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  • Rock Creek softball headed back to state Rocksb color.phatch

    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’s Hummer Sports Complex on ...

  • 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 the Mustangs getting the narrow 10 ...

  • 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 the long jump. Holly Forrester ...

  • 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. Quentin Blake was 24th at 147. ...

  • 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 was canceled. The team has ...

  • Rock Creek softball sweeps Wabaunsee

    The Rock Creek softball team defeated Wabaunsee in a doubleheader this week, beating the Chargers 5-1 and 11-1 on Tuesday at home. Blair Campbell went 3 for 3 and Abbie Plummer went 2 for 3 with a double in Game 1. Campbell’s seven strikeouts were enough to push the Mustangs past the Chargers. Campbell ...

  • Rock Creek, Riley County split softball series

    Rock Creek and Riley County split a Mid-East League softball doubleheader on Tuesday, with the Mustangs winning the first game 11-1 before the Falcons won Game 2, 5-2. Rock Creek jumped out to an early lead in the opener, scoring 10 runs in the first three innings to built a large lead. ...

  • Optimist Xtreme win back-to-back tourneys

    The Manhattan Optimist 10U Xtreme took first place at a pair of softball tournaments in April, traveling to Independence, Mo., and Abilene in back-to-back weekends. The Xtreme took first Place in the Spring Spectacular in Independence on April 19. All games were rained out on Saturday and six games were played ...

  • Rock Creek JV results

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept past St. Marys on Monday, beating the Bears 11-9 and 17-2. On Saturday, the Mustangs won a triangular by defeating Royal Valley, 13-9, and St. Marys, 16-6. The first game was a shootout, with both pitchers having a tough day. The teams ...

  • MHK United wins second tournament

    The 11-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won its second tournament of the spring last weekend at the Manhattan Invitational.  MHK United went 3-0-1 in thefive-team round-robin tournament with a 6-1 victory over Kansas Rush Nero, a 2-2 draw with Topeka Tornados Maroon, a 3-2 win over Salina ...

  • Rock Creek sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek softball team swept St. Marys on the road on Monday, beating the Bears 12-3 and 14-1. Winter Henry was hot from the plate in Game 1 for Rock Creek. Henry went 3 for 5, drove in one and scored two runs. Mariah Kinderknecht went 1 for 1 with three walks. The Mustangs ...

  • Mustang baseball sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek baseball team went on the road on Monday for a pair of games at St. Marys, sweeping the Bears 12-5 and 9-0. In Game 1, the Mustangs fought back from a 4-3 deficit to take the lead in the fourth and then added seven runs in the fifth ...










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