St. Paul girls ready for state
Anthony Cook Parsons Sun Sports Editor The St. Paul High School girls basketball team gets a gift for making the state tournament this season—the competition gets even more competitive, and the teams get even more athletic. Despite winning all 24 games they’ve played this season the Indians enter play this evening as a No. 3 seed in the three-day long tournament. With a win they will be guaranteed three games and a shot at a title. A loss...
ST.PAUL GIRLS: Team unity has been key
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor When you watch the St. Paul High School girls basketball team play, you can tell they’re all on the same page. The players know their roles well and they all get along with each other. That cohesiveness has been a key as the Indians prepare to make a run at the Class 1A State Tournament this week in Hays. The Indians, undefeated at 24-0, begin play at Fort Hays State tonight. Indians Coach Doug Tuck sai...
Chanute's Aylward, Braman named All-SEK
Tribune Sports Editor
Chanute High School had two representatives on the 2009-10 All-SEK Girls Basketball Team.
Chanute senior Ali Aylward was a first team All-SEK selection. Chanute Coach Megan Reid said Aylward was one vote shy of being a unanimous selection.
Fellow senior Kameron Braman was named third team all-league.
Chanute went 12-10 this year for Coach Reid. The entire girls all-league team is listed below. The boys All-SEK...
Six Comets on All-SEK wrestling team
Tribune Sports Editor
Chanute High School had six wrestlers named to the 2009-10 All-SEK Wrestling Team.
Freshman Jared Fiscus was first team all-league at 112 pounds and junior Tim Wrestler was honorable mention all-league at 119.
Junior Troy Clark was first team all-league at 125 and sophomore Sam Son was first team all-SEK at 152. Sophomore Jared McComb was first team all-SEK at 171 and senior Damen Hartwig was a first team all...
CLASS 1A STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL GLANCE
Below is a look at each team competing at the Class 1A girls state tourney. In order of seed: 1. Montezuma-South Gray (25-0) Head coach—Andy Gillen Mascot—Rebels League—SPIAA League (First-place) 2009 finish—State runner-up (2008 first-place finish) Players/senior—10/4 General—The Rebels have gone a combined 79-2 in the past three seasons. 2. Argonia High School (25-0) Head coach—Dixie Brewster Years at school—4 Mascot—Lady Raiders ...
Humboldt's Strack named all-Tri-Valley
Humboldt senior Tevin Strack was named to the 2009-10 Tri-Valley League’s boys basketball team. Strack played guard for the Cubs. Tri-Valley League—All-League Team Burlington: Mackenzie Redding, Zak Martin, Blake Thomsen. Caney: Gable LaForge, Chad Dick. Cherryvale: Micah Booe, Dillon Blake, Roman Lopez. Fredonia: Devin Baker. Humboldt: Tevin Strack. Neodesha: Brett Schurle. Yates Center: Dalton Smith. Boys Honorable Mention Team Can...
ST. PAUL IS STATE-BOUND
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor EMPORIA—For St. Paul seniors Jessica Tuck, Kennedee Borum and Allison O’Brien, it was do or die time. The three had reached the sub-state title game the two previous years, but fell short in both games. Not this time. The Indians got over the hump in their last chance and qualified for the Class 1A state tournament with a 39-31 come-from-behind win over Hutchinson Central Christian on Saturday night at Whi...
St. Paul boys fall in sub-state title game
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor EMPORIA—Pretty Prairie took advantage of its size inside and knocked off St. Paul 66-40 on Saturday night in the boys championship game of the Emporia Class 1A Sub-State. The season ended for the Indians with the loss. Pretty Prairie outrebounded St. Paul 56-37 in the game, as 6-8 senior Joe Lampe pulled down 22 boards by himself. The game was a physical one, as 51 fouls were called, with 31 called on St....
Neosho County sweeps Brown Mackie
Tribune staff CHANUTE—The Neosho County Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader from Brown Mackie on Friday. The Panthers won game one 13-1 in five innings and then took game two 7-3. With the wins, the Panthers are now 5-3 overall. In game one, the Panthers exploded for nine runs in the first inning. “We played well in the first inning and jumped out to a huge lead,” Coach Steve Murry said. “It was a little of them and a li...
WEB UPDATE: St. Paul girls advance to state
The St. Paul High School girls basketball team defeated Hutchinson Central Christian 39-31 on Saturday night in the Emporia Class 1A Sub-State title game. The Indians advance to the 1A state tourney in Hays with the win. St. Paul's boys fell to Pretty Prairie 66-40 in the their sub-state title game. Look for more in the Tribune on Tuesday.
BLUE COMETS FALL SHORT
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor ALTAMONT—Two main factors led to a season-ending loss for the Chanute Blue Comets. For starters, the perimeter shots just weren’t falling for the Comets. On the other end, Coffeyville’s Cameron Craig proved tough to stop. That combination proved too much to overcome, as Coffeyville defeated Chanute 66-46 on Friday night at Harrison Gymnasium at the Labette County Class 4A Sub-State Tournament. “We had so...
Lundy named Jayhawk East's MVP
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE—For nearly two hours everyday, Neosho County Community College men’s basketball coach Jeremy Coombs is on the phone with other coaches. And who are they calling Coombs about? That’s an easy one—Antione Lundy. A 6-8 sophomore from Michigan, Lundy was just named the Jayhawk East Conference’s Most Valuable Player. Lundy was also listed as a first team all-conference selection. “He’s had a tremendous ...
Season ends for Erie boys
Tribune staff EUREKA—An off-shooting night led to a loss for the Erie High School boys basketball team. Burlington defeated Erie 61-54 on Thursday night at the Eureka Class 3A Sub-State Tournament. The Red Devils finish the season with a record of 14-8 overall. Erie went 5-3 in the CNC, good for third place. The champions of the Tri-Valley League, Burlington improved to 17-5. Erie Coach Mike Casteel said his team shot 23 percent from the f...
CHS GIRLS: SEASON ENDS IN SEMIFINALS
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor ALTAMONT—They walked off the court together one final time—20, 21, and 22. Chanute High School seniors Brooke Sharp, Kameron Braman and Ali Aylward saw their prep basketball careers come to an end on Thursday night in Altamont. Girard held off a late Blue Comets comeback and defeated Chanute 47-37 in a semifinal contest of the Labette County Class 4A Sub-State. The three CHS seniors have been key perform...
St. Paul boys advance, Erie boys fall
Tribune staff EMPORIA—St. Paul’s boys basketball team defeated Udall 56-48 on Thursday night at the Emporia Class 1A Sub-State. The Indians move on to the title game, which is Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at White Auditorium. St. Paul girls play tonight The St. Paul girls (22-0) take on Waverly (15-8) tonight at 7:30 p.m. at White Auditorium in one semifinal contest of the Emporia Class 1A Sub-State. Hutchinson Central Christian (20-3) an...
Blue Comets take on Tornado on Friday
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor Matt Bollig and Cory Henshall had some extra motivation on Tuesday night. For starters, the two Chanute High School seniors were playing their final home game at the CHS gymnasium. And oh yeah, the season was on the line, too. Chanute defeated Labette County 61-47 and advanced to the semifinals of the Labette County Class 4A Sub-State Tournament. “Cory and I talked about it,” Bollig said. “It was a mean...
Thunderbirds upset Panthers in round one
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE—Two late three-pointers were off the mark and a late comeback fell short for the Neosho County Community College men’s basketball team on Tuesday night. The Panthers failed to get defensive stops on a few possessions and Cloud County left town with a 65-61 win in a first round game of the Region VI tournament. Neosho County was the seventh seed in the tourney, while Cloud was the 10th seed. “We du...
NCCC sending athletes to indoor nationals
Tribune staff Nine members of the Neosho County Community College track team will be traveling to Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois this weekend to compete at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships. The NJCAA sets qualifying standards in each event based on the previous year’s top six performances. Zak Thompson qualified in the shot put with a mark of 53’5 and is currently ranked fourth in the country. Stephen Harper and...
St. Paul's undefeated girls ready for sub-state
Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor The St. Paul High School girls basketball team hopes this is the year they get over the hump. The Indians have fallen in the sub-state title game the last two years. This year, the Indians enter the Emporia Class 1A Sub-State undefeated at 22-0. St. Paul takes on Waverly (15-8) on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at White Auditorium in one semifinal contest. “I think our girls are excited,” St. Paul Coach Doug Tuck s...
NCCC's Kober takes eighth at national wrestling tourney
The Neosho County Community College wrestling team had six wrestlers compete at the NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament last weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. Heavyweight Jake Kober was the only Panther to medal. Kober took eighth place. Kober fell in the seventh place match to Corey James of Nassau.Kober went 3-3 at the tourney. At 125, Derek Steeley went 2-2 and Shawn Thomas went 1-2 at 157 pounds. Mike Vieira went 1-2 at 165, Aaron Butler wen...