2012-13 High School Basketball Preview

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.
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.
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 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.
BLHS basketball alumni weekend returning for 2nd year
October 21, 2014
The Basehor-Linwood boys basketball team will host its second annual alumni weekend Nov. 28-29 in the BLHS gymnasium.
KSHSAA releases non-football classes
October 1, 2014
Last week, the Kansas State High School Activities Association released non-football classifications for the 2014-15 school year.
Bobcats poised to be more balanced than in past years
June 18, 2014
Basehor-Linwood boys basketball coach Mike McBride has a problem he hasn’t dealt with since 2012: balance.
Smith signs with USM basketball program
May 14, 2014
After one of the most successful basketball seasons in Basehor-Linwood history, Victoria Smith has secured herself a spot in the collegiate ranks.
Winter sports in review: Success in large supply at BLHS
March 19, 2014
Success was hardly in short supply this winter at Basehor-Linwood, as each team’s 2013-14 season was littered with highlights from beginning to end.
BLHS eliminated by El Dorado in state opener
07:21 p.m., March 13, 2014 Updated 11:24 p.m.
Basehor-Linwood’s 2013-14 season came to an end Thursday with a 66-60 loss to El Dorado in the first round of the Class 4A-I state tournament in the Salina Bicentennial Center.
BLHS survives in sub-state finals, shifts focus to Salina
Bobcats will face El Dorado at 4:45 p.m.
March 13, 2014
With time winding down in Saturday’s Class 4A-1 sub-state championship game, the Basehor-Linwood boys clung to a 61-58 lead against Piper.

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