The MJH Lady Lions wrapped up their basketball season this past week with a second place finish in the NCAA Junior High Tournament. After methodically eliminating Republic County in the first round, 24 to 15, the Lady Lions advanced to the semi-finals against the Southeast of Saline Trojans. Against Southeast of Saline the Lady Lions […]
Kansas has one significant advantage in the Big 12 title chase: Bill Self has coached the Jayhawks to ten consecutive undisputed-or-shared Big 12 championships. In the parity of today’s college basketball, that is an improbable and incredible feat and it has earned the respect and focus of the national sports media. The young men playing […]
The Minneapolis Junior High boys saw their season come to a close last Thursday night with a 29-22 loss to the Southeast of Saline Trojans in the opening round of the NCAA League Tournament. Cooper Berry led the Lions in scoring with 14, while Kaden McCullick added 6, and Derek Freel 2. “I felt the […]
Wrestling The Lions traveled to Ellsworth to battle the Bearcats in a dual match this past week. Minneapolis continued their dominate league play by winning 48-16 and sending a message to the rest of the league that they are a team to be reckoned with. The Lions only lost one match all evening, as TJ […]
The Bennington Junior High boys team defeated Marion by a score of 38-24 on Jan. 15. Scoring were w. Oldham 19 points, K. Shipley 7, J. Ohlson 6, J. Lovendahl 4, and C. Betz 2. Oldham also led the team in rebounds with 13. “A win always makes everything and everyone look better, but our […]
Members of the Ottawa County Wrestling Club competed in the Kids Federation tourney on Jan. 10 at Concordia. Lacie Wilson took 1st place. Taking 2nd place were Tanner Norris, Kegen Hauck, Chase Johnson, Dakota Wilson and Adam Reed. Oliver White, Jacob Woehl, Abram Perez, Oscar Perez, Joseph Woehl, Isaac White, Joseph Andrade and Ethan Copple […]
Both the boys and girls basketball teams will travel to Hoisington this week to play in the Cardinal Winter Jam. Both teams are ranked as #3 seeds, with the boys playing the 4-4 Ellinwood Eagles in the first round and the girls squaring off against a 2-6 Hoisington squad.
MJH Boys The Minneapolis Junior High boys enjoyed a very successful return to the hardwoods this past week following the holiday break. On Tuesday, they traveled to Abilene where the A-team defeated the Cowboy’s 7th grade 54-37. Thursday night they hosted Ellsworth and finished their regular season with a 44-24 victory. Scoring for the Lions […]