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Chiefs Blow 18-point Cushion to Titans

Pat StrathmanJanuary 6, 2018

The home playoff woes continue for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota led the Titans to three second-half touchdowns, including one throw to himself, and the Titans rallied from a 21-3 deficit to stun the Chiefs 22-21 on Saturday for their first playoff win in 14 years. Meanwhile, the Chiefs extended their home-playoff losing streak to six, a NFL record. KC's start ...

K-State’s Rally Falls Short at No. 18/18 Texas Tech, 74-58

KSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 6, 2018

LUBBOCK, Texas – A valiant second-half effort by Kansas State wasn’t enough to overcome a complete all-around first-half effort by No. 18/18 Texas Tech, as the Red Raiders moved to 3-0 in Big 12 play with a 74-58 win on Saturday afternoon before 12,531 fans at United Supermarkets Arena. Texas Tech (14-1, 3-0 Big 12) led by as many as 21 points in the first half on nearly 70 percent shooting...

AUDIO: Coaches Corner 1-6

Pat StrathmanJanuary 6, 2018

The basketball season is in full swing. As is the Coaches Corner, live from Russell’s Restaurant every Saturday from 8 to 9 am. Join 11 different high school basketball coaches from the area as they recap the week’s action. Girls basketball coaches on show: Salina Central’s Chris Fear, Salina South’s Ryan Stuart, Sacred Heart’s Arnold Schmidtberger, Southeast of Saline’s Shauna ...

Buzzer Beater Earns Ell-Saline HOA Split With Marion

Morgan LillichJanuary 6, 2018

The Ell-Saline Cardinals seemed destined for heartbreak Friday night in Brookville.  Clinging to a one-point lead in final seconds of the boys' battle with Marion, junior guard Sam Zinn drove the baseline, dishing out an assist to fellow Warrior junior Noah Dalrymple in the low block.  Dalrymple got the bucket and drew a foul, giving Marion a 42-41 lead with just 4.9 seconds to play. Even wit...

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...

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