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Mustang Teams Defeat Abilene to start SIT

Ethan DentonJanuary 20, 2022

Girls: Central 67, Abilene 34 Aubrie Kierscht hit seven three-pointers and led all scorers with 23 points as the Central Mustangs moved to 9-0 with a convincing victory over the Abilene Cowgirls (1-9) to begin play at the 43rd Salina Invitational Tournament. Central's full-court press forced early turnovers and allowed them to jump ahead right away. Abilene would settle in and work in some hig...

Viking Boys win 2nd round game at Sterling

KSAL StaffJanuary 20, 2022

The Smoky Valley boys took care of business on Thursday at the Sterling invite knocking off the Trinity Celtics by the score of 49-38. Trinity got off to a good start but the Vikings rallied mid 1st quarter going on an 11-0 run to forge ahead and lead 18-13 after 1. The 2nd quarter saw the Vikings flex their offense while holding Trinity to just 4 points to take a 34-17 lead at the half. They star...

Vikings drop opening round game on Buzzer Beater

KSAL StaffJanuary 19, 2022

The Hugoton Eagles hit a well defended fade away shot at the buzzer to defeat the Vikings by the score of 51-49. The Vikings got off to a good start leading 11-7 after 1 quarter. Led 18-17 at the half. Hugoton got hot from beyond the arch in the 3rd quarter to take a 37-30 lead only to see the Vikings come out to start the 4th quarter with an 8-0 run to take a 1 point lead and set up an exciting f...

Viking Girls win 2nd game at Sterling Invite

KSAL StaffJanuary 19, 2022

The Smoky Valley Viking girls team righted the ship against the Trinity Catholic Celtics on Wednesday afternoon winning 43-23 to put them in the 5th place game with their opponent to be determined after games later today and Thursday. The Vikings broke out on top in the first quarter 15-7 and continued their push and led 24-14 at the half. The Viking defense really stepped up in the 3rd quarter...

Kansas to host ESPN College GameDay on January 29th

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 19, 2022

LAWRENCE, Kan. – ESPN announced tonight during the Kansas at Oklahoma game that College GameDay Covered by State Farm will broadcast live on Saturday, Jan. 29 in advance of the Kentucky at Kansas men’s basketball game. This will mark the 10th time, and first since 2020, that ESPN’s College GameDay will broadcast from historic Allen Fieldhouse, which Rece Davis has described as “the bes...

Kansas Outlasts Oklahoma in Big 12 Battle, 67-64

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 19, 2022

NORMAN, Okla. – In what was a back-and-forth battle, the No. 7/7 Kansas Jayhawks outlasted the Oklahoma Sooners in the final minute, 67-64, inside Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma on Tuesday evening. Kansas improves to 15-2 (4-1 Big 12), marking the 16th-straight season starting Big 12 play at 4-1 or better. Oklahoma falls to 12-6 (2-4 Big 12), including third-straight loss. The Jay...

Late Surge Helps K-State Topple 23/22 Texas, 66-65

K-State Athletics ReleaseJanuary 19, 2022

AUSTIN, Texas – Sophomore Nijel Pack’s layup with 1:13 remaining proved to be the game-winner, as Kansas State held No. 23/22 Texas scoreless in the last 3:31 of the game en route to posting a 66-65 win over the Longhorns on Tuesday night before 11,498 fans at the Frank Erwin Center. The victory gave the Wildcats consecutive wins over Top 25 opponents for the first time in nearly 3 seaso...

Ell-Saline Beats Minneapolis Girls in Defensive Struggle

KSAL StaffJanuary 18, 2022

Girls A game with nearly more turnovers than points came down to the last 10 seconds. Minneapolis missed a three-pointer in the closing moments of the game, and 2A Ell-Saline picked up a 28-26 road victory. Ell-Saline's Bayleigh Schneider led all scorers with 15 points. Twelve of those points came in the first quarter. No other Cardinal had more than four points. For Minneapolis, Camer...

Ell-Saline boys hit 14 threes in loss to Classical

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 18, 2022

The Ell-Saline Cardinals had their best three-point shooting night of the season on Tuesday, but a staunch Wichita-Classical team would be too much to handle, defeating Ell-Saline 68-52 on day two of the Moundridge 6-Team Tournament. The Cardinals would hit four threes in the opening period, staying with the #8-ranked team in 1A-I, but in the second quarter, the Saints would flex their muscles ...

Viking Girls drop opening game of Sterling Invite

KSAL StaffJanuary 18, 2022

At Sterling the Smoky Valley Viking girls got the first bucket of the game but Scott City got hot shooting and raced to a 14-6 first quarter lead. Increased it to 28-15 at the half. The Vikings just could not get any offense going in the 2nd half and lost the game 50-34. Adrain Hazelwood led the Vikings with 9. Vikings will be back in action tomorrow Wednesday at 3:00 vs the loser of Sterling and ...

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