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Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

College Sports

KCK gets K.O.'d (02/25/17)
'Hound women rout Blue Devils for first conference win
FSCC men struggle in loss (02/25/17)
By Scott Nuzum Tribune Sports Editor It was one of those games where it was difficult to tell whether the defenses were great or the offenses were terrible at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. Either way, Fort Scott Community College's men got the worst of it in a 59-47 loss to Kansas City Kansas in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play...
Greyhounds post sweep on the road (02/25/17)
MARSHALL, Mo. -- Following a weekend in Texas during which it went 0-5, Fort Scott Community College's softball team bounced back with an 8-1, 18-1 sweep of the Missouri Valley College junior varsity here Wednesday. Aubrey Smith pitched the entirety of the first game for the Greyhounds (5-6), allowing no earned runs on 5 hits and a walk while striking out 4. Jackie Kirkpatrick was 3 for 4 at the plate. Smith, Aimee Wimp, Hayley Bledsoe, and Lauren Scott each had 2 hits...
'Hounds take 3 of 4 (02/22/17)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team won three of four games in a weekend series against North Central Missouri at Dave Regan Stadium. The Greyhounds swept the Pirates Saturday, 14-6 and 10-3, and split on Sunday, winning the opener 15-14 before dropping the series finale, 8-7...
Greyhounds sweep at Hesston (02/18/17)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams swept Hesston College here Wednesday night in non-conference, Region VI seeding games. Fort Scott's women completed a season sweep of the Larks with a 79-60 win in the opener. They improved to 3-6 in the region and 15-7 overall. That places them fifth on the table in seeding, a position in which they would qualify for the post-season but play a first-round game on the road...
'Hounds drop chance to gain tie-breaker (02/15/17)
Fort Scott Community College's men failed to take an opportunity to gain a key tie-breaker in post-season seeding Saturday as the Greyhounds took a 62-50 loss to Johnson County in Jayhawk Conference-Division II/Region VI play at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott and Johnson County are now tied for third in the region along with Labette, all of which are 4-4. Brown Mackie lurks just behind at 3-4 in the region...
No. 3 Johnson rolls past FSCC women (02/15/17)
Visiting Johnson County, ranked No. 3 in NJCAA Division II, held a 23-9 lead after one period of play at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon and went on to a 92-46 victory over Fort Scott Community College's women in a Jayhawk Conference-Division II/Region VI contest...
Wimp named KJCCC softball Player of Week (02/15/17)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team opened the season Friday with a sweep on the road, then split its home opener on Sunday. Friday's twin bill resulted in a 2-0, 8-4 sweep of North Arkansas in Harrison. Hayley Bledsoe was the winning pitcher in the opener, allowing 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8 in 6 innings...
'Hounds take opening series (02/15/17)
Fort Scott Community College baseball opened the season with a series win over Cloud County at Dave Regan Stadium over the weekend. The teamssplit on Saturday with Fort Scott winning game one 12-2. The Thunderbirds took the second game, 18-9. Sunday, Fort Scott prevailed, 5-2...
FSCC baseball season begins Saturday (02/10/17)
The regular season for the Fort Scott Community College baseball program is approaching quickly. The Greyhounds (18-18 Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division, 37-21 overall last season) will open the regular season Saturday at Dave Regan Stadium in Fort Scott with a single game against Cloud County at 3 p.m...
Walker's 18 points lead 'Hound men; women fall to No. 14 Cardinals (02/10/17)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's men moved a half-game in front of Kansas City Kansas for the lead in Jayhawk Conference-Division II here Wednesday night with a 67-53 victory over Labette. Labette women, ranked No. 14 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, completed a season sweep of Fort Scott with a 73-52 victory...
Brown Mackie rallies past Greyhounds (02/08/17)
SALINA -- Dametrius Walker's 26 points on 11-of-18 field-goal shooting wasn't quite enough fort Fort Scott Community College's men here Saturday as the Greyhounds came on the short end of a Region VI-Division II shootout with Brown Mackie, 81-79. The Lions (3-3 region, 12-11 overall), who are in their final season of play as the school will close in May, outscored the Greyhounds 54-42 in the second half...
Greyhound women hold off Brown Mackie (02/08/17)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's women had to hold off a fourth-quarter rally from Brown Mackie to take a 55-51 win in Region VI-Division II play. Though not a conference game, the win helps the Greyhounds for post-season tournament seeding purposes. ...
'Hound men back on top of conference (02/04/17)
Fort Scott Community College's men came into Wednesday night's Jayhawk Conference-Division II game against Highland as losers of three of their last four games, with the lone win coming against the Washburn junior varsity. The Greyhounds had also lost two games in Region VI play during that stretch...
Greyhound women fall to 0-4 in division (02/04/17)
A furious second-half rally fell short for Fort Scott Community College's women at Arnold Arena Wednesday night as eighth-ranked Highland held on for a 63-59 win in Jayhawk Conferece-Division II play. The Greyhounds shot just 25 percent from the field in the first half and trailed by as many as 19 points in the third before they began to rally...
Blue Devils sweep Greyhounds (02/01/17)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Both Fort Scott Community College basketball teams fell to host Kansas City Kansas here Saturday in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. Greyhound women lost for the fourth time in their last six games following an 11-0 start to the season by a 62-56 score. The men lost by a 78-56 score...