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One win away for K.C. -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

Kansas State No. 9 in first football playoff rankings -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

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1989 WSU baseball champs reunite -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

KC's Yost still confident -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

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CFB notes: TCU and WVU ready to take center stage -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

Royals down, not out -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Earnhardt wins at Martinsville -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Romo showing smarts, backbone as Redskins visit -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Chiefs defense hammers Rams -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Tiger men draw, women win Sunday -10/27/2014, 10:48 AM

Hays High rallies for district win -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

Tigers fall to No. 10 Bearcats -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

XC roundup -- Hays High boys, girls qualify -10/26/2014, 10:57 AM

Friday's area prep football roundup -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

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Phillipsburg remains unbeaten in district play -10/26/2014, 8:26 PM

Hays High volleyball sees season end -10/26/2014, 8:26 PM

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Atwood 76, St. Francis 65

Dighton 62, Oberlin 47

Hillsboro 50, Goodland 47

Lakeside 42, Lincoln 32

Minneapolis 68, Russell 35

Rock Hills 42, Natoma 37

Salina Central 62, Andover 58

Salina South 62, Sacred Heart 47

Sharon Springs 75, Leoti 38

St. John's Beloit-Tipton 57, Osborne 34

Sylvan-Lucas 61, Thunder Ridge 48

Girls

Dighton 44, Atwood 11

Dodge City 71, Hays High 28

Hesston 51, Goodland 18

Hoisington 60, Victoria 46

Hoxie 65, St. Francis 13

Lincoln 33, Lakeside 26

Minneapolis 47, Otis-Bison 24

Osborne 59, Wilson 34

Sharon Springs 63, Oberlin 42

Sylvan-Lucas 43, Natoma 41 (ot)

Tescott 41, Rock Hills 33

Trego 56, Leoti 27

Thunder Ridge 33, St. John's Beloit-Tipton 30

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Konrade, Russell lead FHSU men past Mo. Southern

Published on -2/3/2013, 7:51 PM

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By CONOR NICHOLL

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In late December, Fort Hays State University junior Carson Konrade was playing defense in practice and a teammate's knee hit him in the thigh. Konrade didn't think much of the collision and kept playing. Then, Konrade went to eat afterwards. As soon as he sat down, it swelled up all the way from the knee to the hip.

The injury forced Konrade to miss three games and slowly return.

On Saturday, Konrade, for the first time since mid-December, delivered a big game in an 83-69 victory against Missouri Southern State University at Gross Memorial Coliseum. Konrade finished with 18 points, three off his career high, including a key four-point play in the second half. He and senior Lance Russell tied for the team lead in scoring.

"It's very frustrating just having to sit and watch, and not being able to be out there, help out my team, it's a killer, that's probably worse than the injury itself, just watching," Konrade said. "I don't like just watching, so try to get healthy as quick as I can and get back out there."

Fort Hays improved to 13-6, 7-4 MIAA and won its third straight contest. The Tigers moved to 2-0 on a four-game homestand. Missouri Southern dropped to 9-10, 4-7 MIAA and lost its fifth straight contest. Before the game, Tiger coach Mark Johnson talked with Southern coach Robert Corn.

Corn said the Lions have experienced big hot and cold stretches during the season. Southern had a strong shooting night against the Tigers and finished at 45 percent for the game, including 48 percent in the first half. Junior Jordan Talbert finished with 17 points, while junior Marquis Addison, third in the conference in scoring, tacked on 14. Fort Hays shot 58 percent in the first half and led 43-33 at the break.

"I don't think our defense was great, but I don't think it was awful either," Johnson said. "I thought they hit some really tough shots. ... We still got separation. We played fairly well offensively in the first half. I don't know if we executed that well. We made good decisions and got in some gaps."

Southern closed the game to 55-53 with 10 minutes, 45 seconds left, but FHSU responded with a 17-2 run to put the game out of reach. Konrade delivered his four-point play off a corner trey and free throw to give FHSU a 63-53 lead with 8:58 remaining.

"I really like the corner 3," said Konrade, a first-year transfer from Colby Community College. "That's where I shot a lot from at Colby the last two years, so anytime I get to shoot from there, I like it."

Before his injury, Konrade had five straight games with at least nine points and four in double figures. Once he returned, Konrade had just 22 points in five games. He finished 4 of 7 from the field and 3 of 5 from beyond the arc Saturday. Later in the run, Konrade made two free throws and had a tip-in.

Fort Hays will play host to Northwest Missouri State University on Wednesday.

"Not only could he not play in games, he was hurt bad enough, he couldn't practice, he couldn't come out here and he couldn't dribble," Johnson said. "He missed a lot of time of doing nothing basketball-related, so you are already a new guy. It might be something else if you are a third- or fourth-year player in the program, you kind of come back and hit the ground running. I just think that he had to start all over."

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