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  • Area Schools | March 01, 2016

    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

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2016

    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

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2016

    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

  • Area Schools | February 29, 2016

    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’

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2016

    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

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    Valley Heights sweeps regular-season finale

    The Valley Heights girls’ basketball team came out firing on all cylinders in a 63-36 win over Lynn in the team’s final regular-season matchup Thursday night. The Mustangs blanked Linn in the first quarter, taking a 19-0 lead into the second. But Linn fired

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    ROSSVILLE 49, ROCK CREEK 23

    At Flush, the Mustangs couldn’t keep pace with Rossville on Thursday, trailing by 10 after the first quarter and facing a 16-point halftime deficit. Rossville outscored Rock Creek 13-1 in the third quarter to build an insurmountable lead. Rock Creek got six points each from

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    RILEY CO. 66, ST. MARYS 19

    At St. Marys, the Falcons took control early and cruised to victory over St. Marys in both team’s regular-season finales Thursday. Riley County took a 12-point lead after the first quarter and had a 26-point lead by halftime in the rout. Bethany Crubel led

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    VALLEY HEIGHTS 70, LINN 33

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs had little trouble taking care of business against winless Linn, winning every quarter in a rout. The Mustangs took an 11-point lead into the second quarter and led by 22 at halftime in the lopsided win. Individual scoring was not made

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2016

    ROCK CREEK 67, ROSSVILLE 54

    At Flush, the Mustangs clinched the Mid-East League title and avenged a previous loss to Rossville with a home win Thursday night. The Mustangs led by eight at halftime and took an 18-point lead to the fourth quarter in the win. Carson Becker led Rock

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