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Broncbuster women beat Colby; men go cold in second half

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Charinee Mitchell said the most disappointing aspect about her team’s last two losses was the hustle game. “I felt like we got outworked,” she said before Wednesday night’s game. “And that doesn’t sit well with me.” While they dealt with some in-game adversity in this one, the Broncbusters...
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Scott City sweeps Cimarron

Cimarron, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Two schools in the Southwestern Heights sub-state battled Tuesday night in a non-league matchup, as Scott City made the trek to Cimarron to face the Bluejays. In a pair of games that could have postseason implications, it would be a Beaver sweep, as the Lady Beavers overcame a slow start to pick...
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Dodge City sweeps hoops action at Garden City

(Photo: Adam Shrimplin) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Dodge City and Garden City rivalries date back over 100 years and many of the games on the hardwood have been decided by close margins. That would not change on Tuesday night, as the Red Demons defeated the Buffaloes, 46-39 in girls action and 53-50 on...
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Buffaloes take seventh at Newton

Newton, KS-It would have been very easy for Garden City to fold the tent following a heartbreaking loss less than 24 hours before Saturday’s seventh-place game. “I think we’ve turned the corner in some areas as a program,” Head Coach Matt Pfeifer said. “I don’t think we would have responded the same way last...
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Goddard repeats as Rocky Welton Tournament champions

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Winning four consecutive finals matches, the Goddard Lions solidified their spot on top of the 61st Rocky Welton Invitational Tournaent Friday and Saturday at Garden City High School. The defending champions and the top team in Class 5A held off one of the top programs in Colorado in Pueblo East in...
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Scott City picks up a pair of road wins in Lakin

Lakin, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The last time Scott City played their varsity games in Lakin’s high school gymnasium, none of the players that participated in Friday night’s doubleheader were born. It has been since 1999 before they played varsity games there. Friday night, Lakin hosted the Beavers in their throwback night, which takes place once a...
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Buffaloes cough up double-digit lead; fall to Newton

Newton, KS-Oh how things can change in a matter of minutes. Such was the case on Friday, when Garden City suffered a heart-breaking defeat, one that had Head Coach Matt Pfeifer absolutely perplexed. DesiRay Kernal finished with 11 points and nine rebounds, Megan Bartel hit a clutch 3 in the final minute, and Newton...
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Andover Central downs Garden City in NIT opener

Newton, KS-Matt Pfeifer called the Newton Invitational the most stacked tournament in all of Kansas. After one glance at the bracket, it’s hard to argue against that. Thanks to a strong first semester, the Buffaloes earned the No. 4 seed in this year’s field, but their first-round opponent was no ordinary No. 5. Freshman...
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Buffaloes pull away from Ulysses

Ulysses, KS-Jarrod Springston didn’t look like his normal self in the first half. It had his Head Coach perplexed. “I’m not sure what was up,” Jacy Holloway said. “He wasn’t being aggressive.” That all changed over the final 16 minutes. Springston scored 10 of his team-best 15 points in the second half, Carlos Acosta...
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Scott City basketball sweeps Holcomb

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Despite snowpacked and slick roads, the games between two GWAC rivals occurred Tuesday night, as the Scott City Beavers played host to the Holcomb Longhorns. The games were originally scheduled for January 11. It would be a night of success for the teams, as the girls game went in favor of...
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