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The Atchison County Community High School girls team wrapped up regular season play Tuesday with a 51-36 win over Maur Hill-Mount Academy that also clinched a home game in the first round of Sub-State next Tuesday night.

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The county of Atchison had nothing short of a banner weekend in the sport of wrestling.

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Effingham — Monday night was the first game in about a month Jefferson County North had been at full strength with the return of junior Kinsey Schneider from illness in a 48-15 win over Maur Hill-Mount Academy.

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As of Friday night the following area wrestlers have qualified for state. Ethan Seager from Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Nick Funk from Atchison High School. Mason Scholz and Colby Smith from Atchison County Community High School also qualified for the trip to state. A number of other area wr…

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Effingham — First year Atchison County Community High School coach Troy Hoffman was really at a loss for words after his team’s stunning 48-43 comeback upset victory over Jefferson County North Friday night.

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Effingham — Senior Josie Weishaar has been the best player any time she’s stepped on a court for a game this season, and that probably has never been more evident than Friday night in Jefferson County North’s 46-37 road win over Atchison County Community High School.

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The Atchison girls basketball responded after a frustrating loss on Friday with a 50-16 win over Harmon on Monday night at Atchison High School.

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Atchison High School dropped its fourth straight game in a row and gave Sumner Academy its first win of the season by a score of 44-39 Friday night.

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The potential father and son coaching matchup between Steve and Luke Noll was spoiled Thursday night due to both of them being out with the flu.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy boys basketball hadn’t lost more than three games in the regular season since the 2015-16 season, until Thursday night.

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EFFINGHAM — The freshman corps of the Atchison County girls basketball team has come alive, and the new blood led the way in dispatching the visiting Oskaloosa Bears on Tuesday night in Effingham.

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EFFINGHAM — The Atchison County boys have long had challenges running the gauntlet of the Eastern Kansas League, but when they secure the advantage, the raw athletic talent driving the Tigers comes out of its cage, as it did on Tuesday night against Oskaloosa.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy was in desperate search of win Tuesday night after dropping their previous three games.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy girls looked to have a season sweep of Pleasant Ridge in the bag with just a couple minutes remaining and leading 37-33.

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Atchison High School hosted the annual George Worley wrestling Invitational with the aforementioned former Atchison wrestling coach in attendance for the event.

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WINCHESTER — Jefferson County North made short work of Atchison County Community High School for the second time this season.

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Winchester — Atchison County Community High School escaped with an exhilarating 50-46 victory over Cornerstone in the first round of the Jefferson County North Basketball Tournament despite not playing well for a number of stretches Monday night.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy didn’t have many answers against Silver Lake Thursday night at the McLouth Invitational.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy being at the mercy of a running clock late in the fourth quarter Thursday night against Hiawatha wasn’t an outcome many, if any, saw coming.

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NEMAHA —Atchison’s athleticism and speed were too much for Jackson Heights despite putting fourth a relatively messy offensive effort in the 49-28 win Tuesday at Nemaha Central.

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MCLOUTH — The Maur Hill-Mount Academy Ravens earned another hard fought victory in a game where they were once again not on their A game and started slow.

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The Atchison High School girls basketball team put on a show for the home crowd on Tuesday night over a fairly hapless visiting side from Washington High School.

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The Atchison Redmen had to feel pretty good after watching their counterparts on the girls basketball team demolish the Lady Cats, but if they didn’t already know, it quickly became obvious that the Wildcat boys are a completely different animal, one which overwhelmed them almost from the start.

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Jefferson County North certainly didn’t have its best game offensively Tuesday night in a 55-47 loss to Pleasant Ridge.

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Jefferson County North girls basketball added another double digit victory to its resume Tuesday with a 53-22 home win over Pleasant Ridge.

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The Atchison County Community High School boys basketball team had yet another hard fought game where they couldn’t overcome numerous mistakes in a 59-35 home loss to Valley Falls Friday night.

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Effingham- The young Atchison County Community High School squad started the new calendar year with a dismantling of Valley Falls in a 41-6 home win Friday night.

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2019 was a unique year for sports in the Atchison and the Northeast Kansas area from success at both the college and high school level as well as local kids making an impact on a division I football program.

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Winchester — Jefferson County North a hard fought 66-56 victory over a scrappy and tough Atchison County Community High School that continues to improve with every game Tuesday night at Winchester.

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Winchester — The Jefferson County North girls took Atchison County Community High School’s best shot in the first quarter before ultimately running away to keep its record perfect by a score of 53-19 Tuesday in Winchester.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy boys took care of business Friday night with a 68-21 home trouncing of Horton.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy girls basketball team had a chance to improve to 2-0 on the season despite a lackluster offensive performance most of the night before ultimately getting outscored 9-0 in the final minute and half and losing 45-34 to Horton at home Friday night.

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EFFINGHAM — Keeping pace with the visiting Jackson Heights boys on Friday night, the Atchison County boys basketball team appeared to have opportunities against a powerful opponent at home early on, despite a small deficit.

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EFFINGHAM — The Atchison County girls basketball team faced a tough challenge on Friday night against the Jackson Heights Cobras, and it overcame them in Effingham.

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Wrestlers of the Atchison County Tigers boys and girls teams competed on Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Jefferson West Mixer and Spring Hill Girls Mixer events. Here are the results:

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Basketball season is upon us, and the Hiawatha Red Hawks kicked off the season with a bang on Saturday night, with the girls securing a come-from-behind win over the visiting ACCHS Tigers in early action, and the boys running Effingham off the floor for a massive win in the night cap.

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OSKALOOSA — The Atchison County Community High School girls basketball team fell behind early in the season opener on the road, and ultimately got thrashed 52-34 in what would be the first competitive high school varsity experience for most of the team.