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  • Eagles turn back Falcons’ comeback

    SILVER LAKE — Turnover problems and a swarming Silver Lake defense prevented a gritty third-quarter comeback from earning the Riley County boys’ basketball team an upset win in Thursday’s Class 3A sub-state semifinals, as the Eagles escaped with a 46-40 win. With Riley County trailing 27-19 at halftime, the Falcons (5 ...

  • Wamego girls beat Ottawa, 49-26

    At Baldwin, the undefeated and top-ranked Wamego girls’ basketball team endured a tough night shooting the ball by Kaylee and Lanie Page, but still beat Ottawa, 49-26, in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. I semifinal. The Red Raiders (21-0) will match up with Hayden (17-4) in Saturday’s sub-state final, in ...

  • Rock boys roll past Rossville

    SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick. The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team can beat you in a variety of ways. Thursday night’s sub-state semifinal against Rossville was no different, as the No. 1-seed Mustangs routed the No. 4-seed Bulldogs for the third time this season with a 56-21 ...

  • Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state game. Early, Linn used a variety of screens ...

  • Riley County boys upset Wabaunsee, 52-49

    ALMA — With a young team that has dealt with a rash of injuries and humbling losses, first-year Riley County head boy’s basketball coach Steve Fritz left the court with a smile on his face after upsetting the Wabaunsee Chargers on the road, 52-49, in Monday’s Class 3A sub-state ...

  • Rock Creek shuts down St. Marys

    FLUSH — Head coach Jim Johnston’s Rock Creek boys’ basketball team used staunch defense to take care of an undermanned St. Marys squad, dispatching the Bears 57-20 in their opening-round sub-state matchup Monday night. “We’ve been really working on defense since the end of January,” Johnston said. “We weren’ ...

  • Centralia tops Frankfort, 47-40

    At Blue Rapids, the Frankfort boys’ basketball season came to an end Monday night with a 57-40 loss to Centralia in the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state quarterfinals at Valley Heights. The Wildcats trailed by nine at halftime and played an even third quarter before the Panthers pulled away in the ...

  • Manhattan senior signs with Reivers

    Rebeckah Weddle, a homeschool senior from Manhattan, recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Reivers’ Head Coach Alicia Williams announced the signing at a ceremony attended by several coaches, friends and family at the Weddles’ home in Manhattan. ...

  • MCC women advance to national tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team advanced to national tournament with a 44-37 regional win over Central Christian College of the Bible this weekend. MCC 21-17 at halftime before the Crusaders opened up a 13-point lead with six minutes to go.  Central did cut the lead back ...

  • MCC men fall at regionals

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in the regional tournament this past weekend, falling to Central Christian College of the Bible, 48-44. MCC trailed 18-13 in the first half before closing the half on a 15-6 run to go into the break with a 28 ...

  • Rock boys finish perfect league run Rc44.phatch

    FLUSH — Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds - both game highs - as the Class 3A No. 8 Mustangs jumped on Rossville before cruising to a convincing 65-39 win on senior night to cap an undefeated Mid-East League season Thursday night. “He’s playing at an ...

  • Mustangs fall short vs. Rossville Rc12.phatch

    FLUSH — Some stagnant offense and a big game from Rossville’s Taylor Kirk helped spell defeat for the shorthanded Rock Creek girls’ basketball team as they dropped a 47-37 decision to the Bulldogs Thursday night. Kirk, a force in the paint all game, scored six of her game-high 15 points in ...










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