Category: General Sports

Fall sports begin with a battle of NAIA powers

Fall sports begin with a battle of NAIA powers

Tabor College defensive back Jamirr Holland (left photo) puts the hit on a Morningside College receiver during the Bluejays’ season opener Saturday. Wide receiver Zach Jones (Bottom photo) picks up a 36-yard gain late in the second quarter. The rematch of the No. 4 ranked Mustangs and the No. 10 ranked Bluejays ended in the visitors’ favor by a score […]

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DERBY ON A ROLL

DERBY ON A ROLL

A car driven by Nathan Amstutz rolls during the Figure 8 race Saturday night. According to Chad Markley of the Midwest Championship Demolition Derby Association, rollovers do not happen often. “Conditions were right,” Markley said. “The track had a hole there that he hit when he turned, and it just caused him to roll.” A higher number of participants competed in […]

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Hillsboro wins fourth-consecutive MKL title

Hillsboro wins fourth-consecutive MKL title

Marion’s Arthur Thornhill swims during the boys’ 9-10 100-meter medley relay Saturday at the MKL championship meet. He, with Clark Felvus, Conner Austin and Jagger Miller, finished sixth with a time of 1:46.95. Marion finished eighth overall with 110 points. For the fourth-consecutive year, the Hillsboro swim team won the Mid-Kansas League championship swim meet, tallying 1,077 points through 80 […]

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Marion’s Arthur Thornhill swims during the boys’ 9-10 100-meter medley relay Saturday at the MKL championship meet. He, with Clark Felvus, Conner Austin and Jagger Miller, finished sixth with a time of 1:46.95. Marion finished eighth overall with 110 points. For the fourth-consecutive year, the Hillsboro swim team won the Mid-Kansas League championship swim meet, tallying 1,077 points through 80 […]

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Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old team wins District 4 title

Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old team wins District 4 title

Courtesy Photo by Karrie Rathbone Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old team wins District 4 title The Cottonwood Valley League 13-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team swept District 4 play by defeating Hesston, 25-1, and then Lyons twice to win the district title. The team compete at state Thursday in Frontenac, Kan. Pictured above are (back row, from left) coach Lucas Larsen, Kwenton Harms, […]

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CVL team qualifies for Senior Babe Ruth regional tournament

CVL team qualifies for Senior Babe Ruth regional tournament

The Cottonwood Valley League Senior Babe Ruth team (ages 16-18), comprised mostly of Marion County players, was the runner-up at the District 4 tournament in Moundridge July 6-10. As runners-up, the team qualified for the state tournament this past weekend (July 12-16). In pool play, CVL beat Independence, 4-2, lost to Abilene 7-6, and beat Wellington 7-2, for a second-place […]

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Hillsboro swim team scores another meet title

Hillsboro swim team scores another meet title

Lauryn Vogt swims the 9-10 butterfly at Hillsboro’s home meet July 1, showing the form that propelled her to a first-place finish in that event at Lindsborg Saturday with a time of 16.37 seconds, nearly 4 seconds ahead of second place. Hillsboro will host the eight-team Mid-Kansas League Championship meet Saturday and will look to secure its fourth-consecutive league title. […]

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Peabody to host 13-15 yr. Babe Ruth state tourney

The Peabody Recreation Commission, in partnership with Peabody Senior Babe Ruth, will be hosting the 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth State Tournament of Champions July 14-17 at Peabody City Park. The field of eight teams will include a host team from the Cottonwood Valley League. Activities begin July 13 with team check-in starting at 1 p.m., followed by a picnic and then […]

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Hillsboro swimmers sail at home meet

The Hillsboro swim team won its fourth straight swim meet, this time with a resounding victory over visiting teams from Lindsborg and Solomon at the Family Aquatic Center. Hillsboro rolled up 803 points, followed by the Linds­borg WaveMakers with 472 and the Solomon swim team with 231. The results for Hillsboro are listed below. Hillsboro home meet Saturday, July 1 […]

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Hillsboro swimmers glide past Abilene, Lindsborg

Hillsboro swimmers glide past Abilene, Lindsborg

Braden Vogt shows the form that helped him win the 50-yard breakstroke for age 15-18 boys at the swim meet Saturday in Abilene. He edged teammate Brodie Rathbone by about a second and a half. Hillsboro is scheduled to host a meet this Saturday that will bring teams from Lindsborg and Solomon to the Family Aquatic Center. Despite missing some […]

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