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Turnovers propel Holcomb to sub-state win over Scott City

Holcomb, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–For the fourth time in the series’ history, Scott City and Holcomb battled in the playoffs. The Beavers won the first two convincingly, while the Longhorns ended Scott City’s season early last year in the Regional round. Friday night in front of a standing-room crowd at Holcomb in a battle of GWAC...
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Scott City visits Holcomb with state birth on the line

Holcomb, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Ten weeks or 70 days ago, Scott City and Holcomb battled at Darner Field for a step up on the GWAC title. The Beavers would rally from a 14-0 hole early in the second quarter to win 23-14, en route to their sixth league title in eight seasons. Since then, the teams...
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Holcomb advances to face Scott City

For the fourth consecutive year, the Holcomb Longhorns have advanced to the sub-state round of the high school football playoffs, just one game from the state championship game, beating the Smoky Valley Vikings 26-6. The Longhorns controlled the game on both sides of the ball, racking up more than 300 yards total offense and...
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Broncbuster teams split at Butler in conference opener

El Dorado, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The Garden City Community College basketball teams opened conference play at Butler Saturday night. The Broncbuster men picked up an impressive win 75-59, while the women fell 77-53. Russhard Cruickshank shot the lights out of the Power Plant to lead with 22 points, he was 6-10 from three point range. Pierre...
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Northwest’s powerful ground game ends Buffaloes’ season

Highlights Game Stats Listen to the complete game in our archives section Photos by Adam Shrimplin Wichita, KS-Nearly five years after Wichita Northwest suffered a heartbreaking setback to Garden City in the opening round of the 2013 playoffs in their building, Steve Martin’s team finally got their revenge, even if it was a half-decade...
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Scott City holds off late surge from Clay Center

Clay Center, Kan. (westernkasnasnews.com)–Scott City found themselves in fairly unfamiliar territory on Friday night for the first time in recent weeks. Their last two games saw them down two touchdowns, only to rally for the win. This time at Clay Center, it was the complete opposite. After building a 21-0 lead after three quarters,...
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All-Conference teams announced for WAC volleyball and soccer

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) The All-Conference teams for the WAC have been announced for both boys soccer and volleyball. The boys soccer first team was highlighted by five Dodge City and three Garden City players. Dodge City’s Eddie Del Toro was named the Player of the Year and Saul Hernandez was named Coach of the...
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Scott City hits the road to take on Clay Center in Sectional Playoff game

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It won’t be the first time that Scott City will head into north central Kansas. In fact, it’s the second time in three weeks, as the Beavers make their second-ever trip to Clay Center to take on the Tigers at Otto D. Unruh Stadium. It is also the second time in...
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GWAC All-League Football selections announced

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–While the 2017 football season has yet to be completed, the Great West Activities Conference has announced their all-league selections on the gridiron for the season. Scott City ended up with the most selections with 16, followed by Holcomb with 14 and Colby with 10. The Beavers and Longhorns ended up...
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All-GWAC Volleyball teams released

Scott City, Kansas (westernkansasnews.com)–Coming off one of the best seasons, maybe the best season for the Great West Activities Conference, the GWAC head coaches voted recently on their all-league teams. Colby, Holcomb and Ulysses each grabbed five spots on the all-league teams, while Scott City had three apiece and Goodland had one. Colby and...
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