Sports briefs


Track teams bring home gold at Region VI Indoor Championship Meet

The meet took place at Ahearn Fieldhouse at Kansas State University on Sunday, Feb. 19. The women’s team won the overall team title winning five team events and several individual medals including high jump, triple jump, pole vault, 4×800 and the distance medley. The men’s team won one team event and 12 individual events. This is the first win for the women’s team and the third for the men. Coach Mike Bloemker took home honors for Coach of the Meet (Region VI) and for the women’s team. Ashley Reid, track athlete, won Female Athlete of the Meet.

Quasim Jones named KJCCC/Verizon Wireless Player of the Week

Quasim Jones, a starting guard for the Cavalier’s men’s basketball team, won the Player of the Week honor for the second time this season. Jones averaged 30 points in three games and tied the school record for three-pointers with nine buckets against Fort Scott Community College.

Soccer star signs with Emporia State

Thomasenia Bouknight has signed a letter of intent to play for the Emporia State University Hornets. The sophomore forward earned First Team All-Jayhawk Conference honors this year. She has also held the title of NJCAA and KJCCC Verizon Wireless Player of the Week. Bouknight will join the Hornets for the 2012 season.

Compiled by Julius Williams.


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