Sports

Hope for Today: The sports obsession cannot replace the love of Christ

The ancient people of Israel escaped their Egyptian slave masters for freedom. As they exited Egypt, Moses their leader, often spent time with God, seeking Him for guidance in governing the people. One time, he was alone with God for 40 days. As the time passed, the people began to […]

Youth Hoops returns Nov. 5 with unique blend of basketball, faith training

Youth Hoops returns Nov. 5 with unique blend of basketball, faith training

Youth Hoops is coming back, with training set to start Nov. 5. This youth outreach program is run by Tyler Henderson, who also serves as owner and head coach. “It’s a ministry to me. I’m passionate about basketball and our youth,” Henderson said. “I feel I’m able to reach our […]

Arkansas City Rec Center sponsoring 30-minute-a-day walking program

The Arkansas City Recreation Center (ACRC) currently is hosting “One Step at a Time,” a countywide walking program. This program was made possible through a grant received from Legacy Regional Community Foundation. Legacy offered the grant, in part, as an initiative to address children’s health disparities. Applicants submitted proposals to […]

Arkalalah events keep growing with addition of train dedication, free movie

Arkalalah officially begins Saturday, when the first clue for the medallion hunt will be released. An additional clue will be released each day until the medallion is found. Ark City Daily Bytes readers can find the clues on www.acdailybytes.com or our Facebook page. Individuals searching for the medallion must adhere […]

Trustees talk handbook, honor Thimesch, hear Hall of Fame inductees

The Cowley College Board of Trustees is examining a trustee handbook at the request of Board Chair Bob Juden and Cowley College President Dennis Rittle. While the trustees took no action regarding the handbook during their meeting Oct. 16, they were charged with reading the document and helping to point […]

Boxing duo competes to reach U.S. Olympic Trials after long journey

Boxing is not a sport often associated with Cowley County, but for the past 10 years, there has been an entire gym full of boxers in Winfield. Two boxers who train at Team Punisher Boxing Gym are heading to the final qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials this month. […]

Cowley College-Mulvane has Swing for the Stars Charity Golf Tournament

MULVANE — The Mulvane Beta Phi Upsilon (BPU) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society was host to its first-ever Cowley College Swing for the Stars Charity Golf Tournament on Sept. 23 at Hidden Lakes Golf Course in Derby. It was attended by teams of local business and individuals, […]

Arkansas City native Chris Salcedo prepares for first MMA fight

An Arkansas City man is set to make his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut later this month. Rumble Between the Rivers, an MMA event in Arkansas City, will be Chris Salcedo’s entry into the sport. The 28-year-old has been preparing for the event since he signed up for the fight […]

More than $6,000 raised for Cowley’s Eli Hilderbrand Memorial Scholarship

LAWRENCE — Seven teams and 28 golfers participated in the inaugural Eli Hilderbrand Memorial Golf Tournament on Aug. 15 in Lawrence, where $6,185 was raised for the Eli Hilderbrand Memorial Scholarship at Cowley College. Gavin Kreidler, a close friend of the late Hilderbrand who established the scholarship, also organized the […]

Snake Dance, scrimmages planned during Pawpalooza event Aug. 25

Arkansas City High School students will take part in the annual Snake Dance during Pawpalooza on Aug. 25 at the high school. The Snake Dance has been held downtown in recent years, but this year it is officially moving back to ACHS, located at 1200 W. Radio Lane. This student […]