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  • Riley County boys remain winless in league play after Wabaunsee loss

    Riley County hung around for a half but lost control down the stretch in its 63-36 home loss to Wabaunsee. The Falcons (2-10, 0-6) found themselves in somewhat decent shape at halftime, only down 14, but a 9-0 Chargers (9-3, 2-3) run out of the gate in the third quarter all ...

  • Offensive struggles hand Riley County girls first league loss to Wabaunsee

    Turnovers and slow starts were just some of the issues that plagued the Riley County girls Friday night as they lost their first league game of the season, falling 52-33 to Wabaunsee. It didn’t take long for the Falcons to find themselves in a hole as Wabaunsee capitalized on ...

  • Vetter’s free throw pushes Rock Creek past Wamego

    Tabitha Vetter stood at the free throw line with 7.3 seconds left in a tie game. The Rock Creek freshman had just missed her first free throw, and she was nervous. Her coach, Adam Plummer, wasn’t. “I felt very comfortable with her shooting free throws,” he said. “I was surprised ...

  • Wamego girls basketball falls to Council Grove, 48-31, despite strong first half

    The Wamego girls basketball game against Council Grove was similar to the team’s entire season to head coach Kevin Kinderknecht — up and down. “At times, we played pretty well, and at times, we just didn’t,” he said. “We just need to learn how to be more consistent. Like ...

  • Blain scores his 1,000th career point Blain1000

    Growing up, Dillon Blain went to Wamego games to watch his neighbor, Lane Lindhorst, play. “I always dreamed to be like him and play like he did,” he said. Fast-forward about seven years. Blain, a senior on Wamego’s boys basketball team, knew he was close to scoring his 1,000th ...

  • Big first half gives Mustang boys fourth-straight-win

    An 11-0 run to start the game for the Rock Creek boys basketball team ended as a 13-point win as the Mustangs (6-2, 4-1) beat Rossville (3-5, 2-1) to win its fourth-straight game. Everything started with Rock Creek junior Martin Vogts who scored the first eight points of the ballgame ...

  • Second-half collapse keeps Rock Creek girls from first win

    Though they led at halftime, the Rock Creek girls basketball team did not get its first win of the season, falling to Rossville, 50-40, at home Tuesday night. The 10-point margin was the smallest that the Mustangs (0-8, 0-5) have lost by all season, and it was the smallest margin ...

  • Frankfort girls rout Blue Valley

    Tucked along the visitors’ sideline Friday night in Frankfort, Blue Valley Randolph girls basketball coach Matt Schreiber extolled his team, “You can’t be afraid to shoot.” He shouted the words just as his guard, Kayla Pfizenmaier, drilled a 3. The problem for his visiting Rams, though, was that Pfizenmaier’s ...

  • Frankfort boys basketball rides 21-0 run to win over Blue Valley

    It didn’t take long for Jedd Rose to score his first points Friday night. The 6-foot-1 Frankfort bruiser eight of his team’s first 10 points. But it took a while for visiting Blue Valley Randolph to score — the Wildcats opened the game on a 21-0 tear, and they never ...

  • Blain, Nordberg shine in shaky Wamego win

    It’s not often that a 16 point win versus a league opponent is met with the disappointment. But Wamego head coach Troy Hemphill felt his team was iffy in its 65-49 win over Concordia on Friday night. “We had a lot of spots where we were definitely flat,” Hemphill said. “ ...

  • Turnovers doom Wamego girls basketball

    Turnovers and lack of execution in the final three quarters set Wamego up for failure at home against NCKL foe Concordia as they fell, 57-45. The Red Raiders (2-4, 1-2) turned over the ball 14 times throughout the game and were outscored by the Panthers (6-1, 2-1) in the final three ...

  • OU’s Mixon to enter draft

    NORMAN, Okla. — Joe Mixon, the star Oklahoma running back who was suspended for the 2014 season after punching a woman in the face, will enter the NFL draft. Mixon made the announcement in a statement on his Twitter account Thursday. He thanked Oklahoma’s coaches, administrators, support staff and fans. “I ...










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