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Lady Eagles Win Orange & Black Third Place Game; Eagle Boys Toppled in Title Game

Dan LuceroJanuary 23, 2021

Both the Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles earned podium finishes at the 36th Annual Orange & Black Classic in Colby this weekend. The Lady Eagles wrapped up their week with a 54-27 trouncing of Ulysses in the third place game, while the Colby boys' bid for their first ever Orange & Black championship fell short in a 56-47 loss to Hays. The Lady Eagles left no doubt about the third place con...

Eagles Advance to Orange & Black Championship Game; Lady Eagles Fall in OT Thriller

Dan LuceroJanuary 22, 2021

For just the third time in the 36-year history of the Orange & Black Classic, the Colby Eagle boys will play in the championship game. The Eagles topped Beloit 55-41 in the pool play finale on Friday night at the Community Building to go 2-0 in the pool and move into Saturday's championship game. The Colby Lady Eagles will play for third place on Saturday after they lost an overtime thrille...

Eagles, Lady Eagles Victorious in First Orange & Black Games

Dan LuceroJanuary 21, 2021

The Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles each rode stifling defense and balanced scoring to first-game wins at the 36th Annual Orange & Black Classic on Thursday night at the Community Building. The Lady Eagles used a dominant third quarter to pull away from Beloit, 47-26, in first-round bracket play, while the Eagle boys wore down Osborne 44-28 in their first of two pool play contests. Colby's ...

Eagles Earn Hoops Sweep in Ulysses

Dan LuceroJanuary 16, 2021

In the first Great West Activities Conference games of their seasons, the Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles came out victorious. The Lady Eagles stifled the Ulysses Lady Tigers 45-20 and the Eagles held off the Tiger boys 63-57 in Ulysses on Friday night. There were no lead changes in the girls contest, as Colby leapt out to an 11-0 first-quarter advantage and never looked back. They pushed the l...

Colby Loses Pair of Heartbreakers in Goodland

Dan LuceroJanuary 12, 2021

In two down-to-the-wire games at the Max Jones Fieldhouse in Goodland, the Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles were bested by their closest rivals on Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles saw an eight-game winning streak against the Cowgirls snapped in a 50-47 loss, while the Eagle boys had their five-game winnings streak against the Cowboys come to an end in a 67-65 overtime defeat. The girls game saw bo...

Eagles, Lady Eagles Defeated in Dodge City

Dan LuceroJanuary 9, 2021

The Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles resumed their 2020-21 seasons on the hardwood with a visit to Dodge City to take on the Class 6A Red Demons and Lady Demons on Friday night. Though both Colby teams started brightly, they were both worn down by a barrage of three-pointers and suffered defeat, with the Lady Eagles falling 62-37 and the Eagle boys losing by a 69-47 score. The girls contest saw Col...

Colby Basketball Plays of the Month – December

Dan LuceroDecember 22, 2020

The Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles head into the holiday break on a winning note after triumphs over Scott City last Friday night at the Community Buildings. Both teams hold identical 3-2 records with their next game scheduled for January 8th at Dodge City. While we wait for Colby hoops to re-take the hardwood, here's an audio look back at some of the best sounds and top plays from the first part...

Eagles Sweep Scott City to Wrap Up 2020

Dan LuceroDecember 19, 2020

The Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball teams concluded the 2020 portions of their schedules in very similar fashion at the Community Building on Friday night, rallying back from second-half deficits and dominating with defense in the fourth quarter to score victories over visiting Scott City. In the girls game, Colby trailed by nine points early in the third frame before Emma Curry and Bro...

Colby Boys Third, Girls Fifth at Topside Tip-Off

Dan LuceroDecember 14, 2020

The Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball teams both emerged from this past weekend's Topside Tip-Off tournament in Goodland with a pair of wins, moving their records to 2-2 on the season. The girls rebounded from a first round loss to take fifth while the boys earned a third-place finish. On Thursday night, the Lady Eagles had the tough task of slowing down Class 4A #3 Nickerson and their st...

Eagles, Lady Eagles Drop Season Openers to Liberal

Dan LuceroDecember 6, 2020

The Colby Eagles and Lady Eagles began their 2020-21 basketball seasons with tough tests as class 6A Liberal came to the Community Building. Though both Eagle squads were shorthanded, they battled to the end before succumbing. The Lady Eagles fell 41-30 and the Eagle boys were 49-47 losers in overtime. Without two-year starting point guard Brooklyn Jones, the Lady Eagles had their hands full wi...

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