Fox Ridge Tuesday Seniors

1. John Wilson, Will Martling, Narci Larez, Leo Griffith 30.

2. Roger Bratland, Bill Wilson, Bob Schmidt, Walt Long 31.

3. George Eason, Gary Eilert, Roger Rutschman, Bob Wilson 32.

4. Mark Bennett, Ken Lieske, Tim Holleman, Tom Pryor 32.

Closest to the hole — Roger Bratland. Longest putt — Will Martling.

Next play — 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Fox Ridge Monday Seniors

1. John Wilson, Wes Brooks, Rick Hardacre, Berle Higgins 33.

2. Dave Stallbaumer, Ray Ruggles, Tom Ware 33.

3. Mark Bennett, Don Schmidt, Ron Black, Bill Ewert 33.

Closest to the hole on 3 — Junior Hargus. Longest putt on 9 — Orlyn Zehr.

Next play — 9 a.m. Monday.


Kansas Tennis

Coaches Association

Prep poll

Class 6A — 1. Blue Valley North (last week 1), 2. Shawnee Mission East (2), 3. Blue Valley Northwest (3), 4. Lawrence Free State (5), 5. Olathe South (4). Others: Blue Valley West, Topeka Washburn Rural, Blue Valley.

Class 5A — 1. St. James Academy (3), 2. Arkansas City (1), 3. Bishop Carroll (2), 4. Maize (4), 5. Kapaun-Mt. Carmel (5). Others: Salina Central, Salina South, Maize South.

Class 4A — 1. Wichita Collegiate (1), 2. McPherson (2), 3. Topeka Hayden (3), 4. Independence (4), 5. Wellington (5). Others: Bishop Miege, Andover Central, Smoky Valley.

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


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Bethel falls

to Tabor

HILLSBORO — The Bethel College volleyball team opened Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference play with a three-set loss to rival Tabor Wednesday in Hillsboro.

Bethel lost 25-20, 25-18, 25-7.

In the first set, the Threshers fell behind 10-4, but was able to get back within four points. Bethel held off four set point chances for Tabor.

Bethel fell behind 10-4 in the second set and was able to get within three points, 15-12. Tabor closed out the set with a 10-3 run.

Down 12-5 in the third set, Bethel gave up an 11-0 run. Bethel was able to hold off a pair of match points.

Amy Horner had 15 kills for Tabor, 2-0. Megan Voth had 15 assists, followed by Keeley Kroeker with 14. Ali Jost had 13 digs. Sydney Peitz downed five blocks.

For Bethel, Abby Kurtzer had seven kills. Kelsie Anderson set eight assists. Anderson and Taylor Buessing each had nine digs. Sami Strauss and Anderson each had two downed blocks.

Bethel falls to 1-1 and plays Haskell Indian Nations University at 3 p.m., followed by Central Christian at 7 p.m. Friday at the Sterling Classic. Bethel plays Presentation at 9 a.m. Saturday at Sterling, followed by Sterling at 11 a.m.

BETHEL (1-1, 0-1 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Katie Neira 3-0-1; Sami Strauss 1-0-2; Anna Stucky 1-0-0; Taylor Buessing 0-1-0; Abby Kurtzer 7-0-1; Avery Myatt 0-0-0; Leisle Hoffman 2-0-0; Jessica LaRocque 1-0-0; Rachel Bustillos 0-0-0; Kelsie Anderson 3-1-2.

TABOR College (2-0, 1-0 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Ali Jost 0-1-0; Brooke Holloway 1-0-0; Marissa Graf 2-0-1; Megan Voth 0-0-0; Jessanna Nebel 4-0-2; Kim Hockley 4-0-4; Melody Valencia 0-0-0; Haley Falk 0-0-0; Kendra Kroeker 7-0-3; Sydney Peitz 2-0-5; Katie Frankenbery 0-0-0; Amy Horner 15-1-2; Tianna Frazell 1-0-0; Keeley Kroeker 1-0-0.

Assist leaders — BC: Anderson 8, Myatt 3, Hoffman 3. TC: Voth 15, Kroeker 14. Dig leaders — BC: Anderson 9, Buessing 8, Bustillos 8. TC: Jost 13, Horner 8.



Hesston College

stops Neosho

HESSTON — The Hesston College volleyball team claimed a four-set win over Neosho County Community College Wednesday in National Junior College Athletic Association Region VI, Division II play at Yost Center.

Hesston won 25-23, 20-25, 25-23, 25-21.

The Larks were led by Sierrah Long with 14 kills, followed by Haley Unruh with seven, Faith Hallmark with six and Kylee Kasselman with six. Hallmark set 35 assists. Hallmark also had 29 digs, followed by Kylie Brenneman with 14 and Long with 13. Kasselman, Sam Rossin and Jade Gleason each downed two blocks.

Neosho County’s stats were not posted.

Hesston is 2-3 and plays the Sterling junior varsity at 3 p.m. Friday in Sterling.

Wichita tops


WICHITA — The Wichita Wingnuts were outhit 11-10, but still were able to claim a 5-1 win over the Cleburne Railroaders Wednesday in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

Alex Boshers (11-4) allowed a run on 10 hits with a walk and two strikeouts in seven innings. Mike Devine and Ryan Kussmaul each threw a scoreless inning. Kussmaul struck out three in the ninth.

Cleburne starter Laetten Galbraith (3-2) went 7 2-3 innings, allowing three earned runs on nine hits with a walk and a strikeout. Roby Romero threw the final out, allowing a walk and a hit.

Cleburne scored in the top of the first on a Geraldo Valentin RBI single. Wichita came back in the bottom of the first with a two-run Brent Clevlen home run. Richard Prigatano hit a solo home run in the bottom of the second inning. In the eighth inning, Wichita scored on a Martin Medina RBI single and on a passed ball.

Nick Van Stratten went three for four hitting for Cleburne. Mitch Glasser and Alex Polston each went two for four.

Clevlen, Matt Chavez and Medina each went two for four for Wichita.

Cleburne falls to 44-51. Wichita improves to 56-38, 2 1/2 games behind Winnipeg for the top record in the league with four games remaining.

Wichita and Cleburne wrap up their three-game series at 7:05 p.m. today.



Galbraith (W, 3-2), Romero 8 and Grant-Parks. Boshers (W, 11-4), Devine 8, Kussmaul 9 and M.Medina. HR — W: Clevlen (9), Prigatano (8). Time — 2:25. Attendance — 1,731.

Thunder signs

four players

WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder hockey team signed four players for the upcoming season.

Signed were forward Shaquille Merasty, defenseman Alex Miner-Barron, goaltender Joel Rumpel and defenseman Guillaume Lepine.

Merasty, a rookie, played the past three seasons for the University of Manitoba, where he scored 33 goals with 41 assists in 82 games. He played the 2012-13 season with Adrian College, an NCAA Division III team, scoring 22 goals with 16 assists in 28 games.

Miner-Barron is a second-year pro. He spent last season with Stasbourg of the French league, scoring three goals with 25 assists in 44 games. He played four years with Quinnipiac University, scoring seven goals with 24 assists in 145 games. He helped lead Quinnipiac to NCAA Frozen Four berths in 2013 and 2016 and an ECAC Hockey title in 2016. The team played in the NCAA tournament in each of the four years Miner-Barron played.

Rumpel is a third-year pro, who played his first two seasons with the Allen Americans and spent last season with the Cincinnati Cyclones. He played nine games with Cincinnati last season, going 4-4-0 with a 2.96 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage. He also played two games in 2015-26 with San Jose of the American Hockey League, going 1-0-1 with a 2.51 GAA and a .881 save percentage. He helped Allen win the Kelley Cup (ECHL playoff championships) in 2015.

He played four years at the University of Wisconsin, going 53-50-11. He helped lead the Badgers to its final Western Collegiate Hockey Association title in 2013 and its first Big 10 title in 2014. The team reached the NCAA tourney in both seasons.

Lepine is a 10-year pro who spent last season with the Binghampton Senators of the AHL, scoring a goal with two assists in 54 games. He played with Elmira and Evansville of the ECHL and with Utica and Binghampton of the AHL. He also played three seasons with the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite Ice Hockey League in England, scoring 13 goals with 32 assists in 149 games. In his pro career, Lepine has 24 goals with 86 assists in 531 games.

Wichita has 17 players under contract for the upcoming season, which begins Oct. 13 at home against the Indy Ice.

Individual game tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Intrust Arena box office, at (855) 755-SEAT and at