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Basketball team prepares for sub-state

Basketball team prepares for sub-state

Peyton Augustine, Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under Sports

Preparing for sub-state and state games is a part of many teams’ seasons, including the basketball team. Coach Rick Keltner is hopeful for the upcoming post-season games. “We’re playing good basketball even though we’ve had a few losses in a row recently,” Keltner said. “We’ve got...

Boys basketball loses to Abilene Cowboys

Boys basketball loses to Abilene Cowboys

Jacob Maska, Sports Reporter
February 17
Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team took on the Abilene Cowboys on Feb. 14. The Indians lost to the Cowboys 48-44 in a nail bitter. Both teams didn’t shoot well from the field, Hays shooting 31 percent and Abilene 36 percent. The Cowboys started off the scoring with a layup but was followed by a three-pointer...

Girls basketball falls to Salina Central Mustangs

Girls basketball falls to Salina Central Mustangs

Taylor Schiffelbein, Staff Reporter
February 15
Filed under Sports

The Lady Indian basketball team fell to the state ranked Salina Central Mustangs 36-60 on Feb. 9. After the first quarter, the Mustangs were already up 21-10. The Indians pulled closer to the Mustangs giving the Mustangs their smallest lead of the game, three points. The Indians trailed the Mustangs...

Junior aspires to continue basketball, golf at collegiate level

Junior aspires to continue basketball, golf at collegiate level

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 15
Filed under Feature, Sports

Junior Peyton Kieffer is heavily involved in both basketball and golf. When he was younger, Kieffer decided to be involved in both sports, and is now successful in each of them. With plans to continue playing at a collegiate level, Kieffer is becoming more serious about his sportsmanship. "My...

Boys basketball falls to Liberal

Boys basketball falls to Liberal

Jacob Maska, Sports Reporter
February 14
Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team faced off against Liberal on Feb. 10. After their last face off Hays was looking for revenge. The Indians hit the first basket of the night and would lead by as much as four. Liberal would fight back and end the first quarter down by one with a score of 13-12. The Red Skins...

Boys basketball defeated by Central

Boys basketball defeated by Central

Jacob Maska, Sports Writer
February 13
Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team went into the Salina Central game with a record of 10-3. The Indians started the game slow only scoring two points in the first 6 minutes. Hays made a comeback at the end of the first quarter 9-8. It was all Central from there, scoring 23 points to Hays’ five points ending...

Junior Trey Vanpelt competes against titan of wrestling

Junior Trey Vanpelt competes against titan of wrestling

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under Sports

Junior wrestler Trey Vanpelt competed at the Wrestling tournament in Great Bend on Jan. 27th at the 59th Rocky Welton Invitational, but the match wasn’t against any regular opponent. Instead, it was Sophomore Colton Schultz, one of the top wrestlers in the entire country. Vanpelt finished in 11th place, ear...

Wrestling Splits with Garden City and Liberal

Wrestling Splits with Garden City and Liberal

MacKenzie Fagan, Staff Reporter
February 7
Filed under Sports

The Indian wrestling team split matches with Garden City and Liberal on Feb. 2. After losing to Garden City, 55-12, in the first round, the Indians got past Liberal by a 48-27 score. Next action for the Indians will be at Great Bend on Feb. 9 when the Indians will wrestle the Panthers in a dual match.   Hays 12, Gar...

Wrestling competes at Rocky Welton

Wrestling competes at Rocky Welton

MacKenzie Fagan, Staff Reporter
February 3
Filed under Sports

The Indian wrestling team competed at Great Bend for the 59th Rocky Welton Invitational on Jan. 27-28 and they took 27 with 39 points. Conrad Vajnar had the best finish when he went 4-3 taking sixth place. Xavier went 3-3 and took sixth. While Kreighton Meyers placed ninth and Trey VanPelt took 11th....

Lady Indian basketball defeats Salina South Cougars

Lady Indian basketball defeats Salina South Cougars

Taylor Schiffelbein, Staff Reporter
February 3
Filed under Sports

Leading the Lady Indians basketball team in a win over the Salina South Cougars was sophomore Jaycee Dale with 12 points. The first quarter ended with the Indians up over the Cougars 8-6. The Indians took a 15-0 run in the second quarter, scoring the first eleven of the quarter. The Indian’s big...

Lady Indian basketball takes fifth at McPherson tournament

Lady Indian basketball takes fifth at McPherson tournament

Taylor Schiffelbein, Staff Reporter
February 3
Filed under Sports

The Lady Indian basketball team finished fifth in the Mid-American Classic tournament in McPherson over the weekend of Jan. 27-29. The Indians started the tournament out with a game against the Valley Center Hornets (6-3), which ended in a 49-42 loss. This loss improved the Hornets to 7-3 and the...

2014 graduate Lane Clark talks college football

2014 graduate Lane Clark talks college football

Taylor Schiffelbein, Staff Reporter
February 3
Filed under Feature, Sports

From a Hays High Indian to a Tennesse State University Tiger, HHS graduate Lane Clark has kept his loyalty with football through the years. Clark said he started playing football when he was in third grade. Since then, he has played practically every position on the field but any sort of lineman....

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