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  • Blain, Nordberg light up scoreboard for Wamego’s win over Jeff West

    Dillon Blain didn’t have the best start to Friday night’s game against Jefferson West. Several of his first few shots rimmed out, and his Wamego team trailed after the first frame, losing the ball for a few turnovers. But it didn’t worry Wamego head coach Troy Hemphill. ...

  • Big second quarter lifts Jefferson West to win over Wamego

    Aside from the second quarter Friday night, Wamego and Jefferson West played fairly evenly. The first period ended in a 12-12 tie, and Jefferson West only outscored the Red Raiders in the final two quarters by a combined three points. But it was the second quarter that doomed Wamego. Jefferson ...

  • Despite strong first half, Riley County falls, 60-39, to Silver Lake

    Riley County head boys basketball coach Dave Bisnette saw some good things out of his team on Friday night against Silver Lake. But he didn’t see them for long enough, and the Falcons lost, 60-39. “For us, it’s all about us being consistent and being able to play ...

  • CHIEF goes 1-2 at Omaha tourney

    The boys basketball team for Manhattan CHIEF (Christian Homes In Educational Fellowship), won one game and lost two Dec. 2-3 at the Omaha Roadrunners Holiday Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. In the opening round, CHIEF fell 64-60 in a back-andforth battle with a team from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Patrick Schrader was ...

  • Nordberg powers Wamego boys basketball past Riley County

    To say Wamego had a size advantage Tuesday night against Riley County would be a grave understatement. The Red Raiders did, but their sheer size and length all across the roster stretched the Falcons out and buried them around the basket. When they missed a few bunnies underneath, the solution ...

  • Riley County girls basketball completes comeback against Wamego

    The second Gwendolyn Schwein’s 15-footer hit the bottom of the net Tuesday night, it seemed over to the roaring Wamego gym, to Wamego head coach Kevin Kinderknecht, to the Wamego guard herself. Only 20 seconds remained, and Schwein just put her team ahead 45-44. But it wasn’t over to ...

  • MCC to add men’s, women’s tennis

    Manhattan Christian College athletic director Shawn Condra announced the addition of men’s and women’s tennis in 2017-18. Todd Courbot will be the head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis programs. Courbot was a four-year varsity letterman at Pratt with 127 career wins and a single-season school ...

  • Valley Heights beats Riley County

    If you left after the first quarter of Riley County’s game against Valley Heights, you probably wouldn’t have envisioned the end result. Valley Heights beat Riley County, 53-40, after a game that was tightly contested for much of the first half. “We have to do a better job ...

  • OU tops Oklahoma St. to win Big 12

    NORMAN, Okla. — With his best receiver sidelined, Baker Mayfield still boosted his Heisman Trophy resume. Mayfield passed for 288 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 7 Oklahoma defeated No. 11 Oklahoma State 38-20 on Saturday in a matchup that decided the Big 12 champion and likely guaranteed the Sooners a trip to the Sugar ...

  • Riley County boys basketball falls to Valley Heights in season opener

    If you left after the first quarter of Riley County’s game against Valley Heights, you probably wouldn’t have envisioned the end result. Valley Heights beat Riley County, 53-40, after a game that was tightly contested for much of the first half. “We have to do a better job ...

  • Rock Creek caps season with win

    Avery Ebert and Cooper Schlochtermeier each scored two touchdowns, and Rock Creek beat Chapman, 43-6, to cap off a 2-7 season. Ebert’s touchdowns were 5- and 2-yard runs, while Schlochtermeier ran for 5- and 6-yard touchdowns. He was the Mustangs’ leading rusher with 101 yards on 17 carries, while Ebert ran ...

  • Rams’ season ends in blowout loss

    The Blue Valley Randolph football team saw some bright spots Thursday night in Randolph against Frankfort. Senior Trevor Schwerdt racked up 102 yards rushing and two touchdowns, and his backfield partner Bradley Young finished with 42 yards on the ground. The problem for the Rams, though, was that the bright spots were ...










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