Archive for 'Winter Sports'

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 [...]

News:  Cheer coach leaves squad after fall season

News: Cheer coach leaves squad after fall season

Recently, the head cheer coach, Courtney June, left Rock Creek. Did this come as a surprise to you and the cheer squad? Harshbarger: “It did. It came as a surprise to me, but those things happen.” [...]

Sports: Boys basketball finishes third at state tournament

Sports: Boys basketball finishes third at state tournament

After only losing to Rossville at Rossville and to Sabetha at the Burlington tournament, the boys team had another stellar year before entering sub-state with an 18-2 record and finishing third at state. The boys went [...]

Sports: Girls basketball ends season at sub-state

Sports: Girls basketball ends season at sub-state

In the last game of their season, the lady Mustangs basketball team took the court for their sub-state game on March 3. The Mustangs loaded up the bus and traveled to Holton to face off against [...]

Sports: Senior wrestler continues to state tournament

Sports: Senior wrestler continues to state tournament

This season, the Rock Creek wrestling team showed great growth, sending nine members of the squad to regionals on Feb. 19-20 and sending senior AJ Burenheide on to state on Feb. 26-27. “We had a pretty [...]

Sports: Winter sports teams reach middle of season

Sports: Winter sports teams reach middle of season

The winter sports season is in full swing with both boys and girls basketball teams playing well, as well as the wrestling team improving as the season progresses. After starting the season 3-0, the Rock Creek [...]

Sports: Varsity boys basketball begins season with wins

Sports: Varsity boys basketball begins season with wins

After finishing the season at 23-2 last year and taking second at state, the high school boys varsity team is looking forward to the rest of the season after already winning their first two games against [...]

Sports: Girls basketball starts out rough, but hopes to improve

Sports: Girls basketball starts out rough, but hopes to improve

The Mustang girls basketball team has had a rough beginning to their season with a 0-3 start, falling to Clay Center on Dec. 4, to Abilene on Dec. 8 and to Council Grove Dec. 11. The [...]

Sports: Athletes kick off winter sports season

Sports: Athletes kick off winter sports season

With practices starting Monday, Nov. 16, the winter sports seasons of boys and girls basketball and wrestling have officially begun. Following a second-place finish in last year’s state tournament, the high school boys basketball team has [...]

Sports: Goalrilla donates basketball goal to Rock Creek

Sports: Goalrilla donates basketball goal to Rock Creek

He shoots, and he… does not score. Eighth grader Cameron Minihan was playing in his final junior high game versus Riley County at the Mid-East League tournament in St. Marys in January when he went up [...]

Sports: Winter seasons finish with state appearances for boys basketball, wrestling

Sports: Winter seasons finish with state appearances for boys basketball, wrestling

This winter featured one record-breaking season, one season focused on team growth and one surprisingly successful season with a young team. The Rock Creek boys basketball team had very high expectations coming in the season with [...]

Sports: Junior high boys basketball team earns national fame

Sports: Junior high boys basketball team earns national fame

Eighth grader Nathan Williams looks up at the clock. His heart is pounding, and adrenaline is flowing through his veins. There are five seconds between win or loss, victory or heartbreak. The score is 26-25 in [...]

Sports: Cheerleaders perform at sub-state, state basketball

Sports: Cheerleaders perform at sub-state, state basketball

Hard work and determination is what the Rock Creek varsity cheerleaders put forward for not only the football team, but also the basketball team. The cheerleaders supported the varsity basketball team when they headed out to [...]

Sports: Winter sports pass midway point in their seasons

Sports: Winter sports pass midway point in their seasons

Winter sports pass midway point in their seasons… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8LD2Sx9EiQ&feature=youtu.be. Video news package by senior Alex Feldkamp, staff business manager, and senior Alexis McCormick, newspaper/video editor in chief Photo by Amber Rayo, staff member [...]

Sports: Winter sports athletes preview their upcoming seasons

Sports: Winter sports athletes preview their upcoming seasons

Winter sports athletes preview their upcoming seasons… To watch the video, click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejBf4zCa2PA. Video news package by junior Justin Reiss, Newspaper/Video Copy Editor, and Caleb Rogge, Yearbook Copy Editor Photo by Amber Rayo, Staff Member [...]

Sports: Winter sports seasons begin in December

Sports: Winter sports seasons begin in December

Nov. 18 marks the start of high school winter sports here at the Rock. And, winter sports means the start of high school boys basketball, high school girls basketball and high school wrestling. Boys Basketball This [...]

Sports:  Boys basketball team bounced in first round of state tournament

Sports: Boys basketball team bounced in first round of state tournament

Starting off the first round of the sub-state tournament on March 3, the Rock Creek boys basketball team took on the St. Mary’s Bears at home, winning 57-20. Sophomore Carson Becker, with 19 points, was the [...]

Sports:  Young girls basketball team finishes season

Sports: Young girls basketball team finishes season

Rock Creek girls basketball team opened their first round of sub-state, playing away at the host site, Silver Lake. The girls ended up losing by a score of 38-20, but played Silver Lake close until the [...]

Sports:  Wrestling finishes season strong with four state qualifiers

Sports: Wrestling finishes season strong with four state qualifiers

Time is running out, and everybody is on their feet, cheering, shouting and hoping for a pin. The Rock Creek wrestling team had a great season this year, having the opportunities to compete in many matches, [...]

Sports:  Kansas college basketball teams rising among the ranks

Sports: Kansas college basketball teams rising among the ranks

Most years, people think of Kansas State University Wildcats as the football school, the University of Kansas Jayhawks the basketball school and Wichita State University Shockers as the baseball school. But, this year, all three of [...]