Sports

Godoy signs with NCAA Division I Longwood University

Cowley College men’s tennis player Jorge Godoy recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his playing career at NCAA Division I Longwood University in Farmville, Va. Godoy, who was a team captain and the Region VI runner-up at No. 4 singles as a freshman and No. 5 singles […]

Area athletes take part in Tiger Strong Softball Camp

Head coach Jenny Hoyt and assistant coach Haley Strawn recently conducted the Cowley College Tiger Strong Softball Camp on June 21-23 in Arkansas City. The coaches, along with a few current softball players, worked with the 59 area campers. Those aged 10 or younger took part in the clinic in the morning, […]

Cowley athletic program finishes 15th in NATYCAA

The National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) announced the 2015-16 NATYCAA Cup standings on June 13 at its annual awards luncheon. After finishing 21st in the standings during the 2014-15 academic year, the Cowley College athletic program moved up to 15th in the 2015-16 year. The NATYCAA Cup […]

Odle places ninth at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Former Cowley College standout Damien Odle placed ninth in the javelin while competing at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. He was there representing Wichita State University. Odle, who was the NJCAA Division I 2015 outdoor national champion in the javelin, had a throw […]

Holzman named second-team All-American

Cowley College sophomore Alex Holzman recently was rewarded for putting together one of the top offensive seasons in the country by being named a NJCAA Division II second-team All-American in softball. Holzman led the Lady Tigers in batting (.516), on-base percentage (.539), slugging percentage (1.013), hits (82), doubles (24), home […]

ACHS graduate Nicolle Murphy qualifies for Olympic Trials in javelin

Arkansas City High School graduate Nicolle Murphy continues to make big waves in the world of track. Murphy graduated from ACHS in 2013, after setting a state record for Class 5A schools. Her record javelin throw of 151 feet, 1 inch stood from 2013 until last weekend, when it was […]

Cowley College soccer camp approaches

The Cowley College men’s and women’s soccer teams will be host to the 2016 Cowley College Soccer Camp on May 31 through June 3 at the Cowley Soccer Complex, 223 E. Pierce Ave., in Arkansas City. The co-ed camp for those aged 5 to 14 years old will be held […]

Plans for memorial golf tournament under way

Cowley College’s Tiger Booster Club is preparing to host the 22nd annual Tiger Skins/Brian Groves Memorial Golf Tournament on June 25 at Great Life Golf & Fitness in Arkansas City. The format consists of four-person teams. Both men and women are welcome. Groups of fewer than four players will be […]

Ark City takes championship in Top Gun Tournament

Arkansas City’s 10-and-under baseball team took the championship in the Winfield Top Gun Tournament on May 14-15. The team went 1-1 in pool play on May 14 and was undefeated in three games of bracket play on May 15, winning the championship game 14-2 against the Wichita Tigers. Front row, […]

Benito and Andrews named Coaches of the Year

Cowley College tennis coaches Jeff Benito and Charity Andrews were named Region III Wilson/ITA Coaches of the Year after helping to guide their teams to a pair of top-10 national rankings. With Benito at the helm, the men’s tennis team won seven of its final eight regular season matches before […]