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
The Missouri Class 2 and Class 1 track and field state championship meets take place Friday and Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. The Missouri Class 4 and Class 3 sectional meets will be held Friday and Saturday at Blue Springs High School
Zack Engelkens 15 strikeouts help Jaguars knock off Blue Valley Northwest 5-1.
Huskies blank Shawnee Mission West 7-0 in the first game and shut out SM East 4-0 in the Northeast Region 2 championship game.
William Chrisman High School senior Nieka Wheeler is a basketball player who was featured in many scouting reports in the recently completed season. She led the Bears in scoring and rebounding, averaging 18.3 points and 10.1 rebounds per game.
When asked to analyze her girls' track team before the season, Liberty High School coach Pam Koch replied confidently that the spring could feature one of the school's better squads in her 16-year coaching tenure.
Senior finishes strong and shares title with Vianney junior. Hawklets finish second, while Park Hill South is sixth.
Lacrosse is still a club sport at the high school level across Kansas City. Just don’t be fooled into thinking that it hasn’t arrived, or that it doesn’t have staying power.
The Thunder had a score of 323 in winning the 5A regional hosted by Blue Valley Southwest at Heritage Park Golf Course in Olathe on Monday.
The Lancers, who edged BV North 309-313, have won eight consecutive tournaments.
After tweaking his swing early Monday morning on the driving range, Adam Lechner put together a round of 69, taking a first-day lead at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.
Wichita Independent’s Norman gets past the Panthers’ Goodwin to claim the singles title. KC Christian’s doubles team of Tippin and Alholm also finishes second.
After two straight years of not even making it to state, the Raiders senior rallies to defeat Topeka West’s Davids.
The Lancers edge Blue Valley North — led by undefeated state singles champion Trey Daniel — by six points.