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Sunday, October 2
Tuesday, October 11
Conference play at Great Bend

Barton 9, Hesston College 2

Saturday, October 15
Conference play at Overland Park

Barton 1, Johnson County 0

Wednesday, October 19
Conference play at Dodge City

Barton at Dodge City, 4 pm -- ppd

Thursday, October 20
Conference play at Dodge City

Barton 3, Dodge City 0


Tuesday, October 25
Region VI 1st round at Great Bend

Barton 9, Cloud 2

Saturday, October 29
Region VI Semifinals at Chanute

Barton 3, Neosho 1

Sunday, October 30
Region VI Finals at Chanute

Johnson 2, Barton 0

 

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Twelvetrees to head men’s soccer at Barton
Oliver Twelvetrees will take of the reigns of the Barton County Community College men’s soccer team, replacing Joe Burger, who left to become an assistant coach at Drake University. Twelvetrees will become just the 2nd coach in the 6-year history of the program. Burger started the program in 2001 and guided Barton to a 63-30-11 record in those 5 seasons.

Barton soccer coach Joe Burger headed to Drake
The only soccer coach in the history of men’s soccer at Barton County Community College will be moving on. Joe Burger has accepted a position as an assistant coach at Drake University in Iowa. He will join a Drake team that went 9-8-3 overall last year and 4-2-1 in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Bulldogs have been a Top 25 team much of the past 3 years.

Burger named NSCAA North Coach of the Year; up for National honor
Barton County Community College men’s soccer coach Joe Burger was named as the North Regional Coach of the Year at the Junior College Division I level by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. This is the 2nd time Coach Burger has won the award, winning the honor in his 2nd season as Barton in 2002.

Ratanamorn named Coaches All-American
Freshman goalkeeper Craig Ratanamorn of the Barton County Community College men’s soccer team can add another award to his growing list of accolades. Ratanamorn has been named 1st team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. To be named to the All-American team, a player must first be named to their All-Region team. Ratanamorn was also named 1st team All-South, making him eligible for the All-American award.

Cougars named to All-South Region team
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team has placed 3 athletes on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-South Region team. Freshman goalkeeper Craig Ratanamorn earned 1st team honors, while freshman forward Bruno Conceicao and sophomore forward Desmond Yankey were named to the 2nd team. Those that are named to the first team are also eligible for the NSCAA All-American teams.

Cougars earn All-American honors
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team have place 2 of their athletes on the NJCAA Division 1 All-American teams. Wichita freshman goalkeeper Craig Ratanamorn was named to the 1st team while forward Bruno Conceicao, freshman from Aruba, was tabbed on the 2nd team. With the honor, Ratanamorn becomes the first Cougar to be named a 1st team All-American. Ratanamorn and Conceicao join three former Cougars as All-American soccer players at Barton County. That gives the Cougars 5 All-Americans in just 5 seasons of play. Mario Ulloa was the 1st All-American at Barton, earning honorable mention honors in 2002. Malik Jobe (2003) and Trey Davis (2004) earned 2nd team honors. The two players named this year makes it 4 straight the Cougars have had a player earn All-American recognition. This is the 1st time two players have been selected in the same season.


Six Cougars named to All Region VI team

The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team placed 6 Cougars on the All Region VI team released on Thursday. Forwards Bruno Conceicao and Desmond Yankey, along with goalkeeper Craig Rantanamorn, were named 1st team All Region VI. Three more were named to the 2nd team, midfielders Carlos Nieto and Micah Nelson, joined by defender Brent Neal.

Barton moves up 2 in final regular season NJCAA poll
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team stepped up 2 spots in this week’s NJCAA Top 15 Poll, moving up to the No. 9 position. Despite the Cougars’ season being already over, they managed to crack back into the top 10. They finish the regular season in the No. 9 position, after winning their third straight Jayhawk Conference title.

Conceicao named MVP in Men’s Jayhawk Conference; Burger Coach of the Year
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team reaped the benefits of a 3rd straight Jayhawk Conference title with a pair of 1st Team All Conference players including the Conference Player of the Year and the Coach of the Year. Freshman Bruno Conceicao was voted as the top player in the Jayhawk Conference while sophomore Desmond Yankey joined him on the 1st team. Freshman Craig Ratanamorn was a 1st team pick at goalkeeper, while freshmen Carlos Nieto and Micah Nelson was also honored, earning 2nd team selections. Joe Burger, who has guided the Cougars to a 26-2-1 Jayhawk mark the past 3 seasons, was named Coach of the Year in the conference for the 2nd time in his 5-year career at Barton. Four of the 5 named to the All Jayhawk team were freshmen for the Cougars this season.

Barton falls to No. 11 in NJCAA rankings
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team took quite a hit in the polls this week, falling from No. 6 down to No. 11. The 5 spot drop in the latest NJCAA Top 15 Poll comes on the heels of the Cougars season ending loss Sunday to Johnson County in the Region VI final. Barton finished the week at 2-1, with the overall record standing at 16-1-2.

Barton’s run ends in Region VI Final
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team fell just shy of their goal on Sunday. The Cougars fell to Johnson County by the score of 2-0, handing them their first loss of the season and breaking their season-long 18-game unbeaten streak. It will also go down as the only loss of the season. It couldn’t have come at a worse time for Barton. The loss in the Region VI Final means the Cougars’ magical season has come to an end.

Barton rolls into Region VI finals with 3-1 win over Neosho County
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team didn’t let itself get behind 2-0 in Region VI semifinal action against Neosho County Saturday as it did in the 1st round against Cloud County. Instead the Cougars took a 2-0 lead on their way to a 3-1 win over Neosho at Chanute and earn a spot in the Region VI finals Sunday against Johnson County. Barton scored a pair of goals in a 2-minute span late in the 1st half to propel them to the win. Johnson defeated KCK in the other semifinal by that same 3-1 score to set up Sunday’s final at 7 pm. The 6th ranked Barton will take a 16-0-2 record into the match while Johnson County is 16-6.

Barton holds on to record ranking
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team stayed at the No. 6 spot in the latest NJCAA Top 15 Poll. Heading into the Region VI tournament after capturing their third straight Jayhawk Conference title, the Cougars held onto their highest ranking in program history.

Big second half puts Barton into semifinals of Region VI playoffs
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team found itself in a spot it was not used to Tuesday afternoon in the opening round of the Region VI playoffs – behind. But the Cougars rallied – rather quickly – then went on to a 6-goal output in the 2nd half to secure their spot in the semifinals of the Region VI playoffs. Barton rallied past Cloud, 9-2, in 1st round play at Cougars Fields. The win kept Barton unbeaten during the season, now at 15-0-2. It was also the Cougars 9th straight win, extending a current school mark as is the 17 straight unbeaten games. Barton, the No. 1 seed in the Region, will play either Neosho County or Garden City in semifinal action Saturday in Chanute at 5 pm. Cloud, the 8th seed, ends its season with a 3-16-1 mark.

Cougars wrap up unbeaten regular season; 3rd straight Jayhawk title
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team polished off a regular season for the record books Thursday afternoon in Dodge City. The end of the regular season came a day later than scheduled due to hazardous weather in Dodge City Wednesday, but it nevertheless ended like the Cougars wanted it – unbeaten and with another Jayhawk Conference title to their credit. Barton defeated Dodge City 3-0 to finish the regular season 14-0-2. Barton finished 8-0-1 in the Jayhawk Conference for its 3rd straight Jayhawk title. Over the past 3 seasons, Barton is 26-2-1 in the Jayhawk Conference. The Cougars will return home for their final game of the season Tuesday when they host a 1st round Region VI playoff game. Barton will host either Hesston or Cloud County at 2 p.m.

Barton reaches historic ranking
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team climbed up to No. 6 in this week’s NJCAA Top 15 Men’s Soccer poll. The ranking is the highest for the Cougars in the history of the program. While extending their unbeaten streak to 15, also a school record, Barton climbed up one spot in the new poll.

 

 

 

Barton one step closer to Jayhawk title with win at Johnson
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team remained unbeaten with a 1-0 victory against Johnson County. The No. 7 ranked Cougars boosted their overall record to 13-0-2, along with 7-0-1 in Jayhawk Conference play. Johnson County falls to 14-5, 8-1 in Conference matches. The Cougars have secured a first round home playoff game and are looking for their third straight conference title. Barton will finish out their regular season schedule on Wednesday with another Jayhawk Conference match on the road against Dodge City.

Barton reaches highest ranking; Conceicao named NJCAA Player of the Week
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team reached their highest ranking of the season in this week’s NJCAA Top 15 poll, coming in at the No. 7 spot. That also equals the high ranking in the program’s history. After the 2002 NJCAA National Tournament, the Cougars were also ranked No. 7. A 2-0 week helped push Barton up one spot from their previous ranking of 8. With those three victories, Barton moves their overall record to 11-0-2 and remains unbeaten in the Jayhawk Conference at 5-0-1. They will finish up the regular season next week, with a home contest against Hesston and visits to Johnson County and Dodge City.

Barton secures home playoff spot; 2 wins from 3rd straight Jayhawk title
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team locked up a 1st round home game for the upcoming Region VI playoffs and moved to just 2 wins from locking up the Jayhawk Conference title for the 3rd straight year. Barton accomplished that Tuesday afternoon with a 9-2 win over Hesston. The Cougars are now 6-0-1 in the Jayhawk with contests at Johnson County (7-0) and Dodge City (1-5) remaining. The win also kept the 7th ranked Cougars unbeaten on the season at 12-0-2. Hesston finishes the Jayhawk at 2-7 and is now 4-8 overall. Barton will travel to Overland Park Saturday to tangle with Johnson County in what more than likely be for the Jayhawk Conference championship.

Cougars stay unbeaten with 5-0 Jayhawk win over Allen
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team remained unbeaten this season with an easy 5-0 win over Allen County Saturday afternoon at Cougar Fields. Barton scored just more than 5 minutes into the contest and kept it up as the Cougars put 5 goals on the board – the 5th time this year Barton has scored at least 5 goals. The Cougars are now 11-0-2 on the season, extending their school record unbeaten streak to 13. The Cougars are 5-0-1 in the Jayhawk. Allen County fell to 3-9-1 overall and 3-6 in the Jayhawk.

Barton picks up overtime win over No. 11 Northern Oklahoma
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team had a tough task with No. 11 ranked Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa paying a visit to the No. 8 Cougars Wednesday afternoon. That task only got tougher when Barton lost a player to a red card with 33 minutes to play and had to take on the Rangers with only 10 players the rest of the way. But the Cougars, somehow, got the job done. Barton and Northern Oklahoma played a scoreless tie before the Cougars finally broke through in overtime for a 1-0 win. The non conference win kept Barton unbeaten on the season, extending the Cougars’ school record unbeaten to 12 at 10-0-2. Barton is back in Jayhawk play Saturday when Allen County visits. Barton is 4-0-1 in the Jayhawk with Allen bringing a 3-5 and 3-8-1 overall record with them.

Barton back up to No. 8 in this week’s NJCAA poll
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team rose two spots this week in the NJCAA Top 15 poll to No. 8. That is the ranking Barton held two weeks ago before slipping to No. 10 following tie. A 2-0 week put the Cougars back to the school highest-ever ranking. Barton is currently 9-0-2 on the season, which is the best start in the 5-year history of the program. The Cougars will tangle with another ranked foe this week when No. 11 Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa pays a visit to Cougars Fields Wednesday. Barton will also tangle with No. 4 Johnson County later this year on the road.

Cougars set school record with 3-0 win over KCK; unbeaten streak at 11
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team has put one more school record notch on its belt. With the Cougars 3-0 blanking of Jayhawk Conference foe KCK Sunday afternoon at Cougars Fields, Barton run it’s unbeaten streak to 11 games to start the season. Barton is now 9-0-2 on the season and 4-0-1 in the Jayhawk. The 11-game unbeaten stretch eclipses the old school mark of 10 set in the NJCAA National Tournament season of 2002. The loss for KCK was the 1st of the Jayhawk season for the Blue Devils and the 2nd overall this season. KCK is now 3-1 in the Jayhawk and 7-2 overall. No. 10 Barton will put its streak of 11 unbeaten on the line Wednesday when No. 7 Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa (9-1-1) pays a visit to Cougars Fields Wednesday.

Barton runs unbeaten streak to school-record-tying 10; wins 7-1 at Cloud
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team has long since been off to the best start in school history. The Cougars accomplished that a few games into the season. Now that start has turned into the best streak of games in school history. Barton tied the school record of 10 straight games without a loss Wednesday afternoon in Concordia, defeating Cloud County by a 7-1 score. With the win Barton is now 8-0-2 for the season and 3-0-1 in Jayhawk Conference play. During a mid-to-late season run in 2002, Barton went 7-0-3 over a 10-game stretch. That run eventually turned into a 16-of-17-game unbeaten run that took Barton the NJCAA National Tournament. Cloud County fell to 2-9 overall and 1-7 in the Jayhawk with the loss.

Yankey named NJCAA Player of the Week
Desmond Yankey of the 10th ranked Barton County Community College men’s soccer team was named the NJCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. Yankey put his name in the Barton County men’s record book at Neosho Saturday, scoring a school record 4 goals. That broke the previous record of 3 held by numerous Cougars. Most recently Yankey’s teammate Bruno Conceicao scored 3 goals earlier this year. Yankey kicked off the week with 2 shots on goal to lead the Cougars in a 0-all tie at Garden City on Wednesday. He led Barton again on Saturday, recording 4 goals, 2 assists, and 4 shots on goal in an 8-1 victory over Neosho. For the week, Yankey totaled 4 goals, 2 assists, and 6 shots on goal. His 10 total points was a record as well.

Cougars slip to No. 10 in men’s soccer poll
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team posted a 1-0-1 week, dropping them ever so slightly in the most recent NJCAA Top 15. The Cougars slide from 8th to 10th in poll released today. Barton County is still among the ranks of the unbeaten, sporting a 7-0-2 mark this season. This past week Barton tied with Garden City in a 0-0 scoreless draw before winning by an 8-1 score at Neosho Saturday behind a school-record mark of 4 goals and 10 points by sophomore Desmond Yankey.

Yankey sets school record with 4 goals in 8-1 win at Neosho
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team rode a school record performance from Desmond Yankey to an 8-1 win over Neosho County in Chanute Saturday. The Cougars captured the Jayhawk Contest to improve to 2-0-1 in the conference and 7-0-2 overall. Neosho fell to 2-3 in the Jayhawk and 4-6-1 overall. Barton’s 9-game unbeaten streak is just one off the school record of 10 straight games without a loss. The Cougars will be back on the field Saturday when they travel to Concordia to take on Cloud County.

Barton up to No. 8 in latest NJCAA men’s soccer poll
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team has defeated the No. 8 team in the country the past two weeks so it is only fitting that is where the Cougars find themselves ranked this week. In the latest NJCAA poll that came out today, Barton moved from No. 12 in the nation to No. 8. The No. 8 ranking is the highest in-season ranking for Barton, now in its 5th season of soccer. The Cougars were ranked No. 7 at the end of the 2002 season based on their 7th place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament.

Barton defeats No. 8 San Jacinto; goes 2-0 in Mid Kansas ShootOut
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team defeated the No. 8 team in the nation for the 2nd week in a row then capped off the Mid Kansas Shoot Out at Cougar Fields with a thrilling overtime win to go 2-0 at the Shoot Out, capturing the tournament title. Barton was the only team to go 2-0 over the weekend. Barton defeated No. 8 San Jacinto (Texas) Saturday by a 2-1 margin then won by that same 2-1 score Sunday over Iowa Central in overtime. The Cougars – ranked 12th in the NJCAA – remained unbeaten for the season, moving to 6-0-1. It is the best start in school history and the 7-game unbeaten is the 2nd longest in school history. Barton went 10 games without a loss in 2002 during a stretch of being unbeaten in 16 of 17 games. Barton will return to action Wednesday when the Cougars travel to Garden City for a Jayhawk Conference tilt.

Ratanamorn named NJCAA Goalie of the Week
Craig Ratanamorn of the 12th ranked Barton County Community College men’s soccer team was named the NJCAA Division 1 Men’s Soccer Goalie of the Week. Ratanamorn started the week with six saves in the 6-0 shutout of Coffeyville Wednesday. He led the Cougars in an overtime victory against eight-ranked Tyler (Texas) Junior College, collecting 12 saves. Ratanamorn capped the week with 10 saves in a 1-1 tie against Lon Morris (Texas). It was the first goal he allowed all season. On the week, he collected 29 saves and allowed one goal in 298 minutes of action for a 0.33 goals against average with a record of 2-0-1.

Barton enters rankings with 4-0-1 start; Top field set for Mid Kansas Shoot Out
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team has landed itself in the NJCAA Top 15 this week after an impressive 4-0-1 start. The poll is the 1st since the preseason poll nearly one month ago in which the Cougars received no votes. Barton entered the rankings at No. 12 thanks to a 1-0 overtime wini over previously No. 8 Tyler this past weekend in Tyler, Texas. Tyler (5-1) moved up to No. 5 this week despite the loss. Johnson County, one of the contenders with Barton for the Jayhawk Conference crown this season, is ranked 4th in the poll. The field for this weekend’s Mid Kansas Shoot Out at Cougar Fields will be a prominent one with 3 of the 5 men’s teams ranked and a 4th receiving votes.

Cougars knock off No. 8 Tyler; earn tie at Lon Morris
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team took its first road trip of the year this past weekend. And what a trip to Texas it turned out to be. The Cougars started things off by shutting out No. 8 Tyler Junior College in Tyler, winning a 1-0 overtime battle. Barton then traveled 50 miles to Jacksonville for a Sunday battle with Lon Morris, which ended in a 1-all tie after a pair of scoreless overtime periods. The win and tie on the weekend keeps Barton unbeaten on the season at 4-0-1. The Cougars will have another big weekend this upcoming as Iowa Central and San Jacinto (Texas) will take on Barton at Cougars Fields as part of the Mid Kansas Shoot Out. San Jacinto is ranked No. 3 and Iowa Central was 13-4-3 last year.

Barton rolls to 6-0 win over Coffeyville; earn 50th win in school history
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team surpassed a milestone Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Fields. The program – in its 5th year of playing – notched the 50th win school history with a 6-0 blanking of the one of the newest teams in the Jayhawk Conference. Barton blanked Coffeyville – in its 1st year of existence – to run its record to 3-0 for the 1st time in school history. The win was also the 50th in the career of the only coach the school has had – Joe Burger. The shutout was also the 3rd for the Cougars in as many games this season. Barton will get its biggest test of the year when the Cougars travel to Texas this weekend to take on traditional power Tyler as well as Lon Morris.

Cougars improve to 2-0 with shutout of Laramie County
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team moved to 2-0 on the season with its 2nd shutout win. The Cougars knocked off Laramie County (Wyom) Saturday afternoon by a 2-0 score at Cougar Fields. The 2-0 start is the best in the history of the Barton County program. Barton soccer program, just in its 5th year, has won 2 straight Jayhawk Conference titles and made an NJCAA National Tournament appearance, but never started 2-0 prior to this year. The Cougars get their 1st taste of Jayhawk play Wednesday when Coffeyville visits Cougar Fields.

Barton opens season with 9-0 win over Western Nebraska
The Barton County Community College men’s soccer team kicked its 2005 season off with an impressive 9-0 blanking of Western Nebraska at Cougar Fields Sunday afternoon. Barton jumped to an early lead as Bruno Conceicao and Carlos Nieto helped Barton to an early lead. The duo combined for 5 goals and 4 assists in the season opening win for the Cougars. Desmond Yankey and TJ Fry also added 2 goals each in the win. Barton is now 1-0 for the season while Western Nebraska, a 2-1 winner over Dodge Saturday at Cougar Fields, is now 1-1.