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Holcomb Eclipses 1,000-Point Plateau in Win over Three Rivers

In what has become almost an annual tradition for the St. Louis Community College women’s basketball team under head coach Shelly Ethridge, the Archers collected their 20th victory of the year Wednesday in an 87-67 rout of Three Rivers Community College. The victory was highlighted by sophomore guard Deborah Holcomb, who entered the game just […]

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STLCC Women Dominate North Central; Holcomb Nears Milestone

As the regular season approaches its final stretch, the St. Louis Community College women’s basketball team seems to have found its rhythm. It’s not as if the Archers, at 19-6, found themselves struggling in the face of opposition often this year. However, as displayed in Saturday’s 99-69 rout of North Central Missouri College, the team […]

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STLCC Women Defeat Wentworth for 18th Win

After a pair of tough road losses that saw the Archers squander second-half leads, STLCC women’s basketball coach Shelly Ethridge added a renewed focus on the team’s defensive performance. That focus translated well Saturday, as the Archers routed Wentworth Military Academy 88-36 at the STLCC-Forest Park gymnasium. The Archers forced a bevy of first-half turnovers, […]

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Archers Drop Halftime Lead in Loss at North Central

For the second time in as many games, the St. Louis Community College women’s basketball team held a second-half lead against a quality team on the road. Also for the second straight game, the Archers were unable to maintain that advantage. The Archers fell to North Central College 78-70 on Saturday, after entering the half […]

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Holcomb Named NJCAA Division II Player of the Week

Deborah Holcomb has been on a torrid scoring pace throughout the 2014-15 season, but her recent contributions have garnered notice outside of St. Louis Community College. The sophomore shooting guard was named the NJCAA Division II Player of the Week after averaging 35 points and 5.5 steals across a week that included wins over Cottey […]

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Holcomb Sets the Tone in Rout of Cottey College

For much of the Archers’ 13-3 start to the 2014-15 season, Deborah Holcomb has been the focal point at both ends of the floor. In the first game of the second semester for St. Louis Community College women’s basketball team, that formula held true once again. Holcomb scored 23 of her game-high 36 points in […]

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Humble, Diligent Holcomb Having Career Year for Archers

For most college basketball players, laying claim to a starting position and leading their team in scoring would qualify as more than a fairly significant achievement. But to listen to St. Louis Community College sophomore and leading scorer Deborah Holcomb tell the story of her freshman year with the Archers, it was nothing to celebrate. […]

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Archers Ride Bench, Big First Half to Season Sweep of Jefferson

On the heels of a pair of recent routs against overmatched opponents, women’s basketball coach Shelly Ethridge emphasized the inherent benefits of providing a large quantity of minutes to a team’s bench players. Almost prophetically, those benefits paid dividends right away on Wednesday, as the Archers rode a strong performance from their bench to emerge […]

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Archer Women Gain 12th Win after Routing Shawnee

For the second time in as many games, the outcome was devoid of doubt soon after the opening tip for the St. Louis Community College women’s basketball team. The Archers raced to a 30-point lead within the game’s first 10 minutes, en route to a 99-25 drubbing of Shawnee Community College Dec. 16. The win […]

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Archers Dissatisfied Despite 2-0 Performance in STLCC Classic

For many coaches, a 2-0 weekend would typically bring at least some level of contentment. Just don’t include Shelly Ethridge in that number. Fresh of an 85-35 win over Morton Community College—the second convincing win in as many days—Ethridge was left a bit disappointed in how her Archers closed out Saturday’s game. “We still have […]

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