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Athlete of the week

(Feb. 25-March 3) J.J. Rhymes, men’s basketball The week: Rhymes had two monster games in helping the Blue Dragons finish the regular season and open the posteason with victories. In the regular-season finale, Rhymes had 22 points, nine rebounds and two steals in a 76-58 win at Dodge City. Then, against Cloud County, Rhymes had […]

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Basketball teams have been road warriors so far in conference play

By Cassidy Crites Staff writer For the first month of basketball season, the Hutchinson Community College teams have had anything but a home-court advantage. Out of the Blue Dragons’ first eight conference games, six have been away. In November, the Sports Arena hosted two different volleyball tournaments. First was the KCAC volleyball tournament. The arena […]

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Women fall in the semifinal game

By Bailey Terry The Blue Dragon women’s basketball team played Seward County in the semifinals of the Region VI tournament on March 2. Hutch lost the game 72-65 against a tough Seward opponent. The Dragon’s record is now 29-4. Two Hutch players scored 17 points in the semifinal game: They were Taylor Stahly, Newton, and […]

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Men onto Region VI championship

By Bailey Terry The Blue Dragon men’s basketball team obtained the No. 1 seed in the Region VI tournament, so they had a bye in the first round of the tournament. After beating Garden City, the Dragons played Cowley in Park City in the semifinals of the Region VI tournament on March 2 and won […]

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Women fall in the semifinal game

By Bailey Terry The Blue Dragon women’s basketball team played Seward County in the semifinals of the Region VI tournament on March 2. Hutch lost the game 72-65 against a tough Seward opponent. The Dragon’s record is now 29-4. Two Hutch players scored 17 points in the semifinal game: They were Taylor Stahly, Newton, and […]

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Men clinch first Jayhawk Conference title since 2004

By Bailey Terry Closing the regular season, the No. 7-ranked Blue Dragon men’s basketball team played the Garden City Broncbusters at their place on Feb. 22. Hutch won their 11th game in a row. The score was 93-84. That brings the Dragons’ record to 27-3 overall and 16-3 in the Jayhawk West Conference. This win […]

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Women: 6th straight Region VI title

By Bailey Terry For the final, regular season game, the Blue Dragon women’s basketball team played the Garden City Broncbusters in Garden City on Feb. 22 and won. The score was, 62-52. The Dragons record is now 26-3 overall and 16-3 in the Jayhawk West Conference. This win helped Hutch take their 6th consecutive conference […]