Category: Local Sports

Several Area High Schools Still Alive in State Football Playoffs

Several area high schools, including four from Saline County, will continue their football seasons this week when the regional round of the playoffs kicks off. Salina Central, Sacred Heart, Southeast of Saline and Ell-Saline all advanced with first round wins last week. Here’s a look at this week’s area regional playoff matchups: CLASS 5A: Salina […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 6

Area High School Football Scores – Week 6 October 4-5, 2018 Salina Central 33, Newton 19 Maize 42, Salina South 7 Smith Center 55, Sacred Heart 0 Ell-Saline 55, Republic County 14 Southeast of Saline 48, Mission Valley 20 St. Mary’s Academy 48, St. John’s Military 0 Hoisington 44, Minneapolis 6 (Thurs.) Bennington 76, Peabody-Burns […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 5

Area High School Football Scores – Week 5 September 28, 2018 Salina Central 48, Haysville Campus 17 Derby 60, Salina South 7 Sacred Heart 37, LaCrosse 0 Ell-Saline 50, Inman 20 Rossville 32, Southeast of Saline 6 St. John’s Military 50, Veritas Christian 0 Norton 39, Minneapolis 7 Solomon 74, Bennington 26 Mankato-Rock Hills 56, […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 4

Area High School Football Scores – Week 4 September 21, 2018 Salina Central 62, Hutchinson 20 Haysville Campus 22, Salina South 7 Hillsboro 45, Sacred Heart 31 Ell-Saline 27, Sedgwick 13 Southeast of Saline 35, St. Marys 0 Wichita Homeschool 46, St. John’s Military 0 Minneapolis 14, Ellsworth 13 Canton-Galva 56, Bennington 32 Lakeside-Downs 58, […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 3

Area High School Football Scores – Week 3 September 14, 2018 Salina Central 27, Salina South 3 Sacred Heart 9, Ellsworth 7 Hutchinson Trinity 8, Ell-Saline 6 Southeast of Saline 28, Russell 14 Tyrone, Okla. 88, St. John’s Military 6 Beloit 56, Minneapolis 18 Little River 44, Bennington 12 Beloit-St. John’s Tipton 55, Tescott 6 […]

Area High School Football Scores – Week 2

Area High School Football Scores – Week 2 September 7, 2018 Derby 63, Salina Central 0 Dodge City 27, Salina South 17 Minneapolis 20, Sacred Heart 17 (OT) Ell-Saline 48, Whitewater-Remington 6 Southeast of Saline 14, Beloit 13 Flint Hills Christian 50, St. John’s Military 0 Bennington 28, Moundridge 22 Pike Valley 60, Tescott 0 […]

KU Dismisses Athletic Director, Salina Native Sheahon Zenger

LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has dismissed Athletic Director and Salina native Sheahon Zenger citing a “lack of progress” within the department as the reason for the dismissal. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod made the announcement in a statement on the University’s website Monday morning. Zenger, who was born in Salina, had served as KU’s […]

KSHSAA Honors Area Schools with Statewide Sportsmanship Awards

TOPEKA – The Kansas State High School Activities Association, through its member schools, defines sportsmanship as those qualities of behavior which are characterized by generosity and genuine concern for others. Further, an awareness is expected of the impact of an individual’s influence on the behavior of others. The excitement of a basketball game can create […]

K-State Polytechnic Collaborates With Salina Liberty to Fly Drones During Games

SALINA – The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its unmanned aircraft systems capabilities to now include sports and entertainment operations with the help of a professional indoor football team. The campus’s Applied Aviation Research Center, which is a hub for UAS exploration, is collaborating with the Salina Liberty to bring drone technology to […]

Two More Receivers Added to Salina Liberty’s Offensive Arsenal

The Salina Liberty has added two more weapons to their line up of outstanding wide receivers. On Tuesday, the team announced the signings of Hussein Scott and Julian Stafford. Hussien “Hi-C” Scott is a 5’9”, 190 pound wide receiver from Tucson, Arizona. He was an all-around great athlete in high school lettering in football, basketball, […]

Salina Liberty Strengthens Offensive and Defensive Lines

The Salina Liberty on Thursday announced the additions of four more players to their 2018 roster that will help the team strengthen both the offensive and defensive lines. Offensive lineman Kelvin McCoy, offensive and defensive lineman Brandon King, offensive and defensive lineman Dana Harris Jr. and defensive lineman and linebacker Ronald Buford Jr. have all […]

Salina Liberty Gets “Defensive” with Three New Roster Additions

The Salina Liberty has gotten “defensive” with three new roster additions for the 2018 season. On Thursday, the team announced the additions of Marrion Holmes, Eric Johnson and Kivar Thurmon. Marrion Holmes is a 6’1″, 317 pound defensive lineman from De Funkiak Springs, Florida. Holmes attended college at the University of West Georgia. During his […]

South-Central Basketball Games Moved to School Gyms for 2017-2018 Season

USD 305 has moved this season’s Salina South-Salina Central junior varsity and varsity basketball games from the Tony’s Pizza Events Center to each school’s home gymnasium for the 2017-2018 season. Jennifer Bradford-Vernon, USD 305’s Public Information Director, tells The Salina Scoop the home gyms will be used this year with Central hosting in December and […]