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With the start of the 2019-20 academic year around the corner, the Sun will conduct interviews with athletic directors from its eight coverage area schools to discuss the state of each school’s athletic program.

With the start of the 2019-20 academic year around the corner, the Sun will conduct interviews with athletic directors from its eight coverage area schools to discuss the state of each school’s athletic program.

With the start of the 2019-20 academic year around the corner, the Sun will conduct interviews with athletic directors from its eight coverage area schools to discuss the state of each school’s athletic program.

Haley Miller had grand visions for the Labette volleyball program in her first season as a college head coach last fall. She wanted to guide the Cardinals to its winningest season in school history and inject instant momentum. 

With the start of the 2019-20 academic year around the corner, the Sun will conduct interviews with athletic directors from its eight coverage area schools to discuss the state of each school’s athletic program.

Taking stock of the athletic landscape of Parsons, one piece of infrastructure is noticeably lacking compared to other area communities: an indoor facility primarily for baseball and softball.

ATLANTA, Ga. — For the third year in a row, the nationally-ranked Labette women’s basketball program sent a player to the annual NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game over the weekend.

A slew of local high school coaches gathered at the KLKC offices to talk about their upcoming fall high school sports seasons Friday afternoon.

INDEPENDENCE — Jason Brown, the former Independence Community College football coach of “Last Chance U” fame charged with eight felonies, made his first appearance in Montgomery County District Court last Thursday.

As four all-star teams from the Parsons Babe Ruth League compete in state tournaments this weekend, the development of baseball as a whole from Parsons High School all the way down to the youngest throngs of PBR have to be taken into account.

Four all-star teams from the Parsons Babe Ruth League will travel this week to compete in their respective state tournaments, with a bid to regionals on the line and two teams defending state titles.

CHERRYVALE — There’s a throne that sits empty in the region. 

ALTAMONT — Brad Smith, the legendary, longtime head coach of the Labette County Grizzlies boys basketball team, informed USD 506 this week that he will retire from coaching and teaching effective immediately. 

With the spring sports season in the rear view, the Parsons Vikings and Labette County Grizzlies saw baseball and softball players earn All-SEK League honors for the 2019 season.

OSWEGO — After defeating Northeast in the first round of the KSHSAA 2-1A Regional at Oswego, the host Oswego Indians softball team saw its season end at the hands of the St. Mary’s Colgan Panthers in Thursday’s semifinals by a score of 14-2.

CHERRYVALE — The 2019 Tai-Valley League track-and-field meet was held at Cherryvale on Friday. The Cherryvale boys finished in second place with 110 points, while the Chargers’ girls were sixth with 48.

Needing a win to advance into the four-team regional tournament, the Parsons Vikings instead were bested by the Louisburg Wildcats 10-6 at Winway Park and saw their season end on Monday evening.