Wet conditions put local spring sports on pause

Play another day.
Iola High’s softball and baseball teams still haven’t gotten the 2009 season under way. Wet field conditions prevailed again Thursday in the area.
Iola High’s home doubleheaders with Coffeyville were postponed until Saturday, May 9. Games start at 11 a.m. at Riverside Park.
The Fillies and Mustangs are scheduled to go to Altamont today for the makeup doubleheaders from Tuesday against Labette County High’s teams.
Also in Altamont this afternoon are the Iola High track teams, both varsity and junior varsity, to open their season at the LCHS Invitational. Competition was scheduled to begin at 2 o’clock.
Iola High’s Mustangs went to Coffeyville Thursday for a tennis competition but came right back home. The rain forced the competition to be moved to Monday at 3 p.m.
The Iola High boys’ golf team was set to swing into action Thursday at Independence. Wet course conditions pushed the tournament to next Thursday.
The Mustangs now open the 2009 golf season at home Tuesday. Iola hosts a tournament involving the Southeast Kansas League schools at 3 p.m. at the Allen County Country Club.

Baseball and softball games involving Marmaton Valley and Humboldt high schools were also postponed Thursday.
Marmaton Valley High’s teams were to play at Central Heights High in Richmond. The Wildcat baseball team is set to play at Central Heights today while the Wildcat softball team will go to Central Heights April 27. The reason for the split up is that the MVHS softball team already has a makeup doubleheader today at Sedan.
Humboldt High’s teams are in the same situation after postponing home games with Erie Thursday. The Lady Cubs are set to play those games today while the Cubs have to find a makeup date. The Cubs are set to play Neodesha this afternoon, a makeup pair from Tuesday.
The last word the Register had Yates Center traveled to Eureka to play Thursday.

Allen County Community College has been busy the past week or so. Busy rescheduling games. It happened again Thursday.
Both the ACCC softball and baseball teams were slated to play at Highland but wet fields prevailed. The softball doubleheader will be played at Highland Saturday. The ACCC baseball team will go to Highland April 19.