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Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
Baseball

Fort Scott 13's finish third; Pittsburg takes title (07/20/15)
Fort Scott's 13-year-old baseball team finished third in the Babe Ruth District Tournament it hosted here over the weekend and is expected to advance to the State Tournament this week at Cottonwood Falls (verification pending). Fort Scott's team played twice on Saturday at Dave Regan Stadium, beating Independence 15-0 in three innings before dropping a 17-6 verdict to Frontenac in the third-place game...
Legion Zone begins Wednesday (07/20/15)
Fort Scott American Legion Post 25 will play host to the AA Zone Tournament beginning Wednesday at Dave Regan Stadium. There will be five teams in the tournament including Garnett Post 48, Iola Post 15, Osawatomie Post 204 and Silver Lake Post 160. The double-elimination tournament begins Wednesday with what will actually be a second-round game between No. ...
U13s remain alive after thumping Spring River (07/18/15)
Fort Scott's team will live to play another day -- today, to be exact -- following a 19-8 thumping of Spring River in the first elimination bracket game of the Kansas Babe Ruth 13-and-Under Regional Baseball Tournament at Dave Regan Stadium Friday night...
Pittsburg drops locals into elimination bracket (07/17/15)
The local boys were making a game of it after four innings but Pittsburg's 8-run fifth inning paved the way for the visitors to defeat Fort Scott, 17-3, in a second-round game of the Kansas Babe Ruth 13-and-Under Region 5 Tournament at Dave Regan Stadium Thursday night...
Babe Ruth 13s in action beginning Weds. (07/14/15)
Fort Scott's Dave Regan Stadium will host the Kansas Babe Ruth Baseball District 5 Tournament beginning Wednesday with the local team drawing a bye until Thursday. The six-team, double-elimination tournament will be held through Sunday. There will be two games each day except Saturday, when there will be three...
Local team goes 5-0 to win tournament (07/01/15)
McPHERSON -- The Kansas Indians, an 18-and-under baseball team that is made up of the players who were on the Fort Scott High School varsity team in the spring, went 5-0 at the 2015 Hooper Showcase here over the weekend. It was the second consecutive weekend that the Indians won a tournament...
FSCC athletes receive NJCAA academic honors (06/26/15)
Fort Scott Community College's athletic department announced Thursday that 14 student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) with Academic Student-Athlete Awards (which were formerly known as Academic All-American honors)...
Burlington run-rules Post 25 twice (06/23/15)
It was not a pretty night for Fort Scott American Legion Post 25's baseball team at Dave Regan Stadium Monday night as visiting Burlington Post 38 posted run-rule victories in both games of a doubleheader. Burlington won the opener 13-4 in four innings after the 8-run rule kicked in. Just three innings were played in the nightcap, which was originally scheduled for five, with Burlington winning 12-0...
Swhackers second in Olathe (06/23/15)
Four Tigers named All-State (06/10/15)
Knopp named Pitcher of Year in Class 4A-Div. I
Alumni gather for statue's dedication (06/09/15)
The statue of Dave Regan that stands in the concourse of the stadium bearing his name was formally dedicated during an early-afternoon break of the Fort Scott Community College Showcast Saturday. FSHS alumni who played for the long-time educator and coach were present and gathered on the field as Josh Regan, Dave's son and the current head coach of the Fort Scott baseball team, made statements to the crowd...
Six Tigers named to All-SEK baseball team (06/02/15)
As is league policy for every sport, the All-Southeast Kansas League baseball team was released Monday, the day after Fort Scott High's baseball team was the last league team to be eliminated from post-season play. The Tigers (17-5), who were the only league school to qualify for a State tournament, saw four members picked to the First Team as did fellow tri-champions Labette County and Pittsburg. Each tri-champ also had two players picked for the Second Team...
Rose Hill dashes Tiger title hopes in 10 innings (06/01/15)
SALINA -- Rose Hill denied Fort Scott High's baseball team a State Tournament trophy for the consecutive season, defeating the Tigers, 5-4, in 10 innings in the rain-delayed first round of the Class 4A-Division I State Tournament at Dean Evans Stadium here Sunday...
ONLINE FIRST: State baseball postponed, but softball still on (updated) (05/28/15)
SALINA -- Early Thursday morning, the Kansas State High School Activities Association announced that the Class 4A-Division I State Baseball Tournament at Dean Evans Stadium here has been postponed until Sunday with semifinals, the third-place contest and the championship game moved to Monday...
What role might weather play? (05/27/15)
This year, perhaps more than any other in recent memory, weather could play a significant role in how this week's State championship events sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association will play out. The weather had a significant impact on Regional and State Tournament play during the boys' tennis and track post-seasons. ...
Eagles reach semifinals before bowing out (05/22/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's baseball team prevailed over Yates Center in a first-round Yates Center Class 2-1A Regional Tournament game here Monday, holding off a Wildcat rally to win 5-4. The Eagles went on to face top-seeded Rosalia-Flinthills in one of Tuesday's semifinals. The Mustangs won that game, 20-10, before losing to Colgan in the championship game, 14-4...
River Bandits win Hitfest (05/22/15)
Somebody up there is smiling (05/20/15)
Statue of Regan returns on day of Tigers' title triumph over Labette County
Red Tuesday to determine champ (05/19/15)
Fort Scott, Labette County face off tonight for 4A-I State tourney berth
Tigers sweep Chanute, forge tri-championship (05/15/15)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's sweep of Chanute here Wednesday gave the Tigers a piece of a three-way tie for the Southeast Kansas League baseball championship, which it its third consecutive league title. The Tigers finished 9-3 in the SEK along with Labette County and Pittsburg, the latter two splitting a doubleheader with each other Tuesday in Altamont. Had either LCHS or Pittsburg swept their twinbill, Fort Scott wouldn't have been able to finish better than second...
Baseball, softball pairings released (05/15/15)
The Kansas State High School Activities Association released pairings for upcoming Regional baseball and softball tournaments in Classes 4A on down Wednesday. Fort Scott baseball will host a Class 4A-Division I Regional while the Tiger softball team will play in a Regional at Chanute. Uniontown's baseball team has been assigned to a Class 2-1A Regional hosted by Yates Center and the softball team was placed in a 2-1A Regional with Rosalia-Flinthills as the host...
'Hawks hand Eagles pair of shutout losses (05/15/15)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn handed Uniontown a pair of 10-0 losses in a Three Rivers League doubleheader to cap the regular season here Tuesday. The Eagles, who have lost 12 consecutive games and allowed at least 10 runs in 11 of them, finished regular-season play 1-9 in the TRL and 3-17 overall. They will host Yates Center, which is also 3-17, in the first round of Regional play Monday...
Shaffer named to All-Conference First Team (05/15/15)
Fort Scott Community College's Kaden Shaffer was selected as an outfielder on the All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division baseball team that was released recently. Shaffer, a sophomore from Ottawa, was one of three Greyhounds honored. Owasso, Okla., sophomore designated hitter Josh Whisler and Norris, Neb., shortstop Trey Hair were named to the Honorable Mention list...
Tigers roll Mac County; Pitt, LCHS split (05/13/15)
Purple Dragons' game-two rally keeps Fort Scott's chances of title share alive
'Hounds finish third in Region VI baseball (05/12/15)
WICHITA -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team reached the championship bracket semifinals of the Central District (Region VI) Tournament here Sunday before being knocked into a Monday consolation game by Dodge City. Once in consolation, the 12th-seeded Greyhounds (32-29) gave top-seeded Cowley all it could handle before the Tigers (53-4) got a walk-off RBI single by Butch Rea in the bottom of the 10th inning to win 9-8, eliminating Fort Scott...
Tiger baseball wins 16-3 over Girard (05/12/15)
Fort Scott High School's baseball team took a 16-3 win over Girard in a make-up game that was moved to Dave Regan Stadium Monday. This was originally scheduled to be a doubleheader at Girard. The Tigers will face McDonald County, Mo., in a varsity/junior varsity doubleheader at 4:30 p.m. today at Dave Regan Stadium. The varsity game will be held first...
Another win for Swhackers (05/12/15)
12th-seeded 'Hounds score upset in tourney (05/09/15)
Fourth-ranked Cavaliers one of two NJCAA-ranked losers at Region VI
No. 6 Cubs sweep Eagles (05/09/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Humboldt, ranked No. 6 this week in Class 3A by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches, visited Uniontown Thursday and the results went the Cubs' way in a 12-2, 17-5 sweep. Uniontown (3-15) had just 2 hits in the first game, one each by John Kuns and Broderick Glessner. The Eagles scored once in the second inning when J.P. Pearson was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in Glessner. Jesse Kuns scored the other run in the third on Cale Coyan's sacrifice fly...
No. 2 Tigers shut out Missouri neighbors (05/06/15)
Senior Day resulted in some lineup changes for Fort Scott High in the varsity game against Nevada Tuesday afernoon. But the Tigers, ranked second in Class 4A-Division I in the latest Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches poll, kept up their winning ways, beating the visitors 10-0 in six innings at Dave Regan Stadium...
St. Paul sweeps Uniontown in league make-ups (05/06/15)
UNIONTOWN -- St. Paul swept Uniontown here Monday, 12-9 and 13-0, in a Three Rivers League make-up doubleheader. The second game ended after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. Uniontown (1-7 TRL, 3-13 overall) led after the first inning of the opener, 2-1. J.P. Pearson led off the inning with a single and Jesse Kuns was hit by pitch. Broderick Glessner's 2-out single scored both runners...
Early Bird tourney winners (05/06/15)
12th-seeded 'Hounds sweep Hutch (05/05/15)
HUTCHINSON -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was the only lower seed to win a first-round series in the Region VI Tournament over the weekend and will go to Wichita this weekend for double-elimination play. Fort Scott swept fifth-seeded Hutchinson 8-7 and 9-8, knocking the Blue Dragons out of the playoffs at 33-22. ...
Tigers drop to third despite sweeping Nado (05/02/15)
At this point of the high-school baseball season, no team has played the same number of games. So even though Fort Scott swept Coffeyville 11-5 and 12-0 in a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader at Dave Regan Stadium Thursday, the Tigers still dropped to third place in the league on the basis of some simple math...
No. 3 Mission Valley run rules Eagles twice (05/02/15)
Editor's Note: This was to run in Saturday's edition but was pulled due to space constraints. The Tribune will look to run this in Tuesday's print edition. ---- ESKRIDGE -- Uniontown and Eskridge-Mission Valley agreed to play each other here Thursday and things didn't go well for the Eagles...
Camping out with the Greyhounds (05/02/15)
Fort Scott Community College and 5 Corners Mini-Mart sponsored a youth baseball camp Tuesday evening at Lions Field.
'Hounds fall to Crowder in 10 (05/01/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played one last game to end the season at Lions Park Wednesday afternoon, falling to Crowder College 8-5 in 10 innings. The Greyhounds finished the regular season with a record of 28-27. They'll play at Hutchinson this weekend in the first round of the Region VI Tournament. The first two games will be played Saturday at 1 and 4 p.m. The third game, if it's needed, will be played Sunday at 1 p.m...
Red Devils roll Eagle baseball (05/01/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's baseball team dropped both games in a non-league doubleheader versus Erie here Tuesday by scores of 10-1 and 19-2. The Eagles' lone run in the opener scored in the bottom of the fourth inning, when Cale Coyan scored on John Kuns' double. Kuns and Coyan were two of six players with a single hit. The others were J.P. Pearson, Jesse Kuns, Tanner Stewart and John Emmerson...
'Hounds sweep Baker JV (04/29/15)
BALDWIN CITY -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played a doubleheader here Monday against the Baker University junior varsity as a warm-up to upcoming Region VI Tournament play. The Greyhounds won the opener 14-4 in five innings and the nightcap 10-0 in six to improve to 28-26 on the season...
Tigers split most recent doubleheaders (04/29/15)
Editor's Note: Due to connection issues with the internet at the Tribune Monday night, this story could not be placed on the website at that time. The Tribune regrets the delay ---- By Scott Nuzum Tribune Sports Editor Fort Scott High School's baseball team has split its last two doubleheaders, with Labette County at Altamont on Friday and with Paola at Dave Regan Stadium on Monday...
'Hounds split with KCK (04/29/15)
Editor's Note: Due to connection issues with the internet at the Tribune Monday night, this story could not be placed on the website at that time. The Tribune regrets the delay ---- KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Fort Scott Community College baseball split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Sunday and finished in sixth place, pitting them against Hutchinson in the first round of the Region VI Tournament this coming weekend...
Greyhounds sweep Kansas City (04/24/15)
Nick Banman's 3-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning of game two allowed Fort Scott Community College's baseball team to escape with a sweep of Kansas City Kansas in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Lions Field Thursday afternoon...
Tigers post pair of shutouts (04/24/15)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott High School's baseball team routed Independence in both games of a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader here Tuesday, winning the opener 12-0 and the nightcap 13-0. The Tigers (4-2 SEK, 6-2 overall), ranked No. 7 in Class 4A-Division I in the latest Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches poll, bashed out 32 hits in the twin bill, 8 of them for extra bases...
Panthers take twinbill from 'Hounds (04/22/15)
CHANUTE --Neosho County took both games of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division twinbill from Fort Scott Community College here Monday by scores of 11-1 and 10-8. The first game lasted just five innings due to the 10-run rule. Trey Hair had 2 of Fort Scott's 7 hits. The Greyhounds' only run scored in the top of the first inning when Jedd Andrade came in on a groundout...
Uniontown, Marmaton Valley split (04/22/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown and Marmaton Valley split a high-scoring Three Rivers League doubleheader here Monday. The visitors won the opener 20-17 with while the Eagles won the nightcap 10-0. Marmaton Valley rallied in the opener, scoring 10 runs in the top of the seventh inning...
JV Tigers get by Paola, 1-0 (04/18/15)
Jarrett Lyon threw a no-hitter and Jeron Poyner scored the game's only run in the first inning as Fort Scott High's junior varsity baseball team won a first-round game in the LaRoche Tournament Friday, 1-0, over Paola at Dave Regan Stadium. Poyner got on base on an error by Paola's shortstop, ending up at second on the play. He scored when Lyon helped his own cause by hitting a 2-out double...
Neosho sweeps Greyhounds (04/17/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team dropped both ends of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with third-place Neosho County at Lions Field Thursday evening. The Panthers rallied and then held on for an 8-7 victory in the opener and bashed five home runs in the night cap, dominating 16-4 in an eight-inning, run-rule verdict...
Hill recognized for becoming winningest Greyhound coach (04/17/15)
nnounce that head coach John Hill has broken the record for most wins in program history. John Curtis, head coach from 1993 to 1997, previously held the record. Hill broke the record during the 2014 spring season, but institutional record keeping had trouble proving out the achievement. This spring Scott Nuzum, sports editor for the Fort Scott Tribune, dug into the paper's archive to find that Hill had indeed broken the record in 2014 when he cracked Curtis' 168 all-time wins...
'Hounds move up despite series split (04/14/15)
A split of their weekend series with last-place Allen was not what Fort Scott Community College's baseball team was looking for in the Greyhounds' quest to finish with the best seed possible in the upcoming Region VI Tournament. But thanks to Johnson County, the 'Hounds finished the weekend in better position than they were going in...
'Hounds only split at Allen; teams here today (04/11/15)
IOLA -- What Fort Scott Community College's baseball would have liked to get this weeknd was a series sweep against Allen. But here on Friday afternoon, the host Red Devils, in last place in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division, spolied that plan by taking game one of a doubleheader, 3-2. Fort Scott rebounded for a 12-4 win in game two...
Pittsburg sweeps Tiger baseball (04/11/15)
PITTSBURG -- Pittsburg made it known that Fort Scott High's baseball team is not the only contender for the Southeast Kansas League title by sweeping a doubleheader from the Tigers at Jaycee Ball Park here Thursday. The Purple Dragons, who now lead the SEK by a half game over Labette County at 3-0, 5-1 overall, took the first game 7-6 in eight innings and the nightcap 6-3...
Memories of mentor motivated LaRoche (04/10/15)
Adam LaRoche wanted to build a baseball field in Fort Scott. He wanted it to be one of the best around and included many things from ballparks he's seen in his baseball life. There was one thing that snuck by him when the complex was dedicated Tuesday afternoon before Fort Scott High School's baseball team took on Louisburg in the first games played at the field named for his uncle, Dave Regan. ...
Complex 'a feather in the cap,' says Jenkins (04/10/15)
Representative Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) was on hand for the opening of the LaRoche Baseball Complex Tuesday afternoon and told reporters on hand that the facility looks nothing like she envisioned it would when she was in Fort Scott just prior to construction...
Grand Opening (04/08/15)
Tigers win a pair of run-rule routs amidst pomp and circumstance
Northeast sweeps Uniontown (04/08/15)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team was swept in a Three Rivers League doubleheader by Northeast here Monday evening, with both games stopped early due to the 10-run rule. The host Vikings won the first game 12-2 in six innings and the second 15-0 in three...
Sweep pushes 'Hounds into seventh place (04/07/15)
With three series -- 12 games -- remaining in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play, Fort Scott Community College's baseball team did itself a big favor by sweeping Highland at Lions Field Saturday. A come-from-behind 12-6 win in the opener and a 10-0 run-rule shutout in the second game put Fort Scott in seventh place in the division by itself, a game ahead of the Scotties...
'Hounds split at Highland; rematch here today (04/04/15)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Thursday, pulling the Greyhounds into a tie for eighth place in the division with Independence. Highland, tied with Kansas City for sixth, won the opener 14-11. Fort Scott took the second game 14-2. On Wednesday, Independence suffered a sweep at the hands of No. 7 Johnson County, 11-5 and 12-7...
Swhack that ball (04/04/15)
Bullpen session at the new ball field (04/03/15)
Uniontown sweeps high-scoring twinbill (04/03/15)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown baseball picked up a pair of victories, sweeping Yates Center Tuesday. The sweep pulled the Eagles even for the season at 2-2. The Eagles had to rally to win a 19-18 squeaker in the opener but the second game was much different, with Uniontown prevailing 20-6...
No. 17 Crowder rolls by Greyhounds, 12-1 (04/01/15)
NEOSHO, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played its fifth game in three days Tuesday and the outcome was probably what would be expected when a team that's played a lot of games in a short amount of time plays a nationally-ranked squad...
Best team in the best park? Maybe so for Tigers (03/28/15)
Going into this season, Fort Scott High's baseball team is in the conversation when talking about Class 4A-Division I championship contenders. And their new ballpark, Dave Regan Field, is being talked about as perhaps the best high-school facility in the state, even as the rush is on to get the stadium complete in time for the scheduled April 7 home opener...
Stadium may be best HS facility in nation (03/28/15)
Dave Regan Field, named after Fort Scott head coach Josh Regan's father, who was the program's first head coach from 1990-2002, will be able to seat 500 people and will be just one of 15 baseball fields in the entire state that has artificial turf (seven of which belong to colleges as well as one used by the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association). ...
Uniontown baseball falls twice in tourney (03/28/15)
ARMA -- Uniontown's baseball team opened the season here Thursday at the Northeast Tournament but came away with a pair of losses. In the first round, the Eagles were run-ruled by host Northeast, 11-1, in five innings. The Vikings scored in every inning played...
'Hounds split with Cards; teams play here Sunday (03/28/15)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott Community College and Labette split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader here Friday. The homestanding Cardinals rallied to take the opener, 6-5. The Greyhounds won the second game 7-3. The teams will play each other at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lions Field. The games were originally scheduled for today but moved back due to wet field conditions. Wentworth Military visits at 1 p.m. Monday...
Young Eagles' season already underway (03/27/15)
UNIONTOWN -- Rebuilding with a young team is the task facing head coach Jeff Reed and assistant Brian Baker as Uniontown's baseball team was due to take the field for the first time Thursday in a tournament hosted by Northeast High School at Arma. Uniontown opened against the host school with Liberal, Mo., and St. Paul following. The third-place and championship games rounded out the night's action...
'Hounds split with Indy, sweep Evangel (03/24/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball squad split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Independence Sunday then swept a road twinbill from the Evangel College junior varsity at Springfield, Mo., Monday. The 7-3 win for the Greyhounds' in Sunday's opener was their fifth in a row. But the Pirates took the nightcap, 4-3. Monday, Fort Scott swept Evangel 11-2 and 13-2, so the 'Hounds have won seven of their last eight games after losing eight of the nine played before then...
'Hounds sweep Pirates (03/21/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team swept Independence in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader at Lions Field Friday, winning the opener 3-1 and the nightcap 7-0. After losing eight of their previous nine games, the Greyhounds (4-10 East, 9-14 overall) have gone 4-0 so far this week. They swept the Baker University junior varsity at Lions Field Tuesday and have a pair of conference games to play at Independence Sunday...
FSCC baseball games moved (03/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College baseball's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader versus Independence scheduled for Thursday at Lions Park will be played today beginning at 1 p.m. Also, the doubleheader between these schools scheduled for Saturday at Independence will be held there at the same time Sunday instead...
FSHS baseball holding drawing for White Sox-Royals tickets (03/20/15)
Fort Scott High School baseball will be giving away tickets for two trips to see FSHS graduate Adam LaRoche play when the Chicago White Sox visit the Kansas City Royals this season. Tickets will be given away for games on April 8 and 9 and on August 8 and 9. Lodging is included on the night of the first game of each trip. The seats for each pair of games are on the lower level at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo...
'Hounds outscore Baker JV 30-1 in twinbill (03/18/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team broke out of a slump impressively Tuesday, sweeping the Baker University junior varsity 19-0 and 11-1. Neither game went past the fifth inning. The Greyhounds (7-14) posted their first sweep since the opening doubleheader of the season versus Cloud County. They came into Tuesday's play with losses in eight of their last nine outings...
Coffeyville sweeps; Baker JV visits (03/17/15)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team suffered a sweep at the hands of Coffeyville in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play here Saturday. Coffeyville won the opener 3-1 and the second game 11-6 as they kept pace with division-leading Cowley. The Red Ravens improved to 10-2 in the East, two games behind Cowley, and 17-9 overall. Coffeyville has won six of its last seven games...
Greyhounds split with Coffeyville (03/14/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader with Coffeyville at Lions Field Thursday afternoon, winning the opener 9-5 but falling in the nightcap 8-6. Coffeyville held a 3-0 lead after 2 1/2 innings. The Greyhounds (2-8 East, 5-12 overall) scored all their first-game runs over the course of the third through fifth innings to take a 9-3 lead...
Longview holds off 'Hounds, 8-6 (03/11/15)
Visiting Longview held off a Fort Scott Community College rally in the bottom of the ninth inning at Lions Field Tuesday to take a single nine-inning non-conference contest, 8-6. Long-view led 5-0 after 2 1/2 innings. Fort Scott (4-11) got on the board on a 2-run home run by Josh Whisler in the bottom of the third. Kaden Shaffer, who reached base on a fielder's choice, also score on the homer, Whisler's second of the season...
Cowley takes Sunday twinbill (03/10/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team dropped a pair in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Lions Field Sunday, losing to Cowley 6-2 in the first game and 4-1 in the second. With Cowley's sweep on Thursday, the Tigers (6-0 East, 14-0 overall) won the season series 4-0...
Cowley sweeps Greyhounds in conference play (03/07/15)
ARKANSAS CITY -- Cowley swept a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheader from Fort Scott Community College here Friday. The Tigers won the first game 7-6 with a rally in the bottom of the seventh and took the nightcap 11-9. The Greyhounds (1-5 East, 4-8 overall) took the lead in the opener by scoring three runs in the top of the seventh inning. ...
'Hounds drop 3 in series (02/27/15)
OVERLAND PARK -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team played four games in two days here Tuesday and Wednesday in an effort with opponent Johnson County to avoid having their first two Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division doubleheaders of the season affected by the forecasted inclement weather predicted for the weekend. The teams agreed to play both doubleheaders here. They were originally scheduled to be held here Thursday and at Lions Field Saturday...
Hutchinson sweeps Greyhounds (02/23/15)
HUTCHINSON --Hutchinson swept Fort Scott Community College in a baseball doubleheader here Friday by scores of 10-6 in the first game and 5-4 in the second. The doubleheader was arranged by the teams on short notice. The Greyhounds (3-3) had already decided to call off scheduled Saturday and Sunday home twinbills versus Muscatine, Iowa, due to the potential for bad weather...
Changes for FSCC baseball (02/20/15)
Fort Scott Community College's baseball team has announced changes for this weekend as a result of the forecast for bad weather Saturday and Sunday. The home games scheduled for Saturday and Sunday versus Muscatine (Iowa) have been cancelled. These were to be the first true home games for the Greyhounds (3-1) following the opening weekend games versus Cloud County and North Central Missouri that were held at Pittsburg's Jaycee Ball Park last Friday and Saturday...
'Hound baseball wins 3 of 4 to open season (02/17/15)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott Community College's baseball team opened its season with three wins in four games played over the weekend at Jaycee Ballpark here. Friday, the 'Hounds swept Cloud County, winning the first game 5-3 and the second game 7-6. Saturday, North Central Missouri joined in. The Greyhounds beat Cloud County, 10-5, in the first game. Then the Pirates swept their two games, beating Cloud and Fort Scott by identical scores of 4-1...
Independence decision (02/03/15)
A different kind of cat (01/28/15)
The Pirates' life for Brown (01/17/15)
Baker headed to Iowa (12/19/14)
LaRoche reportedly signs with White Sox (11/22/14)
Multiple sources reported Friday evening that Fort Scott native Adam LaRoche has signed a two-year, $25 million deal with the Chicago White Sox. LaRoche, 35, was an unrestricted free agent after playing for the Washington Nationals the past four seasons. The Nationals no longer had a place for LaRoche as they planned to move Ryan Zimmerman to first base...
Schwackers finish fall season (10/28/14)
Split season (10/21/14)
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...