NCCC baseball splits doubleheader again with KCK
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The NCCC baseball team’s weather-delayed second doubleheader against KCK on Monday resulted in another split decision for the Panthers. Neosho County won the first contest of the day 7-2, but lost the second game 13-3. This brings the record this season to 10-8.
The Panthers fell behind early in the first game, as KCK scored on a sacrifice fly in the second inning. Neosho County trailed until the fourth inning, when a Jake...
JV tennis swings into season
Chanute’s JV boys tennis team started its season last Thursday in Pittsburg, and notched five wins for third place at the event.
“This was the first career meet for all but one of our players,” Coach Mike De La Torre said, “so I’m very pleased with their effort today.”
De La Torre was particularly pleased that each player or doubles team got at least one win at the event.
The number one singles spot for this team was filled by Drake Gilmore, ...
Eight St. Paul players honored as All-League
Eight St. Paul basketball players were honored with inclusion on the All-League teams for the Three Rivers League. Four members of the boys team and four members of the girls team were selected to be honored by league coaches, on the rosters that were released late last week.
St. Paul senior Jake O’Brien was picked for the first team on the boys side, while both Kacie Phillips and Jordyn Tuck were selected first team for the girls.
Here is t...
Chanute Wrestling Club Sub-District results
Four members of the Chanute Wrestling Club placed on Saturday at Sub-District, and will be moving on to the District One Tournament Saturday March 23 in Holton. The top four in each weight will move onto the State Tournament March 29-30 in Topeka.
2nd Place- Brady McDonald 10 and under 82 lbs, Logan McDonald 10 and under 85 lbs
3rd Place- Trey Dillow 8 and under 70 lbs
4th Place- Brayden Dillow 10 and under 110 lbs
Panthers split doubleheader in KCK
KANSAS CITY — The NCCC Panthers split the first games they played against KCK on Saturday, falling in the first game 5-3 and winning the second game 10-2. Weather again caused some shuffling of the schedule, as Saturday night’s storms postponed the doubleheader scheduled for Sunday until Monday. (Monday’s games will be covered in tomorrow’s Chanute Tribune.)
This also caused a road match-up with Ottawa to be rescheduled for an unspecified la...
Olympian Foster hurdles into Chanute for NCCC track fundraiser
Olympic legends were already arriving in the middle of the week for tonight’s Night of the Olympians at The Venue on Main in downtown Chanute. Among the early-arriving Olympic legends who will be featured at this event are Greg Foster, a silver-medal winning hurdler at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Foster and sprinter Muna Lee, who was part of a 4x100 relay at the 2004 Olympics and ran the 100m sprint at the ...
Big innings help Chanute softball sweep Iola in doubleheader
What Chanute softball coach Maria Hernandez wanted to see from her team in its first game on Thursday night in Iola was how well the batters would hit. The Comets certainly demonstrated that in this game, using two big offensive innings to score 19-3 and 14-8 victories over their Iola rivals.
“I knew the ball would get into the zone,” Hernandez said. “I wasn’t sure how, but I knew the way we’ve been practicing, with nothing but hitting statio...
NCCC pitcher Mansur throws no-hitter in Panthers’ sweep of Baker
BALDWIN CITY — NCCC pitcher Jeremy Mansur picked up a no-hitter and the Panthers baseball achieved a sweep in a road doubleheader against Baker University on Thursday afternoon. The Panthers picked up 6-2 and 10-1 wins.
Mansur pitched the first game for NCCC and achieved six strikeouts while giving up no hits in a stellar seven innings of work. A couple of Baker runners did manage to cross the plate. In the first inning, a Baker player reache...
Comets fall in opening baseball doubleheader
First-year Chanute head baseball coach Josh Messer described Chanute’s season-opening outing as a “rough one” for the Comets.
The Comets faced their rivals Iola in a doubleheader Thursday night and fell 6-5 and 12-6.
“It’s early,” Messer said. “We really as coaches didn’t know what to expect this early.”
Messer was reluctant to use the excuse that the weather has prevented the team from having many outside practices, particularly since the sa...
Two perfect games in two months for Chanute bowler Rowe
Some really good bowlers go their whole lives without achieving the perfect game of 300. Chanute resident Kyle Rowe has defied odds by pulling off this great feat twice in five weeks. He rolled his first-ever perfect game towards the end of January, in his league at C & H Lanes.
Last week, Rowe rolled another one.
“It’s crazy,” Rowe said.
Randy Schoenhofer, the owner of the bowling alley, said that he has heard of...
Blues undefeated in State Tournament
The Chanute Blues 6th grade boys’ club basketball team brought home the gold March 3 at the USSSA D2 State Basketball Tournament, hosted by USSSA and Agape Hoops. Thirty-four teams participated in the three-day event held at various gyms throughout Johnson County. The Blues, entering the tournament ranked at #2 in the state, battled hard against some of the best teams in Missouri and Kansas.
“Anytime you are competing in a state tournament, y...
Chanute seniors ready to swing into softball season
The start of Chanute’s softball season on Thursday will put a spotlight on the talented group of seniors who will form the core of the line-up on this year’s Comet team.
JORDAN HARTMAN will split time between catcher and second and third base this season. Hartman provides Chanute with both her skills behind the plate and an essential left-handed bat .
She batted clean-up for Chanute most of last year, and expect...
Chanute prepares to host Olympic stars
This weekend, some of the greatest athletes of all time will be in Chanute for the NCCC track team’s fundraiser, A Night With The Olympians. This event at The Venue on Main Street on Saturday night will feature Olympic legend Jackie Joyner Kersee. She is a three time gold-medalist who was voted the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated.
Other track and field stars who are confirmed to be attending this event are si...
Cubs fall in championship game, but Humboldt still made history
“Anything can happen. We’re just fortunate that some things happened in our favor.”
This is how Humboldt boys basketball coach David Taylor explains the perfect record his team had headed into last Saturday night’s 3A State championship match-up.
However, the Cubs’ winning streak ended in the game at the Hutchinson Sports Arena, as Scott City won its third-straight 3A championship by beating the Cubs 74-55.
Panthers hosting Indy in today’s weather-delayed doubleheader
Weather has once again caused changes in the NCCC baseball schedule. Because of rain in the area this weekend, the doubleheader between the Panthers and the Independence Pirates that was originally scheduled to occur on Sunday will now be played later today at 1 p.m. at the stadium on the campus of Neosho County.
These will be must-win match-ups for the Panthers (5-5), after being swept by Independence in both games last Saturday.
Humboldt scores comeback win in first game at State
HUTCHINSON — The last few games for the Humboldt Cubs boys basketball team have featured thrilling comebacks and last-minute escapes for the scrappy squad. The ability to pull this off helped the team get through both its regular season and sub-state without any losses.
This trend continued for the Cubs in the first game of the 3A State Tournament in Hutchinson on Thursday night, as the Cubs came back from being f...
Panthers fall to Fort Scott in Wednesday doubleheader
After resuming its baseball season with a double-header sweep of Fort Scott on Tuesday, the NCCC baseball team lost two games to the Greyhounds on Wednesday. The Panthers fell 9-3 and 9-8 in the home contests, NCCC’s record is now 5-3.
With Cody Hutchinson starting on the mound for the Panthers, Fort Scott took an early lead in the top of the second, scoring on a two-run single, and a RBI triple. A bases-loaded walk of Colton Crocker brought ...
Panthers baseball resumes action with two wins over Fort Scott
After an unscheduled break caused by winter weather, the NCCC Panthers baseball team resumed play on Tuesday afternoon with a double-header against Fort Scott. The Panthers scored two consecutive 4-1 victories on a sunny but extremely windy day, in front of a small crowd that included plenty of scouts from Major League teams.
Panthers ace Chance Sinclair took the mound in the first game, and gave up a run in the first inning on a RBI double by...
Chanute baseball and softball fourth in pre-season SEK polls
Both the CHS softball and baseball teams were selected to finish fourth in a pre-season poll of SEK coaches. These results were released at a league coach’s luncheon in Pittsburg on Monday.
Second-year softball coach Maria Hernandez and first-year baseball coach Josh Messer represented the Comets at the event.
Hernandez felt “safe” with her team’s place on the poll.
“Not extremely high, not extremely low,” Hernand...