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Lippelmann selected to KWCA Hall of Fame

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–On Wednesday, the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association released their award winners for the 2018-19 season, as well as Hall of Fame Inductees. Longtime Scott City Head Coach Jon Lippelmann was one of three former coaches selected for induction for the KWCA Hall of Fame. Lippelmann was part of the Scott City...
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Scott City’s Hayes to wrestle at UNK

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–As gifted of an athlete as Wyatt Hayes is, he knew he had many options in different sports. Sure, he was an all-state player for Scott City, where he rushed for over 4,000 yards in his career. His efforts on the gridiron aided him in being selected to play in the...
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All-GWAC Basketball Teams announced

Scott City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)–With the basketball season officially over, the Great West Activities Conference has officially released their All-League teams for the 2018-19 season. On the girls side, Colby, Scott City, and Ulysses had four selections, while Hugoton and Holcomb had two picks and Goodland had one. Ulysses won the GWAC title outright, and...
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Lady Beavers rally falls short to Norton

Hutchinson, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Scott City knew that in Wednesday’s Class 3A State Tournament opener that they would have to dominate the glass. What they didn’t account for was a slow start. The Lady Beavers showed grit in their rallies, but never led in the game. Norton would hit enough free throws down the stretch to...
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Buffalo girls knocked out by Liberal

Liberal, KS-Garden City’s plan of a major upset took a serious detour in the opening minutes of Saturday’s substate final. The Redskins stifled them, holding them without a shot attempt for the first 6:30. At the same time, Liberal went for the throat, building a 14-point halftime edge, and cruising to a 46-18 victory...
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Buffalo boys dream season ends in Lawrence

Garden City, KS-With more than a decade of experience on the bench, Jacy Holloway has seen his fair share of good teams through the years. But it will be tough to match what the 2018-2019 Buffaloes put together. And with one final push, Garden City put themselves in position to knock off perennial-power Lawrence....
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Lady Beavers pull away from Cimarron to take sub-state

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–For over four decades of the KSHSAA-sanctioned program, the Scott City Lady Beavers had never qualified for a state tournament. In the last three years, they have made up for lost time. Scott City put together a solid defensive effort and punched their ticket to the state tournament for a third consecutive...
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Hugoton boys knock off Scott City

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The third meeting in a season can be the most difficult, especially if you are the team that has won the first two in a series. Playing to a 79-78 double overtime thriller February 1, Hugoton and Scott City battled one fine time with a trip to the sub-state finals Friday night...
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Buffalo girls beat Free State; one win from state

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Matt Pfeifer didn’t care how it looked. When the final buzzer sounded on Thursday night, the Buffaloes had done something no one on the opposite side of the state thought they could-advance to within a game of the state tournament. Elyssa Salazar was the lone Buffalo in double...
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Lady Beavers survive Larned comeback efforts

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Some nights may not be your best night. While it wasn’t Scott City’s best performance of the season Thursday night against Larned in the Class 3A Sub-State semi-finals at Southwestern Heights High School, all that matters is that you find a way to advance in tournament play. That’s what the Lady Beavers...
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