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.
OTERO, Colo. – It was another even weekend for the Barton women's basketball team. The Cougars were looking for a couple wins but came away with a split of games at the Otero Classic over the weekend in Colorado.
November 10, 2015|
BY MIKE MARZOLF
Special to the Tribune
LINDSBORG – The Barton Community College Wrestling team competed this past Saturday at the fifth-annual Swede Open held in Lindsborg. Facing a field of NAIA and NCAA Division II ranked wrestlers, the Cougars came through with a 16-28 overall individual record and one fourth-place finish.
November 09, 2015|
SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNE
This World Series matchup between the Mets from New York and the Royals from Kansas City is a classic. Saks Fifth Avenue versus Country Barbecue. The Eastern Seaboard versus flyover country. Gotham versus the City of Fountains. "New Yaawk versus Kannsass City. The Big City versus the Big Country and, for our part of the world, the Bad Guys versus the Good Guys! It couldn't be more fun! Real fun is a 2-0 lead.
Fort Hays State University Athletics will enshrine several new members into the Tiger Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 31. The inductees include Jeff Bieker (baseball), Jayme Eichner (volleyball), Daryl Henning (wrestling), Jim Montgomery (track & field), Vicki Thom Smith (gymnastics), and Ed and Donna Stehno (contributors). The induction ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on the morning of Oct. 31, at the Memorial Union Ballroom on the campus of Fort Hays State University. The inductees will also be recognized at 2:30 p.m., halftime of the football game vs. Nebraska-Kearney
October is one of my favorite months. High school football is in full gear and each game matters. The World Series is here and for the last two years for Kansans that means Royal Fever is in high gear. As a KU fan, basketball practice is underway with Late Night in the Phog so I can forget about the Jayhawks football season.
October 28, 2015|
BY MIKE MARZOLF
Special to the Tribune
The newspaper headlines shout "Odom, ex- NBA star, looking stronger." The national news gives us constant updates on the condition of Lamar Odom. That he is alert and improving. This is the guy, somewhat famous because he is an NBA basketball player, that was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel last week, strung out on alcohol and drugs. I'm on a "need to know" basis here and I don't NEED to know this. I don't WANT to know this. Do we really care? I sure don't!