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Three Thoughts on Class 3A, 2A Substate Basketball

By Brad Hallier For some bizarre reason, KSHSAA classifications 3A and lower continue to adhere to the antiquated regionalized substate system. While 4A, 5A and 6A divide the state in half for substate, the smaller classifications maintain strict geography to decide the eight state-tournament qualifiers.That's... Read More.

Class 2A Boys Quarterfinals: Moundridge Overwhelms St. Marys in 63-31 Stunner

By: Brent Maycock, KSHSAA Covered MANHATTAN, Kan. (kshsaacovered.com) – Whatever expectations veteran Moundridge coach Vance Unrau had for Wednesday’s Class 2A state quarterfinal showdown with 2022 runner-up St. Marys, one thing is certain.“Not this,” Unrau admitted.Indeed, nobody really saw this one coming – a 63-31... Read More.

Five Thoughts on Area 3A and 2A Substates

By Brad Hallier HUTCHINSON, Kan. - One of the most coveted state-tournament berths usually goes to area Class 3A schools. Why? Their proximity to Hutchinson’s Sports Arena, home of the 3A state tournament.Need proof? Look at the crowd size... Read More.