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Loss drops 'Hound men to No. 3 seed (02/27/15)
HESSTON -- Peyton Thompson made just three shots for Hesston here Wednesday night. But they were daggers to the hopes of Fort Scott Community College's men to draw a bye in the first round of the Region VI-Division II Tournament, which begins Saturday...
Greyhound women eliminated from playoffs with loss (02/27/15)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team was eliminated from the post-season here Tuesday night following a 51-45 loss to Hesston in the final game of the regular season. As the No. 7 seed in Region VI-Division II, the Greyhounds (2-10 region, 13-17 overall) missed out on the playoffs, which begin with two first-round games Saturday...
FSCC splits with Barton (02/27/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team split with Barton, a Division I Jayhawk Conference-Western Division team, in a non-league doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Wednesday afternoon. The Greyhounds rallied to win game one, 9-8, in eight innings and hand the Cougars their first loss of the season. However, Barton rolled in the second game, 19-4...
'Hound men down Brown Mackie in 2OT (02/23/15)
Fort Scott Community College's men held off Brown Mackie in overtime at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon and moved into a three-way tie for the No. 1 spot in Region VI-Division II with Kansas City and Hesston. The Greyhounds' 84-80 double-overtime victory in the second re-match between last year's regional finalists didn't come easy. ...
'Hound women boost chance of home playoff game (02/23/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women my just be able to slip into the No. 5 seed in the Region VI-Division II post-season tournament and avoid a match-up with one of the three powerhouses of the region. A win over Labette Wednesday was the first step and Saturday's 76-67 victory over Brown Mackie at Arnold Arena was the second...
No-hitter first of five weekend games (02/23/15)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Freshman pitcher Kaylee Bart pitched a no-hitter for Fort Scott Community College's softball team in the first game of a weekend multi-team gathering here over the weekend. Bart allowed one walk and struck out six in an 8-0 victory over Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa Friday morning. She was also 2 for 4 at the plate...
Hutchinson sweeps Greyhounds (02/23/15)
HUTCHINSON --Hutchinson swept Fort Scott Community College in a baseball doubleheader here Friday by scores of 10-6 in the first game and 5-4 in the second. The doubleheader was arranged by the teams on short notice. The Greyhounds (3-3) had already decided to call off scheduled Saturday and Sunday home twinbills versus Muscatine, Iowa, due to the potential for bad weather...
Harrington's triple double leads 'Hounds (02/20/15)
A Fort Scott Community College men's basketball player hadn't registered a triple-double in at least 20 years prior to last week. Sophomore guard Will Harrington's done it twice in the Greyhounds' last three games. Harrington scored 17 points, hauled down 10 rebounds and handed out 11 assists in the Greyhounds' 83-74 victory over Labette at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. One week earlier, in a win over Johnson County, Harrington had 13 points, 11 boards and 12 assists...
FSCC women hold on for win over Labette (02/20/15)
For while, this game didn't know what it wanted to be -- a nail-biter or a blowout. In the end, after the margin went up and down most of the night, it settled for something in between as Fort Scott Community College's women broke an 11-game region losing streak with an 83-69 victory over Labette in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
Changes for FSCC baseball (02/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team has announced changes for this weekend as a result of the forecast for bad weather Saturday and Sunday. The home games scheduled for Saturday and Sunday versus Muscatine (Iowa) have been cancelled. These were to be the first true home games for the Greyhounds (3-1) following the opening weekend games versus Cloud County and North Central Missouri that were held at Pittsburg's Jaycee Ball Park last Friday and Saturday...
Hill honored as wins leader (02/18/15)
Lindsay Hill didn't really want the fuss. But in the end, she was happy to be recognized by co-workers, family and her players at a reception at Fort Scott Community College Wednesday afternoon to honor her accomplishment of becoming the school's all-time leader in volleyball victories...
'Hound men beat Highland, salvage series split (02/17/15)
HIGHLAND -- Trailing by 12 points in a game it needed to win, Fort Scott Community College's men stormed back here Saturday afternoon to beat Highland, 61-56, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division battle. More importantly, the Greyhounds salvaged a season split with the Scotties, which will help in tie-breakers for Region VI-Division II post-season play. ...
Highland drubs Greyhound women (02/17/15)
HIGHLAND -- Anna Deegan and India Johnson scored 19 points each here Saturday as No. 11-ranked Highland drubbed Fort Scott Community College's women, 82-44, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. That loss -- Fort Scott's sixth straight -- capped a gambit of three consecutive games versus nationally-ranked teams, which began at No. ...
Muscatine sweeps FSCC softball (02/17/15)
Muscatine (Iowa) swept Fort Scott Community College's softball team, 5-2 and 12-1, in a doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Saturday. Games against Southeast Nebraska scheduled for Sunday were postponed due to cold weather. The 'Hounds (2-2) led 2-1 going into the top of the seventh before Muscatine scored three times...
'Hound baseball wins 3 of 4 to open season (02/17/15)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team opened its season with three wins in four games played over the weekend at Jaycee Ballpark here. Friday, the 'Hounds swept Cloud County, winning the first game 5-3 and the second game 7-6. Saturday, North Central Missouri joined in. The Greyhounds beat Cloud County, 10-5, in the first game. Then the Pirates swept their two games, beating Cloud and Fort Scott by identical scores of 4-1...
Greyhound men stumble in region play (02/10/15)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Despite all five starters scoring in double figures, Fort Scott Community College's men lost to Kansas City Kansas, 84-77, here Saturday in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds also slipped down to the No. 6 position among the seven teams in Region VI Division II, although only 3 1/2 games separate the top team from the bottom team...
No. 5 KCK sends 'Hound women to 4th straight loss (02/10/15)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- No. 5 Kansas City Kansas rolled to its 10th consecutive win over Fort Scott Community College's women here Saturday afternoon, 79-48. The Blue Devils, who top the standings in both the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and Region VI Division II, have lost only two games this season and both were on the road to NJCAA Division I teams: No. 1 Hutchinson and Coffeyville...
Cowley's best 10 minutes dooms Greyhound men (02/06/15)
Looking at raw stats, such as the box score that accompanies this story, isn't necessary to dissect the game between Fort Scott Community College's men and Cowley College at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. It just simply comes down to this: the visiting Tigers played better during the first five minutes and the last five minutes...
Tigers' opening run too much to overcome (02/06/15)
Cowley's women scored 22 of the game's first 26 points and left Arnold Arena with an 86-38 victory over Fort Scott Community College Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Tigers (4-4 East, 20-5 overall) made nine of their first 11 field-goal attempts during that opening run, during which freshman forward Hannah Alexander scored 8 consecutive points...
'Hound men nip Cardinals in key region game (02/03/15)
PARSONS --Labette's men led by 14 points late in the first half, but a second half collapse saw the Cardinals drop their fifth straight game, this time falling to the Fort Scott Community College's men, 71-69, Saturday in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
Labette women prevail in OT (02/03/15)
PARSONS --Labette outlasted the Fort Scott Community College's women here Saturday afternoon, winning in double overtime 96-86, to improve to 3-5 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and 12-11 overall Fort Scott's women fell to 2-6 in the East and 11-12 overall. ...
Greyhound men get key region win over KCK (01/30/15)
With 45 seconds remaining in a key Division II matchup at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, Kansas City Kansas' Roberto Hernandez hit a 3-point shot to bring his Blue Devils within 3 points of Fort Scott Community College's men. With such little time, usually the trailing team fouls to save time and hope that the opponent misses one or both foul shots...
Devils roll by 'Hound women (01/30/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women went into Wednesday night's game looking for a third consecutive conference victory for the first time since the 2008-09 season. Instead, they were handed an 83-44 loss by Kansas City Kansas, ranked No. 7 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll...