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Northwest Tech Hires Two New Head Coaches

Ross VolkmerJuly 20, 2018

  GOODLAND, KS-- Northwest will have two more brand new head coaches for the 2018-2019 school year. Tuesday, NW Tech announced they had hired Anna Voss to lead the softball program. Voss recently was  at Seward County CC as the pitching coach for last season. Prior to that she worked with pitchers and catcher at Barton CC for previous three years. This will be Voss' first ever head coach...

Trojans name new wrestling coach

Jackson SchneiderJuly 20, 2018

Colby Community College announced the hiring of Mitch Houghton to serve as the next Trojans head wrestling coach. He fills the vacancy left by David Nordhues, who resigned in June. Houghton arrives in Colby after spending the previous four seasons as an assistant wrestling coach at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa. In addition to coaching, he was responsible for coordinat...

New NW Tech Womens Basketball Coach Diving Into First Head Coaching Gig

Ross VolkmerJune 28, 2018

  GOODLAND, KS-- Brock Kimball is just settling into his new job as women's head basketball coach at Northwest Kansas Technical College. In fact, he is so new to the area that he is living in a dorm until he can move into his house. The first time head coach though is hitting the ground running trying to get his program ready for there 1st season in the Jayhawk Conference. He joined Ross V...

New Colby CC AD Settling In at CCC

Ross VolkmerJune 22, 2018

COLBY, KS-- Former Trojan Mike Saddler just completed his first full week of work as Colby Community College's athletics director after taking the position in early May. Saddler joined Ross Volkmer on the Morning Blitz and talked about his decision to come back, the transition and what plans he has going forward for CCC. FULL INTERVIEW: [audio mp3="

CCC athletes earn NJCAA recognition for work in classroom

Jackson SchneiderJune 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

Jackson SchneiderJune 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...




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