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Sports

  • Area Schools | June 06, 2016

    KBCA rosters announced

    The Flint-Hills area will send three players to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan in Salina on June 25. Manhattan High’s Maddie Mittie and Valley Heights’ Jo Roepke were named to the girls’ roster, while Rock Creek’s

  • Area Schools | June 02, 2016

    Rookie coach leads MCC baseball turnaround

    At the collegiate or professional level, playing an entire season of baseball without winning a game is an extremely difficult feat. In that regard, the Manhattan Christian College Thunder baseball team defied the odds with its 0-42 mark in 2015. While the staggering number of losses

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2016

    Seven area athletes make all-MEL softball

    Rock Creek and Riley County each had two members of their team make the all-Mid East League softball team. Riley County’s Jordan Ummel and Alyssa Kulp were each honored by the league’s coaches with all-league spots, while Emily Brummett and Kerrigan Simons were

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2016

    Carey, Hatesohl medal at state track for Blue Valley

    At this weekend’s all-class state track and field meet at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium, Blue Valley had four medalists among the Class 1A ranks. In addition to Griffen Vincent’s two fifth-place finishes, Chase Carey took second place in the 1,600-meter run in 4:42.33 and

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016

    Valley Heights girls bring home state title

    WICHITA — Though head coach Tony Trimble says he had doubts about whether the Valley Heights girls’ track and field team would win a title this weekend, his team put those worries to rest quickly at the all-class state track meet at Wichita State’s Cessna

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016

    Hayden finishes off Rock Creek, 13-2

    After finding themselves down six runs after four innings of Thursday’s suspended Class 4A-Division II quarterfinal, it was going to be an uphill climb for the Rock Creek baseball team to rally back and come out on top. The Mustangs started strong, but couldn’

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2016

    Rock Creek, Hayden halted in 4th by weather

    Coach.mercury

    EMPORIA — After nearly completing four innings of Thursday’s Class 4A-Division II quarterfinal between Hayden and Rock Creek, the deterioration of field conditions at Soden’s Grove Ball Field finally forced the hand of tournaments officials and the game was postponed - six hours after

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2016

    FHSC to host summer program

    The coaching staff of the Flint Hills Soccer Club is planning to organize a summer soccer camp for Manhattan youth. Weather permitting, the participants will meet at the southwest soccer fields of Anneberg Park each Saturday morning for five sessions during the months of June

  • Area Schools | May 25, 2016

    Mustangs ready for challenge at state baseball

    A year ago at this time, the Rock Creek Mustangs were preparing for the Class 4A-Division II state baseball tournament in search of the school’s first state title in any sport. The Mustangs came through, shutting out Concordia for a 2-0 win while ending

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2016

    Rock Creek softball falls to Chapman in regional play

    After facing Chapman last year in the Class 4A-Div. II state semifinal game, Rock Creek was hoping to knock them out of contention to the 2016 state tournament in last week’s regional rematch. But the Mustangs couldn’t get it done, falling 10-6 to the

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