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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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Scott City wrestling finishes third in Lexington

Lexington, Neb. (westernkansasnews.com)–Taking the mat for the first time in two weeks, the Scott City wrestling team went north on Saturday, competing in the ever-tough John Higgins Invitational in Lexington, Nebraska. Hastings won the tournament with 199.5 points, while Lexington was second with 182 points, and Scott City finished third with 153.5 points. The...
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Scott City boys rally over Colby, girls fall to Highland Park

Colby, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The last time Scott City lost to Colby was in the Orange & Black Classic in 2009 in a semi-final game. That was 20 games ago. Saturday’s third place game was by far the closest that the Eagles came to snapping that streak. In fact, they had the lead for a great...
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Buffaloes finish fourth at Valley Center

Valley Center, KS-In the first two games of the January Jam, Garden City couldn’t buy a basket. Unfortunately, by the time they found their stroke on Saturday afternoon, it was too late. Trenton Driskill scored 15 points and hit his first 3-pointer of the season, his team tied a season-high with seven triples, and...
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Buffaloes fall to Maize South in January Jam semis

Garden City, KS-When Garden City played Junction City back in December, Head Coach Jacy Holloway called the Blue Jays the most athletic team they had seen. Well, if that was the case, Maize South, is the most complete team the Buffaloes have played. Kael Kordonowy, scored 15 points and pulled down a career-best 22...
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Scott City basketball has rough Friday in Colby

Colby, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Playing in the championship semi-finals, Scott City faced a pair of teams that are making their debut in the 34th Annual Paul Wintz/Tom Bowen Orange & Black Classic. Both were going to be tough tasks for the Beavers. Unfortunately in both, it would end in a pair of losses. Hays would knock...
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Holcomb girls win; boys fall at Hillsboro

The Longhorns split tonight in round two of the Trojan classic in Hillsboro. The lady Longhorns win big over Remington 50-31, and the Holcomb boys fall to Hesston 54-37. The Lady Longhorns jumped out to a 9-2 lead with 4:30 to go in the first quarter. Remington would get back within 5 14-9 with...
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