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  • 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 Carson Becker will play in ...

  • 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 made the ensuing coaching search ...

  • 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 each honorably mentioned. Rock Creek’ ...

  • 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 Georgia Hatesohl took fifth place ...

  • 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 Stadium. Valley Heights won its ...

  • 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’t find a way to ...

  • 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 it began. A pair of ...

  • 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 and July. Boys and girls ...

  • 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 a string of runner-up finishes ...

  • 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 Fighting Irish in a regional ...

  • FHCS completes track season

    The Flint Hills Christian School’s track and field teams finished its 2016 season Saturday at the Veritas Christian School Invitational, hosted by Eudora High School. The season was full of highlights for the Warriors, including 75 personal bests and eight new school records between the junior high and senior high school ...

  • Patton named 2016 Brooks finalist

    Rick Patton of Wamego High School is a finalist for the 2016 Brooks Inspiring Coach of the Year Award. The annual, multinational award recognizes a running coach who goes above and beyond to inspire their team members to push themselves to new heights while creating a lasting difference in their community. ...







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