Monarchs win AA State Tournament


The Hays Monarchs offense came through when it counted once again as they claimed the AA American Legion State Championship Saturday afternoon in Colby beating Iola 8-3. With one out in the top of the first inning the Monarchs collected four straight singles, scoring two runs. Braiden Werth and Justin Pfeifer delivered RBI singles to […]

Monarchs advance to championship game

American Legion Baseball

The Hays Monarchs scored in all but one inning Friday night on their way to a 10-5 win over the Beloit Blue Jays, advancing to the AA American Legion State Championship game at Young Memorial Field in Colby. Beloit took advantage of a walk to the second hitter of the game and scored the game’s […]

Monarchs win again at ‘AA’ Legion tournament

American Legion Baseball

COLBY – Hays’ Ricky Hockett delivered on a two-run double in the fourth inning as the Monarchs picked up a 3-2 win over Doniphan County in the second round of the AA State American Legion tournament Thursday in Colby. Dustin Schumacher Postgame Interview The Monarchs took a 1-0 lead in the second on a Justin […]

East picks up win in 2015 Kansas Shrine Bowl

The 38th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Football Game kicks off at 7pm Saturday at Lewis Field on the Fort Hays State University campus.

The East squad used a potent offense attack and suffocating defense in route to a 21-0 win over the West in the 42nd Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl at Lewis Field Saturday night in Hays. After the West team went three-and-out on their first possession of the game the East marched right down the field and […]

Ellis Co. Commission OKs one new EMS employee, other vacancies tabled

Ellis Co EMS

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Commission approved the hiring of one person to fill an opening within the Emergency Medical Services Department at Monday night’s meeting. EMS Director Kerry McCue presented the commission with a request to fill two immediate full-time positions and a third that will be coming open in September. […]

Ellis County Fair really gets started this week

Ellis County Fair Logo

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Ellis County 4-H’ers are getting set to check-in their exhibits as the county fair kicks into full swing this week. Check-in for entries starts at 2 p.m. Monday with weight for livestock from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Judging of all of the exhibits begins Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and […]

Construction progressing on courthouse and law enforcement center

Construction continues on the jail

Despite some early setbacks construction continues to move forward on the Ellis County Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center. After the Ellis County Commission approved an order giving the contractor – Kansas City-based MW Builders – an extra 48 days to complete the project construction is set to be completed in December. Construction on the $7.169 […]