The first victory of the season came a little later than expected, but Saturday at the Cougar Soccer/Track Complex, the Barton Community College women's soccer team broke through for a 2-0 shutout of Western Nebraska.
The Barton Community College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of two former Barton athletes to fill assistant coach vacancies. Approved at Thursday's Board meeting were Brett McBride as assistant coach for the baseball program and Tony Davis as assistant coach for the track & field program.
After finishing 12th at the 2014 NJCAA Division I National Tennis Championships, the unranked Barton Community College men's tennis team jumped into 13th place of the final release of the season's Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National rankings.
Hoisington Cardinal seniors, Abi Rziha and Ashley Lockwood, have each signed letters of intent to play volleyball at Barton Community College. The senior pair were instrumental in leading the team to three consecutive Class 3A state tournament appearances for Hoisington with a second place state finish in 2011 and a fourth place finish in 2013.