ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Speedway rolls out the red carpet for four IMCA divisions at its 22nd annual Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenge special Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15.Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds race for $2,000 to win, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods both for $1,700 to win and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $650 to win.The Modified feature is a 2017 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier.An open practice runs from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Qualifying begins on Friday and Dirt Defender adds to the payout in all four sanctioned divisions.Pit gates open at 3 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Friday. Gates open at 2 p.m. and the first green flag waves at 6 p.m. on Saturday.Grandstand admission is $12 for adults, $10 for military with ID, $5 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $30.More information is available from promoter Rob Poor at 325 725-3849 or 325 692-8800, and at the www.abilenespeedway.com website.
ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ soccer team earned its first victory of the season Thursday evening with a 3-0 triumph over Hermon at Del Luce Stadium.Junior Tulas Weaver scored two goals for Ellsworth, which also got one from senior Sam Holler in the win. Juniors Oscar Howe and Pascal Poirier had one assist each for the Eagles.Ellsworth was back in action Tuesday and fell 3-1 on the road in a Class B North showdown against Old Town (1-3). Weaver provided the goal for the Eagles, who fell to 1-3 with the loss.The Ellsworth girls fell 1-0 at home to Hermon on Wednesday, but the Eagles bounced back Monday with a 7-1 road win over Old Town (0-2-1). Sophomore Paige Sawyer had a hat trick for Ellsworth (2-2), which also got goals from Abby Bland, Samantha Carter, Morgan Clifford and Addi Laslie.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBoth Ellsworth teams will host Maine Central Institute on Saturday, Sept. 21, with the girls playing at 11 a.m. and the boys concluding the doubleheader at 1 p.m. The boys will then play Foxcroft (road game at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23) and George Stevens Academy (home game at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25), and the girls will host GSA at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.