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Published October 14, 2015 8:58 am

Tricky Treating Graphic

Register your team of four SWCC students in the admissions department BY 5 P.M. TOMORROW (10/15/15) for U DECIDE Tricky Treating, which will take place Mon., October 19, at 9 p.m., as part of SWCC Week.  Grand prize for this nighttime trick-or-treating scavenger hunt is $200!  

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Published October 12, 2015 8:47 am

The Spartans played in a tournament this past weekend in Boone hosted by DMACC and went 1-3 for the tourney. Head coach Ting Liu described the tournament as being very tough, and did not think that the Spartans played poorly despite their three losses. She attributed most of their woes to receiving errors against Parkland College and Hesston College. Liu said, "The match against Johnson County CC was really close, especially the second and fourth set. However, the last match vs. MCC-Longview was our best game."

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Published October 8, 2015 9:50 am

The Spartan Men’s Golf Team competed against top in-state and out-of-state competition this past Monday and Tuesday at the 2015 Viking Classic and showed mental toughness and flashes of potential to go low. The Viking Classic, hosted by Grand View University, sported Universities from several Midwestern states and was held at the prestigious Tournament Club of Iowa. “I think the guys were a little intimidated at first, we showed some nerves on the first tee on Monday, but that is expected, we are young,” said Coach North in regards to day 1 of the tournament.

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Published October 8, 2015 9:36 am

SWCC vs Kirkwood

The Spartan volleyball team gave their hometown crowd a treat last night, October 7, by defeating the 13th ranked Kirkwood Eagles in an exciting five-set battle, 25-17,15-25,25-16,15-25,15-8. Strong hitting and defensive play boosted the Spartans in this seesaw match.

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Published October 6, 2015 5:09 pm

SWCC Week 5k

As part of the 2015 SWCC Week, the Spartan cross country and track & field teams will be hosting a 5K race and non-competitive walk for Saturday, October 24. All proceeds will go toward scholarships for SWCC Track & Field/Cross Country Student-Athletes.

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Published October 5, 2015 1:19 pm

The Spartan golf team teed it up Sunday, October 4 at Bear Creek Golf Course for the Waldorf Invitational. The Spartans had a full men’s team compete, two individual women, and an individual man. “We were all feeling good coming into this tournament. We’ve had almost a full month of practice. This was the final women’s tournament of the fall, and we know what we need to work on,” said Coach North.

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Published October 5, 2015 12:56 pm

SWCC at Wartburg

On Saturday, October 3, the Southwestern Community College Men’s Cross Country Team traveled to Waverly, IA to compete in the Dan Huston Invitational hosted on the campus of Wartburg College. With conditions perfect for distance running, four of the five Spartans who raced set personal bests or a season’s best over the 8,000m distance.

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Published October 5, 2015 12:29 pm

The Spartan volleyball team struggled with receiving errors on the road against Grand View this past weekend. The Vikings defeated the Spartans in four games, 24-26, 25-19, 14-25, 15-25. This loss drops the Spartans to 9-10 on the season.

The Spartans will host the 13th ranked Kirkwood Eagles on Wednesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Published October 2, 2015 5:04 pm

Students disc golfing

You are invited to register for a Disc Golf Competition scheduled for Sat., October 10, 2015, starting at 9 a.m. on the SWCC disc golf course (meet in front of Technical Center II). 

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Published September 30, 2015 5:10 pm

The Spartan volleyball team took to the road on Tuesday, September 29 for a conference match against the Northeast CC Hawks in Norfolk, NE. After a see-saw battle with the Hawks, the errors added up to a loss for the Spartans in five, 25-18, 26-28, 11-25, 25-17, 8-15.

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