Area Schools

  • MCC women ease to victory

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team had no trouble with Grace University last Friday night, easing to a blowout 82-42 victory at home. MCC led 50-22 at halftime. The Crusaders (17-3) had three players in double figures, including Libby Witte, who finished with a double-double of 22 points and 12 ...

  • Wamego still No. 1 in 4A

    The Wamego girls are still the top-ranked team in Class 4A-Division I, according to the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) poll released Monday, while the Riley County girls checked in at No. 2 in 3A. Valley Heights is No. 2 in 1A-Division I, while Manhattan’s girls are No. 4 in 6A. ...

  • MCC men split weekend games

    MCC men split weekend games The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team split a pair of games this past weekend, losing to Grace University on Friday and then defeating Hillsdale College on Saturday — both in Manhattan. Grace beat the Crusaders, 75-69, to end MCC’s six-game winning streak. Spencer ...

  • Seufert leads Wamego past Sabetha, 54-39

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team faced a difficult proposition against Sabetha in its 54-39 victory - one it might face again as the season continues through February and into March. Lanie Page faced foul trouble and was forced to the bench, while her sister, Kaylee Page, had one point ...

  • Sabetha upends Wamego boys, 67-52

    WAMEGO — Facing undefeated and Class 3A No. 3 Sabetha at home, the Wamego boys’ basketball team knew it was going to have its hands full Friday. Facing a 13-point halftime deficit, the Red Raiders were able to claw their way back into the game in the second half, but eventually fell, 67 ...

  • Riley County girls rout Wabaunsee, 50-31 Rc22.phatch

    RILEY — With a winter storm brewing outside, Riley County senior Madison Vargo kept things hot indoors as her 24 points led the No. 2 (3A) Falcons to a decisive 50-31 victory over Wabaunsee to stay atop the Mid-East League standings. “It feels really good,” said Vargo, who had a game-high three 3-pointers ...

  • Valley Heights boys beat Frankfort

    At Blue Rapids, the Valley Heights boy’s basketball took the lead in the Twin Valley League standings on Friday with a 44-38 win over Frankfort. The Mustangs moved to 7-1 with the win, while Hanover didn’t play due to weather and remained at 6-1. Centralia lost in overtime ...

  • Rock Creek 57, St. Marys 31

    At Flush, Rock Creek got out to a good start on Friday, leading to a 57-31 win over St. Marys. The Mustangs (11-2) led 16-4 after the first quarter, and pushed their lead to 33-16 by halftime. Rock Creek outscored the Bears (1-10) 18-8 in the third quarter, and St. ...

  • Valley Heights 59, Frankfort 29

    At Blue Rapids, Sidney Blackburn scored 30 points as Valley Heights pounded Frankfort, 59-29, on Friday. Blackburn scored 19 points in just the first half, and went on to make 14 shots from the field as Valley Heights put in a dominant performance. Blackburn posted nine points in the first quarter as the ...

  • Wabaunsee too much for Falcons, 58-49 Rc2.phatch

    RILEY — Some hot shooting by the Wabaunsee Chargers helped put an end to Riley County’s two-game winning streak as the Falcons lost at home, 58-49, on Friday night to their Mid-East League foe. The Falcons (4-8, 1-5 MEL) got 12 points from junior Trace Nelson and senior Tyler Jordan chipped ...

  • Rock Creek beats Jackson Heights

    In the consolation semifinals of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek used a strong third quarter to wipe out a three-point halftime deficit and defeat Jackson Heights, 38-35, on Thursday. The Mustangs led 34-28 going into the fourth quarter, where they held on for the close win. Rock ...

  • MCC’s Condra gets win No. 400

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive road game by defeating Union College 95-69 earlier this week.  With the victory, head coach Shawn Condra earned his 400th career victory in his 20th season at MCC. MCC got off to a blazing start in the ...










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