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Birginske leads Larks to comeback win over Liberal »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Over the last 15 or so years, the Hays Larks have shown an ability to pull out home wins in their final at bat. What has become affectionately known as “Larks Magic” has helped the club to eight Jayhawk League titles and four runner-up finishes since 2001, but has also […]

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Maska taking over HHS soccer coaching duties »

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Among the personnel transactions taken at Monday night’s USD 489 Board of Education meeting was the promotion of Jim Maska to head boys and girls’ soccer coach at Hays High School. Maska, who coached with the Hays Soccer Club for 14 years then spent four seasons as an assistant at TMP-Marian and has been an […]

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Larks fall short in Liberal »

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Robert Dugger’s double drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and lifts the Liberal Bee Jays to a 6-4 win over the Hays Larks Saturday night at Brent Gould Field in Liberal, snapping the Larks five-game win streak. The Bee Jays add an unearned run in the eighth. The Larks scored their first […]

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Eagles advance to WWF tourney semifinals »

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The Hays Eagles score four runs in the fourth inning then add two more in the sixth and beat Longmont-Erie (Colo.) 8-3 to advance to Sunday afternoon’s semifinals of the Wild West Fest tournament. The Eagles improve to 4-0 in the tourney and are now 21-6 overall. A win Sunday at the HHS Field would […]

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Monarchs win streak comes to an end »

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The Hays Monarchs drop a pair of games to the MW Bruins Saturday at the Wild West Fest tournament, snapping their 10-game win streak. Bruins win the first contest 12-1 then turn around and win 4-2 in the quarterfinals ending the Monarchs run at 2-2. They are now 14-5 on the season. The Monarchs fell behind 6-0 after […]

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Hays Eagles start 2-0 at WWF tournament »

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The Eagles Senior American Legion wins their first two games of the Wild West Fest tournament Friday. The Eagles defeat Rock Creek 5-4 in eight innings then knocked off Monument, Colorado 8-0 in five innings to move to 19-6 on the season. Against Rock Creek, they rallied with two runs in the bottom of the seventh on a Layne […]

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Hays Monarchs 2-0 at WWF tournament »

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The Hays Monarchs go 2-0 Friday on the first day of the Wild West Fest tournament to run their win streak to 10 games. The Monarchs defeat the Wichita Grays 2-1 then defeat Canon City, Colorado 5-1. The Monarchs improve to 14-3 on the season. Ryan Ruder’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh broke a […]

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Balanced hitting, solid pitching leads Larks to win over Broncos »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Five Hays Larks had two hits apiece as they defeat El Dorado 8-1 to take the weekend series two games to one. The Larks have won four of their last five to improve to 14-9 overall and 10-9 in the Jayhawk League. The Broncos drop to 8-12 and 6-12 in league […]

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Larks defeat Broncos to even series »

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The Hays Larks scored five runs in the second inning then held on to defeat the El Dorado Broncos 6-4 to even their Jayhawk League series at a game apiece. The Larks improve to 13-9 overall and 9-9 in league play. The Broncos fall to 8-11 and 6-11 in the Jayhawk League. Frank Leo Postgame […]

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Hays Eagles go 4-1 at Oklahoma City tournament »

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The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion scored three runs in the second inning and got a solid pitching performance from Layne Downing to defeat Ada, Oklahoma 8-0 at the South Plains Classic baseball tournament in Oklahoma City. The win advanced them in bracket play but their final game was rained out. The Eagles finish the […]

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Royals sign first-round pick »

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Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, MO – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed it’s 2014 first-round draft choice Brandon Finnegan, the 17th overall selection in the First-Year Player Draft. The 21-year old Finnegan, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound hurler from Fort Worth, Texas, went 9-3 with a 2.04 ERA (24 ER in 105.2 […]

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Broncos rally for win over Larks »

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The El Dorado Broncos successfully executed a suicide squeeze to score the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and beat the Hays Larks 3-2 to take the first game of their three-game Jayhawk League series at Larks Park. The loss ends Hays two-game win streak and their nine-game home win streak over the Broncos who […]

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Hays Eagles split on day two of Oklahoma City tournament »

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The Hays Eagles split their two games on Friday at the South Plains Classic baseball tournament in Oklahoma City and finish pool play at 3-1. The Eagles beat Tuttle, Oklahoma 12-8 then lose to the Oklahoma Outlaws 12-4. They are now 14-5 on the year and will begin bracket play at 10am Saturday. Hays rallied from […]

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