Area athletes

compete at Goshen

GOSHEN, Ind. — Three area athletes completed their fall sports seasons at Goshen College.

Ardys Woodward of North Newton, Joanna Epp of Newton and Michael Oyer of Hesston all completed play for the fall.

A Newton High School grad, Woodward is a sophomore on the Goshen women's soccer team. She played in nine games this season. The team finished 4-14, 1-8 in the Crossroads League.

Epp is an NHS grad who plays women's tennis for Goshen. She played third singles and third doubles. She is 1-11 in doubles and 0-12 in singles. Goshen is 1-12 in dual meets, 0-8 in Crossroads League play.

Oyer is a senior on the men's tennis team. Oyer played fifth and sixth singles this season and second and third doubles. He was 10-1 in singles play and 4-5 in doubles play. Goshen was 8-7, 5-3 in conference play. Goshen reached the semifinals of the Crossroads League tournament.

Thunder blanks

QC Mallards

WICHITA — The Wichita Thunder spent Thanksgiving Eve dining on roast duck, stopping the Quad City Mallards 2-0 Wednesday night in ECHL play at Intrust Bank Arena.

Thunder keeper Tyler Bunz celebrated his second pro shutout of his career, stopping all 12 Mallard shots.

Both Wichita goals came in the third period. Erick Lizon scored with 12:42 remaining in the game with assists from Jared Walker and Nikita Kashirsky. Ian Lowe scored an empty-netter and power play goal with 1:01 to play with assists from Danick Gauthier and R.G. Flath.

Evan Mosher had 33 saves for the Mallards, 7-4-2-2.

Wichita improves to 6-6-1-2 and plays at 7:05 p.m. Friday at Missouri, followed by Allen at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at home.

B-52s set

OT record

PARK CITY — The Wichita B-52s indoor soccer team fell to the Dallas Sidekicks 3-2 in overtime Sunday at Hartman Arena.

The game set a Major Arena Soccer League record for lowest scoring overtime game.

Jamie Lovegrove scored the overtime winner for Dallas. Fabinho Leite added a goal with two assists. Shaun David scored a goal.

For Wichita, Colin Lawter and Travis Pittman each scored a goal. Matt Clare and Daniel Sack each had an assist.

Edison Sagu Xavier had 14 saves in goal for the win. Boris Pardo had 21 saves for Wichita.

Dallas is 4-1, in second place in the MASL South. Wichita is 1-4, sixth place in the Central Division. Wichita plays at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Tulsa.

Sporting parts

with Olum

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City declined contract options on several players, including goalkeeper Eric Kronberg, and terminated the contract of midfielder Lawrence Olum on Tuesday.

Sporting KC also declined options on Antonio Dovale, Andy Gruenebaum, Michael Kafari, Victor Munoz and Sal Zizzo. Kafari and Munoz will be eligible for the MLS waiver draft on Dec. 10.

The club also disclosed that the contracts of key players Aurelien Collin, Kevin Ellis, Jacob Peterson and Soony Saad will expire at the end of the year. The club plans to extend offers to each of them and contract negotiations are ongoing.

Sporting KC, which won the MLS Cup last year, went 14-13-7 this past season. The club lost to the New York Red Bulls in the knockout round of the playoffs.