Southwest Covenant athletics

Patriots put on a show against Tyrone

Southwest Covenant made a statement with a big victory over Tyrone Friday. The Patriots (11-0) proved they were a power in the playoffs, defeating the Bobcats (8-3) 56-16 in the second round. Though Southwest Covenant hung half-a-hundred on their opponent, it was their defense that made the biggest play. Tyrone fumbled the ball nine times…

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Patriots look to stay hot in second round

There is just a brief window of opportunity for celebration in the playoffs. Southwest Covenant took home a big win over Sasakwa Friday 48-0 by mercy rule. The excitement and allure of winning a playoff game was present in the huddle after the game but it quickly went away by Monday. The Patriots began preparing…

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Patriots pummel Vikings in the playoffs

By Hayden Tucker   It was the Will Haas and Tyler Kelly show in Southwest Covenant’s playoff win over Sasakwa. The young players were asked to step up in Trevor Kelly’s (hip soreness) absence and they delivered. The Patriots (10-0, 1-0) defeated the Vikings (5-6, 0-1) 48-0 by halftime, causing for a mercy rule. The…

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Samantha Lindsey enjoys her roles with SWC, Mustang

By Hayden Tucker   In the fall, Samantha Lindsey can be found on the sideline of a Southwest Covenant volleyball game, but her day job keeps her at a different school. Along with being a volleyball coach, Lindsey is a fifth-and sixth-grade S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) teacher at Mustang Horizon Intermediate Center. Her…

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Southwest Covenant set to open playoffs

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer Southwest Covenant will look to continue its historic season with a strong playoff push. The Patriots wrapped up the regular season, sweeping all opponents and now their focus shifts to the post season. Winning their district gives them home field advantage for the first two rounds of playoffs. Sasakwa (5-5)…

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Patriots down Medford for District Championship

By Hayden Tucker   Defeating opponents by a large margin has become a commonplace for Southwest Covenant football but their win Friday meant more than the others. The Patriots toppled Medford (5-4, 4-2) 63-30 to go undefeated on the regular season and win the district championship. In all of Southwest Covenant’s history no such feat…

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Patriots look to make history

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer Southwest Covenant football has the chance to cap off a historic season for their program Friday against Medford. The Patriots (8-0) host the Cardinals (6-3, 5-1) in a game that decides their fate in the district standings. A win grants them the district title and an undefeated season, both of…

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Southwest Covenant volleyball Player of the Year: Kylie Moseley

The Southwest Covenant volleyball program has become a force to be reckoned with over the past several years. In 2017, the Patriots made a Class 3A state tournament run and with most of their roster returning in 2018, Southwest Covenant was expected to compete for a 3A state championship in 2018. However, the OSSAA had…

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Fast players allow Patriots’ defense to shine in 2018

By Hayden Tucker, staff writer When you think eight-man football, you don’t typically think defense, but Southwest Covenant is trying to change that. Through eight games this season, the Patriots (8-0) are allowing just 8.5 points per contest and have shut out three teams this season. Their offense, which is averaging 52.5 points per game,…

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Patriots stay perfect with throttling of Welch

Southwest Covenant continued its dominance on the gridiron Thursday with a 47-0 thumping of Welch to improve to 8-0 on the season and 5-0 in district play. The Patriots racked up 246 yards of offense, including 173 rushing yards and 73 passing yards. Southwest Covenant had 11 first downs and didn’t turn the ball over.…

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