Category: Sports

10-21-20 Area sports round-up

10-21-20 Area sports round-up

Canton-Galva Football: Another game and another blow-out for Canton-Galva, who crushed yet another team—this time: Solomon, 66-0. The scoring started with a break-away by Brayden Collins on a 37-yard touchdown run to put the Eagles up 8-0 after a two-point conversion. Just barely two minutes later, Garrett Maltbie got to pay dirt on a 15-yard scamper to put Canton-Galva up […]

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Persevere and reach your ‘mountain-top experience’

Persevere and reach your ‘mountain-top experience’ Many people who may or may not have been great athletes in sports nevertheless often do things that are physically challenging, while demonstrating tremendous perseverance to celebrate significant birthday milestones. Consider what Allan Bartel accomplished to celebrate his 50th birthday. Bartel was camp director at Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp west of Colorado Springs for […]

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Area Sports Roundup

Area Sports Roundup

Canton-Galva Volleyball: The Eagles hosted four teams for their annual CG Invitational and Goessel hosted the other four teams. At CGHS, Solomon, Wichita Home School, Sunrise Christian Academy and the Eagles played. Scores for the day were: Solomon—Set 1 25-16 (won), Set 2 17-25 (loss), Set 3 15-25 (loss). Wichita Home School—Set 1 19-25 (loss), Set 2 19-25 (loss). Sunrise […]

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All the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes

Being a leader is not easy. It never has been and never will be. We can always debate, of course, whether it’s more difficult to be a leader now than at other times. From lawmakers to university/college presidents, high school superintendents, principals, and parents, it’s not easy to lead. The problem doesn’t just reside with our leaders. The problem lies […]

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Area Sports Roundup

Area Sports Roundup

Canton-Galva Volleyball: The Eagles traveled to Elyria on Tuesday where they played them and Burrton. They won all but one set. Scores against Burrton were set 1- 25-21(win), set 2 – 25-19 (win).and against Elyria were 25-12 (win), 23-25 (loss) and 25-15 (win) “What a night, we are so proud of this whole team. We played hard and fought till […]

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Area Sports Roundup

Area Sports Roundup

Canton-Galva Volleyball: Canton-Galva lost two matches last week to Elyria and Wakefield. Against Elyria they lost in straight sets, 25-12 and 25-23. Against Wakefield they won the second set, 25-19, but lost the other two sets, 25-22 and 25-15. Coming—The Eagles play at 8:30 am at Herrington on Saturday, Sept. 26. Cross Country:  Morgan Becker finished 2nd in a time of […]

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We don’t know what we don’t know

My agent I.M. Slick, respecting the ongoing social-distancing guidelines dropped an email to me the other day instead of having the usual face-to-face visit. He said he has been getting a lot of questions about what the future holds for sports in light of COVID-19. I told him that there’s a lot we don’t know. However, being the aggravating, er, […]

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Area Sports Roundup

Area Sports Roundup

Canton-Galva Volleyball: On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Canton-Galva traveled to Goessel for a quad where they played Little River and Peabody-Burns. The scores for the night were: Little River: Set 1 – 21-25 (lost); Set 2 25-19 (won); Set 3 14-25 (lost) Peabody-Burns: Set 1 25-19(won); Set 2 25-22 (won) “We continue to improve at matches and in practice. When we play as […]

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9-9-2020 Local sports round-up

9-9-2020 Local sports round-up

  Canton-Galva and Centre The Eagles Volleyball girls and the Centre Cougar girls kicked off their seasons on Tuesday, Sept. 1 when they played each other at Centre. “Our first night of COVID volleyball is in the books. Centre did a great job hosting us. We did a dual with them due to some schedule changes on our first game,” […]

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Lady Trojans finish third at tennis season opener

Lady Trojans finish third at tennis season opener

The Hillsboro Girl’s Tennis team opened their 2020 season at home on Tuesday, Sept. 1 with the Hillsboro Invitational Tournament. The team fought hard but finished in third place behind Wichita Collegiate and Hesston in the overall team standings. “In this year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was great to see the girls out on the court. The Hillsboro Girls […]

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