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Number one ranked Victoria (26-5) drew the number one seed of the Class 1A – DI volleyball sub-state tournament at Sylvan-Lucas beginning Saturday.

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The Herington Lady Railers prepare to launch their post-season volleyball play Saturday afternoon at the Class 2A Sub-State hosted by Alma-Wabaunsee High School.

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The Abilene Cowgirls Varsity Volleyball team hosted their annual tournament last Saturday and ended up finishing 2nd overall against a strong group of teams.  Abilene finished 2nd in their pool behind the #1 Ranked team in 3A in Smoky Valley. Along with the top ranking in 3A, the Lady Viking…

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The Abilene Cowboys traveled to Augusta last Friday and we’re shut out 28-0.  Abilene playing short handed, was without some of their key players in the game, forcing others to step into action against a very good Oriole team.  With the absence of starting quarterback Stockton Timbrook, the …

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WINFIELD – Rising to the top three of the best singles players in the state, Chapman sophomore Elysia Frieze made her mark Saturday in Winfield and set herself on the path for better things to come in her high school future.

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The Abilene Cowgirls finished the league season on the road at Concordia, and all three squads ended up sweeping the Lady Panthers .  With the  Varsity’s two wins against Concordia and Clay Center’s two wins against Wamego, Clay Center finished 1st in league and Abilene finished in 2nd, plac…

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The Abilene Longhorn 8th grade football team beat Marysville 34-0 to finish the season undefeated at 7-0.  The 8th Graders out scored their opponents on the season 232-12 

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CLAY CENTER – Senior running back Eli Riegel spearheaded the Chapman High School offense Friday night as the Irish rallied for a 20-19 win over the Clay Center Tigers on the road.

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After not playing a complete North Central Kansas League football schedule in nearly five years, the Abilene Cowboys will open the 2022 football season with Class 3A Marysville to begin the four-game home slate at Cowboys Stadium. 

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association recently announced the district assignments for the 2022 – 2023 football seasons.

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The Abilene Cowgirls hosted Marysville for an NCKL matchup and ended up splitting on Senior Night.  The Cowgirls took control of the entire first set and and won both games convincingly 25-22 and 25-18.  “I was happy with the way the girls came out ready to go and play aggressively” said coa…

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ELLSWORTH – The Chapman Irish boys cross country team finished fourth as team at the Cross-Country Meet in Ellsworth this week.

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The Abilene Cowgirls varsity volleyball team defeated all three opponents over the weekend at the Hays quad. Those teams attending along with Abilene were Hays, Salina South, and Norton. 

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The Abilene Cowboys fell to a very talented Hays High Indians last Friday night at home. The Indians controlled and dominated the game from the start, gaining 427 yards of total offense, and defensively shutting down Abilene’s offense. Led by athletes that have multiple Division 1 college fo…

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TOPEKA – The Kansas State High School Activities Association announced the finalized plans for post season competition in Cross Country and Volleyball this week.

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SOLOMON – It was tough going for the Solomon Gorillas Friday night as Bennington ran by them 50-0 in a 1A DI District 4 football game.

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COUNCIL GROVE – Beautiful sunshine and scenery greeted runners at Council Grove Lake and Drew Elliott crossed the finish line in second place to lead the Fighting Irish to fourth place at the Council Grove Cross Country meet Thursday afternoon. 

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The Abilene Cowgirls traveled to Wamego Tuesday evening for an NCKL Volleyball matchup and ended up sweeping the Lady Red Raiders.  All three of the Abilene squads, including Varsity, Junior Varsity, and C Team ended up winning their matches.   

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The Abilene Cowgirls hosted the Clay Center Lady Tigers in a NCKL dual last Thursday evening and ended up splitting matches.   The Cowgirls knew the challenge they had ahead of them, with Clay Center recently playing very well.  The Lady Tigers had just defeated the ranked Smoky Valley girls…

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Comments by Coach Diana Wildman: 1 Singles Selena Espinoza 1st place 3-1. Selena beat Chapman 6-0, Trego 6-0, and Ellsworth 7-5. Her only loss was to another Ellsworth player 5-7. Selena did a great job moving the ball around and being very consistent all day. 

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LAWRENCE – Hundreds of cross-country runners descended on Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence Saturday to participate in the Rim Rock Farm Classic sponsored by the University of Kansas.

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The Abilene 7th grade football team stunned Salina South, Thursday night, with an improbable 24-20 last second victory in Salina.  The Longhorns improved to 3-1 with the victory over the Cougars.  The two teams did not play last season because of Covid.

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The Abilene Cowboys hosted the Christ Prep Patriots on Homecoming night last Friday. The visiting Patriots from the Kansas City area are private and not eligible in the KSHSAA play off system.  

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SOLOMON – The Solomon Gorillas improved to 3-1 Friday night as they ran past county rival Herington 46-26 in Solomon.

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CHAPMAN – Chapman senior running back Eli Riegel tore up the turf as he ran for four touchdowns to lead the Fighting Irish to a 48-16 win over North Central Kansas League foe Marysville Friday night in Chapman.

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TOPEKA – Last month at the USD 443 Board of Education meeting, Abilene director of athletics Will Burton presented the proposal for expansion of the North Central Kansas League and hinted that maybe Abilene might slip down a classification in football due to enrollment numbers taken on Septe…

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