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RICHMOND — Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcats dropped their 2010 season-opening doubleheader Thursday.The Wildcats lost 12-2 in five innings to host Central Heights High’s Vikings. The Vikings rallied with two runs in the bottom of the…

YATES CENTER — Yates Center High’s Wildcats powered past visiting Eureka High’s Tornadoes 18-3 in the first of two games Thursday. The Cats used an 18-hit attack to overwhelm the Tornadoes in just three innings.Yates…

COFFEYVILLE — Alex Hill found her groove Thursday afternoon. Iola High’s senior pitching ace pitched 12 innings, spanning two games, of scoreless softball. She was one hit away from back-to-back perfect games.The Fillies decked host…

BURLINGTON — It’s easier to list the events the Iola Middle School eighth-grade boys did not win Thursday at the Burlington Middle School track meet.The eighth-grade Pony boys won every race but the hurdles and…

ALTAMONT — A lack of depth hurt Iola High’s Fillies because two Fillies got hurt Thursday.When Jazmyne Honeycutt and Molly Maxwell came up injured almost in back-to-back races, IHS head coach Marvin Smith had to…

HUMBOLDT — Today’s thunderstorm deposited enough rain to postpone Humboldt Speedway’s opening night of races.Races will run Saturday. Gates open at 5 p.m. with races starting at 7.

COFFEYVILLE — Battling the strong, windy conditions and some arm fatigue among pitchers, Iola High’s Mustangs found ways to win Thursday.The Mustangs swept a Southeast Kansas League doubleheader against host Coffeyville’s Field Kindley High School.…

ALTAMONT — Winning five events helped boost Iola High’s Mustangs to a team title in their first track meet of the 2010 season.The Mustangs scored 106 points in winning the Labette County Invitational  Thursday. Chanute…

SEDAN — Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcat softball team  claimed a second-place trophy in a small tournament hosted by Sedan High School Thursday.After making quick work of Sedan in a run-rule, four-inning game, the Wildcats went…

LYNDON —  Yates Center High’s Donnie Bennett, Dylan Sicka and Brae Adams captured gold medals Thursday at the Lyndon High Spring Relays.Bennett won both hurdle races. He ran the 100-meter high hurdles in 18.54 seconds…