Panthers punctured by Johnson County sweep
OVERLAND PARK — The nationally ranked NCCC baseball team hit a rough patch last weekend, as it was swept in four games by the Johnson County Cavaliers. The Panthers (29-12) lost Friday’s games 2-1 and 4-3, and then were defeated 1-0 and 2-1 on Saturday.
The first game on Friday started out well for Neosho County as catcher Tyler Palmer was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the first inning, which allowed Adam Giacalone to score. Unfortu...
NCCC softball sweeps Hesston
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The struggling NCCC softball team picked up two much needed wins Friday afternoon in Chanute. The wins were number 11 and 12 on the season for the Lady Panthers. After the victories, Neosho County’s record now stands at 12-25.
In the first game, the Lady Larks from Hesston College scored their first and only run in the top of the first inning.
The Lady Panther bats were quiet through the first four innings...
Erie baseball loses two to Colgan
The Erie baseball team lost both games in double-header against St. Mary’s Colgan on Thursday, falling 0-9 and 0-15.
“We had good starting pitching in the first after Brett Thompson was able to settle in,” first-year Coach Jacon Porta said. “We played good defense and was putting the ball in play, everything was right to them and they made plays. I was happy for us to play seven innings with a good ball club like Colgan and was proud with ...
Humboldt Speedway race results
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HEAT 1 Bryon Wunschel, Danah Hampton, Floyd Taggart, Tyler Kidwell, Ryan Smith
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Erie track team visits Parsons
PARSONS — Erie High School’s track teams participated in the meet in Parsons on Thursday. The school’s boys team got seventh place with 37 points, while the girls team came in eighth with 22. Here are the Erie athletes that placed at the event:
4x400 6th (Waun, Oliphant, South and MClanahan) 5:20.00 200m dash 9th Sasha Rowan 32.76 800m dash 7th Chelsea Oliphant 2:55.62 High Jump 5th Christian Cornette J4-06.00 400m Dash 11th Lor...
Chanute tennis players struggle in Parsons
PARSONS — The Chanute tennis boys team struggled at the Parsons Tennis Invitational on Thursday, as all the players on the team failed to win any of their matches. Chanute placed fourth place out of four teams at the tournament, which was won by Independence.
The Comets’ number one player Ian Cheshier was defeated by competitors from Independence (2-8), Coffeyville (2-8), and Parsons (0-8). Their number two player...
Seven SEK Jr. Comets place at Folkstyle Championships
The SEK Jr. Comets had seven wrestlers place at Kids Folkstyle Championships, and placed 17th as a team out of 161 teams. Here are the results:
8 and under 55 Trent Clements 2nd place
8 and under 58 Colton Seely 2nd place
10 and under 58 Devon Walker 4th place
10 and under 64 Gunner Elder 5th place
14 and under 155 Alex Son 1st place
14 and under 205 Gage Clark 4th place
HS division 160 Sam Son 1st place
JV golf finishes in 4th at Girard
The Chanute JV golf team came in fourth place at the Girard Invitational on Thursday. Chanute had 221 strokes, one point more than third place Caney. Labette County won the event with 189, while Independence came in second with 192.
Karter Krokstrom and Dylan Wolverton tied for the lead among Chanute JV golfers, each getting 53 scores, while Nick Carman ended up with 55. Javyn Krenzel had 60 strokes and Dylan Allen finished with 62.
CHS track in middle of pack
PARSONS — Both the boys and girls track teams from Chanute High School participated in a track meet on Thursday in Parsons. The Chanute girls came in fourth place with 89.5 points, while the boys were in sixth place with 50 points. Both the boys and the girls side was dominated by Labette County.
Next, both the boys and girls varsity track teams will be traveling to Baker University for a meet on Tuesday at 4 p.m. Here are those that placed ...
Lady Comets lose two in Parsons
PARSONS — The Chanute softball team’s games against Parsons on Thursday evening were not pretty, according to the team’s coach Maria Hernandez.
“We had walks when we didn’t need walks, we had errors when we didn’t need errors, we missed batting signs and missed pitching spots, and we did not hit like we can hit,” Hernandez said.
Parsons defeated the Lady Comets in both games, 6-4 and 11-0.
The Comets were down 2-0 in the first game, when B...
Chanute swim team changing locations and looking for participants
The Chanute Swim Team is changing locations, and will now compete as a public swim team at the Maring Aquatic Center in Chanute.
An informational meeting is being held on Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. to discuss the upcoming swim season. Anyone who likes to swim is encouraged to come and hear about the team.
The Chanute Swim Team is open to all boys and girls ages 4-18. This first meeting is only informational and there will be a separate ...
Chanute baseball sweeps Parsons with two lopsided road wins
PARSONS — The Chanute baseball team improved its record to 3-3 with two big road wins over Parsons on Thursday, beating the Vikings by wide margin in both games, 12-2 in the first and a 8-0 one-hit shutout thrown by senior Grant McMillan in the second.
“We played well both games defensively and we played well offensively,” Coach Matt Koester said. “We ran the bases really poorly the first game, but we’re going to...
Chanute JV softball beats Iola in 23-point rout
The Chanute JV softball team resoundingly beat its rivals from Iola 29-6 in the first game of a doubleheader against the Iola Fillies on Tuesday, before tying Iola 8-8 in the second game.
In the first game, the Lady Comets’ offensive attack was led by Chelsea Bearick, who went 2-for-2 and had four RBIs in the game. Rachel Debler went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, Emily Gutierrez went 2-for-3 with 3 RBIs, and Ashley Adkins also drove in three runs....
Royster runs away with first dual track meet
The track team from Royster Middle School hosted its first dual meets of the season Tuesday against Pittsburg. According to girls track coach, Teresa Taylor, this was a great first track meet to get the 7th graders used to the procedures for reporting to events and running in heats.
“They were really nervous before the meet started,” Taylor said. “All the girls stepped up and performed well.”
Both of Taylor’s girls squads beat their opponen...
Erie golf third at Prairie Ridge
Erie High School hosted an invitational golf tournament at Prairie Ridge Golf Course on Monday and finished third.
Caney won team honors for a second time this season with a team score of 342. Jayhawk Linn was second with a 354, followed by Erie at 386, Pleasanton 397, Neodesha 427, Uniontown 436, and Oswego 438. Marmaton Valley had no team score.
Tyler Wyant of Caney Valley with a score of 36-41-77 took medalist honors for the second time...
Chanute softball sweeps Iola
The Chanute softball team swept its rivals from Iola on Monday, beating the Fillies 14-6 and 11-7.
In the opener, the Lady Comets scored five quick runs in the bottom of the first. However, defensive mistakes in the second and third innings allowed Iola to come back and tie the score. The Fillies eventually took the lead briefly in the top of the fifth. In the bottom of that inning, Chanute put the game away, on an eight- run offensive explo...
Humboldt softball beats Burlington to remain undefeated
BURLINGTON ¬≠¬≠— The Humboldt Cubs softball team swept Burlington on the road on Monday, bringing its record to a perfect 6-0. Humboldt won both match-ups by wide margins, 11-1 and 12-2.
Taylyn Wells, Kylee Carson, Hannah McCall and Morgan Morris each had two RBIs in the first game, while Kasey Beeman had three RBIs in the second. Brenna Kline, McCall and Morris also managed to drive in two runners in the second game. Kline managed to do by...
Chanute duo fishes its way to second place
A pair of Chanute fisherman won second place at the Midwest Hawghunter’s season opening team bass tournament on Sunday, April 1t, on Grand Lake in Oklahoma, out of the Grove City boat ramp. At this event, last year’s total points championship team started off the 2012 season the same way they ended 2011, as the father and son team of Dallas Beem from Longton and Jason Beem from Louisburg caught a four bass limit weighing 14.81 lbs. This garne...
Giacalone wins player-of-the-week honors
NCCC’s Adam Giacalone was named the KJCCC Verizon Wireless Baseball Player of the Week this week for a span of six games in which the sophomore powered the Panthers’ offense to a perfect 6-0 record. The conference’s website points to Giacalaone’s .600 batting average during these games, with three doubles and four home runs for a 1.350 slugging percentage for the week.
Giacalone, who also pitches and plays first base for the Panthers, scored...
Walk-off homer earns Chanute baseball split with Iola
After losing the first two games last week, the Chanute Comets baseball team tried to rebound in a doubleheader against its rivals from Iola Monday night. The Comets made progress towards their goal by winning their first game of the afternoon in thrilling fashion, with a game-winning walk-off grand slam cementing an 8-6 victory. However, their luck didn’t continue in the second game, which Chanute lost 20-4.