The spacious confines of Hartman Arena in Park City can sometimes be hard to adapt to. "You're going into an environment where perimeter shooting is a little tough," Barton head coach Craig Fletchall said. "Because of the environment, the play of Raheem inside is going to be even more important than our perimeter shooters." The Cougars' Raheem Johnson, a 6-foot-8, 240-pound post player, has blossomed into one of the top centers in the region. He ...
Getting the monkey off their backs, the No. 24-ranked Barton Community College Cougars beat Cowley - a team that had eliminated them from the NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament in each of the last two seasons - 75-68 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night in Arkansas City.
It was just like old times for Barton Community College freshman guard Trey Unrau. Well, almost. Being a gym rat, the initial thing Unrau noticed when the Cougars entered W.S. Scott Auditorium late Tuesday afternoon on the Cowley campus in Arkansas City was the backdrop. "When we walked into the gym, I knew," Unrau said. "It was one of those gyms where there's the black curtains behind the baskets. "It was kind of like a ...
ARKANSAS CITY - Forgive Barton Community College men's basketball coach Craig Fletchall for having a brief flashback.
Al Key and his Barton Community College teammates know as well as anyone that it will take a collective effort to knock out the Cowley Tigers.
SALINA - In the end, Salina South High School's frontline depth proved too much for the Great Bend Lady Panthers to overcome.
As Barton Community College's Al Key inches his way up the career scoring list, the Cougars throttled Allen 93-61 on Saturday afternoon at Kirkman Activity Center.
SALINA - One win from advancing to the Class 5A state tournament in Topeka, the third-seeded Great Bend High School Lady Panthers battled No. 2 seed Salina South throughout on Friday night in a sub-state championship game.
No. 24-ranked Barton Community College gets the bottom of the barrel for its first-round NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament opponent.
It's all come down to one pressure-packed game. The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers clash with the Salina South Lady Cougars tonight at 7 in Salina in a Class 5A sub-state championship game. The winner advances to next week's state tournament at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. This group of third-seeded Lady Panthers (14-6) haven't played in a game of this magnitude. "Our girls haven't been in this situation," Great Bend first-year head coach ...
The Great Bend High School Lady Panthers are one win away from advancing to the Class 5A state basketball tournament in Topeka.
As the seedings for the Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament were paired last Saturday, No. 7 seed Great Bend wound up drawing second-seeded Hays.
It's comparison time tonight, when the Great Bend High School Lady Panthers take on Maize South in a first-round Class 5A sub-state basketball tournament game.
In a wintry time where nothing can be taken for granted, one thing is for certain in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference: the Barton Cougars have already secured third place in the West.
Never mind that Barton Community College's Lady Cougars scored only eight points during crunch time on Saturday night at Kirkman Activity Center.
Nick Moyers and his Great Bend High School teammates are embarking on the Class 5A state tennis tournament today and Saturday at Emporia High School.
It turned out to be their best power display of the high school softball season - thus far.
Today's scheduled softball doubleheader between Great Bend High School and Hutchinson is still on, starting at 4, at the Great Bend Sports Complex.