Archive for 'Sports'

Sports: Track teams return only one state qualifier, but expect improvement

Sports: Track teams return only one state qualifier, but expect improvement

As winter sports came to an end, the track season began. The track team’s first meet was on March 29 at Silver Lake, where the junior varsity girls team won the meet, the boys JV team [...]

Sports: Softball starts season with record number of players, seven returning starters

Sports: Softball starts season with record number of players, seven returning starters

Rock Creek’s softball team started its season on March 29 at Wamego, losing the first game, 7-3, and the second game, 9-2. They will continue to play non-league games until April 16, when they will open [...]

Sports: Baseball team begins season with high goals, two wins

Sports: Baseball team begins season with high goals, two wins

The 2018 Rock Creek baseball team has 39 players out this season and has high goals for the season. “Our goals this season are to win the league title, win a regional title and and win [...]

Sports: Boys basketball coach achieves 300th career win

Sports: Boys basketball coach achieves 300th career win

Basketball games do not just rely on the skill levels of the players, but also on the coach. At Rock Creek, boys basketball head coach Jim Johnston has accomplished his 300th career win during this season. [...]

Sports:  Basketball teams finish season at sub-state tournament

Sports: Basketball teams finish season at sub-state tournament

The Rock Creek basketball teams looked forward to advancing to the state tournament, but both the boys and girls teams finished their seasons at sub-state, which started Feb. 26 in Holton. The boys basketball team record [...]

Sports:  Wrestling ends season by sending one athlete to state

Sports: Wrestling ends season by sending one athlete to state

Senior Night for the Rock Creek wrestlers was on Feb. 1 against Holton and Wamego. The team, coached by Dan Pray, lost to Holton, but beat Wamego, on their way to finish their season. As the [...]

Sports:  Winter sports reach mid-season points

Sports: Winter sports reach mid-season points

The Rock Creek Mustang winter sports teams are about midway through their seasons. Both the boys and girls basketball teams played in the Burlington tournament, which started on Jan.17. The teams played Wednesday and Friday, and [...]

Sports:  Manhattan football situation leads to concerns of hazing

Sports: Manhattan football situation leads to concerns of hazing

Hazing is an issue that sports has faced for decades. To some, it might seem like a team just having fun, but to others, it can viewed as over the line and something that should have [...]

Sports:  Boys and girls basketball teams begin 2017-2018 season

Sports: Boys and girls basketball teams begin 2017-2018 season

Boys and girls basketball teams begin 2017-2018 season… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Katie Dulohery, Yearbook Student Life Section Editor, and Logan Staab, Yearbook Photography Editor Photo by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Design Editor [...]

Sports:  Wrestling teams add girls team, begins winter season

Sports: Wrestling teams add girls team, begins winter season

Wrestling teams add girls team, begins winter season… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Trevor Badura, Newspaper Photography Editor, and Marshall Fike, Staff Marketing Manager   [...]

Sports: Boys basketball players set goals for the season

Sports: Boys basketball players set goals for the season

Rock Creek basketball has always been entertaining and worth watching on Tuesday and Friday nights. The team hit practice hard from the beginning on Nov. 13. The boys had 17 days, or 13 practices, until their [...]

Sports:  Girls basketball team looks to improve upon their record

Sports: Girls basketball team looks to improve upon their record

The lady Mustangs basketball team started off their season by playing Clay Center on Dec. 1 at Rock Creek, and since then, the Mustangs have played Abilene, Council Grove and St. Marys. The final score of [...]

Sports: Wrestling team sees improvements in first weeks of season

Sports: Wrestling team sees improvements in first weeks of season

With a month of practices and tournaments, the wrestling team has been to three meets so far in December. The team is coached by Dan Pray and has 23 members and two managers. On the varsity [...]

Sports: Fall athletic teams finish seasons

Sports: Fall athletic teams finish seasons

Fall athletic teams finish seasons… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Trevor Badura, Newspaper Photo Editor, and Marshall Fike, Staff Marketing Manager Photo by Kaiton Padget, Staff Member   [...]

Sports: Student section support athletic teams throughout the year

Sports: Student section support athletic teams throughout the year

Student section support athletic teams throughout the year… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Sports Section Editor, and Braden Schwarz, Staff Business Manager   [...]

Sports: KSHSAA changes affect Mustang football for future

Sports: KSHSAA changes affect Mustang football for future

For the last few years, the Rock Creek football program has became accustomed to the Mid-East League and district competition schedules. Beginning with the 2018 season, Mustang football will move from the previous 4A classification into [...]

Sports: Trapshooting team an addition to Rock Creek activities

Sports: Trapshooting team an addition to Rock Creek activities

The fastest-growing sport in the nation has found a new home at Rock Creek Junior/Senior High School. Trapshooting has made its way to Rock Creek, as a trapshooting team is starting to take shape. Trapshooting is [...]

Sports: Spring sports teams finish seasons at regional and state competitions

Sports: Spring sports teams finish seasons at regional and state competitions

Spring sports teams finish seasons at regional and state competitions… To watch the video, click https://youtu.be/nec4mCzcoyc?list=PLiCcWfkiSI9-R_udAkOLo_Tn_9a9iRu41. Video news package by senior Olivia Lee, yearbook photography editor, and Haley Smith, staff business manager [...]

Sports: Winter sports teams reach middle of season

Sports: Winter sports teams reach middle of season

Basketball and wrestling have finally started at Rock Creek, and January marks the middle of the season for both sports. The boys basketball team started off well with an 8-2 record, while the girls team started [...]

Opinions: Staffer shares tips for a ‘Super’ Bowl party

Opinions: Staffer shares tips for a ‘Super’ Bowl party

It is approaching the end of the National Football League’s season, which means it is time to prepare for the best Super Bowl party ever. There are many elements to a great Super Bowl party, such [...]