Earlier this year the Golden Belt Community Foundation established the Barton County Pool Grant and Endowment Funds (Funds) as a way to provide long-term support to youth swim programs in Barton County, as well as to help support the indoor pool at Barton Community College. Thanks to community members helping to build the funds, area youth will benefit from the first grant.
Todd Piper, Robert Steffen, Nick Hastings and Mark Schwalm each scored NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championships at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. This year marks the 16th season that NHRA and Summit Racing Equipment have crowned national champions.
As we start nibbling on the cheese that is college basketball, the big news is the college football playoffs. Who's in, who's out and how come? There is one certainty about this flawed system for establishing the best football team in college football: a bunch of folks are going to be unhappy.
Racing out to an early nine point lead the Barton Community College men's basketball team never looked back in a 94-70 victory Friday over Planet Athlete Academy at the Brown Mackie Classic held in Salina. The Cougars held Planet Athlete to 30% first half shooting while dominating the boards to lead by eighteen at the break then extended the lead to twenty-eight before coasting the final ten minutes of play. Barton improves to 4-2 on the season heading into Saturday's 1:00 p.m. rematch contest against Western Iowa Tech Community College, the same Comet team the Cougars ...
Full court pressure defense turned the tide Friday as the Barton Community College women's basketball team won handily 70-55 over the junior varsity squad from Central Methodist University in the opening game of Hutch Pawn and Jewelry Classic at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. Barton improves to 4-2 on the season heading into Saturday's 1:30 p.m. game against 4-3 Murray State College to wrap up the two-game classic.
MANHATTAN - Larned native Gene Keady, a Kansas State graduate, was featured during a halftime segment of the Wildcats' basketball exhibition against Fort Hays State Friday. Keady was also introduced on the field during the K-State and Baylor football game last week.