CLASS 6A STATE
EMPORIA - Talk about a momentum swing.
HAYS - One win from playing for a Class 1A-Division II state basketball championship, Otis-Bison High School had its title hopes dashed by Hope in Friday's semifinal round.
EMPORIA - The Class 1A-Division I state tournament championship game on Saturday at White Auditorium in Emporia was exactly what a basketball fan wants from a championship game.
HAYS - Playing for third place at the Class 1A-Division II basketball tournament is a hollow feeling.
EMPORIA - The atmosphere at the Class 1A-Division I state basketball tournament at White Auditorium in Emporia was one of upset.
HAYS - The first state basketball tournament win in Otis-Bison High School history had to be put on hold before it went into the record books.
Not one of the Class 1A- Division II state basketball tournament teams in this year's field qualified for the state tourney last season.
There's no clear-cut favorite in the boys eight-team field for the Class 1A-Division II state basketball tournament in Hays.
Going into the Class 1A-Division I state basketball tournament at Emporia, the Macksville High School boys' basketball team is 22-1 and the No. 2 seed.
The athletes at Otis-Bison High School have really outdone themselves this year.
For the Macksville High School boys' basketball team, a trip to the Class 1A state basketball tournament is an old-hat scenario.
ST. JOHN 50, MOUNDRIDGE 27
CLASS 2A BOYS
CLASS 3A GIRLS
CLAFLIN - Ellinwood's girls made the only state basketball appearance in school history in 2006. Eventual Class 3A champion Wichita Collegiate downed the Eagles 67-39 in the first round at Hutchinson.
CLAFLIN – The last time Ellinwood's boys faced the Central Plains basketball team, it didn't work out so well.
CLAFLIN – Central Plains' offense played like a well-oiled machine.
ELLINWOOD 64, LITTLE RIVER 23
CLASS 5A GIRLS
The Ellinwood Eagles Boys team won their first sub-state tournament game versus Ell-Saline on Monday with a final score of 59-37. It was a back and forth game in the first half with neither team really finding momentum. Ellinwood held just a one-point lead going into the half at 20-19. However, out of halftime the Eagles cranked up the full court pressure and exploded in the third quarter. Ellinwood won the 3rd quarter 22 to 4 and pushed out the lead for good. Eagle scorers were lead by Senior Marc Waite who poured in 16 points. Waite hit the boards ...
KBCA basketball rankings
On Friday both Panther bowling teams punched their ticket for a return trip to the 5A-1A State Bowling Tournament. The Lady Panthers started off the day by finishing as the regional runner up in the 12 team tournament which was held at the Walnut Bowl. The Lady Panthers were narrowly defeated by Salina South by seven pins. Sophomore McKenzy Black led the Panthers with a team series high of 518. Following close behind were senior Abby Rose and sophomore Allie Brodrick, who each rolled a series of 514, and senior Addie Soukup's series of 507. Black's series earned ...
The Hoisington High School Wrestling team ended their season this past weekend at the K.S.H.A.A. Class 1-3A State Wrestling tournament held in Hays. The team brought 10 kids to the meet with the expectation of bringing home hardware. Not too long ago when the senior class was freshmen they were able to bring home a second place trophy, but this time the expectations were one step higher. The ultimate goal for the team was to bring home the first place state trophy. When all the rounds were finished the team was able to almost achieve that ...