Ellsworth Sports

The Ellsworth boys played with the Westbrook-Walnut Grove Chargers for the better part of the first half before falling 65-45 during a basketball game staged in Westbrook Saturday. EHS trailed by three (27-24) late in the first half before the Chargers scored 10 unanswered points to sport a 37-24...
A rough first half plagued the Ellsworth Panthers during a 70-44 loss to Mountain Lake Area during a boys' basketball game staged in Ellsworth Thursday. MLA took advantage of nine offensive rebounds to build a 33-14 lead in the first 18 minutes of play. The Wolverines went on to outscore Ellsworth...
A sensational night by Ashlyn Meester lifted the Ellsworth girls’ basketball team to a 59-49 victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove Friday in Westbrook. With Meester pumping in a career-high 37 points to go along with three steals, the Panthers outscored the Chargers in both halves of the contest....
The Ellsworth boys couldn’t snap what stands as a six-game losing skid when they took on Murray County Central in a basketball game staged in Ellsworth Thursday. The Panthers found themselves facing a manageable deficit of 11 points (31-20) after 18 minutes of play. The Rebels, however, dominated...
  Patriots post key league win in Mountain Lake The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team handed Mountain Lake Area its first conference loss of the season by upending the Wolverines 59-48 in Mountain Lake. H-BC rolled to a 39-19 lead in the first half and won by 11 after the Wolverines...
A two-week layoff didn’t seem to work in favor of the Ellsworth boys’ basketball team Friday night. EHS played its first game since Dec. 18 when the Panthers hosted Edgerton for a Red Rock Conference clash. The Panthers fell behind early and couldn’t recover during a 55-43 loss to the Flying...
The Ellsworth girls’ basketball team returned to action after the Christmas break by entertaining Southwest Christian for a Red Rock Conference game Thursday in Ellsworth. The visiting E-Gals dominated the scene by registering a 75-40 win over the Panthers. SWC gained control of the contest by...
I realize that we already are a few days into 2019, but the focus of this column is to recall what area athletes accomplished last year. Based on my research, 2018 was a good year for athletes from all four schools that form the Star Herald coverage area. I found what I deem to be seven grand...
The Ellsworth girls’ basketball team wrapped up the 2018 portion of its schedule by hosting Mountain Lake Area from a Red Rock Conference contest Friday in Ellsworth. The night turned into a rough for an EHS team hampered by injuries as the Wolverines rolled to a 75-37 victory. MLA gained control...
Patriot girls run RRC record to 4-0 A strong second half lifted the Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team to a convincing 73-38 home win over Murray County Central. H-BC sported a 29-21 halftime lead before outscoring the Rebels 44-17 in the second half to notch a 35-point win and a fourth...

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