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2020 Rocking M Media Simulated Bracket Challenge

Jackson SchneiderMarch 24, 2020

The 2020 NCAA Tournament may have been canceled, but at Rocking M Media we still crave March Madness! We went through and updated rosters and ratings on throwback video game College Hoops 2K8. The games will feature this year’s projected teams and players. Can you predict the winner of the computer vs. computer simulation? If so, you could win $1,500 cash! The games will be played out live...

2020 Rocking M Media Simulated Bracket Challenge

Jackson SchneiderMarch 23, 2020

The 2020 NCAA Tournament may have been canceled, but at Rocking M Media we still crave March Madness! We went through and updated rosters and ratings on throwback video game College Hoops 2K8. The games will feature this year's projected teams and players. Can you predict the winner of the computer vs. computer simulation? If so, you could win $1,500 cash! The games will be played out live a...

NWKTC President Ben Schears Touches on COVID-19’s Impact

Ross VolkmerMarch 19, 2020

Northwest Kansas Technical College President Ben Schears joined Curtis Duncan on Thursday morning to talk about how the Coronavirus has impacted his college and the rest of the 2020 spring semester plus much more. Listen below for the entire conversation.   [audio mp3="https://www.nwksradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/NWKTC-TECH-TALK-3-19-2020-CURTIS.mp3"][/audio]...

Biermann Discusses Closing of Schools

Ross VolkmerMarch 18, 2020

GOODLAND, KS -- Superintendent of Goodland schools Bill Biermann joined Curtis Duncan on Wednesday morning to discuss the closing of schools across Kansas, especially in Goodland. Biermann hits on multiple topics including what they plan to do going forward when it comes to schooling to finish out the school year.   [audio mp3="https://www.nwksradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Bierma...

All-GWAC Basketball Team Announced

Ross VolkmerMarch 17, 2020

The All-GWAC basketball teams were released late last week. Seven girls and six boys from Colby & Goodland combined were named to either the first, second or honorable mentioned teams. After being named a second teamer last season Goodland senior Taighe Weeter was named to the first team as was Colby's Jill Stephens & Hallie Vaughn, both who are seniors. Goodland's freshman Talexa Weete...

Cowgirls Late Season Run Ends In Sub-State Final Overtime Loss To Scott City

Ross VolkmerMarch 7, 2020

The Goodland Cowgirls late season run came to an end on Saturday evening as they lost to Scott City in the 3A girls sub-state semifinal at Cimarron, 54-45 in overtime. Just nine days earlier the Goodland Cowgirl basketball would upset fourth ranked Scott City by three in overtime and that would begin a late-season run for GHS that would ultimately put them up against the Beavers once again this t...

15 Area Wrestlers Place at 321A State Wrestling

Ross VolkmerFebruary 28, 2020

The 2020 wrestling season came to an end on Saturday afternoon for 321A wrestlers at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays. Going into the weekend 21 wrestlers from the nine most northwest counties in Kansas qualified and when the dust settled on Saturday afternoon, 15 of them came away placing inside the top six. Five of them wrestled for state championship and three of them came away with gold in D...

COLBY EAGLE WRESTLING: 4A State Updates

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 28, 2020

SALINA, Kan. — Six Colby Eagle wrestlers are competing at the 2020 Class 4A State Wrestling Championships. Rocking M Media's Jackson Schneider is on-site for updates throughout the day's action. *Last updated 1:00 PM CT Day 2* - Italicized information is most recent update   113 - Aiden Cook (SO): Rd. 1 - loss to Jake Stanton of Caney Valley (MD 12-2) Con. Rd. 1 - defeated Br...

PREVIEW: Area Wrestlers Compete at State This Weekend

Ross VolkmerFebruary 26, 2020

Thursday, 30 wrestlers from the nine furthest northwest counties in Kansas will begin their quest to bring home a state title. Seven different area schools will be represented over the three day event. Unlike the past couple of years where you would see all of the schools in the area going to one location—usually Hays—this year they will be split. Colby, who is now 4A will head to Salina and ...

WINTER WEATHER CLOSURES/CANCELLATIONS: Tues., Feb. 25

Jackson SchneiderFebruary 25, 2020

  COLBY, Kan. — Winter weather in the area has caused cancellations, closures, and postponements for Tuesday, February 25. The list of closings/cancellations/postponements is below, and will be updated throughout the day with more information. To update our office with cancellations, closures, or other information related to the severe winter weather in our area, email jackson.schn...

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