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Workers move parts of the west side bleachers in preparation for new seating to be installed at Cowboy Stadium in Abilene. Following the removal of the existing bleachers a new pad will be laid for the construction of new seating by Mammoth Sports Construction as well a a new track and turf …

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CHAPMAN ­— The Abilene Rebels baseball team traveled to Chapman this past Monday for a double-header and came away with a split. In a great opening game between the two teams, Abilene got the 2-1 victory, but Chapman got the win in the nightcap, 8-0.

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Workers from Mammoth Sports Construction have returned to work at Abilene’s Cowboy Stadium this week after a short delay while acquiring permits.

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The Abilene Rebels baseball team played Clay Center 17U last Friday night in Abilene. The double-header was originally scheduled to be played in Clay Center, but their field was too wet from overnight rains, and the double-header was moved to Abilene.

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The Abilene Rebels baseball team hosted Hillsboro for a double-header Tuesday night, and came up short in both games. Hillsboro won the opener 10-7 and finished off the sweep with an 11-5 victory.

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The Abilene Rebels hosted Chapman for their home opener Thursday night and dropped both games of the double-header to the visitors in front of a good-sized crowd.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Abilene Rebels baseball team opened up its season with a road trip to Minneapolis Tuesday night for a double-header, and came away with a split.

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Representatives for the Cody Whitehair Youth Football Camp that was scheduled for late June in Abilene released an update postponing the camp until the summer of 2021.

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Chapman High School’s Peyton Suther and McKenna Kirkpatrick were named Kansas Volleyball Association All-Stars on Tuesday and were selected to participate in the 2020 KVA All-Star Match.

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For the first time since mid-March, Abilene High School and Middle School athletes have been able to gather and practice together in sports activities.

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This time a year ago, Kansas State sophomore Sydney Burton was relishing running with her Abilene High School teammates and moving to the podium to gather gold in the Class 4A 4x800m Relay at the State High School Track and Field Meet.

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Demolition during day two at Abilene’s Cowboy Stadium had Mammoth Construction workers removing the running track while demo continued on the grandstands. Work was being done Wednesday, May 27.

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“I am really excited to bring a football camp to Abilene this summer,” Cody Whitehair said last week while in Abilene attending the groundbreaking of the Mammoth Construction project at Cowboy Stadium.

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Heavy equipment from Boyd’s Construction of Abilene began the demolition phase of the Abilene Cowboy Stadium project Tuesday morning (May 26) in Abilene. After removing the press box in the late morning hours, workers began the official tear down of the ‘old brick structure’ that was the loc…

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Like many communities across the state that had not canceled summer activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Abilene City Manager Jane Foltz needed Governor Laura Kelley’s plan to re-open the state before making a decision about Abilene’s recreation calendar for the summer of 2020.

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The next sound coming from Cowboy Stadium will not be the sound of starting pistols starting races at the Abilene Invitational Track meet but the sound of construction equipment as Mammoth Construction will begin to install a new professional track surface and turf football field.

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The Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo committee realizes the struggles our rodeo fans, sponsors and volunteers have gone through with the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Our hearts go out to those of you who have lost jobs and work, who are under stay-at-home orders, or who might have gotten the virus.

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After 13 seasons at the helm of the Abilene High School basketball program, the Abilene Schools Board of Education voted to non-renew the contract of head coach Terry Taylor during a special board meeting Wednesday morning.

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