A Rock Creek High player out-scored Clay Center by himself in the team’s 67-35 win Friday.
WAMEGO — Tanner Hecht was only seconds removed from throwing down a breakaway dunk, which sent the Wamego gym into hysteria Friday night, when he got back on defense and swatted away what seemed like his thousandth shot of the game against Rossville.
WAMEGO — Brian McIntosh will be the first to tell you he’s got lofty expectations for his Wamego High girls basketball team, but he isn’t naive.
The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association released its preseason basketball rankings Tuesday and four local teams made the top 10 for their respective classes.
SENECA — Riley County’s first drive against Nemaha Central started so well. The Falcons were moving the ball. Quarterback Garrett Harmison was firing quick-hitter screens, which were turning into long gains.
The Hoop Holler N’ Shoot free throw contest for youth boys and girls finished the semi-final round this week with 11 boys and 11 girls competing at Bramlage Coliseum.
Steve Wagner is all too familiar with the challenges facing his Riley County club ahead of its Class 2A state semifinal matchup with Nemaha Central Friday night.
RILEY — Avrey Brokenicky hoisted the 2A sectional championship plaque his Riley County club had just earned, the reward for toppling previously unbeaten Silver Lake 14-7 Friday night. He took off, sprinting toward the locker room, leading the Falcons on the happiest parade the city of 950 ha…
Junction City opened its second-round playoff game against Dodge City with two touchdowns in the first 24 seconds of play. It was a preview of things to come.
Nearly a month after a football game between Manhattan High School and Junction City High School, when racial slurs were allegedly made toward the Junction City cheerleaders, Manhattan-Ogden district superintendent Marvin Wade said the district’s investigation has not found any evidence to s…
JUNCTION CITY — A contentious game Friday night found two players ejected. But Junction City emerged unscathed — as a team, at least — to end Wichita Southeast’s season in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs.
RILEY — On its first drive Friday night against Pleasant Ridge, Riley County went three-and-out. The Falcons, hosting the Rams to open the 2A playoffs, tried three passes on their first series. The only one quarterback Garrett Harmison completed went for no gain.
Riley County ended the regular season on a strong note, defeating St. Marys 40-12 on Friday. Steve Wagner and the Falcons, No. 5 in Class 2A in the latest CatchitKansas rankings, are on a five-game winning streak after opening the season 1-2.
The eight-week regular season of high school football concluded Friday, and playoff matchups are officially set. Manhattan High is the No. 4 seed in the west side of the Class 6A bracket.
FRANKFORT — The hosts’ chances were slim, but with a shade over six minutes to play Friday night, Frankfort trimmed Hanover’s lead to 46-34. Gavin Cornelison threaded a quick 19-yard touchdown pass to Bryce Stowell, and while Frankfort was having trouble producing stops on defense, the score…
BLUE RAPIDS — Tony Trimble spoke to his Valley Heights football players, who all were on one knee in the middle of their grass field at the high school Friday night. The Mustangs had just fallen to Centralia 38-20 and still were catching their breath.
Junction City had a chance to finish the regular season with a share of the Centennial League championship Friday. And it had a shot at decent seeding in the Class 6A playoffs, which begin next week.
There was no recovery needed after Valley Heights and head coach Tony Trumble lost to Jackson Heights. It was the fifth game of the season, and Trimble said his team knew it was going to be a battle.
The Wamego High football team travels to Holton for its final game of the regular season. Head coach Weston Moody and the Red Raiders will continue without star running back Isiah Childs, who fractured his foot last Friday in a 28-15 win over fellow top-10 Class 3A squad Sabetha.
WAMEGO — Late in the third quarter Friday night, Wamego forced a Sabetha fumble and recovered it. The Red Raiders went wild. Their fans did, too. The hosts were up 14-7 and looked like they were about to widen their lead.
FLUSH — The effects of the Shane Sieben hire for Rock Creek continue to show. After losing every game on their schedule last season, Rock Creek is beginning to turn things around. It’s already showed in the multiple games this season — pushing Class 2A state runner-up Riley County in the ope…
JUNCTION CITY — Walking off the field Friday night, Junction City’s player and coaches held their heads high. For good reason. Junction City had no problems dispatching Seaman, winning 34-7 on senior night at Al Simpler Stadium.
The disappointment in Randall Zimmerman’s voice was evident following Junction City’s last-second loss at Manhattan on Friday. To lose to arch-rival Manhattan High is never easy; that his team — which entered Friday undefeated at 5-0 and ranked No. 5 in Class 6A — did itself no favors made i…
An improved short-game, some confidence and practicing until it’s dark outside made a difference for the Manhattan girls golf team in its second-place finish with a score of 371 at the school’s invitational at Stagg Hill Golf Club on Monday.
RANDOLPH — Long before Blue Valley-Randolph coach Matt Schreiber guided his team into a home matchup with Frankfort Friday night, he knew what to expect from the Wildcats.
WAMEGO — In the immediate aftermath, Weston Moody couldn’t think of a single positive to take out of Friday’s game. For more than 43 minutes of game time Friday night, Moody’s Wamego team either led or stood even with Marysville, the No. 1 team in Class 3A.
The Wamego Varsity volleyball team hosted the Wamego High School tournament on Sunday. Eight teams competed in two tournaments, a championship playoff and a consolation bracket.
FLUSH — If Shane Sieben didn’t preach humility or value relationships or use both of those traits to establish himself as a winner in the Rock Creek sports scene, perhaps you would be tempted to doubt one trope he’s been returning to as his first season as head football coach marches on.