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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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Hays stays perfect on the season with a win over West in Sub-state

It’s almost hard to fathom right now, but just two short seasons ago the Hays High boys were completing its worst season in more than a decade.

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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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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: Boys Basketball Tuesday

Sub-state tournaments a lurking. The time to get into postseason form is almost over. See how your team started the week in the Boys Basketball Catch-All.

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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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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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Bishop Carroll finishes GWAL duals with a win over West

When you get down to this time of year, the wrestling competition only gets tougher. And for Bishop Carroll, the last dual of the year didn’t mean one last chance to take it easy. But when the final match ended, the Golden Eagles finished…

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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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KBCA announces Feb 9 basketball rankings

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

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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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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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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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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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East uses big run to advance in El Dorado

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The old adage goes ‘It’s better to be lucky than good.” 

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Johansen leads Carroll to bowling sweep

As the senior captain and on Senior Day no less, it was logical that HollyAnn Johansen would lead the Bishop Carroll Golden Eagles to victory in a City League tri against Wichita Heights and Wichita West.  The one problem with that logic…

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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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