Sports

Basehor-Linwood girls roll to first victory of the season
December 21, 2014
Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie each entered Thursday night’s game looking for its first victory of the season and momentum heading into the holiday break after playing many of the best teams in Class 4A. By the end of the night, it was the Lady Bobcats who gave themselves a much-needed boost by defeating Tonganoxie 56-28 in both teams’ final game of 2014.
Bobcat boys pull away from Tonganoxie in the second half
December 21, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team put together a 23-8 third-quarter on the way to a 79-43 victory Thursday night against Tonganoxie, but the most dramatic shot of the quarter didn’t result in any points.
Basehor-Linwood boys rally, hold off Piper
December 17, 2014
Seniors Patrick Muldoon and Carson Fliger combined for 41 points as the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team overcame a sluggish start and defeated Piper 68-63 Tuesday at Piper.
Lady Bobcats fall to Piper
December 17, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team held the lead for significant stretches of Tuesday’s game against No. 6 Piper, but the Pirates rallied and defeated the Lady Bobcats 40-31.
Lady Bobcats struggle against Hayden’s pressure
December 16, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood girls couldn’t handle Hayden’s intense defensive pressure, so Hayden was able to easily handle the Lady Bobcats, winning 74-40 Friday.
BLHS wrestling starts 2014-15 season with strong performances
December 16, 2014
Early results show that the Basehor-Linwood wrestling team belongs among the best in the state at Class 4A.
Scoring binges propel Basehor-Linwood to victory against Hayden
December 16, 2014
Fast starts to both halves helped the Basehor-Linwood boys to an 82-63 victory Friday night over Hayden.
Multisport athletes: For the love of the game
December 10, 2014
The multisport athlete isn’t uncommon, but seeing one compete at a high level in all sports is an accomplishment.
Dynamic duo: Basehor-Linwood seniors evolve into lethal post combo
December 10, 2014
A combination of speed, size and skill is a luxury rarely afforded to a Class 4A program, let alone twice in one season. However, the Basehor-Linwood boys believe they have just that.
Basehor-Linwood girls come up short in first home game
December 10, 2014
Sumner Academy fought through extensive foul trouble and fought back from a 10-point second-half deficit to defeat the Basehor-Linwood girls 45-44 Tuesday night in the Lady Bobcats’ home opener. Basehor-Linwood took a 28-18 lead early in the third quarter, but Sumner answered with a 16-3 run fueled by layups and rebound baskets. The Sabers took the lead back with 2 minutes remaining in the quarter and led 36-33 heading into the final quarter. That was the biggest gap between the two teams until the Sabers stretched the lead to four points with 16 seconds remaining.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
Bobcat girls hoping to continue progress
November 25, 2014
Last season, the Basehor-Linwood High girls doubled their win total in coach Jason Tatkenhorst’s second year. The Bobcats lose two All-Kaw Valley League performers and a significant chunk of their scoring this winter, but they’re determined to keep the progress rolling.
BLHS boys gunning for return to state
November 25, 2014
When the Basehor-Linwood High boys basketball team opened practice last week, it did so with vivid memories of last year’s upset loss in the first round of the Class 4A-I state tournament.
BLHS wrestling kicks off highly anticipated 2014-15 season
November 19, 2014
The season Basehor-Linwood wrestling enthusiasts have been talking about for years has finally arrived.
BLHS alumni game canceled
November 18, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood basketball alumni game, scheduled for Nov. 28 at BLHS, has been canceled because of lack of interest.

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