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Pratt wins 4A Regional; 17 southwest Kansas area wrestlers qualify

Pratt, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Saturday’s matches at the Class 4A Regional Tournament in Pratt would see 28 additional wrestlers punch their ticket to state. The finalists in each weight class would wait and see who else joined them for the right to head to Salina next weekend. Pratt would lead for a majority of the weekend,...
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Scott City second, Ulysses fourth, after the first day at the Class 4A Pratt Regional

Pratt, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It was a good first day for the area teams at the Class 4A Regional Wrestling Tournament at Pratt High School. Scott City qualified five wrestlers for Saturday’s final, which also qualified them for the Class 4A State Tournament in Salina next Friday and Saturday. Pratt leads with 138.5 points, while Scott...
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Holcomb and Scott City split doubleheader

Holcomb, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It has been a season where it has been difficult to predict the winners and losers before the games tipoff. Friday night’s games with Scott City and Holcomb featured a pair of teams coming off tough losses Tuesday night, and for the most part, didn’t know how the teams would respond. In...
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Conqs get blown out in sweep at Hutchinson

(Photo: Bre Rogers, HCC Sports Information Department) HUTCHINSON, Kan. — If there were any positive signs for Dodge City Community College’s basketball teams in Wednesday night’s doubleheader at Hutchinson, they came in the first few moments of the games. Hutchinson would dominate both of the games, winning the women’s contest 59-31 and then winning...
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Buffaloes finish off sweep of Dodge

Dodge City, KS-Two weeks ago, the Buffaloes suffered a heartbreaking loss to Dodge City on their home floor. 14 Days later, Garden City returned the favor. Kyler Lamb hit three 3’s in the second half and finished with 13 points, Jackson Dirks scored 10, including the game-tying bucket in the final seconds of regulation,...
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Ulysses uses big starts to sweep Scott City

Ulysses, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–With the end of the regular season near, every game becomes crucial for every team in contention of a state tournament berth. Not only was positioning on the line for Scott City and Ulysses Tuesday night, but also positioning in the Great West Activities Conference standings. With games that featured a pair...
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Buster basketball splits with Hutchinson

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Saturday’s games for the Garden City Broncbuster basketball teams against a pair of nationally-ranked teams from Hutchinson continued a tough stretch of the season. Their last meeting in January featured a pair of teams that spit in Hutchinson. Saturday would see the same result, as the Lady Blue Dragons dumped the...
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Buffalo boys win fourth straight; girls hold off Great Bend

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Buffalo coach Jacy Holloway knew that Great Bend’s plan was to muck up the game and slow things down. And, as most teams still haven’t figured out, Garden City is just fine playing at that pace. Kyler Lamb recorded his second double-double of the season with 12 points...
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Scott City splits doubleheader with Colby

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Friday night’s GWAC doubleheader not only had possible league implications, but also possible positioning in the sub-state standings. In the end, it would be a split, as Scott City won the girls game 37-27, while the Colby boys picked up the win 62-52. Scott City Girls 37, Colby 27 Scott City...
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Scott City wrestling takes down Cimarron

Cimarron, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Wrestling in their regular season finale on Thursday night, the Scott City wrestling team made the trek to Cimarron to wrestle the Bluejays. It would be a match up that not only would give the teams some confidence into regionals next week, but also be the only time the two schools would...
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