Sports

Iola’s swim team results vs. Coffeyville Wednesday: Mixed 6-under 100-yd freestyle relay 2. Iola (Gavin Granere, Cohen Sigg, Emersyn Higginbotham, Brigham Smith), 4:13.52 Mixed 7-8 100-yd medley relay 1. Iola (Luuly Tran, Easton Higginbotham, Liam…

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King admired a portrait of Patsy Mink, considered the “Mother of Title IX,” at the U.S. Capitol on the 50th anniversary of Title IX. “She knew exclusion firsthand and…

Allen Community College wrapped up a three-day basketball camp for youth as young as 5 this week in the ACC gymnasium. The campers were taught the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, passing, shooting and proper…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The week I started working at The Star, in June 2013, the Royals hadn’t been to a postseason since 1985 and fell to 23-32 with a loss to Minnesota at the…

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani adheres to strict routine in nearly every aspect of his life. When his latest mound start was delayed 12 minutes by a pregame ceremony honoring the Angels’ 2002 World…

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Andrea Fuentes prevented a tragedy at the swimming world championships with her quick reaction. The United States coach knew something was wrong when she saw artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez sink motionless…

Some effective pitching from Eli Smith gave Iola’s AA American Legion team a hard-earned split Tuesday. Smith shut down visiting Ottawa Post 60 on four hits as the Indians pulled in a 3-0 victory. The…

Junior Ponytail League Iola Pharmacy 10, A&W Restaurant 3. Hits for Iola Pharmacy: Shaylee Karns, s; Haidyn Desmarteau, s, d; Claire Gleue, s; Annie House, s; Kailyn Rodriguez, 2 s; Bella Wilson, d; Elizabeth Maier,…

SEDGWICK —A pair of area high school trap shooting teams were on the mark Sunday. Thirty students representing Humboldt High School took home 15th out of 34 schools to cap the season at the Kansas…

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit two three-run homers, including a dramatic tying drive in the bottom of the ninth inning. He drove in a career-high eight runs, the most by a Japanese-born player…