Sports

  • Area Schools | September 08, 2013

    Valley Heights 30, Valley Falls 24

    At Blue Rapids, Cole Maddox ran for 182 yards and Derek Trimble added another 172 as Valley Heights edged Valley Falls 30-24 in overtime on Friday night. Maddox rushed 14 times and added a touchdown to his night, while Trimble rushed 11 times for his total and scored two

  • Area Schools | September 08, 2013

    Southern Cloud 30, Frankfort 22

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats opened the 2013 season with a close loss at home to Southern Cloud, 30-22. Frankfort quarterback Jase Suther had 20 rushes for 140 yards and threw for another 50 yards and a touchdown. Running back Lucas Adams did the rest of the groundwork, gaining 110 yards

  • Area Schools | June 18, 2013

    Fritz is new Riley Co. boys hoops coach

    After nearly four months of searching, the Riley County boys’ basketball team finally has a new coach. It’s a familiar name, too. Steve Fritz, best known for his career as a decorated track and field star at Kansas State and his fourth-place finish in

  • Area Schools | June 17, 2013

    Rock Creek favors new Class 4A split

    Representing the lowest enrollment among Class 4A schools in Kansas this season, it might seem like Rock Creek’s vote on the issue of whether to split 4A would be a simple one. Rock Creek athletic director Scott Harshbarger says that wasn’t the case.

  • Area Schools | June 05, 2013

    Miller named Student-Athlete of the Year

    Rock Creek High School’s Jacob Miller has been named the McDonald’s/KMAN Student-Athlete of the Year. This local award is given to one graduating student-athlete and is based on participation in varsity sports throughout high school, involvement in other extracurricular activities, academic achievement

  • Area Schools | June 04, 2013

    Class 4A split passes

    KSHSAA announced Tuesday morning that the proposal to split Class 4A in football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball has passed by a 42-22 vote by the current 4A schools. The 64 members will be split into two separate divisions based on enrollment. Each class will crown

  • Area Schools | May 26, 2013

    Silver Lake finishes softball season perfect

    Silver Lake capped its softball season Friday with a 6-1 victory over Salina’s Sacred Heart in the Class 3A state championship at Twin Oaks Sports Complex — finishing undefeated. Megan Deiter got the win for Silver Lake (24-0). Sacred Heart, which scored its only run

  • Area Schools | May 26, 2013

    Valley Heights girls take 2nd, boys 3rd at state track meet

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    WICHITA—- Five was enough for Valley Heights at the state track meet. The Mustangs brought just five athletes — two girls and three boys — to the meet, but managed to finish top three in both sets of team standings. “It’s a neat deal — we

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Rock Creek softball falls at 4A state

    The Rock Creek softball team suffered an early exit in its first-ever Class 4A state tournament Thursday evening in Salina. De Soto took out the Mustangs 6-2. It was the first loss for Rock Creek (17-4) since April and according to head coach Jeri Brummet,

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Wamego’s Ditto earns Summit League honors

    Wamego native Campbell Ditto was named the Summit League’s softball Freshman of the Year recently at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She was also named to the All-Summit League’s second team. Ditto finished with a .376 batting average, seven home runs, 30 RBIs, 34 runs, 11 doubles and


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