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Atchison County Community High School’s first half almost propelled them to victory, but a third quarter drought ended their hopes against Jefferson County North on Thursday Night.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy wrestling program marked another spot in growth Thursday by hosting its second mixer in a week with at least seven teams at both mixers.

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An explosive second quarter lifts Maur-Hill-Mount Academy over its league rival Atchison County Community High School in a 52-20 victory Wednesday night.

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Atchison County Community High School dropped its second game of the season Tuesday night thanks to a closing 17-3 run from Jackson Heights that led to a 35-27 home defeat.

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Despite a sloppy second half, Atchison County Community High School boys basketball was able to seal its first victory of the season by a score of 42-33 over Oskaloosa.

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Atchison County Community High School’s win Friday certainly wasn’t the prettiest of games, but the 42-35 result handed Oskaloosa its first loss of the season.

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Atchison County Community High School suffered its fifth loss of the season 47-24 Monday night at Holton after only scoring 14 points in the second half.

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Atchison County Community High School took on the chin Monday in its first loss of the season 51-19 at Holton.

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Atchison County Community High School boys basketball came so close to its first victory of the season against Horton but were undone by late offensive woes and missed free throws.

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Atchison County Community High School girls basketball overcame a rather sloppy fourth quarter offensively to defeat a tough Horton squad 35-34 with a buzzer beating three from sophomore Natalie Nitz.

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Atchison County Community High School girls basketball improved to 2-0 Thursday night at Pleasant Ridge thanks to a 10-0 run to close out the contest.

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Atchison County Community High School wrestling started its season Wednesday night by hosting a double dual of Atchison and Lawrence Free State.

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Atchison County Community High School fell to 0-2 on the season after a 34-22 defeat by McLouth Tuesday night at home.

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The pair of Atchison Community High School cross country runners competed in state Saturday at Victoria, Kansas with Sophomore Haeden Forbes bringing home some hardware.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy made it seven straight seasons of domination against Atchison County Community High School with a 53-6 win Friday night at Guy Galley field.

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Pleasant Ridge has canceled the football program’s next two games against Atchison County Community High School this Friday and Maur Hill-Mount Academy next Friday night due to having to quarantine because of the Coronavirus.

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Atchison County Community High School hopes to keep taking steps forward as a program despite the loss of two of the best players in recent memory with Tucker Smith and Trystin Myers.

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USD 377 Board of Education members will gather for a special board meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 30 at Central Office along Main Street in Effingham.

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Kansas State High Schools Activities Association finally made the official decision Wednesday to cancel spring championships, competitions, and festivals in 2020 because of the pandemic of COVID-19.

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HIAWATHA- The underdog Atchison County Community High School girls basketball squad was giving the undefeated juggernaut Nemaha Central Thunder all they could handle for about a quarter with the game all tied up 9-9.

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The first round Sub-State meeting between Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Atchison County Community High School felt a little different than previous matchups, but ended being more of the same.

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Effingham — After falling to Jefferson County North February 4 at home and suffering their fourth loss, Maur Hill-Mount Academy had a goal in mind to turn the season around.

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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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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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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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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 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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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.