Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  50°
High 89°
Low  54°
High 85°
Low  50°
High 87°
Low  46°
High 67°
Low  53°
High 74°
Low  57°
High 78°
Low  56°
High 80°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 48°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Toppers Tested by Aggie Men

Goodwell, Okla.-Another exciting game for OPSU men's basketball took place
Saturday afternoon as the Aggies came oh so close to their third conference
win; St. Edward's managed a two-point victory in the final seconds of the
94-92 game.


Dawayne Matthews grabbed the first points of the game for the Aggies with a
long distance shot good for three. The Aggies led through the 14:34 mark
when St. Ed's John Gramlich tied things up at 13-13 with a successful layup.
The battle on the court continued with OPSU taking a seven point lead with
2:17 left in the half, but the Hilltoppers were sent to the line and
followed with two more baskets good for five points to tie the game at 42-42
with 14 ticks left on the clock. Tavien Rosemond finished off the half with
a big dunk to bring the Aggies up by two at the break.


Ramir Burton led all scorers after twenty minutes totaling 22 points for the
Hilltoppers. St. Ed's also led in rebounds in the first half with Harley
Nussman landing seven boards. Aggie junior Jeremy Newton led his team in
scoring with ten points.


St. Ed's opened the second half with a layup to tie the game at 44-44 and
the teams would even the score four more times by the 16:28 mark when the
scoreboard read 52-52. The Hilltoppers started to pull away going up by as
much as eight points with a little over four minutes left on the clock. The
Aggie men went to work and cut the lead to two points with five seconds left
in the game by way of a Z. Jones layup. Bill Lee went to the line for the
Aggies with less than four seconds remaining; Lee made his first and missed
the second in the hopes of recovering the Aggie rebound but time ran out and
the Hilltoppers went away with the win.


The Aggies outscored St. Ed's in bench points 31-9 and saw five players earn
double-digit points. Jeremy Newton led the Aggies in scoring with 26 points,
Z. Jones totaled 15, Bill Lee finished with 13 points, and Tavien Rosemond
and T.J. Farrell contributed 12 and 10 points respectively. Ramir Burton
scored a game-high 35 points for the Hilltoppers.


OPSU Coach Jerry Olson had this to say after the game: "Our defense needs to
improve. We played very slow and lethargic at times and needed to show a
full 40 minutes of effort."


The Aggie men own a 2-20 overall record with two conference wins. Saturday,
Feb. 15 will be the next home game versus Newman University and the Aggies
will celebrate Spring Homecoming during halftime. The men are set to tip-off
at 3 p.m.

By Justine Gaskamp on 02/09/2014


Goodwell, Okla.-The OPSU Aggie women took a 19-point loss on their home
court to St. Edward's University Saturday afternoon; the Hilltoppers went
home with an 82-63 win under their belt.


The Aggies kept up with the 2-16 St. Ed's team going up by one at the 11:40
mark of the first half (15-14); but the Hilltoppers turned up the heat and
went on a 13-0 scoring run over the next three minutes and went into the
break with a 33-26 lead over the Aggies.


At halftime two Aggies held the game-highs in scoring: Sarah Johnson and
Sharice Papaleo with eight and nine points respectively. St. Ed's Kathleen
Brisbane was leading the game in rebounds with nine.


In the opening minutes of the second half the Aggies came within five points
of the lead; but they would come no closer as the Hilltoppers pulled away
quickly and kept a healthy distance for the remainder of the game, taking
the win back to Austin. Johnson led in scoring for the second half with 16
points and Papaleo and St. Ed's Erika Rousculp led in rebounds with six


Papaleo added another double-double to her record, scoring a total of 17
points and 10 rebounds for the game. Johnson led all scorers racking p 24
points and also led in steals with a game-high seven. Freshman guard Elida
Bonilla was third in scoring for the Aggies shooting 100 percent for the


The Aggie women drop to 1-21 overall and 1-14 in the Heartland Conference.
Their next home game will be against Newman University on Saturday, Feb. 15
at 1 p.m.; OPSU will celebrate Spring Homecoming during Saturday's games.


You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

Accident Injures Kismet Man
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Kansas To Outsource Vehicle Dealer Title Work
Enrollment Continues to Increase at USD 480 Schools
Area High School Football Scores
Baker Arts Presents Joseph Hall's Elvis Tribute
Friday's Games
Eliel's Heady Play Lifts Redskins Over Buffaloes
Great Bend Too Much for Liberal
Winter Wheat Planting Reaches The Halfway Point
Click Here For All Stories

Seward Knocks Off Butler Despite Hutch Hangover
Southwest Symphony Performs Sunday
Skins Finish 0-4 at Derby
A Happy Homecoming for Aggies
Accident Injures Kismet Man
Great Bend Too Much for Liberal
Area High School Football Scores
LHS Girls Golf Fourth at Syracuse
Friday's Games
Redskins Blank Hays for Fifth Straight Win
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group