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McPherson Dominates in 62-6 Victory over Abilene

Trent SanchezSeptember 21, 2018

The McPherson Bullpups scored on the first play from scrimmage Friday night on an 81 yard run by Jace Kinnamon and never looked back, on their way to a 62-6 victory over the Abilene Cowboys.  Neither team scored in the second half and the final two quarters were played with a running clock.  The 62 points that Abilene yielded was the most surrendered by a Cowboy team in school history. McPher...

Chapman Beats Abilene for First Time Since 2012

Trent SanchezSeptember 14, 2018

The Chapman Irish moved to 3-0 for the first time since 2006 with a 26-0 victory at Abilene Friday night.  It was Chapman’s first win over their rival since 2012.  Chapman got a huge night out of 5’11” 200 Senior Fullback Dalton Harvey.  He carried the ball 33 times for 203 yards and two touchdowns.  The Irish would also get a big night from 6’5” 180 Senior Quarterback Izek Jackson....

Concordia Spoils Abilene’s Home Opener with a 14-6 Victory

Trent SanchezSeptember 7, 2018

In the game between Abilene and Concordia the two teams combined for seven turnovers, therefore it was fitting that that the contest turned on a defensive play in the Panther's 14-6 victory.  Concordia’s Wyatt Trost intercepted Abilene quarterback Jackson Randles and returned it for a 30 yard touchdown with 3:37 to play in the third quarter to break a scoreless tie.  Trost, a 6’ 165 Sophomor...

Mayden Scores 5 Touchdowns in Victory at Clay Center

Trent SanchezAugust 31, 2018

The Abilene Cowboys cruised to a 30-6 victory on the road at Clay Center behind the legs and hands of running back James Mayden.  The 6’ 180 Senior shredded the Tigers for unofficially 314 total yards and five touchdowns in the game.  He had a total of five touchdowns last year in Abilene’s 2-7 injury plagued season. The Cowboys went to Mayden early and often behind a veteran group of off...

ABILENE PARTICIPATING IN “SAFETY IN FOOTBALL CAMPAIGN”

John AndersonAugust 27, 2018

Each year we seem to hear more and more about injuries in the sport of football. Concerns about concussions, head and neck injuries, and rare fatalities has brought nationwide attention to the safety of the sport. Therefore, as a part of a Kansas state-wide effort, Abilene High School, along with the Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society, are sponsoring a “Safety in Football Campaign” in order t...

Cowboy Football Looks to Bounce Back in 2018

Trent SanchezAugust 13, 2018

The Abilene Cowboys will look to rebound after a injury plagued 2-7, 2017 campaign. Abilene suffered their first losing season under Steve Simpson and missed the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.  Simpson was 20-8 and a remarkable 15-0 against the NCKL in his previous three years prior to last season.  The culprit was a small Senior class and the inability to keep them healthy.  Abi...

Snyder is here to stay

John AndersonAugust 9, 2018

It looks like Bill Snyder doesn't plan to go anywhere soon. The 78-year-old K-State football head coach just inked a new deal that will run through 2022. The contract calls for Snyder to make $3.45 million this year and will get a $300,000 increase for the next two years. The contract contains a renegotiation clause after the 2020 season. The Hall of Fame head coach has roamed the Wildcat sideline...

Abilene Rebels Finish 4th at State

Billy HansenJuly 18, 2018

REBELS LOSE SEMI-FINAL; FINISH FOURTH AT STATE          The Abilene Rebels baseball team traveled to Liberal last Thursday for the Kansas Babe Ruth 16-18 State Tournament, and finished on Monday with a fourth place finish. This year it was a round-robin format with seven teams. Each team played four games (did not play two teams). Teams also in the tournament were Grant County (Ulysses), Hav...

Alumni win, Rebels sweep the weekend

Jason VinduskaJune 4, 2018

The Abilene Rebels baseball team wrapped up the Alumni Game weekend with a double-header sweep of Salina on Sunday. On Saturday, this year’s current Rebels team played a team of former members in the 6th Annual ABC Alumni Game, in which the Alumni team won 4-2 in a scheduled nine-inning game. On Sunday, the Rebels defeated Salina by run-rule in two five-inning games, both by a score of 12-0. Tre...

Cowgirl Softball falls to Top Seeded Independence 7-0 at State

Trent SanchezMay 25, 2018

The Abilene Cowgirl Softball Team had their season come to an end at the 4A Division I State Tournament in Emporia, in a 7-0 loss to top-seeded Independence.  The Lady Bulldogs scored three runs in the first and second innings and added their seventh run in the bottom of the the sixth.  Independence Senior, Lyssa Schabel improved to 12-0 on the season and Cowgirl Junior, Emily Burt took the loss...

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