All State Basketball selections Layne Pettijohn was selected for Class 1A girls Second Team. Honorable mentions were Libby Hardacre and Brennan Kirchhoff. Also, in a separate article out of 117 1A teams, Layne Pettijohn was selected as one of the 9 finalists for 1A player of the year. Emily Ryan from Central Plains was selected the winner. More honors: Layne selected 1st team for Sports in Kansas Class 1A All-State; Brennan Kirchhoff and Libby Hardacre were honorable mentions
Mark Your Calendars! A few different meal opportunities to keep in mind will be provided for you at the American Legion Post 166 in Kensington. This Sunday, March 24, from 11:00am-1:00pm, join us for the ALR Spaghetti Dinner. On Friday 29, serving the usual Friday Nite Special, hamburgers, soup and other regular menu items, from 6:00-8:30pm. Sunday, March 31 is the Fireman’s Soup Dinner from 11:00am-1:00pm. Please support our local firefighters who are community volunteers. A
Lady Longhorns named 3rd in the State! The 2019 Girls Class 1A State Basketball Tournament took place last week in Dodge City, Kansas. The Lady Longhorns worked and fought hard, earning their way up the bracket into state semifinals with a 56-45 win over South Central Wednesday night, March 6. This led them to face the undefeated Central Plains Friday night, March 8. A tough loss to the Central Plains team placed the Lady Longhorns into play for 3rd/4th on Saturday, March 9.
Sub-State Champs! Congratulations to the Lady Longhorns on another Sub-State Championship. The Class 1A Sub-State Tournament was played at Wakeeney-Trego Community High School. This past Thursday night, February 28, they earned a 49-40 win over Otis-Bison which lead them to play again Saturday, March 2. The ladies faced the undefeated team from Golden Plains and games were moved up due to weather concerns. Victory was claimed 47-33 over Golden Plains, so the ladies will now