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Schlaefli signs with FHSU for Track and Field »

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By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Sometimes it takes one good year to make everybody take notice. In the spring of 2014, that is exactly what Mattie Schlaefli did in javelin. A year ago she placed second in the 5A State Javelin Throw, uncorking a throw of 128′-11″. It wasn’t her best throw of the year, […]

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Indians’ Russell will play soccer for Barton »

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By Dustin Armbruster Hays High senior Brooke Russell new at an early age she wanted to play soccer on the collegiate level. When Barton County Community College came calling it was too good to pass up. Russell chose Barton not only because of her want to play soccer, but also because she can work toward […]

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Indians’ Schaben to play golf for FHSU »

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By Dustin Armbruster Lexie Schaben didn’t know for sure if she wanted to play golf competitively past high school. Then Schaben realized, she just couldn’t see herself not playing. On Wednesday, the Hays High Senior signed her National Letter of Intent to play for Fort Hays State University. Lexie Schaben Coach Mark Watts Schaben took […]

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Indians Kyler Leiker signs with NWKTC »

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By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Wednesday, on his 18th birthday, Kyler Leiker received a pretty awesome gift. Leiker signed his national letter of intent to play soccer for Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland. Leiker said his senior year was the first time he realized that he would be able to compete in collegiate sports. […]

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Hays Falls to #1 McPherson »

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By Dustin Armbruster #1 McPherson 57 – Hays 46 The Hays High Indians took on number one and undefeated McPherson on Saturday night for the sub-state championship. The game was held at Hays High, the Indians though being the two seed were the visitors for the game. Hays both wore the black road jerseys and […]

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Lady Indians Season Comes To Close With Loss »

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By Dustin Armbruster Buhler 57 – Hays 23 The Hays High Lady Indians were visitors in their own gym on Friday night for the first round of sub-state. Hays was the three seed in the tournament taking on #8 Buhler, the two seed. Each of the Lady Indians first four shots could have given Hays […]

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Hays Wins at Sub-State; Keltner with 400 Wins »

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By Dustin Armbruster Hays 60 – Buhler 53 The Hays Indians were in a new classification for the first time in basketball, dropping to Class 4A-1. The goal in substate is the same however. Win two games and advance to the state tournament. Hays hit their first three shots of the game and took and […]

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Hays Sweeps Great Bend on Senior Night »

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By Dustin Armbruster Girls Hays 55 – Hays 48 Like their game in January, Hays fell behind by double figures in the first quarter to Great Bend. The Indians trailed 13-3 after the first six minutes of the game. Hays did end the first quarter with back to back field goals to get pull the […]

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Hays Swept In Dodge City »

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By Dustin Armbruster Girls Dodge City 60 – Hays 32 By the time that Hays rolled into Dodge City on Tuesday night, the Red Demons had already locked up the Western Athletic Conference championship winning each of their first six WAC games. In the final road game of the season for Hays, the Lady Indians […]

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Hays boys win; girls lose in Garden City »

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By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Girls Garden City 47 – Hays 31 The Hays High Lady Indians never could find a rhythm on Friday night versus Garden City. The Buffaloes started the game on a 10-2 run and lead 12-6 after one quarter. Hays trailed by 14 in the second quarter 22-8, but finished the […]

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Hays High sweeps state ranked Abilene »

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By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Girls Hays 37 – #9 Abilene 31 Neither Hays or Abilene could buy a basket in the first quarter on Tuesday night. Hays was just 1 of 12. Abilene finished the first quarter at 3-17. Then Hays high took control of the second quarter. Trailing 7-5 after the first, the […]

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Hays Girls Win; Boys Lose At Buzzer »

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By Dustin Armbruster Girls Hays 45 – Liberal 41 The Hays High Lady Indians won for the first time in 2015 with a 45-41 in over Liberal on Friday night. The Lady Indians trailed after the first quarter 12-11 and 18-16 midway through the second. Hays used a 7-0 run to go up by as […]

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Salina Central sweeps Hays High »

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By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Girls Salina Central 59 – Hays 42 For a fourth consecutive game, one bad quarter blew open a close game for the Hays High Lady Indians. Hays, trying to snap an eight game losing streak, was taking on one of the best class 5A has to offer. Salina Central came […]

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