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Central Girls Hang on, Boys Fall Short in Top 5 Battle

Pat StrathmanJanuary 6, 2018

Before the Salina Central girls basketball team arrived at Eisenhower High School, the Mustangs were shorthanded with the loss of junior Selah Merkle. Reinforcements were ready to go. Senior Myah Ward hit four threes, sophomore Kadyn Cobb made her season debut and Salina Central hung on to edge the Eisenhower Tigers 47-43 Friday night to open 2018. Central sprinted out to a 10-1 cushion f...

Abilene Gets Pair of Road Wins Over Ranked Marysville Teams

Trent Sanchez January 6, 2018

The Abilene High School Basketball Teams swept Marysville on the road Friday night.  The Cowgirls defeated the Lady Bulldogs 46-43.  Marysville entered the game undefeated and ranked #4 in 4A Division II.  The Cowboys won 60-54 in overtime to avenge last year’s overtime loss at Marysville.  The Bulldogs entered the game 6-1, ranked #6 in 4A Division I and have three starters back from last y...

Defense Thrusts Minneapolis To Victories Over Southeast of Saline

Skylar NoskerJanuary 5, 2018

Minneapolis boys rang in 2018 with a league victory at home versus Southeast of Saline. The Lions opened the game on a 10-0 run and kept the lead all the way to the final buzzer, winning 42-38. Defense led the charge early for the Lions. Minneapolis held the Trojans scoreless for the first 6:50 of the contest before Sophomore Seth Eklund hit a 3-pointer to get Southeast on the board. The Lions ...

Salina South Blown Out at Newton

Jeremy BohnJanuary 5, 2018

The start of 2018 ended up being a difficult one for the Salina South boys' basketball team as they were pounded at Newton, 77-55 in the first game back from winter break. The Cougars started the game playing with the talented Newton squad, leading for most of the first quarter before Newton ended the period on an 8-0 run to take a 21-15 lead to the second quarter. Turnovers and poor defense...

Smoky Valley Drops Pair at Halstead

Don BengtsonJanuary 5, 2018

Smoky Valley dropped a pair of games on the road at Halstead. The girls looked to have a edge as they jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the first quarter only to see the Dragons rally to take a 19-16 lead at the half. Halstead then used a 14-6 3rd quarter to lead by 11 only to see the Vikings rally to make it interesting falling by a final score of 45-40 Amanda Behanna led the Vikings with 12.  ...

AUDIO: Central Kansas Outdoors with Bob Roberts – 1/6

Pat StrathmanJanuary 5, 2018

It's a new year with new challenges and adventures ahead! Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. To ring in 2018, Bob broke down 2017. Nothing unusual took place, but that doesn't mean it was below average. With temperatures dropping, ice fishing steps into the spotlight. Bob gives insight on items you might nee...

AUDIO: Voice of KC Chiefs Mitch Holthus 1/4

Pat StrathmanJanuary 5, 2018

Patrick Mahomes’ first NFL start featured heroics. The rookie gun-slinger from Texas Tech used every bit of the 2:53 left of the game to set up an 11-play, game-winning drive, capped off by a 30-yard field goal by Harrison Butker, giving the Chiefs a 27-24 victory over the Denver Broncos. Mahomes became the first quarterback drafted by Kansas City to win a game for KC since Todd Blackledge in...

Shockers Torch Houston in American Home Opener

WSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 5, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. – A torrid first-half shooting performance pushed No. 9/9 Wichita State past Houston Thursday evening, 81-63, in the school's first American Athletic Conference home game. A sellout crowd of 10,506 at Charles Koch Arena -- striped in black, yellow and white – saw Landry Shamet score a game-high 18 points. Conner Frankamp (15), Shaquille Morris (14) and Markis McDuffie (11) joi...

Royals Acquire Pitcher Oaks, Infielder Mejia in Three-way Trade

KC Royals ReleaseJanuary 5, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 4, 2018) – The Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have completed a three-team, five-player trade this evening, with the Royals acquiring right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks and infielder Erick Mejia in exchange for left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander, right-handed pitcher Joakim Soria and cash considerations. The Dodgers then acquire infielder Jak...

AUDIO: Wildcat Weekly with Wyatt Thompson 1/3

Pat StrathmanJanuary 4, 2018

The new year has already been eventful for Kansas State. K-State opened up 2018 on the hardwood on Monday against West Virginia. The sixth-ranked Mountaineers outrebounded the Cats and used balanced scoring to earn a 77-69 win. KSU sophomore Xavier Sneed had 20 points. On the gridiron, head coach Bill Snyder announced he's returning for 2018. The Wildcats are coming off an eight-win season t...

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