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Law delivers final haymaker; beats Texas in final seconds

Game Highlights Game Stats Listen to the complete game in our games archive section Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Dodge City Law Head Coach Sean Ponder had seen this story before. Trailing late to Amarillo in the season opener, the Law needed a defensive stop in the final minute. And just as quickly as it appeared they...
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Busters Earn Doubleheader Split at Butler

El Dorado, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Saturday was a defensive nightmare for Garden City after committing 11 errors to lose both games of a doubleheader at Butler 4-2 and 13-3.  Sunday the defense played better, had only three errors and the Broncbusters earned a split of the two games, losing the first game 13-8, but winning...
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Errors Plague Broncbusters; Fall Out of First Place

El Dorado, KS (westernkansasnews.com)  GCCC Baseball Coach Chris Finnegan warned his team it could be a bloodbath this weekend at Butler if his team did not improved their defense.  The first loss was unfortunate.  The second was a disaster.  The Broncbusters (21-12, 11-7) had a combined 11 errors over the two games losing 4-2 and...
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Slow Start; Buffs Baseball Swept by Junction City

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Garden City High School baseball team (8-13 in 2014) had high hopes after Coach Bill Wilson called it one of the most successful preseasons he had seen.  A little bit of youth was served on the mound Friday.  One starter fared well in Colton Snodgrass while Jesse Ruiz did not make it...
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Holcomb celebrates state championship (Photos)

Holcomb, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-The Novack name has become synonymous with state titles in Western Kansas. On Thursday night, Chad Novack joined his father Dave as the two coaches to bring championship hardware to Holcomb High School.   The town of Holcomb held a victory parade for the Class 4A-II champion Longhorns. Pictures below.  
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GCHS swimming 5th at Emporia

Emporia, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-When Casey Wise puts his schedule together during the offseason, the one meet he looks forward to is Emporia. Why? “The competition is pretty stiff there,” he said. “They had five teams ranked in the top 10 last year.” Wise’s team still had a pretty decent showing-finishing fifth out of the eight...
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Busters Fall Short to Frank Phillips 6-5

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Just a day after beating Frank Phillips 7-4 in Borger, Texas the return trip to Garden City was not as successful.  The Broncbusters (21-10) committed four errors and left twelve on base including the bases loaded twice in a 6-5 loss to Frank Phillips (8-17) at Williams Stadium.  The two...
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GCHS Girls Soccer Team Loses 11-1 to Wichita Northwest

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) There is a silver lining for the Garden City High School’s girls soccer team.  It can only get better from here.  After last year’s 11-7 season and with a younger group this spring the Lady Buffs resilency has already been put to an early test after just one game.  Wichita Northwest scored two minutes...
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Wide left; Law hangs on in final seconds

Game Highlights Game Stats Listen to the complete game in our games archive section San Angelo, TX (westernkansasnews.com)-If Law Coach Sean Ponder was at a craps table Saturday night, his last roll might have come up snake eyes. Consider this: his team missed two extra points; lost the field position battle and had a...
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Buster Baseball takes three from Cloud County

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Coming into the weekend, the Garden City Baseball team was riding on a three-game losing skid, with two of the losses against powerhouse Iowa Western Tuesday and Wednesday. In a weekend that saw late April like weather, the Busters stayed towards the top of the Jayhawk West standings, by taking three...
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