Sports

  • Rock Creek 74, Council Grove 44

    At Flush, Rock Creek led by 12 at halftime but really opened things up in the second half, easily routing Council Grove. The Mustangs were led by Nate Berard’s 19 points, with Jared Garcia adding 18 and Carson Becker chipping in 16. Jackson Goodmiller was also in double figures with 10 points. Rock Creek (3 ...

  • Riley Co. 51, Silver Lake 47

    At Riley, the Falcons played close with Silver Lake all night before coming out on top for their second win of the season. Riley County trailed by four after one quarter, but tied the game at halftime at 27-27. The Falcons led by three at the end of the third ...

  • BV-Randolph 62, ST. Xavier 35

    At Junction City, Blue Valley took a 10-point lead to halftime before blowing the game open in the second half to win comfortably for its first win of the young season. Chase Carey led all scorers with 30 points, while Haydn Budenbender chipped in 19 for the Rams. Blue Valley (1-2) welcomes ...

  • Doniphan 62, Frankfort 42

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough against Doniphan West for two quarters before being outscored 23-14 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach. Alex Roeder had 12 points to lead Frankfort, while Jake Rose added 10. Frankfort (0-3) hosts Wetmore on Tuesday. ...

  • Wamego 34, Nemaha Central 30

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders trailed by four at halftime but managed to take the lead early in the fourth quarter and hold on for the win against the Thunder, holding off Nemaha Central’s late rally attempts. Wamego got 20 points from Lanie Page, with Tessa Seeberger adding 10, five of ...

  • Council Grove 40, Rock Creek 21

    At Flush, the Mustangs played close for one quarter before Council Grove took a 12-point lead to halftime. Rock Creek cut into the lead in the third quarter but was outscored 14-5 in the fourth quarter. Rock Creek (0-4) hits the road for a game against St. Marys on Tuesday. ...

  • Silver Lake 59, Riley Co. 42

    At Riley, the Falcons trailed by 13 at halftime and couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters against the Eagles. The Falcons got 14 points from Bethany Crubel, with Jordan Clouse adding six. Riley County (1-3) travels to Clay Center on Tuesday. ...

  • BV-Randolph 49, St. Xavier 21

    At Junction City, Blue Valley used a strong second quarter, outscoring St. Xavier 22-4, to build a big lead and win its first game of the season comfortably Friday night. The Rams were led by Tessa Henry’s 13 points, while Megan Plummer added 11. Blue Valley (1-2) hosts Hanover on Tuesday. ...

  • Doniphan West 48, Frankfort 34

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats trailed by 10 at halftime before playing Doniphan West close the rest of the night in a 14-point loss. The Wildcats got 15 points from Abra Shirley, with Kyla Hardwick adding 14. ...

  • Martin’s versatility made him area’s most dangerous player to defend Martin cb1.phatch

    When opposing coaches looked at the 2014 Manhattan High football team, stopping Chris Martin was the top concern defensively. Despite the extra attention, Martin proved to be difficult to contain all season long, rushing for more than 800 yards and 13 touchdowns and earning the distinction of All-Flint Hills Player of the Year. ...

  • Burkholder brings playoffs back to Wamego Burkholder1 sm.phatch

    With his first four-year class at Wamego High entering its senior year, head coach Dale Burkholder knew he had something special brewing when the team started summer practices in August. After an 8-2 finish and an undefeated mark in district play that led to its first playoff berth since 2007, Burkholder ...

  • Indians hold off Chargers’ rally

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived Friday night with a 59-54 win over Topeka West in its first road game of the season. The Indians hit just enough free throws to keep the Chargers from rallying late in the fourth quarter, though Topeka West did get close. Manhattan (2 ...










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