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Newman Leads No. 12 Kansas Past Iowa State

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 10, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A career-high outing from redshirt-sophomore Malik Newman helped the No. 12 Kansas Jayhawks top Iowa State, 83-78, Tuesday night inside Allen Fieldhouse. Newman scored 19 of his career-best 27 points in the second half and was followed closely by senior Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk who added 23 points behind six-of-nine from three. The win lifted the Jayhawks to 13-3 on the year and 3...

Salina Central Grinds Out Sweep over Maize South

James WestlingJanuary 10, 2018

It was the second straight top-five showdown for the Salina Central boys basketball team Tuesday night at the Brickhouse. After coming up short on Friday on the road against Goddard-Eisenhower, the Mustangs slugged out a 73-59 win over Maize South. Coming off back to back 70-plus point performances, Maize South was held to a season-low 59 points by a stifling Mustangs defense. All-State candida...

Turnovers Plague Cardinals in League Losses at Moundridge

Morgan LillichJanuary 9, 2018

The Ell-Saline Cardinals suffered a pair of league losses Tuesday evening at Moundridge High School. In the girls matchup, the Wildcats pounced on a plethora of early Cardinal turnovers to take a commanding 32-10 lead into halftime on their way to a 55-23 victory. Juniors Kaela Helms and Brittany Stucky led a balanced Moundridge (4-4, 2-1) attack, tallying 12 and ten points respectively. ...

Knights Score a Sweep of the Buffs

Jeremy BohnJanuary 9, 2018

In what was a game in high anticipation for both Sacred Heart and Republic County girls' squads, both knew that they would have to compete better if they wanted to win on Tuesday night. Luckily for Sacred Heart, the Knights did just that, behind a smothering defense on their way to a 43-29 to get back to .500 in league play. The first quarter was unlike the rest of the game. Both teams would...

Fourth Quarter Drought Leads To Loss

Skylar NoskerJanuary 9, 2018

Minneapolis Lions fell on the road in a battle with the Clay Center Tigers tonight, losing 52-45. The game was tied at 31 heading into the fourth quarter. Minneapolis would score first with a floater from Senior Trent Brubaker on their opening possession of the period. The Lions, then, would go scoreless over the next six minutes of the fourth. Clay Center went on a 16-0 run to lead, 47-33, wit...

Second-quarter Charge Sparks South Girls, Campus Holds Off South Boys

Pat StrathmanJanuary 9, 2018

Following a slow start, the Salina South girls basketball team turned to its bread and butter. The Cougars forced turnovers and converted into buckets, igniting a 25-2 explosion to buck the Campus Colts 46-32. The victory snapped a four-game losing streak and gave the Cougars their first AVCTL-I win on the season. South's offense came out flat, only making its first first goal with 3:45 to p...

Smoky Valley splits home games with Nickerson

Don BengtsonJanuary 9, 2018

Smoky Valley girls reached their highest point total of the year but fell to a hot shooting Nickerson Panther team by a 68-54 score. The vikings scored 23 in the 2nd quarter but still trailed 40-29 at the half. Nickerson t hen outscored the Vikings 20-7 in the 3rd and it looked  like they were going to pull away but Smoky Valley caught fire and outscored the panthers 18-8 in the 4th led by 12 4th...

AUDIO: Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show 1-8

Pat StrathmanJanuary 9, 2018

The Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes are back. And so it the Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show.  The program made its return for 2018 and the program will run every Monday from 6 to 7 pm, live at Burger Theory inside the Holiday Inn just past Lowe’s. Come in for the $6.99 Build-Your-Own-Burger Special that includes a side. Various members of the Wesleyan athletic department will be there. The men's bas...

Red-Hot Shooting Lifts No. 9 WSU over USF

WSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 7, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. – No. 9 Wichita State shot a season-best 62.7 percent overall and drained 12 three-pointers to cruise past USF, 95-57, Sunday afternoon in Charles Koch Arena. Wichita State (13-2, 3-0) was on pace to break the school record for best field goal percentage in a single game, before slowing in the final minutes. For about 35 of the 40 minutes, WSU was shooting better than 70 percent...

Bethany Women Trip Up Sterling, Men Struggle

James WestlingJanuary 7, 2018

Bethany Head Coach Keith Ferguson does what he can to avoid technical fouls. However, with 2:46 left in the third quarter, and Bethany trailing 53-43, he knew his team needed a spark. From that point forward, Bethany out-scored Sterling 32-18 and hung on for a 75-71 win in Lindsborg. "I wanted a T", said Ferguson. "They were more physical than us, and I knew that we needed something to get us g...

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