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  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    JACKSON HEIGHTS 53, BEREAN ACADEMY 44

    Jackson Heights got off to a great start, but Berean Academy fought right back to make it a game. The Cobras outscored Berean by seven points in the second half to win 53-44. Jackson Heights led 13-3 after the first quarter, but the Warriors rallied

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    SACRED HEART 75, SOUTH GRAY 57

    Sacred Heart trailed early on, but put its foot down defensively and ended up winning in a rout, 75-57, over South Gray. The Rebels led 14-12 early in the first quarter, but fell into a scoring drought over the next several minutes while Sacred Heart

  • Area Schools | March 11, 2016

    CENTRAL PLAINS 77, BISHOP SEABURY 56

    Central Plains ran away with a 77-56 win over Bishop Seabury on Thursday. The Oilers, who are undefeated and the state runner-up a year ago, led 19-9 after the first quarter and 43-23 by halftime. Central Plains kept it up in the second half, pushing

  • Area Schools | March 10, 2016

    Top seeds get through at 2A girls tourney

    With three undefeated teams among the eight teams in the field at the Class 2A girls’ basketball tournament, upsets were likely to be few and far between as tournament play began Wednesday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum . Central Plains (24-0), Olpe (24-0) and Valley Falls (24-0)

  • Area Schools | March 09, 2016

    Rock Creek, Wamego set for state hoops

    After a 20-game regular season and a week of sub-state elimination games, only two Flint Hills area teams remain in the hunt for a state championship this week. The Rock Creek and Wamego boys will each compete in their respective divisions of Class 4A, with

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    Rock Creek boys beat Hayden to make state

    At Holton, Rock Creek clinched a state-tournament berth with a 75-59 win over Hayden in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state final Saturday night. The Mustangs, who finished as runner-up in last year’s state tournament, took a five-point lead to halftime behind 20 first-half points from

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    WAMEGO 68, ABILENE 52

    At Ottawa, Wamego clinched a Class 4A-Div. I state tournament berth with a 16-point win over NCKL foe Abilene on Saturday night. The two teams split the regular-season series, but Wamego got the last laugh, using a strong second quarter to take a 31-21 lead

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    REPUBLIC CO. 45, VALLEY HEIGHTS 29

    At Washington, Republic County upset Valley Heights in Saturday’s Class 2A sub-state final, turning a 25-24 lead midway through the third quarter into a state-berth clinching win. Valley Heights scored just five points over the final 12 minutes in the loss.

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    CENTRALIA 55, FRANKFORT 33

    At Onaga, Frankfort couldn’t keep pace with top-seeded Centralia on Saturday, falling short of a Class 1A-Div. I state tournament berth in a 22-point loss. The Wildcats fell behind early, trailing 29-13 at halftime, and couldn’t make up the difference in the second

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    WAMEGO 77, EL DORADO 46

    At Ottawa, the Red Raiders had no trouble getting through to their sub-state final with a 31-point drubbing of El Dorado on Friday night. Wamego doubled up El Dorado by halftime, leading 48-24, and had a running clock in the fourth quarter. Dillon Blain scored 25

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