PAOLA — There were some daring rides in the annual Mutton Bustin event at the Miami County Fair.
SPRING HILL — The Spring Hill Broncos and rival Paola Panthers were in a tight battle for first place in the Tri-County Spotlight Virtual Track and Field Meet.
PAOLA — Phil S. Dixon, co-founder of the Negro League Baseball Museum, was in Miami County to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Kansas City Monarchs.
TOPEKA — Paola coach Michael Dumpert, Panther running back Connor Hasz, Louisburg lineman Garrett Harding, Prairie View linebacker Hunter Boone and Paola Marching Band member Tristen Haddock were selected for the 47th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl.
PAOLA — The Paola Lady Panther basketball team was a basket away from going to state, playing top seeded Eudora on the road in the Class 4A substate championship game.
SALINA — Jordyn Knecht of Paola and Osawatomie’s Amanda Newcomb wrote their names in the state record books, winning individual titles in the inaugural Kansas High School State Wrestling Tournament in Salina.
LA CYGNE — The Osawatomie Trojans had about all one could ask for in the final seconds of its game against the rival Prairie View Buffalos, especially on the road.
LA CYGNE — Allie Lagasse and Madie Ballou combined for 31 points to lead the Osawatomie Lady Trojans to victory in their regular season finale on the road against the Prairie View Buffalos.
SALINA — Paola senior Preston Martin went 4-0 in the Class 4A state tournament at Tony’s Pizza Event Center in Salina, becoming the first Panther to win four state titles.