Independence Pirates

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Independence Pirates
University Independence Community College
Association NJCAA
Conference Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference
Athletic director Tammie Geldenhuys
Location Independence, KS
Varsity teams 10
Football stadium Emmot Field
Basketball arena Fieldhouse
Baseball stadium Emerson Field
Softball stadium Volunteer Field
Soccer stadium The Field
Nickname Pirates
Colors Navy and Vegas gold

The Independence Community College Pirates are the sports teams of Independence Community College located in Independence, Kansas, United States. They participate in the NJCAA and in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference.[1] The men's football team will be featured on the third season of the television documentary "Last Chance U."[2]



Independence Community College has six athletics facilities.[3]

  • Emerson Field – home of the Pirates baseball team[3]
  • Emmot Field – home of the Pirates football team[3]
  • Fieldhouse – home of the Pirates men's and women's basketball teams, and the volleyball team[3]
  • Independence Country Club – home of the Pirates golf team[3]
  • The Field – home of the Pirates soccer teams[3]
  • Volunteer Field – home of the Lady Pirates softball team[3]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ KJCCC Members Archived June 13, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Indy Facilities
  4. ^ "PSU honors three alumni for achievement". Press and Media webpage. Pittsburg State University. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Voss, Ralph F. (1989). A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas. ISBN 0-7006-0384-0. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Former Pirates". Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Antwoine Sanders". Draft Tracker. ESPN Draft Central. April 27, 2003. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 

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