Area Schools

  • Centralia ends Valley Heights’ season

    FRANKFORT — If the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team had a time machine at the beginning of the season and traveled to the end of it, there would be a couple things the Mustangs would have been surprised to see. First, the team would be devastated to see its star player, ...

  • Wamego loses in a rout at Hayden 8.phatch

    TOPEKA — The Jim Page era of Wamego girls’ basketball ended quickly Friday night. The Red Raiders found themselves in a double-digit hole less than 90 seconds into the contest and didn’t score their first basket until the 2:15 mark of the first quarter. Ultimately Wamego fell to Topeka Hayden, 64-40, in ...

  • Rock Creek boys going to state

    The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 4A-Div. II state tournament with a 68-47 win over Chapman on Saturday night. Playing against the Irish on their opponent’s home floor, the Mustangs had no trouble taking care of business in the lopsided win, using a ...

  • Late FT ends Mustangs’ season

    The Valley Heights Mustangs battled all night with Doniphan West in Friday’s Class 1A-Div. I semifinal at Frankfort, tying the game in the final minute before losing, 52-51. In the battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights trailed by four going into the fourth quarter, but made plays down the stretch, ...

  • Silver Lake 67, Riley Co. 50

    At Rossville, the Falcons saw their season come to an end at the hands of a hot-shooting Silver Lake squad which finished the night with nine 3-pointers. The Eagles took a six-point lead to the second quarter but really poured it on in the second, outscoring Riley County 21-8 to ...

  • Centralia 57, Frankfort 48

    At Frankfort, the hometown Wildcats came close to defeating their rival Centralia in the semifinals of the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state, but couldn’t get over the hump in the final minutes. Frankfort fought back from multiple deficits throughout the game, working back from an early 13-2 hole and a ...

  • Clay Center 54, Rock Creek 44

    At Chapman, Rock Creek gave heavily-favored Clay Center all it could handle in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal. The Mustangs led 16-12 after the first quarter and trailed 22-19 by halftime. Rock Creek led in the third quarter, but the Tigers took a 30-29 lead into the fourth before ...

  • Valley Heights girls into sub-state finals

    The Valley Heights girls used a strong second quarter to build a sizeable lead against Doniphan West in its 54-29 win in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state semifinal at Frankfort. In a battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights outscored its opponent 17-5 in the second quarter to take an 18-point ...

  • Silver Lake 56, Riley Co. 47

    At Rossville, Riley County took a five-point lead to halftime against top-seeded Silver Lake, but couldn’t sustain it through the third quarter in an eventual season-ending loss in the Class 3A sub-state semifinals. The Falcons were outscored 24-8 in the third quarter to turn the game around. Riley County ...

  • Rock Creek 52, Clay Center 31

    At Chapman, Rock Creek overcame a sluggish start to win handily against Clay Center in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal matchup. The Mustangs trailed 14-10 after one quarter and went to halftime tied at 19-19 before flipping the switch in the third. Rock Creek started on an 8-0 ...

  • 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 ...










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