The 2019-20 regular season came to an end Tuesday night, Feb. 25, with Senior Night at The Garden as the Buffaloes boys and girls basketball teams made their final appearance against Liberal in a Western Athletic Conference matchup.
After claiming Western Athletic Conference titles for both teams, the Garden City Buffaloes girls and boys bowling teams set their sights on their next goal on Monday, Feb. 24. That was the Class 6A regional tournament in Liberal on Monday, Feb. 24, and both teams came home with runner-up finishes to qualify for the state tournament, which will be contested at North Rock Lanes in Wichita on March 5.
It will be a first experience for six Garden City High School girls wrestlers when they head to Salina for the 2020 Kansas All-Class Girls State Wrestling Championship. The event begins its inaugural year at Tony’s Pizza Events Center on Thursday, Feb. 27, when all classes will be represented in the first ever girls tourney sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association.
Buffs get 3 relays, 2 individuals into state swim finals; wrestlers qualify 9 for state; basketball splits at Hays.
Garden City's Buffaloes girls and boys bowling teams captured WAC titles while the boys basketball team defeated Dodge City, 68-54.
Junior Angie Serrano qualifies for state wrestling tourney by reaching finals of regional event.
Thursday proved to be winning formula for the Buffaloes teams, as the boys swimming team won the WAC, the bowling teams stopped Dodge City and the boys basketball team beat Ulysses.
Tuesday, Feb. 11, provided 3 Buffs' athletic teams an opportunity to compete, all on the road. The basketball teams dropped both girls and boys games to Hugoton, while the GCHS bowling teams split their matches at Great Bend.
Senior Refugio (Fuge) Chairez on Friday, Feb. 7, received his official invitation to participate in the 2020 Kansas Shrine Bowl football game. The 36th edition of the Shrine Bowl, which pits the best graduated seniors from the West and East Kansas high schools, will be played July 18, 2020, at Yager Stadium at Moore Bowl in Topeka. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m.
Garden City's boys basketball trips up Guymon, Okla. on Homecoming night, 46-35; Lady Buffs drop a 52-50 OT decision to the Lady Tigers.