LIBERAL - After falling to two-time defending Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division champion Seward in the league opener in each of the last three seasons, the NJCAA No. 9-ranked Barton Cougars got it right this time around.
LIBERAL - Things neither started well, nor ended well for the Barton Community College women's basketball team on Saturday night.
Barton Community College's men's basketball team is taking on a schedule during the next week that the likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant adhere to.
CHANUTE - After winning their first 13 games, the Barton Community College Cougars suffered their first loss of the season on Wednesday evening.
CHANUTE - After four days of practice and a month off from competition, the Barton Community College men's basketball team escaped with an 84-82 win over Missouri State University-West Plains on Tuesday night in the Sonic Shootout at Neosho County.
Returning from the holiday break, the Barton Community College women's basketball team has been rejuvenated.
Barton Community College is about to start its winter baseball camps.
Having not played in a month, the Sonic Shootout at Neosho County Community College in Chanute over the New Year's holiday is just the remedy for the undefeated and ninth-ranked Barton Cougars basketball team.
Trevor Rolfs had a vision when he accepted the Barton Community College athletic director position 1½ years ago.
Meeting the approval of the Barton Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday evening, Phil Shoemaker will be taking over the Barton volleyball program as the Lady Cougars' head coach for the 2013 season.
Phil Shoemaker was one of two new head coaches approved by the Barton Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday.
GOODLAND - Freshman guard Brandy Winbush gave the Barton Community College offense a jolt in the second half to lead the Lady Cougars.
Pending Barton Community College Board of Trustess approval on Tuesday, there are two new head coaches joining the athletic program.
Tyler Uselton's eye-opening freshman campaign at powerhouse Butler Community College ended with the Grizzlies playing up-and-coming Iowa Western for the National Junior College Athletics Association national championship this past Sunday.
And so it begins. Fittingly enough with a local wrestler.
Due to inclement weather, Thursday's BCCC softball game at Tabor JV has been cancelled. Barton's Friday single, nine-inning baseball game at Pratt has been moved to Sunday for a doubleheader.
It has been a season full of 'first time since' for the Barton Community College softball team.
SALINA- The bats continued to bang out the hits.
Trevor Rolfs will be the next head women's basketball coach at Barton Community College. He will take over for Carter Kruger who resigned at the end of the season, spending three years at the helm.
HESSTON- There is little doubt the Barton Community College men's tennis team plays in one, if not the toughest, regions in the NJCAA. Two of the top four teams in the nation are in the region.
LAWRENCE- It was a battle all day long. The second Jayhawk Conference men's golf tournament was a close contest the entire way at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence.
It was a season full of honors for Ahmad Walker. The Barton Community College sophomore basketball star capped his post season honors by being named NJCAA second team All American.
HESSTON- In the final tune-up match for the Region VI Championships, the Barton Community College women's tennis team did not have the success it would have liked. In fact it was another day of fighting injuries for the Cougars as they lost to nationally ranked Cowley College 8-1.
SALINA- A perfect conference season is in the books. The Barton Community College women's golf team made it 6-for-6 in winning Jayhawk Conference tournaments this season. The final leg was completed with another easy win at the Salina Municipal Golf Course Monday and Tuesday.
WICHITA- It isn't often superstar Lydia Mato doesn't cross the finish line first. But it did happen Friday at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. Mato took second in the 5000m at a very competitive KT Woodman Classic on the campus of Wichita State University.
WICHITA – It was one of the largest meets of the season by sheer numbers. Several events had more than 70 entrants. The event included several junior college teams from Kansas as well as the Midwest.
It was just the weekend the Barton Community College baseball team was in need of.
STERLING- The weather seemed to be the only thing that was going to stop the Barton Community College softball team Saturday – and it did.
Lydia Mato has hit the jackpot...and shattered it! She met her fortune not panning for gold in a river bed or some lost tunnel in a mountainside but on a well laid path of pressurized rubber and Poly-Resin binders.