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Buster volleyball sweeps Dodge City

Dodge City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-Garden City Coach Harvey Sanders made his intentions clear following his team’s loss to Colby on Monday: “Dodge City is a trap game, and we have to come in prepared.” Check! The Busters took care of any doubts with a three set 25-21, 25-22, 25-22 victory over the Conquistadors.  “We came...
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Buffs soccer finishes regular season in fine style; Busters rock KC

Hays, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-Less than 24 hours after Erik Barragan set the single-season scoring mark at Garden City, and Head Coach Joaquin Padilla picked up his 300th career victory, the Buffs were at it again; their fifth game in eight days.  No matter the hectic schedule-the Buffs got a second straight hat trick from freshman...
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Buster volleyball falls in five sets

Garden City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-From the outsider’s perspective, Garden City volleyball is not that far off. Their coach sure agrees.  Harvey Sanders watched his Busters take a two sets to one lead only to lose back-to-back sets in heartbreaking fashion.  “We’re not that far away,” Sanders said afterwards. “We served it well; we did certain...
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Buffs golf sixth at state; soccer rolls TMP

Topeka, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-It’s been a busy month for Garden City High School girls’ golf coach Walker Frey. First he tied the knot; then he guided his team to a regional runner-up. Finally he packed his bags for Topeka and the 6A state tournament on Monday.  His girls responded with a sixth place finish. Senior...
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Three-Peat; Ulysses wins GWAC Volleyball Tournament again

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Over the last three years, one team has been at the top of the Great West Activities Conference in volleyball. With a fairly young team two years ago, the Lady Tigers of Ulysses blew through the GWAC Tournament in Hugoton, were pushed a little last year in Colby. This year, Ulysses...
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GCHS girls’ tennis eliminated at state tourney; boys soccer third at North

Tennis State Tournament at Topeka No. 1 Singles Sofia Mattsson Lost to Sarah Wilcox- Shawnee Mission East 0-6, 0-6 Defeated Rachel Li- Olathe South 9-1 Lost to Cathy Lei- Manhattan 4-9   No. 1 Doubles Claire Schmidt/Shai Cartmill Lost to Joanna Blackford/Athena Tran- Blue Valley North 1-6, 4-6 Lost to Kourtney Richardson/Mackenzie Hughes- Derby...
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Buffs volleyball WAC Champs

Garden City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-It’s not often an interim coach can spark life into a struggling team. Abby Piah is defying those odds.  Garden City won their fourth straight Western Athletic Conference volleyball title on Saturday, sweeping Great Bend, Liberal and Dodge before taking down Hays in the finals.  “The girls were very consistent,” Piah...
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The beat goes on; Scott City shutouts Southwestern Heights

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Business as usual. That’s how Scott City played Friday night at Mustang Field against Southwestern Heights. The Beavers scored 28 first quarter points to help put away the game early one, en route to a 49-0 win over the Mustangs. Scott City got on the board following a three-and-out by Southwestern Heights...
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Highway robbery; Ft. Scott steals one late from Garden City

Game Highlights Game Stats Garden City, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-The old saying is so true: when things are going bad, there’s no stopping them.  For Garden City, things went from bad to worse on Saturday night. Ft. Scott running back Devin Taylor erased an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit with two touchdowns in the final 12 minutes, and...
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Middelton shines; Hutch destroys Garden City

Game Highlights Game Stats Hutchinson, Kan (westernkansasnews.com)-Everything about the lead up to Friday night’s pivotal district showdown between Garden City and Hutchinson pointed to a classic; two teams evenly matched-trying to find their footing entering the most important stretch of the season. But by the end of 48 minutes, this game was anything but.  Salthawks...
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