2015-2016 Softball News

  • 16 Seward Student-Athletes Honored by NJCAA For Academics
    July 11, 2016
    Academic awards from the 2015-2016 school year continued to pour in for Seward County student-athletes on Thursday as 16 Saints and Lady Saints were honored with NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards as announced by the governing body.
  • 63 Saints/Lady Saints Earn Way Onto AD Honor Roll
    June 29, 2016
    The 2015-2016 school year proved to be more than just a successful one on the court and in the fields for the Seward County student-athletes as Wednesday it was announced that 63 of 99 student-athletes made their way onto the Spring 2016 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
  • Corrales/Brunson Named 1st Team All-Jayhawk West
    May 06, 2016
    Two days after seeing their 2016 season come to an end, there was a bright spot for a pair of Seward County Lady Saints on Friday as middle infield combo Brittany Corrales and Kennedy Brunson were named 1st Team All-Jayhawk West and 1st Team All-Region VI.
  • Trojans Sneak Past Seward to End Lady Saints Season
    May 05, 2016
    A disappointing season came to an end for the Seward County Lady Saints Wednesday night in El Dorado as Seward was shutout 2-0 by Colby in a Region VI Tournament elimination game to complete their season at 26-32.
  • Lady Saints Fall in Opening Round of Region VI Tourney
    May 03, 2016
    Collecting 12 hits, but leaving 10 runners on, the Seward County Lady Saints fell 10-5 to Dodge City in the opening round of the 2016 NJCAA Region VI Tournament Tuesday in El Dorado, putting themselves in an uphill battle to continue their season on Wednesday.
  • Seward Walks Off Colby Twice to Wrap Regular Season
    April 25, 2016
    After a disappointing 2016 to this point, the Seward County Lady Saints couldn’t have scripted the ending to their Jayhawk West and regular season finales much better than what occurred on Monday at Lady Saints Field in Liberal. Trailing 5-2 going into the 7th and final inning in game one, Seward scored four times, including twice on a Colby error to pick up a 6-5 walk off win. In game two the Lady Saints needed dramatics again watching Colby erase a 7th inning Seward lead this time before the Lady Saints got a walk off single from Kristyna Garcia with the bases loaded and two outs in the 8th to give them a 7-6 win to sweep the Trojans.
  • Beavers Chop Seward Down to Size in Pratt
    April 23, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints suffered a disappointing sweep Friday afternoon in Pratt, as they were beaten twice by the sixth place Beavers, falling by scores of 6-3 and 10-9 to fall to 23-31 on the year.
  • Lady Saints No Match For Red Hot Grizzlies
    April 17, 2016
    An upset win over the 6th ranked and red hot Butler Grizzlies just wasn’t in the cards for the Seward County Lady Saints Saturday afternoon at East Park in El Dorado. Butler was slow and steady in game one, scoring in all five innings for an 8-0 win over the Lady Saints while in game two, the Grizzlies used a seven run 5th for another run rule victory, this time to the tune of a 10-1 contest to sweep the twinbill from Seward.
  • Lady Saints Begin Stretch Run With Sweep of Pratt
    April 14, 2016
    With half of their eight remaining Jayhawk West games scheduled against the team they were tied with in the conference standings, the Pratt Beavers, the Seward County Lady Saints had a chance to make a move in the standings Wednesday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal. They took advantage of their opportunity, sweeping the twinbill from the Beavers, shutting them out 4-0 in the opener and out slugging them in game two 11-4 to inch closer to the .500 mark on the season.
  • Batts Big Bat Earns Her Jayhawk Player of the Week Honors
    April 12, 2016
    When you think about names for softball players, you can’t think of a much better one than Venice Batts. Batts let her bat do the talking this week, crushing four home runs and driving in 12 runs to be named the Jayhawk West Co-Player of the Week for the first time in her career.
  • Bats Come Alive Late to Lead Lady Saints to Sweep of Garden
    April 10, 2016
    In a season that has been somewhat of a roller coaster ride, the Seward County Lady Saints strapped on their seatbelts once again on Saturday as they took on the Garden City Broncbusters on the road in Garden City. After a slow start to game one, the Lady Saints put up eight runs in the final two innings to come away with a 9-5 win before putting up a six spot in the final inning of game two to finish off the sweep of the Busters with a 16-8 victory.
  • #10 Barton Bombs Way to Season Sweep of Seward
    April 07, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints were on the unfortunate end of an impressive offensive onslaught Wednesday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal, watching the visiting and 10th ranked Barton Cougars launch six home runs in the first two innings of game one in route to a 21-10 win before the Cougars held off a late Seward rally in game two to win 6-5 and not only sweep the doubleheader, but sweep the season series from the Lady Saints.
  • Seward Sweeps Garden, Jayhawk Win Streak to Three
    April 05, 2016
    It was a must win doubleheader for both sides as the Seward County Lady Saints and the Garden City Broncbusters hooked up in Jayhawk West Conference action Monday afternoon in Liberal. Game one looked like it was going the way of the Busters as they led 3-2 in the bottom of the 7th and final inning, but the Lady Saints put together a thrilling finish, scoring twice with their backs to the wall, getting a walk off double from Brittany Corrales to come through with the 4-3 win. Game two was less exciting for Buster fans as the Lady Saints dominated from the start, eventually coming away with a 7-0 win to sweep the doubleheader and win their second and third straight conference games after an 0-9 start.
  • Lady Saints Toss Jayhawk West Monkey With Win
    April 04, 2016
    To say that the Seward County Lady Saints had a monkey riding firmly on their backs for their past eight Jayhawk West Conference games might be an understatement. Whether it was a gorilla, or chimpanzee is up for debate, but whatever it was, the Lady Saints threw it off Saturday in Dodge City, following up a 5-3 game one loss to the Conqs with a 15-7 run rule win in game two to earn their first conference win of the season.
  • Grizzlies Roar Past Seward in Twinbill
    April 01, 2016
    Trying to get off of the Jayhawk West schneid, the Seward County Lady Saints faced a tough opponent to do so against Thursday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal as they took on the 7th ranked and 1st place Butler Grizzlies. Seward hung tough with Butler in game one before a big 4th inning propelled the Grizzlies to a 13-6 win while in game two, the Lady Saints were never able to get their bats going, falling 8-0 in a six inning run rule.
  • Crooked Numbers Help Lady Saints to Sweep of Lamar
    March 29, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints got back on track Tuesday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal, pushing through a windblown day to pick up 5-2 and 7-4 wins over visiting Lamar thanks in large part to four multi-run innings, including a four run 5th to break a 3-3 tie in game two.
  • Lady Saints Can't Break Through Against Trojans in Colby
    March 26, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints faced a tough task of battling a Colby team in the middle of a breakout season and undefeated at home this year. The Lady Saints couldn’t break through against the Trojans though as Seward managed just two hits in a 5-0 opening game loss and were run ruled in game two 11-2 to fall to 0-6 on the year in Jayhawk West play.
  • Kristyna Garcia Slugs Her Way to Jayhawk West Player of the Week
    March 23, 2016
    For the first time in her Lady Saints career, Seward County freshman third baseman Kristyna Garcia was named the Jayhawk West Player of the Week in a league release on Wednesday.
  • Seward Shakes Off No-Hitter to Salvage Split
    March 21, 2016
    In a matchup featuring two teams swinging red hot bats in their past stretch of games, Monday’s doubleheader between Seward County and Trinidad State looked to be a high scoring affair. The opposite couldn’t have been more true. In game one of the twinbill, Trinidad State right hander Jessica Salbato spun a no-hitter against the Seward bats in a 2-0 Trojan win while the Lady Saints rebounded with a 4-3 win in game two, hanging on late to split the doubleheader.
  • Seward Wraps Arizona Swing With Sweep
    March 18, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints may just be starting to find their groove. Thursday the Lady Saints wrapped up their Spring Break trip to Phoenix by sweeping South Mountain by scores of 8-6 and 10-8, finishing the swing 5-1 while moving their record over the past six days to 7-1.
  • Lady Saints Split With Fighting Artichokes
    March 17, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints continued their road trip in Arizona on Wednesday, splitting a pair of one run games with the Scottsdale Fighting Artichockes, winning game one 17-16 in a shootout while being edged 6-5 in game two to move to 12-18 on the year.
  • Desert Heats Lady Saints Up
    March 16, 2016
    After a cold start to 2016, the sun of the Arizona desert heated the Seward County Lady Saints up some on Tuesday as Seward swept a neutral site doubleheader from the Dawson Lady Buccaneers out of Montana to win their third and fourth straight games to improve to 11-17 on the year.
  • Lady Saints Race Through Tetons For Pair of Wins
    March 11, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints used lightning fast speed from slappers Kennedy Brunson and Taylor Kathler to steal seven bases and got solid pitching efforts from Kelley Kearney and Jaidyn Mawhinney to give them 9-3 and 3-2 wins over visiting Williston State from North Dakota Friday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal.
  • Four Homers Not Enough as Seward Swept by Barton
    March 09, 2016
    A pair of wins over Kansas Wesleyan’s JV squad on Tuesday wasn’t enough to get the Seward County Lady Saints out of their early season rut as Wednesday Seward was swept by the Barton Cougars by scores of 7-3 and 11-6, marking the first time they have been on the wrong end of a sweep by the Cougars in the series since the 2002 season.
  • Seward Takes Pair From 'Yotes JV
    March 08, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints picked up a pair of much needed victories Tuesday afternoon in Salina, downing Kansas Wesleyan’s JV squad 6-4, 6-2 in a double header to improve to 7-15 overall on the year.
  • Seward Swept by Dodge in Conference Openers
    March 06, 2016
    What has been a rough start to the 2016 season for the Seward County Lady Saints got even tougher Saturday afternoon at Lady Saints Field in Liberal as Seward dropped both ends of a Jayhawk West opening double header to visiting Dodge City to fall to 5-15 on the year.
  • Lady Saints Split With Lamar
    March 03, 2016
    The Seward County Lady Saints earned a non-conference split with the Lamar Runnin’ Lopes Wednesday afternoon at Merchants Park in Lamar, winning game one of the twinbill 8-2 before falling 8-4 in game two to move to 5-13 on the year.
  • Curse of Texas Remains on Lady Saints
    February 28, 2016
    The good news for the Seward County Lady Saints is that they don’t have another game the rest of the season scheduled in the state of Texas. The bad news is, they dropped two more games in the Lone Star State on Saturday, falling to 0-10 on the season in the state.
  • Pitching Struggles on Friday in Odessa
    February 27, 2016
    It was a rough day for Seward County pitching Friday on the road at Odessa as Lady Saint hurlers allowed 44 runs in three games as Seward fell to Odessa, Temple, and Howard to continue a slow start to the 2016 season.
  • Corrales Swings Way to Jayhawk West Player of the Week Award
    February 23, 2016
    Putting on a show in four Seward County games this week, sophomore shortstop Brittany Corrales has been named the Jayhawk West Player of the Week as announced by the league on Tuesday.
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