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Building a winner; Buffs wrestlers finish 19th in Kansas City

Kansas City, MO-As people have come to expect over the last couple of years, Garden City’s brutal schedule has led to a strong March. Head Coach Carlos Prieto is banking on that trend to continue.  In a two-day stretch that saw some of the best talent in the region, the Buffaloes finished 19th out...
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Buffs fall apart late; GCHS girls ransack Denver South

Game Highlights Game Box Denver, CO (westernkansasnews.com)-Before last Saturday’s game with Holcomb, Garden City Coach Jacy Holloway had a premonition: “I woke up in a sweat and we were 3-4,” the fifth-year coach said. While Holloway should not trade in his day job for the physic hotline, his team takes that exact mark into...
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Holcomb Basketball Teams Sweep Conference Openers in Colby

Colby, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Holcomb boys and girls basketball teams were able to take both ends of their conference openers on the road at Colby Friday night.  The Lady Longhorns won 45-38 while the boys used a 35-9 run after leading 10-8 and never looked back in defeating Colby (0-6, 0-2) 78-34.  Girls Highlights...
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Hugoton, Scott City split GWAC doubleheader

Hugoton, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Playing in their final games before the Christmas break on Friday night in Hugoton, the Scott City Beavers and Hugoton Eagles met up for their Great West Activities Conference openers. Three of the four teams on Friday night were ranked fourth or better in their respective classifications. In the end, the Lady...
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New soccer facility has GCCC coach talking (Audio)

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Entering this week, Major-League-Soccer franchise Sporting Kansas City had 13 regional academics. On Tuesday, Garden City became number 14.  The idea is to build a new soccer facility and eventually host a semi-pro team. As for some of the response, Garden City Community College men’s and women’s soccer coach Charles Long...
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Top-ranked GCHS wrestlers roll at Clay Center

106 Kaj Perez (Garden City) over Zach Bailey (Rock Creek) (Fall 0:14)   106 Kaj Perez (Garden City) over Chance Hight (Marysville High School) (Fall 2:27)   106 Kaj Perez (Garden City) over Brenner Vogan (Salina South) (Fall 1:00)   106 Kaj Perez (Garden City) over Max Bezoar (Junction City) (MD 13-2)   113...
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Buffs blow huge lead in loss to Horns: GCHS girls roll

Game Highlights Game Box Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-When Holcomb compiles their postseason resume come March, they will indeed remember a Saturday night game in Garden City in December, where it seemed all the chips were stacked against them. But if the rocking Garden was a craps table in the second half, and Chad Novack...
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Scott City and Pueblo East split in final day of Southwest Classic

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–On the final day of the Clarion Inn Southwest Classic on Saturday, the Scott City Beavers split a doubleheader with the Pueblo East Eagles. Pueblo East would win the girls game 60-26, while the Scott City Boys picked up their third win of the season in a 59-33 victory. Saturday’s games...
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Hugoton: Boys Win Tourney Title; Girls Take Their Lumps

Hugoton, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Hugoton’s girls and boys basketball teams played championship games in the Blue and Red Classic Saturday night with mixed results. The boys outscored GWAC rival Ulysses 22-9 in the second quarter and cruised to a 63-38 win. For Eagles Coach Craig Szymczak and his team it was nice to avenge a...
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Both Hugoton Teams Reach Blue and Red Finals

Hugoton, KS (westernkansasnews.com)  The Hugoton girls and boys basketball team did what they had to do in winning on their home floor Friday night and earn the opportunity to be in the championship games of the Blue and Red Classic on their own home floor. For the girls they reached the 70′s for the...
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