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Sports: Buffer week required for high school athletes

Sports: Buffer week required for high school athletes

The gym is silent, and the weight room is bare. When the bell rings, signaling the end of the day, student athletes walk past the gym without giving it a second thought. The mundane week, labeled [...]

Sports: Rock Creek athletes also participate in traveling sports

School sports and traveling sports are two very different concepts in many ways. Which one is better for an athlete? With many kids playing both or specializing in one, there are many arguments that are made. [...]

Sports: Baseline testing performed at Rock Creek

Sports: Baseline testing performed at Rock Creek

Can you say the months of the year backwards? Can you stand on one leg and close your eyes? Okay, now switch to the other leg and hold that for 20 seconds. Recently, Rock Creek implemented [...]

Features: Students make plans for jobs, sports, vacations over the summer

Features: Students make plans for jobs, sports, vacations over the summer

As summer is getting closer, people are making more and more plans. Some are busy interviewing for jobs, some are trying out for summer sports teams and some are planning their dream senior getaway trip. A [...]

News: School brainstorming ideas for additional clubs and sports

News: School brainstorming ideas for additional clubs and sports

Rock Creek returned to being a 4A school this year, with the many new students the district had added. With the good news that the school is growing, it also raises some issues, too. Principal Eric [...]

News: Board of Education approves cut policy for sports

News: Board of Education approves cut policy for sports

Having “cuts” for sports may seem uncomfortable for some people, but it is an idea that will be implemented here at Rock Creek Junior/Senior High School this year. After the Board of Education meeting on Nov. [...]

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:  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 [...]

Sports: Senior to represent Rock Creek at Shrine Bowl

Sports: Senior to represent Rock Creek at Shrine Bowl

On July 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Yager Stadium at Washburn University, senior Jordan Ebert will be playing in the Shrine Bowl, which is a game to honor selected senior football players from across the state. [...]

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 [...]