Fort Scott Community College athletics have their first home games of the fall season this week. The Greyhound Volleyball team will host Highland Community College at 6 p.m. tonight at Arnold Arena. The 'Hounds are coming off a preseason victory over the alumni squad last Saturday and are eager to get their season under way.
FSCC football has its home opener this weekend when the 'Hounds host the Butler at 1 p.m. Saturday at Frary Field. The No. 3-ranked Greyhounds (0-1) will look to get back on track after a tough loss to defending national champion Blinn Saturday. No. 6 Butler is coming off an opening victory over No. 4 Navarro.
To get all of the fans geared up for Saturday's game, KSEK-FM (99.1) will broadcastThe Greyhound Football Show with Head Coach Jeff Sims live from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday night at Holmtown Pub. Coach Sims will talk about this week's game against Butler and other thoughts about the new season of Greyhound football.
The pregame activities will continue Saturday as KSEK will host a tailgate from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the empty lot across the street from Fort Scott High School. Great Western Dining and Greyhound athletics will be providing 200 hamburgers and 200 hot dogs for all fans to enjoy.
All fans attending the football game Saturday will receive a special offer on the back of their game tickets courtesy of McDonald's of Fort Scott. Starting Saturday after the Greyhound game, present the game ticket and get a second Big Mac or Quarter Pounder free when purchasing one at regular price. This offer is valid until Sept. 20 and is only good at McDonald's of Fort Scott.
Fans that can not make it out to Frary Field can listen to the game on KSEK-FM. The pre-game show will air at 2 p.m. with the voices of the 'Hounds, Matt Newbery and Aaron Amershek. Fans can also go to www.991espnfortscott.com to hear live streaming of the game.