Sports
Galesburg drops A games at Caney
The Galesburg boys basketball team traveled to Caney Thursday evening for their return to action following Christmas break. The Bullpups pulled out a 46-30 victory over Galesburg in the boys A game and were led in scoring by Brant Beachner, who had 13. Dylan Richwine added six. "I thought our kids played hard for having been off for so long on break," said head coach Joe Clark. In the B game, the two squads traded buckets, but the Timberwolves...
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Erie struggles through injury, illness
ERIE — The Erie High School football team was looking to get back to .500 on Friday night, but the Red Devils lost their Homecoming game to Girard, 32-0. Erie coach Travis Hurley said senior Keith Marquardt, a running back who started the game as the No. 3 quarterback, left the game on the opening drive with an ankle sprain. Brett Thompson filled in for Marquardt. Hurley said the freshman played well, but the offense was limited in what it cou...
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St. Paul defeats Crest on Homecoming
ST. PAUL — The St. Paul Indians’ defense shut down Crest of Colony for three quarters, and a freshman quarterback and the offensive line stepped up when needed on Friday night. The result was a 38-24 St. Paul Homecoming win that lifted the Indians to 5-1 on the season. St. Paul coach Doug Tuck said quarterback Anthony Diskin was forced to leave the game in the first quarter with a shoulder injury. Tuck said he’s unsure how serious the injury i...
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Eureka blanks Chargers
EUREKA — The Cherryvale Chargers' defense only gave up two touchdowns Friday night in Eureka, but their offense failed to get on the scoreboard. The Chargers fell behind in the first quarter when the Tornadoes scored on a two-yard run. After a 2-point conversion, the Chargers didn't give up any more points in the half. In the third quarter, however, Eureka struck again, this time on a 10-yard passing TD. Later in the quarter, Eureka picked up ...
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4th quarter TDs give Iola edge
Labette county loses IOLA — Labette County High School had a 7-0 lead at halftime here Friday night, but lost momentum and the game 24-15. Grizzly senior Hunter Seibert drew first blood with a 96 yard run in the second quarter. An extra point made the score 7-0. LCHS scored again in the third, which was answered by Iola, but the Grizzlies kept a 15-8 lead going into the final quarter. Iola scored two unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter...
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PHS defeats Galena 28-14
GALENA — It's been said Parsons is a fraud, that its work in 2011 is nothing more than smoke and mirrors. It might be time to take the Vikings seriously. Parsons High School improved to 5-1 and guaranteed itself an above .500 season for the first time since 2004 with Friday’s 28-14 victory over Galena (4-2). The two teams met in what was thought to be a clash of styles. Parsons entered with speed at every position while Galena has become known...
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Chetopa starts season 2-0
By Anthony Cook Sports Editor It’s hard to say what’s more impressive about Chetopa’s 76-26 victory over Southwest Christian Friday evening. Was it the Hornets overcoming a double-digit loss to the same team a season ago and winning by 50 this year? Or was it that they weren’t all that sharp in doing it? “It’s funny we really didn’t play well,” said Chetopa head coach Sean Price. “We didn’t run well. We are poor in that right not.” Price added...
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PHS volleyball above .500
The Parsons High School volleyball team pulled above .500 for the first time this season when they took two games in Erie on Saturday. The Lady Vikings opened with a 25-3, 25-7 win over Crest. In that game, senior Bianca Do had 15 assists, Taylor Kemp had eight kills and Sierra Kemp had four assists and led the team in passing. Game two saw the Lady Vikings get a 25-13, 25-17 win over Erie High School. There, Do had 15 assists, Sawyer Woodwort...
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Chargers run over Northeast
By Anthony Cook Sports Editor The Chargers appear to be gaining experience. After new faces filled new roles in a week-one loss to Olpe, the Chargers got their first victory of the year in a big way with a 54-6 win over Northeast Friday night. In the win, the Chargers racked up 583 yards total, with 420 of those coming on the ground. A group of fairly young backs handled the load for Cherryvale. “We had 13 total different ball carriers and no ...
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