butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20121127/SPORTS/121129379/1020/SPORTS butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:21:48 +0000 Trojans, Jaguars compete at track meet http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/SPORTS/140429691/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:25:52 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/SPORTS/140429691/1020/SPORTS
The Jaguar girls took second place in the team standings with 88 points, while the lady Trojans were fourth (61). On the boys’ side, Central was fourth (65) and Andover High was fifth (48).

For the lady Trojans, Nicole Klusener took third place in the high jump (4 feet 8 inches). Mia Hays took third in [...]]]>
Orioles compete at Andover track meet http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/SPORTS/140429698/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:45:16 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/SPORTS/140429698/1020/SPORTS
The field included several Class 6A and 5A schools, including Andover and Andover Central, as well as Salina South and Salina Central. But it was 4A’s always-tough Andale squads that swept both the boys and the girls team titles. And the [...]]]>
Baker's walk-off home run lifts Butler over Cowley 5-4 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/SPORTS/140429704/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:55:22 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140423/SPORTS/140429704/1020/SPORTS
The win gives Butler a split of the season series against the Tigers, with each team winning on its home field.

The Grizzlies are now 31-19 on the year while Cowley falls to 30-15. Butler will be in action again on [...]]]>
DHS's Banister signs with Barton basketball team http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/SPORTS/140429794/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:48:08 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/SPORTS/140429794/1020/SPORTS
Banister is one of only four Bulldogs ever to top 1,000 points in a career. He has earned three All-League honors, including two on the First Team. He earned three All-State honors during his career as well in Class 3A. And from day one, he wanted to do whatever it took to continue his playing career at the collegiate level. [...]]]>
Smith gets win in opener, Wildcats split with Clearwater http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/SPORTS/140429881/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:24:27 +0000 Jeremy Costello http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140422/SPORTS/140429881/1020/SPORTS
Sports Editor

Neither pitcher had that great a start for the opener of El Dorado’s home doubleheader against Clearwater.

The Indians scored two quick runs in the first inning, but the Wildcats went around the order to take a commanding 6-2 lead.

The difference in the game was that El Dorado’s [...]]]>
Lady Trojans top Ark City soccer http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/SPORTS/140429885/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:14:50 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/SPORTS/140429885/1020/SPORTS
Delaney Drumright scored the Trojans' opening goal and finished with a hat trick. Drumright also had an assist.

Madi Hearne scored a goal for a 2-0 lead before Drumright scored her next two. Ryann Horton scored for a 5-0 lead on an assist from Mollie Walker. Ana Dilkes gave the Trojans a 6-0 halftime [...]]]>
Former Wildcat, Grizzly star competes in Boston Marathon http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/SPORTS/140429890/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:15:56 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/SPORTS/140429890/1020/SPORTS
Gawith graduated from El Dorado High School in 2001, where she played softball, volleyball, basketball, and ran track. She graduated from Butler County in 2003 where she played basketball [...]]]>
Butler track places four at Kansas Relays http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/SPORTS/140429912/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:19:55 +0000 TG sports report http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140421/SPORTS/140429912/1020/SPORTS
Butler sophomore Alfred Larry medaled individually in two events and helped the men's 4x100-meter relay team to an eighth-place finish. Larry took fourth in the 400-meter dash with a finals time of 48.24 seconds, as well as seventh in the 200-meter dash (21.70 [...]]]>
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 [...]]]>