butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20120509/NEWS/305099881/1023/SPORTS butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:53:48 +0000 Augusta Youth Softball sign-ups end this week http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419606/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:21:33 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419606/1023/SPORTS
Age groups are 8-and-under (Machine Pitch), 10U (Player Pitch), 12U, 14U and high school

Sign-up fees are $55 for the first player and $50 for additional family members. T-ball sign-ups are $35. Sign-up fees include a T-shirt, team picture, concessions ($1 per game) and a league award. [...]]]>
Augusta wrestling club competes at Kids State http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140401/SPORTS/140409913/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:42:05 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140401/SPORTS/140409913/1023/SPORTS
In the 8-and-under age division, Kalvin LaPlant (52) and Cannon Carey (61) both took second place for the Orioles. LaPlant started with a pin, then got a 6-0 victory to advance to the semifinals. There, he beat Newton's Nick Treaster 4-3 to advance to the championship before losing to Rock Creek's [...]]]>
Seven Bluejay wrestlers place at Goddard tournament http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140310/SPORTS/140319967/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:37:24 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140310/SPORTS/140319967/1023/SPORTS
Jacob Seay-Harris won three matches to win Augusta's one championship. He got three first-period pins to win the 165-pound title.

Avin George (115) and Bailey Randall (141) both took second place for the Bluejays. George won two matches before losing a 3- [...]]]>
Augusta Youth Softball sign-ups start Saturday http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229142/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:10:37 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229142/1023/SPORTS
Age groups for the girls will be T-ball, 8-and-under, 10-under, 12-under, 14-under and high school.

Sign-up fees are $55 per player, except for T-ball, which is $35 per player. Any additional family members can sign up for $5 less.
Bluejays, Jaguars win PL tournament http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140214/SPORTS/140219509/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:30:45 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140214/SPORTS/140219509/1023/SPORTS Andover Central topped Augusta 38-34 to win the 8th-grade Pioneer League tournament championship. The 8th-grade Bluejays also finished with a 13-2 record.
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Bluejay girls hoops sweeps PL regular-season titles http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140211/SPORTS/140219827/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:07:12 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140211/SPORTS/140219827/1023/SPORTS The 7th-grade A team finished the season with an 11-2 record. The 8th-grade A team finished with a 12-1 record. Both Bluejay squads won the Pioneer League regular-season championships, and both are in good shape to make a run during the PL tournament this week.
Interestingly, the two teams have [...]]]>
AMS boys win PL tournament opener http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140208/SPORTS/140209342/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Feb 2014 14:38:20 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140208/SPORTS/140209342/1023/SPORTS With the victory, Augusta advances to the second round of the tournament next week. Keep checking online for bracket updates.
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EMS hoops closes season against Winfield http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140207/SPORTS/140209396/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:06:26 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140207/SPORTS/140209396/1023/SPORTS Flinthills middle school girls finish season 12-1 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140206/SPORTS/140209504/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:30:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140206/SPORTS/140209504/1023/SPORTS Flinthills built an early lead in the first half over Argonia and led 12-1 after the first two quarters.
The Mustangs opened it up offensively in the third quarter by outscoring Argonia 20-3 to lead 32-4 going into the fourth quarter. Flinthills scored four more points and held Argonia to just a point [...]]]>
Augusta's Garvin Park to receive bleachers http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140206/SPORTS/140209506/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Feb 2014 13:37:12 +0000 Kent Bush, TG publisher http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140206/SPORTS/140209506/1023/SPORTS Monday night, the Augusta City Council began the process of replacing old, crumbling bleachers at the city's baseball fields in Garvin Park.
In their annual budget, the council budgeted $16,000 to replace the wooden bleachers in the park. BSN Sports presented the low bid at $8,311.92 for eight sets of low-rise [...]]]>
AMS girls sweep B-team tournaments http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140129/SPORTS/140129162/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:23:04 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140129/SPORTS/140129162/1023/SPORTS The 8th-grade girls B team won its first game of the day 30-5 over Goddard. Jordan Curry had 14 points and Brooke Patterson had 10 for AMS.
The finals against Valley Center was no contest either as AMS won 27-6. Curry and Patterson again led the way for the Bluejays with 10 [...]]]>
Lady Bluejays clinch league championship http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140124/SPORTS/140129493/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:36:32 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140124/SPORTS/140129493/1023/SPORTS The 7th-grade Bluejays beat the Cougars 37-16. Jayden Marlnee busted loose for 24 points in the win. The team has a 9-1 record.
The 8th-grade Bluejays won 35-10 behind Kylie McDaniel's team-high 11 points. Madison Wheeler added 10 points for the Bluejays, who are 10-0 on the season. [...]]]>
AMS boys hoops A teams beat Prairie Hills http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140124/SPORTS/140129494/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Jan 2014 18:34:11 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140124/SPORTS/140129494/1023/SPORTS But after the game, he was okay with the results.
The Bluejays' 8th-grade A team nearly squandered a 35-16 third-quarter lead after Prairie Hills went on a whopping 21-2 run. But the Bluejays settled down, ran their offense and scored the final three points for a 40-37 [...]]]>
AMS Bluejay A teams beat Goddard http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140117/SPORTS/140119299/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:22:57 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140117/SPORTS/140119299/1023/SPORTS The 8th-grade A Bluejays edged Goddard in the second and third quarters by a combined 17-8 to take control of the game. Both teams lit up the scoreboard with 20 points apiece in the final quarter, but Augusta held on to a 48-38 victory.
Jonny [...]]]>
EMS hoops teams take on Wellington, Ark City http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140117/SPORTS/140119301/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:19:00 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140117/SPORTS/140119301/1023/SPORTS The EMS B team lost a tough game as well, falling 21-17 to Wellington. Dylan Wittum led the B-team with seven points, [...]]]> Bluestem 8th-grade boys advance http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140114/SPORTS/140119703/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:21:30 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140114/SPORTS/140119703/1023/SPORTS The 7th-grade boys team beat Douglass 35-28 in the first round before turning around and playing Cheney immediately in the next round. Bluestem dealt with fatigue all game as Cheney won 66-16.
The 7th graders play Conway [...]]]>
Augusta 8th-grade girls win battle of unbeatens http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140114/SPORTS/140119711/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:56:19 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140114/SPORTS/140119711/1023/SPORTS Augusta was the team that came out with the unblemished record.
The Bluejays defeated Valley Center 42-30 to stay undefeated with a record of 8-0 record. The win gave the Bluejays the inside track for the regular-season championship. Teresa Steinkamp led Augusta with 15 points. Madison [...]]]>
AMS boys blast Haysville http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20131223/SPORTS/131229831/1023/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:59:43 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20131223/SPORTS/131229831/1023/SPORTS The largest was 37 points.
The Bluejays continued their torrid start to the season with easy wins against Haysville last week. The 8th-grade A team got the biggest win at 42-19. The Bluejays were led by Noah Johnson, who outscored Haysville on his own with 20 points.