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Only One’ Cardinal
Cardinals bounce Bishop Ward, smile all the way to state tourney
July 31, 2008
Surpassed expectations are nothing new for Eudora. Still, the Post No. 14 Cardinals most recent improbable run was capped with an exclamation point that no one may have expected. After dropping its first game of the American Legion AA Zone Tournament, Eudora responded with three wins, the last a 16-5 bombing of Bishop Ward, to advance to its first-ever Legion State Tournament.
Morgan Abel goes against state’s best: It was exhilarating
July 31, 2008
Morgan Abel’s prowess on the gridiron earned him a selection to the 2008 Kansas Shrine Bowl, which was played in Emporia on Saturday. What he got in return was a little perspective and a heaping pile of memories, both on and off the field.
Gorilla warfare
Ballock battles injury in sophomore year at Pitt
July 24, 2008
As a Cardinal, Megan Ballock seldom faced a challenge she didn’t overcome. An All-State athlete on the track and the cross country course, Ballock pushed herself to be the best and punished any opponents who tried to get in her way. As a member of the Pittsburg State University track and cross country teams, the course has steered Ballock in a different direction.
Cardinals notch three victories Saturday before elimination
July 24, 2008
It was a run the team may remember for years to come. With its back against the wall heading into the weekend, Eudora rattled off four straight victories and came within three outs of beating the No. 1 seed and earning a berth in the Kansas Amateur Baseball Association league championship game. The Cardinals were tantalizingly close to the crown, yet few would have predicted them to finish anywhere close to third.
Cardinals use one of two lives in tournament
July 17, 2008

The regular season hasn’t been terribly kind to Eudora’s summer league baseball team.

Eudora youth learn to play blastball, a t-ball variation
July 10, 2008
The attention span of a 4-year-old boy or girl may be a difficult thing to keep, especially when out on a baseball field. The solution? A relatively new game called blastball, and it’s a hit with Eudora’s youth.
Last week of 7-on-7 sees Eudora sweep but questions unanswered
July 10, 2008
Monday night’s 7-on-7 passing league finales saw Eudora pick up another pair of victories, which brought its final record to 5-2-1. While impressive, coach Gregg Webb said he didn’t expect to learn a lot about his team during the four weeks of the league.
2 for 2 pleases coach
July 3, 2008
A team can’t win the state title or even a single regular season game in June. But the foundations for fall triumph are laid in the summer and on the last day of June, coach Gregg Webb’s team took a large step towards victory.
Sisters in arms
July 3, 2008
Softball has been a way of life for sisters Kelly and Karen Spence. Each one found success on the diamond while at Eudora High School then turned that into a chance to play in college. Now, after stellar seasons at their respective schools, both are hanging up their cleats and bidding farewell to the game.
Area hardballers play in annual all-star game
June 26, 2008
Following a stellar senior season that saw him hit .483 and score 29 runs, former Eudora standout Matthew Abel was selected to participate in the Kansas Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game.

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