Even in last year’s banner season, Hoisington was tested early in the year but an athletic Phillipsburg team. Friday night history tried repeating itself as the Cardinals looked to open another season at 4-0. The Panthers scored the first 14 points in a bid to spoil Homecoming, but it was the Cardinals cruising in the second half to a 42-21 win.
For the first time since the early ‘90’s, Douglass football was off to a 3-0 start to the season. That winning streak came to an end with the Owls 38-8 win over the Bulldogs in week four to open district play.
With one loss on the season, Bishop Carroll Volleyball is the fifth ranked team in 5A. The Golden Eagles are led by one of the best players in Kansas, in senior outside hitter and setter Ella Larkin, who will look to end her high school career leading her team to her fourth straight trip to the state tournament this season.