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Sat, May 27, 2017 at 7:55 PM - [NCKS]

The KSHSAA State Track & Field Championships will be held this Friday & Saturday (5/26 & 5/27) at Cessna Stadium in Wichita.  Below you will find information on the event.

State Track & Field (KSHSAA Info)

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

KD Country 94 Area State Track & Field Rundown: Final Results: By Starting Time; By School

Wed, May 24, 2017 - [NCKS]

Members of the Tipton, Osborne and Sacred Heart Boys Golf teams have been named the NCKSSports.com/Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.

The three teams all won KSHSAA state championships on Monday in Boys Golf.

Tipton won their 2nd consecutive Sand Greens Championship at Leonardville on Monday.  The Cardinals (351) won by 30 strokes over 2nd place Chase County (381).  Aaron Henke was the top individual finisher for Tipton, placing 3rd while shooting an 81 on the day.  Other team scorers were Eddie Koenigsman (7th, 86), Justin Brummer (9th, 91) and Dylan Hollerich (T10th, 93).  Ben Hake was also a member of the state team.

Osborne took home their first golf title since 1975 and their 2nd overall, winning the 1A crown in Goodland.  The Bulldogs scored a 360, which was six strokes ahead of 2nd place Olpe.  The top golfer for Osborne was Tanner Conway, finishing 3rd place with an 81.  Justin Burch took 5th place, shooting an 82 on the day.  Steele Wolters and Kade Miller were the other scoring members of the team, while Logan Corbett and Jordan Wherry also competed for the Bulldogs.

Sacred Heart won their 3rd straight 2A Championship, finishing with a total score of 309, which was seven strokes ahead of Pittsburg-Colgan in 2nd.  In Garden City, Junior Grant Herrenbruck was the individual champion with a score of 73.  Cole Elmore (3rd, 76), Tate Herrenbruck (6th, 79) and Quentin Shaw (12th, 81) were the other top scorers for the Knights.  Other members of the state championship team were Rase Welsh and Charlie Skidmore.

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.

Mon, May 22, 2017 - [NCKS]

The Tipton Cardinals golf team won the KSHSAA Sand Greens State Championship on Monday at Leonardville Golf Course.  Aaron Henke (3rd, 81), Eddie Koenigsman (7th, 86), Justin Brummer (9th, 91) and Dylan Hollerich (T10th, 93) combined for a score of 351, which was 30 strokes better than 2nd place Chase County, who had 381.  Ben Hake was also part of the state championship team for Tipton.  Rounding out the team scores, Riley County finished 3rd with 384, LaCrosse 4th with 392, Yates Center 5th with 398 and St. John's 6th with 446.  The state title for Tipton Catholic is the 8th Sand Greens Golf championship in school history.

Individually, Rock Hills Junior Tycen Higer was the state champion, shooting a 77 on the day, which was one stroke better than 2nd place finisher Brett Herrman of LaCrosse, who shot a 78.  For Higer, it was his second individual state title of his career, as he won the Sand Greens gold as a freshman in 2015.  The aforementioned Tipton golfers were the only other Top 10 finishers in the area.

Sand Greens State Golf @ Leonardville: Full Individual Results

Mon, May 22, 2017 - [NCKS]

The Osborne Bulldogs claimed the 1A State Golf Championship on Monday at Sugar Hills Golf Course in Goodland.  The Bulldogs had a combined team score of 360, which was 6 strokes better than 2nd place Olpe at 366.  Jetmore finished in 3rd with a 375 on the day.  This is the 2nd state championship in Osborne's boys golf history.  They won the Sand Greens title in 1975.  Seniors Tanner Conway and Justin Burch were the top individual finishers for the Bulldogs.  Conway won a playoff to finish in 3rd place, shooting an 81 on the day.  Burch won a playoff to finish 5th with an 82.  Other members of the championship team are: Steele Wolters, Kade Miller, Logan Corbett and Jordan Wherry.

1A State Golf @ Goodland Full Results: Individual; Team Scores

Mon, May 22, 2017 - [NCKS]

The North Central Activities Association saw some good things happen on the golf course on Monday in State competition.  In Class 2A, the Sacred Heart Knights claimed their 3rd straight 2A State Championship, finishing the day with a combined score of 309, which was 7 strokes ahead of Pittsburg-Colgan.  All of Sacred Heart's top four scorers ended up within the Top 12.  Junior Grant Herrenbruck was the State Champion, shooting a 73 on the day at Southwind Golf Club in Garden City.  Cole Elmore (3rd, 76), Tate Herrenbruck (6th, 79) and Quentin Shaw (12th, 81) were the other top scorers for the Knights.  Other members of the state championship team were Rase Welsh and Charlie Skidmore.  Also from the NCAA, Republic County's Justin Tietjen finished in 8th place with an 80 on the day.

2A State Golf @ Garden City Full Results: Individual; Team Scores

At 3A State Golf in Independence, Southeast of Saline Junior Jake Huffaker was the individual State Champion, finishing with a 77, which was three strokes better than the 2nd place finisher.  Fredonia took the team trophy in 3A, as just four strokes separated the 1st and 4th place teams. Fredonia scored 341, followed by Hesston with 342, Cimarron with 344 and Sabetha with 345.

3A State Golf @ Independence Full Results: Individual; Team Scores

Sun, May 21, 2017 - [NCKS]

KSHSAA State Golf Information


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