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After a summer full of intense weight training and preparation for the upcoming fall football season, first-year Parsons head coach Marc Svaty is rewarding his seniors, as well as some hard-working cross country athletes, with a much-needed vacation.

WICHITA — Labette County High School’s Garett Britton won the state title in the 300 meter intermediate hurdles Saturday at the Class 4A state track and field meet here, while St. Paul’s Jenny O’Bryan won the state title in the 3200 meter run on Friday night.

FORT SCOTT — Labette County High School defeated Coffeyville here Monday to earn a chance to play the No. 1 seed Independence in the Class 4A regional here.

COLUMBUS — The Parsons Lady Vikings softball team ended its season here Monday in the Class 4A regional tournament. Frontenac defeated Parsons 12-1 to advance.

CHANUTE — Labette County High School finished in second place at the Southeast Kansas League golf meet in Chanute Thursday. Parsons finished in eighth place.

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WINFIELD — Parsons High School’s number one doubles team will get one of the 12 doubles medals in the Class 4A state tennis tournament, which began here Friday.

PITTSBURG — The Parsons High School track team traveled to Pittsburg Thursday to compete in the Southeast Kansas League track meet.

Five student athletes in Labette County are ready for competition this morning at the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament in Winfield.

Parsons High School’s girls swim team finished fourth at this week’s meet in Coffeyville, and now the team prepares for next week’s trip to Topeka for the state tournament.

INDEPENDENCE — Parsons High School’s baseball team rolled over Independence Tuesday in a doubleheader.

CHERRYVALE — Cherryvale’s boys and girls track teams finished in second place last week at their home track meet, with Caney Valley winning.

CHERRYVALE — Cherryvale High School served as the meeting spot Friday morning for all of the school’s past Kansas Shrine Bowl players as five of the game’s alumni welcomed the newest Charger to be honored by the Shriners — senior fullback/linebacker Tristan Thornton.

ALTAMONT — Labette County High School girls softball lost both games of a doubleheader here Thursday against Independence.

PITTSBURG — Parsons High School’s girls softball team lost both sides of a doubleheader at Pittsburg Thursday.