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  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    SACRED HEART 62, CENTRAL PLAINS 52

    The Knights used a big run from the second into the third quarter to hold off Central Plains in a battle of unbeaten teams. Central Plains had the 18-17 advantage after the first quarter, and led 28-27 at halftime. But an 18-1 run that started

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    OLPE 46, VALLEY FALLS 34

    The Olpe Eagles found their way to another state championship game with a 46-34 win over Valley Falls. Ople led 13-8 after the first quarter and extended its lead to 21-15. The Eagles led 32-21 going into the fourth quarter, and outscored Valley Falls 14-13

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    CENTRAL PLAINS 53, HILL CITY 47

    Central Plains came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat Hill City, 53-47, and advance to the state title game. Central Plains led 8-6 after the first quarter and 20-17 at halftime, but Hill City charged back to take a 34-31 lead into the

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    Rock Creek drops semifinal to Hugoton

    EMPORIA – The Rock Creek Mustangs won’t get another chance at a Class 4A-Division II state title after falling in Friday’s semifinal to Hugoton, 50-44. The Mustangs were in control for the entire first half, but playing without leading scorer Carson Becker, who exited

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    Rock Creek boys move on at 4A tourney

    Rock Creek took the first step towards a state title on Thursday with a 65-43 win over Smoky Valley at the Class 4A Division II tournament in Emporia. The Mustangs take on Hugoton in the semifinals tonight at 8:15 at White Auditorium. Rock Creek (21-2) trailed 12

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    Jaguars end Wamego’s season in state quarters

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    SALINA — Trailing by six points at halftime of Wamego’s quarterfinal loss at the Class 4A-Division I state tournament at Salina’s Bicentennial Center, Red Raider head coach Troy Hemphill felt good about his team’s chances. With three minutes to play in the second

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    MCC men advance to NCCAA Final Four

    For only the second time in school history the Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team has advanced to the Final Four of the NCCAA National Tournament.  The Thunder advanced by defeating Pensacola (Fla.) Christian College on Thursday, 71-59. MCC came out strong early,

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    Hill City comes back to beat Sedan at 2A

    The Hill City boys trailed all night, but put together a run in the fourth quarter to top Sedan, 74-69, in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A tournament in Manhattan. The Ringnecks fell behind 27-17 after the first quarter and trailed 40-31 at halftime. Hill

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    JACKSON HEIGHTS 53, BEREAN ACADEMY 44

    Jackson Heights got off to a great start, but Berean Academy fought right back to make it a game. The Cobras outscored Berean by seven points in the second half to win 53-44. Jackson Heights led 13-3 after the first quarter, but the Warriors rallied

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    SACRED HEART 75, SOUTH GRAY 57

    Sacred Heart trailed early on, but put its foot down defensively and ended up winning in a rout, 75-57, over South Gray. The Rebels led 14-12 early in the first quarter, but fell into a scoring drought over the next several minutes while Sacred Heart

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