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  • Area Schools | March 05, 2013

    Riley County, Wamego girls prep for state

    After a grueling week of sub-state games, only two teams from the Manhattan area remain to play for a state championship. The Riley County girls and Wamego girls each advanced through their respective sub-states and will start state tournament play in the coming days. The

  • Area Schools | March 03, 2013

    Riley County girls make state tourney

    RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball held off a strong second-half surge from Silver Lake to defeat the Eagles 52-41 on Saturday night for a trip to the Class 3A state tournament in Hutchinson next week. As the No. 2 seed, the Falcons were the visitors

  • Area Schools | March 03, 2013

    Wamego girls going to state

    TOPEKA — Wamego coach Jim Page was ready for his Red Raider girls’ team to show a mean streak. In Saturday’s sub-state final at Hayden High School, that’s exactly what he got, as Wamego won 53-38 against Holton to move on to the Class 4

  • Area Schools | March 03, 2013

    Sloppy start proves costly for Red Raiders

    TOPEKA — Facing undefeated Highland Park, Wamego boys’ coach Troy Hemphill knew his team could ill afford to play sloppy in the opening quarter of Saturday’s sub-state final at Hayden High School in Topeka. Facing an 18-4 deficit after the first quarter, it was an

  • Area Schools | March 03, 2013

    Valley Heights boys’ season comes to an end

    At Centralia, the Hanover Wildcats (14-6) used a strong third quarter to build a lead nine-point lead heading into the fourth quarter against Valley Heights (14-8) in the semifinals of the Centralia sub-state on Friday. The Mustangs were not able to mount a comeback in

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2013

    Wamego drops Royal Valley

    At Topeka Hayden, the Red Raiders (18-4) managed to advance past upset-minded Royal Valley (10-12) on Thursday, 51-35, earning a game against Highland Park on Saturday in the Hayden sub-state championship game. Royal Valley, who knocked off Rock Creek on Wednesday, managed to take a

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2013

    Hammel retiring from Riley County

    Riley County boys’ basketball coach Kelly Hammel is retiring as both teacher and coach at the end of the current school year. The longtime coach spent 32 years at Riley County, 26 of those as the head boys’ coach. Hammel was an assistant for five years before

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2013

    Wamego crushes Scots, 69-29

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    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls basketball team crushed visiting Highland Park 69-29 Wednesday night, advancing the Red Raiders to the Class 4A sub-state semifinals. There, No. 1-seeded Wamego (20-1) will face Topeka Hayden (16-4) on the road Friday night at 7:30. “We were really rusty starting out

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2013

    Red Raiders ease past Jeff West

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    WAMEGO — The Wamego boys basketball team turned a comfortable lead into a dominating one in the second half and stomped visiting Jefferson West 70-35 Wednesday night. The victory advances the No. 3-seeded Red Raiders to the the semifinals of Class 4A sub-state action. Wamego (17-4)

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2013

    Rock Creek boys, girls lose in sub-state

    At Hayden, Royal Valley came back from a five-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to stun the Rock Creek boys, 55-51. The Panthers (10-11) trailed 33-28 going into the final period, and both teams got in a shootout the rest of the


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