Sports

Bobcat Classic starts Friday
January 12, 2015
More than 300 wrestlers will come to Basehor-Linwood high school this week for the annual Bobcat Classic.
BLHS powerlifters open 2015 season in convincing fashion
January 12, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood powerlifting teams continued their dominating ways Saturday when the opened the 2015 season at McLouth.
Basehor-Linwood’s top sports stories of 2014
January 12, 2015
Here are the highlights of an excitement-filled sports scene at Basehor-Linwood High in 2014. The Bobcats experienced plenty of success at the team and individual levels, rewriting the record books along the way.
Trowbridge’s big weekend gives BLHS wrestling a boost
January 12, 2015
All through winter break, the Basehor-Linwood wrestling team pointed to Friday’s dual meet against two-time defending state champion Holton. Coach Tyler Cordts said he had never seen his team wrestle with as much enthusiasm and spirit as he did Friday against the Wildcats despite coming up short.
Basehor-Linwood girls take control in second half against Bishop Ward
January 11, 2015
The third quarter has caused all kinds of trouble for the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team this season. But the Lady Bobcats (2-5 overall, 2-3 Kaw Valley League) flipped the script Friday night against Bishop Ward, outscoring the host Cyclones 15-3 in the third quarter before cruising to a 52-38 victory.
Basehor-Linwood boys beat Bishop Ward 65-33
January 11, 2015
Senior Pat Muldoon scored a game-high 17 points and keyed the decisive late third-quarter run that propelled the Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team to a 65-33 victory Friday on the road against Bishop Ward.
Bobcat boys defeat Mill Valley
January 7, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team kept Mill Valley at arm’s length for most of the night but could never put the Jaguars away until the end of Tuesday’s 59-47 victory at home.
Basehor-Linwood girls fade after fast start against Mill Valley
January 7, 2015
The first four minutes of Tuesday’s game against Mill Valley couldn’t have started any better for the Basehor-Linwood girls basketball team. The next 28 minutes couldn’t have gone much worse.
Basehor-Linwood’s Phippen named outstanding wrestler at Emporia Winter Classic
January 4, 2015
Cody Phippen earned outstanding wrestling honors and joined teammates Corbin Nirschl and Jon Trowbridge as individual champions for Basehor-Linwood at the Emporia Winter Classic on Dec. 20.
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.