Entering Thursday’s sub-state semifinal, the Jefferson County North boys had won 13 straight games.
Rock Creek’s boys’ team extended its win streak to six games with a 65-19 win over Rossville on Tuesday at Rock Creek High School. The Mustangs (18-2), jumped out to a 19-7 lead after the first quarter and didn’t let up.
Rock Creek's girls' basketball team played a pair of tight games against Rossville during the regular season. So it was no surprise when the pair had a tight affair in a first-round matchup at sub state Monday in St. George — through three quarters, anyway.
Blue Valley-Randolph and Axtell’s girls’ basketball teams literally played to keep their seasons alive Thursday. Facing off in a sub-state contest in Randolph, the two teams traded the lead in the first two quarters. And they were tied heading into the fourth.
Flint Hills Christian School’s boys’ basketball team pulled off a come-from-behind win to top St. Xavier, 61-50, last week. David Wilkinson (shooting) finished with 28 points for FHCS. Aaron Fritz had a career-high 10 points in the win. The school honored Fritz and Wilkinson during senior ni…
Flint Hills Christian School seniors Rachael Overley (15) and Rachel Featherstone push the ball up the floor during Friday’s game against St. Xavier. Featherstone had five assists in the Warriors’ 39-24 win on senior night. Flint Hills Christian’s Nevaeh Pearson led all scorers with 13 point…
During a tournament last month, Riley County’s boys’ basketball team thought it got through the event unscathed — not in wins and losses, necessarily, but in coronavirus prevention.
Rock Creek High School hosted a boys’ dual invitational Friday that featured the host school, Great Bend, Perry Lecompton, Manhattan High's junior varsity team, Washburn Rural's junior varsity squad and a combined team featuring Riverside's varsity team Sabetha High's junior varsity club.
The Manhattan-Ogden school district will continue to allow only two spectators per participant at athletic events even though the Kansas State High School Activities Association is allowing for more fans.
The Manhattan CHIEF varsity boys’ basketball team recently came home with a first-place trophy from a homeschool tournament contested in Lincoln, Neb. CHIEF went 3-0 to capture the title.
WAMEGO — Wamego head coach Troy Hemphill called timeout to try to draw up a game-winning play with 12.6 seconds remaining Friday night. Knotted at 64 with Marysville, in a game that had seen multiple ties and lead changes, Hemphill put the ball in Burk Springer’s hands.
Riley County has postponed all of its boys’ and girls’ basketball games scheduled for Friday due to coronavirus issues at Rossville, the Falcons’ scheduled opponents that day.
The Kansas State High School Activities Association announced the boys’ and girls’ basketball sub-state groupings. The sub-state games will take place from Feb. 27 through March 6.
Two years ago, Charlie Killingsworth wasn’t on the radar of most schools in the Manhattan area, let alone schools across the state.
Following its loss to St. Marys, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team took a tumble down the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings. The Mustangs are now No. 8 in Class 3A.
The Valley Heights boys’ basketball games have been forced to postpone three games because of the coronavirus. The team has been sent into quarantine because of exposure, according to head coach Cale Green.
The Rock Creek boys’ and girls’ basketball teams had little trouble with Wabaunsee Friday night, as both teams came away with wins at home. The girls’ team won 53-29, while the boys’ team won 74-66.
The Junction City High School Blue Jays boys’ basketball team rolled to a decisive 69-38 victory Friday night to defend Shenk Gymnasium in the team home opener.
JUNCTION CITY — The Junction City Lady Jays defeated the visiting Great Bend Lady Panthers 49-40 Friday inside Shenk Gymnasium to earn their first victory of the season, moving to 1-1 on the year.
ARLINGTON, Texas — No matter what happened during the first six nights of the National Finals Rodeo, Tanner Brunner kept his head in the game.
The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team was able to stave off a tough contest from Abilene on the road Tuesday night, as the Mustangs held on to win 60-56.
The Blue Valley-Randolph boys’ basketball team eked out a narrow 52-51 win over Linn Thursday night in the Rams’ first game of the season.
Ten Riley County football players and nine Rock Creek football players were named to the All-Mid-East League football teams Wednesday.
Three local girls’ basketball teams were part of the preseason Kansas Basketball Coaches Association polls in their respective classes. The polls were released Wednesday.
JUNCTION CITY — The end of the season came a week earlier than the Junction City Blue Jays, and their fans, hoped for Friday night. Two-time defending Class 6A champion Derby proved to be far too powerful, beating Junction City 62-27 in the final game at Al Simpler Stadium.
FRANKFORT — Nick Anderson had a feeling his team was fortunate to still be in the game as his defense ran back onto the field midway through the second quarter Friday.
The Junction City High School Athletic Field was dedicated Sept. 24, 1965. On Friday, the stadium that was renamed to honor coach Al Simpler in 1983 will host its final high school football game, ending a 55-year run as the home of the Blue Jays. The team will start the 2021 season at a new …
For only the fifth time in program history — 1975, 2007, 2008, 2015, 2020 — Junction City will face Derby. The series is tied 2-2, with Derby earning the last victory in their state-winning bid in 2015.
Following a season that saw the Wamego football team advance to the sectional round of the Class 4A playoffs, nine Red Raiders’ players were named to the North Central Kansas League’s all-league teams. Four players were named to the first team on either offense or defense, and five earned ho…