Sports

Class 1A state race is at Victoria on Saturday

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VICTORIA – For the first time in years, the Class 1A state cross country meet will not be held at Wamego. This year’s Class 1A and 2A races are scheduled for Saturday at Victoria at the Sand Plum Nature Trail on Golf Course Road.

Tholstrup finishes 16th at Class 2A regional

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WASHINGTON – Three Washington County runners competed in the Class 2A regional cross country meet on Saturday at Cedar Hills Golf Course, outside of Washington. Kiersten Tholstrup, a Washington County freshman, was the top finisher for the Tigers.

Football playoffs begin Thursday

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The first rounds of football playoffs is this Thursday and all three local teams will play. Clifton-Clyde and Washington County are in the 8-man Division I tournament.

Hanover finishes regular season with 72-point effort

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HANOVER – The Wildcats made quick work of Wetmore in their final regular season football game on Friday at Hanover to keep their undefeated record. The team jumped out to a 42-0 lead after the first quarter and ended the game at half with a season-high scoring effort and 72-6 win.

Linn sweeps substate tourney for state bid

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LINN – The Bulldogs qualified for their first state tournament since 2007 after sweeping the competition on Saturday at Linn. Linn hosted a substate tournament for Class 1A-Division II with six teams. They had a bye the first round, then faced Pike Valley. They dominated the Panthers, putting up nine points in a row in the second set. They won 25-14, 25-8.

Clifton-Clyde’s season ends without playing in tourney

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CLYDE – Clifton-Clyde was not allowed to compete in their Class 1A-DI substate tournament on Saturday at Sylvan-Lucas. The team was on the bus and had just pulled into the parking lot at Sylvan Grove, ready to go into the substate tournament, but was then informed by the Cloud County Health Department about a COVID situation at the high school and that they should not play. Clifton-Clyde was the #4

Tigers fall to eventual champ

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HERINGTON – Washington County fell in the first round of substate against Wabaunsee, the eventual substate champion. The Tigers played Wabaunsee close, with the exact same final scores as Wabaunsee’s championship game against Valley Heights.