The Cheyenne Wells golf team came through with a runner-up finish in Burlington on Tuesday, Aug. 15 while Eads settled for 6th place in the 11-team tournament.
The Lamar Thunder Softball team took to the softball diamond on Tuesday, Aug. 15 for their home and seasoner opener and defeated the combined team of Wray/Yuma in a major decision, 15-0.
The Wiley Panthers softball team consisting of players from Wiley, Eads, and McClave continued to roll along in a dominating fashion as they hosted Florence in Wiley on Tuesday and handed them two dominating defeats in big scores of 22-0 and 15-0.
Wiley used two different pitchers, both dominant, in their double header wins. They included senior Bethany Summers in game won who had 9 strikeouts and gave up just one hit in the Game 1 shut out win; and freshman Anna Wollert in Game 2 who gave up one run on two hits, striking out 5 Cougars.
Austin Adamson is in his fifth year as the head coach of the Lamar Thunder Softball team and is ready to take care of some unfinished business from a year ago. At the 3A State Softball Tournament the Thunder lost in the state semifinals to University, in extra innings, 10-9, dashing their impressive run towards the state championship.
For the first time in many years the Eads Boys’ Golf team finished in the top 4 at the annual Grizzly Invitational Golf Tournament held at the Cottonwood Links Golf Course on Tuesday, August 8th.
This year’s Eads Volleyball team will be very young as the program lost four key seniors off a team that got to the Region 1 tournament finals after a satisfying win over Sangre de Cristo, 3-0. However, they then lost to Merino in the regional finals.
Third year head coach Jasmine Jacobs has done an exceptional job taking over the storied Kit Carson Volleyball program after longtime accolated Penny Isenbart moved to Stratton. Last year, Jacobs took her team to the state tournament riding the experienced play of three strong seniors.
Last year the Cheyenne Wells Lady Tigers started out in a promising way, but some tough breaks resulted in a less-than-desired outcome with a 9-12 season record and 1-4 Hi-Plains League record.