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Fourth Quarter Spark Lifts K-State Over South Dakota

KSU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 2, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. – With the help of an 85-yard punt return touchdown and 10-yard receiving touchdown from junior wide receiver Isaiah Zuber in the fourth quarter, the Wildcats pulled off a late-game 27-24 victory against South Dakota in front of 50,063 fans at Bill Snyder Stadium on Saturday. Trailing by 12 entering the fourth quarter, the Wildcats found a spark behind an 85-yard punt return f...

Swedes’ Winning Streak Snapped in Rivalry Series

Jeremy BohnSeptember 1, 2018

The Bethany Swedes saw their four-game winning streak over county rival McPherson end on Saturday night. The Swedes got off to a slow start on both sides of the ball, then failed to finish drives in a 30-13 loss at McPherson. The Bulldogs started off hot getting up 17-0 in the first quarter after QB, Ed Crouch led the Dogs to two TDs. Bethany's defense began to make adjustments though in ...

Kansas Drops Season Opener Against Nicholls

KU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 1, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas football's fourth quarter comeback in the 2018 season opener was cut short by Nicholls in the final minutes of regulation as the Colonels forced overtime and scored the game-winning touchdown to down the Jayhawks, 27-23. It was the Colonels' rushing presence that outdueled the Kansas passing game Saturday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. NSU finished the ga...

HS FB Coaches Corner: 9/1

Jeremy BohnSeptember 1, 2018

The first week of the high school football season is in the books. Salina-area teams generally had good success for the first week of 2018 with six of the eight area Salina teams pulling home wins. SCORES FROM FRIDAY, AUG. 31: Salina Central 44, Goddard-Eisenhower 7 McPherson 21, Salina South 0 Southeast of Saline 39, Sacred Heart 0 Ell-Saline 48, Sterling 7 Minneapolis 46, Republic Cou...

Mustangs Ring In Sandbo Era With Win

James WestlingSeptember 1, 2018

The Mark Sandbo era started off in style at Salina Stadium, as Salina Central thumped Goddard-Eisenhower 44-7 in front of a packed house. The Mustangs showed minimal signs of being a team with an 18-game losing streak. The win was Central's largest since a 51-13 thrashing of Haysville-Campus on October 2, 2015. Salina Central gave Goddard-Eisenhower a short field on their opening possession....

Lions Rout In Season Opener

Skylar NoskerAugust 31, 2018

Five Minneapolis Lions players found the endzone Friday night, as the Lions defeated the Republic County Buffaloes on the road, 46-8, to start the 2018 season. Minneapolis racked up 461 yards of total offense with 395 rushed on the ground. Republic County opened the game with the football. The Buffaloes fumbled on their first play from scrimmage on an option-pitch from Quarterback Tate Lapo ...

Mayden Scores 5 Touchdowns in Victory at Clay Center

Trent SanchezAugust 31, 2018

The Abilene Cowboys cruised to a 30-6 victory on the road at Clay Center behind the legs and hands of running back James Mayden.  The 6’ 180 Senior shredded the Tigers for unofficially 314 total yards and five touchdowns in the game.  He had a total of five touchdowns last year in Abilene’s 2-7 injury plagued season. The Cowboys went to Mayden early and often behind a veteran group of off...

South Blanked at McPherson

Todd PittengerAugust 31, 2018

The Salina South Cougars had a tough start to the 2018 high school football season. The Cougars went on the road to McPherson and came home on the short end of a 21-0 score. McPherson scored the only points of the first half and never looked back. The Bullpups got on the board with 4:32 left in the first quarter on a Jace Kinnamon 51 yard sprint to the end zone. South blocked the PAT.  The sco...

Ell-Saline Soars Past Sterling

Morgan LillichAugust 31, 2018

The Ell-Saline Cardinal football squad began the 2018 season with a stellar effort in a 48-7 victory over the Sterling Black Bears Friday night in Brookville. Ell-Saline never trailed in the contest, taking a 7-0 lead with 8:34 to play in the first quarter on a 16-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Nick Davenport to junior tailback Luke Parks. Parks struck again late in the first qu...

SES Thumps Sacred Heart For Fifth-Straight Rivalry Win

Jeremy BohnAugust 31, 2018

Although Friday night was the first game of the 2018 season for both teams, the result was awfully familiar; Southeast of Saline walking away from the Saline County rivalry with a win--their fifth-in-a-row over Sacred Heart, 39-0. After a slow start in the first quarter from both teams, the Trojans got things going midway through. SES split time between two QBs: Jaxson Gebhardt and Seth Eklund,...




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