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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016
JAYHAWK CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD
Updated at 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.


KJCCC FOOTBALL

TeamConferenceOverall
Butler0-00-0
Coffeyville0-00-0
Dodge City0-00-0
Fort Scott0-00-0
Garden City0-00-0
Highland0-00-0
Hutchinson0-00-0
Independence0-00-0

Saturday, Aug. 27

Garden City at Ellsworth (Iowa), 1 p.m.

Butler at Fort Scott, 7 p.m.

Dodge City at Highland, 7 p.m.

Hutchinson at Coffeyville, 7 p.m.

Bye: Independence


KJCCC VOLLEYBALL

TeamConferenceOverall
Kansas City0-02-0
Allen0-01-0
Coffeyville0-01-0
Neosho County0-01-1
Cowley0-00-0
Fort Scott0-00-0
Highland0-00-0
Independence0-00-0
Johnson County0-00-0
Labette0-00-0

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Independence at Seminole State, Okla.

Neosho County 3, Wentworth Military 0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-10)

Kansas City 3, Wentworth Military 0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-21)

Kansas City 3, Neosho County 0 (25-21, 25-15, 25-23, non-conference)

Wednesday, Aug. 24

Coffeyvile 3, Oklahoma Wesleyan 1

Allen 3, Ottawa JV 1 (25-18, 25-22, 22-25, 25-18)

Thursday, Aug. 25

Labette at Southwestern Christian

Friday, Aug. 26

at Fort Scott

Coffeyville, Fort Scott, Independence, Neosho County

at Iowa Western

Highland

at Johnson County

Cowley, Johnson County

at Vernon, Texas

Labette

At Wisconsin Dells

Kansas City

Saturday, Aug. 27

at Fort Scott

Coffeyville, Fort Scott, Independence, Neosho County

at Iowa Western

Highland

at Johnson County

Cowley, Johnson County

at Vernon, Texas

Labette

At Wisconsin Dells

Kansas City

Sunday, Aug. 28

At Wisconsin Dells

Kansas City

Monday, Aug. 29

Dodge City at Labette

Tuesday, Aug. 30

Ottawa JV at Coffeyville

Neosho County at Allen

Tigers look to get most out of their 40 men (08/27/16)
Fort Scott High School's football team held its annual Red & White Scrimmage at Frary Field Friday night. The score wasn't kept but when evaluating this year's group, it looks as though the squad will get quite a bit of depth from its 40-man roster...
Varsity tennis starts off season vs. tough teams (08/27/16)
PARSONS --Fort Scott High School's varsity tennis team saw live competition for the first time this season in a tournament here Thursday that was halted prematurely by thunderstorms. "We needed to see some live competition to measure where we are," Fort Scott head coach Lynn Barr said. ...
Canadian QB to lead Greyhound offense (08/26/16)
Sports Editor's Note: As of press time, Fort Scott Community College had not officially released its final roster. A quarterback with Canadian roots will lead Fort Scott Community College's offense when the Greyhounds take the field for their season opener at 7 p.m. Saturday night against No. 5-ranked Butler at Frary Field...
New coach leads soccer program (08/26/16)
Fort Scott High School's soccer program will be led by a new coach this season as Brian Pommier takes the reigns after David Gray returned to the role for last season. The team scrimmaged at Ellis Park Thursday evening. First the Tigers had a 20-minute intrasquad scrimmage. Then they played against an alumni team for 40 minutes...
Eagle volleyball opens season Saturday (08/26/16)
Uniontown's volleyball team opens its season Saturday at Pleasanton in the Three Rivers League Pre-Season Tournament. Head coach Jackie Hall reports 15 players out for the squad. There are four seniors: Holly Shinn, Jimme Keller, Kate Coll and Haley O'Neal. The three juniors are Danielle Dading, Keeley Goodridge and Blair Rockhold. Sophomores are Joy Page, Hannah Beerbower and Maddie Ard...
Tiger golfer wins Uniontown tourney by 10 strokes (08/26/16)
Fort Scott's Lauren Madison shot 50 at Woodland Hills Golf Course Thursday to win Uniontown's junior varsity golf tournament by 10 strokes. Columbus was the team champion, shooting 260. Courtney Williams shot 73 for the Tigers while Marissa Allen came in at 74 and Kaitlyn Hanks carded 84. Fort Scott finished fifth as a team with a four-woman score of 281...
Eight ranked teams highlight 'Hound schedule (08/24/16)
To be the best, one has to beat the best. That's said often but Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team will be given ample opportunity to show how good it is this season. Seven teams ranked in the NJCAA Pre-Season Division II pre-season poll, three more which have received votes and a top-five Division III program adorn the Greyhounds' schedule this season...
JV tennis opens season (08/24/16)
Fort Scott High School's girls' junior varsity tennis team opened its season Tuesday by hosting a tournament. No team scores were kept. The best finisher for the Tigers was in No. 2 singles where Alexis Bailey finished 2-1 and placed second. There was also a three-way tie for first in No. 1 doubles at 2-1 with Fort Scott's team placed third after tie-breakers...
Change of venue for Red & White volleyball scrimmage (08/24/16)
Due to construction work in and around the FSHS gymnasium, Friday afternoon's Red & White Scrimmage for the Fort Scott High School volleyball team has been moved to Buck Run Community Center. The start time remains 4 p.m. The football scrimmage will follow at 6 p.m. at Frary Field. There is also a soccer scrimmage at Ellis Park Thursday at 6 p.m...
Additional date for ImPact testing (08/24/16)
Fort Scott High School is offering an additional date for ImPact testing on August 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 920 at Fort Scott Middle School. ImPact testing is an online neurological exam that creates baseline data to be accessed in case your son or daughter suffers a head injury. This data can be used by medical personnel to help to create a safe return to play protocol...
Scrimmage demonstrates potential depth (08/23/16)
This year, "Lawnchair scrimmage" was a misnomer as Fort Scott High School's team worked out at Frary Field Saturday morning as some areas of the practice field are still sectioned off due to construction at the high school. So the fans got to be a little more comfortable sitting in the stands at the stadium and the team got to be a little more comfortable working out on a cool, overcast day...
Simmons tops 1st Flight at weekend scramble (08/23/16)
Landon Simmons won the First Flight in a scramble tournament held at Woodland Hills Golf Course over the weekend. He shot a 63 to win the group and claim an $80 prize. Jon Kindelsparger and Chuck Scammell tied for second with scores of 65. A tie-breaker was used to award Kindelsparger second place and a $60 prize. Scammell received $30 for finishing third...
Tigers working out on stadium turf (08/17/16)
Fort Scott High School's football team has been working out at Frary Field early on in this preseason as some of the work on the USD 234 bond project has made parts of the practice field unusable temporarily. Roughly 60 players -- a total that includes 20 freshmen -- have reported as fall practices begin in Kansas. Tuesday was the second day allowed under Kansas State High School Activities Association rules...
'Hound volleyball No. 14 in D-II pre-season poll (08/17/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team is ranked 14th in the NJCAA pre-season poll, released Tuesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the Greyhounds were picked to finish fourth in Division II of the Jayhawk Conference behind defending champion Johnson County, Coffeyville and Cowley in a poll of circuit coaches...
5 ranked teams on 'Hound schedule (08/16/16)
Of course, there were going to be nationall-ranked teams on Fort Scott Community College's football schedule this season. That's the nature of playing in the Jayhawk Conference. Which ones are ranked became known Monday afternoon when the pre-season poll was released. There are five and if they all remained through the course of the season, their appearances were almost be a bi-weekly occurence...
ONLINE FIRST: Hays eliminates Stars in 17 innings (08/13/16)
Editor's Note: This game concluded too late to be included in Saturday's print edition. This will appear in Monday's print edition. ----- WICHITA -- The run came to an end for the Kansas Stars here Friday night in the semifinals of the National Baseball Congress World Series...
Simons wins top flight in city golf tourney (08/13/16)
The first Fort Scott City Golf Championship Tournament in many years was held last weekend at Woodland Hills Golf Course. There were three flights of competition and closest-to-the-pin contests each day. Landon Simons won the Championship Flight, shooting 69 on the front nine and 72 on the back for a two-day total of 141. Jon Allen was one stroke back in second place at 67-75--142. Conner Antonetti was third at 66-80--146 followed by Greg King with his 71-78--149 and John Leek at 73-77--150...
Home Run Derby results (08/12/16)
The Fort Scott Recreation Commission recently held its annual Home Run Derby. Results are as follows: -- 9-year-old boys: 1. Chayden Clayton, 2. Reece Roberts, 3. Ryder Newton. -- 9-year-old girls: No entries. -- 10-year-old boys: 1. Amari Berry, 2. Cal Cosens, 3. Cedrik Martin...
LaRoche homers, drives in 3 as Stars advance (08/12/16)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott's Adam LaRoche was 2 for 3, driving in 3 runs and hitting his second home run of the tournament as the Kansas Stars eliminated the defending champion Seattle Studs, 10-2, in the quarterfinals of the National Baseball Congress World Series at Lawrence Dumont Stadium here Thursday night...
NJCAA National Team gets by, 11-10 (08/12/16)
WICHITA -- It was a memorable night for Fort Scott's LaRoche family at the National Baseball Congress World Series here Wednesday night. After serving as co-architect of the Kansas Stars, a club comprised of former Major League Baseball players, Adam LaRoche and his teammates took the field Wednesday evening to face the NJCAA National Team, which eked out an 11-10 win...
Tigers picked to win new-look SEK (08/10/16)
PITTSBURG -- With three-time defending champion Pittsburg now playing as a Class 5A independent, Southeast Kansas League football coaches picked Fort Scott High to win the 2016 championship at a media conference held here Tuesday. Fort Scott (5-1 in the SEK last season, 7-3 overall), the runner-up the past two seasons, was perhaps the logical choice based on the fact that the Tigers are the only team besides Pittsburg that has won a league title (2012) in the past six seasons. ...
Eagles tabbed 2nd in return to 11-man (08/10/16)
PITTSBURG -- Uniontown can't defend the Three Rivers League football championship it won last season. But that probably won't bother any of the Eagles. Uniontown won the eight-man championship last season going 6-0 in the league and 9-1 overall. But the program has made the jump back up to 11-man and will be competing against Jayhawk-Linn, Oswego, Northeast and TRL newcomer Yates Center, which moves back to the league after 20 years in the Tri-Valley League...
Kansas Stars win first two at NBC World Series (08/09/16)
WICHITA -- The Kansas Stars, the team formed by Fort Scottian Adam LaRoche and Wichita Wingnuts part owner Nate Robertson to take part in the National Baseball Congress World Series, has won its first two games in pool play. The Stars shut out the Sterling (Colo.) Xpress, 8-0, Saturday and got by another Kansas team, the Liberal BeeJays, 8-3, Monday night...
LaRoche's Kansas Stars open play tonight (08/06/16)
WICHITA -- Tonight's Kansas Stars game, the final one of the evening at the National Baseball Congress World Series, has been sold out for quite some time but tickets are still available for their games on Monday and Wednesday nights. The Kansas Stars are a team of former Major League Baseball players organized by Fort Scottian Adam LaRoche and Wichita Wingnuts part-owner Nate Robertson, play the first of three pool games at 9:30 p.m. tonight against the Sterling (Colo.) Xpress...
Football rosters not only thing on agenda (08/06/16)
PRATT -- Although the proposals to increase or eliminate the limits on out-of-state players on Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference rosters was the major topic of discussion at Thursday's meeting here, it was not the only one. There were also proposals to allow KJCCC Division I programs to offer full scholarships and to allow Division I basketball programs to offer eight full scholarships, although those could be split into smaller amounts...
HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD
Updated at 10:40 p.m. Friday night.

SEK SOCCER

Friday, Aug. 26

Coffeyville 4, Rose Hill 2

Pittsburg 3, Paola 0

Tuesday, Aug. 30

Louisburg at Fort Scott

Olathe North at Pittsburg