butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121001/SPORTS/121009952/1020/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 06:25:46 +0000 Trojan baseball, Campus trade wins in doubleheader http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419375/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:40:56 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419375/1020/SPORTS
The Trojans bounced back with a big way by scoring a dozen runs on nine hits in the nightcap for a 12-7 victory to get the split. With the win and loss, Andover is now 4-2 on the season, with games at Newton scheduled for today.

In the opener, [...]]]>
Trojan softball splits with Campus http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419378/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:21:18 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419378/1020/SPORTS
The Trojans scored seven runs in the first inning. But Campus took advantage of six Andover errors and slowly chipped away by scoring three runs in the second, third and seventh innings on way to a 14-9 victory.

In game 2, the Trojans bats stayed hot while Campus cooled. They scored [...]]]>
Girls soccer round-up http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419379/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:01:17 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419379/1020/SPORTS
Makayla Nudo score the Trojans’ first goal on an assist from Delaney Drumright and Madi Hearne. Nudo then returned the favor to Hearne, along with Drumright, as Hearnre scored the Trojans’ second goal for a 2-0 halftime lead.

Andover finished with 12 shots on goal and [...]]]>
Augusta boys golf takes second at home meet http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419382/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:33:52 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419382/1020/SPORTS
With blustery winds on and off all day, the Mavericks had the top three placers and won the team title at the Augusta Invitational Tuesday afternoon at the Augusta Country Club.

Still, the Orioles put together a solid showing at their home meet, though not quite as good as they would’ve liked. Two [...]]]>
Augusta girls soccer tops Independent http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419389/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:48:07 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419389/1020/SPORTS
Shelby Clay and Clarice Dalziel both lived up to expectations, and then some, Tuesday afternoon at home against Wichita Independent. Clay scored three goals for a hat trick, and Dalziel scored one of her two goals on a nice header to lead the Orioles to a 5-2 victory.
Oriole baseball struggles against Collegiate http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419399/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:33:30 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419399/1020/SPORTS
The Orioles trailed Wichita Collegiate 6-3 in the bottom of the sixth of the opening game. Ben Madison reached on an error to lead off the Orioles' inning, and Gavin Hutson later was hit by a pitch for a second time to get two runners on.

Connor [...]]]>
Andover's Bruner signs with Southwestern basketball http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419400/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:28:34 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419400/1020/SPORTS
 
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Douglass, Bluestem baseball win one each in CPL showdown http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419407/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:15:45 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/SPORTS/140419407/1020/SPORTS
Sports Editor

 

Douglass’ offense struggled to get much of anything off Bluestem’s John Stiger in the first game of the Bulldogs’ home doubleheader Tuesday.

Stiger gave up just three earned runs—his first three of the season—and got plenty of help from the Lions’ [...]]]>
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.
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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, [...]]]>