RILEY — Using big plays and a strong rushing attack, Riley County avenged a crushing loss to Olpe last season by winning 55-30 on Friday at home. The Falcons (2-0) got two pass plays over 45 yards, a 66-yard run and a 70-yard punt return to rack
At Wamego, the Red Raiders had the chance to earn their first win of the season against Jefferson West, leading 14-6 at halftime, but gave up a touchdown with 2:55 to play that broke a 14-14 tie and proved to be enough over the closing minutes
At Frankfort, the Wildcats managed to take an early 8-0 lead against Twin-Valley League foe Hanover, but couldn’t keep up the momentum down the stretch in a 62-30 loss. Hanover led 30-8 at halftime and kept pouring it on the second half, leading to
At Highland, the Valley Heights Mustangs led part of the way in a back-and-forth game with Doniphan West on the road, but couldn’t come up with a final touchdown to pull out the win late. Valley Heights led 18-7 at halftime and seemed to
At Riley, the Falcons opened their season with a 28-0 victory over the Wabaunsee Chargers Friday night, keeping the shutout intact through all four quarters and moving to 1-0 on the season. Riley County had a 20-0 lead at halftime and scored a final touchdown
At Randolph, Wakefield took a 32-8 halftime lead and the game was called midway through the fourth quarter as the Bombers scored 22-unanswered points in the second half to run away with the victory. Chase Carey finished with 58 yards and a score on the ground
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights took a 6-0 lead into the second quarter but allowed the Panthers to score 21 unanswered points before halftime before ultimately losing in both teams’ season openers Friday night. Valley Heights scored a pair of TDs in the fourth quarter but
At Frankfort, the Wildcats squeaked out a win over Clifton-Clyde in both teams’ season opener Friday night to move to 1-0 on the season. Scoring information and individual statistics were not made available. Frankfort hosts perennial power Hanover next week.
After a grueling schedule of eight games in 11 days, the Kansas Jayhawk-led Team USA won gold at the World University Games on Monday in Gwangju, South Korea. Team USA used a 9-0 run in the second overtime to beat Germany, 84-77. KU guard Frank Mason
Anthony Middle School will hold its annual football team camp for incoming seventh and eighth graders July 22-24. Each day’s session will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. The camp will be held at the practice fields at Anthony Middle School.
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