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  • ‘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 ...

  • 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 ...










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