomorrow, Seward County will play in single elimination bracket competition.
Officials from Hill College have announced the All-Tournament volleyball team from last weekends Hill College Labor Day Tournament, in Hillsboro, Texas. Seward County Community College outside hitter, Janete Ferreira, was one-of-six players chosen to the All-Tournament team. Seward County finished with a 2-2 tournament record, placing them in a three way tie for second place. Midland College won the tournament with a 4-0 record. Panola College, Hill College and Seward all finished 2-2. Brookhaven College went winless last weekend with a 0-4 record.

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The first Saints Booster Club meeting of the 2006-2007 school year is scheduled for tomorrow Wednesday, September 6, at 12:00 p.m. in the SCCC Activities Center in Room SW229D. Join Saints Boosters, Coaches and supporters as the Saints Booster Club starts another year of supporting Saints Athletics.

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The Seward County Community College volleyball team competed at the Hill College Labor Day Tournament last Friday and Saturday. The Lady Saints finished the tournament 2-2, defeating Panola College (30-23, 30-21) and Brookhaven College (20-30, 30-24, 15-7) and dropping matches to Midland College (25-30, 25-30) and Hill College 25-30, 30-25). The Lady Saints move to 5-4 overall this season and remain 0-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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AUGUST 1 Ė AUGUST 31, 2006

Seward County Community College athletics have kicked off the 2006-2007 school year. All of the seven varsity athletic programs at Seward County have their student-athletes on campus and their coaches are now preparing their athletes for what it will take to compete in the Jayhawk West Conference and at the Region VI and National level. This year the Saints and Lady Saints athletic teams welcome back 39 sophomore athletes and welcome a total of 65 student-athletes to SCCC. There are 29 student-athletes from Kansas, 53 from out of the state of Kansas and 22 student-athletes who are from outside of the United State.

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