The Riley County boys and the Wabaunsee girls cross country teams walked away with Mid-East League titles Thursday afternoon at the league meet hosted by the Falcons at Leonardville Golf Club.
In a sign of Twin Valley League solidarity, proceeds from Thursday’s middle school football game between Hanover and Clifton-Clyde in Clifton will be given to the Dettmer family, which was involved in a tragic car accident Sept. 30.
Riley County honored former head football coach Steve Wagner during the team’s game against Chapman last week, surprising him with a framed jersey. Wagner, pictured with his family, was Riley County’s head coach for 37 years and retired after last season as the 10th-winningest coach in Kansa…
Blue Valley-Randolph notched its first win of the season last week, outlasting Linn 52-50. It was the Rams’ (1-4) first victory since 2019, as they went 0-6 last season. Linn falls to 2-3 on the season, with Friday marking its second straight loss following a 2-1 start.
WAMEGO — For the third time this season, the Wamego High football had to play past regulation Friday night. The Red Raiders and Paola had played to a 14-14 draw in Wamego’s homecoming game.
Kansas cross country coaches released their second poll of the season over the weekend, and both the Manhattan and Wamego boys’ and girls’ teams earned spots in the top seven of their respective classes.
Two area schools will be changing classification after KSHSAA released the 2021-22 classification and enrollment numbers. KSHSAA released the numbers Friday morning.
Wamego played its second overtime game in three weeks Friday night, and after suffering a one-point loss in four overtimes versus Concordia to open the season, the Red Raiders pulled out a 47-41, triple-overtime win at Clay Center.
Cody Schurle, a 17-year-old Manhattan native, will compete in the 2021 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting the First Tee, which will be held at the prestigious Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill Golf Course starting Monday.
The Kansas State High School Athletic Association’s (KSHSAA) board of directors on Wednesday unanimously voted to allow schools competing in 6-Man football to play for a KSHSAA state championship if at least 24 schools across the state compete in the classification.
Rock Creek football will take on Louisburg on Friday after its original matchup versus Marysville was canceled because of the coronavirus.
After a close shave versus Mid-East League foe St. Marys to start the 2021 season last week, Riley County broke out Friday, beating Minneapolis 42-21.
The Manhattan High cross country program opened its season Saturday with dominant performances from both the boys’ and girls’ teams during a home invitational at Warner Park.
RILEY — With only three seconds left Friday, Riley County senior kicker Collin Rankin lined up for a game-winning field goal just behind St. Mary’s 30-yard line.
WAMEGO — It was a wild opening night for the Wamego High football team, as Friday’s game went into four overtimes before visiting Concordia outlasted the Red Raiders for a 41-40 win.
TOPEKA — Lightning cut short Junction City’s football opener at Topeka High, but the Blue Jays got a few strikes of their own in before it ended at the half.
2020 brought new experiences — of varying levels of enjoyment and normalcy — for the Blue Valley-Randolph football program. But head coach Matt Schreiber was particularly flummoxed and amused during the Rams’ three-week coronavirus quarantine last season.
Rock Creek head baseball coach Shane Sieben earned national recognition last week by the American Baseball Coaches of America (ABCA) and ATEC Sports, a baseball equipment manufacturing company.
Valley Heights’ 2020 season ended with disappointment and thoughts of what could’ve been. The Mustangs were humming heading into postseason play, winning their final four games by an average of 62 points before the coronavirus reared its ugly head and forced the senior-laden team to forfeit …
Nearly six months since becoming Riley County’s head football coach after longtime Falcon skipper Steve Wagner stepped down, Erik Willimon still isn’t sure if it all has set in yet. He’s not sure if it ever will.
The Wamego High football team found itself seconds away from Class 4A state semifinal berth at the end of the 2020 season. A failed two-point conversion was the only thing that kept the Red Raiders from advancing — falling to Arkansas City at home by a single point, 17-16, in the sectional c…
Matt Gourlay, director of golf course management at Colbert Hills Golf Course, was honored Tuesday by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for his advocacy efforts for the golf course management industry.
Keith Isley sits outside his trailer surrounded by three empty lawn chairs. He’s not expecting company, save for his three horses — Badger, the palomino, Otis, the Beige Roll and his miniature horse, Pumkin — whom he reckons spend more time with him than his wife, Melanie.
CENTRALIA — At the corner of C Road and 96th, after miles of gravel-y roadway and fertile farmland, two punctured basketballs perch atop wooden posts.
Chandler Ulsaker’s first birthday party had to be memorable. So back in April, one month before the occasion, his mother, Leota, was cycling through different themes.
The Manhattan Optimist 12U Diamonds won the silver bracket championship in the Manhattan Mayhem Softball Tournament held last weekend at the Twin Oaks complex in Manhattan.
HUTCHINSON — Three area players’ journeys intertwined Saturday at the Kansas Shrine Bowl. As soon as the contest ended — a 14-0 victory in favor of the West team — their paths diverged once more.
When Thesiaus Robinson was a junior in high school, he wanted to go out for the varsity basketball team.