COTTONWOOD FALLS — It took the better part of three quarters on Tuesday night, but the Madison boys were finally able to put their Chase County counterparts away. Madison had just a five point advantage entering the fourth quarter, but exploded for 22 points in the final period of a 50-33 victory.
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After Lebo’s Devan McEwen and Madison’s Chase Harrison twice exchanged 3-point buckets in rapid succession during the first quarter of Saturday night’s Lyon County League Tournament Championship Game, it appeared that a full-blown shootout was underway.
The Olpe boys and Hartford girls both suffered stunning losses on Friday night, but rallied to finish their stay at the 99th Lyon County League Tournament with victories on Saturday.
The Madison and Waverly girls, as well as the Waverly and Marais des Cygnes Valley boys, won their consolation semifinal matchups on Thursday during the 99th Lyon County League Tournament at White Auditorium in Emporia.
MADISON — In a game that had all the energy and ramifications of a postseason elimination contest, two of the top 1A boys basketball teams in the state collided in Madison on Tuesday and it was the host Bulldogs that knocked off Lebo, 45-41.
ESKRIDGE — Mission Valley has made a habit of discovering late-game magic this year, even to the degree of winning games on dramatic buzzer-beating shots on back-to-back nights in December.
COTTONWOOD FALLS — The Northern Heights girls survived quite a see-saw in their return to the court on Tuesday night. The Wildcats held a 10-point lead in the first half, faced a 6-point deficit in the third quarter and held on for a 50-47 victory over Chase County.
The Hamilton Board of Education discussed the first draft of the new sports agreement with the Madison School District at its regular board meeting Wednesday night.
YATES CENTER — The Olpe boys had the lead all through the fourth quarter, but had to buckle down and ward off a late rally, holding for a 45-42 win over the Chargers.
ALMA — The Northern Heights boys had their hands full much of the night against Wabaunsee in the Chargers’ home tournament on Tuesday evening, playing from behind to take a one-point lead into the final frame.
MADISON — The Pleasanton Blu-Jays pushed the Madison boys about as far as they could go, but the Bulldogs held on, not relinquishing the lead in a 59-50 victory Friday night.
MADISON —The Madison Bulldogs football team saw its season end one game short of the 8-man D1 Championship Friday evening as the Bulldogs were overpowered by visiting Canton-Galva, 46-6.
CALDWELL — Ryan Wolgram had hand in four touchdowns and the Madison Bulldogs continued their perfect season with a 60-14 win in the 8-Man Division I state semifinals over Caldwell on Friday night.
The Sept. 27 matchup between Madison High and Maranatha Christian Academy proved to be each teams most hotly-contested battle of the regular season. After narrowly winning the first contest 68-58, the Bulldogs erased any lingering doubt Friday evening, defeating the Eagles 52-6 in a three-qu…
MADISON — The Madison Bulldogs got three touchdowns from their special teams unit and held Valley Falls at bay on the defensive end in a 74-12 halftime blowout on Friday night.
LEBO — Madison remained undefeated on Friday night, blanking Lebo 50-0, extending its record to 5-0. The contest was called with 5:49 left in the third quarter after a 29-yard touchdown run by Colton Fife. Fife led Madison with four touchdowns and 151 yards rushing. Hunter Engle contributed …
The Madison Bulldogs football team survived both a 16-point deficit and a six passing touchdown performance from Maranatha Christian Academy quarterback Nate Burdette en route to a 68-58 homecoming win Friday evening.
The Madison High School football team dominated in every aspect of its road victory Friday evening against the Hartford Jaguars, winning 63-0 in two quarters by mercy rule.
The Madison boys basketball team and the Kansas Hornets girls basketball team claimed MAYB Tournament Championships in the high school division Sunday at Emporia High School.
WICHITA — It has grown more and more typical that sophomore Max Blaufuss has his better throw of the javelin among his earlier attempts.
The Olpe and Madison boys track and field teams finished in a tie for first with 145 points to share the Lyon County League Championship Thursday at Welch Stadium.
Three members of the 1A State Tournament-qualifying Olpe Eagles and one Emporia High Spartan are among the 10 honorees for this year’s Emporia Gazette All-Area girls basketball teams.
Saturday night was the final time 37 area high school seniors suited up in a competitive basketball game as a part of the Flint Hills Optimist Club’s All-Star Classic at White Auditorium.
Thirty-nine athletes representing 18 area high schools will take to the hardwood one last time this evening at White Auditorium in the 30th annual Flint Hills Optimist Club’s All-Star Classic.
The Flint Hills Optimist Club of Emporia will be hosting its annual High School All-Star Basketball games for area seniors on Saturday, March 30, at W.L. White Auditorium in Emporia.