JV girls'

golf change

The Newton High School junior varsity golf will not attend the meet scheduled for Sept. 10 at Derby.

Instead, the team will compete at the Salina Central meet Sept. 10.

Fall Sports

Fest Friday

Below is the schedule for the Newton Fall Sports Fest:

4:45 p.m. High School volleyball scrimmage (Willis Gym)

4:45 p.m. freshman football scrimmage (Fischer Field)

6 p.m. Middle school football scrimmage (Fischer Field)

6:30 p.m. Middle school volleyball scrimmage (Chisholm Middle School)

7:15 p.m. High school soccer scrimmage (Fischer Field)

8:15 Perfomances and introductions (Fischer Field):

Band, Railaires, National Anthem and alma mater, gymnastics, high school and middle school tennis, high school volleyball, middle school volleyball, Railiners, high school and middle school cross country, girls' golf, boys' soccer, cheerleaders, band.

8:30 p.m. High school football scrimmage

Thunder to

host Tulsa

WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder will host a pre-season exhibition against the Tulsa Oilers at 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Wichita Ice Center.

Following the game, the Wichita Junior Thunder will play the Tulsa Junior Oilers.

Tickets for the exhibition will be on sale Sept. 3 and 4 for season ticket holders and Sept. 5 for the general public.

THUNDER RE-SIGNS FOUR — The Wichita Thunder re-signed four players for the 2013-14 season — forwards Matt Robinson, R.G. Flath, Ian Lowe and goaltender Torrie Jung. Wichita also signed defenseman Kalvin Sagert and goalie Taylor Nelson.

Robinson, an eight-year pro, scored 12 goals and 17 assists in 30 games. He started the season with Alaska of the ECHL. Flath is a seventh-year pro. Last year, he scored 27 goals and 35 assists in 62 games. Flath scored 15 points in the playoffs.

Lowe is a third-year pro. He scored 28 goals and 31 assists last season.

Jung is a third-year pro. He was 24-7-4 last season with a 2.66 goals-against-average. He was 11-4 in the playoffs with a 2.06 goals-against-average.

Sagert is a rookie from Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. He played five years at Lakehead University in Canada, scoring eight goals and 22 assists in 129 collegiate games. He spent the start of the 2008 season in the Edmonton Oilers rookie camp.

Nelson is a second-year pro who spent last season with San Francisco of the ECHL. He played four years at Ferris State University, winning the Central Collegiate Hockey Association title in 2011-12, along with a Frozen Four berth.

Ziegler takes

player honors

WICHITA — Wichita Wingnuts first baseman C.J. Ziegler was named the American Association batter of the week for the week ending Sunday.

Ziegler was 16 of 29 hitting for the week (.552) with eight runs scored, four doubles, one triple, five home runs and 14 RBIs. He hit for the cycle Aug. 21 against Gary SouthShore, the first Wingnuts player to do so. He also set a new American Association record for home runs in a season at 29. He leads the league in home runs and RBIs.

It was the second time this season Ziegler was honored.