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Keagan Warders, Marysville, was 2-0 with a pair of technical falls Saturday to win the 12-and-under, 96-pound division in the Gene White Memorial kids wrestling tournament in Emporia. 

Every school but Frankfort will travel for regional or sub-state basketball tournaments in February and March. 

The one change in this week’s Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings was the absence of the Valley Heights girls from the 2A poll. 

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Valley Heights girls established an early lead and did not relinquish it at Marysville Tuesday in a non-league basketball game. 

A third-quarter shooting slump by the Marysville girls' basketball game enabled visiting Sabetha to hold on for a 53-50 non-league win Friday. 

Visions of repeating as 4A state champions are on the back burner at the start of Marysville High School’s wrestling season.

The end wasn’t what Axtell football coaches Eric Detweiler and Dale Buessing had scripted and 30 to 40 mph winds were not favorable, even from behind in the fourth quarter Saturday in Newton.

When Axtell stepped onto the football field in Newton, the Eagles had already fought against the odds to be there for the eight-man Division II game.

Kim and Kimbrook Tennal, retired coaches and teachers who spent a good portion of their careers at Centralia, didn’t imagine they’d have the success that they have had.

Basketball tips off Thursday at Axtell and at home Friday against Sabetha this week as Marysville High School teams open the season in non-league action. The Dogs will play Tuesday at Valley Heights.

Sam Vermetten, a 5-foot-9 senior outside hitter at Valley Heights, received first-team All-Class 2A by the Kansas Volleyball Association.

Marysville High School graduate Blair Russell, Lawrence, joined her father and aunt as a Hall of Fame inductee following a ceremony Friday at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Axtell and Hanover had little trouble advancing to next week's sub-state game in eight-man Division II. The two Twin Valley League teams will kickoff at 7 p.m. Friday in Hanover. 

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Hanover escaped a close game in a Wildcat rematch against visiting Frankfort Friday to advance in the eight-man Division II playoffs. 

Centralia won its rematch with Troy in 50-0 fashion and Valley Heights won a 60-34 shoot out against Jefferson County last week to advance in the 1A football playoffs.

Valley Heights came out firing on all cylinders to start the 2A volleyball state tournament in Dodge City and played well enough to make the medal round.

A pair of Valley Heights hitters helped to lead the Mustangs to a fourth-place finish last weekend in the 2A state volleyball tournament in Dodge City.

Axtell boys' cross country team took second in Saturday's 1A state race at Wamego County Club and the Centralia girls were fifth. 

Valley Heights went 2-1 in pool play to advance to Saturday's bracket play at the 2A state volleyball tournament where the Mustangs finished fourth. 

Two plays in the third quarter set the tone for Marysville's 20-14 loss to visiting Jeff West Friday night in a cross-district 3A playoff game. 

Trick or treating has to wait for fans in Northeast Kansas while Axtell, Frankfort, Hanover and Valley Heights played their first-round games. 

Quinn Buessing didn’t have to win the 1A Washington regional cross country meet for Axtell to finish first as a team.

Valley Heights accomplished one of its missions Saturday night in getting back to the 2A state volleyball the Mustangs have a little work to do Friday to get out of a tough pool to play Saturday for placement.

District placement was on the line for Marysville and area football teams Friday night. 

Frankfort won 24-20 in dramatic fashion at Axtell Friday night to take the lead in eight-man Division II district play.

Marysville and area football teams will make the football playoffs that start Nov. 1 with cross-bracket games, but the seeds have yet to be determined.

Holton handed Marysville a sound 30-8 defeat Friday that left the Bulldogs with no guarantee for a district championship that it had wanted.