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Cowgirls and Cowboys both Pull away in 2nd Half to Sweep Chapman

Trent SanchezJanuary 18, 2021

The Abilene High School basketball teams swept Chapman Monday night, in make-up games from January 5th.  The Cowgirls used a huge second half run to pull away for their first victory of the season, the final 41-26.  The Cowboys dominated after halftime on their way to a 50-35 victory. The Cowgirls got off to a great start and led multiple times by 11 points in the second quarter.  Abilene wo...

Cowgirls Push #5 Clay Center in loss; Cowboys Hold on for Victory against Tigers

Trent SanchezJanuary 15, 2021

The Abilene High School basketball teams traveled to Clay Center Friday night for their first meeting of the season with the Tigers.  In the first game the Cowgirls fell 34-21 but trailed by only 5 points at the end of the third quarter.  In the boy’s matchup, the Cowboys lost a big lead for a second straight game but held on for a 56-52 victory. The Clay Center girls improved to 6-0, 3-0 o...

Wamego Uses 4th Quarter Comebacks in Sweep of Abilene

Trent SanchezJanuary 12, 2021

The Abilene High School basketball teams returned home for the first time since December 8, Tuesday night against Wamego.  Wamego was able to sweep Abilene by using 4th quarter comebacks in both victories.  The Wamego girls trailed by a point as they entered the final quarter and won 43-33. The Wamego boys erased a 15 point deficit on their way to a 47-43 win. In the boys game, the Cowboys le...

The Cowboys Win 3rd Straight with Victory at Marysville, Cowgirls Struggle in 2nd Half loss

Trent SanchezJanuary 9, 2021

The Abilene High School basketball teams returned to action at Marysville Friday night.  The games were originally scheduled to be played in Abilene but got moved because Marysville is going to host district wrestling on February 5.  Their basketball teams will now travel to Abilene on that date.  Tonight marked the first time this season that both Abilene teams were able to play on the same ni...

Cowgirls Fall 43-36 in OT at Concordia

Trent SanchezDecember 18, 2020

The Abilene Cowgirls returned to action for the first time since December 4th Friday night at Concordia.  Abilene opened the season with a 45-31 loss at Smoky Valley.  Against the Lady Panthers, the Cowgirls trailed most of the game but got two Jenna Hayes free-throws to tie the contest at 34, with 24.6 seconds left to force overtime.  Abilene would go on to lose 43-36. The Lady Panthers led...

Abilene Uses Big 2nd Quarter in 61-51 Victory at SES

Trent SanchezDecember 15, 2020

The Abilene Cowboys used a big second quarter in their 61-51 road victory at Southeast of Saline Tuesday night.  Abilene trailed 12-11 at the end of the first quarter but outscored the Trojans 20-2 in the second quarter and never looked back.  The meeting between the two schools was the first since 2005 and the first time the Cowboys had played in Gypsum since 2000. Abilene trailed 12-7 with ...

Cowboys Upset #2 Augusta 56-53 on the Road

Trent SanchezDecember 12, 2020

The Abilene Cowboys schedule did not get any easier Friday night as they traveled to Augusta.  The Orioles are #2 in Class 4A and are coming off of back to back trips to the 4A State Tournament, with the highlight being a runner-up finish in 2019.  Tuesday night, Abilene fell 60-56 to Rock Creek, who is ranked #3 in Class 3A.  In the game against the Mustangs, the Cowboys had chances at the ...

#3 Rock Creek Holds off Cowboys 60-56 in Graefe’s Debut

Trent SanchezDecember 8, 2020

The Abilene Cowboy basketball team opened the season Tuesday night at home against the Rock Creek Mustangs.  It was the first game as Abilene Head Coach for Erik Graefe after he spent 6 years as an assistant under Terry Taylor.  Graefe and his team had quite a challenge in his debut.  The Cowboys hosted a Rock Creek team that is currently ranked #3 in Class 3A and brought back all five starters...

First Quarter Dooms Cowgirls in Season Opening 45-31 Loss at Smoky Valley

Trent SanchezDecember 4, 2020

The Smoky Valley Lady Vikings used a big first quarter to propel them in their 45-31 victory over the Abilene Cowgirls Friday night in Lindsborg.  Smoky Valley outscored Abilene 16-2 in the first quarter and twice built 18 points leads in the win.  The victory for the Lady Vikings snapped a 13 game losing streak dating back to 2009. Smoky Valley got a big first quarter from Freshman, Adrian H...

McPherson ends Abilene’s Season in 78-14 Victory

Trent SanchezOctober 29, 2020

The Abilene Cowboys lost at McPherson 78-14 in the opening round of the playoffs. It was the second straight season that Abilene has lost to the Bullpups in the opening round. Abilene finished the year 0-6 and now has lost 16 straight games. Their last victory was on October 19, 2018 against Ulysses. McPherson improved to 8-1 with the win and they will play winner of Augusta and Ulysses in the sec...




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