Garden City High School's girls tennis team continued its stellar play in the first week of competition by claiming its second straight team title on Tuesday at the Dodge City Invitational.
Following on the heels of its win on Saturday, Sept. 12 in Great Bend, the Lady Buffs scored 29 points, capturing the No. 1 and 2 singles titles along with the No. 2 doubles crown. The only non-winner was the No. 1 doubles team that finished third, losing just one match.
It was the home opener and also Senior Night for the Garden City Buffaloes' boys soccer team on Tuesday, Sept. 15, when they played host to the TMP-Hays Monarchs at Buffalo Stadium.
The Buffaloes, under first-year head coach Jose Vital, made it a memorable night as they rolled to a 10-0 "mercy rule" victory over the visitors in a game halted in the 52nd minute with that 10-goal advantage.
Garden City High School's girls golf team played in its third tournament this season on Monday, Sept. 14, at Willow Tree Golf Course in Liberal.
The Western Athletic Conference tournament saw the Lady Buffs struggle to their lowest finish of the season, placing fourth of the five league schools.
Garden City High School's girls tennis team provided new head coach Logan Bevis with his first team title on Saturday, Sept. 12, by capturing the Great Bend Invitational crown.
Sage Riggs and Brooke Ptacek earned individual titles at the No. 1 and 2 singles slots while the No. 1 doubles team of Ashleigh Chappel and Sydney Nanninga placed second. The No. 2 doubles team of Peighton Tull and Chloe Powell also finished second.
Often times, victories or losses take on more or less significance.
Friday, in the home opener and also Senior Night at Buffalo Stadium, the 21-20 loss to Hutchinson's Salthawks became one of those tougher moments for the Garden City Buffaloes.
Each fall season, the Garden City High School cross country teams find a few meets in which to compete that have a non-traditional format.
One of those is the Hesston Swather Special, and the Buffaloes ran there Thursday and came away with a pair of individual titles from sophomores Jocelyn Sosa and Devin Chappel.
Garden City High School's boys soccer team remained unbeaten in the early season schedule with a 2-1 victory Thursday over host Goddard at the Goddard Tournament.
The victory, which improved the Buffs to 3-0, sends the team into Saturday's championship game against Goddard Eisenhower, which advanced with a 3-2 decision on penalty kicks over Haysville-Campus in the other semifinal.
Chilly and breezy weather greeted the Garden City Lady Buffaloes golf team on Thursday when they traveled to the Dodge City Invitational to compete at Mariah Hills Golf Course.
The day proved challenging for coach Trent Specht's young squad as they placed fourth in the team standings with a 4-player score of 408. Hays High won the team title with a 355 total while Maize South and Salina South took second and third at 382 and 401, respectively. Dodge City, Great Bend and Liberal had scores of 416, 421 and 524 to round out the WAC team scores.
Garden City High School and USD 457 have received approval from the district’s Board of Education and Finney County Department of Health to open Buffalo Stadium for home football games for the 2020 season.
A one-day postponement did little to dampen the spirits of the Garden City Buffaloes' boys soccer team as they produced a thrilling 3-2 victory over Rose Hill Wednesday in the opening round of the Goddard Tournament at the Goddard Stadium.
Wednesday's victory sends the Buffs into Thursday's semifinal, scheduled for 6 p.m., against the winner of the late Wednesday game between Goddard and Buhler.