Area Schools

  • Falcons slam Olpe with big plays Rc6.mercury

    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 up the points against the ...

  • Jeff West 22, Wamego 14

    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 of the fourth quarter. Jeff ...

  • Hanover 62, Frankfort 30

    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 the lopsided win. Frankfort was ...

  • Doniphan West 35, Valley Heights 34

    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 be in control, but back-to-back ...

  • Falcons shutout Wabaunsee, 28-0

    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 in the fourth quarter to ...

  • Wakefield 54, BV-Randolph 8

    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 to lead the Rams, while ...

  • Centralia 35, Valley Heights 20

    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 Centralia kept pace with a ...

  • Frankfort 36, Clifton-Clyde 28

    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. ...

  • Kansas-led Team USA wins University Games

    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 made a pair of free ...

  • Anthony MS to hold football team camp

    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. Registration forms are available in ...

  • Ballard, McAtee play in KBCA all-star game

    Recent Manhattan High graduates Caroline Ballard and Pierson McAtee each participated in Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star games Saturday in Salina. Ballard scored six points on 3-of-8 shooting in a losing effort by the Blue team, while Wamego product and Kansas State signee Lanie Page had seven points on 2-of-8 ...

  • KSHSAA moves to 5K in girls’ XC

    At its June meeting, the KSHSAA Executive Board voted to increase the distance from 4K to 5K in all postseason cross country races, effective this coming school year. Previously, girls ran a 4K while boys ran a 5K at regional and state meets, but that will change. Support for the ...










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