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Monday, Mar. 2, 2015

College Sports

Comets season ends with regional semifinal loss (02/27/15)
Nevada Daily Mail A 76-64 loss to the North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates, ended the Cottey Comets basketball season, Thursday afternoon in Joplin. With a trip to the Women's NJCAA Region 16 championship game on the line, the Comets dug an early hole, as they trailed the top-seeded Lady Pirates by 14 at halftime...
Cottey softball team drops season opener to Southeast CC (02/27/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey Comets dropped their season opener at home Wednesday afternoon, losing to the Southeast Community College (Neb.) Storm 14-1 in five innings. The Comets (0-2) also fell in the second game of the scheduled double-header, 9-0...
Comets soar past Wentworth in Region 16 play-in game (02/25/15)
In a game more exciting than the final score might hint, the Cottey Comets advanced to the NJCAA post-season semi-finals by defeating the visiting Wentworth Red Dragons 67-58 on Tuesday night. The Comets will take on North Central College Thursday at 1 p.m., at Ozark Christian College in Joplin. When Cottey met a week ago, they lost by one in the waning seconds of the contest...
Comets falter late, fall to MCC-Penn Valley (02/20/15)
Nevada Daily Mail After dropping their previous game by a single point, the Cottey Comets endured a second straight gut-wrenching loss, losing a late four-point lead as they fell to the MCC-Penn Valley Scouts 69-61 at Hinkhouse Center Thursday night...
Comets drop 77-76 heartbreaker (02/20/15)
In a fast-paced and exciting game, the Cottey Comets hosted the visiting Lady Pirates from North Central Missouri College in Trenton on Tuesday night. After almost 40 minutes of battle, who would prevail would be decided in the last few seconds. Alas, it was not meant to be for the Comets. With eight of the Pirates' 12 players scoring, the eight member Comets' squad had their hands full. Three ties and six lead changes kept both teams and fans alike on their toes...
Comets downed by St. Louis CC (02/17/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey Comets felt little love during their Valentine's Day game when they fell to the St. Louis Community College Archers at home, 69-46. The Comets found themselves in a hole early in the game after the Archers hurried to a 13-2 lead, with the Comets attempting few shots in that time. But the Comets found their rhythm and scored the next 11 points to tie the game halfway through the first half...
Cottey track team gearing up for final meet (02/14/15)
The inaugural Cottey Comets track and field team is preparing for their third and potentially final indoor track event of the season, which is slated to take place Feb. 20 in one of two locations ---- Lincoln, Neb., or Warrensburg at the University of Central Missouri...
Comets stun MCC-Penn Valley with late comeback (02/13/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Kansas City ---- Over the final six minutes of Tuesday night's contest with MCC-Penn Valley, the Cottey Comets turned red-hot, erasing a 16-point deficit en route to earning a 76-74 road victory. "We put ourselves in a little bit of a hole and had to dig our way back out a bit," Cottey head coach Stephanie Beason said. "But we woke up that last little stretch, and were able to do some good things. It was definitely a big victory for the program."...
Comets fall at home to Ottawa University, 71-61 (02/06/15)
After a convincing win at home last Friday, the Cottey Comets were poised and ready to take on their second visiting team in five days when the Lady Braves junior varsity team of Ottawa, Kan. arrived on Tuesday night at Hinkhouse Center. The Comets received the ball first after the opening tip went out of bounds. ...
Cottey game scheduled for 7 p.m. tip (02/03/15)
Tonight's Cottey Comets home basketball game against Ottawa University junior varsity, will tip off at 7 p.m.. Cottey evening basketball games normally start at 6 p.m. Upcoming schedule Feb. 10: MCC-Penn Valley, 6 p.m., away Feb. 14: St. Louis Community College, 1 p.m., home...