Reynolds wins POW award from NFCA
Labette County High School senior Allie Reynolds has been named the South Central Regional High School Player of the Week by the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association.
Reynolds has led the unbeaten Grizzlies to a 10-0 start.
In total, the Labette senior has faced 144 batters and struck out 101 of them.
Reynolds has held opponents to a .069 batting average and has yet to allow an earned run. She has pitched eight shutouts in 10 tries and has ...
Parsons MS golf team competes in Mound City
The Parsons Middle School golf team traveled to Mound City Monday to compete at the Sugar Valley Lakes Golf Club.
Jayhawk-Linn hosted the event and seven teams were present.
Parsons was once again led by eighth-graders Lee Head and Bailey Collins.
Head finished with a 52, good for a tie for ninth, but lost the tie-breaker and finished 11th.
Collins shot a 59 to take fourth in the girls' division.
David Haskew finished with a 63 and Mandy Roger...
Scotties stop Cards' quest for 2nd KJCCC East crown
By Anthony Cook
A pair of pitchers’ duels broke out Tuesday afternoon. Each time Highland prevailed — thanks in large part to a pitcher named Zuzana.
Two of the top three teams in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Eastern Division met up Tuesday at the Labette Community College softball fields in Forest Park for a doubleheader. The doubleheader had KJCCC East and NJCAA Region VI implications, but at the end o...
Jackson dominates in Cards' sweep Tuesday
The Labette Community College baseball team got a much needed sweep over Allen County Community College Tuesday to finish off a 3-1 series against the Red Devils this season.
After doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday were postponed, the Cardinals took game one Monday 6-5 and dropped game two 7-5.
Labette again took the field against the Devils Tuesday and won game one 12-6 and scored a 7-0 win in game two to move to 10-18 within the Kansas Jayha...
Katy to host golf tourneys in early May
The Katy Golf Club will be holding three benefit tournaments in early May.
A ladies' tournament will start a series of events at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2.
The tourney will be a four-person nine-hole scramble event.
The cost to play is $25 per person and hamburgers will be served following the event.
On Thursday, May 3 a senior men's tourney and horserace will be held at the Katy.
The tourney will start at 10 a.m.
A nine-hole scramble will...
SPHS travels to powerlifting meet
The St. Paul High School powerlifting team traveled to Claflin on Saturday, April 14 for the Class 1A state tourney.
The St. Paul boys placed fifth overall.
Logan Hall took first overall in the 105-pound division bench press with a lift of 105 pounds.
Hall also took third in the squat (165 pounds) and power clean (105 pounds).
His 375-pound total in the three events was just 30 pounds short of overall champion Trevor Frasier of Weskan.
Labette County JV baseball moves to 10-2
The Labette County High School junior varsity baseball team moved to 10-2 in a split with Chanute Monday evening in Altamont.
The Grizzlies earned a 5-4 victory in game one but fell 6-5 in the second game of the doubleheader.
"Obviously, our defense wasn't as sharp as it has been with this group. Still, we are proud of the way the kids found a way to win. It was good experience for us to be in a back and forth game," LCHS head coach Jesse Ybar...
Lady Grizzlies JV softball goes 3-1 in past two doubleheaders
The Labette County High School junior varsity softball team hosted Chanute Monday evening in Altamont for a doubleheader.
The Lady Grizzlies defeated Chanute 5-1 and 7-3.
Kara Bogner took to the mound in game one and tossed four strikeouts and walked just two.
The Grizzly bats were a tremendous asset in the first game with Darcy Cole going 3 for 3 at the dish and Haley Nalley and Chellsea Harness each adding a pair of hits.
Teak Wood, Bethany ...
Altamont hosts USD 506 Invitational
Altamont Middle School hosted the USD 506 Invitational track meet in Altamont Monday afternoon.
In total, 14 events for a boys and girls division took place.
Coffeyville came home the first-place finish in the girls division with 79 points while Meadow View Black (67) took second and Altamont (54) and St. Paul (54) tied to round out the top three.
In the boys' division, Columbus took first with 78 points while Altamont (62) and Coffeyville (52...
Saints compete at 506 Invitational
The St. Patrick Catholic School track and field team competed in the 506 Invitational meet Monday afternoon.
The team had two first-place finishes, one each in boys and girls.
Morgan Hizey took home first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:42.20, some nine seconds better than second place.
In the boys' division, Dylan Giager finished with a leap of 5-0 to take first in the high jump, besting Myers of Altamont by one inch.
Dillon McIllvain w...
Lady Vikings use bats to power past Iola
By Anthony Cook
The Lady Vikings have started to hit the ball — at every spot in the line-up.
Parsons High School softball improved to 6-4 on the season and 5-3 in the Southeast Kansas League with a two-game sweep over Iola (2-9 overall, 2-8 SEK) here Monday evening at the Forest Park softball fields.
Parsons opened the evening with a 15-0 victory in game one before shutting down the Fillies in an 8-2 night cap that went s...
Lady Grizzlies improve to 10-0 Friday
CHANUTE — The Lady Grizzlies have reached double digits.
The Labette County High School softball team improved to 10-0 on the season and 8-0 within the Southeast Kansas League with a pair of victories over Chanute (3-7 overall, 3-5 SEK) on Friday here.
LCHS held a 4-0 lead through three innings in the first game before tearing the game open with five runs in each of the fourth and fifth frames on the way to a 14-1 game-one win.
The Grizzlies' ...
Parsons seventh-graders win track invite in Indy Thursday
Thursday, April 12
Team standings — 1. Parsons 152; 2. Pittsburg 92; 3. Independence 79; 4. Chanute 35; 4. Coffeyville 30; 6. Caney 13
100-meter dash: 1. Osric Edwards (Parsons), 12.15. 3. Larry Garoutte (Parsons), 13.22. 4. Tyler Metcalf (Parsons), 13.49. 1600 run: 5. Christian Baldwin (Parsons), 6:04.28. 400 relay: 1. Parsons (Osric Edwards, Larry Garoutte, Jamarius Green, Tyle...
PHS hosts fishing tourney
The Parsons High School fishing club hosted an open fishing tourney for high school students at Bone Creek Lake Saturday morning.
Teams left the ramp with their boat captains at 7:30 a.m. and weighed in at 1 p.m.
Due to a batch of thunderstorms, boats had a late take-off. However, the big bass of the tourney was caught within minutes of the beginning of action and 100 yards from the launch site.
The team of Rudolph and Beard of Columbus anchor...
Labette baseball defeats Chanute, leads game two before suspension
CHANUTE — The Grizzlies got an SEK win and a big lead in another league contest Friday evening.
The Labette County High School baseball team improved to 6-5 overall and 4-3 within the Southeast Kansas League when they defeated Chanute 10-5 Friday here.
The Grizzlies also led game two 7-0 through three innings before play was suspended due to approaching weather.
Tyler Burris went six innings for the Grizzlies and survived an early 2-0 deficit ...
LCHS tennis wins invite in Chanute
The Labette County High School tennis team won its first varsity tournament of the season Friday when the LCHS boys traveled to the Chanute Invitational Tournament in Chanute.
Labette County defeated, Iola and Columbus and took first overall in No. 2 singles.
"I'm really pleased with how far the team has progressed from the beginning of the season. They are playing hard and making it fun for me as a coach," said LCHS head coach Marty Warren.
PHS beats Coffeyville before play is stopped
The Parsons High School round robin tennis tournament completed about one-third of its matches here Friday afternoon before match play was stopped because of an approaching storm.
PHS tennis coach Jane Posch said Parsons had completed its matches against Coffeyville and won 3-1 and had defeated Fort Scott in both the two singles matches before play ended.
The Vikings’ No. 1 singles player Payton Hays was 2-0 so far, with matches against Pittsb...
St. Paul sweeps Oswego
OSWEGO — The St. Paul Indians swept the Oswego Indians Thursday in a baseball doubleheader.
St. Paul won game one 5-1 and game two 11-6.
In game one, Riley O’Brien had 15 strikeouts and gave up just three hits. St. Paul scored a run each in the first two innings and three in the fourth. The Indians had seven hits. Paul Schibi, Willie Westhoff, Anthony Diskin, Kane Norris, Jaime Holding, Jake O’Brien and Riley O’Brien each singled.
In game tw...