College News

Published November 28, 2016 11:46 am

The Spartans continued their stint on the road Friday, Nov. 18, as they traveled to Des Moines to take on Grand View JV in the second of three consecutive away contests. It was a closely contested game throughout, but in the end, it was the Spartans that were able to pull away with a 78-71 victory after a string of defensive stops that allowed them to outscore the Vikings 20-11 to close out the fourth quarter of play.

Read more: Spartans Defeat Vikings JV on the Road

Published November 23, 2016 2:55 pm

Shane Breheny

Creston, IOWA—Nick Ekel, Southwestern Community College cross country and track and field coach, announced yesterday he added Nodaway Valley’s Shane Breheny to his 2017 recruiting class.

Read more: Nodaway Valley’s Breheny to become a Spartan

Published November 22, 2016 5:00 pm

Julanie Carter

Southwestern went on the road Tuesday, Nov. 15, to Trenton, MO, to take on North Central Missouri College in their second matchup of the season. The Spartans were looking to redeem an 81-65 loss to the Tritons in the first contest.

In the early going, foul trouble plagued both teams with several key players on both sides sitting significant minutes in the first half. Sophomore Julanie Carter was able to keep the Spartans close, scoring 12 of her 21 points in the first half.

Read more: Spartans Look for Revenge, Fall Short at NCMC

Published November 22, 2016 8:44 am

2015 Chamber Singers

Southwestern Community College's Chamber Singers will be performing Holiday Carols in Concert on the SWCC campus in the Performing Arts Center, 1501 W. Townline St., Creston, on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. 

Read more: Chamber Singers Present Holiday Carols in Concert Dec. 11

Published November 21, 2016 11:04 am

The Southwestern men's basketball team picked up two wins over the weekend at the Pinnacle Bank Classic hosted by Central (NE) Community College.  On Friday night, the Spartans defeated Southeast (NE) Community College 92-87 and then defeated the host Central (NE) 83-67 on Saturday afternoon. 

Read more: Spartans Win Two at Central (NE) Classic

Published November 21, 2016 10:45 am

Pre-Black Friday Sale Flyer

The SWCC Shoppe is having a Pre-Black Friday Sale, November 21-23, and offering 30 percent off of gifts, clothing, and apparel!  See flyer for details!

Published November 21, 2016 10:35 am

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) financial aid department is hosting Student Loan Game Plan for SWCC students on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 28 and 29, and again Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 7 and 8, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Student Center, for students to learn more about student loan borrowing and be entered to win a gift card to the SWCC Shoppe.

Read more: Complete Student Loan Game Plan for Chance to Win

Published November 18, 2016 3:21 pm

Less than a week after defeating North Central Missouri College (NCMC) at home by a score of 112-80 the Spartans went to NCMC and picked up a 97-85 victory.  KeShawn Wilson led the way on the offensive end with 31 points including six of 10 from behind the arc. 

“KeShawn can really shoot the basketball and our guys did a great job of finding him when he got it going,” said Coach Todd Lorensen.

Read more: Spartans Defeat NCMC on Road

Published November 16, 2016 2:57 pm

Phoenix Shadden signs with Spartan cross county

Phoenix Shadden, a senior at Atlantic High School in Atlantic, committed early this week to running for the Southwestern Community College track and cross country teams during their 2017-18 campaigns.

Read more: Atlantic Standout to Run for Spartans

Published November 16, 2016 11:03 am

Stoaks Signs with the Spartans

Jacy Stoaks, a senior at Lenox High School, signed last week with the Southwestern Community College softball and volleyball programs.  She will become a Spartan with the fall 2017 semester.  Stoaks plans to earn her Associate of Arts degree at Southwestern with a major in athletic training.  She is the daughter of Mandy and Kurt Stoaks of Lenox.

PICTURED (L to R): Tom Shields, Lenox Softball Coach, Jacy Stoaks, Paige Cassady, SWCC Head Softball Coach