College News

Published November 11, 2015 4:21 pm

On Saturday, November 7 the Spartans traveled to Leavenworth, KS to match up with the University of St. Mary Spires.  The game remained close throughout the contest but the Spires came out on top 64-63 after a last second shot attempt from Freshman Julanie Carter, who ended with a team high 24 points fell just short of the rim and potentially winning the game for the Spartans.

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Published November 10, 2015 10:16 am

Sports shooting team win

Hosting the final meet of the fall season, the Spartan Sports shooting team hosted five schools from the Iowa Collegiate Sports Shooting Conference (ICSSC). Out of the 15 squads, the top Spartan squad won the competition by three targets (478) over the Iowa Central Tritons (475). Jonathan Cox scored a 99 to edge out a pair of Triton shooters with 98 and 97 to take top honors for the men. Shelby Woods dropped only two targets to score a 98, for the top female score.

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Published November 10, 2015 9:08 am

This weekend the Spartans Men’s Basketball team hit the road for Columbus Nebraska to participate in the Central Community College Classic. On Saturday November 7 the Spartans took the floor against the Blue Knights of Dakota County Tech out from Minneapolis MN.

The Spartans got off to a slow start but were able to battle back late in the second half and eventually take the lead in the winding seconds of the game. With 10.3 seconds remaining the Spartans were up by two points Blue Knights had the ball. They were able to execute an inbounds play and hoist up a desperation three pointer that went in giving the Blue Knights the one point advantage as time expired. Keshawn Wilson led all scorers with a game high 17 points and Calvin Chambers, Ahmad Newsome, and TJ Bower also cracked double figures with 13, 11 and 12 points respectively.

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Published November 5, 2015 1:51 pm

The Spartan Volleyball team traveled to Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, November 4 to play their final match of the season against the Kirkwood Eagles. The Spartans defeated the Eagles on their home court a month before in a five game match. Despite a great performance from the Spartans, they failed to knock off the Eagles again, losing in five, 25-20, 21-25, 16-25, 25-22, 9-15.

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Published November 4, 2015 3:03 pm

Meet and Greet Announcement Banner

Attention pre-nursing students, the nursing faculty and students want to meet you! This is your opportunity to get an inside look at the nursing department. Come talk with nursing faculty and students, tour the simulation lab, and discuss job shadowing options.

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Published November 4, 2015 2:56 pm

PTK Inductees

Beta Eta Nu, the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, held its fall induction ceremony on Thurs., October 29, 2015, at 4 p.m., in room 140 of the Instructional Center. 

Members inducted during the ceremony included Brenna Baker, Isa Howe, Jennifer Mikulecky, Rosa Rosales, Selena Sampson, Nancy Sanchez, Raegen Smith, and Ana Vasquez.

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Published November 4, 2015 2:48 pm

2015-16 Sports Shooting Team

The SWCC sports shooting team is hosting a home meet this Sat., November 7, starting at 10 a.m., at Three Mile Lake in Afton. 

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Published November 4, 2015 9:40 am

Using a 44-12 first half, Southwestern rolled to a 100-43 win in their home opener vs Graceland University JV on Tues., November 6.  Freshmen guards Keshawn Wilson, Calvin Chambers, and Jordan Johnson all finished in double figures with 19, 14, and 11 points respectively.  Sophomore guard Ahmad Newsome added 16 points while TJ Bower hit three first half long balls for nine points. 

“I think we have an exciting team to watch," commented Todd Lorensen, Southwestern's head coach.  "We have a lot of things that need to improve, but I like our group.”

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Published November 3, 2015 2:03 pm

Pre-Nursing Meet & Greet

Attention Pre-Nursing Students: The nursing faculty and students want to meet you!  This is your opportunity to get an inside look at the nursing department.  Come talk with nursing faculty and students, tour the simulation lab, and discuss job shadowing options.

Monday, Nov. 16, Noon-1 p.m.  and Tuesday, Nov. 17, Noon-1 p.m. In the Allied Health & Science Center

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Published November 2, 2015 10:55 am

On Sunday, November 1, 2015 the Spartan cross country teams traveled to Fort Dodge to compete in the Region XI Championship meet. Competing in a field with NJCAA #1 Iowa Central, #9 Iowa Western, #21 NIACC, and #24 Indian Hills Community College, Southwestern’s men’s team finished sixth out of the six full teams, as Iowa Lakes Community College did not field a full team. The Spartans were led by freshman Inia Sili (Suva, Fiji) who placed 16th in a time of 28:27. Sili’s effort earned him Honorable Mention All-Region honors. Teammate Gabe Esser (Winterset, Iowa) was the second man across the line with a 26th place finish in 29:03. Joe Blake, Gerardus Boelen, and Chasen Selsor rounded out the scoring for the Spartans.

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