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Monarchs 18U sweep TriCounty »

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The Hays Monarchs 18 and under American Legion baseball team bounced back from their first loss of the season with a pair of blowout wins Monday night. The Monarchs hold the TriCounty Hawks to two runs, winning 10-1 in the game one and 8-1 in game two to run their record to 5-1. The Monarchs […]

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Cain homers, Royals hang on in 9th to beat Brewers »

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By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) – Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer, and normally lights-out reliever Greg Holland struggled in the ninth before the Kansas City Royals held off the Milwaukee Brewers for an 8-5 win Monday night. The Royals won in manager Ned Yost’s first regular season game back in […]

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Larks blow big lead, drop series finale to Bethany »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post The Bethany (OK) Bulls scored seven runs in the seventh inning as they rally from a 6-0 deficit to beat the Hays Larks 13-10 Sunday night at Larks Park for their first win of the season. The Bulls salvage the final game of the three-game series and are now 1-14 […]

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Bell leads Larks to fourth straight win »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Brandon Bell pitched seven shutout innings leading the Hays Larks to their fourth straight win, 2-1 over the Bethany (OK) Bulls Saturday night at Larks Park. The victory improves Hays to 8-6 overall and 5-4 in the Jayhawk League while the Bulls fall to 0-13 and 0-9. Coaches Postgame Interview […]

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12-run 5th lifts Larks past Bethany »

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The Hays Larks scored 12 runs in the fifth inning and blowout the Bethany (OK) Bulls 19-5 in their series opener Friday night at Larks Park. The win is the Larks third straight and improves them to 7-6 overall and 4-4 in the Jayhawk League. The Bulls, playing in their first season in the Jayhawk […]

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Larks defeat Haysville; win first road series »

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Jacob Campbell had three hits including a triple and Cam Roegner pitched six solid innings to lead the Hays Larks to an 8-2 win over the Haysville Aviators Thursday night in Haysville. The Larks take the final two games of their first road series of the summer and improve to 6-6 overall and 3-4 in […]

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Larks blow out Haysville »

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The Hays Larks score six runs in the eighth inning to blow open their game in Haysville Wednesday night and win 10-1. Jacob Campbell highlighted the big frame with a three-run homer. RJ Williams homered the third helping Hays to an early 4-0 lead. Derek Birginske allowed one unearned run on seven hits over 5 […]

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Pitching woes continue in Larks loss at Haysville »

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The Hays Larks rally for three runs in the ninth inning but it was too little too late as they lose 9-4 to the Haysville Aviatiors.  The Larks fall to 4-6 on the year and just 1-4 to start Jayhawk League play while the Aviators improve to 7-1 and 4-1 in their first year in […]

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Hays Monarchs 16U sweep Larned »

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The Hays Monarchs 16U baseball team moved to 3-1 with a pair of run-rule wins over Larned Monday night. The Monarchs score eight in the first and win the opener 18-3 in three innings then take the second contest 15-0 in three innings. Gavin Schumcher went 3-for-4 with a triple and drove in five runs […]

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Royals complete first day of MLB draft »

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Kansas City Royals The Kansas City Royals completed day one of the 2015 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft Monday night, selecting three right-handed pitchers, highlighted by the 21st overall selection, Ashe Russell.  The Royals also selected Nolan Watson with the 33rd overall selection and Josh Staumont at #64 overall.   Kansas City picked Staumont, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound right-hander from […]

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Larks hold on for first Jayhawk League win »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post The Hays Larks hit five home runs, four doubles and a triple and needed all of them as they rally for a 15-14 win over the El Dorado Broncos Sunday night at Larks Park, salvaging the final game of their four-game Jayhawk League series. Derrick Mount and Jacob Campbell hit […]

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Larks fall at home to El Dorado »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post The El Dorado Broncos scored five runs on the third inning to take the lead and held off the Hays Larks the rest of the night for a 12-7 win Saturday night at Larks Park. The Broncos take the first three games of the series and are now 6-0 and […]

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Late rally lifts El Dorado past Larks »

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The El Dorado Broncos score two runs in the eighth inning to break a 5-5 tie and defeat the Hays Larks 7-5 to take the first two games of their four-game Jayhawk League Series at Larks Park. The Broncos improve to 5-0 and 2-0 in the Jayhawk League while the Larks fall to 3-4 and […]

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