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
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.
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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.
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