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Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

College Sports

FSCC's Luper signs with Murray State (12/19/14)
Fort Scott Community College offensive lineman Ben Luper is one of the first three signees for head coach Mitch Stewart at Murray State University, Murray, Ky., according to an announcment distributed Wednesday. Luper, a 6' 5", 280-pound offensive lineman from Springfield, Mo., played on an offensive line that produced the 17th-most rushing yards in the NJCAA last season. ...
Hammond inks with Missouri Southern (12/19/14)
The Crest USD 479 school district announced on its Twitter account Wednesday that Fort Scott Community College running back Kyle Hammond, a Crest graduate, has signed to continue his college football career at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin...
'Hound men drop last two before break (12/16/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men will go into the holiday break on a five-game losing steak following road losses Thursday and Saturday. The Greyhounds (6-9) lost to the Central Methodist junior varsity, 69-66, Thursday night. They lost at Wentworth Military, 70-48, Saturday afternoon. Fort Scott had beaten both teams in games played at Arnold Arena in November, the one versus Wentworth on Nov. 22 being the Greyhounds' last victory...
'Hounds down Pirates, 70-64 (12/13/14)
Sophomore Andrea Valadez led Fort Scott Community College's women with a season-best 18 points Friday night as the Greyhounds concluded the first semester of play with a 70-64 victory over North Central Missouri at Arnold Arena. Valadez and Carlie Wilhelmi, who scored 16 off the bench, combined to score each of Fort Scott's last 14 points of the first half as the 'Hounds (9-6) took a 32-27 lead into the locker room. ...
Greyhounds break slump by holding off Comets (12/10/14)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott Community College's defense prevented Cottey from getting a good look at the basket on its final possession and the Greyhounds held off the Comets, 60-58, in non-conference play at the Hinkhouse Center here Tuesday night. The win broke a five-game losing streak to other junior colleges, one of those being a five-point loss to the Comets at Arnold Arena on November 22. ...
Cavaliers sweep 'Hounds in KJCCC-East openers (12/09/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams here in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. The Tribune stated earlier that these games would not count in the division. But both meetings this season do count in the Jayhawk Conference but only the second counts toward post-season seeding...
Brown Mackie sweeps 'Hounds (12/05/14)
SALINA -- Brown Mackie College posted sweeps over Fort Scott Community College's men and women here Wednesday night in non-region games. Brown Mackie's men, ranked No. 14 in NJCAA Division II, defeated Fort Scott 63-51. The Lions (9-3) have never lost to the Greyhounds at home...
Neosho County posts sweep (11/28/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams suffered a sweep at the hands of Neosho County in a non-conference doubleheader here Tuesday night. These were not conference games as the Jayhawk Conference has changed the format of the conference schedule. With Fort Scott being a Division II school and Neosho County in Division I, only the January 21 doubleheader at Fort Scott will be counted in the standings...
Four 1st-Team picks for FSCC football team (11/28/14)
Four members of Fort Scott Community College's football team received First Team honors and another eight players were honored when coaches selected the All-Jayhawk Conference football team recently. Freshman running back Devin Taylor, sophomore center Byron Rich, sophomore safety James Gray and sophomore punter Matt Vincent were named to the First Team...
Hill tops volleyball wins list (11/28/14)
Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that in her fourth season of coaching, Lindsay Hill has broken the wins record for a FSCC volleyball coach. Hill's FSCC record is currently 98 wins and 49 losses. The latest record-breaking season saw the Greyhounds pick up 31 wins in 40 matches. The Greyhounds also spent several weeks on Division II's Top 20 Poll, reaching as high as No. 11...
Former 'Hound coach Sims hired by Garden City (11/26/14)
Used with permission of the Garden City Telegram ---- GARDEN CITY -- Garden City Community College announced the hiring of former Fort Scott Community College head coach Jeff Sims on Thursday. During a noon press conference inside the Hall of Fame room at the Perryman Athletic Complex, Sims was introduced as the 21st head coach in program history, replacing Matt Miller, whose two-year stint at the helm ended on Nov. 9 when he was fired after a 4-6 season...
'Hounds get past ugly stretches to win (11/25/14)
Sometimes, a basketball team has to survive an ugly stretch the best it can before getting things together. This was the case for Fort Scott Community College's men in the final game of the Gladbach Classic against Wentworth Military at Arnold Arena Saturday night...
Fort Scott women fall in OT (11/25/14)
Cottey College took control early in overtime and defeated host Fort Scott, 64-59, in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Despite a late Cottey run, Fort Scott led 50-46 with 1:41 remaining in regulation time after 6' 3" post Carlie Wilhelmi scored a basket. But then Machela VanGennip made two free throws with 47 seconds left to bring the Comets (6-1) within two points...