Yankee opening night is in the books

first_imgBy Jerry MackeyFARLEY, Iowa (Aug. 31) – The 40th annual Yankee Dirt Track Classic got underway on Thursday with qualifying in both the IMCA Modified and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod divisions.Both divisions qualified 12 cars for their big Saturday night Yankee championship features.  A dozen more cars in each division will earn a starting spot through last-chance races early Saturday.Friday racing will start at 6:30 p.m. and features Deery Brothers Summer Series IMCA Late Models and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars.Saturday’s start time has been moved up to 5:30 p.m. and will kick off with last-chance races, followed by opening ceremonies and all big features, including the 100-lap, $10,000 to win Yankee Dirt Track Classic for the Deery Series, which is expected to take to the track at 9 p.m.Modified Qualifiers1st heat – 1. Joel Callahan, Dubuque; 2. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.2nd heat – 1. Justin Kay, Wheatland; 2. Kelly Shryock, Fertile.3rd heat – 1. Travis Denning, Sterling, Ill.; 2. Mark Schulte, Delhi.4th heat – 1. Tyler Madigan, Peosta; 2. Jeff Larson, Freeport, Ill.1st consolation – 1. Jeff Aikey, Cedar Falls; 2. Scott Riechers, Belmont, Wis.2nd consolation – 1. Chris Simpson, Oxford; 2. Milo Veloz, Colona, Ill.Northern SportMods1st heat – 1. Troy Bauer, Dubuque; 2. Jaden Fryer, Freeport, Ill.; 3. Justin Becker, Bernard.2nd heat – 1. Rusty DeShaw, Farley; 2. Cory Van Zante, Sully; 3. Travis Fecht, Potosi, Wis.3rd heat – 1. Richard Nelson, Punta Gorda, Fla.; 2. Austin Heacock, Centralia; 3. Trent Wyssbrod, Monroe, Wis.Consolation – 1. Jerry Miles, Bernard; 2. Lucas Lundry, Maynard; 3. Gage Neal, Ely.last_img read more

WHS Daily Bulletin: Senior girls, juniors have t-shirts available

first_imgSubmitted to Sumner Newscow — Today’s Wellington High School bulletin for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015:Thursday•C team volleyball at Wellington High School, 5 p.m.Friday•Football at Augusta, 7 p.m.Saturday•Junior Varsity at Conway Springs, 9 a.m.Today’s Lunch– Tater Tot Casserole, Green Pepper Strips, Steamed Carrots, Mixed Fruit, Brownie, Hot Roll and Milk.Tomorrow’s Lunch: Chicken Pattie, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Beans, Pineapple chunks, Hot Roll and Milk.Today’s News*Seniors- If you have a 28 or better ACT score and a 3.5 or better GPA,  you could be a candidate for the new Fort Hays State University Honors College. To find out more about the honors college please visit their website at www.fhsu.edu/honorscollege/.*There will be a SADD meeting this Friday at 7:30 a.m. in the auditorium- We will be collecting dues and Permission slips.*Seniors Girls- If you are interested in a Senior Shirt, there is a sign-up sheet in the office. See Allison McCue if you have any questions. Deadline to order is September 11.*Junior Class, if interested in class t-shirts- you can pick up order forms in the office. Return the forms to Brecken Lawrence or Kayma Brand by September 8th.*Any baseball players that can meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. to learn long toss-please be there.*Students- Please add money to your lunch account before school starts. Food Service will not accept your check during lunch time.*The theme for the football game on Friday at Augusta is Red out, Come out and show your Crusader spirit.* Seniors: If you are thinking about making Emporia State University your college of choice, be sure to go to their website to view scholarship and admissions information. The website is www.emporia.edu/admissions/scholarships.The college will be hosting four Black and Gold Visit Days Oct. 9 and 24th and No. 6th and 20th. These visits include admissions and scholarship information, and residence hall and campus tours.* Students: If you are in need of school supplies, please see Mrs. Brown in the counselors office.*Sophomores and Juniors, Are you interested in taking the PSAT? The cost is only $14 and the test date is Wednesday, October 14th at 8:00 a.m. If you are interested, please come see Mrs. Hatfield in the counselors office before September 21st.*Thursday, September 10th Staff Sergeant US Army Recruiter Benjamin Osborne will be in the commons during lunch.*Freshman- Don’t forget to turn in your Student Network Agreement. You can turn the forms  into the office.*Are you interested in joining the big red machine drumline? The WHS marching band is looking for members to participate in the percussion section of the marching band. No experience is needed. If interested, talk to Haley Farley, Kyle Robbins or Mr. Olson.*Students: If you are participating in a fall sport, you must pay your $25 Sports Fee before your first game.Guidance office news:College visits during lunch:Tuesday, Sept. 8th- Emporia State Univ.Wednesday, Sept. 9th- Bethany CollegeThursday, Sept 10th- Cloud County CCWednesday, Sept 23rd- Cowley County CCWednesday, Sept 30th- Fort HaysFriday, Oct 2nd – Kansas State UniversityMonday, Oct 5th- Wichita State UniversityFriday, Oct 16th- University of Kansas.last_img read more