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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016
JAYHAWK CONFERENCE SCOREBOARDUpdated at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday night.
Garden City 30, Ellsworth (Iowa) 7
Butler 41, Fort Scott 35
Highland 26, Highland 16
Hutchinson 34, Coffeyville 29
Iowa Central at Dodge City, Noon
Iowa Western at Hutchinson, Noon
Coffeyville at Ellsworth (Iowa), 1 p.m.
Highland at Garden City, 1 p.m.
Fort Scott at Independence, 7 p.m.
Dodge City 3, Labette 1 (25-20, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16)
Ottawa JV at Coffeyville
Neosho County 3, Allen 1 (25-13, 25-16, 24-26, 25-15)
Coffeyville at Fort Scott
Hesston at Cowley
Highland at Independence
Kansas City at Johnson County
Labette at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
Independence at Johnson County
Allen, Highland, Labette
At Northeast Nebraska
At Temple, Texas
Allen, Highland, Labette
At Northeast Nebraska
At Temple, Texas
Louisburg rolls in soccer opener (08/31/16)
It was a rough start to the season for Fort Scott High School's soccer team as the Tigers took a 10-0 loss to Louisburg in both teams' season opener at Ellis Park Tuesday afternoon. Three players scored 2 goals each for the Wildcats, who were up 7-0 at halftime...
Eagles fourth at Labette County tournament (08/31/16)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's golf team finished fourth among the seven complete teams here Tuesday as the Eagles and Fort Scott High School's girls opened the varsity portion of their schedules at the Labette County Invitational. The Tigers were one of five teams that did not have enough golfers to field a complete team...
Greyhounds give No. 5 Butler fits before falling (08/30/16)
Part of the story was of two quarterbacks -- one looking to show he was legit and another looking to show he should be the starter for a national power. That was among the many things on display at Frary Field Saturday night as Fort Scott Community College gave No. 5-ranked Butler all it could handle before falling, 41-35, in their regular-season opener in Jayhawk Conference play...
'Hounds 4-0 in home event (08/30/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 14 in NJCAA Division II, won all four of its matches in a home event at Arnold Arena over the weekend. Fort Scott's first challenge was against Division III No. 4-ranked Brookhaven College Friday afternoon. The Greyhounds won in four sets, 25-12, 20-25, 25-11, 25-23...
Eagles win TRL pre-season tourney (08/30/16)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team went 6-0 here Saturday in winning the Three Rivers League Pre-Season Volleyball Tournament. The Eagles were 5-0 in their pool, which had one more team in it than the other pool as the TRL is now an 11-team league with the addition of Yates Center...
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...