Sports

Wed
04
May

Mackey wins sprint at Wilson meet

BY Mark McCoy

RUSSELL — The weather was perfect for the 57th annual Wilson Invitational track meet April 25 in Russell, with temperatures in the low 80s, plenty of sunshine and a slight northern breeze. The Wilson Invitational is considered to be one of the longest continuous running track meets west of Topeka. This year’s meet was originally scheduled for April 19, but Wilson had reserved the Russell track for the following Monday as a “rain day.”

 

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Wed
27
Apr

Wilson competes at Lincoln

BY Mark McCoy 
Ellsworth County I-R 
 
LINCOLN — The Wilson boys’ track team placed fourth out of eight teams Friday at the Lincoln Invitational track meet. Bennington won the meet with 157 team points. The Dragons scored 79. It was a beautiful spring day, with temperatures in the lower 80s and light southerly winds.

 

Wed
27
Apr

Davis shatters EHS sprint record again

BY Mark McCoy 
Ellsworth County I-R 
 
STERLING — Bearcat Kaden Davis — undefeated this season in the 100-meter; 200-meter and 400-meter sprints — broke his own Ellsworth Senior High School 100- meter record with a time of 10.64 at the April 21 track meet at Sterling. Davis won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.22 and the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.93.

 

Wed
20
Apr

Bearcats get win over Minneapolis

By Mark mccoy 

The Ellsworth Bearcats got their first win of the season, 8-5, against North Central Activities rival Minneapolis in the opener Friday in Russell. Colton Hower pitched both the opener and nightcap for Ellsworth. Ellsworth jumped to a 3-1 lead by the bottom of the first inning but allowed the Lions to score a unanswered run in the second and two runs in third innings to give Minneapolis a 4-3 lead.

Wed
20
Apr

Oilers win Ellsworth tennis meet

By Mark mccoy 

The Central Plains Oilers won the Ellsworth Invitational tennis meet April 14 with 70 team points. The Ellsworth varsity, competing as the Ellsworth Red team, placed second with 46. The Ellsworth Black team tied for fifth with Abilene. Eight teams competed. Sterling was slated to play at the tournament, but opted to compete at Buhler, said head Bearcat coach Eric Anderson.

Wed
13
Apr

Davis sets new EHS 100-meter record

BY Mark McCoy
Ellsworth County I-R
 
RUSSELL — Ellsworth’s Kaden Davis broke his own Ellsworth high school record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.80 at the April 7 Russell Invitational track meet winning first place in the event. Davis once again swept the sprints, winning the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.89 and the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.62.
Wed
06
Apr

Bearcats looking for a baseball win

BY Mark mccoy
 
The Ellsworth Bearcats dropped a double-header April 1 to North Central Activities rival Beloit losing the opener in five innings by a score of 12-0 and the nightcap by a score of 13-5. David Koralek III pitched the opener for the ‘Cats. The Trojans scored five runs by the top of the scoreless third inning, and then added three runs in the top of the fourth and four runs in the top of the fifth to win the game by run-rule. Colton Hower was the starting pitcher for Ellsworth in the nightcap.
 
Wed
06
Apr

Oilers tie for first

BY Mark McCoy
 
KINSLEY — The Central Plains Oilers boys’ track team tied with Central Prairie League rival St. John-Hudson Friday for first place out of 10 teams with 73 points at the Kinley Invitational track meet in Kinsley. It was a partly cloudy Western Kansas spring day, with temperatures in the low 60-degree mark and a gusty north wind.
 
Wed
06
Apr

Oilers win tennis meet at Hoisington

BY Mark mccoy
 
HOISINGTON — The fifth-ranked 3A-2A- 1A Central Plains Oilers won the Hoisington Invitational boys’ tennis meet March 31 by racking up 28 team points. Hoisington placed second with 12 points; Trego Community placed third with 11 and the Ellsworth Bearcats placed fourth with nine. Rounding out the top five teams ranked by the Kansas Tennis Coaches Association are top-ranked Wichita Collegiate; second-ranked Kansas City Christian; third-ranked Hesston and fourth-ranked Wichita Independent.
 
Wed
30
Mar

‘Cats place three on NCAA all-league teams

Lady ‘Cat Kolby Davis, a sophomore, was named to the North Central Activity Association’s honorable mention all-league basketball team.

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