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Wilson, Victoria Girls Drop State Openers

2014 KSHSAA State Basketball LogoThe Victoria and Wilson girls both had their postseason runs come to an end after suffering first round losses at their state basketball tournaments on Thursday, March 13.

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Victoria, Wilson Girls Qualify for State

BasketballSix area teams went into Saturday night with a chance at state. Two punched their tickets.

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Pratt Denies RHS Girls Trip to State

RHS BasketballThe Russell girls went into Saturday night's Class 4A Div. 2 Sub-State Championship game against Pratt aiming for their second-straight trip to state, but it wasn't meant to be as the Lady Greenbacks used a smothering defensive effort to grab a 48-30 victory at Amos Morris Gym in Russell.

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Larned Too Much for Broncos

RHS BasketballThe Russell boys had their season come to an end on Friday, March 7 following a 72-37 loss to Larned in the opening round of the Russell Class 4A Div. 2 Sub-State at Amos Morris Gym.

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RHS Girls Advance to Sub-State Championship Game

RHS BasketballThe Russell girls hit 14 of 21 free throws in the fourth quarter to earn a 44-37 win over Larned on Thursday, March 6 and earn a spot in Saturday night's sub-state championship game in Russell.

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RHS Alum Excelling on Court in College

2014 RHS Alum Madison BeagleyOne year after helping the Russell High School girls basketball team to state for the second time in school history, Madison Beagley is finding more postseason success in college.

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KBCA Basketball Rankings - Mar. 3

KBCA LogoThe Kansas Basketball Coaches Association has released their final state rankings of the season.

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