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The Royster Middle School girls track teams started the season at Pittsburg on Monday. Team results were not available. The teams at the meet were Carl Junction, Mo, Chanute, Pittsburg and Parsons.

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HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Speedway hosted what may well have been the most exciting B-Mod feature of the year on Friday night.  It b Mighty effort propels Tim Phillips to victory at Humboldt egan with Riley Whitworth leading the opening laps. He was then run down and passed by Mike Letterman, who …

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The Southeast Kansas Sluggers traveled to Des Moines, Iowa last weekend played in the 18U USSSA World Series. The team, with several local players. placed third in this year’s weeklong competition, one place better than last year.

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HUMBOLDT — As each racing season begins to wind down, the United States Modified Touring Series, a.k.a. USMTS, begins a series of events know as “The Hunt”. Similar to NASCAR’s “The Chase”, USMTS drivers participate in a series of races at dirt tracks all across the United States in a quest …

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15 years ago, elementary school-aged kids in Chanute had no opportunity to participate in organized tackle football games. Flag football was played in some local leagues, but young players didn’t learn to properly block or tackle until they were in eighth grade.

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A mandatory clinic for anyone interested in coaching in the Chanute Youth Football Club fall tackle league will be led by Chanute High School head coach Jason Feeback and his coaching staff on Monday, August 4th, from 6 - 9 p.m. at CHS.

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PITTSBURG - Both Chanute’s Trey Ellis and Cherryvale’s Tristan Thornton represented their schools at the Shrine Bowl All-Star football game in Pittsburg last Saturday, and the experience was eye-opening for these players. Both were selected to play defense for the East squad, which lost this…

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COFFEYVILLE — Phrases like “Always the bridesmaid, never the bride” don’t apply to Chanute’s swim team any longer, as  the Sharks captured their first SEK League Championship in recent history last weekend.  

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The season ended on Thursday afternoon for the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team with a hard-fought, extra-inning contest against Wichita in the Zone Tournament at Katy Park.  The two squads exchanged leads and big hits throughout most of the game, with Post 170 racking up 12 hi…

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A seven-run fifth inning rally allowed the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team to storm to a 10-6 victory over Winfield in its second game of the Zone Tournament action on Wednesday afternoon.

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The Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team actually outhit its opponents in its first game of Zone Tournament action on Tuesday afternoon. This disparity did not translate into more runs for the local Legion team, as Chanute fell 11-6 in the match-up.

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The need for speed runs deep in Chanute resident Dylan Allen’s family, at Humboldt Speedway. His grandfather Wendell, and his father, John, are already legends and household names to most local racing fans. Now, Dylan is on his way to fame, winning his first anywhere USRA B-Mod feature Frida…

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POMONA - The Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team closed out its regular season on Thursday night with a sweep of West Franklin in Pomona. It is hoped by the local Legion squad’s coach Ryan Ortiz that these 9-5 and 9-6 victories can give Post 170 (16-10) momentum heading into the Z…

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Coach Ryan Ortiz cited lack of energy as the main problem that his Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team has experienced for the past couple of weeks. This surfaced last weekend, when the local Legion squad was eliminated from its League tournament after two games, and continued dur…

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The schedule has been released for next week’s 2014 Sub-State American Legion championship tournament, which will be held at Chanute’s Katy Park. The tournament will feature the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team facing off against opponents from around the region- Pittsburg (12-…

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HUMBOLDT - A couple of fielding errors and struggles at the plate combined to dash the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team’s hopes of winning its League tournament in Humboldt last weekend. The local Legion squad was eliminated from the tournament on its first day, after a 3-0 los…

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HUMBOLDT — As the 2014 season progresses at Humboldt Speedway, the skill level of Pure Stock drivers continues to rise. Still a force to be reckoned with, Derrek Wilson finished runner up in the feature for a second week, this time being edged at the finish line by Mid Season points champ Wa…

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Records are made to be broken and streaks are destined to end. The Chanute Sharks swim team ended a streak that dated back at least eight years with a 418 to 304 win over Fort Scott Wednesday at the Maring Aquatic Center. The final score was by far the closest margin of victory this season f…

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In its last doubleheader heading into this weekend’s League tournament in Humboldt, the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team achieved mixed results against its Iola rivals on Tuesday night. Iola trounced Chanute 11-1 in the first game of the home doubleheader, but Post 170 triumphe…

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A diving catch by Kenton Richards in the fifth inning of the second game of Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team’s Saturday doubleheader against Burlington helped the local legion squad complete a sweep. Playing shortstop, Richards sprinted to make the diving catch of a foul ball r…

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IOLA- The Chanute Sharks were back in the water at a meet in Iola Wednesday night, where the local swim team continued its winning ways. Chanute tallied 521 points to Iola’s 205 at this event, thoroughly dominating the relay events by winning 11 of the 12 races.  In the individual events, Ch…

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The long Independence Day weekend kicked off on Thursday, July 3rd at Humboldt Speedway with an enormous fireworks display and red hot racing action on the Kansas dirt. Race fans Jim and Becky Grubber and the Jeremy Chambers Race team combined forces and offered up $50.00 to each class for …

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HUMBOLDT — On the eve of one of the season’s biggest races at Humboldt Speedway,  promoters Rhenda and Ryan Whitworth threw open the track gates for Pack The Stands night, where all spectators get in free. 

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There have been some changes made in the schedule for the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team. Thursday’s scheduled home game against Paola has been postponed, and other games have been moved around.

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There have been some changes made in the schedule for the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team. Thursday’s scheduled home game against Paola has been postponed, and other games have been moved around.

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BURLINGTON - Mixed results were achieved by the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team at a tournament in Burlington last weekend, as the squad went 2-2 at the event. Decisive victories were scored over both the Burlington Blast and Osawatomie, but Chanute fell to both Burlington and Iola.

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A passed ball that allowed Kenton Richards to slide home at the end of Thursday night’s second game secured a sweep for the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team on Thursday night in its first home doubleheader of this summer season. When Richards was on third base in the last innin…

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A local baseball player accomplished a rare feat on Wednesday. Playing second base for the Chanute Rec Commission's Jayhawks squad, 7-year old Kolby Baker pulled off an unassisted triple play. There were two men on base, when a pop-fly was hit to Baker. He caught the ball, quickly tagged the…

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The Chanute Sharks kicked off their 2014season on June 11 at the Maring Aquatic Center, by hosting Cherryvale.  Chanute came away with a convincing victory by a margin of 453 to 244.  The Sharks won 44 of the 64 individual races and 9 of the 11 relays swam.  Shark swimmers managed to sweep t…