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Abilene senior Hannah Willey has signed with Washburn University to continue her education and play basketball. The All-League, All State guard/forward was joined by her family, friends and Abilene coaches during her signing Monday in the Abilene High School Media Center. Pictured with Hanna…

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Two members of the Chapman High School Lady Irish volleyball team senior Sydne Marshall and junior Peyton Suther were recognized recently by the North Central Kansas League as All-League for 2018. They both were also named All State by the Wichita Eagle.

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SOLOMON — The Solomon Gorillas have an opportunity to avenge their only loss of the season Friday night with a win over Canton-Galva in the semifinals of the Class 8-Man I football playoffs. With a win, the Gorillas would also make their first appearance at the championship game for the Dick…

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Abilene High School senior Sydney Burton has signed a national letter of intent to continue her education and compete in track and cross country for the Wildcats. Burton is the defending Class 4A state champion in 800 M and recently placed fifth in the Class 4A State Cross Country Meet. Pict…

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SOLOMON – After rallying for a four-point win last Friday night at Madison to stay alive in the 8-Man Division I state football playoffs, the Solomon Gorillas are busy preparing for another road contest this week at Argonia.

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MOUNTAIN HOME – An Arkansas fishing mark that had held for nearly 33 years finally fell recently when a Kansas angler making an annual trek with friends to the White River pulled in a cutthroat trout weighing 10 pounds, 2 ounces. The catch was certified by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commissi…

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WAMEGO – Running her final high school cross country race, Abilene senior Sydney Burton saved her best for last as she ran a career best fifth-place finish at the Class 4A State Cross Country Meet Saturday in Wamego.

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Beating a team twice in one season in high school football is a tough assignment. Especially when the two teams are fairly similar in talent and the two teams just played a week ago with a down-to-the-wire finish.

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Abilene quarterback Jackson Randles (15) gets the handoff to running back James Mayden (20) who follows the block by Dakotah Whiteley (11).

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SOLOMON – After raining all day Thursday, the Solomon Gorillas mastered the wet and slick Paul Brown Jr. Memorial Stadium turf to roll past the Maranatha Christian Academy Eagles 52-6 in the district round football game played at Solomon.

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PRATT – The 2018 volleyball season came to a close for the Abilene Cowgirls Saturday afternoon in Pratt at the hands Class 4A II 2017 State Champion Topeka Hayden.

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LEAVENWORTH – Chapman’s Taylor Briggs and Aaron Modrow defended their regional cross country championships Friday at the Class 4A Regional Cross Country Meet in Leavenworth.

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It wasn’t a pretty game by either team as eight fumbles and five interceptions resulting in 12 turnovers but the Abilene Cowboys rallied for a big 26-21 win over the Ulysses Tigers Friday night in Abilene.

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Trailing 14-8 at halftime, the Abilene Cowboys turned timely mistakes by the Ulysses Tigers and some big plays on defense to rally to defeat the Tigers 26-21 on senior night at Cowboy Stadium.

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SOLOMON – Power hitting, blocks at the net and senior leadership led the Solomon Gorillas to the Class 1A Regional Volleyball championship Tuesday night in Solomon.

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The Solomon Lady Gorillas defeated Southern Cloud 25-17, 25-19 in their opening round win of the Class 1A Regional Volleyball Tournament Tuesday afternoon in Solomon. At left, Dara Robertson (10) and Emily Thompson (26) team up for a block at the net of Southern Cloud’s Ashton Cooper (3). At…

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Abilene’s doubles team of senior Kylie Coup and junior Shiann Olberding (33-4) battled in the finals of the Class 4A State Tennis Tournament to earn fourth place on Monday in Topeka. The Abilene pair took the first set of the semifinals match against Wellington before the eventual state runn…

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