butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20120920/SPORTS/120929904/1020/SPORTS butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:17:22 +0000 Former Jaguar Bias drafted by WNBA's Phoenix Mercury http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/SPORTS/140419512/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:13:14 +0000 Ryan Cameron, Oklahoma State University Athletics http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/SPORTS/140419512/1020/SPORTS
"I am excited to join the Phoenix Mercury. It is a dream come true to hear your name called and have the opportunity to continue my playing career," Bias said. "I appreciate the support I have received from everybody and the last four [...]]]>
Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:29:35 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/1020/SPORTS A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]> Augusta Youth Softball sign-ups end this week http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419606/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:21:33 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419606/1020/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. [...]]]>
Lady Trojans dominate Ark City soccer http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419610/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:37:06 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419610/1020/SPORTS
Katie Walker scored the opening goal for the Trojans, and Ryann Horton scored the second. Both of those goals were assisted by Abby Anderson.

Horton then set up teammate Madi Hearne for a goal and [...]]]>
El Dorado wins boys track title http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419618/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:55:22 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419618/1020/SPORTS
"The weather at Marion was about as good as you could ask for in the middle of April, and our teams took advantage of it. Our squads added 30 more personal records to their season total and our boys came away from the meet with a team championship, which is always nice," coach Gary Melcher said.
Augusta track invitational results http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419634/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:09:14 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419634/1020/SPORTS
Carter was behind Clearwater’s 4x100-meter relay team by a significant distance, but he nearly pulled off an amazing comeback in the final leg of the race.

Still, Carter and his teammates, Kyler Steinkamp, Cortlan Jackson and Hilt, took second place with a time of 45.45 seconds. Clearwater edged the Orioles with a [...]]]>
Walk-off win gives Bulter baseball series victory over No. 11 Hutch http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419666/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:20:15 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419666/1020/SPORTS

Cameron Knight hit a single through the right side of a drawn-in infield with one out in the bottom of the 10th, scoring Shane Bridges from third base to end the game. It [...]]]>
Area regional baseball, softball sites set http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419672/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:59:49 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419672/1020/SPORTS
Andover-Central, (May 20) @ Andover-Central HS, 603 E. Central, Andover

Andover-Central, Augusta, El Dorado, Towanda-Circle


Winfield, (May 20) @ Broadway Recreation Complex, 2200 Broadway, [...]]]>
Augusta baseball games postponed http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140413/SPORTS/140419691/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:26:17 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140413/SPORTS/140419691/1020/SPORTS
Cold conditions are expected through most of Monday. Rain has been off and on throughout today.

The games will be played Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Hillier Stadium.
Bluestem baseball wins thriller in extras http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419737/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:49:15 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419737/1020/SPORTS

Game 1 of Bluestem’s baseball game at Central Burden got exciting numerous times.

The Lions scored four runs in the second, two more in the third and built a 8-3 lead through five innings. But Central Burden rallied with six in the sixth. The Lions, though, scored a run in the seventh to force extras, then scored four in the [...]]]>
Augusta golf team takes third, Rose Hill wins title http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419751/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:45:52 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419751/1020/SPORTS
Jake Becker, Breck Winter and Trevar Bevan all shot rounds of 83 at the Wellington Invitational Thursday. After the tiebreakers, Winter came out ahead and took seventh place overall, and Bevan took ninth as the two earned medals.

As a team Augusta finished third with a 338 score. Rose Hill easily won the [...]]]>
Marlnee homers twice, Orioles sweep Wellington http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419765/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:34:56 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419765/1020/SPORTS
The Crusaders took it to the Orioles early in game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader. Payton Adams, Sierra Walker and Abby Goodrum connected for three straight RBI base hits in the first inning for a 4-0 lead.

Augusta came back with a three-run inning of its own highlighted by Casady Marlnee, [...]]]>
Defensive errors lead to Oriole loss, Augusta baseball gets split http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419766/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:25:41 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419766/1020/SPORTS
Unfortunately for Augusta’s baseball team, that adage was true. The Orioles made the wrong kind of plays to back up a strong pitching performance from Hutson. Augusta committed four errors, enough for Wellington to capitalize for a 2-1 [...]]]>
Flint Hills baseball sweeps again http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419788/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:07:11 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140411/SPORTS/140419788/1020/SPORTS
On Thursday, the Mustangs traveled to Eureka to play the 3A Tornadoes. Montgomery Moore took the mound in game 1 for the Mustangs and was able to keep Eureka’s hitters in check. Moore, who pitched a complete game and struck out six and only allowed four hits.
Douglass boys, girls track both take second at home meet http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140410/SPORTS/140419862/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:23:17 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140410/SPORTS/140419862/1020/SPORTS
On the girls side, Douglass' Hailey Braddy won first place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 40.46 seconds, more than four seconds [...]]]>
Trojan baseball splits with Maize South http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140410/SPORTS/140419875/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:06:04 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140410/SPORTS/140419875/1020/SPORTS
The Trojans scored 10 runs on 10 hits and capitalized on five Maverick errors on way to a 10-4 win. The Mavericks returned the favor in the nightcap by capitalizing on eight Andover errors in a 10-7 victory.

In the opener, Andover scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back. The [...]]]>
Spring sports preview - Augusta boys golf http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409161/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:41:27 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409161/1020/SPORTS
The Orioles finally have depth. Plenty of it.

Augusta’s numbers are higher than they’ve been in several seasons, and a lot of that is because of the large group of freshmen that came out to compete.
Butler softball team blasts 11 HRs, romps Colby http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409162/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:53:21 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409162/1020/SPORTS
Butler, which was ranked seventh in the new national polls which were released on Wednesday, won the first game 13-0 and then took the second game 11-3.

The Grizzlies pounded out nine home runs in the two games, including three from Kate James and two from Monica Islava, [...]]]>
Former Oriole Wheat homers twice, Grizzly baseball sweeps http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409163/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:38:53 +0000 TG sports http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409163/1020/SPORTS
Wheat's first home run was in the bottom of the first inning, when he led off with a solo shot to center field. That was the start of a nine-run inning which included a bases-loaded double by Ty Redington. Evan Koehler [...]]]>
Central baseball sweeps Goddard http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409166/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:44:41 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140409/SPORTS/140409166/1020/SPORTS
Central topped the Lions in game 1 by a score of 14-4, then slowly chipped away in game 2 inning by inning for a 6-1 victory to complete the sweep.

In game 2, the Lions scored first for a 1-0 lead in the early innings. Goddard threatened [...]]]>