National Sports News
The NCCC women’s basketball team overcame missing six of its players Wednesday night versus Allen Community College and won 77-66 at Panther Gymnasium.
It looked as if Independence would escape with a win Friday night after junior Brecken Bertie stroked a corner 3 with four seconds to go to put the Bulldogs up 45-44. But down by just a point, freshman Chanute point guard Carter Coombs was fouled as he fell to the court.
Independence didn’t know what hit them early on. Blue Comets girls basketball was able to avenge Indy with a 51-34 win at Chanute High School on Friday night.
IOLA – The opponent had the better record heading into a rival game versus Chanute Thursday night at Iola High School. But the Blue Comets clearly had the better basketball players.
There were a lot of learning experiences for Panther wrestling as the program went down to No. 11 Northwest Kansas Technical College and Barton Community College Tuesday evening at Neosho County Community College. NCCC fell short to Northwest Tech 31-18 and lost to Barton 37-3.
After fending off Fort Scott, Cowley and Kansas City Kansas junior colleges last week, the Neosho County Community College Panthers volleyball team is now nationally ranked at No. 12.
Chanute placed first in the first-ever 4A District 8 Tournament on Saturday at Independence High School. The top four teams in Districts qualified for Regionals, and Chanute ran away as the best team by scoring 241 points. Frontenac (157 points), Independence (153.5), and Columbus (124) roun…
IOLA – Chanute’s current prodigal girls basketball player made history versus longtime rival Iola Friday night on the road. The Lady Blue Comets also won their tenth game in 12 tries with a 40-33 victory.
Campus’ Stevie Strong drives strong to the hoop versus Life Prep on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 in the 49th annual Ralph Miller Classic. Campus beat Coffeyville in the first round before playing Life Prep.
After a couple weeks off for holiday break, area teams have returned to action to complete the winter 2020-21 sports season. And that means The Chanute Tribune has chosen the Performers of the Week for the week of Jan. 8-14.