Marysville boys are the No. 1 seed in the Thunder Classic that starts Monday in Seneca.
Marysville senior Noah Ackerman, 18, had plenty of options when it came to picking a college where he could continue to wrestle and pursue his major in pre-nursing with a minor in psychology.
Hanover girls hit 7-0 with a 54-17 win against Linn, and the Frankfort boys won their second straight basketball game against Doniphan West, 54-21, in games Tuesday.
Dusty Leonard, Marysville, was named 2019 Regional Crate Late Model Driver of the Year and was the sixth driver to win back-to-back championships in the 34-year history of the National Championship Racing Association.
The Marysville Junior High School girls’ basketball season ended Dec. 19 with an NCKL championship for the MJHS eighth-grade girls and a second-place league finish for the seventh-grade girls.
Varsity wrestling opened for Marysville last Thursday with a 43-31 dual win at Wamego to start the North Central Kansas League season and a third-place finish in Saturday’s Clay Center tournament.
Keagan Warders, Marysville, was 2-0 with a pair of technical falls Saturday to win the 12-and-under, 96-pound division in the Gene White Memorial kids wrestling tournament in Emporia.
The end wasn’t what Axtell football coaches Eric Detweiler and Dale Buessing had scripted and 30 to 40 mph winds were not favorable, even from behind in the fourth quarter Saturday in Newton.
Kim and Kimbrook Tennal, retired coaches and teachers who spent a good portion of their careers at Centralia, didn’t imagine they’d have the success that they have had.
Basketball tips off Thursday at Axtell and at home Friday against Sabetha this week as Marysville High School teams open the season in non-league action. The Dogs will play Tuesday at Valley Heights.
Centralia typically outscores opponents in the first and second quarters, but Friday’s 44-6 sub-state blow out was the result of consistent scoring in every quarter.
Hanover coach Matt Heuer tells anyone curious enough to ask about the eight-man Division II state game that he isn’t discussing it until next week.
Axtell played one of its best games of the football season in rolling to a 76-26 win Friday against visiting Lost Springs-Centre for a sectional eight-man Division II title.
In the back of the end zone, Centralia’s Kamble Haverkamp batted away Olpe quarterback Colby Hoelting’s pass with about 1:20 left in Friday’s playoff game.
Marysville High School graduate Blair Russell, Lawrence, joined her father and aunt as a Hall of Fame inductee following a ceremony Friday at Kansas City Kansas Community College.