EHS sports briefs
JV football wins
The Eudora junior varsity football team took on Louisburg Monday at EHS and won a defensive battle, 6-0. With the win the Cardinals improve to 3-3 on the season. Eudora will play Oct. 12 at Gardner.
Freshman football falls
The Eudora freshman football team fell to Paola Oct. 1 at Eudora, 14-8. The Cardinals will take on Louisburg Thursday at 4 p.m. in Louisburg.
JV volleyball draws even
The Eudora junior varsity volleyball team split two matches against Louisburg and Baldwin Thursday in Baldwin. The Cardinals fell to Louisburg in three sets (25-21, 18-25, 10-15). Eudora then beat Baldwin in three sets (25-20, 17-25, 15-8). The Cardinals will play Saturday in the league tournament at Gardner.
JV soccer falls to De Soto
The Eudora junior varsity soccer team fell to De Soto 6-1 Saturday at EHS. There was no JV game Tuesday against Schlagle. The Cardinals will return to action Thursday against Gardner at home.
C-Team soccer ties
The Eudora soccer C-Team played Spring Hill Monday at Eudora in its first game of the season and played to a 0-0 tie. The team will play Baldwin Monday at 4:30 p.m. at EHS.
EMS football falls
The Eudora seventh- and eighth-grade football teams played Spring Hill last week at Laws Field.
Both teams had big plays in the passing and running game, but couldn’t finish the drive all the way to the end zone. In both games, Spring Hill scored early in the first half and the Cardinals couldn’t claw back and both teams fell 30-0.
Seventh-grader Kory Potter played well on defense as did eighth-grader Eric Rogers.
Eighth-grade volleyball earns split
The Eudora Cardinals eighth-grade varsity volleyball team took on Paola Monday in its final regular season game of the year.
The Cardinals played well and earned a split winning (23-25, 25-23, 25-10) and falling (18-25, 25-11, 24-25). The Cardinals will play Saturday in the league tournament.
EMS cross country competes at Baldwin
The Eudora middle school cross country teams competed last week at the America X-Country Invitational in Baldwin.
For the eighth-grade girls, who ran a one-mile race, Kelsey Balluch finished 24th with a time of 6:21 and Logan Brown finished 38th with a time of 8:19.
For the eighth-grade boys Tanner Lynn finished 10th with a time of 5:56, Tristin Chapman 21st at 6:15, Sam Hanzlik 24th at 6:20, Scott Lounsbury 34th at 6:31 and Gunner Norris finished 48th with a time of 7:16. The eighth-grade boys finished fifth overall.
For the seventh-grade girls, Bailey Campbell finished 18th with a time of 7:29. For the seventh-grade boys, Broderick Topil finished 15th with a time of 6:21, Joel Dixon 16th at 6:23, C.J. Walls 20th at 6:25, Laken Straub 34th at 6:59 and Zack Dudley finished 35th with a personal record of 7:04. The seventh-grade boys placed third as a team.
Hoover to play football against Haskell
Former Eudora High graduate and current Kansas Wesleyan football player Austin Hoover will play at 2 p.m. Saturday against Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence.
Family and friends are welcome to tailgate with the Hoover family at noon in the parking lot next to the Haskell football field.