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Iola American Legion Post 15’s Indians split a home  doubleheader with Burlington Thursday.Iola’s Mark Bristol drove in three runs in a 5-1 win in the opener. Jerrik Sigg limited Burlington hitters to two hits in…

HUMBOLDT — One man’s disaster was another man’s victory.That held true at Humboldt Speedway Friday night. Brian Bolin and Justin Folk each won heat races. Bolin went to the lead early and seemed to have…

Allen County Kids Wrestling’s Mat Warriors is holding a men’s slo-pitch softball tournament, July 30-31, at Iola’s Riverside Park.Entry fee is $125 per team. Entry deadline is July 27 and all fees must be paid…

The 2010 Allen County Community College Red Devils Basketball Camp is next week, Monday through Thursday. Registration deadline is Friday.The camp, which focuses on fundamentals of basketball costs $45 per camper. It is conducted by…

Register/Jocelyn Sheets There’s a little dust-up at second base as Sidelines Bar & Grill’s Mason Snavely (1) slides safely to the base while Kendall Jay of Tholen’s Heating & Cooling goes after the baseball. Sidelines…

EMPORIA — No undefeated championship this week but the Sonic Blast had an impressive run to the championship of Mike’s Sporting Goods Summer Slam.Sonic Blast, an 18-and-under girls’ fast pitch softball team, defeated the Renegades…

BURLINGTON — Iola American Legion Post 15’s Indians opened the Burlington tournament by losing to Wellsville Saturday.The Indians finished the tournament facing Wellsville again for the championship. Iola dominated the title game, winning 14-1 in…

Seven scholarships were given out — four to area students — during Tuesday’s 2010 SEK Catbackers event here in Iola.A scholarship drawing was held for 2010 high school graduates and community college transfers who attended…

TOPEKA — Two Yates Center High softball players received state honors when the Kansas Softball Coaches Association released its 2010 all-state teams Thursday.Jessica Hartwig, junior, was named to the 2010 Kansas Class 2-1A first team…

The Clyde Gerdsen Memorial Horseshoe Pitching tournament had to endure a rain delay in the afternoon session. But the pitchers waited it out and finished up last Saturday.The annual sanctioned tournament sponsored by Sonic Drive-In…