With a 1-0 victory over No. 2 Oklahoma City, No. 15 Sterling (Kan.) will make its first ever trip to the NAIA World Series. Sterling can now add the title NAIA Oklahoma City Opening Round Champion to the titles of Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Co-Champion and KCAC Tournament Champion.
Sterling College is ranked No. 23 in the first edition of the 2013 NAIA Baseball Coaches Poll. The poll was released Tuesday, March 26. The Warriors, the KCAC preseason number one, were ranked 15th in the Baseball Coaches' preseason poll, released on November 13.
Sterling currently sits atop the KCAC standings at 8-0, they hold an overall record of 23-6 and are undefeated (10-0) at home this season. The Warriors are currently riding a 16 games winning streak dating back to March 2.
Sterling College announces the launching of a new athletic department website through SIDHelp. The URL for the new website is www.scwarriors.com. This new website is designed specifically to function in a way to be more interactive for all Warrior sports fans.
Hutchinson, Kan. - The 2011 Warrior Wood and Wedge Golf Tournament took place on Monday, June 27th, at the Highlands Golf and Supper Club in Hutchinson, KS. 84 golfers participated in the all-day event. It was the 14th annual tournament held for by the Warrior Athletic Association as a key fundraising event for Sterling College Athletics and combined with the silent auction generated over $9,000 for the athletic program.
STERLING, Kan. - Sterling native Gabe Dierksen has signed to play football for the Sterling College Warriors in 2011. Dierksen, a 6-6, 274 pound offensive lineman, will transfer to Sterling College from Hutchinson Community College. Gabe is the son of Fred and Susan Dierksen who were both athletes at Sterling College. Fred played football for the Warriors while Susan was a three sport letter
Wichita, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) has named Sterling College's Britany Gasper the KCAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week. During the week, Gasper averaged 21.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in Sterling's two KCAC contests. Sterling went 2-0 on the week and wrapped up their fifth straight KCAC Regular Season Championship.
Sterling, Kan. - In the Quarterfinal Round of the 2011 Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Men's Basketball Tournament Championship, the Sterling College Warriors easily defeated Bethel College 74-57. Sterling outscored Bethel 22-14 on points off of turnovers and 20-6 on second chance points on their way to their 19th victory of the season.
Kansas City, Mo. - Sterling College has been named a Five Star Champions of Character Institution by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) for the 2009-2010 school year. A Five Star Champions of Character Institution shows commitment in athletics to the five key areas of character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition, and character promotion. These five areas measure the Institutions commitment to the Champions of Character core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, and servant leadership.