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Potential Weather Forces Basketball Changes

Pat StrathmanFebruary 17, 2019

Mother nature has decided to alter the final week of high school basketball in the regular season. With potential inclement weather arriving on Tuesday and Sub-State seeding taking place on Wednesday, teams have switched dates. Here's the list: Newton at Salina Central - moved to MONDAY, varsity begins at 6 w/coverage on 1150 KSAL Maize at Salina South - moved to MONDAY, varsity begins ...

Fifty-two Area Wrestlers Qualify for State

Pat StrathmanFebruary 17, 2019

Class 5A Regional - Ark City Salina Central (6th with 104.5 points) 113 - Slade Adam (25-5) placed 3rd Champ. Round 1 - Slade Adam (Salina-Central) 25-5 received a bye () (Bye) Quarterfinal - Slade Adam (Salina-Central) 25-5 won by major decision over LaShawn Blick (Andover) 10-9 (MD 10-0) Semifinal - Jason Henschel (Goddard) 28-4 won by major decision over Slade Adam (Salina-Central) 25-5 ...

South’s Munsell Grabs Second in State Diving

Pat StrathmanFebruary 17, 2019

Salina South Defending 5-1A state champion Keetan Munsell finished second in diving, scoring 401 points. Munsell earned all-state, losing to Emporia's Reed Slayden, who won the title with a score of 433.55. Alex Linenberger was able to medal, ending up in eighth with a score of 331.05. Isaac Frost was just behind Linenberger, recording a total of 319.10. The 200 medley relay team of Keega...

Bethany Escapes Salina With a Sweep

James WestlingFebruary 16, 2019

The Bethany Swedes women's basketball team made history Saturday night in Salina. The Swedes won their first ever game at Mabee Arena, and snapped a 13 game road losing streak to Kansas Wesleyan, 77-67. Bethany guard Kelsi Mueller exploded for 20 of her 25 points in the second half, including 16 straight for the blue and gold clad Swedes. Bethany won the final two quarters 52-30. After leadi...

Jayhawks dominate Mountaineers, 78-53

KU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 16, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Five Jayhawks scored in double-figures as No. 14/14 Kansas outdueled the West Virginia Mountaineers, 78-53, Saturday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse. KU outscored WVU 43-16 in the first half before cruising to the 25-point win, the Jayhawks' largest margin of victory in conference play this season. Freshman guard Devon Dotson and redshirt-sophomore guard K.J. Lawson led all scor...

Big-12 Wins Streak Ends at 9, as 18/18 K-State Falls to No. 23/22 ISU, 78-64

KSU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 16, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Iowa State hit 14 3-pointers, 8 of which came in the first half, as the Kansas State suffered its first Big 12 defeat in its last 10 Big 12 contests in falling to the Cyclones, 78-64, in front of a sold-out crowd of 12,528 fans at Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. The loss snaps K-State’s 9-game winning streak in Big 12 play, which was the longest such streak in the...

HS BB Coaches Corner – 2-16

Pat StrathmanFebruary 16, 2019

The final week of the regular season is here! Hear from 11 different coaches during the Coaches Corner, every Saturday morning from 8 to 9, live from Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn. Stop by for a delicious breakfast buffet or order a special item off the superb menu. Coaches on the show this week: Salina Central’s Chris Fear and Doug Finch, Salina South’s Ryan Stuart and Jason Hoop...

Cougars Suffocate Salthawks in Sweep

Pat StrathmanFebruary 15, 2019

Going into Friday's contest with Hutchinson, Salina South girls basketball coach Ryan Stuart mentioned toughness would be the only thing that would matter. He was right. The Cougars forced 20 turnovers, South limited Hutchinson to nine points in the second half, and Salina South snapped a three-game losing skid with a 36-23 victory over the Salthawks. For the first time under coach Stuart, S...

Too Much Maize: Central Swept on the Road

Jeremy BohnFebruary 15, 2019

In another clash of AVCTL-I titans, No. 9 Salina Central looked to hand No. 1 Maize its first loss of the season on Friday. Unfortunately, Maize used a 21-11 final quarter to pull away from the Mustangs for a 58-45 win. After a back-and-forth first stanza, both teams were tied at 12-12. David Grammer would sink a couple of 3-pointers to give Central the lead early on in the second quarter, h...

The Trojans Slay The Lions in a Doubleheader

Ben HaddenFebruary 15, 2019

The girls team of Minneapolis took down the Beloit Lady Trojans earlier in the year. It was an overtime thriller, with Karisma Vignery putting up 24 points, and Senior Kylie Fuller knocking down a shot with 1.5 seconds on the clock to win by 2. Tonight was another good game, but Beloit led all the way. The Lady Lions held a lead for a short time, after Karisma Vignery knocked down a 3 to take t...

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