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TITAN OF THE WEEK

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Titan Senior, Traceton Redlon, shot lights-out from behind the three-point arc in Monday night’s win over Girard. His five three’s went a long way in securing the 69-62 win over the Trojans. He is being recognized as Titan of the Week.

Titans outlast Trojans in final home game

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The Columbus Titans used a big second quarter to hold on and outlast the visiting Girard Trojans in a 69-62 win, Monday night in their final home game of the season. The teams traded fouls to start the game before sophomore, Kolt Ungeheuer, opened the scoring with a three-pointer for the Titans.

Lady Titans fall short in finale comeback

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The Columbus Lady Titans made a valiant effort in their comeback attempt in Monday’s make-up, and final regulars season home game with Girard. But their limited scoring in the first and fourth quarters gave the game to the visitors, 61-41.

Titans overcome slow start in big win

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Columbus High School Basketball made a Saturday appearance in an effort to make-up games postponed by cold temperatures at Baxter Springs. The game was moved from Tuesday to Thursday then to Saturday in order to get it in before the regular season ends this week. The Titans managed to overcome the slow start and a one-point halftime deficit to take a 20-point win, 67-47.

Early scoring leads to win for Lady Lions

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The Lady Titans traveled to Baxter Springs for a varsity make-up game, Saturday. The game was postponed Tuesday and Thursday due to cold weather. The Saturday game was necessary to be able to complete the regular season schedule by Thursday.

Saporito Sub-State 2 Champion

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Lady Titan Wrestler, Addison Saporito, added to her collection of titles with KSHSAA Girls Division II, Sub-State 2 Champion following her win in Garnett-Anderson County, Friday night. The 26-6, sophomore paved her way to the KSHSAA Girls Class 4-1A State Championship Tournament in Salina, Friday, with a Girls Division II, District 8 Champion win and a Girls Division II, Region 4 Runner-up in the 109-pound with class.

Engroff advances to state

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Columbus Titan Senior, Christian Engroff took fourth place in the KSHSAA Class 4A Sub-State 2 at Chanute, Saturday to earn a spot in the KSHSAA Class 4A State Championship bracket, this Saturday in Salina.

NASCAR is officially incorporated this day

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Sunday, February 21 The 52nd day of the year 313 days left Today in History On February 21, 1948, the National Association for Stock Car Racing—or NASCAR, as it will come to be widely known—is officially incorporated. NASCAR racing will go on to become one of America’s most popular spectator sports, as well as a multibillion-dollar industry.

Titans at Lions games rescheduled

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Weather has officially caused the rescheduling of more high school basketball games than the COVID-19 virus. The Columbus Titans were scheduled to play the Lions at Baxter Springs, Tuesday.