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
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
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)
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
Staff reports When the Riley County boys’ basketball team got a pair of 3-pointers in the first quarter of its sub-state game at Marysville, it seemed as if the Falcons had a chance to keep their season going. But the Marysville Bulldogs had other ideas.
While the blizzard may have missed the Manhattan area, it didn’t stop safety-minded school administrators from postponing sub-state games scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. One of few games played Monday was the Riley County girls’ 60-26 win over Osage City, which was moved up
RILEY — The Riley County girls basketball team tipped off its postseason in dominating fashion Monday afternoon, crushing visiting Osage City, 60-29. Riley County junior Katelyn Thomson led all scorers with 23 points. She was 7-of-12 from the field and 6-of-9 from beyond the arc. Fellow juniors
The Manhattan Wildcats fifth grade basketball team won a tournament in Wamego this past weekend. The Wildcats beat the Wamego Red Raiders 35-18, the Riley County Falcons 41-20, and the Seneca Bulls 47-13. Wildcats players include Jake Cox, Ben Hulsmeyer, Aiden Lee, Mitch Munsen, Brett
The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team defeated No. 9 Central Christian of Missouri to win the central region championship and advance to the national tournament. Leading 31-27 at halftime, the Crusaders held Central Christian without a field goal in the first seven minutes
The MCC men’s basketball team suffered through their worst half of shooting on the season and lost in the NCCAA Central Region Championship, 69-67, to Grace University. MCC had swept Grace in the regular season, defeating it 96-75 just a little more than two
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