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NCAA Tournament: Let the games begin _ in earnest

NCAA Tournament: Let the games begin _ in earnest

Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks. There’s Kansas and Michigan State to provide some blue-blood flavor, and Murray State’s Ja Morant and Marquette counterpart Markus Howard some star power. There’s the…Read more »

Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT

Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT

CHICAGO (AP) — The fading Washington Wizards were going against a struggling team missing two of its top players. It’s fair to say their latest loss had a little extra sting. Lauri Markkanen had 32 points and 13 rebounds, Kris Dunn scored a season-high 26 — including eight in overtime — to go with 13…Read more »

Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT

Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby had a career-high 28 points as Nebraska edged past Butler 80-76 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night. James Palmer Jr. added 23 points for the Cornhuskers. Roby shot 9 for 12 from the floor and converted 9 of 10 foul shots. He added eight rebounds. Glynn Watson…Read more »

KC Earns First Win In Split With SWIC

KC Earns First Win In Split With SWIC

Kaskaskia College Blue Angels softball team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday as they split a Great Rivers Athletic Conference doubleheader at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville. KC rallied for a 5-4 victory in game one. Blue Storm took a 4-0 lead in the first inning, but KC tied it with a…Read more »

Lets Meet KC’s Round 2 Opponent…..Coffeyville, Kansas

Lets Meet KC’s Round 2 Opponent…..Coffeyville, Kansas

Coffeyville started the pre-season ranked No. 4 and ended at No. 3, beating five NJCAA Top 25 teams along the way. Winning 29 of 32 games — they lost at the buzzer to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (58-55), which is also in the Tournament.  To the Kansas Jayhawk West/Region 6 champion Seward Saints (69-65) and on…Read more »

Webster’s Big Day Leads SC Over Webber

The SC Lady Cougars improved to 2-0 on the early softball season with their 18-5 win over Webber.  Laney Webster finished with a double, triple, homer while driving in 4 runs and scoring 4 times.  Lily Malone drove in 3, Jordan Geiler had 2 RBI with RBI also coming from Sydnee Garrett, Katie Shumate, Kaley…Read more »

KC Adds HOF Coach To Staff For Nationals

KC Adds HOF Coach To Staff For Nationals

With coach Brian Hancock coaching without an assistant since mid-season, he did his best to replace him for the Nationals. Meet HOF coach Dan Sparks who is on the bench for KC as an assistant this week. They coached together at Northern Colorado and have been good friends since… Starting forward for Bloomington High School…team…Read more »

Toto, We ARE In Kansas!  KC Ready To Make Statement In Hutchinson

Toto, We ARE In Kansas! KC Ready To Make Statement In Hutchinson

The Kaskaskia College Blue Devils traveled Saturday to Hutchinson Kansas in preparation for their Monday night opener of the D1 Junior College National Tournament.  Before they hit their destination, they stopped by the campus of Kansas State University for a workout.  They were able to tour the facilities and meet with current K-State coach and…Read more »

Bobcats Soccer Splits Sunday….JV Works A Draw

Bobcats Soccer Splits Sunday….JV Works A Draw

Salem Bobcat Soccer traveled to Mt. Vernon Sunday.  The JV played to a 2-2 draw vs Mt. Vernon’s JV.  Eli Baker scored twice and Kyle Keys and Keaton Gullion played well in goalkeeping for Salem. Salem’s Junior High Varsity team lost its first game Sunday 7- 1 versus Murphysboro but bounced back with a win…Read more »