Another season of community college basketball starts tonight as Barton's Highland Hotel/Pizza Hut Classic gets underway at Kirkman Activity Center.
Algie Key saunters with the basketball around the perimeter on the hardwood inside Kirkman Activity Center at the outset of a preseason practice. He stops momentarily, dribble-penetrates and blows past a teammate, a would-be defender, and lays a scoop shot off the glass.
A late-season surge paced by returning guards Al Key and Turon Parker and departed power forward Dwayne Brunson, Craig Fletchall's fast-and-the-furious Barton Community College Cougars roared in the National Junior College Athletics Association Region VI basketball tournament last March.
Hitting their stride at an opportune time last season, the Barton Community College Cougars made some noise last March at the NJCAA Region VI basketball tournament.
With a new head coach comes a new system.
Early November finds the sixth-ranked Barton Community College men's soccer team shooting for another run at an NJCAA national tournament berth.
The Barton Community College Volleyball team passed its first test in defending its NJCAA Region VI crown.
The NJCAA Region VI men's soccer championship trophy returned to Great Bend as the No. 6-ranked Barton Community College defeated Johnson County 2-0 on Sunday at Topeka's Hummer Sports Park.
TOPEKA - At the NJCAA Region VI tournament at Hummer Park in Topeka, it's win and play another day, or lose and watch your season end.
Speedy forwards proved the difference in an NJCAA Region VI tournament quarterfinal game on Tuesday afternoon at Cougars soccer/track complex.
The Barton Community College volleyball team had a tall task in taking down conference leader Hutchinson Community College and lost in four games Tuesday night at Kirkman Activity Center.
The No. 17-ranked Barton Community College women's soccer team advanced to an NJCAA Region VI semifinal game, defeating Neosho County 2-0 on Monday afternoon at the Cougars soccer/track complex.
The Barton Community College volleyball team strung together three straight game victories to put away Cloud County after losing the first on Thursday night at Kirkman Activity Center.
A shutout marked the end of the regular season for the Barton Community College women's soccer team on Wednesday afternoon at the Cougars soccer/track complex.
Freshman forward Ebu Camara recorded a hat trick as the Barton Community College men's soccer team finished the regular season with a Kansas Jayhawk Community College victory on Wednesday evening at the Cougars soccer/track complex.
It was one of those November Classic schedules where you just go get it done. A pair of games that should be easily won.
Lydia Mato put her name in the record books Saturday at the NJCAA Cross Country National Championships. The Ghana native became the fifth Barton Community College women's cross country runner to earn an individual national champion honor and the first since 1995.
A good finish to a good season. The Barton Community College men's cross country capped off one of its better season recently by earning a 15th place effort at the NJCAA National Championship in Lubbock this past weekend.