• Area Schools | February 29, 2016

    MCC men win NCCAA region title

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the NCCAA Central Region Championship on Saturday by defeating Central Christian College of the Bible, 94-80.  This is the fourth regional championship in school history for the Thunder and the second straight for the men’

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2016

    Blue Valley splits with Centre

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley girls won their home finale, 49-25, over Centre Friday night to take a two-game winning streak into next week’s sub-state tournament. The Rams took a two-point lead to the first quarter but outscored Centre by nine in the second

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    Valley Heights sweeps regular-season finale

    The Valley Heights girls’ basketball team came out firing on all cylinders in a 63-36 win over Lynn in the team’s final regular-season matchup Thursday night. The Mustangs blanked Linn in the first quarter, taking a 19-0 lead into the second. But Linn fired

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016


    At Flush, the Mustangs couldn’t keep pace with Rossville on Thursday, trailing by 10 after the first quarter and facing a 16-point halftime deficit. Rossville outscored Rock Creek 13-1 in the third quarter to build an insurmountable lead. Rock Creek got six points each from

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    RILEY CO. 66, ST. MARYS 19

    At St. Marys, the Falcons took control early and cruised to victory over St. Marys in both team’s regular-season finales Thursday. Riley County took a 12-point lead after the first quarter and had a 26-point lead by halftime in the rout. Bethany Crubel led

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016


    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs had little trouble taking care of business against winless Linn, winning every quarter in a rout. The Mustangs took an 11-point lead into the second quarter and led by 22 at halftime in the lopsided win. Individual scoring was not made

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016


    At Flush, the Mustangs clinched the Mid-East League title and avenged a previous loss to Rossville with a home win Thursday night. The Mustangs led by eight at halftime and took an 18-point lead to the fourth quarter in the win. Carson Becker led Rock

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    ST. MARYS 73, RILEY CO. 55

    At St. Marys, Riley County played through a slow start and trailed by eight points at halftime but was outscored in the third quarter by 11 to put the game away for St. Marys. Jackson Wagner scored 15 points for the Falcons, with Zach Richard scoring 12. Riley

  • Area Schools | February 21, 2016

    Falcon boys fall in fourth quarter

    RILEY — The Falcons could almost taste their third win in a row Friday night as Riley County took a two-point lead in the fourth quarter. It was not meant to be, though, as Rossville held the Falcons to just four points in the final quarter

  • Area Schools | February 21, 2016

    Riley County girls cruise past Rossville

    RILEY — Falcons’ head coach Harold Oliver said his team “played in spurts,”during its win earlier this month over Rock Creek It was much of the same in Riley County’s 65-49 victory over Rossville on Friday. The Falcon girls jumped out to a big

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