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  • Moundridge 47, Chase Co. 38

    Moundridge needed a strong finish to hold off Chase County in the final minutes of its quarterfinal victory Thursday. The Wildcats led by 10 at halftime but gave it all back in the third quarter, with Chase County taking a 31-30 lead into the fourth quarter. But Moundridge did enough to ...

  • Rock Creek opens tourney with easy win 3.phatch

    PARK CITY — After coming home following the opening-round of the state tournament a season ago, the Rock Creek Mustangs are making a weekend out of it this time around. The Mustangs showed why they entered the Class 4A-Div. II tournament at Hartman Arena as the top seed, easily dispatching eighth-seedednAtchison ...

  • Washington Co. 71, South Gray 57

    The Washington County Tigers needed a strong fourth quarter to pull away from third-seeded South Gray and score the upset win in the 2A quarterfinals. After trailing by three at halftime, the Tigers won the back-and-forth game with a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Rebels 24-8 to close it out. ...

  • Central Plains 67, Jackson Heights 42

    Fifth-seeded Central Plains took an early lead against Jackson Heights and didn’t relent, earning a trip to Friday’s semifinals against top-seeded and undefeated Olpe. The Oilers led 18-6 after the first quarter and led 36-20 at halftime. Central Plains won both of the final two quarters to win ...

  • Olpe 42, Pitt-Colgan 31

    Top-seeded and undefeated Olpe got a scare from eighth-seeded Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan, but ultimately did enough to win and advance into Friday’s semifinals. The Eagles quickly faced a 7-1 deficit to start the game and trailed by two at halftime.  They didn’t take the lead for ...

  • Indians beat Trojans, now head to state Jube2.phatch

    Being a heavily-favored top seed in a postseason basketball tournament comes with plenty of advantages, but it also creates a pressure-filled environment for the team that’s supposed to win. With a 62-40 win over Topeka High Saturday night, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team can breathe a collective sigh ...

  • Centralia ends Valley Heights’ season

    FRANKFORT — If the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team had a time machine at the beginning of the season and traveled to the end of it, there would be a couple things the Mustangs would have been surprised to see. First, the team would be devastated to see its star player, ...

  • Wamego loses in a rout at Hayden 8.phatch

    TOPEKA — The Jim Page era of Wamego girls’ basketball ended quickly Friday night. The Red Raiders found themselves in a double-digit hole less than 90 seconds into the contest and didn’t score their first basket until the 2:15 mark of the first quarter. Ultimately Wamego fell to Topeka Hayden, 64-40, in ...

  • Rock Creek boys going to state

    The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 4A-Div. II state tournament with a 68-47 win over Chapman on Saturday night. Playing against the Irish on their opponent’s home floor, the Mustangs had no trouble taking care of business in the lopsided win, using a ...

  • Late FT ends Mustangs’ season

    The Valley Heights Mustangs battled all night with Doniphan West in Friday’s Class 1A-Div. I semifinal at Frankfort, tying the game in the final minute before losing, 52-51. In the battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights trailed by four going into the fourth quarter, but made plays down the stretch, ...

  • Silver Lake 67, Riley Co. 50

    At Rossville, the Falcons saw their season come to an end at the hands of a hot-shooting Silver Lake squad which finished the night with nine 3-pointers. The Eagles took a six-point lead to the second quarter but really poured it on in the second, outscoring Riley County 21-8 to ...

  • Centralia 57, Frankfort 48

    At Frankfort, the hometown Wildcats came close to defeating their rival Centralia in the semifinals of the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state, but couldn’t get over the hump in the final minutes. Frankfort fought back from multiple deficits throughout the game, working back from an early 13-2 hole and a ...







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