Area Schools

  • Yungeberg, Plummer lead Mustangs to new heights

    In just a short time, Valley Heights girls’ basketball coach Jenny Yungeberg and boys’ coach Adam Plummer have taken their programs to whole new levels. Both led their teams to the best finishes in school history this past season, earning the two coaches the distinction as The Mercury’s Flint ...

  • Rock Creek JV softball splits with Abilene

    The junior varsity Rock Creek softball team won the opening game of a doubleheader with Abilene, 6-2, and faltered in the second, falling 12-9.  Behind the pitching effort of Jayden Weers, who struck out eight, the Mustangs outhit Abilene in Game 1. Rock Creek managed nine hits from five players — ...

  • Riley County softball splits with Rossville

    The Riley County Softball team split with Rossville on Tuesday in Riley. The Falcons won the first game 9-5. Jordan Ummel earned the win, while Allie Martin had three hits, a triple and a double. Bri Engle had two hits and a double, and Kerrigan Simons and Emily Brummett each ...

  • Rock Creek sweeps Abilene

    The Rock Creek softball team took two from Abilene on Tuesday, winning 6-1 and 14-4 over the Cowgirls. The Mustangs got off to a slow start, but got their offense together late in Game 1. Alexis Wilson and Blair Campbell each went 2 for 3 and Winter Henry and Brynn Hammett each went 2 ...

  • Rock Creek JV softball sweeps Wamego

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept Wamego in its season opener on Monday, beating the Red Raiders’ junior varsity team 11-3 and 17-7. The Mustangs were led in the first game by Cassidy Cheever, who was 3 for 5 with two stolen bases. Olivia Lee had two hits four RBIs, ...

  • Wamego boys win Chapman invite

    The Wamego boys’ track team took first at the Chapman Invitational last Thursday, while the girls were second. The boys’ team scored 150 points to win the seven-team meet, scoring well ahead of second-place Abilene at 109.5. Clay Center won the girls’ meet with 115.25 points, while Wamego finished second with 114.75. On the ...

  • Mustangs split with Wamego

    The Rock Creek softball team traveled to Wamego this past week, splitting a doubleheader with the Red Raiders.  In the opening game Thursday, the Mustangs belted out 22 hits, including 17 RBIs, to win 17-5.  Rock Creek exerted its will early with nine runs in the first three innings. Brynn ...

  • Rock Creek baseball splits with Marysville

    The Rock Creek baseball team split a doubleheader with Marysville on Friday. The Mustangs lost the first game 3-1, but came back to win the night cap 8-4. ...

  • Riley County takes one from Chapman

    The Riley County softball team opened its season on Friday night in Chapman.  The Falcons beat the Fighting Irish in the first game, 10-6, before dropping the second game, 17-7. Jordan Ummel got her first win of the year in the opener, and had a single and a triple ...

  • Rock Creek softball loses doubleheader

    The Rock Creek softball team opened the season on the road Friday night against a tough Mission Valley squad — losing the doubleheader, 5-4 and 6-5.  Mustangs’ pitcher Blair Campbell had a strong effort in Game 1, giving up only one earned run and striking out five. Rock Creek struck early ...

  • All Mid-East league teams released

    Rock Creek and Riley County were well-represented on the All Mid-East League basketball teams, with both placing several players between the two teams. The Rock Creek boys landed Carson Becker, Jared Garcia and Ryan Schneider on the first team, while Nate Berard earned an honorable mention. Riley County placed a ...

  • Wamego places eight on NCKL teams

    The Wamego girls’ team placed three on the North Central Kansas League first team and the boys added three as well as Wamego landed eight players on the NCKL basketball teams. The girls had Kaylee Page and Lanie Page, along with Allison Seufert on the first team. Caitlyn Claussen received ...







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