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Chapman Falls to Wichita Trinity, Finishes 4th at State

Trent SanchezMarch 9, 2019

The Chapman Irish lost 56-43 in the 3rd place game to Wichita Trinity, Saturday afternoon, at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center.  Chapman finished the season 19-6 and in 4th place at the tournament.  It was Irish’s best finish at State since 1982, that season, they finished in 3rd place. Saturday’s loss for Chapman played out in similar fashion to their setback Friday night in the semifinal...

Chapman Falls in Semifinals to Augusta in 4A Tournament

Trent SanchezMarch 8, 2019

The Chapman Irish came up just short of their fourth state title appearance Friday night at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center in Salina, site of the 4A State Tournament.  Augusta defeated Chapman 46-40 and the Orioles will make their eighth appearance in the title game and go for their first state title since 2002.  That season, Augusta was coached to a state title by current Abilene High School C...

Nickerson Ends Cowgirls Season

Trent SanchezMarch 7, 2019

The Abilene Cowgirls season came to an end Thursday night in the opening round of the 4A State Tournament, at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center in Salina, in a 54-46 loss to Nickerson.  Abilene had their 10 game winning streak snapped and ended the year at 20-3.  The Lady Panthers improved to 20-3 on the year and will face Kansas City Piper tomorrow in the semifinals. Abilene got off to a great...

The Chapman Boys Dominate Anderson County 62-38 in Return to State!

Trent Sanchez March 6, 2019

The Chapman Irish made an appearance in a state basketball appearance for the first time since 2002, Wednesday night, in their matchup with Garnett, Anderson County at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center, site of the 4A Tournament.  Chapman the #3 seed didn’t play like the stage was too big as they blew out the #6 Bulldogs 62-38.  The Irish are now guaranteed two more games and will place at state...

Cowgirls Punch Ticket to State with Win over Wichita Trinity

Trent SanchezMarch 2, 2019

The Abilene Cowgirls punched their ticket to the 4A State Basketball Tournament at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center in Salina.  Abilene defeated Wichita Trinity 43-27 Saturday night at Abilene High School.  The Cowgirls return to state for the first time since 2017.  Abilene’s other trips to state include 1991, 2007, 2008, and 2016. Trinity pulled to within 21-18 with 5:00 to play in the th...

Augusta ends Cowboys Season in Sub-State Final

Trent SanchezMarch 1, 2019

The Abilene Cowboys season came to an end Friday night, in sub-state final, in a 68-45 loss to Augusta, in Abilene.  The Cowboys had their 12 game win streak snapped and fell to the Orioles for the second time on the season. Augusta jumped on Abilene 9-0 to start the game and would never trail throughout the night.  They led by as many as 10 points in the first quarter on two occasions and ca...

Cowgirls Cruise to Sub-State Final with Win over Mulvane!

Trent SanchezFebruary 28, 2019

The Abilene Cowgirls rolled to their ninth straight win Thursday night as they defeated Mulvane 56-33 in the opening round of sub-state.  The Cowgirls once again got big games from their Seniors, Hannah Willey and Sydney Burton, who combined for 44 points. Abilene capitalized early off of Mulvane turnovers.  The Lady Wildcats turned over the basketball 25 times in the game with 18 coming in t...

Cowboys Outlast Buhler Advance to Sub-State Final!

Trent SanchezFebruary 27, 2019

The Abilene Cowboys held on for a 41-39 victory over the Buhler Crusaders, Wednesday night, in the opening round of sub-state in Abilene.  Abilene led by as many as 13 points in the 2nd quarter but watched their lead shrink to just one in the 4th. Abilene led 26-24 at halftime and 33-23 as the two teams entered the 4th quarter.  Buhler outscored Abilene 16-8 in the 4th and got back into the g...

Abilene Sweeps Hays to End the Regular Season!

Trent SanchezFebruary 23, 2019

The Abilene High School basketball teams completed the season sweep Friday in Hays, in what was both teams final regular season games. The Cowgirl’s got a big second half from the Senior combination of Hannah Willey and Sydney Burton in their 52-40 victory.  The Cowboys overcame a slow start and defeated Hays for a 4th straight time in their 51-43 win. The Cowgirls pulled away in the second ...

Cowgirls Earn #1 Seed in 4A West and Cowboys Edge Chapman for Outright League Title

Trent SanchezFebruary 19, 2019

The Abilene Cowgirls continued their mastery of Chapman with a 52-38 victory over the Lady Irish, Tuesday night.  It was Abilene’s 20th straight win in the series.  The Cowgirls won their 7th game in a row to improve to 17-2 and are undefeated NCKL Champions.  More importantly, with the victory Abilene secured the #1 seed in 4A West and will play the winner of the Clearwater vs Mulvane game. ...

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