Sports

PITTSBURG — Iola’s High’s tennis team continues to excel as the 2021 season reaches the home stretch. Iola’s Miah Shelby and Keira Fawson both brought home second-place finishes in their respective singles competitions.  Shelby played…

The Iola Register’s Fall Sports 2021 magazine is included inside today’s issue. Information on football, volleyball, cross country and tennis teams for Iola, Humboldt, Marmaton Valley, Crest, Yates Center and Southern Coffey County high schools…

Never underestimate the importance of ball control. Iola Middle School’s seventh- and eighth-grade teams hosted Santa Fe Trail in a football doubleheader. And in both games, the team that controlled the ground game also controlled…

BURLINGTON — Iola Middle School’s volleyball teams dropped a pair of matches Thursday to Burlington. In eighth-grade A team action, Burlington won all three sets, 25-7, 25-6 and 25-12. “We lost to a very good…

MORAN — As much as head coach Daniel Uhlrich enjoys seeing aggressiveness from his Marmaton Valley Junior High, he’s equally as enamored when his players are smart. Take, for instance, Thursday’s home tilt against Pleasanton.…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley Junior High’s A team rolled to a straight-set victory over visiting Pleasanton Thursday, 25-8 and 25-6. “We’ve been on the other ends of games like that,” Wildcat volleyball coach Brenda Mills…

Tuesday’s Iola Recreation Flag Football Scores Grades 1-2 Nelson Quarries 18, Hammerson Ready Mix 0. Wren Clift, Charley Kerr and Asher Rinehart each scored a touchdown for Nelson Quarries. G&W Foods 26, Sigg Motors 0.…

HOUSTON (AP) — Carolina running back Christian McCaffrey left Thursday night’s 24-9 victory overthe Houston Texans with a hamstring injury and did not return. McCaffrey had seven carries for 31 yards and two receptions for…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — You’d be hard pressed to find anyone a couple of weeks ago that didn’t think Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs were headed for their sixth consecutive AFC West…

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — No. 25 Kansas State and Oklahoma State open Big 12 play against each other Saturday after putting together 3-0 nonconference records while dealing with several key injuries.  Kansas State will still…