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GCHS tennis wins WAC Crown

GARDEN CITY — The Garden City High School girls tennis team won the Western Athletic Conference title on Monday afternoon at the GCHS Tennis Courts. The title was their third consecutive WAC championship. The Buffaloes’ #1 doubles team of Carson Linenberger and Sage Riggs went 4-0 to pace the Buffs. Taryn Tabor finished 3-1...
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Scott City volleyball second at Oakley

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Scott City volleyball team put together a good day Saturday, taking home second place at the Oakley Invitational Tournament. In pool play, the Lady Beavers swept through their opponents, defeating Goodland 25-22, 25-15, Wheatland/Grinnell 25-16, 25-17 and Quinter 25-16, 25-19. Their semi-finals match against Oakley also went in straight sets,...
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Wildcats unable to rally against Texas

Manhattan, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Kansas State Wildcats were looking to get back on the winning side of things in their home conference opener against the Texas Longhorns. After being held scoreless, the Wildcats came out on fire on their opening drive, but fell five points short in a 19-14 setback at Bill Snyder Family Stadium...
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Acosta shines in Buffaloes 32-6 rout of Liberal

Photo by Adam Shrimplin Garden City, KS-When he was a freshman, Carlos Acosta was expected to be the promising young point guard, who was going to lead Jacy Holloway’s team into the future. And while that is still very much in play, Acosta has been moonlighting as a star quarterback in Brian Hill’s up-tempo...
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Mills and West help bury Fort Scott

Garden City, KS-Going into any game, it’s never a secret what Garden City plans to do. “We are going to run No. 4 and No. 26,” Head Coach Jeff Sims has said repeatedly. Even with the game plan in full view for opponents, they still can stop it. Saturday afternoon epitomized that premise. Dedrick...
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Scott City blasts Russell

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–While the Scott City Beavers may have given up their first points of the year, they were able to handle business on Military Appreciation Night at Darner Field. On a cold and drizzly night, the Beavers scored on their first six possessions en route to a 56-7 win over the Russell...
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Scott City returns to district play against Russell

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Week five of high school football may feel like true fall weather, as Scott City plays their third straight home game, as they entertain the Russell Broncos. Russell is 2-2 on the year entering tonight’s game. The Broncos won their first two games, and opened up district play with a 42-20...
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Scott City XC sweeps Ness City Invite, girls tennis has rough day at Ellsworth

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–On a busy Thursday for Scott City athletics, the cross country teams made the trip to Ness City for the Ness City Invitational, while the girls tennis team competed in their second to last regular season meet at Ellsworth. For the cross country teams, the boys and girls won both the...
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Scott City, Ulysses pick up two wins at GWAC tri/quad

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The second of three GWAC triangular/quadrangulars took place on Thursday at Scott Community High School. For Hugoton and Ulysses, it would wrap up their first half of GWAC play, while Holcomb and Scott City, it was their GWAC opener. After the matches were played, both Scott City and Ulysses picked up...
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KSHSAA releases classifications

Topeka, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Kansas State High School Activities Association released classifications on Wednesday. This year, it would be a significant shift for schools across the state, and it made an impact to southwest Kansas schools. It’s the first year that Classes 6A, 5A and 4A would have 36 schools in their classification. Classes 3A...
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