Hamilton hits record 28 HRs in Derby’s first round
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans at Yankee Stadium were chanting Josh Hamilton’s name and the theme music from “Rocky” was blaring over the loudspeakers. Alas, the Texas Rangers’ comeback kid had nothing left. Hamilton hit a record 28 homers in the first round of the All-Star Home Run Derby before running out of gas and getting beaten by Minnesota’s Justin Morneau in the finals Monday night. The 2006 AL MVP topped a tired Hamilton 5-3 in the last rou...
Anthony Kim: A golfer going places
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Anthony Kim stopped off on his way to the clubhouse, whipped out his pen to sign a few autographs, then looked back impatiently at his caddie, still loitering on the ninth green. “Let’s go, E!” he barked toward Eric Larsen. “You know how cranky I get when I’m hungry.” Kim was just kidding around, but it wouldn’t be out of line to say those words carried meaning. This guy isn’t waiting around for anyone. There are...
Volleyball, tennis camps upcoming
A high volleyball school camp is planned July 21 - 25 from 9 a.m. to noon and 7 to 9 p.mm.
The cost will be $25. This will cover the cost of a camp shirt and the rest will go into the volleyball account.
Tennis Summer Camp
Chanute Blue Comets tennis coaches Mike De La Torre and Max Ruark are holding a tennis camp from July 28 – August 1 at the Highland Park tennis courts from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. each night. The camp is for any high school b...
Cliff Lee, Ben Sheets to start All-Star game
NEW YORK (AP) — Cliff Lee of the Cleveland Indians and Milwaukee ace Ben Sheets were picked as the starting pitchers for tonight’s All-Star game at Yankee Stadium. Lee is 12-2 with a 2.31 ERA, a remarkable resurgence after the left-hander was demoted to the minors last season. He was chosen by American League manager Terry Francona of Boston. “I’m just honored to be here, to be honest with you,” Lee said Monday. “To get the start is just i...
Coffeyville football player arrested
Mack McClure Coffeyville Sports Editor COFFEYVILLE — Tommy Henry proclaimed his innocence of heinous crimes as he was led in handcuffs into the Newton (N.C.) Police Department on Thursday, the same area he became a high school football star. Henry, 19, a Coffeyville Community College football player, and Johnny Abernathy, 18, both of Newton, are jailed in connection of an alleged attack on a developmentally delayed Newton homeless man on ...
One Folk beats the other in Modified thriller
Scott L. Stewart Special to the Tribune The near total domination of late in Modifieds has seen Whitey Folk hammer a lot of tough competition. His own brother came close to pulling off a win to break the spell Friday night. Unfortunately for Jess Folk, Jr., close doesn’t get it done. Junior had struggled early before finally wrestling the lead away from Dennis Bishop. Once in front, however, things looked fairly cut and dried, as Jr. op...
Post 170 pulls off nice comeback
PAOLA—It was a wild first game for Chanute Post 170 in Paola on Thursday night.
Chanute came back twice in the game to win 20-18. The hosts won game two 4-3 to earn a split.
In the opener, Chanute was down 12-4 entering the top of the fifth, but Post 170 put up a 13 spot to take the lead.
In the inning, Post 170 had two doubles apiece by Tyler Waggoner and David Martin, two hits from Kevin Martin and singles by John Michael ...
Former Panther headed to Olympics
Former Neosho County Panther Randi Miller knocked off Sara McMann to make the U.S. Women’s Olympic Wrestling team a few weeks ago in Las Vegas at the Olympic Trials.
Miller will compete at the 138 3/4-pound weight in the Olympics. Miller is a native of Arlington, Texas and currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado. McMann was the silver medalist at the 2004 Olympics.
Miller also defeated McMann at the 2008 U.S. Nation...
Summer camps coming soon for Blue Comets
There are several summer camps being held in late July around town.
Blue Comets football coach Don Simmons will hold a team camp for the CHS football team on July 28 – Aug. 1 in the mornings at Chanute Community Sports Complex.
Gail Petersen will host a high school varsity volleyball camp from July 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ralph Miller Gym.
The Royster Middle School football staff will...
Coffeyville sweeps Chanute Post 170
Tribune Sports Editor
The home finale didn’t go too well for Chanute Post 170 as visiting Coffeyville used the big inning to sweep a doubleheader on Wednesday night at Paul Lindblad Stadium at Katy Park.
Swinging the bats well throughout, Coffeyville won game one 10-0 and then took game two 15-2.
In both games Coffeyville erupted for a big inning. In game one, the visitors scored six runs in the sixth to put the game...
Sharks edged by Hurricanes
CHANUTE—The Chanute Sharks swim team suffered a 391-335 defeat at the hands of the Fort Scott Hurricanes on Wednesday evening at Quarry Stone.
The Sharks will host its last home dual of the season next Wednesday against Coffeyville at 6 p.m.
Wednesday’s results are below:
Mixed 15-18 200 Medley
3, A ‘CST’ (Ali Aylward, Kayli Morgan, Jillian Taylor, Taylor Bolt), 2:20.68.
4, B ‘CST’ (Michaela Cigainero, Blake Mo...
Allen wins at Belleville
Tribune Staff BELLEVILLE— Former three-time series champion John Allen of Chanute wired the field to become the fourth different winner in four events thus far this season as he won the fifteen lap O’Reilly/NCRA Modified last Friday night at the Belleville Highbanks Speedway in Belleville. Allen started on the pole with outside front row starter Marc Hurd, Brian Casey, Brian Powers and Greg Stephens all giving chase as Allen and his Hughes...
Bone wins at Humboldt Speedway
Scott L. Stewart
For the Tribune
HUMBOLDT—Johnny Bone, Jr. won the 16th annual Humboldt Speedway Modified Blast last Thursday night.
Well, maybe saying he “won” it is a bit of an understatement—this guy rolled into town and smoked everybody.
After winning his share of five Modified heats, Bone lined up on the outside pole of the 20 car “A” main field, right beside Scott Daniels. This field was made up of the cream of the 38 modi...
Legion team is home Wednesday
The Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team will host Coffeyville on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Paul Lindblad Stadium at Katy Park.
The doubleheader will be the final home date of the season for Chanute.
Post 170 was scheduled to play at Iola on Monday night, but Chanute coach Mike Martin said the games were cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Iola did not have Chanute on its schedule.
After the hom...
Sharks earn another victory
Tribune Staff Tribune staff The Chanute Sharks have earned another win. The swim team defeated Independence on Wednesday night. Chanute coach Rachel Cleaver said the Sharks scored 381 points. No score was available for Indy, but Cleaver said Chanute definitely won the meet. The Sharks will host Fort Scott next Wednesday at Quarry Stone. The meet starts at 6 p.m. Chanute vs. Indy Mixed 15-18 200 Medley 1, (Ali Aylward, Kayli Morga...
Post 170 splits at Garnett
Tribune Staff Tribune staff GARNETT—Ignited by a first inning grand slam home run by A.J. Pitts, Chanute Post 170 defeated the Garnett Mud Hens 8-6 in game one of their doubleheader Tuesday night in Garnett.¬† Garnett won game two 8-7. Chanute got going right away in the opener. Craig Gilmore began the game by drawing a walk. ¬†John Michael Wallace and Kevin Martin followed with singles. ¬†David Martin¬†was hit by a pitch, bringing home...
Sharps advance to Junior Olympic Games
Tribune Staff Tribune staff Both Brooke Sharp and Derek Sharp finished third in their respective events at the 2008 AAU Region VIII Track & Field Championships at Fred Hughes Stadium at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin this past weekend. The top four finishers in each event at the regional advanced to the AAU Junior Olympic Games. The Junior Olympic Games begin July 23 and run until August 2 in Detroit. Brooke Sharp took th...
Legion team drops two at Coffeyville
COFFEYVILLE— The Chanute American Legion Post 170 baseball team dropped a doubleheader at Coffeyville on Monday night.
In game one, the hosts topped Chanute 10-0.
In the nightcap, Coffeyville edged Post 170 4-3.
Chanute is now 7-6 on the season and headed to Garnett on Tuesday night. Those results were not yet available due to our new early deadline.
On Monday in game one, Ryne Jones went the distance, giving up on...
Chalmers happy to be heading to Miami
Tribune Staff Tim Reynolds AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Mario Chalmers’ anguish grew with every pick on draft night, as team after team kept selecting other players and passing the hero of Kansas’ run to this season’s NCAA championship. “It was a little disappointing,” Chalmers said. In the end, he wound up with a neat reward — a chance to play alongside Dwyane Wade with the Miami Heat. The Heat acquired Chalmers late last Thursday ni...
Streaky Royals are hard to figure out
Tribune Staff Doug Tucker AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — They opened the season by sweeping the Tigers in Detroit and long-suffering fans sat slack-jawed, wondering if the Kansas City Royals had finally turned the corner? But the first half of the season had the Royals taking the faithful on a roller coaster ride: a seven-game losing streak, a five-game win streak, later a 12-game losing streak, then an 11-1 stretch that includ...