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OCWC Wrestlers Headed to State

March 25, 2015

The Ottawa County Wrestling Club competed at Districts on March 21 at Emporia. Wrestlers placing and qualifying for State in Topeka on March 27-29 are: 1st place Braylon Smith and Gunnar Smith; 2nd Lacie Wilson; 3rd Ethan Copple, Austin Roth, Tristin Hauck; and 4th Brody Murk.

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

March 25, 2015

Wichita State left no doubt as to who has the best basketball team in the state of Kansas as they lowered the boom on Kansas, 78-65. Wichita outplayed the Jayhawks in every aspect of the game throughout the second half and the outcome was never in doubt. The Shockers will play Notre Dame on March […]

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Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

March 25, 2015

Minneapolis Softball Head Coach: Tamala Lott Last Season: 17- 7 overall; NCAA record N/A No MHS team had a better season in 2014 than the Lady Lions softball program, as they capped their best regular season in program history with a Regional Championship and trip to State. Gone from that team are several key pieces […]

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Local Athletes in All-Star Event

March 25, 2015

The 2015 NCK All-Star Event will be held in Arley A. Bryant Gym at Cloud County Community College. The volleyball match will be played Saturday, March 28 at 3 p.m. Area athletes playing on the volleyball team are Kynedi Allison and Kylie McKinney of MHS. The basketball games will be played Sunday, March 29. Tim […]

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Sports Potpourri

Sports Potpourri

March 18, 2015

By Mac Stevenson Memories of the conference basketball tournaments fade as quickly as an early morning fog. It’s NCAA Tournament time. Kansas and Wichita State will represent the Sunflower State. One thing became clear during KU’s loss to Iowa State in the Big 12 championship game: Perry Ellis is ineffective playing on one leg. He […]

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NCAA All-League Teams

March 18, 2015

The North Central Activities Association has announced the names of athletes on the all-league basketball teams for 2015. MHS boys on the first team are John Kelly and Josh Macy. Gage Mortimer received honorable mention. Lady Lions earning recognition were Lindsay Shupe on the first team and Kynedi Allison on honorable mention.

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HOA All-League Teams

March 18, 2015

The Heart of America League has announced the names of athletes on the All-League basketball teams for 2015. Named to the boys first team were Josh Fief and Kyle Kieborz of Bennington High School. Dustin Stanley and Jacob Stanley received honorable mention. Jayme Sloan of BHS was named to the girls first team. Jenna Gantenbein […]

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Daugherty 8th at Nationals

March 18, 2015

Garrett Daugherty of Tabor College competed in the NAIA Indoor Championship meet on March 5-7 in Geneva, Ohio. The 4×800 relay finished 16th in the nation on the first day. On the second day, Daugherty competed in the 1000m semi-finals. He finished 3rd in his heat running a 2:26.54 to beat his personal record and […]

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Area Sports

Area Sports

March 11, 2015

Girls Basketball The Lady Lions wrapped up their season this past week falling just short of a trip to the Class 3A State Tournament. The Lady Lions began the Sub-state tournament as the two seed against a scrappy Bearcat team that they had defeated three times during the season. But the squad from Ellsworth came […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

March 11, 2015

Even though Kansas lost 75-73 at Oklahoma in the last regular season Big 12 game, there were encouraging aspects for KU going into postseason play. Sophomore point guard Frank Mason played a superb game at Norman: With 5.4 seconds to go and the Jayhawks trailing by three, Mason swished three straight free throws. That takes […]

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