Basketball in Kansas: Midseason Notables for Girls’ Defensive Player of the Year

Macksville’s Mayce Russell has enjoyed a great season and ranks second in all classes in steals per game (Photo by Tessa Lickiss)

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Last football season, Sports In Kansas expanded its normal year-end Read Story

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Wrestling in Kansas: Maize boys, Hays High girls, Hoisington girls, undefeated Newton TOC wrestlers among highlights

Hays High’s Sarah Zimmerman has continued her great career.

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Sports In Kansas looks at several major wrestling tournaments and results – and looks at how it affected the updated Jan. 17 Kansas Read Story

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American Implement Western Kansas Team of the Week: Stanton County girls’ basketball enjoying breakout season

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Johnson Stanton-County girls was named one of Sports In Kansas’ Potential Breakout Teams in December. The Trojans went 7-14 in 2021-22, though returned a bevy of key Trojans, including Adyson Scott, the Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Pittsburg boys’ basketball off to strong start

Pittsburg boys’ basketball is 7-2.

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Pittsburg High boys’ basketball is off to a 7-2 start. The Purple Dragons are currently tied for third in winning percentage in 5A East. Highland Park, which Read Story

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Basketball In Kansas: Major storylines, results, midseason tournament looks throughout the state

Bo Aldridge has enjoyed a big season for undefeated Highland Park.

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Sports In Kansas looks at several key results from Friday, two major unfortunate injuries and previews multiple midseason tournaments. SIK’s Bethany Read Story

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Basketball in Kansas: Sherron Collins at Free State boys’ basketball among first-year coaches at well-known programs

Both Lawrence Free State and Hays High boys have first-year coaches this year (Photo by Jaycee Dale).

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Lawrence Free State was generally considered the best boys’ basketball team in Kansas most of Read Story

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Wrestling in Kansas: Top Performances include Rossville, Dodge City and Augusta

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Looking at several wrestling champions, top performances from each class

Rossville girls win home meet; Wamego boys win at Rossville

The Rossville tournament featured a close competition on the boys and girls Read Story

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Craw-Kan Southeast Kansas Team of the Week: Frontenac girls’ basketball with impressive early season resume

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Frontenac girls are off to an impressive 4-1 start – and will have a key game versus Girard on Friday. Girard is 5-2. The game will have key CNC and 3A Girard Read Story

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American Implement Western KS Team of the Week: Holcomb girls’ basketball off to best start in nine years

Holcomb girls’ basketball is off to a nice start.

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Holcomb girls’ basketball has no seniors – and has enjoyed its best start in nine seasons. The Longhorns have started 6-2 with losses Read Story

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Basketball in Kansas: Looking at undefeated teams, milestones, key results on the girls’ side – plus the remarkable start for Wilson girls

Mission Valley girls are off to an undefeated start (Photo submitted)

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Sports In Kansas looks at a variety of key results, storylines, milestones, conference standings and top matchups for this week on Read Story

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Girard native Anthony Crespino prepares for National Championship with TCU.

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Anthony Crespino, Associate Athletic Director for Football at TCU, catches up with Chet Kuplen of Sports in Kansas. Crespino is an alum of Girard HS and Pittsburg State and has had multiple stops Read Story

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Nex-Tech Wireless Western KS Athlete of the Month: Goodland’s Talexa Weeter guides Cowgirls to dominant December; currently second-longest winning streak in girls’ basketball

Goodland’s Talexa Weeter has enjoyed a highly accomplished career, led the Cowgirls to a 6-0 start.

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Goodland’s stellar and experienced senior class yielded a dominant December – and extended Kansas’ currently second-longest Read Story

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