Area Schools

  • HAYDEN 62, ROCK CREEK 33

    At Holton, Rock Creek drew one of the toughest teams in the Class 4A-Div. II classification in a sub-state matchup with Hayden, which used its well-known full-court press to force 18 first-half turnovers and race out to a 30-10 halftime lead before finishing off the Mustangs in the second half. Rock ...

  • DONIPHAN WEST 58, FRANKFORT 56

    At Onaga, Frankfort trailed by 13 at halftime but stormed back in the second half to nearly knock off top-seeded Doniphan West on Thursday, falling by two points. Frankfort chipped away at Doniphan West’s lead in the third quarter, but really made its move in the fourth, outscoring the Mustangs’ 22 ...

  • AXTELL 66, BV-RANDOLPH 33

    At Randolph, Blue Valley faced a 19-point halftime deficit and lost each of the final two quarters to finish the season with a 33-point loss to top-seeded Axtell at home Thursday night. Blue Valley got 14 points from Chase Carey, with Haydn Budenbender scoring 12. ...

  • Eisenhower MS completes historic season

    The Eisenhower Eagles Middle School boys’ basketball team completed a historic season last Saturday, finishing undefeated at 12-0 and claiming the Centennial League Middle School Tournament title. In a championship game that saw an eight-point halftime lead for Eisenhower turn into a seven-point deficit at the beginning of the fourth ...

  • Frankfort boys win on last-second shot

    The Frankfort Wildcats were able to survive and advance in the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state tournament at Onaga with a 53-51 win over Leavenworth-Immaculata on Tuesday. After a back-and-forth game most of the way, Frankfort got the game-winning shot to fall through by Brenden Levi with two seconds remaining to ...

  • SOLOMON 63, VALLEY HEIGHTS 61

    At Solomon, Valley Heights overcame an early deficit and stayed within arm’s reach of the Gorillas all night, but couldn’t complete the rally in the final quarter Tuesday night. The Mustangs went to halftime against Solmon tied at 30, but trailed by three heading into the fourth quarter and ...

  • RILEY COUNTY 66, MISSION VALLEY 28

    At Riley, the Falcons cruised past Mission Valley in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state opener, opening up a quick lead and building on it the rest of the way to win by 38 points. Individual scoring was not made available. Riley County (16-5) will face a much tougher test in Friday’ ...

  • Mustangs advance to sub-state semis

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs took a 14-point lead to halftime before playing even in the second half of a 59-45 win over Bennington in the first round of sub-state play Monday night. Valley Heights, which holds the No. 2 seed in the Washington County sub-state bracket, led 51-32 going into ...

  • LINN 38, BV-RANDOLPH 25

    At Randolph, offense was at a premium in a low-scoring game, with Linn taking an eight-point lead to halftime and a six-point lead into the fourth quarter before holding on for the win. Tess Henry scored nine points for the Rams. Blue Valley ends its season with a 7-14 record ...

  • OSAGE CITY 72, RILEY CO. 42

    At Osage City, the Falcons hung tough for a quarter but quickly fell off top-seeded Osage City’s scoring pace in the second quarter. The Indians led by two after the first quarter, 16-14, but held a 16-point lead at halftime before winning both of the final two quarters to ...

  • MCC men win NCCAA region title

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the NCCAA Central Region Championship on Saturday by defeating Central Christian College of the Bible, 94-80.  This is the fourth regional championship in school history for the Thunder and the second straight for the men’s basketball team. Sterling Turner ...

  • Blue Valley splits with Centre

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley girls won their home finale, 49-25, over Centre Friday night to take a two-game winning streak into next week’s sub-state tournament. The Rams took a two-point lead to the first quarter but outscored Centre by nine in the second quarter to lead by double ...










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