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Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 11:31 PM

CARBONDALE — Last week, Frontenac ended a streak of four straight one-and-done state playoff runs and earned its first playoff victory since 2007 and its first under third-year head coach Mark Smith. Santa Fe Trail, Frontenac's sectional opponent, earned its first playoff victory since 1996.On Friday night, Santa Fe Trail — behind its Wing-T offense and two 100-yard rushers (Darric Cashier, Chaz Wright) — punched its way into the Class 4A, Division II semifinals...

Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 11:29 PM

One name: Horak. Two different players. The two brothers scored all eight of Rossville’s touchdowns in a 56-19 win over St. Mary's Colgan on Friday night.Running back Thatcher Horak found the end zone on the game’s opening...

Updated Nov 13, 2014 at 11:13 PM

Coming off of a 42-21 road victory against Mill Valley, the (9-1) Pittsburg Purple Dragons are rewarded with a home game against Shawnee Heights at 7 p.m. tonight, at Hutchinson Field. Getting a home game with only eight teams...

Updated Nov 12, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Since 2000, the St. Mary's Colgan Panthers are 46-10 in the state playoffs, entering their Class 3A sectional game Friday night against undefeated Rossville."We've got a really tough game," Colgan head coach Chuck Smith said. "We're...

Updated Nov 12, 2014 at 9:46 PM

 It didn’t take long for the new Southeast Junior High School to make an impression on the other schools in the school district’s first ever wrestling meet, which was held Tuesday in Iola.Eighth grader Gage Large...

Updated Nov 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM

As the Frontenac Raiders continue their undefeated season, they now face a team that’s nearly a reflection of them.The Santa Fe Trail Chargers (8-2), are a squad that head coach Mark Smith sees a couple of parallels from when...

Updated Nov 11, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Southeast High School's Olivia Powell, sitting with her family and Lancers head coach Maya White, signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Cowley Community College in front of the Lancers' student body on Tuesday. "I...

Updated Nov 8, 2014 at 11:12 PM

The St. Mary’s Colgan Panthers scored 28 second-half points after a defensive first half and controlled possession in their 35-18 win over the Galena Bulldogs on Saturday.

Updated Nov 7, 2014 at 11:23 PM

SHAWNEE — It had been 2,561 days (or 7 years, 4 days) since their last playoff game when the Pittsburg Purple Dragons traveled north to face the Mill Valley Jaguars in a Class 5A regional game Friday night at Jaguar Stadium.

Updated Nov 7, 2014 at 11:17 PM

The Girard Trojans managed to keep the Columbus Titans to within seven points at halftime. But after two 71-plus-yard touchdown scoring drives by the Titans in the third quarter, the game became out of reach for Girard.

Posted Nov 8, 2014 at 12:01 AM

The Frontenac Raiders continued their quick-scoring ways in their first-round playoff game against Burlington, advancing to the second round after scoring five first-quarter touchdowns on the way to a 48-13 rout of the Wildcats Friday at Raiders...

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