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Holding home court; Scott City tennis crusies to tournament title

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The final week of the regular season for the Scott City tennis team is underway, and they got started off in a big way, defending their own tournament title and keeping the tournament cup for the second straight year.  In fact, the Beavers lost only one match all day, as the...
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Nielsen’s Bat, Good Pitching Leads GCCC to Sweep Pratt

Pratt, KS (westernkansasnews.com) How do you improve on a 5-for-9 performance in the opening two games of the series?  Ask Garden City third baseman Alex Nielsen.  Nielsen clubbed his seventh homer of the year a two run blast in the third then cleared the bases with a three run double in the seventh inning...
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GCCC Lets Late Lead Slip Away at Pratt; Splits Both Games

Pratt, KS (westernkansasnews.com) The Pratt Beavers coming into Sunday’s doubleheader with Garden City were the best stolen base team in the Jayhawk and the 17th best in the nation.  While Garden limited them to one stolen bag on the day, Pratt used the longball instead going deep four times and earning a split with...
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GCHS and DCHS Baseball Team Take One Win Each on Saturday

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) It was safe to say both Garden City Head Coach Bill Wilson and Dodge Coach Zach Shipley were disappointed with their team’s performances in Saturday’s doubleheader from Demon Field.  At least both teams ended the day no worse off than when they started. Garden won the first game 8-1, while...
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Scott City and Holcomb split GWAC doubleheader

Holcomb, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Holcomb and Scott City girls sports have seen plenty of each other during the 2016-17 season. With both schools meeting up in a sub-state final in volleyball and basketball, and each school sending a team to state, Thursday saw the rivalry continue on the ball diamond. In the end, it was a...
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Dart’s no-no sparks Buffalo sweep of Liberal

Liberal, KS-It is not hard to fathom that as Abbie Dart goes, so do the 2017 Buffaloes.  Well you can add her younger sister into that mix as well.  Hailey Dart was superb, tossing a no-hitter in a 19-0 rout of Liberal in game two before the elder Dart, Abbie, struck out 16 in...
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Buffs Baseball Earn Two Wins Over Hays

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Last year the Garden City High School Baseball team went 29 innings in substate before losing to Wichita West in the sixteen inning final 1-0.  On Tuesday fans who did not make the trip to Wichita that day saw at least a piece of the marathon the Buffaloes went through...
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Buffaloes and panthers finish in 1-1 draw

Great Bend, KS-A tie is definitely not a loss, but for Garden City soccer, it once again was the case of what could have been.  The Buffaloes and Panthers finished in a 1-1 draw at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.  “We did a good job of pressuring the ball,” goalie Kaylee Keller said. “We missed...
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Scott City golf team has good showing at home meet

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Scott City Invitational had nearly perfect weather on Tuesday, as four different schools were represented. Only two teams had enough players for a team score, as Scott City took the top spot, while Garden City was second.  Individually, Oakley’s Jace Ochs was the top golfer, firing an 18-hole round of...
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Scott City boys and girls teams sweep 81st Scott City Relays titles

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Tuesday’s 81st Annual Scott City Relays saw something different from years past. This year, 19 teams that participated were all in one division. Yes, last year’s meet had the same situation, but no where near the teams after the postponement. In the end of the day, there were great individual and...
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