Area Schools

  • 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 ...

  • Schartz brothers face off as head coaches Friday

    Friday night’s playoff matchup between Manhattan and Wichita Southeast will be a little bit familiar for the teams’ head coaches. Mike Schartz, Wichita Southeast’s head coach and Joe Schartz, who coaches Manhattan will face off for the first time as head coaches. The two coached together at Dodge ...

  • Rock Creek softball picks up national academic ranking

    Rock Creek softball finished in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Top 10 Academic Team rankings for the 2015–16 school year. It marks the second straight recognition for Rock Creek in its respective category. The rankings recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across seven membership divisions. For this past school year, ...

  • Wamego’s playoff hopes dashed

    Perched atop a press box Friday night in Wamego, a Red Raider assistant coach cursed and ripped his headset off in the biting cold. His Wamego High football team was already trailing district opponent McPherson 21-0 in the third quarter, and a faulty snap on a fake punt attempt had ...

  • Frankfort tops Wetmore with strong 1st half

    Frankfort put up 41 points in the first half and beat Wetmore, 61-16, on Friday night. Freshman quarterback Branden Bussmann had a solid night, scoring two touchdowns on 8- and 18-yard runs. He also had one through the air, a 31-yard pass to Spencer Dressman. Adam Kenworthy was the Wildcats’ leading ...










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