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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...

Colby Softball Advances While Goodland’s Season Ends

Ross VolkmerMay 14, 2018

GOODLAND, KS -- After taking both meetings in the regular season the Colby Lady Eagle softball team won again over their rival Goodland when it mattered most, in the postseason. Monday, Colby defeated Goodland in Goodland in the first round of the 3A regionals, 12-8. Colby got up big early leading 9-0 before Goodland chipped away and got it down to just a one run deficit after a rain delay befo...

Cowboys Season Comes To An End, Colby Advances

Ross VolkmerMay 14, 2018

LAKIN, KS-- The Goodland Cowboys baseball season came to an end on Monday afternoon as they fell in the first round of the 3A Lakin Regional to Scott City, 4-2. Goodland bats were kept silent all day as GHS was held to just one hit by Scott City starter Kevin Herman. Herman went the distance allowing two runs and striking out 11 Cowboys and had a no-hitter through four innings. Goodland's lo...

Oakley Athletes Compete at League Championships

Ross VolkmerMay 11, 2018

OAKLEY, KS-- The Plainsmen track teams didn't have to travel far to compete in the Mid-Continent League meet. In fact, it was just outside schools doors. Oakley boys took home 8th place with eight guys placing inside the top six, including three in the 800 alone. Senior Jace Engel won the 800. Lady Plainsmen finished in the 7th spot with eight ladies placing in individual events. Jordyn Lowr...

Hoxie Golfers Take Home NWKL Title

Ross VolkmerMay 11, 2018

ATWOOD, KS-- Hoxie boys golf continued there great 2018 season by capturing there league championship Thursday at the Atwood Country Club. Led by Colton Heskett, who took home 1st place with a 79, the Indians placed five of their six golfers inside the top 12. Rawlins County, who finished 10 strokes behind Hoxie, was led by Braden Leitner who finished 2nd with an 81. Ten of the top 11 placers w...

St. Francis boys & Hoxie girls runaway with NWKL Track Championships

Ross VolkmerMay 11, 2018

ST. FRANCIS, KS-- All eight GWAC schools met in St. Francis Wednesday for there annual league meet. St. Francis boys dominated winning 12 of 18 events scored 209 points, 109 more points than the 2nd place team in Dighton. Hoxie girls victory was not as convincing but still scored 133.5 total points, winning six of the 18 events. Rawlins County was not too far behind with 100 points.  ...

Goodland golf comes up just short of GWAC title

Ross VolkmerMay 11, 2018

HUGOTON, KS-- Four strokes was all that separated Goodland and the 2018 GWAC golf champion Ulysses as the Tigers held on to win by four strokes Thursday afternoon. Cowboys Garin Ihrig shot a 76 to place 1st and take home the individual title. Ihrig's teammate Ryan Lalicker lost in a playoff to Ulysses Austin Perez to place 3rd. Colby was led by Carter Stanley who shot an 86 and edged out tea...




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