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.
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
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