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Ellis Legion splits on first day of Garden City tournament »

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The Ellis American Legion baseball team split their first two games of a tournament in Garden City, losing to Columbine, Colorado 7-6 then beating Dodge City 6-5. Easton Smith takes the loss in the opener with Cole Pfeifer going 2-for-3 at the plate. Will Crabill gets the complete game win in the second game. Scott Pfeifer led […]

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Larks collect 15 hits in non-league win over Boulder »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post The Hays Larks turned to an old veteran to get their five-game homestand off to a good start. Former Hays High Indian, Fort Hays State Tiger and Hays Lark Landon Harper allowed one run over six innings and picks up the win in the Larks 6-1 non-league victory over the […]

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Eagles move to 2-0 in pool play at South Plains Classic »

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The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion moved to 2-0 in pool play at the South Plains Classic in Oklahoma City after a 10-3 win over Edmond Real Tree Thursday afternoon. After giving up three in the fourth to fall behind 4-3, the Eagles rallied with four in the bottom of the fourth then added four […]

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Public invited to Military Appreciation Night at Larks game Sunday »

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The Hays Larks are inviting everyone to the 6th annual Military Appreciation Night in conjunction with their game with El Dorado Broncos this Sunday night at Larks Park. All active, reserve, and retired military personnel are specially invited to attend and will be honored on the field during pregame ceremonies. Military personnel will also be […]

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FHSU men’s basketball ranks 3rd nationally in attendance »

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FHSU Sports Information The NCAA released its attendance figures for the 2013-14 season and Fort Hays State Men’s Basketball ranked third nationally in average. Fort Hays State moved up seven spots in the rankings this year as it ranked 10th nationally in 2012-13. FHSU averaged 2,717 fans per contest this past season. Fort Hays State […]

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FHSU women’s basketball ranks 3rd nationally in attendance »

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FHSU Sports Information The NCAA released its attendance figures for the 2013-14 season and Fort Hays State Women’s Basketball ranked third nationally in average. Fort Hays State moved up one spot this year as it ranked fourth nationally in 2012-13. FHSU averaged 1,851 fans per contest this past year. Fort Hays State heads four MIAA […]

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Larks end four-game losing streak with big win in Dodge City »

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The Hays Larks pound out a season-high 21 hits as they avenge Tuesday’s 12-1 loss to Dodge City with a 12-4 victory Wednesday night at Cavalier Field in Dodge City. The victory snaps a four-game losing streak and moves them to 8-8 in the Jayhawk League and 11-8 overall. Dodge City, who had won eight […]

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Hays Eagles win opener in OKC; Monarchs rained out »

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The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion win their opener at the South Plains Classic in Oklahoma City, defeating the Wichita Sluggers Red 5-3. Marcus Altman picks up the win as they improve to 12-5 on the season. The Eagles continue pool play with a game today and two tomorrow before the start of bracket play […]

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Kershaw pitches Dodgers to win over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Clayton Kershaw was asked to assess his performance against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night, and the Dodgers ace bemoaned the fact that he didn’t have command of his fastball. Maybe if he did, he’d have tossed another no-hitter. Kershaw still managed to […]

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Larks drop fourth straight »

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Dodge City took advantage of three Larks errors, scoring eight unearned runs over the first three innings and defeat Hays 12-1 Tuesday night at Larks Park. The Larks have lost eight of their last 10 including four straight for the first time since 2010. They are now 10-8 overall and 7-8 in the Jayhawk League. […]

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HHS soccer coach resigns »

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He hasn’t been on the job long, but one of the first duties for new Hays High Athletic Director Chris Michaelis will be finding a new head soccer coach. Boys and girls coach Saul Hernandez resignation was accepted at the USD 489 Board of Education meeting Monday night. Hernandez, who replaced Michaelis as head coach, […]

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Hays Monarchs sweep Larned »

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The Hays Monarchs American Legion baseball team stretched their winning streak to seven with a pair of run-rule wins over Larned Monday night at the TMP Field. The Monarch score four in the fifth to win the first game 8-0 then use a seven-run fourth to take game two 11-2. Both were called after five […]

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Larks series finale suspended in Derby »

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The Hays Larks will have to wait until Tuesday to try and end their three-game losing streak after their series finale in Derby Sunday was suspended due to rain. The Larks were one strike away from the win when the game was stopped play because of lightning. DJ Carr had a 3-2 count on the […]

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