Feb 08, 2020 11:34 PM

New XFL kicks off with entertaining debut in DC

Posted Feb 08, 2020 11:34 PM

By STEPHEN WHYNO
AP Sports Writer

The new XFL debuted with an entertaining game the D.C. Defenders won 31-19 over the Seattle Dragons.

The first game of the brand-new football league had a punt blocked for a touchdown, a juiced-up crowd roaring for big plays and a player swearing during an in-game television interview.

The XFL doesn't have the star power of the NFL. Vince McMahon's latest venture is hoping to capture the attention of hardcore football fans in the aftermath of the Super Bowl.

The XFL says it'll be patient in the aftermath of the Alliance of American Football failing in the midst of its first season.

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BOYS PREP BASKETBALL

Abilene 66, Marysville 51

Andover 75, Goddard-Eisenhower 65

Atchison County 57, Pleasant Ridge 50

Augusta 77, Wellington 49

BV North 45, BV West 42

BV Northwest 70, BV Southwest 51

Barstow, Mo. 85, KC Christian 21

Basehor-Linwood 64, KC Turner 34

Belle Plaine 79, Wichita Independent 63

Beloit 57, Ellsworth 41

Berean Academy 66, Ell-Saline 29

Blue Valley 60, St. Thomas Aquinas 43

Bonner Springs 62, Tonganoxie 51

Burlington 80, Iola 51

Caldwell 73, Flinthills 45

Caney Valley 70, Humboldt 32

Canton-Galva 53, Rural Vista 42

Centralia 60, Frankfort 46

Cheney 72, Douglass 25

Cherryvale 76, Fredonia 56

Chetopa 43, Crest 40

Clearwater 70, Winfield 57

Clifton-Clyde 46, Doniphan West 43

Colby 52, Ulysses 33

Columbus 66, Pittsburg Colgan 46

Cunningham 49, Fairfield 46, OT

DeSoto 50, Lansing 45

Derby 75, Salina South 67

Dighton 58, Ingalls 48

Elkhart 49, Syracuse 47

Ellis 48, Stockton 36

Erie 78, Bluestem 49

Eureka 57, Neodesha 30

Fort Scott 63, Paola 59

Galena 61, Baxter Springs 59

Garden City 46, Guymon, Okla. 35

Garden Plain 71, Medicine Lodge 60

Girard 45, Anderson County 36

Glasco/Miltonvale-Southern Cloud 47, Chase 37

Haven 71, Hoisington 47

Hays 69, Dodge City 48

Hesston 60, Hillsboro 44

Highland Park 56, Topeka West 44

Holcomb 60, Goodland 55

Holton 51, Riverside 35

Hoxie 65, St. Francis 53

Hugoton 60, Scott City 50

Hutchinson Central Christian 66, South Barber 42

Independence 68, Coffeyville 42

Jackson Heights 62, Horton 32

Jayhawk Linn 56, Northeast-Arma 55

Jefferson North 60, Oskaloosa 27

KC Piper 59, Spring Hill 37

KC Sumner 44, Atchison 39

Kingman 61, Conway Springs 49

Labette County 42, Chanute 32

Lakeside 68, Rock Hills 67, OT

Larned 69, Smoky Valley 53

Lawrence 69, SM Northwest 40

Lawrence Free State 52, Olathe South 46

Liberal 45, Great Bend 38

Little River 57, Goessel 40

Lyons 56, Pratt 37

Madison/Hamilton 73, Northern Heights 42

Maize 73, Maize South 61

Manhattan 65, Topeka Seaman 39

McPherson 51, Andale 41

Minneapolis 39, Salina Sacred Heart 35

Moundridge 60, Bennington 36

Mulvane 66, Buhler 63

Ness City 58, La Crosse 44

Newton 77, Hutchinson 45

Nickerson 51, Halstead 40

Norton 58, Hays-TMP-Marian 47

Olathe North 70, SM North 60

Olathe Northwest 54, Metro Academy 33

Olathe West 66, Olathe East 46

Osborne 72, Natoma 28

Ottawa 60, Louisburg 38

Parsons 74, Pittsburg 64

Phillipsburg 47, Trego 40

Pike Valley 54, Lincoln 42

Pratt Skyline 51, Norwich 38

Republic County 82, Russell 67

Royal Valley 37, Nemaha Central 34

SM East 59, SM West 44

SM South 58, Gardner-Edgerton 56

Sabetha 49, Jefferson West 47

Shawnee Heights 62, Leavenworth 49

Solomon 63, Centre 58

South Haven 84, Burden Central 57

Southeast Saline 56, Chapman 49

Southwestern Hts. 45, Stanton County 44

St. John's Beloit-Tipton 58, Wilson 34

Sterling 62, Marion 26

Sylvan-Lucas 55, Thunder Ridge 48

Topeka 60, Junction City 51

Udall 35, Sedan 28

Uniontown 67, Southeast 51

University Academy, Mo. 80, KC Bishop Ward 42

Valley Center 67, Goddard 36

Valley Heights 41, Axtell 40

Van Horn, Mo. 100, Heritage Christian 51

Victoria 40, Macksville 16

Wabaunsee 50, Rossville 37

Wakefield 43, Herington 22

Washburn Rural 38, Topeka Hayden 35

Wellsville 61, Osawatomie 43

West Elk 81, Oxford 61

Wichita Bishop Carroll 64, Wichita East 49

Wichita Campus 62, Salina Central 33

Wichita Collegiate 73, Eldorado, Okla. 38

Wichita Northwest 87, Wichita North 74

Wichita Southeast 64, Wichita West 53

Wichita Trinity 66, Chaparral 52

Yates Center 66, Oswego 58, OT

WKLL Tournament

Fifth Place

Weskan 65, Cheylin 37

Western Plains-Healy 48, Golden Plains 33

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Smith Center vs. Hill City, ppd.

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL

BV North 53, BV West 23

BV Randolph 58, Onaga 45

BV Southwest 46, BV Northwest 36

Basehor-Linwood 74, KC Turner 13

Beloit 52, Ellsworth 31

Bennington 51, Moundridge 32

Berean Academy 55, Ell-Saline 23

Bonner Springs 41, Tonganoxie 25

Burlington 32, Iola 27

Caney Valley 53, Humboldt 42

Centralia 57, Frankfort 49

Centre 56, Solomon 23

Cheney 64, Douglass 23

Cherryvale 59, Fredonia 43

Christ Preparatory Academy 37, Alta Vista Charter, Mo. 19

Clay Center 50, Council Grove 42

Clearwater 49, Winfield 35

Clifton-Clyde 42, Doniphan West 39

Colby 54, Ulysses 20

Conway Springs 47, Kingman 37

Crest 32, Chetopa 31

Cunningham 59, Fairfield 18

DeSoto 49, Lansing 31

Derby 42, Salina South 18

Dodge City 56, Hays 34

El Dorado 39, Wichita Collegiate 30

Elkhart 38, Syracuse 36

Ellis 60, Stockton 48

Eudora 47, Baldwin 43

Eureka 68, Neodesha 36

Galena 43, Baxter Springs 30

Garden Plain 58, Medicine Lodge 44

Girard 64, Anderson County 61

Glasco/Miltonvale-Southern Cloud 53, Chase 39

Goddard-Eisenhower 35, Andover 27

Goodland 57, Holcomb 40

Grandview Christian, Mo. 36, Bishop Seabury Academy 21

Haven 53, Hoisington 28

Hesston 37, Hillsboro 34

Hiawatha 43, Perry-Lecompton 39

Highland Park 42, Topeka West 40

Holton 54, Riverside 22

Hoxie 52, St. Francis 44

Hugoton 53, Scott City 49

Hutchinson 51, Newton 32

Hutchinson Central Christian 51, South Barber 45

Independence 50, Coffeyville 45

Jackson Heights 50, Horton 46

Jefferson North 59, Oskaloosa 53

KC Bishop Ward 54, University Academy, Mo. 25

KC Piper 64, Spring Hill 42

La Crosse 45, Ness City 38

Lakeside 40, Rock Hills 15

Lee's Summit Community Christian, Mo. 39, Maranatha Academy 38

Liberal 45, Great Bend 38

Lincoln 50, Pike Valley 38

Little River 42, Goessel 24

Maize 53, Maize South 33

Marysville 42, Abilene 38

McLouth 62, Valley Falls 47

McPherson 51, Andale 37

Mission Valley 42, Cornerstone Family 30

Nemaha Central 76, Royal Valley 33

Nickerson 40, Halstead 29

Northern Heights 62, Madison/Hamilton Co-op 27

Norton 42, Hays-TMP-Marian 35

Olathe North 73, SM North 29

Olathe South 52, Lawrence Free State 29

Osborne 74, Natoma 17

Paola 48, Fort Scott 25

Phillipsburg 47, Trego 40

Pittsburg Colgan 48, Columbus 36

Pleasant Ridge 50, Atchison County 49

Prairie View 49, Santa Fe Trail 31

Pratt 43, Lyons 33

Pratt 43, Lyons 33

Riley County 30, Rock Creek 13

Rolla 43, Fowler 19

Rural Vista 50, Canton-Galva 19

Russell 48, Republic County 33

SM Northwest 53, Lawrence 25

Sabetha 38, Jefferson West 35

Salina Central 63, Wichita Campus 19

Salina Sacred Heart 49, Minneapolis 41

Sedan 45, Udall 18

Shawnee Heights 46, Leavenworth 43

Smoky Valley 45, Larned 27

South Gray 54, Pawnee Heights 17

Southeast 70, Uniontown 58

Southeast Saline 53, Chapman 41

Spearville 54, Kinsley 42

St. John's Beloit-Tipton def. Wilson, forfeit

Sublette 52, Wichita County 24

Thunder Ridge 67, Sylvan-Lucas 46

Topeka 81, Junction City 23

Topeka Seaman 57, Manhattan 34

Valley Heights 58, Axtell 22

Van Horn, Mo. 56, Heritage Christian 48

Wabaunsee 60, Rossville 45

Wakefield 37, Herington 26

Washburn Rural 52, Topeka Hayden 40

Wellsville 64, Osawatomie 33

West Elk 58, Oxford 13

Wetmore 34, Washington County 32

Wichita Bishop Carroll 53, Wichita East 35

Wichita Independent 68, Belle Plaine 50

Wichita Northwest 61, Wichita North 30

Wichita Trinity 42, Chaparral 39

Yates Center 37, Oswego 30

WKLL Tournament

Fifth Place

Weskan 49, Palco 29

Seventh Place

Western Plains-Healy 39, Northern Valley 29

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Smith Center vs. Hill City, ppd.

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