KRSL Santa's Candy Cube is at Encore Antiques and Collectables in Russell today! Stop by and make your guess on how much CANDY is in the Cube!

Friday Basketball Lineup

KRSL 990 AM / 98.1 FM
Russell at Republic Co.
Gametimes - 6:00pm / 7:45pm

Local Sports

Russell Swept at Beloit to Open 2018

Russell Bronco BasketballGirls: Beloit 45, Russell 44
Boys: Beloit 68, Russell 47

The Russell High School girls basketball team opened the new year with a tight 45-44 loss at Beloit on Friday, January 5.

The Lady Broncos trailed 13-10 after one quarter, but went to the locker room at halftime tied 17-17. Beloit jumped back ahead 37-31 after three periods. Russell's Tiffany Dortland scored nine points in the fourth quarter, but missed a three-pointer at the final buzzer.

Dortland led Russell with 21 points.

Beloit's Sydney Johnson scored 23 points and had 15 rebounds.

The Lady Trojans out-rebounded Russell 33 to 21.

The Russell girls fall to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in league play.

In the boys game, Beloit got a bit of a scare from Russell early, but the Trojans would eventually pull away and cruise to a 68-47 win.

Beloit led 19-14 after the first frame, 36-23 at the half and 50-36 after three quarters. The Trojans extended their lead in the final period by hitting four three-pointers.

Koby Decker led Russell with 10 points.

Russell falls to 2-6 overall and 0-4 in league play.

The Russell girls and boys basketball teams return home Tuesday, January 9 to host Southeast of Saline. The action begins with the girls game at 6 PM and the boys to follow. Catch both games on KRSL AM 990, 98.1 FM and KRSL.com.

Read More Sports
K-State on KRSL AM-FM
Russell, KS weather