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Gemmill Garners DCRP Honors

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (June 25, 2016) – Brendon Gemmill turned in a dominant performance to capture his first 20-lap IMCA Modified feature win of the year during Saturday’s H&H Roofing Night atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval. While the Ponca City, OK, native captured his first DCRP win since...
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Same old song and dance; Elite lose in title game at Clanton

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Three years ago, Lyle Befort led his Finney County Blues into the championship game of the 27th annual Clanton Memorial Baseball Tournament. Little did he know, it was the start of a trend he would rather have not set.  Three years later, Befort’s team was back in the title game of...
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Former Scott City star signs with Knicks

Scott City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Ron Baker’s ultimate dream was to hear his name called on draft night.  “That would mean so much to my mom and dad,” Baker told NBA.com during the combined earlier this month. “They have meant so much to me.” Baker never heard his name called, but did cement his future after...
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Clanton Tournament Results Day 1

16 and under division Garden City Red Hawks 5, Liberal 4 Liberal 14 and under 12, Garden City Boom 1
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Clanton Tournament Schedule

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-The 29th annual Clanton Tournament gets underway on Thursday. See the schedule below   19 and under Division  Pool A 1. Garden City Elite 2. Liberal Ratlers 3. Colby Sluggers 4. Goodland Outlaws 5. Lamar Pool B 6. Redhawk 7. Hooker 8. Ulysses 9. Wakeeney 10. Stevens Co. Militia 16 and...
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Dodge City’s Reid named to Kansas Shrine Bowl

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-The lasting image most fans have of Dodge City wide receiver Eric Reid is one that local fans will never forget.  With Garden City needing a win in the season finale to clinch a playoff spot, it was Reid’s three touchdown masterpiece that ended the Buffaloes’ postseason dreams. It also moved...
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Local Baseball Scoreboard

Legion Dodge City Rangers 8, Liberal 6 Liberal 9, Dodge City Rangers 4   NBC Dodge City A’s 6, Liberal Bee Jays 4   Professional Garden City Wind 10, Topeka 4
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Larsen wins AJGA Junior

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Garden City’s Taylor Larsen had always dreamed of winning a national tournament in his hometown.  On Friday, he finally did it, in dramatic fashion.  Larsen missed out on two birdie puts on two sudden-death playoff holes but still found a way to make par on the second, as the Garden City...
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Larsen sitting in prime position after first day of Kansas Junior

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Taylor Larsen figured he had an advantage going into the first round of the Kansas Junior at Buffalo Dunes.  “I think I have the home-field advantage because it’s in Garden City,” he said. “Most of these guys come in here, and because of the wind, they’re mentally done before they ever...
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Hollenbeck finishes in top 15 at College Finals

Casper, WY (westernkansasnews.com)-After a three-day run, Garden City’s Brandi Hollenbeck finished 13th overall in breakaway roping at the National College Finals Rodeo.  “I’m disappointed I didn’t finish where I wanted,” Hollenbeck said afterwards. “But I’m glad I got a chance to experience this.” Hollenbeck clocked a 1.9 second run on day one, putting her...
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