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Sports

  • 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

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Scherer earns Big 12 honor

    Former Wamego High standout Liz Scherer was named the Big 12’s Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the University of Kansas recently. The junior has a 3.96 GPA and is an exercise science major at KU. Scherer rows for the Jayhawks’ First Varsity Eight and was

  • Area Schools | May 23, 2013

    Riley County softball finishes season

    The Riley County High softball team’s season came to an end last Friday at Marion. Riley County won its first game that day, defeating Marion 11-0. But the Falcons didn’t have enough in the nightcap to overcome Rossville, as Riley County lost 6-2.

  • Area Schools | May 22, 2013

    Mustangs back at state, but in 4A

    The Rock Creek softball team has been to state before, but this season, the Mustangs knew the path would be more difficult. The Mustangs have been regulars at the Class 3A state tournament in Manhattan. This year, however, they moved to 4A. It didn’t

  • Area Schools | May 22, 2013

    Wamego’s Kaylee Page chooses Huskers

    An official visit is all Wamego’s Kaylee Page needed to make her decision. The Red Raiders’ 6-foot-2 guard and The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Player of the Year committed to play at Nebraska last week. “The facilities, the coaches, who I’ve known for

  • Area Schools | May 21, 2013

    Area golfers compete at state

    A number of area athletes competed in state golf tournaments around the state on Monday. The best finish came from the Riley County Falcons, who took third in Sand Greens at Tipton Oaks Golf Course in Tipton. The Falcons scored a 331 as a team, seven


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