Area Schools

  • Abilene 68, Wamego 47

    At Topeka, the Red Raiders hung tough with Abilene for two quarters, going to halftime trailing 23-18, but couldn’t keep it close in the final two quarters of a season-ending Class 4A-Div. I sub-state loss at Hayden. The Red Raiders were outscored 19-9 in the third quarter to blow ...

  • Three Marlins to compete at sectional swim meet

    Three athletes from the Manhattan Marlins club swimming team will compete at the Region VIII Central Sectional Championships in Jenks, Okla., this weekend. Manhattan’s Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison and Matt Bandy have each qualified in two events at the meet, which will wrap up the spring club season. The ...

  • Falcons roll to easy 65-37 win 1.phatch

    RILEY — Last week, junior Alex Sager said he hoped his hot shooting from Riley County’s win against St. Marys in the regular-season finale would carry into the postseason. So far, it has. Sager again led the Falcons in scoring Tuesday night and was again a force from behind the ...

  • Blue Valley’s rally comes up short

    RANDOLPH — As it has much of the season, too many early mistakes cost the Blue Valley-Randolph boys’ basketball a chance to rally in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. II sub-state basketball game against Wetmore on Tuesday night. The Rams trailed by 15 at halftime and didn’t start their ...

  • Wildcat boys win sub-state opener, 50-38

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort boys’ basketball team was never in any real danger of losing to Leavenworth-Immaculata in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. I sub-state quarterfinal Monday night. But the Wildcats never quite shook the Raiders, either. Frankfort led from start to finish, enjoying a 13-point halftime lead and ...

  • Frankfort girls’ rally falls short

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort girls’ basketball team came out shooting on all cylinders in the first quarter of Monday night’s Class 1A-Div. I quarterfinal, but the hot start didn’t last in a 40-39 loss to Leavenworth-Immaculata. The Wildcats, seeded fifth in the five-team sub-state, scored the game’s first 13 ...

  • Riley Co. girls hang on, beat Rossville

    At Rossville, Riley County withstood the comeback efforts of the Bulldogs in Monday night’s Class 3A sub-state quarterfinal, winning on the road to advance to Thursday’s 7:30 p.m. game against top-seeded Silver Lake. The Falcons took a nine-point lead to halftime against Rossville, but led by only four ...

  • Blue Valley swept at Centre

    At Lost Springs, the Blue Valley boys’ team got off to a slow start on Friday, and it led to a 61-42 loss to Centre for the Rams. Centre started the game by jumping out to a 17-6 lead and putting the Rams in an early hole. The Cougars extended ...

  • Falcons score 68-54 win over St. Marys Boy4.phatch

    RILEY — Riley County sophomore Alex Sager said his 3-pointer was there for him to start the season, but was lost at times during the middle of it. Thursday night at home in the regular-season finale, he seemed to find it again. Sager hit six of them in the Falcons’ 68-54 ...

  • Riley County pulls away for 37-31 victory Girl22.phatch

    RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team, again playing without leading scorer and rebounder Alyssa Kulp due to sickness, didn’t start pretty, but found a groove in the second half to beat St. Marys, 37-31, Thursday night in its regular-season finale. Sophomore Bethany Crubel led the Falcons with 12 points, ...

  • Wamego sweeps Marysville on senior night

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders’ girls basketball team celebrated senior night with a 57-46 win over Marysville on Tuesday. Wamego jumped out to a 20-8 lead from the beginning and kept going from there. The Red Raiders built a 30-18 lead by halftime and extended it to 45-27 through the ...

  • Axtell 73, Valley Heights 58

    At Blue Rapids, big efforts from Kayla Smith and Sidney Blackburn weren’t enough to propel Valley Heights to a won on Tuesday, losing to Axtell, 73-58. Kayla Smith scored 27 points and Blackburn had 21 for the Mustangs, but Axtell had three players in double figures. Valley Heights led 17-10 after ...










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