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Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015
Fort Scott Community College

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. ...
Butler rolls in 2nd half (09/23/14)
EL DORADO -- Butler scored 42 points in 11 1/2 minutes of play in the second half Saturday night and the No. 15-ranked Grizzlies bounced back from a tough loss to Hutchinson with a 63-7 rout of Fort Scott Community College at BG Products Veterans Stadium here...
'Hounds sweep through tourney, improve to 19-2 (09/23/14)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept through the Allen Tournament here over the weekend to improve to 19-2. Fort Scott, which has won 13 consecutive matches, has won at least 19 matches in each of Lindsay Hill's four seasons as head coach. Prior to her hiring, the Greyhound program had won 19 of its previous 147 matches from mid-season 2006 to 2010. Hill's record at FSCC as of this summary is 86-42...
No. 15 'Hounds win 9th straight (09/19/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team extended its winning streak to nine matches Wednesday night after beating Coffeyville 3 sets to 1 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. Match scores were 25-19, 25-13, 19-25, 25-12. The Greyhounds, who haven't lost since losing in 5 sets to Division I school Paris, Texas, in a tournament in Vernon, Texas, on Aug. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at No. 15 Butler -- Both teams coming off losses (09/19/14)
It's a rare moment in the history of Fort Scott Community College's long football series with Butler. Both teams will go into Saturday night's game at El Dorado's BG Products Veterans Stadium coming off losses. In fact, they're both coming off two straight losses after each opened the season with a victory...
Red Ravens dominate second half (09/16/14)
nference football game at Frary Field Saturday afternoon was a very good contest. The second half was a blowout as Coffeyville scored 35 unanswered points and rolled to a 56-21 victory over Fort Scott Community College. The Red Ravens (1-0 conference, 2-1 overall) gained 356 yards in total offense in the second half alone, averaging 7.3 yards per play. ...
'Hounds extend win streak to 8 (09/16/14)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- By winning all four matches here over the weekend, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team extended its recent winning streak to 8 matches. The Greyhounds are 14-2 overall, last losing two weeks ago to Division I Paris (Texas) at a tournament at Vernon, Texas, and that was by 3 sets to 2...
'Hounds sweep; Harris POTW once again (09/13/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball improved to 10-2 with a sweep of Independence here Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds won the match, 25-10, 25-11, 25-19. Julia Stringer led Fort Scott with 11 kills while Shelbey Baker had 8. Kortney Blaufuss was credited with 27 assists. Terina Harris picked up 14 digs. Molly Hathan was credited with at least a share of 4 blocks...
No. 11 Blue Dragons roll by Greyhounds (09/09/14)
HUTCHINSON -- Two Blue Dragon running backs gained 100 or more yards here Saturday night as No. 11-ranked Hutchinson dispatched Fort Scott Community College, 45-10, in the Jayhawk Conference opener for both teams. Travis Custis, a transfer from Georgia Tech, rushed for 146 yards on 13 carries and scored two touchdowns. Alvin Kamara, a transfer from the University of Alabama, added 100 yards on 12 rushes and scored once...
'Hounds beat Comets in straight sets (09/09/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept the first two sets with visiting Cottey College Friday night at Arnold Arena in decisive fashion, then rallied from a third-game deficit to prevail 25-16, 25-10, 25-19. The Greyhounds (9-2) never trailed in either of the first two sets. They pulled away from a 9-9 deadlock in the first game and built an insurmountable 19-11 lead. The Comets were never able to get closer than 8 points...
Westhoff 3rd in opening meet (09/06/14)
ALTAMONT -- Cross country season began here Thursday with the Labette County Invitational. Fort Scott's teams came away with good results from the opening competition. The best result was Cassidy Westhoff's third-place time of 15:54 over 2.5 miles in the girls' varsity race. ...
FSCC baseball in scrimmage mode (09/06/14)
Football and volleyball aren't the only sports happening at Fort Scott Community College this fall. The baseball Greyhounds are also getting some work in. FSCC has a busy fall with a number of scrimmages, with the first held Thursday against Allen at Lions Field...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at No. 11 Hutchinson (09/05/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team has had a pretty good week so far. The Greyhounds rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to take a 24-17 win over Iowa Central Saturday at Frary Field. Then on Wednesday, two Greyhound players were named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Players of the Week and one was named NJCAA Player of the Week...
'Hounds improve to 8-2 (09/05/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team improved to 8-2 on the season with a 3-set sweep of visiting Longview, Mo. at Arnold Arena Wednesday evening in non-conference play. The Greyhounds won the first set 25-8, the second 25-15 and the third 25-12...
The Comeback Kid (09/03/14)
Taylor scores 3 second-half TDs as 'Hounds rally in opener
Greyhounds go unbeaten in tourney (08/26/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team finished its home tournament without a loss as the Greyhounds swept both East Central (Mo.) and Labette in Saturday action at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott was the only team which went without a loss (4-0) while Neosho County and Pratt were both 3-1, Labette and East Central both finished 1-3 and Wentworth Military was 0-5. ...
Greyhounds pick up pair of season-opening wins (08/23/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, led by its four sophomores and a few of its freshmen, won its first two matches in its home tournament Friday at Arnold Arena. First, the Greyhounds dominated Wentworth Military Academy (Mo.) in three sets, 25-7, 25-5, 25-12. Then they downed Pratt, a Division I team, in the last match of the night, 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19...
Greyhound great Cliff Frazier passes away (08/23/14)
Former Fort Scott Community College football great Cliff Frazier, a member of the 1972 NJCAA national championship runner-up team, passed away at the age of 61 on Sunday, Aug. 17 while in palliative care due to lung cancer at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo...
Sophomore group among best in Region VI (08/22/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team begins its fourth season under head coach Lindsay Hill by hosting the Fort Scott Tournament at Arnold Arena tonight and Saturday. The Greyhounds finished 19-18 overall last season but just 3-7 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division. They qualified for post-season play but lost in the first round to Cowley, which went on to win the NJCAA Division II national championship...
FSCC volleyball has strong showing at scrimmage (08/20/14)
Fort Scott Community College's traveled to El Dorado Saturday to take part in a scrimmage hosted by Butler Community College. The Greyhounds faced Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rival Independence and Western Division squads Butler, Dodge City and Pratt...
'72 NJCAA runners-up to be inducted into FSCC Hall of Fame (08/15/14)
Fort Scott Community College will honor the 1972 NJCAA National Runner-Up Football team as the newest members of the FSCC Athletic Hall of Fame with an induction ceremony and breakfast on Oct. 11. The 1972 team finished the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record, qualifying them to play for the National Championship. ...
Academic honors for FSCC, Uniontown volleyball teams (08/15/14)
Two area volleyball teams have earned American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Awards for the 2013-14 school year. Fort Scott Community College, coached by Lindsay Hill, earned a spot on the junior-college list for the third consecutive year. Uniontown High School, coached by Jackie Hall, was honored as one of 225 girls' high-school teams across the nation to receive the honor...
FSCC athletic season passes available (08/05/14)
The 2014-15 school year at Fort Scott Community College will begin later this month and Greyhound Athletics will offer a family season pass and a regular season pass this year. The passes admit bearers to all Greyhound sports which have admission charges: football, volleyball and men's and women's basketball...
Greyhounds picked to finish 7th (07/26/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team was voted to finish seventh place when the Jayhawk Conference coaches' poll was released at a media conference in Wichita Friday afternoon. The Greyhounds will begin their fourth year under head coach Curtis Horton at Frary Field on Aug. 30 with a 1 p.m. kickoff against Iowa Central, one of three games against team from Iowa this season...
11 FSCC student-athletes earn NJCAA recognition (06/25/14)
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced its 2013-14 Academic Teams of the Year and Academic Student-Athlete Awards Tuesday morning. To be listed among the Academic Teams of the Year, a team must have a grade-point average of at least 3.00. Fort Scott Community College appears on four of the lists...
Grandfather helps FSCC land recruit (06/21/14)
Robert Grant, who last month graduated from Jacobs High School in Algonquin, Ill, recently committed to play basketball for Fort Scott Community College. Grant was in town from June 15-17 with his grandfather, former FSCC basketball standout Lawrence "Sky" Allen, who played for the Greyhounds from 1968-70...
Graham eighth in bareback at CNFR (06/17/14)
CASPER, Wyo. -- Fort Scott Community College's Austin Graham sits in eighth place after two go-rounds in bareback riding at the College National Finals Rodeo here. Graham finished 12th in the First Go on Sunday, scoring 72.0 points. Tyler Waltz of Tennessee-Martin had the best score of 82.0 followed by Richmond Champion of Tarelton State with 79.0...
Aller named to KJCCC East Honorable Mention list (05/10/14)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore shortstop Lizzie Aller was named to the Honorable Mention list on the All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division softball team recently. Aller was the only Greyhound chosen to the squad. Aller batted .409 this season in 53 games as the Greyhounds' leadoff batter. ...
Butler sweeps Greyhounds in Super-Regional (05/06/14)
EL DORADO -- Butler swept Fort Scott Community College in two games in a Region VI Baseball Super-Regional at McDonald Stadium here Saturday, winning game one of the doubleheader 12-1 and taking the second game in the bottom of the ninth, 7-6. Fort Scott's season ended with a record of 31-27. Butler (36-21) advances to the Region VI finals at Wichita, which begin Friday. Seven other Super-Regional winners will join Butler for double-elimination play...
FSCC baseball youth camp Tuesday (05/02/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball coaches and players will conduct a youth baseball clinic, sponsored by 5 Corners Mini Mart, Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Lions Field on the FSCC campus. Fundamentals of hitting, throwing, infield, outfield, and base running will all be covered during the camp. The clinic is open to children and teens ages 4-14. Each child will receive a camp T-shirt and have the opportunity after the camp to receive autographs from Greyhound players...
'Hounds fall to Crowder in regular-season finale (05/02/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team fell to No. 17-ranked Crowder College in its regular-season finale at Neosho, Mo., Wednesday afternoon, 4-1. On Monday, the Greyhounds swept a make-up doubleheader at Wentworth Military (Mo.) by scores of 10-0 and 7-2...
No. 8 Highland ends 'Hound season (04/29/14)
HIGHLAND -- No. 8-ranked Highland ended Fort Scott Community College's softball season here Saturday in the first round of the Region VI District E Tournament. The Scotties (36-8) defeated Fort Scott in the first game 9-0 and took the second 17-3 to take the best-of-three series with a sweep. Highland advances to double-elimination play at Topeka this weekend...
'Hounds sweep No. 11 Panthers (04/26/14)
CHANUTE --Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept No. 11-ranked Neosho County here Friday, 3-2 in eight innings in the opener and 7-5 in nine in the nightcap of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Fort Scott (16-18 East, 28-23 overall) is tied with Independence (16-18, 23-25) for sixth place going into today's doubleheader rematch with Neosho County (22-12, 38-15). ...
Shinn signs (04/26/14)
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That's the spirit (04/25/14)
'Hounds sweep Ottawa; will play today (04/25/14)
OTTAWA -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played a make-up doubleheader here Tuesday against the Ottawa University junior varsity. Fort Scott won the first game in nine innings, 8-7, and the second in five innings, 21-3. Ottawa tied the first game in the bottom of the eighth inning. ...
FSCC softball splits (04/25/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team concluded regular-season play Tuesday with a split against the Central Methodist University junior varsity at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. Fort Scott won the opener, 5-0, but CMU took the second game, 10-2...
'Hounds split with Allen (04/22/14)
IOLA --Although Fort Scott Community College's baseball managed only a split with Allen here Saturday, the Greyhounds clinched a spot in the Region VI Tournament and put themselves in a position to finish in sixth place if things work out right this coming weekend...
Hounds drop 3 in conference (04/19/14)
Note: There is a correction at the end of this summary regarding the Region VI Tournament schedule, which was printed incorrectly in the print edition.
Pytlowany pens with Greyhounds (04/19/14)
'Hounds sweep Allen in East play (04/18/14)
There are two things that coincide for Fort Scott Community College's baseball team as they continue their climb up the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division ladder. Sure, the Greyhounds have won nine of their last 10 games against the three teams that trail them in the division standings. ...
'Hounds climb farther away from division cellar (04/15/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team is now five games clear of playoff elimination with eight games remaining in the regular season after sweeping Highland in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Saturday. The Greyhounds took game one in eight innings, 5-4, and won the second game, 9-6...
'Hound softball splits with Hutch (04/15/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds' 5-1 win in the opener broke a 14-game losing streak. But the Blue Dragons took game two, 9-0, to salvage the split...
Larks take two from 'Hounds (04/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team has been playing more competitively as of late. But that couldn't prevent a doubleheader sweep by Hesston Friday afternoon at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex in Region VI Division II seeding games. Hesston (11-15 Region, 12-18 overall) won the opener 7-1, scoring 5 runs over the final three innings. The Larks took the second game 4-2...
Greyhound baseball announces 17 signings (04/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College head baseball coach John Hill has announced the signing of 17 student-athletes for 2014-15. "We are very excited about next year's incoming class," Hill said in a recent press release. "Coach Jared Walters, our recruiting coordinator, has done an excellent job of traveling all over the country to find the best players possible that fit our program, school, and community. ...
'Hounds sweep, move past Scotties (04/11/14)
After struggling early in conference play, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team has won five of its last six games following a 17-6, 5-3 sweep of Highland in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Lions Field...
'Hounds split at Labette (04/08/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott and Labette split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Saturday while Highland was swept by last-place Allen, putting the Greyhounds in a tie with Highland for seventh place in the division with Labette and Allen tied for ninth one game behind...
'Hounds swept in weekend twinbills (04/08/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept in a pair of doubleheaders on the road Friday and Saturday. Friday, Brown Mackie won a pair of one-run games in Salina, the first 13-12 in eight innings, the second 9-8. Saturday at Concordia, 16th-ranked Cloud County swept the Greyhounds, 6-2 and 8-4...
Greyhounds take two from Labette (04/05/14)
Friday, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team climbed back into the post-season picture. Today, the Greyhounds will see if they will be able to strengthen their position in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division. Fort Scott, in ninth place in the division coming into Friday's one-day-delayed doubleheader with Labette was one game behind the Cardinals for the final spot in the Region VI Tournament coming up in May. ...
No. 14 Crowder shuts out 'Hounds (04/04/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered an 11-0 shutout at the hands of No. 14-ranked Crowder, Mo., at Lions Field Tuesday as Roughrider pitcher Sam Hilliard held the Greyhounds to 2 hits in 7 innings of work. Hilliard (1-1) walked just one batter while striking out 16...
'Hounds swept at Kansas City (04/04/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept by Kansas City Kansas here Tuesday afternoon in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Kansas City won the opener 7-3, scoring 6 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Blue Devils took a 13-0 shutout in the second game in five innings...
'Hounds continue division struggles (04/01/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was swept by Independence Saturday at Lions Field in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. The Pirates won the opener 8-0 and the second game 9-4. The Greyhounds, who were 8-2 prior to the start of conference play, are now 4-16 in the East, just one game ahead of last-place Allen, and 14-20 overall. ...
FSCC softball suffers four losses over weekend (04/01/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team absorbed four losses in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play over the weekend. In a pair of doubleheaders played at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex, the Greyhounds were swept by No. 6 Cowley Saturday, 4-0 and 16-6, and Coffeyville Sunday, 14-6, 9-6...
Greyhounds sweep Cottey (03/29/14)
The offense broke out in a huge way for Fort Scott Community College's softball team against Cottey College at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Friday afternoon as the Greyhounds swept the visiting Comets 19-0 and 24-4. Fort Scott had 13 hits in the opener and 22 in the nightcap. Coming into the game, the Greyhounds had scored 87 runs the entire season, or about 3 per game...
Greyhounds split at Independence (03/28/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College baseball split a pair of one-run games in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Independence here Thursday. The Pirates won game one in the bottom of the seventh inning, 8-7. The Greyhounds allowed the tying run in the ninth inning of the second game but won 8-7 in 10 innings despite committing 6 errors...
Southeast takes pair from Greyhounds (03/26/14)
.Fort Scott Community College's recent woes continued Tuesday afternoon when the Greyhounds were swept by Southeast, Neb., in a non-conference doubleheader at Lions Field by scores of 6-3 and 12-5. This doubleheader was a make-up of a doubleheader that was to be played at Pittsburg in early February. ...
Greyhounds baseball navigating rocky road (03/25/14)
Editor's Note: This story was published in a previous edition of the Tribune but was not placed online at the time. The Tribune apologizes for the delay in posting this story. Several key injuries have slowed the Fort Scott Community College baseball team's early season momentum...
Coffeyville takes three of four in series (03/25/14)
Coffeyville took three out of four games in the season series with Fort Scott Community College's baseball team, winning both games in Coffeyville Thursday and splitting with the Greyhounds at Lions Field Saturday. Coffeyville entered the weekend in a three-way tie with Cowley and Johnson County atop the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division standings and left it alone in first place. ...
East Central sweeps 'Hound softball (03/25/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team dropped both ends of a non-conference doubleheader here Sunday to East Central, Mo., losing the opener 5-4 and the second game 6-0. The winning run in the opener scored in the top of the seventh and stuck Christa Merriman (2-10) with her 10th loss of the season, even though just 2 of the runs she was charged with were scored...
UPDATED: Greyhounds fall to Phoenix, to play Cincinnati State today (03/21/14)
DANVILLE, Ill. -- Fifth-seeded Phoenix College rallied from a 6-point deficit with six minutes to go and defeated Fort Scott Community College in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Division II National Tournament here Thursday night to prevail 62-57. The Greyhounds (15-17) can still finish in either fifth or sixth place if they can advance past top seed Cincinnati State in a game that will tip off at 3 p.m. ...
UPDATED: Greyhounds roll in first round of Nationals (03/19/14)
Updated at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. Adds Thursday's opponent and box score of Wednesday's game.
Greyhounds to take on experienced Bulldogs (03/18/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team will be making its first appearance in a national tournament since 1948 when it takes the court at the Mary Miller Complex in Danville, Ill., for a first-round game in the NJCAA Division II Basketball Tournament at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning...
'Hounds swept for 2nd time in 3 days (03/18/14)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Cowley posted its second sweep of Fort Scott Community College in three days as the Tigers kept pace with Johnson County and Coffeyville atop the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division baseball standings. The Tigers (12-0 East, 17-3 overall) won the opener 3-2 with a seventh-inning rally and the second game 11-7...
Division II National Tournament Team Capsules (03/15/14)
The first team listed is Fort Scott's opening-round opponent. The next two are the teams involved in the game after the Fort Scott-South Suburban game. The Greyhounds will play one of the teams from that game in either the winner's bracket quarterfinals or the first round of consolation play on Thursday...
Greyhound Send-off Sunday (03/15/14)
Fort Scott Community College announced Friday that there will be a send-off for the Greyhound men's basketball team Sunday morning. FSCC will be going to the NJCAA Division II National Basketball Tournament in Danville, Ill., which begins Tuesday morning. It will be the Greyhounds' first trip to an NJCAA basketball tournament since 1948, when they finished fifth...
Prince of the Court (03/15/14)
Samuels' versatility makes him a scoring threat inside and outside
Cowley sweeps 'Hounds in conference play (03/14/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team won 8 of its first 10 games this season. Then conference play started. Since March 1, when the Greyhounds split the first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division twinbill of the season, Fort Scott has won just 2 of 10 games and fell to .500 on the season when Cowley swept at Lions Field Thursday...
'Hounds will play No. 4 seed in first round (03/12/14)
NJCAA releases pairings for Division II National Tournament
1948 Greyhounds finished fifth in the nation (03/12/14)
In Tuesday's edition, it was stated that the Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team won a regional tourmament in 1947 and advanced to the national tournament in 1948 but that there weren't any details in the Tribune's files. But you can't put anything past Thomas "Mike" Goddard, a former Fort Scott resident who has been keeping track of high school and collegiate records for countless years...
Cavs sweep FSCC softball (03/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept by Johnson County in its first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader of the season at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Tuesday afternoon. Johnson County (3-1 East, 6-3 overall) took the opener 10-2 and the second game 10-5...
FSCC rodeo men tie for 1st at home event (03/12/14)
About 40 members of the FSCC rodeo team, part of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association's Central Plains Region, competed last weekend in the 33rd annual FSCC Spring Rodeo which took place at Arnold Arena. The Central Plains Region includes about 27 schools throughout Kansas and Oklahoma...
Survive and advance: 'Hounds going to Nationals (03/11/14)
WICHITA -- It's said that it's difficult to beat a good team three times in the same season. If that's true, Fort Scott Community College's men must be a good team. Brown Mackie had won seven straight games against Fort Scott, including both meetings this season, going into the Region VI Division II championship game at Koch Arena here Saturday afternoon. ...
Greyhounds split with Kansas City (03/11/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team broke a five-game losing streak but still only came away with a split against Kansas City Kansas in a make-up Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Monday. The Greyhounds won the opener 5-2 but lost the nightcap 3-2...
FSCC softball drops 2 to Muscatine (03/11/14)
Rain and snow forced Fort Scott Community College's softball game to postpone a doubleheader against Maple Woods (Mo.) that was scheduled for Saturday. But on Sunday, sunny skies allowed the Greyhounds to get in a rescheduled doubleheader against Muscatine (Iowa) at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex...
BREAKING: Greyhound men advance to National Tournament (03/09/14)
WICHITA -- Prince Samuels' free throws with 31.4 seconds remaining gave Fort Scott Community College's men the lead and C.J. Hall provided one more free throw with 4.1 seconds left as the Greyhounds survived defending champion Brown Mackie's comeback attempt to win the Region VI Division II Basketball Tournament championship game, 68-66, at Koch Arena here Saturday...
This Young House: Sophomore guard hopes to lead 'Hounds to a Region VI championship (03/08/14)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore point guard Kevin House is a one-man press breaker. The ultra-quick sophomore out of Oklahoma City, Okla., has lead his team to the brink of playing in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament March 18-22 in Danville, Ill. House's game-changing speed on the basketball court has been on full display this year, as he has averaged 16.7 points a game, more than doubling his scoring average from a season ago...
Cavaliers post another sweep over FSCC (03/08/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College's baseball team for the second day in a row in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. Thursday at Lions Field, Johnson County won by scores of 1-0 and 4-2. Friday here, the Cavaliers took 5-4 and 5-3 wins and completed a sweep of the season series...
Carl Albert sweeps 'Hound softball; Saturday's games called off (03/08/14)
Carl Albert State (Okla.) swept Fort Scott Community College in a non-conference softball doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Thursday afternoon. The Vikings took the first game 15-4 and won the second game 15-7. Fort Scott (1-10) scored 4 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning as the Greyhounds got on the board first. However, the Vikings (10-6) scored 8 runs in the top of the sixth and 7 in the top of the seventh...
Four men, Gales earn All-KJCCC Division II honors (03/07/14)
Three members of Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team and one from the women's team were recently honored by Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II head coaches with All-Conference honors. Men's head coach Michael Cook was honored as the Coach of the Year in the division as he led the Greyhounds to their first conference title since 1967, when Fort Scott tied with Independence and Coffeyville. ...
Johnson County sweeps 'Hounds (03/07/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was swept by Johnson County in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Thursday afternoon. The visiting Cavaliers won the opener 1-0 and took the second game 4-2. The only run of the opener scored in the top of the fifth inning when John Fairchild sacrificed to allow Anthony Miller to score. Miller led off the inning with a single to left, was bunted to second and moved to third on Hayden Steele's single...
Greyhounds advance to Region VI final (03/05/14)
Between 1970 and 2012, Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program lost 21 consecutive playoff games. As of Tuesday night, the Greyhound men's program has won two of its last three playoff games. The second-seeded Greyhounds dominated sixth-seeded Kansas City Kansas in the first half of an 82-65 victory in the semifinals of the Region VI Division II Tournament at Arnold Arena...
74 commit to FSCC football (03/01/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team has landed 61 written commitments from high school seniors across the country, according to information gatherer from the National Junior College Athletic Association website. The Greyhounds have 13 other verbals, according to various other media outlets and recruiting services, so that number could go higher...
Carl Albert sweeps 'Hound softball (03/01/14)
POTEAU, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept in a non-conference doubleheader by Carl Albert State here Thursday by scores of 4-1 and 9-1. Christa Merriman had 2 of Fort Scott's 5 hits in the opener but was also the losing pitcher. She allowed 4 runs on 6 hits and 5 walks while striking out two. Merriman (1-4) also allowed 2 home runs...
Greyhounds split at Kansas City (03/01/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College baseball and Kansas City Kansas split the first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader for both teams here Friday, a day after the twinbill was originally scheduled to be played. Fort Scott (1-1 East, 9-3 overall) won game one in 10 innings, 8-5. Kansas City (1-1, 4-6) took the nightcap, 4-3...
'Hound men get No. 2 seed, host game Tuesday (02/28/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men escaped Kansas City with a 51-50 victory in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II play here Wednesday night to conclude regular-season play. According to Kansas City's website, the host Blue Devils had an open 3-point shot that missed. Marcus Allen got the rebound and drew a foul with four-tenths of a second left, only to miss the front end of the one-and-one opportunity and allow the Greyhounds (12-16) to escape with the victory...
FSCC men win 1st division title since '67 (02/25/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program clinched its first division championship since 1967 when the Greyhounds beat Johnson County, 59-53, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II game here Saturday afternoon. The win put Fort Scott at 4-1 in the division and 11-16 overall and salvaged a season sweep with the Cavaliers (4-2, 10-19). ...
'Hounds take 3 of 4 over weekend (02/25/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team took three out of four from visiting Muscatine (Iowa) during a non-conference weekend series at Lions Field. Fort Scott (8-2) swept a doubleheader on Saturday by scores of 9-3 and 8-2. Muscatine won Sunday's opener, 7-6, in eight innings but the Greyhounds took the second game, 7-6...
No. 4 Cavaliers control 1st half vs. FSCC women (02/25/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County, ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA Division II poll, outscored Fort Scott Community College's women, 43-15, in the first half of play here Saturday afternoon and went on to a 91-54 victory. Fort Scott fell to 0-5 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II, 1-8 in Region VI Division II tournament seeding and 9-20 overall. ...
'Hound softball leaves Texas with first win (02/25/14)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team picked up its first victory of the season in the final game of the Cowtown Classic here over the weekend. Fort Scott (1-6) defeated Western Oklahoma State, 9-8, in the finale on Saturday, scoring twice in the bottom of the seventh inning after WOSC had scored 5 in the top of that inning...
'Hounds split with North Central Mo. (02/22/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered its first loss of the season in the first game of a doubleheader at Lions Field Friday afternoon. But the Greyhounds bounced back in game two to salvage a split with visiting North Central Missouri...
18 'Hound gridders move on to 4-year schools (02/21/14)
Fort Scott Community College saw 18 members of its football team sign scholarships to continue their playing career at four-year schools in the fall. Coach Curtis Horton's squad had players join programs in Florida, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, South Carolina, Alabama, and Oklahoma...
FSCC softball has optimism, many new faces (02/21/14)
Kristin Schalk heads into her second year as the head coach of the Fort Scott Community College softball team, greeting the new year with optimism and a squad dominated by first-year players. Schalk, in her fourth year in collegiate coaching after an earlier stint as an assistant at Ottawa University, is assisted by new coach Genna Stambaugh, herself a former Greyhound. They greet a roster of 16 players, 14 of whom are freshmen, with an eye on improving on last year's 2-36 mark...
'Hounds slug way through twinbill (02/21/14)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Evangel University junior varsity here Wednesday, winning the opener 17-12 and the nightcap 6-1. Fort Scott (4-0) rallied from an 8-0 deficit by scoring 12 runs in the top of the fourth after the first two batters struck out and flew out to center field...
'Hound men roll Hesston, 92-59 (02/20/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men rolled over Hesston, 92-59, in a Region VI Division II seeding game at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, pushing them a bit closer to their goal of hosting a first-round playoff game. Brown Mackie helped out the Greyhounds by beating Highland on the road, 64-63. The results gave Fort Scott, Hesston and Highland the same record in region play, 4-4...
Greyhound women break losing streak (02/20/14)
Malori Gales is the only sophomore on Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team this season. She's also the leading scorer in Region VI Division II. And lately, opponents have been playing some tremendously-tough defense on her. But late in the second half against Hesston at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, the former Lyndon Tiger found her stroke. ...
'Hound baseball opens (finally) with sweep (02/19/14)
PITTSBURG -- Freshman Kaden Schaffer belted out 5 hits in his college debut, including the game-winner in the first game of a doubleheader with North Central Missouri at Jaycee Ball Park here Monday. This was the Greyhounds' first outing of the season after seeing a season-opening series against Southeast Nebraska postponed the previous weekend. ...
'Hounds might need help after loss to Lions (02/18/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men may need some help to make sure they get a first-round home game in the post-season Region VI Division II Tournament following a 91-80 loss to Brown Mackie at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. The Lions (5-2 region, 16-11 overall) completed a season sweep of the series, giving them a tie-breaker advantage. ...
Lion women hand 'Hounds seventh straight defeat (02/18/14)
Malori Gales and Jessica McAdams each posted double-doubles Saturday afternoon at Arnold Arena but those efforts were not enough as Fort Scott Community College's women went down to Brown Mackie, 81-71, in Region VI Division II play. The Greyhounds haven't won since beating the Missouri Valley junior varsity on January 17 and haven't beaten another junior college since beating Neosho County at Arnold Arena on December 9. ...
'Hound men beat Highland (02/14/14)
FSCC women suffer seventh consecutive loss
Every player key for 'Hound baseball (02/12/14)
It's February, with sub-freezing temperatures and snow on the ground. It's also baseball time in Fort Scott. While the recent weather has impacted the community college baseball team, the Greyhounds of Coach John Hill III are anxious to get outside and take to the field in competition...
'Hound men climb into tie for 1st (02/11/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men broke a nine-game losing streak against Kansas City Kansas Monday night as the Greyhounds climbed into a three-way tie for first place in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II with Highland and Johnson County with an 84-74 victory...
Kansas City women hold off Greyhounds (02/11/14)
Fort Scott Community College's women played well in stretches in a make-up game against Kansas City Kansas at Arnold Arena Monday night. But a Blue Devil run late in the first half held up as the difference in a 67-60 loss to the No. 15-ranked team in NJCAA Division II...
North Central pulls away in 2nd half (02/11/14)
North Central Missouri used an 18-4 run during the second half to take control at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon and went on to a 68-51 victory over Fort Scott Community College's women in a non-conference contest The Greyhounds, who lost for the fifth consecutive outing, led several times in the last 10 minutes of the first half, going ahead for the first time since scoring the game's first basket on back-to-back Emily Feldman layups with made it 17-16 with 9:49 to go...
Tigers reschedule for Feb. 17; JV wrestling off (02/01/14)
Not wanting to take a chance with icy conditions forecast for Friday and Saturday, several school districts in Southeast Kansas called things off before the precipitation even began to fall. Fort Scott High School's basketball games at Iola were postponed Friday afternoon. Later in the day, FSHS Athletic Director Larry Fink sent notice that those games will be made up Feb. 17, which is a Monday...
FSCC volleyball, baseball teams post high GPAs (01/31/14)
At least two of Fort Scott Community College's athletic programs continue to impress as much in the classroom as they do in competition. The volleyball team has a grade-point average of 3.75 at the end of the fall semester while the baseball team has a GPA of 3.70...
'Hound men fall in double OT (01/30/14)
Hesston takes advantage of 17-0 first-half run to down FSCC women
'Hound men fall at BMC (01/28/14)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Brown Mackie, 83-62, here Saturday in a game that counts toward post-season seeding in Region VI Division II. The Greyhounds (1-1 region, 7-13 overall) led 33-32 at halftime but Brown Mackie shot 66 percent from the field in the second half on 21 of 32...
Greyhound women drop region game (01/28/14)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's women lost to Brown Mackie, 74-65, here Saturday in a game that counts toward Region VI Division II post-season tournament seeding. The Greyhounds (0-2 region, 8-13 overall) led 36-33 at the half. Brown Mackie (1-1, 13-7) outscored Fort Scott 41-29 in the second half...
'Hound men hold off Scotties in conference opener (01/23/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men ran out to a 23-point lead at halftime but had to hold on as Highland rallied in the second half before finally earning a 76-72 victory at Arnold Arena Wednesday night in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II opener for both teams...
No. 5 Scotties roll by Greyhound women, 82-54 (01/23/14)
Highland, ranked No. 5 in the nation according to National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll, jumped out to a 23-6 lead after 8 minutes and went on to roll by Fort Scott Community College's women, 82-54. It was the conference opener for both teams with Highland improving to 20-1. ...
Post play leads 'Hounds in win (01/18/14)
gins Wednesday night, Fort Scott Community College's women had a combined 42 points and 20 rebounds from its post players in a 72-54 victory over the Missouri Valley College junior varsity at Arnold Arena Friday night. Jessica McAdams a 6-foot-1 freshman from Miller, Mo., finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds. ...
Labette hands 'Hounds 82-60 defeat (01/17/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's women suffered their eighth loss in nine games Wednesday night as they dropped an 82-60 verdict to Labette. The Division II Greyhounds (7-11) were 6-3 after beating Allen, 70-55, at Iola on December 13. Since then, Fort Scott has played seven NJCAA Division I teams, including Labette twice. ...
House leads 'Hounds over CMU (01/15/14)
Kevin House carved up the Central Methodist University Junior Varsity defense to the tune of 26 points, leading Fort Scott Community College's men to a decisive 87-57 victory at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. "Kevin's a catalyst for us," Fort Scott head coach Michael Cook said after the game. ...
'Hound men drop pair at Cowley (01/14/14)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's men dropped both games against NJCAA Division I competition here over the weekend at the Cowley Classic. Friday night, Fort Scott fell to Labette, 87-80. Saturday, the Greyhounds saw Cowley overcome a 5-point halftime deficit to win 64-60...
Ravens hand Greyhounds 74-42 defeat (01/11/14)
COFFEYVILLE -- Coffeyville handed Fort Scott Community College's women a 74-42 defeat here Thursday night, the Greyhounds' fourth in a row. FSCC (6-9) also lost two games on the road against Louisiana State-Eunice last weekend. Saturday, the Division I Bengals won 78-35. Sunday, LSU-Eunice took a 78-42 win...
Panthers bounce 'Hounds, 100-76 (01/09/14)
CHANUTE -- Five Neosho County players scored in double figures here Tuesday night as the Panthers bounced Fort Scott Community College's men, 100-76. It was the first game since Dec. 9 for the Greyhounds, who fell to 5-10. Neosho County is 15-1. Kevin House scored 22 points to lead Fort Scott and Mabor Gabriel added 15 before fouling out. Chris Parker brought 10 points off the bench...
'Hound games called off (12/17/13)
A Fort Scott Community College basketball doubleheader scheduled against Wentworth Military scheduled to be held Saturday afternoon at Lexington, Mo., was postponed. The doubleheader was to be the last action of the first semester for both the women's and men's teams...
Pressing issues part of 'Hound loss (12/12/13)
Labette's full-court press caused problems for Fort Scott Community College's women in the first half of play at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds got that issue straightened out and got their own defense going in the second half, but then the offense was unable to get going...
'Hound men pummel Central Christian JV (12/10/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men reached the 100-point barrier for the first time since March of 2006 as the Greyhounds battered the Central Christian College junior varsity, 101-65, at Arnold Arena Monday night. Fort Scott's last 100-point night was March 3, 2006, when the 'Hounds outgunned Labette, 109-96, at Arnold Arena. There were 201 games between that contest and Monday's...
Panthers hand Greyhounds 78-63 setback (12/10/13)
Just when it appeared that Fort Scott Community College's women were righting the ship, Neosho County turned in a 15-0 run late in the first half to take control again on its way to a 78-63 win in a non-conference game at Arnold Arena Monday night. The Greyhounds (6-5), who have lost four of their last six games following a 4-1 start, trailed 10-4 with 12:37 left in the first half. ...
Late drought costly (12/07/13)
NEVADA -- A five-minute, 15-second dry spell late in the second half proved costly as Fort Scott Community College's women dropped an 81-78 setback to host Cottey College Friday night. The Comets avanged a November 18 loss at Fort Scott as the Greyhounds won 67-66 that night...