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  • Wamego baseball opens season with 13-3 win over Royal Valley

    Wamego head baseball coach Jerry Johnson got a pleasant surprise on Tuesday. The Red Raiders opened their season with a 13-3 run rule-shortened win over Royal Valley. The run rule goes into effect if a team is up by 10 or more runs after five innings. “We had no idea what ...

  • Seven area basketball players named all-state

    Staff reports Four area boys basketball and three girls players and were among the best of the best, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. Manhattan had the most representatives with four. Junior guard Chrissy Carr was named to the first team, and senior point guard Gigi McAtee was honorable ...

  • Rock Creek’s Vogts named area player of the year Rockcreek vogts

    Martin Vogts has always been drawn to basketball ever since he started playing competitively in first grade. In middle school, he found out it was in his blood. His biological father, Jamaal Davis, played under Bob Huggins at Cincinnati from 2000-02. Vogts said he has met his biological mother but ...

  • St. John wins wild six OT game at 2A

    The St. John and Bishop Seabury boys’ basketball teams needed six overtimes to decide which team would advance to the title game on Friday at the Class 2A tournament at Bramlage Coliseum. In the final moments of the sixth overtime, St. John guard Cole Kinnamon threw up a near 40-foot ...

  • Central Plains girls, Sacred Heart boys win 2A state titles

    Wabaunsee rallied from an 11-point deficit but ultimately fell short as the Central Plains girls won the Class 2A state title on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. Sacred Heart defeated St. John to win the boys’ championship game. The Chargers went into the fourth quarter down 11 before going on a 7-2 ...

  • Undefeated Hugoton knocks out Riley County

    The Riley County girls basketball team met a wall in undefeated Hugoton on Wednesday in the 3A state quarterfinals.The Falcons failed to match the Eagles, and fell, 44-24. The No. 8-seeded Falcons were missing starting point guard and three-year varsity member Tory Thomson, whom they lost about three weeks ...

  • Rock Creek’s state run ends in quarterfinals with 75-51 loss to Hayden

    EMPORIA — Martin Vogts couldn’t do it all himself. The Rock Creek guard played all but two minutes in Wednesday’s 4A-II state quarterfinal loss to Hayden. He totaled 18 points. He even blocked the Wildcats’ Deshawn Hanika on one occasion in the third quarter, sending back a shot from the ...

  • W. Virginia tops Baylor for Big 12 women’s title

    Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — West Virginia entered the Big 12 women’s tournament on the bubble for an NCAA bid. It left it with an automatic berth. Tynice Martin scored 32 points, helping the Mountaineers beat No. 2 Baylor 77-66 in the Big 12 final on Monday night. West Virginia last won a conference ...

  • Kansas wins another title, sweeps Big 12 AP awards

    Associated Press For only the second time while winning 13 consecutive Big 12 titles, the Kansas Jayhawks have both The Associated Press conference player and coach of the year in the same season. Kansas senior guard Frank Mason III, the league’s leading scorer at 20.5 points a game, was the unanimous pick ...

  • Rock Creek gears up for state tournament game with Hayden

    The five seniors on Rock Creek’s boys basketball team will close out their high school careers in the same way they have closed out each season — in the state tournament. The Mustangs (18-4) have made appearances in the past four 4A state tournaments and five out of the last ...

  • Riley County prepares for undefeated Hugoton

    Even though many players on the Riley County girls basketball team have grown up around state-tournament teams, only one Falcon — senior Bethany Crubel — has ever played at state. Riley County will make its 13th state tournament appearance and first since 2014 on Wednesday. The No. 8-seed Falcons (15-8) will take on ...

  • MCC men’s hoops win regional title

    Moore, Okla — The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the NCCAA Southwest Region Championship by defeating Randall University, the top seed in the region and the No. 1 team in the country, 104-103. This was the third meeting of the year between these two teams, and the Saints had ...










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