Sports

Ark City Clinic offers sports physicals for students

Arkansas City public school students who are interested in participating in fall sports must have an up-to-date sports physical on file with the school district. The Ark City Clinic offers discounted physicals to students for this purpose, according to Unified School District 470 employee Peggy Soule. At one point, the […]

Murphy places fifth, falls just short of Olympic dream

Arkansas City native Nicolle Murphy placed fifth in the 2016 Olympic Trials on July 9 in Eugene, Oregon. She was only 1 foot, 7 inches away from qualifying for the Olympic track and field team. Only the top three placers advance to the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Murphy’s longest […]

Murphy advances to Olympic women’s javelin finals

Arkansas City native Nicolle Murphy has advanced in her Olympic journey. She has reached the women’s javelin finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials, which will take place July 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Murphy placed 12th on July 7 in the qualifying round. Her best throw of the day was 52.25 […]

Greater Wichita Sports Banquet honors Cowley athletes

Cowley College’s Sergio Guijo and Madi Greenwood were among the finalists for Junior College Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the 19th annual Greater Wichita Sports Banquet, held June 30 at Century II Exhibition Hall in Wichita to celebrate accomplishments of area athletes. Guijo was a two-time national […]

Odle qualifies for 2016 Olympic trials

Cowley College alum Damien Odle has qualified in the javelin for the 2016 Olympic trials, which will be next week in Eugene, Ore. “I’m super excited. I fly out (June 30),” he said in an interview June 29. Odle said his personal best is 73.36 meters. To qualify for the […]

Cook joins Cowley College volleyball coaching staff

An accomplished club volleyball coach, Cassady Cook is bringing her skills and knowledge to Cowley College to serve as an assistant coach for the Lady Tigers. Prior to coaching, Cook played high school volleyball for Palm Beach County (Fla.) and was the 2008 Sun Sentinel Player of the Year. She […]

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 […]