Bauerle named

to Shrine Bowl

Hesston High School football coach Tyson Bauerle has been named the head football coach for the West squad in the 46th annual Shrine Bowl game at 7 p.m. June 8 at Memorial Stadium in Dodge City.

Bauerle served as an assistant for the West squad in 2018.

Bauerle has a career coaching record of 24-17, 14-8 in two seasons at Hesston. Last year’s team finished 6-4, reaching the second round of the Class 3A playoffs.

“I’m excited to work with so many quality coaches,” said Bauerle, “We’re looking forward to a great camp and experience.”

Assistants for the West squad will include Dave Foster of Dodge City, Gary Guzman of Maize, Tom Beason of Goddard, Jamie Cruce of Pratt, Steve Wagner of Riley County and Chris Hattabaugh of Elkhart.

Walt Alexander of Topeka will serve as the East head coach. He will be assisted by Steve Buhler of Washburn Rural, T.J. O’Neal of Olathe West, Robert Ebenstein of Louisberg, Beau Sarwinski of Galena, Logan Wyrick of Humboldt and Caleb Wick of Jackson Heights.

The rosters for the two teams will be announced during the Shrine Bowl Selection Show 10 a.m. Dec. 15. The show will be streamed at and

Bethel athletes

take honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three Bethel College athletes were named to the Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete teams for the 2018 fall season.

To be selected for the team, the athlete must be nominated by the school’s head coach or sports information director, have attended the school for at least two years (at least one year for a transfer student) and hold a grade-point-average of at least 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Selected in men’s soccer were Randall Schmidt, a senior from Lawrence; and Dante Texeira, a junior from Andover.

Selected in volleyball was Taylor Buessing, a senior from Topeka.


reaches semis

PITTSBURGH — Newton High grad Taylor Antonowich, a freshman volleyball player at Washburn University, competed in the NCAA Division II National Championships Thursday and Friday at the A.J. Palumbo Centre in Pittsburgh.

In the quarterfinals, Washburn downed 24th-ranked Wingate in three sets, 25-21, 25-20, 25-17. Antonowich set an assist, served three aces and had 10 digs.

In the semifinals, Washburn fell to 11th-ranked Tampa in three sets, 25-23, 25-19, 25-15. Tampa went on to down third-ranked Western Washington in five sets for the Division II national title.

Against Tampa, Antonowich had two kills, an ace and seven digs.

For the season, Antonowich played in 38 matches, starting 27. She had 158 kills, 25 assists, 35 aces, 321 digs and 38 total blocks.

Washburn finished the season 33-5, 15-3 in the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The team finished third in the final NCAA Division II poll.

Remsberg finishes

season at AFA

COLORADO SPRINGS — Newton High School grad Kade Remsberg finished the season at the Air Force Academy.

The sophomore running back was second on the team in rushing with 100 carries for 583 yards and three touchdowns. He had a long of 54 yards. He had six catches for 20 yards and a touchdown.

The team finished 5-7, 3-5 in Mountain West Conference play. The team finished 1-1 in the Commander-in-Chief Cup, downing Navy 35-7, but falling to Army 17-14.

Schadler finishes

season at Kansas

LAWRENCE — Hesston High School grad Ryan Schadler finished his senior season at the University of Kansas.

The wide receiver had one rushing attempt for eight yards. He had a kickoff return for 24 yards.

Kansas finished the season 3-9.

Thunder downs


TULSA, Okla. — Ralph Cuddemi and Jakob Stukel each scored two goals to lead the Wichita Thunder to a 4-2 win over the Tulsa Oilers Tuesday in ECHL play at the BOK Center in Tulsa.

Tied 2-2 early in the third period, Cuddemi connected with 11:53 remaining on a power play goal to put the Thunder ahead. Stukel scored with 43 seconds to play on an empty netter.

Stefan Fournier, Steven Iacobellis and Keoni Texeira each had two assists for Wichita.

Ryan Tesink had a goal with an assist for Tulsa. Charlie Sampair added a goal.

Wichita netminder Dylan Wells stopped 32 of Tulsa’s 34 shots for the win. Devin Williams had 18 saves in goal for Tulsa.

Tulsa drops to 13-3-2-2 and remains tied with Utah for the lead of the ECHL Mountain Division. Wichita is 7-9-3-1, 12 points behind Tulsa and Utah in the Mountain Division.

Wichita hosts Rapid City at 7:05 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4:05 p.m. Sunday.