GOLF: Comets will have goals set high in 2011
Tribune Sports Editor
Experience will equal higher expectations for the Chanute High School golf team in 2011.
The 2010 season ended this week at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament.
Chanute junior Mitchell Hale took eighth place against the state’s best and sophomore Cameron Wiltse finished 10th. Both earned a state medal.
In addition to Hale and Wiltse, the entire CHS team will return next year, too.
And with that, the goals wil...
Comets medal at state golf tourney
Tribune staff HESSTON—Chanute High School golfers Mitchell Hale and Cameron Wiltse finished the season with the state’s best at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament on Monday at Hesston Golf Park. And both Blue Comets brought home a medal. “It was a pretty good day,” Chanute Coach Bill Woodard said. “I’m not sure I’ve ever had two players finish in the top 10 in the same year at state. If it happened, it hasn’t been done much. It’s a great ac...
Season ends for CHS baseball team
Tribune staff The season ended for the Chanute High School baseball team last Friday in the semifinals of the Girard Class 4A Sub-State tournament. Independence defeated Chanute 5-4, thus ending the season for the Blue Comets. The Bulldogs were the second seed and the Comets were the sixth seed. The game was tied when the Bulldogs won it in the bottom of the seventh inning. Indy scored four runs in the first inning on four hits, a walk an...
CHS TRACK: Regional results
Chanute had a large group qualify for the state track meet at the Iola Regional on Friday. Below is a glance at each event in which the Comets qualified for state.
CHANUTE'S STATE QUALIFIERS
Tray Hodges — Pole vault
Matt Bollig — Javelin
Cody Catterson — Javelin
Justin Lawrence — 800
Trevor Summers — 3200
Kaitlyn Dispensa — 1600
Brooke Sharp — HJ, 800
Darian Rubow — 300 H
Ali Aylward — Discus
Girls 4x400 relay
Girls 4x800 relay
TICKETS PUNCHED TO STATE
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor IOLA—Darian Rubow was speechless, Kaitlyn Dispensa couldn’t stop smiling and Trevor Summers was as calm as possible. The three Chanute Blue Comets all had different reactions just moments after qualifying for their first-ever trip to the state track meet. In all, Chanute had eight individual state qualifiers and two relay teams advance on Friday at the Iola Class 4A Regional Track Meet at Riverside Park. ...
Blue Comets have goals set high for state golf
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Mitchell Hale and Cameron Wiltse have been there before. And now that they’re going back, they hope to go one step further. Both Chanute Blue Comets have their goals set high as they head to the Class 4A State Golf Tournament. The tourney begins Monday morning at Hesston Golf Park in Hesston. Both Hale and Wiltse qualified for state with their respective performances at the Augusta Regional this past Mon...
Blue Comets set for regional track meet
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor If the results of the Southeast Kansas League Meet are any indication, the Chanute Blue Comets could send a large contingent to the state track meet. State berths will be on the line when the Chanute High School track and field team competes at the Iola Class 4A Regional Meet on Friday. The field events begin at 3:30 p.m. at Riverside Park. Like always, a regional track meet is judgment day for the athlete...
WEB UPDATE: CHS baseball game postponed to Friday
Chanute's baseball team was scheduled to play in Girard on Wednesday, but the rain put a halt to that. The Comets are now scheduled to play Independence on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Girard's Wutke Park in a semifinal contest of the sub-state.
SEK track recap: Comets shine at league meet
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Again and again, they have led the way for the Chanute High School boys track team. They are three groups of Blue Comets who score big points at each meet. And the group of twosomes led the way for Chanute at the SEK Track Meet last Friday at Iola. A pair of javelin throwers— Cody Catterson and Matt Bollig; a pair of pole vaulters—Tray Hodges and Tim Wrestler; and a pair of distance runners—Justin Lawrenc...
Hale, Wiltse heading back to state golf tourney
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Chanute High School will once again be represented at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament. Mitchell Hale and Cameron Wiltse both qualified for state with their respective performances on Monday at the Augusta Regional. At the regional, the top two teams and the next five lowest scores not on qualifying teams advance to state. “We were able to get two kids to state,” Chanute Coach Bill Woodard said. “We coul...
Solid all-around performance puts Comets in semifinals
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor The Chanute Blue Comets may have been the lower seed, but they didn’t look like it on Monday night. The Chanute High School baseball team used timely hitting, stellar defense and a solid pitching performance to knock off the third-seeded Columbus Titans 10-2 in a first round game of the Girard Class 4A Sub-State. Chanute, the sixth seed, will now play second-seeded Independence today at 4:30 p.m. in Girard...
Pittsburg nips Chanute for Rohde Trophy
Tribune Sports Editor
It was the closest finish in the history of the award, but in the end, Pittsburg High School edged Chanute High School by a half point for the 2009-10 Martin Rohde Trophy.
Pittsburg ended up with a score of 97.5 and Chanute finished second with a score of 97.
This is the eighth Rohde Trophy for Pittsburg. Pittsburg has won the trophy the last three years. Pittsburg also won the award from 1981 through 1984 and...
Season ends for Blue Comets
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE—The Chanute Blue Comets got off to a great start. But the Fort Scott Tigers finished strong. Fort Scott defeated Chanute 7-4 on Monday at Santa Fe Park in a first round contest of the Fort Scott Class 4A Sub-State. With the loss, the season ended for the Blue Comets. The Comets led 3-0, but the Tigers used a five-run third inning to pull ahead. After the Comets got a run back, they trailed by one ...
Chanute's Stutt takes eighth at state tennis tourney
Tribune staff PRATT—Chanute’s Matt Stutt took eighth place at the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament this past weekend in Pratt. In the play-in round of singles play, Stutt defeated Pratt’s Thomas Mayberry 6-0, 6-0. In the play-in round, those who lost were done. Next, in the first round, DeSoto’s Andrew Konetzni defeated Stutt 6-0, 6-0. Konetzni was the third overall seed in singles at the tourney. The loss put Stutt on the backside of the b...
CHS golfers advance to state
AUGUSTA—Chanute’s Mitchell Hale and Cameron Wiltse are going to state.
The Chanute High School golf team competed at the Augusta Class 4A Regional on Monday. The top two teams, plus the next five lowest scores that are not on the qualifying teams advance to state.
Hale finished third overall at the regional with a score of 76 (38-38). Wiltse was ninth overall with a score of 80 (38-42). The other members of the team were unable ...
SLIDESHOW: CHS SOFTBALL
The Chanute High School softball team hosted Fort Scott on Monday afternoon at Santa Fe Park in a first round game of the Fort Scott Sub-State. The Tigers beat the Comets 7-4.
Included in the slideshow: Taylor Gard pitching, Taylor Bailey making a lunging catch at third, Mackenzey Sutcliffe hitting, Bailey Erikson throwing to first from shortstop, Jennifer Page getting ready to hit and Dani Rubow running to first as Fort Scott pitcher Jenna H...
WEB UPDATE: CHS baseball wins first round game
The Chanute High School baseball team defeated Columbus 10-2 on Monday in the first round of the Girard 4A Sub-State. Chanute will now play on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in Girard against either Independence or Parsons. Look for the full story in Wednesday's Tribune.
WEB ONLY: CHS Baseball stats
CHS baseball stats Andrew Parish is leading the way for the Chanute High School baseball team. A junior catcher, Parish is hitting .472 for the season. Parish has 34 hits, 15 RBIs, and just four strike outs. All are team highs. Parish isn't the only Blue Comet who's been productive, though. Grant McMillan has a team-high 27 runs scored and a team-high .522 on-base percentage. Brandon Bell has two home runs and 82 total plate appearances, b...
SLIDESHOW: 2010 SEK TRACK MEET
The 2010 SEK Track Meet was held on Friday in Iola. Included are: Matt Bollig in the javelin, Darian Rubow in the high jump, Tray Hodges in the pole vault and Justin Lawrence in the 800. Photos by Jason Peake, Tribune Call 431-4100 to purchase photo reprints.
2010 SEK TRACK MEET: Full results
The 2010 SEK Track Meet was held on Friday at Iola's Riverside Park. Pittsburg won the boys title and the girls title. Full results are below—Jason Peake, Tribune Sports Editor 2010 SEK Track Meet Girls team scores: 1. Pittsburg 152, 2. Chanute 111.5, 3. Iola 100, 4. LCHS 86.5, 5. Coffeyville 44, 6. Independence 27, 6. Fort Scott 27, 8. Parsons 6. Girls results (medalists only) 100—1. Thompson, COF, 13.22; 2. Wilson, IOL, 13.88; 3. Hon...