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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
JAYHAWK CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD
Updated at 11:40 p.m. Thursday night.

KJCCC FOOTBALL

TeamConferenceOverall
x-Hutchinson6-08-1
Coffeyville4-17-2
Butler4-26-3
Fort Scott3-44-5
Highland2-35-4
Dodge City2-33-6
Garden City2-43-5
Independence0-60-9

x -- Clinched share of conference title.

Saturday, Nov. 1

Garden City at Iowa Central, Noon

Butler at Highland, 1 p.m.

Coffeyville at Dodge City, 1 p.m.

Ellsworth at Hutchinson, 1 p.m.

Iowa Western at Fort Scott, 1 p.m.

Independence, idle


ICCACConf.vs. KSOverall
Iowa Western1-07-09-0
Iowa Central1-02-54-5
Ellsworth0-23-33-5

Saturday, Nov. 1

Garden City at Iowa Central, Noon

Ellsworth at Hutchinson, 1 p.m.

Iowa Western at Fort Scott, 1 p.m.


KJCCC VOLLEYBALL

EASTERN DIVISION

TeamDiv.Reg.Overall
xy-Cowley9-010-024-11
y-Kansas City8-19-126-9
y-Fort Scott7-27-330-8
y-Johnson County6-37-321-11
y-Hesston6-420-7
y-Coffeyville5-46-425-11
y-Labette4-54-611-17
y-Neosho County3-63-715-19
Allen2-72-810-23
Highland1-81-96-22
Independence0-90-104-18

x -- Division champion.

y -- Region VI Tournament qualifiers.

r -- Region VI Division II opponent; not a conference member. Matches vs. Hesston count toward post-season tournament seeing. Teams are listed in division order with Hesston inserted in the position where it has been seeded for post-season play.

Monday, Oct. 27

Fort Scott 3, Cottey 0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-20)

Cowley 3, Hesston 0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-21)

Coffeyville 3, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M 2 (24-26, 25-15, 20-25, 25-19, 15-6)

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Fort Scott 3, Allen 0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-15)

Cowley 3, Johnson County 2 (25-20, 22-25, 26-24, 23-25, 17-15)

Coffeyville 3, Hesston 0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-16)

Kansas City 3, Independence 0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-19)

Labette 3, Neosho County 1 (25-23, 16-25, 25-22, 25-22)

Friday, Oct. 31

Highland at Bethany JV Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 1

Bethel JV at Hesston

Johnson County at Longview

'Hounds win record 30th match (10/31/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team set a school record when it defeated Allen on Sophomore Night at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds' 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 sweep was their 30th victory of the season, breaking a record set during the late 1980s under then-coach Kerry Messersmith, who is now the head coach at NCAA Division I Alabama-Birmingham...
Greyhound men scrimmage, meet fans (10/31/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team, coming off a Region VI championship, held a scrimmage and a meet and greet session with fans at Arnold Arena Thursday night. Every player in the FSCC program, including those who will be redshirted this season, played in the scrimmage, which ended with an 87-76 win for the "White" team over the "Black" team. ...
FS Juniors to hold tryouts (10/31/14)
The FS Junior volleyball club will hold tryouts at Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., on November 9. There will be sessions for those 14 and under and another for those 15 to 18 years old. FS Juniors, started in 2011, is looking to fill teams for 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17-18 year-old age groups...
Soccer season ends via shutout (10/31/14)
OTTAWA -- Ottawa defeated Fort Scott High, 4-0, here Tuesday as the Tigers' season came to a close in the semifinal round of the Class 4-3-2-1A East I Regional Tournament. Fort Scott's season ended with a record of 4-12 after suffering its 10th shutout loss of the season...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. No. 1 Iowa Western (10/31/14)
Seven years ago, Iowa Western didn't have a football program. By 2012, the Reivers were undefeated NJCAA National Champions, defeating Butler in the Graphic Edge Bowl in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Iowa Western (9-0) has never had a losing season, going 5-4 in 2009 and recording at least nine victories in every season since. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Tigers at Paola -- Both teams assured of playoff berths (10/31/14)
The game between Fort Scott High and Paola in the final game of the 2014 regular season Friday night will be for playoff seeding. Both teams are assured of berths in the first-ever Class 4A-Division I playoffs, which begin a week from tonight. Both teams are 2-0 in the district while visiting Fort Scott is 7-1 overall and homestanding Paola is 6-2...
Finally, a banner hangs (10/29/14)
For the first time since the building was constructed in 1982, there are basketball championship banners in Arnold Arena, the basketball arena at Fort Scott Community College. "It's cool when you walk in and look up and say, 'I've got some banners here,'" Fort Scott men's basketball head coach Michael Cook said Monday morning. ...
Taylor goes for 211 in Greyhound win (10/28/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College running back Devin Taylor ran for 211 yards and two touchdowns on 40 carries here Saturday night as the Greyhounds beat Independence, 24-3, in Jayhawk Conference action. Taylor's fifth 200-yard game of the season lifted his season total to 1,528 yards, which continues to lead the nation. ...
Tigers advance in soccer tourney (10/28/14)
Fort Scott High School's soccer team got past Riverton at Ellis Park Monday evening to advance in the Class 4-3-2-1A East Regional I Soccer Tournament by a score of 3-1 in a "play-in" match. The eighth-seeded Tigers (4-12) got goals from Jonah Jones and Alex Combs but the first Fort Scott goal was inadvertently scored by a Riverton player, who accidentally headed the ball into his own goal rather than away from it during the 23rd minute of play...
Tough going for No. 18 'Hounds at Iowa Western (10/28/14)
FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 18 in the NJCAA Division II poll, found the going tough here over the weekend at the Iowa Western Invitational. The Greyhounds lost three of their four matches, two of those to other ranked teams, and fell to 28-8 on the season. Since the end of a 15-match winning streak that put them at 21-2, the 'Hounds have won just seven of the last 13...
Westhoff qualifies for State Meet (10/28/14)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School junior Cassidy Westhoff has qualified for State Cross Country for the second straight year by finishing third in the Anderson County Class 4A Regional Meet here Saturday. Westhoff took third in 15 minutes, 41.64 seconds and advanced as one of the top five runners from a school which did not place in the top three in team standings. ...
Paola ends Tigers' season (10/28/14)
PAOLA -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team went into the Paola Class 4A-Division II Sub-State here Saturday as the No. 2 seed. But home-court advantage worked out for the Panthers, who advanced 25-22, 25-16, in the first round of play to bring an end to the Tigers' season at 20-17...
Sedan ends Eagles' season (10/28/14)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's volleyball season came to an end against Sedan in the Class 2A Sub State Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles fell 25-17, 27-25 to the Blue Devils and saw their season end with a record of 15-19. Lindsay Nietfeld went 20 for 26 in attack with 7 kills. Holly Shinn wound up 20/24 on attacks, with 4 kills. Jana Wilkinson contributed 11 assists...
'Meet the Greyhounds' night Thursday at arena (10/28/14)
The Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team will host the first "Meet the Greyhounds" night at Arnold Arena at 6 p.m. Thursday night. The event will give fans, alumni and the community the opportunity to watch and interact with student-athletes from this year's team...
Wheeler competes in 2A Regional meet (10/28/14)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown's Jonathan Wheeler took part in the Pleasanton Class 2A Cross-Country Regional Meet here Saturday and finished in 36th place. His time of 22:03.54 was not fast enough to help him move on to the Class 2A State Meet, which will be held Saturday in Wamego...
Schwackers finish fall season (10/28/14)
Tigers roll as Quinney jets for 4 touchdowns (10/25/14)
Fort Scott High clinched a Class 4A-Division I playoff berth Friday night when the Tigers routed Labette County, 49-12, and Paola got by at Chanute in overtime, 21-20. Paola, which also clinched, will host Fort Scott next Friday night in a game that will simply determine which one gets to play a first-round home game and which one will have to go on the road to begin its State championship quest...
Eagles pluck Blu-Jays to set up winner-take-all finale (10/25/14)
UNIONTOWN --Uniontown scored on its first four possessions and didn't have much trouble with visiting Pleasanton here Friday night, rolling 56-8 in a score-shortened game that ended at halftime on Senior Night. Eight-man football games are called when the margin reaches 45 points at halftime or any point after...
Lights out on Pink Night: No. 18 'Hounds beat No. 10 Cavaliers (10/24/14)
Community College volleyball team knocked off No. 10 Johnson County Community College, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-18 Wednesday at Arnold Arena, on Dig Pink Night at Arnold Arena. "It was our biggest win of the year," Greyhound coach Lindsay Hill said of the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division battle between the nationally-ranked Division II teams. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Independence -- Can Taylor get to 2,000 yards? (10/24/14)
nning back Devin Taylor leads the nation in rushingwith 1,317 yards. He's had four 200-yard rushing games this season, the most of any Greyhound rusher in a career sinc the 1995 season (see chart at right). With three games left in the regular season (see note below about the third one), it's not entirely out of the realm of possibility that Taylor could get very close based on his per-game average of 188 yards an outing...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Tigers vs. Labette County -- Never underestimate the Grizzlies (10/24/14)
OK, so Labette County is just 2-5 on the season. And, OK, the Grizzlies are just 2-5 and on a three-game losing streak. And, yes, the teams they've beaten -- Iola and Parsons --are a combined 1-13. But somehow, no matter the records, Jesse Ybarra always has his team ready to play Fort Scott High tough. And tonight's Class 4A-Division I District 4 battle at Frary Field -- which also doubles as a Southeast Kansas League game -- isn't expected to be a night off...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Uniontown vs. Pleasanton -- Senior Night is tonight in Uniontown (10/24/14)
Uniontown and Waverly should be able to stay on course for a potential winner-take-all Eight-Man I District 1 contest next week if they both win tonight. It's Uniontown's senior night and Pleasanton, led by former Fort Scott Tiger Trent Stepps, will be the opponent. Meanwhile, Waverly will be playing at Marmaton Valley...
Tigers seeded 2nd (10/24/14)
Fort Scott High's volleyball team has drawn the No. 2 seed in a Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament that will be held in Paola Saturday. The Tigers (20-16) will face the host school, Paola (17-20), in the first round. This will be the second match of the day as top-seeded Louisburg (26-11), ranked No. 4 in 4A-I by the Kansas Volleyball Association, opens against Spring Hill (14-24) at 2 p.m...
Uniontown sweeps in advance of Sub-State (10/24/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team tuned up for Sub-State play with a sweep of Pleasanton and Moran at home Tuesday. These were non-league matches among the Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles (15-19) went three sets with Pleasanton, winning 17-25, 25-8, 25-7. Holly Shinn had 9 aces during a 13-point run in the second set. Shinn was also 27 of 31 on attacks, with 14 kills. Lindsay Nietfeld finished 24 of 25 on attacks with 7 kills. Jana Wilkinson handed out 12 assists...
JV football wins season finale (10/24/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity football season concluded here Monday night with a 38-0 shutout of Chanute. Vince Tome scored the first two touchdowns for the Tigers. The first came on a 60-yard run play. The next came on a 97-yard pass from quarterback Grant Goldston. Two-point conversions failed after each, leaving the score at 12-0...
SOUTHEAST KANSAS LEAGUE SCORING LEADERS
After eight games

INDIVIDUAL SCORING

Player, schoolTD2PTFGXPKTotal
1. Alex Barnes, Pittsburg28500178
2. Marquise Johnson, Ind.1240080
3. Kenton Richards, Chanute1060072
tie. LaDarrius Johnson, Coff.1060072
5. Destin Downing, Coffeyville1010062
6. Jamal Logan, Coffeyville760054
7. Chase Brown, Fort Scott810050
8. Derek Sharp, Chanute730048
9. Brody Southwell, Fort Scott0052641
10. Nick Powers, Pittsburg0013639
11. Alex Son, Chanute600036
12. Kyle Rinck, Independence510032
13. Brendyn Quinney, Fort Scott500030
tie. Carter Young, Fort Scott500030
tie. Jordan Mead, Independence500030
tie. Bryce Thomas, Labette County500030
tie. Dominic Johnson, LC500030
tie. Eli Tallman, Labette County500030
tie. Dante Richardson, Pittsburg500030
tie. Ryan McNeely, Pittsburg500030

(Note: Tallman's total was corrected after finding that two of his touchdowns earlier in the season were credited to someone else)

SCORING BY KICKING

Player, schoolFGXPTotal
1. Brody Southwell, Fort Scott52641
2. Nick Powers, Pittsburg13639
3. Missy Dantic, Labette County3918
4. Cory Janasek, Independence01010
5. Noah Taylor, Parsons050

TEAM OFFENSE

TeamGPts.Avg.
Pittsburg837356.6
Coffeyville824430.5
Fort Scott823929.9
Chanute822828.5
Independence818423.0
Labette County815419.3
Parsons8658.1

TEAM DEFENSE

TeamGPts.Avg.
Pittsburg810513.1
Fort Scott813116.4
Chanute822127.6
Coffeyville823028.8
Independence824530.6
Labette County825732.1
Parsons830438.0

SCORING MARGIN

TeamGForAgainstMarginAvg.
Pittsburg8373105+268+33.5
Fort Scott8239131+108+13.5
Coffeyville8244230+14+1.8
Chanute8228221+7+0.9
Independence8184245-61-7.6
Labette County8154257-103-12.9
Parsons865304-239-29.9
HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD
Updated at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

SEK FOOTBALL

TeamLeagueOverall
x-Pittsburg5-07-1
Fort Scott5-17-1
Chanute3-23-5
Coffeyville3-33-5
Independence2-44-4
Labette County1-32-6
Parsons0-60-8

x -- Clinched league title.

Friday, Oct. 31

Arkansas City at Independence

Columbus at Parsons

Fort Scott at Paola

Labette County at Chanute

Pittsburg at St. Thomas Aquinas

Winfield at Coffeyville

Regular season ends


SEK VOLLEYBALL

TeamLeagueOverall
xy-Chanute6-036-3
Fort Scott5-120-17
Independence4-225-8
Labette County3-314-21
Pittsburg2-417-20
Parsons1-56-28
Coffeyville0-68-22

x -- League champion.

y -- Class 4A-Division I State Tournament qualifier.

CLASS 4A-DIVISION I STATE

TOURNAMENT

at Salina

Friday, Oct. 31

Pool A

(8) Rose Hill vs. (1) Chanute

(5) Bishop Miege vs. (1) Chanute

(4) Topeka Hayden vs. (1) Chanute

Saturday, Nov. 1

Semifinal

Third-place match

Championship match


SEK SOCCER

TeamLeagueOverall
x-Pittsburg6-0-015-3-0
Independence4-2-013-5-0
Coffeyville 2-4-05-8-0
Fort Scott0-6-04-13-0

Regular season ends

Monday, Oct. 27

Class 4-3-2-1A East Regional I

(8) Fort Scott 3, (9) Riverton 1

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Class 5A Northeast Regional II

(2) Pittsburg 4, (15) Kansas City-Schlagle 0

Class 4-3-2-1A East Regional I

(1) Ottawa 4, (8) Fort Scott 0

Class 4-3-2-1A East Regional II

(3) Independence 3, (6) Coffeyille 0

Thursday, Oct. 30

Class 5A Northeast Regional II

(6) Shawnee-Mill Valley 1, (2) Pittsburg 0

Class 4-3-2-1A East Regional II

(2) Baldwin 1, (3) Independence 0


TRL FOOTBALL

Eight-ManLeagueOverall
xa-Chetopa6-09-0
z-Uniontown5-16-3
Crest4-25-4
St. Paul3-33-6
Marmaton Valley2-42-7
Pleasanton1-51-8
Altoona-Midway0-60-9
11-ManLeagueOverall
xy-Northeast2-06-3
Oswego1-14-4
y-Jayhawk-Linn0-23-6

x -- Clinched league title.

y -- Class 3A playoff qualifier.

z -- Eight-Man I playoff qualifier.

a -- Eight-Man II playoff qualifier.

Thursday, Oct. 30

Crest 68, Altoona-Midway 0

Chetopa 70, Hartford 14

Jayhawk-Linn 35, Pomona-West Franklin 21

Marias des Cygnes Valley 56, Pleasanton 6

St. Paul 24, Marmaton Valley 18

Northeast 24, Humboldt 21

Uniontown 56, Waverly 26

Friday, Oct. 31

Oswego, idle

Regular season ends

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Class 3A Bi-District Playoff games

Jayhawk-Linn at Colgan

Northeast at Wellsville

Eight-Man Division I Bi-District Playoff games

Uniontown at Udall

Eight-Man Division II Bi-District Playoff game

Caldwell at Chetopa


THREE RIVERS LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL STATE SCHEDULES

Class 1A-Division I at Hays

Friday, Oct. 31

St. Paul (5: 31-8) vs. Waverly (4: 33-5), 4:30

St. Paul vs. Goessel (1: 39-0), 5:30

St. Paul vs. Clifton-Clyde (8: 17-15), 7:30


DISTRICT FOOTBALL

x -- Clinched playoff berth.

CLASS 4A-DIVISION I

DISTRICT 4

TeamDistrictOverall
x-Fort Scott2-0+367-1
x-Paola2-0+226-2
Chanute0-2-163-5
Labette County0-2-422-6

Friday, Oct. 31

Fort Scott at Paola

Labette County at Chanute

Regular season ends

EIGHT-MAN-DIVISION I

DISTRICT 1

TeamDistrictOverall
xy-Marais des Cygnes 5-0 +627-2
y-Uniontown4-1 +846-3
Waverly3-2 +247-2
St. Paul2-3 -343-6
Marmaton Valley1-4 -502-7
Pleasanton0-5 -1051-8

Thursday, Oct. 30

Marias des Cygnes Valley 56, Pleasanton 6

St. Paul 24, Marmaton Valley 18

Uniontown 56, Waverly 26

Regular season ends

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Eight-Man Division I Bi-District Playoff games

Cedar Vale/Dexter at Marais des Cygnes Valley

Uniontown at Udall


CNC FOOTBALL

TeamLeagueOverall
x-Frontenac6-08-0
Columbus6-17-1
z-Colgan4-27-2
z-Galena4-35-4
z-Riverton3-45-4
Southeast2-53-6
y-Girard1-52-6
Baxter Springs0-61-7

x -- Clinched league title.

y - Class 4A-Division II playoff qualifier.

z -- Class 3A playoff qualifier.

Thursday, Oct. 30

Cherryvale 21, Southeast 7

Colgan 49, Erie 0

Galena 43, Riverton 17

Girard 29, Iola 14

Friday, Oct. 31

Baxter Springs at Frontenac

Columbus at Parsons

Regular season ends

Tuesday, Nov. 4

Class 3A Bi-District Playoff games

Jayhawk-Linn at Colgan

Neodesha at Galena

Riverton at Caney Valley


WEST CENTRAL

CONFERENCE FOOTBALL

TeamConf.Overall
x-Kansas City O'Hara5-19-1
Sedalia-Smith Cotton4-27-3
Kansas City St. Pius X4-26-4
Kansas City Center3-37-3
Warrensburg3-34-6
Nevada1-52-8
Clinton1-51-9

x -- Conference champion.

Friday, Oct. 31

Class 5 Second-round playoff games

Sedalia Smith-Cotton at Carthage

Class 4 Second-round playoff games

Raytown South at Kansas City Center

Class 3 Second-round playoff games

Odessa at Kansas City O'Hara

Kansas City-Lincoln College Prep at Kansas City St. Pius X