SALINA- Great Bend's Steve Courson threw in the Kansas Horseshoe Pitchers Association's annual State Tournament Saturday and Sunday at Salina's Sunset Park. Courson posted an 8-1 record in two days of throwing to win his division. Courson has thrown at World Tournaments in Iowa, Oklahoma and Utah and placed third in his division at the 2015 World Tournament in Topeka in July.
As mentioned last week in At the Mike, former Barton coach Ray Bechard was in search of his 300th career win at the University of Kansas. He did that in short order sweeping Western Illinois and Duke at the Kansas Invitational to earn that milestone on the opening Friday of play.
September 09, 2015|
MIKE MARZOLF, Special to the Tribune
The college football teams from the Mount Rushmore State are invading Kansas this weekend. No, they won't be bringing George Washington, Lincoln or Jefferson with them but South Dakota State and South Dakota will provide season-opening action for Kansas and Kansas State Saturday.
StoneRidge Country Club hosted the first annual Fore the Kids! Junior/Senior Golf tournament on Sunday, August 30th. The tournament was organized by StoneRidge Junior Golf team leaders Kelby Titus and Jared Divis as a fund raiser to support the Great Bend High School girls and boys golf program as well as junior golf program. Fourteen teams participated in the tournament which paired a junior golfer under the age of 18 with an adult golfing mentor 18 years of age or older for 18 holes of play. First place champion flight went to the team of Cole and Ryan Streck ...
September 02, 2015|
Special to the Tribune
This could be a banner year in the Golden Belt area for high school football. Great Bend, Larned, Hoisington, LaCrosse, Central Plains and Ellinwood are all looking for big improvement and solid seasons.
A paradigm shift is a sudden change in perception, a sudden change in point of view, a sudden change in how one sees things. Kansas University football needs a paradigm shift. The road to that is to get real, get local, get invested or get out!
The Kansas City Royals' latest hot-shot pitcher is quite a "looker". Johnny Cueto has got mojo. Johnny Cueto has got an attitude. Johnny Cueto is quite a pitcher and Johnny Cueto has got those "dreads".
I know, it's supposed to be "Dancing With The Stars" but, this week, it is more appropriate to call it "Fighting With The Stars". Last Sunday the high-flying Kansas City Royals and the resurgent Toronto Blue Jays got into a couple of bench-clearing "fights".