College News

Published January 31, 2017 1:23 pm

On January 28, 2017, the Southwestern Spartans track and field team traveled to the 2017 Dennis Young Classic hosted by Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. The highlight of the day came in one of the first events of the meet, the high jump. Ronald Henderson took first place while competing against a plethora of NAIA division level competition. Henderson also qualified for the NJCAA Division I Indoor National Championships with a jump of 2.00 meters. Henderson will represent the Southwestern Spartans in Pittsburg, KS, at Pittsburg State University on Saturday, March 4.

Read more: Spartans Compete at 2017 Dennis Young Classic

Published January 31, 2017 10:54 am

Sitting (L to R):  Raniel Glenn, Dillon’s father; Dillon Glenn; and Andy Giles, Dillon’s shooting coach Standing:  Marc Roberg, Southwestern Community College head sports shooting coach

Dillon Glenn, of Bethany, MO, is the newest member of Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC) sports shooting program.

Glenn will graduate from South Harrison High School in Bethany, MO, in May 2017. He is an avid outdoorsman and competes in muzzle and trap, as well as archery.

Read more: Bethany Sports Shooter Headed to SWCC

Published January 31, 2017 8:09 am

SWCC Women's basketball vs. KCKCC

On Monday, Jan. 30, a postponed matchup with Kansas City Kansas Community College was set to go and the Spartans were looking to sweep the Blue Devils having won their early contest 63-61 back on Jan. 11 in Kansas City, KS.

The Blue Devils captured the early lead over the Spartans at the close of the first quarter 22-14 courtesy of some hot shooting from beyond the arc. Things looked better for Southwestern in the second quarter and they were able to keep within striking distance 34-29 at the break.

Read more: Third Quarter Dooms Spartans in KCKCC Rematch

Published January 30, 2017 10:00 am

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Southwestern women's basketball played host to the seventh-ranked Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and despite a strong effort, the Spartans came up short as they fell 82-70 to the Bears.

It was a closely contested game for 40 minutes and the Spartans kept within striking distance but the Bears were able to connect on several late fourth quarter free throws that allowed them to extend the lead.

Read more: Spartans Came Up Short Hosting Bears

Published January 30, 2017 9:51 am

Community by Design workshop graphic

You are invited to register for an interactive workshop, Community by Design, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 12:30-3:15 p.m., in Southwestern Community College's Instructional Center, room 180.

This interactive workshop will unpack the concepts of diversity and inclusion, as well as offer an examination of the most common and fundamental barriers to actually providing an inclusive experience, for example, the roles played by unwritten rules, and unconscious or implicit bias.

Read more: Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Scheduled for February 8

Published January 30, 2017 8:58 am

The Spartans set out on one of their longest trips in conference play as they hit the road on Saturday, Jan. 28, to compete against the Lakers of Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville.

It was a sluggish start for Southwestern and the team found themselves behind early as they trailed the Lakers 19-12 at the close of the first quarter.  At the start of the second quarter, there were signs of improvement on the defensive end that enabled the Spartans to keep the game close, but shooting struggles continued on the offensive side of the ball.  As the first half came to a close the Lakers were up 32-26 over the Spartans.

Read more: Big Second-Half Comeback Gives Spartans Road Win

Published January 27, 2017 9:53 am

Sisillia Seavula

On January 21, the Southwestern Spartans traveled to the 2017 Cornell Invitational in Mount Vernon. Early on in the track events, the Spartan female sprinters performed admirably. Younis Bese, Sisillia Seavula, and Kebrea Parker earned second, third, and fifth place finishes respectively in the 60-meter dash. Seavula then went on to finish first in the 200m dash with a time of 26.89 seconds.

Read more: Spartan Track Starts 2017 Season at Cornell

Published January 27, 2017 8:45 am

SWCC Shoppe Sticker Sale Ad

The SWCC Shoppe, located in the Student Center, is having a one-day Sticker Sale today, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Find an item with a sticker, draw for a discount percentage, and save that much on your purchase.  Savings amounts go all the way to 30 percent off!

Read more: SWCC Shoppe Sticker Sale TODAY!

Published January 25, 2017 10:04 am

Spartan Men's Basketball Team

The most recent rankings released by the NJCAA have the Southwestern men’s basketball team remaining in the top spot in the land for the second week in a row.  This week they were unanimously voted to the top spot receiving all 12 votes, compared to nine of 12 the previous week.

Read more: Spartan Men Unanimous #1 in Nation

Published January 24, 2017 1:27 pm

Coach Marc Roberg and Kyle Redinbaugh

Kyle Redinbaugh, a senior at Atlantic High School, has committed to the Southwestern Community College sports shooting team for the 2017-18 academic year.

Read more: Atlantic Senior Headed to Southwestern for Sports Shooting