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Cowboys Fall but Cowgirls Advance in Opening Round of S.I.T.

Trent SanchezJanuary 18, 2018

The Abilene Cowboys had their four game winning streak snapped in the opening round of the Salina Invitational Tournament in a 58-51 loss to Andover.  It was a rematch of last year’s SIT Championship game, a game Abilene won 56-53. It looked early on like the Cowboys would defeat the Trojans for a third straight time as Abilene scored the first eight points of the game.  The Cowboys lead 13...

Smoky Valley girls fall in close game with SE of Saline

Don BengtsonJanuary 18, 2018

Smoky Valley girls tried their best to get their first win of the year. Even 6 threes by Kira Haxton could not get the Vikings enough points to get their first victory. Trailing 11-8 after 1 the Vikings Haxton fueled 17 point burst in the 2nd quarter to take a25-23 lead at the half but the Trojans made 11 of 17 free throws in the 2nd half to keep the Vikings at bay and win 52-47. Kira Haxton was t...

Bethany Rallies for Road Sweep of McPherson

James WestlingJanuary 18, 2018

The McPherson County Rivalry was as good as advertised Wednesday night at the Sports Center in McPherson. Bethany scored 85 points in the final 25 minutes of the contest to rally for a 109-100 overtime win. McPherson used a 23-4 run midway through the first half to take a 44-24 lead into the locker room. Bethany hit just one of their first 13 3-pointers, and trailed by as many as 21 in the firs...

Wesleyan Women Stifles Ottawa, Men Go Ice-cold

Pat StrathmanJanuary 17, 2018

The Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball team knew how challenging Wilson Field House can get. KWU ignored the magic from the arena. The Coyotes forced 25 turnovers, picked up 20 offensive rebounds and the Coyotes edged the Ottawa Braves 49-45 on Wednesday. Kansas Wesleyan snapped a four-game losing skid in the regular season at Wilson Field House. Nearly half the points came in the opening...

Cardinals Stun Saints, Advance to Canton-Galva Tournament Semifinals

Morgan LillichJanuary 17, 2018

Ell-Saline trailed the Wichita Classical Saints following each of the first three quarters Wednesday night in the opening round of the 44th Annual Canton-Galva Boys' Basketball Tournament.  Fortunately for the Cardinals, high school basketball is a four-quarter affair. Ell-Saline outscored Wichita Classical 18-12 over the final eight minutes for a come-from-behind 63-60 victory to stun the thi...

Mustangs Snap No. 7 Shockers’ Roundhouse Streak

WSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 17, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. – Behind 33 points from Shake Milton, SMU snapped No. 7/4 Wichita State's 27-game Charles Koch Arena winning streak, 83-78, Wednesday night. SMU (13-6, 3-3 American) shot 63.8 percent from the field and connected on 11-of-22 attempts from three. Wichita State (15-3, 5-1) lost at the Roundhouse for the first time since Feb. 13, 2016 against UNI and for just the second time in ...

Smoky Valley Boys Dominate the Lyons Lions

Don BengtsonJanuary 17, 2018

Smoky Valley boys got a lead on the Lions after 1 quarter and pushed it to 30-15 at the half riding the strong performance of Jacob Adams 17 first half point total. Smoky kept the Lions from making any kind of a comeback and went on to win 62-37. Salina Ortho player of the game Jacob Adams led the Vikings with 27 points a season high. Vikings will play for 5th on Friday....

All-Around Effort Carries K-State Past No. 4/6 Oklahoma, 87-69

K-State Athletics Press ReleaseJanuary 17, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Paced by 20-point efforts from juniors Barry Brown, Jr., and Dean Wade, Kansas State put together one of its most complete performances of the season with an 87-69 win over No. 4/6 Oklahoma in front of a season-high crowd of 10,744 fans at Bramlage Coliseum on Tuesday night. K-State (13-5, 3-3 Big 12) has now defeated at least one Top 25 opponent in a school-record 12 consec...

Minneapolis Loses In First Round

Skylar NoskerJanuary 16, 2018

The Minneapolis Lions opened up their first ever appearance in the Adolph Rupp Tournament at Halstead against the host school tonight. The Lions came into the 48th Annual event as the 6-seed while the Halstead Dragons were the 3-seed. This was the second matchup between these two squads this season. Halstead, the number two team in Class 3A according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association...

Viking Boys Fall in Sterling Tournament Opener

Don BengtsonJanuary 16, 2018

Smoky Valley dropped a close match up with SE of Saline Tuesday night in t he opener of the Sterling tournament. Tied at half 23 all. Tied after 3 at 37 all SE of Saline got key free throws making 7 of 9 to hold off the Vikings late charge. Cole Brumbaugh knocked down 2 triples in the last minute but Nick Reinerts running 3 with 4 seconds left would not go and the Trojans came away with a 55-51 vi...




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