• Riley girls lose 36-28 at Clay Center

    CLAY CENTER — Riley County girls’ basketball coach Harold Oliver’s rebuilding project continued as his Falcons dropped a low-scoring 36-28 game Tuesday night. Freshman point guard Tory Thomson led the Falcons (1-4) with 12 points — all on 3-pointers. Led by Thomson, .

  • Page paces Wamego over Chapman

    At Chapman, Lanie Page scored 26 points as the Wamego Red Raiders beat Chapman, 58-40, to win their fifth game of the season. Wamego opened the game with a 13-6 lead, but Chapman narrowed the lead to 21-20 at halftime. The .

  • Hanover 59, BV-Randolph 32

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams couldn’t keep up with an experienced Hanover team on Tuesday, losing 59-32. Hanover opened the game strong with a 20-8 lead after one quarter, and had the lead up to 33-13 by halftime. .

  • Wetmore 51, Frankfort 44

    At Frankfort, Frankfort’s comeback attempt fell short on Tuesday, after a tough second quarter led to a 51-44 loss to Wetmore. Wetmore led 13-7 after the first quarter, and outscored Frankfort 11-2 in the second quarter to lead 24-9 .

  • Valley Heights 57, Republic Co. 32

    At Belleville, Brandi Jo Roepke scored 27 points as Valley Heights slammed Republic County on Tuesday, 57-32. After a slow first quarter, where the Mustangs grabbed a 6-5 lead, Valley Heights outscored Republic County 17-4 in the second period. The Mustangs .

  • Rock Creek 40, St. Marys 25

    At St. Marys, the Rock Creek Mustangs won their first game of the season, scoring their season high in points in a 40-25 win over St. Marys. Rock Creek will seek their second win on Friday against Wabaunsee..

  • Frankfort 59, Wetmore 40

    At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats used a big first half to build up a big lead, and then hung on to beat Wetmore, 59-40. The Wildcats opened the game to an 18-7 lead after one quarter, and then built on .

  • Republic County 51, Valley Heights 46

    At Belleville, Valley Heights struggled in the first quarter and never fully recovered in a 51-46 loss at Republic County. The Mustangs trailed 11-4 after the first period, and managed to pull within 18-16 by halftime. But Republic County steadily .

  • Wamego 68, Chapman 36

    At Chapman, Eli Miller scored 19 points and Wyatt Totten added 17 as Wamego routed Chapman, 68-36. The Red Raiders took a 26-9 lead in the first quarter and extended it to a 39-18 lead by halftime. Wamego slowed down its attack .


    Dora June Karsmizki, 83, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 11, 1931, in Galesburg, Ill. She was the daughter of John and Ethel (McBride) .


    Maxine Faye Enoch, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 2, 1919, in the Mayday Township in northern Riley County. She was the daughter of Clarence .


    Charles Edward Meyer, 91, died at his home in Manhattan on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Charlie was born on June 1, 1923, in Leo- nardville. He was the eighth of nine children and son of Charles and Minnie (Nelson) Meyer. He spent his formative years .


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