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  • Area Schools | May 31, 2015

    Smith’s perfect day leads Mustangs to runner-up finish


    WICHITA — Only one other Class 1A team besides the Valley Heights boys scored more than 40 points over the weekend at the state track meet. The Mustangs’ Elijah Smith put up 40 all on his own. After winning two golds as a sophomore and three as a

  • Area Schools | May 31, 2015

    Riverton wins Class 3A baseball title at Tointon

    Despite entering the tournament as the No. 8 seed, Riverton won three straight games to claim the Class 3A title at Tointon Family Stadium on Friday. Riverton jumped out to an 8-0 lead over sixth-seeded Wellsville in the championship game, and held off a late comeback

  • Area Schools | May 28, 2015

    Zabel not slowed by rare condition

    FLUSH — Athletics are everything to Rock Creek junior Michael Zabel. But there was a time when he considered giving it all up. Zabel, who will compete for a Class 4A medal in discus on Saturday in Wichita, suffers from a heart condition called ventricular tachycardia,

  • Area Schools | May 28, 2015

    Hatesohl leads Blue Valley into state meet

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    Georgia Hatesohl is one of those all-around athletes who cares more about the challenge than winning. Though, she wins plenty, too. The Blue Valley sophomore — joined by teammate Katie Hutson and the boys’ team’s Chase Carey — will compete this weekend in Class 1A at

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2015

    Mustangs rolling into state tourney

    WESTMORELAND — For many players on the Rock Creek baseball team, the state championship game is a familiar one. The Mustangs just played in the state basketball tournament this past March and are only a year removed from last year’s state baseball tourney. Both times

  • Area Schools | May 26, 2015

    Rock Creek softball headed back to state

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    FLUSH — Six seniors on the Rock Creek softball team are ending their high school careers the way they started. For the third time in the past four years, the Mustangs are once again state bound. Rock Creek (15-6) will face Prairie View (18-4) at Topeka’

  • Area Schools | May 21, 2015

    Rock Creek softball wins regional

    The Rock Creek softball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A D-II state tournament on Tuesday, beating Santa Fe Trail and Royal Valley to win a regional tournament in Flush. Rock Creek opened with Santa Fe Trail and the teams combined for 18 runs with

  • Area Schools | May 17, 2015

    Rock Creek girls second, boys third at MEL meet

    The Rock Creek girls’ team took second place at the Mid-East League track meet, while the boys’ team finished third. Riley County took fifth in boys’ and girls’ competitions. Hayden Schlochtermeier led the Rock Creek girls with a win in the 100-meter hurdles and in

  • Area Schools | May 17, 2015

    Valley Heights competes in Twin Valley League meet

    Valley Heights competed at the Twin Valley League meet on Tuesday at Centralia. Although the Mustangs did not have enough players to post a team score, all three players finished in the top 30. Payton Manley shot 105 to take 12th, while Bryan Yungeberg was 20th at 124.

  • Area Schools | May 12, 2015

    Sweet Heat plays in Augusta tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Sweet Heat traveled to Augusta this past weekend for a tournament.  They opened with the Wichita Synergy, getting a late hit from Sam Berg to push ahead for a 5-4 win. Because of rain on Saturday the remainder of tournament

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