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  Fillies plays for fifth place at Burlington   BURLINGTON — “We feed off our defense,” said Becky Carlson, Iola High Fillies’ head coach. But it took about five minutes to get to “Fillies’ style”…

  Third-ranked Wildcats run away from Mustangs in semifinal game   BURLINGTON — Iola High’s Mustangs are chalking up Friday’s semifinal game up to experience and moving on. For one quarter, the Mustangs hung in there…

MELVERN — Southern Coffey County High’s girls overcame a pesky case of turnover-itis with solid shooting from the field and the free throw line Friday. The Lady Titans shot 50 percent from the floor and…

PLEASANTON — Crest High’s Lancers are two-time defending champions of the Pleasanton High Blu-Jays Mid-Season Tournament. The Lancers earned a third consecutive trip to the basketball tournament’s championship game with a 37-19 over Jayhawk-Linn High’s…

PLEASANTON — A year ago, Uniontown High’s Eagles came out of Plesanton High’s Blu-Jays Mid-Season Tournament at 2-10 in eighth place. There’s no repeat of that in the 2010 Blu-Jays Mid-Season Tournament. The Eagle girls…

LE ROY — Keeping pace in the Lyon County League is tough for Southern Coffey County High’s basketball teams. They had to schedule back-to-back makeup games before the LCL tournament starts next week. On Thursday,…

Cameron Parker started where he left off as NJCAA Indoor triple jump champion last March. The Allen County Community College sophomore opened defense of his title with a win at last weekend’s University of Nebraska…

ROSALIA — Yates Center High’s Wildcat boys and girls stepped out of Tri-Valley League play Thursday to take on Flinthills High’s Mustang teams It was a good night for Wildcat basketball. The Wildcat girls cruised…

CHEROKEE — Marmaton Valley High’s Wildcat girls and boys had a tough go of it Thursday in Southeast High Lancer Classic play. Both were playing on the consolation side of the brackets. The Wildcat girls…

Andra Bailey is the engine that drives Allen County Community College’s Red Devils. Bailey powered his team to a 73-71 victory at home Wednesday over visiting Neosho County Community College’s Panthers. The Panthers, who came…