VOLLEYBALL

Kansas Volleyball

Association

Prep Rankings

Preseason

Class 6A — 1. Olathe Northwest, 2. Blue Valley West, 3. Blue Valley North, 4. Manhattan, 5. Lawrence-Free State, 6. Blue Valley, 7. Gardner-Edgerton, 8. Blue Valley Northwest, 9. Olathe North, 10. Olathe East.

Class 5A — 1. Shawnee Heights, 2. St. James Academy, 3. St. Thomas Aquinas, 4. Lansing, 5. NEWTON, 6. Goddard Eisenhower

7. Kapaun-Mt. Carmel, 8. Maize, 9. De Soto, 10. Emporia.

Class 4A, Division I — 1. Rose Hill, 2. Bishop Miege, 3. Louisburg, 4. Andover Central, 5. Abilene, 6. Paola, 7. McPherson, 8. Kansas City Piper, 9. Maize South, 10. Ulysses.

Class 4A, Division II — 1. Topeka Hayden, 2. Nickerson, 3. Concordia, 4. Baxter Springs, 5. Andale, 6. Santa Fe Trail, 7. Girard, 8. Wichita Trinity Academy, 9. Holcomb, 10. Holton.

Class 3A — 1. HESSTON, 2. Thomas More Prep-Marian, 3. Silver Lake, 4. Cheney, 5. Kingman, 6. Douglass, 7. Nemaha Central, 8. Wellsville, 9. Humboldt, 10. St. Marys.

Class 2A — 1. Heritage Christian, 2. Central Plains, 3. Republic County, 4. Kiowa County, 5. Valley Falls, 6. Jefferson County North, 7. St. Mary’s-Colgan, 8. Flinthills, 9. Oswego, 10. Maranatha Academy.

Class 1A, Division I — 1. Centralia, 2. GOSSEL, 3. Hanover, 4. South Central, 5. South Barber, 6. Beloit-St. John’s—Tipton Catholic, 7. Stockton, 8. La Crosse, 9. Olpe, 10. Rural Vista.

Class 1A, Division II — 1. Northern Valley, 2. Sylvan-Lucas Unified, 3. Wheatland Grinnell, 4. Otis-Bison, 5. Axtell, 6. Randolph Blue Valley, 7. Wallace County, 8. Cunningham, 9. Waverly, 10. Fowler.

TENNIS

Kansas Tennis

Coaches Association

Prep Girls’ Rankings

Pre-season

Class 6A — Blue Valley North, 2. Shawnee Mission East, 3. Blue Valley Northwest, 4. Olathe South, 5. Lawrence Free State. Others: Blue Valley, Blue Valley West, Topeka Washburn Rural.

Class 5A — Arkansas City, 2. Bishop Carroll, 3. St. James Academy, 4. Maize, 5. Kapaun-Mt. Carmel. Others: Maize South, Salina Central, Salina South.

Class 4A — Wichita Collegiate, 2. McPherson, 3. Topeka Hayden, 4. Independence, 5. Wellington. Others: Andover Central, Bishop Miege, Buhler.

Class 3-2-1A — Kansas City Christian, 2. HESSTON, 3. Conway Springs, 4. Central Plains, 5. Wichita Independent. Others: Marysville, Sterling, Victoria.

GOLF

Fox Ridge Tuesday Seniors

1. Dane Lawrence, John Wilson, Narci Larez, Joe Ramos 27.

2. Roger Bratland, Will Martling, Al Gann, Walt Long, Orlyn Zehr 31.

3. George Eason, Wayne Stevens, Bob Schmidt, Leo Griffith 33.

4. Mark Bennett, Bill Wilson, Tim Holdeman, Ken Lieske 33.

Closest to hole — John Wilson. Longest putt — Bob Schmidt.

Next play — 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Fox Ridge Monday Seniors

1. John Wilson, Wil Besore, Gary Hunter, Berle Higgins, Bob Gaede 29.

2. Dan Shaffer, Don Schmidt, Bob Wilson, Tim Martin 31.

3. Dewayne Morgan, Steve Ferkins, Bob Schmidt, Ron Black 31.

Closest to hole 3 — Wes Brooks. Longest putt on 9 — Ron Black.

Next play — 9 a.m. Monday.

Bethel to host

BBQ for opener

Bethel College will host its inaugural Bethel BBQ Cookoff Sept. 2 during the pre-game of the Bethel-Dordt football game at Goering Field.

The BBQ cookout/tailgate will take place in the Thresher Stadium parking lot.

A BBQ competition will begin at 3 p.m. According to the Bethel news release, “any type of barbeque is welcome (pork, chicken, baked beans, anything you want to share and have the judges judge!)”

Award winners will be named at halftime of the football game.

An entry form is available at http://www.bethelthreshers.com/SIDHelp.php?action=form&parameters=6.

For more information, contact Joseph Gogus at jgogus@bethelks.edu, or call 284-5213.

MAYB to host

fall league

Mid America Youth Basketball is hosting a fall high school league at the Wichita Sports Forum from Sept. 5 to Nov. 7.

There will be a boys’ and girls’ division. There will be eight weeks of games and a post-season tournament. Games will be on Tuesday night. Games will have two 20-minute halves, running clock.

Teams may register on line at wichitasportsforum.com/basketball.

Wingnuts fall

to St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. — One day after clinching the American Association South Division title, the Wichita Wingnuts fell to the St. Paul Saints 3-1 at CHS Field.

Saints pitcher Mark Hamburger (13-6) threw a complete-game, six-hitter, striking out four. Hamburger threw 120 pitches in nine innings, 79 for strikes.

In the bottom of the first inning, Brady Shoemaker hit a two-run home run and Mitch Delfino hit an RBI single.

Brent Clevlen hit an RBI double for Wichita in the top of the sixth.

Tim Brown (3-4) went seven innings for Wichita, allowing three runs on seven hits with two walks and five strikeouts. Seth Harvey struck out one of the three batters he faced in the eighth inning.

Tony Brown went two for three hitting for the Saints.

Wichita drops to 53-35, tied with Winnipeg for the second-best record in the league. Both teams are two games behind Lincoln for the league’s top record.

St. Paul is 46-43, 7 1/2 games behind Winnipeg in the AA North and 4 1/2 games behind Gary in the wild card race.

Wichita plays St. Paul at 7:05 p.m. p.m. today in Wichita’s final road game of the season. The Wingnuts open a 10-game home stand beginning Friday, hosting Texas, Cleburne and Salina.

Wichita;000;001;000;—1;6;0

St. Paul;300;000;00x;—3;7;0

Brown (L, 3-4), Harvey and M.Medina; Hamburger (W, 13-6) and Garrett. HR — SP: Shoemaker (20). Time — 2:03. Attendance — 8,583.