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SOLOMON – It took two extra periods to settle the score between two Dickinson County rivals Friday night in the first round of Class 1A Sub-State basketball action.

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SALINA – Chapman sophomore Chelsey Armbruster finished second in the state at the Girls Division II State Wrestling Championships Friday in Saline.

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SALINA – Freshman Tucker Cell and senior Brandon Parker will be making their first high school qualification for the state wrestling tournament for the Abilene Cowboys while sophomore Braden Wilson gets his second try state medals.

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Abilene High School seniors Kaden Coup and Robbie Keener have signed their National Letter of Intent to attend Kansas Wesleyan University to continue their education and play baseball. Coup (left) is the son of Kerry and Patti Coup of Abilene. Also attending the signing was Kaden’s brother K…

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CHAPMAN – Leading by 22 points heading to the fourth quarter, the Abilene Cowboys survived a hectic comeback by the Chapman Fighting Irish and their own lack luster play to edge the Irish 60-50 Tuesday night on the road.

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CHAPMAN – The Abilene Cowgirls bounced back after a 52-19 thumping by the Lady Tigers of Clay Center to get a much-needed 38-20 victory over the Lady Irish of Chapman Tuesday night on the road.

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The Abilene Middle School’s 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams took it to Fort Riley Monday afternoon in the opening rounds of the 2021 NCKL Basketball Tournament winning both contests. Abilene hosted the Fort Riley Troopers in the AHS gym. Top: Levi Evans (2) guards the Trooper ball ha…

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Trailing by two headed to the fourth quarter, the Abilene Cowboys turned the tables on much improved Clay Center Tigers to out score them 21-11 in the final eight minutes. In doing so, the Cowboys completed the season sweep with a 69-61 win to snap a two-game losing streak.

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GARNET – Chapman sophomore Chelsey Armbruster (10-1) won the 235 bracket at the Division II Girls Sub-State Wrestling Tournament at Anderson County High School in Garnet last week.

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The second ranked Clay Center Tigers played like a state championship bound team Friday as the clawed up the Abilene Cowgirls 52-19 Friday night in Abilene.

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Trailing by two headed to the fourth quarter, the Abilene Cowboys turned the tables on much improved Clay Center Tigers to outscore them 21-11 in the final eight minutes. In doing so, the Cowboys completed the season sweep with a 69-61 win to snap a two-game losing streak.

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The wrestle-off post season that is 2021 continues this week as sub-states take place across the state.

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Two members of the AHS Girls’ Wrestling team have been preparing for the Division II Sub-State Tournament that takes place Friday in Ellis. Skyleigh Pflaster and Lyndsey Buechman are one step away from returning to the state tournament.

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The Abilene High School freshmen boys basketball team has extended its winning streak to 45 games in a row. This team has played competition basketball since the seventh grade. Michael Williey and Tyler Bryson coached them in seventh grade and Tim Klein and Troy Palenske coached them at Abil…

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It didn’t take long for the number one ranked team in Class 5A to put distance between themselves and the Abilene Cowboys, as the Hays High Indians shot out to a 10-point lead after one enroute to a 59-45 win in Abilene Tuesday night.

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A hungry bunch of Hays High Lady Indians wanting a victory in the worst way ran past the Abilene Cowgirls 38-22 in Abilene Tuesday night.

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TOWANDA – The Chapman Fighting Irish wrestling team took three qualifiers to the Class 4A Regional Tournament Saturday at Circle High School. Sophomore Justin Wisner-McLane finished fourth at 145 and will advance to the sub-state tournament this Saturday in McPherson.

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WAMEGO – It’s a trend that is becoming all too familiar for the Abilene Cowboys and its coaching staff and it happened again Friday night at Wamego. The Cowboys led by five points with 1:14 left to play only to watch the Red Raiders rally to win by one 57-56.

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ROSSVILLE – The Chapman High School girls wrestling team saw all three of its competitors advance to the Class 4A Sub-State next week at Anderson-County.

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WAMEGO – It was another hard fought battle for the Abilene Cowgirls but they couldn’t keep pace with the Wamego Red Raiders Friday in a 45-31 loss at Wamego.

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TOWANDA – After a very long, very full day of wrestling, the Abilene Cowboys will send six regional qualifiers to the next round of the Class 4A Wrestling post-season tournaments.

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WAMEGO – In a trend that is becoming all too familiar for the Abilene Cowboys and their coaching staff happened again Friday night at Wamego. Abilene led by five points with 1:14 left to play only to watch the Red Raiders rally to win by one at 57-56.

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TOWANDA – Round two of the 2020-2021 girls wrestling season is schedule for Saturday afternoon as Kansas high schools in Class 1A through 4A send qualifiers to one of four regional tournaments. Girls in Class 5A and 6A will be assigned to four other regional sites.

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TOWANDA – Friday afternoon wrestlers will be back in action as the Cowboys and Fighting Irish qualifiers head to Circle High School for one of the four Class 4A Regional Tournaments.

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A proposal to increase spectator attendance at Abilene home games for the remainder of the school year was approved by the USD 443 Board of Education on Monday evening.

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CONCORDIA – After suffering a heart breaking loss to Marysville on a buzzer beating shot on Friday, the Abilene Cowboys rallied from down seven points with 1:44 remaining in the game Monday night to escape the Jungle with a 59-57 win over the Concordia Panthers.

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WAMEGO – The Chapman Fighting Irish wrestling team qualified three wrestlers at Saturday’s District 4 Tournament at Wamego.

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WAMEGO – On a cold, snowy Saturday afternoon, the Abilene Cowboys wrestling team finished third in a tight battle for the team championship and the Cowboys qualified eight wrestlers for the next round of competition at regionals next Friday.

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When you are blessed to have a tall post player, you keep feeding her the ball. That’s exactly what the Marysville Lady Bulldogs did Friday night especially in the fourth quarter as they edged the improving Abilene Cowgirls 39-32 in Abilene.

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Marysville senior Ben Kirkland thrust daggers into the heart of the Abilene Cowboys Friday night with a buzzer beating jump shot that gave the Bulldogs a 51-50 come from behind win in Abilene.

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Today begins the 2021 wrestling post season for Kansas High School wrestlers. Both girls and boys teams across the state will be in action beginning today or Saturday afternoon.

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After starting slowly and trailing by seven after the first quarter, the Abilene Cowboys stomped on the throttle for a rally that gave them an 18-point lead at one time and they held on for the 62-55 victory over the Minneapolis Lions Tuesday in Abilene.

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The Abilene Cowgirl basketball team earned a confidence-building win at home Tuesday night 36-33 over Minneapolis. Coming off Friday’s 68-21 lopsided loss to Thomas Moore Prep, Tuesday’s win lifted the Cowgirls spirit.

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Rural Vista boys beat Northern Heights 47-37 on Thursday. With the win Rural Vista moved their record to 4-7 on the season.

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HAYS – After not playing since Jan. 18, the Abilene Cowboys ventured to the hostile environment of the Thomas Moore Prep field house Friday where they came away with a 68-60 over the Monarchs.

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