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Luck finally runs out for Vollertsen and Thayer; Larsen moves on

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-If you’re Garden City High School golfer Taylor Larsen, to this point, things could not have played out any better in his own backyard.  The soon-to-be senior was sensational on Friday, cutting through 36 holes of golf like Steph Curry draining a multitude of 3-pointers in the NBA Finals.  Larsen advanced...
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Vollertsen, Larsen and Thayer advance

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Five Garden City guys made their way into the round of 64 at the 106th annual Kansas Amateur Match Play Championships at Southwind. At the end of day one, only three are left.  Local Dentist Grant Vollertsen, who drew arguably the toughest first round match, knocked out his buddy TJ Vilkanskas, birdying...
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Sims weighs in on out-of-state proposal (Audio)

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-It’s been a rule that’s been in place since 1962. But since its inception, the out-of-state limit for football in the Jayhawk Conference has gone through a major overhaul.  Four years ago, the league voted to increase the number of out-of-state athletes from 12 to 20. Fast forward to 2016, and...
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Delgado new Athletic Director at Syracuse (Audio)

Syracuse, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-For more than two decades, Dan Delgado has been a mainstay at Garden City Community College.  On Thursday morning, all of that changed.  Delgado accepted the Athletic Director position at Syracuse High School, replacing Marty Lehman.  Delgado spent the past few years as the sports information director at GCCC. Before that he...
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Garden City contingent in contention at Kansas Amateur Match Play Championships

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Garden City dentist Grant Vollertsen knew he had to get off to a good start on Tuesday.  “It’s important, especially on the first day,” he said on Monday.  Things didn’t work out exactly how he planned, but Vollertsen put himself in prime position for one of the 64 spots in match...
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Vollertsen hoping to use home course to his advantage (Audio)

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-In his last three appearances in the Kansas Pro Am Match Play Championships, Garden City dentist Grant Vollertsen has been knocked out in the second round.  This year, one of the gems of Western Kansas golfing is banking on home-course advantage to get him over the top.  Listen to the complete...
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KU Football at Big 12 Media Days

DALLAS, Texas - Quarterback Montell Cozart, linebacker Joe Dineen, Jr. and safety Fish Smithson joined second-year head coach David Beaty at the 2016 Big 12 Media Days Monday, July 18 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. The quartet of Jayhawks went through a gauntlet of interviews and photo shoots as the 2016 Kansas...
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K-State basketball suffers major setback

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State freshman Cartier Diarra (Florence, S.C./West Florence) will miss the 2016-17 season after undergoing season-ending knee surgery, head coach Bruce Weber announced Wednesday. A 6-foot-4, 185-pound point guard, Diarra went down with the knee injury during a workout earlier this month. After consulting with doctors, he underwent surgery on Wednesday...
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Scott City Football sees progress in summer camp

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–There are only seven Fridays left before the season opener for the Scott City football team. Tuesday, the Beavers wrapped up their annual summer camp that was pushed back a couple days due to harvest. Overall, preliminary numbers out for football show an increase of players in the 50′s, inflated by...
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Buffalo football season ticket info

Garden City High School reserved seat football ticket holders have until July 15, 2016 to return the reply card sent to them indicating that they wish to reserve their football seats for the 2016 football season.  Tickets may be picked up and paid for beginning at 1:00 p.m. on August 10, 2016 in the...
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