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Bishop Carroll survives, sweeps Kapaun baseball

Healthy rivalries always bring the best out of opposing teams, and provide exciting outcomes. There’s no doubt baseball’s version of the Holy War is a healthy rivalry.

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KABC releases first baseball rankings list

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The Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches announced the first set of 2014 rankings this month.

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Kapaun baseball sweeps doubleheader against Wichita South

After splitting two games away from home in Hays, Kapaun baseball returned to Wichita to sweep South and improve to 3-1 on the season.

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Tennis Rankings: March 24

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The second round of boy's tennis rankings was released today. Andover Central finds themselves ranked fifth in Class 4A after not being ranked last week.

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Preseason Boys Tennis Rankings Released

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The first set of boy's tennis rankings was released. Wichita Collegiate won the 4A state title last season, and with the success the Spartans find themselves ranked first in 321A.

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Kapaun's 2013-14 basketball season wrap up

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After a big win against defending 6A champions Wichita South at the beginning of the season, the Kapaun Mt. Carmel girls basketball team was confident they could be successful. They set many goals for the rest of the season, including…

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Marvin Estes announces retirement from coaching girls basketball at Kapaun

Kapaun Mt. Carmel high school announced today that Marvin Estes has retired as the head coach of girls basketball. Estes coached the team from 1976 to 1980, and returned to coach the Crusaders in 2011 through the end of the 2014 season. In…

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Leavenworth's girls, Lansing's boys win in 5A

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It was a clean sweep for Northeast Kansas in the Class 5A state basketball finals at the Kansas Expocentre.

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State Basketball Brackets

State Basketball began on Wednesday with quarterfinal play, while state champions will be named on Saturday, March 15. Below are the brackets for every State Tournament. (Links available on desktop only. Please check the Catch It Kansas…

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Defending 5A girls champ Aquinas falls, other top seeds advance easily

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This year’s girls Class 5A state field is without an unbeaten. Making up for that is a plethora of once- and twice-beaten teams. The top two seeds, Leavenworth and Salina Central, were both 21-1. Seeds three through five are, in order,…

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Kapaun Bowling Season Wrap Up

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In their first few meets of the season, the Kapaun Mt. Carmel bowling team got off to a slow start.

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Second-half defense propels Kapaun by Andover and on to state

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For the first half of Saturday’s substate championship between Andover and Kapaun Mt. Carmel, it looked like the Jaylyn Agnew vs. Sydney Kuhn show. The Trojans’ Agnew had scored 18 points while the Crusaders’ Kuhn had tossed in 13, as…

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Catch-All: Sub-State Boys Basketball

Many sub-state championship games are set for tomorrow while 5A tickets to state were punched. See if your team is still alive in the Friday Boys Basketball Catch-All.

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Catch-All: Sub-State Girls Basketball

It’s Friday night during Sub-State week and whether your team was in the Semifinals or the Championship the pressure of win or go home is imminent. Read on to see how your team performed.

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Heights barely defeats Kapaun in 5A sub-state championship

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 It’s hard to beat a team three times in one season. The Wichita Heights Falcons were faced with that challenge in the 5A sub-state championship against Kapaun Mt. Carmel on Friday night. There was a little more on the line than records…

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St. James captures first state wrestling title at 5A championship

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Everything seemed to go well the first day of the Class 5A state wrestling tournament at Hartman Arena. That is, until Mother Nature decided to rear her often-ugly head. Saturday’s forecast caused tournament officials to revise the…

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KBCA releases final rankings before the postseason

Sub-state tournaments begin on Monday night and before the do, the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association has released its final rankings of the year.

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Goddard, KMC trail St. James Academy after 5A semifinals

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As it is every year in 5A, the Wichita local powerhouse teams like Goddard, Kapaun and Ark City are holding strong in the team competition but Lenexa's St. James Academy shot out to an impressive day one lead heading to the finals.

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Regional Bowling Results

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Regional Bowling is going on around the state for class 6A and 5-1A. In order to qualify for the state tournament next weekend, teams and individuals compete to be the best at their regional site.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball - Feb. 25

Sub-States a week away and it’s time for the ladies to put the final touches on their game. Anyone looking to find some rhythm will hope to get a couple wins this week.

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5-1A State Swim Finals: Miege takes home the gold; Heights second

It took 19 years, but Bishop Miege head coach Dennis Mueller finally got his. With a score of 261, the Stags ran away with the team title. Wichita Heights was the runner-up with 242 points and Blue Valley Southwest rounded out the top…

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Kapaun wins its own stacked 5A wrestling regional

Qualifying for state out of the Kapaun Mt. Carmel regional did not come easy. With two-time defending state champion Arkansas City, resurgent state power Goddard, and co-City League champions Bishop Carroll and Kapaun, along with a…

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball - Feb. 21

Sub-state approaches, ever closer to bringing an end to the basketball season, and the goal, for now, is to find that ever-elusive rhythm to take your team far into the state tournament. Read on to find out who’s finding their rhythm.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday - Feb 21

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Tonight marks the last big Friday night for high school basketball before post season play begins. Next week, Friday night games will be split into two evenings, with half the games on Thursday and the other half on Friday. This, of…

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Boys State Swimming Preview

This is it. For hundreds of high school swimmers across Kansas, the hundreds of hours spent wading through tens of thousands of gallons of water throughout the season; all of their swimming dexterity is put on display Friday and Saturday,…

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State Swim Psych Sheets Released

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State Swim Psych Sheets have been released by the KSHSAA. Below you can find the name, school, and best time for the student-athletes participating in both the 6A and 5-1A swim meets.

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GWAL wrestling tournament produces three-way tie for the league title

The competition at the top of the City League has been intense all year. Wichita Northwest had the edge in the duals, with Bishop Carroll coming in second, and Kapaun finishing third. So in the league tournament, a Kapaun win with 186…

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday - Feb 14

The season’s coming to a close in a few weeks and boys basketball teams had to grind out another game on their way toward postseason play.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday - Feb 14

It’s Valentine’s Day, but there wasn’t much love in the air in high school gyms around the area. As the regular season winds down, see how your team finished the week in the Friday Girls Basketball Catch-All.

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Jacobs leads Kapaun girls, Price is right for Carroll boys

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With all-everything players like Syndey Kuhn and Sam Backrodt on your team, it’s easy to sit back and watch them go to work. But when the other team, your biggest rival no less, holds them to 14 points combined, someone needs to step up.

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Wichita East wins 6th straight boys swim GWAL title

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It’s tradition after the Greater Wichita Athletic League Swimming meet for the winning team, coaches included, to take a victory dip into the pool.  East head coach Joe Hutchinson has learned a few lessons after winning the GWAL title for…

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Wrestling Rankings: Feb 11

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The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released the rankings for February 11.  Below are team rankings, with links to the complete rankings, which list individual wrestlers as well.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Tuesday

Basketball season settled into a little more normal rhythm after the weather caused chaos all over the state last week. However, there was still plenty of wild action inside gyms in Kansas. See if your team survived a crazy night in the…

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Tuesday

Girls are finally able to get back into a normal week after all the snow cancellations and postponements, but that doesn’t mean all the games went according to the norm.

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Kapaun recovers after hard-fought loss to South

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At the beginning of the season, the Kapaun Mt. Carmel girls basketball team shocked the defending 6A state champions of Wichita South, winning 55-39.

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KBCA announces Feb 9 basketball rankings

The new rankings for girls and boys basketball have been released.

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Wichita South girls hold off Kapaun

When the top-ranked team in 6A, and the No. 4 team in 5A get together as league rivals, you don’t have to add a lot of extras for it to feel like a playoff game. And when the Wichita South and Kapaun girls got together on a Saturday, it…

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday

Kids were snowed in all week and anxious to get back on the court, where some intriguing match ups played out all across the state.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday

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The winter weather kept just about every team from playing on Tuesday, so Friday presented the only basketball action before the weekend. Below is a list of some girl's basketball scores from Friday night.

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Signing Day Celebrations

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Due to the inclement weather, some of the Signing Day celebrations were postponed on Wednesday.

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Wichita East Boys Swimming continues GWAL dominance

Blue’s on their caps, it’s in the water, and it’s on their 2013 state championship banner. The theme of blue has left Wichita East swimming’s opponents black and blue in the wake of their GWAL dominance that’s stretched to six ace years.

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Wrestling Rankings released for Feb. 4

The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released the rankings for February 4.  Below are team rankings, with links to the complete rankings, which list individual wrestlers as well.

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Kapaun swim team finds new inspirtation

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In their meet against Wichita East and Wichita Southeast Thursday, the Kapaun Mt. Carmel boys swim team proved to themselves that they could swim with one of the top teams in the state.

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Final Day of Girls Tournament Week in the Books

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Today the tournament champions were crowned despite the nasty weather outside. The lone postponement of the weekend is the Hiawatha Tournament which will wrap up on Monday.

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Kapaun and Miege advance to championship in Newton

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With a rowdy crowd, a home court advantage, and all the momentum, The Newton Railers had the top-ranked Kapaun Mt. Carmel Crusaders right where they wanted them; on the ropes.  All Newton had to do was repeat the first half performance in…

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Catch-All: Thursday Girls Basketball Tournament Week

The ladies had Thursday night all to themselves as there were no boys basketball games to be played. Read on to see how the girls tournament games progressed. Click the tournament for coverage from Thursday night.

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Kapaun girls bowling team is looking to remain consistent in 2014

In their first City League meet of the season Tuesday, the Kapaun Mt. Carmel girls bowling team came out strong, defeating Wichita East and Wichita West. Saturday however, at the Great Plains Invitational, they were disappointed with their…

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Tournament Week Championships

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The first of two tournament weeks is just about finished, but first a few championship trophies need to be handed out.

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Tournament week brings shake-up to Jan. 27th KBCA Rankings

Tournament week on the boys’ side brought with it some big shake-ups in several classes of this week’s KBCA Basketball polls.

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Kapaun beats Collegiate for the Bluestem Classic title

At the Bluestem Classic in El Dorado, the Kapaun Crusaders advanced to the championship game in spite the third quarter in each of their previous two games. But in that championship game against Wichita Collegiate, it was the third…

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Wichita East flexes it's muscle and depth in Heights Invite win

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With 21 different teams in attendance, there was no shortage of quality competition at the Wichita Heights swimming invitational on Saturday, January 25.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday

Friday rolled on by and for some tournaments that meant championship-game time, but for others it’s just the semifinals. Read on to see how your team performed.

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Catch All: Thursday Boys and Girls

Boys tournaments are becoming clearer after Thursday night. Many finals have been set as we storm toward the weekend. See how your team did tonight in the Thursday Basketball Catch-All.

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KWCA releases Jan. 21 wrestling rankings

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The Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association has released the rankings for Jan. 21.  Below are team rankings, with links to the complete rankings, which list individual wrestlers as well.

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Basketball rankings released

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The January 19th basketball rankings have been compiled and released. In 6A, the Maize girls dropped from second to third in the rankings while Wichita East boys moved up from third to second.

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Kapaun boys fall in the city-league rivalry with Heights

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From the start it was evident it would be a fight to the finish. The Kapaun Mt. Carmel Crusaders battled the Wichita Heights Falcons Friday in a close game that wasn’t decided until the final minutes.

“I thought it would go down to the…

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday

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The third Friday of the year brought on new hurdles for the boys basketball teams to overcome. Some were looking to remain undefeated, while others were searching for their first win of 2014.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday

Another Friday has come and gone. Girls teams around the state are heading for tournament week before making the final push to the postseason. See how your team ended the week in the Friday Girls Basketball Catch-All.

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Kapaun wrestling picks up dual win over Wichita West

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Of the 11 matches Wichita West and Kapaun had on the docket Thursday night, two stood out as headliners.

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KBCA releases updated basketball rankings

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The KBCA has released rankings for the week of January 12.  The Hesston Swathers look like a force to be reckoned with, as both boys and girls are top ranked in 3A.

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Kapaun wrestling wins and learns

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The Kapaun Mt. Carmel wrestling team came away with a decisive victory Thursday, beating Wichita East 55-16. The Crusaders started the night off on a high note, with wins in the first two matches.

“I felt like we came out and became…

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday

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Only seven of them left before postseason begins, but another Friday night is in the books for the girls' basketball teams around the state.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday

The first full Friday of 2014 has come and gone and we have all the scores and stats from Boys Basketball.

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Kansas Shrine Bowl releases 2014 rosters

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The Kansas Shrine Bowl has announced rosters for the 2014 game, to be played on July 26 at Pitt State University.

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2014 McDonald's All-American Nominees

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A list of male and female nominees was updated yesterday for the 2014 McDonald's All-American Games coming up on April 2nd. In 2012, current KU standout Perry Ellis played in the McDonald's All-American Game while finishing up his time at…

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The first set of basketball rankings in 2014 announced

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The new year is here and teams are ranked according to their performances from 2013. The brand new rankings were released and are the first of 2014.

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Kapaun girls make comeback to top Andover

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For a half, the Andover girls looked like a team better prepared for a deep run in the 5A state tournament. In the other half, Kapaun Mt. Carmel showed them what it will actually take to get there.

Kapaun (6-0) won the third quarter 17-4 to…

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Last-second shot propels Hutchinson past Kapaun

It’s not how you start, but how you finish, and basketball doesn’t get any more exciting than when all 36 minutes are decided the final seconds.

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Kapaun basketball gets a sweep over Carroll to end the year

When Kapaun Mt. Carmel and Bishop Carroll get together, expect fireworks. In the last game before the break, the Kapaun boys escaped disaster at the end of regulation to beat the Golden Eagles 45-39 in overtime, and the Crusader girls…

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KBCA Releases Third Set of Basketball Rankings

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The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association released the final rankings before we celebrate the holiday season.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Tuesday

Week 3 kicked off with a bang around the area. Teams looked to start strong on the final push to Christmas. See how your team did in the Tuesday Girls Basketball Catch-All.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Tuesday

Christmas looms ever closer and high school hoops are entering Week 3. There were some GWAL games looming large on the schedule with heavy league implications. Read on to see the results.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday

Week 2 came and went, faster than expected, and boy's basketball was as exciting as ever.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday

The end of Week 2 is here with a busy Friday of basketball action. See how your team did in the Friday Girls Basketball Catch-All

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Bishop Carroll topples No. 3 Kapaun

The Bishop Carroll vs. Kapaun rivalry goes back decades and it only seems fitting that their first meeting this wrestling season came down to the final match.

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Preseason mentality of the Kapaun Lady Crusaders

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In the weeks leading up to their first game, the Kapaun Mt. Carmel girls basketball team worked hard learning new strategies they would carry out for the rest of the season.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Tuesday

Preseason tournament week began Monday, but the basketball week doesn’t truly begin until Tuesday rolls around.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Tuesday

The first full week of the basketball season is underway. Tuesday saw a few league matchups and some preseason tournament games as well. See how your team did in the Tuesday Girls Basketball Catch-All.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Friday

The first Friday of the basketball season has come and gone. When the dust settled only half the teams could earn a victory.

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Catch-All: Girls Basketball Friday

In case you haven’t been outside yet, winter is here and basketball season tipped off in earnest with the first Friday night of the season. See how your team did in the first Girls Basketball Catch-All of the year.

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East boys hold on against Kapaun

Never know what you will get in week one of any season. Some of these players were playing football, not long before.

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Kapaun wrestling opens the season with a big win over Heights

Entering the wrestling season, there is a lot for Kapaun Mt. Carmel to be excited about. Preseason ranked No. 3 in the state, this group of Crusaders is looking to bring the most storied program in the state its first league title since…

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The GWAL announces its all-league football team

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Kapaun Mt. Carmel holds 26 spots on this years all-league Greater Wichita Athletic League including Coach of the Year Danny Adelhardt, while Bishop Carroll holds 24, and Heights holds 22.

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KBCA releases preseason basketball rankings

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The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association has released the first rankings for the 2013-14 season.

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All-State Soccer Teams Announced

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The All-State boys soccer teams were announced this week. McPherson's Dylan Blosser won 4-1A Offensive Player of the Year while Rose Hill's Geoffrey Stitcher won 4-1A Goalkeeper of the Year.

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Salina South knocks off Kapaun

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It’s been almost a decade, but the Salina South Cougars are back in the state title game.

The Cougars beat Kapaun Mt. Carmel 34-24 for a chance to go to the state title match up. It's the first time the Cougars have been to state since…

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Catch-All: Sub-State Football

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Almost every state championship game is set. Classes 3A and 2-1A will finalize its matches Saturday. Catch up on any action you missed below.

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Live Update: Semifinal Friday

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One win away. That's all it takes to qualify for the state title games, but you can't play next week if you don't come out on top tonight.

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Semifinal Preview

The winter blast moving across the state has caused the 2-1A semifinal football game between Meade and La Crosse to be postponed to Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm.

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The KVA announces All State Volleyball Teams

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The Kansas Volleyball Association announced the 2013 All State Team for every class. Each classification also has a Player of the Year and Coach of the Year selection as well.

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Catch-All: Sectionals and semifinals football

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Friday featured some great games and teams took another step closer to a state championship. Did your team advance? Check below to find out.

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Kapaun advances to State semifinals

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The Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School football team traveled to Salina Friday evening for the Class 5A sectional round, and  the Crusaders quickly found themselves locked into a donnybrook with the Salina Central Mustangs.

The game kept rolling…

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Week 11 Football Preview

As November rolls along, state championships are right around the corner. But before any of the remaining eight teams in each class can think about championships, they have to get through the quarterfinals first.

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National Signing Day - Fall

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They work for years to earn this accomplishment: A chance to play the game they love in college.

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Kapaun defeats Liberal in first round

In their first game of the state tournament, the Crusaders defeated Liberal 55-40. Going into the game, the Crusaders knew they had to be prepared for anything against Liberal’s offense.

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All-City League Boys' Soccer teams announced

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The all-city boy's soccer team included highly-talented players from the Greater Wichita Athletic League. In fact, Bishop Carroll and Kapaun Mt. Carmel made it as far as the third place game in the 5A State Playoffs.

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State Soccer & Playoff Football Results 2013

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Hardware was handed out on Saturday, and championship dreams were realized. Congratulations to all of the State Soccer participants.

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Kapaun takes 3rd, Aquinas wins 5A Championship

St. Thomas Aquanis senior midfielder Nicholas Hagenkord capped off a hat trick with a state title winning goal as the Saints knocked off St. James Academy 3-2. Hagenkord promptly ripped his shirt off and received a yellow card for…

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Catch-All: Classes 6A, 5A, 2-1A Regional Football

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Teams took one step closer to a state championship Friday, or went home. There is no gray area in the playoffs. The schedules are set for 6A, 5A and 2-1A. Catch up on how your team played and if (and where) your team will play next below.

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Catch All: State Soccer Semifinals

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Day one of state soccer involved semifinal play in all classes. Today determined which teams would be waking up tomorrow to compete for a state championship or a third place trophy.

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  • Carol Swenson's State Track Rankings

    Track season is in full swing, and track historian Carol Swenson has been hard at work compiling a list of all the top times, distances, and heights in the state. 

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  • Hutch, Valley deadlock on the pitch

    An exciting game between Hutchinson and Valley Center entertained the crowd, with the teams battling for 100 minutes before settling for a 2-2 tie April 17 at Valley Center. Now 5-1-1, this was the Hornets’ fourth overtime game of the season.

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  • Larned shines during debut at Kingman golf tourney

    The Larned boys golf team had never competed at the Kingman Invitational Golf Tournament before Tuesday afternoon. And while unfamiliarity with the Kingman Country Club course did play a factor in individual scores, it did little to prevent the Indians from walking away with the team title.

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  • Great Bend qualifies for state in seven events in home meet

    Great Bend and Hays have healthy numbers and athletes out for this year’s swim season. For the host Panthers on Thursday, that translated into a 133-point win against the Indians (257-124). Campus was second heading into the final event but finished third with 112 points. More importantly, Great Bend qualified for state in seven more events in just its second meet of the season.

    “This is probably…

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  • NCAA Catch-All: Spring Week 3

    The entire list of teams for the North Central Activities Association 2014 spring season have now begun their seasons with the NCAA golf teams beginning their seasons this past week at different tournaments in the area.

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