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The Seward County Community College softball team won their fifth and sixth games in a row with a non-conference doubleheader sweep at No. 28 Lamar Community College on Tuesday afternoon in Lamar, Colo. The Lady Saints defeated the Runniní Lopes 4-2 in game-one and 10-0 in a five-inning run-rule decision in game-two. Seward County sophomore pitchers Dana McLaren and Stephanie McCarthy combined to allow Lamar only two runs and nine base hits in 12 innings of play. Seward County improves their overall record to 9-3 this season.

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This Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Seward County Community College menís and womenís basketball game will be Martrelle Patterson Night at the Green House. Patterson, a 5-foot-11-inch sophomore guard from Liberal, Kansas, 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 Pratt Community College Wednesday night.

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Seward County Community College freshman catcher Luke Hardcastle drove in the game winning runs with a two-run double to left field in the Saints game-one 5-3 victory over Northeastern Colorado J.C. on Monday afternoon at Brent Gould Field. Seward County and the Plainsmen split the non-conference doubleheader, with NJC picking up the victory in game-two, 5-3. The two teams completed their four-game series after splitting the opening doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. The No. 17 ranked Saints are now 7-5 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader against Northeastern Colorado Junior College on Sunday afternoon at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. The Saints defeated the Plainsmen 5-4 in game-one, behind a winning effort on the mound from freshman Karl Whitley. Seward County was defeated 6-5 in game-two, with sophomore left-handed pitcher Eric Everson picking up the loss for the Saints. The Saints are now 6-4 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team lost against Garden City 103-92, at the Perryman Center in Garden City on Sunday evening. The Saints led 33-20 midway through the first-half, but it was Garden City who shot 16-of-24 from three-point range to outscore the Saints 61-44 in the second-half. Garden City sophomore Julian Allen was the star scoring a game-high 30 points to help the Broncbusters snap a three-game losing streak. The Saints drop their second consecutive conference game and fall to 15-12 overall and to 6-8 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Garden City remains in the upper half of the Western Division with a 9-6 conference mark and a 9-18 overall record.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team clinched the 2007 Jayhawk West Conference regular season championship with a 78-42 victory over Garden City Community College on Sunday afternoon at the Perryman Center in Garden City. The Lady Saints won their 10th conference championship since 1994, and the first under second year head coach Toby Wynn. Seward County had five players score in double-figures and held Garden City to 33 percent shooting from the field in the road victory. Seward County will also receive the No. 1 seed from the Jayhawk West Conference, which will be the top seed in the NJCAA D-I Region VI Tournament.

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The Seward County Community College menís and womenís basketball games scheduled for tonight at Garden City Community College have been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Perryman Center in Garden City. The games have been postponed due to inclement weather and road conditions. The No. 3 Seward County Lady Saints will take on the Lady Broncbusters at 3 p.m. with the Saints and Broncbusters following at 5 p.m.
The Seward County Community College baseball program has moved their four-game home series verses Northeastern Colorado Junior College to Sunday, Feb. 25 and Monday, Feb. 26, due to possible inclement weather on Saturday afternoon. The Saints and Plainsmen are scheduled to play non-conference doubleheaders on both Sunday and Monday starting at 1 p.m. at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. The No. 17 ranked Saints enter the series with a 5-3 overall record.
The Seward County Community College softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Clarendon College 5-3 and 8-4. Seward County totaled 23 base hits and scored in seven separate innings throughout the doubleheader. SCCC starting pitcher Dana McLaren tossed a seven inning complete-game two hitter in game-one and first baseman Jennifer Collins went 4-for-6 with three runs scored and two RBI in the doubleheader. Seward County improves to 7-3 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader against Clarendon College on Thursday afternoon at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. Clarendon defeated the Saints 10-6 in game-one and the Saints evened the series with an 8-2 victory in game-two. These two teams split a doubleheader at Clarendon last Sunday. The Saints were led by freshman starting pitcher Tomas Cruz, and sophomores Bo Merrell and Toby Davis in their game-two win. The No. 17 nationally-ranked Saints are now 5-3 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team lost on the road to Cloud County Community College 71-66, on Wednesday night at Arley Bryant Gymnasium in Concordia. Seward County had their opportunities to make a comeback in the second-half, but the Thunderbirds held on to win their sixth consecutive game behind 12 players who scored for the T-Birds in Wednesday nightís victory. The Saints remain in sixth place and fall to 15-11 overall and to 6-7 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Fifth-place Cloud County improves to 20-7 overall and to 8-5 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The No. 3 Seward County Community College womenís basketball team defeated No. 9 Cloud County Community College 76-67, on Wednesday night at Arley Bryant Gymnasium in Concordia. The win puts Seward County in position to win the Jayhawk West Conference with three regular season games remaining, moving ahead of Cloud County by three full games in the conference standings. Seward County led by as many as 21 points and had sensational performances from freshmen Tegan Cunningham and Chontaye Walter, who combined for 44 points and 17 rebounds. First-place Seward County improves to 26-1 overall and to 12-1 in the Jayhawk West. Second-place Cloud County falls to 21-4 overall and to 9-4 in conference play.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team split a doubleheader against Lamar Community College on Wednesday afternoon at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. Lamar defeated the Saints 8-2 in game-one, and Seward County picked up a 2-1 victory in the nightcap to win the series against Lamar. SCCC swept the Runniní Lopes on Tuesday at Brent Gould Field to take the series 3-1. No. 17 Seward County is now 4-2 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College softball team was led by sophomore Dana McLaren who threw a one-hitter on Wednesday afternoon in the Lady Saints home opening non-conference doubleheader sweep over Frank Phillips College at Lady Saints Softball Field. Seward County defeated the Lady Plainsmen 14-1 (five-innings) in game-one, and McLaren pitched a complete-game (five-innings) one-hitter in Seward Countyís 14-0 blowout over Frank Phillips in game-two. Seward County improves to 5-3 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team swept Lamar Community College on Tuesday afternoon at Brent Gould Field in the Saints home opening doubleheader. The Saints pitching staff allowed only 12 base hits and three runs, while collecting 18 strikeouts in the two game sweep over the Lopes. Sophomore Eric Everson earned the win for No. 17 Seward County in game-one, and freshman lefty Nathaniel Weems picked up his first collegiate victory in game-two. The Saints improve to 3-1 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College softball team opened their regular season this past weekend at the Cowtown Classic in Fort Worth, Texas. The Lady Saints took on nationally-ranked competition while finishing with a 3-3 overall record. Seward County defeated McLennan (TX) C.C. 4-3, No. 10 Blinn (TX) College 3-1, and Western Oklahoma 11-5, while dropping games to No. 29 Texarkana (TX) College 3-2, Paris (TX) J.C. 6-3 and Labette C.C. 3-0. Seward County is now 3-3 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team was led by freshman Michael Drzazga in their season-opening non-conference doubleheader split on Sunday afternoon against Clarendon College. The Saints hammered the Bulldogs 16-7 in game-one, with 14 of their runs coming in the final four innings of the game. The No. 17 nationally-ranked Saints were defeated 11-7 in the nightcap, with the game lasting just five innings due to darkness. The Saints belted out 23 runs on 20 hits in their first two games on the field in live competition this spring. Seward County is now 1-1 overall this season.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team recorded their first two game winning streak in the Jayhawk West Conference Saturday night, as the Saints defeated Butler Community College 74-64, at the Power Plant in El Dorado. Seward County received 19 points each from freshmen Nick Burns and Darko Cohadarevic, as they won the conference series over Butler this season. Seward County shot 63 percent in the second-half (17-for-27) while picking up their second conference road win of the season. The Saints, who entered Saturday night tied for sixth-place with Hutchinson, improve to 15-10 overall and 6-6 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Butler remains in eighth place and falls to 11-15 overall and 4-9 in Jayhawk West play.

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It usually takes several years for head coaches to secure milestone coaching victories, not for Seward County Community College womenís basketball head coach Toby Wynn. In only his second year at the helm, Toby Wynn recorded his 50th head coaching victory on Saturday night over Butler Community College 84-55, in a dominating defensive effort from his Lady Saints at the Power Plant in El Dorado. Wynn, coaching in his 58th game as the head coach at SCCC, led his No. 3 nationally-ranked team to their 25th victory of the season while containing third-place Butler to only 32 percent shooting from the field. First-place Seward County improves to 25-1 overall and to 11-1 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Butler falls to 19-8 overall and 7-6 in conference play.

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The National Junior College Athletic Association released their Division I baseball Pre-Season Top 30 poll on Friday afternoon. The Seward County Community College baseball team received a No. 17 national ranking, and was the only Jayhawk West team who received a Top 30 ranking. Earlier in the week, the Saints were voted by conference coaches as the No. 2 pre-season pick in the Jayhawk West Conference. The Saints are scheduled to begin their 2007 regular season on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Clarendon College for a 1 p.m. non-conference doubleheader at Bulldog Ballpark in Clarendon, Texas.

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The Seward County Community College softball team opened their season on Friday at the Cowtown Classic in Fort Worth, Texas. The Lady Saints started the season with two victories and one loss. Seward County defeated McLennan (TX) Community College in the first game 4-3, and picked up a 3-1 win over No. 10 Blinn (TX) College in the second game. In the final game on Friday, Seward County was defeated 3-2, by No. 27 Texarkana College.

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The Seward County Community College baseball team has made a few adjustments to their weekend schedule and has made tentative scheduling changes for next week. The Saints have postponed their doubleheader for Saturday afternoon scheduled to be at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. The Saints are now scheduled to open their season on Sunday, Feb. 18, at Clarendon College for a 1 p.m. non-conference doubleheader.
The Seward County Community College menís basketball team protected their home court with a 79-71 victory over No. 11 Barton County Community College on Wednesday night at the Green House. The Saints, who havenít lost three straight games all year, dominated the nationally-ranked Cougars in the first-half and used 14 points combined from reserves Darko Cohadarevic and Ervin Williams, who each made their way back to the Saints line-up on Wednesday night. It was the second nationally-ranked opponent the Saints have defeated at home during the conference schedule this season (defeated No. 19 Hutchinson on Jan. 6 at the Green House).

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team was handed their first loss of the season by Barton County Community College 69-66, on Wednesday night at the Green House. Seward County freshman Tegan Cunningham had a career night in the losing effort recording 36 points and 17 rebounds, both career-highs for the 6-foot-1-inch forward. The Lady Saints battled back from a 14 point deficit in the first-half (23-9), to lead by as many as nine points in the second-half (60-51). The No. 3 nationally-ranked Lady Saints had only seven players in uniform for the fifth consecutive game, while suffering their first loss of the 2006-07 season. Seward County is now 24-1 overall and 10-1 in the Jayhawk West, while Barton County improves to 23-3 overall and 11-1 in conference play.

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The Seward County Community College softball team received a No. 2 ranking in the Jayhawk West Conference pre-season softball poll. The 2007 Jayhawk East and West polls were released on Tuesday by Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference officials. Pre-season poll rankings were voted on by KJCCC head coaches. The Lady Saints are coming off a 37-22 overall record in 2006, where they tied for second-place in the Jayhawk West Conference and won their second consecutive NJCAA D-I Region VI Tournament championship.

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Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference officials announced the 2007 Jayhawk East and West Conference pre-season coachesí poll on Tuesday afternoon. The Seward County Community College baseball team received a second-place voting by conference coaches in the Jayhawk West pre-season poll. The Saints are coming off a 33-27 overall record in 2006, where they tied for fifth place with Colby Community College. Seward County has claimed the Jayhawk West Conference title in nine of the past 14 seasons.

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Seward County was involved in one of the lowest scoring games in both Hutchinson and Lady Saints history on Wednesday night at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. The No. 3 ranked and undefeated Lady Saints knocked off Hutchinson 37-24, holding the Lady Dragons to their second-lowest scoring output in the programs history. In Hutchinsonís first season of basketball they were held to their lowest scoring total ever (17 vs. Cloud County, Dec. 11, 1974). Tegan Cunningham led all players with 15 points (12 points in first half) as Seward County held Hutchinson to only 13 percent shooting from the field, and an 0-for-20 shooting effort from three-point territory. Seward County collected 13 steals and forced Hutchinson to commit 26 turnovers. Hutchinson didnít score their first point of the game until the 11:40 mark in the first-half.

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Seward County lost their second consecutive game last Wednesday against Hutchinson Community College 89-70, at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. Hutchinson was the more efficient team shooting the basketball hitting 53 percent from the floor, including 64 percent (18-for-28) in the second-half. Seward County was shorthanded without Darko Cohadarevic and Ervin Williams. The Blue Dragons proved their depth with 29 of their points coming off the bench, compared to the Saints who received only one point from their reserve players. Sophomore Michael Tyree tied his career-high with 28 points with five 3-point field goals. SCCC sophomore Theron Wilson notched his sixth consecutive double-double at Hutchinson with 19 points and a team-high 11 rebounds. The only other Saints player to score in double-figures was point guard Hank Harris (11 points). A year ago in this match-up, Dave Brown became the SCCC all-time wins leader with a 72-57 victory over Barton County C.C. in the Green House.

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The Seward County Community College baseball and softball programs have announced that both of their originally scheduled doubleheaders for Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Clarendon College have been postponed due to inclement weather and road conditions. The Saints and Lady Saints will now have to wait until later this week to play their respective season-openers.

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The Seward County Community College menís and womenís basketball teams will play Jayhawk West Conference games at the Green House on Wednesday, Feb. 14, against Barton County Community College. The No. 3 Lady Saints (24-0, 10-0) will host the Lady Cougars (22-3, 10-1) at 6 p.m., and the Saints will welcome the No. 8 Cougars (21-4, 7-4) at 8 p.m. FREE tickets for Wednesday nightís game sponsored by Sunflower Bank will be available this week at Sunflower Bank and both McDonaldís locations in Liberal.
The Seward County Baseball home-opener has been postponed for another week due to inclement weather. The Saints were scheduled to open their season on Sunday at Brent Gould Field in Liberal, against No. 20 Lamar Community College. The doubleheader has been postponed, and a rescheduled date has been set for a four-game series verses Lamar C.C. at Brent Gould Field. The Saints will host the Runniní Lopes for a four-game home stand on Feb. 18-19, with Sundayís doubleheader tentatively scheduled for 1 p.m., and Mondayís doubleheader tentatively set for a noon first pitch.

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Seward County Community College head baseball coach Galen McSpadden has announced the Saints season-opener at home against Lamar Community College originally scheduled for Saturday, has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 11 at Brent Gould Field in Liberal, Kan. The non-conference doubleheader will begin at 1 p.m. against the No. 20 nationally ranked Runniní Lopes.
For the second time this season the Seward County Community College womenís basketball team held Hutchinson Community College to their lowest point total of the season. Wednesday night was not only the lowest point total for HCC this year, it was their second lowest point total in the history of their womenís basketball program. The No. 3 Lady Saints defeated Hutchinson 37-24, and allowed the Lady Blue Dragons only six field goals in SCCCís 24th consecutive victory this season, on Wednesday night at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. The Lady Saints improve to 24-0 overall and to 10-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Hutchinson falls to 16-7 overall and 4-5 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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Seward County Community College sophomore guard Michael Tyree tied a career-high scoring 28 points in the Saints 89-70 loss against Hutchinson Community College, on Wednesday night at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. The Saints were out-rebounded 46-34, and Hutchinson shot 64 percent (18-of-28) in the second-half as the Blue Dragons snapped a three-game losing streak with the victory. The Saints were without Darko Cohadarevic (10.9 ppg. and 5.9 rpg.) and Ervin Williams (7.6 ppg. and 5.1 rpg.) Wednesday night, as the Saints looked to a depleted bench that combined scored only one point. Seward County drops their second consecutive conference game and falls to 13-10 overall and 4-6 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Hutchinson improves to 17-6 overall and 4-5 in conference play.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team dropped their third consecutive game to Dodge City Community College on Saturday night 68-61, while Dodge City sweeps the Saints in Jayhawk West Conference play this season. The Conquistadors ran past the Saints in the second-half, outscoring Seward County 41-34, after going into halftime with the score tied at 27. The win was only Dodge Cityís second victory at the Green House since 2001, with their last victory at the Green House in 2003-04 (81-60). Dodge City (18-4, 6-3 Jayhawk West) shot 58 percent from the field and committed only four turnovers in the second-half while remaining in third place in the Jayhawk West Conference. Fifth place Seward County falls to 13-9 overall and 4-5 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The No. 3 nationally-ranked Seward County Community College womenís basketball team improved their undefeated season on Saturday during SCCC Homecoming night with a 89-55 blowout over Dodge City Community College at the Green House in Liberal, Kan. The Lady Saints scored 54 second-half points and had five players score in double-figures as they notched their Jayhawk Conference leading 23rd victory of the season. Seward County has now defeated Dodge City seven straight times at the Green House by an average of 25.3 points per game. It was the Lady Saints largest victory over Dodge City since 2001, when SCCC defeated the Lady Conqs 98-41 in Liberal. First place Seward County improves their unbeaten record to 23-0 overall and 9-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Sixth place Dodge City falls to 8-15 overall and 2-7 in conference play.

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The Seward County Community College office of Sports Information has announced the release of the 2007 SCCC Baseball Media Guide. This yearís download-publication (.pdf) has all of the information on the 2007 Saints team, and information dating back to the programís first season of competition in 1971-1972. This first-time publication documents all of the years of Saints baseball and also includes media information, coaching bioís, playerís bioís, 2007 season preview, 2006 season in review, graduating sophomore (2006) bioís, history of Seward County baseball and more. Get an inside look at Saints baseball and also at the facilities of Seward County Community College in this 151-page download publication.

For the second time this season, the National Junior College Athletic Association has named Seward County Community College menís basketball player, Theron Wilson, the National Player of the Week. The 6-foot-5-inch sophomore forward from Topeka, Kan., was named Co-National Player of the Week for Jan. 21-27, along with Sammy Ricks, from North Dakota State. Wilson was also named NJCAA Player of the Week on Nov. 29 earlier this season. Wilson becomes the second student-athlete ever from SCCC to be named NJCAA Player of the Week twice in one season. Earlier this year SCCC womenís basketball player Tegan Cunningham received National Player of the Week honors twice.

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The Seward County Community College womenís basketball team won on the road against Colby Community College for the first time since the 2003-2004 season. The No. 3 nationally-ranked Lady Saints defeated Colby 70-61, with only seven players available to play on Wednesday night, at the Colby Community Building in Colby, Kan. Seward County used an early 18-0 run in the first-half to give them space from the hot shooting Colby Lady Trojans, who made 11 three-point field goals on their home court. First place Seward County improves to 22-0 overall this season and 8-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Colby, the fifth-place team in the conference falls to 7-15 overall and 3-5 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

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The Seward County Community College menís basketball team won their first road game in the Jayhawk West Conference this season with a 91-74 victory, on Wednesday night at the Colby Community Building in Colby, Kan. The Saints controlled the game by going on a 17-2 run in the first-half, and leading by 23 points on three different occasions in the second period. Seward County had a big lift from freshman post Ervin Williams, who scored a career-high 20 points with nine rebounds and two blocked shots in the Saints first road win since a 111-75 win at Newman University J.V. (11/22/06). Seward County improves to 13-8 overall and 4-4 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Colby falls to 5-17 overall and 1-7 in the Jayhawk West.

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