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Bulldogs fall to Dragons

Valley Falls vs McLouth Softball

  by Bridget Weishaar The Valley Falls Dragons softball team played host to the Bulldogs from McLouth Friday evening at Davis Field. Josee Neiberger took the mound in the first game for the Dragons and pitched a complete game throwing 21 first-pitch strikes and sitting down two batters. McLouth’s lead pitcher, Shannon Greene, started the […]

May 13th, 2016 | Posted in Sports,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

Jeff West girls state champs

Jeff West Wins State Tournament

The Jefferson West softball team captured the state championship title at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka Monday morning defeating Rock Creek High School in the eighth inning, 2-1.

June 9th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Vindicator | Read More »

JCN teams 1st in home meet

JCN home meet

Both the Jefferson County North High School boys’ and girls’ track teams tallied the most points at the invitational meet they played host to April 30.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Trojans, Raiders fall to Bears

Bear softball

The Oskaloosa High School softball team improved to 12-0 on the season by sweeping two doubleheaders last week, the first against the Troy Trojans and the second against the Immaculata Raiders

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Cameron Hall takes the helm of Dragon baseball

Coach Hall

If you have caught a Valley Falls Dragon baseball game lately, you have probably seen some new faces on the diamond. Not only with the players, but also with the coaching staff.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Vindicator | Read More »

Thinclads place high state

The Perry-Lecompton state champion 4x400m relay team Cody Williams, Seth Surface, Will Hinrichsen, and Colin Coleman. Coleman also set a state record in the 200m run. Photo by Matt Hirsh and Laura Hirsh

Jefferson County tracksters provided strong competition at the state track meet in Wichita Saturday.

June 4th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Vindicator | Read More »

JCN’s Kramer named to All-State girls’ team

Jacee Kramer in action in the opening state tournament game in Manhattan. Photo by Clarke Davis

Jefferson County North senior Jacee Kramer has been named to The Topeka Capital-Journal’s All-State girls’ team and was pictured in Sunday’s edition. She was also named to the Class 2A girls’ first team.

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Valley Falls boys capture McLouth Invitational trophy

A jubilant Dragon team hoists the McLouth Invitational Tournament trophy after defeating the host team, 84-77, in what was a hard-fought contest.

Four county teams entered the McLouth Boys’ Invitational Tournament Jan. 21 and two — Valley Falls and McLouth—made it to the championship round with Valley Falls taking home the top trophy.

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in County News,Sports | Read More »

Chargers teams advance to state

Jefferson County North players Randi Noll and Kayla Jobbins go up for the block in their first round sub-state matchup against Troy. The Chargers claimed their second straight sub-state title. Photo by Jared Speckman

Boys’ and girls’ cross country headed to state meet; JCN volleyball claims second straight sub-state title

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in Sports,The Independent | Read More »

West volleyball statebound!

Bailey Harvey (#20) goes high to return the ball for the Jefferson West Lady Tigers in their volleyball match with the Bishop Ward Lady Cyclones in sub-state action at Perry Saturday. Photos by Ken Locke

The Jefferson West Tigers emerged victorious from the sub-state volleyball tournament and are headed for the state tournament at Salina.

It’s the first time for the girls to go to state since 1999.

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in Sports,The Vindicator | Read More »

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