T-Birds split with Labette
Cloud County scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a 5-2 win over Labette in the first game of Jayhawk Conference Eastern Division doubleheader it hosted on Wednesday.
Labette earned a split in the twinbill by winning the second game, 10-1.
One run in the third inning and one in the fourth gave Labette a 2-0 lead in game one.
Jessica Downard homered with Madison Bryant aboard in the bottom of the fifth inning to pull Cloud County even at 2-2.
The T-Birds then scored three runs in the sixth to go on top to stay.
Kelsey Jones led off the inning with a single.
Mikayla Soderstrom and Tavia Fazel singled to load the bases.
Katelyn Bailey knocked in two runs with a single.
Sierra Eason drove in Fazel to make it a 5-2.
Jones retired nine straight Labette batters over the final three innings. She gave up two runs on six hits, struck out two and walked one in picking up the win.
Downard and Bailey had two hits and drove in two runs each for Cloud County.
Bryant and Fazel each had two hits.
In the second game, Labette scored two runs in the first inning, three in the second and one in the fourth to grab a 6-0 lead.
Eason singled and scored on a base hit by Downard in the bottom of the fourth inning for Cloud County.
Labette added one run in the fifth inning and three in the sixth.
Kenzie Dunlap limited the T-Birds to one run on two hits and struck out four.
Savanna Luke took the loss for Cloud County. She gave up 10 runs on 16 hits, struck out four and walked two.
WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]
LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]
- Blues win in first round of state tournament
- Blues rally to complete sweep of Plainville
- Concordia Lions beat Knights of Columbus
- Concordia Swim Team competes in Clay Center
- Cloud County Co-op tops American Legion
- Concordia Swim Team hosts meet
- CCCC has three claim national titles
- CHS first in JV league tournament
Cloud County voters will have the opportunity to help elect candidates for U.S. senator, 1st District representative, a governor and numerous other state offices when they go to the polls for the primary election next Tuesday, Aug. 5. Republicans in Cloud County's... [More]
District Court CIVIL Settled: City of Miltonvale and William R. Jones and Cynthia A. Jones received quiet title to real estate from John A. Rickard, Hepribah, Ga. Filed: Jerod L. Francis petitions the Court to enter an order requesting reinstatement of his driving privileges... [More]
The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged. Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]
“The roots of the American experiment in democracy reach back thousands of years, fed by our failures as well as our successes, our crimes as well as our ideals. When at last we learn humility, our republic will bloom.” These words are from Jacob Needleman,... [More]
Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]