The Waconda Lakers a girls basketball team made up of players from area towns
competed in the Riley Mid America Youth Basketball Tournament on July 26-27.
The selections for the 41st Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl Game have been announced. Two area players and an area coach have been selected to the West squad. Beloit High School Lineman Bryce Black and Osborne High School RB/LB Kenton Ubelaker as well as Beloit High School Head Coach Greg Koenig were all chosen as West representatives. Congratulations to these three, and for a full look at the selections, click the link below. The Shrine Bowl will be held this year in Pittsburg on Saturday, July 26th, beginning at 7:05 p.m.
An All-Star Cross Country Race will also be held in conjuction with the Shrine Bowl event. Lucy Giles from Minneapolis High School will run for the Girls West team and Kameron Blanding from Pike Valley High School and Brandon Zenger from Republic County High School will compete for the Boys West team in the event which starts at 8:00 in Pittsburg on Saturday, July 26th. For a look at the complete roster, click below.
The Central KS Select basketball team took the 9-10th Grade Boys Championship at the Sunflower State Games in Topeka, KS July 19-20 at Washburn University.
Central KS Select is comprised of the following players:
Andrew Meagher – Solomon, Cyrus Haynes – Bennington, Ethan Bechard – Concordia, Lucas Comfort - Sacred Heart, Jerod Toogood - Sacred Heart, Bailey Vetter – Beloit, Nick Flynn – Ellsworth, Brad Jones – Bennington, Adrian Castelli - Central, Salina, Jack Skidmore - Sacred Heart.
Team Head Coach - Jeff Allison and Asst. Coach - Matt Bechard
The Waconda Lakers a high school girls basketball team made up of players from area towns competed in the Sunflower Games in Topeka on July 19-20. The players are Remi Behrends of Beloit, Jessica Princ from Osborne, Courtney Freed of Scandia, Kirsten Burger from Kensington, Regan Casey of Natoma, Erin Alexander from Washington, Megan James of Concordia, and Kate
Hula from Council Grove.