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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Volleyball

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. ...
Fall sports practices underway (08/16/11)
Fall sports practices got underway Monday, the first day allowed under the rules of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. The first event of the new sports year will be held Monday afternoon as Fort Scott High School's tennis team hosts a junior varsity tournament which is set to begin at 3 p.m...
FSHS photo days scheduled (07/28/11)
Fort Scott High School fall sports photos will be taken on August 23. All sports and related activities will have their pictures taken on the same day this year. Band will be the first for photos. Members need to be a Frary Field at 8:30 a.m. The drill team photos will be next at 8:50 at Frary Field...
FSCC volleyball team reclaims racquetball court (07/14/11)
The Fort Scott Community College volleyball team will move back into the racquetball court/volleyball locker room on July 20. The volleyball team vacated the space in January to allow for the racquetball court, located on the FSCC campus, to be open for the community during the spring and summer months...
13 FSCC athletes, 3 teams earn academic honors (07/02/11)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- Thirteen Fort Scott Community College athletes and three of the college's teams earned academic honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). There are three levels of individual achievement. The highest is the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence, given to those who earn a perfect 4.00 on a 4.00-point scale. Although no Greyhounds received that honor, one came within 0.08 points...
New FSCC volleyball coach signs 9th player (03/05/11)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- The Fort Scott Community College volleyball roster continues to grow as Coach Lindsay Hill added another commitment recently, bringing the total to nine for the 2011 season. The latest signee is Erika Getz, a 5' 9" outside hitter from Parsons, Kan. Getz attends Parsons High School and was coached by Megan Mantooth. She participated in volleyball, basketball, and track and was also a member of FCA, Key Club, Sports Club and was President of SADD Club...
12 Greyhounds named KJCCC All-Academic (02/26/11)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference recently released its Fall All-Academic selections for football and volleyball. Fifteen Fort Scott Community College athletes were named to the teams. Football saw 12 players honored: Quin Bruce, Dallas Buck, Garret Ericson, Shane Hammer, Jeff Johnson, Sam Patton, Sam Quilice, Kevin Richard, Dillon Roberts, Arthur Rucker, David Shank and Brenton Smith...
FSCC hires volleyball coach (11/29/10)
Lindsay Hill was selected for the position of Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach November 19, and has already jumped into her new role. "FSCC was looking for a leader who could come into this position and make the necessary changes to move our women's volleyball program to the next level," Athletic Director J.D. Ettore said. "After all of the interviews were completed, it became apparent that Lindsay was the right person for the position."...
Three Rivers honors 17 area athletes (11/16/10)
Three Rivers League athletes recently received honors as the All-League 11-Man, Eight-Man and Volleyball teams were revealed. Uniontown saw seven players honored at nine positions on the All-TRL 11-Man Football Team. First Team honorees included senior Tyler Halll at center and defensive end, senior Matt Maloney at offensive tackle, junior Seth Sympson at tight end, senior Ryan Schenker at defensive and and junior Max Labbe at linebacker...
Two Tigers picked to volleyball list (11/16/10)
Even though the Tigers finished in the upper half of the Southeast Kansas League volleyball standings, just two team members from Fort Scott High were honored with a position on the All-Southeast Kansas League volleyball squad. Junior Mallory Shelton was one of three unanimous picks to the First Team. ...
'Dig Pink' Night at FSCC Friday (10/28/10)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team will host "Dig Pink" night as part of in the Side-Out Foundation's Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally at 6:30 p.m. Friday night at Arnold Arena. The Greyhounds will host Cottey College in their final home game of the season. It will also be Sophomore Night. Fans are encouraged to don pink to show support...
Tigers fall in semifinals (10/25/10)
LOUISBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team saw its season come to an end when fourth-seeded Paola upset the top-seeded Tigers 2 games to 1 in the semifinals of the Louisburg Class 4A Sub-State Saturday afternoon. The Tigers (25-13) began play with a 25-10, 25-20 sweep of winless Prairie View (0-32). Paola (17-18) took the semifinal, 25-22, 25-27, 25-14 before going on to fall to third-seeded Louisburg in the finals, 25-17, 25-17...
Lancers stun Vikes, Eagles, to win 3A Sub-State (10/25/10)
ARMA -- The anticipated Uniontown-Northeast final never took place in the Northeast Class 3A Sub-State Volleyball Tournament here Saturday. Third-seeded Southeast wrecked Northeast's plans with a 3-set win in the semifinals and then thwarted Uniontown's State Tournament aspirations with a 3-set win in the championship match...
Pleasanton reaches 1A semifinal round (10/25/10)
ST. PAUL -- Pleasanton's volleyball squad reached the semifinal round of the St. Paul Class 1A-Division I Sub-State Tournament here Saturday and finished the season with a record of 13-22. The Blu-Jays opened with a 27-25, 25-11 sweep of Three Rivers League rival Crest. Megan Lowe had 9 kills in the match for Pleasanton. Johnnea Saulsberry handed out 6 assists...
Three area teams draw No. 1 seeds in Sub-States (10/22/10)
The volleyball team from Fort Scott, Uniontown and Jayhawk-Linn high schools have all drawn No. 1 seeds for their Sub-State tournaments that will be held Saturday. Fort Scott is the top seed at the Louisburg Class 4A Sub-State, Uniontown at the Northeast Arma Class 3A Sub-State and Jayhawk-Linn at the Yates Center Class 2A Sub-State. Meanwhile, Pleasanton will be the No. 4 seed at the St. Paul Class 1A-Division I Sub-State...
Neosho denies 'Hounds post-season (10/21/10)
Despite the return to the bench of head coach Sonya Petroski, Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team could not avoid elimination from post-season play here Wednesday night as Neosho County defeated the Greyhounds, 25-17, 25-15, 25-27, 25-13 in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play...
Uniontown sweeps, Pleasanton beats Marmaton Valley (10/21/10)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball squad swept through its opponents here Tuesday night in a final tune-up before Class 3A Sub-State play begins Saturday at Arma. The Eagles, who will be the top seed in the Northeast Class 3A Sub-State with a 32-5 record, swept Marmaton Valley, 25-10, 25-13, and Pleasanton, 25-8, 25-14...
Petroski reinstated at FSCC (10/20/10)
Sonya Petroski has been reinstated as Fort Scott Community College's volleyball coach and resumed her coaching duties beginning with Tuesday's non-conference road match at Evangel University in Springfield, where the Greyhounds were scheduled to face the Evangel JV...
Tigers rebound to claim Anderson County title (10/18/10)
GARNETT -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team bounced back from a first-match loss to Anderson County to beat the host Bulldogs in the finals of the Anderson County Tournament here Saturday. "The girls played very well all day," Fort Scott head coach Carol Bingesser said. ...
Eagles struggle at Central Heights (10/18/10)
RICHMOND -- Uniontown's volleyball team found the going tough at the Central Heights Invitational here Saturday. The Eagles won only two of their five matches, although two losses were to Class 4A schools. "This is always a tough tournament for us," Uniontown head coach Jackie Hall said. "The competition in this tourney is tough to say the least...
FSMS Intramurals (10/18/10)
The final night of Fort Scott Middle School intramural football for the 2010 season included the annual all-star games for the seventh and eighth graders after they were combined on teams the rest of the season. In the seventh-grade game, the Maroon defeated the Gray, 22-14. The Black defeated the Blue, 6-0, in the eighth-grade game...
Petroski no longer FSCC volleyball coach (10/14/10)
Fort Scott Community College Athletic Director J.D. Ettore confirmed in an e-mail to the Fort Scott Tribune Thursday morning that Sonya Petroski is no longer the head volleyball coach at the school. "Since this is a personnel matter I am not able to answer any specific questions surrounding the matter," Ettore said in the e-mail.
Greyhounds sweep Labette (10/13/10)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team swept Labette, the last-place team in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division, at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. However, Sonya Petroski, the Greyhounds' third-year head coach was watching the match from the stands. ...
Eagles defeat Northeast in home tourney final (10/12/10)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown's volleyball team gained a measure of vengeance in the finals of their home tournament Saturday afternoon. The Eagles defeated Northeast in the finals, 25-19, 25-23, to avenge a loss to the Vikings in Three Rivers league play on Sept. 21...
Fort Scott volleyball splits in league play (10/08/10)
COLUMBUS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team split its matches at a Southeast Kansas League triangular here Thursday night. The Tigers defeated Columbus in two games but fell to league leader Pittsburg in three. The results here and other league matches Thursday night now have the Tigers tied for fourth place with Parsons in the SEK. ...
Butler takes hard-fought match (10/06/10)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team played perhaps its best set of the season during a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match with Butler at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. But the Greyhounds' inconsistency in the other four sets allowed the Grizzlies to escape with a 3-2 verdict...
No. 5 Eagles sweep at Pleasanton (10/06/10)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown's volleyball team, ranked No. 5 in Class 3A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, swept Pleasanton and Crest in a Three Rivers League triangular here Tuesday night while the host Blu-Jays were able to salvage a split by defeating Crest...
FSHS junior varsity volleyball sweeps (10/01/10)
FORT SCOTT -- Fort Scott High School's junior varsity volleyball team swept a home triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night, beating Independence and Labette County. The Tigers (13-8) defeated Independence, 25-17, 22-25, 17-15. Shelby Maycumber had 17 digs for the Tigers while Ericah Shoemaker had 16 digs. Rikki Butler served 2 aces, Sidney Maycumber had 8 kills and Katren Rienbolt dished 18 assists...
Tigers split but still with shot at title (10/01/10)
Fort Scott High's volleyball team split a Southeast Kansas League triangular at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night but despite that, the Tigers remain in control of their own destiny in terms of getting at least a share of the Southeast Kansas League championship...
FSMS Intramurals (10/01/10)
In middle school football Oct. 23, the Wardogs defeated the Razorbacks 18-6 and the Bulls and Huskers fought to a 12-12 draw. Wardog Jacob Payne ran in a 7-yard score in the first quarter of the opening contest, and Alex Combs caught a 7-yard pass from Wyatt Reehl near the end of the first half to create 12-0 half-time spread. ...
Volleyball team hosts 'Dig Pink' awareness event tonight (09/29/10)
Fort Scott High School volleyball will hold "Dig Pink" Night, an event designed to promote October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month when the Tigers host Independence and Labette County high schools in a volleyball triangular at 5 p.m. tonight in the FSHS gymnasium...
No. 5 Eagles sweep (09/29/10)
CHETOPA -- Uniontown's volleyball team, now ranked No. 5 in Class 3A, swept rival Marmaton Valley and Chetopa in a Three Rivers League triangular here Tuesday night. Uniontown (5-1 TRL, 21-2 overall) moved into Class 3A in the latest enrollment figures released by the Kansas State High School Activities Association Monday. ...
Eagles take title over 4A team (09/27/10)
CHERRYVALE -- Uniontown's volleyball team won the Cherryvale Invitational championship here Saturday afternoon, sweeping a Southeast Kansas League school that has about 3 1/2 times as many students in the finals. The Eagles, who were ranked No. 1 in Class 2A last week by the Kansas Volleyball Association, swept Independence, 25-15, 25-8 in the finals. ...
Greyhounds find stride in victory over NEO (09/27/10)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball turned things around between the first and second sets of a non-conference match at Arnold Arena Monday night and defeated Northeastern Oklahoma A&M in four sets, 13-25, 25-16, 25-19, 26-24. "That was a big win for us, a huge win," Fort Scott head coach Sonya Petroski said. "There's been quite a few teams in our conference who have played NEO but have yet to beat them. We were excited for this match. We wanted to get out after them."...
FSHS volleyball sweeps SEK opener (09/24/10)
PARSONS, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team established itself as one of the teams to beat in Southeast Kansas League play by sweeping the league opening triangular here Thursday. The Tigers (2-0 SEK, 15-5 overall) top the league along with Chanute and Pittsburg, both 2-0 after sweeping their respective league openers. Chanute is 14-5 overall while Pittsburg is 10-12...
Blu-Jays split league matches (09/23/10)
MORAN -- Pleasanton's volleyball team split a Three Rivers League triangular here Tuesday night, beating Oswego but falling to host Marmaton Valley, both in 3 games. Scores against Oswego were 26-28, 25-22, 25-20. Megan Lowe recorded 12 kills and Lindsey Conn had 4. Johnnea Saulsberry dished 10 assists while Conn had 8...
FSMS Intramurals (09/23/10)
Middle school football In the first Fort Scott Middle School football games of the 2010 season the Bulls and War Dogs faced as did the Razorbacks and Huskers. The War Dogs stopped Bull drives inside the 10-yard line twice in their 8-6 victory. Jacob Payne scored the War Dog touchdown on a 3-yard plunge. Jonah Jones scored on a short run for the Bulls...
Ranked teams battle at Uniontown (09/22/10)
UNIONTOWN -- A pair of teams ranked by the Kansas Volleyball Association faced off Tuesday night here in the final match of a Three Rivers League triangular. Uniontown is ranked No. 1 in Class 2A while new league member Northeast (Arma) came in with the No. 5 ranking in Class 3A...
No. 2 Cowley beats 'Hounds in 4 (09/22/10)
Tiger volleyball fourth at Pittsburg (09/20/10)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team faced tough competition at the Pittsburg Invitational here Saturday but managed a fourth-place finish. "It was a really tough tournament," Fort Scott head coach Carol Bingesser said. "We started at 10 a.m. and played back-to-back five matches. No lunch; we got finished at 5:15."...
Longview sweeps 'Hound volleyball (09/20/10)
Longview (Mo.) swept Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team at Arnold Arena Monday night in non-conference play, 25-15, 25-20, 25-17. The Lakers seemed especially focused on not letting Katie Van Lue, the Greyhounds' best hitter, beat them. Van Lue finished the night with just 7 kills, four of which came in the second set...
'Dig Pink' for breast cancer awareness (09/20/10)
UNIONTOWN -- Uniontown High School volleyball will host Dig Pink Night, an event designed to promote October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, at its home triangular with St. Paul and Northeast, which begins tonight at 6 p.m. in the West Bourbon Elementary School gymnasium...
Blu-Jays 1-3 at Humboldt Tournament (09/20/10)
HUMBOLDT -- Pleasanton's volleyball team went 1-3 at the Humboldt Tournament here Saturday. In their opening match, the Blu-Jays (6-13) fought back from 10-point deficits in each game but fell to Crest in two games, 25-21, 25-23. Megan Lowe recorded 8 kills and Johnnea Saulsberry had 9 assists...
No. 1 Eagles sweep at Riverton (09/17/10)
RIVERTON, Kan. -- Uniontown's volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association for the second consecutive week, swept through a non-league quadrangular here Thursday night, beating Columbus and Galena in two games and host Riverton in three...
Tigers take two of three in home quad (09/17/10)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team saw two of its best opponents so far this season when it hosted a non-league quadrangular at the FSHS gymnasium Thursday night. The Tigers went 2-1 in the quad, beating Prairie View 25-17, 25-9, and Osawatomie 19-25, 25-17, 25-22. They lost to Louisburg, traditionally one of the tougher teams in the Kansas City area, 25-20, 25-20...
'Hounds win in four (09/15/10)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team 6 of the last 7 points of the fourth set Wednesday night and held off Allen County's bid to extend a Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division match to a fifth game at Arnold Arena...
Blu-Jays go 1-2 at Colgan Tournament (09/14/10)
PITTSBURG -- Pleasanton's volleyball won 1 of 3 matches at the Colgan Tournament here Saturday. The Blu-Jays lost to Liberal (Mo.) 25-7, 25-13; defeated Colgan 25-19; 25-17; and lost to Baxter Springs, 25-14, 25-23. According to Pleasanton coach Danny Looney, this was the first time a Blu-Jay girls' team has defeated Colgan in any sport in 10 years. Megan Lowe had 10 kills in that match...
Tigers sweep at Erie (09/13/10)
ERIE -- Fort Scott High's volleyball team improved to 9-1 on the season by sweeping a non-league quad-rangular here Saturday. Fort Scott defeated each opponent in two games -- Crest 25-10, 25-19; Erie 25-11, 25-8; and Parsons, 25-21, 25-21. Crest is a Class 1A school which was a last-minute replacement for Southeast-Cherokee, a team that had been a regular at this quad in previous years...
Top-ranked Eagles sweep TRL foes (09/11/10)
OSWEGO, Kan. -- Uniontown's volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in Kansas Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, opened Three Rivers League play by sweeping Oswego and Altoona-Midway here Thursday night. The Eagles (2-0 TRL, 10-0 overall) swept Oswego 25-8, 25-12. They then beat Midway 25-3, 25-14...
Eagle volleyball ranked No. 1 (09/08/10)
With an 8-0 record heading into tonight's Three Rivers league triangular at Oswego, Uniontown's volleyball team has vaulted three positions into the No. 1 ranking in Class 2A in this week's Kansas Volleyball Association poll. The pre-season No. 1 team, Blue Rapids-Valley Heights, is no longer ranked at all. Oskaloosa (2-0) moved up one position from No. 3 to No. 2. Oberlin (4-1) was moved down one position from No. 2 to No. 3...
Fort Scott volleyball sweeps (09/06/10)
IOLA, Kan. -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team swept a non-league triangular here Thursday, beating Iola and Prairie View. The Iola scores were 25-12, 25-19. Against Prairie View, the Tigers (6-1) prevailed 25-12, 25-19. Individual stats are not available for the matches but that doesn't mean head coach Carol Bingesser isn't able to pinpoint how the Tigers performed...
Scotties dog 'Hounds in opener (09/01/10)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team showed flashes of great potential in its season opener against Highland at Arnold Arena Wednesday night. Unfortunately, more often were times when the Greyhounds lost their cohesiveness and the visiting Scotties -- who may be one of the top teams in the Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division this season -- went away with a 25-18, 25-19, 25-13 sweep...
Tigers split with Colgan, Chanute (09/01/10)
PITTSBURG -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team split a non-league triangular here Tuesday, falling to Southeast Kansas League rival Chanute but defeating host Colgan. Chanute defeated the Tigers, 24-26, 25-21, 25-17. Mallory Shelton had 4 kills and 3 blocks. Kelsey Middleton had 3 kills. Kenzie Heatherly recorded 5 assists and 3 aces. Caitlin Shorter also had 5 assists...
Eagles sweep foes from CNC League (09/01/10)
GIRARD -- Uniontown's volleyball team, ranked No. 4 in Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association, swept a pair of Crawford-Neosho-Cherokee League opponents here Tuesday night. The Eagles opened with a 25-23, 25-18 sweep of Girard. Jacy Ermel had 5 kills for Uniontown while Jessie Camac and Jessica Harrison each had 4. Ashley Nietfeld had 2 solo and 4 assisted blocks. Tayler Shook dished 14 assists...
Radio show Thursday, home volleyball Wednesday night (08/31/10)
Fort Scott Community College athletics have their first home games of the fall season this week. The Greyhound Volleyball team will host Highland Community College at 6 p.m. tonight at Arnold Arena. The 'Hounds are coming off a preseason victory over the alumni squad last Saturday and are eager to get their season under way...
Tigers open with home sweep (08/30/10)
Fort Scott High School's volleyball team opened its season Saturday by sweeping all three opponents in a non-league triangular at the FSHS gymnasium. The Tigers defeated Columbus, 25-4,25-14, Girard 25-19, 10-25, 25-21, and Pittsburg 25-19, 25-22. Girard won its other two matches, beating Pittsburg 25-16, 26-28, 25-19, and Columbus 26-24, 25-23. Columbus defeated Pittsburg, 25-23, 25-22...
'Hound volleyball sets sights high (08/30/10)
Sonya Petroski is well aware of the records her first two Fort Scott Community College volleyball teams have recorded. But things can change quickly in junior-college volleyball and Petroski's players have set their goals on taking long strides rather than small steps in improving this season...
Uniontown goes 6-0 at Three Rivers tourney (08/30/10)
PLEASANTON -- Uniontown swept all six of its matches as it won the Three Rivers League Pre-Season Volleyball Tournament here Saturday afternoon. Pleasanton won its first and last matches of the day to finish at 2-4. All six of Uniontown's victories were two-game sweeps...
Tigers poised to repeat as SEK champs (08/25/10)
The Fort Scott High School volleyball team is the defending Southeast Kansas League champion, going 24-14 last season. A Sub-State semifinal loss to Chanute ended the season but gave the Tigers motivation to be even better this season, which begins Saturday with a home non-league quadrangular with Columbus, Pittsburg and Girard at the FSHS gymnasium...
Contrasting programs start season Saturday (08/24/10)
When it comes to Three Rivers League volleyball, there's been a great contrast between the programs at Uniontown and Pleasanton high schools in recent seasons. Both teams begin their season Saturday when the Three Rivers League holds its pre-season tournament at Pleasanton...
Champs (04/23/10)
Two Greyhounds named to Jayhawk Conference All-Academic team (04/06/10)
Two Fort Scott Community College volleyball team members received All-Academic Honors for the 2009 season. Freshman Jessica Cook, a middle hitter from Warsaw, Mo., finished the season with a 3.63 GPA. Freshman Lindsay Smith, an outside hitter from Fair Grove, Mo., finished the season with a 3.92 GPA...
Conference champs (11/18/09)
11 Tigers on All-SEK teams; Bingesser, Gray coaches of year (11/12/09)
Southeast Kansas League coaches announced their picks for All-SEK in football, volleyball and soccer earlier this week. In addition to the 11 players from Fort Scott High School who received all-league honors in their sports, two FSHS coaches were named Coach of the Year in their sports...
Three Rivers League picks football, volleyball teams (11/12/09)
The Three Rivers League released it's all-league teams for 11-man football, 8-man football and volleyball earlier this week. Volleyball champion Uniontown saw five players chosen. Senior Abbie Smith, who signed Thursday morning with Pittsburg State University, was one of two unanimous choices on the First Team along with Crest senior Amanda Strickler...
Eagles' losses at State were to champ, runner-up (11/03/09)
HAYS -- Uniontown's volleyball team turned out to get the tough pool at the Class 2A State Tournament here Friday. As documented on Saturday's edition of the Weekend Herald-Tribune, the third-seeded Eagles (34-7). The teams they lost to, sixth-seeded Moundridge and second-seeded Lebo, went on to meet in the championship game, which Moundridge won, 25-15, 25-20...
'Hound volleyball falls to No. 2 Cowley (10/28/09)
Cowley College, the No. 2-ranked team in NJCAA Division II, visited Arnold Arena Wednesday night and came away with a sweep of Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team, 25-14, 25-21, 25-14, in Jayhawk Conference-Eastern Division play. The loss was the 10th in a row for the Greyhounds (1-10 East, 8-21 overall), whose last victory was scored on Sept. 10 at Hesston. Nine of the losses in this streak have been sweeps...
Blue Comets dash Tigers' hopes (10/26/09)
PARSONS -- Fort Scott High School's volleyball team was familiar with every one of the teams in the Parsons Class 4A Sub-State Tournament, held here Saturday at the Harold C. Johnson Gymnasium. While that was a good thing in the sense that there would be no surprises for the third-seeded Tigers, it also meant that there would be no surprises for their opponents...
Uniontown going to Class 2A State (10/26/09)
PITTSBURG -- Last season, Uniontown's volleyball team lost to Pittsburg Colgan in the finals of Sub-State on their home court at West Bourbon Elementary School. Saturday, the Eagles gained a measure of revenge by beating Colgan in the finals on the Panthers' home court. ...
Nevada volleyball falls at Webb City (10/24/09)
WEBB CITY, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers finished their regular season in slightly disappointing fashion Thursday night as they dropped their final match to the Webb City Lady Cardinals by the final scores of 25-18 and 25-16. "They are a very good team. By far the best team we have played," Lady Tigers head coach Becky Lowery said of Webb City. "We did our best to take it to them."...
Coffeyville sweeps 'Hounds (10/22/09)
Fort Scott Community College's volleyball team couldn't prevent Coffeyville's tall players and big leapers from controlling the net Wednesday night and fell to the visiting Red Ravens in three games, 25-15, 25-7, 25-15. Coffeyville's 6' 2" Cheyenne Russell, 6' 1" Grashawanna Briscoe, and 5' 7' Raissa Santos, the one with the high vertical jump, had their way in attack and 5' 11" middle blocker Chelsea Childs took the Greyhounds down when they tried to attack...
Pep rally to send off No. 3 'Hounds (10/20/09)
There will be a pep rally for the Fort Scott Community College football team tonight at 9:30 p.m. at Arnold Arena following the FSCC volleyball match. The volleyball match against Coffeyville will begin at 6:30 p.m. It's a key match for the Greyhounds, who are seeking to qualify for the Region VI Tournament...
Pittsburg victory over Chanute gives Tigers SEK title outright (10/20/09)
CHANUTE -- Pittsburg defeated Chanute, 25-22, 25-8, here Monday night, a victory which was a favor for its biggest rival. Chanute came into this Southeast Kansas League triangular -- originally scheduled for Oct. 1 but postponed due to a flu outbreak -- with a chance to tie Fort Scott High for the league championship. But Pittsburg's sweep gave the Blue Comets their second league loss...