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Chapman Girl’s Share NCKL Title while Abilene Boy’s win Outright Championship

Trent SanchezFebruary 25, 2020

The Abilene High School basketball teams hosted Chapman Tuesday night in front of a near capacity crowd.  The underdogs in each match-up gave the favored team everything they could handle.  In the first game of the night, the Chapman girls scored the final 8 points of the game on their way to a 44-35 victory.  With the win, the Lady Irish tied Clay Center and Wamego for the NCKL title.  The le...

Big First Half Leads No. 2 Baylor to Win Over K-State

KSU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 25, 2020

WACO, Texas – Second-ranked Baylor jumped out to a double-digit lead midway through the first half en route to 50 points by halftime as the Bears took down Kansas State, 85-66, Tuesday at the Ferrell Center. The 85 points scored by the Bears were the most against the Wildcats since Arizona State netted 92 points in November 2017, while the 50 first-half points were the most given up since I...

AUDIO: KWU Coaches Show 2/24

Pat StrathmanFebruary 25, 2020

The Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show puts a spotlight on various programs, coaches and student athletes at KWU. Join voice of the Coyotes Pat Strathman at Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn on Mondays from 6 to 7 pm. If you’re a student, head out to BT and flash your student ID to receive 15 percent off your bill. Also, show your Coyote pride by wearing purple on Fridays for a 10 percent discou...

Three Bowling Team Qualify for State

Pat StrathmanFebruary 24, 2020

Three bowling teams are headed to the Class 5-1A State meet after qualifying at regionals in Hutchinson. The Salina South boys and girls plus Salina Central boys are moving on to the Class 5-1A State Championships at Northrock Lanes in Wichita on March 6. Salina South girls finished runner-up behind Great Bend with 3,032. For the boys, the Mustangs finished second with 3,422, 21 behind Maize. S...

Jayhawks Dominate Oklahoma State, 83-58

KU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 24, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. – An elite performance on both ends of the floor worthy of the nation’s top-ranked team saw the No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks run past the Oklahoma State Cowboys, 83-58, Monday night inside Allen Fieldhouse. Senior center Udoka Azubuike was one of five Jayhawks to score in double figures and posted his 12th double-double of the season via his 19 points, 16 rebound performance to h...

Kansas Wesleyan Announces Soccer Staff Updates

KWU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 24, 2020

Kansas Wesleyan has made updates to the men's and women's soccer staffs as announced by Athletic Director Steve Wilson. Miguel Prieto has been named as the new head men's soccer coach, while Henrik Sohn has been elevated to the role of Director of Soccer as well as retaining the role of head women's soccer coach. Both changes are effectively immediately. "Miguel's vision for the program, ...

Big 12 Announces Public Reprimand of Bruce Weber

Big 12 ReleaseFebruary 24, 2020

The Big 12 Conference announces a public reprimand of Kansas State University men’s basketball head coach Bruce Weber for comments regarding officiating following the conclusion of last Wednesday’s Kansas State at Texas Tech men’s basketball game. His comments are in violation of the Big 12 Conference’s Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct rules. “There are proper channels within the Con...

Azubuike Earns National, Big 12 Player of the Week Honors

KU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 24, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas senior Udoka Azubuike had a monster game in KU’s 64-61 win at No. 1 Baylor Feb. 22 and is reaping benefits for his efforts earning multiple weekly accolades Monday. Nationally, on Monday Azubuike was named the March Madness Player of the Week and also the Naismith Trophy Player of the Week. The Delta, Nigeria, center also garnered the Big 12 Player of the Week in a ...

41 Area Wrestlers Qualify for State

Pat StrathmanFebruary 23, 2020

Class 5A Regional - Valley Center Salina Central 106 Isaac Phimvongsa (29-14) placed 6th and scored 10.0 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Caleb Means (Bishop Carroll Catholic) 25-13 won by decision over Isaac Phimvongsa (Salina-Central) 29-14 (Dec 6-3) Cons. Round 1 - Isaac Phimvongsa (Salina-Central) 29-14 won by fall over Kaydon Moffet (Valley Center) 0-9 (Fall 1:15) Cons. Round 2...

2020 Boys State Swimming

Pat StrathmanFebruary 23, 2020

No golds were claimed by Salina South or Salina Central swimmers, but that doesn't mean there wasn't success. Salina South senior Isaac Frost and Central senior Nick Rost highlighted the weekend with a couple state medals in Topeka. Forst took second in the diving competition with a 377.20 while Rost was third in the 100-yard freestyle and fourth in the 200-yard freestyle. It took 48.08 seco...


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