Saints student athletes navigate sudden stop to seasons

SCCC provides support for housing, next steps As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, its impact is felt by student-athletes who rely on collegiate athletics to guide their course. In concert with its national and state governing bodies (NJCAA and KJCCC), Seward County Community College has cancelled all athletic events through the rest of the academic year. …

Champions Center serves on snowy days

Ribbon-cutting slated for Monday, Feb. 24 Weather mid-February was not accommodating for Seward County Community College Saints Softball players, who faced 20-degree temperatures and a playing field with very little green grass. No problem: the team logged a solid day in the college’s new indoor practice facility. “The Sharp Family Champions Center is a game…

College signs contract to build Sharp Family Champions Center

Groundbreaking set for April 25 Following approval by the Seward County Community College Board of Trustees Monday night, SCCC President Dr. Ken Trzaska signed a contract Tuesday to begin construction of the Sharp Family Champions Center. Part of the “Students First, Community Always” capital campaign implemented by the SCCC Foundation, the Champions Center is the…

Homecoming festivities rock the Greenhouse

School spirit took over the Greenhouse on Saturday night. It was Homecoming at Seward County Community College. Fans filled the seats and the bleachers to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams play Pratt Community Community and to see a king and queen crowned. They were also entertained by the Stanton County Pep Band, which…

The Greenhouse gets a facelift

New video boards and bleachers installed in SCCC gym When Saints fans enter the Greenhouse this semester, they’re going to notice a difference – a big difference. The Seward County Community College gym received a $250,000 facelift this summer with the addition of state-of-the-art video boards and new bleachers for the student section. The video…

Davidson steps in to assume SCCC Athletic Director role

Head baseball coach will perform double-duty for 2018-19 Seward County Community College head baseball coach Mike Davidson will assume duties as athletic director for the 2018-19 academic year. College president Dr. Ken Trzaska announced the decision on Tuesday, describing it as a choice to maintain continuity and consistency for SCCC Saints Athletics. “We have positive…

Galen’s Goodbye

After 37 years as head baseball coach, McSpadden retires When Galen McSpadden took over as head baseball coach at Seward County Community College in 1981, he inherited a program with a mere handful of players. The previous coach had been dismissed and plans to fill the roster had not begun. McSpadden, exiting the worlds of…

SCCC trustees move forward with construction projects

Board will look at finance bids in March Seward County Community College will continue to move forward with two major construction projects. At the February meeting Monday night, SCCC trustees voted 5-0 on two separate motions — to take the next step in funding with Ranson Financial, and to enter a contract with Architect One,…

College will explore bridge funding for Capital Campaign

$2 million can establish flexibility with phases of construction process Seward County Community College is a step closer to starting two major projects in 2018 after trustees voted Monday night to explore bridge funding methods needed to break ground. Final concepts have been approved for the Sharp Champions Center and the Colvin Family Center for…