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National Signing Day: Dodge City

DODGE CITY, Kan. — National Signing Day is a special day for athletes all across the country. The day is an opportunity that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for a collegiate sport with a school. Dodge City High School and Dodge City Community College both held ceremonies on...
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Buffalo boys shoot light outs; girls edge Hugoton

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-By the time the final buzzer sounded on Tuesday night, Garden City boys’ coach Jacy Holloway had run out of superlatives for Kyler Lamb. “You could see it in his eyes,” he said. Whatever look the senior gave his teammates minutes before tipoff, was a brief glance into...
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Mendoza’s record-setting night propels DCHS boys

(Photo: Shelton Burch, Dodge City Globe) DODGE CITY, Kan. — Adrian Mendoza has had games this season where he’s hit four or five three-pointers, but that would just be an appetizer to what Mendoza would deliver in Tuesday night’s 86-82 win over the Ulysses Tigers at the DCHS Fieldhouse. Mendoza started the game with...
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Okoro shines for DCHS girls in overtime thriller

(Photo: Adam Shrimplin) DODGE CITY, Kan. — DCHS girls coach Kelley Snodgrass needed no words to give her team motivation going into Tuesday’s game with the Tigers. Dodge City had nothing to lose, they had already lost twice to Ulysses this season, once at Ulysses and once in the Mid America Classic in McPherson....
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Scott City picks up a pair of wins against Southwestern Heights

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Tuesday’s doubleheader for Scott City would be their final non-league games of the season. Looking to get a pair of wins against sub-state foes in Southwestern Heights, the Beavers didn’t disappoint, as the girls coasted to a 65-17 win, while the boys were able to pull away in the second half...
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Van Valkenburg-Gernert named SID at DCCC

(Photo: Iowa Lakes Community College) DODGE CITY, Kan. — Dodge City Community College Athletic Director Jake Ripple has announced the addition of Josh Van Valenburg-Gernert to the DCCC Athletic Department staff as the school’s new Sports Information Director. Van Valenburg-Gernert comes to Dodge City from Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, Iowa where he...
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Buffalo boys win in Hays; girls lose at the buzzer

Hays, KS-Playing in Hays has always been a challenge for the Buffaloes. They had lost 14 of their last 15 games there entering Saturday. But a well-devised plan, coupled with efficient shooting, broke the Indians’ backs, and gave Garden City a true statement win on the road. Jarrod Springston returned from an ankle injury...
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Scott City repeats as GWAC Wrestling Champions

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Down to the final regular season tournament, the Great West Activities Conference held their annual tournament Saturday in Scott City. This year’s tournament featured a pair of No. 1 ranked teams and several wrestlers ranked in their classification. The tournament title for a third straight year came down to Colby and...
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Scott City girls pull away from Hugoton, Eagle boys win double overtime thriller

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Friday night was round two of the GWAC doubleheader that featured Scott City and Hugoton, this time at Scott Community High School. In recent years, the Eagles have had success in Scott City, sweeping the varsity games over the last three seasons. This time, it was a doubleheader split, as the...
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Scott City wrestling sweeps Oakley triangular

Oakley, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Coming off a tough Rocky Welton Invitational last weekend, the Scott City wrestling team returned to the mat Thursday night in Oakley as part of a triangular. Originally scheduled as a dual on January 11, Hoxie entered the picture to make it a triangular between three schools who used to all be...
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