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Natoma won the 6-Man State Championship on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Dodge City with a 60-12 win over Cunningham. (Photo by David Elliott)
Sports State Champ Natoma Part of Newly-Expanded 6-Man Football Division

WICHITA, Kan. (Catch it Kansas) - For the first time ever, the state of Kansas will crown a 6-man state football champion. Well, sort of. Natoma won last year’s Wild West Bowl in Dodge City to become ...

Aug 09, 2022
The Russell K-18 Baseball team captured 3rd place at the State Tournament in Lucas on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 for their highest finish since 2005. (Photo by Erik Stone)
Sports Russell K-18 Baseball Takes Third, Goodland Wins State Title

LUCAS-The Russell K-18 Baseball team rallied for four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and defeated Clay Center ABA 9-6 in the third place game of the 71st annual State Tournament Wednesday afte...

Jul 27, 2022
Russell's Mason Rohr pitches against Goodland on Sunday, July 24 in the semifinals of the K-18 State Baseball Tournament in Lucas. (Photo by Rita Sharp, Lucas-Sylvan News)
Sports Russell K-18 Baseball Falls to Goodland in Semis, Will Play for 3rd Place Wednesday

LUCAS-Goodland broke a scoreless tie with five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on their way to a 5-1 victory over Russell Sunday afternoon in the semifinals of the K-18 State Baseball Tournamen...

Jul 24, 2022
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Sports Russell K-18 Baseball in State Semis After Extra-Inning Walk-Off Win

LUCAS-The Russell K-18 Baseball team rallied from two runs down in the bottom of the seventh inning and edged Scott City 9-8 in eight innings Saturday afternoon in the first round of the 71st Annual S...

Jul 23, 2022
Baseball
Sports K-18 State Baseball Tournament Begins Saturday

The bracket is now set for the 71st edition of the K-18 State Baseball Tournament in Lucas.

Jul 18, 2022
The Russell K-18 fastpitch softball team took second place at the third annual K-18 State Tournament on Sunday, July 17 in Lucas. (Photo by Mike Blanke)
Sports Ellis Rallies to Capture Elusive K-18 State Softball Title; Russell Finishes Runner-up

LUCAS-Staked to a 6-0 lead after two and a half innings, the Russell K-18 fastpitch softball team positioned itself for a repeat of last year's state championship run, but at the end of the day, Ellis...

Jul 17, 2022
Russell earned a pair of wins on Saturday, July 16 to make the championship game of the K-18 State Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Lucas. (Photo courtesy of Rita Sharp from Lucas-Sylvan News)
Sports K-18 Fastpitch Wins Twice, Returns to Final

LUCAS-The defending state champion Russell K-18 fastpitch softball team will have the opportunity to retain their title after two wins on Saturday, July 16 at the K-18 State Softball Tournament at the...

Jul 16, 2022
Russell High School Baseball Field
Sports K-18 Baseball Falls in Regional Title Game

The Russell K-18 Baseball team's quest for a Regional Championship fell short as the Clay Center Amateur Baseball Association Tigers claimed a 10-2 victory in the K-18 East Regional Final Friday eveni...

Jul 16, 2022
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Sports K-18 Baseball Clobbers Lincoln, Advances to Regional Final

Levi Wellbrock hit an inside the park grand slam home run and Mason Rohr pitched five strong innings as the Russell K-18 Baseball team dominated Lincoln 16-5 Thursday evening in the K-18 East Regional...

Jul 14, 2022
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Sports K-18 Baseball Takes Regional Opener, Clinches State Berth

The Russell K-18 Baseball team opened play at the East Regional Tournament Tuesday evening on a successful note with an 8-2 win over Concordia F&A at the Concordia Sports Complex.

Jul 13, 2022
Baseball
Sports K-18 Baseball Opens Regional Play Tuesday

The Russell K-18 Baseball team following a fourth place finish at the Twin Lakes League Tournament looks to further their postseason aspirations as they start play at the East Regional Tournament in C...

Jul 11, 2022
K-18 Youth Fastpitch Softball
Sports Russell K-18 Softball Set for State Tournament

The defending State Champion Russell K-18 Softball team begins its quest to defend their crown on Saturday, July 16 when they take on Plainville in the first round of the 2022 State Tournament in Luca...

Jul 11, 2022