Local News

Wheat Festival Baseball Tournament Begins Friday @ Hibbs-Hooten!

The 114th annual Kansas Wheat Festival Baseball Tournament, in conjunction with all the other KWF events, begins on Friday and will feature teams from as far away as Kansas City. The Tourney will be POOL ACTION PLAY - here's an overview of the slated action for the weekend:

POOL "A" - Emporia, Haysville, Winfield
POOL "B" - Arkansas City, Kansas City, Wellington Legion, Wellington 15 yo All-Stars

Wellington 12 yo Baseball All-Stars Dominate @ District Tourney

The Wellington 12 yo Baseball All-Stars, who had already secured a spot in the State 12 yo Cal Ripken Tournament here in Wellington next weekend as host, double-stamped their admission rights Thursday evening over at Conway Springs, defeating the host of this year's "District 3" Tournament (Conway Springs) by a final score of 23-6. Conway still advances to State Tourney as the Dist. 3 rep, due to Wellington's "host" status.

Kansas All-Star Scholars Fund Announces Dates For "Reward Cards" Pickup

The Kansas All-Star Scholars Fund (supported via the Kansas Star Casino) announced dates and times Thursday for the dispensation of the 2014-2015 TEACHER REWARD CARDS and the STUDENT REWARD CARDS for all teachers and students of the USD 353 school district. The Cards can be picked up at the following dates and times:

July 22 - 1:00PM to 3:00PM @ Wellington High School (All District Teachers)