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Competitive Basketball Games Mark Area Tournament Action Thursday

Sports Headlines

K-State Closes Regular Season With 61-56 Win Over Iowa State

Courtesy of K-State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State closed its regular season with a 61-56 win over Iowa...

Hanover Boys & Valley Heights Girls Advance To State Championships

Saturday sub-state championships decided as the Hanover boys take down Wetmore 74-37, and the Wetmore girls escape with a 33-32 win...

Bulldogs, Wildcats & Mustangs Advance To Sub-State Championships Saturday

Friday night semifinals in sub-state basketball saw the Hanover boys defeat Axtell 67-46, and Wetmore held off Linn 48-26 setting up Saturday championships with...

Royals Sign Outfielder Jarrod Dyson To A One-Year Contract

SURPRISE, AZ (March 5, 2021) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed outfielder Jarrod Dyson to a one-year...

Sub-State Action Continues As Area Teams Punch Their Ticket To The Championships

Thursday night semifinals in sub-state basketball saw the Hanover Lady Wildcats advance over Blue Valley 72-38, while Wetmore held off Linn 34-30. Hanover and...

Top two seeds in the Twin Valley League girls basketball tournament fell Thursday night in the semifinals, as fourth seed Frankfort handed top seed Valley Heights their first loss of the season, a 37-34 decision that went down to the end, with the Wildcats outscoring the Mustangs 9-5 in the final quarter. A defensive battle, Frankfort had a 5-point halftime lead, but Valley Heights was up 1 going to the fourth. Wildcats led by Mariah Broxterman with 13, Mustangs paced by Mandy Vermetten and Emma Yungeberg with 10 each. Frankfort 37, Valley Heights 34, as the fourth seed Wildcats advance to the title game Saturday with an 8-2 mark, Valley Heights in the consolation at 6-1.

In the nightcap, third seed Hanover Lady Wildcats mounted a fourth quarter comeback to edge second seed Doniphan West 46-45, with the Cats outscoring the Mustangs 20-10 in the fourth quarter. Hanover two dozen second half free throws. Hanover led by Ceegan Atkins 15 points, Allison Jueneman fouls out with 12, and Massey Holle adds 10, while West was led by Sadie Leach fouling out late with 13. Cats win by one, improving to 7-1 on the season, as Doniphan West falls to 8-2. Hanover meets Frankfort in a rematch of last year’s championship this Saturday at 4 in Frankfort, as Valley Heights and Doniphan West battle for the consolation at 2:30.

Back of the bracket, earlier Thursday Blue Valley held off Axtell 41-31, Wetmore outlasted Centralia 44-41, and Washington County fell to Clifton-Clyde 40-39.

Boys resume play Friday at Onaga, with a couple of schedule modifications. At 6, Valley Heights plays Axtell and Onaga will host Doniphan West. At 7:30, Frankfort tips off with Wetmore, and Hanover meets Troy. KNDY-FM 95.5 live coverage of Valley Heights/Axtell, and Hanover/Troy back to back, on the air at 6 on FM 95.5, kndyradio.com, and our free mobile app.

Marysville boys fell to Nemaha Central in the second round of the Thunder Classic at Seneca Thursday, 60-48. MHS girls host Nemaha Central Friday evening, and the MHS boys now 6-3 play again Saturday at Seneca.

Kansas Headlines

Kansas Senate Republicans Swiftly Shut Door On Proposed Medicaid Expansion Amendment

By Noah Taborda - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Efforts to expand Medicaid in Kansas were dealt a blow Wednesday after an amendment to do just...

Legislature Moves Quickly To Spare Kansas Towns From Financial Ruin Over Gas Bills

By Sherman Smith - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas lawmakers moved with lightning speed Wednesday to pass legislation providing $100 million in low-interest loans to...

Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Conservation Regulation

MANHATTAN, Kansas — A public hearing will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to consider the revision of a regulation...

KDHE Launches Mobile Testing Unites

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is launching three mobile testing units for COVID-19 in order to expand testing access...

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Kansas News Service

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Investigation Continues After Three Wichita Police Officers Are Injured By Possible Booby Trap

By Tom Shine - Kansas News Service Local and federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that injured three Wichita police officers. Police said the officers...

Kansas Customers Left To Pay The Price After Winter Storm Sends Natural Gas Prices Soaring

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Last February, the city of Cheney, Kansas – located just west of Wichita – paid about $2 per...

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...