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The Kansas State High School Activities Association canceled all spring sports competitions, championships and festivals for the remainder of the school year, according to a release forwarded to The Mercury by a source Wednesday.

The Valley Heights boys’ basketball team might as well have been trying to see through a brick wall as get easy looks at the basket Thursday night. Bishop Seabury Academy’s frantic defense slowed the Mustangs offensively, rolling to a 72-45 win in the first round of the boys Class 2A state t…

The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team saw its season end earlier than expected Thursday night. St. Marys, a decided underdog, topped Rock Creek 68-57 in the sub-state semifinals at Royal Valley High School in Hoyt.

Following an 0-2 record last week, the Manhattan boys’ basketball team no longer is a top-10 squad in Class 6A according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association’s rankings.

WAMEGO — Along the hosts’ bench, Brian McIntosh took a seat in the chair closest to midcourt, a smile creeping across his face as he used a white towel to wipe sweat off his forehead. His 6-year-old daughter, Gentry, sat in his lap. Senior night ceremonies were set to begin, and the Wamego g…

Rock Creek High’s wrestling team won the Mid-East League Championship last week. The Mustangs went 5-0 during the dual tournament to bring home the second MEL trophy in school history.

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All Taylor Beck could do was stare into the eyes of his brother, Cody Lamia-Beck. They talked up a storm, but time was running out. There wasn’t much else to see in that room at the Pottawatomie County Jail back in August of 2019, Taylor said — just a couple of vending machines and six other…

RILEY — Nothing about the Riley County girls basketball team’s lead was safe as it entered the fourth quarter against Wabaunsee. The Falcons held just a two-point advantage, and their leading scorer, Sara Thomson, had managed just six points.

The Riley County girls basketball team lived up to its lofty billing Tuesday. The Falcons, which entered their game at Marysville ranked No. 3 in Class 3A in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association poll, had no problems picking up another victory.

ALMA — The crowd from Wabaunsee High chanted “We want D” as the fourth quarter started and the home team trailed Riley County by only two points. However, within the next two minutes, the Riley County girls put up points in a flurry. The Falcons’ Sarah Thomson swished a 3-pointer from the to…

WAMEGO — The Wamego High girls basketball team has started off 2020 on the right foot. That run of good luck continued Friday, as Wamego downed visiting Rock Creek 32-26.