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Published December 12, 2014 8:29 am

In game that saw 20 ties and 19 lead changes, the Spartans came up short in the end losing 95-85 at NJCAA D1 opponent Marshalltown Community College Wednesday night.  Southwestern battled foul trouble throughout the night as post players Simon Joseph and Mataika Koyamainavure both sat long stretches due to fouls.  Despite both post players sitting the majority of the first half, the Spartans battled to a 37-37 tie at intermission.  Josh Kirk provided a huge spark off the bench with 28 points to help fill the void.  “We did some really good things tonight against a very good basketball team.  This game was a great way to get us prepared for the conference season,” said Coach Todd Lorensen.

Published December 10, 2014 10:23 am

2014-2015 Spartan Men's Basketball Team

After making the jump from unranked to number 11 in last week’s poll, Southwestern moved up two spots and cracked the top 10 at number nine in the nation in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings. 

Published December 10, 2014 10:08 am

Spartan women celebrate after victory

The Spartans defeated Simpson Storm JV 58-55 at home after being down 31-21 at halftime. Coach Addae Houston said, “It was a very slow start for us shooting the ball and playing defense the way we should which a very bad combination.”

Published December 10, 2014 9:50 am

On a day that honored long time coach, athletic director, and instructor Bill Krejci the Southwestern Men’s Basketball team won handily 86-67 over William Penn JV.  Krejci was inducted into the Southwestern Hall of Fame just before the game.  The local product, TJ Bower (pictured) of Nodaway Valley, stole the show on the court scoring 30 points which included 6-9 from beyond the arc.

Published December 8, 2014 1:49 pm

Luther Hanna ForWebCreston, IA—Creston High School’s Hanna Luther signed a National Letter of Intent last week to play volleyball for the Spartans at Southwestern Community College (SWCC).

Published December 5, 2014 11:13 am

After winning nine games in a row to start the season, the number 11 ranked Spartan men’s basketball team suffered its first defeat of the season at North Central Missouri College.  The 84-83 victory by the Pirates, who are ranked #17 in the nation, avenged a 91-82 loss at Southwestern on November 10.

Published December 4, 2014 9:51 am

On Wednesday December 3, the  Spartans traveled to Trenton, Mo to take on the Pirates of North Central Missouri College for the second and final matchup of the season. It was close game throughout but the Pirates managed to come out on top and secure the win 58-49 over the Spartans.

Published December 3, 2014 10:31 am

CRESTON — The TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is offering free ACT Test prep courses for all ETS high school participants the morning of Sat., January 10, 2015.    

Published December 3, 2014 10:08 am

Spartan Men's Basketball Team Photo

Finishing undefeated for the month of November, with a record of 8-0, and adding a road win on Monday to improve to 9-0, the Southwestern men’s basketball team jumped all the way to #11 in the first regular season rankings released yesterday by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). 

Published December 1, 2014 9:56 am

Defense set the tone for the game as the Spartans only allowed 21 first half points on way to a 49-21 half time lead at home against Central (NE) Community College.  “Having Ahmad Newsome back really improves our defense.  I felt that he and Jok Kut really impacted this game.  Newsome had eight assists and four steals while Jok had eight rebounds,” said Coach Todd Lorensen.