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GCHS soccer downs Great Bend; volleyball sweeps triangular

Garden City, KS-Salvador Bustos scored two goals, Alonso Vera added one, and Garden City took down Great Bend 3-0 at Buffalo Stadium on Tuesday. With the win, they improved to 7-2 overall and 3-2 in the conference. Volleyball The Buffaloes swept a triangular on Tuesday, beating Liberal 17-25, 25-21 and 25-14 before sweeping Dodge...
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Buffaloes hold on for first win of the season

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Someday, when Brian Hill retires, he will write a book. There will be a chapter for some of the best moments of his career, including the 27-point comeback against Wichita Northwest two years ago. There will also be a section for Friday night’s game, one that wasn’t an...
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Raybon kicks Garden City to win over No. 2 Iowa Western

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Ben Raybon’s route to Garden City had many different twists and turns. He played at three different high schools in Colorado before earning a scholarship to Fort Lewis College, an NCAA Division-II school in Durango, CO. There, he was nearly automatic, converting 14-of-17 field goals last season, including...
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Scott City shuts out Ulysses

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–While Scott City cashed in on a fumble in the first minute of the game, it looked as if the Beavers and Ulysses were in for a battle. While there were three-and-outs by both teams and plenty of penalties in the early going, a couple big plays by Scott City used...
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Scott City hosts Ulysses in homecoming battle

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–In one of the longest continuing rivalries in southwest Kansas, Scott City and Ulysses will do battle for the 71st time tonight at Darner Field. It’s also the 63 consecutive year the two teams will face off. For Scott City, it’s their final non-district game of the year, while Ulysses looks...
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Scott City girls tennis takes home invitational

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Scott City girls tennis team held home court on Monday, as they took the 2018 Scott City Invitational held at two locations in Scott City. Monday’s meet saw temperatures rise into the low 90’s with a south wind that the players had to battle throughout the day. For the Beavers...
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Colby squeaks by Holcomb

The Holcomb Longhorns and Colby Eagles battled back-and-forth Friday night, with both offenses racking up yards and points, before Colby finally turned Holcomb away late and ran out the clock for a 38-34 victory. The Longhorns ran and passed for 347 yards, 217 through the air, as Peyton Ortner threw three touchdown passes, two...
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Hutch wears down the Buffaloes

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Hutchinson, KS-Brian Hill expected some growing pains this season. And on Friday night, the Buffaloes did something they hadn’t done in nearly two decades. Patrick Grabener rushed for 159 yards and one touchdown, Darian Garrett added 99 on the ground, and Hutchinson beat Garden City 28-24 at Gowans Stadium. The...
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Broncbusters storm back to beat No. 13 Indy

Independence, KS-When season four, episode three of Netflix’s acclaimed series Last Chance U is released next July, all anyone will remember is what happened once the final whistle sounded. But in all reality, that was just the appetizer. The main course was a lot more spicy. Charles West and Dedrick Mills combined for 267...
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K-State closes out non-conference play with a win over UTSA

Manhattan, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Needing some confidence heading into conference play, Kansas State had one final tuneup against Texas-San Antonio at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The Wildcats not only scored on their opening drive, but scored on six of their first seven possessions in a 41-17 win over the Roadrunners in front of 50,618. K-State scored...
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