Archive for 'Winter Sports'

Sports: Rock Creek wrestling competes at their home tournament

Sports: Rock Creek wrestling competes at their home tournament

The Rock Creek wrestling team participated at their home tournament on January 24th, and would not give up without a fight for first place. Rock Creek faced Manhattan, Great Bend, Washburn Rural, Burlingame, and Riverside. With [...]

Sports: Junior wrestler reaches his hundredth win of his career

Sports: Junior wrestler reaches his hundredth win of his career

School history has been made at Rock Creek high school. This event will be remembered for many years in the school, especially for the wrestling team. Drew Burnheide has made a life-time achievement with his 100th [...]

Sports:  Lady Mustangs achieve greatness this season

Sports: Lady Mustangs achieve greatness this season

Winning has been a common theme for Mustang athletics this year. The football team qualified for the state playoffs for the first time since 2011, men’s basketball sits at a record of 11-0 and are #1 [...]

Sports:  Athletes are suiting up for winter sports

Sports: Athletes are suiting up for winter sports

 As fall sports end, winter sports are starting up and teams are getting ready for the upcoming season, which takes off on Nov. 18 at Rock Creek High School. Logan Sturdy, a freshman at Rock Creek, [...]

Sports: Rock Creek Football ends their season proud of improvements

Sports: Rock Creek Football ends their season proud of improvements

The unusually early snow and harsh winds in late October have sadly signaled the end of the 2019 Rock Creek Football season. The Mustangs, along with first-year head coach Shane Sieben, looked to make great strides [...]

Sports:  Winter athletics near post-season competitions

Sports: Winter athletics near post-season competitions

There is snow on the ground, and the temperatures are below freezing. It is, of course, winter, so that means winter sports are in full swing. The boys basketball team is 8-6 so far this season, [...]

Sports:  Girls wrestling team finds success on the mats this season

Sports: Girls wrestling team finds success on the mats this season

Girls wrestling team finds success on the mats this season… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Mac Hayes, Staff Member, and Allie Jensen, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Photography   [...]

Sports:  Basketball, wrestling teams begin winter sports seasons

Sports: Basketball, wrestling teams begin winter sports seasons

Basketball, wrestling teams begin winter sports seasons… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Taylor Lembright, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Design, and Abby Ruder, Yearbook Editor in Chief of Copy Photo by Abby Ruder, [...]

Sports:  Cheer team adds new members as winter sports start

Sports: Cheer team adds new members as winter sports start

The Rock Creek cheer team held tryouts for new winter cheerleaders on Nov. 5-7. The tryouts were held in order to fill the positions of the cheerleaders who participate in basketball. According to judge Kellie Milner, [...]

Sports:  Basketball teams create covenants for players’ actions

Sports: Basketball teams create covenants for players’ actions

The Rock Creek athletic teams all have rules set by the Kansas State High School Activities Association and by the school district, but some teams, like the boys and girls basketball teams, also have team covenants. [...]

Opinions:  Four staff members discuss high school, college and professional sports

Opinions: Four staff members discuss high school, college and professional sports

Four staff members discuss high school, college and professional sports… To watch the video, click here. Video news package by Karter Carlson, Yearbook Athletics Section Editor; Spencer Dugan, News Editor in Chief; Skyler Forge, Yearbook People Section Editor; [...]

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:  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 [...]