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  • 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

  • Area Schools | May 16, 2013

    Rock Creek softball makes Class 4A state tournament

    The Rock Creek softball team advanced through regionals on Tuesday to make it to the Class 4A state tournament in Salina. After winning the first-round game against Chapman on Monday in Lindsborg, the Mustangs faced Smoky Valley — winning 3-1.  Blair Campbellpicked up the win

  • Area Schools | May 14, 2013

    Mustang softball advances into regional semis

    The Rock Creek softball team advanced to the semifinals of the Smoky Valley Class 4A regional on Monday night.  Rock Creek faced Chapman in the game, winning 13-6. The Mustangs struck first, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning. Megan Srna

  • Area Schools | May 08, 2013

    Earthquakes take 2nd

    The 12-and-under Flint Hills Soccer Club Earthquakes took second in the Gold Division of the Governor’s Cup Tournament last weekend in Topeka. In cross-pool play, the Earthquakes tied Club Azzurri Union 3-3. In pool play, they defeated the Wichita Wizards 2-0 and beat Prodigy

  • Area Schools | May 08, 2013

    Rock Creek finishes sweep of Clay Center

    Twenty-seven days after Rock Creek softball defeated Clay Center 7-1 on April 9, the Mustangs finished up the sweep on Monday with a 13-3 win over the Tigers. Rock Creek scored six runs in the first three innings on the way to a final score that

  • Area Schools | April 30, 2013

    FHSC Earthquakes win KC tourney

    The 12-and-under Flint Hills Soccer Club Earthquakes won the Challenger Cup Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. Earthquakes played Sporting Blue Valley Cruz Azul in the championship game that ended in a 1-1 tie and was determined by a penalty kick shootout with the

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