butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20120928/SPORTS/120929041/196/features butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:40 +0000 Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:29:35 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/0/features A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]> A League of Her Own: Cinderella stories http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409342/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:09:50 +0000 By Heather Harris More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409342/0/features Because, let's be honest, Cinderella did little to help her cause. She was already a beauty, dressed in rags. All it took was a fairy godmother to doll her up. It was only in her beautiful gown that she was able to turn the prince's head.
I have my doubts that he was that great of a catch. With Cinderella back in rags, and out of her [...]]]>
Cardiac Cats do it again move to state semis http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319538/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:51:55 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319538/0/features
El Dorado took their strong team play from their substate championship run into Salina Thursday night knocking off the #3 seeded Basehor Linwood Bobcats 66-60 to move to the 4A Division I semifinals Friday.

The heavily favorites Bobcat team came out on fire in the opening moments of [...]]]>
Minks leaves Bluestem AD position http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319593/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:55:28 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319593/0/features
The AD position is now open, and anyone interested may apply.
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Collegiate tops Douglass boys in sub-state finals http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140309/NEWS/140309343/0/features?rssfeed=true Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:06:34 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140309/NEWS/140309343/0/features Lady Bulldogs heading to State http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140309/NEWS/140309346/0/features?rssfeed=true Sun, 09 Mar 2014 00:37:12 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140309/NEWS/140309346/0/features Wildcats earn bragging rights beat T-Birds http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309378/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:39:41 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309378/0/features
The game lived to its billing.

The Wildcats earned Butler County bragging rights defeating the Circle Thunderbirds in a back and forth contest Friday 70-63.

"I thought both teams played well offensively in the first half and in the [...]]]>
Upstart Jaguars drop #1 seeded Augusta http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309379/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:36:24 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309379/0/features
"Augusta is a great team and fortunately for us they did not shoot the ball well tonight, we made some timely three's in the third quarter as they got close and that helped us to the victory," said ACHS head coach Jesse Herrmann
El Dorado's House to play in All-Star game http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309464/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:22:16 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309464/0/features Andover Central routs El Dorado to move to championship game http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309511/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:05:34 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309511/0/features
As one of the top ranked teams in 4A girls basketball the Lady Jags played like it never giving the Lady Wildcats a chance.

Central jumped out to a 25-2 lead on El Dorado after the opening eight minutes not allowing a field goal to the [...]]]>
Circle stave off Augusta upset bid move to substate championship http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309512/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:56:57 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309512/0/features
Taking advantage of Circle turnovers Augusta stormed out to a 15-7 lead over the Lady T-Birds and looked in control of the game after the opening eight minutes of play.

Circle had other ideas however and fought back with vengeance in the second quarter outscoring Augusta 13-4 in the [...]]]>
Lady Rockets fall to Mulvane http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309513/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:25:42 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309513/0/features T-Birds close out regular season with win over Wellington http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229133/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:38:56 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229133/0/features
Circle earned an early lead over Wellington after the opening eight minutes at 13-11.

The Thunderbirds again outscored the Crusaders in the second quarter pouring in 15 points but Wellington kept pace scoring 14 points of their own and stayed within a possession [...]]]>
Lady T-Birds drop final regular season game to Wellington http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229134/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:37:10 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229134/0/features
The Thunderbirds looked to be headed on the right track early on against visiting foe Wellington earning a 14-12 lead over the Crusaders after the first quarter.

The Crusaders seized control of the lead in the game in the second quarter. Wellington found the bottom of the net for 17 [...]]]>
Douglass swept by Cheney in final regular season games http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229183/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:16:30 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229183/0/features Wildcats win streak snapped by Mulvane in final regular season game http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229202/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:32:56 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229202/0/features
El Dorado had a dismal first half and Mulvane took advantage. Mulvane jumped out in front of El Dorado in the first quarter to lead 18-6 after eight minutes of play.

Mulvane kept the pedal to the metal against the Wildcats in the second quarter [...]]]>
Mulvane pulls away from Lady Wildcats http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229205/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:26:54 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229205/0/features
Mulvane jumped out in front of the Lady Wildcats in the opening eight minutes of play earning a 10-6 lead.

El Dorado however fought back in the second quarter to get within a point before halftime down 19-18. The Wildcats outscored Mulvane 12-9 in the second frame.
Bluestem gets emotional win on Senior Night http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229443/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:37:54 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229443/0/features Wildcats make it two straight with win over Rockets http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229723/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:46:02 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229723/0/features
"Rose Hill has improve a lot since the first time we played them, we made enough plays against their zone defense and some were good reads on our part to win the game," said El Dorado head coach Gary Melcher.

Both teams played to a stalemate on the score board after the first [...]]]>
Lady Wildcats fall late to Rockets comeback http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229725/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:07:07 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229725/0/features
"I thinks we have found some shooting especially on the outside and that has helped us to compete and give us a chance in games like this, unfortunately we could not finish it up in the fourth," said EHS head coach Shauna Riedy.

The Lady Wildcats [...]]]>
butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20120928/SPORTS/120929041/196/features butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:40 +0000 Costello: UK's win is basketball's loss http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140324/SPORTS/140329676/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:52:30 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140324/SPORTS/140329676/0/features Go for the tie next time, Marshall.

Sunday’s epic battle between Wichita State and Kentucky was a classic for the ages.

One that WSU needed to win, and didn’t.

Undefeated mid-major, but with no respect, against a top-flight program loaded with blue-chip recruits. Experienced Shockers who were in the Final Four last year against five freshmen [...]]]>
Mike Loftus: Sochi Games may be NHL fans’ last Olympic treat http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140212/NEWS/140219788/0/features?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Mike Loftus More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140212/NEWS/140219788/0/features We know most NHL owners haven't liked closing down their league for 2 weeks every four years to allow most of their best players to compete in the Olympics, and unless something changes their minds between the first two games in Sochi, Russia, and the gold-medal game Feb. 23, you can bet they'll set their jaws and dig in their heels over the 2016 Games in Seoul, South Korea.
Given the vastly different time zones in both sites, they'll argue, [...]]]>
Christopher Mele: Taking a white-knuckle spin on an Olympic bobsled run http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219810/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:22:40 +0000 By Christopher Mele More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219810/0/features So it was an unnatural feeling to have this gray sphere snugly nested around my noggin as I, along with my childhood friend, Pedro Rosado, prepared to hurtle ourselves on the bobsled run at the Mount Van Hoevenberg winter Olympic complex in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Our goal was to discover what bobsledders competing in Sochi might feel like.
Thanks to the New York Olympic Regional Development Authority, which runs [...]]]>
Bush: Breaking barriers, Sam's announcement controversial http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140211/SPORTS/140219828/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:04:10 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140211/SPORTS/140219828/0/features
butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20120928/SPORTS/120929041/196/features butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:41 +0000 Cardiac Cats do it again move to state semis http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319538/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:51:55 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140313/SPORTS/140319538/0/features
El Dorado took their strong team play from their substate championship run into Salina Thursday night knocking off the #3 seeded Basehor Linwood Bobcats 66-60 to move to the 4A Division I semifinals Friday.

The heavily favorites Bobcat team came out on fire in the opening moments of [...]]]>
Wildcats earn bragging rights beat T-Birds http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309378/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:39:41 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309378/0/features
The game lived to its billing.

The Wildcats earned Butler County bragging rights defeating the Circle Thunderbirds in a back and forth contest Friday 70-63.

"I thought both teams played well offensively in the first half and in the [...]]]>
Upstart Jaguars drop #1 seeded Augusta http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309379/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:36:24 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309379/0/features
"Augusta is a great team and fortunately for us they did not shoot the ball well tonight, we made some timely three's in the third quarter as they got close and that helped us to the victory," said ACHS head coach Jesse Herrmann
El Dorado's House to play in All-Star game http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309464/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:22:16 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140307/SPORTS/140309464/0/features Andover Central routs El Dorado to move to championship game http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309511/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:05:34 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309511/0/features
As one of the top ranked teams in 4A girls basketball the Lady Jags played like it never giving the Lady Wildcats a chance.

Central jumped out to a 25-2 lead on El Dorado after the opening eight minutes not allowing a field goal to the [...]]]>
Circle stave off Augusta upset bid move to substate championship http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309512/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:56:57 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309512/0/features
Taking advantage of Circle turnovers Augusta stormed out to a 15-7 lead over the Lady T-Birds and looked in control of the game after the opening eight minutes of play.

Circle had other ideas however and fought back with vengeance in the second quarter outscoring Augusta 13-4 in the [...]]]>
T-Birds close out regular season with win over Wellington http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229133/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:38:56 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229133/0/features
Circle earned an early lead over Wellington after the opening eight minutes at 13-11.

The Thunderbirds again outscored the Crusaders in the second quarter pouring in 15 points but Wellington kept pace scoring 14 points of their own and stayed within a possession [...]]]>
Lady T-Birds drop final regular season game to Wellington http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229134/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:37:10 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140228/SPORTS/140229134/0/features
The Thunderbirds looked to be headed on the right track early on against visiting foe Wellington earning a 14-12 lead over the Crusaders after the first quarter.

The Crusaders seized control of the lead in the game in the second quarter. Wellington found the bottom of the net for 17 [...]]]>
Wildcats win streak snapped by Mulvane in final regular season game http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229202/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:32:56 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229202/0/features
El Dorado had a dismal first half and Mulvane took advantage. Mulvane jumped out in front of El Dorado in the first quarter to lead 18-6 after eight minutes of play.

Mulvane kept the pedal to the metal against the Wildcats in the second quarter [...]]]>
Mulvane pulls away from Lady Wildcats http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229205/0/features?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:26:54 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140227/SPORTS/140229205/0/features
Mulvane jumped out in front of the Lady Wildcats in the opening eight minutes of play earning a 10-6 lead.

El Dorado however fought back in the second quarter to get within a point before halftime down 19-18. The Wildcats outscored Mulvane 12-9 in the second frame.
Wildcats make it two straight with win over Rockets http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229723/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:46:02 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229723/0/features
"Rose Hill has improve a lot since the first time we played them, we made enough plays against their zone defense and some were good reads on our part to win the game," said El Dorado head coach Gary Melcher.

Both teams played to a stalemate on the score board after the first [...]]]>
Lady Wildcats fall late to Rockets comeback http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229725/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:07:07 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229725/0/features
"I thinks we have found some shooting especially on the outside and that has helped us to compete and give us a chance in games like this, unfortunately we could not finish it up in the fourth," said EHS head coach Shauna Riedy.

The Lady Wildcats [...]]]>
Butler wins at Labette for 20th win of the season http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229767/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:20:04 +0000 TG Sports Report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229767/0/features
Butler is now 20-9 overall and remains in third place in the Jayhawk East at 6-5. Butler finishes the regular season on Saturday at Neosho County. A win would secure the top-four conference finish needed to host a first-round playoff game.
No. 6 Butler women roll to 92-61 win at Labette http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229768/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:09:06 +0000 TG Sports Report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140221/SPORTS/140229768/0/features
The Grizzlies, ranked sixth nationally, are now 28-1 on the season and are 11-0 in the Jayhawk East Conference. Butler has won 26 consecutive games and has just one game left in the regular season – a road game on Saturday at Neosho County. The Grizzlies [...]]]>
Wildcats end winless drought cruise past Crusaders http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140218/SPORTS/140219182/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:15:57 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140218/SPORTS/140219182/0/features El Dorado jumped out in the opening six minutes scoring 12 points and holding the Crusaders scoreless to open the game. Buhler caught fire in the final two minutes of first quarter scoring seven points but El Dorado held a 12-7 lead after the opening quarter.
The second quarter was even more impressive for the Wildcats on both sides of [...]]]>
Lady Wildcats fall to Buhler at home http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140218/SPORTS/140219184/0/features?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:09:48 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140218/SPORTS/140219184/0/features The Crusaders stormed out to a 16-5 lead over El Dorado in the opening eight minutes of the game.
El Dorado found the bottom of the net more frequently in the second quarter scoring seven straight points to open the quarter to get within 16-12. Buhler regained control with some buckets down low in the paint and from beyond the arch and to a [...]]]>
Thunderbirds hold off Wildcat comeback bid in Towanda http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140210/SPORTS/140219894/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:25:01 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140210/SPORTS/140219894/0/features The Thunderbirds got out front early and never looked back opening the first eight minutes of the game with 14 points and holding the Wildcats to just one field goal and five points.
El Dorado found their legs in the second quarter got back in the game scoring 13 points in the frame and holding Circle to 11 points but the [...]]]>
Lady T-Birds drop El Dorado at home http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140210/SPORTS/140219895/0/features?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:55:19 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140210/SPORTS/140219895/0/features The Lady Thunderbirds jumped out to a 10-0 on the Wildcats to open the game before El Dorado scored seven straight to get back to a one possession game at 10-7. Circle would go on to outscore El Dorado in the first quarter 17-11.
The Wildcats fought back furiously in the second quarter outscoring Circle in the second frame 10-4 and tie the game at 21-21 at [...]]]>
Wildcats dropped by Andale at home http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140207/SPORTS/140209372/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:05:38 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140207/SPORTS/140209372/0/features Both teams were lackadaisical in the first quarter and were able to get it going offensively nonetheless Andale earned an early 10-3 lead on the Wildcats after the first with El Dorado's only basket in the frame coming on Jared Haury 3-pointer.
El Dorado got into foul trouble early and offensive and [...]]]>
Lady Wildcats comeback bid falls short against Andale http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140207/SPORTS/140209373/0/features?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:58:47 +0000 Josh Prim http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140207/SPORTS/140209373/0/features "I think we are coming together as a team and getting all the girls involved in scoring and being able to score from the outside helped us stay close tonight," said EHS head coach Shauna Riedy.
The visiting Andale Indians jumped out to a 14-3 lead on the Wildcats in the opening eight minutes of the game. The [...]]]>