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Fab Four;3;1

Rowdy Ones;3;1

The Chicks;3;1

Pot Bellies;1;3



High Single Game — Men: Arnie Curtis, Pot Bellies, 221; Women: Barb Hackney, The Chicks, 164; High Single Series — Ron Gilchrist, Fab Four, 616; Women: Barb Hackney, The Chicks, 430; High Team Game — Fab Four, 717; High Team Series — Fab Four, 2,045.


Hesston Senior Men

1. Blaine Rucker, Leland Flickinger, Randy Hague, John Yost, Gary Roberts 24.1.

2. Chet Roberts, Dave Wallace, Larry Hague, Erwin Loeffler 25.2.

3. Mike Tate, Doug Graham, Dick Kimberlin, Don Tipton 28.1.

4. Rich Wenger, Bob Buller, Wayne Stucky, Buck McClain 28.2.

Closest to the Pin — Blaine Rucker.

MAYB hires


Mid-America Youth Basketball has hired Nicole Ohlde-Johnson to its national office staff, which is based in Newton.

Ohlde-Johnson was recently hired as an assistant basketball coach at Bethel College, a position she will continue in.

She is a former Kansas State player who led the Wildcats to three straight NCAA tournament berths. She also spent seven seasons in the WNBA and nine seasons playing in Europe.

She co-founded Nicole Ohlde Basketball Academy and Ohlde Elite Basketball with her husband Drew Johnson, who was named the Bethel College women’s coach.

Wingnuts fall

to AirHogs

WICHITA — The Wichita Wingnuts gave up five runs in the top of the first inning in a 6-5 loss to the Texas AirHogs Friday night in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

The AirHogs scored in the top of the first on a Denis Phipps RBI fielder’s choice, a Jake Taylor RBI single, a Ryan Wagner sacrifice fly, a Beamer Weems RBI double and a Ryne Willard RBI single.

Wichita scored in the second inning on a Brennen Salgado RBI single. Richard Prigatano drew a bases-loaded walk in the third inning. Prigatano hit a two-run double in the fifth inning.

Casio Grider hit an RBI double for Texas in the sixth inning. Prigatano drove in a run with a single in the seventh.

Willard finished three for four hitting for Texas. Prigatano finished two for three with four RBIs for Wichita.

T.J. Bozeman (6-5) threw seven innings for the AirHogs, allowing five runs with 10 hits, four walks and five strikeouts. Josh Bianco struck out three in the eighth inning. Robert Tasin struck out two in the ninth for the save.

Danny Gutierrez (0-1) lasted four innings for Wichita, allowing two earned runs on six hits with two walks and a strikeout. Tyler Kane, Josh Goossen-Brown and Mike Devine finished the game.

Wichita is 53-37, dropping three straight. Texas is 38-52.

The two teams meet again at 7:05 p.m. today and 1:05 p.m. Sunday.

ROSTER MOVES — Before the game, Wichita traded pitcher Jesse Pratt to Texas for pitcher Jacob Morris, activated Matt Chavez from the disabled list and placed Tyler Sullivan on irrevocable wavers for the purpose of granting him his release.

Morris is a third-year pro, who spent his first two seasons in the Chicago White Sox organization at the Class A and Class A advanced levels. With Texas, he was 1-3 with a 4.28 ERA and a save. He had 41 strikeouts and 30 walks.



Bozeman (6-6), Blanco 8, Tasin (S, 5) 9 and Wagner; Gutierrez (L, 0-1), Kane 5, Goossen-Brown 7, Devine 9 and Fisher. Time — 2:49. Attendance — 4,661.