Sports briefs – Sept. 21, 2012


Shelley enters ABCA Hall of Fame

The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced head baseball coach Kent Shelley will be inducted into the 2013 Hall of Fame.

Shelley has more wins than any other coach in the college’s history. He has been with the school for 26 years. During his time as coach, Shelley has won two East Jayhawk Conference championships, three Region VI championships and a World Series appearance.

Cavs golf team begin with a win

The Cavaliers golf team won its first tournament of the year at Hesston Golf Park on Sept. 10. The Cavs had four players place in the top 10. National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-American Mario Funcic led with a 3.82 average on all par four holes. Freshman Gage Scheer, in his debut for the college, finished in second place with 143 total.

Win-win for soccer teams

Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams walked away with victories over Independence Community College on Sept. 17. The men’s team won 5-1. Two of the goals were scored by sophomore Luis Cadena. The women’s team shut down Independence in a 9-0 win. Freshman Christianna Tran scored three of the goals in the blowout.

Upcoming women’s volleyball games

The women’s volleyball team will face off against four teams in a back-to-back double header during the JCCC Challenge Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22. The Lady Cavs take on North Platte College and Central Community College-Columbus Friday. Saturday, the team goes up against Coffeyville Community College and Iowa Lakes Community.

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