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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:  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: 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 [...]

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: 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: 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: 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:  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:  Wrestling gears up for regional, state competitions

Sports: Wrestling gears up for regional, state competitions

On Jan. 11, the Rock Creek wrestling team traveled to Burlington for a tournament facing opponents from Anderson County, Burlingame, Cherryvale, Central Heights, Coffeyville, Eureka, Erie, Fredonia, Frontenac, Holton, Iola, Jayhawk-Linn, Mission Valley, Oskaloosa, Silver Lake, [...]

Sports:  Female wrestler joins team this year

Sports: Female wrestler joins team this year

Making history, freshman Kayla Thomas is one of the only girls who has been on the high school wrestling team at Rock Creek. When Thomas was in fourth grade, her brother, 2013 graduate Randall Thomas, and [...]

Sports:  Wrestling begins season with strong performances

Sports: Wrestling begins season with strong performances

On Dec. 7, the Rock Creek varsity wrestlers had their first meet at Wamego High School — one of their harder meets of the season because it had many schools in it. Junior Chase Ridder and [...]

Sports:  Wrestling will start season at Wamego on Dec. 7

Sports: Wrestling will start season at Wamego on Dec. 7

Interview with wrestling head coach Dan Pray How do you think the team did last season? “As a team, we did quite well, placing in several tournaments and winning the MEL tournament. This is [...]

Sports:  Basketball seasons end in sub-state; wrestlers send one to state

Sports: Basketball seasons end in sub-state; wrestlers send one to state

For many, this was the last year of winter sports. Almost all of the participants feel like their season should of gone better, but would not change the experiences. With an early loss out of the [...]

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:  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 [...]