KWU TO HOST PINK OUT GAME: Saturday's football matchup between Bethany and Kansas Wesleyan will have some special events tied to the game.
KWU announced on Tuesday that Saturday's 2 p.m. contest will be its annual "Pink Out" game. There will be various items for sale at Graves Family Sports Complex's concourse, including KWU Coyote for a Cure T-Shirts for $5 apiece.
Funds raised will go to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center.
FOUR KWU MEN ON PRESEASON TEAM: Four members of the Kansas Wesleyan men's soccer team were selected to the Kansas Conference preseason team released Wednesday afternoon.
Senior forwards Yader Rodriguez and Jose Escobedo, senior defender Jorge Mejia and junior goalkeeper Luis Barrera received the preseason honors for the Coyotes.
Mejia was a first-team all-KCAC selection in 2018. He also was the conference defensive player of the year after helping KWU to the league regular season and tournament championships. Rodriguez, Escobedo and Barrera were second-team all-conferencepicks last year.
KWU (0-5) returns to action Sept. 25 atSeward, Nebraska for a 7 p.m. match against Concordia University.
SCIENCE & ARTS WOMEN 3, KWU 0: At Chickasha, Okla., Kansas Wesleyan's women gave up an early goal and never recovered Tuesday on the way to a shutout loss to No. 13-0 Science & Arts.
The Coyotes are still looking for their first victory after completing their nonconference schedule with a 0-6 record. They now have 11 days off before playing host to Friends at 5 p.m. on Sept. 28 at Graves Family Sports Complex.
Science and Arts got on the board quickly, with Thais Silva scoring in the ninth minute with an assist from Mackenzie Holub. The Drovers doubled the lead in the 33rd minute with Emma Antill setting up Keane Harrison to make it 2-0 at halftime.
Emma Rice closed out the scoring in the 87th minute with Grace Schmidt assisting.
Science & Arts outshot Wesleyan 25-11, putting 13 on frame to just five for the Coyotes.
SCIENCE & ARTS MEN 2, KWU 1: At Chickasha, Okla., the Kansas Wesleyan men continue to look for their first victory.
The Coyotes (0-5), scored first but could not hang on Tuesday, giving up one goal in each half. Eliel Trejo got KWU on the board in the 16hth minute with an assist from Yader Rodriguez, but Science & Arts' Telmo Lertxundi equalized in the 28th with an assist from Daniel Jones.
The Drovers got the game winner in the 55th minute from Devon Charles, assisted by Lertxundi and Butch Hampton. They outshot Wesleyan 23-11 with 10 on goal to six for the Coyotes.
KWU concluded its nonconference schedule next Wednesday against Concordia in Seward, Neb., before opening Kansas Conference play at home
SOUTH SPLITS AVCTL MATCHES: At Wichita, Salina South went 1-1 in its Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League Division I triangular against host Campus and Newton on Tuesday.
The Cougars opened with a 25-10, 25-7 victory over Campus, but fell 25-22, 25-17 to the Railers.
Leading the way for South in the two matches was Kiara Montey with 14 kills and 16 service points, including seven aces. Peyton Froome had a team-high 19 service points, Mariah Janda 33 assists, Broklynn Needham three block assists, Victoria Maxton one solo block and one assisted, and Madalyn Crow 23 digs.
ELLSWORTH SWEEPS KNIGHTS: At Sacred Heart, the Knights found themselves on the short end of a North Central Activities Association sweep Tuesday against Ellsworth.
Ellsworth won the first match 26-24, 25-22 and needed three sets to take the second, 25-18, 10-25, 25-15.
For Sacred Heart, Kelsie Gack had a team-high 14 kills with two blocks, Amber Palen18 service points, seven kills and three blocks, and Ellie Woodall 44 assists to go with two blocks. The Knights also 14 service points, including four aces, and eight digs from Hannah Goetz, 16 points and five aces from Katherine Bergkamp, plus eight kills from Emilee Everett and seven kills from Teghan Slagle.
SOUTHEAST RECORDS NCAA SWEEP: At Belleville, Southeast of Saline picked up a pair of three-set North Central Activities Association victories over Republic County on Tuesday night.
The Trojans won the first match 25-19, 17-25, 25-16 and completed the sweep with a 19-25, 25-15, 25-22 decision.
Olivia Pennington and Karsyn Schlesener led Southeast in kills with 13 each, while Pennington added 25 service points and three aces. Schlesener and Dorothy Ann Sparacino had 16 assists apiece and Katie Moddelmog 19 service points with an ace.
NORTON, CONWAY TIE FOR NINTH: At Newton, Salina South's Zoe Norton and Salina Central's Bridgit Conway were part of a four-way tie for ninth place Tuesday in the Newton Invitational at Sand Creek Station.
Norton's nine-hole score of 44, combined with 14th-place 46 from Nina Frees helped South to a fifth-place team finish with a score of 194, while Central finished ninth with a 215 total.
For South, Lindsay Brown added a 50, good for 22nd place, while Harlee Long of Central tied for 30th at 51.
SOUTH SECOND IN QUAD: At Maize, Salina South's girls finished second Tuesday in the Maize Quad, led by a pair of doubles runner-up finishes.
Wichita Independent won the team title with 12 points, followed by the Cougars with six, while Maize and Maize South each had 5.
For South, Lizzy Franco and Kati Rivera were second in No. 1 doubles, while Jaedyn DeGarmo and Sadie Farris took second in No. 2 doubles, both with 2-1 records. Brylee Sader in No. 1 singles and Hannah Mertz in No. 2 singles, both placed third at 1-2