Published May 5, 2015 11:58 am

Kendall Patton signs with SWCC Basketball

Kendall Patton, a 6-foot-6-inch forward from Omaha North High School, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to play basketball at Southwestern Community College.  He joins Jordan Johnson from Roosevelt High in Des Moines in the Spartans 2015-2016 recruiting class. 

Published May 1, 2015 11:36 am

Jordan Johnson signs with Spartans

Jordan Johnson, Des Moines Roosevelt High School senior, has signed a National Letter of Intent (LOI) to continue his academic and basketball career at Southwestern Community College. 

Johnson led Roosevelt in scoring, assists, and steals during his junior and senior seasons with the Rough Riders.  His averages were 14.4 as a senior and 16.9 as a junior in the scoring column, while he dished out 163 assists and had 68 steals during his final two seasons.

Published April 30, 2015 2:34 pm

Ethan Westphal

Right handed pitcher Ethan Westphal was named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference DII Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 20-26. Westphal led the Spartans in a no decision against DMACC and then a win over NIACC. In the two outings, Westphal tallied 14 strikeouts in 12 2/3 innings, with five earned runs on 16 hits and three walks. His K/9 on the season is 11.06 and has given up 16 walks to his 68 strikeouts, a 4 to 1 strikeouts to walks ratio.

Published April 28, 2015 1:41 pm

Sports Shooting Conference Champs

On April 25 the Spartan sports shooting team hosted the Iowa Collegiate Shooting Sports Conference (ICSSC) Championships at the High Lakes Outdoor Alliance Gun Club facilities in Afton, Iowa. The cold temperatures, rain, fog, and high winds made for a very challenging conditions for the competitors and spectator alike.

Published April 27, 2015 12:26 pm

Baker and Skarda sign with the SWCC Drill Team

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Dazzlers dance team has added two more student-athletes from Creston High School (CHS) for the 2015-16 dance season. Brenna Baker and Maddie Skarda, both seniors at CHS, committed to the SWCC Dazzlers late last week.

Published April 24, 2015 10:32 am

Due to inclement weather, the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) softball team will begin regional play at noon on Sunday vs. Ellsworth.  The game was originally scheduled for noon on Saturday.  If the Spartans win the first game, they are guaranteed to play again on Monday.  The games will be played at Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids.

The Spartans are in the Region XI-A bracket.  For more information, please visit

Published April 22, 2015 4:07 pm

Klarissa McElroy Signs with the Spartans

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Head Women’s Basketball Coach Addae Houston didn’t travel far to find his latest recruit, Klarissa McElroy of Clarinda.

McElroy, who will graduate from Clarinda High School in May 2015, was named offensive player of the year for her team this year. She also participates in track and was a 4x100 relay state qualifier.

Published April 21, 2015 9:18 am

The Spartan sports shooting team traveled to the Stockdale Gun Club in Ackley this past weekend to compete in the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Iowa Collegiate Invitational Championships, a 200 target event.

The Spartans shot 950/1000 to win the team event. One of the Spartan squads shot a near perfect 123/125 on the last round of the day with three members shooting a perfect 25 and the other two only missing a single target each.