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Buhler Sports Roundup: A Great Week All Around, Tennis Sweeps Home Invite


BUHLER, Kan. – Buhler tennis opened the varsity season Tuesday with a clean sweep at its home quad. All four entries combined to go 12-0 on the day.


No. 1 Singles: Davian Spies (1st)

No.2 Singles: Amos Harder (1st)

No. 1 Doubles: Von Woleslagel & Reuben Harder (1st)

No. 2 Doubles: Merick Manns & Eli Biggs (1st)

The Crusaders continue play at Maize South on April 5th.



It’s been a busy start to the year for Buhler golf.

JV hosted its home invitational Tuesday at Hesston Golf Course. Goddard-Eisenhower won the tournament with a 319. Buhler’s 398 put them seventh in the final standings. Individually, Trevor Tustian shot a 94 to place in 20th.

Varsity was fifth out of 11 teams Thursday at the McPherson Invitational. Buhler shot a 342. Derby won the tournament with a 299.

Drew DeMeyer led the way for the Crusaders, medaling in fifth with a 78.


5 – Drew DeMeyer (78)

21 – Jace Heimerman (87)

24 – Jalen Crable (88)

26 – Isaiah Heredia (89)

31 – Brayden Adams (92)

42 – Nick Gazaway (98)



Buhler swimming and diving was last in the pool on March 26th at Hutchinson. The team earned a solid second place finish. Aivlynn Emke paced the way, winning the 100 free and placing third in the 50 Free. Emke also contributed to two top five relay times.


A 200 Medley Relay: 3rd

B 200 Medley Relay: 5th

200 IM: Addy Tech (3rd), Madalyn Bohringer (5th)

50 Free: Aivlynn Ehmke (3rd)

100 Fly: Shaylin Petz (2nd), Madalyn Bohringer (3rd), Ellie Goering (5th)

100 Free: Aivlynn Ehmke (1st)

500 Free: Reyne Kaufman (4th), Grace Schmidt (5th)

A 200 Free Relay: 2nd

B 200 Free Relay: 6th

100 Back: Avery Schrader (7th)

100 Breast: Addy Tech (3rd)

A 400 Free Relay: 5th

B 400 Free Relay: 6th

Following a two-week break, the Crusaders return to action on April 9th at Newton.



Buhler soccer grabbed two more wins Thursday night at Circle.

JV won 3-1 behind a pair of goals from Zoey Gregg, both assisted by Mili Burrola.


Kennedee Applegate (1 Goal)

Zoey Gregg (2 Goals)

Varsity pounded out seven goals in a 7-0 shutout win. Alyssa Berner and Natalya Krafels both found the net twice.


Mikaela Jarrett (1 Goal)

Alyssa Berner (2 Goals)

Natalya Krafels (2 Goals)

Teigan Neilsen (1 Goal)

Ashlynn Adcock (1 Goal)

Buhler is in the middle of an eight-game stretch away from Crusader Stadium. The teams next travel to Winfield on April 9th.



It was a stelar day Thursday for Buhler track and field at Concordia. The Crusaders recorded 11 first place finishes and 36 top-five efforts.

The girls swept the top two spots in the 200 meters with Lillie Ledford and Jenna Lackey placing first and second.

It was a 1-2-3 finish for the boys in the 3200 meters where Layne Whisler, Kaden Lohrentz, and Gavin Lindahl grabbed the top three spots.

Find complete results from the Concordia Invitational here: