GYPSUM — Despite the heat, Abilene senior Sydney Burton ran a solid 5K race at Gypsum Tuesday at the Southeast of Saline Cross Country Invitational Meet.
CLAY CENTER – The Abilene Cowgirl tennis team continued its successful season with the team championship of the Clay Center Invitational Tournament Saturday in Clay Center.
The Chapman Fighting Irish left no doubt in any ones’ mind that they are the best 11-man football team in Dickinson County this season after thumping the Abilene Cowboys 26-0 Friday night in Abilene.
The fired up Chapman Fighting Irish let it be known they are the best 11-man team in the county as they thoroughly thumped the Abilene Cowboys 26-0 Friday night in Abilene.
CLAY CENTER – It was a clean sweep for the Chapman Irish cross-country team at the Clay Center Invitational Thursday night in Clay Center.
GYPSUM – Starting out strong in the opening match of the Southeast of Saline volleyball tournament set the pace for the Abilene Cowgirls Saturday as they worked their way to the championship finals.
The football turf at Abilene’s Cowboy Stadium could not hold much more water last week and with little sun shining during the week, the grass was wet, slippery and eventually turned into mud following Friday’s ball game.
The Abilene Middle School seventh grade football team opened its season with a 22-0 win at Chapman last week. The game was two quarters in length and the first game for both teams.
CLAY CENTER – The Abilene Cowboy football team avenged a 48-6 loss in a season that was plagued by injuries a year ago by thumping the Clay Center Tigers 30-6 in its 2018 season opener Friday on the road.
The Clay Center Tigers might have thought it was “May-Day” after the Abilene Cowboys with senior running back James Mayden left the field after posting a 30-6 win on the road in Clay Center.
After dropping a heart breaker match to Concordia by scores of 25-23, 25-23, the Abilene Cowgirls bounced back to knock off TMP in two sets to officially begin the 2018 season.
The defending Class 4A state champion in cross country, Chapman’s Taylor Briggs added her first gold medal of the season as she took the high school girls division with a 19:31.6 time in the 5K run.
BELOIT — Members of the Abilene High School junior varsity girls’ tennis team traveled to the Beloit JV Quad on Tuesday. Competing teams included Beloit, Concordia and Chapman.
In just the third year participating in 8-Man football, the Herington Railers will be looking to develop offense as it heads in 2018 after finishing 3-6 last year.
CHAPMAN — Entering his second season as the head coach of the Chapman Fighting Irish football team, Kurt Webster and his troops will work to improve on a 1-8 record from 2017 while experiencing a drop in class to Class 3A.
Chapman sophomore Taylor Briggs is back for the Lady Irish cross country team after breaking school records and capturing the North Central Kansas League title, first in the Class 4A regional and the ultimate win, an impressive showing at the State 4A Cross Country Meet where she also captur…