Monday, November 30, 2015


  • Area Schools | November 18, 2015

    Seaman beats EMS

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Topeka Seaman last Thursday afternoon, 32-10. Eisenhower could not handle the press and Seaman capitalized on turnovers.  Scoring for the Eagles included Simone Sayles with four points and Grace Warner, Kelsey Coonrod, Jessica

  • Area Schools | November 14, 2015

    Holcomb beats Red Raiders behind strong first half


    WAMEGO — Coming into its Class 4A-Division II sectional matchup with Holcomb, Wamego head coach Lee Weber knew his team was going to need to play its best to have a chance to win. The Red Raiders fought until the final whistle, but six turnovers doomed

  • Area Schools | November 12, 2015

    Red Raiders’ Claussen signs with SIU

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team turned out its third Division-I recruit in three years on Wednesday when Caitlyn Claussen made her verbal commitment to Southern Illinois official in a signing ceremony amongst family and friends. Claussen, who plays with former Kansas State All-American Nicole

  • Area Schools | November 07, 2015

    Red Raiders rally past Clearwater, 28-27, to advance

    WAMEGO — Going into halftime of Friday night’s Class 4A-Div. II regional championship game, the hometown Red Raiders didn’t have much to be excited about. Clearwater led by three touchdowns and turned back Wamego on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to keep a shut

  • Area Schools | October 30, 2015

    Frankfort crushes Blue Valley, 68-6


    At Frankfort, with both teams out of playoff contention, Frankfort ended the season on a high note with a 68-6 win over Blue Valley-Randolph. Jase Suther finished the season among the areas best rushers in 8-man football, racking up more than 1,400 yards, while Adam Kenworthy

  • Area Schools | October 30, 2015

    Centralia 32, Rock Creek 18

    At Centralia, in a winner-makes-the-playoffs scenario, Centralia took the prize by beating Rock Creek, 32-18, on Thursday night. Rock Creek (3-6) kept the game close throughout the first half, trailing 13-12 at halftime with a 7-yard touchdown run from Carson Becker and a 4-yard touchdown

  • Area Schools | October 30, 2015

    Marysville 34, Riley County 18

    At Marysville, Riley County couldn’t keep up in the second half as Marysville punched its ticket to the playoffs and ended the Falcons’ season. The Falcons (5-4) got off to a good start with an 11-yard pass from Wes March to Jackson Wagner, but

  • Area Schools | October 30, 2015

    Jackson Heights 24, Valley Heights 6

    At Blue Rapids, Jackson Heights ended Valley Heights’ season on Thursday in a 24-6 win. Keaton DeWalt had 64 yards while quarterback Logan Woodyard had 83 yards on 15 carries. Valley Heights’ season comes to a close with a 2-7 record.

  • Area Schools | October 24, 2015

    Falcons hold off Minneapolis in 53-31 win


    RILEY — When the momentum quickly shifted the other direction, Riley County might have been experiencing a slight case of déjà vu on Friday against Minneapolis. But after allowing the Lions to trim a 41-14 lead down to a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter,

  • Area Schools | October 24, 2015

    Wamego clinches playoff spot

    At Lindsborg, Wamego trailed at halftime by two but took the lead in the third quarter and shut out the Vikings in the second half to come up with a key district win, 18-14, and clinch a Class 4A-Div. II playoff berth. Wamego scored on

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