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  • WASHINGTON CO. 54, FRANKFORT 27

    At Washington, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter before Washington County flipped the switch in the second quarter, turning a one-point game into an 11-point halftime lead before adding to it in the second half. Frankfort got 12 points from Abra Shirley in the loss, with Kyla Hardwick scoring eight. Frankfort ...

  • Cair Paravel 55, Valley Heights 42

    At Blue Rapids, a slow start to each half doomed the Mustangs against Cair Paravel, as the Red Lions led by five at halftime but had a 16-point lead going into the fourth quarter. The Mustangs got 26 points from Sidney Blackburn in the loss, while Kayla Smith scored 11. Valley Heights ...

  • Basketball is a way of life for Thomsons

    Recently, the Thomson family said goodbye to its white Chevrolet Suburban that had seen more trips to basketball games than maybe any other vehicle in the tri-county area. Dan and Cindy Thomson bought it new 12 years ago and put more than 275,000 miles on it driving their four girls to almost ...

  • Page’s dismissal was ‘student and parent driven’ B8.33113.wamwbk.page.phatch

    The decision to terminate the contract of Wamego girls’ basketball coach Jim Page was “student and parent driven,” USD 320 school board president Richard Weixelman said Wednesday. Page, who was suspended for Tuesday night’s game at Clay Center, will be allowed to coach the Red Raiders for the remainder of ...

  • Page out in Wamego at season’s end

    Wamego girls’ basketball coach Jim Page’s contract will be terminated at the end of this season, according to a report by Topeka’s WIBW. Page was suspended for Tuesday night’s game at Clay Center. On Wednesday morning, USD 320 school board president Richard Weixelman moved to end Page’s ...

  • Final play of middle school game goes viral

    A last-second shot that got stuck on the back iron in a Mid-East League boys middle school basketball game has gotten national attention. Video of the play, which occurred Monday night in St. Marys, has been picked up on the websites SBNation and Deadspin, among others. What happened is this: ...

  • Rock Creek boys rout Irish

    At Flush, the Mustangs got off to a slow start against Chapman but turned things on in the second quarter, turning a 7-4 deficit into a 32-14 lead by halftime before winning each of the final two quarters in a 59-30 rout Tuesday night. Rock Creek got 12 points from Carson ...

  • Wamego 63, Clay Center 36

    At Clay Center, the Red Raiders had little trouble taking care of business on the road against the Tigers, taking a 17-point lead to halftime that only grew over the final two quarters. The Red Raiders were led by Dillon Blain’s 30 points, including eight 3-pointers. Wamego (12-6) continues its ...

  • Rams net first TVL win this season Bv23frankfort24.phatch

    RANDOLPH — The Blue Valley girls’ waited a long time for this victory. The Rams, who hadn’t won a Twin-Valley League game all season, finally ended the streak Tuesday night with a 42-35 win over rival Frankfort. Blue Valley, now 5-13 overall and 1-10 in the TVL, did most of ...

  • Chapman 33, Rock Creek 23

    At Flush, Rock Creek managed to blank the Fighting Irish and take a 4-0 lead to the second quarter, but gave the lead back in the second quarter in what was a tight game until the fourth quarter, when Chapman finished the game off strong. The Mustangs were led by ...

  • Roeder leads Frankfort over Rams Frankfort20.phatch

    RANDOLPH — Frankfort’s Alex Roeder needed this one. The senior didn’t score a single point in the Wildcats’ game last Friday — a near-40-point loss to Hanover. Tuesday night, however, Roeder and the rest of the Wildcats got back on track with a 47-28 road win over Blue Valley-Randolph. ...

  • Clay Center 54, Wamego 45

    At Clay Center, the Red Raiders were outscored by seven points in both the second and third quarters to create a deficit they could not overcome in the fourth quarter against the Tigers. Lanie Page led Wamego with 18 points, with Caitlyn Claussen and Tessa Seeberger each scoring nine points. Wamego (14 ...










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