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Plainville Boys Basketball vs Hoisington 2-5-19

The final game of the evening saw the Plainville Cardinals face off with the Hoisington Cardinals.

Hoisington scored the first points of the night. Plainville then took the lead thanks to some accurate three-point shooting. At one point they were 5 of 9 from behind the arc in just the first quarter. Hoisington worked hard to overcome the deficit and led at the end of the first quarter by four points.

The hosts never surrendered the lead. Plainville would try to mount a comeback, but Hoisington weathered those challenges and foul trouble to continue building on their lead.

At the final whistle, Hoisington won by a score of 70 to 53.

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

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Basketball High School Hoisington Photos Plainville Sports

Plainville Girls Basketball vs Hoisington 2-5-19

The Plainville Lady Cardinals traveled to Hoisington to face the Lady Cardinals in a Tuesday evening matchup.

Plainville lead for most of the game. Hoisington would narrow the lead at times to approximately four. The hosts just never found the run to take the lead. By the final few minutes, Plainville began to extend their lead.

The game finished with the visitors on top 49 to 35.

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

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Football Garden City Great Bend High School Photos Sports

Garden City Football versus Great Bend 10-19-18

The Garden City Buffaloes made the familiar trip to Memorial Stadium to face the Great Bend Panthers.

A win would hand the Western Athletic Conference title to the Panthers. A loss would mean just a share of the title along with two other fellow conference schools.

Great Bend quickly let it be known that they wanted the trophy all to themselves. The Panthers scored about three minutes into the game. On the next Garden City snap, Dalton Miller would strip the ball away from the Buffalo and take it in for six more points.

The Great Bend Panthers went on to win the game by a score of 49 to 6.

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

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Central Plains Football High School Photos Sports

Central Plains Football vs Little River 9-21-18

Week four saw the start of district play in Eight-Man Division I. The Central Plains Oilers traveled to face the Little River Redskins.

Central Plains came into the game with a six-year streak of not losing a district game. Little River looked to play spoiler as both teams took to the field with undefeated records.

The Oilers struck first with a touchdown after only four minutes played. They would continue to add points until the game was called near the end of the third quarter.

Video highlights and a more detailed recap of the game is available at CatchItKansas.com

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

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Stafford Football versus Otis-Bison 9-14-18

The third week of the football season saw an undefeated Stafford Trojans travel to face the Otis-Bison Cougars. The Cougars entered the game with a 500 record of 1 and 1.

Homecoming festivities kicked the night off. After the crowning, both teams took to the field for the game.

The game started slowly, but Otis-Bison then took over after eight minutes of gameplay. The Cougars would go on to lead 38 to 0 at halftime. Stafford managed to lengthen out the game to a couple of minutes into the fourth quarter before Otis-Bison ended the contest with a score of 50 to 0.

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

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Hays Football versus Great Bend 9-7-18

Rivalries give football games added flavor. Two teams that square off with each other so often that the meetings take on special meaning. The Hays Indians traveled to face the Great Bend Panthers on the gridiron for the 81st time on September 7th.

The game started with a back and forth defensive battle. Both teams faced a second down and 22 yards to go on their opening possessions.

Late in the first half, Great Bend intercepted a pass from the Hays quarterback and on the ensuing possession, scored the first touchdown of the game. The Panthers failed to make the point after touchdown kick. A couple of minutes later, Hays used a busted pass play to get on the board themselves and take a 7 to 6 lead into halftime.

Great Bend added another touchdown and a field goal to clinch the victory with a score of 15 to 7.

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

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Football High School Hoisington Photos Pratt Sports

Pratt Football vs Hoisington 8-31-18

Week one of the high school football season saw two Central Kansas League teams square off as the Pratt Greenbacks traveled to face the Hoisington Cardinals.

Going into the game, the buzz was on Pratt’s #5 Travis Theis moving from running back to the quarterback for the team. An All-State rusher last year, many wondered how calling the plays would affect his stats. The answer, no change at all.

Theis recorded twelve rushes for a total of 204 yards and four touchdowns. He accounted for all but one of the Greenbacks touchdowns.

On the other side of the ball, Pratt’s defense held Hoisington scoreless all night long. The final score was 34 to 0.

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

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Great Bend Cross Country Invitational 8-30-18

The first week of high school competition saw teams of runners head to the Lake Barton course for the Great Bend Cross Country Invitational.

Due to a hot and humid late August day, the race director decided to shorten the length from the normal 5K to a 4K (2.49 miles). This decision came out of a concern for the safety of the runners.

Great Bend’s Mayra Ramirez won the girls varsity race with a time of 17:01.9. Great Bend also took first in the team competition over Salina South with a team score of 47 to 55.

In the boys varsity race, Salina South’s Keetan Munsell won with a blistering time of 13:28.7. The next closest time was Great Bend’s Ryan Nicholson with 14:05.5. Great Bend took first in the team competition with 23 points versus Garden City’s second place with 46.

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