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Thu
04
Dec
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Lots of experience returning for Tigers

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The Washington County Tiger Boys go in to 2014 with most of last year’s 14-9 team remaining. 4 starters and 8 total letter winners will take the court for Lyle Thompson’s team. A well-balanced team with plenty of up-tempo offense will be what
the Tigers hope will take them to success in the TVL this year
 
Thu
04
Dec
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Linn will have young boys team

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Losing 4 of 5 starters from the 2013-14 team will be the biggest test the Bulldogs face in the early part of the season.
With all three of the perimeter players being lost to graduation players like Sophomore Chase McGatlin, Juniors Alex Choto
and Kolton Smith will all be asked to handle the ball for their team.
 
Wed
26
Nov
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Hanover falls to Central Plains in State Championship

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BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Hanover Wildcat football team traveled to Newton, KS to take on Claflin-Central Plains for the 8-Man Division I State Championship. The Wildcats engaged in an incredibly competitive game. For the majority of the game the teams were separated by one possession but ultimately the Oilers took the victory 42-30.
 
Wed
26
Nov
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Hunter Kier selected to play in national all-star bowl in Orlando

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After performing well at a camp in July, Hunter Kier was selected to play in an All-American Bowl in Orlando in January.

While attending an offense-defense football camp in Kansas City in July, Hunter Kier, 15, Washington, was named an Offense-Defense All-American and invited to participate in the 9th annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities taking place at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
 
Thu
20
Nov
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Hanover rolls by Osborne to reach state championship

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The Hanover Wildcats celebrate on the field after beating Osborne. The Wildcats will play Claflin-Central Plains in the state championship.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Hanover Wildcat football team traveled to Osborne on Friday night for Sub-State action against the Osborne Bulldogs. The Hanover offense continued its outstanding pace gaining nearly 600 total yards in the contest. The Wildcats would take the victory 74-44 and advance to the 8-Man Division 1 State Championship. Quarterback Andrew Bruna had 16 completions on 18 attempts. Bruna threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns. Both the completions and the passing yards were season highs for the Junior QB.

 

Thu
20
Nov
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Hanover to face Central Plains in championship game on Saturday

Hanover rolled over last year’s state champion Osborne Bulldogs on Friday in Osborne and the Wildcats are now headed to the 8-man Division 1 State Championship game on Saturday in Newton. The Wildcats defeated Osborne 74-44 and will now face the western champion Central Plains Oilers at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Fischer Field, Newton. Central Plains defeated Ness City 32-0 to qualify for the championship game.

 

Wed
12
Nov
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Hanover through bi-district with win over Madison

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Wildcat teammates Preston Jueneman (3) and Adam Zarybnicky (25) attempt to break through Madison’s line of scrimmage.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Hanover Wildcat football team used a strong first half of offense coming mostly from the running game to get a dominating 70-22 victory over Madison in Bi-District play. Andrew Bruna scored four touchdowns and gained 132 yards on 16 rushes leading the running game for a Hanover offense which totaled 207 yards in the game. Preston Jueneman added a touchdown on 7 carries totaling 46 yards.

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Wed
12
Nov
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Hanover crushes Udall in Regionals 64-14

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Preston Jueneman breaks through a group of Udall defensive players. He had 90 yards rushing in the game.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Hanover Wildcat Football team took on the Udall Eagles in the Regional playoff this week. Early on it looked like the Wildcats were going to have their hands full with an explosive Udall offense but a few turnovers coupled with a strong running game gave Hanover the win 62-14 finishing the game shortly after halftime due to the 45 point mercy rule.

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Wed
12
Nov
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Wildcats just one more step away from state title game

A rematch of the district championship game between Hanover and Osborne will determine who will go to the 8-man Division 1 state championship game. Hanover beat Osborne in a game on Oct. 30 in Hanover to determine the district champion. But this time, Hanover will travel to Osborne on Friday for a 7 p.m. substate game.

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Thu
06
Nov
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Washington County wins 2A state volleyball title

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The Washington County. Tigers claimed their second state title in three years last weekend in Emporia. The Tigers lost one
set throughout the two day event on their way to the 2A State Championship. As the Tigers started pool play on Friday, their first opponent was Meade.
 

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