Sports

QUITE A DAY

QUITE A DAY – Shelby McKinney placed 7th in the shot put with a throw of 37’11.” He followed that up with a 3rd place discus throw of 120’6” and then a winning, school record throw of 142’8” in the javelin. Coach Brian Goatley said, “Shelby held the record coming into this year for javelin. 

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El Dorado and Pitt State Track meets

by Brian Goatley On Tuesday, April 11, El Dorado Springs high school hosted their home track meet. We had 21 teams in attendance and the weather was great. On the girls’ side, Brittany Stevens placed 5th in the high jump with a jump of 4’4”. Hailey McGatha placed 6th in the shot put with her

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Bulldog track competes in Lauren Wheeler Relays at Stockton

by Brian Goatley On Thursday, April 6, the El Dorado Springs high school track team traveled to Stockton for the Lauren Wheeler Relays. This meet is named in honor of Lauren Wheeler, a former student at Stockton, who tragically passed due to a tragic car accident back in 2008. Lauren was active in various activities

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ECS Buffalos stampede into Charger country

Lighthouse Christian Academy from Springfield hosted the LCA Chargers Invitational on Saturday, April 1, in Willard. There were approximately 800 athletes with ages ranging from 8 to 18. The ECS Buffalos started off the morning with hoodies and stocking hats and by late afternoon, sunscreen was needed. The elementary field events began at 10 sharp

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ECHS Buffalo track results from Adrian Blackhawk Invitational

The El Dorado Christian School varsity track team traveled to Blackhawk country on Thursday evening, March 30.  The Adrian Invitational was cold and stormy. ECHS results: Top 6 places  Brayden Housh; 4th in long jump, 6th in triple jump; Seth McKinney, 2nd in javelin, 5th in 300m hurdles; and Drew Steuck, 1st in javelin, 3rd

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ECHS track winners

HIGH STEPPIN’ – Mindy Harper, a junior at ECHS, won bronze in the 100m hurdles at the Charger Relays in Willard. BRONZE MEDAL EFFORT – Josh Hallam jumps 27’4” in the triple jump winning him a bronze medal at the Willard Track Meet, April 1.

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BASKETBALL HONORS

BASKETBALL HONORS –The Girls R-II Basketball team celebrated the end of their season with a dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, March 23, in the school’s multi-purpose room.  (From left) Rising Star – ,Taylor Robison, Most Improved – Amy Ford, Bulldog Award –  Brittany Stephens, Most Rebounds, Best Percentage and MVP – Anyssa Salazar and

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Results from March 23 HS Track meet

On Thursday, March 23, the Bulldog track team traveled to Butler for their first track meet of the 2017 season.  Weather was windy, but pretty nice temperatures. The girls competed pretty hard, but due to absences, we only had one girl place.  Ashley Knoll placed 2nd in the 2-mile run with a time of 13:04. 

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MOKAN ELITE TAKE SECOND

MOKAN ELITE TAKE SECOND – The traveling MoKan “Elite” Lady’s Volleyball Team composed of El Dorado Springs middle and high school girls took second place in the Holden Classic Tournament’s Silver Bracket this past Sunday, March 19. The El Dorado Springs team won against the Lee’s Summit “Southside Swarm” to advance to the first place

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BASKETBALL STANDOUTS RECOGNIZED – During the Basketball awards banquet on Tuesday, March7, several young men were recognized for their outstanding performance during the past basketball season at the El Dorado Springs R-II School. Pictured are: (from left) Brendan Reddick – Bulldog Award, Jordan Gallette – Most Improved, Shane Trowbridge – Defensive Player of the Year, Kaiden Simmons – Best Free Throw Percentage, Riley Boyd – MVP and Most Rebounds and Shelby McKinney – Rising Star Award.

BASKETBALL STANDOUTS RECOGNIZED – During the Basketball awards banquet on Tuesday, March7, several young men were recognized for their outstanding performance during the  past basketball season at the El Dorado Springs R-II School. Pictured are: (from left) Brendan Reddick – Bulldog Award, Jordan Gallette – Most Improved, Shane Trowbridge – Defensive Player of the Year,

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