The Class 2 and Class 1 state team tournament takes place Thursday at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield. The singles and doubles tournaments will run Friday and Saturday at the same site.
Olathe East junior Haley Hanson was announced Wednesday as the Gatorade Kansas Girls Soccer Player of the Year for 2012-13.
Huskies top defending champions 4-3 in a match that featured six goals in the first 42 minutes, but only one — the decisive one — in the final 38 minutes.
The Saints, a perennial at the state tournament, score three goals in the first 8 minutes, 5 seconds and go on to beat the Timberwolves 4-2 Class 5A state quarterfinal match.
Blue Springs South’s Reece Eddins and Rockhurst’s Joe Huber hooked up in a pitchers’ duel in Missouri Class 5 sectional baseball. But the hero was Blue Springs South junior Zac Slaven, who delivered a two-out, pinch-hit single in the bottom of the eighth that gave the Jaguars a 2-1 victory.
Johnson’s second goal of the game provides the winning margin for the Titans in their Missouri Class 3 Sectional.
Hess scores in the 21st minute, knocking Smithville back on its heels. From there, the Bulldogs shifted into their possession-oriented style en route to a 2-0 victory.
A growing rivalry between two powerhouse tennis programs appears destined to materialize once again in the state championship.
The Grandview boys' track and field team used the Class 3, Sectional 4 boys meet to prove that it remains the team to beat heading into the Missouri Class 3 state championships this weekend in Jefferson City, but Liberty North Liberty North showed it plans to stay in the hunt.
On a sticky-hot Monday afternoon on Cheney’s Cherry Oaks Golf Course, Wichita Collegiate proved Piper’s 305 would not suffice for a Class 4A state championship.
Wichita Kapaun won its 29th state title and second straight with a team score of 303, but the Thunder came in second at 309.
Jaguars get the better of Shawnee Mission East, which had won eight straight tournaments heading into state.
Kearney senior Jaret Singh was selected to the 2013 Wrestling USA Scholastic All-American Dream Team and Leavenworth senior Nathan Butler was selected for the publication’s All-American Academic Team.
Three Kansas City-area high school football players — Gardner Edgerton running back Traevohn Wrench, Olathe South offensive lineman Braden Smith and Wyandotte quarterback Dimonic McKinzy — have been nominated to play in the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
The Kansas 6A state golf tournament will be today at Meadowbrook Country Club, and the 5A will be at Brookridge Golf and Fitness. The 4A tournament will be at Cherry Oaks Golf Course in Cheney.
Wildcats girls and boys dominate. Girls take three of four relays, win four individual events and place state qualifiers in four others. Boys have four winners and qualify in 11 events.
Junior sprinter wins the Class 1 100- and 200-meter dashes and anchors a comeback in the 4x100 relay. “I’m so happy to just win one, but to get three, I’m just really thankful for this day,” Rains said.
Boys and girls pummel the competition as they tune up for the state track and field championships in Wichita.
West Platte’s Larison places third in the Class 2 discus, just 11 days after undergoing an appendectomy.
On the first day of qualifying in the swimming events, Shawnee Mission East in Class 6A and Blue Valley Southwest in Class 5-1A position themselves well for Saturday’s finals.
Huskies deliver a crushing blow at the end of the first half, when Cece Kizer rolls a ball under the right foot of Tigers goalkeeper Natalie Pace. Blue Valley Northwest goes on to win 3-1.
The Kansas state swimming and diving titles for both Class 6A and 5-1A will be determined Friday and Saturday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. The 6A preliminaries begin at 10 a.m. with 5-1A set to start at 4 p.m. Finals for both classes will be Saturday.
Kansas regional tournaments for track and field are set for Friday with the top four finishers in each event securing a berth at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium on Memorial Day weekend.
SCHOOL: Blue Valley North