The Sterling College debate team beat regional rival and third in the nation Texas Tech en route to a first place finish at the Cameron University Christmas Classic tournament hosted December 3-4 in Lawton, Okla. This win helped the Sterling College team secure a ranking of 13th in the nation.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – No. 4 seed Cornerstone University (Mich.) held on for 64-55 victory of the fifth seed, Sterling College Lady Warriors in the opening round of the17th annual NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship at the Tyson Events Center/Gateway Arena in Sioux City, Iowa.
Sterling College junior Ashley Kraft received NAIA Division II All-American honors following her impressive individual season and leading the Lady Warriors to a 23-8 overall record and a trip to the NAIA Division II national tournament. Sterling also won both the KCAC regular season and conference tournament title this past year.
Four Sterling College men’s basketball players have been named to the All-KCAC Teams chosen by the conference coaches and announced at the conclusion 2007-2008 season.
Shane Stover was Sterling’s lone First Team All-KCAC selection and was named to the All-KCAC Defensive Team, while Jonathon Woods earned Honorable Mention All-KCAC honors. Freshman duo Zach Goodrich and Cody Brazelton were named the All-KCAC All-Freshman Team.
McGurk named KCAC Baseball “Pitcher of the Week”
Sterling College baseball player Devin McGurk earned weekly KCAC “Co Pitcher of the Week” honors this past week after helping the Warriors go 3-3 overall and 3-3 in KCAC play.
McGurk, 5’10, sophomore from Great Bend, KS, garnered “Pitcher of the Week” honors after pitching seven innings and only giving up one earned run in Sterling’s 5-1 win over Friends University. McGurk struck out three and walked two.
Sterling is currently 11-23 overall and 5-7 in KCAC play.
The Baccalaureate address will be given by the Reverend Dr. Steven Marsh, Senior Pastor of Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Wichita, Kan., on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium. Marsh’s address is titled, “I Am Not Here on My Own.”
Sterling College welcomes Dr. John Silber, President Emeritus of Boston University in Boston, Mass., to the 116th annual Commencement ceremonies which will be held Saturday, April 26. Dr. Silber will deliver the Commencement address to the 2008 graduates. Exercises are scheduled to begin at 9:45 a.m. on the East Lawn outside Cooper Hall.
The Warrior Athletic Association announced that the Warrior Wood & Wedge golf tournament will once again be held again at the Highlands Golf Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. This athletic fundraiser will be held on Monday, June 23, 2008.
The Warrior Athletic Association is designed to advance Sterling College athletics by strengthening the athletic budget to help meet needs in all our sports programs.
Different from previous years, Sterling College announces the 2008 Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies to be held nearly three weeks earlier on April 25 and 26. In addition, the location for Commencement is changed to the East Lawn outside Cooper Hall.
Baccalaureate services begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in Culbertson Auditorium of Spencer Hall. The Baccalaureate address is titled “I Am Not Here on My Own,” and will be delivered by Rev. Dr. Steven Marsh, senior pastor of Eastminster Presbyterian Church of Wichita, Kan.
Sterling College Theatre presents six one act plays on Friday, April 11, at 8:00 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium of Spencer Hall. The evening combines the talent of both experienced and beginner, and involves the collective efforts of over 40 students.