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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Fort Scott Community College

Lights out on Pink Night: No. 18 'Hounds beat No. 10 Cavaliers (10/24/14)
Community College volleyball team knocked off No. 10 Johnson County Community College, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-18 Wednesday at Arnold Arena, on Dig Pink Night at Arnold Arena. "It was our biggest win of the year," Greyhound coach Lindsay Hill said of the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division battle between the nationally-ranked Division II teams. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Independence -- Can Taylor get to 2,000 yards? (10/24/14)
nning back Devin Taylor leads the nation in rushingwith 1,317 yards. He's had four 200-yard rushing games this season, the most of any Greyhound rusher in a career sinc the 1995 season (see chart at right). With three games left in the regular season (see note below about the third one), it's not entirely out of the realm of possibility that Taylor could get very close based on his per-game average of 188 yards an outing...
'Hounds rally, 32-28; late defensive stand boosts FSCC (10/21/14)
GARDEN CITY -- Fort Scott Community College defensive coordinator Jeff Kelly was passed up for the then-vacant head coaching position at Garden City after last season. So in May, Kelly settled in at FSCC. The Greyhounds have not exactly been a defensive juggernaut this season. ...
No. 20 'Hounds sweep Longview (10/21/14)
LEES SUMMIT, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, which broke back into the NJCAA Division II poll this week at No. 20 after spending one week out, swept Longview here Friday night but stuffing the Lakers at the net. The Greyhounds (26-5) were credited with 28 blocks in the match, which they won 25-23, 25-15, 25-19, while Longview had only 12...
'Hounds down Highland (10/17/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team used a week-long break to its advantage here Wednesday night and beat Highland, 3 sets to 1, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match. Scores were 25-7, 15-25, 25-11, 25-14. The 'Hounds (5-2 East, 25-5 overall) last played on October 8 when they lost to then-No. 7-ranked Kansas City Kansas, the last of seven matches in nine days. Having gone 21-2 in their first 23 matches, Fort Scott had split its next six...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Garden City -- Shot at winning season at stake (10/17/14)
ollege takes its longest road trip of the season this weekend in quest of a victory that will keep another losing year at bay --at least for one more week. The Greyhounds will be in Garden City to take on the Broncbusters in Jayhawk Confefence play in the first meeting between the schools at GCCC's new stadium...
Quick start, field position costly to 'Hounds (10/14/14)
Two quick, long scores by Ellsworth early in the game gave the visiting Panthers a lead which proved insurmountable at Frary Field Saturday. The 14-0 lead less than six minutes into the game held up as the Iowa squad handed Fort Scott Community College a 30-13 setback in a non-conference game...
Slumping 'Hounds fall to No. 7 KCK (10/10/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The recent slump of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team continued here Wednesday as No. 7-ranked Kansas City Kansas dropped the Greyhounds in four sets, 23-25, 25-15, 25-23, 27-25, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. Ellsworth -- Fort Scott's only familiar Iowa foe (10/10/14)
Fort Scott Community College football records, as the Tribune has them, are not very extensive. So there's not a lot in the records about the Greyhounds against Iowa schools. However, the Google News Archive project did include the Tribune as one of its papers when it was active and there is some information to be gleaned...
'Hounds handle Conqs on Homecoming (10/07/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team may have turned its season around Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, Dodge City may have taken the final blow in what could turn out to be a lost season. The Greyhounds, who had lost their last four games by a combined score of 226-51, had control of things from the very start and won for the first time in Jayhawk Conference play this season, 49-38, on Homecoming...
No. 11 Fort Scott struggles at Neosho (10/07/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 11 in NJCAA Division II, came into the weekend Neosho County Tournament off a sweep by unranked Highland Wednesday night. That loss broke a 15-match winning streak in which the Greyhounds (24-4) lost just two sets...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds vs. Dodge City -- 'Hounds hope for happy Homecoming (10/03/14)
By Scott Nuzum Tribune Sports Editor Fort Scott Community College will host its Homecoming game at 1 p.m. Saturday at Frary Field with Dodge City as the opponent in a Jayhawk Conference football game. Fort Scott (0-4 KJCCC, 1-4 overall), looks to end a four-game losing streak. The Greryhounds haven't won since beating Iowa Central in the season opener, 24-17. Since that game, Fort Scott has been outscored 226-51...
Hesston snaps No. 11 Greyhounds' win streak (10/03/14)
HESSTON -- On the same day that Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team moved up two spots to the No. 11 position in the NJCAA Division II poll, they were handed perhaps one of the most stunning upsets in the nation this season here Wednesday night...
'Hounds win 15th straight match (10/01/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its 15th consecutive match Monday night as the No. 13-ranked Greyhounds swept Neosho County, 25-23, 25-8, 25-20, in a Jayhawk Confefence-Eastern Division match. The Greyhounds (4-1 East, 21-2 overall) last lost on Aug. 30 in a tournament at Vernon, Texas, to Division I Paris, Texas. In fact, since then, Fort Scott has lost just three sets. This was FSCC's sixth straight 3-0 win...
Scotties rout 'Hounds (09/30/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College scored first and last here Saturday afternoon. But Highland scored every point in between and walked away with a 52-13 victory in Jayhawk Conference play. The Greyhounds (0-4 KJCCC, 1-4 overall) led 7-3 at the end of the first quarter. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at Highland -- Long trip may provide relief (09/26/14)
The further away from the Butler game, the better. And Highland is about as far away as one can get in Kansas without playing in Missouri. Fort Scott Community College's football team was drubbed by then-No. 15 Butler last week in El Dorado, 63-7, for its third straight loss. Highland, meanwhile, bounced back from a home 41-0 loss to No. 2 Iowa Western two weeks ago with a road win last Saturday at Ellsworth, Iowa, 43-12...
'Hounds struggle but still sweep Labette (09/26/14)
One of the teams playing at Arnold Arena Wednesday night came into play on a 13-match winning streak and had just moved up two spots in the NJCAA Division II national volleyball poll to No. 13. But if one had gone into the building with no knowledge of the teams, they wouldn't have been blamed if they couldn't tell which one it was...
Harris receives 3rd, Hothan 1st Player of Week awards (09/24/14)
For the fourth consecutive week, 15th-ranked Fort Scott Community College volleyball has seen at least one of its players named Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division Player of the Week. Harris, a sophomore libero from Houston, Texas, was named Defensive Player of the Week for the third time in those four weeks. ...
Greyhound Golf Classic upcoming (09/24/14)
unity College Athletic Department is hosting the Greyhound Golf Classic October 10 at Woodland Hills Golf Course. Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m., along with a continental breakfast. The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. This year's tourney will be in a scramble format with four-person teams. ...
Butler rolls in 2nd half (09/23/14)
EL DORADO -- Butler scored 42 points in 11 1/2 minutes of play in the second half Saturday night and the No. 15-ranked Grizzlies bounced back from a tough loss to Hutchinson with a 63-7 rout of Fort Scott Community College at BG Products Veterans Stadium here...
'Hounds sweep through tourney, improve to 19-2 (09/23/14)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept through the Allen Tournament here over the weekend to improve to 19-2. Fort Scott, which has won 13 consecutive matches, has won at least 19 matches in each of Lindsay Hill's four seasons as head coach. Prior to her hiring, the Greyhound program had won 19 of its previous 147 matches from mid-season 2006 to 2010. Hill's record at FSCC as of this summary is 86-42...
No. 15 'Hounds win 9th straight (09/19/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team extended its winning streak to nine matches Wednesday night after beating Coffeyville 3 sets to 1 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. Match scores were 25-19, 25-13, 19-25, 25-12. The Greyhounds, who haven't lost since losing in 5 sets to Division I school Paris, Texas, in a tournament in Vernon, Texas, on Aug. ...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at No. 15 Butler -- Both teams coming off losses (09/19/14)
It's a rare moment in the history of Fort Scott Community College's long football series with Butler. Both teams will go into Saturday night's game at El Dorado's BG Products Veterans Stadium coming off losses. In fact, they're both coming off two straight losses after each opened the season with a victory...
Red Ravens dominate second half (09/16/14)
nference football game at Frary Field Saturday afternoon was a very good contest. The second half was a blowout as Coffeyville scored 35 unanswered points and rolled to a 56-21 victory over Fort Scott Community College. The Red Ravens (1-0 conference, 2-1 overall) gained 356 yards in total offense in the second half alone, averaging 7.3 yards per play. ...
'Hounds extend win streak to 8 (09/16/14)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- By winning all four matches here over the weekend, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team extended its recent winning streak to 8 matches. The Greyhounds are 14-2 overall, last losing two weeks ago to Division I Paris (Texas) at a tournament at Vernon, Texas, and that was by 3 sets to 2...
'Hounds sweep; Harris POTW once again (09/13/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball improved to 10-2 with a sweep of Independence here Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds won the match, 25-10, 25-11, 25-19. Julia Stringer led Fort Scott with 11 kills while Shelbey Baker had 8. Kortney Blaufuss was credited with 27 assists. Terina Harris picked up 14 digs. Molly Hathan was credited with at least a share of 4 blocks...
No. 11 Blue Dragons roll by Greyhounds (09/09/14)
HUTCHINSON -- Two Blue Dragon running backs gained 100 or more yards here Saturday night as No. 11-ranked Hutchinson dispatched Fort Scott Community College, 45-10, in the Jayhawk Conference opener for both teams. Travis Custis, a transfer from Georgia Tech, rushed for 146 yards on 13 carries and scored two touchdowns. Alvin Kamara, a transfer from the University of Alabama, added 100 yards on 12 rushes and scored once...
'Hounds beat Comets in straight sets (09/09/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept the first two sets with visiting Cottey College Friday night at Arnold Arena in decisive fashion, then rallied from a third-game deficit to prevail 25-16, 25-10, 25-19. The Greyhounds (9-2) never trailed in either of the first two sets. They pulled away from a 9-9 deadlock in the first game and built an insurmountable 19-11 lead. The Comets were never able to get closer than 8 points...
Westhoff 3rd in opening meet (09/06/14)
ALTAMONT -- Cross country season began here Thursday with the Labette County Invitational. Fort Scott's teams came away with good results from the opening competition. The best result was Cassidy Westhoff's third-place time of 15:54 over 2.5 miles in the girls' varsity race. ...
FSCC baseball in scrimmage mode (09/06/14)
Football and volleyball aren't the only sports happening at Fort Scott Community College this fall. The baseball Greyhounds are also getting some work in. FSCC has a busy fall with a number of scrimmages, with the first held Thursday against Allen at Lions Field...
FOOTBALL FRIDAY: 'Hounds at No. 11 Hutchinson (09/05/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team has had a pretty good week so far. The Greyhounds rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to take a 24-17 win over Iowa Central Saturday at Frary Field. Then on Wednesday, two Greyhound players were named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Players of the Week and one was named NJCAA Player of the Week...
'Hounds improve to 8-2 (09/05/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team improved to 8-2 on the season with a 3-set sweep of visiting Longview, Mo. at Arnold Arena Wednesday evening in non-conference play. The Greyhounds won the first set 25-8, the second 25-15 and the third 25-12...
The Comeback Kid (09/03/14)
Taylor scores 3 second-half TDs as 'Hounds rally in opener
Greyhounds go unbeaten in tourney (08/26/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team finished its home tournament without a loss as the Greyhounds swept both East Central (Mo.) and Labette in Saturday action at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott was the only team which went without a loss (4-0) while Neosho County and Pratt were both 3-1, Labette and East Central both finished 1-3 and Wentworth Military was 0-5. ...
Greyhounds pick up pair of season-opening wins (08/23/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, led by its four sophomores and a few of its freshmen, won its first two matches in its home tournament Friday at Arnold Arena. First, the Greyhounds dominated Wentworth Military Academy (Mo.) in three sets, 25-7, 25-5, 25-12. Then they downed Pratt, a Division I team, in the last match of the night, 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19...
Greyhound great Cliff Frazier passes away (08/23/14)
Former Fort Scott Community College football great Cliff Frazier, a member of the 1972 NJCAA national championship runner-up team, passed away at the age of 61 on Sunday, Aug. 17 while in palliative care due to lung cancer at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo...
Sophomore group among best in Region VI (08/22/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team begins its fourth season under head coach Lindsay Hill by hosting the Fort Scott Tournament at Arnold Arena tonight and Saturday. The Greyhounds finished 19-18 overall last season but just 3-7 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division. They qualified for post-season play but lost in the first round to Cowley, which went on to win the NJCAA Division II national championship...
FSCC volleyball has strong showing at scrimmage (08/20/14)
Fort Scott Community College's traveled to El Dorado Saturday to take part in a scrimmage hosted by Butler Community College. The Greyhounds faced Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rival Independence and Western Division squads Butler, Dodge City and Pratt...
'72 NJCAA runners-up to be inducted into FSCC Hall of Fame (08/15/14)
Fort Scott Community College will honor the 1972 NJCAA National Runner-Up Football team as the newest members of the FSCC Athletic Hall of Fame with an induction ceremony and breakfast on Oct. 11. The 1972 team finished the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record, qualifying them to play for the National Championship. ...
Academic honors for FSCC, Uniontown volleyball teams (08/15/14)
Two area volleyball teams have earned American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Awards for the 2013-14 school year. Fort Scott Community College, coached by Lindsay Hill, earned a spot on the junior-college list for the third consecutive year. Uniontown High School, coached by Jackie Hall, was honored as one of 225 girls' high-school teams across the nation to receive the honor...
FSCC athletic season passes available (08/05/14)
The 2014-15 school year at Fort Scott Community College will begin later this month and Greyhound Athletics will offer a family season pass and a regular season pass this year. The passes admit bearers to all Greyhound sports which have admission charges: football, volleyball and men's and women's basketball...
Greyhounds picked to finish 7th (07/26/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team was voted to finish seventh place when the Jayhawk Conference coaches' poll was released at a media conference in Wichita Friday afternoon. The Greyhounds will begin their fourth year under head coach Curtis Horton at Frary Field on Aug. 30 with a 1 p.m. kickoff against Iowa Central, one of three games against team from Iowa this season...
11 FSCC student-athletes earn NJCAA recognition (06/25/14)
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced its 2013-14 Academic Teams of the Year and Academic Student-Athlete Awards Tuesday morning. To be listed among the Academic Teams of the Year, a team must have a grade-point average of at least 3.00. Fort Scott Community College appears on four of the lists...
Grandfather helps FSCC land recruit (06/21/14)
Robert Grant, who last month graduated from Jacobs High School in Algonquin, Ill, recently committed to play basketball for Fort Scott Community College. Grant was in town from June 15-17 with his grandfather, former FSCC basketball standout Lawrence "Sky" Allen, who played for the Greyhounds from 1968-70...
Graham eighth in bareback at CNFR (06/17/14)
CASPER, Wyo. -- Fort Scott Community College's Austin Graham sits in eighth place after two go-rounds in bareback riding at the College National Finals Rodeo here. Graham finished 12th in the First Go on Sunday, scoring 72.0 points. Tyler Waltz of Tennessee-Martin had the best score of 82.0 followed by Richmond Champion of Tarelton State with 79.0...
Aller named to KJCCC East Honorable Mention list (05/10/14)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore shortstop Lizzie Aller was named to the Honorable Mention list on the All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division softball team recently. Aller was the only Greyhound chosen to the squad. Aller batted .409 this season in 53 games as the Greyhounds' leadoff batter. ...
Butler sweeps Greyhounds in Super-Regional (05/06/14)
EL DORADO -- Butler swept Fort Scott Community College in two games in a Region VI Baseball Super-Regional at McDonald Stadium here Saturday, winning game one of the doubleheader 12-1 and taking the second game in the bottom of the ninth, 7-6. Fort Scott's season ended with a record of 31-27. Butler (36-21) advances to the Region VI finals at Wichita, which begin Friday. Seven other Super-Regional winners will join Butler for double-elimination play...
FSCC baseball youth camp Tuesday (05/02/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball coaches and players will conduct a youth baseball clinic, sponsored by 5 Corners Mini Mart, Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Lions Field on the FSCC campus. Fundamentals of hitting, throwing, infield, outfield, and base running will all be covered during the camp. The clinic is open to children and teens ages 4-14. Each child will receive a camp T-shirt and have the opportunity after the camp to receive autographs from Greyhound players...
'Hounds fall to Crowder in regular-season finale (05/02/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team fell to No. 17-ranked Crowder College in its regular-season finale at Neosho, Mo., Wednesday afternoon, 4-1. On Monday, the Greyhounds swept a make-up doubleheader at Wentworth Military (Mo.) by scores of 10-0 and 7-2...
No. 8 Highland ends 'Hound season (04/29/14)
HIGHLAND -- No. 8-ranked Highland ended Fort Scott Community College's softball season here Saturday in the first round of the Region VI District E Tournament. The Scotties (36-8) defeated Fort Scott in the first game 9-0 and took the second 17-3 to take the best-of-three series with a sweep. Highland advances to double-elimination play at Topeka this weekend...
'Hounds sweep No. 11 Panthers (04/26/14)
CHANUTE --Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept No. 11-ranked Neosho County here Friday, 3-2 in eight innings in the opener and 7-5 in nine in the nightcap of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Fort Scott (16-18 East, 28-23 overall) is tied with Independence (16-18, 23-25) for sixth place going into today's doubleheader rematch with Neosho County (22-12, 38-15). ...
Shinn signs (04/26/14)
Sophomores Moving On (04/25/14)
That's the spirit (04/25/14)
'Hounds sweep Ottawa; will play today (04/25/14)
OTTAWA -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played a make-up doubleheader here Tuesday against the Ottawa University junior varsity. Fort Scott won the first game in nine innings, 8-7, and the second in five innings, 21-3. Ottawa tied the first game in the bottom of the eighth inning. ...
FSCC softball splits (04/25/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team concluded regular-season play Tuesday with a split against the Central Methodist University junior varsity at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex. Fort Scott won the opener, 5-0, but CMU took the second game, 10-2...
'Hounds split with Allen (04/22/14)
IOLA --Although Fort Scott Community College's baseball managed only a split with Allen here Saturday, the Greyhounds clinched a spot in the Region VI Tournament and put themselves in a position to finish in sixth place if things work out right this coming weekend...
Hounds drop 3 in conference (04/19/14)
Note: There is a correction at the end of this summary regarding the Region VI Tournament schedule, which was printed incorrectly in the print edition.
Pytlowany pens with Greyhounds (04/19/14)
'Hounds sweep Allen in East play (04/18/14)
There are two things that coincide for Fort Scott Community College's baseball team as they continue their climb up the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division ladder. Sure, the Greyhounds have won nine of their last 10 games against the three teams that trail them in the division standings. ...
'Hounds climb farther away from division cellar (04/15/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team is now five games clear of playoff elimination with eight games remaining in the regular season after sweeping Highland in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Saturday. The Greyhounds took game one in eight innings, 5-4, and won the second game, 9-6...
'Hound softball splits with Hutch (04/15/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds' 5-1 win in the opener broke a 14-game losing streak. But the Blue Dragons took game two, 9-0, to salvage the split...
Larks take two from 'Hounds (04/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team has been playing more competitively as of late. But that couldn't prevent a doubleheader sweep by Hesston Friday afternoon at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex in Region VI Division II seeding games. Hesston (11-15 Region, 12-18 overall) won the opener 7-1, scoring 5 runs over the final three innings. The Larks took the second game 4-2...
Greyhound baseball announces 17 signings (04/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College head baseball coach John Hill has announced the signing of 17 student-athletes for 2014-15. "We are very excited about next year's incoming class," Hill said in a recent press release. "Coach Jared Walters, our recruiting coordinator, has done an excellent job of traveling all over the country to find the best players possible that fit our program, school, and community. ...
'Hounds sweep, move past Scotties (04/11/14)
After struggling early in conference play, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team has won five of its last six games following a 17-6, 5-3 sweep of Highland in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Lions Field...
'Hounds split at Labette (04/08/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott and Labette split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Saturday while Highland was swept by last-place Allen, putting the Greyhounds in a tie with Highland for seventh place in the division with Labette and Allen tied for ninth one game behind...
'Hounds swept in weekend twinbills (04/08/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept in a pair of doubleheaders on the road Friday and Saturday. Friday, Brown Mackie won a pair of one-run games in Salina, the first 13-12 in eight innings, the second 9-8. Saturday at Concordia, 16th-ranked Cloud County swept the Greyhounds, 6-2 and 8-4...
Greyhounds take two from Labette (04/05/14)
Friday, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team climbed back into the post-season picture. Today, the Greyhounds will see if they will be able to strengthen their position in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division. Fort Scott, in ninth place in the division coming into Friday's one-day-delayed doubleheader with Labette was one game behind the Cardinals for the final spot in the Region VI Tournament coming up in May. ...
No. 14 Crowder shuts out 'Hounds (04/04/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered an 11-0 shutout at the hands of No. 14-ranked Crowder, Mo., at Lions Field Tuesday as Roughrider pitcher Sam Hilliard held the Greyhounds to 2 hits in 7 innings of work. Hilliard (1-1) walked just one batter while striking out 16...
'Hounds swept at Kansas City (04/04/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept by Kansas City Kansas here Tuesday afternoon in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Kansas City won the opener 7-3, scoring 6 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Blue Devils took a 13-0 shutout in the second game in five innings...
'Hounds continue division struggles (04/01/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was swept by Independence Saturday at Lions Field in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. The Pirates won the opener 8-0 and the second game 9-4. The Greyhounds, who were 8-2 prior to the start of conference play, are now 4-16 in the East, just one game ahead of last-place Allen, and 14-20 overall. ...
FSCC softball suffers four losses over weekend (04/01/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team absorbed four losses in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play over the weekend. In a pair of doubleheaders played at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex, the Greyhounds were swept by No. 6 Cowley Saturday, 4-0 and 16-6, and Coffeyville Sunday, 14-6, 9-6...
Greyhounds sweep Cottey (03/29/14)
The offense broke out in a huge way for Fort Scott Community College's softball team against Cottey College at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Friday afternoon as the Greyhounds swept the visiting Comets 19-0 and 24-4. Fort Scott had 13 hits in the opener and 22 in the nightcap. Coming into the game, the Greyhounds had scored 87 runs the entire season, or about 3 per game...
Greyhounds split at Independence (03/28/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College baseball split a pair of one-run games in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Independence here Thursday. The Pirates won game one in the bottom of the seventh inning, 8-7. The Greyhounds allowed the tying run in the ninth inning of the second game but won 8-7 in 10 innings despite committing 6 errors...
Southeast takes pair from Greyhounds (03/26/14)
.Fort Scott Community College's recent woes continued Tuesday afternoon when the Greyhounds were swept by Southeast, Neb., in a non-conference doubleheader at Lions Field by scores of 6-3 and 12-5. This doubleheader was a make-up of a doubleheader that was to be played at Pittsburg in early February. ...
Greyhounds baseball navigating rocky road (03/25/14)
Editor's Note: This story was published in a previous edition of the Tribune but was not placed online at the time. The Tribune apologizes for the delay in posting this story. Several key injuries have slowed the Fort Scott Community College baseball team's early season momentum...
Coffeyville takes three of four in series (03/25/14)
Coffeyville took three out of four games in the season series with Fort Scott Community College's baseball team, winning both games in Coffeyville Thursday and splitting with the Greyhounds at Lions Field Saturday. Coffeyville entered the weekend in a three-way tie with Cowley and Johnson County atop the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division standings and left it alone in first place. ...
East Central sweeps 'Hound softball (03/25/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team dropped both ends of a non-conference doubleheader here Sunday to East Central, Mo., losing the opener 5-4 and the second game 6-0. The winning run in the opener scored in the top of the seventh and stuck Christa Merriman (2-10) with her 10th loss of the season, even though just 2 of the runs she was charged with were scored...
UPDATED: Greyhounds fall to Phoenix, to play Cincinnati State today (03/21/14)
DANVILLE, Ill. -- Fifth-seeded Phoenix College rallied from a 6-point deficit with six minutes to go and defeated Fort Scott Community College in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Division II National Tournament here Thursday night to prevail 62-57. The Greyhounds (15-17) can still finish in either fifth or sixth place if they can advance past top seed Cincinnati State in a game that will tip off at 3 p.m. ...
UPDATED: Greyhounds roll in first round of Nationals (03/19/14)
Updated at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. Adds Thursday's opponent and box score of Wednesday's game.
Greyhounds to take on experienced Bulldogs (03/18/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team will be making its first appearance in a national tournament since 1948 when it takes the court at the Mary Miller Complex in Danville, Ill., for a first-round game in the NJCAA Division II Basketball Tournament at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning...
'Hounds swept for 2nd time in 3 days (03/18/14)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Cowley posted its second sweep of Fort Scott Community College in three days as the Tigers kept pace with Johnson County and Coffeyville atop the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division baseball standings. The Tigers (12-0 East, 17-3 overall) won the opener 3-2 with a seventh-inning rally and the second game 11-7...
Division II National Tournament Team Capsules (03/15/14)
The first team listed is Fort Scott's opening-round opponent. The next two are the teams involved in the game after the Fort Scott-South Suburban game. The Greyhounds will play one of the teams from that game in either the winner's bracket quarterfinals or the first round of consolation play on Thursday...
Greyhound Send-off Sunday (03/15/14)
Fort Scott Community College announced Friday that there will be a send-off for the Greyhound men's basketball team Sunday morning. FSCC will be going to the NJCAA Division II National Basketball Tournament in Danville, Ill., which begins Tuesday morning. It will be the Greyhounds' first trip to an NJCAA basketball tournament since 1948, when they finished fifth...
Prince of the Court (03/15/14)
Samuels' versatility makes him a scoring threat inside and outside
Cowley sweeps 'Hounds in conference play (03/14/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team won 8 of its first 10 games this season. Then conference play started. Since March 1, when the Greyhounds split the first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division twinbill of the season, Fort Scott has won just 2 of 10 games and fell to .500 on the season when Cowley swept at Lions Field Thursday...
'Hounds will play No. 4 seed in first round (03/12/14)
NJCAA releases pairings for Division II National Tournament
1948 Greyhounds finished fifth in the nation (03/12/14)
In Tuesday's edition, it was stated that the Fort Scott Community College men's basketball team won a regional tourmament in 1947 and advanced to the national tournament in 1948 but that there weren't any details in the Tribune's files. But you can't put anything past Thomas "Mike" Goddard, a former Fort Scott resident who has been keeping track of high school and collegiate records for countless years...
Cavs sweep FSCC softball (03/12/14)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept by Johnson County in its first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader of the season at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Tuesday afternoon. Johnson County (3-1 East, 6-3 overall) took the opener 10-2 and the second game 10-5...
FSCC rodeo men tie for 1st at home event (03/12/14)
About 40 members of the FSCC rodeo team, part of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association's Central Plains Region, competed last weekend in the 33rd annual FSCC Spring Rodeo which took place at Arnold Arena. The Central Plains Region includes about 27 schools throughout Kansas and Oklahoma...
Survive and advance: 'Hounds going to Nationals (03/11/14)
WICHITA -- It's said that it's difficult to beat a good team three times in the same season. If that's true, Fort Scott Community College's men must be a good team. Brown Mackie had won seven straight games against Fort Scott, including both meetings this season, going into the Region VI Division II championship game at Koch Arena here Saturday afternoon. ...
Greyhounds split with Kansas City (03/11/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team broke a five-game losing streak but still only came away with a split against Kansas City Kansas in a make-up Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Monday. The Greyhounds won the opener 5-2 but lost the nightcap 3-2...
FSCC softball drops 2 to Muscatine (03/11/14)
Rain and snow forced Fort Scott Community College's softball game to postpone a doubleheader against Maple Woods (Mo.) that was scheduled for Saturday. But on Sunday, sunny skies allowed the Greyhounds to get in a rescheduled doubleheader against Muscatine (Iowa) at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex...
BREAKING: Greyhound men advance to National Tournament (03/09/14)
WICHITA -- Prince Samuels' free throws with 31.4 seconds remaining gave Fort Scott Community College's men the lead and C.J. Hall provided one more free throw with 4.1 seconds left as the Greyhounds survived defending champion Brown Mackie's comeback attempt to win the Region VI Division II Basketball Tournament championship game, 68-66, at Koch Arena here Saturday...
This Young House: Sophomore guard hopes to lead 'Hounds to a Region VI championship (03/08/14)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore point guard Kevin House is a one-man press breaker. The ultra-quick sophomore out of Oklahoma City, Okla., has lead his team to the brink of playing in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament March 18-22 in Danville, Ill. House's game-changing speed on the basketball court has been on full display this year, as he has averaged 16.7 points a game, more than doubling his scoring average from a season ago...
Cavaliers post another sweep over FSCC (03/08/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County swept Fort Scott Community College's baseball team for the second day in a row in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. Thursday at Lions Field, Johnson County won by scores of 1-0 and 4-2. Friday here, the Cavaliers took 5-4 and 5-3 wins and completed a sweep of the season series...
Carl Albert sweeps 'Hound softball; Saturday's games called off (03/08/14)
Carl Albert State (Okla.) swept Fort Scott Community College in a non-conference softball doubleheader at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex Thursday afternoon. The Vikings took the first game 15-4 and won the second game 15-7. Fort Scott (1-10) scored 4 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning as the Greyhounds got on the board first. However, the Vikings (10-6) scored 8 runs in the top of the sixth and 7 in the top of the seventh...
Four men, Gales earn All-KJCCC Division II honors (03/07/14)
Three members of Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team and one from the women's team were recently honored by Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II head coaches with All-Conference honors. Men's head coach Michael Cook was honored as the Coach of the Year in the division as he led the Greyhounds to their first conference title since 1967, when Fort Scott tied with Independence and Coffeyville. ...
Johnson County sweeps 'Hounds (03/07/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was swept by Johnson County in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Thursday afternoon. The visiting Cavaliers won the opener 1-0 and took the second game 4-2. The only run of the opener scored in the top of the fifth inning when John Fairchild sacrificed to allow Anthony Miller to score. Miller led off the inning with a single to left, was bunted to second and moved to third on Hayden Steele's single...
Greyhounds advance to Region VI final (03/05/14)
Between 1970 and 2012, Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program lost 21 consecutive playoff games. As of Tuesday night, the Greyhound men's program has won two of its last three playoff games. The second-seeded Greyhounds dominated sixth-seeded Kansas City Kansas in the first half of an 82-65 victory in the semifinals of the Region VI Division II Tournament at Arnold Arena...
74 commit to FSCC football (03/01/14)
Fort Scott Community College's football team has landed 61 written commitments from high school seniors across the country, according to information gatherer from the National Junior College Athletic Association website. The Greyhounds have 13 other verbals, according to various other media outlets and recruiting services, so that number could go higher...
Carl Albert sweeps 'Hound softball (03/01/14)
POTEAU, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team was swept in a non-conference doubleheader by Carl Albert State here Thursday by scores of 4-1 and 9-1. Christa Merriman had 2 of Fort Scott's 5 hits in the opener but was also the losing pitcher. She allowed 4 runs on 6 hits and 5 walks while striking out two. Merriman (1-4) also allowed 2 home runs...
Greyhounds split at Kansas City (03/01/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College baseball and Kansas City Kansas split the first Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader for both teams here Friday, a day after the twinbill was originally scheduled to be played. Fort Scott (1-1 East, 9-3 overall) won game one in 10 innings, 8-5. Kansas City (1-1, 4-6) took the nightcap, 4-3...
'Hound men get No. 2 seed, host game Tuesday (02/28/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men escaped Kansas City with a 51-50 victory in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II play here Wednesday night to conclude regular-season play. According to Kansas City's website, the host Blue Devils had an open 3-point shot that missed. Marcus Allen got the rebound and drew a foul with four-tenths of a second left, only to miss the front end of the one-and-one opportunity and allow the Greyhounds (12-16) to escape with the victory...
FSCC men win 1st division title since '67 (02/25/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball program clinched its first division championship since 1967 when the Greyhounds beat Johnson County, 59-53, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II game here Saturday afternoon. The win put Fort Scott at 4-1 in the division and 11-16 overall and salvaged a season sweep with the Cavaliers (4-2, 10-19). ...
'Hounds take 3 of 4 over weekend (02/25/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team took three out of four from visiting Muscatine (Iowa) during a non-conference weekend series at Lions Field. Fort Scott (8-2) swept a doubleheader on Saturday by scores of 9-3 and 8-2. Muscatine won Sunday's opener, 7-6, in eight innings but the Greyhounds took the second game, 7-6...
No. 4 Cavaliers control 1st half vs. FSCC women (02/25/14)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County, ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA Division II poll, outscored Fort Scott Community College's women, 43-15, in the first half of play here Saturday afternoon and went on to a 91-54 victory. Fort Scott fell to 0-5 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II, 1-8 in Region VI Division II tournament seeding and 9-20 overall. ...
'Hound softball leaves Texas with first win (02/25/14)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Fort Scott Community College's softball team picked up its first victory of the season in the final game of the Cowtown Classic here over the weekend. Fort Scott (1-6) defeated Western Oklahoma State, 9-8, in the finale on Saturday, scoring twice in the bottom of the seventh inning after WOSC had scored 5 in the top of that inning...
'Hounds split with North Central Mo. (02/22/14)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered its first loss of the season in the first game of a doubleheader at Lions Field Friday afternoon. But the Greyhounds bounced back in game two to salvage a split with visiting North Central Missouri...
18 'Hound gridders move on to 4-year schools (02/21/14)
Fort Scott Community College saw 18 members of its football team sign scholarships to continue their playing career at four-year schools in the fall. Coach Curtis Horton's squad had players join programs in Florida, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, South Carolina, Alabama, and Oklahoma...
FSCC softball has optimism, many new faces (02/21/14)
Kristin Schalk heads into her second year as the head coach of the Fort Scott Community College softball team, greeting the new year with optimism and a squad dominated by first-year players. Schalk, in her fourth year in collegiate coaching after an earlier stint as an assistant at Ottawa University, is assisted by new coach Genna Stambaugh, herself a former Greyhound. They greet a roster of 16 players, 14 of whom are freshmen, with an eye on improving on last year's 2-36 mark...
'Hounds slug way through twinbill (02/21/14)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Evangel University junior varsity here Wednesday, winning the opener 17-12 and the nightcap 6-1. Fort Scott (4-0) rallied from an 8-0 deficit by scoring 12 runs in the top of the fourth after the first two batters struck out and flew out to center field...
'Hound men roll Hesston, 92-59 (02/20/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men rolled over Hesston, 92-59, in a Region VI Division II seeding game at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, pushing them a bit closer to their goal of hosting a first-round playoff game. Brown Mackie helped out the Greyhounds by beating Highland on the road, 64-63. The results gave Fort Scott, Hesston and Highland the same record in region play, 4-4...
Greyhound women break losing streak (02/20/14)
Malori Gales is the only sophomore on Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team this season. She's also the leading scorer in Region VI Division II. And lately, opponents have been playing some tremendously-tough defense on her. But late in the second half against Hesston at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, the former Lyndon Tiger found her stroke. ...
'Hound baseball opens (finally) with sweep (02/19/14)
PITTSBURG -- Freshman Kaden Schaffer belted out 5 hits in his college debut, including the game-winner in the first game of a doubleheader with North Central Missouri at Jaycee Ball Park here Monday. This was the Greyhounds' first outing of the season after seeing a season-opening series against Southeast Nebraska postponed the previous weekend. ...
'Hounds might need help after loss to Lions (02/18/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men may need some help to make sure they get a first-round home game in the post-season Region VI Division II Tournament following a 91-80 loss to Brown Mackie at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. The Lions (5-2 region, 16-11 overall) completed a season sweep of the series, giving them a tie-breaker advantage. ...
Lion women hand 'Hounds seventh straight defeat (02/18/14)
Malori Gales and Jessica McAdams each posted double-doubles Saturday afternoon at Arnold Arena but those efforts were not enough as Fort Scott Community College's women went down to Brown Mackie, 81-71, in Region VI Division II play. The Greyhounds haven't won since beating the Missouri Valley junior varsity on January 17 and haven't beaten another junior college since beating Neosho County at Arnold Arena on December 9. ...
'Hound men beat Highland (02/14/14)
FSCC women suffer seventh consecutive loss
Every player key for 'Hound baseball (02/12/14)
It's February, with sub-freezing temperatures and snow on the ground. It's also baseball time in Fort Scott. While the recent weather has impacted the community college baseball team, the Greyhounds of Coach John Hill III are anxious to get outside and take to the field in competition...
'Hound men climb into tie for 1st (02/11/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men broke a nine-game losing streak against Kansas City Kansas Monday night as the Greyhounds climbed into a three-way tie for first place in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II with Highland and Johnson County with an 84-74 victory...
Kansas City women hold off Greyhounds (02/11/14)
Fort Scott Community College's women played well in stretches in a make-up game against Kansas City Kansas at Arnold Arena Monday night. But a Blue Devil run late in the first half held up as the difference in a 67-60 loss to the No. 15-ranked team in NJCAA Division II...
North Central pulls away in 2nd half (02/11/14)
North Central Missouri used an 18-4 run during the second half to take control at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon and went on to a 68-51 victory over Fort Scott Community College's women in a non-conference contest The Greyhounds, who lost for the fifth consecutive outing, led several times in the last 10 minutes of the first half, going ahead for the first time since scoring the game's first basket on back-to-back Emily Feldman layups with made it 17-16 with 9:49 to go...
Tigers reschedule for Feb. 17; JV wrestling off (02/01/14)
Not wanting to take a chance with icy conditions forecast for Friday and Saturday, several school districts in Southeast Kansas called things off before the precipitation even began to fall. Fort Scott High School's basketball games at Iola were postponed Friday afternoon. Later in the day, FSHS Athletic Director Larry Fink sent notice that those games will be made up Feb. 17, which is a Monday...
FSCC volleyball, baseball teams post high GPAs (01/31/14)
At least two of Fort Scott Community College's athletic programs continue to impress as much in the classroom as they do in competition. The volleyball team has a grade-point average of 3.75 at the end of the fall semester while the baseball team has a GPA of 3.70...
'Hound men fall in double OT (01/30/14)
Hesston takes advantage of 17-0 first-half run to down FSCC women
'Hound men fall at BMC (01/28/14)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's men fell to Brown Mackie, 83-62, here Saturday in a game that counts toward post-season seeding in Region VI Division II. The Greyhounds (1-1 region, 7-13 overall) led 33-32 at halftime but Brown Mackie shot 66 percent from the field in the second half on 21 of 32...
Greyhound women drop region game (01/28/14)
SALINA -- Fort Scott Community College's women lost to Brown Mackie, 74-65, here Saturday in a game that counts toward Region VI Division II post-season tournament seeding. The Greyhounds (0-2 region, 8-13 overall) led 36-33 at the half. Brown Mackie (1-1, 13-7) outscored Fort Scott 41-29 in the second half...
'Hound men hold off Scotties in conference opener (01/23/14)
Fort Scott Community College's men ran out to a 23-point lead at halftime but had to hold on as Highland rallied in the second half before finally earning a 76-72 victory at Arnold Arena Wednesday night in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division II opener for both teams...
No. 5 Scotties roll by Greyhound women, 82-54 (01/23/14)
Highland, ranked No. 5 in the nation according to National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll, jumped out to a 23-6 lead after 8 minutes and went on to roll by Fort Scott Community College's women, 82-54. It was the conference opener for both teams with Highland improving to 20-1. ...
Post play leads 'Hounds in win (01/18/14)
gins Wednesday night, Fort Scott Community College's women had a combined 42 points and 20 rebounds from its post players in a 72-54 victory over the Missouri Valley College junior varsity at Arnold Arena Friday night. Jessica McAdams a 6-foot-1 freshman from Miller, Mo., finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds. ...
Labette hands 'Hounds 82-60 defeat (01/17/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College's women suffered their eighth loss in nine games Wednesday night as they dropped an 82-60 verdict to Labette. The Division II Greyhounds (7-11) were 6-3 after beating Allen, 70-55, at Iola on December 13. Since then, Fort Scott has played seven NJCAA Division I teams, including Labette twice. ...
House leads 'Hounds over CMU (01/15/14)
Kevin House carved up the Central Methodist University Junior Varsity defense to the tune of 26 points, leading Fort Scott Community College's men to a decisive 87-57 victory at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. "Kevin's a catalyst for us," Fort Scott head coach Michael Cook said after the game. ...
'Hound men drop pair at Cowley (01/14/14)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's men dropped both games against NJCAA Division I competition here over the weekend at the Cowley Classic. Friday night, Fort Scott fell to Labette, 87-80. Saturday, the Greyhounds saw Cowley overcome a 5-point halftime deficit to win 64-60...
Ravens hand Greyhounds 74-42 defeat (01/11/14)
COFFEYVILLE -- Coffeyville handed Fort Scott Community College's women a 74-42 defeat here Thursday night, the Greyhounds' fourth in a row. FSCC (6-9) also lost two games on the road against Louisiana State-Eunice last weekend. Saturday, the Division I Bengals won 78-35. Sunday, LSU-Eunice took a 78-42 win...
Panthers bounce 'Hounds, 100-76 (01/09/14)
CHANUTE -- Five Neosho County players scored in double figures here Tuesday night as the Panthers bounced Fort Scott Community College's men, 100-76. It was the first game since Dec. 9 for the Greyhounds, who fell to 5-10. Neosho County is 15-1. Kevin House scored 22 points to lead Fort Scott and Mabor Gabriel added 15 before fouling out. Chris Parker brought 10 points off the bench...
'Hound games called off (12/17/13)
A Fort Scott Community College basketball doubleheader scheduled against Wentworth Military scheduled to be held Saturday afternoon at Lexington, Mo., was postponed. The doubleheader was to be the last action of the first semester for both the women's and men's teams...
Pressing issues part of 'Hound loss (12/12/13)
Labette's full-court press caused problems for Fort Scott Community College's women in the first half of play at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds got that issue straightened out and got their own defense going in the second half, but then the offense was unable to get going...
'Hound men pummel Central Christian JV (12/10/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men reached the 100-point barrier for the first time since March of 2006 as the Greyhounds battered the Central Christian College junior varsity, 101-65, at Arnold Arena Monday night. Fort Scott's last 100-point night was March 3, 2006, when the 'Hounds outgunned Labette, 109-96, at Arnold Arena. There were 201 games between that contest and Monday's...
Panthers hand Greyhounds 78-63 setback (12/10/13)
Just when it appeared that Fort Scott Community College's women were righting the ship, Neosho County turned in a 15-0 run late in the first half to take control again on its way to a 78-63 win in a non-conference game at Arnold Arena Monday night. The Greyhounds (6-5), who have lost four of their last six games following a 4-1 start, trailed 10-4 with 12:37 left in the first half. ...
Late drought costly (12/07/13)
NEVADA -- A five-minute, 15-second dry spell late in the second half proved costly as Fort Scott Community College's women dropped an 81-78 setback to host Cottey College Friday night. The Comets avanged a November 18 loss at Fort Scott as the Greyhounds won 67-66 that night...
Gales steps up to lead all-frosh cast (12/05/13)
FSCC's only sophomore an example not just for her teammates
'Hounds split at Allen (12/05/13)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams split a non-conference doubleheader at Allen here Tuesday night. Fort Scott's women opened the night with a 70-55 win over Allen, sweeping the season series. The Greyhounds (6-3) also defeated the Red Devils, 68-64, at Arnold Arena on November 12, which broke a 21-game losing streak against Division I schools...
'Hound men drop pair in KC (12/04/13)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team dropped a pair of games here over the weekend and fell to 4-7 on the season. The Greyhounds have lost three straight games going into a Tuesday night contest at Allen. Former Jayhawk Conference divisional foe Labette defeated Fort Scott Friday night, 78-73, on the first night of the Penn Valley Classic. Kevin House scored 21 points for the Greyhounds and also led with 9 rebounds and 7 assists...
'Hound women split on Iowa trip (11/30/13)
Fort Scott Community College's women's basketball team split a pair of games on a trip to Iowa last weekend. The Greyhounds lost at 11th-ranked Des Moines Area Sunday but avenged an earlier loss by beating the William Penn University junior varsity Monday...
Norsemen runs lead to Greyhound loss, 86-61 (11/27/13)
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M broke Fort Scott Community College's four-game winning streak Tuesday night at Arnold Arena, using several runs to take control and go on to an 86-61 victory.
'Hounds handle Penn Valley; NEO visits tonight (11/26/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men won their fourth straight game Saturday afternoon as the Greyhounds evened their season record with a 91-72 win over Penn Valley (Mo.) at Arnold Arena. It was Fort Scott's highest-scoring game of the season and the most points for the 'Hounds since beating Independence, 96-91 in double overtime, on Feb. 2 of last season. It was the first time a Fort Scott team scored 90 or more in regulation since February of 2009...
'Hound baseball tunes up; six sign with four-year schools (11/23/13)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team got some tune-up action during the fall "off season." Like a number of college teams, the Greyhounds stayed busy trying to get in as many games as possible. Coaches find it makes for a good opportunity to try out new players, new positions and various combinations while refining the players' technical and strategic work...
Hall's 21 leads 'Hounds past Eagle JV (11/22/13)
FAYETTE, Mo. -- C.J. Hall scored a season-high 21 points as Fort Scott Community College's mens' basketball team took a 78-52 victory over the Central Methodist University junior varsity here Wednesday night. The Greyhounds, who improved to 3-4, led 46-26 at the half. They shot 45 percent from the field, making 27 of 60 field-goal attempts. Hall was 8 of 11 overall from the field and 5 of 7 from 3-point range...
Neosho County wins despite Gales' personal-best 29 (11/21/13)
CHANUTE -- Lyndon sophomore Malori Gales scored a career-best 29 points here Wednesday night but that wasn't enough as Neosho County held on for a 77-75 victory over Fort Scott Community College's women in non-conference play between the former division foes...
Gales named Division II Player of Week (11/20/13)
Fort Scott Community College sophomore Malori Gales was named Jayahawk Conference Division II Player of the Week for her play during the first week of the season. Gales, a 5' 9" guard from Lyndon scored 31 points over two games, grabbed 16 rebounds and handed out 6 assists in games against the William Penn University junior varsity and Wentworth Military Academy...
Greyhound women hold off Cottey (11/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's women held off a Cottey College rally at Arnold Arena Monday night to prevail 67-66 and win the fourth game of the season, equaling the number the Greyhounds won all of last season. Fort Scott also won at North Central Missouri, 84-72, on Saturday. That story can be seen on page 8 of today's edition...
'Hound men bounce Southwestern JV (11/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men got their second consecutive win Monday night as the Greyhounds vanquished the Southwestern College junior varsity, 86-52 at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott's first victory came Saturday afternoon against Wentworth Military. For more on that game, see page 8...
'Hound men claim first win (11/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men got their first victory of the season Saturday afternoon at Arnold Arena when Kevin House made a pair of free throws with just 3.9 seconds remaining in the game to boost the Greyhounds to a 61-60 victory over Wentworth Military Academy...
FSCC women win on road (11/19/13)
TRENTON, Mo. -- Sierra Shoulders recorded a double-double here Saturday afternoon as Fort Scott Community College's women took an 84-72 win over North Central Missouri. The 84 points were the most scored by an FSCC women's team since an 84-91 loss against Neosho County on Dec. 2, 2009. Fort Scott had gone 120 games since without scoring 80 points...
11 Greyhound gridders named All-KJCC (11/16/13)
With an offense that led the NJCAA Region VI in total offense and rushing offense, it's no surprise that Fort Scott Community College's football team landed several members of that offensive unit on the All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference First Team...
Ermel, De Hoyos receive volleyball honors (11/16/13)
Two members of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team received post-season accolades recently from officials with the Jayhawk Conference as well as from Region VI. Sophomores Jacy Ermel, a Uniontown High School graduate, and Stephanie De Hoyos were both chosen to the Eastern Division Honorable Mention team by Jayhawk Conference coaches. The Greyhounds finished with a 19-18 record this season...
'Hound women rally to beat Allen (11/13/13)
Fort Scott Community College's women rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to beat former division foe Allen, 68-64, in a non-conference game at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. The victory lifted the Greyhounds' record to 2-1 and broke a 21-game losing streak against NCAA Division I schools. The Division II 'Hounds last beat a D-I team on Feb. 1, 2012, when they won at Labette, 73-70...
Red Devil men win foul-plagued game (11/13/13)
Rules changes in college basketball this season regarding hand checking have already had their effect at the NCAA level. Tuesday night at Arnold Arena, the effect trickled down to the junior-college level as 55 fouls were called resulting on 78 free-throw attempts during a long night of basketball which ended with Allen's 87-71 win over Fort Scott Community College in a non-conference game between former division foes...
Greyhound men fall at NEO; Allen calls tonight (11/12/13)
MIAMI, Okla. --Fort Scott Community College's basketball team fell to 0-3 on the season with an 85-71 loss to host Northeastern Oklahoma A&M here Saturday night. Fort Scott lost despite shooting 51 percent from the floor, making 25 of 49 field-goal attempts, as NEO (3-1) shot 55 percent on 28 of 51...
No. 1 Cowley ends FSCC volleyball season (11/12/13)
ARKANSAS CITY --Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team fell in the first round of the Region VI Division II District M post-season tournament here Saturday and saw its season come to a close. The Greyhounds (19-18) lost to NJCAA Division II No. 1-ranked Cowley, 25-15, 25-15, 25-17. Stephanie De Hoyos and Shelbey Baker each had 9 kills for the Greyhounds. Kortney Blaufuss had 28 assists. Terina Harris picked up 17 digs...
Greyhounds fall in season opener, 66-59 (11/02/13)
Fort Scott Community College's freshmen-dominated team showed a lot of hustle on the first night of the Third Annual Jim Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Friday night. But they also showed they have a way to go before they'll be able to roll off some victories...
Barton controls second half in 'Hound defeat (11/02/13)
GREAT BEND -- Fort Scott trailed by just 2 points at halftime here Friday night but couldn't keep pace in the second half and Barton went on to an 81-61 victory in the season opener for both teams at Barton's home classic. The Cougars shot 63 percent from the field in the second half on 14 of 22 while holding Fort Scott to 35 percent on 9 of 26...
'Hounds dominate Ravens, advance to playoffs (10/31/13)
It was appropriate for Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team to be playing at Arnold Arena -- half basketball arena, half rodeo venue -- Wednesday night as they took on Coffeyville. Although they needed some help from other matches, the Greyhounds grabbed an opportunity to qualify for the playoffs by the horns and wrestled down the Red Ravens to qualify for the Region VI Division II Tournament...
Gales lone returning sophomore (10/30/13)
After struggling to put a team on the court at the end of last season, finishing the year with just six players available, Fort Scott Community College second-year women's basketball head coach Katie Reihmann is pretty much starting over again this season...
Greyhounds end season with win over Buffaloes (10/29/13)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Fort Scott Community College's football team ended its season on a winning note Saturday afternoon, beating Arkansas Baptist College, 53-36, in a non-conference game. The Greyhounds finished the season with a 2-7 record with their other victory coming over Independence by a 63-7 score on October 5...
Alford latest in line of 1,000-yard rushers (10/25/13)
Over the last seven seasons at Fort Scott Community College, Greyhound head football coach Curtis Horton has proved that he can produce an offense that can run the ball and recruit running backs that excel in his "smash-mouth" style of football. This year has proved no different with Jo-Nathan Alford becoming the sixth 'Hound ball carrier to run for over 1,000 yards in Horton's seven seasons...
'Hounds fall to No. 16 Panthers (10/25/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team fell to No. 16-ranked Neosho County in three sets in Jayhawk conference-Eastern Division play Wednesday night. The match also counted toward Region VI Division II post-season tournament seeding and the loss puts the Greyhounds two matches out of the last playoff spot with two matches remaining...
Greyhounds Gettin' Ready (10/24/13)
'Hounds win 5th straight (10/23/13)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its fifth straight match here Monday night and moved over the .500 mark for just the second time this season at 17-16. Fort Scott took the match 25-18, 25-22, 16-25, 25-18 from Cottey College (5-12) in non-conference, non-district play. Three Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division games remain in the regular season as the Greyhounds try to become one of the eight teams that advance to post-season play in Region VI Division II...
No. 19 Hutchinson rallies to beat 'Hounds (10/22/13)
HUTCHINSON -- Those who thought they were experiencing deja vu during the fourth quarter of Fort Scott Community College's football game at Hutchinson Saturday night can feel perfectly justified. For the second time this season, the Greyhounds found themselves going into the fourth quarter with a lead only to allow 35 unanswered points...
Greyhounds beat NEO for third time this year (10/22/13)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball defeated Northeastern Oklahoma A&M for the third time this season in their Dig Pink Night match at Arnold Arena Friday night. The Greyhounds (16-16) dropped the first set but won in four 20-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-11. Fort Scott defeated NEO September 18 at Miami, Okla., in five sets and at the Coffeyville Tournament in three on October 4. The Lady Norse picked up their only win in the season series, 3 sets to 2, at the Allen Tournament on September 21...
Lamin looks to follow trail blazed by NFLers (10/19/13)
Around this time next year Abu Lamin will be competing at the highest level college football has to offer: the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Lamin, a redshirt freshman playing for Fort Scott Community College, committed to play for the South Carolina Gamecocks and legendary college football coach Steve Spurrier during the summer...
'Hounds get needed victory (10/17/13)
At some point Wednesday night, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball apparently decided it had enough of this nonsense of Independence sticking around and being competitive. After two relatively close sets, the Greyhounds got on some long rolls in the third set and -- perhaps also aided by the Pirates' confusion over its own rotation -- dominated. ...
'Hound hoop squads picked in lower half of new division (10/16/13)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott Community College's basketball teams were picked to finish in the bottom half of the Jayhawk Conference's newly-created division for the league's Division II teams in a pre-season poll revealed here Monday. Fort Scott, Highland, Johnson County and Kansas City Kansas have been removed from the Eastern Division and placed in a new division called "East Division II." The league's old divisions have also been realigned so that Butler becomes the seventh team in the Eastern Division with the other Division I teams. ...
'Hounds 3-1 at Neosho County (10/15/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team went 3-1 at the Neosho County Tournament here over the weekend. Friday afternoon, the Greyhounds, an NJCAA Division II team, took on Seminole State, Okla., a Division I team, for the second time this season on the court and won 24-26, 25-17, 25-22, 25-14...
Three 'Hounds earn KJCCC Player of Week honors (10/10/13)
Fort Scott Community College football players swept Kansas Jayhawk Community College Player of the Week honors following the Greyhounds' 63-7 victory over Independence at Frary Field Saturday that gave the team its first victory of the season. Alexandria, Va., sophomore quarterback Jason Stewart was named Offensive Player of the Week as he completed 16 of 20 passes for 314 yards and four touchdowns. ...
'Hounds demolish Pirates for 1st win (10/08/13)
Alford, Dangerfield each score 3 TDs in 2013 home finale
Greyhound volleyball splits at Coffeyville tourney (10/08/13)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team split four matches in a tournament here over the weekend. Friday, the Greyhounds swept Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in the third of four meetings this season, 25-15, 25-19, 25-21, and lost to Allen, 25-15, 25-22, 16-25, 25-23...
No. 1 Cowley sweeps Greyhounds (10/03/13)
Broncbusters better on rainy Homecoming day (10/01/13)
Garden City came to Fort Scott late Friday afternoon without its head coach, Matt Miller, due to illness and with its starting quarterback out due to an injury. There was also the potential distraction of a game against Butler this coming Saturday that will to a long way toward determining the regular-season champion of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference...
Allen rallies to beat 'Hounds (10/01/13)
The tide of momentum turned several times during Fort Scott Community College's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match with Allen at Arnold Arena Monday night. But the visiting Red Devils rallied from a 2-sets-to-1 deficit to take the win, 25-14, 16-25, 21-25, 26-24, 15-11...
College Hall of Fame inductees honored October 5 (09/28/13)
This version of this story has been corrected from the one that was printed in the Saturday, Sept. 27 edition. Due to poor editing, the story was written with event taking place on the wrong date. The ceremonies will take place Oct. 5. The Tribune regrets the error and the confusion it may have caused.
No. 3 Johnson County sweeps Greyhounds (09/27/13)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County, ranked No. 3 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, swept Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team here Wedensday night, 25-13, 25-13, 25-13, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds fell to 0-3 in the division and 0-4 in Region VI Division II play, which includes all the KJCCC's Eastern Division teams and independent Hesston. They're 8-11 overall...
Jayhawk Conference honors pair of 'Hounds (09/26/13)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball players Jacy Ermel and Sarah Williams have been named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Division II Volleyball Players of the Week. Ermel, a sophomore outside hitter/right side hitter from Uniontown, was named the KJCCC's Player of the Week in Division II. ...
'Hounds fall just short at No. 17 Dodge City (09/24/13)
DODGE CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's football team jumped out to a big lead here Saturday only to fall in the fourth quarter of Jayhawk Conference play at Memorial Stadium. The Greyhounds had No. 17 Dodge City on the ropes for quite some time, building a 22-6 lead and leading by five going into the fourth quarter. But again, as was the case the week before at Coffeyville, the home team came back in the fourth quarter...
Short-handed Greyhounds sweep Cottey (09/24/13)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball squad swept Cottey College in three sets in a non-conference dual at Arnold Arena Monday night. The 25-20, 25-17, 25-18 sweep came even though the Greyhounds were missing three starters. Bridget McGuire, the starting setter, was injured about two weeks ago and is wearing a knee brace. Stephanie de Hoyos and Shelby Baker were also out of the lineup Monday night...
'Hounds win at NEO (09/20/13)
MIAMI, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team defeated Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in five sets here Wednesday night in non-conference play. The Greyhounds won 25-21, 20-25, 25-22, 23-25, 15-6. It was just the second time a Fort Scott match has gone to five sets this season. The 'Hounds lost to Seminole State, Okla., in five on the second day of the Fort Scott Tournament on Aug. 24...
'Hounds 1-3 at Marshalltown (09/19/13)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team posted a 1-3 record in the Marshalltown Tournament over the weekend, picking up its only win on Saturday over North Iowa Area. The Greyhounds, who fell to 4-8 on the season, lost their first match on Friday to Des Moines Area in three sets, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13. ...
'Hounds collapse in fourth quarter (09/17/13)
COFFEYVILLE -- It looked as though Fort Scott Community College's football team had an excellent chance to win its first game of the season here Saturday. As the third quarter was coming to a close, Fort Scott held a 33-27 lead. Backup running back Kyle Hammond was having an excellent game in place of suspended Jo-Nathan Alford. And the defense, though it had bent a few times, wasn't breaking...
Former 'Hound denied by NCAA (09/14/13)
The NCAA has ruled that Kansas cornerback Kevin Short, a 2013 graduate of Fort Scott Community College, is academically ineligible and will have to redshirt this season, according to reports including one from the Associated Press. Short was an NJCAA All-American for the Greyhounds. He played here in 2011 and 2012. Kansas head coach Charlie Weis was reported as saying he was "extremely disappointed" with the decision...
No. 19 KCK sweeps 'Hounds (09/12/13)
Kansas City Kansas came into Wednesday's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match ranked 19th in the latest NJCAA Division II volleyball poll. And the Blue Devils showed a lot of why they have national accolades in a 25-16, 25-18, 25-20 sweep of Fort Scott Community College at Arnold Arena Wednesday night...
Butler betters Greyhounds (09/10/13)
Fort Scott Community College's defense, which was ranked last in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference in three of the four major categories going into the weekend, has its best day of the season in terms of yards allowed Saturday. But while the defense showed some signs of improvement, the offense and special teams mostly let the Greyhounds down in a 52-14 loss to fourth-ranked Butler in KJCCC play at Frary Field...
Hesston sweeps 'Hounds in district (09/06/13)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team was swept by Hesston a Region VI Division II district match here Wednesday by scores of 30-28, 25-20, 25-13. All Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division matches as well as ones against Hesston (2-4) count toward seeding in the Division II post-season tournament. With last week's loss at Highland, the Greyhounds (3-4 overall) are 0-2 in district matches...
Tyler drops Greyhounds to 0-2 (09/04/13)
TYLER, Texas -- Were it not for miscues and penalties, Fort Scott Community College's football game here against Tyler Saturday night could have been at the least more competitive. But the Greyhounds committed penalties that gave the Apaches' offense reprieves and robbed their own offense of at least two touchdowns. And they scored on just two of five opportunities when they had the ball inside Tyler's 10-yard line, one of those scores coming after the hosts had the game well in hand...
'Hounds On Road Tonight (08/30/13)
Academic and Athletic Achievement (08/29/13)
Inconsistency dooms 'Hounds in opener (08/27/13)
Freshman quarterback Brandon Bergeron threw for 323 yards and four touchdowns Saturday afternoon to lead Highland to a 48-31 victory over Fort Scott Community College in the season -- and Jayhawk Conference -- opener for both teams at Frary Field. The Greyhounds appeared to be sluggish to start the game, especially on defense where Highland's offense was allowed to make first downs on three or four consecutive plays. The Scotties gained 187 yards of total offense in that quarter alone...
'Hound volleyball finishes 2-2 in tourney (08/27/13)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team split its matches on Saturday and finished in fourth place in its season-opening home tournament at Arnold Arena. Seminole State (Okla.), Coffeyville and Neosho County all finished 3-1 in tyring for first place. They defeated each other head-to-head with Coffeyville beating Seminole, 3-1, and Neosho sweeping Coffeyville Friday and Seminole beating Neosho, 3-1, Saturday...
Neosho County only unbeaten team; 'Hounds split (08/24/13)
Neosho County is the only unbeaten team after the first day of the Fort Scott Community College Volleyball Tournament at hot, humid Arnold Arena Friday. The Panthers swept Coffeyville in their first match, 25-18, 25-20, 25-15, then won the last three sets of their dual with the Greyhounds, 18-25, 27-17, 30-28, 25-21...
Early season opener Saturday at Frary Field (08/23/13)
It seems early, doesn't it? The Jayhawk Conference football season begins Saturday and Fort Scott Community College will be the first to host a game as Highland visits Frary Field for a 1 p.m. kickoff Saturday afternoon. The other three Jayhawk Conference games scheduled for Saturday kick off at 7 p.m...
'Hound volleyball starts up Friday (08/22/13)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has been very busy. The Greyhounds' season begins Friday and she's still looking to round out her starting lineup. Hill has 17 players in camp, two of whom will redshirt as the Jayhawk Conference only allows 15 to be on the active roster. She has five returning sophomores from last season's 23-12 squad and a transfer from a junior college in Florida...
Poster giveaway at FSCC game Saturday (08/20/13)
The Fort Scott Community College Greyhound football team will open up its 2013 season against Highland Community College at 1 p.m. Saturday at Frary Field. Team posters will be given to the first 100 fans 12 years and younger. This year's poster shows a host of players and displays the "Fort Tough" motto for the 2013 season...
'Hounds picked 5th by KJCCC coaches (07/27/13)
WICHITA -- The top five finishers in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College football standings were picked to finish in the same places in the pre-season coaches' poll released here Friday at the KJCCC Football Media Conference. This means that Butler, Hutchinson, Coffeyville, Garden City and Fort Scott are picked to finish in that order from first through fifth places, the spots where each one finished last season...
'Hounds noted in JCGridiron poll (07/10/13)
Fort Scott 'on the bubble'; Butler, Hutch included in top 15
KOMB/KMDO reacquires radio rights (06/19/13)
Early Tuesday morning Fort Scott Community College and Fort Scott Broadcasting, owners of local radio stations KOMB-FM (103.9) and KMDO-AM (1600) announced an agreement that returns FSCC athletics broadcasts to the stations on a full-time basis. The announcement was made on air during Larry Gazaway's morning show. FSCC Athletic Director J.D. Ettore was also at the studio to make the announcement, which was later confirmed on the station's Facebook page...
'Hounds continue to receive honors (06/19/13)
Recently, the Fort Scott Community College baseball team received academic honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association. In the past couple of days, other Greyhound sports have received recognition for team and individual excellence in the classroom...
Kaufman ties for 11th in bareback riding at CNFR (06/19/13)
CASPER, Wyo. -- Blaine Kaufman was Fort Scott Community College's highest finisher at the National College Finals Rodeo here last week, finishing 11th in the nation in bareback riding. Kaufman, a freshman, was one of six FSCC cowboys who qualified for the CNFR. He was the only one to reach the short-go (finals) in his event...
FSCC volleyball camps to be held Tuesday thru Thurs. (06/15/13)
Fort Scott Community College will host its annual summer volleyball camps at Arnold Arena on the FSCC campus beginning Tuesday. Tuesday's camp will be an All-Skills Training Camp for those entering seventh grade or lower this coming school year. Cost of the camp is $40. An All-Skills Camp for those entering eighth grade and up this year will be held Wednesday and Thursday. The cost of this camp is $60...
FSCC softball adds two more for 2014 (06/15/13)
Fort Scott Community College head softball coach Kristin Schalk has signed two more players to the 2014 roster. Akoda Black and Alex Yeoman will be joining the group of 15 previously-signed future Greyhounds for next season's squad. Black is a second and third baseman from Ottawa, where she played four years of varsity softball for Corey Katzer and Joe Serna at Ottawa High School. ...
'Hounds to open at home vs. Highland (06/14/13)
The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference released its 2013 football schedule late last week. Fort Scott Community College will open the season at Frary Field on Aug. 24 with a 1 p.m. kickoff against Highland. Fort Scott (3-4 KJCCC, 4-5 overall in 2012) and Highland (1-6, 2-7) will meet in a season opener for the second consecutive year. The Greyhounds won at Highland, 20-13, in the 2012 opener...
Seward County eliminates 'Hounds (05/14/13)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott Community College's stay in the Region VI Tournament finals lasted just two games as the Greyhounds were knocked out of the double-elimination tournament by Jayhawk Conference-Western Division champion Seward County here Saturday, 8-5...
Neosho drops 'Hounds, 4-2 (05/11/13)
WICHITA -- In every game from this point forward, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team will be in a fight to keep its season alive. The Greyhounds held a 2-0 lead after four innings of play in a first-round Region VI Tournament game at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. But Neosho County, the sixth-place finisher in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rallied with 3 runs in the sixth, added an insurance run in the seventh and dropped Fort Scott into the losers' bracket, 4-2...
Region VI Tournament begins today (05/10/13)
WICHITA -- The eight best junior college baseball teams in Kansas will begin a four-to-five-day long battle for a berth in the NJCAA World Series beginning this morning at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. The Region VI Tournament finals start at 10 a.m. with Fort Scott Community College (40-15) facing Neosho County (31-23) in a battle of Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division teams...
'Hounds sweep Pratt to advance (05/07/13)
Fort Scott makes it to Wichita for the first time since 2009
Fort Scott Communit y College playoff series pushed back to Monday (05/04/13)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team stated in a Saturday afternoon email that the Region VI Tournament Sub-Regional Playoff Series versus Pratt will not begin Sunday afternoon due to wet field conditions. The series was originally slated to begin Saturday...
FSCC games set for Sunday; Tigers Monday (05/04/13)
Fort Scott Community College's Region VI Sub-Regional Playoff Series versus Pratt will not begin until Sunday due to wet field conditions at Lions Field Friday that were not expected to improve Saturday. The best-of-three series was one of three that were postponed. The others were Butler at Kansas City and Hutchinson at Coffeyville. Both those will begin Sunday as well...
FSCC to host Pratt in playoff series (05/03/13)
Fort Scott Community College finished second in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division this season and is a series win away from it's second 40-victory season in three years. Pratt Community College needed to sweep Butler Monday just to be certain it would even qualify for the post-season. Fortunately for the Beavers, they did just that and also passed Cloud County in the Jayhawk Conference-Western Division standings to finish seventh...
'Hounds win scorefest over No. 6 Crowder (05/02/13)
Fort Scott Community College snuck in a make-up home game with No. 6 Crowder, Mo., at Lions Field Wednesday afternoon and beat the nationally-ranked Roughriders in a nine-inning game for the second time in a month. The Greyhounds defeated then-No. 1 Crowder, 11-4, at Neosho, Mo., on April 17. At the time, the Riders had lost 4 of 5 going into that game since being named No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I poll earlier that week...
'Hounds clinch Sub-Regional host's role (04/30/13)
Changes to this story made to reflect corrections in format of Sub-Regional and team that Fort Scott will face this weekend.
'Hounds sweep Baker JV; regular season concludes this weekend (04/26/13)
Edited April 28 to make a correction regarding the Sub-Regional Tournament playoff format.
'Hounds move into second-place tie after split (04/23/13)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team moved into a second-place tie with Coffeyville in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division over the weekend -- but only after salvaging a split of its four-game series with Highland by winning the second game of Sunday's doubleheader in its final at-bat...
Cottey sweeps in FSCC home finale (04/23/13)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team could have decided to pack it in long ago. The Greyhounds could have decided that being down by 15 runs in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader with Cottey College at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex was just as well. It was the bottom of the seventh, anyway...
FSCC all-star games set for Sunday (04/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's men's and women's basketball teams will host the third annual Pechone Stepps All-Star Games for high-school seniors Sunday afternoon at Arnold Arena. The women's game will begin at 1 p.m. and the men's game will follow at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students...
FSCC volleyball sophomores sign with four-year schools (04/19/13)
Three Fort Scott Community College sophomores have recently signed letters of intent to continue their volleyball careers at four-year schools. Ali Cure, from Baxter Springs, has signed with Central Methodist University in Fulton, Mo. Ashley Bell, Moreno Valley, Calif., has signed with Pittsburg State. Taylyn Schwartz, Eureka, has signed with the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Okla...
FSCC softball at Cowley rescheduled (04/19/13)
Fort Scott Community College's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division softball doubleheader scheduled for Thursday at Cowley College has been rescheduled for Sunday 1 p.m. This doubleheader will now be the final games of the regular season for the Greyhounds, who are 1-23 in the division and 2-30 overall...
'Hounds rout No. 1 Crowder, 11-4 (04/18/13)
NEOSHO, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team knocked off No. 1-ranked Crowder here Wednesday, 11-4, in a single nine-inning game. The game was moved here to try and avoid the severe storms forecast for the area. Crowder was voted No. 1 in the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division I poll on April 10. ...
'Hounds sweep Ottawa JV (04/17/13)
OTTAWA -- Fort Scott Community College swept the Ottawa University junior varsity in a doubleheader here Monday. These games were originally scheduled for Tuesday but moved up to avoid the possibility of a rainout. Fort Scott (29-12) took the first game 4-3 and the nightcap 10-4...
Greyhound baseball keeps pace with Ravens (04/16/13)
Fort Scott Community College head baseball coach John Hill III shared an interesting statistic with KSEK-FM's Matt Newbery after the Greyhounds defeated Labette in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday afternoon. "I was at a coaching convention," Hill remembered, "and one of the speakers said that about 70 percent of college baseball games are won by a team that scores more runs in one inning than the opponent scores in the entire game."...
Tom earns conference, national player of week honors (04/11/13)
Ka'ai Tom, a freshman outfielder from Kaneohe, Hawaii, was named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Player of the Week and was one of three co-recipients of the National Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Week, a period which included a stretch in which he belted five home runs in four days. He drove in 15 runs during a week in which the Greyhounds won six consecutive games, the first two on April 3 against Cowley, ranked sixth in the nation...
Hume senior signs with FSCC (04/11/13)
HUME, Mo. -- Emily Brooks, a senior from Hume High School, is the first announced signee to the Fort Scott Community College women's basketball program for next season. She finished her high school playing career with 1,035 points, despite devastating injuries to both knees, one of which cut her senior season short...
FSCC baseball team announces 14 signings (04/11/13)
Fort Scott Community College recently released a list of 14 players who have committed to play baseball for the Greyhounds and head coach John Hill III next season. "We are very excited about next year's incoming class," Hill said. "Each player has shown the ability to play at a high level and has accepted the challenge of being a Fort Scott Greyhound. They understand the expectations in the classroom, in the community, and on the field."...
Summer volleyball camps set (04/11/13)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has announced details pertaining to summer volleyball camps that will be hosted by FSCC this summer. There will be an All Skills Training camp on June 18 for those entering seventh grade or younger. The same camp for those entering 8th grade and older will be held June 19 and 20. Both will be held at Arnold Arena on the FSCC campus...
Baseball camp on May 1 (04/11/13)
Fort Scott Community College baseball recently announced that it will hold a youth baseball clinic sponsored by 5 Corners Mini-Mart of Fort Scott from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 1 at Lions Field on the FSCC campus. The camp is being organized and run by Greyhound baseball coaches and players...
Sweep of Indy brings 'Hounds within half game of 2nd place (04/09/13)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team scored 43 runs in a sweep of a four-game Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division series with Independence here over the weekend and moved to within 1/2 game of second-place Coffeyville. The top two teams in both of the Jayhawk Conference's divisions host first-round Sub-Regional tournaments. ...
'Hounds drop 3 of 4 over weekend (04/09/13)
Fort Scott Community College's softball team dropped three of four games over the weekend in doubleheaders at the Betty Ruth Willard Complex on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the Greyhounds broke an 11-game losing streak by taking the first game from Brown Mackie, 10-6. But they lost the second game 13-5...
FSCC Garage-A-Rama accepting donations for May 10-12 fundraiser (04/09/13)
The Fort Scott Community College Athletic Department will host Garage-A-Rama at the Armory Building across the street from FSCC's main campus May 10-12. Items will be sold from 1 to 8 p.m. on May 10, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 11 and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 12. Items being accepted for sale include furniture, televisions, microwaves, clothing and accessories, kitchen items, toys, home décor, tools, appliances, entertainment items, and much more...
'Hounds sweep No. 6 Cowley, move up 2 places (04/04/13)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team moved up two places in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division Wednesday when the Greyhounds stunned No. 6-ranked Cowley 13-4 and 6-3 in a make-up doubleheader at Lions Field. The Greyhounds began the day in sixth place in the division but now stand in third place. ...
Coffeyville sweeps 'Hounds Saturday (04/02/13)
COFFEYVILLE -- Friday, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team gained some ground on second-place Coffeyville by sweeping a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Saturday, the Greyhounds took a step back as Coffeyville posted a 12-4, 4-1 sweep while taking advantage of 10 Fort Scott errors in the twinbill...
'Hounds sweep Coffeyville to open series (03/30/13)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team opened its weekend Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division series against Coffeyville by posting a sweep. The Greyhounds took game one 4-0 and the second game 8-1. The series concludes with another doubleheader here Today, weather permitting...
Logan no-hits Evangel JV (03/29/13)
Freshman left-hander Payton Logan didn't allow a hit as Fort Scott Community College's baseball team shut out the Evangel University junior varsity in the first game of a doubleheader at Lions Field Thursday. Logan (1-0) allowed 2 walks and struck out 8 in 5 innings, which is as far as the game went due to the run-rule. Only one Evangel runner reached second base...
Cowley takes pair of 1-run extra-inning games (03/23/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team once again played "dodge the weather" and moved its doubleheader versus Cowley to Jaycee Ball Park here Friday afternoon. Once there, the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division leading Tigers took a pair of extra-inning 1-run games. They took the opener 3-2 in 9 innings and the nightcap 4-3 in 11 (Junior-college doubleheaders are normally two 7-inning games)...
'Hounds salvage Monday split (03/19/13)
Usually, if you go out, the saying goes that you want to "Go out with a bang." Fort Scott Community College went out of the second game of Monday's doubleheaders with a series of soft "plunks" but it gave them a come-from-behind victory over Johnson County, salvaging a split for the day and a series win...
'Hounds came into season with high expectations (03/19/13)
A 30-win season with a winning record would be enough for most programs to point to as a positive. And while that was true of last year's Fort Scott Community College baseball team, the coaching staff is hoping to build on that and, more importantly, turn things around in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division...
Dodge City drubs 'Hound softball (03/19/13)
Inexperience and injury in the pitching department hurt Fort Scott Community College Saturday as visiting Dodge City swept the Greyhounds 10-1 and 26-2 in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Starting pitcher Hailey Foster has been pitching with a brace to protect a torn labrum on her non-pitching (left) side, head coach Kristin Schalk told the Tribune Monday afternoon. ...
'Hounds swept by Pratt, host Dodge today (03/16/13)
The last piece of the puzzle for Fort Scott Community College's softball team is pitching. Greyhound first-year head coach Kristin Schalk is happy with the way her team's offense has started to come around, batting well over .300 as a team. She's pleased with the way her defense makes every effort to make plays...
FSCC softball snaps long losing streak (03/15/13)
Also: Volleyball letters of intent, Phi Theta Kappa inductees, and an all-star basketball game.
'Hounds split with KCK again (03/14/13)
TOPEKA -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split another Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader against Kansas City Kansas Wednesday, this time in Topeka after the teams played Tuesday's games in St. Joseph, Mo. Fort Scott won the opener 2-1. Kansas City took the second game 2-0...
Four Greyhounds tabbed by coaches (03/13/13)
Three members of Fort Scott Community College's men's basketball team received honors from the coaches of the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division while two men and one woman were voted to places on the All-Region Team by the Region VI Division II coaches...
'Hound softball hosts Neosho County today (03/13/13)
New head coach Kristin Schalk is looking to create some luster for the Fort Scott Community College women's softball team. Schalk comes to Fort Scott after spending the 2011 and 2012 seasons as the assistant coach at Ottawa University. During that time, Schalk helped the Braves to the 2011 regular-season Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) championship and produced 17 all-conference performers...
'Hounds split with KCK (03/13/13)
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Ka'ai Tom's 4 runs batted in helped Fort Scott Community College's baseball team salvage a split with Kansas City Kansas here Tuesday. The games were moved to Missouri Western State University's stadium because the field in Kansas City was unplayable. It was not certain at press time if this would be the venue for today's doubleheader between the same teams...