The #7 Sterling College women’s basketball team clinched their 10th KCAC Championship Saturday night, with a 65-50 win over the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, KS.
The Lady Warriors will have to share the title with Kansas Wesleyan University, who escaped Bethel College, 75-72, in their final game to finish the season also with a 16-2 record. Sterling will receive the #1 seed in the upcoming KCAC Post Season tournament and will receive the first of two bids KCAC bids to the NAIA Div. II Women’s National Tournament in Sioux City, Iowa, March 11-17, 2009.
The Sterling College men’s basketball team dropped their final regular season game to the Spires of Saint Mary on Saturday night, 84-94.
Both teams used some red hot three point shooting as they closed out the regular season in dynamic fashion. Sterling trailed by three points at the half like they have done many times this season, but could not quite pull off the come back like they have done so many times this season.
On Friday, February 27, Sterling College will host Anthony W. Thompson, chairman and CEO of Thompson National Properties, as its 2009 Oscar Schmidt Convocation speaker. The event will be held at Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus at 10:00 a.m. The event is open to the public.
The Sterling College Theatre Program will be presenting Arsenic and Old Lace at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14, in Culbertson Auditorium on the Sterling College campus.
This dark comedy was written by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, who began his theatrical career at nearby Bethel College in Newton, Kansas, directing productions there from 1922-1924. In 1941 his play Arsenic and Old Lace opened on Broadway and ran for more than three years. In 1944, the film version was released, starring Cary Grant as main character Mortimer Brewster.
William Morse, Chair of the Art and Design Department at Sterling College, has had two pieces of his work chosen in a very competitive juried art exhibit at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: “New River Gorge Bridge,” a photography piece, and “Tug Maryland,” a painting. The exhibit will be on display until March 28, 2009.
The Sterling College men’s Basketball team will face Northwood University (FL) on Thursday March 12th, at 5:45p.m. in the first round of the NAIA Division II National Tournament at the Keeter Gymnasium in Point Lookout, Missouri.
Sterling, KS. - The Sterling College Women’s Basketball team will face Holy Names on Thursday March 12th at 8:45 p.m. in the first round of the NAIA Women’s Division II National Tournament at the Tyson Event’s Center in Sioux City, Iowa
Holy Names, a member of the California Pacific Conference, received the automatic bid for winning the CPC Tournament championship. The Hawks won the CPC regular season championship posting a 15-1 record.