Leevan Sands of the Bahamas finished fifth in the triple jump on Thursday at the Summer Olympics in London.
Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown fell short of the gold medal in the 200-meter dash in her first Summer Olympics since she won the event in Athens in 2004.
Ryan Brathwaite turned in the second-fastest qualifying time in the first round of the 110-meter hurdles on Tuesday at the Summer Olympics in London.
Former Barton Community College track and field athlete Tyson Gay finished fourth in the 100-meter dash at the 2012 London Olympics.
Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica highlighted the performances of former Barton Community College athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London during Friday's and Saturday's events.
After paying another hospital visit to Allen Trent in Wichita earlier in the week, Barton Community College head baseball coach Mike Warren says he's encouraged by his progression.
The laundry list of Olympic athletes with Barton Community College ties is long and impressive.
LONDON - Former Barton Community College track and field athlete Tabarie Henry has been granted a rare honor by his native country Virgin Islands.
The Barton Community College men's and women's tennis programs have added more area talent this offseason.
A Barton Community College baseball player remains in critical condition after a one-car traffic accident near Andale during the early-morning hours on Sunday, July 8.
Mitch Kottas, a projected outfielder/pitcher, officially signed to play baseball for Barton Community College on Wednesday morning at the Lawson-Biggs Field clubhouse.
Barton Community College had seven sophomore student-athletes receive national academic honors for the 2011-12 season.
With a 3.79 combined GPA, the Barton Community College women's tennis team earned the National Junior College Athletic Association Women's Tennis Academic Team of the Year.
PRATT - Great Bend native and Pratt Community College women's soccer player Kayci Huslig earned a 2011-12 NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award this year.
The registration deadline for the Barton Volleyball League is Monday, June 25.
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.