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Free throws propel Scott City boys and girls past Coronado

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–In a doubleheader that saw its fair share of fouls Friday night at Scott Community High School, the Scott City Beavers and Coronado Cougars met up for the first time ever in the Clarion Inn Roundball Classic. While both games were closely contested most of the way, it would be the...
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Wichita Trinity takes two from Scott City

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Thursday night’s opening games of the Clarion Inn Roundball Classic for Scott City against Wichita Trinity were going to be a pair of good early season tests for the Beavers. At the end of the night, it ended up being a tough one for both the Scott City teams, as they...
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Garden City takes two from Coronado

  Garden City, KS-Jackson Dirks had never played in a varsity game before last Friday vs. Guymon. But already, the senior is making his presence felt in Jacy Holloway’s free-flowing, offensive system. Dirks scored 11 points and pulled down four rebounds, Jarrod Springston finished with 14, and Garden City beat Coronado, CO 60-46 Thursday...
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Conq men win in controversy

DODGE CITY, KAN. — The outcome of Wednesday night’s game inside the Student Activities Center will be one that’s talked about all season long in the Jayhawk Conference. The DCCC Conqs defeated the Butler Grizzlies, 76-74, but it was the last play that will live forever. The Grizzlies pulled within two after a dunk...
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Conqs drop heart breaker to Butler

DODGE CITY, KAN. — Dodge City Community College women’s basketball coach Zach Loll drew up a play for his team to run with under 5 seconds remaining and trailing No. 6 Butler, 53-50. The play would be drawn up for sophomore Addison Rowley and Rowley got off a good look as time expired, but...
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Minnick named new GCCC football coach

Garden City, KS-In four seasons, Jeff Sims brought Garden City back to prominence. His successor knows a little something about that as well. The man that led Arizona Western to three National Championship Games in 11 seasons; the one who leaves as the winningest coach in Matadors’ history, was named the new Head Coach...
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Scott City’s Thomas signs with Fort Hays State

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–In recent history, Scott City has sent athletes to Fort Hays State to compete for the Tigers in a variety of sports. And they have gone on to have successful careers in Hays. You can add one more to the list that has signed on to be a Tiger. Jack Thomas...
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Red Demons split road trip at Newton

NEWTON, KAN. — The Dodge City Red Demons were able to salvage a split on Tuesday night at Ravenscroft Gymnasium. The Lady Demons lost 53-40, while the guys got a big 79-76 win over the Railers. The Red Demons got off to a slow start, while the Railers came out to a hot start...
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Ulysses second, Scott City third at Pratt Invitational

Pratt, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Only five points separated the top three teams on Saturday at the opening tournament in Pratt at the 53rd Annual Pratt Invitational Tournament. The host school Pratt ended up taking home the team title with 163.5 points, while Ulysses was second with 161 point and defending tournament champion Scott City was third...
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Buster Women, Red Devil Men, pick up conference wins

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Garden City Broncbuster men and women’s basketball teams returned to Conestoga Arena Saturday afternoon for their home conference opener against the Allen Red Devils. It was a split in the doubleheader, as the Lady Busters snapped a three-game losing streak in an 82-60 win, while the Buster men fell to...
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