Sports

Wed
07
Mar

Season ends for Ellsworth

By the I-R Staff

Ellsworth’s Lady Bearcats ended their 2017-18 season Tuesday, Feb. 27, with a loss at home against Riley County.

The first round of sub-State action went against the Lady ‘Cats 43-37, despite moments of hope.

The teams appeared well matched with the Lady ‘Cats seeded 4th and Riley County seeded 5th in the tournament.

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Wed
07
Mar

Lady Dragons fall in sub-State

By the I-R Staff

For the second year in a row, the state-ranked Lady Dragons of Wilson were denied a trip to the 1A Division II State basketball tournament by the Lady Cougars of Central Christian Hutchinson.

In sub-state competition Saturday at Stafford that had the No. 1 seed Lady Dragons working to catch up much of the game, Central Christian managed in the end to outscore Wilson 39-35.

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Wed
07
Mar

Bearcat pride shines at sub-State

By Taylor Holecek
For the I-R

For the Ellsworth seniors, this was one of the most intense and important games in their high school careers. Despite a hard fight, the Bearcats still fell to the TMP Monarchs in a heartbreaking sub-State championship game Saturday night at Minneapolis.

“Since it was my senior year it was that much more special. I’ve never gotten this far in sub- State so it was different and it was a lot more intense,” Chris Fitzgerald said.

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Tue
06
Mar

Central Plains sends two teams to State

Lady Oiler Emily Ryan takes the ball cross court on the way to a sub-State championship for Central Plains. Photo by Mike Courson.

By The Pipeline Yearbook Staff

 

Wed
28
Feb

Bearcats bring home a win and a loss

By the I-R staff

The Lady Bearcats finished the regular season Tuesday, Feb. 20, with a decisive win over the Sacred Heart Lady Knights at Salina.

Ellsworth’s Kolby Davis led all scorers with 17 points. Jaide Talbott added 12 points and Lakyn Tenbrink came off the bench to grab seven rebounds and score six points.

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Wed
28
Feb

STATE COMPETITION

Bearcat Zac Schneider puts Kery Finley of Colby in a bar hold this past weekend during his second match of the 2018 KSHAA 3-2-1A State Wrestling Championship in Hays. Finley won the match in the 170-pound class by a 7-1 decision. Schneider won his first match against St. Marys’ Schoenfeld in a major 9-0 decision.

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Wed
28
Feb

And the madness begins

By TAYLOR HOLECEK
For the I-R

The Ellsworth Bearcats battled hard Monday at home against the Hoisington Cardinals to keep their spot in the 3-2-1A sub-state tournament.

With a full crowd to cheer them on, the ‘Cats were ready to play and scored within the first two minutes. Grant Gwinner climbed to the top for scoring in the first quarter with 8 points.

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Wed
21
Feb

ON TO STATE

Ellsworth Bearcat Zac Schneider wins the first of three matches Friday at regional competition at Hoisington to gave him a 3rd-place qualification for State Friday at Hays. He is pictured with Grant Murray of Norwich High School. Schneider, who competed in the 170-pound weight category, was the only Ellsworth wrestler to qualify for State. His run ended with eventual champion Sean Urban of Hoisington, who earlier this season claimed first place at the Ellsworth Tournament.

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Wed
21
Feb

Oilers also win — twice

By Avery Hurley
For the I-R

A road trip to Kinsley Friday resulted in the 19th Oiler victory of the season. The Oilers started hot with a blistering 14-0 run in the first 5 minutes of the first quarter. Kinsley found the basket at 2:38 in the first quarter, but the O-Men had an answer and a commanding 20-6 lead to end the first frame.

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Wed
21
Feb

Lady Oilers post their 19th victory of season

By Alex Barton
For the I-R

The undefeated Lady Oilers added their 19th victory to the season with a road win over the Kinsley Lady Coyotes. At 6:39 sophomore Emily Ryan scored the first two points of the game with a pair of free throws. One minute later Ryan added two more free throws. Junior Avery Hurley added a 3-pointer and the Lady Oilers were on a 7-0

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