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Archive for Saturday, January 19, 1991

WHEELHAWKS WIN THREE BEFORE BOWING TO KC

January 19, 1991

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— The Northeast Kansas Wheelhawks won three straight games before losing to the Kansas City Rolling Pioneers, 48-44, in wheelchair basketball here last weekend.

The Wheelhawks defeated St. Louis, 66-33, as Chuck Gamble scored 24 points and Monty Heide 21. Next the Hawks stopped Champaign, Ill., 65-46, as Gamble scored 23. Then they defeated St. Louis again, 60-27, as Gamble again collected 24.

During the last weekend in February, Kansas City will host a National Wheelchair Basketball Assn. sectional tournament. It will feature the top-ranked team in the country, the Arkansas Rolling Razorbacks, as well as the Wheelhawks and the Pioneers.

The Northeast Kansas Wheelhawks, with players from the Topeka and Lawrence areas, will give an exhibition at halftime of the Kansas-Kansas State women's game on Jan. 30 in Allen Fieldhouse.

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