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Busters basketball splits with Northwest Kansas Tech

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The weather has played a factor this winter with scheduling. Monday’s make-up game between Garden City and Northwest Kansas Technical College was also affected by the weather, as they moved the games up to a pair of afternoon games. A big third quarter would propel the Lady Busters to a 71-55...
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Red Demon wrestling qualifies nine for state

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Dodge City High School wrestling team qualified nine individuals for the class 6A state tournament after Friday and Saturday’s regional tournament at the Garden City regional. The Demons finished in sixth place as a team out of 18 teams. Dodge City had four wrestlers compete in their respective weight...
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Buffalo wrestling qualifies 13 for state; finish 4th at regional

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-The Garden City wrestling team finished fourth at the 6A regional meet, sending 12 of their 13 entries to next week’s state tournament. Derby won the team title. Garden City had three individual regional champs: Diago Hernandez (120 pounds), Jacob Holt (132 pounds), and Josh Janas (138 pounds)....
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Buffalo boys win sixth straight; girls go cold

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-They hadn’t played a game there since 2012. But after Friday, Jacy Holloway may be rescheduling home games for the old Garden next season. Kyler Lamb scored 20 points, the Buffaloes hit a season-high eight 3’s, and Garden City beat Hays for the second time this season, 55-49...
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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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