NJCAA announces most fall sports will be moved to spring

By Adam KolbCo-Sports Editor The NJCAA has announced an updated plan of action for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year. Following the Board of Regents’ vote on Monday, a majority of competition will be moved to the spring semester, including basketball, football, volleyball and soccer, which are fall sports competed at…

HutchCC volleyball coach retires

By Adam KolbCo-Sports Editor Hutchinson Community College volleyball coach Patrick Hall announced earlier this month that he will be retiring, effective June 30. Hall has spent the last eight seasons with the Blue Dragons, finishing with a record of 201-106, including a 103-21 record in the Jayhawk Conference Western Division.…

Tough as Steele: Redshirt recovery for baseball player

By Adam Kolb / Co-Sports Editor A redshirt season can be frustrating for any athlete, but there can be a positive side to it. This was the case for Hutchinson Community College baseball player Jenner Steele, who played high school baseball for former HutchCC coach John Burgi at Hollister, Missouri.…

NJCAA cancels spring sports, basketball championships

By Adam Kolb / Co-Sports Editor Following the recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the NJCAA has decided to cancel all upcoming basketball championships as well as spring competition. This means the NJCAA Division men’s basketball tournament, played every year in Hutchinson, will be cancelled.…