New Orleans, La. – Ryan J. “Pete” Manely was named the 2011 NAIA Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Trainer of the Year. Manely oversees the Sterling College Athletic Training Department and is the co-chair of the Exercise Science Department. The NAIA-ATA honored Manely at during their 2011 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Wichita, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) has changed its 2010-11 Men's and Women's Basketball postseason format and moved the Championship finals to Hartman Arena, in Park City, Kansas.
For the first time, the KCAC is moving both the Men's and Women's Basketball Championship to a neutral site. ‘KCAC Hoops at Hartman Arena' will feature both games on February 28, 2011, with the men's final at 6:00 PM and the women's fin al at 8:00 PM.
Sterling, Kan. - Sterling College Assistant Athletic Director Shawn Reed will become the next head women's basketball coach at Tabor College (Kan.). Reed has been serving at Sterling College since 1997 with his most recent role being assistant athletic director, assistant professor of exercise science and servant leadership coordinator.
Sterling, Kan. - The 2010-2011 Sterling College Lady Warriors are Co-Champions of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC). With a win in the Gleason Center on Saturday night over the McPherson College Lady Bulldogs 57-44, Sterling wrapped up their fifth straight KCAC Regular Season Title and on Senior Night and will be the overall number one seed in the KCAC Championship Tournament, earning the conference's first automatic bid to the 2011 NAIA State Farm Women's Basketball National Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa.