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Baseball starts off TSN's Shawnee County Best of the Best project

Rick Peterson

By RICK PETERSON

TopSports.news

EDITOR'S NOTE: Over the coming weeks, TopSports.news will recognize hundreds of Shawnee County's all-time greats in 25 sports/categories as part of our Best of the Best project. The project gets under way with baseball and readers will have the opportunity to vote through July, with the Top 25 in all categories announced in August. To cast a vote for the Best of the Best, click on: https://linkto.run/p/87MXCEBI  Email votes/nominations will be also accepted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The list of contenders to get the nod as the top baseball player in Shawnee County history has to start with New York Yankees World Series hero Mike Torrez and American League All-Star and Gold Glove winner Ken Berry.

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Six Rural players, Seaman duo earn All-State soccer recognition

Rick Peterson

By RICK PETERSON

TopSports.news

Washburn Rural, which finished third in the Class 6A state soccer tournament had six players receive All-State recognition from the Kansas State Soccer Coaches Association while Seaman had a pair of honorees in 5A. 

Rural, which won the Centennial League title and advanced to the 6A final four for the seventh straight season, is represented on the All-6A first team by senior forward Brynn Fitzgibbons, junior midfielders Hunter McWilliams and Belle Kennedy, with Kennedy being named the 6A midfielder of the year after leading the Junior Blues in goals and assists and earning first-team All-Shawnee County honors.

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