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Indians Take on the Broncos and Dragons

by Sophia Dawson

On Friday, December 20, the Medicine Lodge Indians were filled with excitement to leave for holiday break, but before . . . . . read more

they did, they needed to beat Remington! They were successful in their efforts and took home a 49-44 win over the Broncos. Leading the team in points was Theron Wedel with 13, followed by Kirk Fisher, 11, Tyce Lonker, 9, Chance Winter, 8, Cason Liebst, 5, and Dasik Clouse, 3. The Indians were a mighty force with their Junior Varsity 52-32 win and C-team 56-27 victory. Once again the Indians put a victory under their belt!

Tuesday, January 7, the Indians dueled the Belle Plaine Dragons in a tough match with the resulting score of 53-72. The team was lead in points by Theron Wedel and Kirk Fisher each scoring 15 points. Despite the loss, senior teammate Devon Cox said, “We had some great shots and improved personal scores. We need to work on defense but are excited to perfect it this week.” The Junior Varsity took home the gold with a score of 58-45 as well did the C-team with a score of 61-26. The Indians will take on Conway Springs on Friday, January 10th, and play at home against the Douglass Bulldogs on Tuesday, January 14th.

Senior Spotlight: Jay Crowdis

by Krista Gerstner

MEDICINE LODGE - Jay Crowdis moved to Medicine Lodge from Pratt, KS with his parents, Tom and Paula Crowdis at the beginning of his . . . . . read more

Junior year. His favorite class is Welding, taught by Mr.Stull. He enjoys bow fishing and coyote hunting in his free time. He participates in FFA and 4-H where he has showed his talents in, cattle showing, woodworking, and rocketry, among others. After high school, he hopes to get a welding certification at NCK Technical College.

Into the Dragon’s Den

by Brayden Schmidt

Belle Plaine - The Lady Indians traveled to Belle Plaine on Tuesday, January 7, for their first game of the new year. The ladies took a crushing . . . . . read more

defeat by two against the mighty Belle Plaine Dragons with a final score of 50-52. Throughout the game there were many lead changes, and the Lady Indians fought back hard, but fell just short of victory. Rachel Fisher led the team with 24 points. The team will travel to Conway Springs on Friday, January 10th, and take on the Douglass Bulldogs at home on Tuesday, January 14th.

Junior High Basketball Teams Play On

By Carson Cargill

MEDICINE LODGE - On Monday, January 6th, the Medicine Lodge Junior High basketball teams both played their first games since . . . . . read more

returning from Christmas Break. The boys traveled to Wichita Independent to take on the Panthers. The seventh grade varsity boys won their game with a score of 50 to 20. In the eighth grade boys’ game also brought home victory with a final score of 61 to 18. The junior varsity boys’ game was a third with a score of 21 to 14. The win-loss records of the boys’ teams are as follows: the seventh-grade varsity team is 10-3, the eighth-grade varsity boys are at 5-6, and the combined JV team is at 13-2. Coach Shane Hahn says, “Our tournament starts next week and everything is coming together. Next week we are going to make a big push for the tournament.”

The Junior High girls’ team hosted Wichita Independent on Monday. The seventh-grade varsity girls won their game with a final score of 15 to 10. Due to low team numbers at Wichita Independent, the eighth-grade girls didn't have a game on Monday. For the second game of the night, the junior varsity girls lost their game with a score of 5 to 14. The win-loss records of the junior high girls’ teams are as follows: the seventh-grade varsity girls are at 7-6, the eighth-grade varsity team is at 9-4, and the JV team is at 5-4.


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