December 2022

Wellington hosts varsity tourney

Wellington hosted a varsity and girls invitational tournament this past weekend, December 10.  Results are below, and we have MANY PICS thanks in large part to WHS wrestler and former yearbook staff member Conner Walker.  Conner, with an assist by fellow wrestler Derrick Lowe, took all the photos of the morning matches while the camera was in Andover for swimming.  Thanks so much, Conner and teammates, for pics from this meet and previous meets!  We appreciate you!!


Girls Invitational 

Wellington returns from Cheney with TWO championship plaques

GET THE BROOMS OUT, FOLKS! Wellington sweeps the Cardinal Classic!  

Girls Varsity


Chaparral 27


Individual Scoring:

Zeka 19

Gerten 13

Gregory 12

Norwood 12

Nance 4

Reichenberger 3

Wright 1

Boys Varsity


Trinity Catholic 43


Individual Scoring:

Hinshaw 13

Rogers 11

Tate 11

Henry 8

Weir 5

Wright 5

Burnett 2

Winfield/Wellington Swim competes at Andover Central Invitational

Winfield Swim Team and our two WELLINGTON High School swim athletes were in action at the Andover Central Invitational Meet on Saturday at Andover High School.  Results below! Keep up the good work, WHS!



Boys 200 Yard Free - 2:26.78 - 20th of 29 swimmers

Boys 100 Yard Free - 1:00.08 - 19th of 75 swimmers

Boys 400 Yard Free Relay - 4:10.97 - 8th of 21 relay teams


Varsity girls basketball to play Chaparral in Cardinal Classic championship

Girls Varsity Basketball moves to 3-0 with their win over Pratt High School on Thursday, December 8, and advances to the championship game of the Cardinal Classic in Cheney Saturday night! The Lady Crusaders will vie for the tournament title against the Chaparral Roadrunners in the 6pm game! Way to go!


Girl Varsity


Pratt 22


Individual Scoring: 

Norwood 16

Zeka 9

Gregory 8

Gerten 7

Nance 5

Wright 4

Barton 2

Goodrum 2

Boys Basketball falls to Pratt, qualifies for tourney championship game

The Varsity Boys Basketball Team took their first loss on the season playing away December 8 against Pratt High School during Cheney’s Cardinal Classic. Nevertheless, the Crusaders qualified for the tourney championship game and will play Trinity Catholic School at 7:45pm in Cheney this Saturday, December 10! Go Big Red!

Boys Varsity


Pratt 47


Individual Scoring:

Wright 18

Henry 11

Tate 5

Weir 5

Burnett 2

Hinshaw 2

Rogers 2

Wellington hosts Augusta in wrestling dual

Wellington hosted the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association (KWCA) #3-Ranked Augusta High School for a wrestling dual on Thursday, December 8.  Results and pics are below!


JV Results

144 - Jalik Armstrong - L by fall

157 - Hank Shinliver - L by fall 

157 - Evan Kelly - L by fall

165 - Colin Rains - W by fall

165 - Sam Wylie - W by fall

165 - Sam Wylie - W by fall 

175 - Kayden Martin - W by fall


Girls Results

140 - Mikayla Ybarra - W 6-5

170 - Kaylee Horinek - W by fall

Varsity basketball triumphs over Cheney

The Crusader basketball teams hosted tournament-host Cheney on Monday, December 5, for night one of the Cardinal Classic early season tournament.  The Lady Crusaders kicked off the evening of varsity play with a convincing 50-38 win over the #6-ranked Cheney Girls Basketball Team.  The WHS boys team would have their work cut out for them if last year's outcome was any indication: this time last year, Cheney beat the Crusaders 30-76.  This game, though, the Crusaders kept pace and only trailed by 5 points going into the 4th quarter.  In the final seconds Cheney tied the game, but their hopes

Girls team wins Caney Valley tourney; boys boast individual placers

The wrestling teams spent Friday and Saturday at the Caney Valley tournament last weekend.  Results and some great courtesy photos from Friday below(the camera battery died before they could get pics from Saturday)!


105 - Deighlynn Lea 2-1 (2nd Place)

110 - Aubri Rohrer 4-1 (3rd Place)

115 - Nexy Young 2-1 (2nd Place)

125 - Sophie Parkey 2-2 (DNP)

Wellington swimmers compete at Maize Invitational

The Winfield Boys Swim Team competed last Saturday at the Maize Invitational. As a team, they placed 7th of 10 teams with 204 points, just behind Wichita Northwest at 209 and Maize South with 214 points. Andover High School blew away the rest of the competition with 369 points to take 1st with Andover Central trailing behind them with 298 points for 2nd.

Wellington Crusader swimmers Rome and Ralphie contributed a combined 17 points to the Vikings’ team total. Here’s how the boys did in their individual events:

ROME HUNT - 10 pts