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  • Area Schools | March 16, 2014

    Central Plains girls win Class 2A title

    In a battle of undefeated teams in Saturday’s Class 2A girls’ championship game at Bramlage Coliseum, Central Plains (26-0) got a long jumpshot from sophomore Taylor Rolfs with less than five seconds left to propel the Oilers to a 47-45 win over Jefferson County

  • Area Schools | March 16, 2014

    Washington Co. 61, Meade 58

    Twin Valley League member Washington County (22-3) completed a rally against Meade (20-6) to win Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game. The Tigers trailed by seven at halftime, but tied the game heading into the fourth quarter and did enough to win in the end,

  • Area Schools | March 16, 2014

    St. John-Hudson 71, Plainville 58

    After winning a Class 1A-Division I championship last season, St. John-Hudson finished off a second championship and undefeated season — this time in 2A — behind a 27-point effort from guard Zuriel Reyes. The 5-foot-10 senior finished 6 of 9 from long range and led the team in scoring

  • Area Schools | March 16, 2014

    Olpe 61, Pitt-Colgan 39

    The Olpe Eagles began Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game with a 10-0 run and led by 24 points at halftime, routing Pittsburg-Colgan, despite a furious third-quarter rally by the Panthers. Colgan (19-7) outscored Olpe 23-9 in the third quarter to cut the Eagle lead to 10.

  • Area Schools | March 16, 2014

    Hoxie defeats Mustangs in title game

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    EMPORIA — With a 72-game winning streak spanning three seasons coming into Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I state championship game, the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team was going to need a special effort against undefeated Hoxie to come away with a state title. Instead, the Mustangs’ magical

  • Area Schools | March 16, 2014

    Valley Heights’ boys take 3rd

    EMPORIA — Run and gun can be a whole lot of fun. The Valley Heights Mustangs defeated Spearville, 74-54, in Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I consolation game for the team’s highest finish ever at a state tournament. After two games at Emporia’s White Auditorium featuring

  • Area Schools | March 14, 2014

    Mustangs hang on to beat Victoria

    EMPORIA — The Valley Heights girls’ basketball team took a 12-point lead into the final period of Thursday’s Class 1A-Division-I quarterfinal, and seemed to be coasting its way toward an easy win. That win eventually came for the Mustangs, who beat the Victoria Knights, 57-48,

  • Area Schools | March 14, 2014

    St. John routs Washington Co.

    Top-seed St. John-Hudson got 22 points from their 6-foot-8 star Dean Wade as the they remained perfect, dispatching No. 8-seed Washington 69-42 to advance to the state semifinals inside Bramlage Coliseum. Washington County (14-8) — led by 12 points from Kyle McGatlin — kept it close early, playing to

  • Area Schools | March 14, 2014

    Plainville 46, Meade 41

    Plainville senior big man Hadley Gillum poured in 20 points and grabbed 23 rebounds as the No. 3-seed Cardinals earned a 46-41 win over perennial state contender No. 6-seed Meade to earn Plainville’s first state win in over 30 years. After dispatching the back-to-back state finalist Buffaloes (20

  • Area Schools | March 14, 2014

    Olpe 59, Hillsboro 42

    2A State regular No. 4-seed Olpe rode a hot-shooting night to upend No. 5-seed Hillsboro 59-42 in their state quarterfinal matchup. The Eagles (21-3) shot 23 of 39 from the field and got double-figure scoring from both Beau Krueger (18) and Toby Smith (14) to knock off the Trojans (20

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