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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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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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