Coffeyville sweeps Chanute Post 170
Tribune Sports Editor
The home finale didn’t go too well for Chanute Post 170 as visiting Coffeyville used the big inning to sweep a doubleheader on Wednesday night at Paul Lindblad Stadium at Katy Park.
Swinging the bats well throughout, Coffeyville won game one 10-0 and then took game two 15-2.
In both games Coffeyville erupted for a big inning. In game one, the visitors scored six runs in the sixth to put the game...
Sharks edged by Hurricanes
CHANUTE—The Chanute Sharks swim team suffered a 391-335 defeat at the hands of the Fort Scott Hurricanes on Wednesday evening at Quarry Stone.
The Sharks will host its last home dual of the season next Wednesday against Coffeyville at 6 p.m.
Wednesday’s results are below:
Mixed 15-18 200 Medley
3, A ‘CST’ (Ali Aylward, Kayli Morgan, Jillian Taylor, Taylor Bolt), 2:20.68.
4, B ‘CST’ (Michaela Cigainero, Blake Mo...
Allen wins at Belleville
Tribune Staff BELLEVILLE— Former three-time series champion John Allen of Chanute wired the field to become the fourth different winner in four events thus far this season as he won the fifteen lap O’Reilly/NCRA Modified last Friday night at the Belleville Highbanks Speedway in Belleville. Allen started on the pole with outside front row starter Marc Hurd, Brian Casey, Brian Powers and Greg Stephens all giving chase as Allen and his Hughes...
Bone wins at Humboldt Speedway
Scott L. Stewart
For the Tribune
HUMBOLDT—Johnny Bone, Jr. won the 16th annual Humboldt Speedway Modified Blast last Thursday night.
Well, maybe saying he “won” it is a bit of an understatement—this guy rolled into town and smoked everybody.
After winning his share of five Modified heats, Bone lined up on the outside pole of the 20 car “A” main field, right beside Scott Daniels. This field was made up of the cream of the 38 modi...
Legion team is home Wednesday
The Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team will host Coffeyville on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Paul Lindblad Stadium at Katy Park.
The doubleheader will be the final home date of the season for Chanute.
Post 170 was scheduled to play at Iola on Monday night, but Chanute coach Mike Martin said the games were cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Iola did not have Chanute on its schedule.
After the hom...
Sharks earn another victory
Tribune Staff Tribune staff The Chanute Sharks have earned another win. The swim team defeated Independence on Wednesday night. Chanute coach Rachel Cleaver said the Sharks scored 381 points. No score was available for Indy, but Cleaver said Chanute definitely won the meet. The Sharks will host Fort Scott next Wednesday at Quarry Stone. The meet starts at 6 p.m. Chanute vs. Indy Mixed 15-18 200 Medley 1, (Ali Aylward, Kayli Morga...
Post 170 splits at Garnett
Tribune Staff Tribune staff GARNETT—Ignited by a first inning grand slam home run by A.J. Pitts, Chanute Post 170 defeated the Garnett Mud Hens 8-6 in game one of their doubleheader Tuesday night in Garnett.¬† Garnett won game two 8-7. Chanute got going right away in the opener. Craig Gilmore began the game by drawing a walk. ¬†John Michael Wallace and Kevin Martin followed with singles. ¬†David Martin¬†was hit by a pitch, bringing home...
Sharps advance to Junior Olympic Games
Tribune Staff Tribune staff Both Brooke Sharp and Derek Sharp finished third in their respective events at the 2008 AAU Region VIII Track & Field Championships at Fred Hughes Stadium at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin this past weekend. The top four finishers in each event at the regional advanced to the AAU Junior Olympic Games. The Junior Olympic Games begin July 23 and run until August 2 in Detroit. Brooke Sharp took th...
Legion team drops two at Coffeyville
COFFEYVILLE— The Chanute American Legion Post 170 baseball team dropped a doubleheader at Coffeyville on Monday night.
In game one, the hosts topped Chanute 10-0.
In the nightcap, Coffeyville edged Post 170 4-3.
Chanute is now 7-6 on the season and headed to Garnett on Tuesday night. Those results were not yet available due to our new early deadline.
On Monday in game one, Ryne Jones went the distance, giving up on...
Chalmers happy to be heading to Miami
Tribune Staff Tim Reynolds AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Mario Chalmers’ anguish grew with every pick on draft night, as team after team kept selecting other players and passing the hero of Kansas’ run to this season’s NCAA championship. “It was a little disappointing,” Chalmers said. In the end, he wound up with a neat reward — a chance to play alongside Dwyane Wade with the Miami Heat. The Heat acquired Chalmers late last Thursday ni...
Streaky Royals are hard to figure out
Tribune Staff Doug Tucker AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — They opened the season by sweeping the Tigers in Detroit and long-suffering fans sat slack-jawed, wondering if the Kansas City Royals had finally turned the corner? But the first half of the season had the Royals taking the faithful on a roller coaster ride: a seven-game losing streak, a five-game win streak, later a 12-game losing streak, then an 11-1 stretch that includ...
Simmons brothers win features at Humboldt Speedway
Tribune Staff Scott L. Stewart For the Tribune HUMBOLDT—Sons of a Humboldt Speedway legend, Keith and Zack Simmons carried their fathers legacy one step further Friday, winning their respective features at Humboldt Speedway. Long before the boys were born, Jack Simmons used to show up at the Hummer pulling two or three race cars on one trailer. Jack got so good at racing because, heck, he had so much seat time, he couldn’t help it. Appa...
Jayhawks switch hats often on draft night
Tribune Staff LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Next time a careless slip costs you a $25 overdraft charge, just think of Darrell Arthur’s million-dollar mistake. If somebody hadn’t let rumors of a mysterious kidney ailment go unanswered, the smooth, talented 6-foot-9 forward might have gone as high as 15th in Thursday night’s NBA draft, according to Kansas coach Bill Self. Instead, he went 27th. And the difference between 15th and 27th in the NBA’s ...
Beasley meets the Heat
Tribune Staff MIAMI (AP) — By now, those who know anything about Michael Beasley probably are aware of his mischievous side. The stories of his many transgressions are well-known. He filled a teammate’s shoes with toothpaste. He cut off a kindergarten classmate’s pigtail. He hid his grandmother’s dentures. And most recently, he’s a suspect in the investigation to determine who doused his sister’s dinner earlier this week with hot sauce. N...
Sharks sink Iola
Tribune Staff Tribune staff CHANUTE—The Chanute Sharks swim team continued its winning ways by defeating Iola on Wednesday night. Chanute Coach Rachel Cleaver said the Sharks scored 479 points on the night and picked up the win. No official score was available for Iola. Next Wednesday the Sharks are at Independence. Chanute’s results are below: Chanute vs. Iola Mixed 15-18 200 Medley 1, A (Taylor Bolt, Ali Aylward, Rebecca Woodard...
Beasley, Jayhawks go in first round of NBA draft
Tribune Staff LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Michael Beasley, who revitalized Kansas State’s basketball program in one brilliant season, was the overall No. 2 pick in an NBA draft that turned into a huge disappointment for the Sunflower State’s second-most famous college player. Guard Mario Chalmers, whose 3-point shot with 2 seconds left capped Kansas’ amazing comeback against Memphis in the NCAA championship game, failed to join teammates Brandon...
Post 170 splits with Parsons
Tribune Staff Joey Sprinkle Parsons Sun PARSONS - Jacob Uden struck out five batters in 2 1/3 innings of relief and John Michael Wallace hit a two-run double to send Chanute Post 170 to a 10-3 victory over Parsons Post 56 and a split in their American Legion baseball doubleheader Thursday night at Marvel Stadium. Parsons took advantage of seven Chanute errors to win the opener 7-1. With the score tied 3-3 entering the top of the fourth ...
Bruce named women’s hoops coach at NCCC
Neosho County Community College has named Tonika Bruce as Head Women’s Basketball Coach.
Bruce takes over for Toby Bush, who left the school to take a position at Pearl River Community College in Mississippi.
“We are happy to have Tonika as part of the Panther family,” Assistant Athletic Director Lindsay Sowder said in a release.
“We feel she has the qualities it takes to turn this program around.¬†We look forward...
Post 170 cruises to a sweep
Tribune Staff Jason Peake Tribune Sports Editor CHANUTE— The big inning carried the Chanute Post 170 American Legion baseball team to a dominating sweep over Burlington on Wednesday night at Paul Lindblad Stadium at Katy Park. In game one Chanute slammed the visitors 16-3. In the finale, Post 170 cruised to a 13-1 win. Both games went just four innings. In both games, the hosts erupted for a huge inning and never looked back. In game ...
LSU standout Gibbs has local ties
Tribune Staff Tribune staff Louisiana State University freshman catcher Micah Gibbs was named Tuesday to the 2008 USA Baseball National Team, a squad comprised of the top non-draft-eligible college players in the United States.¬† The 20-man roster consists of nine pitchers, nine position players and a pair of two-way players. Gibbs is the grandson of Bill and Betty (Stiles) Bolinger of Thayer. Micah’s mother is Becky Gibbs. Becky is a gr...