Atchison volleyball celebrated its decorated senior class Tuesday night with a 3-0 sweep over Harmon.
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Atchison football improved its winning streak to five in a row with probably the biggest win of the season 35-14 over Sumner Academy Friday night at Amelia Earhart Stadium.
Atchison High School notched its third victory in row after dropping the fist game of the season with an absolutely dominating 70-0 win over Harmon Friday night for Homecoming weekend.
Atchison football continued the momentum from its comeback over Highland Park in week two with a rather convincing 38-16 home victory over Wyandotte Friday night at Amelia Earhart Stadium.
Atchison was in grave danger of falling to 0-2 on the season Friday night against Highland Park.
Atchison volleyball had a pair of solid performances in its home opener Thursday night with two sweeps over Doniphan West and rival Maur Hill-Mount Academy.
Atchison High will start the year with a new leader at the helm, Craig Hanzel.
Atchison volleyball will not be lacking in senior leadership for the 2021 season.
After an outlandish opening quarter that saw the two teams put up a combined 39 points, Lafayette did away with their early mistakes to take a commanding 50-21 win over Atchison on Friday at Amelia Earheart Field.
Atchison high school football will follow a similar formula it has in the past, relying on their ability up front to pound the rock.
Atchison high school alumnus Nic Rebant recently took the head coaching position for the Atchison girls basketball team after spending one season as an assistant coach for the program.
Atchison High School girls soccer had two all-state selections this season with senior Zamauria Herring earning second team honors with sophomore goalkeeper Katy Harris getting an honorable mention.
Area high schools like Atchison County Community High School, Atchison, Maur Hill-Mount Academy, Jefferson County North and others are in the middle of competing in summer league basketball. Games have been taking place at Benedictine College, Memorial Hall and Atchison High School.
Former Atchison volleyball player Mattie Dougherty recently signed her letter of intent to continue her volleyball career with the University of Saint Mary after playing two years at Allen County Community College.
Several Atchison area athletes earned All League honors. The students and their awards are:
Atchison County Community High School junior Keegan Lott made the absolute most of his opportunities this season after the disappointment of 2020.
Atchison baseball had seven players earn all league honors for the season. Seniors Patrick Denton and Tyler Navinskey were both named first team. Freshmen Jeter Purdy and Boston Bruce were both named to the first team as well. Senior Ryan Noll and sophomore Aidan Battle were named to the sec…
Maur Hill-Mount Academy
Atchison had its season ended Tuesday in the opening round of regionals 10-8 against Eudora at Benedictine College.
Atchison baseball earned its fifth straight league title while finishing the regular season with a 4-1 record the final week before regionals
Atchison tennis hosted its only home meet of the season with Sumner Academy, Marantha and Hiawatha in attendance. The Redhawks were the only one of the four programs who had a full team so the other three had mix and match throughout the day.
The Lady Red fell to Sumner 2-1 on Thursday afternoon in Atchison’s third game in four days.
The Lady Red had a quick turnaround after their loss on Monday. They bounced back with a resounding victory over Schlagle 7-1 on Tuesday afternoon.
Atchison County Community High School softball earned its first pair of wins in the season in a sweep over Atchison High School by scores of 20-5 and 19-9 at home Tuesday night.
The Lady Red fell to the Bulldogs 4-1 on Monday afternoon in a matchup that was closer than the score indicated.
Atchison senior Ryan Noll signed his letter of intent to continue his football career at Peru State College Thursday evening. Noll will be joining the program as a long snapper and a tight end. “He’s one of the best long snappers I’ve ever had,” Head coach Jim Smith said. “I know how hard he…
Atchison High School hosted its annual track meet with nine teams attendance. North Platte took first place in the girls and West Platte took first in boys.
United States men’s soccer goalkeeping legend, Tim Howard, and Atchison’s keeper, Katy Harris, have very little in common. But, they do have one thing, earning 16 saves in a single match.
The Lady Red softball team earned their first two wins of the season in a double header victory over Washington High School on Tuesday night. Atchison defeated the Wildcats 14-4 and 11-9 with strong team play.
Atchison County Community High School
After nearly two years off from soccer, The Lafayette Fighting Irish girl opened the year with a 3-0 loss to Atchison on Monday at Lafayette High School.
Hall of Fame Wrestling coach George Worley passed away Sunday morning at the age of 89 at Atchison Medicalodge.
Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Atchison renewed their crosstown rivalry Friday evening.
Atchison baseball opened up its season Monday night in a convincing sweep of Troy with an 11-1 win game one and a 10-0 in game two.
Eric Hill and Erikah Smith will be leading a young core of Redmen track and field athletes this season.
Atchison High School Tennis will be full of new faces for this upcoming season.
The Atchison girls soccer program is hoping to continue on the pace it set two years ago when they won a Regional-round game.
Atchison baseball returns this spring with a number of unknowns around the program with a mostly new roster.
The Atchison High School softball team will take to the field for the first time since 2019 this season. The team is young with only two seniors, but their leadership has been felt from the rest of the team during the early stages of practice.
Atchison girls basketball really didn’t have any answers for Holton Wednesday night in its 62-30 home defeat in the first round of Sub-State.
Atchison High School fell in an overtime thriller 55-50 to JC Harmon on Tuesday night.
The Atchison girls basketball team completely dominated the second half against Schlagle on the way to a 78-39 Monday night.
Former Atchison High School basketball coach and Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Matthew “Chic” Downing passed away Monday morning at the age of 72.
Xavier Hernandez did a little bit of everything for Atchison High School basketball.
A total of six local wrestlers qualified for Sub-State last weekend with a few others just missing the cut.
Atchison High School girls basketball suffered a frustrating loss to Sumner Academy 57-49 at home Thursday night.
A slow start did not hinder the success of the Lady Red in their 54-35 victory over Washington High School on Tuesday night.
All three of the local Atchison high schools will be sending competitors to regionals with Atchison County Community High School leading the way with eleven.
Atchison High School basketball bounced back after a tough loss to Harmon Tuesday by beating Wyandotte 54-42 Friday night at home.
Xavier Cushinberry did something he didn’t expect to do when he started High School and that’s to sign on to play football in college.
Atchison High School had its best start in the Kansas City-Atchison League in a number of years by beating Washington 52-49 Tuesday and Schlagle 73-43 Thursday night.