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.
HESSTON – It was an outing the Barton Community College men's tennis team was looking to build some momentum on. The Cougars were looking for back-to-back wins for the first time this season and crawl back to .500 in dual matches.
HESSTON – The Barton Community College women's tennis team got healthy Tuesday. In a couple of ways. First Barton had a full team participating after struggling last outing with that. Secondly, the Cougars picked up a 9-0 win – breaking a 6-match losing streak.
It was the biggest win yet. And there have been some big ones. The Barton Community College women's golf team continued to dominant the rest of the field in the Jayhawk Conference winning its fifth straight conference meet this season.
It went just how it was supposed to. A midweek game against a junior varsity to give the Barton Community College baseball team a break from the rigors of conference play. Those are supposed to be easy wins. And it was.
ARKANSAS CITY- Surprise, surprise – Lydia Mato won her event. The sophomore sensation had an easy day of competition this past weekend running in only one event as the Barton Community College women's track team competed in the Tiger Invitational at Cowley College.
ARKANSAS CITY- It was another good day for the sprinters and throwers for the Barton Community College track team. It was there the Cougars won a pair of events at the 12th annual Tiger Invitational on the campus of Cowley College with limited participants over the weekend.
GARDEN CITY- Same song next verse for the Barton Community College baseball team - a weekend series split. This time the Cougars split games at Garden City over the weekend in Jayhawk West play. It was the third time in five West series Barton split games and the fifth time in seven total 4-game series.
Erica Harper is making a strong case for several post season honors - among those is the probable front runner for Jayhawk Conference Division I Player of the Year. If earning Player of the Week is any indication she is in the lead for Player of the Year honors.
NORTH NEWTON- With the regular season winding down, it was a good time for the Barton Community College men's tennis team to pick up an easy win. Coming off a pair of rough losses the 22nd ranked Cougars had an easy time with Ottawa University Saturday in North Newton.
NORTH NEWTON- It wasn't a weekend to remember for the Barton Community College women's tennis team.
GARDEN CITY- The Barton Community College baseball team concluded their four-game series in Garden City with a split Saturday to earn a series split with Garden City Community College. The Broncbusters took both the seven inning contests by 12-2 and 10-4 scores while the Cougars took the nine inning nightcaps each day 5-3 and 14-9. The series leaves Barton at 10-10 in the Jayhawk West and 18-19 on the season while Garden City stands at 14-10 and 24-16. The Cougars will step out of conference play Tuesday for a 5:00 p.m. nine-inning contest hosting the junior varsity from ...
Getting a sweep Friday was going to be an arduous task for the Barton Community College softball team. Things started good enough for the Cougars but they could not complete the sweep of the Jayhawk West leaders.
EMPORIA- With two remaining conference meets left to the season, the Barton Community College women's golf team have the luxury of already claiming the conference championship as the Lady Cougars won their fourth straight conference meet this past Monday with a sixty-two stroke victory. Held at the Emporia Municipal Golf Course, Barton held a commanding thirty-nine stroke lead after day one's eighteen holes before widening the gap on Monday's final nine holes. Barton shot a team score of 517 to easily outdistance second place Colby Community College's 579 and Dodge City Community College's 589. Barton ...