Shawnee County Sports Banquet Nominees and Winners

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The Shawnee County Sports Council has announced the winners  for the Eleventh annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. The Banquet and the Hall of Fame inductions took place June, 25 2015  at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.  The nominees in the 10 categories come from all nine Shawnee County Schools. The categories are  fall, winter, […]

2015 11th Annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet Nominees

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The Shawnee County Sports Council has announced the  candidates for the Eleventh annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. The Banquet and the Hall of Fame inductions will take place June, 25 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.  The nominees in the 10 categories come from all nine Shawnee County Schools. The […]

Kansas High School Rodeo Association Finals Again Set For Topeka

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The Kansas High School Rodeo Finals will be in Topeka again this year. Yearend championship competition featuring the top 15 cowboys and cowgirls in all events at high school rodeos throughout the state last fall and this spring is scheduled June 2 – 7, at the R.R. Domer Livestock Arena in Topeka’s Kansas Expo Centre. […]

Shawnee Heights Wins 5A State Team Title

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The Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds needed a win in the final event of the KSHSAA State Track and Field Meet. The good news for the T-Birds is the event was the 1600 meter relay an event they have dominated over last three years.  The T-Birds, who have won the 1600 meter relay the last three years, […]

Weekend High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer After double overtime, Seaman and Manhattan ended the game on a 0-0 tie. Shawnee Heights edged Topeka High 3-2. Washburn Rural defeated Lawrence 10-0. Kaira Houser recorded three goals. Hayden beat Highland Park 10-0. Softball Shawnee Heights swept Junction City 9-7, 4-2. Seaman had no problems with Highland Park, recording the sweep 19-0, […]

Tuesday’s High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Hayden edged Shawnee Heights 1-0. Jacki Martinek scored the only goal. Topeka High beat Topeka West 5-1. Ruth Fiander produced two goals. Washburn Rural defeated Seaman 7-1.  Softball Hayden defeated Silver Lake 3-2 in 11 innings. Hayden somewhat completed the sweep, but the game was suspended because of darkness. Hayden led 8-5. The […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman junior baseball player Ryan Zeferjahn and Topeka High sophomore soccer player Ruth Fiander are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Recording a no-hitter in baseball is always tough. Not as great as a perfect game, but still very impressive. Seaman junior Ryan Zeferjahn accomplished the feat, but it wasn’t like […]

Weekend High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Topeka High beat Leavenworth 11-1. Ruth Fiander scored five times. Shawnee Heights edged Baldwin 5-4 in overtime. Hayden defeated Emporia 5-0. Softball Shawnee Heights swept Manhattan 13-2, 9-2. Hayden defeated Emporia with two scores of 15-0. Seaman swept Washburn Rural 3-1 in eight innings and 7-4. Topeka High picked up two victories against […]

Ace Pitchers Shine in Split Between Seaman and Washburn Rural

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The nightcap was far from pretty. But, the scoreboard showed nothing under the hits column for Washburn Rural. Seaman junior pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn struck out 10 batters in his no-hitter performance, the Vikings exploded in the fourth in with nine runs and Seaman split with Washburn Rural in a Centennial League battle. The Vikings jumped […]

Thursday’s High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Seaman defeated Bonner Springs 3-1. Lady Vikes received goals from Fazio, McCarter and Bocquin. Washburn Rural edged Manhattan 2-0. Darby Hirsch scored both goals. Kelly Lemke recorded her third straight shutout as goalkeeper. Shawnee Heights nipped Topeka West 1-0. Jasmine Blindt scored the lone goal. Girls swimming Topeka High Invitational Results Topeka High […]

Tuesday’s High School Sports Rewind

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Girls softball Washburn Rural swept Hayden on dedication day for new softball field. Recap, audio and more can be found here. Topeka West lost to Salina Central 10-1 and Maize South 11-6. Highland Park banged up KC Washington with 18-0 and 18-7 wins. Girls soccer Hayden beat Wichita Trinity 5-0. Lansing defeated Seaman 4-1. Washburn […]

Washburn Rural’s Taylor Ullery Comes Through to Cap Sweep on Dedication Day

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Washburn Rural didn’t launch any fireworks for the special day, but there was plenty of it on the diamond. Rural freshman Taylor Ullery gave the Lady Junior Blues a walk off win, sophomore Madison Roth stymied the Hayden offense and the Lady Junior Blues celebrated 2-1, 6-5 sweep on dedication day for the brand new […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman junior softball player Kat Frakes and Shawnee Heights junior baseball player Jarod Cooper are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. After a third place finish at the 5A state tournament, the Seaman softball team picked up right where the Lady Vikes left off. Seaman improved to 4-0 to open […]

Monday’s High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Topeka High defeated Highland Park 10-0. Ruth Fiander scored three times for the hat trick. Shawnee Heights lost to Bonner Springs 3-2 in double overtime. Second straight loss in double OT for the Lady T-Birds. Boys golf Shawnee Mission Northwest Invitational team results: 1. Washburn Rural 289 (school record), 2. Shawnee Mission East […]

Weekend High School Sports Rewind

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Friday results Softball Washburn Rural swept Highland Park 17-2 and 16-1 Seaman used a 26-hitting night to sweep Shawnee Heights 9-7 and 14-4 Baseball Shawnee Heights swept Seaman 11-1 and 9-7 Topeka High’s game versus Manhattan was postponed to May 5th   Saturday results Girls soccer Washburn Rural edged Blue Valley North 1-0 for third […]

Thursday’s High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Seaman defeated Ottawa 10-0. Brylee Johnson scored five goals and recorded two assists. Heritage Christian beat Highland Park 9-0. Washburn Rural lost to Blue Valley Southwest in a shootout. End of regulation saw a 1-1 tie. BVSW won shootout 4-3. Rural plays Blue Valley North for third place in Olathe NW Invitational on […]

Seaman’s Tatyana Legette highlights All-Centennial League teams

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Four city basketball players have been named to the All-Centennial League girls basketball team. Seaman senior forward Tatyana Legette claimed the league’s player of the year honor. Washburn Rural senior Paige Cunningham, Topeka High junior Adrianna Henderson and Shawnee Heights sophomore Jazz Sweet joined Legette on the first team.  Washburn Rural coach Kevin Bordewick nabbed […]

Tuesday’s High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Blue Valley defeated Seaman 8-0Free State edged Shawnee Heights 2-1 in double overtimeWashburn Rural beat Shawnee Mission West 4-1 in opening game of Olathe Northwest tournament Boys tennis No. 1 singles resultsNo. 2 singles resultsNo. 3 singles resultsNo. 1 doubles resultsNo. 2 doubles resultsNo. 3 doubles results Team results: 1. Blue Valley Northwest […]

KBCA announces All-Star rosters

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Another high school basketball season is complete. But for 48 basketball stars, they have one more game to finish before moving on to college. Three city players get that opportunity. The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association released its All-Star rosters for 2015. Shawnee Heights point guard Tez Scroggins, Washburn Rural forward Paige Cunningham and Seaman forward […]

Ten city players receive KBCA All-State honors

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City players, who earned All-State honors:Tez Scroggins, SR, Shawnee Heights, 5A second teamJoe Miller, SR, Seaman, 5A honorable mentionJacob Head, SR, Hayden, 4A-DI honorable mentionPaige Cunningham, SR, Washburn Rural, 6A second teamLauren Biggs, JR, Washburn Rural, 6A honorable mentionAndrianna Henderson, JR, Topeka High, 6A honorable mentionTatyana Legette, SR, Seaman, 5A second teamJazz Sweet, SO, Shawnee […]

Weekend High School Sports Rewind

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Girls soccer Hayden beat Topeka West 2-0 Softball Seaman swept Lawrence 12-1 and 17-2 Baseball Seaman defeated Lawrence 10-0 Girls swimming Manhattan Invitational Results Local teams that participated: Hayden, Shawnee Heights, Topeka West, Topeka High, Washburn Rural Team results: 1. Newton, 511; 2. Washburn Rural, 340; 3. Hayden, 279; 4. Manhattan, 278; 5. McPherson, 257; […]

Shawnee Heights’ Scroggins highlights boys All-Centennial League team

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Three city basketball players have been named to the All-Centennial League boys basketball team. Shawnee Heights senior Tez Scroggins captured the league’s player of the year award. Seaman senior Joe Miller and Hayden senior Jacob Head joined Scroggins on the first team. Manhattan coach Benji George earned coach of the year after claiming the Centennial […]

All-City Basketball Teams

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What a tremendous high school basketball season.  Although no city school was crowned as state champion, the city of Topeka has plenty to be happy about. Shawnee Heights tied for the best record going into the Class 5A state tournament and made it back to the tournament since 2002.  Three of the seven city girls […]

580 WIBW’s All-Tournament Teams from State Tournament

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The 2014-15 edition of high school basketball is in the books with the eight basketball state tournaments wrapping up on Saturday across the state.  All eight broadcasters from each site  put together their all tournament teams for both boys and girls. Class 6A – Greg Akagi’s All-Tournament Team BoysZach Jackson, SR, Wichita EastJustin Roberts, JR, […]

State Tournament Day Four Schedule and Scores

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Scores: Boys Championship Games  6A   Wichita East 58 Lawrence 435A   Wichita Heights 72 Maize South 534A D1  McPherson 74 Basehor-Linwood 604A D2  Holcomb 63 Rock Creek 553A   Scott City 60 Wichita Collegiate 48 2A   St. John-Hudson 49 Central Plains 451A D1   Hanover 58 Doniphan West 361A D2  Wallace County 72 St […]

State Tournament Basketball Day One Scores

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3:00 Scores: Class 6A Boys Wichita East 59  Maize 46Class 5A Girls  Aquinas 56 Emporia 34 Class 4AD1 Boys  Basehor-Linwood 65 Wellington 40Class 4AD2 Boys  Holcomb 59  Parsons 44 Class 3A Girls  Cimarron 57  Wellsville 39Class 2A Boys  Olpe 42  Colgan 31 Class 1AD1 Girls  Hoxie 71 LaCrosse 43Class 1AD2 Girls  St. Johns-Tipton 52 Wetmore 49  4:45 Scores:  […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman senior forward Joe Miller and Topeka West junior bowler Renee Howland are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Although the season could have been better, senior Joe Miller is pleased with the way the basketball squad finished. After a roller coaster start, the Vikings strung together wins down the […]

Wendy’s High School Girls Basketball Coaches Club

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The final week of high school basketball is here. Eight different state tournaments are this week, crowning eight unique champions. Three city schools have a chance to be the next champion. To see the brackets and 580 WIBW broadcast schedule, check that out right here. This is the sixth and final girls basketball edition of […]

Shawnee Heights powers past Seaman to end state tournament drought

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Last season, Shawnee Heights was one of the best teams left out of the state tournament. This year, the Thunderbirds saw their opportunity to end a 13-year drought. Led by senior point guard Tez Scroggins’ 24 points, Heights advanced to the Class 5A state tournament for the first time since 2002 after a 75-58 win […]

High School Basketball: Sub-State Final Day

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Boys Basketball Class 1A-DI Sub-State TournamentHanover 58, Osborne 38Pratt Skyline 42, Macksville 27Satanta 58, Hodgeman County 42Stockton 56, Hoxie 49 Class 1A-DII Sub-State TournamentHutchinson Central Christian 61, Sylvan-Lucas 48St. John’s Beloit-Tipton 65, Northern Valley 47Wallace County 42, Greeley County 30Wheatland-Grinnell 52, Western Plains 43 Class 2A Sub-State TournamentCentral Plains 62, Ellinwood 26Ellis 62, Hill City […]

High school basketball Sub-State brackets

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The season is back to 0-0. It’s sub-state week and each team is trying to reach the same destination: state tournament. Below are the records of each team in sub-state pairings involving Shawnee County teams. Brackets are also posted below. For all other sub-state brackets. check those out right here. Boys 6A Sub-State: Junction City […]

High School Basketball: Sub-State Day Four

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Boys Basketball Class 5A Sub-State Tournament Blue Valley Southwest 67, St. James Academy 47 BV West 62, KC Harmon 35 Emporia 55, Salina South 47 Goddard-Eisenhower 55, Liberal 40 Kapaun Mount Carmel 54, Arkansas City 30 Maize South 72, Great Bend 36 Shawnee Heights 60, Leavenworth 39 Topeka Seaman 71, Highland Park 57 Andover Central […]

High School Basketball: Sub-State Day Three

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Boys Basketball Class 6A Sub-State TournamentLawrence 79, SM Northwest 45Olathe East 54, BV Northwest 46Olathe Northwest 72, Gardner-Edgerton 65, OTSM East 46, SM South 45Wichita Campus 53, Dodge City 52Wichita East 76, Wichita North 53Wichita South 45, Wichita West 35Wichita Southeast 84, Topeka 68BV North 57, Olathe South 45Derby 63, Junction City 41Garden City 46, […]

Seaman sinks Lansing to advance to sub-state championship match with Shawnee Heights

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Seaman senior Tatyana Legette didn’t score and once she picked up her foul in the first quarter, trouble was brewing for the Lady Vikes. That didn’t matter as fellow seniors Cassidy Henry and Rachel Heald kept Seaman afloat until Legette was back on the floor in the decisive second quarter in a 52-42 victory over […]

High School Basketball: Sub-State Day Two

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Boys Basketball Class 1A-DI Sub-State TournamentCentral Burden 62, South Haven 60Flinthills 38, Goessel 35Lakeside 51, Clifton-Clyde 43Lebo 42, Southern Coffey 27Marais des Cygnes Valley 52, Pleasanton 39Pretty Prairie 65, Centre 44Rock Hills 70, Thunder Ridge 47St. Paul 54, Marmaton Valley 48 Class 1A-DII Sub-State TournamentAshland 71, Bucklin 23Chase 59, Tescott 45Cheylin 47, Weskan 43Cunningham 69, […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Washburn Rural junior forward/guard Jordyn Musselman and Seaman junior wrestler Ian Hall are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. The start of the high school basketball season was a rough one for the Washburn Rural Lady Junior Blues. After losing a huge lead in the fourth quarter in a loss […]