Monday, February 8, 2016


  • Area Schools | January 21, 2016

    Wamego cruises to Tonganoxie final

    The Wamego boys’ basketball team stayed undefeated and won easily over Jefferson West on Wednesday, beating the Tigers 74-46 and reserving a place in Saturday’s championship game against Eudora. The Red Raiders blew open the game in the second quarter, turning a six-point lead

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2016

    DESOTO 43, WAMEGO 30

    Wamego closed out its run in pool play with a 13-point loss to DeSoto, maintaining a small lead through each of the first two quarters and taking a 21-19 halftime lead. But the Red Raiders were outscored 24-9 over the final two quarters to lose

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2016

    Riley girls edge Republic County at Trojan Classic

    Playing in the opening round of the Trojan Classic in Hillsboro, the Riley County girls held off a late rally attempt by the Buffaloes in a 47-43 win Tuesday. After taking a seven-point halftime lead and holding an 11-point advantage to start the fourth quarter,

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2016


    At Tonganoxie, the Red Raiders lost their pool play opener to Bonner Springs on Monday. Game information and individual scoring were not made available. Wamego was set to close out pool play against DeSoto on Tuesday, but the game was moved to Wednesday because of

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2016


    At Hillsboro, the Falcons had no answer in the paint for Holcomb post Connor VanCleave, who scored 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting in Tuesday’s opening-round win for the Longhorns. Riley County hung with Holcomb for a half, trailing by nine at halftime, but were outscored 20

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2016


    At Frankfort, the Rams took an eight-point lead after the first quarter but couldn’t put away the Bulldogs from there, taking a four-point lead to halftime before re-extending the lead in the third quarter. Linn made things interesting in the fourth quarter, but couldn’

  • Area Schools | January 20, 2016

    WAMEGO 63, DESOTO 49

    At Tonganoxie, the Red Raiders took a 15-point lead to halftime and held off DeSoto in the second half of an opening-round win at the Tonganoxie Invitational Monday. Sean Nordberg scored 16 points and Dillon Blain had 12 for Wamego. The undefeated Red Raiders were supposed to

  • Area Schools | January 19, 2016

    Frankfort girls upset top-seeded Washington County at TVL tourney

    The Frankfort girls’ basketball team upset top-seeded and undefeated Washington County in the Twin-Valley League tournament quarterfinals in Blue Rapids on Monday, winning 55-53 in overtime. The Wildcats led by three points going into the fourth quarter, but the Tigers rallied near the end of

  • Area Schools | January 19, 2016

    Rock Creek competes with Council Grove

    The Rock Creek wrestling team lost a dual with Council Grove on Jan. 14, falling 51-29. Winners for Rock Creek included A.J. Burenheide at 145 pounds with a win over Alvin Holmes, Shad Winn at 160 over Gregory Miranda, Dawson Stanley at 170 by forfeit and Ethan Crubel

  • Area Schools | January 19, 2016

    Rock Creek wrestling competes at Burlington

    The Rock Creek wrestling team competed at the Burlington Invitational on Jan. 9, placing six in the top eight of the Mustangs’ respective weight classes. Burenheide took third at 145 pounds, going 3-1. Winn was third at 160, going 4-1. Kaden Niemeyer took fifth at 285 pounds, finishing the

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