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Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016
JAYHAWK CONFERENCE SCOREBOARDUpdated at 12:45 a.m. Saturday morning
Iowa Central, Idle
Fort Scott at Ellsworth (Iowa), 1 p.m.
Iowa Central at Coffeyville, 1 p..m.
Iowa Western at Highland, 1 p.m.
Garden City at Dodge City, 6:30
Hutchinson at Butler, 7 p.m.
Fort Scott 3, Allen 0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-9)
Highland 3, Hesston 0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-18)
Cowley 3, Johnson County 0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-19)
Coffeyville 3, Labette 0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-19)
Neosho County 3, Kansas City 0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-14)
Seminole State at Independence
Longview at Kansas City
at Iowa Central
Cowley vs. North Iowa Area
Cowley vs. Iowa Central
Highland vs. Iowa Central
at Lincoln Land, Ill.
Johnson County vs. Catawba Valley
Johnson County vs. Lincoln Land
Fort Scott vs. Southeast, Neb.
Fort Scott vs. Parkland, Ill.
Hesston at Allen
Oklahoma Baptist JV and St. Louis at Labette
at Iowa Central
Cowley vs. Des Moines Area
Cowley vs. Iowa Lakes
Highland vs. Des Moines Area
Highland vs. Iowa Lakes
at Lincoln Land, Ill.
Fort Scott vs. Catawba Valley
Fort Scott vs.Lincoln Land, Ill.
Johnson County vs.Southeast, Neb,
Johnson County vs. Parkland, Ill.
Cowley at Longview
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M at Coffeyville
Ottawa JV at Independence
Labette at Allen
Hesston at Johnson County
Highland at Cowley
Kansas City at Fort Scott
Neosho County at Independence
Independence at Hesston
Labette at Wentworth Military
KJCCC schools remove scholarship limits (10/22/16)
EL DORADO -- The 19 member schools of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) voted unanimously to remove roster and scholarship limits in a meeting here Thursday. The conference issued a press release shortly after the vote. This is what it said:...
Panthers hold on for 34-26 win (10/22/16)
Tigers eliminated from post-season after falling to Paola in district play
Soccer team secures 1st-round home match (10/22/16)
Fort Scott High School's soccer team secured itself a first-round home Regional playoff match with its 3-0 win over Riverton at Ellis Park Tuesday afternoon. Coincidentally, The Rams will be the Tigers' opponent in the first round of the Class 4-3-2-1A Regional Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Ellis Park...
Wildcats eliminate Eagles (10/22/16)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's football team was eliminated from the playoffs when host Yates Center claimed a 33-14 win over the Eagles here Friday night in Class 2-1A District 4 play. With the loss, Uniontown is 0-2 in the district, 2-5 overall. Colgan, a 57-6 winner over Oswego, clinched the district title at 2-0, 5-3 as the Panthers have beaten both the Indians (1-1, 2-6) and Yates Center (1-1, 2-6). ...
Madison's day one of best ever for a Tiger (10/22/16)
Lauren Madison's performance at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament in Hesston on Monday was one of the better rounds of golf a Fort Scott High School girl has had to end a season. When she shot 42-44--86, she didn't just set personal highs. Her 11th-place All-State (medalist) finish was one of the top three or four at State by a Tiger...
Lecture presents links between Monarchs, Fort Scott (10/22/16)
The Kansas City Monarchs were the focus of a lecture given by Phil Dixon sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council at the Gordon Parks Museum inside the Danny and Willa Ellis Fine Arts Center at Fort Scott Community College Thursday afternoon. Dixon, a co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Mo., spoke as part of his series of "Kansas City Monarchs in Your Hometown"series. Before he began to speak, he donated to panoramic photo of a 1920s Monarchs team to the museum...
Eagles split regular-season finale (10/22/16)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team split its final two matches of the season in non-league competition here Tuesday night. The Eagles (26-10) lost to Marmaton Valley in three sets, 25-21, 20-25, 25-16. Holly Shinn had 14 kills for Uniontown. Hannah Beerbower served 7 aces...
Brooks nomiated for High School Heisman (10/22/16)
Fort Scott High School senior track and cross-country athlete Derek Brooks has been chosen as the Wendy's High School Heisman winner for FSHS. The Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship was created by Wendy's founder Dave Thomas in 1994. The restaurant chain has awarded nearly $2 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the esteemed high school scholar-athletes who share the values of giving back to their communities, treating people with respect, continuing education and excelling on the athletic field.. ...
'Hounds get stonger in each set of sweep (10/22/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept Allen in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play Wednesday night at Arnold Arena, winning each set by a wider margin. The 17th-ranked Greyhounds won 25-22, 25-15, 25-9 on Dig Pink Night for breast cancer awareness and fundraising...
ONLINE FIRST: Area Sub-State Volleyball Schedules (10/19/16)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association seeded Sub-State volleyball tournaments this morning. Fort Scott and Uniontown learned their assignments for Saturday's play at that time. Fort Scott High School (12-22) will face top-seeded Paola (23-12) at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Louisburg Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament...
Greyhounds can't catch Dodge City (10/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College trailed 21-0 after nine minutes of play at Frary Field Saturday night. Although the Greyhounds were able to get within a touchdown three times, they were never able to catch No. 20-ranked Dodge City and fell 45-35 in Jayhawk Conference play...
Little gridders win semifinal (10/19/16)
Fort Scott's fifth- and sixth-grade football team won a semifinal contest in the Allen County League playoffs at Frary Field Tuesday night, beating Garnett 32-19. The Tigers remain undefeated and will play in the championship next Tuesday. Where that game will be played may come down to a coin toss...
Madison shoots personal best at State (10/19/16)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott freshman Lauren Madison had the best day of her young high-school golfing life as she finished in a tie for 11th place at the Kansas Class 4A State Golf Tournament at Hesston Golf Club here Monday. Despite windy conditions, Madison shot a personal-best score of 42-44--86. That total was four strokes better than her previous best of 90 at the Chanute Regional last week...
Eagle girls have tough time on tough course (10/19/16)
GARDEN CITY -- Uniontown's golf team was one of 11 teams at the Class 3-2-1A State Tournament at Buffalo Dunes here Tuesday. The Eagles shot 532 as a team to finish on the bottom of the table on one of the toughest courses in the state of Kansas. "Our scores don't reflect how well some of the girls were hitting the ball Monday," Uniontown head coach Jason Tourtillott said. ...
Tigers wrap up regular season play (10/19/16)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team finished regular-season play Monday with a Southeast Kansas League triangular at Labette County. Saturday, the Tigers played in a tournament at Anderson County but were unable to advance out of pool play. At Anderson County, Fort Scott lost to Independence, 25-7, 25-16, and Burlington, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, but beat Iola, 25-14, 25-7. ...
FSMS football teams split home finale (10/19/16)
Fort Scott Middle School football finished its home schedule Thursday night with a split of its games against Chanute-Royster. The FSMS seventh-grade team was shut out by the Rockets, 28-0. Dylan Crawford blocked a punt in the first quarter for the Tigers (2-3)...
Eagles go 2-2 at Osawatomie (10/19/16)
OSAWATOMIE -- Uniontown's volleyball team went 2-2 here Saturday at the Osawatomie Tournament. The Eagles got off to a slow start in the morning before winning their final two matches, The Eagles (25-9) fell to Lawrence Veritas Christian in their first match, 25-9, 25-9. They lost to Erie in their second match, 25-14, 25-12 despite 10 kills by Holly Shinn...
ONLINE FIRST: Dodge City 45, FSCC 35 (10/16/16)
No. 20-ranked Dodge City held off Fort Scott Community College, 45-35, in Jayhawk Conference football at Frary Field Saturday night. The Conquistadors (3-1 Jayhawk, 6-2 overall) led 21-0 after nine minutes of play and never trailed. The Greyhounds (1-3, 3-4) got within a touchdown three times, the last in the third quarter on Harry Trotter's 18-yard scoring run with 8:13 left in the third quarter...
Brooks, Tiger girls defend SEK titles (10/15/16)
Fort Scott's boys win 1st SEK title since 1996
Louisburg takes district opener (10/15/16)
LOUISBURG -- Louisburg scored on all four of its first-half possessions here Friday night and put the dagger into the heart of Fort Scott High with a quick response to the Tigers' first score, taking the Class 4A-Division I District 3 opener by a score of 35-6...
Oswego pulls away for District 4 win (10/15/16)
UNIONTOWN -- Oswego pulled away in the second half here Friday night for a 32-6 victory over Uniontown in a game that counted in both Three Rivers League and Class 2-1A District 3 play. The game was tied at 6-6 after one period with Andrew Reed scoring the Eagles' touchdown. But Oswego took a 12-6 lead into the half and added another 14 points to the total in the third quarter. This was the highest scoring total this season for Oswego...
'Hounds sweep Larks (10/15/16)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept Hesston here Wednesday night in a match that counts toward post-season tournament seeding. The 18th-ranked Greyhounds won 25-14, 25-11, 25-18. Hesston is an independent in Region VI Division II but all schools in the division play the Larks for seeding purposes. The Greyhounds are tied for the No. 5 seed as of Wednesday night's play with a 4-3 record while they are 22-7 overall. Hesston is ninth at 1-4, 10-11...
Eagles qualify for Class 3-2-1A State as team (10/15/16)
CANEY -- Every member of Uniontown's golf team will be going to State on Monday after finishing third at the Caney Valley Class 3-2-1A Regional Meet here earlier this week. The qualification of the team for State is tempered a bit by the fact that there were only three teams eligible for team scoring and just 20 players in the tournament. Every single one of them is going to State...
Tigers take two at Parsons (10/15/16)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team swept Parsons and Coffeyville in Southeast Kansas League play here Tuesday, winning back-to-back matches for the first time since the mid-September. The Tigers defeated the host school 25-12, 25-15. Kharsyn Dwyer had 7 kills and 3 blocks in the match. Maddie Farmer led the offense with 12 kills and Karlee Stanley had 20 assists and 9 digs...
Madison qualifies for State golf (10/12/16)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's Lauren Madison became just the second Tiger freshman girl to qualify for a State Tournament as a result of her sixth-place finish in the Chanute Class 4A Regional Golf Tournament here Monday. Madison tied for fourth place after shooting 42 on the front nine and 48 on the back for a total of 90. ...