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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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Larks drop Jayhawk League opener to El Dorado »

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El Dorado scored three unearned runs off of two Larks errors in the fourth inning, then added two runs in the eighth and another in the ninth to hold off a Larks rally for a 6-4 win in the Jayhawk League opener for both Thursday night at Larks Park. Hays is now 3-3 overall while […]

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Moss powers Indians to rain-shortened win over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Brandon Moss hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Thursday night in a game called in the eighth inning because of rain. Trevor Bauer (5-2) allowed only a long two-run homer by Lorenzo Cain over 6 […]

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Lehman wins MIAA’s Ken B. Jones Award »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State’s Kate Lehman was named the female recipient of the Ken B. Jones Award from the MIAA on Wednesday evening in Kansas City, Mo. The Ken B. Jones Award recognizes the conference’s Student Athlete of the Year award for both a male and female, which combines the individual’s athletic, academic, and service […]

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Vargas sharp in Royals win over Cleveland »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Jason Vargas tossed six sharp innings, the Kansas City offense finally woke up against AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber and the Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Wednesday night. Mike Moustakas drove in a run in the first inning, and Lorenzo Cain, […]

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FHSU’s Honas, Berry, and Keehn named USTFCCCA All-American »

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FHSU Athletics For the first time, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has expanded the amount of its All-America recipients in Division II. An All-America Second Team has been created for athletes placing ninth through 12th at the national meet. Earning second team honors for the outdoor season were […]

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McKinzie homer, Gallardo pitching carries Larks to win »

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Emporia State’s Garrett McKinzie hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to break a scoreless tie and carry the Hays Larks to a 4-0 victory over the Denver Cougars Tuesday night at Larks Park. The win gives Hays the split the two-game series and moves their record to 3-2 on the season. McKinzie hit […]

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Larks doubled up by Denver »

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The Hays Larks begin their season-opening nine-game homestand 2-2 following a 6-3 loss to the Denver Cougars Monday night. Denver’s Eli Thornquist throws a complete game four-hitter to lead the Cougars to their first win of the season after starting 0-5. Thornquist struck out four and walked two and retired the final 10 Larks batters […]

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Four Indians named to All-WAC softball team »

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Hays High has two players named to the first team and two honorable mention picks on the All-Western Athletic Conference softball team. Senior Kaylie Schondaller and junior Tessa Stickel were named to the first team while juniors Albany Schaffer and Nicole Dinkel were honorable mention selections. First -Team All-League Selections NAME Year Position High School […]

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