NJCAA DIVISION-I MEN'S BASKETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP | MARCH 18 - 23
PARK CITY - Barton Community College's bubble finally burst in the National Junior College Athletic Association 2013 Region VI Championship title game.
PARK CITY - Al Key broke down a Seward County Community College defender or two off dribble penetration, floated through the air and put in a 10-foot shot off the glass.
PARK CITY - No. 24-ranked Barton Community College zoomed into Saturday night's National Junior College Athletic Association 2013 Region VI Championship title game, beating defending region champion Seward County 70-64 on Friday night in a semifinal at Hartman Arena.
Sollid offense in the first game, followed by solid pitching in the nightcap, the Barton Community College baseball team opened the 2013 Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division season on Thursday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep of Pratt.
Make way for the Final Four of the NJCAA Region VI postseason basketball tournament.
The spacious confines of Hartman Arena in Park City can sometimes be hard to adapt to.
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.
ARKANSAS CITY - Forgive Barton Community College men's basketball coach Craig Fletchall for having a brief flashback.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Kandace Thomas of the Barton Community College women's track and field team seized a gold medal as both the men and the women wrapped up their indoor season this weekend at the NJCAA Indoor Championship held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
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.
NJCAA Region VI
INDEPENDENCE - Things were looking up for the Barton Community College women's basketball team in the first half of an NJCAA Region VI tournament first-round game on Saturday afternoon.
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.
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.
EL DORADO- The Barton Community College softball team headed to the Jayhawk West leader on a roll. Barton had won five of six conference games. But the hot streak came to a hault at Butler.
It was a good start to an important series.
It was perhaps her best week yet. So it was little surprise that Erica Harper won what is becoming a weekly honor for her - the Jayhawk Conference Player of the Week award.
DODGE CITY- Taking care of business when it mattered most. That is what the Barton Community College softball team did Wednesday afternoon in a sweep of Dodge City.