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.
February 07, 2012|
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.
February 02, 2012|
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.
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.
Kurt Budke left a lasting impression at several stops during his coaching career. Saturday night he received one of the most prestigious honors a coach can get – induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
June 15, 2015|
MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune