Sports

Players named to 8-man all-star teams

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Several local seniors were named to the 8-Man Division 1 and 2 All-Star Football teams. Drew Buhrman, Washington County, and Jarik Weiche and Aiden Rudolph, Clifton-Clyde, were named to the Division 1 East team.

Centralia offense too much for Bulldogs

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CENTRALIA – The Centralia boys jumped to a big lead over Linn to start the game on Friday at Centralia, before the Bulldogs scored their first basket. That gap in scoring didn’t grow much through the rest of the game, with Linn getting the score to within 16 points in the fourth quarter, but Centralia pulled ahead again and prevailed 63-39.

Substate sites and game schedules announced by KSHSAA

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Substate assignments have been announced for high school basketball postseason. The substate games will lead to state tournaments at Manhattan for Class 2A, Dodge City for Class 1A Division I, and Great Bend for Class 1A Division II.

Lady Tigers fall to D-West for first loss of season

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HIGHLAND – Washington County traveled to Doniphan West on Friday and came back with their first loss of the season. The team dug a hole in the first quarter, going down by six points to the Mustangs. The Tigers struggled with shooting percentage in the game and could not catch back up, while D-West hit seven 3-pointers in the game. Washington County fell 46-38.

Bulldogs sweep Axtell

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LINN – A last second 3-pointer gave the Linn boys their first win of the season – a 42-41 victory over #8 state-ranked Axtell. The teams met up on Friday in Linn in their final game before Christmas break.

Tigers get last second win over Centralia

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WASHINGTON – It was a close game all the way to the end when the Washington County Tigers met up with Centralia on Friday at home. The boys’ teams did not play since the Tigers were on quarantine, but there was enough excitement in the girls’ game for a full night.

Undefeated Hanover girls ranked #2 in state

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Hanover scores 61 in win over Blue Valley HANOVER – Three 3-pointers in the first quarter by Blue Valley kept the score close to start the game against the Hanover girls on Tuesday at Hanover. But the Wildcats put up 17 points in the second and 15 in the third to build a large lead and win by 20 in the 61-41 game.