Sports

CHANUTE — Allen Community College’s soccer team would have made the U.S. Postal Service proud. The Red Devils let neither the rain nor the dark of night prevent them from securing a Region VI championship,…

PITTSBURG — Humboldt High’s softball team saw its season ended with the pitching of St. Mary’s Colgan pitcher Kaitlin Crossland Wednesday. Crossland, who had tossed a five-inning no-hitter earlier in the day against Northeast, shut…

PAOLA — Let’s try this again. Marmaton Valley High’s softball team, slated to play its Class 2-1A Regional Tournament semifinal Wednesday against Central Heights, instead had their game postponed due to rainy weather. The contest…

TOPEKA — Iola High’s Fillies found a groove Tuesday afternoon, head coach Chris Weide noted. “But it was the wrong groove,” he lamented. “We just couldn’t get out of it.” Iola’s softball season came to…

PAOLA — It took a day longer and 40 or so miles farther than expected, but Marmaton Valley High’s softball team finally opened the Class 2-1A Regional Playoffs in fine fashion Tuesday. The Wildcats advanced…

LEON — Yates Center High’s softball season came to a painful finish Tuesday, with the Burlingame Bearcats claiming an 11-0 shutout in the Class 2-1A Regional Playoffs. “We had a rough outing,” Wildcat head coach…

ERIE — Iola Special Olympics athletes traveled to Erie May 12 for a track meet. Their results follow: Fayth “Golden Girl” Simpson: first in 50-meter race, softball throw and standing long jump. Kyle Schmidt: third…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield slid under the tag to give the Royals the lead with two outs in the eighth inning, Brewers manager Craig Counsell immediately challenged the bang-bang call and his…

INDEPENDENCE — Iola High’s Chris Holloway will cap his freshman year on the golf course with a trip to the state tournament. Holloway qualified via his sixth-place finish Monday at the Class 4A Regional Tournament…

HUMBOLDT — Crest High’s baseball team took care of business Monday, opening their Class 2-1A playoff run with an 11-0 victory over Yates Center. They did so by focusing on the little things — solid…