Fundamentals were the focus at a pair of camps at Chase County Schools last week, when wrestlers in grades 2-6 and volleyball players in grades 5-8 gathered on separate days in the school’s auxilia
In less than three weeks, Chase County softball players will be on the road for their first games.
The 2018 coed softball league tournament champions, Division III, included, front from left, Morgan Gockley, Sarah Allen, Andrea Page, Kadyn Milner, Katelyn Wheeler, Shelby Bigham, back from left, Kale Gockley, Brian Bell, Adam Dickey, Nolan Spady and Travis Wheeler. Not pictured—Jeff Dickey, Taylin McNair and Hunter Spady. (Johnson Publications photo)
Members of the runner-up coed tournament team, Sons of Pitches, were, front from left, Tyler Riener, Amberette Riener, Tara Doughtry, Larissa Gerhartz, Katie Flaig, Jacque Stroup, back from left, Jess Vapenik, Luke Schmidt, Shane Gerhartz, Jeremy Mathews and Josiah Stroup. Not pictured—Daniel Morales and Lana Stromberger. (Johnson Publications photo)
The No. 4 seeded team came through the loser’s bracket and twice defeated a team without a tournament loss to end this year’s coed softball league season.
Besides Imperial’s tournament runner-up team, the Turtles, two other Imperial squads competed in the Tri-County League’s Pony baseball program this summer and its end-of-season tourney in Sutherland. Members of the Tazmanian Devils, above, went 1-1 in the tourney. Team members and coaches included, front row from left, Cole Pankonin, Jackson Cyboron, Taylor Maddux, Krayton Paisley, Destry Russell, Kye Terryberry, back from left, Coach Aaron Cyboron, Trace Terryberry, Noah Rau, Hudson Koellner, Carter Kuenning, Parker Terryberry and Coach Phillip Pankonin. (Photo courtesy of BAAM Multimedia LLC)
Imperial’s #3 team completed its 2018 season in the tournament, losing their first round game. Players and coaches included, front from left, Connor Knapp, Jaxson Villarreal, Mason McCormick, Dylan Miscles, Zariah Carman, Dietrich Pursley, middle row from left, Isaac McCormick, Kolt Majors, Aaron Cervantes, Damon Spady, Cole Duffy, Aiden Tomky, Max Bernard, back from left, Coaches Caleb Pursley, Trent Spady, Dustin Harris and Cassie Carman. (Photo courtesy of BAAM Multimedia LLC)
Two Imperial teams competed in this summer’s Tri-County Pony Girls Softball League.