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The 2020 North Central Kansas League champion Abilene Cowboys netted three players on the league’s All-League First Team announced recently.
Abilene senior Will Stroda was recently named to the North Central Kansas League All-League Wrestling Team for the fourth consecutive year. Stroda was the league champion at 126 and finished off his career with his fourth Class 4A State Tournament medal ending his illustrious high school career.
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Following the announcement from the Dickinson County Health Department delaying Abilene schools from reopening after Spring break until March 30, Abilene High School director of athletics Will Burton informed his coaching staff that there will be no organized school sanctioned practices (whe…
SALINA – The defending Class 4A State Champion Shawnee Mission Bishop Miege Lady Stangs pulled away from the Chapman Lady Irish late in the second half to win the quarterfinal matchup 60-45 Wednesday night in the late game in Salina at the 4A State Basketball Tournament.
The number seven seed Clay Center Lady Tigers battled the number two seed Eudora Cardinals to 20-21 half time score in Wednesday opener of the Class 4A Girls State Basketball Tournament at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina. Clay Center went on to upset the two-seed Cardinals 47-42 to …
KANSAS CITY – The Abilene Cowboys earned third place in the Class 4A State Power Lifting Meet held at Kansas City Piper High School on Saturday.
BUHLER – It was a game that will linger in the minds and memories of the Abilene Cowboys for a long while as questions keep creeping in. What if Abilene would have had home court advantage? What if it make s just three more free throws? What if the shots that normally drop would have gone in?
CHAPMAN – The Chapman Lady Irish basketball team defeated Andale 47-41 Friday night in the Class 4A sub-state championship game in Chapman.
CLAY CENTER – Fighting to the very end, the Abilene Cowgirls put up a valiant effort that came up just short against the North Central Kansas League co-champion Clay Center Lady Tigers 39-29 Friday night in the Class 4A Sub-State Tournament finals at Clay Center.
BUHLER – It is a game that will live in the memories for a while as the question will come, what if? The Buhler Crusaders edged the Abilene Cowboys 56-54 in the Class 4A Sub-State Championship Saturday night at Buhler.
Chapman senior McKenna Kirkpatrick led the Lady Irish to a 47-41 win over Andale Friday night in the Class 4A Sub-State finals Kirkpatrick had a game high 20 points.
CLAY CENTER – Fighting to the very end, the Abilene Cowgirls put up a valiant effort that came up short against the North Central Kansas League co-champion Clay Center Lady Tigers 39-29 Friday night in the Class 4A Sub-State finals at Clay Center.
Abilene head coach Terry Taylor said he had never seen a comeback in his 40 plus years of coaching like the Cowboys pulled off Wednesday night to advance to the Class 4A sub-state finals. Down 22 points late in the third quarter, Abilene rattled off a 25-0 run to gain the lead and the moment…
In the biggest comeback in Abilene head coach Terry Taylor’s memory, the Abilene Cowboys rallied from down 22 points late in the third quarter to earn a five-point win 49-44 over Circle High School Wednesday night. With the win, Abilene advances to the sub-state finals Saturday night to play…
WAMEGO – Coaches have said forever that defense wins championships. The Abilene Cowgirls pulled off probably the biggest upset of the night Tuesday as it used a smothering 3-2 zone defense to shut down a potent Wamego Lady Raider offense 32-19 in Class 4A girls sub-state action.
CHAPMAN – Trailing by two after the first quarter, the Chapman Lady Irish mounted a hug comeback in the second period for 45-34 win over 13th seed Winfield Tuesday night.
WAMEGO – The Abilene Cowgirls pulled off the biggest upset in the state tonight with a dominating win over the number three seed Wamego Lady Raiders 32-19 in Wamego.
CHAPMAN – After winning the regular season North Central Kansas League crown, the undefeated Abilene 8th grade Longhorn boys basketball team won the end of season NCKL tournament in Chapman.
SALINA – Chapman High School senior Zach Ferris finished his high school wrestling career with a fourth place finish at the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament in Salina.
SALINA – Abilene High School senior Will Stroda completed his high school wrestling career as a four-time state medalist. Stroda placed third Saturday at the Class 4A championships in Salina at Tony’s Pizza Events Center.
The Hays High Indians completed a sweep of Abilene Thursday night with a ‘heartbreaking’ last second shot by T.J. Nunnery 49-47 Thursday night in Abilene.
SALINA – Thursday was a day for ‘firsts’ as Abilene earned two state wrestling medals in the ‘first ever’ Girls State Wrestling Tournament in Salina.
Wanting to “go out with a bang” Abilene senior Will Stroda will hit the mats Friday and Saturday at the Class 4A State Wrestling Tournament in Salina for the final time in high school career.
It was the final game of the North Central Kansas League for the Abilene Cowgirls and the Lady Irish of Chapman Tuesday night in Abilene. The Lady Irish fought off a dramatic attack by the Cowgirls to hold on for a 44-35 win that gave them a share of the NCKL girls’ title for 2019-2020. It w…
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…
The Abilene Cowboys used a 10-0 run late in the third quarter to rally for the lead and separate themselves from cross county rival Chapman 59-48 Tuesday night in Abilene.
CONCORDIA – The Abilene Cowboy wrestling team garnered six state qualifiers Saturday afternoon at the Class 4A Regional Tournament held in Concordia.
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.
CLAY CENTER – The Abilene Cowboys securely grabbed at least a share of the North Central Kansas League crown Friday night with a thundering 59-30 win over Clay Center on the road.
CLAY CENTER – The Abilene Cowboys claimed at least a share of the NCKL League title Friday night with a 59-30 win at Clay Center.
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.
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.
HAYS – The Abilene Cowgirls staged a come from behind rally to take a lead late in the fourth quarter at Hays on Tuesday only to fall just short in a 47-44 loss to Hays.
MCPHERSON – Competing for the first time in a Kansas State High School Activities Association sanctioned regional tournament, nearly two-hundred high school girl wrestlers representing 70 high schools in the West half of the state competed for the chance to move on to the ‘first ever’ girls …