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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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  • Railer spikers
    sweep tri
    DERBY — The Newton High School volleyball team swept an Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division I triangular Tuesday in Derby.
    Newton downed 10th-ranked (Class 6A) Derby 25-13, 25-21; and Hutchinson 25-16, 18-25, 25-20.
    The Railers improve to 15-10, 5-1 in AV-CTL I play. Newton hosts Derby and Maize at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
    Newton soccer
    team claims win
    HAYSVILLE — The Newton High School boys' soccer team claimed its first win in Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League play, stopping Campus 6-0 Thursday at Colt Stadium in Haysville.
    Scoring details were not reported at deadline.
    Newton improves to 6-3-2, 1-1-1 in AV-CTL I play. The Railers host Maize at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fischer Field.
    Holes-in-one
    shot at Fox Ridge
    A pair of holes-in-one were shots in recent days at the Fox Ridge Golf Course in Newton.
    On Sept. 20, Al Robinson aced the seventh hole at 120 yards, using an eight iron. Witnesses were Vaughn Lambert and Paul O.
    Tuesday, Narci Larez aced the seventh hole at 115 yards using a six iron. Witnesses were Ron Sturgeon, Tom Petersen and John Harrison.
    Dig Pink night
    slated at Hesston
    HESSTON — The Hesston High School volleyball team will host "Dig Pink" night during its Central Kansas League double-dual meet with Halstead, Hillsboro and Sterling.
    The matches begin at 5 p.m.
    Pink ribbons and pink T-shirts will be sold to raise money for breast cancer awareness. Donations also will be accepted at www.side- out.org/cb/campaigns/campaign/7161. Contributions also will be taken at the door on the night of the matches.
    The match schedule is listed below:
    Hesston College Yost Center: 5 p.m. Hesston Varsity vs. Halstead; 6 p.m. Hesston JV vs. Hillsboro; 7 p.m. Hesston Varsity vs. Hillsboro.
    Hesston Middle School: 5 p.m. Sterling Varsity vs. Hillsboro; 6 p.m. Sterling JV vs. Halstead; 7 p.m. Sterling Varsity vs. Halstead.
    Hesston High School Auxiliary Gym: 4:45 p.m. Hesston JV vs. Halstead, Sterling JV vs. Hillsboro; 6 p.m. Hesston C-team vs. Halstead, Sterling C-team vs. Hillsboro; 7 p.m. Hesston C-team vs. Hillsboro, Sterling C-team vs. Halstead.
    Eighth graders
    sweep games
    HAYSVILLE — The Newton middle schools eighth-grade football teams claimed a pair of wins Thursday at Haysville West.
    The A team won 22-8, leading 22-0 at the half. Javier Moreno scored on a 20-yard run. Cailen Valdez hit a pass to Xander Imler for the two-point conversion. Kaden Davis scored on a 12-yard run. Valdez scored on a 14-yard run with Alejandro Garcia scoring the two-point conversion run.
    Davis forced a fumble. Valdez intercepted two passes.
    Page 2 of 3 - The B team won 44-8. James Harris scored on a 75-yard kickoff return to start the game. Jose Rojas scored on a 55-yard run with Alex Kern hitting Austin Altum for the two-point conversion. Harris scored on a 40-yard run, followed by a Kyle Stuchlik two-point run. Ben Crump scored a safety. Tanner Duerksen scored on a 10-yard run. Malachi Castillo scored a 30-yard run. Jose Rojas scored on a 45-yard run, with Kern running in the two-point conversion.
    The A team is 2-2. The B team is 3-1. Newton hosts Andover at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Fischer Field and hosts Maize at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
    Thunder signs
    three players
    WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder hockey team signed three players for the 2013-14 season.
    Wichita signed forward Ryan Hand and defensemen Garrett Gruenke and Tyler Sheldrake.
    A 10-year pro, Hand plated 20 games for Wichita in 2010-11, posting an assist. He played last season with the Hull Stingrays of the English Hockey League, scoring a goal with 12 assists in 47 games.
    Gruenke is a six-year pro, who spent the last two seasons with the Rapid City Rush. Last season, he played in 65 games with eight assists. He played in six playoff games.
    Sheldrake is a six-year pro, who spent last season with the Mississippi RiverKings of the Southern Professional Hockey League, scoring two goals with seven assists in 47 games. He played in three playoff games with one assist.
    Wichita has 19 players under contract. Training camp opens Monday at the Wichita Ice Center. Wichita opens the season Oct. 19 at home against Rapid City.
    Late Night
    to be televised
    WICHITA — The University of Kansas' "Late Night at the Phog" will be televised on Cox Kansas 22 Xtra on Cox Cable systems in Kansas.
    The event also will be on high definition on channels 122 and 2122 for those with Cox HD service. A 30-minute special, "KU Legends" will precede and follow the telecasts.
    HCC football
    game canceled
    HUTCHINSON — The Hutchinson Community College football game scheduled for Saturday against the U.S. Air Force Prep School in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been canceled because of the U.S. Government shutdown.
    The game will not be made up, but HCC will look to schedule another opponent. The Blue Dragons are 3-2 with three scheduled games remaining. Under NJCAA rules, a team needs a minimum of six games to be bowl eligible.
    GOLF
    Wedgewood Senior Men
    1. Ron Miller, Ray Ashford, Jack Bender, Wil Besore, Rick Tolin -5.
    2. Don Yoder, Josh Talbott, Milt Fowler, Bob Nibblet, Roger Chrispin -5.
    3. Bob Wilson, Sam Griffin, Bob Schmidt, Bob Modena, Roman Mannabach -2.
    Page 3 of 3 - Closest to pin 3 — Rick Tolin. Closest to pin 9 on second shot — Don Yoder.
    Next play — 9 a.m. Thursday.
    Pine Edge Men
    1. Chet Roberts, Rick Krehbiel.
    2. Mike Cavanaugh, Jeremy Hitschmann, Clyde Goering.
    Closest to the pin — Jeremy Hitschmann. Longest putt — Mark Lindenberger.
    Next play — Tuesday.
    Fox Ridge Senior Men
    1. Fred Franklin, Wayne Stevens, Gene McKasson, Dick Bartel 30.
    2. Don Bastin, Paul Flores, Jose Ramos, Tom Prior 31.
    3. Dan Shaffer, Bob Wilson, Bob Gaede, Tom Ware 31.
    Closest to hole 3 — Dan Shaffer. Longest putt on 9 — Gene McKasson.
    Next play — 9 a.m. Monday.
    Wedgewood Ladies
    KWGA low net winners were:
    Vivian Talbott, A flight; Carol Saengerhausen, B flight.

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