ARKANSAS CITY - It was a struggle from the outset for the Barton Community College women's basketball team on Saturday night.
HIGHLAND - In their final game before the holiday break, the Barton Community College men's basketball team jumped ahead of Midland's junior varsity 39-15 at halftime.
There were some fears entering the fall that Al Key's surgically repaired shoulder would slow him from building on his Kansas Jayhawk Community College Western Division Freshman of the Year honor from last season, along with his first-team all-conference wares.
CEDAR FALLS, IOWA - The National Junior College Athletics Association is set to cap an outstanding football season with No. 1-ranked Iowa Western taking on No. 2 Butler Community College in the 2012 NJCAA national championship game.
Parallels can be drawn between this season's Barton Community College Cougars and last year's.
Numerous 3-pointers were falling on Tuesday night at Kirkman Activity Center on the Barton Community College campus.
HILLSBORO - Sometimes, it's all about how you recover.
Freshman guard Ashton Bruner turned in a double-double with 24 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Barton Community College women to a 79-59 win over Neosho County on Saturday night in the Best Western Angus Inn/Cougar Booster Club Thanksgiving Basketball Classic at Kirkman Activity Center.
This was exactly the type of game the Barton Community College men's basketball team needed.
It wasn't what you'd expect from the top two scoring teams in the National Junior College Athletics Association Region VI - at least not to start with.
In spite of a strong start by Southwestern (Iowa) Community College, the Barton women's basketball team was able to take a lead midway through the first half.
It was anyone's basketball game heading into the second half on Tuesday night at Kirman Activity Center with the score tied 32-32.
Basketball is a high-pace game that requires a lot of conditioning.
At the midpoint of their preseason schedule, the Barton Community College Couars play host to the McPherson College junior varsity tonight, tipping off at 7:30 at Kirkman Activity Center, the second portion of a non-conference.
SALINA - The performance was similar to the day before.
It was a Homecoming of sorts for the Barton Community College men's basketball team – in Kalamazoo, Mich. that is.
The final visit to the Barton Gym for Coach Francis Flax was a memorable one. The Brown Mackie College men's basketball coach, wrapping up a 32-year career this season, made his final visit to a gym that he has visited probably about as many times as any other gym but his own over his career. In that final game Saturday afternoon the veteran coach left with a 97-93 win over the host Barton Community College Cougars.
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