Hutch first, 'Hounds 7th in coaches' poll
WICHITA -- Coming off its first Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference football championship since 1995, Hutchinson is the coaches' pick to repeat at a pre-season media conference held here Friday. It's the first time since 2002 that Butler is not the favorite to win the conference title...
East shuts out West in Shrine Bowl
HAYS -- Tony Barksdale, Jr. of Tecumseh-Shawnee Heights scored two first-half touchdowns to earn East team Most Valuable Player honors as he led his team to a 21-0 victory in the Kansas Shrine Bowl at Lewis Field here Saturday night. Fort Scott High School graduate Alex Fink was on the East roster and FSHS head coach Bob Campbell was on the East coaching staff. No statistics were reported for Fink, who will play baseball at Independence Community College, in the game...
Fort Scott 13's finish third; Pittsburg takes title
Fort Scott's 13-year-old baseball team finished third in the Babe Ruth District Tournament it hosted here over the weekend and is expected to advance to the State Tournament this week at Cottonwood Falls (verification pending). Fort Scott's team played twice on Saturday at Dave Regan Stadium, beating Independence 15-0 in three innings before dropping a 17-6 verdict to Frontenac in the third-place game...
Legion Zone begins Wednesday
Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 will play host to the AA Zone Tournament beginning Wednesday at Dave Regan Stadium. There will be five teams in the tournament including Garnett Post 48, Iola Post 15, Osawatomie Post 204 and Silver Lake Post 160. The double-elimination tournament begins Wednesday with what will actually be a second-round game between No. ...
U13s remain alive after thumping Spring River
Fort Scott's team will live to play another day -- today, to be exact -- following a 19-8 thumping of Spring River in the first elimination bracket game of the Kansas Babe Ruth 13-and-Under Regional Baseball Tournament at Dave Regan Stadium Friday night...
Pittsburg drops locals into elimination bracket
The local boys were making a game of it after four innings but Pittsburg's 8-run fifth inning paved the way for the visitors to defeat Fort Scott, 17-3, in a second-round game of the Kansas Babe Ruth 13-and-Under Region 5 Tournament at Dave Regan Stadium Thursday night...
Former FSCC gridder signs with Chiefs
Former Fort Scott Community College All-American defensive back Kevin Short signed a rookie free-agent contract with the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday after each of the National Football League's 30 teams took a pass on him in the 2015 Supplemental Draft...
Babe Ruth 13s in action beginning Weds.
Fort Scott's Dave Regan Stadium will host the Kansas Babe Ruth Baseball District 5 Tournament beginning Wednesday with the local team drawing a bye until Thursday. The six-team, double-elimination tournament will be held through Sunday. There will be two games each day except Saturday, when there will be three...