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This Cheyenne County Showdown was Historical; CW over KC 56-50

     Earlier in the season, the Kit Carson Wildcats, who came into the state 6-man quarterfinals undefeated, would nip Cheyenne Wells at the buzzer to win a close, regular season game in a come-fro...

By Betsy Barnett

2016-11-09 17:17:52

Eads Volleyball Ends Season at District Tournament

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     It’s been a long and difficult season for the Eads Volleyball team as the 7-13 Eagles have struggled with consistency.  The young team, with nary a senior on the team, was not able to put toge...

Lady Wildcats Still Unbeaten Defeating Eads 3-0 in Conference Rivalry

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     The Kit Carson Lady Wildcats remain unbeaten as area teams are winding down their regular seasons this week and prepare to head into the District Tournament on October 28th at the LCC Wellness...

Kit Carson Advances to 6-Man Quarter Finals in a 61-16 Win over Idalia

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     The Kit Carson Wildcats are the #1 team in the state and for good reason as they have managed to stay undefeated in the regular season with impressive wins over a handful of tough opponents; a...

Lamar Softball Wins Regional Championship; Advances to 3A State Tournament this Weekend

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     The Lamar Savages are seeded #5 in the 3A state tournament that will be played at the Aurora Sports Complex this weekend with the first round starting on Friday, October 21 at 10:00 am.  The t...

Eads Drops State Playoff Game Committing 5 Turnovers; Peetz Advances 72-56

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     A new state champion will be crowned in 2016 as the defending state champions were eliminated on Saturday.  Eads (#7, 6-2) knew Peetz (#10, 6-2) would be a tough first round opponent as they w...

Scoreboard for the week of October 19, 2016; Sponsored by Kiowa County National Bank

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Kiowa County National Bank Presents the Week of October 26 Scoreboard

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Lopes Volleyball Start Region Play Strong; Now on the Road for Three Matches

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     After a wild opening weekend of conference play, the Lamar Community College volleyball team sat at 2-1 in what promised to be a tight race for the top spots in Region IX-South. var load...

Lopes Battle Through Winless Weekend

| Betsy Barnett | Sports
     (Lamar, Colorado; October 24, 2016)  An already long road trip was made even longer for the Lamar Community College volleyball team last Thursday through Saturday. var loadAsyncDeferre...

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