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Abilene native James Wilson has qualified for the Olympic Trials to compete in the upcoming Olympics. Wilson, a graduate of the University of Kansas has three years coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level; two years at the University of Tulsa and one at KU. He has worked with numero…

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CONCORDIA – Chapman senior Zach Ferris is the defending Class 4A state runner up at 220 pounds after reaching the podium last year. Ferris repeated as Regional Champion on Saturday and he will represent the Irish in Salina.

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CLAY CENTER – The Clay Center Lady Tigers jumped out to early lead and went on to roll past the Abilene Cowgirls 55-25 Friday night in Clay Center.

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HAYS – The young Hays High Indian basketball team put together a terrific game plan that included a swarming shut down zone defense on the Abilene Cowboys Tuesday night in Hays. The Indians won the contest 56-46 to stop a four-game win streak by Abilene.

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HAYS – Down nine points heading to the fourth quarter, the Abilene Cowgirls mounted a tenacious rally but fell just short in a 47-44 loss at the home the Hays High School Lady Indians.

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The Abilene High School Boys Power Lifting team won the Emporia Meet Saturday in Emporia.

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MCPHERSON – Chapman sophomore Chelsey Armbruster captured fourth place at the ‘first ever’ Girls Regional Wrestling Tournament in McPherson over the weekend.

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Chapman JV 120 - Chris Lasluisa’s place is 6th and has scored 3.0 team

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After needing two over times to get a win at Wamego earlier in the season, the Abilene Cowboys set the record straight with a dominating win 70-34 over the Red Raiders Friday in Abilene.

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Abilene junior Abi Lillard scored 10 of her game high, a career high 20 points in the first half and sophomore Jenna Hayes had seven as the Cowgirls took a 17-15 half-time lead against NCKL contender Wamego Red Raiders Friday night in Abilene.

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A ‘sweetheart of a deal’ was accepted by the Abilene School Board to engage in a contract with Mammoth Construction of Meriden for construction of a ‘new’ track and turf football field with major upgrades to Cowboy Stadium at a special meeting Friday morning, Valentine’s Day.

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Chapman sophomore Chelsey Armbruster finished fourth in her weight class, 235, at Girls West Regional in McPherson. She will represent Chapman High School in the first ever Girls State Wrestling Tournament sponsored by the Kansas High School Activities Association on Thursday, Feb. 27 in Salina.

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The first ever girls wrestling post season begins today sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Prior to this year, girls wrestling was not sanctioned by KSHSAA. The state tournaments held were unofficial.

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CHAPMAN – The Chapman Lady Irish got a last minute layup for a two-point win over North Central Kansas League opponent Wamego 39-37 Tuesday night in Chapman.

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COUNCIL GROVE – After leading by 10 at half time, the Abilene Cowboys came storming out of the locker room with a 23 point third-quarter performance that enabled them to hold off a fourth quarter comeback by the Council Grove Braves in a 65-54 win Tuesday night on the road.

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COUNCIL GROVE – The Council Grove Lady Braves used a strong second half performance to rally past the Abilene Cowgirls for their 10th win of the season Tuesday night in Council Grove.

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Four Chapman High School seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and participate in collegiate athletics. Pictured from left, Peyton Suther signed with Pittsburg State for Track and Field, Jackson Greenwood signed with Dodge City Community College to play f…

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MARYSVILLE – The Abilene Cowboys returned to the top of the North Central Kansas League with an avenging win over the Marysville Bulldogs Friday night on the road. The Cowboys avenged a 10-point loss at home with a huge 15-point win, 66-51, at Marysville.

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It was senior night for the Abilene Cowboy wrestling team and with two matches remaining the Cowboys held a 32-26 lead over the always-tough Clay Center Tigers.

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CHAPMAN – The Clay Center Tigers picked up a North Central Kansas League win Tuesday night over the Chapman Fighting Irish 48-31 in Chapman.

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CHAPMAN – In what was probably one of the best high school girls basketball game in the state Tuesday night, two ranked Class 4A teams battled for sub-state seeding rights and the North Central Kansas League title race as the Chapman Lady Irish defeated Clay Center 50-48 in a nail biting fin…

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After playing evenly for the first eight minutes, the Abilene Cowboys put some distance between themselves and the Clay Center Tigers before having to regroup and hold off a Tiger rally late in the game.

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Despite an epic career night performance from senior captain Beth Holmes, the Abilene Cowgirls couldn’t get over the hump against the NCKL leading Clay Center. The Tigers remained undefeated in conference play and currently sits in fifth in Class 4A West standings. Monday they defeated Abile…

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A strong second half rally by the Abilene Cowboys fell just short as the sixth ranked Thomas Moore Prep Monarchs won 66-60 Friday night in Abilene.

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If anyone thought the Lady Monarchs of Thomas Moore Prep – Marion were not going to be a good basketball team because of the 4-8 record they established this season, think again.

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The TMP Monarchs of Hays completed a sweep of Abilene Friday night with a barnburner in the boy’s game. The highly ranked team in Class 3A showed why they have 10 games in a row as they held on to defeat Abilene 66-60 in Abilene.

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Needing every point they could muster, the Abilene Cowboys got by the number three ranked Marysville Bulldogs Thursday evening 40-37 in an NCKL wrestling dual.

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After winning two of three games at the Salina Invitational Tournament over the weekend and bringing home third place, the Abilene Cowboys were afraid of a little let down in a Tuesday game against Concordia. The Cowboys started flat and sluggish but rebounded with a 25-0 run to end the firs…

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