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  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | February 07, 2013

    MHS, area athletes sign letters of intent

    Oftentimes lost in the shuffle of National Signing Day, ESPN crews and all-day recruiting specials, is the student-athlete. The original purpose for collegiate athletic scholarships was to provide financial help in exchange for hard-work and dedication to both sport and academics. For 12 Manhattan Indians, as

  • Area Schools | February 06, 2013

    Frankfort, Valley Heights split; Wamego sweeps

    Staff reports At Frankfort, the Wildcats (10-7, 5-4 Twin-Valley) trailed by five heading into the fourth quarter, but outscored Valley Heights (11-5, 7-2) 22-11 in the final quarter to win 62-56 after playing from behind all night. The Mustangs took a 16-8 lead in the

  • Area Schools | February 05, 2013

    MCC women win two

    The third-ranked MCC women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to clinch a conference championship. The Crusaders defeated Ozark Christian 84-49 on Friday. MCC led 41-21 at halftime. Ashley Valentine and Brittany Shaklee scored 16 points apiece for the Crusaders. Libby Witte had

  • Area Schools | February 04, 2013

    MCC wins 7th straight league title

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to clinch its seventh straight Midwest Christian College Conference regular season championship, with a 9-1 conference mark. MCC defeated Ozark Christian College, 90-81 on Friday night. The Crusaders and Ozark had

  • Area Schools | February 03, 2013

    Wamego boys rally past Valley Heights

    WAMEGO — Despite getting off to a hot start, the Valley Heights boys weren’t able to hold off Wamego on Friday night. The Red Raiders trailed by seven early after making just three shots in the opening period, but rallied back to win convincingly, 55-40.

  • Area Schools | February 03, 2013

    Rock Creek boys handle Falcons, 59-45

    Rock3 men.phatch

    FLUSH — A poor shooting night from the free-throw line didn’t stop the Rock Creek boys from dominating visiting Riley County Friday night. The Mustangs defeated the Falcons 59-45, despite connecting on just 18 free throws in 40 trips to the charity stripe. Rock Creek was led

  • Area Schools | February 03, 2013

    Mustangs get past Falcons with ease

    Riley42 rock5 women.phatch

    FLUSH — The Riley County girls team aced the perimeter Friday night on the road against Rock Creek. The Falcons made eight 3-pointers — five before halftime — to overwhelm the Mustangs and win 44-22. Junior Madison Vargo and senior Bree Busch led the way for Riley County

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2013

    Falcons’ Chavis commits to Butler County


    After four season of leading the Riley County Falcons at quarterback, and countless honors along the way, Bryce Chavis is ready to go to the next level. The Riley County senior announced his commitment on Wednesday, choosing to play at Butler Community College next season.

  • Area Schools | January 31, 2013

    MCC men drop Barclay

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road on Tuesday and defeated Barclay College 71-65, MCC’s win avenged its only loss in conference play, as Barclay had defeated MCC earlier this season 78-77 in Manhattan. Barclay jumped out to an

  • Area Schools | January 30, 2013

    Frankfort sweeps; Wamego splits

    At Onaga, the Frankfort boys (9-6, 4-3 Twin-Valley) used a 14-5 run in the second quarter to keep Onaga (9-5, 4-2) at arm’s length the rest of the way on Tuesday — winning 53-42. Alex Surdez led Frankfort with 15 points, including three 3-pointers, while Calahan

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