Seniors adjust without sports

Iola High seniors Cal Leonard and Elysia Kunkler are dealing without their respective spring sports, and are learning to accept their new reality.

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April 8, 2020 - 10:32 AM

Senior Elysia Kunkler competes in a hurdles race during 2018 Register file photo

Eyeing a highly coveted first gold medal at the state track meet, or another baseball state championship — Seniors Elysia Kunkler and Cal Leonard looked to close out their Iola High athletic careers with a bang. 

But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, neither were able go for the gold in their respective sports this spring. 

And even though weeks have passed since the spring sports season was canceled, the pain still resonates. 

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