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Sports

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Nemaha Valley edges Rock Creek

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    FLUSH — Both teams can find several occurrences where the game could have been won or lost, but it was Nemaha Valley that escaped Rock Creek with a final sigh of relief. The Raiders outlasted the Mustangs 19-18 Friday night. “That stings… we had our opportunities,”

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Wamego keeps playoff hopes alive with wins

    In Hoyt, Wamego beat Royal Valley 28-12 in the team’s second district game, giving them the opportunity to reach the playoffs in a winner-take-all scenario next week against Hayden. Royal Valley (0-8) struck first for a 6-0 lead, but Wamego (7-1) answered quickly, getting

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Marysville falls 55-6 at Riley County

    In Marysville, the Riley County Falcons (3-5) won in a rout against the Bulldogs (0-8), setting up a showdown between the Falcons and Rock Creek next week for the runner-up spot in District 2, with Nemaha Valley likely to beat the Bulldogs in its regular-season finale.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Jackson Heights stomps Valley Heights 40-6

    In Blue Rapids, the Jackson Heights Cobras (7-1) led 24-6 at halftime and added two touchdowns in each of the final two quarters to beat the Mustangs (3-5). Derek Trimble finished the night with 88 yards and Valley Heights’ only touchdown, while Cole Maddox had 72 yards.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Axtell routs Blue Valley 56-8

    In Randolph, Axtell (5-3) won big in a game that ended in the third quarter, as Blue Valley (5-3) suffered its third loss in the last three weeks. Axtell led 40-8 at halftime, scoring 16 more points in the third to end the game. Blue Valley

  • Area Schools | October 23, 2013

    MCC volleyball tops Grace University

    The fifth-ranked Manhattan Christian College volleyball team swept number 8 Grace University on Saturday, winning 25-13, 25-23 and 25-13. The Crusaders are now 24-6 overall this season

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | October 21, 2013

    MHS’ Fraley, Lei take 8th at state tennis

    In high school tennis in Kansas, there isn’t typically much shame in losing to the elite players in the Kansas City metro area. With that in mind, Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei’s eighth-place finish Sunday in the doubles bracket of the Class 6A

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Holton runs over Wamego, 56-6

    HOLTON — There are good teams, and there are great teams. That’s what Wamego head football coach Dale Burkholder told his Red Raiders after their 56-6 loss at defending Class 4A state champion and top-ranked Holton on a frigid Friday night. “You ran into a

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Rock Creek slams Marysville, 35-7

    At Flush, the Rock Creek Mustangs won their first game of district play on Friday, scoring 35 straight points before Marysville could answer in a 35-7 win. Brett Hammett finished the game 5-of-8 passing for 82 yards and rushed nine times for 58 yards.

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Doniphan West falls at Valley Heights 34-25

    At Highland, Derek Trimble ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one as Valley Heights beat Doniphan West 34-15. Trimble was 3 for 3 for 32 yards and rushed for 47 yards. Cole Maddox rushed 20 times for 91 yards and a touchdown, and Hunter Stevenson rushed for 51 yards and


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