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  • 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 ...

  • Rock Creek’s Weers leads as lone girls basketball senior Mhswrestle171

    It’s lonely at the top. Jayden Weers experiences that acutely as the only senior member of the Rock Creek girls basketball team. “Sometimes it’s hard to be the only senior because of the leadership, and I’m the only one,” she said. But she isn’t always alone ...

  • KU clinches 13th straight league title

    Associated Press LAWRENCE — One by one, the glittering Big 12 championship trophies were paraded into Allen Fieldhouse, set upon a series of tables that these days stretch nearly the full length of the court. Bill Self proceeded to nestle No. 13 right in front. “It’s 13 in a row, but tonight shouldn’ ...

  • Marysville boys edge Wamego in final seconds

    If there was any doubt as to Scott Brown’s emotions in the waning seconds of the third quarter Tuesday night, he erased it in a heartbeat. Stuck in the depths of a road matchup with Wamego, the Marysville High boys basketball coach watched as his junior guard Jack Blumer ...

  • After Huggins’ scary moment, WVU wins

    Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bob Huggins fell to his knees and clutched his chest during a scary moment just before halftime. West Virginia players picked up their coach, got him to the bench and made his job easier by maintaining a comfortable lead the rest of the way Monday ...

  • Abilene dominates down low in 55-46 win over Wamego

    They won in the end, but the way the Abilene High boys staged their comeback Friday night began with a rebound. Three of them, in fact — all offensive. Trailing Wamego 26-20 at halftime, the Cowboys snagged four straight offensive rebounds to begin the third frame and put them all back, ...

  • St. Marys ends Rock Creek’s win streak

    Lethal outside shooting helped snap a 12-game winning streak as Rock Creek fell at home to St. Marys, 59-41. With the loss, the Mustangs (14-3, 6-2) move into a tie for first place in the Mid-East League with Silver Lake while the Bears (11-5, 5-3) now only trail by a ...

  • Inconsistency plagues Rock Creek girls in loss to St. Marys

    Offensive inconsistencies plagued the Rock Creek girls basketball team as they fell to St. Marys 51-34 Friday night. Defensive pressure from the Bears (9-7, 2-6) kept the Mustangs (3-14, 0-8) playing from behind for the entire night, leading to their fourth straight loss. “We couldn’t get the court from ...

  • KU AD confident in hoops program

    Associated Press LAWRENCE — Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger understands people may have questions about the legal issues surrounding the Jayhawks’ storied basketball program, an avalanche of off the- court news that in recent weeks has cast a shadow over Allen Fieldhouse. He also hopes people understand many of them cannot ...

  • Big 12 hands down sanctions against Baylor

    Irving, Texas – The Big 12 Conference Board of Directors voted unanimously to withhold one-quarter (25 percent) of future revenue distribution payments to Baylor University, pending the outcome of third-party verification review of required changes to Baylor’s athletics procedures and to institutional governance of its intercollegiate athletics programs, among other matters. “The ...










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