Archive for 'Winter Sports'

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 [...]

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 [...]