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After multiple false starts and postponements due to bad weather, Iola finally managed to get a home track meet in before the end of the 2019 season.  And while it wasn’t a full varsity meet,…

Yates Center golf won themselves another gold medal last Thursday when they traveled to Fort Scott to play at Woodland Hills.  Freshman Jack King came in first with a 75 followed by junior Reece Solander…

For the first time since 2017, a representative from the Iola Mustang tennis team is headed to the state tournament.  Doubles partners Bret Plumlee, senior, and Elijah Fawson, junior, punched their tickets to the 4A…

Steady improvement by the Mustang and Filly track teams continued Thursday at Osawatomie with both teams taking fourth overall.  Elysia Kunkler led the way with three first-place finishes and a second-place finish.  Kunkler took first…

INDEPENDENCE — The future was on display Thursday night in Independence when finally, after weeks of rain delays, Iola baseball played two series in a week.  Gone was the safety net of their two proven…

Iola tennis traveled to Chanute on Thursday and the Mustangs’ lack of numbers and some bad luck left them last out of eight teams.  Senior number one singles player Jon Miller was the source of…

The baseball gods like Iola senior Derek Bycroft, but they may not love him.  The ace and reigning 4A-II Pitcher of the Year has had four separate starts so far this season and while he’s…

Iola stayed perfect on Tuesday despite some early slipups in their road sweep of Anderson County.  The Mustangs won 10-3 and 15-4 and moved to 6-0 overall this season.  Senior Derek Bycroft earned his third…

The Mustang baseball team has an expectation problem.  Well, it’s less of a problem in the sense of something they need to work on and fix and more of a reality that they just need…

HALSTEAD — Multiple Iola athletes traveled to western Kansas over the weekend to compete in the Class 3A Powerlifting State Championship in Halstead.  The Mustangs and Fillies had multiple podium finishes including two overall state…