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News: Debate prepares for state competition in January

News: Debate prepares for state competition in January

Rock Creek’s debate team has met the goals set by debate coach Keith Miller for this year, as they have been learning in class and doing well at tournaments. “The main goal is to improve the [...]

Opinions: Rock Creek jumps back up to 4A, but can still compete

Opinions: Rock Creek jumps back up to 4A, but can still compete

On Sept. 26, the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) released the official enrollment numbers for each high school across the state. Rock Creek had 272 students enrolled, bumping us up from 3A to 4A. [...]

News:  Rock Creek goes from 4A back to 3A with lower enrollment

News: Rock Creek goes from 4A back to 3A with lower enrollment

Being referred to by students as “the school in the middle of the beanfield,” Rock Creek made the adjustment to 4A activities last year, but returned to being 3A once again this year. With an enrollment [...]

News:  Four-speaker debate team places third at first 4A state tournament

News: Four-speaker debate team places third at first 4A state tournament

Numb, relieved, empty and sad. On the weekend of Jan.12-13, 12 debaters went to the 4A state tournament in Tonganoxie with high hopes and a lot of knowledge. At the tournament, students participated in both the [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek looking into possibility of a league change

Sports: Rock Creek looking into possibility of a league change

For 22 years, Rock Creek has been a part of the Mid-East League. Now after recent discussion, that could all change. For a few years, the Mustangs have been in talks with other leagues, and it [...]

Sports:  Wrestlers prepare for league and state

Sports: Wrestlers prepare for league and state

Rock Creek head coach Dan Pray’s biggest goal for his wrestling team this season was for individuals to place in the top five overall at every tournament, and so far, many team members has reached his [...]

Sports:  Boys basketball on top in league, second at tournament

Sports: Boys basketball on top in league, second at tournament

The Rock Creek boys basketball team has been keeping busy lately, starting back up after Christmas break and taking on league opponents. The Mustangs opened up their 2013 portion of the season versus Silver Lake for [...]

Sports:  Girls basketball end mid-season tournament in fourth place

Sports: Girls basketball end mid-season tournament in fourth place

The Rock Creek varsity girls basketball team is off to a bumpy start with a 4-7 record compared to last year’s 6-2 record, with just two returning starters: seniors Shiann Bruce and Megan Srna. “We have [...]

News:  Debate team places third in four-speaker regionals

News: Debate team places third in four-speaker regionals

The debate team members competed at the 4A four-speaker regional tournament at Olathe Northwest High School on Dec. 14-15, where they placed third in order to qualify for the state tournament. On the affirmative side, seniors [...]

Sports:  Possibility of new sports explored at Rock Creek

Sports: Possibility of new sports explored at Rock Creek

Rock Creek made a jump this year, going from 3A to 4A, in the Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) classifications. With growing numbers of students, there has been talk that the number of sports [...]

Sports:  Wrestlers start season of 4A wrestling

Sports: Wrestlers start season of 4A wrestling

Wrestlers all around are beginning to cut weight or add weight for the upcoming season. Practice began Nov. 12 to get the wrestlers in shape, and this year, like every year, the Rock Creek wrestlers are [...]

Sports:  Boys basketball team looks for leadership

Sports: Boys basketball team looks for leadership

After losing seven strong seniors, there are still high hopes of a winning season and state titles for the boys basketball team, according to asst. coach Michael Rottinghaus. “ definitely ,” Rottinghaus [...]

Sports:  Rock Creek girls ready for basketball season

Sports: Rock Creek girls ready for basketball season

High school basketball season is right around the corner, and that means it is time for another Rock Creek lady Mustang season to begin. Rock Creek returns two varsity starters from a 17-5 season last year, [...]

News:  Rock Creek’s growing enrollment causes move to Class 4A

News: Rock Creek’s growing enrollment causes move to Class 4A

22 years. That is how long Rock Creek has opened its doors to education and activities. It is also how long Rock Creek has competed in 3A athletics and activities. This year, however, that changes as [...]

Sports:  Volleyball ends season in Class 4A sub-state play

Sports: Volleyball ends season in Class 4A sub-state play

Rock Creek volleyball season has been somewhat of an eye-opener in many ways. In one way, there are a lot of first-year varsity athletes. Junior Kelsey Parker, a first-year varsity starter, said, “There are a lot [...]