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Baseball 2002-03

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32-22 overall mark

20-12 Jayhawk West (3rd place)

Stanford, 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.

Former 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 Association.

Jackson named to 1st team All-Jayhawk West Conference
Glenn 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

Barton 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 conference. Barton has finished with at least 30 wins over the past three seasons.

Barton 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 RBIs.

Cougars 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.

Barton 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.

Cougars polish off 5-1 weekend; one win from securing 3rd
The 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.

Sanders called up to White Sox; pitches against Baltimore
Former Barton County Community College pitcher David Sanders was called up to the Chicago White Sox major league team Wednesday. He 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

Barton 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.

Cougars win 3 of 4 West games; make push for 2nd
The 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 Monday.
Barton 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 the West.

Cougars 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.

Barton 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 games.
The Cougars are now 19-11 overall and remain 8-4 and in 3rd place in the Jayhawk West. Brown Mackie is now 3-14.

Cougars 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.

Cougars sweep twinbill from Butler; alone is 3rd place
The 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.

Barton hands Hutch first West loss; splits twinbill
The 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.

Cougars 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.

Barton 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.

Cougars 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 play.

Cougars 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.

Barton 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 Nebraska Community College at Cougar Field Tuesday. Barton defeated Western Nebraska 11-1 in the opener and 9-7 in the nightcap.

Clark 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, transferred this year from Lyons High School.

Two 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.

Glenn 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.