Four men, Gales earn All-KJCCC Division II honors
Three members of Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team and one from the women's team were recently honored by Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II head coaches with All-Conference honors. Men's head coach Michael Cook was honored as the Coach of the Year in the division as he led the Greyhounds to their first conference title since 1967, when Fort Scott tied with Independence and Coffeyville. ...
Johnson County sweeps 'Hounds
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was swept by Johnson County in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Thursday afternoon. The visiting Cavaliers won the opener 1-0 and took the second game 4-2. The only run of the opener scored in the top of the fifth inning when John Fairchild sacrificed to allow Anthony Miller to score. Miller led off the inning with a single to left, was bunted to second and moved to third on Hayden Steele's single...
Greyhounds advance to Region VI final
Between 1970 and 2012, Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program lost 21 consecutive playoff games. As of Tuesday night, the Greyhound men's program has won two of its last three playoff games. The second-seeded Greyhounds dominated sixth-seeded Kansas City Kansas in the first half of an 82-65 victory in the semifinals of the Region VI Division II Tournament at Arnold Arena...
KCKCC shuts season down for Greyhounds women
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Third-seeded Kansas City Kansas outscored Fort Scott Community College's women 37-23 in the second half here Saturday afternoon and brought the Greyhounds' season to an end with a 64-58 victory in the first round of the Region VI Division II post-season basketball tournament...
74 commit to FSCC football
Fort Scott Community College's football team has landed 61 written commitments from high school seniors across the country, according to information gatherer from the National Junior College Athletic Association website. The Greyhounds have 13 other verbals, according to various other media outlets and recruiting services, so that number could go higher...
Carl Albert sweeps 'Hound softball
POTEAU, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept in a non-conference doubleheader by Carl Albert State here Thursday by scores of 4-1 and 9-1. Christa Merriman had 2 of Fort Scott's 5 hits in the opener but was also the losing pitcher. She allowed 4 runs on 6 hits and 5 walks while striking out two. Merriman (1-4) also allowed 2 home runs...
Greyhounds split at Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College baseball and Kansas City Kansas split the first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader for both teams here Friday, a day after the twinbill was originally scheduled to be played. Fort Scott (1-1 East, 9-3 overall) won game one in 10 innings, 8-5. Kansas City (1-1, 4-6) took the nightcap, 4-3...
'Hound men get No. 2 seed, host game Tuesday
Fort Scott Community College's men escaped Kansas City with a 51-50 victory in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II play here Wednesday night to conclude regular-season play. According to Kansas City's website, the host Blue Devils had an open 3-point shot that missed. Marcus Allen got the rebound and drew a foul with four-tenths of a second left, only to miss the front end of the one-and-one opportunity and allow the Greyhounds (12-16) to escape with the victory...
'Hounds take 3 of 4 over weekend
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team took three out of four from visiting Muscatine (Iowa) during a non-conference weekend series at Lions Field. Fort Scott (8-2) swept a doubleheader on Saturday by scores of 9-3 and 8-2. Muscatine won Sunday's opener, 7-6, in eight innings but the Greyhounds took the second game, 7-6...
No. 4 Cavaliers control 1st half vs. FSCC women
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County, ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA Division II poll, outscored Fort Scott Community College's women, 43-15, in the first half of play here Saturday afternoon and went on to a 91-54 victory. Fort Scott fell to 0-5 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II, 1-8 in Region VI Division II tournament seeding and 9-20 overall. ...
'Hound softball leaves Texas with first win
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team picked up its first victory of the season in the final game of the Cowtown Classic here over the weekend. Fort Scott (1-6) defeated Western Oklahoma State, 9-8, in the finale on Saturday, scoring twice in the bottom of the seventh inning after WOSC had scored 5 in the top of that inning...
'Hounds split with North Central Mo.
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered its first loss of the season in the first game of a doubleheader at Lions Field Friday afternoon. But the Greyhounds bounced back in game two to salvage a split with visiting North Central Missouri...
18 'Hound gridders move on to 4-year schools
Fort Scott Community College saw 18 members of its football team sign scholarships to continue their playing career at four-year schools in the fall. Coach Curtis Horton's squad had players join programs in Florida, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, South Carolina, Alabama, and Oklahoma...
FSCC softball has optimism, many new faces
Kristin Schalk heads into her second year as the head coach of the Fort Scott Community College softball team, greeting the new year with optimism and a squad dominated by first-year players. Schalk, in her fourth year in collegiate coaching after an earlier stint as an assistant at Ottawa University, is assisted by new coach Genna Stambaugh, herself a former Greyhound. They greet a roster of 16 players, 14 of whom are freshmen, with an eye on improving on last year's 2-36 mark...
'Hounds slug way through twinbill
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Evangel University junior varsity here Wednesday, winning the opener 17-12 and the nightcap 6-1. Fort Scott (4-0) rallied from an 8-0 deficit by scoring 12 runs in the top of the fourth after the first two batters struck out and flew out to center field...
'Hound men roll Hesston, 92-59
Fort Scott Community College's men rolled over Hesston, 92-59, in a Region VI Division II seeding game at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, pushing them a bit closer to their goal of hosting a first-round playoff game. Brown Mackie helped out the Greyhounds by beating Highland on the road, 64-63. The results gave Fort Scott, Hesston and Highland the same record in region play, 4-4...
Greyhound women break losing streak
Malori Gales is the only sophomore on Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team this season. She's also the leading scorer in Region VI Division II. And lately, opponents have been playing some tremendously-tough defense on her. But late in the second half against Hesston at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, the former Lyndon Tiger found her stroke. ...
'Hound baseball opens (finally) with sweep
PITTSBURG -- Freshman Kaden Schaffer belted out 5 hits in his college debut, including the game-winner in the first game of a doubleheader with North Central Missouri at Jaycee Ball Park here Monday. This was the Greyhounds' first outing of the season after seeing a season-opening series against Southeast Nebraska postponed the previous weekend. ...
'Hounds might need help after loss to Lions
Fort Scott Community College's men may need some help to make sure they get a first-round home game in the post-season Region VI Division II Tournament following a 91-80 loss to Brown Mackie at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. The Lions (5-2 region, 16-11 overall) completed a season sweep of the series, giving them a tie-breaker advantage. ...
Lion women hand 'Hounds seventh straight defeat
Malori Gales and Jessica McAdams each posted double-doubles Saturday afternoon at Arnold Arena but those efforts were not enough as Fort Scott Community College's women went down to Brown Mackie, 81-71, in Region VI Division II play. The Greyhounds haven't won since beating the Missouri Valley junior varsity on January 17 and haven't beaten another junior college since beating Neosho County at Arnold Arena on December 9. ...
'Hound men beat Highland
FSCC women suffer seventh consecutive loss
Every player key for 'Hound baseball
It's February, with sub-freezing temperatures and snow on the ground. It's also baseball time in Fort Scott. While the recent weather has impacted the community college baseball team, the Greyhounds of Coach John Hill III are anxious to get outside and take to the field in competition...
'Hound men climb into tie for 1st
Fort Scott Community College's men broke a nine-game losing streak against Kansas City Kansas Monday night as the Greyhounds climbed into a three-way tie for first place in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II with Highland and Johnson County with an 84-74 victory...
Kansas City women hold off Greyhounds
Fort Scott Community College's women played well in stretches in a make-up game against Kansas City Kansas at Arnold Arena Monday night. But a Blue Devil run late in the first half held up as the difference in a 67-60 loss to the No. 15-ranked team in NJCAA Division II...
North Central pulls away in 2nd half
North Central Missouri used an 18-4 run during the second half to take control at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon and went on to a 68-51 victory over Fort Scott Community College's women in a non-conference contest The Greyhounds, who lost for the fifth consecutive outing, led several times in the last 10 minutes of the first half, going ahead for the first time since scoring the game's first basket on back-to-back Emily Feldman layups with made it 17-16 with 9:49 to go...