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STERLING, Colo. -- The McCook Community College golf team sits in third place after the first round of the Region IX tournament this week hosted by Northeastern Junior College.

“With the exception of one player we had a pretty average round,” said MCC Coach Tyler Loop.

MCC trails first-place Eastern Wyoming by 15 shots and the host Plainsmen by one shot heading into the final round Friday.

“We had about a 15 mph wind for most of the day, but we finally saw the sun and had a good day for golf,” Loop said.

MCC’s Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo.) sits second in the individual standings with a first-round score of 69. He trails Eastern Wyoming’s Harry Walch by two strokes.

Freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) and sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) both shot rounds of 77. They are in a five-way tie for 11th place. Sophomore Ronnie Quick (London, England) shot a 78.

MCC also got an opening round 78 out of freshman Trevor Oberg (McCook, and a 79 from freshman Chesney Chatman, (North Platte.)

“This course is not in good shape and it was frustrating for us but it was the same for everyone,” Loop said. We need some better focus tomorrow.”

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including, scheduling changes, live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?tab=golf&path=mgolf

 

 

TOURNAMENT AT NJC

 

Thursday’s results

 

1. Eastern Wyoming 286

 

2. Northeastern JC 300

 

3. McCook CC 301

 

4. Central Wyoming 313

 

5. Otero JC 321

 

6. Lamar CC 332

 

MCC SCORES

 

Cameron Lampe 69

 

KC Carlson 77

 

Graham Gaspard 77

 

Ronnie Quick 78

 

Trevor Oberg 78

 

Chesney Tatman 79

 





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RIVERTON, Wyo. -- The McCook Community College golf team is in third place after the first round of the Central Wyoming Tournament.

The Indians trail first place Eastern Wyoming by 26 shots and third place Central by three shots heading into final-round action Friday. The Lancers lead with a 285, Central shot a 308 and MCC a 311.

“It was such a nice a day, with temperatures in the mid-60s with just a slight breeze, unfortunately it didn't result in a day that meets our standards,” MCC Coach Tyler Loop said.

MCC’s Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo.) had the best individual round of the day with a 76, which was tied for sixth place. Sophomore Ronnie Quick (London, England) shot a 77, which was tied for 11th place.

“We left a lot of strokes out there via bad putting, mis-clubbing, etc.,” Loop said. “The good news is tomorrow is forecast to be another nice day, so we have a chance to redeem ourselves.”

Sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) and freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) both shot 79s. Freshman Chesney Tatman (North Platte) had an 80. Competing as an individual, freshman Trevor Oberg (McCook) shot an 82.

The teams return to action Friday for the final round.

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including, scheduling changes, live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?tab=golf&path=mgolf

TEAM RESULTS FROM THE CENTRAL WYOMING TOURNAMENT

1. Eastern Wyoming 285

2. Central Wyoming 308

3. McCook CC 311

4. Northeastern JC 333

5. Otero JC 327

6. Lamar CC 369

MCC SCORES

Cameron Lampe 76

Ronnie Quick 77

Graham Gaspard 79

KC Carlson 79

Chesney Tatman 80

Trevor Oberg 82





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VIERO, Fla. – Four of McCook Community College’s golfers shot scores in the 80s Thursday as the team slipped a spot in the standings, falling to 21st after the third round of the National Junior College Athletic Association golf tournament at Duran Golf Club.

“It was very warm and sunny today with a stiff wind but we definitely didn't meet our expectations of play today,” MCC Coach Tyler Loop.

After the Indians started play with a first-round 301 and a second-round total of 309, the team posted a 317 Thursday.

“We started very slow on the front, played better midway, then finished pretty bad,” Loop said.

Sophomore Ronnie Quick had the low score on the day with a 77 and takes over the team lead after three rounds with a 228. Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo.) shot an 81 to bring his three-day total to 230.

MCC’s other three golfers all shot an 80 on the day. Sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) sits at 236. Freshman Chesney Tatman (North Platte) is at 239 and freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) has a three-round total of 246.

“The good news is we have one more round to correct our downward slide and finish strong and with our heads high.”

MCC lost 13 shots to Region IX foe Central Wyoming and both teams are tied for 21st place. Region IX champion Eastern Wyoming Community College, shot a 294 Thursday and is in 12th place, 17 shots over par.

Central Alabama Community College started the day in fourth place, 12 shots back of leader Indian Hills Community College Thursday and shot 17 shots below par to move into second place behind Indian Hills by one stroke, 835-836. The top four teams have distanced themselves from the rest of the field. New Mexico JC is in third place, five shots back and Midland CC is in fourth, seven behind the leader. Calhoun CC is 21 shots back of Midland CC in fifth place.

Individually, Central Alabama’s Jack Poole leads the field with a three-day total of 204 – 12 below par. Andrew Ni of New Mexico and Midland CC’s Callum Bruce are tied for second, one shot back.

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including, scheduling changes, live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

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TEAM SCORES THROUGH TWO ROUNDS

1. Indian Hills CC 281-270-284--835 (-29)

2. Central Alabama CC 282-281-273--836 (-28)

3. New Mexico JC 277-278-285--840 (-24)

4. Midland CC 281-281-280--842 (-22)

T5. Calhoun CC 286-293-284--863 (-1)

T5. Odessa College 285-291-287--863 (-1)

7. Eastern Florida State 285-286-293--864 ( E )

8. Ranger College 293-291-291--868 (+4)

T9. Wallace State CC 287-299-286--872 (+8)

T9. Iowa Western CC 287-290-295--872 (+8)

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12. Eastern Wyoming 289-298-294--881 (+17)

T21. McCook CC 301-309-317--927 (+63)

T21. Central Wyoming CC 309-314-304--927 (+63)

 

MCC SCORES THROUGH THREE ROUNDS

76. (tie) Ronnie Quick…….……… 74-77-77--228

86. (tie) Cameron Lampe…...…… 74-75-81--230

101 (tie) Graham Gaspard….…… 74-82-80--236

106 (tie) Chesney Tatman………. 84-75-80--239

116. KC Carlson…………..……… 79-87-80--246

 





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LAMAR, Colo. – The McCook Community College men’s golf team got off to a great start to the 2019 part of the 2018-19 golf season finishing the first round of the Region IX meet in first place with Indian golfers occupying three of the top four individual scores of the day.

MCC finished the round Thursday with a 292 – eight shots better than second place Eastern Wyoming.

The Indians started the day 20 points back in the season-long standings (60-40) to Eastern Wyoming and home to reel in the Lancers with another strong performance in the final round Friday.

“It was an awesome start to the 2019 Spring season,” MCC Coach Tyler Loop said. “It was a little cool with 20 mph winds. The greens were very quick and the course played tough today.”

Sophomore Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo) shot an opening round Thursday of 71 to tie for first place. Freshman Chesney Tatman (North Platte) shot a 72, good for third place. Sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) is four among individuals with a 74 and sophomore Ronnie Quick (London, England) is tied for fifth with a first-day round of 75.

Freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) shot a 79. Freshman Trevor Obert (McCook) an 82, and sophomore Brady Wonderly (Benkelman) shot an 89.

MCC finished the fall standings in second place in the season-long standings to the Lancers who started the day with 60 points, MCC was second with 40, Central Wyoming was third with 24 points, Northeastern Junior College fourth with 22 points. Otero is in fifth with 18 points and Lamar is in sixth place with two points.

The tournament will conclude Friday.

TEAM SCORES

1.McCook Community College 292

2.Eastern Wyoming 300

3.Otero Junior College 327

4.Northeastern Junior College 330

5.Central Wyoming 332

6.Lamar Community College 342

 

Individual Scores

1. (tie) Cameron Lampe 71

3. Chesney Tatman 72

4. Graham Gaspard 74

5 (tie) Ronnie Quick 75

* - KC Carlson 79

* - Trevor Obert 82

* - Brady Wonderly 89

* - Competing as individuals





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The McCook Community College golf team bested the Region IX field Thursday at McCook’s Heritage Hills Golf Course to capture their second straight tournament to start the spring slate.

The Indians shot a 320 Thursday to beat Central Wyoming and Eastern Wyoming by four strokes.

“We had intensions for playing 36 holes today, but with the weather and the risk of running out of daylight we decided to call it after 18,” said MCC Coach Tyler Loop.

Northeastern Junior College finished in fourth, just one-shot back of Central Wyoming and Eastern Wyoming. Otero Junior College shot a 356 for fifth place and Lamar Community College placed sixth with a 377.

MCC’s Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo.) tied Central’s Cameron Carter for top individual honors both shot 76 on the day. Freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) and sophomore Ronnie Quick (London, England) were in a five-way tie for eighth place with scores of 81.

“I’m really proud of the guys so far this Spring,” Loop said. “They are hungry and determined.”

Freshmen Trevor Oberg (McCook) and Chesney Tatman (North Platte) were in a five-way tie for 13th place with 82s on the day. Sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) shot an 84 on the day and Sophomore Brady Wonderly (Benkelman) shot a 92.

“Today was very cold and windy and they could have easily given up, but they are mentality tough and grinding out good scores on tough days,” Loop said.

There are four dates left on the spring schedule. Next week MCC will travel to Sterling, Colo. for the NJC tournament followed each week with tournaments at Eastern Wyoming, Central Wyoming and La Junta. Colo.

For more photos from today’s action, please visit the MCC Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MPCCMcCook/

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including, scheduling changes, live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?tab=golf&path=mgolf

TEAM RESULTS FROM THE MCC TOURNAMENT

1 McCook CC 320

2. (tie) Central Wyoming 324

Eastern Wyoming 324

4. Northeastern JC 325

5. Otero JC 356

6. Lamar CC 377

MCC SCORES

1. (tie) Cameron Lampe 76

8. (tie) KC Carlson 81

Ronnie Quick 81

13. (tie) Trevor Oberg 82

Chesney Tatman 82

Graham Gaspard 84

Brady Wonderly 92

 





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LAMAR, Colo. – The McCook Community College men’s golf team had another strong day Friday amid difficult conditions to win the first Region IX tournament of the Spring. After compiling an eight-shot lead in the opening round Thursday, the Indians put five more shots on the field Friday to best Eastern Wyoming by 13 shots.

On Friday MCC shot a 144 and the team claimed the top three individual scores as well.

“Congratulations to these guys for their first team victory of the season,” MCC Coach Tyler Loop. “It was cut down to nine holes today due to the weather but they were on pace for a great round again.”

MCC shot a two-day total of 436 to best Eastern Wyoming’s 449. Northeastern Junior College was third, 49 shots back, Otero Junior Collee was 55 shots back in fourth, Central Wyoming was fifth, 57 shots back and Lamar sixth, 85 shots behind MCC.

“Golf is tough enough on nice days but add cold, rain, and wind and it's arguably the toughest mental sport out there,” Loop said. “These guys were strong this week and a lot of hard work has paid off.”

Freshman Chesney Tatman (North Platte) who was one shot out of the lead after the first round, behind teammate Sophomore Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo), shot a 36 on Friday to tie with his teammate for individual honors. The topped the leaderboard with a two-day 108.

Sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) tied Eastern Wyoming’s George Elliott and NJC’s Brett Mattson, for the low round of the day – all shooting 35s, to propel Gaspard into a third-place tie for the tournament with Eastern Wyoming’s Harry Walch.

Sophomore Ronnie Quick (London, England) shot a 36 on Friday to finish in seventh place with a two-day total of 111.

Freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) shot a 37 Friday for a two-day 116. Freshman Trevor Oberg (McCook) a 38 on Friday and finished with a 120. Brady Wonderly (Benkelman) shot a 46 on Friday for a two-day total of 135.

With the win, the Indians, who trailed Eastern Wyoming 60-40 in the year-long team standings, pick up 10 points, but only trim three points off the lead since the Lancers second place finish earned them seven points. The lead stands at 67-50 with five tournaments remaining on the spring schedule. NJC is third with 27 points on the year.

Next, the Region IX field comes to McCook’s Heritage Hills Golf Course for the MCC tournament Thursday and Friday.

TEAM SCORES

1.McCook Community College 292-144 -- 436

2.Eastern Wyoming 300-149 -- 449

3.Northeastern Junior College 330-155 – 485

4.Otero Junior College 327-164 -- 491

5.Central Wyoming 332-161 -- 493

6.Lamar Community College 342-179 -- 521

 

Individual Scores

1. (tie) Cameron Lampe 71-37 -- 108

1. (tie) Chesney Tatman 72-36 -- 108

3. (tie) Graham Gaspard 74-35 -- 109

7 Ronnie Quick 75-36 -- 111

12 KC Carlson 79-37 -- 116

* - Trevor Oberg 82-38 – 120

* - Brady Wonderly 89-46 -- 135

* - Competing as individuals





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The final regular season games for both the McCook Community College women’s and men’s basketball teams have been pushed back a day because of weekend weather and early week softball and baseball games have been wiped out.

The MCC men were to travel to Beatrice Monday but that has been moved to Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Both the women and men were to play Central Community College Tuesday but those games have been moved to Wednesday and the times were also changed as the women play at 5 p.m. and the men play at 7 p.m. (Central was to play in McCook Feb. 11 but those games were postponed because of the weather).

Both games on Wednesday could decide the Nebraska Community College Athletic Conference Championships.

While MCC’s weekend schedules were not affected by weather, this week’s changes are a result of Saturday’s postponement of the games between the Central Community College and Southeast Community College. Those teams will make up those games Monday.

The MCC women are 5-0 in conference, but Central Community College could gain a share of the conference title with a win in Columbus Monday and a win at McCook Wednesday. The Lady Indians beat Central 81-57 in Columbus on Nov. 20. The Lady Raiders are 9-13 on the year. With a win MCC would finish the regular season 20-10 and play a host a first round Region IX tournament game this weekend.

The MCC men were supposed to play at Southeast Community College (10-16 on the year) Monday but that game was moved to Tuesday at 6 p.m. so Southeast can travel to Columbus Monday to take on Central CC in a game that was postponed Saturday.

The men’s game Wednesday in the Peter and Dolores Graff Event’s Center will follow the women’s game which will start at 5 p.m. (30 minutes earlier than the original start time.).

The Indians beat the Southeast CC men at home 82-62 on Feb. 10 and beat Central CC at Columbus Nov. 20 by the score of 99-78.

MCC BASEBALL: Wednesday’s home opener for MCC baseball against Northeast have been cancelled.

MCC SOFTBALL: Tuesday’s softball game at Dodge City has been cancelled, with a make-up date yet to be determined. This weekend’s four-game series at La Junta, Colo. against Otero Junior College originally set for Saturday and Sunday have been moved up a day and will start Friday with a doubleheader starting at noon, MT and the Saturday doubleheader starting at 11 a.m. MT.

Also a makeup date for the Feb. 20 postponement against Colby Community College at home has been set for March 28, with games at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including, schedule changes, live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx





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McCook - Records do not matter when the North Platte Community College Knights and the McCook Community College Indians face each other.

The Knights came into the game with a 15-1 record and 4-0 in Region IX South Sub-Region play.

The Indians upset the Knights Tuesday evening, 84-76, at the Peter and Dolores Graff Event Center.

The Indians jumped out to a 14-point lead at 20-6 to open up the game.

The Knights came back and outscored the Indians 31-11, the remainder of the half to lead the Indians 37-32 at halftime.

In the second half, the Knights built their lead up to eight points at 59-51.

The Indians rallied back and went on a 12-4 run to tie the score at 63.

With the score tied at 70, the Indians outscored the Knights 14-6 to secure the victory.

The Knights, now 15-2 overall, and 4-1 in the South Sub-Region were led in scoring by Da'May Jones, from Houston, Texas, who scored 20 points. DaVonte Tharpe, from Macon, Ga, added 14 points, and Courtney Murrell, from Carrollton, Texas, had 13 points.

Jakub Karwowski, from Warsaw, Poland, had nine rebounds and Edgars Kaufmanis, from Valmiera, Latvia, added eight rebounds.

The Indians, now 9-11, and 2-3 in South Sub-Region play, had five players score in double digits led by AV Banks with 17 points. Miles Black had 16 points, Tyrek Battle-Holley added 15 points. Mardrez McBride scored 11 points and Peanut Cunningham scored 10 points.

Amadou Dieye had nine rebounds for the Indians

The Knights travel to Lamar Community College on Saturday for another Region IX South Sub-Region game.

Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m.




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The McCook Community College men knocked off North Platte Tuesday night in the Peter and Dolores Graff Events Center, 84-76, and with the win climbs back into the chase for the Region IX South Sub-Region.

“I’m really excited for the guys and our staff, we have come a long ways and we are believing in each other,” MCC Coach Brandon Lenhart said.

MCC lost three of its four games to close out December, then started January with a win then four straight losses before scoring a big road win Friday at Sterling, Colo. against Northeastern Junior College.

“We knew going in, that North Platte was a disciplined team,” Lenhart said. “We didn’t necessarily play disciplined all night but we did it at the right times.”

MCC came out strong, particularly in transition and led by 13 points, 23-10, with 9:34 left in the first half.

“Then they did a nice job taking that away from us, stifled our motion offense and got back in the game,” Lenhart said. North Platte limited MCC to 15 “paint touches” in the first half

The Knights, who came into the night 15-1, took back momentum of the game and posted a 37-34 lead at the half. The Indians fought back to lead 42-41 three minutes into the second half, but North Platte stretched the lead to eight points with 8:21 left to play.

“We talked at the half about the things we needed to continue doing well and the things we needed to do better and down the stretch we were able to get better generating offense with penetration and we did a better job rebounding,” Lenhart said.

With 2:06 to play redshirt freshman Avanthony Banks (Portageville, Mo.) hit a three-pointer to give MCC a 70-68 lead.

“AV had a monster night, took some great shots. He put in that big 3 pointer late and we never trailed,” Lenhart said.

Banks went five-for-five from the field, including four-for-four from the 3-point line, and went three for four from the line for a 17-point night to lead MCC.

Freshman Miles Black (Jonesboro, Ga.) had 16 points, and freshman Tyrek Battle-Holley (Jersey City, N.J.) added 15 points. Freshman Mardrez McBride (Augusta, Ga.) scored 11 points and sophomore Peanut Cunningham (Louisville, Kent.) scored 10 points.

MCC shot 49.2 percent from the field, and made 10 of 27 shots from 3-point distance (37.0 percent) and knocked down 14 of 17 free throws (82.4 percent) including 10 of 12 in the second half (83.3 percent).

North Platte shot 41.9 percent from the field, made two of nine 3-point shots, (22.2 percent) and 22 of 29 free throws (75.9 percent).

The Indians were able to out-rebound NPCC, 38-30. Sophomore Amadou Dieye (Senegal) led MCC in rebounds with nine, to go along with seven points. Battle-Holley had seven and Cunningham six.

North Platte falls to 15-2, and 4-1 in Region IX South Sub-Region play, and 2-1 in NCCAC play,

MCC improves to 9-11, 2-3 in South Sub-Region Play and 2-0 in Nebraska Community College Athletic Conference Play.

After Friday’s game at Lamar, MCC plays six straight home games including: Feb. 5 against Western Nebraska; Feb. 8 against Northeastern Junior College; Feb. 10 against Southeast Community College; Feb. 11 against Central Community College; Feb. 15 against Trinidad State; and Feb. 16 against Otero Junior College. The final home game of the season is Feb. 23 against Lamar Community College.

For more photos from the game, please visit the MCC Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MPCCMcCook/

You can stay up to date with all MCC Indian Athletics including live-streaming games, news, photo galleries, schedules and more at MCC Indians Athletics web page at:

https://mccindians.com/index.aspx?tab=basketball&path=mbball





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CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The McCook Community men’s basketball team lost to Laramie County Community College Saturday, 80-74.

The Indians led by as many as 11 points midway through the first half but the Golden Eagles stormed back to take the halftime lead 44-38.

Sophomore Peanut Cunningham (Louisville, Kent.) led MCC with 19 points. Freshman Mardrez McBride (Augusta, Ga.) had 13 points. Sophomore Jacob Boden (Stockholm, Sweden) added 10 points and freshman Kailee White Jr. (Henrietta, N.Y.) scored nine.

MCC shot 39.3 percent from the field, five of 11 from beyond the 3-point line (42.1 percent) and 18 of 24 free throws (75 percent).

LCCC shot 45.6 from the field, made 10 of 18 long-distance shots (55.6) and 18 of 30 free throws (60 percent). Tyrese Potoma led all scorers with 30 points making six of eight 3-point shots.

The Golden Eagles won the rebound edge 45-35. Bodin had nine, Cunningham had seven.

Laramie County improves to 2-3 on the season.

MCC falls to 3-2 on the season. The Indians return to take on a pair of Kansas schools in the Region IX vs. Region V shootout Nov. 16 and 17. MCC plays Cloud County Community College Friday at 6 p.m. and Garden City Community College Saturday at 4 p.m.

 





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