Sports

Wed
04
Nov

STATE CHAMPS

The undefeated Lady Oilers of Central Plains hold aloft the 2A State championship volleyball trophy Saturday in Emporia, after defeating Heritage Christian Academy of Olathe in three sets. The Lady O’s were one of two teams to finish the season undefeated, a tough accomplishment in volleyball.
 
Tue
03
Nov

Oilers defeat Kiowa County

Oiler noseguard Trustin Kreft catches a Maverick running back behind the line of scrimmage as Central Plains defeated Kiowa County Tuesday in Claflin. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

CLAFLIN --- The second-ranked 2A Central Plains Oilers were far too powerful in the air for the Mavericks, throwing to a 46-0 Bi-District football game in Claflin.

The long awaited rematch of the Oilers versus top-ranked Spearville will be at 7 p.m. in Spearville.

Read about this game and the Shootout in Spearville in the Nov. 12 edition of the I.R.

Sun
01
Nov

UNDEFEATED LADY OILERS ARE 2A STATE CHAMPS

The Lady Oilers and the Oiler Backers congratulate each other following Central Plains’ win in the championship match at the 2A State volleyball tournament Saturday in Emporia.

by Mark McCoy

EMPORIA --- The undefeated Lady Oilers of Central Plains won the 2A State Volleyball tournament Saturday over Christian Heritage Academy of Olathe in three sets at William Allen White auditorium in Emporia.   

The Lady O’s hit the courts determined to take the championship and kept focused at a high level of play against some quality teams.

Fri
30
Oct

Thursday’s Tales from the gridiron

Wilson Dragon Jordyn Steinike catches the pass and streaks for the game-ending touchdown Thursday in Tescott. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

by Mark McCoy

 

CLAFLIN --- The second-ranked 2A Central Plains Oilers were far too powerful for the Goessel, rolling to a 50-0 win in Claflin.

 

The Oilers will play Kiowa County in the first round of the 8-man Division I playoffs at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Claflin.

Wed
28
Oct

Lady Oilers return to State tourney

BY Mark McCoy
Ellsworth County I-R
 
MOUNDRIDGE — The top-ranked and undefeated Lady Oilers of Central Plains will be returning to the 2A State volleyball tournament after winning the Moundridge sub-State tournament Saturday in Moundridge. The Lady Oilers finished third last season at the 2014 State tournament.
 
 
Wed
28
Oct

Oilers destroy Solomon, win state playoff berth

BY Mark McCoy
Ellsworth County I-R
 
Sat
24
Oct

Tales from the Gridiron

Jake Warnken (5) and Cody Price (42) combine to maike a tackle Oct. 23 in Solomom. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

by Mark McCoy

 

SOLOMON --- In the battle of the second and third-ranked 2A teams in the state, the Central Plains Oilers were far too powerful for the Gorillas of Solomon, smashing their way to a convincing 46-14 win in Solomon.

 

Wed
21
Oct

Oilers defeat Eagles

BY Cassidy Crites
 
Wed
21
Oct

Ryan and Hipp win State title

BY Mark McCoy
 
Fri
16
Oct

Friday’s Tales from the gridiron

Jordyn Base makes a cut to gain some yards Oct. 15 in Ellsworth. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.

by Mark McCoy


 

ELLSWORTH -- The undefeated Cardinals added a 46-0 win over the Bearcats Friday in Ellsworth in the first 3A District 15 game of the season.

 

The Lions of Lyons eked by Sterling 28-24 in the other District 15 game.

 

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