WAMEGO — The way the Wamego boys’ basketball team played in the first quarter, it would have been easy for the Red Raiders to throw in the towel. Facing a 21-8 deficit after one quarter and a Nemaha Valley lead that ballooned to as many as 20
The Rock Creek wrestling team opened its season on Dec. 7, in Wamego. Junior Chase Ridder and sophomore AJ Burenhiede led the Mustangs to a fifth-place team finish. Both wrestlers took second in their respective weight classes. The Mustangs next action is Tuesday night vs
Four area girl’s teams and one boys’ team are ranked in the latest KBCA rankings. The Wamego girls are No. 1 in Class 4A DI, while the Riley County girls are No. 2 in 3A. The Valley Heights girls are ranked No. 3 in 1A DI and
The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team defeated Union College last night 93 to 61. Manhattan opened up a 22-10 lead in the first 7 minutes. Union was able to score 23 points in the next 13 minutes to trail Manhattan 44-33 at the half. Manhattan’s Libby Witte
At Hays, the Riley County girls won the Hays Shootout Saturday with a dominant win over the Great Bend Panthers in the championship game, 74-53. The Falcons led 22-8 after the first quarter and led by 33 points heading into the fourth quarter before calling off
At Randolph, the Rams lost to Pike Valley on Saturday, capping a tough three-game stretch at home this weekend. Individual scoring was not available. Blue Valley hosts Linn on Tuesday.
At Hays, the Riley County boys won the seventh-place game at the Hays Shootout to cap its weekend with a victory after a pair of losses to open the season. Trace Nelson scored 30 points, making a trio of 3s and finishing 9 of 12 from the free-throw
At Randolph, the Rams got their first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Pike Valley in a game that saw Blue Valley take an early lead only to relinquish it by halftime, trailing 29-25 at the break. But the Rams retook the lead in
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team split a pair of weekend games in Nebraska. The Crusaders defeated Grace University on Friday night, 59-56, before falling to Bellevue University, 95-59, on Saturday. Friday’s game against Grace was a region contest for the Crusaders
The third-ranked MCC women (6-2) rolled over Grace University, 92-39, Friday in Omaha. Manhattan scored the first 13 points of the game to force a Grace timeout. From there, MCC extended its lead to 18-2 before taking a 40-16 halftime lead. The Crusaders scored the first 13
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