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Sacred Heart Boys’ 20-0 Run Helps Split with Russell

Jeremy BohnFebruary 6, 2018

A 20-0 run to end the first half for Sacred Heart ended up being the deciding factor on Tuesday night, as the Knights beat Russell on the road, 61-41. Although Sacred Heart was undefeated inside of NCAA play and on a 36-game league winning streak, while Russell came in at 0-8 in league play; Russell came ready to play and pushed the Knights right off the bat. Sacred Heart ended the first qua...

AUDIO: Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show 2-5

Pat StrathmanFebruary 6, 2018

The Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes are moving right along. And so is 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. ...

Swedes’ Women Sweep Tabor for First Time in 10 Years; Men Lose Close

Jeremy BohnFebruary 3, 2018

On Saturday night the Bethany women's basketball team had an opportunity to do something that no Swede team had done since 2007-2008: sweep Tabor. With Bethany's win earlier this season in Hillsboro, Bethany was able to make history with a blowout win in Lindsborg, 73-56. Even though Tabor's women had won the KCAC Regular season championship in three-consecutive seasons, Bethany played like ...

Wesleyan Controls Sterling in Sweep

Pat StrathmanFebruary 3, 2018

After losing three of the last four games, Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball head coach Ryan Showman challenged his squad. The Coyotes answer. Sophomore Courtney Heinen poured in 19 points in her first career start, Kansas Wesleyan (14-12, 11-7) made 10 free throws in the final quarter, and the Coyotes held on for a 67-63 victory against Sterling at Mabee Arena Saturday night. KWU's defe...

K-State Falls at No. 15/11 West Virginia

KSU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 3, 2018

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – No. 15/11 West Virginia jumped out to a quick lead that it never relented, as the Mountaineers snapped a three-game losing streak with an 89-51 win over Kansas State on Saturday afternoon at a near sold-out WVU Coliseum. West Virginia (16-6, 5-4 Big 12) led for nearly the entire 40 minutes, as the Mountaineers held the Wildcats to a season-low 29.8 percent shooting (14-of-...

Jayhawk Comeback Falls Short to Cowboys

KU Athletics ReleaseFebruary 3, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A 12-4 Jayhawk run in the final three minutes wasn't enough as the Oklahoma State Cowboys stopped the KU comeback short and claimed an 84-79 win over No. 7/7 Kansas, 84-79, Saturday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse. Sophomore center Udoka Azuibuke led KU with 20 points, but the Jayhawks could not silence the Oklahoma State shooters, who converted on 12 3-pointers in the game as w...

AUDIO: Coaches Corner 2-3

Pat StrathmanFebruary 3, 2018

The basketball season is in full swing. As is the Coaches Corner, live from Russell’s Restaurant every Saturday from 8 to 9 am. Join 11 different high school basketball coaches from the area as they recap the week’s action. Girls basketball coaches on show: Salina Central’s Chris Fear, Salina South’s Ryan Stuart, Sacred Heart’s Arnold Schmidtberger, Southeast of Saline’s Shauna ...

AUDIO: Central Kansas Outdoors with Bob Roberts 2/3

Pat StrathmanFebruary 3, 2018

It’s a new year with new challenges and adventures ahead! Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. Bob talks about some of the open lakes that have opened up and what is being caught. Kanopolis is getting most attention from local anglers for Crappies and some White Bass. Reminder that some of the Goose seaso...

Sweetheart Night at Ell-Saline Soured by Sedgwick Sweep

Morgan LillichFebruary 3, 2018

The Ell-Saline Cardinals hosted bitter rival Sedgwick on Friday evening in a battle of the redbirds in Brookville.  While the crowd came out in droves for the Sweetheart Night festivities, Ell-Saline fans weren't left with much to cheer about outside of the crowning of the king and queen, Brandon Headlough and Sydney Watters. In the girls' matchup, Sedgwick raced out to a 29-12 hafltime edge, ...

South Girls’ Shine in Win; Boys’ Struggle Again

Jeremy BohnFebruary 3, 2018

After the Wichita North game, Salina South girls' basketball coach, Ryan Stuart, challenged his team. Whatever speech Stuart gave to his team must have worked, because Salina South has since put two of their best games in-a-row after beating Andover 60-52 on Friday night. Though South didn't get the win over a state ranked team in Hays on Tuesday, coach Stuart saw promise from his improving ...




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