Sports

After an exceptional 2018 season that saw the Cobras get as far as the sectional playoffs, Jackson Heights High School head football coach Caleb Wick is looking forward to taking his team further as he enters his eighth year of leading the team. “We are going to be a pretty se­nior-heavy team that...
Avid runner Evie Deitrich of Holton is living proof that just because you’re getting a little older doesn’t mean you have to slow down. Deitrich took sixth place in the 800-meter track and field event at the National Senior Games in Albuquerque, N.M. in June and finished in the top half of...
Cable Wareham of Whiting was less than four-tenths of a second away from moving ahead in the sad­dle bronc riding competition at the National High School Finals Rodeo when the horse he was riding had other plans. Wareham was able to stay on his horse for 7.6 seconds — eight sec­onds is a completed...
The Sunflower State Games, in its 30th year of Olympic style sports, will kick-off this weekend in Topeka. The event begins on Friday, July 12 with a total of 24 different competitions taking place this weekend at various venues in and around the Capital City. For the third consecutive year, the...
The Middle School Summer Volleyball League in Holton concluded last week on Thursday, June 27 at Holton High School and Holton Middle School. On the final day of competition, the teams were paired based on their records over the previous weeks for tournament bracket play. Here are the final results...
Recent Royal Valley High School graduate Mary Broxterman scored seven points and had eight rebounds as a member of the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association girls all-star Blue team, which fell 76-65 to the White team recently at Kansas Wesleyan’s Mabee Arena in Salina. Kyle Porter, who coached...
Jackson Heights High School head football coach Caleb Wick, might not have found himself on the winning team at this year’s Kansas Shrine Bowl, but he said the experi­ence was one he would treasure for a long time. “It was a terrific experience, not only coaching elite talent across the eastern...
Dustin Gunter of Hoyt placed second in the 100-meter dash and second in the 200-meter dash recently at the Paralympic Grand Prix International track and field meet held at Tempe, Ariz., setting new personal records in both events and edging closer to team USA standards, it was reported. More than...
Blue Heat 8U finished up their tournament season Fathers Day weekend with a 3rd place finish at the Fathers Day Dust and Diamonds Tournament in Lawrence. “I’m extremely proud of all the girls. They’ve put in the time and worked hard over the last year and they’ve seen it pay off in the last two...
The Jackson County Fair Association hosted its 10th Annual Ranch Rodeo at the fairgrounds recently. Fifteen teams competed in the ranch rodeo this year. Ranch rodeos are popular because they show ranch workers competing at activities that they must peform on a regular basis in their everyday work....

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