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2014 Football Schedules & Previews all in one place

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In just a few short days, football will kick off in Kansas. The nine games in your school's schedule will determine if if moves in to November football or not.

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Newton football returns with experience

The Newton Railers return with second-year head coach Nate Wollenberg. Newton went 5-5 last season, playing in a very competitive AVCTL DI league. The Railers made it to the playoffs for the first time since 2009. They lost to Bishop…

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All-State Baseball Teams Announced

The top players in the state have been announced by the Kansas Association of Baseball Coaches. Each player selected on the first and second team had an outstanding year and these selections reflect the hard work and dedication these…

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Mustangs repeat in 5A team and doubles, Ark City freshman wins singles

It was a repeat team champion but first-time singles and doubles winners in the Class 5A State Tennis Tournament at Kossover Tennis Courts.

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Final baseball rankings released by KABC

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The majority of ranked teams in Kansas have shifted in the past two weeks. As every top-ranked team from two weeks ago still hold that distinction, that’s about the only point of familiarity.

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State Tennis Championships

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With the early winter storm on Friday, state tennis faced a dismal word. Postponement.

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Final tennis rankings released

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As the boys’ tennis season comes to a close this coming weekend, teams have settled into their ranks. There is one change from last week in all four classes.

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Baseball rankings released by KABC

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Perennial powers highlight this week’s baseball rankings. Bishop Carroll, Wichita Heights and Goddard Eisenhower are the top three teams in 5A, respectively. Blue Valley West sits atop the 6A rankings, ahead of Shawnee Mission East and…

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Overtime goal lifts Valley Center past Newton

Prior to Valley Center’s game against Newton on April 10, Hornet coach Jeff Burger expressed concern about Railers’ forward Brookelyn Entz. Just a freshman, Entz had recorded eight goals and three assists in six games. She tried her…

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Maize South, Andover Central to meet in McPherson Championship

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Andover Central and Maize South won a chance to play each other in the McPherson Invitational Championship.

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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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McPherson, Salina Central send two squads to state

The Roundhouse in McPherson is filled to the brim with tradition, from the sea of fans dressed in red and white to the state championship banners proudly hung from the rafters. Taking tradition to the extreme, on Saturday night most of…

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5-1A State Bowling Results

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5-1A State Bowling began early Friday morning with the boys session. Goddard Eisenhower won the team title with a score of 2749, with Circle finishing only five pins behind them with 2744. The Thunderbirds took the individual title thanks…

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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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Sacred Heart boys, McPherson girls win Salina Regional bowling

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The Sacred Heart boys team won regionals for the second year in a row on their home alley.

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Catch-All: Boys Basketball Tuesday

It’s the final week of basketball before sub-state. Teams are looking to fine tune and secure postseason seeding. See how your team started the final week in the Boys Basketball Catch-All.

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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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Trio of unbeatens advance from Heights, Great Bend wins team title

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Three competitors maintained their unblemished records, and Great Bend won the team title at the Class 5A Regional Wrestling Tournament held Feb. 22 at Wichita Heights High School.

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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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  • Coach Young steps down at McPherson

    McPherson High School head football coach Tom Young has announced his resignation from McPherson High School effective at the end of this school year.  He met with members of the Bullpup Football team Thursday morning and made the announcement.

  • Riley Osen of Winfield

    Kansas runners represent at Nike Heartland

    Winfield High School junior and Class 4A State Cross Country champion Riley Osen competed in the 2014 Nike Cross Country Heartland Regional meet on Sunday, Nov. 9, at Yankton Trails Park in Sioux Falls, S.D.  Osen finished 19th in a field of 283 runners. 

  • All-State soccer players named

    The Kansas Soccer Coaches have named the top players in the state. Several City League and area players were named among the best in Kansas.

  • All-State volleyball teams released

    After the trophies are handed out and teams are crowned champions, then comes the individual accolades. The Kansas Volleyball Association has announced their 2014 All State Team’s, Player and Coaches of the Year award for all classifications.

  • Heart of the Plains League Catch-All: Fall Sports Week 9

    Two football teams head into the final week of the regular season with perfect records. Skyline’s big fall continues with the lone HOPL volleyball team to advance to state. Several teams will be presented at state cross country.

  • Riedmiller dominates, captures 3-2-1A state tennis title

    The best word to describe Wichita Independent sophomore Anna Riedmiller after Saturday’s dominant performance is determined. She came up just short in the 2013 state tennis tournament so she was determined not to be denied this year.


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