CHAPMAN – Due to an increase in positive COVID cases, and subsequent quarantines, within the school district and larger community, USD 473 – Chapman will suspended all athletic and activity programs, effective immediately according to statement released Wednesday afternoon by athletic depart…
Abilene High School held Homecoming activities last Friday at Cowboy Stadium at half time of Chapman’s 46-0 win over the Cowboys.Senior Aly Johnson, third from left, was crowned as the 2020 AHS Homecoming Queen.Other candidates included seniors Claire Weishaar, Bailey Rock, Brynna Ade and Al…
CLAY CENTER — The Chapman Lady Irish tennis team went head to head with the Abilene Cowgirls Saturday to essentially tie for first place at the Clay Center Invitational Tennis Tournament in Clay Center. Chapman won the tiebreaker because the Cowgirls didn’t have a number two doubles team at…
Monday afternoon, Abilene High School director of athletics Will Burton and Abilene Middle School director of athletics Derek Berns notified USD 435 parents in a joint memo that because of increases in confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 amongst the staff and student body along with signifi…
TOPEKA — The Abilene 7th grade football team traveled to Topeka Tuesday night to play the Topeka Saints, a club team that feeds Hayden High School. Abilene was originally scheduled to play Concordia this week but the Panthers did not have enough players. The Saints defeated Abilene 38-0, whi…
SOLOMON – Freshman Spencer Coup rushed for two touchdowns and returned a kickoff 46 yards and a score as the Solomon Gorillas improved to 3-0 this season with a 56-26 win over Centre on Friday night.
Chapman senior quarterback Trevor Erickson showed why he is seen as one of the top prep athletes in the state of Kansas Friday night as he rushed for 183 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Irish defeated the Abilene Cowboys 46-0 for the third straight year.
LAWRENCE – Both the Kansas State men’s and women’s cross country teams surged to nice starts at the Bob Timmons Classic on Saturday (September 19) morning, which led to runner-up finishes in the first meet of the 2020 season at Rim Rock Farm.
Chapman senior quarterback Trevor Erickson showed why he is one of the top players in the state of Kansas Friday night as he led the Fighting Irish to a 46-0 win over the Abilene Cowboys in Abilene.
CLAY CENTER – Chapman senior Taylor Briggs hit her stride early and coasted to a big win at the Clay Center Invitational Cross Country meet Thursday evening at Clay Center Middle School.
BASEHOR – Former Abilene resident Carter Markley and his partner Gavin Denny of Piper finished third place in the two-day State Championship of the Jr. Kansas Bass Nation fishing series held recently held Bone Creek Lake.
With restrictions being placed upon them due to the COVID-19 pandemic, athletic directors across the state of Kansas are dealing with issues as it relates to sports fans and accommodations at sporting events.
SOLOMON – Dylan Hynes ran for a four-yard touchdown with nine minutes to go in the game that powered the Solomon Gorillas for a come from behind 32-28 win Friday night in Solomon.
CHAPMAN – Holton scored four times in the opening period and added three more touchdowns in the second quarter enroute to a 55-13 win over Chapman Friday night in Chapman.
It wasn’t what the young Abilene Cowboys wanted as an outcome after playing the first home football game on the new playing surface at Cowboy Stadium. The Concordia Panthers came to town and claimed their second win on the season with a 42-0 win over the Cowboys.
WAMEGO – Despite not claiming an individual championship, Buhler and Baldwin High Schools claimed top team titles at the 2020 Wamego Invitational Cross Country Meet on Saturday.
The Abilene Longhorn 7th Grade Football team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 38-0 victory at Wamego Thursday night. It was the second straight road victory for Abilene to start the season after winning at Clay Center 40-6 in week one..
MARYSVILLE – The Abilene High School junior varsity girls’ tennis team traveled to Marysville Thursday to compete in a quad against Concordia, Sabetha and Marysville,
Being at home for the first time this season, the Abilene Cowboys looked to improve on the 0-1 start with some extra incentive. They were debuting the turf field at Cowboy Stadium.
SABETHA – Returning for his second season as the starting quarterback for the Chapman Fighting Irish football team, senior Trevor Erickson undoubtedly had the best game of his life as he scored five touchdowns leading his team to a thrilling 34-29 win over Sabetha on the road Friday night.
After not displaying much intensity as a team following a two-set loss to NCKL rival Concordia, Abilene senior leader Autumn Fitzgerald spent time talking to each member of the Cowgirl varsity volleyball team pumping them up and encouraging them to come back fighting. And that’s exactly what…
CLAY CENTER – Scoring on each of their first eight possessions, the Clay Center Tigers rushed by the Abilene Cowboys 57-0 to open the 2020 high school football season.
Not only did the Abilene Cowgirls have to face ranked opponents to open the 2020 volleyball season, those three teams had already been in action this season.
CHAPMAN – On the strength of the doubles teams going undefeated, the Abilene Cowgirls edged out host Chapman to win the Chapman Quad tennis tournament Thursday afternoon.
WAKEFIELD – The Rural Vista Heat volleyball team opened the 2020 season with a road trip to Wakefield where they also faced Tescott. The Heat came out of the gate swinging as they defeated both teams in two sets.
CLAY CENTER — The Abilene Longhorn 7th grade Football team opened the season Thursday with a 40-6 victory at Clay Center. The Tigers have won the NCKL title in each of the last two seasons at the 7th grade level.
Wamego took the top two finishes in the seventh grade boy’s two-mile run at the Abilene Cross Country Invitational Thursday afternoon. Peyton Parker took first with a time of 12:04.7. His teammate Jackson Annan was second at 12:32.0.
Abilene High School has announced a change to its football schedule. The game originally scheduled at Christ Prep Academy in Olathe Saturday, Sept. 26 has been moved to Abilene on Friday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.
The Abilene Cowgirl JV volleyball team opened the season with a pair of wins over Marysville and Junction City Tuesday evening in Abilene. Abilene defeated Marysville 25-17, 25-15 and they bested Junction City 25-16, 25-11. Pictured is sophomore Briahna DeWeese hitting the ball over the net …