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College Sports

'Hounds win record 30th match (10/31/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team set a school record when it defeated Allen on Sophomore Night at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds' 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 sweep was their 30th victory of the season, breaking a record set during the late 1980s under then-coach Kerry Messersmith, who is now the head coach at NCAA Division I Alabama-Birmingham...
Greyhound men scrimmage, meet fans (10/31/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team, coming off a Region VI championship, held a scrimmage and a meet and greet session with fans at Arnold Arena Thursday night. Every player in the FSCC program, including those who will be redshirted this season, played in the scrimmage, which ended with an 87-76 win for the "White" team over the "Black" team. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. No. 1 Iowa Western (10/31/14)
Seven years ago, Iowa Western didn't have a football program. By 2012, the Reivers were undefeated NJCAA National Champions, defeating Butler in the Graphic Edge Bowl in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Iowa Western (9-0) has never had a losing season, going 5-4 in 2009 and recording at least nine victories in every season since. ...
Finally, a banner hangs (10/29/14)
For the first time since the building was constructed in 1982, there are basketball championship banners in Arnold Arena, the basketball arena at Fort Scott Community College. "It's cool when you walk in and look up and say, 'I've got some banners here,'" Fort Scott men's basketball head coach Michael Cook said Monday morning. ...
Taylor goes for 211 in Greyhound win (10/28/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College running back Devin Taylor ran for 211 yards and two touchdowns on 40 carries here Saturday night as the Greyhounds beat Independence, 24-3, in Jayhawk Conference action. Taylor's fifth 200-yard game of the season lifted his season total to 1,528 yards, which continues to lead the nation. ...
Tough going for No. 18 'Hounds at Iowa Western (10/28/14)
FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 18 in the NJCAA Division II poll, found the going tough here over the weekend at the Iowa Western Invitational. The Greyhounds lost three of their four matches, two of those to other ranked teams, and fell to 28-8 on the season. Since the end of a 15-match winning streak that put them at 21-2, the 'Hounds have won just seven of the last 13...
'Meet the Greyhounds' night Thursday at arena (10/28/14)
The Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team will host the first "Meet the Greyhounds" night at Arnold Arena at 6 p.m. Thursday night. The event will give fans, alumni and the community the opportunity to watch and interact with student-athletes from this year's team...
Lights out on Pink Night: No. 18 'Hounds beat No. 10 Cavaliers (10/24/14)
Community College volleyball team knocked off No. 10 Johnson County Community College, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-18 Wednesday at Arnold Arena, on Dig Pink Night at Arnold Arena. "It was our biggest win of the year," Greyhound coach Lindsay Hill said of the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division battle between the nationally-ranked Division II teams. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Independence -- Can Taylor get to 2,000 yards? (10/24/14)
nning back Devin Taylor leads the nation in rushingwith 1,317 yards. He's had four 200-yard rushing games this season, the most of any Greyhound rusher in a career sinc the 1995 season (see chart at right). With three games left in the regular season (see note below about the third one), it's not entirely out of the realm of possibility that Taylor could get very close based on his per-game average of 188 yards an outing...
'Hounds rally, 32-28; late defensive stand boosts FSCC (10/21/14)
GARDEN CITY -- Fort Scott Community College defensive coordinator Jeff Kelly was passed up for the then-vacant head coaching position at Garden City after last season. So in May, Kelly settled in at FSCC. The Greyhounds have not exactly been a defensive juggernaut this season. ...
No. 20 'Hounds sweep Longview (10/21/14)
LEES SUMMIT, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, which broke back into the NJCAA Division II poll this week at No. 20 after spending one week out, swept Longview here Friday night but stuffing the Lakers at the net. The Greyhounds (26-5) were credited with 28 blocks in the match, which they won 25-23, 25-15, 25-19, while Longview had only 12...
'Hounds down Highland (10/17/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team used a week-long break to its advantage here Wednesday night and beat Highland, 3 sets to 1, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match. Scores were 25-7, 15-25, 25-11, 25-14. The 'Hounds (5-2 East, 25-5 overall) last played on October 8 when they lost to then-No. 7-ranked Kansas City Kansas, the last of seven matches in nine days. Having gone 21-2 in their first 23 matches, Fort Scott had split its next six...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Garden City -- Shot at winning season at stake (10/17/14)
ollege takes its longest road trip of the season this weekend in quest of a victory that will keep another losing year at bay --at least for one more week. The Greyhounds will be in Garden City to take on the Broncbusters in Jayhawk Confefence play in the first meeting between the schools at GCCC's new stadium...
Quick start, field position costly to 'Hounds (10/14/14)
Two quick, long scores by Ellsworth early in the game gave the visiting Panthers a lead which proved insurmountable at Frary Field Saturday. The 14-0 lead less than six minutes into the game held up as the Iowa squad handed Fort Scott Community College a 30-13 setback in a non-conference game...
Slumping 'Hounds fall to No. 7 KCK (10/10/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The recent slump of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team continued here Wednesday as No. 7-ranked Kansas City Kansas dropped the Greyhounds in four sets, 23-25, 25-15, 25-23, 27-25, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. Ellsworth -- Fort Scott's only familiar Iowa foe (10/10/14)
Fort Scott Community College football records, as the Tribune has them, are not very extensive. So there's not a lot in the records about the Greyhounds against Iowa schools. However, the Google News Archive project did include the Tribune as one of its papers when it was active and there is some information to be gleaned...
'Hounds handle Conqs on Homecoming (10/07/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team may have turned its season around Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, Dodge City may have taken the final blow in what could turn out to be a lost season. The Greyhounds, who had lost their last four games by a combined score of 226-51, had control of things from the very start and won for the first time in Jayhawk Conference play this season, 49-38, on Homecoming...
No. 11 Fort Scott struggles at Neosho (10/07/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 11 in NJCAA Division II, came into the weekend Neosho County Tournament off a sweep by unranked Highland Wednesday night. That loss broke a 15-match winning streak in which the Greyhounds (24-4) lost just two sets...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. Dodge City -- 'Hounds hope for happy Homecoming (10/03/14)
By Scott Nuzum Tribune Sports Editor Fort Scott Community College will host its Homecoming game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Frary Field with Dodge City as the opponent in a Jayhawk Conference football game. Fort Scott (0-4 KJCCC, 1-4 overall), looks to end a four-game losing streak. The Greryhounds haven't won since beating Iowa Central in the season opener, 24-17. Since that game, Fort Scott has been outscored 226-51...
Hesston snaps No. 11 Greyhounds' win streak (10/03/14)
HESSTON -- On the same day that Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team moved up two spots to the No. 11 position in the NJCAA Division II poll, they were handed perhaps one of the most stunning upsets in the nation this season here Wednesday night...