Category Archives: Softball

Softball/Baseball in Kansas: “The best idea ever” – Hoisington/Central Plains senior quartet paces regional champions throughout Kansas; notes on each class

By CONOR NICHOLL

HAYS – Last season, Hoisington-Central Plains softball held off Beloit, 1-0, in a Class 3A regional semifinal contest. Hoisington ace Kassidy Nixon permitted just four baserunners and struck out 17 in a Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: “200 percent better” – Newton softball headlines Wednesday regionals; looking at key Tuesday playoff results

Newton’s Tegan Livesay has a strong case for Kansas’ best player. She has led Newton on a huge turnaround this year. (Photo credit: Camryn Entz).

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Newton entered its April 8 doubleheader against Read Story

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Labette Bank Athlete of the Month: Frontenac 3-sport star Heather Arnett stakes claim as best base stealer in KS history

Photo credit: Amanda Morrison. Frontenac’s Heather Arnett would likely hold state records for career runs scored and steals if she had played 2020 that was cancelled from COVID.

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Frontenac senior Heather Arnett Read Story

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American Implement Western Kansas Team of the Week: Holcomb softball takes 3A’s longest current win streak into postseason

Holcomb is tied for the tenth-most wins in Kansas softball for all classes in the last two seasons. Holcomb has the longest current winning streak in 3A softball.

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Holcomb softball delivered the Read Story

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Softball in Kansas: “Synergy” – The state’s biggest turnaround this season

West Elk has enjoyed Kansas’ biggest softball turnaround from 2021-22. Pictured are the starters.

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Softball has enveloped Sheri Patteson since she was a youngster. For many years, Patteson watched her family play Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Columbus softball continues to make history, wins first CNC title

Columbus softball wins its first-ever CNC title.

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Columbus girls’ sports have continued to deliver school history in the last several months. In February, the Titans took third at 4-1A state wrestling in Read Story

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Softball in Kansas: “Brick by Brick” – How Kingman softball won a league championship Monday; plus other key results in a big night

Kingman softball swept Cheney for Central Plains League title Monday. The Eagles have used the “brick by brick” mantra to become a 3A contender.

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Ross Bruggeman grew up in Sabetha, played football Read Story

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Softball/Baseball in Kansas: Looking at stat leaders, challenging SOS, conference titles, around state notes

Wamego sensational freshman Peyton Hardenburger has delivered a huge year for the undefeated Red Raiders.

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Sports In Kansas looks at two pitchers with a 0.00 ERA, several challenging strength of schedules and Read Story

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Sports in Kansas Radio Show: Looking at track and field leaders in Kansas.

Mike Snow and Chet Kuplen look across the state of Kansas – event by event – at several track and field leaders over the 2022 season in Kansas.

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Softball in Kansas: “That’s what elite pitching looked like” – a look at the state’s top arms, from Harveyville to Southwest KS to Olathe

Mission Valley ace Morgan Tomlinson currently leads Kansas in strikeouts.

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This week, SIK takes a look at all of the elite softball pitching throughout Kansas, mainly from the rural communities.

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Rainbow Communications Athlete of the Month: Undefeated Troy softball looks to etch further marks in the Trojan record book

Troy is off to a 15-0 start this spring.

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Troy fifth-year softball coach Kyle McConnaughey knew he had a highly experienced 2022 group. The Trojans enjoyed their best season in school history Read Story

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American Implement Western Kansas Team of the Week: Garden City softball enjoying another big year, including 14-inning victory

Garden City High School’s Brie Manwarren winds up to make a pitch to a Great Bend batter for a strike out Thursday at Tangeman Sports Complex. (Photo credit: Brad Nadig, Garden City Telegram).

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