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K-State knocks off No. 4 Oklahoma

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Paced by 20-point efforts from juniors Barry Brown, Jr., and Dean Wade, Kansas State put together one of its most complete performances of the season with an 87-69 win over No. 4/6 Oklahoma in front of a season-crowd of 10,744 fans at Bramlage Coliseum on Tuesday night.   K-State (13-5, 3-3...
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Red Demon girls get first WAC win at Great Bend

Great Bend, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Dodge City High School girls basketball team got their first WAC win of the season Tuesday night at Great Bend 48-32. The game was nip and tuck through three quarters, with neither team taking a lead bigger than 4 points and 8 lead changes and 5 ties. Then in the...
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Buffalo girls end skid in O

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Over the last two weeks, the Buffaloes struggled to find any consistency, shooting 28 percent from the field and turning it over a combined 76 times while averaging just 28 points over their last three games. Something had to change. “We need to be more consistent,” Head Coach...
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Jayhawks rally in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Trailing by 12 points with under nine minutes remaining, the No. 10/10 Kansas Jayhawks outscored No. 6/7 West Virginia 28-11 to close out a come-from-behind win over the Mountaineers Monday night inside WVU Coliseum, 71-66. Senior guards Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk and Devonte’ Graham combined for 33 points, 20 of which came in...
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Red Demon hoops teams pick up wins at Guymon

Guymon, OK(westernkansasnews.com) Both Dodge City High School basketball teams won at Guymon Saturday, the boys 70-59 and the girls 32-29. Boys The Red Demons got their second win in less than a month against the Tigers (65-49 on Dec. 19) and their second win in less than 24 hours behind a big fourth quarter....
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Larned rallies late to win 34th Scott City Wrestling Classic

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–For the first time in two years, a wrestling tournament took place in Scott City. Sixteen teams took part in the 34th Scott City Wrestling Tournament. In the end, it was the Larned Indians with just enough depth to win the tournament, just besting Scott City by two points. Larned led...
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Scott City girls pick up road win, Hugoton boys win late

Hugoton, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Playing in their final games before mid-season tournament play next week, Scott City and Hugoton would battle in a pair of evenly-matched games Friday night at Hugoton High School. When the night finished, it would be a split, as the Lady Beavers pick up a big road win in a 50-41 triumph,...
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Scott City wrestling takes down Oakley

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–In a tuneup for the Scott City Wrestling Classic, the Scott City wrestling team won nine out of 14 weight classes, on their way to a 54-30 win over the Oakley Plainsmen Friday night at Scott Community High School. With the dual win, the Beavers improve to 3-0 on the year...
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Red Demon basketball teams split WAC opener at Liberal

Liberal, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Dodge City High School basketball teams split with Liberal Friday night on the road in their first WAC games of the season. The boys beat Liberal 76-68, while the girls fell 47-27. The Red Demon boys overcame a slow start after falling behind by eight in the first quarter. Dodge City(4-3,...
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Hays boys go bonkers from 3; Buffalo girls lose third straight

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Boys Garden City, KS-January 12, 2017 will be a day that high school basketball fans won’t soon forget. Hays guard Tragdon McCrae made sure of that. The junior set the Garden on fire, nailing 9-of-13 3-pointers, Hays drilled 17 as a team, and the Indians rolled to an 82-53 victory...
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