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Van-Far’s Abilene Gatson finds an open lane against Wright City on Senior Night.

Lady Indians crush Wright City for win

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:33 pm

The Van-Far Lady Indians basketball team sent its seniors off on a winning note last week when it crushed Wright City on Senior Night, 51-23. Van-Far jumped out to a 17-8 first quarter lead and pushed the lead to 20 points at halftime. In the second half, the Lady Indians never let up their assault. They maintained their pace and held on for a 28-point victory. “The Wright City game

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  • Van-Far pushes streak to three

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Van-Far’s Josh Hodde looks for an open man to pass to against Wright City.

    The Van-Far boys basketball team won their third game in a row at the beginning of last week when they won their Senior Night match-up with Wright City, 66-59. “It was a very special night for our team and especially for two kids,” said Van-Far head boys basketball coach Pat Connaway. “Lucas (Robinson) and Cameron (Perkins) were playing their last home game in their high school careers…We wanted to send

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  • Lady Trojans pick up another win

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    Community R-VI head girls basketball coach Bob Curtis talks to his team in the game against Mark Twain.

    The Community R-VI Lady Trojans basketball team made its one final push to this week’s district tournament after splitting a pair of games last week. The highlight of the two games came in a State Sectional rematch from a year ago with a down Marion County team. The Lady Trojans held Marion County to three points or less in two quarters and cruised to a 71-23 victory in Philadelphia, Missouri.

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