The Valley Heights boys’ and girls’ basketball teams each stayed undefeated with a sweep of Republic County on Tuesday night in Belleville. For the boys’ team, it took three quarters, but the Mustangs finally wore down Republic County in their 49-29 win. They turned a
Wamego girls No. 1 in Class 4A The KBCA released its final rankings of 2013 this week, taking a break until the new school semester starts up next month. A number of area teams are still ranked. Wamego is the highest-ranking girls’ team in the area, sitting
The Eisenhower eighth grade girls’ basketball team took fifth in the Centennial League tournament by beating Anthony in the consolation finals. The tournament started for Eisenhower with a loss to Emporia last Thursday, followed by a 50-31 win over Junction City on Saturday, led by
The Anthony Middle School seventh grade girls’ basketball team won the Centennial League title on Saturday. The Tornadoes beat Washburn Rural 28-18 in the championship game to finish with a 13-1 final record. The roster includes Haleigh Harper, Preston Reid, Brooklyn Cink, Garrin Williams, Chloe
The Flint Hills Christian junior and senior high teams were in action on Tuesday, playing Heritage and St. Johns. The junior high girls lost to heritage 20-16, while the boys lost 47-8. The senior high boys lost to St. Johns 46-32.
At Hanover, the Rams played close, but from behind all night long against the Wildcats, spotting Hanover a six-point lead after the first quarter before keeping it close in the next three. Shelby Peter scored nine points to lead the Rams, with Megan Plummer scoring
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
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
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
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
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