Sports roundup: Baseball team on brink of conference title

By Rebecca CarneyCo-Sports Editor The Hutchinson Community College baseball team completed a four-game sweep of the Colby Trojans on Saturday and took charge of the Jayhawk West championship chase with a week to go in the regular season. The Blue Dragons rallied from three runs down twice in the first…

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Roundup: women’s basketball finishes a game shy of title

By Amanda CarneyCo-Sports Editor The Hutchinson Community College women’s basketball team battled back from a 14-point deficit to force overtime, but the Seward County Saints scored the first five points of overtime and the Blue Dragons couldn’t recover again. No. 2 Seward County repeated as Jayhawk West champion on Sunday…

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Brown has earned his way to starting lineup for the Blue Dragons

By Rebecca Carney Co-Sports Editor For three straight games, Tyler Brown has been a starting guard for the Hutchinson Community College men’s basketball team. For Brown, this has come as a bit of a surprise, since his playing time has not been where he would like it to be since…

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Athlete of the week: Makayla Vannett, women’s basketball

The week: Vannett was solid in three Blue Dragon victories, scoring 30 points total in wins at Northwest Kansas Tech, Garden City and Pratt. Vannett added six total rebounds, 11 assists, just two turnovers – in 68 minutes of action – and seven steals. The season: Vannett, a native of…

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The Golden Voice of the Blue Dragons

By Brenna EllerCollegian Editor In Chief What started out as a fill-in scorekeeper for a sick broadcaster, turned into a 50-year long career for Blue Dragons’ legendary broadcaster and sports analyst, Rusty Hilst who plans to retire after five decade of radio broadcasting at the end of the season. “It…

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Athlete of the week: Tia Bradshaw, women’s basketball

The week: Bradshaw opened up the week with a great performance in HutchCC’s 102-35 win against Lamar, Colorado. Bradshaw had 15 points, three assists and two rebounds in that game. Saturday, Bradshaw had eight points, four rebounds, three steals, three assists and zero turnovers in an 92-48 win against Hesston.…

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Sports roundup: HutchCC women start strong

By Rebecca Carney Co-Sports Editor The Hutchinson Community College women’s basketball team earned its first win over a nationally-ranked team this season on Saturday at the Best Western/Cougar Booster Club Classic at Barton Community College. Three players scored in double figures and HutchCC shot better than 50 percent for a…

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In it to win it: Kibet wins national championship

By Amanda Carney Co-Sports Editor As Andrew Kibet crossed the finish line on Saturday at Garden City’s Buffalo Dunes Golf Course, he made history. Kibet became the first Hutchinson Community College men’s cross-country runner to become a national champion. Toward the end of the race, Kibet didn’t even know he…

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Roundup: Busters steal late win vs. Blue Dragons

By Amanda Carney Co-Sports Editor With 18 seconds left Saturday in the biggest game in the season for Hutchinson Community College football team, jaws were dropped. The Blue Dragons had a chance to win a Jayhawk Conference championship on its home field, Gowans Stadium, against No. 2 Garden City. But…

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