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Hanover girls' and Blue Valley boys' teams have the top seeds in the Twin Valley League basketball tournaments that start Saturday in Washington County High School. 

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Marysville senior Noah Ackerman, 18, had plenty of options when it came to picking a college where he could continue to wrestle and pursue his major in pre-nursing with a minor in psychology.

Marysville basketball and wrestling teams have had time off to work on technique and conditioning to prepare for this weekend’s start the New Year.

Dusty Leonard, Marysville, was named 2019 Regional Crate Late Model Driver of the Year and was the sixth driver to win back-to-back championships in the 34-year history of the National Championship Racing Association.

The Marysville Junior High School girls’ basketball season ended Dec. 19 with an NCKL championship for the MJHS eighth-grade girls and a second-place league finish for the seventh-grade girls.

Marysville boys’ basketball team was able to hit shots from the outside early and often on their way to a victory at Chapman Friday night.

A 44-43 loss at Concordia halted Marysville’s winning streak at four games in boys’ basketball action.

Varsity wrestling opened for Marysville last Thursday with a 43-31 dual win at Wamego to start the North Central Kansas League season and a third-place finish in Saturday’s Clay Center tournament.

Marysville scored 193 points and finished third in Friday’s North Central Kansas League junior high wrestling tournament to finish the season.

Five Marysville junior varsity wrestlers placed Saturday in a tournament at Onaga.

Keagan Warders. Marysville Kids Club, went 3-0 and won the 12-and-under open 96-pound division Saturday in the Scott Mac Battle on the Border in Arkansas City.

Keagan Warders, Marysville, was 2-0 with a pair of technical falls Saturday to win the 12-and-under, 96-pound division in the Gene White Memorial kids wrestling tournament in Emporia. 

Every school but Frankfort will travel for regional or sub-state basketball tournaments in February and March. 

The one change in this week’s Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings was the absence of the Valley Heights girls from the 2A poll. 

Valley Heights girls established an early lead and did not relinquish it at Marysville Tuesday in a non-league basketball game. 

A third-quarter shooting slump by the Marysville girls' basketball game enabled visiting Sabetha to hold on for a 53-50 non-league win Friday. 

Visions of repeating as 4A state champions are on the back burner at the start of Marysville High School’s wrestling season.

The end wasn’t what Axtell football coaches Eric Detweiler and Dale Buessing had scripted and 30 to 40 mph winds were not favorable, even from behind in the fourth quarter Saturday in Newton.

When Axtell stepped onto the football field in Newton, the Eagles had already fought against the odds to be there for the eight-man Division II game.

Kim and Kimbrook Tennal, retired coaches and teachers who spent a good portion of their careers at Centralia, didn’t imagine they’d have the success that they have had.

Basketball tips off Thursday at Axtell and at home Friday against Sabetha this week as Marysville High School teams open the season in non-league action. The Dogs will play Tuesday at Valley Heights.

Sam Vermetten, a 5-foot-9 senior outside hitter at Valley Heights, received first-team All-Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association.

Marysville High School graduate Blair Russell, Lawrence, joined her father and aunt as a Hall of Fame inductee following a ceremony Friday at Kansas City Kansas Community College.