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Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
Fort Scott Community College

No. 20 North Ark. ends FSCC's win streak (02/12/16)
No. 20 North Arkansas broke Fort Scott Community College's men's winning streak at six Tuesday night, handing the Greyhounds an 82-76 loss at Arnold Arena. The Pioneers (20-4) completed a three-game season sweep. But to show how much the Greyhounds have improved in the second semester, this was the closest of the three meetings. North Arkansas won by 38 points in Harrison on Nov. 7 and by 23 in a classic at Cowley on Nov. 28...
FSCC softball opens with sweep (02/12/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team opened the season Wednesday with a sweep of the Ottawa University junior varsity at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Greyhounds won game one 8-0 and took the second game 8-6. Fort Scott had 16 hits in the opener. Kaylan Morgan and McKenzie Hersh each had 3 while Allison Davis, Taylor Brecheisen and Chelsea Snyder each had 2. Snyder drove in 3 runs while Brecheisen and Davis each had 2 RBI...
'Hound baseball postpones opener (02/12/16)
The long-range weather forecast has prompted Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to postpone its season-opening series versus Cloud County until Monday and Tuesday. The Greyhounds were originally going to play Cloud County in doubleheaders at Dave Regan Stadium Saturday and Sunday. ...
Greyhounds' streak stretches to seven (02/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men never trailed Saturday afternoon as the Greyhounds defeated Brown Mackie, 96-83, in a Region VI contest at Arnold Arena. The 'Hounds avenged an overtime loss to the Lions in Salina on December 13. It was the seventh consecutive win for the Greyhounds (6-1 Region VI, 11-13 overall), who are on their longest winning streak since the 1999-2000 team won nine straight in a year they finished 19-12...
'Hound women post season sweep of Lions (02/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women picked up a key victory at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon as they look to secure a first-round home game in the Region VI-Division II post-season tournament. The Greyhounds' 67-57 win over Brown Mackie gives them a sweep of the Lions. Fort Scott is currently fourth in the Region at 4-3, 13-12 overall. Brown Mackie is 1-6, 9-15, with its only Region win coming over Labette, which hasn't beaten another junior college this season...
'Hound men roll by Labette for 6th straight win (02/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men are on their longest winning streak in three seasons after routing Labette, 90-58, at Arnold Arena Wednesday night for their sixth consecutive win. Across both Division I and Division II in the Jayhawk Conference, only two other teams are on as long or longer, Division I schools Hutchinson and Pratt. Pratt's victory over Neosho County Wednesday night ended the Panthers' 12-game winning streak...
FSCC women survive Cardinal run (02/05/16)
With their run through three straight nationally-ranked opponents out of the way, Fort Scott Community College's women got back on track for a possible first-round home game in the Region VI Tournament by beating Labette, 58-51, at Arnold Arena Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play...
Tiger, 'Hound players pick new schools (02/05/16)
Wednesday was the first day that high school football players were allowed to sign with the colleges of their choice and the first day junior college players could sign with their new four-year schools. Two Fort Scott High players signed to play at Butler Community College in El Dorado. Running back/defensive back Marcus Stepps and lineman Austin Cook both signed to play for the Grizzlies, a Jayhawk Conference and national power...
'Hound men stay atop division with win over KCK (02/02/16)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's men remain atop the Jayhawk Conference-Division II standings following a 69-57 win over Kansas City Kansas here Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds, who have won five straight games, hold a one-game lead over Johnson County with a 3-0 division record and a 9-13 overall mark. Kansas City fell to 3-2, 15-8...
No. 9 KCK women beat short-handed 'Hounds (02/02/16)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's women took on their third consecutive nationally-ranked opponent here Saturday afternoon with just six players available. Not surprisingly, No. 9 Kansas City Kansas took an easy 77-45 win over the Greyhounds in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play...
Greyhound men upset No. 4 Johnson County (01/29/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men showed a deeper bench than Johnson County Wednesday night as the Greyhounds upset the No. 4-ranked Cavaliers, 93-83, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott's bench scored 26 points to just 9 for Johnson County. All of the Cavaliers' bench points came from one player, Chris Edwards. This proved a major issue for Johnson late in the game when three starters fouled out...
No. 1 Cavaliers roll by 'Hound women (01/29/16)
No. 1 Johnson County rolled past Fort Scott Community College's women here Wednesday night, 99-64, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. The Cavaliers held Fort Scott's Kamiron Luptak to 7 points on the night. She came into the game as the second-leading scorer in the division, averaging 19.1 points per game. This was just the third time this season that Luptak has been held to less than 10 points this season...
Nevadan signs with FSCC softball (01/27/16)
'Hound men extend winning streak to 3 (01/26/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men extended their winning streak to three games Saturday by beating Highland, 70-65, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. The Greyhounds (1-0 conference, 7-13 overall) held on to win their conference opener even though Highland (1-2, 11-10) outscored them 38-32 in the second half...
No. 6 Highland pulls away in second half (01/26/16)
Highland, ranked No. 6 in NJCAA Division II, pulled away in the fourth quarter Saturday to take a 66-56 victory in what was the Jayhawk Conference-Division II opener for Fort Scott Community College's women. The Greyhounds (0-1 division, 11-10 overall) managed to get back to a tie at halftime, 27-27, after being down by 4 points at the end of the first quarter. But the Scotties (3-0, 20-1) outscored the 'Hounds 23-17 in the fourth quarter to put the game away...
Greyhound men rally to beat Hesston (01/22/16)
Fort Scott women win third straight
'Hound women roll by Southeast, 82-70 (01/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women won their second straight game to start off the new year as they defeated Southeast (Neb.) 82-70 at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Turnovers -- and the points the Greyhounds (10-9) scored off them -- were the key to the game. Fort Scott forced 25 turnovers while committing just eight...
FSCC men rally to quiet Storm (01/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men may have still had a tough semester-opening loss at Brown Mackie on their minds when they took the floor against Southeast (Neb.) at Arnold Arena on Saturday afternoon. Having lost a big lead and dropped a region game to the Lions in overtime, the Greyhounds weren't executing their game plan in the first half. In the second half, the Fort Scott defense clamped down and that was the push the 'Hounds needed to rally for a 68-61 victory over the Storm...
Baseball signings (01/16/16)
A pair of Fort Scott HIgh School senior athletes signed letters of intent in the FSHS Media Center Friday morning, joining area junior-college programs. Friday was the first day of the signing period for college baseball programs.
FSCC women open region play with win (01/15/16)
Brown Mackie men control OT, down Greyhounds 78-70
No. 16 Reivers rush past FSCC women (01/12/16)
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's women took on Iowa Western for the second time this season here Saturday. But the outcome was much like the first meeting as the Reivers, ranked No. 16 in NJCAA Division I, took an 84-53 victory over the Division II Greyhounds...
FSCC women split last 2 before break (12/22/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team heads into the holiday break with an 8-8 record after splitting its previous two games. On Dec. 14, the Greyhounds lost to the Saint Mary University junior varsity for the second time in three meetings this season, 60-58, at Leavenworth after falling behind 19-7 after one quarter. Although Fort Scott outscored the Spires 31-22 in the second half they fell just short...
'Hounds blasted by Red Dragons (12/15/15)
LEXINGTON, Mo. -- Wentworth Military Academy rolled out to a 17-point lead at the half and held on to beat Fort Scott Community College's men here Saturday, 89-76. Eddie Sims played his first game as a Greyhound and produced 22 points. Tyler Owens added 14 for Fort Scott (4-12) but no one else reached double figures in scoring...
No. 15 Reivers pull away from 'Hounds (12/11/15)
Fort Scott Community ColleFort Scott Community College's women played well versus Iowa Western, ranked No. 15 in NJCAA Division I, for the first quarter of Thursday night's non-conference basketball game at Arnold Arena. But the Reivers, built for dominance in Division I, dominated the remainder of the contest and went on to a 92-52 victory over the Greyhounds...
Sports Notebook, Dec. 9, 2015 (12/09/15)
FSCC to host winter girls' basketball camp The Fort Scott Community College women's basketball team will host a camp for grades 5-12 on January 3 and 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. each day. Each camper will receive instruction from coaches and players, a free Greyhound camp T-shirt, and free admission to FSCC home games in January and February. Parents are encouraged to stay at each session and watch the camp...
'Hound men split in Nebraska (12/08/15)
BEATRICE, Neb. -- Fort Scott Community College's men split games here over the weekend at the Southeast (Neb.) Classic. The Greyhounds (4-10) defeated host Southeast, 64-56, Friday night. They fell to Central (Neb.), 68-54, Saturday. The 'Hounds rallied in the second half of Friday's game, outscoring Southeast 35-24 in the second half after being down by 3 points at the break. ...
Luptak earns national POTW honor (12/04/15)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore Kamiron Luptak was named Division II Player of the Week by both the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association for her play in the Cowley Thanksgiving Classic last weekend...
'Hound women split at Cowley Classic (12/01/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's women split games here over the weekend at the Cowley Classic and emerged from the event still at the .500 mark with a 6-6 record. The Greyhounds have not been more than one game above or below .500 at any point this season...
Hill, North Arkansas drop FSCC men in Ark City (12/01/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's men went down to defeat in both games of the Cowley Classic over the weekend as they played teams with a combined record of 18-3. These were the first two of seven consecutive road games for the Greyhounds, who will not play at home again until January 16...
David NFC Defensive POTW (11/28/15)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week by the National Football League. David, who played at Fort Scott Community College during the 2008-09 seasons, had two interceptions, one for a touchdown, off Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez in Sunday's 45-17 victory...
'Hounds roll by Westminister JV (11/25/15)
Fort Scott Community College's men rolled past the Westminister College junior varsity at Arnold Arena Monday night, taking a 77-36 win. The Greyhounds improved to 3-7 on the season but two of those wins are over four-year school JVs. The Greyhounds shot 59 percent from the field in the game, making 29 of 49 field-goal attempts. They made nine of their first 10 attempts on their way to taking a 27-8 lead with 10:56 left in the first half...
'Hound women bounce back, beat Scouts (11/24/15)
At the end of the first quarter of their game against Penn Valley (Mo.) Saturday afternoon, Fort Scott Community College's women had a total of 5 points, the fewest the Greyhounds had scored in any quarter this season. Adrian, Mo., Sophomore Kamiron Luptak, the team's leading scorer so far this season, averaging 17.6 points per game, didn't score until the fourth quarter and finished with 3 points...
Penn Valley men beat buzzer (11/24/15)
Fort Scott Community College's Tyler Owens hit three free throws after drawing a foul on a 3-point shot with 10 seconds remaining in Saturday's game versus Penn Valley (Mo.), the final one of the 2015 Gladbach Classic. But Penn Valley's Walter Sorrells took the inbound pass and weaved through the defense for the game-winning score with two seconds left to play as the Scouts picked up their first official victory of the season, 71-69...
FSCC men hold off Dragons (11/21/15)
Walker's 31 leads way versus Wentworth
Comets hold off 'Hound women (11/21/15)
One of the men's assistant coaches from Wentworth Military lamented the fact that he had to go to the locker room to help get his team ready as Fort Scott Community College and Cottey College played the fourth quarter of Friday night's game in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena...
Lack of rebounding factors in mens' loss (11/20/15)
It's there on a sheet of paper, glaring as it indicates an area of insufficiency in Wednesday night's junior-college basketball game at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott Community College's men had just 23 rebounds in a 68-58 loss to former division rival Independence. The Pirates had 43 rebounds, including two more defensive boards than the Greyhounds (1-6) had as a team...
'Hound women fade in 3rd quarter (11/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women had a good first half Wednesday night as they took on Division I school Independence at Arnold Arena, trailing by just 6 points at the half. Then came the third quarter, bogged down by 23 fouls -- including two technicals on the same play -- and 32 free-throw attempts by both teams combined. After Indy scored the first 9 points of the quarter, the Pirates (6-1) shut down the Greyhounds' offense and went on to take an 85-62 victory...
Five 'Hounds receive volleyball honors in Division II, District M (11/18/15)
Five Fort Scott Community College volleyball players recently received receive postseason honors. Freshman Brette Moore was named to both the Jayhawk Conference-Division II and Region VI-District M teams. Sophomores Julia Stringer, Emily Bruce and Sheri Middleton and freshman Mickey Trimble were all named Honorable Mention All-Conference. Bruce and Trimble were also selected to the Second Team All-District for District M...
'Hound women bounce back (11/17/15)
FSCC shakes off loss to JV team, dominates Southwestern
FSCC men stumble at E. Okla. (11/17/15)
WILBURTON, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Eastern Oklahoma State here Saturday afternoon, 68-63. The Greyhounds fell to 1-5 on the season and have yet to beat another junior college. Eastern Oklahoma State (4-0), a Division I school, led 30-27 at the half...
13 Greyhounds tabbed (11/14/15)
The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference recently released its 2015 All-Conference Football team. Fort Scott had 13 players honored although only one of them was named to the First Team. Fort Scott's lone First Team player is sophomore defensive lineman Koran Crump. He averaged 5.4 tackles per game this season and was the conference leader in sacks with 11...
Fleming's 34 leads 'Hounds (11/13/15)
Sophomore's 10 3s are likely a school record
Saint Mary takes control in fourth (11/13/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women rallied to lead Wednesday night's home opener versus the University of Saint Mary junior varsity after three quarters but could not hold on in the final stanza and fell to the Spires, 62-54. Saint Mary scored 11 of the final 13 points of the first quarter -- with 6 points coming from sophomore forward Sabrina Golubski -- to take an 11-7 lead. The Spires scored 8 straight to increase the lead to 29-17 with 3:18 left in the first half...
'Hounds upset in Region title bid (11/10/15)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team went into Saturday's Region VI Division II District M Tournament as the No. 4 seed but was eliminated prematurely as Highland held off a rally from two sets down to prevail in five, 25-21, 25-19, 19-25, 22-25, 15-9...
FSCC women sweep JV teams (11/10/15)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team swept the competition here over the weekend at the Brown Mackie Classic, beating a pair of four-year school junior varsity teams. Friday, the Greyhounds (3-2) defeated the Kansas Wesleyan JV, 64-55. Saturday, Fort Scott routed the Bethany College JV, 72-38...
North Arkansas routs Greyhound men (11/10/15)
HARRISON, Ark. -- Five players scored in double figures for North Arkansas here Saturday afternoon as the Pioneers ran past Fort Scott Community College's men, 103-65. The Greyhounds (0-4) saw Damertious Walker and Zechariah Benbow combine to make 13 of 23 field-goal attempts. But the rest of the team made only 9 of 32 attempts and Fort Scott was outrebounded, 41-17. The Pioneers had 34 defensive rebounds...
Independence sweeps Greyhounds (11/06/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams were swept by Independence here Wednesday night in non-conference games between the former Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rivals. Independence's women took a 68-51 victory over the Greyhounds, building a 24-11 lead after one quarter and making it hold up...
No. 10 Western rolls 'Hounds in finale (11/03/15)
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Iowa Western, tied for 10th in the NJCAA Football Poll, rolled by Fort Scott Community College, 43-14, here Saturday in the season finale for the Greyhounds. Fort Scott finished the season with a 2-8 record. Iowa Western improved to 8-2 after winning for the eighth consecutive week. The Reviers' losses were to nationally-ranked Coffeyville and Butler in the first two weeks of the season...
FSCC women split opening games (11/03/15)
OVERLAND PARK --Fort Scott Community College's women opened their season with a split at the Johnson County Classic here over the weekend. On Saturday, Southeastern (Iowa) took a 69-61 victory over the Greyhounds. Kayleigh Haggard scored 26 points for Fort Scott as she made 9 of 11 shots from the field, including 3 of 4 3-point shots. Kamiron Luptak added 14 points and Jordyn Danzer chipped in with 10...
Greyhound men drop pair at Cowley Classic (11/03/15)
ARKANSAS CITY --Fort Scott Community College's men opened the season at the Cowley Classic here over the weekend, dropping both games. The Greyhounds lost to Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa on Friday, 57-46, and host Cowley, 85-72, on Saturday. The 'Hounds shot just 29 percent from the floor in Friday's loss, making 16 of 55 field-goal attempts. They also got to the free-throw line just 9 times, making 5...
Correction to volleyball playoff date (11/03/15)
Fort Scott Community College's first-round playoff match versus Highland will take place as a part of the Region VI District M Tournament Saturday at Johnson County Community College at Overland Park. The match will begin at around noon, following the match between No. 1 seed Johnson County (30-6) and No. 8 Neosho County (24-13) at 10 a.m...
Young 'Hound women's squad learning to compete (10/31/15)
Freshmen-dominated team begins season Saturday in Johnson County Classic
'Hounds to host playoff match Wednesday (10/31/15)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its regular-season finale here Tuesday night, sweeping Allen in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match, 25-17, 25-18, 25-10. The Greyhounds finished 6-3 in the conference and are 27-9 going into a first-round Region VI Division II District M Tournament match that will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Highland (4-5, 18-12) will be the opponent...
Loyd catches David for all-time tackles lead (10/30/15)
A Football Friday player profile
'Hounds have a title to defend (10/28/15)
What was 'East Division II' in 2013-14 reinstated for this season
Pirates steal Homecoming from 'Hounds (10/27/15)
Bryce Gemmel's third touchdown pass of the day, to receiver Dwyane Smith with six seconds remaining, gave visiting Independence a 49-42 Jayhawk Conference victory over Fort Scott Community College on Homecoming Saturday afternoon at Frary Field. The loss dropped Fort Scott to 1-6 in the conference and 2-7 overall. ...
'Hounds sweep Dragons (10/27/15)
LEXINGTON, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College swept Wentworth Military here Friday night in a non-conference match, 25-14, 25-20, 25-15. The No. 12-ranked Greyhounds (26-9) were led by Brette Moore who racked up 20 kills in 34 chances and made just three errors. Julia Stringer followed with 6 kills...
No. 11 Cavaliers sweep No. 12 Greyhounds (10/22/15)
OVERLAND PARK -- Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division co-leader Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College here Wednesday night in a conference match-up of nationally-ranked teams. The No. 11-ranked Cavaliers took a 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 win over the No. 12 Greyhounds, which almost assures that FSCC will finish fourth in the division. Fort Scott is 5-3 in the division and 25-9 overall...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Homecoming could be a happy one (10/22/15)
Fort Scott Community College's football team might be able to enjoy a happy Homecoming when Independence comes to Frary Field for a 1 p.m. Jayhawk Conference contest Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds (1-6 conference, 2-6 overall) broke a six-game losing streak last Saturday with a 36-20 victory over a one-win Garden City squad that has baffled former FSCC head coach Jeff Sims so far this season. ...
A rude 'welcome back' (10/20/15)
'Hounds break losing streak in Sims' return to Fort Scott
'Meet the Greyhounds' Wednesday night (10/17/15)
The Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team will host their annual "Meet the Greyhounds" night at Arnold Arena at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Admission is free and there will be a taco dinner served for $5 which includes two tacos, rice and drink...
Greyhounds win home finale (10/16/15)
Highland head coach Jon Bingesser, son of Fort Scott High School head coach Carol Bingesser, came into Arnold Arena with a plan to employ against Fort Scott Community College in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division volleyball match at Arnold Arena Wedensday night...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: The return of Jeff Sims (10/16/15)
A few people have anticipated the return of former Fort Scott Community College head football coach Jeff Sims to Frary Field Saturday. But no one could have anticipated at the beginning of the season that both the Greyhounds and Sims' Garden City team would both be 1-6 and on six-game losing streaks...
Greyhound gridders drop 6th straight (10/13/15)
IOWA FALLS, Iowa -- Ellsworth led 16-0 after one quarter here Saturday and held on to defeat Fort Scott Community College, 32-14, in a non-conference game. The Greyhounds lost for the sixth consecutive time and stand at 1-6 on the season. Jujuan Young-Battle threw touchdown passes of 35 yards to Marcel Williams and 4 yards to Jaleel Scott in the first quarter. Since the Panthers (2-5) don't have a kicker, they went for 2 after both scores and were successful...
Greyhounds sweep KCK (10/09/15)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball swept Kansas City in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, 25-9, 25-23, 25-13. The Greyhounds improved to 4-2 in the division and stand in fourth place. They have an overall record of 21-7. Two losses over the weekend at the Neosho County Invitational caused them to fall out of the NJCAA Division II National Poll...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Another long trip ahead (10/09/15)
Last week, Fort Scott Community College's football team drove about five hours to play at then-No. 17 Dodge City. This week, the Greyhounds will travel about 35 more minutes to Iowa Falls to take on Ellsworth in one of the games that's part of the Jayhawk Conference's agreement to play the three Iowa football-playing schools...
No. 17 Conqs escape 'Hound upset bid (10/06/15)
DODGE CITY -- Fort Scott Community College tied the score twice but could never find a way to get in front of No. 17 Dodge City here Saturday night as the Conquistadors survived an upset bit, 17-14, at Memorial Stadium in Jayhawk Conference play. The 'Hounds fell for the fifth straight time since winning their season opener at Iowa Central. However, their last two losses have come by a total of 9 points...
Greyhound volleyball splits at Neosho County (10/06/15)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team managed just a 2-2 record over the weekend at the Neosho County Invitational. The No. 17-ranked Greyhounds (20-7) fell in their first match on Friday to No. 16 Coffeyville, 25-15, 22-25, 25-21, 25-16. Julia Stringer had 13 kills and Brette Moore 11 for the 'Hounds...
No. 17 FSCC volleyball takes down Hesston (10/02/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, which moved up one spot to No. 17 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll, dispatched Hesston in four sets at Arnold Arena Wednesday night in a non-conference dual. The Greyhounds prevailed in the dual, 25-14, 17-25, 29-27, 25-16. Though this was not a conference dual, Hesston is a Region VI Division II independent. Thus, this dual did count toward post-season tournament seeding...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Conqs looking to move up (10/02/15)
Right now there are just two teams with winning record remaining on Fort Scott Community College's schedule. But they meet one of them on Saturday on the road -- No. 17 Dodge City, which is 3-0 in the Jayhawk Conference and 3-1 overall. Dodge City's lone loss is to Iowa Western (3-2) -- the other team on Fort Scott's schedule with a winning record. ...
Shepard passes; fundraser still on (09/30/15)
Fort Scott Community College freshman outfielder Blake Shepard, 20, Ponca City, Okla., succumbed to injuries suffered in a Sept. 20 car accident late Monday night. The accident occurred as Shepard was returning to Fort Scott. He was flown to a Wichita hospital. Reports indicated that he was paralyzed from the neck down...
'Hounds survive Neosho (09/29/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team raised shoes, money and heart rates at Monday night's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match versus Neosho County at Arnold Arena. Both team's coaching staffs coached in their bare feet to raise awareness for Samaritan's Feet, a campaign to raise awareness for the plight of impoverished children who suffer needlessly from foot-borne diseases and infections due to a lack of shoes. ...
Comeback falls short for Greyhounds (09/29/15)
Fort Scott Community College's football game Saturday night may have come down to one play. With about 1:40 remaining in the game, trailing by 6 points, the Greyhounds had forced Highland to punt. Or so it appeared. But coming out of their third and final time out, Fort Scott was called for having 12 players on the field...
FSCC baseball to host benefit games (09/29/15)
Fort Scott Community College will host exhibition baseball games at Dave Regan Stadium Sunday afternoon with proceeds to help defray medical costs for Blake Shepard, an FSCC baseball player who was injured earlier this month. Shepard, a freshman from Ponca City, Okla., was involved in a vehicle accident as he was returning to practice at FSCC on Sept. 20. The initial prognosis is that he will be paralyzed from the neck down...
Coaches barefoot for charity Monday (09/26/15)
Fort Scott Community College Head Volleyball Coach Lindsay Hill and Neosho County Head Coach Asya Herron will coach in their bare feet during Monday night's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match between their schools. The coaches are participating in Samaritan's Feet Barefoot Coaching Movement to provide shoes and awareness for worldwide outreach...
18th-ranked Greyhounds dispatch Labette (09/25/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept last-place Labette in three sets here Wednesday night, 25-18, 26-24, 25-23. The Greyhounds, who were moved down five spots to No. 18 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll, improved to 2-2 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play and 16-5 overall...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: History of series favors offense (09/25/15)
The good news is that Fort Scott Community College's run through three nationally-ranked teams in three weeks is over. After playing teams with a combined record of 11-1, the schedule eases up considerably. Going into this week, the only one of the Greyhounds' remaining opponents with a winning record is Dodge City...
Horton optimistic despite 70-20 loss to No. 5 Butler (09/22/15)
No. 5 Butler arrived at Frary Field Saturday apparently determined to show that the Grizzlies are back as national champion contenders. Butler never relented during a 70-20 blowout of Fort Scott Community College in a Jayhawk Conference game at Frary Field...
'Hounds 4-0 at Allen Invitational (09/22/15)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 13 in NJCAA Division II, went undefeated over the weekend at the Allen Invitational here. In Friday's first match, the Greyhounds (15-5) swept the Ottawa University junior varsity, 25-19, 25-12, 15-13. Julia Stringer had 11 kills and 16 digs for the Greyhounds. Morgan McNeley handed out 17 assists and Mickey Trimble dished out 11. Brandi Huesman served 4 aces. Emily Bruce picked up 15 digs...
No. 13 'Hounds fall to Coffeyville in 5 sets (09/18/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team suffered an upset loss here Wednesday night, falling to Coffeyville in 5 sets in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern division play, 25-15, 23-25, 25-17, 23-25, 15-11. The Greyhounds were ranked No. ...
Havron named FSCC athletic director (09/18/15)
Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that Tom Havron has been named Athletic Director. Havron was most recently the Director of Admissions for FSCC. As Athletic Director, Havron will oversee all the college's coaches and athletes including the rodeo team. He will also be an important part of the college's compliance with KJCCC, NJCAA and federal regulations...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: The new Butler, same as the old (09/18/15)
When Troy Morell decided to resign from his position as one of the greatest coaches in college football history, it was presumed that Butler's dynasty -- 14 Jayhawk Conference championships and five national titles in 16 years -- was at an end. However, the then-No. ...
No. 4 Coffeyville overcomes 'Hounds (09/15/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College lead No. 4-ranked Coffeyville, 17-14, at halftime here Saturday night. But the Red Ravens outscored the Greyhounds 34-8 in the second half and went on to a 48-25 victory in Jayhawk Conference play. A 10-yard pass from Danarious Graham to Ron'Quavion Tarver with 1:15 left in the second quarter put Fort Scott (0-2 Jayhawk, 1-2 overall) ahead going into the locker room. ...
Greyhounds split at Iowa tourney (09/15/15)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 11 in NJCAA Division II, went 2-2 in the Marshalltown Invitational over the weekend. In their first match Friday, the Greyhounds (11-4) defeated Southeast (Neb.) in five sets, 25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-10. ...
Greyhounds sweep Independence (09/11/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team took care of visiting Independence in convincing fashion at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, sweeping the Pirates, 25-15, 25-18, 25-5. The Greyhounds improved to 1-1 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and 9-2 overall. Independence fell to 0-3, 1-7...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Ravens want to avoid thriller (09/11/15)
Fort Scott Community College's gamut through three nationally-ranked teams in three weeks continues Saturday at No. 4 Coffeyville, the second of the three, at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Coffeyville is 2-0 overall but has not yet played a conference game. On opening weekend, the Red Ravens knocked off then-No. 3 Iowa Western, 48-42 in overtime, at VMS. Last week, they held off Ellsworth, 49-48, on the road in Iowa...
Blue Dragons pull away in second half (09/09/15)
The first quarter of Saturday night's Jayhawk Conference football game between No. 4 Hutchinson and Fort Scott Community College at Frary Field was competitive for one quarter. At halftime, the Greyhounds had a chance to get back into things despite a two-touchdown deficit and about midway through the third quarter they looked as though they had a shot to mount a comeback and make things very interesting...
No. 20 'Hounds sweep Cottey (09/04/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept visiting Cottey College at Arnold Arena Tuesday night, 25-20, 25-11, 25-17. Brette Moore led the Greyhounds (8-2), ranked No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II Pre-season Poll, with 13 kills while Brandi Huesman had 6. Mickey Trimble handed out 20 assists while Morgan McNeeley dished out 11...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: FSCC looks to test Dragons (09/04/15)
itewashing of the Sterling College junior varsity in its season opener on Aug. 27, Hutchinson climbed two spots from its pre-season poll ranking of No. 6 into a tie for No. 4 with Copiah-Lincoln, Miss. Saturday at Frary Field, Fort Scott Community College (1-0) hopes to christen the new artificial turf with the biggest upset of the young season. The Greyhounds opened the season last Saturday with a 21-10 victory over Iowa Western in Fort Dodge, Iowa...
'Hounds open season with victory in Iowa (09/01/15)
FORT DODGE, Iowa --For a guy who wasn't even on the roster submitted to the Tribune Thursday evening, Mike Glass did a heck of a job here Saturday as Fort Scott Community College's football team opened its season with a 21-10 victory over Iowa Central...
No. 20 FSCC tested in weekend tourney (09/01/15)
NORFOLK, Neb. -- Fort Scott Community College, ranked No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II volleyball poll, received a stiff test here at the Northeast Community College Tournament, going 3-1 over the weekend. The Greyhounds (7-2) started Friday with a 3-1 win over Iowa Lakes, 25-21, 30-28, 22-25, 25-14. Sheri Middleton recorded 11 kills for Fort Scott while Brette Moore and Brandi Huesman each had 9. Mickey Trimble handed out 23 assists while Morgan McNeeley dished 19...
'Hound gridders open season in Iowa (08/28/15)
Fort Scott Community College football's expectations this season aren't that high if one wants to believe the prediction for a seventh- place finish in the Jayhawk Conference coaches' pre-season poll. But with the nation's leading rusher returning in sophomore Devin Taylor (6' 1", 195, Soph., Nicholasville, Ky.), who gained 1,524 yards on the ground and scored 12 touchdowns last season, and defense full of NCAA Division I prospects, surpassing last season's 4-7 record and fifth-place finish is a reasonable goal.. ...
No. 3 Cowley downs No. 20 Greyhounds (08/28/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Host Cowley swept Fort Scott Community College here Wednesday night in a battle of nationally-ranked volleyball teams, 25-18, 25-21, 25-18. The Tigers, ranked No. 3 in the pre-season NJCAA Division II poll, also jumped out to a head start over the No. 20 Greyhounds in the chase for the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division title...
FSCC volleyball completes 4-0 weekend at home (08/25/15)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 20 in NJCAA Division II, took care of both of its opponents in straight sets on the second day of the Fort Scott Invitational at Arnold Arena Saturday. Fort Scott swept East Central (Mo.) in the opener, 25-15, 25-17, 25-17, and Labette in the final match of the event, 32-30, 25-7, 25-16...
'Hounds come out on top in battle of ranked teams (08/22/15)
Fort Scott Community College, ranked No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II pre-season volleyball poll, escaped with a pair of wins on the first day of its season-opening home tournament at Arnold Arena Friday after surviving a five-set battle with Brookhaven, Texas, a Division III power that is ranked No. 2 in its division's pre-season poll...
Greyhounds No. 20 in pre-season Div. II poll (08/21/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team is ranked No. 20 in the National Junior College Athletic Association pre-season Division II volleyball poll, released Wednesday. The Greyhounds, 31-9 last season as they finished as Region VI-District N runner-up to Kansas City, begin their season today as they host their own invitational at Arnold Arena. ...
FSCC volleyball hosts tourney to begin season (08/19/15)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has seven sophomores -- six of whom played here last season -- including the player who was last season's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division Player of the Year, returning. She also has eight freshmen, including a player she things could be this year's Freshman of the Year, giving her team a balance of youth and experience...
Adopt-An-Athlete program seeks volunteers (08/11/15)
Fort Scott Community College's Adopt-An-Athlete program is once again seeking voluneers as student-athletes come to down for the upcoming academic year. Many, including members of the football and volleyball teams, are already in town. FSCC is currently seeking host families to adopt a student-athlete for the 2015-2016 year...
Hutch first, 'Hounds 7th in coaches' poll (07/29/15)
WICHITA -- Coming off its first Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference football championship since 1995, Hutchinson is the coaches' pick to repeat at a pre-season media conference held here Friday. It's the first time since 2002 that Butler is not the favorite to win the conference title...
'Hounds appear in pre-season 'Dirty 30' (07/14/15)
The persons in charge of the JCGridiron.com junior college football poll have deemed Fort Scott Community College worthy of inclusion in their 2015 pre-season "Dirty 30" poll, released July 5. The JCGridiron poll differs from the one issued by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in that it includes schools in California, none of which are NJCAA members. ...
Former FSCC gridder signs with Chiefs (07/14/15)
Former Fort Scott Community College All-American defensive back Kevin Short signed a rookie free-agent contract with the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday after each of the National Football League's 30 teams took a pass on him in the 2015 Supplemental Draft...
Former 'Hound eligible for supplemental draft (07/03/15)
Former Fort Scott Community College defensive back Kevin Short, who is the school's single-season and career interceptions record holder, is one of seven players that the National Football League has declared eligible for its supplemental draft, which will take place one week from today...
FSCC athletes receive NJCAA academic honors (06/26/15)
Fort Scott Community College's athletic department announced Thursday that 14 student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) with Academic Student-Athlete Awards (which were formerly known as Academic All-American honors)...
Ettore takes position at Ohio junior college (06/19/15)
Fort Scott Community College will be seeking a new athletic director as J.D. Ettore resigned his position earlier this week to take a similar position at a junior college in Ohio. Ettore was on the road Thursday when he returned the Tribune's request for a comment via telephone. He said he was offered the position and that "my wife (Sarah) and I walked about it and it was definitely a promotion financially. It's also closer to my family in New Jersey."...
FSCC boys' camp begins Monday; girls' starts June 15 (06/05/15)
The Fort Scott Community College Men's and Women's Basketball Teams will host summer camps during the month of June. The purpose of the camps are to teach and develop the fundamental skills of basketball. The boys' camp will be held June 8-12 of next week. A morning session for grades 3 to 5 will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. An afternoon session for grades 6 to 9 will be held from 1 to 4 p.m...
Two 'Hounds make All-KJCCC softball team (06/02/15)
Two players from Fort Scott Community College's softball team were recently honored with spots on the All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division team. Sophomore pitcher Kaylee Bart was chosen to the First Team for the Greyhounds. She had an 11-10 record this season with a 2.97 earned-run average. She walked 44 and struck out 131 batters in 146 1/3 innings this season...
Shaffer named to All-Conference First Team (05/15/15)
Fort Scott Community College's Kaden Shaffer was selected as an outfielder on the All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division baseball team that was released recently. Shaffer, a sophomore from Ottawa, was one of three Greyhounds honored. Owasso, Okla., sophomore designated hitter Josh Whisler and Norris, Neb., shortstop Trey Hair were named to the Honorable Mention list...
'Hounds finish third in Region VI baseball (05/12/15)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team reached the championship bracket semifinals of the Central District (Region VI) Tournament here Sunday before being knocked into a Monday consolation game by Dodge City. Once in consolation, the 12th-seeded Greyhounds (32-29) gave top-seeded Cowley all it could handle before the Tigers (53-4) got a walk-off RBI single by Butch Rea in the bottom of the 10th inning to win 9-8, eliminating Fort Scott...
12th-seeded 'Hounds score upset in tourney (05/09/15)
Fourth-ranked Cavaliers one of two NJCAA-ranked losers at Region VI
Will's way leads to St. Louis (05/09/15)
Milburn signs with rodeo team (05/06/15)
Martin to cheer for 'Hounds (05/06/15)
12th-seeded 'Hounds sweep Hutch (05/05/15)
HUTCHINSON -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was the only lower seed to win a first-round series in the Region VI Tournament over the weekend and will go to Wichita this weekend for double-elimination play. Fort Scott swept fifth-seeded Hutchinson 8-7 and 9-8, knocking the Blue Dragons out of the playoffs at 33-22. ...
Camping out with the Greyhounds (05/02/15)
Fort Scott Community College and 5 Corners Mini-Mart sponsored a youth baseball camp Tuesday evening at Lions Field.
Spirit Squad signing (05/01/15)
'Hounds fall to Crowder in 10 (05/01/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played one last game to end the season at Lions Park Wednesday afternoon, falling to Crowder College 8-5 in 10 innings. The Greyhounds finished the regular season with a record of 28-27. They'll play at Hutchinson this weekend in the first round of the Region VI Tournament. The first two games will be played Saturday at 1 and 4 p.m. The third game, if it's needed, will be played Sunday at 1 p.m...
NFL linebacker hasn't forgotten Fort Scott (05/01/15)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David hasn't forgotten the place where he says he "became a man" in a recent article he penned for the website, theplayerstribune.com. David played linebacker for Fort Scott Community College in 2008-09, helping lead the Greyhounds to the Citizens Bank Bowl, which was that year's NJCAA National Championship Game. The 'Hounds fell to Blinn, which was led by current Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, in the final moments of that game...
FSCC volleyball camps June 23-24 (05/01/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball program has announced summer camp dates that it will hosting at Arnold Arena June 23 and 24. A third-through-sixth grade all-skills camp will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon on June 23. This camp will focus on fundamental skills: passing, hitting, setting and serving. The cost is $15 and all campers receive a free T-shirt...
'Hounds sweep Baker JV (04/29/15)
BALDWIN CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played a doubleheader here Monday against the Baker University junior varsity as a warm-up to upcoming Region VI Tournament play. The Greyhounds won the opener 14-4 in five innings and the nightcap 10-0 in six to improve to 28-26 on the season...
Hutchinson brings end to FSCC softball season (04/29/15)
HUTCHINSON -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team's season ended here Saturday when Hutchinson won both games on the first day of District E Tournament play here. The scores of both games were 5-2. Hutchinson (30-15) goes on to bracket play this coming weekend at Hummer Park in Topeka...
'Hounds split with KCK (04/29/15)
Editor's Note: Due to connection issues with the internet at the Tribune Monday night, this story could not be placed on the website at that time. The Tribune regrets the delay ---- KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College baseball split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Sunday and finished in sixth place, pitting them against Hutchinson in the first round of the Region VI Tournament this coming weekend...
Greyhounds sweep Kansas City (04/24/15)
Nick Banman's 3-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning of game two allowed Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to escape with a sweep of Kansas City Kansas in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Lions Field Thursday afternoon...
'Hound softball wins finale; Districts next (04/24/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team concluded the regular season Tuesday with an 11-5 win over the Bacone College junior varsity at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. Games versus the Central Methodist University junior varsity scheduled at home Friday and on the road Sunday were cancelled...
Panthers take twinbill from 'Hounds (04/22/15)
CHANUTE --Neosho County took both games of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division twinbill from Fort Scott Community College here Monday by scores of 11-1 and 10-8. The first game lasted just five innings due to the 10-run rule. Trey Hair had 2 of Fort Scott's 7 hits. The Greyhounds' only run scored in the top of the first inning when Jedd Andrade came in on a groundout...
Greyhounds moving on (04/22/15)
FSCC All-Star games produce high scores (04/21/15)
Fort Scott High School players contributed to their teams Sunday afternoon as Fort Scott Community College held its fifth annual Pechone Stepps All-Star Basketball Games at Arnold Arena. Elisha Hasenplaugh scored 17 points for her Maroon team but the White squad prevailed, 98-67. FSHS seniors Aj Smith, Wyatt Reehl and Jake Bradbury combined for 16 points in helping their White squad hold on for a 100-98 win over the Maroon...
Neosho sweeps Greyhounds (04/17/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team dropped both ends of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with third-place Neosho County at Lions Field Thursday evening. The Panthers rallied and then held on for an 8-7 victory in the opener and bashed five home runs in the night cap, dominating 16-4 in an eight-inning, run-rule verdict...
Hill recognized for becoming winningest Greyhound coach (04/17/15)
nnounce that head coach John Hill has broken the record for most wins in program history. John Curtis, head coach from 1993 to 1997, previously held the record. Hill broke the record during the 2014 spring season, but institutional record keeping had trouble proving out the achievement. This spring Scott Nuzum, sports editor for the Fort Scott Tribune, dug into the paper's archive to find that Hill had indeed broken the record in 2014 when he cracked Curtis' 168 all-time wins...
FSCC basketball all-star games set for Sunday (04/17/15)
The Fifth Annual Pechone Stepps Senior All-Star Games will be held Sunday at Arnold Arena. The basketball doubleheader features 30 of the top senior basketball players from 20 area schools. The girls' all-star game is set for a 1 p.m. tipoff at Arnold Arena with the boys to follow at 3 p.m...
'Hound softball rally falls short, 4-3 (04/17/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team saw a seventh-inning rally fall short Wednesday as Neosho County held on for a 3-2 win in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division make-up game at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. This was the second game of a doubleheader, which was suspended in the first inning on March 24. Neosho County led 1-0 when it was suspended due to lightning and 2-0 after three innings...
Greyhound softball takes second game from Ravens (04/15/15)
For just the second time this season, Fort Scott Community College's softball team lost rhe first game of a doubleheader but bounced back to win the second. This happened Tuesday at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex against Coffeyville in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division action...
'Hounds move up despite series split (04/14/15)
A split of their weekend series with last-place Allen was not what Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was looking for in the Greyhounds' quest to finish with the best seed possible in the upcoming Region VI Tournament. But thanks to Johnson County, the 'Hounds finished the weekend in better position than they were going in...
Hutch wins pair of close games from Greyhounds (04/14/15)
HUTCHINSON -- Following Friday's sweep at Hesston, Fort Scott Community College's softball team had moved up into the No. 8 position for Region VI-Division II post- season tournament seeding and were just a few games out from having home-field advantage in the first round...
'Hounds only split at Allen; teams here today (04/11/15)
IOLA -- What Fort Scott Community College's baseball would have liked to get this weeknd was a series sweep against Allen. But here on Friday afternoon, the host Red Devils, in last place in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division, spolied that plan by taking game one of a doubleheader, 3-2. Fort Scott rebounded for a 12-4 win in game two...
FSCC softball sweeps Hesston (04/11/15)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team swept Hesston here Friday, improving their position for the upcoming Region VI-Division II Tournament. The 3-0, 7-1 sweep improves Fort Scott to 8-13 in Region VI seeding and 20-22 overall. Region VI seeding games include all Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division contests and those against independents Hesston and Brown Mackie...
Greyhound softball pounces Cottey (04/10/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team is on a four-game winning streak after sweeping a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Allen Tuesday and doing the same to Cottey College in a make-up twinbill Thursday. The Greyhounds will be on the road today and Saturday playing conference doubleheaders at Hesston and Hutchinson...
Sweep pushes 'Hounds into seventh place (04/07/15)
With three series -- 12 games -- remaining in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team did itself a big favor by sweeping Highland at Lions Field Saturday. A come-from-behind 12-6 win in the opener and a 10-0 run-rule shutout in the second game put Fort Scott in seventh place in the division by itself, a game ahead of the Scotties...
Greyhounds get by No. 4 Scotties in opener (04/04/15)
Alex Yeoman was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning of Friday's opening game at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex, allowing the winning run to come across the plate as Fort Scott Community College's softball team upset No. 4-ranked Highland, 8-7, in the first game of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader...
'Hounds split at Highland; rematch here today (04/04/15)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Thursday, pulling the Greyhounds into a tie for eighth place in the division with Independence. Highland, tied with Kansas City for sixth, won the opener 14-11. Fort Scott took the second game 14-2. On Wednesday, Independence suffered a sweep at the hands of No. 7 Johnson County, 11-5 and 12-7...
Juco softball splits with KCK (04/03/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team broke a 14-game conference losing streak dating back to last season when it beat KCK 3-0 in the opener of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Tuesday. But the Blue Devils came back to win the second game, 7-1...
No. 17 Crowder rolls by Greyhounds, 12-1 (04/01/15)
NEOSHO, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played its fifth game in three days Tuesday and the outcome was probably what would be expected when a team that's played a lot of games in a short amount of time plays a nationally-ranked squad...
'Hound softball goes 2-2 over weekend (04/01/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team went 2-2 over the weekend in games versus Region VI competition at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. Friday, the 'Hounds swept Brown Mackie, 9-1 and 11-5. Saturday Cloud County came in and swept 7-5 and 7-0 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
'Hounds split with Cards; teams play here Sunday (03/28/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College and Labette split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Friday. The homestanding Cardinals rallied to take the opener, 6-5. The Greyhounds won the second game 7-3. The teams will play each other at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lions Field. The games were originally scheduled for today but moved back due to wet field conditions. Wentworth Military visits at 1 p.m. Monday...
'Hounds split with Indy, sweep Evangel (03/24/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball squad split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Independence Sunday then swept a road twinbill from the Evangel College junior varsity at Springfield, Mo., Monday. The 7-3 win for the Greyhounds' in Sunday's opener was their fifth in a row. But the Pirates took the nightcap, 4-3. Monday, Fort Scott swept Evangel 11-2 and 13-2, so the 'Hounds have won seven of their last eight games after losing eight of the nine played before then...
Greyhounds drop four on road trip (03/24/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team went on the road for Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheaders Friday and Saturday but were swept in each one. Friday, the Greyhounds were swept by Independence, 5-3 and 11-5. Saturday, Cowley took 2-1 and 9-1 games...
'Hounds sweep Pirates (03/21/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept Independence in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Friday, winning the opener 3-1 and the nightcap 7-0. After losing eight of their previous nine games, the Greyhounds (4-10 East, 9-14 overall) have gone 4-0 so far this week. They swept the Baker University junior varsity at Lions Field Tuesday and have a pair of conference games to play at Independence Sunday...
FSCC baseball games moved (03/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College baseball's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader versus Independence scheduled for Thursday at Lions Park will be played today beginning at 1 p.m. Also, the doubleheader between these schools scheduled for Saturday at Independence will be held there at the same time Sunday instead...
Greyhound softball swept at Labette (03/20/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept by Labette here Tuesday in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play by scores of 8-1 and 6-1 The Greyhounds (0-4 East, 9-12 overall) had 7 hits in each game, including 4 doubles in game two. But no 'Hound had more than 1 hit in either game. FSCC plays at Independence Friday and at Cowley Saturday...
'Hounds outscore Baker JV 30-1 in twinbill (03/18/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team broke out of a slump impressively Tuesday, sweeping the Baker University junior varsity 19-0 and 11-1. Neither game went past the fifth inning. The Greyhounds (7-14) posted their first sweep since the opening doubleheader of the season versus Cloud County. They came into Tuesday's play with losses in eight of their last nine outings...
'Hounds split with Maple Woods (03/17/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team won the opener of a non-conference doubleheader with Maple Woods at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Saturday afternoon but managed just a split for the day. The Greyhounds won the opener, 5-4, scoring with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning. Maple Woods won the second game, 6-2, as Fort Scott committed 7 errors...
Coffeyville sweeps; Baker JV visits (03/17/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered a sweep at the hands of Coffeyville in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play here Saturday. Coffeyville won the opener 3-1 and the second game 11-6 as they kept pace with division-leading Cowley. The Red Ravens improved to 10-2 in the East, two games behind Cowley, and 17-9 overall. Coffeyville has won six of its last seven games...
Greyhounds split with Coffeyville (03/14/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Coffeyville at Lions Field Thursday afternoon, winning the opener 9-5 but falling in the nightcap 8-6. Coffeyville held a 3-0 lead after 2 1/2 innings. The Greyhounds (2-8 East, 5-12 overall) scored all their first-game runs over the course of the third through fifth innings to take a 9-3 lead...
Longview holds off 'Hounds, 8-6 (03/11/15)
Visiting Longview held off a Fort Scott Community College rally in the bottom of the ninth inning at Lions Field Tuesday to take a single nine-inning non-conference contest, 8-6. Long-view led 5-0 after 2 1/2 innings. Fort Scott (4-11) got on the board on a 2-run home run by Josh Whisler in the bottom of the third. Kaden Shaffer, who reached base on a fielder's choice, also score on the homer, Whisler's second of the season...
' Hounds sweep Mineral Area (03/10/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team swept Mineral Area (Mo.) in a non-conference doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Sunday afternoon. It was the first time the Greyhounds (7-6) had been able to play in 11 days. They won the first game 8-0 and took the second 7-2...
Cowley takes Sunday twinbill (03/10/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team dropped a pair in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Lions Field Sunday, losing to Cowley 6-2 in the first game and 4-1 in the second. With Cowley's sweep on Thursday, the Tigers (6-0 East, 14-0 overall) won the season series 4-0...
Cowley sweeps Greyhounds in conference play (03/07/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Cowley swept a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader from Fort Scott Community College here Friday. The Tigers won the first game 7-6 with a rally in the bottom of the seventh and took the nightcap 11-9. The Greyhounds (1-5 East, 4-8 overall) took the lead in the opener by scoring three runs in the top of the seventh inning. ...
Greyhounds' title defense ends abruptly (03/03/15)
Fort Scott Community College's men will not repeat as Region VI-Division II champions this season after the third-seeded Greyhounds were knocked out of the post-season tournament by sixth-seeded Highland, 65-55, at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds (15-16) came out ice cold from the field, making just one of their first 14 shots from the field as the Scotties (14-17) held a 19-4 lead after 10 minutes of play...
Loss drops 'Hound men to No. 3 seed (02/27/15)
HESSTON -- Peyton Thompson made just three shots for Hesston here Wednesday night. But they were daggers to the hopes of Fort Scott Community College's men to draw a bye in the first round of the Region VI-Division II Tournament, which begins Saturday...
Greyhound women eliminated from playoffs with loss (02/27/15)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team was eliminated from the post-season here Tuesday night following a 51-45 loss to Hesston in the final game of the regular season. As the No. 7 seed in Region VI-Division II, the Greyhounds (2-10 region, 13-17 overall) missed out on the playoffs, which begin with two first-round games Saturday...
FSCC splits with Barton (02/27/15)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team split with Barton, a Division I Jayhawk Conference-Western Division team, in a non-league doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Wednesday afternoon. The Greyhounds rallied to win game one, 9-8, in eight innings and hand the Cougars their first loss of the season. However, Barton rolled in the second game, 19-4...
'Hounds drop 3 in series (02/27/15)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played four games in two days here Tuesday and Wednesday in an effort with opponent Johnson County to avoid having their first two Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheaders of the season affected by the forecasted inclement weather predicted for the weekend. The teams agreed to play both doubleheaders here. They were originally scheduled to be held here Thursday and at Lions Field Saturday...
'Hound men down Brown Mackie in 2OT (02/23/15)
Fort Scott Community College's men held off Brown Mackie in overtime at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon and moved into a three-way tie for the No. 1 spot in Region VI-Division II with Kansas City and Hesston. The Greyhounds' 84-80 double-overtime victory in the second re-match between last year's regional finalists didn't come easy. ...
'Hound women boost chance of home playoff game (02/23/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women my just be able to slip into the No. 5 seed in the Region VI-Division II post-season tournament and avoid a match-up with one of the three powerhouses of the region. A win over Labette Wednesday was the first step and Saturday's 76-67 victory over Brown Mackie at Arnold Arena was the second...
No-hitter first of five weekend games (02/23/15)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Freshman pitcher Kaylee Bart pitched a no-hitter for Fort Scott Community College's softball team in the first game of a weekend multi-team gathering here over the weekend. Bart allowed one walk and struck out six in an 8-0 victory over Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa Friday morning. She was also 2 for 4 at the plate...
Hutchinson sweeps Greyhounds (02/23/15)
HUTCHINSON --Hutchinson swept Fort Scott Community College in a baseball doubleheader here Friday by scores of 10-6 in the first game and 5-4 in the second. The doubleheader was arranged by the teams on short notice. The Greyhounds (3-3) had already decided to call off scheduled Saturday and Sunday home twinbills versus Muscatine, Iowa, due to the potential for bad weather...
Harrington's triple double leads 'Hounds (02/20/15)
A Fort Scott Community College men's basketball player hadn't registered a triple-double in at least 20 years prior to last week. Sophomore guard Will Harrington's done it twice in the Greyhounds' last three games. Harrington scored 17 points, hauled down 10 rebounds and handed out 11 assists in the Greyhounds' 83-74 victory over Labette at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. One week earlier, in a win over Johnson County, Harrington had 13 points, 11 boards and 12 assists...
FSCC women hold on for win over Labette (02/20/15)
For while, this game didn't know what it wanted to be -- a nail-biter or a blowout. In the end, after the margin went up and down most of the night, it settled for something in between as Fort Scott Community College's women broke an 11-game region losing streak with an 83-69 victory over Labette in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
Changes for FSCC baseball (02/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team has announced changes for this weekend as a result of the forecast for bad weather Saturday and Sunday. The home games scheduled for Saturday and Sunday versus Muscatine (Iowa) have been cancelled. These were to be the first true home games for the Greyhounds (3-1) following the opening weekend games versus Cloud County and North Central Missouri that were held at Pittsburg's Jaycee Ball Park last Friday and Saturday...
Signing on the dotted line (02/20/15)
Hill honored as wins leader (02/18/15)
Lindsay Hill didn't really want the fuss. But in the end, she was happy to be recognized by co-workers, family and her players at a reception at Fort Scott Community College Wednesday afternoon to honor her accomplishment of becoming the school's all-time leader in volleyball victories...
'Hound men beat Highland, salvage series split (02/17/15)
HIGHLAND -- Trailing by 12 points in a game it needed to win, Fort Scott Community College's men stormed back here Saturday afternoon to beat Highland, 61-56, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division battle. More importantly, the Greyhounds salvaged a season split with the Scotties, which will help in tie-breakers for Region VI-Division II post-season play. ...
Highland drubs Greyhound women (02/17/15)
HIGHLAND -- Anna Deegan and India Johnson scored 19 points each here Saturday as No. 11-ranked Highland drubbed Fort Scott Community College's women, 82-44, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. That loss -- Fort Scott's sixth straight -- capped a gambit of three consecutive games versus nationally-ranked teams, which began at No. ...
Muscatine sweeps FSCC softball (02/17/15)
Muscatine (Iowa) swept Fort Scott Community College's softball team, 5-2 and 12-1, in a doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Saturday. Games against Southeast Nebraska scheduled for Sunday were postponed due to cold weather. The 'Hounds (2-2) led 2-1 going into the top of the seventh before Muscatine scored three times...
'Hound baseball wins 3 of 4 to open season (02/17/15)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team opened its season with three wins in four games played over the weekend at Jaycee Ballpark here. Friday, the 'Hounds swept Cloud County, winning the first game 5-3 and the second game 7-6. Saturday, North Central Missouri joined in. The Greyhounds beat Cloud County, 10-5, in the first game. Then the Pirates swept their two games, beating Cloud and Fort Scott by identical scores of 4-1...
Greyhound men stumble in region play (02/10/15)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Despite all five starters scoring in double figures, Fort Scott Community College's men lost to Kansas City Kansas, 84-77, here Saturday in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds also slipped down to the No. 6 position among the seven teams in Region VI Division II, although only 3 1/2 games separate the top team from the bottom team...
No. 5 KCK sends 'Hound women to 4th straight loss (02/10/15)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- No. 5 Kansas City Kansas rolled to its 10th consecutive win over Fort Scott Community College's women here Saturday afternoon, 79-48. The Blue Devils, who top the standings in both the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and Region VI Division II, have lost only two games this season and both were on the road to NJCAA Division I teams: No. 1 Hutchinson and Coffeyville...
Farewell to some, welcome to others (02/06/15)
Greyhound football sees movement on national signing day
Cowley's best 10 minutes dooms Greyhound men (02/06/15)
Looking at raw stats, such as the box score that accompanies this story, isn't necessary to dissect the game between Fort Scott Community College's men and Cowley College at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. It just simply comes down to this: the visiting Tigers played better during the first five minutes and the last five minutes...
Tigers' opening run too much to overcome (02/06/15)
Cowley's women scored 22 of the game's first 26 points and left Arnold Arena with an 86-38 victory over Fort Scott Community College Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Tigers (4-4 East, 20-5 overall) made nine of their first 11 field-goal attempts during that opening run, during which freshman forward Hannah Alexander scored 8 consecutive points...
'Hound men nip Cardinals in key region game (02/03/15)
PARSONS --Labette's men led by 14 points late in the first half, but a second half collapse saw the Cardinals drop their fifth straight game, this time falling to the Fort Scott Community College's men, 71-69, Saturday in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
Labette women prevail in OT (02/03/15)
PARSONS --Labette outlasted the Fort Scott Community College's women here Saturday afternoon, winning in double overtime 96-86, to improve to 3-5 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and 12-11 overall Fort Scott's women fell to 2-6 in the East and 11-12 overall. ...
Greyhound men get key region win over KCK (01/30/15)
With 45 seconds remaining in a key Division II matchup at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, Kansas City Kansas' Roberto Hernandez hit a 3-point shot to bring his Blue Devils within 3 points of Fort Scott Community College's men. With such little time, usually the trailing team fouls to save time and hope that the opponent misses one or both foul shots...
Devils roll by 'Hound women (01/30/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women went into Wednesday night's game looking for a third consecutive conference victory for the first time since the 2008-09 season. Instead, they were handed an 83-44 loss by Kansas City Kansas, ranked No. 7 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll...
FSCC women beat Allen; men fall to Devils (01/27/15)
Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Allen at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Greyhound women took a 65-52 victory while Allen's men prevailed, 88-75. For the women, it was the first time Fort Scott (2-4 East, 11-10 overall) won back-to-back conference games. ...
FSCC women break long conference skid (01/23/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women took control of Wednesday night's contest at Arnold Arena late in the first half. The momentum continued early in the second half of a 60-35 win over Neosho County in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds (1-4 East, 10-10 overall) held the Panthers to 17-percent field-goal shooting on the night as they broke a four-game losing streak overall, winning for the first time this calendar year while handing Neosho (0-4, 9-11) it's fifth straight defeat.. ...
Neosho County bounces 'Hound men (01/23/15)
Long scoring runs in each half helped visiting Neosho County roll by Fort Scott Community College's men, 83-57, in a game between Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division opponents at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The game doesn't count in the standings due to Neosho County's probationary status. Even so, the Greyhounds (7-11) fell for the seventh time in their last eight games after shooting only 15 percent from the field in the first half...
'Hound men break 7-game loss streak (01/20/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's men broke a seven-game losing streak with a 65-51 victory over Independence in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play here Saturday night. Will Harrington led the Greyhounds with 17 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals as Fort Scott won at Independence for the first time since Jan. 10, 2007. The Greyhounds and Pirates did not face each other last season due to the separation of Division I and Division II teams into their own divisions...
Indy women keep FSCC winless in '15 (01/20/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Independence kept Fort Scott Community College's women winless in January and in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play with a 71-39 rout of the Greyhounds at the ICC Fieldhouse here Saturday night. The Greyhounds' last victory came on December 12, their last game before the holiday break, when they beat North Central Missouri at Arnold Arena. ...
3-point inaccuracy hurts 'Hounds (01/16/15)
Late in the second half of Wednesday night's game at Arnold Arena, Highland started hitting free throws. A lot of them. Meanwhile, Fort Scott Community College's men kept launching and missing 3-point shots. After some success early, the Greyhounds finished 5 of 30 from 3-point range and looked on as the Scotties 19 of 25 from the charity stripe in the final 5 1/2 minutes to take the lead, then secure a 73-64 victory...
No. 7 Scotties pull away in second half (01/16/15)
With about 6 1/2 minutes remaining in the first half Wednesday night, Fort Scott Community College's women were tied with the No. 7-ranked team in NJCAA Division II and had held the lead several times in the first half. But then visiting Highland scored 11 of the last 12 points of the first half and the momentum carried on into the second half as the Scotties scored 20 of the first 22 and went on to a 74-57 win at Arnold Arena...
'Hound rally falls short vs. No. 16 Ravens (01/13/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's men outscored Coffeyville 46-37 in the second half here Saturday night but the rally was not enough as the Red Ravens held on for a 74-67 victory. The Greyhounds lost for the sixth consecutive outing although this was their first game since December 13. ...
Raven women down Greyhounds, 71-56 (01/13/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Caletria Curtis more than doubled her scoring average as she led Coffeyville's women to a 71-56 win over Fort Scott Community College in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play here Saturday evening. Curtis, who averages about 10 points a game, scored 21 Saturday and also had 12 rebounds...
'Hound women fall to Pirates (01/09/15)
TRENTON, Mo. -- North Central Missouri avenged an earlier loss to Fort Scott Community College's women here Wednesday night as the Pirates broke a four-game losing streak by beating the Greyhounds, 87-78, in non-conference play. Fort Scott's last game prior to the holiday break was a 70-64 win over North Central at Arnold Arena on December 12. ...
FSCC's Luper signs with Murray State (12/19/14)
Fort Scott Community College offensive lineman Ben Luper is one of the first three signees for head coach Mitch Stewart at Murray State University, Murray, Ky., according to an announcment distributed Wednesday. Luper, a 6' 5", 280-pound offensive lineman from Springfield, Mo., played on an offensive line that produced the 17th-most rushing yards in the NJCAA last season. ...
Hammond inks with Missouri Southern (12/19/14)
The Crest USD 479 school district announced on its Twitter account Wednesday that Fort Scott Community College running back Kyle Hammond, a Crest graduate, has signed to continue his college football career at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin...
'Hound men drop last two before break (12/16/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men will go into the holiday break on a five-game losing steak following road losses Thursday and Saturday. The Greyhounds (6-9) lost to the Central Methodist junior varsity, 69-66, Thursday night. They lost at Wentworth Military, 70-48, Saturday afternoon. Fort Scott had beaten both teams in games played at Arnold Arena in November, the one versus Wentworth on Nov. 22 being the Greyhounds' last victory...
'Hounds down Pirates, 70-64 (12/13/14)
Sophomore Andrea Valadez led Fort Scott Community College's women with a season-best 18 points Friday night as the Greyhounds concluded the first semester of play with a 70-64 victory over North Central Missouri at Arnold Arena. Valadez and Carlie Wilhelmi, who scored 16 off the bench, combined to score each of Fort Scott's last 14 points of the first half as the 'Hounds (9-6) took a 32-27 lead into the locker room. ...
Greyhounds break slump by holding off Comets (12/10/14)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott Community College's defense prevented Cottey from getting a good look at the basket on its final possession and the Greyhounds held off the Comets, 60-58, in non-conference play at the Hinkhouse Center here Tuesday night. The win broke a five-game losing streak to other junior colleges, one of those being a five-point loss to the Comets at Arnold Arena on November 22. ...
Cavaliers sweep 'Hounds in KJCCC-East openers (12/09/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams here in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. The Tribune stated earlier that these games would not count in the division. But both meetings this season do count in the Jayhawk Conference but only the second counts toward post-season seeding...
Brown Mackie sweeps 'Hounds (12/05/14)
SALINA -- Brown Mackie College posted sweeps over Fort Scott Community College's men and women here Wednesday night in non-region games. Brown Mackie's men, ranked No. 14 in NJCAA Division II, defeated Fort Scott 63-51. The Lions (9-3) have never lost to the Greyhounds at home...
Neosho County posts sweep (11/28/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams suffered a sweep at the hands of Neosho County in a non-conference doubleheader here Tuesday night. These were not conference games as the Jayhawk Conference has changed the format of the conference schedule. With Fort Scott being a Division II school and Neosho County in Division I, only the January 21 doubleheader at Fort Scott will be counted in the standings...
Hill tops volleyball wins list (11/28/14)
Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that in her fourth season of coaching, Lindsay Hill has broken the wins record for a FSCC volleyball coach. Hill's FSCC record is currently 98 wins and 49 losses. The latest record-breaking season saw the Greyhounds pick up 31 wins in 40 matches. The Greyhounds also spent several weeks on Division II's Top 20 Poll, reaching as high as No. 11...
Four 1st-Team picks for FSCC football team (11/28/14)
Four members of Fort Scott Community College's football team received First Team honors and another eight players were honored when coaches selected the All-Jayhawk Conference football team recently. Freshman running back Devin Taylor, sophomore center Byron Rich, sophomore safety James Gray and sophomore punter Matt Vincent were named to the First Team...
Former 'Hound coach Sims hired by Garden City (11/26/14)
Used with permission of the Garden City Telegram ---- GARDEN CITY -- Garden City Community College announced the hiring of former Fort Scott Community College head coach Jeff Sims on Thursday. During a noon press conference inside the Hall of Fame room at the Perryman Athletic Complex, Sims was introduced as the 21st head coach in program history, replacing Matt Miller, whose two-year stint at the helm ended on Nov. 9 when he was fired after a 4-6 season...
'Hounds get past ugly stretches to win (11/25/14)
Sometimes, a basketball team has to survive an ugly stretch the best it can before getting things together. This was the case for Fort Scott Community College's men in the final game of the Gladbach Classic against Wentworth Military at Arnold Arena Saturday night...
Fort Scott women fall in OT (11/25/14)
Cottey College took control early in overtime and defeated host Fort Scott, 64-59, in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Despite a late Cottey run, Fort Scott led 50-46 with 1:41 remaining in regulation time after 6' 3" post Carlie Wilhelmi scored a basket. But then Machela VanGennip made two free throws with 47 seconds left to bring the Comets (6-1) within two points...
'Hound women finish strong (11/22/14)
In Wednesday's night's loss to Hesston, Fort Scott Community College's women saw the momentum fade away in the second half of what ended up being a 9-point loss after holding a 17-point halftime lead. The second half of Friday night's game against the Friends University junior varsity started in an eerily similar fashion as the Greyhounds struggled while the Falcons began to make some headway...
Scouts roll in second half (11/22/14)
Visiting Penn Valley remained undefeated on the season with a 75-63 victory over Fort Scott Community College's men on the first day of the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Friday night. The Scouts (5-0) outscored Fort Scott, 43-33, in the second half as the Greyhounds turned the ball over 12 times and couldn't convert on some transition scoring chances...
Greyhound men fight off Hesston, 92-88 (11/21/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men took control around the 11-minute mark of the second half at Arnold Arena Wednesday night and held off Hesston, 92-88. The game was hotly contested throughout and it's not even the one that counts toward post-season seeding in Region VI Division II. That game's not until February 25, the final game of the regular season, at Hesston...
Hesston women rally (11/21/14)
Larks come back from 17-point halftime deficit to beat 'Hounds
'Hound women off to best start in 8 years (11/18/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's women are off to the program's best start in eight seasons, improving to 6-1 after beating Penn Valley and Ellsworth (Iowa) over the weekend in the Kansas City Kansas Classic. Fort Scott has six wins in its first seven games for the first time since the 2006-07 season, the first of Stasha Richards' tenure. The Greyhounds lost their next two that year and finished 13-15...
'Hound men hold off Southwestern JV in 2 OT (11/18/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men had to rally from a halftime deficit before finally defeating the Southwestern College junior varsity at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon, 80-77 in double overtime. Fort Scott (4-3) led 24-19 with eight minutes left in the first half but trailed 37-33 at the half. The Greyhounds were down by 7 points, 53-46, with 9:50 left in regulation...
Greyhounds hold off Cowley, even record (11/14/14)
The weather outside feels more like January or February right now. Well, inside Arnold Arena Wedensday night, there was a basketball game played in an atmosphere more like a gritty conference game in January of February than a non-conference affair in November...
Stringer named East Freshman of Year (11/14/14)
Five members of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team received All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and All-District honors from league coaches earlier this week. Freshman Julia Stringer, a right-side hitter, was named the Eastern Division Freshman of the Year, the first Greyhound so honored since Kellye (West) Barrows received the award following the 2001 season. ...
'Hound women improve to 4-1 (11/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College's women improved to 4-1 on the season, leading throughout in a 66-47 victory over the Ottawa University junior varsity in its home opener at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. There was one tie, very early on at 5-5. But the Greyhounds led by 11 points, 36-25, at the half and the margin over the length of the second half...
FSCC men snap long losing streak vs. JC-West (11/12/14)
DODGE CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team performed a feat here Friday night that no Greyhound team had accomplished in more than 12 seasons when Dalton Rose's tip-in at the buzzer gave the Greyhounds a 74-73 victory over Barton on the first night of the Dodge City Classic...
No. 8 KCK ends FSCC's season in finals (11/12/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- One of the best seasons in Fort Scott Community College volleyball history came to an end here Saturday at the Region VI Division II District N Tournament. A sweep of the sixth seed, Hesston, in the tournament's second match ended an 8-match post-season losing streak that went back to 1995. ...
NEO dominates 'Hounds in season finale (11/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football season went out with a whimper Saturday afternoon as Northeastern Oklahoma A&M resumed its series with the Greyhounds right where it left off, taking a 49-7 victory in the season finale for both schools. NEO (5-6) claimed its 12th consecutive victory in the series, which had been idle since 2005. Fort Scott (4-7) has only two victories in the series in 23 meetings, which came in 1973 and 1975...
'Hound volleyball at District today (11/08/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team has won a school-record 30 matches going into today's Region VI Division II District N Tournament at Kansas City Kansas Community College. But if the Greyhounds are going to make their first appearence in a national tournament, they're going to have to beat at least one team they did not beat during the regular season...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. NEO A&M -- Two teams looking to go out on high notes (11/07/14)
They're only 75 miles apart, but Fort Scott Community College and Northeastern Oklahoma A&M don't meet often on the gridiron. In fact, this late addition to both team's schedules, to be played at 1 p.m. Saturday at Frary Field, will be just the 22nd between the schools...
Not perfect, but a win for Greyhound men (11/05/14)
It wasn't a perfect game at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. But it was a win. And Fort Scott Community College head men's basketball coach Michael Cook wanted to see his team get a win before heading to Dodge City this weekend. Fort Scott jumped out to a 19-point lead at the half. But a little sloppiness and maybe a little youth made the second half of a 96-78 victory over the Central Methodist University junior varsity a little closer than he would have liked to see...
FSCC women win pair at Johnson County (11/05/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's women began the season with a pair of wins in the Johnson County Classic here over the weekend. The Greyhounds defeated Jackson State, Tenn., 62-59 in Saturday's season opener and then beat the William Penn junior varsitym 62-34, on Sunday...
No. 1 Iowa Western prevails in battle of defenses (11/04/14)
Two big plays were the main difference as No. 1 Iowa Western defeated Fort Scott Community College, 23-5, in a non-conference football game at Frary Field Saturday afternoon. The Reivers (10-0) were challenged by the Fort Scott defense but two plays allowed them to get some breathing room. ...
FSCC men play home opener tonight (11/04/14)
GREAT BEND -- Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team opened the season with a pair of losses to Division I competition at the Barton Classic here over the weekend. The Greyhounds, the defending Region VI Division II champion, lost to Barton, 97-76, Friday night and Dodge City, 69-43, Saturday night...
Will eight be enough? (11/01/14)
Large sophomore class to lead FSCC women; season begins today
'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. ...
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...
'Hounds win 15th straight match (10/01/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its 15th consecutive match Monday night as the No. 13-ranked Greyhounds swept Neosho County, 25-23, 25-8, 25-20, in a Jayhawk Confefence-Eastern Division match. The Greyhounds (4-1 East, 21-2 overall) last lost on Aug. 30 in a tournament at Vernon, Texas, to Division I Paris, Texas. In fact, since then, Fort Scott has lost just three sets. This was FSCC's sixth straight 3-0 win...
Scotties rout 'Hounds (09/30/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College scored first and last here Saturday afternoon. But Highland scored every point in between and walked away with a 52-13 victory in Jayhawk Conference play. The Greyhounds (0-4 KJCCC, 1-4 overall) led 7-3 at the end of the first quarter. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Highland -- Long trip may provide relief (09/26/14)
The further away from the Butler game, the better. And Highland is about as far away as one can get in Kansas without playing in Missouri. Fort Scott Community College's football team was drubbed by then-No. 15 Butler last week in El Dorado, 63-7, for its third straight loss. Highland, meanwhile, bounced back from a home 41-0 loss to No. 2 Iowa Western two weeks ago with a road win last Saturday at Ellsworth, Iowa, 43-12...
'Hounds struggle but still sweep Labette (09/26/14)
One of the teams playing at Arnold Arena Wednesday night came into play on a 13-match winning streak and had just moved up two spots in the NJCAA Division II national volleyball poll to No. 13. But if one had gone into the building with no knowledge of the teams, they wouldn't have been blamed if they couldn't tell which one it was...
Harris receives 3rd, Hothan 1st Player of Week awards (09/24/14)
For the fourth consecutive week, 15th-ranked Fort Scott Community College volleyball has seen at least one of its players named Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division Player of the Week. Harris, a sophomore libero from Houston, Texas, was named Defensive Player of the Week for the third time in those four weeks. ...
Greyhound Golf Classic upcoming (09/24/14)
unity College Athletic Department is hosting the Greyhound Golf Classic October 10 at Woodland Hills Golf Course. Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m., along with a continental breakfast. The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. This year's tourney will be in a scramble format with four-person teams. ...