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  • Area Schools | March 04, 2016

    HAYDEN 62, ROCK CREEK 33

    At Holton, Rock Creek drew one of the toughest teams in the Class 4A-Div. II classification in a sub-state matchup with Hayden, which used its well-known full-court press to force 18 first-half turnovers and race out to a 30-10 halftime lead before finishing off the Mustangs

  • Area Schools | March 04, 2016

    DONIPHAN WEST 58, FRANKFORT 56

    At Onaga, Frankfort trailed by 13 at halftime but stormed back in the second half to nearly knock off top-seeded Doniphan West on Thursday, falling by two points. Frankfort chipped away at Doniphan West’s lead in the third quarter, but really made its move in

  • Area Schools | March 04, 2016

    AXTELL 66, BV-RANDOLPH 33

    At Randolph, Blue Valley faced a 19-point halftime deficit and lost each of the final two quarters to finish the season with a 33-point loss to top-seeded Axtell at home Thursday night. Blue Valley got 14 points from Chase Carey, with Haydn Budenbender scoring 12.

  • Area Schools | March 03, 2016

    Eisenhower MS completes historic season

    The Eisenhower Eagles Middle School boys’ basketball team completed a historic season last Saturday, finishing undefeated at 12-0 and claiming the Centennial League Middle School Tournament title. In a championship game that saw an eight-point halftime lead for Eisenhower turn into a seven-point deficit at

  • Area Schools | March 02, 2016

    Frankfort boys win on last-second shot

    The Frankfort Wildcats were able to survive and advance in the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state tournament at Onaga with a 53-51 win over Leavenworth-Immaculata on Tuesday. After a back-and-forth game most of the way, Frankfort got the game-winning shot to fall through by Brenden Levi

  • Area Schools | March 02, 2016

    SOLOMON 63, VALLEY HEIGHTS 61

    At Solomon, Valley Heights overcame an early deficit and stayed within arm’s reach of the Gorillas all night, but couldn’t complete the rally in the final quarter Tuesday night. The Mustangs went to halftime against Solmon tied at 30, but trailed by three heading

  • Area Schools | March 02, 2016

    RILEY COUNTY 66, MISSION VALLEY 28

    At Riley, the Falcons cruised past Mission Valley in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state opener, opening up a quick lead and building on it the rest of the way to win by 38 points. Individual scoring was not made available. Riley County (16-5) will face a

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2016

    Mustangs advance to sub-state semis

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs took a 14-point lead to halftime before playing even in the second half of a 59-45 win over Bennington in the first round of sub-state play Monday night. Valley Heights, which holds the No. 2 seed in the Washington County sub-state

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2016

    LINN 38, BV-RANDOLPH 25

    At Randolph, offense was at a premium in a low-scoring game, with Linn taking an eight-point lead to halftime and a six-point lead into the fourth quarter before holding on for the win. Tess Henry scored nine points for the Rams. Blue Valley ends its

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2016

    OSAGE CITY 72, RILEY CO. 42

    At Osage City, the Falcons hung tough for a quarter but quickly fell off top-seeded Osage City’s scoring pace in the second quarter. The Indians led by two after the first quarter, 16-14, but held a 16-point lead at halftime before winning both of

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