USD 234 offering pre-concussion assessments
In 2012 the Kansas legislature passed a statue (72-135) that states: "A school athlete may not participate in any sport competition or practice session unless such athlete and the athlete's parent or guardian have signed, and returned to the school, a concussion and head injury information release form. A release form shall be signed and returned each school year that a student athlete participates in sport competitions or practice sessions."...
Post 25 advances to AA State tourney
BURLINGTON -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 went unbeaten through the the Zone 7 Tournament here over the weekend and qualified for the American Legion Baseball AA State Tournament, which begins Wednesday at Wathena. In the first round, Post 25 rolled by Burlington Post 38 by a 16-6 score. Fort Scott scored in every inning of the game, which was stopped after four due to the run rule. Post 25 lead 10-2 after two innings...
West tops East in Shrine Bowl
PITTSBURG -- Pittsburg State University signee Greyson Tempel, a quarterback from Garden City, generated 247 yards of total offense Sunday night as the West defeated the East, 21-6, in the 44th edition of the Kansas Shrine Bowl at Carnie Smith Stadium Saturday night...
Greyhounds picked to finish 7th
Fort Scott Community College's football team was voted to finish seventh place when the Jayhawk Conference coaches' poll was released at a media conference in Wichita Friday afternoon. The Greyhounds will begin their fourth year under head coach Curtis Horton at Frary Field on Aug. 30 with a 1 p.m. kickoff against Iowa Central, one of three games against team from Iowa this season...
Cal Ripken State Tournament Monday: Cottonwood Valley takes State title
The Cottonwood Valley League survived the challenge from Cimarron River Monday afternoon and emerged as State champions after taking a 12-4 win in the second championship game of the Kansas Cal Ripken 10-and-Under State Tournament at Don Hewett Field...
Cal Ripken State Tournament Sunday: 9-inning game highlights action
Cottonwood Valley was the only undefeated team remaining at the end of play Sunday in the Kansas Cal Ripken 10-and-Under State Baseball Tournament at Don Hewett Field. Earlier in the day, Galena stayed alive with a 10-inning victory over Independence before falling to Cimarron River in the third-place game...
Cal Ripken State Tournament Saturday: Fort Scott whips Wellington, ousted by Indy
After losing its opening game Friday night to Cimarron River, Fort Scott's 10-and-under Cal Ripken Baseball team need to win twice on Saturday if it was to have a chance of winning the State baseball tournament at Don Hewett Field. Fort Scott got the first win, a 12-1 rout of Wellington in the second game of the day. But Independence brought an end to the locals' run with an 11-1 victory later in the day...
Cimarron River rolls, 23-1
Cimarron River, representing Liberal, was dominant against Fort Scott in the first round of the Kansas Cal Ripken Baseball 10-and- Under State Tournament at Don Hewett Field, beating the host team 23-1. The Rattlers had 17 hits and their pitchers held Fort Scott without a hit. ...
10-year-olds gather for State tourney
Fort Scott will host a Cal Ripken State Baseball Tournament for the first time since 2011 this weekend as play gets underway for 10-year-olds at noon today at Don Hewett Field. This is the fourth time Fort Scott has hosted a State-level Cal Ripken tournament. The community also hosted 10-year-old State in 2008, 12-year-olds in 2009, and 9-year-olds in 2011...
9's, 12's and 14's in action this weekend
Fort Scott's 10-year-olds won't be the only local team in action this weekend as Cal Ripken State and Babe Ruth District tournaments will be underway across the state this weekend. Fort Scott's 9-year-old Cal Ripken team is playing in the State Tournament at Garden City, which began today. ...
House, Samuels to Washburn, Brantley to Westminister
Three Greyhound sophomores signed National Letters of Intent to continue playing basketball from this past year's NJCAA national tournament team. Kevin House and Prince Samuels signed to play basketball at Washburn University in the tough MIAA conference...
FSCC Softball welcomes 14 new faces
Head Coach Kristin Schalk has announced the addition of 12 student-athletes to the FSCC softball team. Kaylee Bart, K.C. Beardsley, Riley Brown, Erica Duncan, Michaela Horn, Alex Perez, Cheyenne Pierce, Meagan Powell, Amber Sutton, Kristen Tyler, Mikayla Ussery, Elizabeth Walz, Kylie Wilson, and Rachel Zeller will each be a member of the Lady Greyhound softball team for the 2014-2015 season...