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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Abilene Cowboys picked up its second win of the season over NCKL opponent Wamego, but this time Abilene dominated 70-34.
It will be a ‘Mammoth’ project – but Abilene Public Schools agreed in principle to have Mammoth Construction Company of Meriden, KS to begin work updating and remodeling Cowboy Stadium.
CHAPMAN – The Abilene Cowboys finished the regular season with a 54-28 dual win over rival Chapman Thursday night in the District Gym in Chapman.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
MARYSVILLE – The Abilene Cowgirls got a career shooting night from sophomore Jenna Hayes but still fell in a hard fought road contest at Marysville 42-38 Friday night.
MARYVILLE – The Abilene Cowboys knew going into Friday night’s game at Marysville if they wanted a chance to win the NCKL conference they had to win on the Bulldogs home court. They did just that with a dominating win 66-51 to take control of the conference with three games remaining.
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.
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…
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.
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…
The Abilene Cowboys had to hold off a Clay Center Tiger basketball team that had a night shooting threes in the 52-45 Cowboy win Monday night.
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.
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.
MARYSVILLE – The Chapman Fighting Irish wrestling team lost a double dual wrestling match to Marysville and Riley County at Marysville Tuesday.
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…