Sports

Three area players received postseason honors from Tri-Valley League coaches. The 2010 All-Tri-Valley League basketball teams were selected by league coaches last week.Humboldt High senior Tevin Strack and Yates Center High junior Dalton Smith received…

Marcus Sullivan has wrestled for only two years. The Iola High junior was a member of the first-ever IHS wrestling team in 2008-2009.In late February, Sullivan was Iola’s first state tournament qualifers. And Monday night,…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Leaving 19 runners on base in two seven-inning games cost Allen County Community College’s Red Devils over the weekend. Maplewoods Community College scored winning runs late in both games to sweep…

Five Allen County Community College athletes earned NJCAA All-America honors for their performances at last weekend’s 2010 NJCAA National Indoor Track and Field Championships. The national track meet was hosted by Eastern Illinois University in…

EL DORADO — Opportunities come around once or twice in a tight game. With a berth in a state tournament on the line, the team that takes advantage is probably going to win the contest.“I…

Allen County Kids Wrestling Club’s Mat Warriors competed in their own open tournament here Saturday.  The tournament had over 300 youth wrestlers competitng in six age divisions.The tournament was held at Iola High School.In the…

COLONY —Two Crest High seniors decided to continue their football careers in the same direction.C.J. Cole and Jake Tinsley signed national letters of intent Feb. 3 to play football for Fort Scott Community College. The…

Iola Middle School track and golf coaches are holding a parent’s meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the IMS commons area. The meeting is for parents of seventh-grade and eighth-grade students  planning to participate in…

EL DORADO — Southern Coffey County High’s Lady Titans saw an era come to an end Friday night. Eight seniors on the SCCH squad had been the powerhouse of a four-year run by the Lady…

Mindy Powelson has been around volleyball all her life. Both of her parents coached the sport.It was a natural progression for Powelson. And Wednesday, it was easy for the Iola High senior to sign a…