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Sports

  • Area Schools | December 15, 2013

    MCC’s Kylie Rupe named national player of the year

    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) named Manhattan Christian College’s junior outside hitter Kylie Rupe the 2013 AVCA NCCAA National Player of the Year.  Rupe — a 2011 graduate of Manhattan High — is the daughter of Marvin and Jolene Rupe. Manhattan Christian College, which finished 32-7

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | December 15, 2013

    Wamego QB, MHS’ Schartz top All-Flint Hills honors

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    One led his team on the football field, accounting for 34 touchdowns, while the other led his team from the sidelines, winning eight games and capturing another Centennial League. A year removed from sweeping The Mercury’s top All-Flint Hills awards, the Wamego Red Raiders captured

  • Area Schools | December 12, 2013

    Anthony girls beat Eisenhower

    The Eisehower and Anthony Middle School eighth grade girls’ teams faced off on Tuesday, with Anthony winning the A team game 32-31. Josie Hilgers, who had six points and seven rebounds for Anthony, made two free throws with no time on the clock to win

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Valley Heights girls stomp St. Xavier

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs (2-0) dominated Junction City’s St. Xavier, leading 29-2 after one quarter and 45-7 at halftime. Brandi Roepke led with a game-high 28 points, with Sidney Blackburn right behind with 25. St. Xavier’s Kim Keating led with seven points. The Mustangs

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Abilene 47, Rock Creek 30

    At Flush, the Mustangs struggled against the Cowgirls to move to 0-2 on the season, while Abilene remained undefeated at 2-0. Rock Creek travels to Council Grove on Friday.

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Linn 54, Blue Valley-Randolph 28

    At Randolph, the Rams (0-4) continued a tough start to the season against the fourth-ranked Linn Bulldogs, hanging tough before halftime only to see Linn take over in the second half. Linn outscored Blue Valley 21-8 in the third quarter to pull away for good.

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Abilene 75, Rock Creek 70 - OT

    At Flush, the Mustangs (1-1) went back and forth with 10th-ranked Abilene (2-0) all night long, trailing by just one point after each of the first two quarters before seeing the Cowboys take a 48-41 lead after three. Rock Creek made up the difference in

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Valley Heights 86, St. Xavier 25

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs (2-0) made quick work of Junction City’s St. Xavier, leading 24-5 after one quarter and 51-13 at halftime. Elijah Smith led all scorers with 17 points, while Logan Woodyard (12 points), Gage Woodyard (12 points) and Derek Trimble (11 points) all finished in

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Linn 51, Blue Valley-Randolph 38

    At Randolph, the Rams (1-3) fell to Linn at home. Game details were not available. Zach Rootring led Blue Valley with 13 points, while Josh Meyer and Chad Gross each had 15 points for the Bulldogs. Blue Valley takes the weekend off before traveling to eighth-ranked Hanover

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Wamego avoids upset by Nemaha Valley

    WAMEGO — At halftime of Tuesday’s game against Nemaha Valley, the Wamego girls’ basketball team found itself in an uncommon position. The Red Raiders were behind. For two quarters, it looked as if Nemaha Valley might have the recipe for an upset against the top-ranked


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