Labette places nine on KJCCC teams
The KJCCC Eastern Division champion Labette Community College softball team (40-13 overall, 21-5 KJCCC) has been awarded for its season so far with nine selections to the 2011 Kansas Jayhawk Community college Conference Softball All-Conference teams. In addition, the Cardinals also were given awards for the Coach of the Year (Ryan Phillips), the Most Valuable Player (Taylor Paulson) and the Freshman of the Year (Lacie Cook). Phillips helped ...
PHS, LCHS golfers travel to Coffeyville
COFFEYVILLE — The Golden Tornado hosted the Field Kindley High School Invitational here Tuesday and Coffeyville was able to win its home meet by firing a 332 under nice conditions at Hillcrest Golf Course. Coffeyville ended the day seven strokes clear of Southeast Kansas League rival Pittsburg to top the 11-team field. Chanute finished in third with a 340. Parsons High School came in sixth with a 364 and Labette County shot a 389 to finish i...
Indians start long week 4-0
The St. Paul High School baseball team improved to 8-3 on the season Tuesday evening with a pair of wins over Altoona. St. Paul opened with a 25-0 victory in three innings before winning game two 17-2 in the second game of the doubleheader. The win moves St. Paul to 7-2 in Three Rivers League play. The Indians opened with a 12-hit performance in the opener. St. Paul scored 17 runs in the first and eight players scored twice in the inning. ...
Vikings come from behind to earn eighth in row
By Anthony Cook Sports Editor The Vikings are playing their best softball, and it couldn’t come at a better time. Parsons High School improved to 11-3 overall and 9-3 in the Southeast Kansas League with a two-game home sweep over Coffeyville (0-12 overall, 0-12 SEK) Monday. The eight-game winning streak comes after Parsons followed up a 3-0 start to the year with a three-game losing streak to drop to .500. Parsons opened the doubleheader ...
FS takes two from LCHS
ALTAMONT — Fort Scott earned a sweep over Labette County High School here Monday to drop the Grizzlies’ baseball team to 3-7 overall and 2-6 in the Southeast Kansas League. The Tigers (8-3 overall, 8-2 SEK) got their seventh and eighth wins of the season with a big inning in each of the wins. Fort Scott opened with a 7-1 win behind a five-run fifth. The two schools were knotted four innings into the game before the Tigers put five runs on th...
Parsons MS hosts track meet Monday
The Parsons Middle School track team hosted a seventh- and eighth-grade track meet on Monday afternoon. Individual results for the Parsons Vikings are listed below. The Parsons seventh-grade boys took second, the eighth-grade boys took eighth; the seventh-grade girls took ninth and the eighth-grade girls took seventh overall. Parsons MS track meet Monday, May 2 Individual results Seventh-grade girls 100 dash — 4. Tatum Johnson. 7. Daniel...
Fewin to speak at KSHSAA school
Andy Fewin of Oswego has been selected to speak at the 79th KSHSAA Coaching School to be held August 3-5 at the Capitol Plaza in Topeka. Coach Fewin will serve as a Strength and Conditioning Clinician at the event. Fewin’s speech will focus on “Starting from scratch” and will target starting an overall strength and conditioning program at the high school level. This is the second time in three years that Fewin has been selected to speak at ...
The Labette Community College baseball team will continue play this weekend in NJCAA Regional tournament. The Cardinal’s doubleheader with Fort Scott Monday was part of the regular season and was not the beginning of the playoffs, as stated in the Tuesday edition of the Parsons Sun. Labette’s opponent in the playoffs was yet to be decided as of press time.
PHS takes third at Indy JV invite
INDEPENDENCE — The Bulldogs held the annual Independence JV Invitational here Monday in a nine-team tournament. Independence was divided into three teams to fill out the field, which featured 11 total final scores with the Bulldogs being split up. Independence A won the invite with a 345 as a team while Columbus came in second with a 385 and Parsons took third with a 392. The Vikings were led by Dillon Swanson, whose 46-41 — 87 was good for...
Lady Cardinals power way into Topeka
Labette softball took one small step closer to the national tournament Saturday with a home sweep of the Dodge City Community College Lady Conquistadors (5-37 overall, 3-23 KJCCC). The Lady Cardinals (40-13 overall, 21-5 KJCCC) hosted the opening round of the 2011 NJCAA Region VI District D Softball Tournament in a bracket they entered as the No. 1 seed. Two games were scheduled for Saturday with a possibility of a third on Sunday should the...
Lady Grizzlies drop first game
RIVERTON — It took 14 games, but the Labette County High School softball team finally suffered its first loss of the season Friday evening. Labette (13-1 overall, 10-0 SEK) traveled to take on the Rams Friday and fell 4-3 in eight innings to get the first blemish of the year despite outhitting the home team 12-7. “The three errors were the story of the game,” said Labette County coach Lori Green, who told her players after the game they have...
Tigers’ late rally keeps PHS winless
FORT SCOTT — Parsons High School remains winless, but the Vikings got as close as they have all season to a win Friday night. The PHS baseball team (0-12 overall, 0-10 SEK) lost a pair of 3-2 ballgames here Friday against Fort Scott (6-3 overall, 6-2 SEK). The Tigers managed to get a run in the bottom of the 10th in game one and two in the bottom of the seventh in game two to seal the sweep. Parsons took an early lead in game one, thanks to...
Cards’ season ends
FORT SCOTT — The Labette Community College baseball team’s season ended Monday with a pair of losses to Fort Scott Community College (40-16 overall, 23-13 KJCCC). The two teams squared off in the opening round of the NJCAA Region VI Eastern Division tournament. Fort Scott won the first two games of the best-of-three series to advance to the second round and to knock off LCC. Fort Scott won the opening game 5-2 and game two 7-5. Box scores we...
Local wins team roping championship
BETHANY, Mo. — A local roper was a big winner Friday during the United States Team Roping Championships Missouri Classic here.
Gable Hildebrand of Bartlett was the winner in the open division steer roping event.
Hildebrand and partner Mitch Murray of Alma defeated 11 other teams by roping five steers with a time of 45.04 seconds to earn a purse of $1,601.
The Missouri Classic is among more than 300 USTRC sanctioned and affiliated events to ta...
Labette announces girls’ hoops camp
Registration is currently ongoing for the 2011 Lady Cardinals Basketball Camps. Grade school and middle school camps will take place on June 27 and 28, and the high school camp will take place on June 29 and 30. You may register online at cardinalbballcamp.com. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to go to cardinalbballcamp.com and click on “contact us” to send LCC coach Anna Nimz an e-mail. Coach Nimz will also be giving private...
Parsons boys 2nd in league
CHANUTE — In the end, Independence was too much to overcome. The Independence Bulldog tennis team again took the Southeast Kansas League title here Thursday. Indy finished with 31 points overall and took first in No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. In No. 1 singles Nick Romans defeated Parsons’ Payton Hays in the finals while Gavin Webster and Tyler Posch of Indy took home the No. 1 doubles title. The Parsons High School tennis team took secon...
Lady Grizzlies closer to league title
INDEPENDENCE — The Labette County High School softball team took two steps toward a second-consecutive league title on Thursday. The Lady Grizzlies improved to 13-0 overall and 10-0 in the Southeast Kansas League with a two-game sweep over the Bulldogs (4-5 overall, 4-4 SEK). The wins give Labette double digits in conference wins heading into a week which features Chanute and rival Parsons on the schedule. Labette had no trouble getting rid...
Coffeyville hosts track meet
COFFEYVILLE — Six Southeast Kansas League schools were joined by Neosho High School Friday evening here for the 2011 Coffeyville Invitational. Neosho dominated the competition by winning the girl’s division with a score of 210, nearly 100 points in front of second-place Chanute, and winning the boy’s division by eight points over Chanute with 125 points. On the girl’s side, LCHS came in third overall with 77 points while Parsons had 19 to fi...
MS tennis season ends
The Parsons Middle School tennis team finished the spring season with a trip to Independence on Wednesday for a dual with the Bulldogs. The meet was the last of the season for the Vikings. Results for the Independence dual are below. “The have performed very well over the course of the season,” said Parsons MS tennis coach Molly Kearns. Wednesday, April 27 Independence duals Singles Anthony Morton (P) lost to Patrick Hardy (I) 8-1. Anth...
Pittsburg sweeps Vikings
By Anthony Cook Sports Editor Parsons High School entered Thursday’s doubleheader looking for its first win of the season. Unfortunately, one of the top teams the Vikings have faced all year were on the other side of the scoreboard. The PHS baseball team welcomed Pittsburg High School (9-1 SEK, 7-1 overall) for a pair of games at the Labette Community College baseball diamond in Marvel Park. The Purple Dragons pulled off a 7-2 and 20-2 swee...