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Balanced Scoring Helps South Cougars to Sweep at Newton

Ethan DentonDecember 17, 2019

The Salina South varsity basketball teams tasted victory on the road on Tuesday with a sweep of AVCTL foe Newton. Teamwork was the key as both girls and boys teams used balanced scoring and solid defense to post the victories. In the opening contest, the Lady Cougars had to face a desperate Newton team still seeking its first win, and they had to do it without the services of star freshman poin...

Mustangs Dispatch Hornets, Earning Home Sweep

Pat StrathmanDecember 17, 2019

In its previous game, the young Salina Central boys basketball team couldn't find a way to make plays down the stretch. Facing the same scenario, the Mustangs thrived. Trailing by five in the fourth quarter, the Mustangs locked down defensively, drilled shots and hit clutch free throws, capping an 11-0 burst that gave Salina Central a 52-46 victory over Valley Center Tuesday night inside the...

Sacred Heart Sweeps Russell in Home Openers

Clarke SandersDecember 17, 2019

The Sacred Heart Boys and Girls both played their first home games of the 2019/20 season Tuesday night with a pair of conference games against the Russell Broncos. GIRLS:      SACRED HEART 48             RUSSELL  41 In a game that was close from start to finish, Sacred Heart managed to get some separation in the end for a 7 point victory.  The Knights led by 3 after the 1s...

Ell-Saline Swept at Ellinwood

Morgan LillichDecember 17, 2019

The Ell-Saline Cardinal basketball squads were swept in a pair of varsity contests Tuesday evening at Ellinwood High School. GIRLS:  Ellinwood 46, Ell-Saline 31 In the girls' matchup, Ell-Saline (0-5) jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead, but a 13-0 run from the Eagles helped Ellinwood (4-1) out to a 16-8 lead after the first quarter.  While the Cardinal defense stiffened in the second quarter, ...

Lions Claw Past Bearcats In Sweep

Jeremy BohnDecember 17, 2019

The Minneapolis Lady Lions picked up a heart-stopping win in its league home opener on Tuesday, with Minneapolis downing Ellsworth 35-31. The final score indicates how low scoring the game was on Tuesday as Minneapolis led 6-5 after one but were tied with Ellsworth 16-16 at halftime. One of the biggest moments of the game came midway through the third quarter when Minneapolis was able to str...

Swathers sweep Vikings

Don BengtsonDecember 17, 2019

The Hesston Swathers came into Viking gym and the lady Swathers won 40-36 and the Hesston boys won 54-45. In Girls action an 11-11 first quarter score saw Hesston leading 19-17 at the half. In the third quarter the Swathers again tailed two more points on the Vikings to take a 30-26 lead after 3 quarters. And outscored the Vikings 10-8 in the 4th quarter to win it 40-34. In double figures for t...

The Featured Chamber Speaker is ‘Awesome With a Capital A’

KSAL StaffDecember 17, 2019

The Salina Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing a well known college basketball broadcaster to central Kansas. Chamber President, Eric Brown, as well as Board Chair, Joyce Volk; announced Dick Vitale, College Basketball Analyst, ABC Sports and ESPN talent, will be the featured speaker at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, Thursday, February 6, 2020. The banquet will be held in ...

Chiefs Claim OLB Suggs

Metro NewsDecember 17, 2019

(Kansas City, MO) -- Pro Bowl pass-rusher Terrell Suggs is going to Kansas City. Suggs was claimed off waivers by the Chiefs on Monday, just days after he was waived by his hometown Arizona Cardinals. Multiple reports say Suggs wanted to rejoin Baltimore, where he spent the first 15 years of his career. The Chiefs needed a pass-rusher after defensive end Alex Okafor tore his pectoral muscle ...

AUDIO: KWU Coaches Show 12/16

Pat StrathmanDecember 17, 2019

The Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show puts a spotlight on various programs, coaches and student athletes at KWU. Join voice of the Coyotes Pat Strathman at Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn on Mondays from 6 to 7 pm. If you’re a student, head out to BT and flash your student ID to receive 15 percent off your bill. Also, show your Coyote pride by wearing purple on Fridays for a 10 percent discou...

KWU’s Hinz Named KCAC Offensive and Defensive Player of Week

KCAC ReleaseDecember 16, 2019

WICHITA, Kan.— Kelcey Hinz of Kansas Wesleayn earned both the KCAC Women's Basketball Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week honors, the conference office announced Monday. Hinz was selected for her performances from Dec. 9-Dec. 15 by a vote of conference sports information directors. Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week Kelcey Hinz - Kansas Wesleyan University 6-1 | So. | F...




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