Area Schools

  • Hesston 54, Riley County 27

    At Hillsboro, facing the top-ranked team in Class 3A, the Falcons struggled in a semifinal loss at the Trojan Classic. Hesston led by 14 at halftime and added to it in the second half, winning every quarter in the game. Jordan Clouse led Riley County with 10 points in the loss. ...

  • Atchison 50, Wamego 49, OT

    At Tonganoxie, Wamego went back and forth with Atchison, ultimately needing overtime to decide its semifinal at the Tonganoxie Invitational, which Atchison won 50-49. Wamego led by two after three quarters, but Atchison tied the game to force overtime and then had just enough to win in the end. Dillon ...

  • Valley Heights 58, Doniphan West 34

    At Onaga, Valley Heights had no trouble taking care of business against Doniphan West in the fifth-place bracket at the Twin Valley League tournament. The Mustangs led by 17 at halftime and added to their lead in the fourth quarter to advance into the fifth-place game Saturday. Kayla Smith led Valley ...

  • Rock Creek 59, Burlington 57

    At Burlington, Rock Creek led by five points at halftime but saw Burlington take the lead in the third quarter in the semifinals of the Burlington Invitational. Rock Creek outscored the home team 16-11 to win and advance to Saturday’s final. Carson Becker led the Mustangs with 18 points, while ...

  • Riley County 46, Clay Center 37

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons rebounded from an opening-game loss at the Trojan Classic to beat Clay Center and advance to the fifth-place game Saturday. Riley County led by four after a low-scoring first half, then held on in the fourth quarter to win. Trace Nelson scored 14 points, while Brice Brummett ...

  • Frankfort, Valley Heights boys lose TVL games

    Playing in the fifth-place bracket at the Twin-Valley League tournament held in Onaga, both the Frankfort and Valley Heights boys lost to move into Saturday’s seventh-place game against each other, set to begin at 2:30 p.m. Frankfort dropped a 75-43 decision to Troy in a rout while getting 15 points ...

  • Nets win in Wamego

    The Kansas Nets fifth-grade boys’ basketball team from Manhattan won the WBA Tournament Saturday in Wamego. The Nets went 2-1 in the round-robin format with a 43-20 win over Manhattan CTG, a 42-23 win over the Royal Valley Panthers and a 48-46 loss to the Topeka Defenders.  The Nets ...

  • Rock Creek drops wrestling dual

    The Rock Creek wrestling team lost its dual to Washburn Rural on Tuesday, 57-18. Rock Creek got wins from Paul Glover over Deven Maxwell at 138 by pin, while Dawson Stanely pinned Rural’s Kyle Palenske at 170. The Mustangs also got wins by decision at 152 with Lane Forge defeating Matthew Williams, 15 ...

  • Rock Creek boys rout Iola in opener

    At Burlington, Rock Creek won its tournament opener at the Burlington Invitational Tuesday night, 67-32. The Mustangs took a 13-point lead after the first quarter and a 39-22 lead at halftime, despite 29 first-half fouls between the two teams. The Mustangs led 60-31 after the third quarter before both teams slowed ...

  • Hillsboro 51,  Riley County 40

    At Hillsboro, a slow start cost the Falcons in its opening game at the Trojan Classic against the host-team Trojans. Riley County trailed 30-9 at halftime before cutting into the lead by outscoring the Trojans 13-0 in the third quarter to make it an eight-point game. But Hillsboro rebounded in ...

  • BV-Randolph 42, Clifton-Clyde 34

    At Onaga, Blue Valley outscored Clifton-Clyde 13-4 in the fourth quarter to turn a one-point deficit into a victory in the first of two consolation games at the Twin-Valley League tournament this week. Haydn Budenbender scored a game-high 18 points to pace the Rams, who play Linn at 11:30 on Saturday morning ...

  • Wamego girls win

    WAMEGO 47, TONGANOXIE 9 At Tonganoxie, Wamego showed why it’s the top seed at the Tonganoxie Invitational this week, dismantling the host Chieftains in the tournament opener for both teams. The Red Raiders led 28-3 at halftime before cruising through the second half to its semifinal matchup against DeSoto at 6 p. ...










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