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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

College Sports

'Sluggish' Comets come up short against Allen County (11/27/14)
Cottey's Comets suffered their second loss of the year Tuesday, falling to host Allen County 91-84. Allen County built a 41-29 halftime lead, and although the visitors outscored the Red Devils in the second half, Cottey couldn't make up the difference...
Comets erase late deficit, defeat Greyhounds in overtime (11/25/14)
FORT SCOTT -- Cottey College took control early in overtime and defeated host Fort Scott, 64-59, in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena Saturday afternoon. Despite a late Cottey run, Fort Scott led 50-46 with 1:41 remaining in regulation time after 6' 3" post Carlie Wilhelmi scored a basket. But then Machela VanGennip made two free throws with 47 seconds left to bring the Comets (6-1) within two points...
Press breakers: Cottey's speed too much for Neosho at hoops tourney (11/22/14)
Nevada Daily Mail FORT SCOTT ---- The Cottey Comets withstood 40 minutes of full court pressure defense from the Neosho County Community College Panthers, emerging with a 57-51 victory, in the first game of Fort Scott Community College's Fourth Annual Greyhound Classic, Friday afternoon at Arnold Area on the campus of FSCC...
Comets downed in overtime by Hesston College (11/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Comets basketball team suffered their first loss of the season Friday night, falling to the visiting Hesston Larks in overtime, 74-71. With the loss, the Comets are now 3-1 on the season. The Comets were in excellent position to seal the victory, leading 63-61 with 18.4 seconds remaining in the game, but were unable to keep Hesston off the offensive glass, as Larks forward Morgan Coffman corralled J'liyah Tillman's off-target 3-pointer, and went up strong for a layup to tie the game 63-63, with 3 seconds remaining.. ...
Cottey cross-country runners compete in national tournament (11/14/14)
Three Cottey College cross-country runners competed in a national tournament in Texas on Nov. 8. According to a Cottey press release: "Three members of the inaugural Cottey College Cross Country team competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association Nationals last week in Lubbock, Texas...
Reichard enjoying success on Ashland University swim and dive team (11/14/14)
Grace Reichard of Nevada is on the women's swimming and diving team at Ashland University (Ohio). Reichard is majoring in dietetics. She is a 2014 graduate of Nevada High School. The Ashland University women's swim team is an NCAA Division II team and a part of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...
Cottey basketball off to 3-0 start (11/14/14)
Fresh off a 74-67 road victory over St. Mary's junior varsity Wednesday night, the Cottey Comets moved to 3-0 on the season. This is now the second time Cottey has defeated St. Mary junior varsity, having beaten them 59-53 at home on Nov. 4. For Cottey, forward Linsey Denney led the way with a team-high 19 points, while going 4-for-4 from the free throw line...
Comets pick up win over Mo. Valley (11/12/14)
The Cottey Comets basketball team defeated Missouri Valley College's junior varsity team, 55-47, Friday night in Marshall. The win moves the Comets to 2-0 on the season. Allen double-double For Cottey, center Emily Allen led the way with 17 points off of 7-for-17 shooting, including 3-for-7 from the foul line. Allen also added 12 rebounds, five of the offensive variety, to go along with 2 steals...
Comets edged by Allen County, then fall in district-regional play (11/12/14)
The Cottey Comets volleyball team was defeated in five sets by Allen County Community College on Nov. 5, 25-17, 21-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-12. After following up the ACCC match with a loss to Wentworth Military Academy, the Comets ended their season at 6-13...