Emporia, Kan. - In only the fourth meet of the season the Sterling College Warrior Cross Country program did some record setting on Friday at the Emporia State Planet Sub XC Invitational. Five total athletes either added their name to the record board or made a move up the record board, while a total of eight athletes set personal records. With 202 women running in the women's race and 234 on the men's side and on a beautiful and fast course the Warriors took advantage of the competition to do what they had been talking about for weeks now.
It was the first day of Sterling College senior Lauren Cox's 2010 summer internship at Oxford. The dons ("professors" in the U.S.), in full regalia, addressed the nervous students. "Welcome to Oxford," said one, "where your best is never good enough."
Sterling College's Homecoming musical, Pirates of Penzance, will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 7-9, at 8 p.m. in Culbertson Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Sterling College box office and can be reserved by calling 620-278-4279. Box Office hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. October 4-8 and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. October 7-9. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students/children/seniors 65 and over. Reservations not paid for by 7:50 p.m. on the night of the reservation will be subject to release for general sale.
Ottawa, Kan. - Sterling College senior, Jake Bowser, won the Ottawa University Fall Invitational this past Monday and Tuesday at Eagle Bend Golf Course in Lawrence, KS. Bowser was the leader after a 1-under par 69. His solid second round play led to a 2-over par 72, which gave him a one shot victory. "This is Jake's first college victory. His hard work and dedication to the game of golf has paid off,