Shawnee Mission East’s Andy Spencer shot a 69 on Tuesday at Carey Golf Course in Hutchinson, Kan., and found himself in a first-place tie with Blue Valley North’s Josh Pederson. Spencer made quick work of the tiebreaker with a birdie on the first hole to emerge with the individual title and lead his Lancers to a third-place finish.
St. James Academy senior Jack Reilly progressed each year in the Kansas state golf tournament. He finished fifth in Class 4A as a freshman, fourth in 5A as a sophomore and third in 5A as a junior. He was eager to continue that movement upward, but he finished third again with a 74 on Tuesday at Newton’s Sand Creek Station.
Blue Valley Northwest defeated Olathe Northwest 2-0 in the Kansas Class 6A quarterfinals Tuesday. In search of their third straight state championship, the Huskies, 17-1-1, will play Friday in the Class 6A semifinals.
Lawrence Free State’s Courtney Caldwell popped out of the water on Saturdy in her final high school swimming relay to echoing cheers from the crowd and an engulfing hug from her excited teammates. She had just swam the final leg of the record-breaking 400 yard freestyle relay in the Kansas Class 6A state meet at Capitol Federal Natatorium. With the win in the relay, Lawrence Free State secured the 6A state title.
The Kansas boys golf state tournament is scheduled for Tuesday at various sites, including Class 6A at Hutchinson, Class 5A at Newton and Class 4A at McPherson. Here are five storylines to watch during the event.
The Kansas girls swimming and diving state meet is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. Competition will be held in Class 6A and Class 5-1A. Here are five storylines to watch during the event.
The first state champions in the Kansas high school spring sports season will be crowned on Saturday, as boys tennis state tournaments will take place at four sites on Friday and Saturday. Here are five storylines to monitor.
Kansas City-area teams will compete in five Kansas high school boys tennis regional tournaments on Saturday to determine qualifiers for state tournaments. The top six singles and doubles finishers from each regional will advance to state. Here are five storylines to monitor.
The Kansas City area high school spring sports postseason road begins next week with Missouri boys golf district tournaments and continues through early June. Here is a preview of individuals and teams to watch in the spotlight, from A to Z.