Sterling, Kan. - Former Sterling College Warriors assistant basketball coach Sean Gillespie brought his Union College team into the Gleason Center on Saturday in defeated the Warriors 63-56 in the final game of the 2010 Warrior Classic. Union used tough defense to force SC into 22 turnovers which Union would turn into 24 points, and the Warriors were unable to make a late run to take the lead and seal the game.
Sterling, Kan. - The NAIA has released its first regular season NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Top 25 Poll for the 2010-2011 Season. Sterling College is ranked in the poll at number 12, falling two spots from the preseason poll.
SC has started 5-1 this year with their only loss coming on the road to 22nd ranked Concordia University out of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).
Kansas City, Kan. - Kenny McGrath and Trenton Stutzman were named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Scholar Athletes. In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.
Kansas City, Kan. - Three Lady Warriors have been named 2011Daktronics-NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Scholar Athletes. Megan Patrick, Kelly Curtis, and Julie Penner all earned the honor in 2011. In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.
Hillsboro, Kan. - The Sterling College Lady Warriors basketball team was without three key players against Central Methodist College in their final game of the 2010 calendar year. Megan Patrick, Candace Ewert, and Carley Chambers all missed the game due to injuries, but Sterling still prevailed over Central Methodist 71-41. Strong senior leadership continues to be an asset for the Lady Warriors and played a big role in the 30 point blowout at the Tabor Classic.
Lindsborg, Kan. - Britany Gasper and the 12th ranked Sterling College Lady Warriors traveled to Lindsborg, Kansas on Thursday night to play the Bethany College Swedes and defeated the Swedes 67-46 in a costly game for the Lady Warriors. The game became costly for Sterling when Megan Patrick went down early in the second half with a knee injury. It is still not known how long the injury will keep Patrick on the sideline. Gasper stepped up for SC in the absence of Patrick, scoring 14 points and pulling down seven rebounds, four of which came on the offensive glass, to help Sterling pull away from Bethany and improve to 3-0 in the KCAC.
Lindsborg, Kan. - With a 70-58 victory over the Bethany College Swedes in Lindsborg on Thursday night, the Sterling College Warriors improved to 2-1 in the KCAC, which puts them in a first place tie atop the conference. Sterling gave the Swedes their first KCAC loss of the season, dropping Bethany to 2-1 in the KCAC.
Sterling, Kan. - Hot shooting by the University of Saint Mary doomed the Sterling College Warriors men's basketball team on Saturday night at the Gleason Center. Saint Mary hit 8 of 19 three point attempts for a total on 24 points on their way to a 63-53 victory over Sterling. The loss drops Sterling to 2-2 in the KCAC, one game out of first place.
Sterling College Athletic Director Andy Lambert announces today the hiring of John Harding as head volleyball coach for the Lady Warriors.
Harding comes to Sterling College from Cordova High School in Cordova, Alaska, where he has led the Wolverines for nine seasons. Under his leadership the team went to the Alaska State Championships eight times; finishing as champions in 2005,
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 21, 2010.