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Lady Beavers rally falls short to Norton

Hutchinson, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Scott City knew that in Wednesday’s Class 3A State Tournament opener that they would have to dominate the glass. What they didn’t account for was a slow start. The Lady Beavers showed grit in their rallies, but never led in the game. Norton would hit enough free throws down the stretch to...
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Buffalo girls knocked out by Liberal

Liberal, KS-Garden City’s plan of a major upset took a serious detour in the opening minutes of Saturday’s substate final. The Redskins stifled them, holding them without a shot attempt for the first 6:30. At the same time, Liberal went for the throat, building a 14-point halftime edge, and cruising to a 46-18 victory...
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Buffalo boys dream season ends in Lawrence

Garden City, KS-With more than a decade of experience on the bench, Jacy Holloway has seen his fair share of good teams through the years. But it will be tough to match what the 2018-2019 Buffaloes put together. And with one final push, Garden City put themselves in position to knock off perennial-power Lawrence....
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Lady Beavers pull away from Cimarron to take sub-state

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–For over four decades of the KSHSAA-sanctioned program, the Scott City Lady Beavers had never qualified for a state tournament. In the last three years, they have made up for lost time. Scott City put together a solid defensive effort and punched their ticket to the state tournament for a third consecutive...
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Hugoton boys knock off Scott City

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The third meeting in a season can be the most difficult, especially if you are the team that has won the first two in a series. Playing to a 79-78 double overtime thriller February 1, Hugoton and Scott City battled one fine time with a trip to the sub-state finals Friday night...
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Buffalo girls beat Free State; one win from state

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Matt Pfeifer didn’t care how it looked. When the final buzzer sounded on Thursday night, the Buffaloes had done something no one on the opposite side of the state thought they could-advance to within a game of the state tournament. Elyssa Salazar was the lone Buffalo in double...
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Lady Beavers survive Larned comeback efforts

Kismet, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Some nights may not be your best night. While it wasn’t Scott City’s best performance of the season Thursday night against Larned in the Class 3A Sub-State semi-finals at Southwestern Heights High School, all that matters is that you find a way to advance in tournament play. That’s what the Lady Beavers...
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DCHS boys basketball season comes to end

HAYSVILLE, Kan. — The Dodge City High School boys basketball team saw their season come to an end on Wednesday night in the first round of the Class 6A West Sub-State. Dodge City scored the first point of the game, but that would be their only lead, as the host Colts stampeded over the...
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Springston leads the way; Buffaloes advance to substate finals

Photos by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-Garden City seemed a little tense early on against a team that had played them tight in two games during the regular season. But those early nerves were replaced with pure confidence, and Jarrod Springston carried the Buffaloes home. The senior poured in 19 points and eight rebounds,...
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Colby eliminates Holcomb

The Longhorns would go back and forth with Colby in the first quarter and were down 11-9 at the end of the period. The Longhorns tied it at 18-18 with 4:45 to go in the second quarter, but Colby answered with a 10-3 run to end the first half and were up 28-21 at...
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