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Concordia Holds off Abilene 13-7

Trent SanchezSeptember 13, 2019

The Abilene Cowboys traveled to Harold M. Clark Stadium in Concordia for the first time since 2016 Friday night in what was their first road test of the season.  Abilene played improved football from their week one setback to Clay Center but still lost 13-7 to the Panthers.  It was the third straight victory for Concordia over Abilene in the series. The Panther’s rushing attack was dominant...

Clay Center shuts out Abilene in Opener 29-0

Trent SanchezSeptember 6, 2019

What a difference a year made for the Clay Center Tigers under second year Head Coach Ted Brown.  Brown inherited just one returning starter in his first year as head coach and it reflected in his team’s 2-7 record in 2018.  Fast forward to this season and Clay Center brought back 7 starters on offense and 8 on defense.  It showed as they dominated Abilene 29-0 at Cowboy Stadium Friday night....

Cowboy Football Reloads in 2019

Trent SanchezAugust 22, 2019

The Rocking M Media Football Media Tour gets started in Abilene.  The Cowboys had an up and down 2018 campaign.  They started last season 1-3, but would then reel off three victories in their final four games to earn an opening-round home playoff game.  The Cowboys postseason visit would be short though as they lost 28-0 to Ulysses, a team they had beaten 26-21 the week before. Abilene was h...

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...

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