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  • 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 ...

  • Wamego boys avoid second-half letdown against Chapman

    The Wamego boys basketball team led by as much as 27 but almost found itself in a dogfight as it beat Chapman 73-57. After a dominating first half, head coach Troy Hemphill felt the Red Raiders (14-2, 6-0) took their good play for granted as the Irish (7-8, 2-4) cut their ...

  • Wamego girls grab double-digit win

    There were highlights, lowlights and everything in between for the Wamego girls basketball team but the combination was enough to top NCKL foe Chapman, 55-40. The way the Red Raiders (6-9, 3-4) won over the Irish (5-10, 0-6) felt familiar to Wamego head coach head coach Kevin Kinderknecht. “Kind of ...

  • Vogts secures season-best outing as Rock Creek routs Riley County

    Martin Vogts is not one for the spotlight — at least if his postgame comments are any indication. “I attribute it all to my teammates,” the Rock Creek junior guard said. But if there was any game for Vogts to indulge after, it was his team’s win Friday night. The ...

  • Former MHS soccer player earns college letter

    Former MHS soccer player Ben Turnley has been honored for his contributions to the Central College men’s soccer team this fall. The 5-foot-8 sophomore midfielder picked up his first varsity letter for the Dutch and appeared in 18 games, recording six shots, including two shots on goal, one assist and ...










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