SALINA — In the end, it was fitting that Rikki Alderson and Lakyn Rowden were the last two Red Raiders to score in Saturday’s state championship win. More often than not, the two senior starters are overshadowed by Kaylee and Lanie Page and their dynamic
The Sterling Black Bears ended the first half strong and started the second half the same way in its 57-35 victory over Moundridge. Third-seeded Sterling outscored the Wildcats by eight points in the second quarter alone and led 28-17 at the break 28-17. The Black
A strong first half kept the Wildcats afloat in their 71-68 win over Ness City. Moundridge outscored the Eagles by six in the second quarter and went into halftime with a 41-33 lead. Ness City made it interesting in the fourth quarter and outscored the
A last-second layup by Republic County’s Trevor Allen tied the game at the final buzzer and sent the game into overtime where the Buffaloes outlasted the Meade Buffaloes 64-53 to claim the Class 2a state championship Saturday night at Bramlage Coliseum. It was Meade
ALINA — Wamego’s Lakyn Rowden has a knack for finding open shots. Whether it’s spotting up for a 3-pointer or setting up just outside the paint for an easy jumper, the senior has been one of the Red Raiders’ more reliable contributors this year.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team fell short in its upset bid against top-seeded Ohio Christian University, 94-75, on Thursday. Ohio jumped out to an early 9-2 lead, but MCC rallied and the game remained close through most of the first half. The
Manhattan Christian College Women advanced past the opening round of the national tournament Thursday by defeating Arlington Baptist 86-56. The Crusaders led 45-26 at halftime. They extended the lead in the second half by outscoring Arlington 41-30. Ashley Valentine had a triple double for
SALINA — You could call it first-game jitters. Or perhaps it was the large crowd, or just general nervousness. Wamego coach Jim Page thought it was the amount of space behind each backboard. Whatever it was, the Wamego Red Raiders struggled to find their shot early
Jefferson County North opened the first round of the Class 2A girls state tournament in dominating fashion Thursday afternoon, cruising past No. 8-seed Meade 62-42 at Bramlage Coliseum. The top-seeded Chargers opened the game with a 20-12 advantage after the first quarter and led at
The top-seeded Meade Buffaloes stayed undefeated Wednesday when they took out No. 8-seed Oswego 80-43 to open the boys Class 2A state tournament quarterfinals at Bramlage Coliseum. Meade’s 6-foot-8 senior Randy Friesen — who signed to play football at Kansas State next year — had a
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