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  • 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 ...

  • Clay Center 54, Rock Creek 44

    At Chapman, Rock Creek gave heavily-favored Clay Center all it could handle in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal. The Mustangs led 16-12 after the first quarter and trailed 22-19 by halftime. Rock Creek led in the third quarter, but the Tigers took a 30-29 lead into the fourth before ...

  • Valley Heights girls into sub-state finals

    The Valley Heights girls used a strong second quarter to build a sizeable lead against Doniphan West in its 54-29 win in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state semifinal at Frankfort. In a battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights outscored its opponent 17-5 in the second quarter to take an 18-point ...

  • Silver Lake 56, Riley Co. 47

    At Rossville, Riley County took a five-point lead to halftime against top-seeded Silver Lake, but couldn’t sustain it through the third quarter in an eventual season-ending loss in the Class 3A sub-state semifinals. The Falcons were outscored 24-8 in the third quarter to turn the game around. Riley County ...

  • Rock Creek 52, Clay Center 31

    At Chapman, Rock Creek overcame a sluggish start to win handily against Clay Center in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal matchup. The Mustangs trailed 14-10 after one quarter and went to halftime tied at 19-19 before flipping the switch in the third. Rock Creek started on an 8-0 ...










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