Legion tryouts
set for today

Tryouts for the Newton Post 2 American Legion baseball teams will be today at Klein-Scott Field.
Tryouts for the Junior Knights (ages 17 and younger) will be 1 p.m. today.
Tryouts for the Senior Knights (ages 19 and younger) will be 3:30 p.m. today.
For more information, call Roger Gillispie at 283-1661 or 283-7290.

Cougars win
CFL title

TULSA, Okla. — The Kansas Cougars ended the season by winning the Central Football League title over the Enid Enforcers 27-3 Saturday in the league championship game at S.E. Williams Stadium in Tulsa.
It was the first league title for the Cougars, which play home games at Fischer Field in Newton. It was the second win for the Cougars this season over Enid.
Stats and scoring information were not reported.
Kansas finished the season 8-1.

Halstead basketball
clinic slated

HALSTEAD — The Halstead High School boys’ basketball team is hosting a basketball camp for boys entering grades one through eight.
The camp for grades one through five is 8 to 10 a.m. June 1 through 4.
The camp for grades six through eight is 8 to 10 a.m. June 7 through 11.
For more information, call Joe Gerber at (316) 835-2682 or e-mail jgerber@usd440.com.

Thresher Open
scheduled June 6

The second annual Thresher Open golf tournament is 1 p.m. June 6 at Sand Creek Station.
The four-player scramble has registration at 11:45 a.m. with a skills competition at noon.
The registration deadline is Friday.
For more information, visit the Web site athletics.bethelks.edu.

Wingnuts drop
game to St. Paul

WICHITA — A four-run third inning lifted the St. Paul Saints to a 7-4 win over the Wichita Wingnuts Monday in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
Ole Sheldon put the Saints up 3-0 with a three-run home run in the third inning. An error led to another run in the inning.
Josh Horn struck back for Wichita with an RBI double in the bottom of the third, scoring on an error.
In the fourth inning, Sheldon doubled and scored on a Jason Cooper single. Gerard Haran singled Cooper home.
Sheldon added his fourth RBI on a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning. Wichita struck back with a two-run Mario Delgado home run.
Wichita’s Adam Cowart took the loss, allowing five earned runs in 3 2-3 innings with three strikeouts and a walk. Todd Mathison earned his first win of the season, allowing one earned run in seven inninngs with two walks and three strikeouts.
Hunter Davis pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for the Saints for his third save of the season.
St. Paul improves to 5-5 while Wichita falls to 4-6. Wichita plays today at Lincoln.
PITCHER HONORED — Wingnut pitcher Nick Singleton was named the American Association pitcher of the week. In 11 2-3 innings, spanning two games, Singleton finished 2-0. He had 11 hits, three walks and five strikeouts.
St. Paul    004    200    010    —7    13    1
Wichita    002    000    020    —4    7    1
Mathison (W, 1-0), Foster 8, Davis (S, 3) 9 and Haran; Cowart (L, 0-1), Dunn 4, Pease 8, Morgan 9 and Christy. HR — SP: Sheldon (5). Wic.: Delgado (2). Time — 1,543.

Schedule set
for MVC tourney

WICHITA — Below is the schedule for the Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Championships, which begin today at Eck Stadium in Wichita:
Game 1: Indiana State vs. Creighton 9 a.m.
Game 2: Illinois State vs. Bradley 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: Southern Illinois vs. Evansville 4 p.m.
Game 4: Wichita State vs. Missouri State 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s games
Game 5: Loser game 1 vs. loser game 2 9 a.m.
Game 6: Loser game 3 vs. loser game 4 12:30 p.m.
Game 7: Winner game 1 vs. winner game 2 4 p.m.
Game 8: Winner game 3 vs. winner game 4 7:30 p.m.
Thursday’s games
Game 9: Winner game 5 vs. loser game 7 9 a.m.
Game 10: Winner game 6 vs. loser game 8 12:30 p.m.
Game 11: Winner game 7 vs. winner game 9 4 p.m.
Game 12: Winner game 8 vs. winner game 10 7:30 p.m.
Friday’s games
Game 13 (if needed): Bracket A finals 12:30 p.m.
Game 14 (if needed): Bracket B finals 4 p.m.
Saturday’s game
Championship game 1:30 p.m.