Sports

In the sports world, there are multiple variables out of your control, Kevin Jukes notes. From the size of the athlete (or the school, for that matter), injuries, or even the weather, the best laid…

GREENBUSH — The 2020 cross country season has been one of adjustments already for Iola High. The Mustangs and Fillies had to adjust their race schedules in their Sept. 3 opener because host Anderson County…

DENVER (AP) — Broncos quarterback Drew Lock felt like he was at the library, whispering in the huddle at empty Empower Field so the Tennessee Titans couldn’t eavesdrop.  All the vacant seats at Gillette Stadium…

FORT SCOTT — Crest High’s Ursula Billings kept up her golden running Thursday at the Fort Scott Invitational. In a meet that featured runners from Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Chanute, Humboldt, Marmaton Valley and Jayhawk-Linn, Billings…

CHANUTE — Iola High’s Fillies faced some tough competition on the tennis courts Thursday. The Fillies’ doubles team of Miah and Sidney Shelby picked up Iola’s win of the day, cruising to 8-1 victory, over…

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The leaves are starting to change color around the NHL playoff bubble, and, at most, seven games remain before the Stanley Cup is handed out. On Saturday night, two of the…

MOUND CITY — Marmaton Valley Junior High saw improved play Thursday in a 50-30 loss to Jayhawk-Linn. “If we take two minutes away after halftime, we played a really clean game,” Wildcat head coach Dan…

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep. The Milwaukee forward is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, receiving that award Friday. He…

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers’ long wait for a shiny new home ends on Sunday when they play their first game in SoFi Stadium. Their first guest though could dampen the housewarming.…

Visiting Pittsburg Middle School made life difficult for Iola Middle School’s volleyball teams Thursday. In seventh-grade action, Iola’s A team fell to the Purple Dragons, 25-5, 25-4. “The score may not reflect it, but they…