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Volleyball

Three chosen for All-TRL volleyball squad (11/19/14)
Three members of the Uniontown High School volleyball team were selected to spots on the 2014 All-Three Rivers League volleyball team. No Eagles were chosen for the First Team. Sophomore Holly Shinn was a Second Team choice for UHS. Senior Michaela Nietfeld and junior Lindsay Nietfeld were honorable mention picks...
All-SEK honor to 3 Tigers (11/15/14)
Southeast Kansas League runner-up Fort Scott saw three players picked to the All-SEK volleyball team recently, all of them chosen to the First Team. The Tigers finished second in the SEK at 5-1 with an overall record of 20-17. Chanute won the SEK for the third consecutive season...
Stringer named East Freshman of Year (11/14/14)
Five members of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team received All-Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division and All-District honors from league coaches earlier this week. Freshman Julia Stringer, a right-side hitter, was named the Eastern Division Freshman of the Year, the first Greyhound so honored since Kellye (West) Barrows received the award following the 2001 season. ...
No. 8 KCK ends FSCC's season in finals (11/12/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- One of the best seasons in Fort Scott Community College volleyball history came to an end here Saturday at the Region VI Division II District N Tournament. A sweep of the sixth seed, Hesston, in the tournament's second match ended an 8-match post-season losing streak that went back to 1995. ...
'Hound volleyball at District today (11/08/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team has won a school-record 30 matches going into today's Region VI Division II District N Tournament at Kansas City Kansas Community College. But if the Greyhounds are going to make their first appearence in a national tournament, they're going to have to beat at least one team they did not beat during the regular season...
'Hounds win record 30th match (10/31/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team set a school record when it defeated Allen on Sophomore Night at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds' 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 sweep was their 30th victory of the season, breaking a record set during the late 1980s under then-coach Kerry Messersmith, who is now the head coach at NCAA Division I Alabama-Birmingham...
FS Juniors to hold tryouts (10/31/14)
The FS Junior volleyball club will hold tryouts at Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., on November 9. There will be sessions for those 14 and under and another for those 15 to 18 years old. FS Juniors, started in 2011, is looking to fill teams for 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17-18 year-old age groups...
Tough going for No. 18 'Hounds at Iowa Western (10/28/14)
FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 18 in the NJCAA Division II poll, found the going tough here over the weekend at the Iowa Western Invitational. The Greyhounds lost three of their four matches, two of those to other ranked teams, and fell to 28-8 on the season. Since the end of a 15-match winning streak that put them at 21-2, the 'Hounds have won just seven of the last 13...
Paola ends Tigers' season (10/28/14)
PAOLA -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team went into the Paola Class 4A-Division II Sub-State here Saturday as the No. 2 seed. But home-court advantage worked out for the Panthers, who advanced 25-22, 25-16, in the first round of play to bring an end to the Tigers' season at 20-17...
Sedan ends Eagles' season (10/28/14)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's volleyball season came to an end against Sedan in the Class 2A Sub State Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles fell 25-17, 27-25 to the Blue Devils and saw their season end with a record of 15-19. Lindsay Nietfeld went 20 for 26 in attack with 7 kills. Holly Shinn wound up 20/24 on attacks, with 4 kills. Jana Wilkinson contributed 11 assists...
Lights out on Pink Night: No. 18 'Hounds beat No. 10 Cavaliers (10/24/14)
Community College volleyball team knocked off No. 10 Johnson County Community College, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-18 Wednesday at Arnold Arena, on Dig Pink Night at Arnold Arena. "It was our biggest win of the year," Greyhound coach Lindsay Hill said of the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division battle between the nationally-ranked Division II teams. ...
Tigers seeded 2nd (10/24/14)
Fort Scott High's volleyball team has drawn the No. 2 seed in a Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament that will be held in Paola Saturday. The Tigers (20-16) will face the host school, Paola (17-20), in the first round. This will be the second match of the day as top-seeded Louisburg (26-11), ranked No. 4 in 4A-I by the Kansas Volleyball Association, opens against Spring Hill (14-24) at 2 p.m...
Uniontown sweeps in advance of Sub-State (10/24/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team tuned up for Sub-State play with a sweep of Pleasanton and Moran at home Tuesday. These were non-league matches among the Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles (15-19) went three sets with Pleasanton, winning 17-25, 25-8, 25-7. Holly Shinn had 9 aces during a 13-point run in the second set. Shinn was also 27 of 31 on attacks, with 14 kills. Lindsay Nietfeld finished 24 of 25 on attacks with 7 kills. Jana Wilkinson handed out 12 assists...
No. 20 'Hounds sweep Longview (10/21/14)
LEES SUMMIT, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, which broke back into the NJCAA Division II poll this week at No. 20 after spending one week out, swept Longview here Friday night but stuffing the Lakers at the net. The Greyhounds (26-5) were credited with 28 blocks in the match, which they won 25-23, 25-15, 25-19, while Longview had only 12...
Tigers 4th at Anderson County (10/21/14)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School volleyball finished in fourth place at the Anderson County Invitational here Saturday afternoon as the Tigers closed out regular-season play. Fort Scott (20-16) defeated Iola, 25-14, 25-19, in the first round of pool play. Ashley Cook had 7 kills, 6 assists and 7 digs for the Tigers. Elisha Hasenplaugh added 5 kills. Abi Keating handed out 10 assists and served 4 aces. Katie Gorman came up with 18 digs...
UHS volleyball winless at Central Heights (10/21/14)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown's volleyball team ran into a buzz saw of a tournament at Central Heights here Saturday, dropping outings to the hosts, Erie, Kansas City Chritsitan and Osawatomie. Uniontown fell to 13-19 with one regular-season triangular remaining tonight at home...
UJH teams conclude season with losses (10/21/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown Junior High's volleyball team wrapped up the season with games against Jayhawk Junior High here Thursday. The seventh-grade team lost in three sets; the eighth grade fell in two. The seventh graders finished with a 6-1 league record...
No. 1 Miege sweeps; Blue Comets take SEK title (10/18/14)
cott High's volleyball team suffered a sweep here Thursday night at the hands of defending Class 4A State champ Bishop Miege in a non-league match and Chanute in a match that determined the SEK champion. Miege (26-7), State champion in either 4A or 5A five of the last six years, is ranked No. ...
'Hounds down Highland (10/17/14)
HIGHLAND -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team used a week-long break to its advantage here Wednesday night and beat Highland, 3 sets to 1, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match. Scores were 25-7, 15-25, 25-11, 25-14. The 'Hounds (5-2 East, 25-5 overall) last played on October 8 when they lost to then-No. 7-ranked Kansas City Kansas, the last of seven matches in nine days. Having gone 21-2 in their first 23 matches, Fort Scott had split its next six...
UJH volleyball coming up on season finale (10/15/14)
Uniontows Junior High's volleyball teams recently swept Crest and gained a split with Pleasanton. The seventh-grade Eagles rolled over Crest on the road October 2, 25-9, 25-15. Jordan Ford and Makenzie Brown each served 3 points for Uniontown. The eighth-grade team went three sets that night with Crest, winning 25-22, 21-25, 15-12. Anna Jefferis had 4 points in the first, Aubrey Ruggles 5 in the second, and Jefferis 3 in the third to pace Uniontown...
Eagles fourth in home tourney (10/14/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown finished fourth among 10 teams in its annual home volleyball invitational tournament Saturday. Olathe Metro Academy handed the Eagles (13-15) their only loss in pool play and went on to finish first in Pool B. "We had a good day of volleyball, going 3-2," Uniontown Head Coach Jackie Hall said. "We made some lineup adjustments, so this was the first time to see how they worked in match situations, and for the most part, things went well...
FSMS volleyball teams wrap up seasons (10/11/14)
The Fort Scott Middle School girls' volleyball teams split with Jayhawk Junior High of Mound City on Monday with Nevada Tuesday to wrap up their seasons. The final season records for each team have the seventh-grade A team finishing 8-5, the seventh-grade B team 8-1, the eighth-grade A team going 16-2 and the eighth-grade B team going 7-2...
Tigers, Comets sweep to set up title bout (10/10/14)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team stayed unbeaten in the Southeast Kansas League following a sweep on "Dig Pink" and Senior Night at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night. Meanwhile, in Parsons, Chanute also stated unbeaten in the SEK with a triangular sweep over the host Vikings and Independence...
Slumping 'Hounds fall to No. 7 KCK (10/10/14)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The recent slump of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team continued here Wednesday as No. 7-ranked Kansas City Kansas dropped the Greyhounds in four sets, 23-25, 25-15, 25-23, 27-25, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
FSMS 8th graders second at Pittsburg (10/10/14)
The Fort Scott Middle School girls' volleyball teams continued their winning ways recently with five matches at Garnett Oct. 2 and an eighth-grade "A" team tournament in Pittsburg Saturday. In Thursday's play, seventh-grade B team (7-1) prevailed over Garnett 25-16, 25-23. The seventh-grade A team (8-3) captured a 25-17, 25-13 decision...
Struggling Eagles salvage league split (10/08/14)
UNIONTOWN -- It's said in baseball that if a team is going to split a doubleheader, it's somewhat better to win the second game because at least then you leave with something to build on. But this is Uniontown volleyball and the standard is higher. And although the Eagles were able to win their second match of the night and come away with a split in a Three Rivers League triangular, the disappointment is evident when she talks about how her team is struggling this season...
No. 11 Fort Scott struggles at Neosho (10/07/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 11 in NJCAA Division II, came into the weekend Neosho County Tournament off a sweep by unranked Highland Wednesday night. That loss broke a 15-match winning streak in which the Greyhounds (24-4) lost just two sets...
Hesston snaps No. 11 Greyhounds' win streak (10/03/14)
HESSTON -- On the same day that Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team moved up two spots to the No. 11 position in the NJCAA Division II poll, they were handed perhaps one of the most stunning upsets in the nation this season here Wednesday night...
Eagles 1-3 at Jayhawk quad (10/03/14)
MOUND CITY -- Uniontown volleyball continued its road swing, playing in a Three Rivers League quadrangular at Jayhawk- Linn Tuesday. The varsity Eagles won one of three matches while the junior varsity notched a victory in its only match. The varsity squad (4-3 TRL, 9-12 overall) defeated Chetopa 25-8, 18-25, 25-20. Lindsay Nietfeld went 15 for 22 on attacks with 8 kills. Holly Shinn was 12/19 on attacks with 4 kills. Jana Wilkinson contributed 9 assists...
Frosh volleyball sweeps quad at Parsons (10/03/14)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott's freshmen volleyball team swept Chanute, Parsons and Coffeyville in a quadrangular here Tuesday. The victories upped the Tigers' record to 16-11. Fort Scott bested Chanute 25-22, 26-24, then dropped Parsons 25-13, 25-22, and finished up with a
victory over Coffeyville 25-19, 25-12...
'Hounds win 15th straight match (10/01/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its 15th consecutive match Monday night as the No. 13-ranked Greyhounds swept Neosho County, 25-23, 25-8, 25-20, in a Jayhawk Confefence-Eastern Division match. The Greyhounds (4-1 East, 21-2 overall) last lost on Aug. 30 in a tournament at Vernon, Texas, to Division I Paris, Texas. In fact, since then, Fort Scott has lost just three sets. This was FSCC's sixth straight 3-0 win...
FSMS teams win 3 of 4 in home triangular, sweep Parsons (10/01/14)
Fort Scott Middle School was the host school for a triangular Saturday, with Uniontown and Frontenac visiting.
Uniontown Jr. High sweeps rivals, goes 1-3 at Fort Scott (10/01/14)
Uniontown Junior High swept Marmaton Valley at home Thursday before the Eagles traveled to Fort Scott for a Saturday triangular which also included Frontenac. Against Moran, the Eagles' seventh grade won by scores of 25-19, 25-19. Lauren Shinn collected 4 points in the first set, Libby Franks 7 in the second...
Tigers sixth at Louisburg (09/30/14)
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team faced two state-ranked teams here Saturday as part of its journey through the field at the Louisburg Invitational. The Tigers' first two matches in pool play were against those ranked teams. First, they faced Basehor-Linwood, which the Kansas Volleyball Association has at No. ...
Eagle volleyball goes 1-3 in pool (09/30/14)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball went 1-3 in pool play in a tournament at here Saturday. The Eagles (8-10) lost to Southeast 25-21, 25-7 in the first match. Lindsay Nietfeld was successful on 10 of 13 on attacks with a kill. Holly Shinn was 10/13 on attacks. Jana Wilkinson added 7 assists...
Tigers sweep, take lead in SEK (09/27/14)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team took the lead in the Southeast Kansas League as league play got underway here Thursday night. The Tigers (2-0 SEK, 12-8 overall) swept Coffeyville, 25-14, 25-17, and Parsons, 25-10, 25-11. As this triangular was the only one held Thursday night in which all three teams were from league schools, the Tigers lead by one match over Chanute and Independence...
Eagles split at Northeast (09/26/14)
ARMA -- Uniontown's varsity volleyball team split Three Rivers League matches here Tuesday night, dropping host Northeast, but falling to state-ranked St. Paul, both in two sets. Uniontown (3-1 TRL, 7-7 overall) defeated Northeast 25-19, 25-10. Holly Shinn was a perfect 24/24 on attacks to go with 10 kills. Shalina Harper was 10/11 on attacks with 2 kills. Jana Wilkinson added 15 assists...
FSMS 'B' teams win at Royster (09/26/14)
CHANUTE -- The Fort Scott Middle School volleyball played at Royster Middle School here Tuesday night. In four matches, the schools split, with Fort Scott winning the seventh-grade B and eighth-grade B contests. In the seventh-grade B match, FSMS (5-1) dropped the first set but rallied for a 19-25, 25-21, 15-13 win...
'Hounds struggle but still sweep Labette (09/26/14)
One of the teams playing at Arnold Arena Wednesday night came into play on a 13-match winning streak and had just moved up two spots in the NJCAA Division II national volleyball poll to No. 13. But if one had gone into the building with no knowledge of the teams, they wouldn't have been blamed if they couldn't tell which one it was...
Harris receives 3rd, Hothan 1st Player of Week awards (09/24/14)
For the fourth consecutive week, 15th-ranked Fort Scott Community College volleyball has seen at least one of its players named Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division Player of the Week. Harris, a sophomore libero from Houston, Texas, was named Defensive Player of the Week for the third time in those four weeks. ...
Sports Notebook (09/24/14)
FSMS volleyball sweeps COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Middle School's volleyball teams played here Monday against the Roughriders of Coffeyville- Roosevelt. All four teams won their matches. In the seventh-grade B-team match, Fort Scott prevailed 25-15, 25-20. The 7B's are now 4-1 on the season...
'Hounds sweep through tourney, improve to 19-2 (09/23/14)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept through the Allen Tournament here over the weekend to improve to 19-2. Fort Scott, which has won 13 consecutive matches, has won at least 19 matches in each of Lindsay Hill's four seasons as head coach. Prior to her hiring, the Greyhound program had won 19 of its previous 147 matches from mid-season 2006 to 2010. Hill's record at FSCC as of this summary is 86-42...
Tigers 3-2 at Pittsburg tourney (09/23/14)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team went 3-2 at the 10-team Pittsburg Invitational here Saturday. The record was not good enough to advance to championship bracket play, however, and the Tigers (10-8) finished in seventh place. The Tigers' first opponent was Southeast Kansas League rival Labette County, which they swept 25-13, 25-17. ...
Busy week for UHS volleyball program (09/23/14)
It was a busy week for Uniontown High School's volleyball program, which participated in three events last week. On Sept. 16, the junior varsity team went to Southeast for a triangular. On Sept. 18, the varsity traveled to Riverton for a quadrangular with CNC League teams while the JV went to Oswego for another triangular...
UJH volleyball teams both 3-0 (09/23/14)
Both Uniontown Junior High volleyball teams are 3-0 after play in the past 10 day. The UJH seventh-grade team beat Oswego on the road in three sets on Sept. 11, 24-26, 29-27, 17-15. Libby Franks served for 6 points in the first set and 7 in the second to lead the Eagles. Makenzie Brown and Sivanah McAnulty each served for 4 points in the second set...
Tiger volleyball takes two in home quad (09/19/14)
Fort Scott High's volleyball team won two of three matches in a home non-league quadrangular at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday evening, beating Prairie View and Osawatomie in the two matches. Louisburg, ranked No. 4 in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Volleyball Association, won all three matches it played, including a sweep of the Tigers...
No. 15 'Hounds win 9th straight (09/19/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team extended its winning streak to nine matches Wednesday night after beating Coffeyville 3 sets to 1 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. Match scores were 25-19, 25-13, 19-25, 25-12. The Greyhounds, who haven't lost since losing in 5 sets to Division I school Paris, Texas, in a tournament in Vernon, Texas, on Aug. ...
FSMS takes 3 of 4 Monday (09/17/14)
The Fort Scott Middle School girls' volleyball teams played at home against Nevada Middle School Monday evening. FSMS won three of four, losing only the seventh-grade B team outing, with Nevada taking both sets, 26-24, 26-24. That was the first loss of the season in four matches for the 7B's...
'Hounds extend win streak to 8 (09/16/14)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- By winning all four matches here over the weekend, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team extended its recent winning streak to 8 matches. The Greyhounds are 14-2 overall, last losing two weeks ago to Division I Paris (Texas) at a tournament at Vernon, Texas, and that was by 3 sets to 2...
Eagle JV 2nd at Marmaton Valley (09/16/14)
MORAN -- The Uniontown High School junior varsity volleyball reached the championship game of the Marmaton Valley Tournament, winning four straight to reach the finals before the Eagles were edged by Central Heights. The Eagles opened with a narrow defeat of Humboldt in the first match, winning the first set 15-8, dropping the middle 15-12, then prevailing in the third, 15-13. Keely Goodridge led UHS with 9 points...
Tiger volleyball competitive during week (09/13/14)
Even though they were just 1-3 during the week, Fort Scott High's volleyball team was competitive every time out. Tuesday, the Tigers were swept at Nevada while they managed a split at Paola Thursday. In the most recent matches, Fort Scott swept Paola, 25-20, 25-23, and lost to Wellsville, 25-15, 23-25, 25-21...
'Hounds sweep; Harris POTW once again (09/13/14)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball improved to 10-2 with a sweep of Independence here Wednesday night in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds won the match, 25-10, 25-11, 25-19. Julia Stringer led Fort Scott with 11 kills while Shelbey Baker had 8. Kortney Blaufuss was credited with 27 assists. Terina Harris picked up 14 digs. Molly Hathan was credited with at least a share of 4 blocks...
FSMS volleyball takes 3 of 4 from Ponies (09/13/14)
Three victories in four outings was the result for the Fort Scott Middle School girls' volleyball teams playing at home against Iola Thursday at the FSMS gymnasium. The seventh-grade B team had little difficulty, rolling 25-9, 25-6, to improve to 3-0 on the season. Elizabeth Ngatia served a string of 16 points in a row...
Uniontown sweeps league matches (09/13/14)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept both Oswego and Altoona-Midway at home Tuesday night in both varsity and junior varsity play. These were the first Three Rivers League matches of the season for the varsity. The Eagles (2-0 TRL, 5-4 overall) controlled the tempo in the first set with Oswego, winning 25-16. The second set was much tighter but the hosts managed to squeak out the victory, 26-24...
FSMS volleyball A teams sweep (09/12/14)
The Fort Scott Middle School girls' volleyball team played at home against El Dorado Springs Middle School Tuesday, Sept. 9, and continued their winning ways, with both A teams prevailing. In the seventh-grade A team match, Fort Scott Middle dominated 25-5, 25-15...
UJH teams open with victories (09/12/14)
The Uniontown Junior High Volleyball teams opened their season with victories Sept. 4. Paula Coyan, now in her 11th year as coach, greeted nine players for the seventh grade. Julie Schafer, in her 13th year as coach, greeted 11 for the eighth grade...
'Hounds beat Comets in straight sets (09/09/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept the first two sets with visiting Cottey College Friday night at Arnold Arena in decisive fashion, then rallied from a third-game deficit to prevail 25-16, 25-10, 25-19. The Greyhounds (9-2) never trailed in either of the first two sets. They pulled away from a 9-9 deadlock in the first game and built an insurmountable 19-11 lead. The Comets were never able to get closer than 8 points...
FSMS takes 3 of 4 (09/09/14)
The Fort Scott Middle School girls' volleyball team played at Pittsburg Thursday, with three of the teams earning victories. "All four teams of girls played very well," head coach Kelly Toll said. "This was their second playing date this season." The seventh-grade B team squeezed by Pittsburg 25-19, 25-22...
Tigers sweep home quad (09/09/14)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team bounced back from an 0-2 start for the season last week at Chanute to sweep their first home event of the season Saturday, taking down Columbus and Girard in 2 sets and rival Pittsburg in 3 in non-league action...
'Hounds improve to 8-2 (09/05/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team improved to 8-2 on the season with a 3-set sweep of visiting Longview, Mo. at Arnold Arena Wednesday evening in non-conference play. The Greyhounds won the first set 25-8, the second 25-15 and the third 25-12...
Tigers swept by Colgan, Chanute (09/05/14)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team was swept in two sets by both Chanute and Colgan in non-league competition here Tuesday. The Tigers (0-2) lost to Colgan, 26-24, 25-21. Elisha Hasenplaugh had 7 kills for the Tigers. Katie Gorman came up with 22 digs and Ashley Cook handed out 41 assists...
All four FSMS teams sweep (09/05/14)
All four Fort Scott Middle School volleyball teams swept Prairie View Tuesday in the first matches of the season at the FSMS gymnasium. Fort Scott's seventh-grade "B" team captured a victory over Prairie View with 25-20, 25-10 scores. Ashton Dowell served for 12 points...
Eagle coach sees progress despite losses (09/05/14)
Uniontown's volleyball team played a dual at Erie Tuesday night, facing off with the host school and also taking on Girard. While the Eagles dropped both matches, head coach Jackie Hall was encouraged by her team's progress this early into the young season...
Hall putting younger squad on court at UHS (09/03/14)
Three Rivers League volleyball power Uniontown may be rebuilding more than usual. Yet, with a team that consistently finds a way to challenge for postseason honors and boasting a decorated veteran coach, few would bet against the Eagles. Head coach Jackie Hall, with 33 years in the ranks all at UHS, saw last year's team go 29-11 and finish as the Class 2A Sub-State runner-up. Hall and assistant Amber Ericson lost six seniors off that team...
Coach happy with volleyball progress (08/30/14)
Fort Scott High School head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser was happy with what she saw in about an hour's worth of play at the Red & White Scrimmage in the FSHS gymnasium Friday afternoon. "This is the first year that I feel like we're at the point I want to be to start (the season)," Bingesser said. ...
Greyhounds go unbeaten in tourney (08/26/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team finished its home tournament without a loss as the Greyhounds swept both East Central (Mo.) and Labette in Saturday action at Arnold Arena. Fort Scott was the only team which went without a loss (4-0) while Neosho County and Pratt were both 3-1, Labette and East Central both finished 1-3 and Wentworth Military was 0-5. ...
Greyhounds pick up pair of season-opening wins (08/23/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, led by its four sophomores and a few of its freshmen, won its first two matches in its home tournament Friday at Arnold Arena. First, the Greyhounds dominated Wentworth Military Academy (Mo.) in three sets, 25-7, 25-5, 25-12. Then they downed Pratt, a Division I team, in the last match of the night, 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19...
Sophomore group among best in Region VI (08/22/14)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team begins its fourth season under head coach Lindsay Hill by hosting the Fort Scott Tournament at Arnold Arena tonight and Saturday. The Greyhounds finished 19-18 overall last season but just 3-7 in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division. They qualified for post-season play but lost in the first round to Cowley, which went on to win the NJCAA Division II national championship...
72 report for 1st day of football practice (08/20/14)
Seventy-two athletes, freshmen included, reported Monday for the first day of football practice at Fort Scott High School. Monday was the first day of practice for all fall sports allowed under Kansas State High School Activities Associaton rules. Since school doesn't begin for another week, Tigers head coach Bob Campbell said that there will be more two-a-day practice sessions than there have been in the past few seasons...
FSCC volleyball has strong showing at scrimmage (08/20/14)
Fort Scott Community College's traveled to El Dorado Saturday to take part in a scrimmage hosted by Butler Community College. The Greyhounds faced Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division rival Independence and Western Division squads Butler, Dodge City and Pratt...
Academic honors for FSCC, Uniontown volleyball teams (08/15/14)
Two area volleyball teams have earned American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Awards for the 2013-14 school year. Fort Scott Community College, coached by Lindsay Hill, earned a spot on the junior-college list for the third consecutive year. Uniontown High School, coached by Jackie Hall, was honored as one of 225 girls' high-school teams across the nation to receive the honor...
FSCC athletic season passes available (08/05/14)
The 2014-15 school year at Fort Scott Community College will begin later this month and Greyhound Athletics will offer a family season pass and a regular season pass this year. The passes admit bearers to all Greyhound sports which have admission charges: football, volleyball and men's and women's basketball...
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...
Sophomores Moving On (04/25/14)
Seven earn All-SEK winter sport honors (03/25/14)
Seven Fort Scott High School athletes recently received All-Southeast Kansas League honors from league basketball and wrestling coaches. Wrestling had Fort Scott's greatest representation with three named to the First Team and one receiving Honorable Mention status. ...
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...
Four earn soccer honors; two named All-SEK volleyball (11/20/13)
Four members of Fort Scott High School's soccer team received All-Southeast Kansas League honors recently as did two members of the Tiger volleyball team. It is league policy not to release All-League teams until each school's post-season run in that sports is complete. For that reason, the All-SEK football team will not be announced until Coffeyville is eliminated...
Ermel, De Hoyos receive volleyball honors (11/16/13)
Two members of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team received post-season accolades recently from officials with the Jayhawk Conference as well as from Region VI. Sophomores Jacy Ermel, a Uniontown High School graduate, and Stephanie De Hoyos were both chosen to the Eastern Division Honorable Mention team by Jayhawk Conference coaches. The Greyhounds finished with a 19-18 record this season...
Eagle athletes well represented on All-TRL teams (11/16/13)
Nine players were picked in 12 spots as Uniontown High School was well-represented on the All Three-Rivers Eight-Man Football Team. The Eagles, who finished in second place in the eight-man division to Chetopa, trailed only the Green Hornets in honors. Chetopa had 12 players slected for 20 spots...
No. 1 Cowley ends FSCC volleyball season (11/12/13)
ARKANSAS CITY --Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team fell in the first round of the Region VI Division II District M post-season tournament here Saturday and saw its season come to a close. The Greyhounds (19-18) lost to NJCAA Division II No. 1-ranked Cowley, 25-15, 25-15, 25-17. Stephanie De Hoyos and Shelbey Baker each had 9 kills for the Greyhounds. Kortney Blaufuss had 28 assists. Terina Harris picked up 17 digs...
'Hounds dominate Ravens, advance to playoffs (10/31/13)
It was appropriate for Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team to be playing at Arnold Arena -- half basketball arena, half rodeo venue -- Wednesday night as they took on Coffeyville. Although they needed some help from other matches, the Greyhounds grabbed an opportunity to qualify for the playoffs by the horns and wrestled down the Red Ravens to qualify for the Region VI Division II Tournament...
Colgan downs Eagles in Sub-State final (10/29/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown went into Saturday's Pleasanton Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament as the top seed but fell in the finals to second-seeded Colgan in two sets as the Eagles' season came to an end with a record of 29-11. "Colgan probably played their best volleyball of the season," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "Although we didn't play too bad, we just couldn't hold serve and generate points when we needed to."...
Tiger season ends; Louisburg wins Sub-State (10/29/13)
Fort Scott High's volleyball season came to an end on its home court Saturday afternoon with a 2-set loss to Paola in the first round of the Fort Scott Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Tournament at the FSHS gymnasium. The Tigers, who finished with a 22-15 record -- 12 wins better than last season -- had taken the third-seeded Panthers (24-16) to three sets in two losses earlier this season. ...
'Hounds fall to No. 16 Panthers (10/25/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team fell to No. 16-ranked Neosho County in three sets in Jayhawk conference-Eastern Division play Wednesday night. The match also counted toward Region VI Division II post-season tournament seeding and the loss puts the Greyhounds two matches out of the last playoff spot with two matches remaining...
Tigers second seed in Sub-State (10/24/13)
Fort Scott High School will be the No. 2 seed in its own Class 4A-Division I Sub-State Volleyball Tournament, which will be held at the FSHS gymnasium Saturday afternoon. Louisburg (34-2), ranked No. 5 in Class 4A-Division I by the Kansas Volleyball Association, will be the No. 1 seed in the tournament. They will face fourth-seeded Ottawa (17-20), the only team in the Sub-State with a losing record, in the first match of the day at 2 p.m...
Eagles sweep; top seed at Sub-State (10/24/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team improved to 27-10 here Tuesday night with a sweep of Marmaton Valley and Pleasanton in non-league matches against Three Rivers League rivals. The Eagles will return here Saturday as the No. 1 seed in the Pleasanton Class 2A Sub-State Tournament as the sweep allowed the Eagles to maintain a better winning percentage than second-seeded Colgan (24-10). Even just a split Tuesday would have made Colgan the top seed...
'Hounds win 5th straight (10/23/13)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won its fifth straight match here Monday night and moved over the .500 mark for just the second time this season at 17-16. Fort Scott took the match 25-18, 25-22, 16-25, 25-18 from Cottey College (5-12) in non-conference, non-district play. Three Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division games remain in the regular season as the Greyhounds try to become one of the eight teams that advance to post-season play in Region VI Division II...
Eagles use weekend tourney for Sub-State prep (10/22/13)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown High's volleyball team used the Central Heights Tournament Saturday as preparation for this weekend's Class 2A Sub-State tournament at Pleasanton. Playing against mostly bigger schools, the Eagles (25-10) went 2-3 on the day. They beat the other Class 2A-sized schools they faced and lost to two Class 3A teams and a 4A team...
Greyhounds beat NEO for third time this year (10/22/13)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball defeated Northeastern Oklahoma A&M for the third time this season in their Dig Pink Night match at Arnold Arena Friday night. The Greyhounds (16-16) dropped the first set but won in four 20-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-11. Fort Scott defeated NEO September 18 at Miami, Okla., in five sets and at the Coffeyville Tournament in three on October 4. The Lady Norse picked up their only win in the season series, 3 sets to 2, at the Allen Tournament on September 21...
'Hounds get needed victory (10/17/13)
At some point Wednesday night, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball apparently decided it had enough of this nonsense of Independence sticking around and being competitive. After two relatively close sets, the Greyhounds got on some long rolls in the third set and -- perhaps also aided by the Pirates' confusion over its own rotation -- dominated. ...
FSMS 8th-grade volleyball finishes season with third place at Pittsburg (10/17/13)
PITTSBURG -- The Fort Scott Middle School volleyball team finished its season at a tournament here Saturday. The Tiger "A" team finished in third place and concluded the year with a record of 6-8. Fort Scott defeated Lamar, Mo. (25-21, 25-17), Parsons (25-20, 18-25, 15-9), and Nevada (25-17, 25-10). The Tigers lost to Pittsburg (30-28, 25-13) and Joplin (25-22, 25-14)...
Uniontown Junior High volleyball recent results (10/17/13)
The Uniontown Junior High volleyball teams played at home the last two Thursdays. Results have arrived just recently for those matches. On October 3, UJH faced Crest. The seventh-grade team won 25-13, 25-5 and the eighth graders won 25-12, 25-15. On October 10, the Eagles played Pleasanton. The seventh grade won 25-23, 25-15. The eighth grade won 22-25, 25-18, 16-14...
Tigers swept by ranked teams; Chanute wins SEK (10/16/13)
This version corrects an error made in the print version which stated that Chanute will be in the Fort Scott Sub-State.
Eagles third in home tournament (10/15/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown High School volleyball team finished third in its home tournament here Saturday, going 4-1 on the day. The Eagles won three of four matches in pool play, which put them second to Central Heights. The Vikings went on to defeat Southern Coffey County, 26-24, 26-24, in the championship match...
'Hounds 3-1 at Neosho County (10/15/13)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team went 3-1 at the Neosho County Tournament here over the weekend. Friday afternoon, the Greyhounds, an NJCAA Division II team, took on Seminole State, Okla., a Division I team, for the second time this season on the court and won 24-26, 25-17, 25-22, 25-14...
Tigers sweep, set up Tuesday title tilt (10/12/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team swept both its matches here Thursday night, setting up a Southeast Kansas League championship showdown at the FSHS gymnasium Tuesday night. The Tigers defeated Osawatomie, 25-9, 25-10, in a non-league match and beat Pittsburg, 25-19, 25-16 in a Southeast Kansas League dual that ended the Purple Dragons' hopes of finishing in a tie for the championship...
Eagles clinch second in TRL volleyball (10/10/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball team will finish at least tied for second place in the Three Rivers League following a sweep of Crest and Pleasanton here Tuesday night. The Eagles (8-1 TRL, 19-6 overall) defeated Crest, 25-7, 25-7. Mandie Ridge was perfect in attack, converting all eight opportunities as she finished with 6 kills. Emily Shinn was 6 of 8 in attack with 4 kills. Britney Stokes handed out 12 assists...
JV volleyball rolling along with 19-6 mark (10/09/13)
Fort Scott High School junior varsity volleyball coach Maggie Thompson is happy with her squad so far this season, as the Tigers have posted a 19-6 record so far this seaosn after posting two wins at a quadrangular in Independence Monday night. "They are a fun team to coach because they are all very smart," Thompson says. "It makes my job easy when I can look at a player and tell her what I want her to do and she is smart enough to put the ball on the court in a position to score."...
Uniontown JV volleyball 3rd at Yates Center (10/09/13)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team finished third in a tournament here Monday. The Eagles defeated Cherryvale, 25-20, 25-20, as Haley Ruggles served 11 points. Then they beat Yates Center, 25-16, 25-12, with Shalina Harper serving 12 points...
Greyhound volleyball splits at Coffeyville tourney (10/08/13)
COFFEYVILLE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team split four matches in a tournament here over the weekend. Friday, the Greyhounds swept Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in the third of four meetings this season, 25-15, 25-19, 25-21, and lost to Allen, 25-15, 25-22, 16-25, 25-23...
Home sweep keeps Tigers at top of SEK (10/04/13)
Fort Scott High's volleyball team swept a home triangular for the first time since September of 2011 Thursday night as they took down Independence and Labette County in a Southeast Kansas League triangular. The Tigers maintained a half-match lead over Chanute by sweeping Indy, 25-20, 25-12, and LCHS, 25-22, 25-18. ...
No. 1 Cowley sweeps Greyhounds (10/03/13)
J-Linn deals Eagles loss at quad (10/03/13)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's volleyball team won two of three matches here Tuesday night but one of the losses may have cost the Eagles an opportunity to win the Three Rivers League championship. In the first match of the night, Uniontown lost to Jayhawk-Linn, ranked No. 8 in Class 3A by the Kansas Volleyball Association this week, in two sets by scores of 25-17, 25-13...
Tiger volleyball fourth at Louisburg (10/02/13)
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Louisburg Tournament here Saturday, going 2-2 on the day. In their first two matches, the Tigers (15-10) defeated two Class 6A schools: Olathe North in 3 sets, 18-25, 25-7, 25-14, and Shawnee Mission East, 25-12, 25-17. Louisburg, ranked No. 4 in Class 4A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, won the final match of pool play, 25-19, 25-11...
Middle school Tigers' 'B' teams post victories (10/02/13)
Fort Scott Middle School played its final home volleyball matches of the season Monday evening, taking on Parsons. The seventh- and eighth-grade "A" teams suffered losses while both of the "B" team picked up victories. The seventh-grade "A" team (5-1) suffered its first loss of the season, 25-16, 25-18. No other details were given...
Allen rallies to beat 'Hounds (10/01/13)
The tide of momentum turned several times during Fort Scott Community College's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match with Allen at Arnold Arena Monday night. But the visiting Red Devils rallied from a 2-sets-to-1 deficit to take the win, 25-14, 16-25, 21-25, 26-24, 15-11...
Eagle volleyball fourth at Cherryvale (10/01/13)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, competed against schools varying in size from Class 4A to Class 1A...
FSHS volleyball sweeps league opener (09/28/13)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team swept Parsons and Coffeyville in the first Southeast Kansas League triangular of the season here Thursday evening. The Tigers (2-0 SEK, 13-7 overall) swept Parsons, 25-19, 25-15, and Coffeyville, 25-6, 25-13. Parsons defeated Coffeyville, 25-21, 25-23). The host Vikings stand at 1-1, 6-11 while Coffeyville is 0-2, 2-8 and has lost 17 consecutive league duals...
No. 3 Johnson County sweeps Greyhounds (09/27/13)
OVERLAND PARK -- Johnson County, ranked No. 3 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, swept Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team here Wedensday night, 25-13, 25-13, 25-13, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The Greyhounds fell to 0-3 in the division and 0-4 in Region VI Division II play, which includes all the KJCCC's Eastern Division teams and independent Hesston. They're 8-11 overall...
No. 7 Eagles sweep at home (09/26/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Uniontown volleyball squad had to combine all sorts of things into their home triangular Tuesday night at the West Bourbon Elementary school gymnasium. Since this is their home home dual of the season -- their only other home appearance will be the Uniontown Invitational on Oct. 12 -- the Eagles held their Senior Night and Dig Pink night for breast cancer awareness...
Jayhawk Conference honors pair of 'Hounds (09/26/13)
Fort Scott Community College volleyball players Jacy Ermel and Sarah Williams have been named Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Division II Volleyball Players of the Week. Ermel, a sophomore outside hitter/right side hitter from Uniontown, was named the KJCCC's Player of the Week in Division II. ...
Tiger volleyball stands at 11-7 (09/25/13)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team won 2 of 3 matches at a quadrangular at Louisburg Thursday night and followed up with a second-place finish at the Pittsburg Invitational Saturday. The Tigers (11-7) lost to Louisburg, ranked No. 4 in Class 4A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, 25-18, 25-16, in Thursday's opener. They came back to beat Osawatomie, 25-11, 25-15, and Prairie View, 25-14, 25-27, 25-20...
Short-handed Greyhounds sweep Cottey (09/24/13)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball squad swept Cottey College in three sets in a non-conference dual at Arnold Arena Monday night. The 25-20, 25-17, 25-18 sweep came even though the Greyhounds were missing three starters. Bridget McGuire, the starting setter, was injured about two weeks ago and is wearing a knee brace. Stephanie de Hoyos and Shelby Baker were also out of the lineup Monday night...
Fort Scott eighth-graders 3rd at Uniontown (09/24/13)
UNIONTOWN -- The Fort Scott Middle School eighth-grade "A" team finished in third place at the Uniontown Junior High Tournament here Saturday. Fort Scott and Uniontown were in the same pool, which was won by Marmaton Valley Junior High. The Wildcats went on to defeated Jayhawk Junior High of Mound City in the championship match...
8th-ranked Eagles go 2-1 at Riverton (09/21/13)
RIVERTON -- Uniontown High School's volleyball, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, won two of three matches against bigger schools here Thursday night. The Eagles (9-3) defeated Class 4A Columbus 25-20, 25-13. Mandie Ridge had 9 kills and Britney Stokes dished 22 assists...
Freshmen take 2nd at Pittsburg, go 2-1 Thursday (09/21/13)
Fort Scott High's freshmen volleyball team finished in second place at the Pittsburg Tournament last week, going 4-0 in pool play before falling to Joplin in the finals. Thursday night, the Tigers (11-3) played a quadrangular at Prairie View. They beat the hosts 25-14, 25-3, and Osawatomie, 25-20, 25-10. Louisburg defeated Fort Scott, 25-10, 25-15...
'Hounds win at NEO (09/20/13)
MIAMI, Okla. -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team defeated Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in five sets here Wednesday night in non-conference play. The Greyhounds won 25-21, 20-25, 25-22, 23-25, 15-6. It was just the second time a Fort Scott match has gone to five sets this season. The 'Hounds lost to Seminole State, Okla., in five on the second day of the Fort Scott Tournament on Aug. 24...
FSMS takes 3 of 4 (09/19/13)
Fort Scott Middle School's volleyball teams made their home debut Tuesday night and took three of four matches from Pittsburg. "Being out first year, it was a challenge for our girls to play against such a seasoned team like Pittsburg," Fort Scott head coach Kelly Toll said. "However, the Fort Scott girls showed a lot of potential in their play."...
'Hounds 1-3 at Marshalltown (09/19/13)
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team posted a 1-3 record in the Marshalltown Tournament over the weekend, picking up its only win on Saturday over North Iowa Area. The Greyhounds, who fell to 4-8 on the season, lost their first match on Friday to Des Moines Area in three sets, 25-19, 25-21, 25-13. ...
Middle school takes three of four at Nevada (09/18/13)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott Middle School's volleyball teams played here Monday night, picking up three wins. The Tigers played Pittsburg in their first home matches on Tuesday. Details from those matches will be provided at a later date. Fort Scott's seventh-grade A team defeated Nevada in three sets, 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, to improve to 4-0. Joce Allen served 8 aces and Abby Humble had 2 aces and 3 kills...
Uniontown JV 2-2 at Marmaton Valley (09/17/13)
MORAN -- Uniontown's junior varsity volleyball team went 2-2 at the Marmaton Valley Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles lost their first match against Humboldt, 15-3, 15-5, and their second to Pomona-West Franklin, 15-10, 15-6. Uniontown took down Pleasanton, 15-11, 15-10, and defeated Southeast, 11-15, 15-9, 15-4, to finish up the tournament...
8th-ranked Uniontown sweeps TRL opener (09/14/13)
OSWEGO -- Uniontown High School, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, opened Three Rivers League play Thursday in strong fashion, dispatching host Oswego and Altoona Midway. In the varsity match with Oswego, Uniontown rolled 25-11, 25-11. Hannah Travis went nine for nine on attacks and contributed six kills. Britney Stokes chipped in with 15 assists...
FSHS volleyball falls twice at Wellsville (09/14/13)
WELLSVILLE -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team dropped both matches here Thursday. The Tigers (5-4) lost to host Wellsville, 25-20, 25-21, and to Paola, ranked No. 8 in Class 4A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, 21-25, 25-23, 25-20. No other details were available at press time...
Middle school volleyball sweeps Jayhawk (09/14/13)
MOUND CITY -- The Fort Scott Middle School's seventh- and eighth-grade girls' volleyball teams went to Mound City to take on the Jayhawk Junior High Jayhawks Thursday. The seventh-grade "A" team (3-0) prevailed 25-17, 25-8. Joce Allen served 15 points in a row...
Freshmen take three at home (09/14/13)
Fort Scott High School's freshmen volleyball team won two of three matches in a home triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Tuesday evening. The Tigers lost to Chanute, 25-14, 25-13, but came back to top Coffeyville, 25-6, 25-5, and Iola, 25-20, 25-14. Emily Hale was credited with 3 kills against Chanute, according to FSHS head freshman coach Jenna Campbell. ...
UJH volleyball posts wins over Oswego (09/14/13)
Uniontown Junior High's seventh-grade volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start, while the eighth-grade has split its first two matches. Seventh-grade Coach Paula Coyan has 12 players on this year's team, all playing competitive volleyball for the first time...
No. 19 KCK sweeps 'Hounds (09/12/13)
Kansas City Kansas came into Wednesday's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match ranked 19th in the latest NJCAA Division II volleyball poll. And the Blue Devils showed a lot of why they have national accolades in a 25-16, 25-18, 25-20 sweep of Fort Scott Community College at Arnold Arena Wednesday night...
Middle school sweeps El Dorado Springs (09/12/13)
EL DORADO SPRINGS, Mo. -- The Fort Scott Middle School seventh and eighth-grade girls' volleyball teams swept host El Dorado Springs here Tuesday. "Our girls did a great job playing volleyball but also, they did a great job representing Fort Scott while on the road," head coach Kelly Toll said...
Tigers 2-1 at Columbus (09/10/13)
COLUMBUS -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team beat two of three opponents in a non-league quadrangular here Saturday. The Tigers defeated Columbus in their first match, 25-12, 25-18; lost to Pittsburg in the second dual, 25-14, 12-25, 25-13; and beat Girard in the finale, 25-17, 25-22...
Freshmen sweep season-opening quadrangular (09/10/13)
Fort Scott's freshman volleyball team swept Jayhawk Linn, Columbus and Parsons in their season-opening quadrangular Thursday. The frosh Tigers turned back Jayhawk Linn 25-20, 25-16; then dispatched Columbus 25-20, 25-21. In the finale, Fort Scott prevailed over Parsons, 25-23, 25-22...
Volleyball sweeps at Iola (09/07/13)
IOLA -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team improved to 3-1 on the season with sweeps of Iola and Prairie View here Thursday. The Tigers (3-1) defeated Prairie View, 25-18, 25-22, and Iola, 25-16, 25-18. Brianne Lawrence had 6 kills and Jillian Lattimer recorded 5. Ashley Cook handed out 17 assists and served 4 aces. Katie Gorman was credited with 6 digs...
Middle school volleyball wins 3 of 4 matches (09/07/13)
LaCYGNE -- The first official competition for the revived Fort Scott Middle School interscholastic athletic programs took place here Thursday as the volleyball teams won three of four matches. The seventh-grade "A" team defeated Prairie View, 25-21, 25-20, 23-25, 25-14. Jocie Allen served 9 aces and Grace Krokroskia and Gabbie Clements each served 5. Allen, Hunter Adamson and Abby Humble were each credited with 3 kills and Allen had 4 assists...
Hesston sweeps 'Hounds in district (09/06/13)
HESSTON -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team was swept by Hesston a Region VI Division II district match here Wednesday by scores of 30-28, 25-20, 25-13. All Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division matches as well as ones against Hesston (2-4) count toward seeding in the Division II post-season tournament. With last week's loss at Highland, the Greyhounds (3-4 overall) are 0-2 in district matches...
Tiger volleyball splits at Colgan (09/05/13)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team opened its season with a split of a non-league triangular here Tuesday night. Chanute, a 2012 State Tournament qualifier and the defending Southeast Kansas League champion, swept the Tigers, 25-13, 25-12. Delane Gray and Brianne Lawrence had 3 kills each for Fort Scott while Ashley Cook handed out 9 assists. Maddi Allen came up with 7 digs and Katie Gorman had 5...
Uniontown defeats Erie, falls to Girard (09/05/13)
GIRARD -- Uniontown's varsity and JV volleyball teams split here Tuesday night. Both squads lost to Girard in 3 sets and defeated Erie in 3. Uniontown's varsity (5-2) lost to Girard, 25-27, 25-15, 25-17. Tyeesha Perry had 4 kills while Holly Shinn and Hannah Travis had 3 each. Britney Stokes dished 19 assists...
Middle school volleyball opens today (09/05/13)
It's a new world for Fort Scott Middle School as athletic teams head back into interscholastic competition for the first time since 1983. With the volleyball teams, it will be a new experience. But the seventh- and eighth-grade squads will be shepherded along by a group of experienced coaches, led by Kelly Toll...
Campbell takes helm of FSHS freshmen (09/05/13)
This year's Fort Scott freshman volleyball team can boast experience as the team heads into a new season. It's not often that freshmen can be considered veterans at the high school level but that's the case this year. Freshman head coach Jenna Campbell, who will be leading the program for the first time and is in her second year in coaching, and assistant Heather Karleskint welcome some seasoned players...
Uniontown 2nd in Three Rivers tourney (09/04/13)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished second here Saturday in the season-opening Three Rivers League Tournament. The Eagles, 30-11 last season, won their first four matches before losing to Jayhawk-Linn in the finals. "I was very pleased with our performance in the tournament," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. ...
Tigers might need 'Plan B' at setter (08/31/13)
Fort Scott High School head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser went into Friday's Red & White Scrimmage looking at her options at setter just in case sophomore Ashley Cook can't recover from a staph infection in time for Tuesday's season-opening triangular at Colgan...
'Hounds On Road Tonight (08/30/13)
Tigers put pieces in right places (08/29/13)
Having a few of last year's returning players back in their natural positions on the court along with improved passing and setting should help Fort Scott High School's volleyball team improve on a 10-24 record from last season. Head coach Carol Bingesser said after practice Wednesday evening that having senior Ericah Shoemaker back on the left side and classmate Maddi Allen on the right side should help the Tigers...
'Hound volleyball finishes 2-2 in tourney (08/27/13)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team split its matches on Saturday and finished in fourth place in its season-opening home tournament at Arnold Arena. Seminole State (Okla.), Coffeyville and Neosho County all finished 3-1 in tyring for first place. They defeated each other head-to-head with Coffeyville beating Seminole, 3-1, and Neosho sweeping Coffeyville Friday and Seminole beating Neosho, 3-1, Saturday...
Neosho County only unbeaten team; 'Hounds split (08/24/13)
Neosho County is the only unbeaten team after the first day of the Fort Scott Community College Volleyball Tournament at hot, humid Arnold Arena Friday. The Panthers swept Coffeyville in their first match, 25-18, 25-20, 25-15, then won the last three sets of their dual with the Greyhounds, 18-25, 27-17, 30-28, 25-21...
'Hound volleyball starts up Friday (08/22/13)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has been very busy. The Greyhounds' season begins Friday and she's still looking to round out her starting lineup. Hill has 17 players in camp, two of whom will redshirt as the Jayhawk Conference only allows 15 to be on the active roster. She has five returning sophomores from last season's 23-12 squad and a transfer from a junior college in Florida...
FSHS coaches provide numbers (08/21/13)
Monday was the first day of practice not just for football, but for each of the other five fall sports Fort Scott High School sponsors: volleyball, girls' golf, girls' tennis, cross country and soccer. Fort Scott High head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser said she has 26 players out at the varsity/junior varsity level and another 18 freshmen. She will probably have eight on the varsity most of the season...
FSHS fall sports photo schedule (08/20/13)
The following is a list of times and locations for Fort Scott High School fall sports photos. -- Girls' tennis, 3:15 Aug. 27 at the high school courts. -- Girls' golf, 3:45 p.m. Aug. 27 at Woodland Hills Golf Course. -- Soccer, 4:15 p.m. Aug. 27, at Ellis Park...
FSMS, FSHS set some dates (07/24/13)
Fort Scott Middle School and Fort Scott High School have each made announcements in which they have set dates pertaining to fall athletics. FSHS athletic director Larry Fink sent notice Tuesday morning that due to changes in the USD 234 district calendar, the date for fall sports parent meetings has been changed to August 13. The meetings will begin at 6 p.m. at the high school. For more information, call FSHS at (620) 223-0600...
'Hounds continue to receive honors (06/19/13)
Recently, the Fort Scott Community College baseball team received academic honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association. In the past couple of days, other Greyhound sports have received recognition for team and individual excellence in the classroom...
FSCC volleyball camps to be held Tuesday thru Thurs. (06/15/13)
Fort Scott Community College will host its annual summer volleyball camps at Arnold Arena on the FSCC campus beginning Tuesday. Tuesday's camp will be an All-Skills Training Camp for those entering seventh grade or lower this coming school year. Cost of the camp is $40. An All-Skills Camp for those entering eighth grade and up this year will be held Wednesday and Thursday. The cost of this camp is $60...
FSCC volleyball sophomores sign with four-year schools (04/19/13)
Three Fort Scott Community College sophomores have recently signed letters of intent to continue their volleyball careers at four-year schools. Ali Cure, from Baxter Springs, has signed with Central Methodist University in Fulton, Mo. Ashley Bell, Moreno Valley, Calif., has signed with Pittsburg State. Taylyn Schwartz, Eureka, has signed with the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Okla...
Summer volleyball camps set (04/11/13)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has announced details pertaining to summer volleyball camps that will be hosted by FSCC this summer. There will be an All Skills Training camp on June 18 for those entering seventh grade or younger. The same camp for those entering 8th grade and older will be held June 19 and 20. Both will be held at Arnold Arena on the FSCC campus...
FSCC softball snaps long losing streak (03/15/13)
Also: Volleyball letters of intent, Phi Theta Kappa inductees, and an all-star basketball game.
Five Eagles make TRL volleyball list (11/09/12)
Five members of Uniontown's Class 2A State Tournament-qualifying volleyball team earned spots on the All-Three Rivers League volleyball list that was released Thursday afternoon. The entire All-TRL First Team is made up of seniors. Uniontown's selections are Hayden Rathbun and Lauren Rockhold. Oswego's Jayme Nesbitt was the only unanimous selection while St. Paul's Kacy Phillips, Marmaton Valley's Kaylee Boyd and Jayhawk-Linn's Baylea White were also chosen...
All-conf., district volleyball teams released (11/08/12)
The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference has released its All-Conference and Division II All-District volleyball teams. Three members of Fort Scott Community College's team are on each squad. Sophomores Taylyn Schwartz and Ashley Bell and freshman Haylee Toothman were picked to both the All-KJCCC-Eastern Division and All-Region VI-Division II-District N teams...
KCK wins District tourney (11/06/12)
COFFEYVILLE -- No. 11 Kansas City Kansas swept Fort Scott Community College in the first round of the Region VI Division II District N Volleyball Tournament here Saturday, bringing an end to the Greyhounds' season on its way to qualifying for the NJCAA Division II National Tournament...
Eagles finish with 30-victory season (10/30/12)
EMPORIA -- Uniontown's volleyball team won one of its three matches at the Class 2A State Tournament here Friday and did not advance on to the semifinals. However, the Eagles did win their final match of pool play to finish the season with 30 victories in 41 matches...
Greyhounds sweep Comets as both teams finish regular season (10/27/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott Community College and Cottey College faced each other at Arnold Arena Friday night in the final match of the regular season for both schools. The Greyhounds swept the visiting Comets, 25-16, 25-21, 25-17. For Fort Scott, it was the final home match for four sophomores who made history at the college. They've won 48 matches over their two seasons and are part of the first teams to win 20 matches in consecutive years in Greyhound history...
Playoff-bound 'Hounds face Cottey Friday (10/26/12)
Although Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team has won just one of its last three matches, that victory Monday night put the Greyhounds into the playoffs for the first time since the 2007 season. Friday, the Greyhounds went to visit Cowley, the defending NJCAA Division II national champion and the nation's No. ...
Eagles advance to 2A State (10/23/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team wasn't going to be a Sub-State runner-up yet again, as they had been the last two seasons. And they weren't going to come up short on their home court. So the Eagles went out and beat Oswego in three sets, 19-25, 25-15, 25-17, in the final of the Uniontown Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium Saturday afternoon and will be playing at State for the first time since 2009...
Tiger season ends at 4A Sub-State (10/23/12)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball season came to an end Saturday with a loss to second-seeded Girard at the Pittsburg Class 4A Sub-State Tournament. Girard took the match, 25-22, 25-18. Fort Scott's season ended with a 10-24 record. "We didn't finish the way we wanted to," Fort Scott head coach Carol Bingesser said. "We just couldn't get a run going. It seemed like we would get one and our and just couldn't make a run on them."...
'Hounds improve district position (10/18/12)
Fort Scott Community College improved its playoff position Wednesday night when the Greyhounds were able to take down Neosho County in four sets in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play, 25-19, 25-14, 19-25, 25-10. With the win, Fort Scott moves up a spot into the No. 6 seed for the Region VI Division II Tournament were it to begin today, passing the Panthers in the standings...
Tigers seeded seventh at Pittsburg Sub-State (10/18/12)
Fort Scott High School will be the No. 7 seed at Saturday's Pittsburg Class 4A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament. Play begins at 2 p.m. with first-round and semifinal action on two courts. Fort Scott (10-23) will face second-seeded Girard (23-12) at 2 p.m. ...
Eagles sweep, earn top seed in home Sub-State (10/18/12)
MORAN -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished the regular season with a sweep in a non-league triangular here Tuesday night. The Eagles (26-9) beat Pleasanton, 25-11, 25-15, and Marmaton Valley, 25-15, 25-12. The sweep allowed Uniontown to earn the top seed in the Class 2A Sub-State Tournament it will host Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at the West Bourbon Elementary gymnasium. The Eagles finished with one fewer loss than No. 2 seed Oswego (26-10)...
'Hounds beat Independence (10/17/12)
INDEPENDENCE -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team defeated Independence in four sets in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play here Monday night. The scores were 25-12, 23-25, 25-10, 31-29. Haylee Toothman was credited with 22 kills for the Greyhounds in the match while Ali Cure had 11 and Jacy Ermel had 10. Taylyn Schwartz was credited with 51 assists. Kate Smith had 28 digs while Cure had 20...
Greyhounds take East Central tourney (10/16/12)
UNION, Mo. -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team went unbeaten at the East Central College Tournament here over the weekend, improving to 19-9 on the season going into Monday night's Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match at Independence...
Tigers 2-2 at Anderson County; Sub-State next (10/16/12)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team went 2-2 at the Anderson County Tournament here Saturday. The Tigers will go into Class 4A Sub-State play at Pittsburg this weekend with a record of 10-23. "Overall I thought the girls did a really good job," Fort Scott head coach Carol Bingesser said. "We let a couple of the matches slip away from us but, for the most part, I thought we played with a lot of intensity. It was nice to get back on track and get a couple of wins...
Uniontown volleyball goes 2-3 at Central Heights tourney (10/16/12)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown's volleyball team went 2-3 at the Central Heights Tournament here Saturday. The Eagles lost three matches to Class 4A schools in the tournament, including two to Girard. Uniontown is a Class 2A school. "This tournament is always a tough one for us," Eagle Head Coach Jackie Hall said. "Seeing some teams from up north that run quicker offenses is hard to adjust to, but something we need to see."...
Fort Scott volleyball plays rare 3-set match (10/13/12)
CHANUTE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High and Chanute played a rare 3-set volleyball match here Thursday night as the schools played their Southeast Kansas League finale. The host Blue Comets, ranked No. 3 in Class 4A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, swept the match, 25-15, 25-10, 25-12...
No. 5 Butler beats 'Hounds in four sets (10/11/12)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team trailed Butler, the NJCAA's No. 5-ranked team in Division II, two sets to one in their Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match at Arnold Arena Wednesday night but had been managing to keep pace with the Grizzlies...
Eagles finish second in home tourney (10/09/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team finished in second place at its annual home volleyball tournament Saturday, winning all four matches in pool play before falling to Frontenac in the final. "We played very well throughout pool play," Uniontown Head Coach Jackie Hall said. "We really wanted to have a chance at Frontenac. They have a great program, and it seems when we play them, it is always a good match. We put ourselves in the position to make that happen."...
Greyhound volleyball drops fifth straight match (10/09/12)
KANSAS CITY, Mo . -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team lost its fifth consecutive match Friday night, falling to Longview in four sets in non-conference play. The Greyhounds (15-8) fell 28-30, 25-19, 25-21, 25-22. Fort Scott individual statistics were not available from that match...
FS Juniors volleyball club tryouts set for Nov. 4 and 11 (10/09/12)
The FS Juniors volleyball club will be holding tryouts for its second season of play on Nov. 4 and 11 at Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave. Players 14 and under are invited to tryouts from 1 to 3 p.m. on Nov. 4. Those between the ages of 15 and 18 may try out on Nov. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. The club is looking to be able to fill out teams for ages 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17-18. Players trying out must bring the following:...
Tigers swept in home finale (10/05/12)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team may have played one of their better matches in the past two weeks at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night. But their effort wasn't enough as the Tigers lost both matches in their final home triangular of the season on "Dig Pink Night."...
Eagles sweep final TRL matches (10/04/12)
COLONY -- Uniontown's varsity volleyball squad wrapped up Three Rivers Play here Tuesday night with two-set sweeps of Pleasanton and Crest. The Eagles are currently in a three-way tie for first place in the league with Oswego and Jayhawk-Linn. That could change as both schools have league matches left to play...
ONLINE FIRST: 'Dig Pink' Thursday night at FSHS volleyball (10/03/12)
Thrusday will be the annual "Dig Pink" night at Fort Scott High School's volleyball triangular with Pittsburg and Osawatomie at the FSHS gymnasium. Play is set to begin at 5 p.m. with Osawatomie taking on Fort Scott. A draw for prizes will take place following the opening match, then Pittsburg will take on Osawatomie. ...
Fort Scott volleyball falls in league play (09/29/12)
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. -- Fort Scott HIgh School's volleyball team dropped a pair of Southeast Kansas League matches here Thursday, losing to Independence in two sets and to Labette County in three. The Tigers (1-3 SEK, 8-18 overall) lost to Indy, 25-18, 25-21. Brianne Lawrence led Fort Scott with 8 kills. Maddi Allen had 12 assists while Meredith Hill handed out 9. Allen also had 8 digs while Paige Denton had 7 and Erica Shoemaker came up with 6...
'Hounds fall out of poll, to Cavaliers (09/27/12)
On the same day that Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team fell out of the NJCAA Division II poll, the Greyhounds dropped a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match to seventh-ranked Johnson County in three sets Wednesday night at Arnold Arena...
'Hounds 2-2 at Allen Tourney (09/25/12)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College volleyball, ranked No. 17 in NJCAA Division II, managed just a 2-2 record at the Allen Tournament here over the weekend. The Greyhounds (15-4) dropped their first match on Friday to Neosho County in five sets, 25-22, 23-25, 25-18, 23-25, 15-13. Ashley Bell had 18 kills for Fort Scott while Ali Cure had 13. Taylyn Schwartz handed out 56 assists. Kate Smith came up with 25 digs and Haylee Toothman had 21...
Eagle volleyball 2-2 at Cherryvale Tourney (09/25/12)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team managed just a 2-2 record at the Cherryvale Tournament here Saturday. But head coach Jackie Hall said that the team was looking for tough competition and that's what it got. "We had a rough day," Hall said. "But we certainly saw some good competition that tested us and we did need that."...
Slow starts, fast fade lead to Tiger home split (09/21/12)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team was just a half-beat off during its Southeast Kansas League triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night. The Tigers swept Coffeyville, 25-15, 25-6, but couldn't overcome slow starts and fading finishes in both games versus Parsons and suffered a 26-24, 25-19 sweep. Parsons also swept Coffeyville in the middle match, 25-10, 25-10...
No. 17 'Hounds beat Cottey (09/21/12)
NEVADA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, ranked No. 17 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, defeated Cottey College in a non-conference match at the Hinkhouse Center here Wednesday night. The scores were 25-19, l25-18, 22-25, 25-15...
Uniontown volleyball sweeps (09/20/12)
ST. PAUL -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept through a Three Rivers League triangular here Tuesday night, beating St. Paul, 25-17, 25-13, and Northeast, 25-13, 25-7. Hayden Rathbun was a perfect 12 of 12 in attack changes and picked up 9 kills versus St. Paul. Brit Stokes handed out 11 assists...
Greyhounds fight off Lakers in three sets (09/19/12)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team had to fight off a scrappy Longview team at Arnold Arena Tuesday night. The 16th-ranked Greyhounds (12-2) trailed in every set but found a way to sweep the Lakers, 25-21, 25-21, 26-24. "We found ourselves behind in each set but I think that was because we were giving up unnecessary points," Fort Scott Head Coach Lindsay Hill said. "Once we figured that out and tried to earn our own points, it became a lot easier."...
Tiger volleyball fourth at Pittsburg (09/18/12)
PITTSBURG -- The Fort Scott High School volleyball team finished fourth at the Pittsburg Tournament here Saturday, winning two of five matches. Both of Fort Scott's wins came in pool play. The Tigers (6-11) defeated Labette County, 25-18, 31-29, as Ericah Shoemaker had 7 kills and Jillian Lattimer had 5. Maddie Allen handed out 9 assists and Meredith Hill dished 6. Paige Denton was credited with 16 digs...
Uniontown volleyball sweeps CNC schools (09/15/12)
RIVERTON, Kan. -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept Class 3A and 4A Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League schools in a non-league triangular here Thursday night. The Class 2A Eagles defeated Columbus, 25-6, 25-8, Riverton, 25-19, 25-9, and Galena, 25-19, 25-11...
FSHS volleyball wins one of three at Osawatomie (09/15/12)
OSAWATOMIE, Kan -- Fort Scott High School won just one of three matches in a non-league quadrangular here Thursday which included two of the tougher teams from the general Kansas City area. The Tigers (4-8) lost to Louisburg, 25-12, 25-7, in their first match of the day. Next, they fell to host Osawatomie, 25-9, 25-11. In the final match, the Fort Scott defeated Prairie View, 21-25, 25-23, 25-15...
FSCC volleyball stays at No. 16 (09/13/12)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball stayed put at No. 16 in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Volleyball Poll released Wednesday afternoon. While the Greyhounds didn't move up or down in the poll, two other Jayhawk Conference teams made moves...
'Hounds win pair, prepare for battle of ranked teams (09/11/12)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won a pair of matches in Oklahoma over the weekend, improving to 11-1 on the season. The 'Hounds defeated Northeastern Oklahoma A&M at Miami in five sets, 25-20, 26-24, 16-25, 18-25, 15-8. They went to Shawnee, Okla., on Saturday and beat the St. Gregory's University junior varsity in a best-of-three match, 25-20, 25-20...
Eagles settle for league split at Altoona-Midway (09/11/12)
BUFFALO -- Uniontown settled for a split in Three Rivers League play here Thursday night, beating host Altoona-Midway while falling to Oswego. The Eagles (1-1 TRL, 6-3 overall) beat Altoona-Midway, 25-11, 25-14. Oswego defeated Uniontown, 25-23, 9-25, 25-21...
Fort Scott volleyball falls in home triangular (09/08/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team was swept in a non-league triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday evening. The Tigers lost to Wellsvillle, 28-26, 25-23, and Paola, 25-13, 25-8. The Tigers fell to 3-6 on the season and are 0-4 at home...
No. 16 'Hounds sweep Hesston (09/06/12)
Just hours before the match at Arnold Arena Wednesday evening, the National Junior College Athletic Association announced that Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team had received the No. 16 ranking in the national Division II poll. Hours later, the Greyhounds lived up to the ranking by dispatching Hesston in three sets, 25-14, 25-20, 25-16, in a Region VI Division II seeding match...
Fort Scott volleyball takes pair (09/01/12)
LaCYGNE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team "Rose to the challenge," in the words of head coach Carol Bingesser here Thursday as they swept non-league matches in two sets each. The Tigers defeated former Southeast Kansas League rival Iola 25-22, 25-14 and downed Prairie View 27-17, 26-24...
Uniontown splits in home opener vs. larger schools (08/31/12)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team split in its home opener Tuesday night against a pair of CNC schools. The Eagles defeated Erie, 23-25, 25-16, 25-16, and lost to Girard, 25-22, 26-24. "Both of these matches went great," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "These teams are always fundamentally sound and play great volleyball. We played well against both teams."...
'Hounds improve to 5-0 (08/30/12)
Fort Scott Community College raised its record to 5-0 with a sweep of Highland in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play at Arnold Arena Wednesday evening. Scores were 25-17, 25-18, nd 25-16. The Greyhounds stand at 5-0 following their first victory over Highland since 2004...
Tigers swept in home opener (08/30/12)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team played its first home matches of the season Tuesday evening and were beaten by Chanute in a non-league match between Southeast Kansas League rivals and by Pittsburg St. Mary's-Colgan in three sets in the other match...
'Hounds 4-0 in home tourney (08/28/12)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team finished the weekend with a perfect record as it went on to defeat three more teams in it's season-opening home tournament. The Greyhounds (4-0) defeated Clarendon, Texas, in the tourney opener Thursday night. Details from that match were published in Friday's edition and can still be seen online at www.fstribune.com/sports...
Tigers 1-2 at Girard (08/28/12)
GIRARD -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team went 1-2 at a non-league season-opening quadrangular here Saturday. The Tigers fell to Pittsburg in the opener, 25-17, 25-14; defeated Columbus, 25-17, 21-25, 25-14; and lost to host Girard, 25-15, 25-20...
Fort Scott volleyball opens with tough stretch (08/25/12)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott High School head volleyball coach Carol Bingesser noticed something odd during her team's Red & White Scrimmage in the FSHS gymnasium Friday afternoon. It was really quiet. "It was kind of an awkward situation for us in here tonight," Bingesser said. "It was so hot and it's the first time we've been in front of a crowd. I don't know if they weren't used to the heat, but it seemed like we could hear everybody breathing. We had a hard time getting into it."...
'Hounds get by Clarendon in opener (08/24/12)
Baxter Springs sophomore Ali Cure stepped up when her team needed her to Thursday night, picking up three kills in quick fashion in the fifth and deciding game as Fort Scott Community College held off a surging Clarendon (Texas) squad in five sets in their season opener, which was also the first match of the Fort Scott Tournament at Arnold Arena...
FSCC all-star games scheduled for Sunday (04/27/12)
The Fort Scott Community College women's and men's basketball teams will host the Second Annual Pechone Stepps Senior All-Star Girls and Boys Basketball Games Sunday at Arnold Arena. The games are for high-school seniors. According to FSCC men's head coach Michael Cook, the boys' contest will include 10 players who have committed to playing for the Greyhounds next season. ...
FSCC volleyball adds two more for 2012 (04/03/12)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill announced Friday that two more seniors have signed NJCAA national letters of intent with the Greyhound volleyball program. Danielle Rubow and Shelby Boxberger are the sixth and seventh signees for the program for 2012...
Hill signs two more (02/17/12)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill announced Wednesday that two more seniors have signed NJCAA National Letters of Intent with FSCC. Bridget McGuire and Danielle Walker will join Sarah Williams, Topeka, Jacy Ermel, Uniontown, and Haylee Toothman, Shawnee in 2012...
10 FSCC student-athletes earn All-Academic recognition (02/10/12)
Ten Fort Scott Community College student-athletes have earned a spot on the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference fall 2011 All-Academic Team. The Greyhounds are represented by six members of the volleyball team and four members of the football squad...
Shook signs with Allen County (02/07/12)
Uniontown senior Tayler Shook (seated, center) recently signed a letter on intent to play volleyball at Allen County Community College next season. With Shook as she signed were (clockwise from lower left) UHS head coach Jackie Hall, mother and step-father Tammy and Mark McDaniel, grandparents Danny and Paula Peacock, UHS athletic director Jim Mason and her sister, Kim Brooks. Shook was a four-year volleyball letter winner for the Eagles. (Submitted photo)...
Three receive honors (11/16/11)
Submitted to the Tribune The Fort Scott Community College volleyball team was well represented as the All-Jayhawk ConferenceConference and All-District teams were announced this past week. Both teams are voted on by the head coaches of each conference school...
Volleyball sets school win record (11/10/11)
The Fort Scott Community College volleyball season finished much differently than in years past. The Greyhounds concluded their season with wins over Cottey and Northeastern Oklahoma A&M the weekend of Oct. 28-29. Last year, the Greyhounds finished with a 5-29 record. This year's team was bound and determined to start a new tradition, a tradition of winning. They did exactly that, finishing with a record of 25-10...
FSCC's post-season bid comes to end (10/27/11)
Despite what could end up being a 25-win season, Fort Scott Community College's bid to make the District Tournament came to an end Wednesday night as Kansas City Kansas took three of four sets, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 26-24, in a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match...
'Hawks beat Eagles for 2A State berth (10/25/11)
OSWEGO -- Jayhawk-Linn defeated Uniontown two games to one in the final of the Oswego Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament here Saturday. It was the third meeting of the season between the top-seeded Eagles (27-10) and second-seeded Jayhawks. Jayhawk-Linn won each time but it always took three games to do so...
Tigers fall in Sub-State final (10/25/11)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team was confident that they could reach the finals of the Anderson County Class 4A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament here Saturday. However, top-seeded Chanute wouldn't let the Tigers advance any further and earned the berth to the Class 4A State Tournament at Salina this weekend...
Eagles sweep, clinch top seed (10/20/11)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's sweep of Pleasanton and Marmaton Valley here Tuesday night allowed the Eagles to clinch the top seed at Saturday's Oswego Class 2A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament. Uniontown (23-9) has two fewer losses than second-seeded Jayhawk-Linn (23-11). The Eagles will face Marmaton Valley (12-22) in the first round at 1 p.m...
Tigers seeded sixth at 4A Sub-State (10/20/11)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team will be the No. 6 seed at the Anderson County Class 4A Sub-State Tournament, which begins at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The Tigers are 16-18 and will face No. 3 seed Girard (24-12) at approximately 3 p.m. Two courts are being used with the tournament starting at 2 p.m. with side-by-side matches...
Tiger volleyball struggles at Anderson County (10/19/11)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School volleyball struggled here Saturday, managing just one win in four matches at the Anderson County Invitational. The Tigers' only victory came over Iola, 25-12, 25-21. Mallory Shelton had 8 kills and Taylor Grant had 7. Kenzie Heatherly dished 9 assists...
Eagles 1-2 at Central Heights (10/17/11)
RICHMOND -- Although Uniontown's volleyball team won only one of three matches in the Central Heights Tournament here Saturday, head coach Jackie Hall was not disappointed in her team's play. "The adjustments we have made are working," Hall said. "In every match, we were passing 60 to 70 percent, which enables us to get better sets to our hitters. ...
Volleyball junior program to hold tryouts (10/17/11)
FS Juniors is a new volleyball club that is starting this year in the Fort Scott area. The club offers opportunities to get training and playing time year-round. The program will qualified coaches that will assist players in getting the best training possible, plus the opportunity to begin the recruiting process...
Tigers split home finale (10/14/11)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team split in its final home triangular of the season, falling to Chanute but beating Iola in Southeast Kansas League play at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night. Chanute and Fort Scott came into the night hoping for a chance to tie or even finish ahead of Pittsburg for the SEK title should the Purple Dragons slip in their triangular at Parsons. ...
Mavericks caim UHS Invitational title (10/11/11)
UNIONTOWN -- Olathe Metro Academy claimed the Uniontown Invitational title as the Eagles were unable to advance out of pool play for the first time in many seasons. Metro Academy won the pool Uniontown was in while Southern Coffey County finished second. Frontenac won the opposite pool with Yates Center finishing second...
Fort Scott volleyball splits at Pittsburg (10/10/11)
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Pittsburg grabbed the lead to itself in the Southeast Kansas League volleyball race with a sweep here Thursday night. Fort Scott fell a match behind and into a tie for second with Chanute when the Tigers fell in the final match of the night, 25-23, 26-24. Earlier, the Tigers beat Columbus, 25-9, 25-10, and Pittsburg swept the Titans, 25-12, 25-9...
Eagles sweep Pleasanton, Crest on 'Dig Pink' Night (10/06/11)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team stepped up on "Dig Pink" night here Tuesday, picking up fairly easy sweeps of Pleasanton and Crest in Three Rivers League play. The Eagles (8-1 TRL, 20-5 overall) swept Pleasanton, 25-7, 25-9. Hayden Rathbun was credited with 7 kills, Ashlie Nietfeld with 6 and Tayler Shook with 10 assists...
JV volleyball splits at LCHS (10/05/11)
ALTAMONT -- Fort Scott High School's JV volleyball team defeated Independence, 25-13, 25-20, and lost to Labette County, 30-28, 25-21, Thursday. Kelsey Simons served 4 aces against Indy while she and Jillian Lattimer had 6 kills each. Meredith Hill delivered 17 assists. Rikki Buller had 12 digs for the Tigers (13-9) against Labette County. Jessie Combs had 5 kills...
Eagle JV volleyball goes 3-0 (10/05/11)
YATES CENTER -- Uniontown junior varsity volleyball swept Humboldt, 25-5, 25-5, Yates Center, 25-10, 25-10, and Cherryvale, 25-7, 25-7, Monday night. Mandie Ridge had 2 kills against Humboldt and 9 versus Cherryvale. Brit Stokes had 5 kills against YCHS...
Greyhound volleyball drubs Hesston in three games (10/04/11)
In its last home match, a stunning loss to Coffeyville last Wednesday, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team got off to a strong start then faded quickly in a five-game loss. Saturday in Nevada, they swept host Cottey College, 25-23, 25-12, 25-16, and Stephens College, 25-21, 25-23, 25-14, starting off a bit slow as the first game scores suggest but getting stronger as the match went on...
Fort Scott volleyball remains unbeaten in SEK play (10/01/11)
ALTAMONT, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team remains just one of two still unbeaten in Southeast Kansas League play after beating both Independence and host Labette County here Thursday. Pittsburg is the other unbeaten team. The Purple Dragons beat Coffeyville and knocked Chanute out of a share of first place with 2-0 sweeps Thursday night. Fort Scott (4-0 SEK, 13-13 overall) and Pittsburg (16-6 overall) face each other next Thursday at Pittsburg with Columbus also in attendance...
Barrows one of three to be inducted to FSCC Hall of Fame (09/30/11)
Fort Scott Community College will honor the newest members to the FSCC Athletic Hall of Fame with an induction ceremony and breakfast Saturday, Oct. 29. The inductees for the Hall of Fame class of 2011 are Kellye (West) Barrows, Jared Keylon, and Don Ross...
Red Ravens stun Greyhounds in five (09/29/11)
Running out to a 12-1 lead in the first game of a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match with Coffeyville at Arnold Arena Wednesday night, it appeared that the Greyhounds would enjoy a cakewalk over the visiting Red Ravens. But once the Greyhounds lost their momentum they found it difficult to recapture and the Ravens slugged their way to a 5-game victory, 13-25, 27-25, 25-21, 29-31, 15-9...
Jayhawks take league lead from Eagles (09/29/11)
MOUND CITY -- Jayhawk-Linn defeated Uniontown's volleyball team in three games here Tuesday night, taking the lead in the Three Rivers League. The Eagles (6-1 TRL, 18-5 overall) took the other two matches in the quadrangular from Chetopa and Marmaton Valley...
Eagles win pool but finish fourth (09/27/11)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team won four of six matches at the Cherryvale Invitational here Saturday but Eagle head coach Jackie Hall expressed disappointment at the outcome since both losses came in bracket play, forcing the team to settle for fourth place...
Tiger volleyball stumbles at Louisburg (09/27/11)
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team won just one match here Saturday in a tough Louisburg Tournament. The Tigers lost to host Louisburg, 25-21, 25-22; Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail, 26-24, 25-19; Basehor-Linwood, 25-16; 25-23; and Blue Valley Southwest, 25-12, 25-10. Their only victory was over Anderson County, 24-26, 25-23, 25-17...
Greyhounds win three at Allen quad (09/27/11)
IOLA -- Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won all three matches at a non-conference quadrangular here Saturday. The Greyhounds (15-5) swept the Friends University junior varsity, 25-22, 25-15, and Neosho County, 25-18, 25-21. The 'Hounds defeated Allen in three, 25-22, 15-25, 15-10...
Fort Scott volleyball begins league play with sweep (09/24/11)
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School began the league portion of its volleyball schedule by sweeping Coffeyville and Parsons here Thursday. "Overall I was very pleased with the girls," Fort Scott head coach Carol Bingesser said. "We had some younger girls step up, which I was very pleased to see."...
'Hound volleyball receives votes in poll (09/22/11)
For the first time possibly going back to as far as Kerry Messersmith's tenure as head coach in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team has received votes in a National Junior College Athletic Association poll...
Uniontown posts TRL sweep at Northeast (09/22/11)
ARMA -- Uniontown's volleyball team sept its way through a Three Rivers League triangular here Tuesday night. The Eagles (4-0 TRL, 10-2 overall) began the night with a sweep of defending champion Northeast, 25-4, 25-11. Hayden Rathbun had 5 kills and Ashley Nietfeld had 3. Tayler Shook handed out 18 assists...
JV volleyball 2-2 at home (09/22/11)
Fort Scott High School's junior varsity volleyball team went 2-2 in the Fort Scott Junior Varsity Tournament, held here Saturday. The Tigers lost to Jayhawk-Linn in their first match, 25-18, 24-26, 17-15. Jillian Lattimer served 7 aces and had 3 blocks. Rikki Butler had 12 digs and Katie Jo Hull had 11. Meredith Hill was credited with 13 assists. Lattimer and Jessie Combs had 3 blocks each...
Tiger volleyball fourth at Pittsburg tourney (09/20/11)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team finished in fourth place at the Pittsburg Invitational over the weekend, going 2-3. "We played as whole very well all day," Fort Scott head coach Carol Bingesser said. "Mallory (Shelton) ended the day with a total of 70 kills which was outstanding...
Uniontown takes three wins at Riverton (09/17/11)
RIVERTON, Kan. -- Uniontown's volleyball team swept through a quadrangular here Thursday night, taking down three bigger schools. "We always enjoy going to this quad," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "We get to see some very competitive teams that we don't normally see. We played well; not as intense as I had hoped but the girls pulled together and worked through some adversity."...
Fort Scott volleyball goes 1-2 at Prairie View (09/17/11)
LaCYGNE, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team won one of three matches in a quadrangular here Thursday night. The Tigers lost to Louisburg in the opener, 25-22, 25-17; defeated Prairie View in the middle match, 27-25, 25-16; and lost to Osawatomie in the finale, 25-23, 19-25, 25-18...
Greyhound volleyball wins 10th match (09/16/11)
IOLA -- Fort Scott community College's volleyball team won its 10th match of the season here Wed-nesday night defeating Allen County in five games in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The 'Hounds came back from a 2-0 deficit to win 10-25, 19-25, 25-15, 25-10, 17-15. FSCC improved to 3-2 in the East and 10-4 overall...
Eagle JV sweeps Southeast quad (09/15/11)
CHEROKEE -- Uniontown's junior varsity softball team swept a quadrangular here Tuesday night picking up victories over Galena, Riverton and Southeast. The Eagles defeated Galena, 25-8, 25-15. Britney Stokes had 3 kills for Uniontown. The Eagles swept Riverton, 25-8, 25-20, as Stokes had 2 kills. They finished the night with a 27-17, 25-18 sweep over Southeast with Torrie Hathaway recording 7 kills...
Uniontown volleyball sweeps TRL openers (09/10/11)
UNIONTOWN, Kan. -- Uniontown's volleyball team opened the Three Rivers League portion of its schedule here Thursday night with sweeps of Oswego and Altoona-Midway. "It's always nice to play at home," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "We had a great crowd and that always helps us on the floor."...
Fort Scott volleyball swept up north (09/10/11)
PAOLA, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team suffered a sweep in a non-league triangular here Thursday night, falling to Paola and Wellsville in two games. The Tigers (5-4) lost to Paola, 25-20, 25-12. Mallory Shelton had 6 kills and 3 blocks for the Tigers. Kenzie Heatherly dished 9 assists...
'Hounds sweep despite poor play (09/08/11)
Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill was disappointed with the way her team played against Independence at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. The Greyhounds won. Swept the Pirates in fact, 25-17, 25-16, 25-17., in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
Blu-Jays get league victory (09/08/11)
ST. PAUL -- Pleasanton's volleyball team gained a victory over St. Paul in Three Rivers League play here Tuesday night but couldn't keep up their level of play in the following non-league matches. The Blu-Jays defeated St. Paul, 25-18, 24-26, 25-18. They lost to Southern Coffey County, 25-2, 25-16, and Prairie View, 25-16, 25-16...
Tigers sweep first home matches (09/02/11)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team played its first home matches Thursday night and came away from them with a sweep. The Tigers (5-2) defeated Iola in a non-league match, 25-12, 25-11. They had trouble with Prairie View before dominating the third game of a 25-23, 18-25, 25-11 verdict...
Tiger volleyball splits at Chanute (09/01/11)
CHANUTE -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team split a non-league triangular at Chanute Tuesday night. The Tigers defeated Colgan, 25-9, 25-20, but lost to the host Blue Comets, 25-11, 25-19. Mallory Shelton recorded 12 kills against Colgan and Ericah Shoemaker had 4 kills...
Eagle volleyball off to 5-2 start (09/01/11)
Uniontown's volleyball team finished second at the Three Rivers League tournament in Pleasanton Saturday and split a non-league quadrangular at Erie Tuesday night, putting the Eagles at 5-2 on the young season. Uniontown began the TRL tourney with a 25-11, 25-10 sweep of Pleasanton. Hayden Rathbun had 7 kills for the Eagles while Tayler Shook handed out 10 assists and Jessica Murrow served two aces...
'Hound volleyball starts season 4-0 (08/30/11)
Last season, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team won five matches. Last weekend at Arnold Arena, new head coach Lindsay Hill began her tenure by going 4-0 at the Greyhounds' home tournament. "We looked better today than we have all pre-season," Hill said. "We really pulled it together this weekend. We still have a long way to go. We still have things we need to fix. But we looked very good."...
Tigers take 2 of 3 at Pittsburg quad (08/30/11)
Fort Scott High's volleyball team opened its season by taking two of three matches at a non-league quadrangular in Pittsburg Saturday. The Tigers opened with a 28-26, 25-23 sweep of Girard, usually one of the top teams in the area. Mallory Shelton recorded 19 kills. Kenzie Heatherly handed out 20 assists and Paige Denton had 10 digs...
Blu-Jays 2-3 in TRL Tournament (08/30/11)
Pleasanton won two of five matches in the host role at the Three Rivers League Volleyball Tournament Saturday. The Blu-Jays defeated Crest in their first match, 25-15, 25-20. Lindsey conn led the Jays with 6 kills. Lauren Baker had 6 assists and Karesa Lewis led with 6 digs...
Tiger volleyball scrimmages (08/27/11)
Hill feels turnaround can be made quickly (08/25/11)
New Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has been a winning coach in the Jayhawk Conference before. Hill, wife of FSCC head baseball coach John Hill, had an 85-71 record in four years at Neosho County Community College in Chanute from 2004-07. Her most recent job was as assistant to Pittsburg State head coach Ibraheem Suberu. In the last three seasons at Pitt State, Hill has been part of a program that's gone 67-37...
Pieces in place for FSHS volleyball (08/24/11)
The pieces are in place for Fort Scott High's volleyball team to have a very good season. But keeping players healthy will be a key as there isn't much depth, particularly at setter. Head coach Carol Bingesser feels good about her starting lineup and her specialists. ...