Football team defeats Ottawa to conclude season

By Daegiona WilsonStaff reporter Two conjoint seasons of football came to an end this Saturday, with the Moundbuilders defeating the Ottawa Braves 28-14 at AdventHealth Field. With the Builders coming off a bye week, winning this game was crucial to enhance their...

Historic season ends in KCAC semifinal

ABOVE: Hailey Rouse, midfield/ forward sophomore, pushes the ball down the field. The Lady Builder soccer team was defeated by Oklahoma Wesleyan in the semifinals of the KCAC Tournament 5-0. (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer) By Joshua EiblStaff reporter Women’s soccer’s...

Baseball bested by 10th ranked team

By Mallory GravesStaff reporter The SC baseball team was defeated by the No. 10 ranked team in the country, Oklahoma Wesleyan, 25-7 on April 6. Kevin Frady, head baseball coach said, “We came out playing the tenth-ranked team with the wind howling, and it was a...

Watson earns two-time KCAC weekly player

By Brad CagleStaff reporter Francis Watson's, junior forward, performance against Bethel College won him the KCAC player of the week last week. This was right after Watson had just got over the excitement of winning the award the following week. It’s not often that...

Vaccines bring hope for strong finish to semester

By Lauren SiehStaff reporter I can barely move my arm. This is sort of what I expected when I got my first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Most of my friends got it a month before me and said that their arms were sore. I didn’t expect to be able to move my arm out of a...

Jefferson Cook earns KCAC weekly award

By Raul OrozcoStaff reporter ABOVE: Jefferson Cook, business administration junior, has been named the KCAC Men's Golfer of the Week on April 6. He holds the first place trophy and also helped lead the team to finish first as well. (Contributed photo) This week’s KCAC...

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Football team defeats Ottawa to conclude season
By Daegiona WilsonStaff reporter Two conjoint seasons of football came to an end this Saturday, with the Moundbuilders defeating the Ottawa Braves 28-14 at AdventHealth Field. With the Builders coming off a bye week, winning this game was crucial to enhance their...
Historic season ends in KCAC semifinal
ABOVE: Hailey Rouse, midfield/ forward sophomore, pushes the ball down the field. The Lady Builder soccer team was defeated by Oklahoma Wesleyan in the semifinals of the KCAC Tournament 5-0. (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer) By Joshua EiblStaff reporter Women’s soccer’s...
Baseball bested by 10th ranked team
By Mallory GravesStaff reporter The SC baseball team was defeated by the No. 10 ranked team in the country, Oklahoma Wesleyan, 25-7 on April 6. Kevin Frady, head baseball coach said, “We came out playing the tenth-ranked team with the wind howling, and it was a...
Watson earns two-time KCAC weekly player
By Brad CagleStaff reporter Francis Watson's, junior forward, performance against Bethel College won him the KCAC player of the week last week. This was right after Watson had just got over the excitement of winning the award the following week. It’s not often that...
Jefferson Cook earns KCAC weekly award
By Raul OrozcoStaff reporter ABOVE: Jefferson Cook, business administration junior, has been named the KCAC Men's Golfer of the Week on April 6. He holds the first place trophy and also helped lead the team to finish first as well. (Contributed photo) This week’s KCAC...
Men and women’s golf team competes in SC Spring Classic
By Raul OrozcoStaff reporter ABOVE: Roger Klenke, sports management senior, inspects the green. He shot a total of 180 points. (Taylor Rodriguez/Staff photographer) The Builder golf teams competed in their home tournament March 29 and 30 at the Quail Ridge Golf...

Painting Night serves as stress relief for students

By Mallory GravesStaff reporter Michelle Hawkins, liberal arts senior, hosted a Paint Night in the library that was sponsored by the Winfield Art Center on March 25. During this activity, students were asked to write down all of the things that...

Tennis downs conference foe Kansas Wesleyan

By Taylor RodriguezStaff reporter Tennis braved the cold yesterday to play against Kansas Wesleyan in Winfield. The men's team won 7-0 in their matches despite the cold wind. That brought their record for the season to 2-1. The men are 1-0 in KCAC...

Two losses for Builder volleyball

ABOVE: Sophia Wicker, freshman defensive specialist, follows through her serve. The lady Builder Volleyball team finished the night zero and two, losing to Bethel 3-1 and McPherson 3-0.  (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer) 

Campus upgrades provide benefits

By Taylor RodriguezStaff reporter As I'm sure many have noticed by now, there are various tech upgrades across campus both in and out of the classroom. In Beech, an entire classroom was renovated to a more modern and versatile space. Featuring...

Volleyball splits in conference triangular

ABOVE: D’Sani Levy, freshman outside hitter goes up to capitalized on a kill attempt. The lady Builder Volleyball team split the games winning against Friends 3-1 and losing to Bethany 3-1. (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer) 

Opening doubleheader ends in split

Above: Southwestern softball opens up their season hosting Peru State. The day series ended in a series split 8-1, 6-4. (RJay McCoy/Staff photographer)  By Daegiona WilsonStaff reporter The season is finally here. Moundbuilder softball opened...

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Jefferson Cook earns KCAC weekly award

By Raul OrozcoStaff reporter ABOVE: Jefferson Cook, business administration junior, has been named the KCAC Men's Golfer of the Week on April 6. He holds the first place trophy and also helped lead the team to finish first as well. (Contributed photo) This week’s KCAC...

9LIVES to perform first campus show

By Kaleb ViningStaff reporter The 9 LIVES Improv Troupe will be performing in Messenger Recital Hall on March 19 at 9 p.m. The event is titled Beat the Clock and will feature a series of games. The show will have 20 games for the performance, but it is the audience...

Senior night postponed

By Blake GarmanStaff reporter Unfortunately, for the Lady Builders this week’s Senior Night against Avila and Ottawa has been moved back to a later date. This makes it over a month since the last time the Lady Builders have seen any action. Coach Conrad wanted it to...

Campus activities resume despite pandemic

By Joshua EiblStaff reporter Events at Southwestern College are mainly impacted by COVID-19 this semester. This development also doesn’t hold back from the Jantz Stadium. “Under the current regulations every student will be allowed two family spectator passes during...

International students affected by COVID-19

By Joshua EiblStaff reporter COVID-19 turned everybody’s life upside down and made us realize how transient it is. Because of this, our international students have experienced this struggle over many months. “Since the regulations of the government, it was more of a...

Residence Life hosts field day

Above: Connor Wolfe retrieves the bags in his game of corn hole. (Jonathan Lane/Staff photographer) By Jonathan LaneStaff reporter Housing and Residence Life hosted a Field Day event on the Sutton lawn on Sept. 15, though attendance seemed hesitant. “Typically,...