The Spartan sports shooting team is on a roll this year. On Saturday, October 25, the team earned their fourth straight win of season in front of a large home crowd. Of the eleven squads in competition from SWCC, Iowa Central CC (ICCC), Simpson College, and Hawkeye CC, the top Spartan squad finished in first place with a score of 239/250, edging out ICCC with a score of 230/250.
Ben Friederichs, SWCC sophomore from Walcott, was named all region honorable mention, following a 13th place finish at the 2014 Region XI Men's Cross Country Championships in Emmetsburg on Fri., October 24, 2014.
Overall, the men placed fourth and the women placed seventh. The Spartans will travel to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships in Lubbock, TX, on November 8.
If you're in the mood for a Halloween adventure, head to the Barn of Terror this weekend at the SWCC Ag Site, October 31 and November 1, from 7-10:30 p.m.
A special "Children's Hour" is designated between 7 and 8 p.m. The regular haunted house will take place from 8-10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.
The SWCC Ag Site is located north of the SWCC Creston campus on Green Valley Road.
For the second week in a row and third time on the season, Spartan volleyball player Carmen Subbert of Stanton has been named Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) offensive athlete of the week.
According to the ICCAC Web site, Subbert's performance during the week of October 13-19 included an average of 4.4 kills and 2.1 digs in 13 sets. Also, she had a hitting percentage of 36 percent and continues to lead the Spartans offensively as the team approaches the end of the season.
CRESTON, IA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) began the process of educating students about the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate (ALICE) training program on Tues., October 14, 2014, from 8-10 a.m. in the college’s Instructional Center. Keith Olsen, SWCC employee and certified ALICE instructor, conducted the student training with assistance from John Coulter, Afton chief of police and certified ALICE instructor.