Sports

Wed
18
Apr

Ellsworth, Central Plains compete at local track meet

By the I-R staff

Ellsworth’s Shaylee Leiker placed first in the girls 100-meter and 400-meter dash April 10 at the Ellsworth Varsity Invitational Track Meet. Bearcat Darrell Gustin was first in the boys discus throw.

Central Plains’ Taylor Oeser received a first place in the girls javelin throw and another first went to Alex Barton in the boys 400 meter dash.

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Wed
18
Apr

‘Cats keep their eyes on the prize

By Vince Hancock
Ellsworth County I-R

Age-old advice suggests that one’s opponent isn’t another player — but rather, oneself.

That’s one of the lessons Ellsworth coach Kevin Haxton tries to teach his varsity golfers. Coming out of this past week’s tournament in Minneapolis with a win, his players felt good. Ellsworth’s Chris Fitzgerald and Avery Haxton placed in the top spots, fourth and fifth respectively.

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Wed
11
Apr

Dragons compete at Bennington

By the I-R Staff

The Wilson Dragons placed ninth Thursday, April 6, at the Bennington High School Invitational.

The Lady Dragons ranked 12th in team competition.

Bennington ranked first on both the boys and girls sides. A dozen other teams competed at the annual meet.

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Wed
11
Apr

Ellsworth competes in track at Russell

By the I-R staff

The Ellsworth Junior/ Senior High School track and field students traveled to Russell Tuesday, April 5, for the Russell High School Invitational Meet.

On the women’s side, Ellsworth placed 6th overall with a score of 65.2. The ‘Cats followed Beloit, TMP-Marian of Hays, Plainville, Hoisington and Clay Center. Sacred Heart, Russell and Hutchinson-Trinity also competed.

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Wed
11
Apr

‘Cats, Oilers claim top tennis spots

By the I-R staff

The home court advantage proved to be a winning factor Monday for Ellsworth High School, which won the six-team Ellsworth Invitational Tournament.

The Bearcats took first place with 25 points. Coming in second was Central Plains with 22 points. Third place went to Larned with 16 points.

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Wed
04
Apr

Ellsworth County teams top local meet

By the I-R staff

Ellsworth switched places with Central Plains from a year ago and took home a first-place finish with 40 points Thursday, March 29, at the Russell Varsity Tennis Meet.

It was the season opener for both teams, which a year ago saw Central Plains outpace Ellsworth at the Hoisington Invitational Tennis Meet.

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Wed
04
Apr

Ellsworth kicks off the baseball season

Special to the I-R

A walk-off single propelled Ellsworth to a decisive, dramatic victory Thursday, March 29, over Beloit, 5-4. The baseball game was tied at four with the Bearcats batting in the bottom of the ninth when Collin Hoeffner singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Beloit fired up the offense in the first inning. Nick Meier drove in one when he singled. Ellsworth knotted the game up at four in the bottom of the seventh inning, when Bransen Schulte singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run.

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Wed
04
Apr

Ellsworth and Wilson form BB cooperative

BY THE I-R STAFF

It’s spring and a familiar face has returned to coach Ellsworth High School’s baseball team. Bernie Schulte was the Bearcats’ original coach when the district started its baseball program in 2008.

“I’ve always loved baseball,” said Schulte, who grew up at Victoria as a “diehard” Royals fan.

The coach isn’t this season’s only throwback.

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Wed
28
Mar

2018 Spring Sports Schedules

EHS BEARCATS

Baseball
3-29 Beloit 4 p.m.
4-3 at Russell 4 p.m.
4-10 Ell-Saline 4 p.m.
4-12 Minneapolis 4 p.m.
4-17 Sacred Heart 4 p.m.
4-23 Lincoln 4 p.m.
4-27 at Ellinwood 4 p.m.
5-1 at Southeast of Saline 3 p.m.
5-8 at Little River 3 p.m.
5-14-17 REGIONAL TBA
5-24-25 STATE TBA

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Wed
21
Mar

Central Plains

Alex Barton — Central Prairie All- League 1st Team.

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