2017 Softball News

  • Three Seward Teams Earn Top KJCCC GPA
    August 08, 2017
    The academic recognition continues for Seward County athletic teams, as the 2016-17 KJCCC academic report was released Monday (Aug. 7) with three SCCC teams earning the top cumulative GPA in their respective sports. Men and women’s tennis, along with women’s basketball, all earned the highest GPA in their sports.
  • 28 Saints Receive NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards
    July 12, 2017
    LIBERAL, Kan. (June 12, 2017) – Seward County student-athletes continue to excel both on the field and in the classroom, as 28 Saints qualified for national academic honors for the 2016-17 school year. This was the fifth straight year that Seward saw an increase in NJCAA All-Academic winners.
  • Abby Bolton to Take Reins as Interim Head Softball Coach
    May 18, 2017
    Long time Seward Assistant Coach and former Lady Saints player Abby Bolton will lead the Seward Softball program going forward as announced by the school on Thursday.
  • Seven Lady Saints Named All-Conference, Ashley Freshman of the Year
    May 11, 2017
    After wrapping up a 43 win season on Sunday, seven Seward County Lady Saints were honored by the Jayhawk Conference on Wednesday as Monique Ashley, Kristyna Garcia, Jullian Atteberry, Sydney Epp, Maycee Koontz, Taylor Kathler, and AJ Cuellar were all named to the All-Jayhawk West team while Ashley was named the league’s Freshman of the Year.
  • Lady Saints Shock #1 Butler, But Fall in Region Championship Game
    May 08, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints felt the highest of highs and the lowest of lows on Sunday afternoon at the Region VI Tournament in El Dorado, knocking off #1 and undefeated Butler 6-5 in the first of two title games, but falling to the Grizzlies in a 10-0 decision in game two to bring their season to a close at 43-22.
  • Lady Saints Win 40th in Playoff Romp
    May 05, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints picked up their 40th win of the season Friday afternoon in El Dorado at the Region VI Tournament, blanking Garden City 8-0 to advance to Saturday’s first semifinal round where they will take on the Barton Cougars at 1:00 at East Park.
  • Roy Allen Appointed Seward Interim Director of Athletics
    May 02, 2017
    Seward County Athletics will move ahead under the leadership of a new Interim Director of Athletics — one with a familiar face. Trustees appointed Roy Allen to the position, after discussion in executive session, at the regular May meeting Monday night.
  • Auger & Colvin's Enshrined in Saints Hall of Fame
    April 28, 2017
    Three familiar and deserving faces were inducted into the Saints Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet in the Greenhouse as Softball great Courtney Auger as well as longtime supporters Bill & Virginia Colvin took their place as the class of 2017 in front of a crowd of 300.
  • Seward Challenges #1 Butler, But Grizzlies Still Sweep Twinbill
    April 24, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints gave the defending National Champions and undefeated Butler Grizzlies a scare Monday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal, but Butler prevailed 2-0 in game one of their Jayhawk West doubleheader and dominated Seward 14-2 in game two to sweep the Lady Saints and send them to a 2nd place finish in the final conference standings.
  • Lady Saints Can't Pull Off Miracle Comeback
    April 22, 2017
    With the newly crowned Saints Hall of Famer and former Lady Saint All-American Courtney Auger, Seward County was hoping for a jolt of energy Saturday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal as they resumed their April 14th game with Barton down 9-0. There would be no such luck as Seward failed to fight off the run rule as the Cougars took a 10-1 decision to drop the Lady Saints to 3rd place in the conference standings for the first time this season.
  • Weather Messes With Seward's Weekend Schedule Again
    April 21, 2017
    A continuing wet April has forced more schedule changes for Seward’s Spring sports this weekend. Saints Baseball has pushed their start time back to 3:30 on Saturday against Dodge City with the school’s annual Helicopter Ball Drop still planned for a 3:00 drop. Lady Saints Softball will resume their unfinished game with Barton at 4:00 at Lady Saints Field in Liberal while their postponed doubleheader Friday against Butler has been moved for the fourth time to Monday at 2:00.
  • Garrison & Harrison Bombs Lead Seward Past Conqs
    April 19, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints picked up two much needed Jayhawk West Conference wins Wednesday afternoon in Dodge City as Jordan Garrison banged two home runs in a 4-2 game one win for the Lady Saints and Sage Harrison went deep twice in the nightcap to help Seward to a 9-8 extra inning win to keep them in second place in the conference standings with two games to go.
  • Top Ranked Grizzlies Make Short Work of Seward
    April 17, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints were no match for the #1 Butler Grizzlies Monday afternoon at East Park in El Dorado as the Grizzlies put together 10-2 and 10-1 run rule victories to secure their seventh straight Jayhawk West title and capture their 80th straight win overall.
  • Ashley's Gem Salvages Split For Lady Saints
    April 15, 2017
    Suffering through her longest winless drought of her young Seward County career, Lady Saints ace Monique Ashley was back to herself Saturday, spinning a three hit shutout in a 3-0 Seward win in game one of the Lady Saints doubleheader against Colby before the Lady Trojans answered with a 6-2 win in game two to split the twinbill at Lady Saints Field.
  • Lady Saints Leave Eight On in One Run Loss
    April 13, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints continued to struggle with runners in scoring position on Thursday at Lady Saints Field in Liberal, dropping a 3-2 contest to the Barton Cougars while leaving eight runners on base in the seven inning contest.
  • Lady Saints Settle For Disappointing Split in Garden
    April 11, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints were forced to settle for a disappointing Jayhawk West Conference split on the road at rival Garden City Monday afternoon as they came from behind to take game one of the twinbill 6-3, but couldn’t hold an 8-3 lead in the 7th inning of game two, eventually going 11 innings where the Busters used a suicide squeeze to win 10-9 to salvage the split.
  • Seward Runs Win Streak to Six
    April 08, 2017
    Four different players clubbed home runs and Monique Ashley factored into the decision in both games for the Seward County Lady Saints Saturday as they blew out the visiting Pratt Beavers 12-0 in game one of their Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader before coming from behind for a 9-7 win in game two to improve to 35-12 overall on the year.
  • Rain Forces Another Softball Postponement
    April 04, 2017
    Well… there better be May flowers, because the Seward County Lady Saints have had about all of the April showers that they can take by now as Tuesday it has been announced that the Lady Saints Softball doubleheader against #1 Butler on Wednesday has been postponed to April 11th due to continued moisture in the Liberal area. The Lady Saints will hope for drier conditions for the rest of the week before they try to take the field again at home Saturday against Pratt.
  • Another Week, Another Jayhawk Pitcher of the Week For Ashley
    April 03, 2017
    For the third straight week, Seward County freshman Monique Ashley has been named the Jayhawk West Pitcher of the Week in a league release Monday afternoon.
  • Sydney Epp Named Jayhawk West Player of the Week
    April 03, 2017
    For the second straight week, the Seward County Lady Saints have swept the Jayhawk West Conference weekly awards as Monday afternoon Sydney Epp joined Pitcher of the Week Monique Ashley as the league’s Player of the Week.
  • Seward County/Colby Softball Postponed Again
    March 31, 2017
    Due to more Spring rain in Liberal on Saturday, the Seward County/Colby Softball doubleheader scheduled for rescheduled for Sunday at Lady Saints Field in Liberal has now been postponed indefinitely.
  • Atteberry named Jayhawk Player of the Week
    March 28, 2017
    Leading the Lady Saints to three wins with a big week at the plate, Seward County freshman Jullian Atteberry has been named the Jayhawk West Player of the Week in a league release on Tuesday.
  • Ashley Earns Second Straight Jayhawk Pitcher of the Week Award
    March 28, 2017
    Seward County ace Monique Ashley continued her domination of Jayhawk Conference opponents last week, earning a pair of wins and a save to pick up her second straight Jayhawk West Pitcher of the Week award as announced by the league on Tuesday.
  • Seward Slides Past Garden in Jayhawk Action
    March 27, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints swept their second straight Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader Monday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal, knocking off visiting Garden City 4-0 and 8-5 in a twinbill to improve to 8-2 in conference play on the year.
  • Longballs Lead Lady Saints Past Dodge
    March 25, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints used a pair of home runs from Jullian Atteberry and another from Leena Mortensen in game two to sweep past Dodge City 4-3 and 13-7 Saturday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal, giving the Lady Saints their 30th and 31st wins of the season while improving their Jayhawk West record to 6-2.
  • Epp's Big Day Leads Seward Against Barton
    March 23, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints went on the road and picked up a split with the Barton Cougars Wednesday afternoon, getting five hits from freshman Sydney Epp in the twinbill, leading Seward to an 8-3 win in game one before the Lady Saints comeback came up short in game two 8-5 for the split.
  • Ashley Earns Second Jayhawk Pitcher of the Week Award
    March 21, 2017
    Toeing the rubber three times for the Lady Saints on their annual Spring Break trip to Arizona, Seward County freshman Monique Ashley has been named the Jayhawk West Pitcher of the Week for the second time in three weeks in a league release Tuesday.
  • Green Unlucky For Lady Saints on St. Patty's Day
    March 18, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints were three outs away from a win against #8 Central Arizona Friday afternoon in Coolidge, Arizona, but the Vaqueros stormed back for two in the 7th to win game one 2-1 and carried the momentum into game two for a 13-2 win to bring an abrupt end to the Lady Saints four game Spring Break win streak.
  • Seward Sweeps Split Twinbill
    March 16, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints picked up their third and fourth straight victories on Thursday, knocking off Williston State and South Mountain in a split doubleheader in Phoenix to improve to 28-9 on the year.
  • Lady Saints Topple Tetons Twice
    March 15, 2017
    The Seward County Lady Saints continued their Spring Break trip in Phoenix, Arizona with a pair of wins Tuesday, downing North Dakota’s Williston State by scores of 8-2 and 13-7 to improve to 26-9 on the year.
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