Lady Cardinals take lead in third quarter, Lady Rangers fall in third round of playoffs

The road to the Region XIV Conference tournament left Lady Ranger basketball fans with motion sickness. The Lady Rangers entered the tournament as the No. 6 seed and made their way to the championship game. The first stop was a mission to defeat No. 3 seed Panola. The KC Lady Rangers finished on top 77-74, […]

Rangers break losing streak with needed win; Lady Ranger, Velez, sets new record

  The Rangers got off their 8 game losing streak with an 83-65 win against Navarro College on Sophomore night. The Rangers needed to win this game to stay in the playoff race. The first half was close throughout ending with the Rangers leading 40-37. The Rangers then pulled away outscoring Navarro 43-28 in the […]

Basketball Pink out; Lady Rangers support cancer research

The Kilgore College Lady Rangers hosted their annual “Cancer Awareness Game” Wednesday, Feb. 22, to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The team raised $1,062 with money taken at the gate, including donations, and will be sent to support cancer research. “We play for those who are fighting, have fought and who have lost,” […]

Bossier Parish puts up cavalier effort against KC teams, Feb. 18

  The Lady Rangers returned to the floor strong on Saturday, Feb. 18, with an 81-57 blowout against Bossier Parish Community College Lady Cavaliers. The Lady Rangers were dominate throughout the game, leading by as many as 31 points at times. Richelle Velez, Brazoswood freshman, led the Lady Rangers in scoring with 18 points. Lyrik […]

Basketball team splits last double-header of the season

  The Lady Rangers pulled out a nail-biting 81-76 win Wednesday night against the Paris Junior College Lady Dragons as the Lady Rangers’ sophomores were recognized at their last home game. The game was tied at 76 until Lyrik Williams, Crystal, Minn. sophomore, made a lay up while getting fouled with 10 seconds left in […]

Doubleheader does damage to KC Rangers

The Lady Rangers had their three-game win streak snapped Wednesday, Feb. 15 with an 88-75 loss to Tyler Junior College. The Lady Rangers fought against the Lady Apaches the entire game and lead through three quarters before being outscored 28-14 in the fourth quarter. Jade Thurmon, KC freshman guard, had a 28-point outing and added […]

Lady Rangers come back strong; Men fall to conference rival

Photo by Tiffany Johnson/The Flare The Lady Rangers bounced back after their two forfeits with a strong 77-55 conference win against Coastal Bend College Feb. 4. The Lady Rangers started the game with a 16-1 run and lead 50-20 at the half. KC sophomore guard Lyrik Wiliiams had a great game notching a double-double scoring […]

KC men and women basketball teams set for game time

The Region XIV Junior College Basketball Media Day for Men and Women JUCO basketball teams was held Oct. 15 at Tyler Junior College. Men and Women’s coaches from various teams in the conference were able to meet together and talk about the state of their teams coming into the upcoming 2014 – 15 basketball season. […]

Lady Rangers start slow, lose to Paris Saturday

The KC Lady Rangers fell to 6-8 in conference play losing Saturday to Paris Junior College 48-40. KC got off to a slow start and never recovered. The Lady Rangers have four remaining games and still have chance to get a seed for the regional tournament, but they need to win. KC had a rough […]

Lady Rangers rebound from loss

The KC Lady Rangers rebounded from their heartbreaking loss to Tyler Junior College last week, and beat Panola, 60-47 last Saturday. KC played with poise and maintained their lead for most of the game to stage off sharp-shooting Panola. KC was only leading Panola 27-20 at the half shooting only 38 percent, but they held […]

Lady Rangers lose on road Wednesday to TJC, 65-60

The Lady Rangers fell short Wednesday night in a road game to the Tyler Junior College Lady Apaches, 65-60, despite taking a four-point halftime lead. The loss drops the Lady Rangers to 5-7 in conference play and 11-10 on the season. TJC outscored KC 40-31 in the second half to secure the victory. Four Lady […]

Team still in hunt for post-season berth

DEVIN BROOKS Sports Writer  The KC Lady Rangers have been hard back at work since the new semester started. They have played some very tough competition in conference lately. They played four games the last two weeks, going 2-2 in those contests. The Lady Rangers have a conference record of 4-5 and they’re still in […]

Lady Rangers play in TJC classic

DEVIN BROOKS Sports Writer The Lady Ranger basketball team is participating in the annual Tyler Classic, which tipped off Thursday. They played Collin College Thursday after press deadline. The Lady Rangers were scheduled to play Arkansas Baptist at 2 p.m. on Friday, but the game was cancelled. They will play Saturday at 1 p.m. against […]

Hall of Fame chosen

MASON MEHRENS Staff Writer KC will honor former standout athletes and contributors at its annual Hall of Fame Weekend in the fall. A benefit golf tournament is set for Friday, Oct. 18, and Hall of Fame inductees will be introduced during a luncheon 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Devall Ballroom on the Kilgore […]