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Tue, May 22, 2018 at 12:15 AM - [NCKS]

Many area athletes and coaches have been chosen to participate in the 2018 Kansas 8-Man All-Star Games which will take place in Beloit on June 9.  The 8-Man DI All-Star Game will be at 10:00 a.m. and the 8-Man DII game follows at 1:30 p.m. at Trojan Field.

Area representatives on the 8-Man DI East team include players Roxton Brown and Denton Schurr of Osborne as well as Bulldogs coach Cullen Riner, who will be an assistant.  On the 8-Man DII East team, Ty Brummer of St. John's/Tipton, Austin Eilert and Tycen Higer of Rock Hills and Davante Hammer, Lane Peters and Cole Strickler of Pike Valley have been selected to play in the game, while Don Melby will be the head coach.  For the DII West squad, Owen Krueger and Dylan Streit of Sylvan-Lucas were picked to play.  Full selections can be found at the link below.

2018 8-Man All-Star Game Selections

Rosters have been finalized now for the 8-Man All-Star Games.  They can be found below.

2018 8-Man All-Star Game Rosters

Mon, May 21, 2018 at 7:05 PM - [NCKS]

The Sacred Heart Knights golf team claimed their fourth consecutive 2A Boys championship on Monday.  Sacred Heart shot a record 279 as a team on the par 72 course at Crestwood Country Club in Pittsburg.  Knights Senior Cole Elmore was the individual champion, shooting a -5, 67 on the day.  Grant Herrenbruck and Tate Herrenbruck each scored 4 under 68's.  Grant won the tie-break to finish 2nd, while Tate took 3rd.  Kameron Shaw finished in 6th place for Sacred Heart with a 76, while Quentin Shaw shot an 81 and took 9th place.

In other local notes, at 1A in Dodge City at Mariah Hills Golf Course, Osborne's Steele Wolters finished in second place, shooting a 79, just one stroke behind Stockton's Brady Beougher who won state with a 78.  Rawlins County won the team title with 347 points.  Osborne, who won 1A in 2017, finished in 3rd place as a team.

At Sand Greens State at Chase County Golf Club in Cottonwood Falls, Riley County took the team title with a 302 total score.  Last year's Sand Greens State Champion Tipton finished in 3rd place.  Garrett McNulty of Riley County was the champion with a 3 over 68.  Tycen Higer of Rock Hills tied for second, but lost the playoff, finishing 3rd with a 69.  Rounding out area top 10 finishers were Brady Palen of St. John's (6th, 76) and Nicholas Schmitt of Lakeside (8th, 78).

Full State Golf results can be found here: 2018 KSHSAA State Golf

Mon, May 21, 2018 at 4:30 PM - [NCKS]

Sacred Heart High School has hired Brian Gormley as their boys basketball coach.  Gormley takes over for Pat Martin, whose contract was not renewed for 2018-19 after coaching for 11 seasons and leading the Knights to two state titles.

Gormley is no stranger to Sacred Heart.  He will begin a second stint as the Knights boys basketball coach, as he was the head man from 1997-2004.  He also spent the past seven seasons as the head coach of the Sacred Heart Junior High boys.  In his first seven seasons as the SHHS high school boys coach, Gormley did lead the Knights to the 2A State Tournament once in 2003, where they fell in the first round in Manhattan.  We'll have more on this story when it becomes available.

Mon, May 21, 2018 at 3:25 PM - [NCKS]

The 2018 KSHSAA State Track & Field Championships will take place on Friday & Saturday, May 25 & 26 at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.  Full information on State Track & Field can be found at the link below.

2018 KSHSAA State Track & Field Info

2018 KD Country 94 Area State Track & Field Qualifiers Rundown: By Event Time; By School

Mon, May 21, 2018 at 3:15 PM - [NCKS]

May 21, 2018, Topeka, KS -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2018 All Star squads. The annual All Star match will be held this year on June 2nd, 2018, at Lee Arena on the Washburn University campus. Match time will be 6:30 pm. The players selected are first nominated by their high school coaches (who must be KVA members), and then recommended by committee to fill the squads. Based on achievements, positions, classifications, collegiate plans and availability the squads are determined and divided into two teams which should provide for a very competitive match.  From the area, Sydney Johnson of Beloit will compete for the Red Team and Laken Schroeder of Concordia will play for the Blue Team.  Full rosters are at the link below.

KVA All-Star Match Rosters

Thu, May 17, 2018 - [NCKS]

3A Regional @ Beloit: Individual & Team

2A Regional @ Smith Center: Individual; Team

1A Regional @ Rock Hills: Individual; Team: Girls; Boys

1A Regional @ Colby: All Results

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