The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade volleyball teams opened their seasons Thursday with three matches at Shawnee Heights. EMS A team lost to Shawnee Heights in three games (25-20, 25-27, 10-15). Eisenhower A then lost a match against Seaman (25-20, 25-12, 4-15). EMS rebounded and
The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team opened its season Thursday with matches against Junction City, Fort Riley and Emporia. The Anthony A team defeated Fort Riley 25-6 and 25-4. Meghan Klug had two kills and Nicole Keller had 10 service winners. The A
Last season, the Valley Heights Mustangs opened with an overtime loss to Valley Falls. After that, the Mustangs’ season continued its slow start, with losses in their first five games. With a 30-24 overtime win over Valley Falls to kickoff the year last Friday, the
RILEY — The Riley County Falcons’ comeback bid fell just short Friday night as the Clay Center defense turned back Falcon quarterback Trace Nelson just short of the goal line on a two-point conversion with just 5 seconds remaining in regulation to escape with a 14-12 victory. “
Dealing with the pressure that comes along with a Number 1 ranking, in any sport, is a difficult task. Consider the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team unfazed. The Indians entered its top seven runners in the varsity boys’ race and all seven came across the
At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams opened their season with an easy 46-0 win over Flint Hills Christian. The Rams needed just 23 plays and 168 total yards to rack up 46 points, with the game called just a few minutes into the third quarter. Marshall Carey was
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
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
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.
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