GOLF

Wedgewood Senior Men

Nov. 1

1. Del James, Roman Mannabach, Jerry Schmidt, Phil Considine, Ron Jones -2.

2. Kent Conner, Bob Modina, Paul Flores, Dick Morrison -2.

3. Don Yoder, Paul Normanin, Brian Curtis, Jim Loflin -2.

Closest to pin 3 — Don Yoder. Closest to pin 9 on second shot — Paul Normandin.

Next play — Thursday.

Oct. 26

1. Paul Flores, Phil Considine, Jerry Schmidt, Sam Griffin, Ray Ruggles -3.

2. Terry Nesbit, Bob Modina, Milt Fowler, Paul Normandin.

Closest to pin 3 — Paul Normandin. Closest to pin 9 on second shot — Don Yoder.

Fox Ridge Tuesday Seniors

1. Dane Lawrence, Carvin Thiessen, Roger Bratland, Narci Larez -6.

2. Mark Bennett, George Eason, Jose Ramos, Al Gann -3.

Closest to the hole — George Eason. Longest putt — Narci Larez.

Fox Ridge Monday Seniors

1. Carvin Thiessen, Fred Franklin, Jose Ramos, Narci Larez 32.

2. Dane Lawrence, Rod Mather, Gary Hunter, Bob Gaede 33.

3. John Wilson, Tom Ware, Rick Hardacre, Walt Long 33.

Closest to hole 3 — Gary Eilert. Longest putt on 9 — Walt Long.

Next play — 11 a.m.

Hole-in-one

at Wedgewood

HALSTEAD — Fred Franklin of Wichita shot a hole-in-one Thursday at the Wedgewood Golf Course in rural Halstead.

Franklin aced the third hole. Witnesses were Brian Curtis and Kent Conner.

Hesston women

win opener

HESSTON — The Hesston College women’s basketball team opened the season with a 82-49 win over Cottey College Wednesday at Yost Center.

Stats and scoring were not available.

Hesston plays at 2 p.m. Saturday in Liberal against Seward County Community College.

Hesston men

win 2 games

The Hesston College men’s basketball team claimed a pair of wins to open the season.

Wednesday, Hesston topped the Ottawa University junior varsity 122-73. Thursday in North Newton, Hesston downed the Bethel junior varsity 110-89.

Against Ottawa, Hesston led 65-39 at the half.

Zac Neely scored 21 points with 10 rebounds for Hesston. Coye Campbell scored 18 points. Cal Hartley scored 17 points. Shannon Cordes scored 16 points. Aubrey Johnson scored 13 points. Malik Murad scored 11 points.

For Ottawa, Wyatt Newman scored 16 points, followed by Jordan Hite with 11 and Hal Tyson II with 10.

Stats for the Bethel game have not been reported.

Hesston hosts the McPherson College junior varsity at 8 p.m. Monday.

Shrine Bowl

coaches named

LENEXA — Warren Seitz of Nemaha Central and Scott Vang of Goddard have been named the East and West head coaches respectively for the 2018 Shrine Bowl.

Seitz has coached for 22 years and has coached in the Shrine Bowl twice. He entered this season 50-14 at Nemaha Central/Nemaha Valley.

Vang will be making his second Shrine Bowl appearance. He coached at Wichita East, Wichita South and Wichita Northwest before coming to Goddard.

The 45th Shrine Bowl will be July 28, 2018, at Carnie Stadium in Pittsburg.

Platzer takes

ECHL honors

PRINCETON, N.J. — Wichita Thunder forward Kyle Platzer was named the CCM/ECHL Player of the Month for October.

Platzer scored five goals with six assists in six games, leading Wichita to a 6-0-0-0 start to the season.

WICHITA OBTAINS COTE — Wichita signed defenseman Vytal Cote for the season.

Cote is a second-year pro. He spent last season with the Fayetteville FireAntz and Evansville Thunderbolts of the Southern Professional Hockey League, scoring two goals with nine assists in 50 games. He started this season with the Mississippi River Kings, playing in three games.

Before turning pro, Cote played three seasons with Victoriaville, Acadie-Bathurst and Val d’Or of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, scoring seven goals with 27 assists in 159 games. He also had three assists in 22 playoff games.

Defenseman Samuel Thibault has been placed on bereavement leave.