GARDEN CITY - Struggling for a better part of 29-plus minutes, the ebb-and-flow didn't come to the Barton Community College Lady Cougars on Saturday night until just under 11 minutes remained.
GARDEN CITY - In a wild and woolly Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division clash, Barton and Garden City squared off Saturday night in what turned out to be a double-deep-dish overtime thriller.
The Barton Community College Cougars are ranked No. 13 in the latest NJCAA poll, owning a 21-3 record, including 7-3 for sole possession of second place in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division standings.
There it was, a milestone victory, lost in the rubble of an 83-81 Barton Community College cliffhanger over Dodge City, where the Conquistadors misfired just before the buzzer and had a putback go in that wouldn't count.
After the Barton Community College women's basketball team's dismantling of Dodge City on Wednesday night 76-55, Lady Cougars head coach Darin Spence said that his team has been growing.
Sometimes it's all about survival.
The game started the same as any other conference game at Kirkman Activity Center has for the Barton Community College women's basketball team.
Coming off a second-half surge that led the Barton Community College Lady Cougars past No. 6-ranked Seward County on Saturday 62-57, the women's basketball team will play host to Dodge City.
Don't be surprised if you see a re-energized basketball team tonight when the No. 13-rated Barton Cougars host Dodge City in Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division action. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 after the women's game inside Kirkman Activity Center.
LIBERAL - Down 17 points in the second half, the No. 9-ranked Barton Community College Cougars rallied with 10 unanswered points on Saturday night.
LIBERAL - The Barton Community College women's basketball team refused to lose on this night.
After knocking off a Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division foe on the road for the second straight Wednesday night, the No. 9-ranked Barton Community College Cougars moved into a first-place tie in the standings with Seward County and Cloud County.
The first half of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division basketball season has been completed.
CONCORDIA - Although it didn't translate into a victory, Barton Community College head women's basketball coach Darin Spence said his team's passion returned to the hardwood.
CONCORDIA - It was fast and it was furious, just as advertised.
A much needed win.
Two sets into its match Saturday afternoon, the Barton Community College volleyball team was in good shape.
CHANUTE - With the chances of a home playoff spot all but gone, the Barton Community College women's soccer team is playing out the season for playoff positioning.
CHANUTE - It was a match that would quite possibly determine the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference title.