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Hugoton Eagles Soar to Rematch with Holcomb in Substate Final

Larned, KS (westernkansasnews.com) Coming into Thursday’s substate first round game Hugoton and Larned looked like a highly competitive matchup among programs that had similar turnarounds.  Hugoton was 13-6, Larned was 14-6.  Larned was two years removed from a six win season, Hugoton had three wins two seasons ago. The Indians were playing on their...
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Hutchinson defense stymies Lady Buffs

Game Highlights Game Box Hutchinson, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-The oldest cliché in basketball is that you have to play a complete game. On Thursday night in the 6A substate semifinals, the Buffaloes played two brilliant quarters sandwiched in between 16 minutes of basketball Head Coach David Upton would love to forget. Garden City scored just four...
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Buffs survive and advance; hold off shorthanded Grizzlies

Game Highlights Game Box Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-On paper, there was no way in the world Wichita Northwest could matchup with Garden City; not after it was learned that five-key Grizzlies’ players would miss Wednesday night’s substate semifinal because of off-the-court issues. But when has paper ever correlated with actual real-life results? Despite being...
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Lady Buffs senior signs national letter of intent

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-Breece Dreiling knew the day would come; a day where she didn’t have any hassle on making her college choice.  “I always knew I wanted to go to Sterling,” Dreiling said Tuesday.  Now it’s all a formality as the senior officially signed a national letter of intent to play for the...
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Morris named to all-conference team

Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-It definitely wasn’t the season Buster sophomore guard Loysha Morris was expecting. She also didn’t expect to be fighting through knee problems the second half of the season. But that’s what made Tuesday’s accomplishment even more special.  Morris was named to the All-Jayhawk West second team after a season which saw...
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Big start early on lifts Scott City to rout of Russell

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It didn’t take long for the game for Scott City to take charge. In fact, it was in the first minute. The Beavers scored seven points in the first minute, and the first 25 points before Russell scored, on their way to an 81-29 thumping of the Broncos Tuesday night at...
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Big start propels Beloit to rout of Lady Beavers

Beloit, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Going into sub-state play Monday night, the Scott City Lady Beavers had gotten off to rough starts in their last two games. Unfortunately for them in their sub-state quarterfinal game, Beloit scored the games first 16 points, and never looked back, as they advanced to the 3A Sub-State semi-final game on Thursday...
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Misfire in closing seconds costs Buster men their season

Game Highlights Game Box Hutchinson, KS (westernkansasnews.com)-If you hopped aboard the rollercoaster that was the Garden City men’s season, you were treated to the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Saturday night in the conference tournament, you got a little bit of both. “We’ve seen this story before,” Head Coach Brady Trenkle...
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Three-Peat it is! Garden City claims another 6A title; Dodge City third

Park City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–To repeat for a third time as a team champion can be tough, even with 12 wrestlers qualified for the state tournament. After being ranked second in Class 6A going into the Class 6A State Tournament, the Garden City Buffaloes came into the weekend with a chip on their shoulder, and...
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Norton repeats as 3-2-1A State Champion again; Tucker State Champion for Scott City

Hays, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–After being in third place on the first day of the Class 3-2-1A State Wrestling tournament, the Norton Blue Jays had a big Saturday on the backside of the bracket, en route to their third straight state championship at Gross Coliseum. This is the second time they have won three straight. Hoisington,...
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