Archive for 'Winter Sports'

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 [...]

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 [...]