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Girls basketball wins against Dodge City

Girls basketball wins against Dodge City

Taylor Schiffelbein, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girls basketball team beat the Dodge City Red Demons in Dodge on Feb. 21, 42-38. Coach Kirk Maska said that the team played very well when they got down and played their offense. The Indians turned the ball over multiple times in the first quarter which then led to a Red Demon 10-3 lead. The...

Two Indian wrestlers make it to state

Two Indian wrestlers make it to state

MacKenzie Fagan, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

Two Indian wrestlers made it to state after placing at the regional wrestling tournament on Feb. 17-18. Placing second at 152 pounds was Conrad Vajnar, while 220-pouonder Trey VanPelt ended up in fourth place. State wrestling action in Salina begins Feb. 24 and concludes on Feb. 25. Regionals Individual...

Boys basketball team gets a win Dodge City

Boys basketball team gets a win Dodge City

Jacob Maska, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys basketball team beat the Dodge City Red Demons 48-39 on Feb. 21. Dodge City started the game with two unanswered two-point shots. Hays answered right back with a big three-pointer followed by a free throw to tie the game. The Red Demons put themselves back in the lead by three, Hays would...

Basketball team prepares for sub state

Basketball team prepares for sub state

Peyton Augustine, Sports Editor

February 21, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

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, 2017


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, 2017


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...

Girls basketball falls to Life Prep Academy Fire

Girls basketball falls to Life Prep Academy Fire

Taylor Schiffelbein, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

  The Lady Indian basketball team’s three game winning streak was cut off after losing to the Life Prep Academy Fire on Feb. 3, 43-78. Isabel Robben, Savannah Schneider, and Brooke Denning all had six points on the game, followed by Maddie Keller with 5, Jaycee Dale, Kallie Leiker, and Katie...

Junior Trey Vanpelt competes against titan of wrestling

Junior Trey Vanpelt competes against titan of wrestling

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


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, 2017


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...

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