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Hays High golf wins regional tournament »

2014 Regional Champs

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post The Hays High Indians shot a team score of 321 on Monday, earning a trip to Wichita and the 5A State Golf Tournament.  Hays High definitely had to be considered the favorite in the field playing on their home course at Smoky Hill Country Club.  Hays won by 23 strokes […]

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Hays baseball 3-1 at Diamond Classic with Win Over Goddard »

Hays High Indians

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post The Hays High Indians shook off Friday night’s disappointing 3-2 loss to Salina Central with a clean, well-played ball game on Saturday afternoon.  The Indians scored four unanswered runs over the third, fourth and fifth innings to beat Goddard 4-2 in the final game of the Western Plains Diamond Classic. […]

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Hays High baseball falls to Salina Central »

Hays High

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Salina Central 3 – Hays 2 Hays and Salina Central played an intense final game to the second day of the Western Plains Diamond Classic on Friday night.  The game started over an hour late due to the first three games each running long.  The final game of the night […]

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Indians Wendy Zimmerman to Compete for FHSU »

Hays High Indians

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Most any coach at Hays High School will tell you that Wendy Zimmerman is a talented athlete. Unfortunately injuries have kept the senior from training fully over her high school career.  But through all the injuries, Zimmerman kept coming back and competing.  That attitude and determination also helped her land a spot […]

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Hays High’s Lane Clark to kick for Tennessee State »

Lane Clark

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post Four sport athlete at Hays High School, Lane Clark signed his letter of intent Thursday to kick at Division 1 Tennessee State University.  Clark was on the football team three of his four high school years and also played soccer during the same fall season.  He also was on the […]

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Hays High’s Alexa Brull signs with Pratt CC »

Alexa Brull

By Dustin Armbruster Alexa Brull hadn’t given much consideration to playing college soccer last year.  2014 has come with an increase of playing and an increase of confidence.  Along with those two things came an increase of college offers.  Monday, Brull signed with Pratt Community College.  Along with having family in the Pratt area, Brull […]

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Chris Michaelis new AD/assistant principal at HHS »

Chris Michaelis Picture

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER In March, Hays High School Athletics Director and Assistant Principal Clint Albers turned in his resignation. Approximately one month later Chris Michaelis has been named to that same position at the high school. Michaelis has been a teacher and coach at Hays High for past 18 years. He previously taught in Manhattan […]

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Hays softball sweeps Colby »

Hays High

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Game 1:  Hays 11, Colby 0 (5 inn.) Hays scored four runs in the first inning, five in the second and two in the third as the Indian’s softball team cruised to a 11-0 run rule win in five innings.  Colby threatened to score in the first inning on a single, walk […]

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Jordan Windholz signs with Barton »

Jordan Windholz

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Twelve months ago, then junior Jordan Windholz had already missed the second half of the basketball season, the state basketball tournament and was missing the track season due to a knee injury.  Needless to say college basketball wasn’t on Jordan’s radar.  Tuesday in the Hays High cafeteria, Windholz signed his letter of […]

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Preston Weigel chooses Oklahoma State »

Preston Weigel

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER After an outstanding high school wrestling career, Hays High senior Preston Weigel has chosen to compete at Oklahoma State University next year. Weigel, a three-time state champion in class 5A, went undefeated over the past two seasons. He lost only one match as a sophomore and three during his freshman year. Weigel […]

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HHS athletic director moving on »

Hays High

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER After more than a decade as athletic director/assistant principal at Hays High School, Clint Albers will be moving on to another school district. Albers accepted the same position at Olathe South a couple of weeks ago, though he will fulfill his contract with USD 489. Albers’ contract ends June 30, and his […]

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HHS Basketball By The Numbers »

Hays High

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Hays Post 23 – Most wins in school history. 23 – Most consecutive wins in school history. 3 – 3rd season with 20 or more wins in school history.  22 wins in 1943-44.  21 wins in 1995-96. 175 – assists by Kyler Niernberger are the most in a single season breaking Brian […]

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Indians finish fourth at state »

Hays High

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER Wichita Heights 51 – Hays 49 The Hays Indians’ shooting touch that eluded them all state tournament long finally returned in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, it came too late in the Indians 51-49 loss to Wichita Heights in the third place game. Hays and Heights were tied at three, five […]

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