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  • 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 ...

  • Rock Creek boys breeze to 10th straight win

    After an intense, close win over rival Wamego last Friday, Rock Creek head coach Jim Johnston feared his team’s focus may suffer when the Mustangs hosted Centralia Tuesday night. His worries ended up being unfounded as Rock Creek won its 10th straight game with ease, 73-52. Both teams were ...

  • ‘Complacent’ play ends Rock Creek girls’ win streak

    The Rock Creek girls three-game win streak was broken Tuesday night as Centralia’s height wreaked havoc as the Mustangs fell, 58-24. For Rock Creek head coach Adam Plummer, it was the mentality of the Mustangs (3-11, 0-6), not the Panthers’ (13-1, 11-1) length, that set them up for failure. “ ...

  • Marysville pulls away from Riley County boys in fourth quarter

    Judging solely by each coach’s comments after the game Tuesday night, it would have been fair to predict a Riley County win over Marysville. After all, Falcons coach Dave Bisnette said he was proud of how hard his team played, and Bulldogs skipper Scott Brown said the game was “ ...

  • Third quarter dooms Riley County girls in 53-45 loss to Marysville

    The Riley County girls were everywhere in the second quarter Tuesday night. They flew across the court, intercepted Marysville passes and raced the other way with them, laying easy baskets into the hoop. That’s how the Falcons turned a six-point deficit after the first frame into a five-point advantage ...

  • OSU wins at Oklahoma for first time since ‘04

    Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. — Moments like these are why Phil Forte came back for his sixth year. The 23-year-old senior’s 3-pointer with 11 seconds to play was the difference in Oklahoma State’s 68-66 win over rival Oklahoma on Monday night for the Cowboys’ first win in Norman since 2004. Forte, ...

  • KU’s Bragg faces drugrelated chages

    LAWRENCE — Kansas sophomore basketball player Carlton Bragg is charged in Lawrence municipal court with possession of drug paraphernalia. Court administrator Vicki Stanwix confirmed Monday that Bragg was given a notice to appear in court after police said they found two glass smoking devices with residue inside. The paraphernalia was found ...

  • 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 ...










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