Humboldt Speedway opens season with the US Modified series
Humboldt Speedway had its playday day Sunday afternoon, and with 90 cars in attendance, it looks like the drivers and fans are fired up and ready for Saturday. The speedway starts its season in March on Saturday nights, then moves to Fridays at the beginning of April. This Saturday’s event will be the 19th time the USMTS Modifieds have battled at “The Hummer” and the first of many laps to be turned on the newly-configured high-banked quart...
Shriners sign-up Bowman
Local Shriners officially signed-up Chanute High School senior Eric Bowman for the 2011 Kansas Shrine Bowl football game. Bowman is pictured with his parents, Sean Bowman and Dawn Kerr, Chanute Head Football Coach Don Simmons and local Shriners. The Shrine Bowl is July 30 in Hays.
Panthers take two more from Allen County
Tribune staff IOLA—The Neosho County Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader from Allen County on Monday. The Panthers won game one 15-3 and then took game two 5-2. In the first game, Matt Strahm got the win on the mound. He went all five innings and allowed just five hits and three earned runs. He struck out seven. The Panthers ended the game early with two six-run innings, the second and the fifth. A three-run fourth roun...
Area hoops: Fredonia girls open state tourney with top seed
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Fredonia High School’s reward for advancing to state is a first-round game against Class 3A’s top seed. The eighth-seeded Yellowjackets will begin the Class 3A state tournament today in Hutchinson against top-seeded Jefferson North (23-0). Fredonia’s girls won the Neodesha Class 3A Sub-State on Saturday with a 59-34 blowout win over Caney Valley. The Yellowjackets are now 15-8 this season. The win in the ...
Comets named to all-league wrestling team
Tribune staff Chanute High School had five athletes named to the 2010-11 All-Southeast Kansas League Wrestling Team. CHS senior Tim Wrestler was first team all-SEK at 125 pounds. Senior Troy Clark was honorable mention at 135. Junior Sam Son was a first team all-SEK selection at 152 pounds. Junior Skylar McGinnis was an honorable mention pick at 171 pounds and junior Jared McComb was first team all-league at 189. The entire team is below...
NCCC splits with Allen County
Tribune staff IOLA — The Neosho County Community College baseball team is now 5-5 on the season after a weekend split with Allen County. Allen County won game one 8-7 in eight innings. Behind Adam Giacalone’s strong outing, Neosho County won the second game 9-0. Panthers Coach Steve Murry said his team gave one away in the opener. “The meltdown our relievers had is unacceptable,” Murry said. “We also had a huge error that killed us. We fla...
Region VI hoops: title games set
Coffeyville and Seward County will play on Monday night for a berth in the national junior college basketball tournament. The title game is at Koch Arena in Wichita. The women's title game features Hutchinson vs. Cloud. Full results from the Region VI tourney are below: Region VI Men's Basketball Tournament First round results Seward def. Labette 99-63 KCK def. Dodge City 80-71 Allen def. Cloud 77-68 Cowley def. Barton 65-63 Hutchins...
State basketball pairings released
STATE TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS First-round games Boys CLASS 6A at WICHITA Wednesday’s games Dodge City (19-2) vs Leavenworth (16-6), 3 p.m.; BV Northwest (21-1) vs Wichita Northwest (15-7), 4:45 p.m.; Olathe East (19-3) vs. Washburn Rural (18-4), 6:30 p.m.; Wichita Heights (22-0) vs Blue Valley West (9-13), 8:15 p.m. CLASS 5A at TOPEKA Thursday’s games Andover Central (16-5) vs St. Thomas Aquinas (13-9), 3 p.m.; McPherson (21-1) vs Bishop M...
Erie's upset bid vs. Cherryvale falls just short
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor NEODESHA — When Mike Casteel emerged from his team’s sullen lockerroom, one word was on his mind — proud. Casteel’s Erie Red Devils came very close to upsetting the number-one seed at the Neodesha Class 3A Sub-State Tournament on Friday night. Sixth-seeded Erie had Cherryvale on the ropes late, but the Chargers were the team left standing when the final horn sounded. In the end, Cherryvale’s boys earned a...
Parsons boys, Indy girls advance to state
The Parsons boys and Independence girls punched tickets to state on Saturday night at the Parsons 4A Sub-State. Independence held on late and knocked off Labette County 30-28. In the boys title game, Parsons rolled over Columbus 73-53. In a 3A sub-state of interest, Fredonia's girls beat Caney at Neodesha to advance to state.
Area teams fall at sub-state tourneys
Erie's boys basketball team fell 60-54 in OT to Cherryvale on Friday night at the Neodesha 3A Sub-State. St. Paul's boys fell to Crest 43-41 in 2OT at the Southern Coffey County 1A Sub-State. Altoona-Midway's boys fell to Hope 71-37 at the Emporia 1A Sub-State. Look for more on these games in Tuesday's Tribune. Friday's Kansas high school sub-state basketball scores (March 4) Boys Class 6A Dodge City A Dodge City 55, Hutchinson 54 Dod...
CCA teams finish seasons at state
The Chanute Christian Academy basketball teams traveled to Ark City last week to participate in the KCAA 1A State Tournament. The CCA boys finished third. In the first game, CCA lost to Ark City 67-36. “We had played ACCA two times during the year, losing both games,” Coach David Yarnell said. “Going into the contest we knew that ACCA would press the entire game. We worked very hard in practice on our press break and it paid off. It did not c...
Season, era ends for St. Paul
Tribune Sports Editor
IOLA — An end of an era.
That’s the way Doug Tuck summed it up.
The St. Paul High School girls basketball team suffered a 40-37 loss to host Southern Coffey County on Thursday night in a Class 1A Division I sub-state semifinal contest at Allen County Community College.
With the loss, the careers of Morgan Westhoff and Erin Tuck came to an end.
The two seniors were a big part of the program’s success in recen...
Sub-State basketball update
Parsons 4A Sub-State Monday's boys scores Parsons 48, Girard 24 Indy 56, Baxter Springs 33 Coffeyville 66, Labette Co. 63 Columbus 74, Chanute 67 Thursday’s boys scores Columbus 61, Coffeyville 56 Parsons 59, Independence 49 Tonight’s title game — 7:30 Parsons vs. Columbus Tuesday's girls scores Girard 72, Coffeyville 59 Indy 59, Parsons 51 Labette 49, Columbus 32 Baxter Springs 43, Chanute 33 Friday’ girls scores Independe...
Web update: St. Paul girls fall in semifinals
IOLA — The season ended for the St. Paul High School girls basketball team on Thursday night with a 40-37 loss to Southern Coffey County in a sub-state semifinal at Allen County Community College. Morgan Westhoff's last-second three-pointer was off the mark and the Indians fell short. Look for a full story in Saturday's Tribune. SCC 40, St. Paul 37 SC 4 10 11 15 — 40 SP 1 10 16 10 — 37 St. Paul: Nikki Sears 2 2-8 6, Morgan W...
Blue Comets sign with Friends University
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor For as long as they can remember, Austin Richard and Ethan Beck have been teammates on the football field. Richard and Beck were teammates in youth football, and at both Royster Middle School and Chanute High School. Now they’ll be teammates again. The two Chanute High School seniors signed with Friends University on Thursday, where they’ll play football for the Falcons. “I think Ethan and I have been pl...
Panthers split with Seminole State
CLAREMORE, Okla. — The NCCC Panthers split a doubleheader against Seminole State on Tuesday afternoon. Neosho County fell in the day’s first game 7-3, but powered its way to a 9-2 win in the second game.
Seminole was already up 5-0 headed into the third inning of the first game. With Jeremy Mansur on the mound for the Panthers, Seminole scored on a first-inning single, and walks, errors and a hit batsman, all with the bases loaded in the seco...
NCCC hoops lands two on all-conference team
Tribune staff Neosho County Community College had two athletes selected to the 2010-11 Jayhawk East Basketball Team. Sophomore guard Trey Anderson was a second team all-conference selection. A 6-4 point guard, Anderson averaged 20 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists a game. He scored 621 total points and made 48 percent of his field goals. Sophomore guard Antonio Banks was an honorable mention pick. Banks averaged 12.5 points a game a...
Panthers fall in first round at Garden City
Tribune staff GARDEN CITY — Garden City’s big first half was too much to overcome for the Neosho County Community College men’s basketball team. Garden City defeated Neosho County 86-62 on Tuesday night in a first round game of the 2011 NJCAA Region VI Tournament. The fourth-seed out of the West, Garden City led 40-25 at the half en route to the win. The fifth seed from the East, Neosho County had more offensive production in the second ha...
Area basketball teams advance at sub-state tourneys
Tribune staff ERIE — For the sixth time in as many years, the Erie High School boys basketball team has advanced to a sub-state semifinal. Erie defeated Southeast 43-39 on Tuesday night in a first round playoff game. “This game was won by defense and rebounding,” Erie Coach Mike Casteel said. “The kids played tough. They were not going to be denied.” The fourth-seeded Red Devils will play top seed Cherryvale on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at...