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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Since the sixth grade, the Doniphan West girls cross country team have pushed themselves beyond their limits.
ROSSVILLE — One night after Halloween, Maur Hill-Mount Academy faced nothing short of a nightmare first half against Rossville Friday night in a 42-7 first round playoff loss.
The DWHS girls cross country team is state bound after winning the Washington County regional on Saturday, Oct. 26. Leading the team to the finish line was Elle Williams in third place (20:55), Chloe Clevenger in fourth (21:18), Claire Cole in sixth (21:42), Aly Gobin in 35th (25:20), Emma A…
The best showing at Thursday night’s quad meet at Maur Hill-Mount Academy was by the Atchison Redmen volleyball team.
It’s still July, but the high school fall sports season is creeping around the corner.
Classifications are going to look a little different this year for some local high school football teams.
Three local schools competed in the Rock Hills 1A regional track and field meet Thursday.
The 2-1A Kansas City Christian baseball regional was not kind to two Doniphan County teams.
Softball and baseball regional play begins next week and the seedings were determined this week.
The Doniphan West baseball team was forced to cancel its scheduled games with Maur Hill-Mount Academy this week.
The Doniphan West Mustangs baseball team picked up a sweep of their cross-county rivals, the Troy Trojans, on Thursday.
This year’s track and field regional sites have been set by the Kansas State High School Activities Association.
The Kansas State High School Activities Association announced high school baseball and softball regionals Monday afternoon.
The Atchison Globe Top-10 basketball team is made up of five girls and five boys who excelled on the high school basketball court this past season.
The Doniphan West Mustangs boys’ basketball team suffered a loss in the sub-state championship game, falling to Centralia 56-49.
The Doniphan West basketball teams competed in the 1A Division I sub-state hosted by Frankfort.
The Troy and Doniphan West girls’ and boys’ basketball teams open started the Frankfort 1A DI sub-state this week.
Doniphan West’s Zeb Speer and Pleasant Ridge’s Trevor Ragland medaled at Saturday’s 3-2-1A wrestling state tournament in Hays.
The pairings for the 1A Division I sub-state in Frankfort have been set.
Saturday was decision day in the world of Kansas high school wrestling.
Pleasant Ridge and Doniphan West wrestlers competed in the 3-2-1A wrestling regional hosted by Silver Lake on Friday.
The Doniphan West Mustangs won the Twin Valley League championship on Saturday with a 63-54 win over Hanover.
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HIGHLAND — When the Doniphan West Mustangs are hitting from the outside, they can do just about anything they want offensively.
HIGHLAND — Trailing by five with 3:30 to play, the Doniphan West Lady Mustangs looked tired and out of sync.
Northeast Kansas showed off its talent at the state level once again in 2017.
Several area high school football players were named to the All-State teams by the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle earlier this month.
HIGHLAND — While their pressure defense wasn’t as frenetic as their coach hopes it will eventually be, the Doniphan West Lady Mustangs were devastating in spurts Friday night, as they downed rival Troy, 43-26.
HIGHLAND — Over the last several seasons, the Troy-Doniphan West boys’ basketball game has been a must-see, early-season matchup.
The Atchison Globe Top-11 Football Team is a list of the best football players in the area.
The Doniphan West Mustangs football team was represented on the Twin Valley All-League teams.
The Doniphan West Mustangs football team lost to Centralia 63-24 Friday night.
Several local runners earned top times at Saturday’s cross country regional races, qualifying for their respective state races.
Saturday turned out to be a rough day for local schools aiming to qualify for their respective state volleyball tournaments.