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In the face of adversity: Busters rally late for season-opening win

          Final Game Highlights Final Stats: final stats pack wk 1 gccc vs. highland Garden City, Kan (westerkansasnews.com)-Matt Miller’s biggest challenge on opening night wasn’t forgetting last season’s disappointing finish; that was done as soon as camp opened in early August. No, his biggest chest move was trying to settle his...
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No. 20 Kansas State thumps Stephen F. Austin

Manhattan, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–One year ago, Kansas State saw FBS team North Dakota State stun the Wildcats 24-21 in Manhattan. Flip the page one year later, the Cats faced another FBS team, and hoped that history didn’t repeat two straight years. Granted, Stephen F. Austin wasn’t quite the caliber of a team as the three-time...
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Hugoton Football Preps for Scrimmage

Hugoton, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Hugoton Eagles first year head coach Todd Fulton is treating tonight intrasquad scrimmage as both a reward and tune up for next week’s opener.   Early on the defense is still a little ahead of the offense. Fulton’s offense is still learning what it takes to establish a rhythm. Two quarterbacks...
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SCHS Cross Country has high hopes for a great season

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–With the season one starting one week from today, the Scott City Beaver Cross Country squad feels they have something special this year. Numbers may be the same, but overall talent could be higher for the Beavers. The girls will be able to field a team with six runners out, two...
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Hometown kid leads Buster volleyball to victory (Audio)

Garden City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-What a difference 180 days makes. Six months ago, Taylor Linenberger was sporting a cast after breaking her hand in a basketball game against Dodge City. The injury forced her to miss the last half of her senior season. That frustration served as a motivating force Wednesday night.  The freshman recorded...
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Buster soccer falls on the road

Trinidad, CO (westernkansasnews.com)-The first road test of the 2014 season didn’t go as planned for first-year women’s soccer coach Charles Long. Trinidad State added two insurance goals in the final 20 minutes to beat Garden City Monday afternoon 4-1.  “The better team definitely won today,” Long said after the match. “But I’m proud of...
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New league has new name

The Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL) and the Lone Star Football League (LSFL) would like to announce the formation of a new professional indoor football league under the new name Champions Indoor Football (CIF).  The members of both leagues came together in Wichita, KS today and completed the agreement to form a new...
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Numbers up for Scott City Tennis

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–In the four years as head coach of the Lady Beaver Tennis program, head coach Cheryl Kucharik has seen an increase of numbers on the courts. This year, court space has been a concern. The 2014 season has 29 girls out for the program, which is up from 19 in 2013. ...
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Buster scrimmage answers many questions

Garden City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-Garden City Coach Matt Miller never tips his hand. So when his team took the field for their annual scrimmage Friday night at the multi-sports complex, he had no intention of showing much.  “I’m an old Bill Snyder guy,” Miller said. “You never know if the opposition is in the seats...
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Buster Sports Briefs

Soccer Vanessa Godina-Rodriguez scored three minutes in, and Arielle Marquez struck with seven minutes remaining as Garden City soccer blanked Team ABEJAS  2-0 Friday night at the multi-sports complex Volleyball Lamar Tournament Friday’s scores Lost to Clarendon, TX (25-21, 18-25, 29-31, 25-17, 12-15) Lost to Otero, Co. (25-22, 23-25, 20-25, 23-25) Saturday’s scores Beat...
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