LARNED - After the first quarter, it looked as though the Hoisington High School boys' basketball team was going to give the crowd a repeat performance of its quarterfinal game against Pawnee Heights, in which the Cardinals dropped the Tigers 86-16.
LARNED - The Macksville High School girls' basketball team outscored Spearville in all four quarters to cruise to a 49-32 finish to take the Larned Keady Basketball Classic girls' championship game on Saturday night.
ELLINWOOD - Kale Clawson put together five points and Kyle Blakeslee hit two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, but the Sterling High School boys' basketball team was already too far ahead for Ellinwood to catch up.
LARNED - The Pawnee Heights High School girls' basketball team could not fight their way back after a scoreless first quarter that saw Kinsley go up by 16 points on Thursday at the Larned Keady Basketball Classic.
LARNED - It looked as though the size advantage that the Hoisington High School girls' basketball team brought to the Larned Keady Basketball Classic was going to be a non-factor in the matchup with Macksville Thursday night.
HOISINGTON - Hoisington High School enters its 2010-2011 season with five state qualifiers from last season, including sophomore Chance Demel, who finished in sixth place in the 135-pound weight class at the Class 3-2-1A state tournament last season.
LARNED - Despite pulling to within two points to end the first half, the Pawnee Heights High School girls' basketball team fell to Hoisington 51-29 on Tuesday after being outscored 28-8 in the second half.