Blue Comets second at Indy tennis invite
INDY—The Chanute High School boys tennis team began the 2010 season at the Independence Invitational on Tuesday. Chanute took second place at the invite. The host Bulldogs took first place.
For the Comets, the number-one doubles team of Matt Stutt and Ian Cheshier went 3-1. The Comets beat Fort Scott’s Dustin Willard and Kyle Altic 8-2, but then lost to Independence’s team of Wes Goodrich and Anthony Davis 8-6. Stutt and Cheshier...
Lundy receives conference award
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Neosho County Community College President Dr. Vicky Smith presented sophomore Antione Lundy with the Jayhawk East Player of the Year Award on Tuesday. “It’s a great honor for Neosho County Community College to have the Jayhawk East Player of the Year,” Smith said. “Lundy had a great year, he had nearly 30 double-doubles and led the nation in rebounding,” NCCC Coach Coombs said. “But he knows he couldn’t...
Comets, area players selected to all-star game
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Three Chanute High School seniors and a handful of area players have been selected to play in the Fourth Annual U.S. Army/Army Strong All-Star Basketball Game. The game will be held on Sunday, March 28 at the St. Mary’s-Colgan Fieldhouse in Pittsburg. The game is sponsored by KSEK and KLKC radio stations and the U.S. Army. The girls game will begin at 1 p.m. with the boys game to follow. On the girls sid...
Henshall, Aylward named all-state by Eagle, Capital Journal
The honors continue to pile up for Cory Henshall and Ali Aylward.
After receiving first team all-league honors recently, the Chanute High School seniors were both named to the honorable mention all-state basketball teams for Class 4A by the Wichita Eagle and the Topeka Capital Journal newspapers.
Henshall was one of six players from the Southeast Kansas League to be recognized on the Eagle’s team.
Other SEK players named honorab...
NCCC splits with Cowley
Tribune staff CHANUTE—A walk-off home run by Dillon Yeaman gave the Neosho County Community College baseball team a 10-9 win over Cowley in game one of a doubleheader on Friday. The Panthers trailed 9-1 in the game but came all the way back. In game two, Cowley beat Neosho County 22-12. Look for more on these games in Tuesday's Tribune.
NCCC has little trouble vs. Central Christian
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE—Right from the start it was clear that the Neosho County Community College baseball team was the superior team on Thursday against the Central Christian College JV team. The Panthers jumped on the visitors early in game one and had little trouble in sweeping the Tigers at Hudson Field. Neosho County won game one 12-0 and then rolled in game two 26-0. Both went just five innings. “We over-matched t...
NCCC baseball off to solid start
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE—A solid group of sophomores are expected to lead the way for the Neosho County Community College baseball team this season. But the Panthers will need a large group of freshmen to step up right away if the team wants to make some noise in the Jayhawk East. Longtime Panthers Coach Steve Murry is well aware of that. Murry said he expects big things from sophomore returners Cameron Bentley, Ryan Bont...
Red Devils named to all-CNC hoops team
Tribune staff Erie High School had three representatives on the 2009-10 CNC All-League Boys Basketball Team. Senior Tyler Kiister was a first team all-league selection, senior Preston Page was a second team pick and junior Kaleb Tredway was named to the Honorable Mention team. The Devils went 14-8 and were third in the league for Coach Mike Casteel. On the girls side, Erie freshman Kailey Cleaver was the team’s lone selection. Cleaver was ...
HUMBOLDT'S HOOPS HALL OF FAMER
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor When John Bunn graduated from Humboldt High School in 1916, he likely had no idea the game of basketball would play such a huge role in his life. But by the time his career came to an end, Bunn was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Bunn’s life was definitely a unique one. Bunn was born in Wellston, Ohio to Peter and Lena Bunn, but the family ended up in Humboldt, Kansas. A mult...
Indians, Jets named all-league
St. Paul had its entire starting lineup named to the first team of the 2009-10 All-Three Rivers League girls basketball team.
Senior Jessica Tuck and junior Morgan Westhoff were unanimous selections.
Seniors Kennedee Borum and Allison O'Brien, along with junior Erin Tuck, were also first team all-league selections. The league-champion Indians went 25-2 and took fourth place at the 1A state tourney.
Altoona-Midway senior Kaylee Leck was a first...
St. Paul girls had a season to remember
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor A historic and memorable season has come to an end for the St. Paul High School girls basketball team. The Indians took fourth place at the Class 1A State Basketball Tournament in Hays this past week. St. John Hudson defeated St. Paul 43-35 in the third place game at Gross Coliseum on Friday. The Indians won their state opener 50-35 over Tribune-Greeley County on Wednesday, but then fell to Argonia 47-30 ...
Henshall, Eccles named to All-SEK basketball team
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Chanute High School senior Cory Henshall was a unanimous selection on the first team of the 2009-10 All-SEK Boys Basketball Team. Two other players, Cameron Craig of Coffeyville and Gary Floyd of Fort Scott, were also unanimous selections. Chanute junior Dustin Eccles was a third team all-league selection. CHS seniors Ali Aylward and Kameron Braman were recognized on the girls team. Henshall led the way ...
Indians settle for fourth at state
By Anthony Cook The Parsons Sun HAYS — The 2009 Class 1A state champions weren’t able to defend their title this season but did secure a third-place finish Friday afternoon. St. John’s Hudson defeated St. Paul High School 43-35 Friday in Hays to take third in Class 1A. “Once you get into the final four, those two games are going to be tough. You’ve got to play it out. I was proud of our girls for coming back from a tough loss last night. ...
Gross Memorial Coliseum: A memorable place to play
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor HAYS -- Bright, shiny and spacious, the impressive Gross Memorial Coliseum hosts the Class 1A state basketball tournament each year. Of course, the arena is the home of Fort Hays State University’s Fighting Tigers. This week the St. Paul High School girls basketball team has had the opportunity to take the court at the Coliseum. St. Paul Coach Doug Tuck said his team has definitely enjoyed playing in th...
Argonia upends St. Paul; Indians to play for third
Anthony Cook Parsons Sun Sports Editor HAYS — Neither team wanted it to, but something had to give. Between St. Paul and Argonia 51 victories and zero losses entered Thursday evening’s playoff game in Hays. Argonia became the first team to earn a victory over St. Paul this season when they won it 47-30. The Argonia Indians’ 3-2 defense posed problems for St. Paul the entire final three quarters of the game, and ultimately was too much t...
A basketball family
Coaching daughters provides memories of a lifetime Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor HAYS -- Coaching a daughter can be a rewarding and memorable experience. Lifelong memories are made and the father-daughter bond can become stronger. But coaching a daughter can also be a challenging experience, too. St. Paul Coach Doug Tuck knows this. In fact, Tuck coaches not only one daughter, but two. Jessica and Erin Tuck are both key performer...
Wildcats rout Oklahoma State 83-64
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamar Samuels scored 21 of his career-high 27 points in the first half, helping No. 9 Kansas State turn a rematch into a rout with an 83-64 win over Oklahoma State Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Kansas State (25-6) had been waiting to play Oklahoma State again since a home loss in January.
The Wildcats opened the game with a big run and closed the first half with an even bigger one, leav...
Neosho bounces back for split against Hutch
Neosho County survived a barrage of hitting and a driving rainstorm to gain a split with Hutchinson Community College on Wednesday, losing 10-4 and winning the nightcap 6-5 in eight innings. Neosho is now 6-4 overall. “That is a very good Hutch team that is well coached and will fight you all day, so I will take a split with them early in the season,” said NCCC Coach Steve Murry. After the top of the third frame Hutch led the first game 8-...
KU wins 2,000th in tourney
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas reached a major milestone, one just two other programs can claim. A nice accomplishment, worthy of the trophy case. There just isn’t time for the Jayhawks to enjoy it. Not after struggling against Texas Tech, not with more important goals still out there. Leaning on stars Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins, No. 1 Kansas became the third team to reach 2,000 wins by pulling out an 80-68 victory over scrappy Texas...
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