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  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Central Plains 47, Pittsburg-Colgan 38

    The No. 1-seed Central Plains Oilers got a game-high 20 points from sophomore guard Reagan Phelan to help advance to the semifinals with a 47-38 win over No. 8-seed Pittsburg-Colgan. After jumping out to a 13-8 advantage after one quarter, the Oilers (24-0) pushed that edge

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Meade 61, Olpe 49

    The No. 5-seed Meade Buffaloes used a high-energy full-court press and a game-high 22 points from junior Bailey Olvera to advance past No. 4-seed Olpe with a 61-49 win. In a game featuring two 2A juggernauts, with the Eagles making their 12th straight state appearance, and

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 11, 2014

    MHS, area teams ready for state runs


    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had two main goals to start the season — win the Centennial League and get back to state. Check, and check. Now the season goes into uncharted waters. Despite creating new goals for their week at state, it would be

  • Area Schools | March 09, 2014

    Rock boys beat Eagles for state berth

    SILVER LAKE — The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team beat Silver Lake for the third time this season, but the final meeting wasn’t much like the first two. After beating Silver Lake by an average of 22.5 points in the two regular-season meetings, Rock Creek went

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Eagles turn back Falcons’ comeback

    SILVER LAKE — Turnover problems and a swarming Silver Lake defense prevented a gritty third-quarter comeback from earning the Riley County boys’ basketball team an upset win in Thursday’s Class 3A sub-state semifinals, as the Eagles escaped with a 46-40 win. With Riley County trailing 27

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Wamego girls beat Ottawa, 49-26

    At Baldwin, the undefeated and top-ranked Wamego girls’ basketball team endured a tough night shooting the ball by Kaylee and Lanie Page, but still beat Ottawa, 49-26, in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. I semifinal. The Red Raiders (21-0) will match up with Hayden (17-4) in

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Rock boys roll past Rossville

    SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick. The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team can beat you in a variety of ways. Thursday night’s sub-state semifinal against Rossville was no different, as the No. 1-seed Mustangs routed the No. 4-seed Bulldogs for the third time

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state game. Early, Linn

  • Area Schools | March 04, 2014

    Riley County boys upset Wabaunsee, 52-49

    ALMA — With a young team that has dealt with a rash of injuries and humbling losses, first-year Riley County head boy’s basketball coach Steve Fritz left the court with a smile on his face after upsetting the Wabaunsee Chargers on the road, 52-49, in

  • Area Schools | March 04, 2014

    Rock Creek shuts down St. Marys

    FLUSH — Head coach Jim Johnston’s Rock Creek boys’ basketball team used staunch defense to take care of an undermanned St. Marys squad, dispatching the Bears 57-20 in their opening-round sub-state matchup Monday night. “We’ve been really working on defense since the end of

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