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  • Holcomb beats Red Raiders behind strong first half Sadwamego5.mercury

    WAMEGO — Coming into its Class 4A-Division II sectional matchup with Holcomb, Wamego head coach Lee Weber knew his team was going to need to play its best to have a chance to win. The Red Raiders fought until the final whistle, but six turnovers doomed Wamego in a 55-14 loss ...

  • Red Raiders’ Claussen signs with SIU

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team turned out its third Division-I recruit in three years on Wednesday when Caitlyn Claussen made her verbal commitment to Southern Illinois official in a signing ceremony amongst family and friends. Claussen, who plays with former Kansas State All-American Nicole Ohlde’s Elite AAU team, ...

  • Red Raiders rally past Clearwater, 28-27, to advance

    WAMEGO — Going into halftime of Friday night’s Class 4A-Div. II regional championship game, the hometown Red Raiders didn’t have much to be excited about. Clearwater led by three touchdowns and turned back Wamego on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to keep a shut out intact going into halftime ...

  • Frankfort crushes Blue Valley, 68-6 Frankfort10.mercury

    At Frankfort, with both teams out of playoff contention, Frankfort ended the season on a high note with a 68-6 win over Blue Valley-Randolph. Jase Suther finished the season among the areas best rushers in 8-man football, racking up more than 1,400 yards, while Adam Kenworthy had more than 700 rushing yard ...

  • Centralia 32, Rock Creek 18

    At Centralia, in a winner-makes-the-playoffs scenario, Centralia took the prize by beating Rock Creek, 32-18, on Thursday night. Rock Creek (3-6) kept the game close throughout the first half, trailing 13-12 at halftime with a 7-yard touchdown run from Carson Becker and a 4-yard touchdown run from Avery Ebert. Centralia ...

  • Marysville 34, Riley County 18

    At Marysville, Riley County couldn’t keep up in the second half as Marysville punched its ticket to the playoffs and ended the Falcons’ season. The Falcons (5-4) got off to a good start with an 11-yard pass from Wes March to Jackson Wagner, but Marysville returned an interception for ...

  • Jackson Heights 24, Valley Heights 6

    At Blue Rapids, Jackson Heights ended Valley Heights’ season on Thursday in a 24-6 win. Keaton DeWalt had 64 yards while quarterback Logan Woodyard had 83 yards on 15 carries. Valley Heights’ season comes to a close with a 2-7 record. ...

  • Falcons hold off Minneapolis in 53-31 win Riley5and6tackle.mercury

    RILEY — When the momentum quickly shifted the other direction, Riley County might have been experiencing a slight case of déjà vu on Friday against Minneapolis. But after allowing the Lions to trim a 41-14 lead down to a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter, the Falcons turned it on ...

  • Wamego clinches playoff spot

    At Lindsborg, Wamego trailed at halftime by two but took the lead in the third quarter and shut out the Vikings in the second half to come up with a key district win, 18-14, and clinch a Class 4A-Div. II playoff berth. Wamego scored on a 24-yard run by Alex ...

  • Frankfort 58, Southern Cloud 8

    At Miltonvale, Frankfort had no trouble taking care of business against winless Southern Cloud Friday night on the road. Individual statistics were not made available. Frankfort (4-4, 2-2 District 1) hosts Blue Valley next week and can secure a winning season with a victory over the Rams. Pike Valley’s win ...

  • Axtell 60, BV-Randolph 12

    At Randolph, Axtell took a 46-0 lead into the second quarter before calling off the dogs against the Rams in a lopsided district win. Blue Valley got two touchdowns in the second quarter. The first came on a Michael Wright 5-yard run, with the second coming on a 49-yard pass ...

  • Nemaha Central 40, Rock Creek 14

    At Flush, Rock Creek trailed 27-6 at halftime and couldn’t make up any difference in the second half against a talented Nemaha Central team. The Mustangs’ Avery Ebert led the team in rushing with 111 yards on nine carries, while Carson Becker finished with 39 yards and a score. Jackson Fike ...







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