Sports

THS, BLHS softball postponed
April 3, 2014
The Tonganoxie High softball team’s home doubleheader against Basehor-Linwood, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed until 4 p.m. Tuesday because of poor field conditions. The Chieftains are currently 2-0 and the Bobcats are 4-0. Both teams are 2-0 in Kaw Valley League play.
Fulkerson signs with Baker cross country
April 2, 2014
Less than a year after helping Basehor-Linwood to its most successful cross country season in program history, senior Johnny Fulkerson is running to the collegiate ranks.
Hopper to wrestle at William Penn
April 2, 2014
In his final high school season, Basehor-Linwood senior John Hopper elevated his performance on wrestling mat to new heights. Hopper’s career in a Bobcat singlet came to an end at the state tournament in March, but his time as a wrestler is far from over.
Bobcats, Braves split league DH
April 2, 2014
When Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs squared off on the baseball diamond Tuesday, few comparisons could be made from the first game to the second. Perhaps it’s fitting, then, that the Kaw Valley League rivalry ended in a split.
THS baseball vs. Basehor-Linwood moved to Friday
April 1, 2014
The Tonganoxie High baseball team’s doubleheader against Basehor-Linwood, originally scheduled for Thursday, has been split into two single games.
Bobcat softball sweeps Turner in coach’s absence
April 1, 2014
When the Basehor-Linwood softball team opened its season Monday, it did so without its head coach. As it turns out, though, Susan Mayberry’s absence from the dugout gave the Bobcats a little extra incentive to get the job done on the diamond.
BLHS baseball adapting to new system
March 28, 2014
When Jeff Vestal first took over as Basehor-Linwood’s baseball coach, players admitted the transition wasn’t as smooth as they’d hoped. About three weeks later, the Bobcats have adapted and are ready to put their hard work into motion.
Bobcat girls soccer opens first season under Jones
March 28, 2014
To say last soccer season was an emotional roller coaster at Basehor-Linwood would be quite the understatement. However, with a new coach, new philosophies and a new group of leaders, the 2014 Bobcats are entering the season with a bright, new outlook.
BLHS softball team loaded with veterans
March 28, 2014
Even with a 14-7 record and a share of the Kaw Valley League title, Basehor-Linwood softball players admit last season left something to be desired. But, with nearly every key contributor back from last year’s team, the Bobcats have their sights set on bigger and better things in the coming months.
BLHS baseball, softball games postponed
March 27, 2014
Inclement weather has put a damper on the start of the Basehor-Linwood spring sports season, as a pair of Bobcat teams will have to wait to officially open their respective seasons.
Bobcat lifters receive recognition at Capitol
March 20, 2014
Following yet another banner season, the Basehor-Linwood powerlifting teams received some recognition at the state Capitol in Topeka.
Winter sports in review: Success in large supply at BLHS
March 19, 2014
Success was hardly in short supply this winter at Basehor-Linwood, as each team’s 2013-14 season was littered with highlights from beginning to end.
BLHS eliminated by El Dorado in state opener
07:21 p.m., March 13, 2014 Updated 11:24 p.m.
Basehor-Linwood’s 2013-14 season came to an end Thursday with a 66-60 loss to El Dorado in the first round of the Class 4A-I state tournament in the Salina Bicentennial Center.
BLHS survives in sub-state finals, shifts focus to Salina
Bobcats will face El Dorado at 4:45 p.m.
March 13, 2014
With time winding down in Saturday’s Class 4A-1 sub-state championship game, the Basehor-Linwood boys clung to a 61-58 lead against Piper.