Blue Comets earn payback at Labette
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor ALTAMONT — Griffin Williams had a quiet first half. He definitely made some noise in the second. Williams scored 17 points after intermission and the Chanute High School boys basketball team knocked off Labette County 69-59 on Tuesday night. A senior guard, Williams did not score in the first half, but got going in a big way during a second half spurt that pushed the Blue Comets ahead for good. “It just ...
Chanute girls hang tough, but fall short vs. Grizzlies
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor ALTAMONT — If the Chanute High School girls basketball team can take anything away from Tuesday’s 46-35 loss at Labette County it’s this — the Blue Comets showed they can hang with the league’s top team. Chanute hung tough throughout the contest with the Grizzlies. But missed free throws and a few defensive lapses proved too much to overcome against a solid team like LCHS. Chanute Coach Megan Reid said she...
Area basketball roundup
Tribune staff CHERRYVALE — The Cherryvale Chargers used a big second quarter to knock off Humboldt 62-40 on Tuesday in a Tri-Valley League contest. The Chargers led by just four points after one quarter, but put up 22 points in the second while holding Humboldt to nine points for a 36-19 halftime lead. The Chargers outscored Humboldt 26-21 in the second half. Cherryvale cruised to a 53-11 win in the girls game. Cherryvale jumped out to a 1...
Chanute boys top LCHS 69-59
The Chanute High School boys basketball team defeated Labette County 69-59 on Tuesday night. Dustin Eccles scored 20, Griffin Williams had 17 and Caleb Wood added 15. Skyler Miner chipped in 12. Look for a full story in tomorrow's Tribune. Chanute 69, LCHS 59 CH 18 10 14 27 — 69 LC 12 13 12 22 — 59 Chanute: Dustin Eccles 7 5-5 20, Skyler Miner 4 2-2 12, Alec Haight 0 4-4 4, Mitchell Hale 0 0-0 0, Caleb Wood 6 3-6 15, G...
CHS girls suffer first SEK loss
Labette County handed Chanute its first loss in league play with a 46-35 win on Tuesday night in Altamont. Chanute was down one entering the fourth quarter, but Labette outscored the Blue Comets 17-7 in the final frame. Labette County 46, Chanute 35 CH 4 10 14 7 — 35 LC 8 11 10 17 — 46 Chanute: Mackenzey Sutcliffe 6 2-3 14, Morgan Olson 0 0-2 0, Darian Rubow 2 0-0 4, Jordan Wiltse 5 1-4 11, Chelsea Keal 1 0-2 2, Bai...
Free throws champs crowned at district event
The Knights of Columbus District Free Throw Competition was held Sunday, February 6 at St. Paul High School. The participants were winners at St. Paul, Chanute, Iola or Yates Center competitions. In all, 16 boys and 10 girls competed. The 10 year-old girls winner was Sydney Rice of St. Paul and the boys winner was Collin Carlson of St. Paul. As far as 11-year-olds, Katie Phillips of Walnut and Noah Winter of St. Paul were the winners. The...
NCCC baseball set for season
Tribune staff CHANUTE — Yes, there’s still snow on the ground, but the baseball season is set to begin for the Neosho County Community College Panthers. Steve Murry’s Panthers are scheduled to host Brown Mackie on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hudson Field in the season-opener. Murry said his team has put in hundreds of hours to clear the snow off the field in preparation for the season-opener. Of course, it helps that the team has a turf infield...
NCCC wrestlers qualify for national tourney
Tribune staff Four members of the Neosho County Community College wrestling team advanced to the NJCAA National Championship tournament. The Panthers competed at the NJCAA West/Central District qualifier this past Saturday in Wyoming. Jeff Vesta took fourth place at 125 pounds, Zach Vann was fourth at 133, DJ Hartrum took fourth at 141 and Edwin Gutierrez finished third at 174. As a team, the Panthers finished sixth in the team standings ...
Chanute sweeps Columbus on Monday night
COLUMBUS — The Chanute High School varsity basketball teams swept a doubleheader from Columbus on Monday night in SEK League action. Bailey Erikson scored 15 for the CHS girls in a 51-36 win. Dustin Eccles scored 20 for the boys in a 51-41 win. Chanute girls 51, Columbus 36 CH 9 16 15 11 — 51 CO 8 9 5 14 — 36 Chanute: Mackenzey Sutcliffe 4 3-4 11, Jordan Wiltse 4 3-3 11, Bailey Erikson 5 5-7 15, Chelsea Keal 1 2-2 ...
Royster boys earn wins at Parsons
Tribune staff The Royster Middle School basketball teams traveled to Parsons on Saturday. In the eighth grade A game vs. Parsons, Royster won 35-27. Derek Sharp scored 13 and Loren Dillman added 11. The game was close throughout, but Royster used a 12-6 fourth quarter to pull out the win. Royster also beat Columbus 49-27. Dillman scored 14 and Sharp added 10. Royster used a 16-5 run in the second quarter to pull away. Also, the Rocket...
SLIDESHOW: CHS VS. PITTSBURG
Chanute hosted Pittsburg on Friday night for Homecoming.
Attached are several images from the evening.
Look for full stories in Tuesday's Tribune.
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CHS girls stay undefeated in SEK play
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE — If you ask Megan Reid, her Chanute Blue Comets just keep getting better and better. It would be hard to argue with that statement at this point. The Blue Comets stayed undefeated in SEK League play with a 39-33 win over Pittsburg on Friday night. Chanute improved to 8-7 overall and 3-0 in the league. "Our girls are getting more confident every time out," Reid said. "Right now, I think we're p...
Seniors make sure last home game is one to remember
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE — Alec Haight was well aware of the situation. As Haight and his classmates took the floor on Friday night against the Pittsburg Purple Dragons, they were faced with a realization — this could be the last home game of their careers. And with that in mind, the Blue Comets definitely made the most of it. Fueled by a furious start, the Comets rolled past Pittsburg 61-47 on Homecoming, avenging a los...
Chanute sweeps Pittsburg
The Chanute High School basketball teams swept varsity games from Pittsburg on Friday night on Homecoming. In the girls game, Chanute held on late for a 39-33 win. Darian Rubow scored 12 and Jordan Wiltse added eight. In the varsity boys contest, Chanute pulled out to a big lead right away in a 61-47 win over the Dragons. Homecoming King Dustin Eccles scored 22, while Caleb Wood had 15. Look for full stories in Tuesday's Tribune. Chanute...
Blue Comets earn convincing win over Fort Scott
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor FORT SCOTT — With the regional meet just a week away, the Chanute High School wrestling team appears ready to make some postseason noise. Chanute earned a convincing 51-27 win over host Fort Scott on Thursday night in Southeast Kansas League wrestling action. Both teams entered the night with only one loss in league action. But on this night, the Blue Comets were clearly the better team. “It was a nice wi...
WEB UPDATE: CHS wrestling tops Fort Scott
Thursday’s result Chanute 51, Fort Scott 27 103 -- Stewart, FS, pinned Slocum. 112 -- Wolverton, CH, by forfeit. 119-- Fort Scott by ff. 125 -- Fort Scott by ff. 130 -- Wrestler, CH, pinned Kastl. 135 -- Clark, CH, pinned V. Hughes. 140 -- Fiscus, CH, 9-0 dec. over J. Hughes. 145 -- Thorpe, FS, def. Klauman 5-2. 152 -- Son, CH, tech fall over Daly, 22-6. 160 -- Kidwell, CH, pinned Wilson. 171 -- McGinnis, CH, by ff. 189 -- McComb,...
WEB UPDATE: CHS events rescheduled
The Chanute High School basketball games scheduled for Columbus on Thursday night were postponed. Columbus called off school due to the recent snow. CHS Athletic Director Eric Methvin said the games will now be made up on Monday, Feb. 14. Also, the CHS wrestling team is at Fort Scott on Thursday night. However, Columbus will not attend, so Chanute and Fort Scott wrestled each other only. The CHS wrestling team will finish its regular seaso...
Neosho County men top Fort Scott
FORT SCOTT — The Neosho County Community College men's basketball team improved to 8-5 in the Jayhawk East with a 64-54 win over Fort Scott on Wednesday night. Trey Anderson scored 17 points and had seven rebounds in the win. Antonio Banks scored 16 and Terrance Jackson added 12 points for the Panthers. Jordan Hickert had 11 rebounds and Gregroyshon Magee blocked five shots. The Panthers led 33-22 at the half and the teams played nearly even...
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Ad frenzy stretches far beyond game
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