butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121113/OBITUARIES/121119802/1020/SPORTS butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:56:24 +0000 Andover baseball gets two road wins at Newton http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/SPORTS/140419196/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:10:18 +0000 Mark Schnabel, Newton Kansan http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140418/SPORTS/140419196/1020/SPORTS
Newton lost the first game 3-2 and the second game 10-3. The Railers managed just six hits in 14 innings of play.

"It's a disappointing evening," Newton coach Mark George said. "It's my fault. I didn't have my guys prepared. Ben Wright threw an outstanding game in game [...]]]>
Butler's Koehler earns weekly KJCCC honor http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419258/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:22:32 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419258/1020/SPORTS

In six games, Koehler hit .600 (15-for-25), three home runs, four doubles and had 18 RBI while leading Butler to a 5-1 record – including three wins against No. 11 Hutchinson. Koehler also scored eight runs with a walk and a stolen base.
Butler's James earns NJCAA, KJCCC weekly softball honors http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419262/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:13:48 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419262/1020/SPORTS
In seven games, James drove in 12 runs and hit .588 (10-for-17) with two doubles and four home runs. James also scored nine runs, walked five times and stole two bases.

James, who has signed with the University of Arkansas next year, now has 11 home runs and 40 RBI on the season while [...]]]>
Butler softball holds steady at No. 7 in ranking http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419263/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:08:37 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419263/1020/SPORTS

Including the preseason poll, the Grizzlies (27-7 overall, 11-1 conference) have been ranked in the top 10 in all seven polls this season.


Indian River (Fla.), who took over [...]]]>
Douglass' Milum signs with Independence http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419268/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:18:51 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419268/1020/SPORTS Mustangs set PRs at West Elk track meet http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419275/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:57:45 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419275/1020/SPORTS
For the boys, AJ Kennedy finished fifth in the 100-meter and took third in the long jump. Kennedy is a regional qualifier in the 100-m dash.

Kevin Merwin finished seventh in the 1600-m run and took [...]]]>
Central baseball games postponed http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419281/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:46:05 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419281/1020/SPORTS
Check back to see if other area games have been postponed. The Andover Trojans are scheduled to play at Newton today.
Area swim teams compete at Newton Invitational http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419289/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:35:50 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140417/SPORTS/140419289/1020/SPORTS
The El Dorado Wildcats took fifth overall with 138 points. Derby was third (193), Wichita-Trinity Academy was fourth (157), McPherson was sixth (108) and Salina South (69) was seventh. Rose Hill scored [...]]]>
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
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 [...]]]>