Field pitching in Major Leagues
Former Barton County Community College pitchers Nate Field
and Jason Stanford have joined another former Cougar, David
Sanders, as pitchers in the Major
Leagues. Field is on his 2nd stint this season with the Kansas City Royals
after becoming the 1st Cougar ever to pitch in the Major Leagues last season.
Stanford is in his first go-round in the big leagues, pitching for the Cleveland
Indians. Sanders is currently with the Chicago White Sox.
Cougars provide big numbers for new teams
Several former Barton County Community College baseball players are making
a lot of noise this season at their respective 4-years schools. Some of the
loudest noise is currently going on at a pair of NCAA Division II Regionals,
where 4 ex-Cougars are still playing post season ball. Another Cougars was
tabbed as the Pitcher-of-the-Year in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic
to 1st team All-Jayhawk West Conference
Jackson ends his Barton County Community College career with
a selection to the All-Jayhawk West conference team. Jackson,
a sophomore from Toronto, Canada, was selected as an outfielder
to the 1st team. Three
other Cougars received 1st team honorable mention. Sophomore
Andrew Burdine, freshman A.J. Knight and Jeff Christy received
honorable mention honors for Barton.
Western Sub Regional Tournament
eliminated after losing to Pratt
The Barton County Community
College baseball team finished its season after being eliminated by Pratt on
the second day of the Jayhawk Conference Western Sub Regional tournament. The
Cougars lost the game 12-5 to the Beavers. Three Barton pitchers allowed 15 hits,
while the defense had four errors in the loss. The Cougars finished with a 32-22
overall record and 20-12 in the Jayhawk West conference, finishing third in the
has finished with at least
30 wins over the past three seasons.
drops first game of Sub Regional to Garden City
The No. 3 seeded Cougars were upset Thursday, losing to Garden City 8-3 in the
first day of the Sub-Regional tournament. Barton allowed 13 Broncbuster hits
in a game delayed twice because of light failure. Garden City catcher, Lance
Schartz beat up the Cougar pitching with three hits, four runs scored and two
go 3-1 to complete regular season in 3rd
The Barton County Community College baseball team completed it regular season
over the weekend, winning 3 of 4 of the road to wrap up 3rd place in the Jayhawk
West. The Cougars clinched 3rd place Friday with a sweep at Garden City, winning
12-4 and 2-1. Barton split games at Colby Saturday, winning the opener 7-1 and
losing in the nightcap 8-3. Barton
completes it regular season with a 32-20 overall mark and a 20-12
West record. The Cougar will start the Western Sub Regional Thursday
in El Dorado against Garden City. The Broncbusters finished 6th
in the West with a 14-18 record and a 26-26 overall mark.
drops two at Pratt; clinches tie for 3rd in West
The Barton County Community College baseball team lost a pair of games Wednesday
at Pratt, but clinched at least a tie for 3rd despite the losses. Barton secured
at least a tie for 3rd when Cloud County lost a game in a doubleheader split
with Colby. Barton lost 12-2 and 6-5 in 8 innings to Pratt. Barton
is now 29-19 overall and 17-11 in the Jayhawk West. Seward has
completed its West schedule, clinching the title with a 26-6
record. Hutch, currently 22-8, will finish 2nd. The rest of the
conference remains under .500 with Cloud County (13-15) as the
only team with a chance to catch the Cougars for 3rd. Barton
still has 4 conference games remaining.
polish off 5-1 weekend; one win from securing 3rd
Barton County Community College baseball team went 5-1
over the weekend and moved within one win of clinching
the 3rd spot in the Jayhawk West. Barton split
makeup games with Dodge City Friday in Great Bend, then swept two at Butler
County Saturday. The Cougars made it a 5-1 weekend with
a sweep of Colby Sunday in Great
Bend in Barton’s final home games. The wins against Colby gave Barton
a 12-4 home record this season in the West. Barton
is now 29-17 overall and 17-9 in the Jayhawk West. Seward has
clinched the West with a 26-4 record while Hutch is 21-7. The
rest of the conference remains under .500 with Cloud County (12-14)
as the only team with a chance to catch the Cougars for 3rd.
Barton still has 6 conference games remaining.
called up to White Sox; pitches against Baltimore
Barton County Community College pitcher David Sanders was
called up to the Chicago White Sox major league team
joined the White Sox in Baltimore and saw major league action
for the first time in his career, throwing a scoreless 8th
inning in a 7-1 loss
drops two at Hutch; remains in 3rd place in West
The Barton County Community College baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader
for just the 2nd time in Jayhawk West play, losing on the road at Hutchinson
Tuesday. The Cougars dropped the opener 5-1 then fell 2-1 in the nightcap in
8 innings. Barton
is now 24-16 overall and 12-8 in the Jayhawk West, good for 3rd
in the West. Seward still leads the West with a 23-3 record after
sweeping Pratt. Hutchinson is 20-6. The rest of the conference
is still under .500.
win 3 of 4 West games; make push for 2nd
Barton County Community College baseball team is making a push
for 2nd place in the Jayhawk West, taking 3 of 4 home games in
two days. The Cougars made up a couple of rainouts Thursday and
Friday at Cougars Fields, sweeping Pratt and splitting with Seward
County. The split with Seward gave the Saints just their 2nd
conference loss of the season. Barton also split with Brown Mackie
is now 24-14 overall and 12-6 in the Jayhawk West. The Cougars
are still in 3rd place in the conference, but could overtake
Hutchinson in a twinbill today. Seward leads the West with a
21-3 mark while Hutch is 18-6. No other team is over .500 in
split West games with Cloud County
The Barton County Community College baseball team had its winning streak snapped
at 8 games Sunday afternoon with a loss in the second game of a doubleheader.
The Cougars had extended the streak to 8 with a 15-6 win in the opener over Cloud
County in Concordia, but an 8-5 loss in the nightcap ended that streak. The
Cougars are now 20-12 overall and 9-5 in the West. Barton still
stands in 3rd place in the Jayhawk West. Cloud County in an even
15-15 overall and 8-12 in the West.
steps outside Jayhawk; runs winning streak to 7
The Barton County Community College baseball team has put together its longest
winning streak of the season after sweeping a pair of games in Salina Thursday
against Brown Mackie. Barton won the non-conference contests 11-2 and 8-5. The
wins give the Cougars a 7-game winning streak. Barton has won 9 of its last 10
Cougars are now 19-11 overall and remain 8-4 and in 3rd place
in the Jayhawk West. Brown Mackie is now 3-14.
sweep Garden; win 7th of last 8 in West
The Barton County Community College baseball team continues
to collect wins, posting two more in a sweep of Jayhawk West
foe Garden City Wednesday at Cougar
Fields. Barton won the opener in extra innings by a 5-4 score, then shutout
the Broncbusters in the second game, 3-0. The wins give Barton
5 wins in a row in
the West and 7 wins in their 8 outings after starting 1-3 in West action. The
sweep gives Barton County a 17-11 overall mark and 8-4 record
in West play. The Cougars are solidly in 3rd place in the standings,
just 1 of 3 teams over .500 in West play. Garden City is now
14-18 overall and 5-11 in the West.
sweep twinbill from Butler; alone is 3rd place
Barton County Community College baseball team is putting
together a bit of hot spell that has moved them into 3rd
place in the Jayhawk West by themselves.
The Cougars moved into 3rd alone with a sweep of Butler County Wednesday on
a windy afternoon in Great Bend. With the wind blowing out,
Barton County won the
opener 18-16 then captured the nightcap 8-6. The
sweep gives Barton County a 15-11 overall mark and 6-4 record
in West play. Butler is now 14-15 and 5-7.
hands Hutch first West loss; splits twinbill
Barton County Community College baseball team handed Hutchinson
its first Jayhawk West loss of the season Monday afternoon,
defeating Hutchinson 2-1 in the nightcap at Cougar Fields
in Great Bend.
Hutchinson won the opener 6-3. The
split gives Barton County a 13-11 overall mark and 4-4 record
in West play. Hutch is now 19-9 and 11-1.
earn sweep of Dodge City
The Barton County Community College baseball team completed its first sweep of
the young Jayhawk West season, taking a twinbill at Dodge City Sunday. The Cougars
captured the games 19-9 and 11-4. The
sweeps improves Barton County to 12-10 overall and 3-3 in Jayhawk
West play. Dodge is now 3-19 and 1-9.
drops pair of close games at Seward
The Barton County Community College baseball team came up on the short end of
two close baseball games Wednesday in Liberal, falling to No. 15 ranked Seward
County, 8-7 in extra innings and 4-2. The
losses drop Barton County to 10-10 overall and 1-3 in Jayhawk
West play. Seward is now 20-7 overall and 6-0 in West play.
split West opener
The Barton County Community College baseball team split its Jayhawk West opener
with Cloud County, losing 10-7 and winning 4-1, Sunday at Cougar Fields in Great
Bend. The split leaves the Cougars at 10-8 overall this season and 1-1 in West
break even on Spring Break trip
The Barton County Community College baseball team broke even during its Spring
Break trip to the South, posting a 6-6 mark. The Cougars swept one series and
were swept in one series. Barton split the other four twinbills. Barton is now
9-7 overall this season.
opens baseball season with pair of wins
The Barton County Community College baseball team started off
the 2003 season in good shape, sweeping a pair of from Western
Community College at Cougar Field Tuesday. Barton defeated
Western Nebraska 11-1 in the opener and 9-7 in the nightcap.
signs to play baseball for Barton County
The Barton County Community College baseball program kept it local
ties in tact Wednesday when they signed another Great Bend High
School product in Brooks Clark. Clark, a senior at Great Bend,
this year from Lyons High School.
Cougars baseball players ink with D-I schools
Two Barton County Community College have signed to continue their
baseball careers after this spring at Barton County, moving on to
NCAA Division I schools.
Jackson and Nick Derr with both be headed south next fall with Jackson
going to the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Derr off to the
University of Arkansas at Little Rock.