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Friday’s roundball roundup

Friday’s roundball roundup

LINCOLN --- The Lady Dragons lost a close 43-40 Northern Prairie League matchup against the Lady Leopards of Lincoln.

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Tuesday’s tales from the hardwood

Tuesday’s tales from the hardwood

CLAFLIN --- The second-ranked 2A Central Plains Oilers battled back from two 19 point deficits to lose by a bucket, 59-57 to top-ranked 2A St. John-Hudson in Claflin.

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Friday’s roundball roundup

Friday’s roundball roundup

TESCOTT --- The Lady Dragons won their first game of the season, 62-32, over the host team, the Lady Trojans of Tescott.

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Thursday’s grappling sagas

Thursday’s grappling sagas

HOISINGTON --- The Bearcats lost Thursday’s dual to a fully-staffed Hoisington wrestling team in Hoisington.

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Tuesday’s tales from the hardwood

Tuesday’s tales from the hardwood

RUSSELL --- The second-ranked 2A Central Plains Oilers beat Ellsworth 63-33 in the first round game of the Amos Morris Basketball tournament in Russell.

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Friday’s roundball roundup

Friday’s roundball roundup

LYONS --- The Ellsworth Bearcats grabbed a precarious 2-point lead early in the first quarter and hung on to beat the Lions 47-39 at Lyons in the opening game of the season.

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Bearcat grapplers open winter sports season

Bearcat grapplers open winter sports season

The Bearcat wrestling team won the first dual of the season Tuesday, defeating Thomas Moore Prep 30-27 in an exciting evening of grappling.

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OILERS ARE 8-MAN DIVISION I STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPS

OILERS ARE 8-MAN DIVISION I STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPS

NEWTON --- The  undefeated Central Plains Oilers are the 2014 8-man Division I football champoins, defeated top-ranked and previously undefeated Hanover by a score of 42-30 at Fischer Field in Newton.

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Friday’s tales from the gridiron

Friday’s tales from the gridiron

 

 

OILERS ARE STATE-BOUND IN 8-MAN DIVISION I FOOTBALL

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Saturday’s tales from the gridiron

Saturday’s tales from the gridiron

CLAFLIN — The third-ranked 8-man Division I Central Plains Oilers un-horsed the second-ranked Spearville Royal Lancers 42-40, Saturday afternoon in Claflin.

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Tuesday’s tales from the gridiron

Tuesday’s tales from the gridiron

SCOTT CITY — The second-ranked Beavers of Scott City swam past the Ellsworth Bearcats in a 3A Bi-District football game 56-0 Tuesday in Scott City, ending the season for the Bearcats with a 5-5 record.

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Scott City ends season for Bearcats

The Scott City Beavers paddled the Ellsworth Bearcats 56-0 Tuesday night in a district playoff game at Scott City.

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Lady O’s place third at State

Lady O’s place third at State

EMPORIA — The Lady Oilers placed third at the 2A State volleyball tournament Saturday at Emporia, after suffering upsets by Wabaunsee in Friday’s pool play and being placed in the third-place game Saturday morning by Washington County, which beat Wabaunsee for the title.

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Thursday night’s tales from the gridiron

Thursday night’s tales from the gridiron

 

 

ELLSWORTH — The Bearcats trampled the Sterling Black Bears, 57-30, in the 3A District 15 football game that decided second place and a berth in the first round of the 3A football playoffs. Ellsworth will meet Scott City on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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Saturday’s sub-state volleyball results

Saturday’s sub-state volleyball results

BROOKVILLE – The top-ranked Lady Oilers of Central Plains won the 2A Ell-Saline volleyball tournament Saturday in Brookville, pounding a very good Moundridge team 25-9 in the first set and looking like a team that could compete several levels above the 2A classification.

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Tales from the griddiron

Tales from the griddiron

CLAFLIN --- The third-ranked, 8-man Division I Central Plains Oilers steam-rolled over Solomon, whipping the much larger Gorillas 62-0 in two quarters at Claflin. The win cinched the 8-man Division I District 5 title for Central Plains.

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Tales from the gridiron

Tales from the gridiron

ELLINWOOD --- The third-ranked 8-man Division I Central Plains Oilers dispatched Ellinwood 50-0 in two quarters of football Friday, in Ellinwood.

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Friday night’s sports roundup

Friday night’s sports roundup

 

 

FOOTBALL

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Tonight's Ellsworth home football game venue changed

Tonight's Ellsworth home football game venue changed

 

 

ELLSWORTH — Due to security concerns, the Ellsworth versus Southeast of Saline football game, scheduled to be played at 7 p.m. Shanelec Field in Ellsworth, has been moved to Southeast of Saline in Gypsum. Game time has remained unchanged.

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Regional Tennis updates

Regional Tennis updates

 

 

WAKEENEY—The 3A-2A-1A regional tennis tournament scheduled for today in WaKeeney has been postponed due to rain. Play will begin tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 11 and will continue Monday, Oct. 13, in WaKeeney. The Lady ‘Cats of Ellsworth will be competing in the tournament.

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Lady 'Cats defend NCAA title

Lady 'Cats defend NCAA title

BELOIT --- The Lady ‘Cats tennis team grabbed their fifth consecutive North Central Activities Association title Saturday, winning the league tournament in Beloit.

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Friday night’s sports roundup

Friday night’s sports roundup

FOOTBALL

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Friday night’s sports roundup

Friday night’s sports roundup

 

 

FOOTBALL

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Friday night’s sports roundup

Friday night’s sports roundup

 

 

FOOTBALL

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Friday night football scores

Friday night football scores

CLAFLIN --- The third-ranked, 8-man Division I Central Plains Oilers were far too powerful for Kinsley, beating the Coyotes 62-0 in two quarters at Claflin.

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Allen places fourth in freshman race at Swather Invitational cross country meet

Allen places fourth in freshman race at Swather Invitational cross country meet

HESSTON — Bearcat harrier Maggie Allen placed fourth in the freshmen girls’ race at the huge Swather Invitational cross country meet Sept. 11 in Hesston. The Central Plains cross country team also competed, with Lady Oiler Kristen Gunder placing 14th in the sophomore race.

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Lady Oilers doubles team wins Smoky Valley tennis meet

Lady Oilers doubles team wins Smoky Valley tennis meet

LINDSBORG — The Lady Oilers doubles team of Keeley Hipp and Jenae Ryan won the tough eight-team Smoky Valley tournament doubles bracket Thursday in Lindsborg. Central Plains’ Breanna Schartz placed third in the singles bracket. The Lady O’s placed second as a team, behind upstart 4A Chapman.

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Tuesday’s sports results

Tuesday’s sports results

VOLLEYBALL

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Football kicks off with two wins from Ellsworth County Teams

Football kicks off with two wins from Ellsworth County Teams

RUSSELL --- The Ellsworth Bearcats ruined the christening of the Broncos’ new artificial turf for the with a convincing 41-10 victory in Russell.

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Thursday’s volleyball results

Thursday’s volleyball results

 

 

The fall sports season is in full gear as all three high school volleyball teams competed in meets Thursday in Ellsworth County.

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Fall sports swings into action

Fall sports swings into action

 

VOLLEYBALL

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Cyclones at Junior Olympics Update

Cyclones at Junior Olympics Update

DES MOINES, IOWA — Ellsworth’s  Jacob Kerby tossed the discus 113’ 8” Wednesday to place 24th in the nation at the Amateur Athletics Union Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Cyclones at Junior Olympics

Cyclones at Junior Olympics

DES MOINES, IOWA — Ellsworth Cyclone Kyndal Hawks placed ninth in the nation in the 11-year-old discus competition — just out of the medals — and Shannon Keith placed 26th in the nation in the 15-16-year-old discus event at the Amateur Athletics Union Junior Olympics National track meet July 28-29 in Des Moines Iowa.

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Teams devour hot dogs at photo shoot

Teams devour hot dogs at photo shoot

Ellsworth Recreation director Ron Tenbrink explains the order of teams to be photographed (and eat) at the second annual Ellsworth Independent-Reporter/Ellsworth Recreational Department Kid Baseball photo shoot picnic and hot dog feed at Preisker Park Sunday in Ellsworth.

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Sports schedules updates

Sports schedules updates

Tuesday’s misty conditions and cold winds cancelled a lot of sporting events for Ellsworth County teams, causing them to be rescheduled.

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LADY OILERS WIN 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

LADY OILERS WIN 2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

MANHATTAN --- The Central Plains Lady Oilers are the 2A 2014

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2A State basketball tournament update

2A State basketball tournament update

MANHATTAN --- Central Plains fans saw the Lady Oilers  unleash a fierce passing and defensive attack that overwhelmed an impressive Meade girls’ basketball team 60-45, Friday at Kansas State University‘s Bramlage Coliseum, in Manhattan.

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1A Division II State basketball tournament update

1A Division II State basketball tournament update

HAYS --- The Lady Bulldogs of Golden Plains (21-3) beat Wilson by a score of 57-37 Thursday in the first round of the 1A Division II State basketball tournament in Hays.

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Friday night sub-State roundball roundup

Friday night sub-State roundball roundup

GREENSBURG --- The third-ranked 2A Central Plains Oilers (18-3) cut down the South Central Timber wolves, 51-42 in the semi-finals game of the Kiowa County sub-State tournament in Greensburg.

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Saturday sub-State roundball roundup

Saturday sub-State roundball roundup

TWO ELLSWORTH COUNTY TEAMS ADVANCE

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2A State basketball tournament update

2A State basketball tournament update

MANHATTAN --- The Lady Oilers of Central Plains defeated St. Mary’s Colgan 47-38 Wednesday in the 2A State basketball tournament in Manhattan.

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Thursday’s sub-State roundball roundup

Thursday’s sub-State roundball roundup

 

 

GREENSBURG — The second-ranked 2A Lady Oilers of Central Plains beat the Lady Tigers for a third game in one season by a score of 38-26, Thursday in Greensburg. The Lady O's remain undefeated.

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1A Division II sub-State tournament update

1A Division II sub-State tournament update

 

 

WILSON — The Dragons (8-12) are the third-seeded team in the Otis-Bison 1A Division II sub-State tournament and will meet the 10th-ranked Otis-Bison Cougars (11-8) today (March 6) at 7:30 p.m. at Barton Community College in Great Bend.

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Tuesday’s sub-State basketball update

Tuesday’s sub-State basketball update

ELLSWORTH --- The Lady ‘Cats prevailed, 47-45, to defeat a talented and quick Lady Cardinal team in the 3A Hoisington sub-State tournament.

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Sub-state basketball brackets announced

Sub-state basketball brackets announced

 

 

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has released the brackets for the 2014 sub-State basketball tournaments.

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Monday’s sub-State basketball update

Monday’s sub-State basketball update

CLAFLIN --- The undefeated 2A Lady Oilers beat Kinsley 62-17 in the first round of the Kiowa County sub-State tournament Monday in Claflin. As the top seed in the tournament, the Lady O’s had home court advantage.

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Nienke places second

Nienke places second

 

 

Ellsworth’s Ty Nienke, the 113-pound grappler placed second at the 3A-2A-1A State wrestling tournament Saturday at Gross Memorial Stadium at Fort Hays state University.

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Tuesday’s tales from the hardwood

Tuesday’s tales from the hardwood

 

 

SALINA — The Lady ‘Cats destroyed arch-rival Sacred Heart, 58-34, on the Lady Knight’s hardwood in a convincing North Central Activities Association win. Ellsworth dominated the third quarter so efficiently that Lady Knight head coach Mark Ramsey pulled his starters from the floor in the last minute of the third quarter, as the Lady Knights had given up the game.

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Bearcats qualify four grapplers to State tournament

Bearcats qualify four grapplers to State tournament

HOISINGTON --- Mo Rojas, the ’Cats’ 145-pound wrestler and  and Ty Nienke, the top-ranked 113-pound grappler, won their championship matches at the 3A-2A-1A  regional tournament in Hoisington.

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Friday night roundball and wrestling roundup

Friday night roundball and wrestling roundup

 

 

HOISINGTON — The Bearcat grappling team entered post-season competition Friday, wrestling at the 3A-2A-1A regional tournament in the Activity Center at Hoisington. Ty Nienke and Mo Rojas advance in the winner’s bracket. All but one of the Bearcat grapplers will compete in the consolation bracket. Wrestling will resume at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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