The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three. The Falcons landed wide receiver Jackson Wagner, running back Garrett Staten and offensive lineman Dylan Moore on the first-team offense, while quarterback Brice Brummett earned honorable mention.
At Troy, the Valley Heights Mustangs made their second trip of the season to play Twin-Valley League foe Troy, this time in the postseason. Once again, the Trojans had the Mustangs number, winning 50-6 to advance to the next round of the playoffs. Valley Heights
Wamego’s Allison Seufert, the lone representative at the Class 4A state meet for the girls’ team, medaled in her final race at the Wamego Country Club, taking 14th in a time of 16:02.7. The Wamego boys’ team finished in 11th place on its home course,
The Eisenhower Middle School eighth-grade girls’ basketball team lost its season opener on Thursday afternoon to Rock Creek, 16-13. The Eagles created steals and turnovers through most of the contest, but struggled to convert on the offensive end. They held a one-point lead going into
At Nickerson, the Wamego Red Raiders celebrated their third state playoff berth by routing Nickerson, 63-10, on the road on Friday. With the win, Wamego got to 8-1 on the season and now turns its attention to hosting Clearwater (3-6) in a regional playoff game
At Blue Rapids, in a game to decide the district runner-up, Valley Heights stomped Jackson Heights, 48-14. Keaton DeWalt scored a pair of touchdowns, as did quarterback Gage Woodyard, while Elijah Smith added too and Logan Woodyard scored one. Valley Heights will be on the
At Randolph, Frankfort dealt Blue Valley the final blow in a winless season for the Rams, winning 60-14 on the road. Frankfort finished the season at 5-4 and missed the playoffs, while the Rams lost all nine games this season.
At Flush, Rock Creek had the misfortune of facing its district’s champion in the final game of the season, and lost 46-13. Centralia had all but wrapped up the district title before it traveled to Flush, and cemented in with a steady attack that
RILEY — Huddled around a radio broadcast, the Riley County coaches nervously awaited their playoff fate on Thursday night. The team took care of its end, thumping Marysville 40-7, but the coaches needed Minneapolis’ 29-12 lead over Washington County to hold in order to make the
The Flint Hills region will send four teams and four individuals to their respective cross country state meets this weekend. The Wamego boys’ team will have the opportunity to run at home one last time after advancing as a team with a second-place finish in
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