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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

College Sports

Greyhounds sweep, hang on to No. 6 seed (05/03/16)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team broke out of its conference slump here Friday and clinched sixth place in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division with a sweep of Johnson County. The Greyhounds (18-18 East, 36-19 overall) won the opener, 3-0, posting their first shutout since March 5 when they held Cowley scoreless in the second game of a road doubleheader. They took the nightcap, 5-3, after hold off a Johnson County rally...
Johnson sweeps (05/03/16)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team lost its 14th and 15th consecutive post-season games here Saturday as No. 2 seed Johnson County defeated the Greyhounds 8-3 and 4-2 in a first-round Region VI Division II District D Tournament series...
FSHS grad moving on to Division I (04/30/16)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott sophomore Jonathan Allen, who has played for the Coffeyville Community College golf program the last two seasons, has signed a scholarship agreement to continue playing golf at Alcorn State University for the 2016-17 school year...
Rough stretch continues as Cavs sweep 'Hounds (04/29/16)
Programs heading in opposite directions in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division standings met at Lions Field Thursday and the trends continued as Johnson County swept Fort Scott by scores of 8-1 and 3-2. The Greyhounds (16-18 East, 34-19 overall) have fallen down the conference ladder, having now lost 11 of their last 12 within the division. On April 7, following a sweep of Allen at Lions Field, Fort Scott was tied for third with a 15-7 division mark...
'Hounds down Baker JV twice (04/27/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team took a break from conference play to face the Baker University junior varsity at Lions Field Monday. The Greyhounds (34-17) won the opener easily, 11-2, but had to rally to win the second game, 9-8. Baker led the first game 2-0 after two but Fort Scott's bats came to life in the bottom of the third. Danny Crews and Mackay Williams each hit 2-run home runs during a 6-run inning...
'Hounds salvage split, playoff berth (04/26/16)
Salvaging a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Kansas City Kansas at Lions Field Saturday afternoon allowed Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to clinch a berth in the Region VI post-season tournament. Second-place Kansas City won the opener, 9-2, to clinch the season series, 3-1, and send the Greyhounds to their ninth consecutive conference defeat. But Fort Scott rallied and then held on to win game two, 6-5...
Conference losing streak extended to eight (04/22/16)
Greyhounds swept at Kansas City; rematch Saturday
Scotties take 2 from FSCC (04/22/16)
HIGHLAND -- Highland, ranked No. 6 in this week's NJCAA Division II softball poll, swept Fort Scott Community College here Tuesday to clinch the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division title for the second consecutive season. The Scotties (20-2 East, 37-8 overall) won the opener 7-2 and the second game 9-1, sending Fort Scott to their fifth and sixth consecutive losses. ...
Division-leading Neosho claims series sweep (04/19/16)
Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division leader Neosho County showed some of the reasons why it's the fifth-ranked team in the NJCAA Saturday afternoon in sweeping a doubleheader from Fort Scott Community College by scores of 5-1 and 16-10. The Panthers (22-6 East, 41-6 overall) saw their lead in the division stay at three games as second-place Kansas City (19-9, 31-14) swept last-place Highland. ...
No. 13 Hutchinson sweeps Greyhounds (04/19/16)
No. 13 Hutchinson swept Fort Scott Community College Saturday in a Jayhawk Conference-Division II softball doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Blue Dragons won the opener 7-0 and the second game 3-1. The Greyhounds (4-16 division, 6-18 region, 19-30 overall) were again trying for an elusive victory that would give them back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time in school history. ...
Hesston sweeps to move ahead of 'Hounds in region (04/16/16)
April has been an unkind month for Fort Scott Community College's softball team. After completing the early portion of its schedule a game over the .500 mark, the Greyhounds have gone just 3-13 in April. Those three wins have been over Brown Mackie (a sweep), which is winless in Region VI-Division II play, and Coffeyville (a split on Wednesday), with which Fort Scott is now tied for last place (a three-way tie that also includes Neosho County) in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division...
Former FSCC hoops coach takes second job in three weeks (04/16/16)
Chris Beard, who was the head coach of Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program in the 1999-2000 season, has been hired as the head men's basketball coach at Texas Tech University, according to several reports. Beard's decision to take the Texas Tech job comes almost three weeks after he had accepted the job at Nevada-Las Vegas...
Former Tiger shuts out 'Hounds in opener (04/15/16)
No. 5 Neosho sweeps Fort Scott in Chanute; rematch here Saturday
'Hounds split with Ravens (04/15/16)
COFFEYVILE -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Wednesday. Coffeyville won the first game, 7-3, and the Greyhounds took the nightcap, 9-6. Fort Scott (4-14 East, 19-26 overall), looking for consecutive 20-win seasons for the first time in school history, scored in the first (one run) and seventh innings of the opener. ...
'Hounds reach 30-win mark for 6th consecutive season (04/13/16)
Fort Scott Community College hit the 30-win mark for the sixth consecutive season Tuesday afternoon when it beat the Ottawa University junior varsity in the first game of a baseball doubleheader at Lions Field, 11-4. The Greyhounds made it a sweep with an 8-4 win in game two...
Greyhound softball struggles continue (04/12/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team has seen its share of struggles lately and they continued Saturday at Concordia and Monday in Ottawa. Fort Scott played six games between Friday and Monday and won only a Region VI-Division II post-season doubleheader against Brown Mackie in Salina on Friday, 11-2 and 6-4...
'Hounds knock Allen out of share of 2nd (04/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball entered Thursday's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader against Allen at Lions Field in a four-way tie for second place that included the visiting Red Devils. After an 8-7, 16-6 sweep of Allen, the 'Hounds left the ballpark tied with only Kansas City Kansas. KCK swept last-place Highland while Cowley, which was also tied, was swept by seventh-place Independence...
Allen scores 25 runs in sweep of 'Hounds (04/06/16)
The wind was blowing out of the park most of the day at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. But it was visiting Allen's bats that were able to take greatest advantage as the Red Devils swept Fort Scott Community College's softball team 15-7 and 10-2 Tuesday...
Greyhounds rally to beat Rockhurst JV, 6-4 (04/06/16)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team rallied here Tuesday to defeated the Rockhurst University junior varsity by a 6-4 score in a single nine-inning game. The Greyhounds (27-8) scored first in the top of the first when Gabe Franklin singled to center with one out, stole second and third, then came in on an Andrew Tanous groundout...
'Hounds in thick of East race (04/05/16)
HIGHLAND -- After a high-scoring day here Saturday and the results of other doubleheaders around the Jayhawk Conference, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team vaulted from fifth place into a four-way tie for second, just two games behind leader Neosho County...
Cowley sweeps FSCC in softball doubleheader (04/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team will be looking to salvage the last two games of a homestand when Allen visits the Betty Ruth Willard Complex for a 2 p.m. Jayhawk Conference doubleheader today. The Greyhounds have dropped the first four games of the homestand, getting swept by Independence Friday and, most recently, by Cowley on Saturday by scores of 3-1 and 9-3...