Area Schools

  • WAMEGO 81, CONCORDIA 58

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders outscored the Panthers in every quarter to win in dominant fashion Friday night. Wamego led by 12 at halftime and had a 22-point lead going into the fourth quarter. Dillon Blain led all scorers with 29 points, while Sean Nordberg added 20. Unbeaten Wamego (6-0) travels to Jefferson ...

  • Falcons get OT win at Rock Creek

    At Flush, the Falcons escaped with a 52-51 overtime win against Rock Creek Tuesday night in the first game of the new semester for both teams. Riley County led by six points after the first quarter but trailed at halftime by four points. The Mustangs led by seven heading into ...

  • WASHINGTON CO. 57, BV-RANDOLPH 43

    At Randolph, Blue Valley hung in against a tough Washington County team, trailing by six at halftime, but couldn’t rally in the second half. The Tigers led by 13 heading into the fourth quarter and the Rams couldn’t make up any ground in the final period. Tessa Henry scored 12 ...

  • FRANKFORT 45, CLIFTON-CLYDE 37

    At Clyde, Frankfort used a dominant start to take a 16-1 lead into the second quarter against Clifton-Clyde in a Twin Valley League win. Clifton-Clyde managed to win each of the final three quarters following, but couldn’t make up the large deficit. Hayle Shriver led the Wildcats with 19 points, ...

  • VALLEY HEIGHTS 64, ONAGA 15

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights had no trouble taking care of business against winless Onaga at home, taking a 20-point lead in the first quarter and a 44-5 lead at halftime before slowing down in the second half. Jo Roepke scored 31 points to lead the Mustangs, while Kayla Smith had 22. ...

  • ROCK CREEK 74, RILEY CO. 50

    At Flush, the Mustangs stayed undefeated with a rout of Riley County at home, taking an 18-point lead to the second quarter and a 46-23 lead to halftime before playing a more even second half. Bailey Vetter led Rock Creek with 15 points, with Carson Becker and Caleb Rogge each adding 14. ...

  • FRANKFORT 64, CLIFTON-CLYDE 45

    At Clyde, the Wildcats used a strong second quarter to gain separation from Clifton-Clyde, taking a 15-point lead to halftime before playing a close second half. Jedd Rose scored 23 points to lead Frankfort, while Adam Kenworthy scored 14 and Ryan Kraushaar scored 10. Frankfort (2-5) hosts Axtell on Friday. ...

  • VALLEY HEIGHTS 43, ONAGA 36

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights held serve on its home court, beating Onaga behind a strong second quarter. The Mustangs went to halftime up seven before playing the second half even and holding on for the win. The Mustangs were led by Anthony Edwards’ 21 points. Valley Heights (3-3) travels to ...

  • WASHINGTON CO. 69, BV-RANDOLPH 16

    At Randolph, Blue Valley struggled against undefeated Washington County, trailing at halftime 42-5 and facing a 44-point deficit heading into the final quarter. The Rams got seven points each from Griffen Vincent and Haydn Budenbender. Blue Valley (2-4) hosts Centralia on Friday. ...

  • Biggest sports stories of 2015

    Snyder elected to Hall of Fame Kansas State’s legendary football coach officially joined the College Football Hall of Fame in December, becoming just the fourth-ever active coach to be enshrined, joining Bobby Bowden (Florida State), Joe Paterno (Penn State) and John Gagliardi (St. John’s). Snyder’s induction comes ...

  • Riley County’s Staten, Wamego’s Weber earn top honors

    Riley County’s Garrett Staten is The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Football Player of the Year after rushing for 1,138 yards and 15 touchdowns this past season. The junior running back averaged nearly 7 yards per carry for the Falcons. Wamego’s Lee Weber is The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Coach of the ...

  • Wamego boys hold on to beat Clay Center

    Wamego held off a furious rally in the fourth quarter by Clay Center, coming away with a 59-55 win after leading by 19 in the third quarter in a road win at Clay Center Friday night. The Red Raiders took a 49-30 lead after three quarters and were seemingly in control, ...










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