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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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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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