Former Seminole State College Belles Head Basketball Coach Dixie Woodall was recently interviewed by TV sports analyst Brenda VanLengen for her upcoming docuseries If Not for Them. The series focuses on the women who grew the sport of women’s basketball before Title IX, which ensured the right for young women to participate in collegiate athletics. Continue reading “Former Belles Basketball Coach to Be Featured in Docuseries on the History of Women’s Collegiate Basketball”
Seminole State College softball Head Coach Amber Flores has been named the Head Coach of the Oklahoma City Spark for the June 2023 season. Flores will continue to lead the SSC Trojan softball team, as the two teams’ seasons do not overlap. Continue reading “Flores Named Head Coach of Oklahoma City’s New Professional Softball Team”
Seminole State College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Don Tuley was inducted into the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on June 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Edmond. Tuley has been coaching for 43 years, nine of the years at SSC. His overall record is 708 wins and 308 losses.
Tuley won a 2001 NJCAA National Championship at Redlands Community College as an assistant coach and won the 2010 National Championship as a Head Coach of the Oklahoma Impact at the semi-professional level. The teams he has coached have won numerous sectional, district and region championships. He has coached and helped develop at more than 100 student-athletes who have gone on to play NCAA Division I basketball and/or professional basketball. Tuley was selected as an assistant coach at the 2004 McDonald’s All-American Game held in Oklahoma City.
He graduated with an associate’s degree from Murray State Community College in Tishomingo. He then went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from East Central University in Ada and completed his master’s degree in Education at The University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.
Fifty-two student-athletes and six athletic teams at Seminole State College have been recognized for their outstanding academic achievements this year by the National Junior College Athletic Association. The NJCAA Academic All-American Student Athlete Awards are divided into the three groups based on grade point average – First Team requires a 4.0 GPA, Second Team requires a GPA between 3.80 and 3.99, and Third Team requires a GPA between 3.60 and 3.79.Continue reading “SSC Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-American Honors”
The Seminole State College Trojan softball team is in Yuma, Arizona for the NJCAA Division I Softball World Series at the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex. The games will be played from May 24 to May 28. Follow this feed for the latest information on the team’s journey. Continue reading “SSC Softball National Tournament Updates”
Seminole State College’s softball coaches were named Coaching Staff of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. The SSC coaches were selected as the best in the Midwest region of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I. They were honored alongside Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (South) and Yavapai College (West).
Under the direction of head coach Amber Flores and assistant coach T.J. Webb, the Trojans (44-2) captured the Region II softball tournament with a perfect 4-0 mark and earned their spot in the NJCAA DI Softball World Series. Flores, who is in her tenth season, was named Region II Coach of the Year for the fourth consecutive season and guided fourth-ranked Seminole State to an Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference title.
The team will journey to Yuma, Arizona for the NJCAA DI Softball World Series at the Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex. The games will be played from May 24 to May 28.
The Seminole State College Trojan Softball team won the NJCAA Region II Championship in Piedmont on May 15. The Trojans went undefeated during the four-day tournament and won the championship game 8-0 against Connors State College. They will advance to the JUCO national tournament May 24-28 in Yuma, Arizona.
Seminole State College Trojan baseball and softball teams are competing in NJCAA Region II Tournaments May 12-15. The latest updates will be posted to the top of this page. Continue reading “Softball and Baseball Teams Compete in Region II Tournaments”
Seminole State College softball players demonstrated a team effort off the field when they quickly responded to help a fellow student who had a car accident on Highway 9, near their practice area Oct. 2. Continue reading “SSC Softball Players Recognized for Accident Response”
Members of the 2020-21 Seminole State College Soccer team presented SSC President Lana Reynolds with team shirts – including a player jersey – on Monday. Continue reading “SSC Women’s Soccer Team Presents Jersey to President Reynolds”