Area Schools

  • Rock Creek drops semifinal to Hugoton

    EMPORIA – The Rock Creek Mustangs won’t get another chance at a Class 4A-Division II state title after falling in Friday’s semifinal to Hugoton, 50-44. The Mustangs were in control for the entire first half, but playing without leading scorer Carson Becker, who exited the game in the final ...

  • Rock Creek boys move on at 4A tourney

    Rock Creek took the first step towards a state title on Thursday with a 65-43 win over Smoky Valley at the Class 4A Division II tournament in Emporia. The Mustangs take on Hugoton in the semifinals tonight at 8:15 at White Auditorium. Rock Creek (21-2) trailed 12-11 midway through the first ...

  • Jaguars end Wamego’s season in state quarters 45.mercury

    SALINA — Trailing by six points at halftime of Wamego’s quarterfinal loss at the Class 4A-Division I state tournament at Salina’s Bicentennial Center, Red Raider head coach Troy Hemphill felt good about his team’s chances. With three minutes to play in the second quarter, the game had been ...

  • MCC men advance to NCCAA Final Four

    For only the second time in school history the Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team has advanced to the Final Four of the NCCAA National Tournament.  The Thunder advanced by defeating Pensacola (Fla.) Christian College on Thursday, 71-59. MCC came out strong early, jumping out to an 8-0 ...

  • Hill City comes back to beat Sedan at 2A

    The Hill City boys trailed all night, but put together a run in the fourth quarter to top Sedan, 74-69, in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A tournament in Manhattan. The Ringnecks fell behind 27-17 after the first quarter and trailed 40-31 at halftime. Hill City cut into the lead ...

  • JACKSON HEIGHTS 53, BEREAN ACADEMY 44

    Jackson Heights got off to a great start, but Berean Academy fought right back to make it a game. The Cobras outscored Berean by seven points in the second half to win 53-44. Jackson Heights led 13-3 after the first quarter, but the Warriors rallied right back to cut the ...

  • SACRED HEART 75, SOUTH GRAY 57

    Sacred Heart trailed early on, but put its foot down defensively and ended up winning in a rout, 75-57, over South Gray. The Rebels led 14-12 early in the first quarter, but fell into a scoring drought over the next several minutes while Sacred Heart charged ahead. The Knights led 19 ...

  • CENTRAL PLAINS 77, BISHOP SEABURY 56

    Central Plains ran away with a 77-56 win over Bishop Seabury on Thursday. The Oilers, who are undefeated and the state runner-up a year ago, led 19-9 after the first quarter and 43-23 by halftime. Central Plains kept it up in the second half, pushing ahead 62-36 before letting off ...

  • Top seeds get through at 2A girls tourney

    With three undefeated teams among the eight teams in the field at the Class 2A girls’ basketball tournament, upsets were likely to be few and far between as tournament play began Wednesday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum . Central Plains (24-0), Olpe (24-0) and Valley Falls (24-0) all got through, with fifth-seeded ...

  • Rock Creek, Wamego set for state hoops

    After a 20-game regular season and a week of sub-state elimination games, only two Flint Hills area teams remain in the hunt for a state championship this week. The Rock Creek and Wamego boys will each compete in their respective divisions of Class 4A, with the Mustangs making their way ...

  • Rock Creek boys beat Hayden to make state

    At Holton, Rock Creek clinched a state-tournament berth with a 75-59 win over Hayden in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state final Saturday night. The Mustangs, who finished as runner-up in last year’s state tournament, took a five-point lead to halftime behind 20 first-half points from Carson Becker, then had a ...

  • WAMEGO 68, ABILENE 52

    At Ottawa, Wamego clinched a Class 4A-Div. I state tournament berth with a 16-point win over NCKL foe Abilene on Saturday night. The two teams split the regular-season series, but Wamego got the last laugh, using a strong second quarter to take a 31-21 lead to halftime. The Red Raiders ...










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