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.
Algie Key is quickly establishing himself as one of the top freshman guards in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference.
The Barton Community College women's basketball team is 3-0 on the road in Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division play.
For some reason, the run-and-gun Barton Community College Cougars weren't running and gunning as much as usual Saturday night.
Pat Bauman, the youngest faculty member when Barton was established in 1969, coached women's tennis among other sports, finishing with a 124-45-3 record at Barton with two conference championships, two Region VI championships and five NJCAA National Tournament appearances. Dennis Sherman was the first to win a conference championship in any sport at Barton as part of the men's golf team from 1970-72. Wayne Becker was the owner of Becker Tire and Treading, Inc. He purchased season and regular admission tickets to basketball games for his employees, as well as supporting Barton athletics with a corporate sponsorship.
Cold shooting cost the Barton Community College Lady Cougars in its 53-46 loss to Pratt on Saturday night.
At first glance, the Barton Community College men's basketball team hasn't moved much on the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division standings after its rout of Colby on Wednesday.
After bolting to a great start to the season the Barton Community College softball team found itself with a 4-game losing streak after dropping the opener at Garden City Saturday. The Cougars ended that in emphatic style with an 11-2 win in the finale.
Ahmad Walker established himself as one of the top players in the Jayhawk West during a terrific sophomore season. The coaches in the conference felt he was the best, selecting the Barton Community College guard as the Most Valuable Player in the conference this season.
A pair of standout seasons ended with a second team All Jayhawk West selection for Phikala Anthony. The Memphis sophomore just missed a first team selection as the highest vote total on the second team. She was the lone Barton Community College Cougars to earn recognition.
The last out of an inning is often times the toughest out. The Barton Community College softball team experienced that Saturday in a doubleheader loss to Dodge City.