Sports

Former ACHS hoops coach Brantley in need after recent ‘heart episode’

Update: A family friend recently announced Anthony Brantley passed away during the weekend. “Former ACHS head basketball coach and current assistant tennis coach Anthony Brantley passed away (June 3),” said Lisa Klaassen. Update: A statement was released this afternoon regarding Anthony Brantley’s condition. “My heart is broken to inform you […]

Registration open for Aug. 26 SCKMC Landrush — now with bike race

The third annual SCKMC Landrush race is open for registration now. The race will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 26. Landrush is a fundraiser that benefits South Central Kansas Medical Center. The money raised is used as the foundation for growth and development of the services […]

Catbacker tour comes to Arkansas City with K-State Family Fun Day

Several members of the Kansas State University athletics department visited Arkansas City on May 24 and were host to a “K-State Family Fun Day” at Wilson Park. The Cowley County chapter of the Purple Pack Catbackers helped to facilitate the event. K-State coaches, student athletes and staff arrived in Ark […]

Officer Down 5K run event planned for May 20 at Island Park in Winfield

The Officer Down 5K will be this weekend at Island Park in Winfield. The run is meant to celebrate police officers who put their lives on the line to serve their communities. It also is intended to honor those who have fallen in the line of duty. This event will […]

Pre-registration ends May 19 for 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Fishing Derby

Pre-registration ends May 19 for the 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Jr. Fishing Derby, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 3 at Veterans Memorial Lake. Those who pre-register this week at the Arkansas City Recreation Center office, located at 225 E. Fifth Ave., will guarantee a […]

Grouse Creek Academy to host shotgun fundraiser event May 27

Grouse Creek Academy will be host to a shotgun fundraiser May 27. This event is open to the public. This event will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 6 p.m. Grouse Creek Academy is located at 17186 Grouse Creek Road. “Come help us complete our indoor classroom space at […]

Registration open for Dexter BBQ 5K, 2-Mile Fun Run on July 8

The Dexter BBQ 5K and 2-Mile Fun Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. July 8. This event has many numerous local sponsors that help to make it happen. It is facilitated and run by Cowley County Emergency Management volunteer groups, and the funds raised are used to support those groups. […]

Deadline to register for Wheat State Wine’s Wine-O Trail Run is May 18

The fifth annual Wine-O Trail Run is just around the corner and the deadline to register for the May 20 event is May 18. Participants in the run on the Wheat State Wine property can choose to run, jog or walk in a 2-mile walk, or a 5K or 10K […]

Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament is May 20

The fourth annual Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce golf tournament has been set for May 20. This 18-hole, four-person scramble will take place at Great Life Golf & Fitness, located at 8731 U.S. 166, east of Arkansas City. The deadline to enter into the tournament is May 16, but […]

Arkansas City Recreation Center offers variety of summer sports, fitness

The Arkansas City Recreation Center offers many opportunities for the community, from sports to a fitness center that all can enjoy. If you are looking for something to do this summer or want to enjoy a sport, the Ark City Rec Center has just the thing for you. For instance, […]