Three one-run games, Indians rout on first day of AA State
Editor's Note: The Tribune does not publish a print edition on Thursdays. What you see here is a special online only story for day one of the Kansas American Legion AA State Tournament in Fort Scott. More details will be published in the Friday print edition of the Tribune and will appear online Friday morning...
Post 25 Indians to face Colby in State opener
Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 will be the host for the Kansas American Legion Baseball AA State Tournament this week. Play begins Wednesday at Dave Regan Stadium with four first-round games. The home team, which calls itself the Kansas Indians (17-17-2), will play in the final game of Wednesday's first round at 8:30 p.m. against the Colby Post 363 Sluggers...
Local players chosen for 'America's Team'
Two Fort Scott High School baseball players have a unique opportunity to go to bat for their country. Jeron Poyner and Taylor Engstrom, who will be seniors this year at FSHS, have been chosen to play on America's Team in a baseball tournament June 12-19, 2017, in the Dominican Republic. Poyner and Engstrom, who play on the FSHS baseball team, have played baseball together since their T-ball days as youth. Poyner is a first baseman and outfielder while Engstrom pitches and plays outfield...
LaRoche putting team together for NBC World Series
Fort Scott High School graduate and retired Major League Baseball player Adam LaRoche and Wichita Wingnuts part-owner Nate Robinson are putting together a team of former MLB All-Stars and entering it in the National Baseball Congress World Series, which takes place in Wichita July 29-Aug. 13...
Indians fall to Iola rally in Zone tourney
Locals qualify for AA State tourney as hosts
14-year-olds holding fundraiser
Fort Scott's 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team is holding a fundraiser to help the team play for expenses as they prepare for the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament, which will be held in Moorhead, Minn., July 27-30. Those wishing to contribute may contact any player on the team. There will also be a table set up on front of Walmart, 2500 S. Main, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday...
Fort Scott to host 9-year-olds this weekend
Fort Scott's Don Hewett Field will be the host for the Kansas Cal Ripken Baseball 9-Year-Old State Tournament beginning Friday. Fort Scott's team automatically qualified as the host team but played in the District 5 Tournament last weekend in Girard and finished as the first runner-up. Pittsburg won the championship with a 10-4 win over the locals in the final...
Indians have tough weekend in showcase
The Kansas Indians, Fort Scott's summer baseball team, struggled at the latest Fort Scott Community College showcase over the weekend, winning only one of five games. The Indians lost to the Dallas Blue Jays, 6-1, on Thursday and their first game on Friday to the Blaze, 4-2. Their only win came in Friday's second game, a 10-0 run-rule over Kansas City Sluggers-Randa...
Former 'Hound wins MINK League Home Run Derby
ST. JOSEPH, MO. -- Nick Banman didn't get much of a chance to admire the distance of his drives during the home run derby here Thursday. The Chillicothe Mudcats infielder stayed pretty locked in during all three rounds of Thursday's MINK League Home Run Derby and left as the champion by smacking 14 home runs in the finals against Ozark's Brad Cuyos, who had four...
FSCC athletes, teams earn national academic honors
Fort Scott Community College athletes and their teams received academic honors recently from the National Junior College Athletic Association. According to a press release on its web site, the NJCAA honored a record 4,578 student-athletes for their success in the classroom...
Indians second in Wounded Warrior Classic
Lawrence-Free State defeated the Kansas Indians, 11-1, in the championship game of the Wounded Warrior Classic at Dave Regan Stadium Monday afternoon in the finale of a three-day tournament affected a bit by rain but very competitively balanced. No one finished undefeated and only one team was winless after Sunday's play...
Locals fall to Ottawa, 11-3
The Kansas Indians 18-and-under team, one of Fort Scott's summer high-school level baseball teams, fell to Ottawa in a nine-inning game at Dave Regan Stadium Wednesday by a score of 11-3. According to the Indians' Gamechanger page, they're 9-9 for the season with games in the Wounded Warrior Classic at the stadium and at Fort Scott Community College coming up this weekend...