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CCC athletes earn NJCAA recognition for work in classroom

Sacha SanguinettiJune 14, 2018

Forty-two Colby Community College student-athletes and six teams earned academic distinction by the National Junior College Athletic Association for the 2017-18 school year. “The hard work of our students and coaches are evident in these results,” said President Dr. Seth Carter. “Our students not only excel athletically, but they do a stellar job academically as well.” To earn NJCAA ...

Pete Hughes hired to lead KSU baseball

Sacha SanguinettiJune 8, 2018

Following is a press release from Kansas State University on the hiring of Pete Hughes as their new head baseball coach. MANHATTAN, Kan. – Pete Hughes, a proven program builder who has accumulated more than 650 victories in 21 seasons as a head coach, was named the 21st head baseball coach at Kansas State, Director of Athletics Gene Taylor announced Friday. Hughes, who will be formally int...

14 Area Golfers Named All Staters

Ross VolkmerJune 4, 2018

The Kansas Golf Coaches Association released their all-state selections on Monday morning. 14 golfers total, from the northwest Kansas region were named all-staters. In 3A, Goodland juniors Garin Ihrig and Ryan Lalicker were named. Ihrig was a 1st teamer with Lalicker a 2nd teamer. Also on the 2nd team was Colby freshman Jason Krannawwitter. Hoxie had four golfers named to the 2A team, all o...

Area Track & Field Athletes Head to Wichita For State

Ross VolkmerMay 24, 2018

WICHITA, KS -- Over 65 plus area athletes will all be in Wichita this Friday & Saturday competing at the nations largest track meet. Northwest Kansas will be well represented at Wichita State's Cessna Stadium as 87 events from 14 area schools qualified at there respected regionals. Colby qualified the most events of any area school with 13. St. Francis has the 2nd most events heading to sta...

Rawlins County Golfers Take State

Ross VolkmerMay 22, 2018

DODGE CITY , KS -- Behind four top ten performances they Rawlins County golf team took home the 1A state title at Dodge City's Mariah Hills. Buffalos were led by freshman Kendrick Woody who placed 5th shooting a 12-0ver, 83. The other three golfers who placed inside the top ten were seniors Jerry Oelschlager who shot a 15-0ver, 86, Maverick Green & Braden Leitner who each shot an 18-over 89...

16 Combined Events From Colby & Goodland Headed to State Track

Ross VolkmerMay 18, 2018

BELOIT, KS -- Colby, Goodland as well as other 3A schools competed at Beloit for an opportunity to win a regional title and head to state. When all was done a combined 16 events from Colby & Goodland will be headed to the state track meet next week. Of those 16 events, four of them, all from Colby, were regional champions. On the girls side: Colby placed 6th with five events placing. Lara M...

2018 All-GWAC Baseball & Softball Teams Announced

Ross VolkmerMay 18, 2018

On Thursday evening the GWAC released there all-league baseball and softball teams. Ten athletes from Goodland and Colby were named for baseball, while eight ladies were named to the softball team. Colby baseball had five players named: Mason Wright (Pitcher), Tucker Branum (Catcher), Zach Hart (Infield), Gage Winger (Honorable Mention Utility)  & JT Zerr (Honorable Mention Pitcher) Goo...

Colby Eagles Baseball Season End at Regionals

Ross VolkmerMay 17, 2018

LAKIN, KS -- Just like there softball team the Colby High School baseball team made some noise in the postseason but came up just one win short of going to state. The Eagles upset the number two seed and host of the regional in Lakin in there first of two games they played on Wednesday afternoon. Colby got up early after two innings of play and led 4-0. But Lakin came back in the next two frame...

Ross VolkmerMay 16, 2018

GOODLAND, KS -- The Colby High School softball team's season came to an end Tuesday night but not before making a little noise at the 3A regional in Goodland. After knocking out the hometown Cowgirls on Monday from the postseason, Colby faced the number one seed Scott City in the semifinals. Colby had dropped both of the early meetings in the season to the Beavers but CHS came into the matchup ...

26 Total Area Golfers Qualify for State at Regionals

Ross VolkmerMay 14, 2018

ATWOOD, NORTON & OBERLIN, KS -- Area golfers across three separate classifications competed yesterday for a chance to go go their respected state tournaments in the coming weeks. At the 3A regional in Norton: Colby & Goodland as teams did not qualify, placing 3rd & 4th respectively. But Colby's Jason Kranawitter shot a ten-over 80 to tie for 5th and qualify as did Goodland's Ryan La...

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