Dolphins compete in Nevada
Nevada Neptunes Invitational Swim meet
Parsons Dolphins swimmers Sidni Meister and Carys Gossett took home high-point trophies in the six and under and eight and under age groups
Six and under 25 backstroke — 1. Sidni Meister, 21.87.
Six and under 25 freestyle — 1. Sidni Meister, 17.48.
Six and under 25 butterfly — 1. Sidni Meister, 20.98.
Six and under 25 breaststroke — 1. Sidni Meister, 30.43.
Eight and under 2...
Parsons Babe Ruth update 06/14/12
The Ray Products Rockies defeated the Bowen Pharmacy Yankees 18-4 in Rookie League action Thursday evening at Winway Park in Parsons.
The Rockies got on the board early and often and scored five runs in the first, four in the second and another five in the third on the way to a 14-1 lead after three trips to the plate.
The Yankees had their biggest inning of the game in the fourth with three runs and gained ground on the Rockies after holding ...
Cunningham wins weightlifting contest
Saturday, The Gym hosted the 3rd Annual Magman's Weightlifting Contest.
Their were three divisions in this year's contest.
Daniel Cunningham was the top lifter in the over 200-pound division. Cunningham lifted 1,595 pounds cumulatively over three dead lift attempts.
Cunningham also won the Biggest Arm Challenge, with his arms measuring 20 inches.
Brock Pease was second overall and Jeremy Henson placed third.
In the under 200-pound division, Ma...
16-18s win 3 of 4 to open week heading into Friday, Saturday games
The Parsons Family Pharmacy 16-18 year old Babe Ruth baseball team swept Frontenac Wednesday evening at Marvel Park in Parsons.
A late surge won the first game for Parsons as the 16-18 year olds scored 10 runs in the final two innings to secure the victory.
Frontenac got on the board in the second inning and led 1-0 before Parsons scored its first run of the game in the third to tie things up.
Parsons opened a 2-1 lead thanks to their second r...
Locals compete in KJGA tourneys
Kansas Junior Golf Association
Emporia Municipal Golf Course
Monday, June 4
11 and under — 1. Cole Wheeler 50 (Chanute); 2. Nicholas King 50 (Fort Scott), 3. Grant Brenneman 56 (Hesston)
12-13 age division — 1. Austin Liudahl 89 (Chanute); 2. Andrew Fuentez 94 (Parsons); 3. Kobe Chanute 95 (Chanute); 4. Brent Haster 99 (Emporia); 5. Clete Carlson 110 (Chanute)
14-15 age division — 1. Kaden Macha 71 (Iola); 2. Troy Watson 75...
Babe Ruth 13s split with Frontenac
The Parsons Power Flame 13-year-old baseball team split a home doubleheader with Frontenac in Winway Park Monday evening.
Power Flame dropped the first game 12-8.
The two teams scored four each in the first inning and Parsons scored two runs in the second and in the third to lead 8-5 after three.
The fourth inning was a big one for Frontenac though as the visitors scored eight runs to come away with the victory.
Tyler Metcalf tripled and singl...
Local hunters to be featured on Sportsman Channel
By Anthony Cook
Dane Roberts and AJ Brinkman know they're on the right track in their hunting career, because they're about to be on "On the Right Track".
The two former Parsons High School graduates, both currently living in Manhattan, have been filming their hunts, which include deer, coyotes, ducks and about everything else, for the past three years.
The two have shot most of their hunts with what Brinkman calls "an ant...
Babe Ruth update 06/12/12
The Bleacher Gear/KMH 14-15 year old Babe Ruth League team took on Columbus last Thursday in Winway Park and split the doubleheader in a pair of lopsided games.
Parsons hammered home 10 runs in the first inning of the opener on the way to a 23-8 win.
Columbus had opened a 4-0 lead going into the bottom of the first but Parsons answered with 10 runs to take a substantial lead going into the second.
Columbus responded with another four runs to c...
Carrillo fight to be shown at Parsons Roadhouse
Friday, the Parsons Roadhouse will hold a Pre Party/Fight Night event for Titan Fighting Championship 23, which will feature hometown fighter Andrew Carrillo on the card.
The event is dubbed the "Fight for the Troops" and will be broadcast on HDNet live from Marshall Army Airfield in Fort Riley.
The event will begin at 7 p.m. and will be shown live on HD-Net. The Parsons Roadhouse pre-party will begin at 8 p.m. before Carrillo's fight at aroun...
Dolphins take first in Pittsburg
The Parsons Dolphins Swim Team traveled to the Pittsburg YMCA Mickey Moback Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.
The Dolphins took first place as a team and had three individuals take high honors in their age groups.
Drake Gilmore won the 13-14 year old boys' division, Kam Koester won the 10 and under boys' division and Larsen Koester won the six and under boys' division.
Complete results from Pittsburg are located below.
Pittsburg YMCA Micke...
3 on 3 winners announced
The Labette County High School basketball team recently held the annual Gavin Carson Memorial 3 on 3 tournament.
Over 400 players have participated in the tournament over the past five years and it has raised $4,120. The donations go towards the Gavin Carson Memorial-USD 506 Foundation and a scholarship is given out annually to an LCHS senior boy or girl in Gavin's name.
The results to the each division are below
Gavin Carson Memorial Tournam...
Shaun Hill camp registration open
Registration forms are now available for the 2012 Shaun Hill Youth Football Camp sponsored by the Parsons Police Officers Association.
The Detroit Lions Quarterback will be in Parsons for the annual youth football camp on July 9 through the 11, at Parsons High School Practice Field, 3030 Morton.
No cleats will be allowed during the camp.
The Football Camp is open to boys and girls from first- through eighth-grade. Join Shaun Hill, members and...
LCHS lands three on all-state Class 4A softball team
The Labette County High School softball team landed three players on the all-state Class 4A team, which was released by the Kansas Softball Coaches' Association Thursday.
LCHS seniors Kaysha Julich and Shelbie Foister made the first team while senior Kelsie Goins made second-team all-state.
Julich made the list as the first-team catcher, where she was joined by fellow Southeast Kansas League member MacKenzie Jackman of Fort Scott.
Parsons Babe Ruth teams host Chetopa, Oswego Tuesday
The Rangers defeated the Mets Monday evening in Rookie League Babe Ruth League action in Parsons.
The Rangers scored three runs in the first, four in the second and five in the third and fourth innings to open a 17-7 lead through four.
The Rangers didn't bring a run across the board in the fifth inning but recovered with five runs in the sixth and came away with the big win.
Brayden Habigar led the Rangers with a triple and three...
Grizzlies summer conditioning
Summer conditioning for seventh- and eighth-grade Grizzly football players will begin at 8:30 a.m. on June 11 in the Labette County High School Grizzlies weight room.
Each conditioning session will last approximately one hour.
Workouts will be three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Proper and safe lifting technique will be the focus of the workouts. Nutrition aspects will also be taught.
The Grizzlies' middle school football camp...
Parsons Dolphins travel to Webb City
Jasper County Killer Whales Invite
Webb City, Mo.; June 2
8 and under 25-yard freestyle — 1. Sidni Meister, 17.12. 2. Carys Gossett, 18.50. 21. Aashka Patel, 35.76.
8 and under 25 backstroke — 1. Sidni Meister, 21.78. 12. Aashka Patel, 31.95.
8 and under 25 breaststroke — 3. Carys Gossett, 25.03.
8 and under 25 butterfly — 4. Sidni Meister, 22.47.
10 and under 100 medley relay — 2. Parsons Dolphins Swim Team (Rhiannon Gossett,...
Big Hill to host bowfishing state tourney
The Kansas Bowfishing Classic state championship will be held at Big Hill Lake on Saturday.
Check-in for the event is at 7 a.m. at the Timber Hill Boat Ramp with fishing beginning at 8 a.m.
The final weigh-in for the event starts at 4 p.m. Between 10 to 20 teams are expected.
Each team has two to three members and will be fishing along the shoreline and in boats across the lake.
Parsons Babe Ruth update
The Ray Products Rockies came away with a 9-2 win over the Bowen Pharmacy Yankees Monday evening in Winway Park in Parsons.
The Rockies led 1-0 after an inning before scoring four in the third to move ahead 5-0.
The Rockies tacked on another four in the fifth before the Yankees avoided the shutout with two runs in the sixth inning.
Mark Bogner tripled twice and singled for the Rockies. Kyle Waun doubled and singled twice.
O'Brien wins POY Award in Class 2-1A
By Anthony Cook
The final accolade for the St. Paul High School baseball team was announced late Friday afternoon, this one was more of an individual award though.
SPHS junior pitcher Riley O'Brien, who finished 2012 with an 11-1 record and 125 strikeouts, was named the Class 2-1A Pitcher of the Year by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches (KABC).
O'Brien's award is accompanied by a first-team bid on the KABC team at...