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RICHMOND — Opening the 2010 track season strong were Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcats.The Wildcat squads competed at Thursday’s Central Heights High Invitational. The Wildcat boys finished fifth out of 11 teams.“The kids all performed very…

  INDEPENDENCE — Allen County Community College’s Red Devils hit the ball. Actually, they out hit their hosts, the Independence Community College Pirates.  But the Pirates scored more runs in each of the games Tuesday…

  Allen County Community College’s Red Devils didn’t get a lot of on-course practice time before Jayhawk Conference golf play resumed last weekend. And it showed. Allen County finished eighth in a field of nine…

NEODESHA — Humboldt High’s Lady Cubs opened defense of their Tri-Valley League title with a split against hosting Neodesha High’s Bluestreaks Tuesday.After winning the first game 8-7, the Lady Cubs dropped an 8-6 decision to…

BRONSON — An eight-run seventh inning boosted the visiting Yates Center High Wildcats to a 20-5 win over Uniontown High’s Eagles Tuesday.The Wildcats and Eagles each posted a win the season-opening doubleheader for both teams.…

UNIONTOWN —  Games decided in the  bottom of the seventh inning  is what softball is all about.Uniontown High’s Eagles hosted Yates Center High’s Wildcats in a season-opening doubleheader Tuesday. And two competitive games came down…

FORT SCOTT — Allen County Community College’s Red Devils improved to 9-1 in Jayhawk  Eastern Division play Tuesday. They swept under the Fort Scott Community College Greyhounds 5-0 and 13-1.Lenzie Boring was the winning pitcher…

Iola High’s Fillies were almost dormant at the plate Tuesday. But finally, like the spring flowers blooming, the Fillies pushed through late to win one of two games to open the softball season.After a disappointing…

Chris Heffern and the Iola High Mustangs made the visiting Labette County High Grizzlies pay for an error in the bottom of the eighth inning.In Tuesday’s opening game, Iola had battled back to tie it…

Iola High’s varsity and junior varsity track athletes will compete in the Labette County High Invitational on Thursday not Friday as orginally scheduled.The track meet has been moved to Thursday because of Good Friday.Competition begins…