by: Scott McCaulley
It was an Opening and Closing Weekend for College of the Ozarks as the Basketball Teams open their season while the Volleyball Team wrapped up their regular Campaign.
The Basketball Teams won three of four games overall as the Lady Bobcats defeated Morningside College on Friday 86-75 then rolled by York College 100-40 on Saturday. The Men split their two games dropping an 83-78 game to Morningside on Friday before beating the University of St. Thomas-Houston 84-78 Saturday afternoon. Both Basketball teams will play their first road games on Wednesday at Tabor before playing at in their Homecoming Games this weekend.
Meanwhile the Lady Bobcat Volleyball team lost at Bellevue in their Regular Season finale on Saturday in Straight Sets in a match-up of team’s receiving recognition in NAIA National Poll. The Lady Bobcats, receiving votes in the latest poll, lost to the 23rd Ranked Lady Bruins 25-16, 25-18, 25-15 to fall to 25-6 for the season. The Lady Bobcats will host the Association of Independent Institutions Tournament beginning November 10.