Area Schools

  • All-TVL teams announced

    Valley Heights, which finished second in the Class 1A Division-I state tournament this past weekend,  placed two on the first-team All-TVL team released this week, including Brandi Roepke and Sidney Blackburn. Frankfort’s Ashley Joseph and Arriana Martin both made the second team. On the boys’ side, Valley Heights’ ...

  • Miege snaps Wamego’s run at perfection Sad.phatch

    SALINA — Both Wamego head coach Jim Page and daughter, senior Kaylee Page tried hard to remain stoic in the moments after they’d watched the No. 1-seed Red Raiders’ title hopes dashed in a 57-41 loss to No. 2 Bishop Miege in Saturday afternoon’s Class 4A-Division-I title game at the ...

  • Central Plains girls win Class 2A title

    In a battle of undefeated teams in Saturday’s Class 2A girls’ championship game at Bramlage Coliseum, Central Plains (26-0) got a long jumpshot from sophomore Taylor Rolfs with less than five seconds left to propel the Oilers to a 47-45 win over Jefferson County North (25-1). The game stayed ...

  • Washington Co. 61, Meade 58

    Twin Valley League member Washington County (22-3) completed a rally against Meade (20-6) to win Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game. The Tigers trailed by seven at halftime, but tied the game heading into the fourth quarter and did enough to win in the end, getting 23 points and 14 rebounds from ...

  • St. John-Hudson 71, Plainville 58

    After winning a Class 1A-Division I championship last season, St. John-Hudson finished off a second championship and undefeated season — this time in 2A — behind a 27-point effort from guard Zuriel Reyes. The 5-foot-10 senior finished 6 of 9 from long range and led the team in scoring on a day when 6-foot-8 ...

  • Olpe 61, Pitt-Colgan 39

    The Olpe Eagles began Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game with a 10-0 run and led by 24 points at halftime, routing Pittsburg-Colgan, despite a furious third-quarter rally by the Panthers. Colgan (19-7) outscored Olpe 23-9 in the third quarter to cut the Eagle lead to 10. But Olpe responded with a 12 ...

  • Hoxie defeats Mustangs in title game Spt 4448.phatch

    EMPORIA — With a 72-game winning streak spanning three seasons coming into Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I state championship game, the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team was going to need a special effort against undefeated Hoxie to come away with a state title. Instead, the Mustangs’ magical run through the state tournament ...

  • Valley Heights’ boys take 3rd

    EMPORIA — Run and gun can be a whole lot of fun. The Valley Heights Mustangs defeated Spearville, 74-54, in Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I consolation game for the team’s highest finish ever at a state tournament. After two games at Emporia’s White Auditorium featuring slower tempos, head coach Adam ...

  • Mustangs hang on to beat Victoria

    EMPORIA — The Valley Heights girls’ basketball team took a 12-point lead into the final period of Thursday’s Class 1A-Division-I quarterfinal, and seemed to be coasting its way toward an easy win. That win eventually came for the Mustangs, who beat the Victoria Knights, 57-48, at White Auditorium. But Victoria’ ...

  • St. John routs Washington Co.

    Top-seed St. John-Hudson got 22 points from their 6-foot-8 star Dean Wade as the they remained perfect, dispatching No. 8-seed Washington 69-42 to advance to the state semifinals inside Bramlage Coliseum. Washington County (14-8) — led by 12 points from Kyle McGatlin — kept it close early, playing to an 11-11 tie through the ...

  • Plainville 46, Meade 41

    Plainville senior big man Hadley Gillum poured in 20 points and grabbed 23 rebounds as the No. 3-seed Cardinals earned a 46-41 win over perennial state contender No. 6-seed Meade to earn Plainville’s first state win in over 30 years. After dispatching the back-to-back state finalist Buffaloes (20-4), it’s safe to ...

  • Olpe 59, Hillsboro 42

    2A State regular No. 4-seed Olpe rode a hot-shooting night to upend No. 5-seed Hillsboro 59-42 in their state quarterfinal matchup. The Eagles (21-3) shot 23 of 39 from the field and got double-figure scoring from both Beau Krueger (18) and Toby Smith (14) to knock off the Trojans (20-4) who made the switch ...










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