2014 Keady Basketball Classic St. John Boys vs Kiowa County 12-9-14

The final first round game pitted the St. John Tigers versus the Kiowa County Mavericks.

St. John dominated the game throughout as they won 74 to 30. They spread the scoring around the team, but Dean Wade, who has committed to play at K-State, scored 21 points including four dunks.

St. John will face a fellow 2A ranked team, Spearville, Friday afternoon. Kiowa County will meet Hoisington Thursday.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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St. John Lady Tiger Tara Nelson (#20) looks for a teammate to pass the ball to during the Seventh Annual Keady Basketball Classic First Round game between the St. John Lady Tigers and the Kiowa County Lady Mavericks with St. John winning 47 to 31 at Larned Middle School in Larned, Kansas on December 9, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

2014 Keady Basketball Classic St. John Girls vs Kiowa County 12-9-14

The last first round matchup on the girls bracket saw the St. John Lady Tigers take on the Kiowa County Lady Mavericks.

St. John controlled the game from the start and finished the night with a score of 45 to 21.

St. John will face Hoisington on Friday. Kiowa County will meet Spearville Thursday.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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Larned Indians Trevor Meyer (#24) drives to the basket as he is struck on the face during the Seventh Annual Keady Basketball Classic First Round game between the Larned Indians and the Kinsley Coyotes with Larned winning 87 to 35 at Larned Middle School in Larned, Kansas on December 8, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

Keady Basketball Classic 2014 Larned Boys vs Kinsley 12-8-14

The final game for the first night of the 2014 Keady Basketball Classic matched up the Kinsley Coyotes with the Larned Indians.

The host team quickly asserted their ownership of the floor and jumped in front of the Coyotes by 26 points at half. By the end of the evening, the Indians won with a score of 87 to 35.

Larned will now face Ellinwood on Friday. Kinsley takes on Macksville Thursday evening.

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Kinsley Lady Coyote Shelby Hattrup (#14) and Larned Lady Indian Haley Skelton (#13) fight for a loose ball during Seventh Annual Keady Basketball Classic First Round game between the Kinsley Lady Coyotes and the Larned Lady Indians with Kinsley winning 47 to 31 at Larned Middle School in Larned, Kansas on December 8, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

Keady Basketball Classic 2014 Kinsley Girls vs Larned 12-8-14

The first night of the 2014 Keady Basketball Classic saw the Kinsley Lady Coyotes take on the hosting Larned Lady Indians.

The Lady Coyotes jumped out to an early lead and never gave it up. They won their first round game 47 to 31 and move on to face Ellinwood Friday.

Larned will play Macksville on Thursday.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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Olathe North Eagle RJ Smith (#35) goes up for a dunk during the First Round of the Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shoot-Out basketball game between the Olathe North Eagles and the Newton Railers with Olathe North winning 46 to 34 at Hays Felton Middle School in Hays, Kansas on December 4, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

2014 Hays City Shoot-Out 1st Round Olathe North vs Newton 12-4-14

Leaving on a few days between sports, I jumped into shooting basketball with a trip to Ellis County for the opening round of the 2014 Hays City Shoot-Out.

I arrived right as the horn sounded for Halftime of the Olathe North versus Newton Boys game. Olathe North held a sizable lead. Newton challenged a few times, but never could close the gap. Olathe North won with a score of 46 to 34.

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during the KSHSAA Class 4A Division I State Championship Game between Hayden High School of Topeka and Bishop Miege High School of Shawnee Mission at Chuck Lower Field at USD 501 Topeka Public Schools' Hummer Sports Park in Topeka, Kansas on November 29, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

4A Division 1 State Football Championship – Bishop Miege vs Hayden 11-29-14

The final day of football for 2014 took me to Topeka for a matchup of two Catholic High Schools, Bishop Miege of Shawnee Mission and Hayden of Topeka, to decide the KSHSAA Class 4A Division I Championship.

Miege came in carrying a dominating record, but Hayden put up the first points on the board. The game was a back and forth affair. Bishop Miege took a two score lead in the second half and held on to win 42 to 35.

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during an Evening with Jungle Jack Hanna an event for the Great Bend Zoo and Raptor Center at Fine Arts Auditorium on the Campus of Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas on October 16, 2014.  (Photo: Joey Bahr, www.joeybahr.com)

An Evening with Jack Hanna 10-16-14

The Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo hosted An Evening with Jack Hanna to help raise money for the facility.

Jack Hanna is an Internationally recognized Zoo Keeper and Director Emeritus of the Cincinnati Zoo. He brought several animals from the Cincinnati Zoo and from the Tanganyika Wildlife Park near Wichita. Jack also showed several clips from his television series, Into the Wild.

After the main event, Mister Hanna also met with members of the Zoo Society and Sponsors for the evening at the Shafer Art Gallery.

Below are some of the pictures I took that evening:

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