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Baseball

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...
Post 25 finishes third after Waupun rally (08/12/14)
WEBSTER, S.D. -- Wapaun, Wis., Post 210 rallied from a 6-0 deficit and eliminated Fort Scott Post 25 from the American Legion Central Plains Regional Tournament here Saturday. With the 9-6 win, Waupun moved on to a rematch with Plato, Minn., Post 641 in the championship round on Sunday. Fort Scott finished third in the tournament...
Post 25 beats hosts to remain alive (08/09/14)
MILBANK, S.D. -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 lives to play another day at the Central Plains Tournament here despite a run-rule loss Friday afternoon. Fort Scott was pounded by Plato, Minn., Post 641 by a 14-4 score in six innings in an afternoon winner's bracket semifinal. But Post 25 avoided elimination with an 8-2 win over host Milbank Post 9 in the evening...
Post 25 rallies in first round of regional (08/08/14)
MILBANK, S.D. -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25's baseball team rallied from a 6-run deficit after two innings and went on to beat Las Vegas (Nev.) Titans Silver, 10-7, in eight innings in the first round of the American Legion AA Central Plains Regional here Thursday...
Post 25 wins Legion AA State title (08/05/14)
WATHENA -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 went undefeated through the AA State Tournament here over the weekend and won what might be the program's first ever-state championship. Post 25 defeated Ottawa Post 60 Saturday afternoon by a score of 9-8 and will head on to the Mid-State Regional this weekend in Milbank, S.D., which is known as the birthplace of American Legion baseball in 1925...
Post 25 advances to AA State tourney (07/29/14)
BURLINGTON -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 went unbeaten through the the Zone 7 Tournament here over the weekend and qualified for the American Legion Baseball AA State Tournament, which begins Wednesday at Wathena. In the first round, Post 25 rolled by Burlington Post 38 by a 16-6 score. Fort Scott scored in every inning of the game, which was stopped after four due to the run rule. Post 25 lead 10-2 after two innings...
Second at the World Series (07/26/14)
Cal Ripken State Tournament Monday: Cottonwood Valley takes State title (07/15/14)
The Cottonwood Valley League survived the challenge from Cimarron River Monday afternoon and emerged as State champions after taking a 12-4 win in the second championship game of the Kansas Cal Ripken 10-and-Under State Tournament at Don Hewett Field...
Cal Ripken State Tournament Sunday: 9-inning game highlights action (07/15/14)
Cottonwood Valley was the only undefeated team remaining at the end of play Sunday in the Kansas Cal Ripken 10-and-Under State Baseball Tournament at Don Hewett Field. Earlier in the day, Galena stayed alive with a 10-inning victory over Independence before falling to Cimarron River in the third-place game...
Cal Ripken State Tournament Saturday: Fort Scott whips Wellington, ousted by Indy (07/15/14)
After losing its opening game Friday night to Cimarron River, Fort Scott's 10-and-under Cal Ripken Baseball team need to win twice on Saturday if it was to have a chance of winning the State baseball tournament at Don Hewett Field. Fort Scott got the first win, a 12-1 rout of Wellington in the second game of the day. But Independence brought an end to the locals' run with an 11-1 victory later in the day...
Cimarron River rolls, 23-1 (07/12/14)
Cimarron River, representing Liberal, was dominant against Fort Scott in the first round of the Kansas Cal Ripken Baseball 10-and- Under State Tournament at Don Hewett Field, beating the host team 23-1. The Rattlers had 17 hits and their pitchers held Fort Scott without a hit. ...
10-year-olds gather for State tourney (07/11/14)
Fort Scott will host a Cal Ripken State Baseball Tournament for the first time since 2011 this weekend as play gets underway for 10-year-olds at noon today at Don Hewett Field. This is the fourth time Fort Scott has hosted a State-level Cal Ripken tournament. The community also hosted 10-year-old State in 2008, 12-year-olds in 2009, and 9-year-olds in 2011...
9's, 12's and 14's in action this weekend (07/11/14)
Fort Scott's 10-year-olds won't be the only local team in action this weekend as Cal Ripken State and Babe Ruth District tournaments will be underway across the state this weekend. Fort Scott's 9-year-old Cal Ripken team is playing in the State Tournament at Garden City, which began today. ...
Iola hands Post 25 first losses of season (06/27/14)
Visiting Iola Post 15 handed Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 its first two losses of the season Thursday as the Indians posted a sweep at Ty Cullor Field. Post 15 took the opener, 5-3, in 10 innings and the nightcap, 5-0. Post 25 (14-2) had 8 hits in the opener but also stranded 16 runners on base, leaving the bases loaded in the third, fifth and 10th innings. Fort Scott left 7 on from the seventh inning on...
Post 25 remains unbeaten after sweep (06/25/14)
Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 baseball remains undefeated (14-0) after sweeping Osawatomie Post 204 at Ty Cullor Field Tuesday evening. Fort Scott won the opener 8-0, stopping the scheduled seven-inning game after five on the run rule. The five-inning nightcap resulted in a 5-2 victory...
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...
Post 25 sweeps Burlington (06/21/14)
BURLINGTON -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 swept Burlington Post 38 here Thursday night in a league doubleheader. The first game, scheduled for seven innings, was called off after five as Post 25 won 10-0. The five-inning second game went the distance with Fort Scott (8-0) claiming a 6-2 win...
A lot of wins so far (06/18/14)
Post 25 sweeps Santa Fe Trail (06/06/14)
OVERBROOK -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 baseball opened its season with a sweep of Carbondale Post 239-sponsored Santa Fe Trail here Tuesday night. Post 25 won the opener 16-4 and the nightcap 11-0. Wyatt Reehl allowed 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 6 as he pitched the first 5 innings of the opener. Jake Bradbury was 3 for 4 at the plate. Chase Brown hit a double and a triple and drove in 2 runs. Alex Fink hit an inside-the-park home run...
Six picked for All-SEK baseball (06/04/14)
Six members of Fort Scott High School's league champion baseball team were selected to the All-Southeast Kansas League baseball team recently. League coaches choose the teams prior to the beginning of Regional tournament play but the release of the team is withheld until after the last league team -- Fort Scott, in this year's case -- concludes post-season play, per league policy...
Three make baseball First Team, 5 total (06/04/14)
Uniontown saw three players named to the First Team and two more chosen as Honorable Mention players as the Three Rivers League released its All-League baseball team earlier in the week. Jaocb Duffy was an unaninmous pick as a First Team player while John Kuns and Cale Coyan was also picked for the First Team...
Tiger baseball draws No. 1 seed at State (05/24/14)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team was awarded the No. 1 seed Friday morning and will face eight-seeded Andover Central in the first round of the Kansas Class 4A-Division I State Baseball Tournanent at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Tigers and the Andale/Garden Plain co-op program have the same record, 19-3, but Fort Scott was awarded the higher seed. Andover Central, meanwhile, was one of four teams with a 15-7 record and the Jaguars got the short end of the stick, so to speak...
Bluegrass Tournament trophies (05/24/14)
Want To Send Them Off? (05/24/14)
The Fort Scott High School baseball and softball team buses will both depart for Salina at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning from the FSHS parking lots. The baseball team will be participating in the Class 4A-Division I Baseball Tournament (details in the story at the top of the page) and the softball team will be playing in the Class 4A-Division I Softball Tournament (details provided in Friday's edition and still available online at www.fstribune.com/sports)...
Reppin' the Tiger Nation (05/24/14)
Tigers score 26 runs on way to State (05/23/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's offense scored 26 runs here Thursday in winning the Independence Class 4A-Division I Regional Baseball Tournament and earning the program's first State Tournament berth since the 2010 season. The Tigers (19-3) run-ruled Chanute, 14-4, in the first semifinal. ...
Chanute wins 'play-in' game, will face Tigers Thursday in baseball semifinal (05/21/14)
CHANUTE -- Chanute won an Independence Class 4A-Division I Regional Baseball Tournament "play-in" game here Tuesday, 8-3, over fifth-seeded Independence and will face top seed Fort Scott High (17-3) in the first semifinal at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Blue Comets (10-11) split a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader with the Tigers last Thursday, winning the second game...
Tigers forced to settle for split with Comets (05/16/14)
Fort Scott High's baseball team had it easy in the first game of Thursday's doubleheader with Chanute at Lions Field. The Tigers had it rough in the second game of the final twinbill of the regular season. Fort Scott won the opener going away, 16-0 in three innings, but committed 7 errors which led to 7 unearned runs in a 12-3 loss in the nightcap...
Regional baseball, softball seedings released (05/16/14)
Regional baseball and softball tournament seeds and schedules were released by tournament directors Wednesday afternoon with one Tribune Area team drawing the top seed in its tournament. Fort Scott High's baseball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, is the top seed at the Independence Class 4A-Division I Regional Tournament, which begins Tuesday with a "play-in" game between fifth-seeded Independence and fourth-seeded Chanute...
Eagles drop pair to No. 4 Humboldt (05/10/14)
HUMBOLDT -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both games of a non-league doubleheader to Humboldt here Thursday evening. The Cubs, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, won the opener 9-0 and the second game 12-2. Uniontown fell to 6-9 on the season and has lost six straight games...
No. 1 Tigers avenge season-opening loss (05/09/14)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, avenged one of their two season losses here Tuesday by beating Nevada, 7-2. Nevada won the season opener between the two schools 11-1 at Lions Field on March 31, but Nevada head coach Danny Penn knew his team wasn't going to have such an easy day of it a second time...
Oswego sweeps Eagles in league play (05/07/14)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader, 13-2 and 5-3, against Oswego Tuesday afternoon here in Three Rivers League play. "We just didn't have very good mental focus," Uniontown head coach Jeff Reed said...
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...
LaRoche off to good start (05/03/14)
Now in his 11th Major League Baseball season, former Fort Scott High School baseball product Adam LaRoche is off to a fast start. LaRoche is the starting first baseman and cleanup hitter for the Washington Nationals and carries a .312 batting average into May. LaRoche also has four home runs and 17 runs batted in on the young season...
Tigers clinch SEK; Pickert tosses no-hitter in nightcap (05/03/14)
COFFEYVILLE -- In the first game of its doubleheader here Thursday night, Fort Scott High School clinched its second straight Southeast Kansas League baseball championship. In the second game, Ryan Pickert threw a no-hitter as the Tigers won their 19th consecutive SEK contest...
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...
Uniontown baseball drops pair (05/02/14)
ERIE --Uniontown's baseball team dropped both games of a non-league doubleheader against Erie here Tuesday, losing the opener 7-2 and the nightcap 8-4. Devonte Robinson went 2 for 4 for the Eagles (6-5) in the first game and scored both runs. He got on in the first inning with a 2-out single. Ethan Hale walked and Zach Schwalm's single to center field brought Robinson in...
Ranked teams split: No. 2 Paola wins opener; No. 3 Tigers take nightcap (04/29/14)
Some say that if a team's going to split a doubleheader, it's somewhat better to win the second game so that the day ends on a high note. But teams with the standards of Paola and Fort Scott High, ranked second and third respectively in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, want to win every game. So while each team might be okay with coming away with one win each after Monday night's doubleheader at Frary Field, neither would be exactly happy about it, either...
Walk-off hit saves Friday sweep (04/29/14)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team kept it's winning streak going in dramatic fashion in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader at Lions Field Friday night. The Tigers won the opener over Labette County fairly easily, 7-2. But it took a "walk-off" single by Kaleb DeLaTorre in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the second game, 8-7...
'Hounds finish 6th in East, to play Butler (04/29/14)
Fort Scott Community College split against Neosho County at Lions Field Saturday while Independence was swept by Coffeyville, allowing the Greyhounds to move past the Pirates and finish sixth in the final standings of the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division...
'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). ...
Tigers dominate Indy; LCHS calls today (04/25/14)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team, ranked No. 3 this week in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Baseball Coaches Association, swept Independence in Southeast Kansas League play at Lions Field Tuesday night, remaining on top of the league standings following the team's ninth and 10th straight victories...
'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. ...
Uniontown sweeps Marmaton Valley (04/23/14)
MORAN -- John Kuns was the winning pitcher in both games here Tuesday at Uniontown's baseball team swept Marmaton Valley in a Three Rivers League doubleheader, 19-3 and 9-5. Kuns (3-2) pitched 4 innings in both games. In the opener, he didn't allow a hit, walked 3 batters and struck out 5 over the first 4 innings. He, Devonte Robinson and Jesse Kuns combined to allow only one hit to the Wildcats...
'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...
Jayhawks sweep Eagles in league (04/19/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Fielding woes proved to be too much to overcome as the Uniontown High School varsity baseball team dropped both games of a Three Rivers League twinbill to Jayhawk-Linn, 16-2 and 7-3, at George Warren Field Friday afternoon. "I thought at times that we played hard, and I thought at other times that we were just pressing too much," Uniontown head coach Jeff Reed said. ...
'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. ...
Tigers sweep Parsons, retain SEK lead (04/18/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team dominated Parsons in a Southeast Kanasas League doubleheader here Tuesday, winning the opener 18-0 and the nightcap 11-0. Since losing the season opener to Nevada, the Tigers have won eight straight games and stand atop the SEK with a 4-0 league record. Also, Fort Scott was voted the No. 4 spot in this week's Kansas Baseball Coaches Association poll in Class 4A-Division I...
'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...
Tigers open SEK play with sweep (04/12/14)
Fort Scott High's baseball team extended its winning streak to six games by sweeping Pittsburg in their Southeast Kansas League-opening doubleheader at Lions Field Thursday evening. The Tigers got by the Purple Dragons in the opener, 5-3, and then claimed the second game 11-1...
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...
Tigers score 32 runs in sweep of Louisburg (04/09/14)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team needed a few innings to get going Tuesday evening. But once they did, they couldn't be stopped. The Tigers swept Louisburg 11-1 in six innings and 21-6 in five. Since losing the season opener to Nevada 11-0, Fort Scott (4-1) has scored at least 10 runs in each game and outscored their opponents 57-9...
Regional assignments set in most sports; FSHS to host softball (04/09/14)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) has released post-season assignments in every spring sport but track and field. One of the things revealed is that Fort Scott High School will host a Class 4A-Division I Softball Regional Tournament which will have five teams...
Uniontown baseball sweeps Northeast (04/09/14)
UNIONTOWN -- A 3-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game allowed Uniontown's baseball team to come away with a sweep of Northeast in a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The Eagles, who have won four in a row since dropping their season opener against Yates Center, are 4-0 in the TRL and 4-1 overall. They won game one in three innings, 20-5, and the second game 8-7...
'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...
Uniontown squads sweep St. Paul (04/08/14)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's baseball and softball teams both swept St. Paul here Thursday in Three Rivers League doubleheaders. The Eagle baseball squad got its first wins of the season, beating the Indians 8-7 and 17-6. Uniontown was leading the first game 8-0. But although Broderick Glessner had pitched six scoreless innings, he began to struggle in the seventh...
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. ...
Tigers score 25 runs in doubleheader (04/04/14)
Fort Scott High's baseball team bounced back from a dismal season-opening 11-0 loss to Nevada on Monday and throttled Girard in both ends of a doubleheader at Ty Cullor Field Thursday evening, 10-0 and 15-2. "I thought we tried to do too much the other night and we didn't tonight," Fort Scott head coach Josh Regan said. ...
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...
Uniontown baseball to be led by junior class (04/02/14)
Uniontown's baseball team and new head coach Jeff Reed opened the season Tuesday by hosting Yates Center in their first games at the new field behind West Bourbon Elementary School. (Sports Editor's note: Information about those games was not available as the Tribune went to press and will be presented when it becomes available.)...
Tigers drop opener to Nevada (04/01/14)
For the first two innings of the season opener Monday afternoon, things were going OK for Fort Scott High's baseball team. On a windy day at Lions Field, the game with Nevada was scoreless after two innings. Then the clouds started to move in. And as the sky became gloomier, so did the Tigers' day as Nevada went on to score all their runs in the next three innings of what finished as a run-rule 11-0 rout...
'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. ...
Goals set high for Tiger baseball (03/29/14)
The bar has been set high for this year's Fort Scott High School baseball team. Third-year head coach Josh Regan has 30 players out for his squad this season, one which is still relatively young as there are just two seniors on the team. "It's a lot but it's a solid 30," Regan said Wednesday afternoon. "Top to bottom, we're very, very good."...
Best spring break ever: Tigers go to Florida (03/28/14)
Fort Scott High School baseball coach Josh Regan is hopeful the team's recent spring break trip to Florida proves to be a valuable learning experience for his players, with their first game right around the corner. While in Florida, 27 players from the team as well as three coaches and family members were able to attend two Washington Nationals spring training games at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla., with the games taking place March 19 and 20. ...
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. ...
'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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Tiger girls clinch share of SEK title; Dragon boys win (02/28/14)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High's girls overcame some more adversity here Thursday night and defeated Pittsburg, 42-30, to win no worse than a share of the Southeast Kansas League title, their second in a row. A few moments later, Coffeyville finished off a 78-61 victory over last-place Parsons to claim its share to the title. Both the Tigers and Golden Tornado finsihed the regular season with 10-2 league records and 16-4 overall marks...
'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...
'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...
'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 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. ...
Eagle boys rally to win (02/15/14)
PLEASANTON --Uniontown's boys scored just 4 points in the first quarter here Friday night but managed to fight back for a 61-60 victory over Pleasanton on Three Rivers League play. Uniontown's girls were outscored 26-14 in the second half of a 40-36 loss to the Blu-Jays...
Fan Appreciation night to be held Thursday (02/12/14)
Fan Appreciation Night, originally scheduled to be held at Fort Scott High School's home basketball games on February 4, will be held Thursday when the Tigers play make-up Southeast Kansas League games against Pittsburg. The Tigers will show appreciation to fans who have attended games both at home and on the road the past few seasons. A presentation will be made during halftime of the boys' varsity game...
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...
Fan Appreciation, Pizza fundraiser at tonight's FSHS basketball games (02/04/14)
Weather permitting, there will be two activities taking place at tonight's Fort Scott High School basketball games versus Pittsburg at the FSHS gymnasium. Tonight will be Fan Appreciation Night as the Tigers show appreciation to fans who have attended games both at home and on the road the past few seasons. A presentation will be made during halftime of the boys' varsity game...
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 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...
Reed looking forward to leading UHS (08/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- Jeff Reed will move up from assistant baseball coach into the head position at Uniontown High School this spring. He will also be assisting new boys' basketball head coach Jeremy Neville. Reed, who serves as one of three summer coordinators for Uniontown ball teams and works during the day handling the janitorial duties at the elementary school, will take over for Chris Woods, who started with the program at the school in the spring of 2008...
Local champs on the diamonds (08/24/13)
Rec League Champs (08/24/13)
Iola dominates Zone title game; Post 25 2nd (07/27/13)
IOLA -- Fort Scott avenged an earlier loss in the American Legion AA Zone 3 Tournament in its first game Thursday night. But Iola Post 15 dominated Post 25 in the championship game and will go on to represent Zone 3 at the American Legion AA State Tournament at Pratt beginning Wednesday...
Cal Ripken 12-year-old State qualifiers (07/27/13)
Fort Scott U-16s conclude season (07/25/13)
Three consecutive victories propelled the Fort Scott U-16 baseball traveling squad to the championship of the recently completed Paola tournament. The offense set a blistering pace, producing 42 runs over the course of the event. The victors also got three complete games on the mound...
Post 25 second in KABA (07/16/13)
OSAWATOMIE -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25's baseball team finished in second place at the Kansas Amateur Baseball Association post-season tournament here over the weekend. Fourth-seeded Fort Scott (16-9) began the weekend Saturday with a 5-0 shutout win over No. 5 Garnett. Ryan Pickert allowed just 5 hits while striking out 4. He faced only 27 batters...
Post 25 splits with Girard on road (07/11/13)
GIRARD -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 split a doubleheader with Girard here Tuesday night in the final outing of the regular season. Girard won the opener 9-3. Fort Scott took the nightcap 13-1 in 3 innings. The second game was scheduled to go 5 innings before the run rule kicked in to stop things...
Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth tourneys underway (07/11/13)
Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth District baseball tournaments are underway for most teams in Southeast Kansas, with one already concluded and a few scheduled to begin Wednesday night. Since there are only five districts remaining, there are several tournaments from which two teams will advance to State tournaments. In cases where an SEK team is also hosting state, three teams will advance from District play...
Post 25 wins 7th straight game (06/29/13)
OSAWATOMIE -- The Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 baseball team picked up its seventh consecutive win with a 12-2 victory over Osawatomie Post 204 here Thursday night. The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was suspended in the second inning with Fort Scott leading 4-2...
Fort Scott Legion sweeps Girard select (06/26/13)
They were two completely different games at Ty Cullor Field Tuesday night. In game one of a doubleheader between a "select" team from Girard and Fort Scott Post 25, both teams played fairly well but the visitors just couldn't hit Fort Scott's pitching well enough and lost 4-1. In a much sloppier game two, the teams combined to commit eight errors, leading to 8 of the 11 runs being unearned as Post 25 rallied to win 6-5...
Fort Scott 16's keep busy (06/25/13)
The Fort Scott 16-year-old traveling baseball team has been busy in the past couple of weeks. Two weekends ago, they won the Paola Post 156 2013 Junior Legion Classic. Last week, they split a doubleheader at Frontenac. Fort Scott won the Paola tournament by winning two of the three games. ...
Four and Counting (06/22/13)
All aspects click for Post 25 in sweep (06/21/13)
There really wasn't just one area that stood out for Fort Scott Post 25 as it swept Burlington Post 38 in an American Legion baseball doubleheader at Ty Cullor Field Thursday night, 10-0 and 8-1. Fort Scott's pitchers allowed just 5 hits in the doubleheader. The Post 25 defense turned three double plays in the opener. And the offense had a pair of seven-run innings...
Post 25 sweeps Garnett (06/20/13)
GARNETT -- The Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 baseball team swept Garnett Post 48 here Tuesday night, winning game one 8-1 and game two 3-1. Mason Knopp was the winning pitcher for Post 25 in the opener, allowing 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 7. He faced 25 batters, only four over the minimum one can face in a seven-inning game...
Ottawa sweeps Post 25 (06/15/13)
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Post 60 swept Fort Scott Post 25 in an American Legion baseball doubleheader here Thursday night. Ottawa took game one 8-7 and won the nightcap 3-1. Fort Scott (3-5) held a 4-2 lead after 2 innings in the opener and was up 7-3 after 4 1/2. Ottawa scored 6 of its runs in the final four innings, including 2 in the seventh to win it...
Underclassmen represent league champs for boys (06/01/13)
Fort Scott High School's league champion team had six members named to the All-Southeast Kansas League Baseball Team, which was released earlier this week. Per league policy, the list was held until. Coffeyville concluded play at the Class 4A State Tournament...
Two Eagles named to TRL baseball team (06/01/13)
Two members of the Uniontown baseball team received All-Three Rivers League honors from coaches earlier this week. Garrett Murrow was honored with a position on the First Team. Jacob Duffey was picked for the Honorable Mention list. There are 16 players on the First Team, including Murrow, 12 of whom were selected unanimously. ...
Champs at Champions (06/01/13)
Iola brings Tigers' season to close (05/18/13)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team defeated Ottawa in the semifinals of the Anderson County Class 4A Regional Tournament here Thursday. But undefeated Iola put a rough ending to the season by rolling in the championship game, 17-6. The Mustangs (18-0) will be the top seed and the only unbeaten team in the Class 4A State Tournament at Salina next weekend. ...
Iola downs Tigers for State berth (05/17/13)
NOTE - This version corrects the score of the Fort Scott-Iola game that was listed in the print edition.
Lyndon bounces Eagles (05/15/13)
YATES CENTER -- Lyndon used an 8-run second inning to take control of a Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Baseball first-round game here and bring an end to Uniontown's season, 16-6, in five innings. The Eagles finished the season 3-12 but won 3 of their last 5 games...
Knopp fans 12; streaking Tigers advance (05/14/13)
NOTE: Two corrections have been made in this article from the print edition. 1) The date of the semifinals and championship games is Thursday, not Wednesday as originally published. 2) The Tigers' season record is 14-4, not 12-4 as originally published.
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...
Eagle baseball picks up pair of wins (05/14/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's baseball team swept Chetopa in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader her Friday to end the regular season with three victories in their final four games following an 0-10 start. The Eagles went into Monday's Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Tournament game against Lyndon with a final league mark of 2-8 and an overall record of 3-11...
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...
FSHS baseball, softball reset for today (05/10/13)
Fort Scott High School baseball and softball, originally scheduled for Thursday at Chanute, will try to get their final games of the regular season in today. Both programs' varsity and junior varsity teams were both set to play doubleheaders. Today's schedule for both sports will have a single JV game at 3 p.m. with varsity doubleheaders to follow...
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...
Tiger and Eagle baseball, softball teams seeded (05/09/13)
Directors of Regional baseball and softball tournaments released the brackets for next week's tournaments on Wednesday afternoon and both of Fort Scott High School's teams find themselves in nine-team brackets. Nine-team brackets happen when a classification has more than 64 schools because co-op programs are placed in classes according to the schools' combined enrollment. ...
Eagles split with Wildcats (05/09/13)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's baseball team picked up its first victory of the season here Tuesday as it took game one of a non-league make-up doubleheader with Yates Center. The Eagles (1-11) took game one 11-6. Yates Center won the nightcap 14-4 in 5 innings with the aid of a 10-run fifth...
'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...
Tigers take lead in SEK baseball race (05/03/13)
Fort Scott High's baseball team posted four wins in two days and took the lead in the Southeast Kansas League baseball race. The Tigers swept Parsons at Lions Field Tuesday and took a pair of make-up games from then-leader Labette County Wednesday. "Our guys stepped up big time, playing four games in two days -- especially with the second day on the road," Fort Scott head coach Josh Regan said...
Humboldt thrashes Eagles (05/03/13)
BRONSON -- Visiting Humboldt run-ruled Uniontown in both games of a non-league doubleheader at Dawson Field here Wednesday. The Cubs won the opener 15-1 in five innings and took the second game 18-3 in four. The Eagles (0-8) had just 3 hits in the opener, picked up by Jary Harp, Devonte Robinson and James Pearson, who scored Uniontown's only run in the fifth inning. Garrett Murrow was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force Pearson home...
'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...
St. Paul sweeps (05/02/13)
BRONSON -- Garrett Murrow's 3 hits, which included two solo home runs, weren't enough here Tuesday as Uniontown's baseball team was swept by St. Paul in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader at Dawson Field. Murrow 2 for 2 in the opener and scored 3 runs. He hit his first run in the bottom of the fourth inning...
'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.
FSHS baseball finally plays at home (04/27/13)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team finally got to play at home as Thursday night the Tigers hosted Field Kindley High School of Coffeyville. Fort Scott swept the Southeast Kansas League doubleheader from Coffeyville by scores of 5-3 and 10-1 at Ty Cullor Field...
'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.
If the weather's good... (04/25/13)
Tiger baseball, softball on field often in next 9 days
'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...
'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. ...
Slugging out a 1st-place finish (04/18/13)
Tennis tourney reset for Monday; Tiger baseball, softball make-ups May 3 (04/17/13)
The coaches waited as long as they could at the Fort Scott High School tennis courts Tuesday afternoon. But after waiting an extra hour, it was determined that the courts at both the high school and Woodland Hills Golf Courts were not going to dry enough to hold the Fort Scott varsity invitational...
'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."...
In Command (04/13/13)
Weather affecting Tiger baseball the most (04/12/13)
Due to wet fields, both Fort Scott High Baseball and Tiger softball had to postpone home doubleheaders scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Meanwhile, the Fort Scott High golf team also had its tournament at Parsons postponed due to wet conditions at the KATY course there...
Tiger JV baseball beats Nevada (04/12/13)
NEVADA -- The Fort Scott High School junior varsity baseball team defeated Nevada, 5-4, in a game held here Tuesday night. "I'm proud of the performance of our JV guys up to this point in the season," Fort Scott head baseball coach Josh Regan said. "We have put a lot on them and they have handled it really well. ...
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...
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."...
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...
Nevada wins relocated battle of Tigers, 4-0 (04/10/13)
The box score from Tuesday evening's game might deceive those who see it. Fort Scott High out-hit host Nevada 10-6 and put an army's worth of runners on base. But the Tigers were unable to score as the hosts won 4-0...
Oswego sweeps Uniontown in TRL play (04/10/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped a pair of Three Rivers League games here Monday night. The opener went just three innings before the run rule put a stop to Oswego's 18-2 win. The Eagles led the second game 3-1 after 3 1/2 innings but the Indians rallied for a 6-3 win...
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. ...
Tiger baseball bounces back for split vs. Pitt (04/06/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High lost the opening game of a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader to Pittsburg, 12-6. But they rallied to salvage a split with a 6-run third inning leading to a 12-1 win in five innings. "Big innings and momentum were the story of the night," Fort Scott head coach Josh Regan said. "Both teams were on each end of it at different points"...
'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. ...
Tigers, Louisburg split doubleheader (04/04/13)
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High's baseball team split a non-league doubleheader here Tuesday with each game ending with 7-5 scores. The Tigers (2-1) won the opener while host Louisburg won the nightcap. The games were moved here from Ty Cullor Field in Fort Scott due to early-morning rain. They started earlier than usual in Louisburg to avoid potential lightning delays...
Northeast sweeps Eagles (04/04/13)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both ends of a Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday, 14-4 and 11-1, to host Northeast. This was the Eagles' season opener after two earlier doubleheaders had been postponed. The young Eagle team, which started five freshmen, trailed 9-1 after three innings of the opener and 8-0 after four in the nightcap...
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...
Tiger baseball wins season opener (03/30/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team defeated Girard in its season opener here Thursday evening by a score of 9-5. The second game was suspended in the fourth inning due to darkness. The games were moved to Neosho County Community College's Hudson Field after Girard's home field was too wet to play on. ...
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...
League title top goal for Eagle baseball (03/29/13)
There's no question what Uniontown head coach Chris Woods expects from his Eagle baseball team this season. "Uniontown's No. 1 goal is to win the Three Rivers League," Woods said. "I feel we will be very competitive. We are young but determined. The guys work hard and are learning quick."...
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)...
Tigers young, yet experienced (03/22/13)
Fort Scott High School head baseball coach Josh Regan has a large group put this year -- 30 boys are still out for Tiger baseball as of Thursday morning. And he feels that his sophomore-dominated team -- 13 from that grade are on the roster -- will be a good group to work with...
'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...
Saturday sweep posted ahead of Sunday showers (03/19/13)
Alex Copeland's 3-run home run in the ninth inning of Saturday's opener gave Fort Scott Community College a come-from-behind 8-7 victory in the opener of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Johnson County at Lions Field. Aaron Mason's pitching was a large part of the Greyhounds' 4-0 win in the second game to give them a sweep...
'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...
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...
'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...
Weather changes 'Hound schedule again (03/12/13)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team is once again finding it difficult to play games as scheduled. A weekend Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division series at Kansas City Kansas has yet to be played. Scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at KCK's new field, the original plan was to move the games to Missouri Western State University's stadium in St. Joseph because the facility in Kansas City was unplayable. But then it rained over the weekend and washed away that plan...
'Hounds open conference play (03/07/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team finally hit the field Tuesday following a three-day delay to the start of their four-game Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division series with Neosho County. Prior to Tuesday, the Greyhounds last played February 17, when they split a doubleheader against North Central Missouri at Pittsburg. Since then, they've had a four-game series with Muscatine (Iowa) cancelled and a home single game versus Crowder (Mo.) postponed twice...
Tiger baseball picked 3rd, softball 2nd (03/06/13)
PITTSBURG -- It may seem a little early -- okay, maybe a lot early -- to hold a pre-season media conference for high-school baseball and softball. But at least one Southeast Kansas League team starts its season next week, so league coaches met at Watco Industries here Monday for a conference hosted by KSEK-FM radio...
Girls' Sub-State quarters moved to Thursday (02/27/13)
There will be 14 basketball games played in four days on the court at the Fort Scott High School gymnasium following the postponment of all four girls' quarterfinal games that were schedued for Tuesday in the Fort Scott Class 4A Sub-State Tournament...
'Hounds take 3 of 4 from NCMC (02/19/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team took three out of four games from North Central Missouri College at Jaycee Ball Park here over the weekend. The Greyhounds (7-1) swept Saturday's games 8-2 and 3-1. They won Sunday's opener 7-2 but lost the second game in eight innings, 4-3...
Greyhounds open baseball season (02/12/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team opened its season by taking advantage of the FieldTurf facility at Jaycee Ballpark here Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, the Greyhounds defeated Southeast Nebraska, 3-2, in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader. The second game was cancelled when rain arrived in the area...
Dedicated to Dave (01/29/13)
Homecoming Jan. 25 (01/19/13)
Fort Scott High School's Homecoming games against Iola will be played Friday, Jan. 25. Other events planned during the evening include: The Fort Scott High School Physics Club deli feed from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the commons area. For $5, the club will served a ham or turkey sandwich with cheese, lettuce and tomato, chips, homemade cookies and a drink. ...
Pratt signings (08/08/12)
Cal Ripken 11's go to State (07/26/12)
Fort Scott's 11-year-old Cal Ripken baseball team went 1-2 in pool play at the State Tournament held in Parsons July 19-23. Osawatomie defeated Fort Scott in the first game, 5-2. The Most Valuable Player for Fort Scott was Braden Shelton while the WOW Award, given to an individual from each team who makes an outstanding play in each game, went to Daniel Eichenberger...
FSCC baseball 4th nationally in GPA (07/24/12)
The postseason honors continue for Fort Scott Community College baseball as the team finished fourth in the NJCAA in team grade-point average (GPA) and had two players, Cody McNeece and Caden Cleveland, earn Exemplary Academic Achievement honors with a GPA between 3.60 and 3.79...
Local 15's qualify for USSSA nationals (07/17/12)
LENEXA -- The Fort Scott Tigers 15-year-old baseball team won the USSSA State Tournament held here July 6-8 and qualified for the USSSA Elite World Series, which will be held in Orlando. Fla., July 29-Aug. 4 The Tigers went undefeated in the tournament and won by run rule in three of their five games. ...
Winning on the diamonds (06/27/12)
Six 'Hounds earn NJCAA academic honor (06/26/12)
The National Junior College Athletic Association has released its list of athletes on its NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards list. This was previously called the Academic All-American list. Six members of Fort Scott Community College's athletic teams were honored. Dallas Buck of the football team and Kathleen Tyler and Brandi Wiley of the softball team received Superior Academic Achievement awards for having grade-point averages between 3.80 and 3.99 on a 4-point scale...
Post 25 at 4-0 following sweep (06/08/12)
Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 improved to 4-0 on the season with a sweep of Garnett Post 48 in a doubleheader at Ty Cullor Field Thursday evening. Post 25 improved to 4-0. Fort Scott swept Chanute Post 170 in the season opener at Ty Cullor Tuesday night, 4-2 and 14-4...
Three earn spots on All-SEK baseball team (06/04/12)
Three members of Fort Scott High School's baseball team were named to the All-Southeast Kansas League baseball team earlier in the week. Per league policy, the team was not released until all of the league's schools concluded post-season play. Pittsburg lost to Mulvane in the first round of the Kansas Class 4A State Baseball Tournament last weekend...
Five 'Hounds named to All-KJCCC baseball team (05/25/12)
Five members of Fort Scott Community College's baseball team recently received All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division honors. Pitcher John Means was named to the First Team. Third baseman Ryan Sugai made the Second Team while outfielder Cody Ball and pitchers Brett Swain and Travis Higgs were named to the Honorable Mention list...
Champions at Champions (05/23/12)
Iola takes 9-1 win in baseball semi (05/17/12)
OTTAWA -- Southeast Kansas League tri-champion Iola eliminated Fort Scott High, 9-1, in the semifinals of the Ottawa Class 4A Regional Baseball Tournament here Tuesday afternoon. The Mustangs (17-6) went on to lost to top-seeded Ottawa in the final, 13-5. The Cyclones (19-4) reached the final with a 15-2 rout of fourth-seeded Osawatomie in the semifinal...
Tops in Topeka (05/16/12)
An 11-and-under traveling baseball team from Fort Scott took first place at a USSSA Tournament in Topeka May 12-13. The team has also won tournaments held in Kansas City May 5-6 and Nevada April 28-29. Members of the team are (from left): FRONT -- Treyton Wilson, Nick Deloney, Graham Hathaway and Tyler Gorman; BACK -- Christion Ashe, Chandler Defebaugh, Carter Goldston, Kieran Houlihan, Matt Campbell and Mason Couch. ...
Tigers beat No. 3 seed in opening round, lose to Iola in semis (05/16/12)
OTTAWA -- Sixth-seeded Fort Scott High bounced third-seeded Paola, 5-4, in the first round of the Ottawa Class 4A Regional Baseball Tournament here Monday afternoon. Paola (13-8) scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning and had the tying run on third with one out. Justin Uhler (4-3) brought things to an end by inducing a pop up for the second out and striking out the last batter of the game...
Short-handed Fort Scott splits with Chanute (05/12/12)
FORT SCOTT -- A short-handed Fort Scott High baseball team managed a split with Chanute in the final regular-season games at Lions Field Thursday night. The Tigers won the opener of the Southeast Kansas League doubleheader 6-4 but Chanute took the nightcap 6-2...
Regional baseball, softball play begins Monday (05/11/12)
Regional playoff action in baseball and softball will get underway at most sites throughout the state of Kansas Monday afternoon. Fort Scott High School baseball and softball gets underway that day at four of the five locations featuring Tribune Area teams...
Uniontown baseball receives forfeits (05/10/12)
Fan Appreciation Day moved to softball games
Iola eliminates Fort Scott from SEK race (05/10/12)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team still had a shot at at least a share of the Southeast Kansas League title if it could sweep Iola in a make-up doubleheader at Lions Field Tuesday and some other games went their way. Instead, it was Iola that kept its hopes alive by sweeping the Tigers 10-2 and 9-2. The Mustangs (10-4 SEK, 13-5 overall) can move into a tie with Independence if it sweeps another make-up twinbill at Columbus Friday...
Tiger baseball today; UHS baseball Friday (05/07/12)
Fort Scott High School's baseball doubleheader at Iola was postponed Monday. It will be made up Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at either Lions Field or Ty Cullor Field, whichever is in better shape. Because these were Iola's home games, it is expected that Fort Scott will bat as the visitor...
Fort Scott baseball posts sweep of Columbus (05/05/12)
COLUMBUS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team posted its first doubleheader sweep since April 5 and just its second of the season here Thursday. The Tigers took care of Columbus in a pair of one-run decisions in Southeast Kansas League play, 5-4 in the opener and 4-3 in the nightcap...
Eagle baseball swept at Humboldt (05/05/12)
HUMBOLDT, Kan. -- Uniontown's baseball team suffered a sweep at Humboldt's hands here Thursday by scored of 10-0 and 11-1. Both games were stopped after five innings by the run rule. The Cubs (18-0) scored 3 runs in the third inning of the opener, and then added 7 more in the fifth. The only inning they did not score in during the second game was the second...
Eagle baseball hosting Fan Appreciation Night Monday (05/04/12)
The Uniontown baseball team will hold a Fan Appreciation Night at Dawson Field in Bronson Monday as the Eagles conclude regular-season play with a Three Rivers League doubleheader against Chetopa. A cookout will be a part of the festivities. The grill will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. and fans can purchase a meal including a hamburger, chips and a soda for $4. Proceeds from the cookout will go toward the UHS senior trip...
Scotties keep 'Hounds out of playoffs (05/01/12)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott's bid to overcome a 13-game losing streak at the beginning of the conference schedule fell short here Monday when the Greyhounds dropped the opener of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader to Highland. The Greyhounds (11-25 East, 30-26 overall) had a chance to make the playoffs going into the weekend as long as they could sweep the Scotties and avoid unfavorable tie-beaker situations. ...
Nevada bats rock Fort Scott, 15-3 (04/28/12)
FORT SCOTT -- The worst weather stayed away from Ty Cullor Field so that Nevada and Fort Scott could play their second game of the season against each other here Friday afternoon. A storm arrived in the fourth inning, made up of Nevada's bats and baserunners. The visitors scored 13 runs in the fourth and fifth innings and went on to take a 15-3 contest in five innings...
Fort Scott baseball splits at Coffeyville (04/28/12)
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team split a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader with Coffeyville here Thursday, making the third straight outing the Tigers have had to settle for one win on the day. Fort Scott (5-5 SEK, 6-7 overall) won game one 6-1. Coffeyville (3-9, 6-10) took the second game 9-8...
8-run inning leads Tiger baseball to split at Parsons (04/26/12)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High's first-game rally didn't hold up but the Tigers went out early in the second game and made sure another rally wouldn't be necessary in a split against Parsons here Tuesday in Southeast Kansas League play. The Tigers rallied from a 5-0 deficit after four innings in the first game to take an 8-5 lead into the bottom of the seventh. But a home run by Keaton Nolting jump-started a 4-run Viking rally as Parsons came back to win 9-8...
Tigers settle for split with LCHS (04/25/12)
The Fort Scott High School baseball team had to settle for a split with Labette County in Southeast Kansas League play at Lions Field Friday night. The Tigers won the opener 6-5 in eight innings as Clayton Hixson scored the winning run on Benjamin Labbe's 2-out double. But LCHS took the second game 11-5...
'Hounds split with Labette, unable to improve playoff position (04/24/12)
PARSONS -- Despite holding Labette to a total of one hit here Sunday, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team did not improve its playoff position in its bid to overtake the Cardinals for eighth place in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division in a four-game series that concluded Monday...
Young bucks in command (04/24/12)
Eagle baseball gets first victory of season (04/21/12)
BRONSON, Kan. -- Uniontown High School's baseball team chalked up its first victory of the season Thursday, beating Hume 12-2 in a non-league game at Dawson Field. The second game started but was called off after one inning due to a conflict with another activity for Hume...
FSCC baseball schedules youth clinic (04/21/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team will host The 5 Corners Mini-Mart of Fort Scott Annual Youth Clinic May 2 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Lions Field on the northwest corner of the campus. FSCC coaches and players will run the clinic. Fundamentals of hitting, throwing, infield, outfield, and base running will all be covered during the clinc...
Eastern Division playoff chase tightens (04/19/12)
The battle for the final playoff spot in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division intensified during the first two days of this week. Labette took three of four games from Allen Monday and Tuesday, passing Independence in the standings. Labette, ninth in the division going into last weekend, passed Indy for eighth place and would be the final qualifier from the East for the Region VI Tournament if the season ended today...
Independence keeps Tigers in check (04/18/12)
Fort Scott High School head baseball coach Josh Regan felt like his team was unprepared for Tuesday's Southeast Kansas League doubleheader at Lions Field following an 11-day layoff between games. And he wants you to know that's all on him. "We were playing our best baseball against Pittsburg (April 5)," Regan said. "We had a week and a half off and it was my job to make sure that we maintained that spark, that same pop. And I totally failed in that regard and I'll take that."...
Eagles pick up five medals in Waverly meet (04/18/12)
BURLINGTON -- Uniontown's track team picked up three medals at the Waverly Invitational, held in Burlington Monday morning and afternoon. Kelli Wilkinson won two medals as she ran the 3,200 meters in 13:49 to place fourth and the 1,600 in 6:23 to place sixth...
Making some progress: 'Hounds take 3 of 4 from Indy, get within 2 games of 8th (04/17/12)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team gained more control over its post-season fate by taking three of four games over Independence in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Lions Field over the weekend. The top eight teams from the Eastern Division qualify for the Region VI Tournament, which begins in early May. ...
Jayhawk-Linn takes 15-5 verdict over Uniontown (04/17/12)
BRONSON -- Jayhawk-Linn took a 15-5 verdict in the first game of a Three Rivers League at Dawson Field here Friday evening. The second game was suspended due to rain with Jayhawk-Linn leading 3-1 in the top of the fourth inning. "Overall, we were putting the ball into play," UHS head coach Chris Woods said. "But the Jayhawks made the outs leaving (us) stranding runners throughout the game."...
Sports Notebook (04/13/12)
FSHS girls' JV track PLEASANTON -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity girls' track team finished seventh out of eight teams at Pleasanton's varsity track meet here Tuesday. Here is a list of how Tiger athletes fared: The Fort Scott JV is scheduled to compete at Paola Monday and Nevada on Tuesday...
Buck Commander wins tourney (04/12/12)
Greyhounds settle for split with Ravens (04/10/12)
First, the bad news. Fort Scott Community College's baseball team managed just a split with Coffeyville at Lions Field in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play Saturday night and remains in last place in the division. The good news is that the Greyhounds are just four games out of the final playoff spot and control their own destiny with 12 games left on the conference schedule...
Cleveland's walk-off homer salvages split for FSCC (04/07/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Caden Cleveland's eighth-inning, 2-run home run gave Fort Scott Community College a 10-9 victory over visiting Coffeyville at Lions Field Friday afternoon, allowing the Greyhounds to salvage a split of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader. Coffeyville won the opener 3-1 with all the runs scored in the seventh inning...
Pair of homers help Fort Scott sweep Pittsburg (04/07/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Home runs by Luke Brown in the opener and Brent Parsons in the second game helped lead Fort Scott High's baseball team to a Southeast Kansas League sweep over Pittsburg at Lions Field Thursday night. The Tigers won the opener 13-6 and the nightcap 5-4...
Fort Scott 10-year-olds win in Nevada (03/31/12)
Uhler strikes out 11; Tigers split (03/30/12)
Senior pitcher Justin Uhler struck out 11 batters and the defense played solidly behind him as Fort Scott High's baseball team took the first game of a doubleheader from Girard, 4-3, at Lions Field Thursday evening. The Trojans rallied in the second game, scoring three times in the top of the seventh inning and then holding off the Tigers in the bottom of the inning to salvage a split by a 7-4 score...
Tigers drop season opener at Nevada (03/27/12)
NEVADA -- Host Nevada scored 5 runs in the bottom of the first inning and made them stand in the season opener for Fort Scott High School's baseball team here Monday. Nevada threatened to add more in the bottom of the second, loading the bases with nobody out. But Fort Scott pitcher Brent Parsons got back-to-back strikeouts for the first two outs and a fly ball out to center field to get out of the inning...
Regan at home in charge of Tiger baseball (03/23/12)
Things have come full circle for new Fort Scott High School head baseball coach Josh Regan, who grew up with the program his father, David, started in 1990. When David Regan passed away in 2002, Josh returned from the west coast and was moved by what well wishers said about how his father had impacted their lives both as a coach and a teacher...
KCK sweeps Greyhounds in weekend series (03/20/12)
The struggles of the Fort Scott Community College baseball team in conference play continued over the weekend as Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division co-leader Kansas City Kansas swept a four-game series at Lions Field Saturday and Sunday. Kansas City (10-2 East, 13-8 overall) took Saturday's games 8-0 in 11 innings and 7-5 in eight innings. Sunday, the Blue Devils posted 7-4 and 1-0 victories...
Fort Scott picked 3rd in softball, 4th in baseball poll (03/08/12)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's softball team was picked to finish in third place in the Southeast Kansas League while the baseball team was tabbed fourth in a pre-season coaches poll released at a media conference held here Monday. The Tiger softball team received one first-place vote and six top-three votes, according to the poll conducted by KSEK-FM. Coaches could not vote for their own teams...
Defense, pitching lead 'Hounds (03/07/12)
It was such a windy day at Lions Field Wednesday afternoon that the U.S. flag was blown off the flagpole during a non-conference game between Fort Scott Community College and visiting Crowder College. "It's just another day here," FSCC head coach John Hill III joked after a 6-3 victory over the Roughriders. "It's usually 20 MPH but with the 40-MPH gusts, this is crazy...
Allen takes four in baseball (03/05/12)
IOLA -- The Jayhawk Conference portion of the schedule did not begin well for Fort Scott Community College's baseball team over the weekend as the Greyhounds were swept by Allen in an Eastern Division series. Allen claimed 3-2 and 11-1 victories on Saturday and 3-2 and 5-4 wins on Sunday. The Greyhounds fell to 12-5 overall while the Red Devils improved to 8-5...
Two Greyhound athletes receive POTW honor (03/01/12)
Two Fort Scott Community College athletes recently received conference and nationl Player of the Week honors in their respective sports. Sophomore Jolee Sharp, a graduate of Fort Scott High School, recently received Jayhawk Conference women's basketball POTW honors for the second time this season. She first received the honor the week of February 5...
FSCC changes early baseball schedule (02/11/12)
Editor's Note: This information came to the attention of the Tribune post-deadline and could not be included in the print edition. ----- The extremely-cold weather scheduled for this weekend has forced Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to postpone the doubleheaders against Southeast Nebraska that were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday...
FSCC baseball sets academic pace (01/24/12)
The Fort Scott Community College baseball team had another impressive semester in the classroom, marking the seventh academic semester in a row that the team has earned a team grade-point average surpassing a 3.0. This fall, Greyhound baseball players earned a team GPA of 3.33. Of the 36 players on the team, 30 earned a GPA above 3.0 including three who had a perfect 4.0, while 11 had a GPA above 3.5, and 16 more had between a 3.0-3.49 GPA...
Second at State (08/18/11)
Kenai forces Griffons to settle for 3rd in NBC (08/13/11)
WICHITA, Kan. -- For the third time in their history, the Nevada Griffons will return home with the third-place trophy from the National Baseball Congress World Series after falling to three-time champion Kenai (Alaska) in the semifinals, 11-6, at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Friday night...
Loss to Topeka gives Griffons 8 a.m. start today (08/06/11)
WICHITA, Kan. -- If the Nevada Griffons are going to win the National Baseball Congress World Series, they're going to have to do so from the losers' bracket and they're going to have to start bright and early this morning. A 9-4 loss to former MINK League rival Topeka Golden Giants Friday night forces the Griffons to play the Austin Gold Sox in an elimination game at 8 a.m. this morning at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium...
Winners in Dodge City (08/06/11)
Downpour forces premature end to tourney (07/26/11)
The 2011 Kansas Cal Ripken State 9-Year-Old Baseball Tournament ended Monday afternoon without really ending. The flash downpour that hit Fort Scott at about 3:15 Monday afternoon left Don Hewett Field too muddy to resume play. And with the tournament champion and its runner up both required to be in Yankton, S. Dak., for the Midwest Plains Regional Tournament Wednesday afternoon, it was deemed impractical to return to play out the tournament today...
Fort Scott, Emporia conclude pool play unbeaten (07/26/11)
Sunday's Cal Ripken Tournament report
Fort Scott downs Cimarron River, 6-4 (07/26/11)
Saturday's Cal Ripken Tournament report.
They do run, run, run: Tourney winners average just over 20 runs on Day 1 (07/23/11)
FORT SCOTT -- None of the four games on the opening day of the Kansas Cal Ripken 9-Year-Old State Baseball Tournament needed a fifth inning here Friday. First-round pool play games at Don Hewett Field were decided by an average of 20 1/4 runs as the winners prevailed by a combined margin of 81-14...
Emporia wins skills contest; tourney opens today (07/22/11)
Emporia won the skills contest, a prelude to the Kansas Cal Ripken 9-Year-Old State Baseball Tournament, at Don Hewett Field Thursday night. Emporia took second place in two of the events and won the catch-and-throw relay. Fort Scott finished in second place, winning the throwing accuracy contest and taking second in catch-and-throw. Paola was third with 19 points and won the base-running relay...
Back-to-back State champs (07/21/11)
Skills contest kicks tourney off Thursday (07/20/11)
Four days of play begin Friday at noon
10-year-olds win State (07/20/11)
OSWEGO -- Fort Scott's 10-year-olds won the Kansas Cal Ripken Baseball State Tournament held here over the weekend. The 10-year-olds advance to Regional tourney play, which will begin July 27 at Kalona, Iowa. Friday night, Fort Scott defeated Parsons, 6-5, in their first game of the tournament. Kieran Houlihan was Fort Scott's Most Valuable Player while Daniel Eichenberger was given the WOW Award, which goes to a player on each team that made an exceptional play...
13-year-olds to play in Garden City this weekend (07/20/11)
Fort Scott's 13-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball team will be in Garden City this weekend seeking a State championship of its own. The team qualified for the State Tournament by taking a best-of-3 series from Osawatomie, 2 games to none. Both games were played July 7 with Fort Scott winning by a combined score of 42-18...
Cal Ripken 10's play at State this weekend (07/12/11)
9-year-olds to host; Babe Ruth 13's head to Garden City next weekend
Cal Ripken League district tournaments under way (07/08/11)
The boys of summer continued their quest for victory as local teams participated in the Cal Ripken Baseball League District State tournaments. Wednesday night, the 11-year-old team from Fort Scott faced off against Osawatomie at Fisher Park. Jumping to an early lead, the Fort Scott team went on to win that game by a score of 9-5. ...
Post 25 drops two to Wellsville (07/06/11)
Fort Scott Post No. 25 never really got anything going as they dropped two games to Wellsville Post No. 194 Tuesday night at Ty Cullor Field. Post 25 head coach Cody Kramer said the team has suffered "two tough losses" as they head to the close of the regular season. Dropping two games 4-2 and 13-1, Kramer said the team never shown the desire to win...
13 FSCC athletes, 3 teams earn academic honors (07/02/11)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- Thirteen Fort Scott Community College athletes and three of the college's teams earned academic honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). There are three levels of individual achievement. The highest is the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence, given to those who earn a perfect 4.00 on a 4.00-point scale. Although no Greyhounds received that honor, one came within 0.08 points...
Fort Scott Post 25 sweeps Spring Hill (07/02/11)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 swept the Spring Hill Post 350 Braves in a doubleheader at Ty Cullor Field Friday night. Fort Scott won game one 9-1 as Post 25 collected 11 hits and pitcher Matt Carrillo struck out 11 Braves. They took the second game 2-1 despite committing 6 errors...
To the X-treme (07/01/11)
Post 25 splits with Baldwin at home (06/15/11)
Luke Brown's 2-run, 2-out home run in the seventh inning tied to score and gave Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 the chance to win in the 8th inning of a doubleheader against Baldwin Post 228 at Ty Cullor Field Tuesday night. But Baldwin pounced on five Fort Scott pitchers in the second game and took a 11-3 victory to salvage a split...
Post 25 sweeps opener (06/02/11)
The summer American Legion baseball season got underway Wednesday night at Ty Cullor Field as Fort Scott Post 25 swept Bur-lington Post 38 by scores of 7-0 and 5-1. Matt Carrillo struck out 13 batters in the opener, allowing no walks and just 4 hits. Justin Uhler allowed 2 hits in the nightcap along with 3 walks while striking out 7...
Nine Eagles picked to All-TRL teams (06/02/11)
Five Uniontown softball players and four members of the Eagle baseball team receoved All-Three Rivers League honors recently. Softball league champion Uniontown had three selections to the First Team: senior Tiffany Poyner and juniors Hope Jurgensen and Taylor Shook...
All-SEK baseball, softball teams announced (05/25/11)
The Southeast Kansas League has released information on the picks for the post-season All-SEK baseball and softball teams. Fort Scott High School is represented by five players on the softball team and four on the baseball list. First Team softball picks are senior Jade Weeter at catcher, classmate Morgan Tourtillott at first base and junior Kenzie Heatherly at second base. Sophomore center fielder Hannah Tourtillott and freshman shortstop Delane Gray were named to the Second Team...
14-year-olds win tournament in Nevada (05/20/11)
NEVADA -- The Fort Scott Tigers 14-and-under baseball team won the Champro Appreciation Baseball Tournament, held at Champion Diamonds here last weekend. The Tigers were a perfect 5-0 on the weekend and are ranked eighth in Kansas Power Ratings for United States Specialty Sports Association 14-and-under Baseball...
Broncos rally to end Tigers' season (05/18/11)
SPRING HILL -- A four-run sixth inning brought third-seeded Spring Hill a 7-4 victory over Fort Scott High School in the championship game of the Spring Hill Class 4A Regional Baseball Tournament here Tuesday night. The Tigers (15-7) defeated eighth-seeded Prairie View in the day's first semifinal, 4-3, as Fort Scott scored twice in the bottom of the sixth and held on. Spring Hill defeated Iola, 5-0, in the second semifinal...
Tiger baseball beats Paola, 4-3 (05/17/11)
SPRING HILL -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team defeated Paola, 4-3, in the first round of the Spring Hill Class 4A Baseball Tournament here Monday. The second-seeded Tigers (14-6) will play the winner of Monday night's game between Prairie View and Osawatomie this afternoon at 2 p.m. The Trojans (17-1) went into the tournament as the top seed. If the Tigers win, they'll play for the championship at 7 p.m. All FSHS games will be broadcast on KOMB, 103.9 FM...
Fort Scott baseball sweeps Chanute (05/14/11)
CHANUTE, Kan. -- A total of 37 runs were scored in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader between Fort Scott High and Chanute here Thursday night. Fort Scott won both games, 11-10 in the opener and 9-7 in the nightcap. The second game lasted only five innings as the teams were at Neosho County Community College's field, which has a FieldTurf infield but doesn't have lights...
Regional baseball, softball pairings set (05/13/11)
First-round pairings for Regional baseball and softball tournaments to be held next week were released Wednesday. All tournaments are set to begin on Monday. Fort Scott High School's baseball team has been assigned to the Spring Hill Class 4A Regional, with all of the games played at the host site. The Tigers (11-6) drew the No. 4 seed and will face fifth-seeded Paola (8-12) at 4:30 p.m. Monday...
Trophy winners (05/13/11)
Host Colby finishes Greyhounds' season (05/11/11)
COLBY -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team saw its season come to an end here Monday afternoon when the Greyhounds lost to host Colby at the Region VI West 2 Sub-Regional Tournament. The Greyhounds (42-17) had to come through the losers bracket to reach the final after losing 9-3 to Butler in the opening round on Saturday. The Grizzlies (31-26) pounded out 17 hits in the victory...