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Players garner achievements in fall sports programs

Metropolitan Community College’s fall sports have come to an end, garnering some notable achievements along the way. The MCC-Longview Lady Lakers Volleyball team competed in the District Finals match in November against Northeast Oklahoma A&M. NEO won all three sets, however three Lady Lakers won First Team All-Region Awards, which included Courtney Koetting, Jacque Calvert and …

Second MNU alum joins Maple Woods coaching staff

Oumar Seck, former assistant coach for Johnson County Community College and a recent graduate of Mid-America Nazarene University, has joined MCC-Maple Woods as head coach for the Monarchs. Seck played one season at JCCC before transferring to play at Mid-America Nazarene for three years. Seck earned a degree in sports management from MNU with a …

From the archives: MCC-Longview Lakers win national title

100 Years, 100 Stories Eight years ago, this clipping from The Kansas City Star, appeared in the paper June 9, 2007. The MCC-Longview Lakers baseball team pulled out a win to take the NJCAA division II national championship title.   —————————————————————————————————————————— MCC- Longview Lakers Win National Title Cole Young, The Kansas City Star, June 9, 2007, LS16. When …

MCC-Maple Woods’ baseball hits career milestone: 500 wins

100 Years, 100 Stories After starting his coaching career as an assistant coach at Metropolitan Community College 25 years ago, Marty Kilgore has reached yet another milestone with the Monarchs: his 500th win. With Kilgore in the dugout, the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs coasted to an easy 12-2 home win over conference rival St. Charles Community …

MCC-Longview Lakers Outplay Barton County with a 9-0 Win

Lakers baseball team

Pitcher, Cory Simpson, led the MCC-Longview Lakers Varsity baseball team to a 9-0 win over Barton County in seven innings on March 21. Simpson struck out five Barton County players he faced. With Simpson at the mound, Barton County had just one hit, two walks and no earned runs. MCC-Longview Lakers Varsity scored six runs, including …

From the archives: Scouts win 1966 championship

100 Years, 100 Stories This story was originally published in the Kansas City Star. The story featured Coach Fred Pohlman (MCC-Penn Valley’s gymnasium namesake) reflecting on the NJCAA Division II tournament win. ————————————————————————————————- Underdog Penn Valley turns out to be giant Paul Coro, The Kansas City Star, March 25, 1996, C3   Coach Fred Pohlman …

MCC-Longview Lakers Volleyball Team Heads to National Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 8, MCC-Longview won the Regional Volleyball Tournament at East Central College in Union, Mo., to capture the 2014, NJCAA Division II, Region 16, District O (Missouri/Oklahoma region), crown. The Longview Lady Lakers defeated Wentworth Military College in three straight sets, and then downed Northeast Oklahoma A&M in the Finals, also in straight sets, …