Area Schools

  • Rock Creek JV sweeps St. Marys, splits with Eagles

    The Rock Creek JV softball squad improved to 5-3 on the season with wins over the St. Marys Bears.  Rock Creek won both games via run-rule, 14-2 in the first game and 16-6 in the second. Jayden Weers and Saige Biedenbender each pitched for the wins.  Weers had ...

  • Falcons split with Abilene

    The Riley County Falcons softball team hosted the Abilene Cowgirls on Thursday night in Riley, winning the first game 9-6 and dropping the second 8-4. In the bottom of the sixth in Game 1, down one run, with the bases loaded, Alyssa Kulp hit a grand slam to put the Falcons ...

  • Wamego wins Rock Creek invitational

    Wamego wins Rock Creek invited The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the Rock Creek Invitational on Thursday in Flush. The girls’ team scored 109 points to beat out Clay Center at 82. Riley County was fourth with 76 and Rock Creek took fifth at 65. Frankfort was 11th with 11 points. The Wamego ...

  • Midwest Stix wins three divisions

    The Midwest Stix baseball teams all went undefeated last weekend. At the Hays HBA NBC kids’ baseball tournament, the 14-and-under and 13-and-under teams each won their respective divisions. On Saturday, the U14 team beat the Hays Stampede,9-1, and the Hutchinson Yellowjackets, 8-2. The U13 team beat Junction City Brigade, 10 ...

  • Rock Creek softball splits with Clay Center

    The Rock Creek softball team split with Clay Center on Tuesday, winning the first game 8-3 and losing the second 5-1 on the road. Behind the pitching of Blair Campbell, Rock Creek put up four runs in the top of the first and two more in the third to go ...

  • Rock Creek baseball sweeps Chapman

    The Rock Creek baseball team won a pair of games against Chapman on Tuesday to move to 5-3 on the season. The Mustangs defeated the Fighting Irish 18-0 in the first game and won 29-1 in the second game. ...

  • Falcons’ Vargo sisters sign at Washburn

    Riley County seniors Madison and Makayla Vargo have been playing basketball together as long as they can remember. Now, after officially signing to play on Wednesday morning to play basketball at Washburn, the twins are set to spend another four years together on the hardwood. While both sisters are happy ...

  • 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, ...










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