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Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
Fort Scott Community College

Greyhound women get by State Fair (12/03/16)
SEDALIA, Mo. -- The best-ever start to a season for Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team continued here Wednesday night as the Greyhounds improved to 9-0 with a 77-74 win over State Fair. Yazmin Batch came off the bench to lead Fort Scott with 17 points. Jordyn Danzer and Sarah Kelley each added 13 as the 'Hounds shot 53 percent from the field, making 28 of 53 field-goal attempts...
'Hound men fall by 1 despite Walker's 38 (12/03/16)
SEDALIA, Mo. -- Sophomore Dametrius Walker's juco-best 38 points weren't enough as Fort Scott Community College's men fell by one point to Division I State Fair here Wednesday night, 71-70. Walker made 11 of 14 field-goal attempts and 16 of 19 free-throws to beat his previous best of 34 points set against Highland last February. Walker also grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out 5 assists. Tyler Zinn added 13 points but went just 4 of 14 from the field...
Good cheer all year 'round (12/03/16)
'Hound men win 2 of 3 over four-day span (11/30/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team traveled first to Park Hills, Mo., for a weekend classic Friday and Saturday, then to Fulton, Mo., on Monday for a game against the Westminister College JV. The Greyhounds won two of the three games to improve to 5-6 on the season...
Cook sees team ready to turn corner (11/24/16)
Although Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M at Arnold Arena, 72-65, Tuesday night, head coach Michael Cook saw a team that appears to be ready to turn the corner. Fort Scott (3-5) trailed by just one point at the half, 28-27, but NEO (5-4) shot 74 percent from the field in the second half (14 of 19) and pulled away with the aid of a 21-8 run that made it 57-43 with 9:50 remaining...
8-and-0: Fort Scott women off to best start in program history after beating Cottey (11/23/16)
For the first time in the program's history, Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team has started a season by winning its first eight games. The Greyhounds defeated Cottey College, 65-49, to cap both teams' play in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Saturday to improve to 8-0, bettering the previous-best start of 7-0 by a 1982-83 team that finished 24-9...
Link Year Prep holds on to beat 'Hound men (11/23/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men scored the first six points of their game against Link Year Prep in the final game of the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Saturday night. But the Lions went on a 16-2 run and never trailed again, going on to an 88-80 victory...
Pick promoted to FSCC head football job (11/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College has made a change in its football program, promoting quarterbacks coach Kale Pick to the position of head coach shortly after Curtis Horton was relieved of his duties earlier in the week after six seasons. "We are excited to start a new era of Greyhound football with Coach Pick. ...
FSCC women 7-0; men roll past Ottawa (11/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women had to hold off Penn Valley, Mo., in order to win their game on the first day of the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Friday night to prevail 70-63 and remain undefeated on the season. Fort Scott's men won their second straight game as they rolled by the Ottawa University junior varsity in the nightcap, 93-63...
Thirteen 'Hounds named to All-KJCCC squad (11/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College saw 13 players honored as the Jayhawk Conference released its All-Conference football team Tuesday afternoon. Only two players were named to the First Team, both on offense. Freshman quarterback Nathan Rourke and sophomore center Alec Deherrera received those honors for Fort Scott, which finished with a 4-7 record this past season and in last place in the conference (1-6)...
'Hound women off to best start since 1982-83 (11/16/16)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- With their wins over the weekend at the Keith Lindsay Classic here, Fort Scott Community College's women have accomplished a feat that has not been achieved since 1982. Friday's 74-70 win over Penn Valley put the Greyhounds at 5-0, their best start since 2007-08 when they also won their first five games...
No. 1 Busters get by 'Hound gridders (11/16/16)
GARDEN CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's football team was hoping to play spoiler but No. 1-ranked Garden City scored 19 points in the second quarter without a response and went on to a 27-6 victory in Jayhawk Conference play at Broncbuster Stadium here Saturday...
Fort Scott men win in Alva (11/16/16)
Fort Scott Community College's Rodeo Team finished the fall portion of its schedule Oct. 29 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, with the men's team placing first and the women's team placing sixth. Several FSCC student-athletes delivered exceptional performances. ...
FSCC men fall; Washburn JV calls tonight (11/16/16)
WILBURTON, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's men fell to 1-3 on the season with a 92-77 loss to Eastern Oklahoma State here Saturday. Each of the Greyhounds' losses have come to a team that plays at the NJCAA Division I level. Fort Scott plays in Division II...
Pair of Tigers make future plans (11/16/16)
Cizauskas again earns national POTW (11/12/16)
Going into last Saturday's game against Hutchinson Community, Fort Scott Comunity College linebacker Dominic Cizauskas needed 30 tackles over the last two games of the season to break the FSCC single-season tackle record. Averaging just over 17 tackles a game over his last three games, it appeared this record was well within reach...
Trimble named KJCCC Co-MVP (11/12/16)
Four members of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team have received post-season honors from Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference coaches. The Greyhounds finished the season with a 27-11 record after falling to No. 6-ranked Coffeyville in the Region VI District M championship match a week ago today. The Greyhounds finished tied for third place in KJCCC-Division II with Neosho County...
FSHS signings (11/12/16)
Fort Scott High School senior Emily Hale (seated, center) signed her letter of intent Wednesday morning to play softball at Cleveland State University beginning in the 2017-18 season. Cleveland State is an NCAA Division I school and a mamber of the Horizon League. With Emily as she signed were (clockwise from upper left) FSHS assistant coach Allison Gorman, head coach Sean Krokroskia and assistant Brian Pommier, and her parents, Des and Amanda...
'Hound women hold off Roadrunners (11/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women are 4-0 for the first time since the 2007-08 season following a 59-56 victory over State Fair, Mo., at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. The Greyhounds beat a Division I opponent for the second time this season, also having beaten Dodge City Friday at Johnson County (details page 5B). But while they beat the Conquistadors with some ease, they had to hold off a late rally to beat the Roadrunners (1-2)...
State Fair men control second half, win by 22 (11/09/16)
State Fair pulled away in the second half of play at Arnold Arena Tuesday night and went on to defeat Fort Scott Community College's men, 78-56, in a non-league contest. The Greyhounds fell to 1-2 on the season, both losses coming to NJCAA Division I teams, while State Fair improved to 3-0...
Cizauskas' monster night not enough for 'Hounds (11/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College linebacker Dominic Cizauskas had one of the greatest defensive nights in program history at Frary Field Saturday night -- a history that includes current NFL players Jason Pierre-Paul and Lavonte Davis -- but the effort was not enough to prevent Hutchinson's offense from rolling up 566 yards of total offense as the Blue Dragons won 42-24...
FSCC women take pair over weekend (11/09/16)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's women won their second and third games of the season here over the weekend as they took part in the Johnson County Classic. Friday, the Greyhounds defeated Dodge City, 74-62. Natalia Ready led Fort Scott with 14 points while Chasity Moore had 13 and Jordyn Danzer had 12...
Greyhounds fall in district final (11/09/16)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team ran into Coffeyville in the Region VI District M Tournament final here Saturday and fell to the sixth-ranked Red Ravens in three sets. The tounament began with Coffeyville sweeping Hesston, 25-14, 25-18, 25-20. Then No. 17 Fort Scott swept No. 18 Highland, 25-20, 25-22, 25-23...
'Hound men fall at Butler (11/09/16)
EL DORADO -- Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Division I Butler, 81-66, here Saturday night as the Grizzlies performed better from the 3-point line and on the boards. Butler made 8 of 23 3-pointers while holding the Greyhounds to no makes in 13 attempts from behind the arc. The Grizzlies also won the battle of the boards, 35-22...
ONLINE FIRST: Hutchinson 42, Fort Scott 24 (11/06/16)
Hutchinson came into Saturday night's game against Fort Scott Community College at Frary Field on a three-game losing streak and with the conference's second-worst offense. But the Blue Dragons left with a 42-24 Jayhawk Conference win after racking up 566 yards in total offense...
'Hound women win in Tadtman's debut (11/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women gave new head coach Jeff Tadtman a win in his first game in charge, a 64-39 win over the University of St. Mary's junior varsity at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds struggled a bit to get going, leading just 17-12 at the end of the first quarter. But they opened the second by scoring the first 9 points while the defense forced the Spires to miss their first 10 field-goal attempts...
Fort Scott men roll by Southwestern JV, 78-44 (11/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men won their season-opening game for the first time since the 2008-09 season Wednesday night when the Greyhounds defeated the Southwestern College junior varsity, 78-44. It was the first time Fort Scott opened the season with a home game since an overtime loss to Redlands to begin the 2010-11 season and the first win in a season opener since beating the MidAmerica Nazarene JV at Arnold Arena on Nov. 3, 2008...
'Hounds sweep Pirates (11/05/16)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team concluded regular-season play here Tuesday night with a sweep of Independence in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play, 27-17, 25-22, 25-17. Brette Moore led the Greyhounds (6-3 division, 26-10 overall) with 13 kills. Mickey Trimble handed out 29 assists. Katie Gorman came up with 10 digs. Bri Bogan had 6 blocks...
Scotties hold on to beat Greyhounds, 20-17 (11/02/16)
Fort Scott Community College's season-long pattern of wins and losses continued Saturday night with a loss 20-17 loss to Highland in Jayhawk Conference play at Frary Field. The Greyhounds have (1-4 conference, 4-5 overall) have alternated wins and losses all season long. ...
ONLINE FIRST: Highland 20, Fort Scott 17 (10/30/16)
Highland preserved a victory when sophomore defensive back Antonio Cole came up with his second interception of the game off a deflection with less than two minutes remaining and the Scotties were able to run out the clock to close out a 20-17 Jayhawk Conference win over Fort Scott Community College at Frary Field Saturday night...
Coaches pick 'Hound men second (10/29/16)
The Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team tied for the Jayhawk Conference-Division II championship last season with Johnson County, finishing last season at 14-17 following a 4-13 start against tough competition. In fact, the Greyhounds have won at least a share of the division title each of the seasons the conference has been separated into the current setup...
Women's coach brings experience (10/29/16)
New Fort Scott Community College women's basketball coach Jeff Tadtman wasn't given a choice when it came to leaving his previous position. He wasn't fired; the job was taken away from him when Oklahoma's educational budget cuts forced his former school, Carl Albert State College, to eliminate both of its basketball programs...
Cizauskas earns national POTW honor (10/29/16)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore linebacker Dominic Cizauskas was named the NJCAA Defensive Player of the Week for his 19-tackle, two-touchdown game at Ellsworth (Iowa) on Oct. 22. Cizauskas, a redshirt from Mukwanago, Wis., recovered two fumbles and took both in for scores, including one with less than two minutes remaining in the game that sealed the victory for the Greyhounds after they had just claimed a one-point lead. ...
No. 17 Greyhounds sweep Kansas City (10/29/16)
Fort Scott Community College's sophomores went out in style in their final home match of the season at Arnold Arena Wednesday, sweeping Kansas City Kansas in a Jayhawk Conference-Division II match, 25-17, 25-16, 25-16. The win moved the Greyhounds into fourth place in the division at 5-3, 25-10 overall, half a match behind Neosho County, which holds a tie-breaker over Fort Scott. Kansas City dropped into sixth place at 4-4, 19-13...
'Hounds rally to beat Ellsworth (10/26/16)
ELLSWORTH, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's football team rallied from 6 points down with just over 12 minutes to go, scoring twice in the final 1:49, to take a 34-29 victory over Ellsworth here Saturday. The win continues the Greyhounds' pattern of not winning or losing consecutive games this season...
FSCC men picked second, women fifth (10/26/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men were picked to finish second in Jayhawk Conference-Division II basketball in a coaches' poll released Monday by the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference. The Greyhounds, who will be led by ninth-year head coach Michael Cook, were co-champions of the division last season at 6-2 (14-17 overall) along with Johnson County (25-6). ...
'Hound volleyball tested at Lincoln Land (10/26/16)
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 17 in NJCAA Division II, met three of the division's top-five teams here last weekend at the Lincoln Land Invitational. (NOTE: All rankings mentioned in this summary were how the teams were positioned last week. The new poll was released Tuesday.)...
KJCCC schools remove scholarship limits (10/22/16)
EL DORADO -- The 19 member schools of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) voted unanimously to remove roster and scholarship limits in a meeting here Thursday. The conference issued a press release shortly after the vote. This is what it said:...
Lecture presents links between Monarchs, Fort Scott (10/22/16)
The Kansas City Monarchs were the focus of a lecture given by Phil Dixon sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council at the Gordon Parks Museum inside the Danny and Willa Ellis Fine Arts Center at Fort Scott Community College Thursday afternoon. Dixon, a co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Mo., spoke as part of his series of "Kansas City Monarchs in Your Hometown"series. Before he began to speak, he donated to panoramic photo of a 1920s Monarchs team to the museum...
'Hounds get stonger in each set of sweep (10/22/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept Allen in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play Wednesday night at Arnold Arena, winning each set by a wider margin. The 17th-ranked Greyhounds won 25-22, 25-15, 25-9 on Dig Pink Night for breast cancer awareness and fundraising...
Greyhounds can't catch Dodge City (10/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College trailed 21-0 after nine minutes of play at Frary Field Saturday night. Although the Greyhounds were able to get within a touchdown three times, they were never able to catch No. 20-ranked Dodge City and fell 45-35 in Jayhawk Conference play...
ONLINE FIRST: Dodge City 45, FSCC 35 (10/16/16)
No. 20-ranked Dodge City held off Fort Scott Community College, 45-35, in Jayhawk Conference football at Frary Field Saturday night. The Conquistadors (3-1 Jayhawk, 6-2 overall) led 21-0 after nine minutes of play and never trailed. The Greyhounds (1-3, 3-4) got within a touchdown three times, the last in the third quarter on Harry Trotter's 18-yard scoring run with 8:13 left in the third quarter...
'Hounds sweep Larks (10/15/16)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept Hesston here Wednesday night in a match that counts toward post-season tournament seeding. The 18th-ranked Greyhounds won 25-14, 25-11, 25-18. Hesston is an independent in Region VI Division II but all schools in the division play the Larks for seeding purposes. The Greyhounds are tied for the No. 5 seed as of Wednesday night's play with a 4-3 record while they are 22-7 overall. Hesston is ninth at 1-4, 10-11...
Greyhounds coast to win over Tritons (10/12/16)
FORT DODGE, Iowa --Fort Scott Community College's football team continued its season pattern with a 51-7 win over Iowa Central here Sunday. The Greyhounds are now 3-3 but have not won or lost consecutive games this season. Iowa Central fell to 0-6 for the season and is on a 10-game losing streak...
'Hound men scrimmage after opponent cancels (10/12/16)
Sometimes, you just have to improvise. Fort Scott Community College's mens' basketball team had scheduled a scrimmage with another team at Arnold Arena for Monday night, which would have been its first home scrimmage in nine years. But the other team, Next Level from Wichita, called late Sunday night and cancelled due to some sort of "emergency."...
Greyhounds go 3-1 in Nebraska (10/12/16)
COLUMBUS, Neb. -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball went 3-1 here over the weekend at an invitational here. In Friday's first match, No. 17 Fort Scott swept No. 14 Northeast, 25-14, 25-15, 25-21. Megan Turner had 14 kills in the match and Brette Moore finished with 12. Mickey Trimble handed out 38 assists and Katie Gorman led with 20 digs while Deardin Kelley had 15...
Big numbers don't add up for 'Hounds in loss (10/10/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team saw its recent struggles continue at Arnold Arena Wednesday night as No. 10-ranked Cowley took a 23-25, 26-24, 25-21, 25-16 win over the 17th-raned Greyhounds in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. The Greyhounds fell into sixth place in the division at 3-3 and now stand at 18-6 overall, having lost four of their last seven after a 15-2 start. ...
FSCC men to host scrimmage Oct. 10 (10/05/16)
The Fort Scott Community College Men's Basketball Team will host a scrimmage at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10 at Arnold Arena against the Next Level Hoops Academy of Wichita. This is the first home scrimmage for the men's basketball team in the last nine years...
Unranked Highland sweeps No. 14 'Hounds (09/30/16)
HIGHLAND -- Unranked Highland swept No. 14-ranked Fort Scott Community College here Wednesday night in a Jayhawk Conference-Division II volleyball dual. The Scotties (4-2 conference, 13-5 overall) have won seven of their last eight matches with the only loss in that stretch coming to No. 10 Coffeyville. Fort Scott (3-2, 15-4) lost for the second straight time, also falling at home last week to Neosho County in five sets...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds go in with No. 1 offense (09/30/16)
Having had 11 days off between games, it may be strange to realize some things about the Fort Scott Community College football team simply because ... well, as they say sometimes, "Out of sight, out of mind." The Greyhounds last played on Sept. 19 when they routed the Central Methodist University junior varsity, 70-0...
Neosho County gets by No. 9 Greyhounds (09/23/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team overcame struggles in the second and third sets, won the fourth and held a 14-12 lead in the fifth and deciding set of a Jayhawk Conference-Division II match with Neosho County at Arnold Arena Wednesday night...
'Hounds move to 9th in poll, host Neosho tonight (09/21/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team moved up to No. 9 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday afternoon. The Greyhounds moved up one spot this week. They have won their last 10 matches, including a pair this past weekend at Johnson County and at Southeast (Neb.)...
Greyhounds dominate CMU 70-0 (09/20/16)
Fort Scott Community College scored eight touchdowns in the first half alone at Frary Field Monday night as the Greyhounds crushed the Central Methodist University junior varsity 70-0. Fort Scott's defense held the Eagles to exactly zero yards of total offense. CMU (0-2) gained just 23 yards on 15 pass plays and lost 23 yards on 29 rushing attempts. Two of CMU's three first downs on the game came by penalty on the same drive in the fourth quarter...
'Hounds take 2 over weekend (09/20/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 10 in NJCAA Division II, took a pair of road wins over the weekend at Johnson County and Southeast (Neb.). The Greyhounds took a 3-2 win over No. 19 Johnson County Friday night at Overland Park by scores of 25-17, 20-25, 30-23, 25-18 and 15-9. It is not known when the last time a Fort Scott victory at Overland Park took place but it is the Greyhounds' second win over the Cavaliers in the past three seasons...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Monday Night Football at Frary Field (09/16/16)
Fort Scott Community College will host its own version of "Monday Night Football" at the beginning of next week. The Greyhounds (1-2) will be facing the Central Methodist University junior varsity at Frary Field with kickoff at 7 p.m. This will be the first time Fort Scott has played a four-year college's JV team since 1999, when the Greyhounds whipped Culver-Stockton's JV 54-7 at Frary Field...
'Hound volleyball rolls to 8th straight win (09/14/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 10 in NJCAA Division II, won its eighth straight game Monday night with a sweep of the St. Mary's University junior varsity. The Greyhounds (13-2) took the match by scores of 25-13, 25-21, 25-14...
Sputtering offense dooms 'Hound effort (09/13/16)
Fort Scott Community College ran 103 plays in its game against Iowa Western at Frary Field Saturday night. The Greyhounds had more first downs. They ran more passing plays and more running plays. Quarterback Nathan Rourke tried keeping his team in it, showing Harry Houdini-esque abilities to elude the rush. Two of his receivers put themselves on FSCC's record list for single-game receptions. The defense held on two Reiver red zone opportunities in the first half...
'Hounds 2-0 on day one (09/10/16)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College improved to 10-2 here Friday with a pair of wins on the first day of the Coffeyville Invitational. In their first match of the day, the Greyhounds, ranked No. 10 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll, swept Longview, Mo., 25-18, 25-18, 26-24. Megan Turner and Mariah Aebersold each recorded 10 kills for Fort Scott (10-2). Aebersold was successful on 10 of 17 attacks, an impressive .529 kill percentage. She was also in on 5 kills, 2 solos and 3 assisted...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Reivers come in 0-2, out of poll (09/09/16)
Iowa Western will come into Saturday night's game against Fort Scott Community College at Frary Field in an unusual position for its program -- 0-2. This is unusual because in the eight-year history of Iowa Western football, the Reivers have lost just 14 games. That includes the two they've lost this season. This will be the first week they've not been ranked in the NJCAA poll since the final one of the 2009 season, which was the program's inaugural season...
Southwell's kicking key in FSCC win (09/07/16)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's only points of the second half were scored by a Fort Scott High School graduate here Saturday night, giving the Greyhounds a 22-20 victory over Independence in Jayhawk Conference play. Brody Southwell's 23-yard field goal with 11:07 remaining in the fourth quarter was the only score by either team in the second half. It was the third field goal of the game for the FSHS graduate...
Greyhounds split at NE tourney (09/07/16)
NORFOLK, Neb. -- No. 14 Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team split its matches at an invitational here over the weekend, dropping two matches against other schools ranked in NJCAA Division II on Friday. No. 8 Kirkwood downed the Greyhounds in four sets on Friday, 25-15, 25-19, 17-25, 25-22. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Not much to know about Pirates (09/02/16)
Fort Scott Community College will play its first road game of the young season Saturday night when the Greyhounds travel to Independence for a 7 p.m. Jayhawk Conference game at Sulthis Stadium. Fort Scott (1-0 Jayhawk, 1-0 overall) played its season opener last week, giving No. 5 Butler all it could handle before falling 35-41 at Frary Field. The Greyhounds led 21-7 after one quarter...
The Big Rally (09/01/16)
No. 14 Greyhounds rally in 5th set after being 2 points from defeat
Greyhounds give No. 5 Butler fits before falling (08/30/16)
Part of the story was of two quarterbacks -- one looking to show he was legit and another looking to show he should be the starter for a national power. That was among the many things on display at Frary Field Saturday night as Fort Scott Community College gave No. 5-ranked Butler all it could handle before falling, 41-35, in their regular-season opener in Jayhawk Conference play...
'Hounds 4-0 in home event (08/30/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 14 in NJCAA Division II, won all four of its matches in a home event at Arnold Arena over the weekend. Fort Scott's first challenge was against Division III No. 4-ranked Brookhaven College Friday afternoon. The Greyhounds won in four sets, 25-12, 20-25, 25-11, 25-23...
Canadian QB to lead Greyhound offense (08/26/16)
Sports Editor's Note: As of press time, Fort Scott Community College had not officially released its final roster. A quarterback with Canadian roots will lead Fort Scott Community College's offense when the Greyhounds take the field for their season opener at 7 p.m. Saturday night against No. 5-ranked Butler at Frary Field...
Eight ranked teams highlight 'Hound schedule (08/24/16)
To be the best, one has to beat the best. That's said often but Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team will be given ample opportunity to show how good it is this season. Seven teams ranked in the NJCAA Pre-Season Division II pre-season poll, three more which have received votes and a top-five Division III program adorn the Greyhounds' schedule this season...
'Hound volleyball No. 14 in D-II pre-season poll (08/17/16)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team is ranked 14th in the NJCAA pre-season poll, released Tuesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the Greyhounds were picked to finish fourth in Division II of the Jayhawk Conference behind defending champion Johnson County, Coffeyville and Cowley in a poll of circuit coaches...
KJCCC votes down football roster increase (08/05/16)
Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference schools, in a meeting held in Pratt Thursday, voted down a proposal that would have increased the roster size for football teams to 85 players, adding 10 more spots for out-of-state players. Although there would have been an 85-man active roster, only 63 would be allowed to travel to road games...
KJCCC coaches pick Greyhounds last (08/02/16)
Proposal to increase football out-of-state roster limits becomes hot-button issue
Former 'Hound wins MINK League Home Run Derby (07/12/16)
ST. JOSEPH, MO. -- Nick Banman didn't get much of a chance to admire the distance of his drives during the home run derby here Thursday. The Chillicothe Mudcats infielder stayed pretty locked in during all three rounds of Thursday's MINK League Home Run Derby and left as the champion by smacking 14 home runs in the finals against Ozark's Brad Cuyos, who had four...
FSCC athletes, teams earn national academic honors (07/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College athletes and their teams received academic honors recently from the National Junior College Athletic Association. According to a press release on its web site, the NJCAA honored a record 4,578 student-athletes for their success in the classroom...
Showcases give exposure, bring in dollars (06/08/16)
For the second consecutive weekend, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team is hosting a showcase event at Dave Regan Stadium and Lions Field here and JayCee Ball Park in Pittsburg beginning Thursday morning. There will be 27 teams from six states, including the Kansas Indians, the summer team that represents Fort Scott. Teams participating will come from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska and Texas...
FSCC baseball continues academic success (06/08/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball season concluded its season on May 8. However, there was still business for the Greyhounds to attend to in the classroom. The team concluded the season with a 3.59 GPA. Six players earned a 4.0, 13 earned between a 3.5 and a 3.99, and five players earned between a 3.0 and a 3.49...
Greyhound volleyball to host camps (06/08/16)
The Fort Scott Community College Volleyball Program will host several camps this summer to help students who wish to develop or enhance fundamental volleyball skills. Kids' All Skills Training Camp Open to students grades 3--6, this will be held from 9:30 a.m.-noon June 22. Emphasis will be placed on form and movement training for passing, hitting, setting, and other skill areas. The campers will work in small groups with a great camper-to-coach ratio. The fee is $15 and includes a T-shirt...
Six receive All-KJCCC baseball honors (05/27/16)
Six members of Fort Scott Community College's baseball team received All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division honors in voting conducted by conference coaches last week. Every Greyhound honored is a sophomore. Outfielder Jedd Andrade was named to the First Team. Catcher Andrew Tanous was voted to the Second Team and second baseman Jacob Biller, third baseman Nick Banman and pitchers Ryan McCullough and Matt Hicks were named to the Honorable Mention list...
'Hound softball sees 6 on All-District teams (05/27/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team did not have any players named to the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division team this season. But the Greyhounds did get six posts on the All-Division II-District D Team. The conference team was chosen from players in the 12-team Eastern Division. The All-District team has players from the six teams that were in the District D post-season tournament...
Fleming signs with East Central (05/24/16)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore basketball player Jeremiah Fleming has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at East Central University in Ada, Okla. Fleming helped lead the Greyhounds to a Conference Championship--their second in three years--and the top seed in the Region VI-Division II Tournament this season. He earned Second Team honors from Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Division II coaches...
Coming over from Colgan (05/11/16)
'Hounds force 3rd game but Busters advance (05/10/16)
GARDEN CITY -- Fort Scott Community College baseball bounced back from what could have been a back-breaking 10-9 loss in game one of a best-of-three Region VI First-Round Playoff Series against Garden City at Williams Stadium here Saturday afternoon. But the Greyhounds held off the Broncbusters in game two -- also by a 10-9 score -- to force a winner-take-all game on Sunday...
Greyhounds sweep, hang on to No. 6 seed (05/03/16)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team broke out of its conference slump here Friday and clinched sixth place in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division with a sweep of Johnson County. The Greyhounds (18-18 East, 36-19 overall) won the opener, 3-0, posting their first shutout since March 5 when they held Cowley scoreless in the second game of a road doubleheader. They took the nightcap, 5-3, after hold off a Johnson County rally...
Johnson sweeps (05/03/16)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team lost its 14th and 15th consecutive post-season games here Saturday as No. 2 seed Johnson County defeated the Greyhounds 8-3 and 4-2 in a first-round Region VI Division II District D Tournament series...
Rough stretch continues as Cavs sweep 'Hounds (04/29/16)
Programs heading in opposite directions in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division standings met at Lions Field Thursday and the trends continued as Johnson County swept Fort Scott by scores of 8-1 and 3-2. The Greyhounds (16-18 East, 34-19 overall) have fallen down the conference ladder, having now lost 11 of their last 12 within the division. On April 7, following a sweep of Allen at Lions Field, Fort Scott was tied for third with a 15-7 division mark...
'Hounds down Baker JV twice (04/27/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team took a break from conference play to face the Baker University junior varsity at Lions Field Monday. The Greyhounds (34-17) won the opener easily, 11-2, but had to rally to win the second game, 9-8. Baker led the first game 2-0 after two but Fort Scott's bats came to life in the bottom of the third. Danny Crews and Mackay Williams each hit 2-run home runs during a 6-run inning...
FSCC baseball youth camp set for May 3 (04/27/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team will hold a baseball youth camp for children ages 4-14 at Lions Field on Tuesday, May 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration for the camp begins at 5 p.m. behind the first-base dugout. In case of rain, the camp will be held inside the practice facility or on the football practice field...
'Hounds salvage split, playoff berth (04/26/16)
Salvaging a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Kansas City Kansas at Lions Field Saturday afternoon allowed Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to clinch a berth in the Region VI post-season tournament. Second-place Kansas City won the opener, 9-2, to clinch the season series, 3-1, and send the Greyhounds to their ninth consecutive conference defeat. But Fort Scott rallied and then held on to win game two, 6-5...
Conference losing streak extended to eight (04/22/16)
Greyhounds swept at Kansas City; rematch Saturday
Five to join FSCC Spirit Squad (04/22/16)
Scotties take 2 from FSCC (04/22/16)
HIGHLAND -- Highland, ranked No. 6 in this week's NJCAA Division II softball poll, swept Fort Scott Community College here Tuesday to clinch the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division title for the second consecutive season. The Scotties (20-2 East, 37-8 overall) won the opener 7-2 and the second game 9-1, sending Fort Scott to their fifth and sixth consecutive losses. ...
Division-leading Neosho claims series sweep (04/19/16)
Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division leader Neosho County showed some of the reasons why it's the fifth-ranked team in the NJCAA Saturday afternoon in sweeping a doubleheader from Fort Scott Community College by scores of 5-1 and 16-10. The Panthers (22-6 East, 41-6 overall) saw their lead in the division stay at three games as second-place Kansas City (19-9, 31-14) swept last-place Highland. ...
No. 13 Hutchinson sweeps Greyhounds (04/19/16)
No. 13 Hutchinson swept Fort Scott Community College Saturday in a Jayhawk Conference-Division II softball doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Blue Dragons won the opener 7-0 and the second game 3-1. The Greyhounds (4-16 division, 6-18 region, 19-30 overall) were again trying for an elusive victory that would give them back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time in school history. ...
Robinson signs with Coffeyville (04/16/16)
Hesston sweeps to move ahead of 'Hounds in region (04/16/16)
April has been an unkind month for Fort Scott Community College's softball team. After completing the early portion of its schedule a game over the .500 mark, the Greyhounds have gone just 3-13 in April. Those three wins have been over Brown Mackie (a sweep), which is winless in Region VI-Division II play, and Coffeyville (a split on Wednesday), with which Fort Scott is now tied for last place (a three-way tie that also includes Neosho County) in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division...
Former FSCC hoops coach takes second job in three weeks (04/16/16)
Chris Beard, who was the head coach of Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program in the 1999-2000 season, has been hired as the head men's basketball coach at Texas Tech University, according to several reports. Beard's decision to take the Texas Tech job comes almost three weeks after he had accepted the job at Nevada-Las Vegas...
Former Tiger shuts out 'Hounds in opener (04/15/16)
No. 5 Neosho sweeps Fort Scott in Chanute; rematch here Saturday
'Hounds split with Ravens (04/15/16)
COFFEYVILE -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Wednesday. Coffeyville won the first game, 7-3, and the Greyhounds took the nightcap, 9-6. Fort Scott (4-14 East, 19-26 overall), looking for consecutive 20-win seasons for the first time in school history, scored in the first (one run) and seventh innings of the opener. ...
'Hounds reach 30-win mark for 6th consecutive season (04/13/16)
Fort Scott Community College hit the 30-win mark for the sixth consecutive season Tuesday afternoon when it beat the Ottawa University junior varsity in the first game of a baseball doubleheader at Lions Field, 11-4. The Greyhounds made it a sweep with an 8-4 win in game two...
'Hounds windswept at Allen (04/12/16)
IOLA -- Allen's Torrence Summerlin took advantage of a northwesterly wind Saturday afternoon, launching five home runs in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader sweep that knocked Fort Scott Community College's baseball team out of a share of second place in the division...
Greyhound softball struggles continue (04/12/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team has seen its share of struggles lately and they continued Saturday at Concordia and Monday in Ottawa. Fort Scott played six games between Friday and Monday and won only a Region VI-Division II post-season doubleheader against Brown Mackie in Salina on Friday, 11-2 and 6-4...
'Hounds knock Allen out of share of 2nd (04/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball entered Thursday's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader against Allen at Lions Field in a four-way tie for second place that included the visiting Red Devils. After an 8-7, 16-6 sweep of Allen, the 'Hounds left the ballpark tied with only Kansas City Kansas. KCK swept last-place Highland while Cowley, which was also tied, was swept by seventh-place Independence...
Allen scores 25 runs in sweep of 'Hounds (04/06/16)
The wind was blowing out of the park most of the day at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. But it was visiting Allen's bats that were able to take greatest advantage as the Red Devils swept Fort Scott Community College's softball team 15-7 and 10-2 Tuesday...
Greyhounds rally to beat Rockhurst JV, 6-4 (04/06/16)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team rallied here Tuesday to defeated the Rockhurst University junior varsity by a 6-4 score in a single nine-inning game. The Greyhounds (27-8) scored first in the top of the first when Gabe Franklin singled to center with one out, stole second and third, then came in on an Andrew Tanous groundout...
'Hounds in thick of East race (04/05/16)
HIGHLAND -- After a high-scoring day here Saturday and the results of other doubleheaders around the Jayhawk Conference, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team vaulted from fifth place into a four-way tie for second, just two games behind leader Neosho County...
Cowley sweeps FSCC in softball doubleheader (04/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team will be looking to salvage the last two games of a homestand when Allen visits the Betty Ruth Willard Complex for a 2 p.m. Jayhawk Conference doubleheader today. The Greyhounds have dropped the first four games of the homestand, getting swept by Independence Friday and, most recently, by Cowley on Saturday by scores of 3-1 and 9-3...
'Hounds take 2 from Highland (04/02/16)
Fort Scott Community College baseball took two games from Highland in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Lions Field Friday, taking game one 5-3 and dominating the nightcap 11-1. Fort Scott (11-7 East, 24-8 overall) scored four of its 5 runs in the first inning of the opener and needed just 2 hits to do so. Highland's Jose Acosta (2-5) walked three batters and hit two others in the inning...
Indy downs FSCC twice (04/02/16)
Independence swept Fort Scott Community College in a Jayhawk Conference-Division II doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Thursday afternoon. The Pirates won game one 9-1 and game two 8-7. Fort Scott's only run in the opener came in the fourth inning. Kylie Wilson led off with a bunt single, stole second and later scored on a groundout...
'Hounds split at Kansas City (04/01/16)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Kansas City Kansas here Tuesday. The home team won the opener 11-10 while the Greyhounds took the second game, 11-5. Fort Scott had three home runs among its 12 hits in game one. But Kansas City scored 6 in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead, 11-8, with the air of a pair of home runs...
FSCC baseball forced to settle for split (04/01/16)
OTTAWA -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split with the Ottawa University junior varsity here Tuesday. The Greyhounds dropped game one by a 9-2 score before salvaging the split with a 16- 4 win. The game-one loss was Fort Scott's first to a JV team since May 4, 2000, when the Greyhounds lost to Pittsburg State's JV 7-6. The 'Hounds had won 68 consecutive games against JV teams...
One more going Greyhound (03/30/16)
'Hounds split high-scoring twinbill at Labette (03/29/16)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Labette here Saturday. The homestanding Cardinals won the opener 10-8 but the Greyhounds salvaged a split of both the day and the season series with an 11-10 win in the nightcap...
Wilson signs with FSCC (03/29/16)
Kakas staying at home (03/26/16)
'Hound softball sweeps East Central (03/25/16)
Fort Scott Community College softball moved over the .500 marke for the season with a 3-1, 7-1 sweep of East Central (Mo.) at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Greyhounds now stand at 15-14 on the season, winning their last four games. Aubrey Smith (7-6) was the winning pitcher in game one, allowing 6 hits without a walk. She struck out 6...
Southwell signs (03/25/16)
'Hounds, Labette split DH (03/25/16)
Fort Scott Community College split a home Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Labette at Lions Field Thursday. The visiting Cardinals took game one, 8-5. The Greyhounds belted four homers in game two to win 13-3. Game one was tied 4-4 after five innings. Labette (6-8 East, 13-11 overall) scored 3 runs in the seventh before the 'Hounds recorded an out...
Greyhound softball sweeps Neosho (03/23/16)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team dominated the first game here yesterday on its way to sweep of Neosho County in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. Two home runs helped the Greyhounds take the opener 14-1, snapping a four-game losing streak. Fort Scott took the second game 6-5...
'Hounds take 3 of 4 from Indy (03/22/16)
The Fort Scott Community College baseball team took three out of four games in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play versus Independence Thursday and Saturday. The teams split on Thursday at Independence with the Greyhounds taking game one 2-1 and the Pirates capturing the second, 10-9...
LaRoche left because Sox wanted to limit son's presence (03/18/16)
FSHS graduate has not made statement; has support from many in sports
Johnson County posts pair of shutouts over 'Hounds (03/18/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team lost its third and fourth consecutive games Thursday when No. 12 Johnson County swept the Greyhounds 8-0 and 10-0 in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. Fort Scott fell to 0-4 in the division and 11-14 overall. In their four conference games, the Greyhounds have been outscored 38-1...
LaRoche will think over decision to step away (03/16/16)
Fort Scott native says he will take a couple of days to consider at request of teammates
Labette gusts by Greyhounds on windy day (03/16/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team battled high winds and visiting Labette Tuesday afternoon in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. No one was a winner when it came to the wind, which gusted as high as 45 MPH during the second game and created dust clouds thick enough to make it difficult to see home plate from the outfield at times...
'Hound baseball sweeps Evangel JV (03/16/16)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Evangel junior varsity here Tuesday by scores of 12-8 and 13-1. The Greyhounds (16-4) had to rally to win the opener, trailing 8-6 going into the top of the seventh. ...
Greyhounds sweep Haskell JV (03/15/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team swept Haskell Indian Nations University junior varsity Saturday at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Greyhounds won a run-rule shortened opener 13-5 in five innings and claimed the second game 8-1. Fort Scott (11-10) scored the majority of its first-game runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Nine tallies in the frame put the Greyhounds in front, 11-5...
Greyhound baseball thumps Ravens Friday (03/12/16)
In order to beat today's predicted bad weather, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team moved a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader to Friday at Lions Field. Coffeyville probably didn't agree to the beating the Greyhounds then handed them as Fort Scott swept the twinbill 15-1 and 13-2, both games shortened by the run rules...
'Hound softball settles for split (03/11/16)
Fort Scott Community College softball managed only a split with the visiting Oklahoma Wesleyan junior varsity at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Thursday, winning game one 6-4 but dropping the nightcap 11-8. The Greyhounds (9-10) got their first 3 runs of the opener in the bottom of the first inning. ...
Luptak, Haggard earn All-KJCCC, Region VI honors (03/11/16)
Fort Scott Community College sophomores Kamiron Luptak and Kayleigh Haggard recently received post-season honors from the coaches in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and Region VI-Division II. Luptak was named to the Second Team by both conference and Region VI coaches. ...
3 players, Cook earn conference honors (03/09/16)
Three players as well as Fort Scott Community College head men's basketball coach Michael Cook received honors from the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference when it released the All-KJCCC-Division II and Region VI-Division II teams earlier this week...
Rain forces FSCC to postpone baseball, softball twinbills (03/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College was scheduled to host both baseball and softball doubleheaders Tuesday afternoon before rain, or the threat thereof, put a halt to those plans. The softball team was to host Mineral Area (Mo.) in a non-conference doubleheader but made the decision to postpone well before the rain arrived, which saved the visitors a long trip. That has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 19...
'Hound baseball splits at Cowley (03/08/16)
ARKANSAS CITY -- After dropping the first two games of the series at Lions Field Thursday, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team gained a split against No. 4 Cowley here Saturday in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. Cowley (3-1 East, 11-5 overall) won the opener in eight innings, 5-4. Then Fort Scott (1-3, 11-3) won the second game 4-0...
Greyhound softball splits at Maple Woods (03/08/16)
KANSAS CITY, MO. --Fort Scott Community College softball came away with a split with Maple Woods in non-conference play here Saturday. The Greyhounds (8-9) won the opener, 8-6, but lost the second game, 9-1. Fort Scott scored 3 runs in each of the first 2 innings of the opener. But Maple Woods came back to take the lead with 5 in the bottom of the second...
Joles becomes a Greyhound (03/05/16)
Cowley sweeps 'Hounds in division opener (03/05/16)
Cowley College, ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA Division I pre-season baseball poll, swept a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader from Fort Scott Community College at Lions Field Thursday, winning the opener 2-0 and the second game 10-9. The opener was scoreless until the top of the fifth inning. The Tigers (2-0 East, 10-4 overall) scored single runs in that inning and in the sixth...
'Hounds score 37 runs in sweep of Cottey (03/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College softball posted a sweep of Cottey College in a non-conference doubleheader Friday at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Greyhounds (7-8) took the twinbill by scores of 15-4 and 22-3, both five-inning contests. Game one featured a battle of former Nevada High School teammates, as Cottey freshman pitcher Madison Hedges faced Fort Scott freshman Cheyenne Brewer. For the time being, Brewer has bragging rights, as she went 2-for-3 off Hedges while collecting two RBIs...
Greyhound softball drops pair at Crowder (03/04/16)
NEOSHO, Mo. --Fort Scott Community College's softball team dropped both games of a non-conference doubleheader here Tuesday to Crowder College. Crowder won the opener 13-2 and the second game 9-0. The Roughriders scored in every inning of the first game, which was stopped after 4 1/2 innings. They had 12 base hits and 6 walks off three Fort Scott pitchers...
Lions' second-half dominance ends Greyhounds' season (03/02/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men got off to a rough start in Tuesday night's Region VI-Division II Tournament semifinal game versus Brown Mackie at Arnold Arena. But they recovered and took the lead at halftime and looked to be getting stronger early in the second half...
Larks elminate short-handed Greyhounds (03/01/16)
After freshman Lillie Holtgrave hit a pair of 3-pointers to open a Region VI-Division II Tournament first-round game for Fort Scott Community College's women at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon, the gym was buzzing and it looked as though the Greyhounds were all set for a playoff victory...
Lions call tonight for semifinal playoff game (03/01/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men, the No. 1 seed in the Region VI-Division II men's basketball tournamen, will host Brown Mackie in a semifinal contest at 7 p.m. tonight in Arnold Arena. The Greyhounds (14-16) received a first-round bye as did second-seeded Johnson County, which lost three of its last four regular-season games...
FSCC softball goes 2-2 over weekend (03/01/16)
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College softball split four games player here over the weekend. Saturday, the Greyhounds took on North Central Texas first, winning 18-11. Cheyenne Brewer, hit four home runs for the 'Hounds (5-6). Taylor Brecheisen, Kristen Tyler, Allison Davis and Kaylan Morgan each hit one...
Hesston women to visit FSCC for playoff game (02/27/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women will host a playoff game for the first time in nearly a decade this afternoon as fifth-seeded Hesston visits the No. 4 Greyhounds for a Region VI-Division II first-round playoff game at Arnold Arena. Tip off is scheduled for 2 p.m...
'Hounds beat KCK; Hesston upsets Johnson (02/26/16)
Larks' stunner gives Fort Scott No. 1 seed in Region VI
No. 11 Blue Devils roll; Greyhounds home Saturday (02/26/16)
llege's women worked as hard as they could Wednesday night, suiting up just six players due to injuries. But No. 11-ranked Kansas City Kansas took advantage of the depleted Greyhounds and took a 65-40 victory that helped give them the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Region VI-Division II post-season tournament...
'Hound baseball sweeps Pirates (02/23/16)
Fort Scott Community College baseball swept North Central Missouri in a weekend series held at Dave Regan Stadium, improving to 8-0 on the season. The Greyhounds swept Saturday's doublehader 5-4 and 11-1. They took Sunday's twinbill 9-2 and 10-0. Fort Scott had to hold off a North Central rally in Saturday's opener. ...
Johnson sweeps 'Hounds, who sweep Labette (02/23/16)
Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams at Overland Park Saturday afternoon. The women, who had just six players available, fell to the No. 1-ranked Cavaliers, 89-56. The men, in a fight with Johnson for the division title and the top seed in the Region VI-Division II Tournament, dropped an 86-70 decision to the No. 4-ranked Cavs...
Walker's 34 not enough in loss at Highland (02/19/16)
HIGHLAND -- Dametrius Walker scored 34 points on 14-of-17 field-goal shooting here Wednesday night. But that effort, his second consecutive game of at least 30 points, was not enough as Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Highland, 70-63, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play...
Greyhounds complete sweep of Cloud County (02/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College baseball completed a season-opening series sweep of Cloud County Tuesday at Dave Regan Stadium. The Greyhounds (4-0) took the opener 4-3 and won the second game 6-1. Fort Scott claimed the lead for good in the opener with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. ...
Short-handed 'Hounds fall at Highland, 73-35 (02/19/16)
HIGHLAND -- Without Kamiron Luptak, the second-leading scorer in Jayhawk Conference-Division II, here Wednesday night, Fort Scott Community College's women struggled in a 73-35 loss to No. 4-ranked Highland. The Greyhounds (1-4 divison, 14-13 overall) made just 10 of 47 field-goal attempts on the night, shooting 21 percent from the field. They were just 1 of 17 from the 3-point line...
'Hound men pick up 7th straight region win (02/16/16)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's men won their seventh consecutive game in Region VI play but had to rally in the second half to beat Hesston here Saturday, 88-78. The Greyhounds, who are tied atop the region standings with Johnson County, trailed 44-42 at the half but outscored the Larks by 12 in the second half to complete a sweep of the season series...
Greyhound women take season series from Hesston (02/16/16)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's women completed a season sweep of Hesston here Saturday as they defeated the Larks, 64-52, in Region VI play. Fort Scott (5-3 region, 14-12 overall) won its third straight game and is tied with Kansas City for the No. ...
Greyhounds sweep delayed opener from Cloud (02/16/16)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept Cloud County by 5-4 scores in both games of a season-opening doubleheader at Dave Regan Stadium Monday. The teams will meet again today at 1 p.m. for another doubleheader. This series was originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday but moved back due to concerns about the possibility of bad weather...
No. 20 North Ark. ends FSCC's win streak (02/12/16)
No. 20 North Arkansas broke Fort Scott Community College's men's winning streak at six Tuesday night, handing the Greyhounds an 82-76 loss at Arnold Arena. The Pioneers (20-4) completed a three-game season sweep. But to show how much the Greyhounds have improved in the second semester, this was the closest of the three meetings. North Arkansas won by 38 points in Harrison on Nov. 7 and by 23 in a classic at Cowley on Nov. 28...
FSCC softball opens with sweep (02/12/16)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team opened the season Wednesday with a sweep of the Ottawa University junior varsity at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. The Greyhounds won game one 8-0 and took the second game 8-6. Fort Scott had 16 hits in the opener. Kaylan Morgan and McKenzie Hersh each had 3 while Allison Davis, Taylor Brecheisen and Chelsea Snyder each had 2. Snyder drove in 3 runs while Brecheisen and Davis each had 2 RBI...
'Hound baseball postpones opener (02/12/16)
The long-range weather forecast has prompted Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to postpone its season-opening series versus Cloud County until Monday and Tuesday. The Greyhounds were originally going to play Cloud County in doubleheaders at Dave Regan Stadium Saturday and Sunday. ...
Greyhounds' streak stretches to seven (02/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men never trailed Saturday afternoon as the Greyhounds defeated Brown Mackie, 96-83, in a Region VI contest at Arnold Arena. The 'Hounds avenged an overtime loss to the Lions in Salina on December 13. It was the seventh consecutive win for the Greyhounds (6-1 Region VI, 11-13 overall), who are on their longest winning streak since the 1999-2000 team won nine straight in a year they finished 19-12...
'Hound women post season sweep of Lions (02/09/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women picked up a key victory at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon as they look to secure a first-round home game in the Region VI-Division II post-season tournament. The Greyhounds' 67-57 win over Brown Mackie gives them a sweep of the Lions. Fort Scott is currently fourth in the Region at 4-3, 13-12 overall. Brown Mackie is 1-6, 9-15, with its only Region win coming over Labette, which hasn't beaten another junior college this season...
'Hound men roll by Labette for 6th straight win (02/05/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men are on their longest winning streak in three seasons after routing Labette, 90-58, at Arnold Arena Wednesday night for their sixth consecutive win. Across both Division I and Division II in the Jayhawk Conference, only two other teams are on as long or longer, Division I schools Hutchinson and Pratt. Pratt's victory over Neosho County Wednesday night ended the Panthers' 12-game winning streak...
FSCC women survive Cardinal run (02/05/16)
With their run through three straight nationally-ranked opponents out of the way, Fort Scott Community College's women got back on track for a possible first-round home game in the Region VI Tournament by beating Labette, 58-51, at Arnold Arena Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play...
Tiger, 'Hound players pick new schools (02/05/16)
Wednesday was the first day that high school football players were allowed to sign with the colleges of their choice and the first day junior college players could sign with their new four-year schools. Two Fort Scott High players signed to play at Butler Community College in El Dorado. Running back/defensive back Marcus Stepps and lineman Austin Cook both signed to play for the Grizzlies, a Jayhawk Conference and national power...
'Hound men stay atop division with win over KCK (02/02/16)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's men remain atop the Jayhawk Conference-Division II standings following a 69-57 win over Kansas City Kansas here Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds, who have won five straight games, hold a one-game lead over Johnson County with a 3-0 division record and a 9-13 overall mark. Kansas City fell to 3-2, 15-8...
No. 9 KCK women beat short-handed 'Hounds (02/02/16)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's women took on their third consecutive nationally-ranked opponent here Saturday afternoon with just six players available. Not surprisingly, No. 9 Kansas City Kansas took an easy 77-45 win over the Greyhounds in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play...
Greyhound men upset No. 4 Johnson County (01/29/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men showed a deeper bench than Johnson County Wednesday night as the Greyhounds upset the No. 4-ranked Cavaliers, 93-83, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott's bench scored 26 points to just 9 for Johnson County. All of the Cavaliers' bench points came from one player, Chris Edwards. This proved a major issue for Johnson late in the game when three starters fouled out...
No. 1 Cavaliers roll by 'Hound women (01/29/16)
No. 1 Johnson County rolled past Fort Scott Community College's women here Wednesday night, 99-64, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. The Cavaliers held Fort Scott's Kamiron Luptak to 7 points on the night. She came into the game as the second-leading scorer in the division, averaging 19.1 points per game. This was just the third time this season that Luptak has been held to less than 10 points this season...
Nevadan signs with FSCC softball (01/27/16)
'Hound men extend winning streak to 3 (01/26/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men extended their winning streak to three games Saturday by beating Highland, 70-65, in Jayhawk Conference-Division II play. The Greyhounds (1-0 conference, 7-13 overall) held on to win their conference opener even though Highland (1-2, 11-10) outscored them 38-32 in the second half...
No. 6 Highland pulls away in second half (01/26/16)
Highland, ranked No. 6 in NJCAA Division II, pulled away in the fourth quarter Saturday to take a 66-56 victory in what was the Jayhawk Conference-Division II opener for Fort Scott Community College's women. The Greyhounds (0-1 division, 11-10 overall) managed to get back to a tie at halftime, 27-27, after being down by 4 points at the end of the first quarter. But the Scotties (3-0, 20-1) outscored the 'Hounds 23-17 in the fourth quarter to put the game away...
Greyhound men rally to beat Hesston (01/22/16)
Fort Scott women win third straight
'Hound women roll by Southeast, 82-70 (01/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College's women won their second straight game to start off the new year as they defeated Southeast (Neb.) 82-70 at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Turnovers -- and the points the Greyhounds (10-9) scored off them -- were the key to the game. Fort Scott forced 25 turnovers while committing just eight...
FSCC men rally to quiet Storm (01/19/16)
Fort Scott Community College's men may have still had a tough semester-opening loss at Brown Mackie on their minds when they took the floor against Southeast (Neb.) at Arnold Arena on Saturday afternoon. Having lost a big lead and dropped a region game to the Lions in overtime, the Greyhounds weren't executing their game plan in the first half. In the second half, the Fort Scott defense clamped down and that was the push the 'Hounds needed to rally for a 68-61 victory over the Storm...
Baseball signings (01/16/16)
A pair of Fort Scott HIgh School senior athletes signed letters of intent in the FSHS Media Center Friday morning, joining area junior-college programs. Friday was the first day of the signing period for college baseball programs.
FSCC women open region play with win (01/15/16)
Brown Mackie men control OT, down Greyhounds 78-70
No. 16 Reivers rush past FSCC women (01/12/16)
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's women took on Iowa Western for the second time this season here Saturday. But the outcome was much like the first meeting as the Reivers, ranked No. 16 in NJCAA Division I, took an 84-53 victory over the Division II Greyhounds...
FSCC women split last 2 before break (12/22/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team heads into the holiday break with an 8-8 record after splitting its previous two games. On Dec. 14, the Greyhounds lost to the Saint Mary University junior varsity for the second time in three meetings this season, 60-58, at Leavenworth after falling behind 19-7 after one quarter. Although Fort Scott outscored the Spires 31-22 in the second half they fell just short...
'Hounds blasted by Red Dragons (12/15/15)
LEXINGTON, Mo. -- Wentworth Military Academy rolled out to a 17-point lead at the half and held on to beat Fort Scott Community College's men here Saturday, 89-76. Eddie Sims played his first game as a Greyhound and produced 22 points. Tyler Owens added 14 for Fort Scott (4-12) but no one else reached double figures in scoring...
No. 15 Reivers pull away from 'Hounds (12/11/15)
Fort Scott Community ColleFort Scott Community College's women played well versus Iowa Western, ranked No. 15 in NJCAA Division I, for the first quarter of Thursday night's non-conference basketball game at Arnold Arena. But the Reivers, built for dominance in Division I, dominated the remainder of the contest and went on to a 92-52 victory over the Greyhounds...
Sports Notebook, Dec. 9, 2015 (12/09/15)
FSCC to host winter girls' basketball camp The Fort Scott Community College women's basketball team will host a camp for grades 5-12 on January 3 and 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. each day. Each camper will receive instruction from coaches and players, a free Greyhound camp T-shirt, and free admission to FSCC home games in January and February. Parents are encouraged to stay at each session and watch the camp...
'Hound men split in Nebraska (12/08/15)
BEATRICE, Neb. -- Fort Scott Community College's men split games here over the weekend at the Southeast (Neb.) Classic. The Greyhounds (4-10) defeated host Southeast, 64-56, Friday night. They fell to Central (Neb.), 68-54, Saturday. The 'Hounds rallied in the second half of Friday's game, outscoring Southeast 35-24 in the second half after being down by 3 points at the break. ...
Luptak earns national POTW honor (12/04/15)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore Kamiron Luptak was named Division II Player of the Week by both the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association for her play in the Cowley Thanksgiving Classic last weekend...
'Hound women split at Cowley Classic (12/01/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's women split games here over the weekend at the Cowley Classic and emerged from the event still at the .500 mark with a 6-6 record. The Greyhounds have not been more than one game above or below .500 at any point this season...
Hill, North Arkansas drop FSCC men in Ark City (12/01/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's men went down to defeat in both games of the Cowley Classic over the weekend as they played teams with a combined record of 18-3. These were the first two of seven consecutive road games for the Greyhounds, who will not play at home again until January 16...
David NFC Defensive POTW (11/28/15)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week by the National Football League. David, who played at Fort Scott Community College during the 2008-09 seasons, had two interceptions, one for a touchdown, off Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez in Sunday's 45-17 victory...
'Hounds roll by Westminister JV (11/25/15)
Fort Scott Community College's men rolled past the Westminister College junior varsity at Arnold Arena Monday night, taking a 77-36 win. The Greyhounds improved to 3-7 on the season but two of those wins are over four-year school JVs. The Greyhounds shot 59 percent from the field in the game, making 29 of 49 field-goal attempts. They made nine of their first 10 attempts on their way to taking a 27-8 lead with 10:56 left in the first half...
'Hound women bounce back, beat Scouts (11/24/15)
At the end of the first quarter of their game against Penn Valley (Mo.) Saturday afternoon, Fort Scott Community College's women had a total of 5 points, the fewest the Greyhounds had scored in any quarter this season. Adrian, Mo., Sophomore Kamiron Luptak, the team's leading scorer so far this season, averaging 17.6 points per game, didn't score until the fourth quarter and finished with 3 points...
Penn Valley men beat buzzer (11/24/15)
Fort Scott Community College's Tyler Owens hit three free throws after drawing a foul on a 3-point shot with 10 seconds remaining in Saturday's game versus Penn Valley (Mo.), the final one of the 2015 Gladbach Classic. But Penn Valley's Walter Sorrells took the inbound pass and weaved through the defense for the game-winning score with two seconds left to play as the Scouts picked up their first official victory of the season, 71-69...
FSCC men hold off Dragons (11/21/15)
Walker's 31 leads way versus Wentworth
Comets hold off 'Hound women (11/21/15)
One of the men's assistant coaches from Wentworth Military lamented the fact that he had to go to the locker room to help get his team ready as Fort Scott Community College and Cottey College played the fourth quarter of Friday night's game in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena...
Lack of rebounding factors in mens' loss (11/20/15)
It's there on a sheet of paper, glaring as it indicates an area of insufficiency in Wednesday night's junior-college basketball game at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott Community College's men had just 23 rebounds in a 68-58 loss to former division rival Independence. The Pirates had 43 rebounds, including two more defensive boards than the Greyhounds (1-6) had as a team...
'Hound women fade in 3rd quarter (11/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women had a good first half Wednesday night as they took on Division I school Independence at Arnold Arena, trailing by just 6 points at the half. Then came the third quarter, bogged down by 23 fouls -- including two technicals on the same play -- and 32 free-throw attempts by both teams combined. After Indy scored the first 9 points of the quarter, the Pirates (6-1) shut down the Greyhounds' offense and went on to take an 85-62 victory...
Five 'Hounds receive volleyball honors in Division II, District M (11/18/15)
Five Fort Scott Community College volleyball players recently received receive postseason honors. Freshman Brette Moore was named to both the Jayhawk Conference-Division II and Region VI-District M teams. Sophomores Julia Stringer, Emily Bruce and Sheri Middleton and freshman Mickey Trimble were all named Honorable Mention All-Conference. Bruce and Trimble were also selected to the Second Team All-District for District M...
'Hound women bounce back (11/17/15)
FSCC shakes off loss to JV team, dominates Southwestern
FSCC men stumble at E. Okla. (11/17/15)
WILBURTON, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Eastern Oklahoma State here Saturday afternoon, 68-63. The Greyhounds fell to 1-5 on the season and have yet to beat another junior college. Eastern Oklahoma State (4-0), a Division I school, led 30-27 at the half...
13 Greyhounds tabbed (11/14/15)
The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference recently released its 2015 All-Conference Football team. Fort Scott had 13 players honored although only one of them was named to the First Team. Fort Scott's lone First Team player is sophomore defensive lineman Koran Crump. He averaged 5.4 tackles per game this season and was the conference leader in sacks with 11...
Fleming's 34 leads 'Hounds (11/13/15)
Sophomore's 10 3s are likely a school record
Saint Mary takes control in fourth (11/13/15)
Fort Scott Community College's women rallied to lead Wednesday night's home opener versus the University of Saint Mary junior varsity after three quarters but could not hold on in the final stanza and fell to the Spires, 62-54. Saint Mary scored 11 of the final 13 points of the first quarter -- with 6 points coming from sophomore forward Sabrina Golubski -- to take an 11-7 lead. The Spires scored 8 straight to increase the lead to 29-17 with 3:18 left in the first half...
'Hounds upset in Region title bid (11/10/15)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team went into Saturday's Region VI Division II District M Tournament as the No. 4 seed but was eliminated prematurely as Highland held off a rally from two sets down to prevail in five, 25-21, 25-19, 19-25, 22-25, 15-9...
FSCC women sweep JV teams (11/10/15)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team swept the competition here over the weekend at the Brown Mackie Classic, beating a pair of four-year school junior varsity teams. Friday, the Greyhounds (3-2) defeated the Kansas Wesleyan JV, 64-55. Saturday, Fort Scott routed the Bethany College JV, 72-38...
North Arkansas routs Greyhound men (11/10/15)
HARRISON, Ark. -- Five players scored in double figures for North Arkansas here Saturday afternoon as the Pioneers ran past Fort Scott Community College's men, 103-65. The Greyhounds (0-4) saw Damertious Walker and Zechariah Benbow combine to make 13 of 23 field-goal attempts. But the rest of the team made only 9 of 32 attempts and Fort Scott was outrebounded, 41-17. The Pioneers had 34 defensive rebounds...
Independence sweeps Greyhounds (11/06/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams were swept by Independence here Wednesday night in non-conference games between the former Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rivals. Independence's women took a 68-51 victory over the Greyhounds, building a 24-11 lead after one quarter and making it hold up...
No. 10 Western rolls 'Hounds in finale (11/03/15)
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Iowa Western, tied for 10th in the NJCAA Football Poll, rolled by Fort Scott Community College, 43-14, here Saturday in the season finale for the Greyhounds. Fort Scott finished the season with a 2-8 record. Iowa Western improved to 8-2 after winning for the eighth consecutive week. The Reviers' losses were to nationally-ranked Coffeyville and Butler in the first two weeks of the season...
FSCC women split opening games (11/03/15)
OVERLAND PARK --Fort Scott Community College's women opened their season with a split at the Johnson County Classic here over the weekend. On Saturday, Southeastern (Iowa) took a 69-61 victory over the Greyhounds. Kayleigh Haggard scored 26 points for Fort Scott as she made 9 of 11 shots from the field, including 3 of 4 3-point shots. Kamiron Luptak added 14 points and Jordyn Danzer chipped in with 10...
Greyhound men drop pair at Cowley Classic (11/03/15)
ARKANSAS CITY --Fort Scott Community College's men opened the season at the Cowley Classic here over the weekend, dropping both games. The Greyhounds lost to Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa on Friday, 57-46, and host Cowley, 85-72, on Saturday. The 'Hounds shot just 29 percent from the floor in Friday's loss, making 16 of 55 field-goal attempts. They also got to the free-throw line just 9 times, making 5...
Correction to volleyball playoff date (11/03/15)
Fort Scott Community College's first-round playoff match versus Highland will take place as a part of the Region VI District M Tournament Saturday at Johnson County Community College at Overland Park. The match will begin at around noon, following the match between No. 1 seed Johnson County (30-6) and No. 8 Neosho County (24-13) at 10 a.m...
Young 'Hound women's squad learning to compete (10/31/15)
Freshmen-dominated team begins season Saturday in Johnson County Classic
'Hounds to host playoff match Wednesday (10/31/15)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its regular-season finale here Tuesday night, sweeping Allen in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match, 25-17, 25-18, 25-10. The Greyhounds finished 6-3 in the conference and are 27-9 going into a first-round Region VI Division II District M Tournament match that will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Highland (4-5, 18-12) will be the opponent...
Loyd catches David for all-time tackles lead (10/30/15)
A Football Friday player profile
'Hounds have a title to defend (10/28/15)
What was 'East Division II' in 2013-14 reinstated for this season
Pirates steal Homecoming from 'Hounds (10/27/15)
Bryce Gemmel's third touchdown pass of the day, to receiver Dwyane Smith with six seconds remaining, gave visiting Independence a 49-42 Jayhawk Conference victory over Fort Scott Community College on Homecoming Saturday afternoon at Frary Field. The loss dropped Fort Scott to 1-6 in the conference and 2-7 overall. ...
'Hounds sweep Dragons (10/27/15)
LEXINGTON, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College swept Wentworth Military here Friday night in a non-conference match, 25-14, 25-20, 25-15. The No. 12-ranked Greyhounds (26-9) were led by Brette Moore who racked up 20 kills in 34 chances and made just three errors. Julia Stringer followed with 6 kills...
No. 11 Cavaliers sweep No. 12 Greyhounds (10/22/15)
OVERLAND PARK -- Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division co-leader Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College here Wednesday night in a conference match-up of nationally-ranked teams. The No. 11-ranked Cavaliers took a 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 win over the No. 12 Greyhounds, which almost assures that FSCC will finish fourth in the division. Fort Scott is 5-3 in the division and 25-9 overall...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Homecoming could be a happy one (10/22/15)
Fort Scott Community College's football team might be able to enjoy a happy Homecoming when Independence comes to Frary Field for a 1 p.m. Jayhawk Conference contest Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds (1-6 conference, 2-6 overall) broke a six-game losing streak last Saturday with a 36-20 victory over a one-win Garden City squad that has baffled former FSCC head coach Jeff Sims so far this season. ...
A rude 'welcome back' (10/20/15)
'Hounds break losing streak in Sims' return to Fort Scott
'Meet the Greyhounds' Wednesday night (10/17/15)
The Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team will host their annual "Meet the Greyhounds" night at Arnold Arena at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Admission is free and there will be a taco dinner served for $5 which includes two tacos, rice and drink...
Greyhounds win home finale (10/16/15)
Highland head coach Jon Bingesser, son of Fort Scott High School head coach Carol Bingesser, came into Arnold Arena with a plan to employ against Fort Scott Community College in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division volleyball match at Arnold Arena Wedensday night...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: The return of Jeff Sims (10/16/15)
A few people have anticipated the return of former Fort Scott Community College head football coach Jeff Sims to Frary Field Saturday. But no one could have anticipated at the beginning of the season that both the Greyhounds and Sims' Garden City team would both be 1-6 and on six-game losing streaks...
Greyhound gridders drop 6th straight (10/13/15)
IOWA FALLS, Iowa -- Ellsworth led 16-0 after one quarter here Saturday and held on to defeat Fort Scott Community College, 32-14, in a non-conference game. The Greyhounds lost for the sixth consecutive time and stand at 1-6 on the season. Jujuan Young-Battle threw touchdown passes of 35 yards to Marcel Williams and 4 yards to Jaleel Scott in the first quarter. Since the Panthers (2-5) don't have a kicker, they went for 2 after both scores and were successful...
Greyhounds sweep KCK (10/09/15)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball swept Kansas City in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, 25-9, 25-23, 25-13. The Greyhounds improved to 4-2 in the division and stand in fourth place. They have an overall record of 21-7. Two losses over the weekend at the Neosho County Invitational caused them to fall out of the NJCAA Division II National Poll...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Another long trip ahead (10/09/15)
Last week, Fort Scott Community College's football team drove about five hours to play at then-No. 17 Dodge City. This week, the Greyhounds will travel about 35 more minutes to Iowa Falls to take on Ellsworth in one of the games that's part of the Jayhawk Conference's agreement to play the three Iowa football-playing schools...
No. 17 Conqs escape 'Hound upset bid (10/06/15)
DODGE CITY -- Fort Scott Community College tied the score twice but could never find a way to get in front of No. 17 Dodge City here Saturday night as the Conquistadors survived an upset bit, 17-14, at Memorial Stadium in Jayhawk Conference play. The 'Hounds fell for the fifth straight time since winning their season opener at Iowa Central. However, their last two losses have come by a total of 9 points...
Greyhound volleyball splits at Neosho County (10/06/15)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team managed just a 2-2 record over the weekend at the Neosho County Invitational. The No. 17-ranked Greyhounds (20-7) fell in their first match on Friday to No. 16 Coffeyville, 25-15, 22-25, 25-21, 25-16. Julia Stringer had 13 kills and Brette Moore 11 for the 'Hounds...
No. 17 FSCC volleyball takes down Hesston (10/02/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, which moved up one spot to No. 17 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll, dispatched Hesston in four sets at Arnold Arena Wednesday night in a non-conference dual. The Greyhounds prevailed in the dual, 25-14, 17-25, 29-27, 25-16. Though this was not a conference dual, Hesston is a Region VI Division II independent. Thus, this dual did count toward post-season tournament seeding...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Conqs looking to move up (10/02/15)
Right now there are just two teams with winning record remaining on Fort Scott Community College's schedule. But they meet one of them on Saturday on the road -- No. 17 Dodge City, which is 3-0 in the Jayhawk Conference and 3-1 overall. Dodge City's lone loss is to Iowa Western (3-2) -- the other team on Fort Scott's schedule with a winning record. ...
Shepard passes; fundraser still on (09/30/15)
Fort Scott Community College freshman outfielder Blake Shepard, 20, Ponca City, Okla., succumbed to injuries suffered in a Sept. 20 car accident late Monday night. The accident occurred as Shepard was returning to Fort Scott. He was flown to a Wichita hospital. Reports indicated that he was paralyzed from the neck down...
'Hounds survive Neosho (09/29/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team raised shoes, money and heart rates at Monday night's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match versus Neosho County at Arnold Arena. Both team's coaching staffs coached in their bare feet to raise awareness for Samaritan's Feet, a campaign to raise awareness for the plight of impoverished children who suffer needlessly from foot-borne diseases and infections due to a lack of shoes. ...
Comeback falls short for Greyhounds (09/29/15)
Fort Scott Community College's football game Saturday night may have come down to one play. With about 1:40 remaining in the game, trailing by 6 points, the Greyhounds had forced Highland to punt. Or so it appeared. But coming out of their third and final time out, Fort Scott was called for having 12 players on the field...
FSCC baseball to host benefit games (09/29/15)
Fort Scott Community College will host exhibition baseball games at Dave Regan Stadium Sunday afternoon with proceeds to help defray medical costs for Blake Shepard, an FSCC baseball player who was injured earlier this month. Shepard, a freshman from Ponca City, Okla., was involved in a vehicle accident as he was returning to practice at FSCC on Sept. 20. The initial prognosis is that he will be paralyzed from the neck down...
Coaches barefoot for charity Monday (09/26/15)
Fort Scott Community College Head Volleyball Coach Lindsay Hill and Neosho County Head Coach Asya Herron will coach in their bare feet during Monday night's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match between their schools. The coaches are participating in Samaritan's Feet Barefoot Coaching Movement to provide shoes and awareness for worldwide outreach...
18th-ranked Greyhounds dispatch Labette (09/25/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept last-place Labette in three sets here Wednesday night, 25-18, 26-24, 25-23. The Greyhounds, who were moved down five spots to No. 18 in this week's NJCAA Division II poll, improved to 2-2 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play and 16-5 overall...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: History of series favors offense (09/25/15)
The good news is that Fort Scott Community College's run through three nationally-ranked teams in three weeks is over. After playing teams with a combined record of 11-1, the schedule eases up considerably. Going into this week, the only one of the Greyhounds' remaining opponents with a winning record is Dodge City...
Horton optimistic despite 70-20 loss to No. 5 Butler (09/22/15)
No. 5 Butler arrived at Frary Field Saturday apparently determined to show that the Grizzlies are back as national champion contenders. Butler never relented during a 70-20 blowout of Fort Scott Community College in a Jayhawk Conference game at Frary Field...
'Hounds 4-0 at Allen Invitational (09/22/15)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 13 in NJCAA Division II, went undefeated over the weekend at the Allen Invitational here. In Friday's first match, the Greyhounds (15-5) swept the Ottawa University junior varsity, 25-19, 25-12, 15-13. Julia Stringer had 11 kills and 16 digs for the Greyhounds. Morgan McNeley handed out 17 assists and Mickey Trimble dished out 11. Brandi Huesman served 4 aces. Emily Bruce picked up 15 digs...
No. 13 'Hounds fall to Coffeyville in 5 sets (09/18/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team suffered an upset loss here Wednesday night, falling to Coffeyville in 5 sets in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern division play, 25-15, 23-25, 25-17, 23-25, 15-11. The Greyhounds were ranked No. ...
Havron named FSCC athletic director (09/18/15)
Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that Tom Havron has been named Athletic Director. Havron was most recently the Director of Admissions for FSCC. As Athletic Director, Havron will oversee all the college's coaches and athletes including the rodeo team. He will also be an important part of the college's compliance with KJCCC, NJCAA and federal regulations...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: The new Butler, same as the old (09/18/15)
When Troy Morell decided to resign from his position as one of the greatest coaches in college football history, it was presumed that Butler's dynasty -- 14 Jayhawk Conference championships and five national titles in 16 years -- was at an end. However, the then-No. ...
No. 4 Coffeyville overcomes 'Hounds (09/15/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College lead No. 4-ranked Coffeyville, 17-14, at halftime here Saturday night. But the Red Ravens outscored the Greyhounds 34-8 in the second half and went on to a 48-25 victory in Jayhawk Conference play. A 10-yard pass from Danarious Graham to Ron'Quavion Tarver with 1:15 left in the second quarter put Fort Scott (0-2 Jayhawk, 1-2 overall) ahead going into the locker room. ...
Greyhounds split at Iowa tourney (09/15/15)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 11 in NJCAA Division II, went 2-2 in the Marshalltown Invitational over the weekend. In their first match Friday, the Greyhounds (11-4) defeated Southeast (Neb.) in five sets, 25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-10. ...
Greyhounds sweep Independence (09/11/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team took care of visiting Independence in convincing fashion at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, sweeping the Pirates, 25-15, 25-18, 25-5. The Greyhounds improved to 1-1 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and 9-2 overall. Independence fell to 0-3, 1-7...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Ravens want to avoid thriller (09/11/15)
Fort Scott Community College's gamut through three nationally-ranked teams in three weeks continues Saturday at No. 4 Coffeyville, the second of the three, at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Coffeyville is 2-0 overall but has not yet played a conference game. On opening weekend, the Red Ravens knocked off then-No. 3 Iowa Western, 48-42 in overtime, at VMS. Last week, they held off Ellsworth, 49-48, on the road in Iowa...
Blue Dragons pull away in second half (09/09/15)
The first quarter of Saturday night's Jayhawk Conference football game between No. 4 Hutchinson and Fort Scott Community College at Frary Field was competitive for one quarter. At halftime, the Greyhounds had a chance to get back into things despite a two-touchdown deficit and about midway through the third quarter they looked as though they had a shot to mount a comeback and make things very interesting...
No. 20 'Hounds sweep Cottey (09/04/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept visiting Cottey College at Arnold Arena Tuesday night, 25-20, 25-11, 25-17. Brette Moore led the Greyhounds (8-2), ranked No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II Pre-season Poll, with 13 kills while Brandi Huesman had 6. Mickey Trimble handed out 20 assists while Morgan McNeeley dished out 11...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: FSCC looks to test Dragons (09/04/15)
itewashing of the Sterling College junior varsity in its season opener on Aug. 27, Hutchinson climbed two spots from its pre-season poll ranking of No. 6 into a tie for No. 4 with Copiah-Lincoln, Miss. Saturday at Frary Field, Fort Scott Community College (1-0) hopes to christen the new artificial turf with the biggest upset of the young season. The Greyhounds opened the season last Saturday with a 21-10 victory over Iowa Western in Fort Dodge, Iowa...
'Hounds open season with victory in Iowa (09/01/15)
FORT DODGE, Iowa --For a guy who wasn't even on the roster submitted to the Tribune Thursday evening, Mike Glass did a heck of a job here Saturday as Fort Scott Community College's football team opened its season with a 21-10 victory over Iowa Central...
No. 20 FSCC tested in weekend tourney (09/01/15)
NORFOLK, Neb. -- Fort Scott Community College, ranked No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II volleyball poll, received a stiff test here at the Northeast Community College Tournament, going 3-1 over the weekend. The Greyhounds (7-2) started Friday with a 3-1 win over Iowa Lakes, 25-21, 30-28, 22-25, 25-14. Sheri Middleton recorded 11 kills for Fort Scott while Brette Moore and Brandi Huesman each had 9. Mickey Trimble handed out 23 assists while Morgan McNeeley dished 19...
'Hound gridders open season in Iowa (08/28/15)
Fort Scott Community College football's expectations this season aren't that high if one wants to believe the prediction for a seventh- place finish in the Jayhawk Conference coaches' pre-season poll. But with the nation's leading rusher returning in sophomore Devin Taylor (6' 1", 195, Soph., Nicholasville, Ky.), who gained 1,524 yards on the ground and scored 12 touchdowns last season, and defense full of NCAA Division I prospects, surpassing last season's 4-7 record and fifth-place finish is a reasonable goal.. ...
No. 3 Cowley downs No. 20 Greyhounds (08/28/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Host Cowley swept Fort Scott Community College here Wednesday night in a battle of nationally-ranked volleyball teams, 25-18, 25-21, 25-18. The Tigers, ranked No. 3 in the pre-season NJCAA Division II poll, also jumped out to a head start over the No. 20 Greyhounds in the chase for the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division title...
FSCC volleyball completes 4-0 weekend at home (08/25/15)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 20 in NJCAA Division II, took care of both of its opponents in straight sets on the second day of the Fort Scott Invitational at Arnold Arena Saturday. Fort Scott swept East Central (Mo.) in the opener, 25-15, 25-17, 25-17, and Labette in the final match of the event, 32-30, 25-7, 25-16...
'Hounds come out on top in battle of ranked teams (08/22/15)
Fort Scott Community College, ranked No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II pre-season volleyball poll, escaped with a pair of wins on the first day of its season-opening home tournament at Arnold Arena Friday after surviving a five-set battle with Brookhaven, Texas, a Division III power that is ranked No. 2 in its division's pre-season poll...
Greyhounds No. 20 in pre-season Div. II poll (08/21/15)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team is ranked No. 20 in the National Junior College Athletic Association pre-season Division II volleyball poll, released Wednesday. The Greyhounds, 31-9 last season as they finished as Region VI-District N runner-up to Kansas City, begin their season today as they host their own invitational at Arnold Arena. ...
FSCC volleyball hosts tourney to begin season (08/19/15)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has seven sophomores -- six of whom played here last season -- including the player who was last season's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division Player of the Year, returning. She also has eight freshmen, including a player she things could be this year's Freshman of the Year, giving her team a balance of youth and experience...
Adopt-An-Athlete program seeks volunteers (08/11/15)
Fort Scott Community College's Adopt-An-Athlete program is once again seeking voluneers as student-athletes come to down for the upcoming academic year. Many, including members of the football and volleyball teams, are already in town. FSCC is currently seeking host families to adopt a student-athlete for the 2015-2016 year...
Hutch first, 'Hounds 7th in coaches' poll (07/29/15)
WICHITA -- Coming off its first Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference football championship since 1995, Hutchinson is the coaches' pick to repeat at a pre-season media conference held here Friday. It's the first time since 2002 that Butler is not the favorite to win the conference title...
'Hounds appear in pre-season 'Dirty 30' (07/14/15)
The persons in charge of the JCGridiron.com junior college football poll have deemed Fort Scott Community College worthy of inclusion in their 2015 pre-season "Dirty 30" poll, released July 5. The JCGridiron poll differs from the one issued by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in that it includes schools in California, none of which are NJCAA members. ...
Former FSCC gridder signs with Chiefs (07/14/15)
Former Fort Scott Community College All-American defensive back Kevin Short signed a rookie free-agent contract with the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday after each of the National Football League's 30 teams took a pass on him in the 2015 Supplemental Draft...