Just weeks after being named The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Coach of the Year for 2014, Wamego’s Dale Burkholder has announced he is stepping down as head football coach after four years at the helm. Burkholder helped turn around a Red Raiders squad that hadn’
At Riley, the Mustangs held on to win, 63-57, Tuesday night, using a strong third quarter to take the lead for good despite the best efforts of a hot-shooting Riley County squad. The Falcons led 32-31 at halftime, but were outscored by seven in the
At Washington, the Tigers led 42-10 at halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half against Blue Valley. The Rams were led by Haydn Budenbender’s nine points, with Bradley Young adding eight points. It doesn’t get any easier for Blue Valley
At Onaga, the Mustangs took a 19-7 lead into the second quarter and managed to hold off Onaga the rest of the way, playing the Buffaloes even the final three quarters in the win. Elijah Smith scored 17 points for Valley Heights to lead all scorers,
At Frankfort, the Wildcats earned their third win of the season with a 10-point victory over Clifton-Clyde, leading by 11 at halftime and maintaining their lead through the second half. Jacob Studer led all scorers with 17 points, while Brenden Levi added 10 for Frankfort. Frankfort travels to
At Riley, the Falcons used a dominant second quarter to pull away from Rock Creek at home, taking a 26-10 lead to halftime and expanding that lead in the second half. Riley County was led by Kerrigan Simons and Tory Thomson with 10 points apiece, while
At Washington, the Tigers routed Blue Valley on Tuesday in a game that was never close. Game information and individual scoring was not available. Blue Valley travels to Centralia on Friday.
At Onaga, Brandi Roepke nearly outscored Onaga by herself in a dominating win by the Mustangs, scoring 37 points. Kayla Smith had 15 points, while Sidney Blackburn had 11 and Cassidy Coggins had seven in a game that was 44-24 in favor of the Mustangs at halftime. Valley
At Frankfort, the Wildcats led by two at halftime but outscored Clifton-Clyde 14-1 in the third quarter to position themselves for their first win of the season. Kyla Hardwick led the Wildcats with 12 points, while Maura Kennedy had 11. Frankfort travels to Axtell on Friday.
At Highland, the Mustangs outscored Doniphan West in every quarter to win easily against their Twin-Valley League foe. Valley Heights led by 18 at halftime. Sidney Blackburn paced the Mustangs with 19 points, while Brandi Jo Roepke had 15 and Kayla Smith finished with 10. Valley Heights (5-0) travels
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