Topeka West and Hayden had a nice, competitive battle going until Wildcat senior Brent Peavler messed it up, leading Hayden to a... Read more
A hat trick by senior Jesus Juarez gave Shawnee Heights all the goals it needed to defeat Hayden 6-2 Thursday night at... Read more
A heartbreaking 2-1 loss, decided on a penalty kick, ended the Topeka High girls soccer season at the hands of the No.... Read more
Brylee Johnson put a stop to overtime with a game-winning goal that gave Seaman a 2-1 win over Shawnee Heights at the... Read more
By holding Seaman to just three free throws in the fourth period, Topeka High overcame an eight-point deficit to win 54-47 Friday... Read more
Topeka High’s boys trailed by nine late in the second period, but a balanced attack and clutch shooting in overtime led the... Read more
Highland Park’s boys debut was a mixed bag, but the Scots escaped with a 67-56 win over Wichita’s Life Prep Academy on... Read more
When you can score two touchdowns before you run your second play from scrimmage, things are going right.
Things went right for... Read more
Numerous drives into Emporia territory by Highland Park fizzled before reaching the end zone, and the Scots came up short, losing 21-0... Read more
Topeka High’s defense suffocated Emporia and its offense breezed to a 49-0 win at Hummer Sports Park.
The Trojans’ defense stifled Emporia the... Read more
Seaman notched its second win of the season, beating Highland Park 23-0 in a contest marred by wind and rain and ultimately... Read more
With a bases loaded sacrifice fly, Hayden graduate Carson Engroff gave his Topeka-area travel baseball squad an extra-inning championship game win Sunday... Read more
Saturday night’s Kansas Volleyball Association All-Star match at Lee Arena was a chance for many of the state’s best to knock off... Read more
With a 10-0 washout of KC-Washington on Monday at Bettis Family Sports Complex, the Shawnee Heights girls soccer team took one step... Read more
Probably the biggest stars among fathers and sons with a tie to the Negro Leagues are the Tiants — Luis Sr. and... Read more
Two cold spells did in the Topeka High boys Friday night.
The Trojans fell 56-50 at home to Junction City thanks in part... Read more
Normally, going two-and-a-half minutes without scoring wouldn’t doom a team. But with the Highland Park boys raining down 3s at an astounding... Read more
Washburn Rural failed to muster enough offense to claim its second win of the season Tuesday, falling 50-36 at home to Olathe... Read more
Saturday afternoon’s Class 4A Division I state championship game at Hummer Sports Park was an assertion of dominance.
Miege crushed Andover Central 68-12,... Read more
A three-game win streak that led Shawnee Heights to the playoffs came to a halt at the hands of visiting Pittsburg 49-0.
Heights... Read more
Rossville blasted its way into the second round of the 3A state playoffs.
The Bulldawgs steamrolled Maur Hill 49-0 on Tuesday at Rossville,... Read more
Topeka West put its hopes on Zach Shima, and the junior quarterback was up to the task on Friday at Hummer Sports... Read more
Shawnee Heights advanced to the Class 5A round of 16 with an efficient 4-0 win against Leavenworth on Tuesday at Bettis Family... Read more
Washburn Rural avoided disaster Monday at home by coming back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Wichita South 5-2 and advance in... Read more
From an 0-6 start to a playoff-clinching victory, the Seaman football team redeemed its season Friday.
Seaman earned at least a second-place finish... Read more
Hayden played nearly a flawless first half, scoring on every position and suffering no negative plays until the final minutes, en route... Read more
Manhattan miscues kept Highland Park within striking distance in the first half of Friday night’s game, but the Scots’ offense could not... Read more
Emporia came to Topeka seeking its first win of the season, and quarterback Tanner Taylor ensured the Spartans got it. The senior... Read more
A quick strike halfway through the first period opened the door to a scoring onslaught Thursday for the Washburn Rural soccer team.
The... Read more
Two virtually rebuilt teams squared off in Friday night’s season opener at Shawnee Heights, with one very decisive outcome.
The T-Birds, coming off... Read more
Hayden dispatched of regional opponent Wichita Collegiate in just one half Tuesday, sharing the wealth along the way.
Nine different Wildcats recorded either... Read more
The Washburn Rural girls did not celebrate their 61-39 victory over Shawnee Heights on Friday for long. They were too busy checking... Read more
A balanced night on offense and defense led the Hayden boys basketball team to its first victory at Highland Park since 2002.
Washburn Rural’s midseason form wasn’t quite enough to match rival Blue Valley Southwest, which cruised to the team championship Tuesday at the... Read more
The Washburn Rural girls were out to such a big lead, 49-29, the game seemed in the bag with one quarter to... Read more
Salina Central, fifth in the state’s 5A state rankings, was upset Monday at Seaman by a Vikings team embarking on a rugged... Read more
LANSING — Hot shooting by the defending 5A state champion Lansing Lions downed Seaman in its first road contest, 56-50, on... Read more
Much of the drama was sapped out of Washburn Rural’s matchup with Manhattan before kickoff. Both squads were eliminated from playoff consideration,... Read more
It took Washburn Rural just two minutes to claim a lead in its state regional battle with Wichita North. The Junior Blues... Read more
Seaman stretched its win streak to three games and set up a 5A District 2 showdown with Shawnee Heights next week by... Read more
Building on the momentum of last Friday’s win over Emporia, the Seaman Vikings launched into district play by destroying visiting Topeka West... Read more
Manhattan bolstered its claim as one of the state’s elite teams and kept pace with Topeka High atop the Centennial League standings... Read more
Topeka High steamrolled its third consecutive opponent and continued its conquest as the sixth-ranked team in the state.
Highland Park played the role... Read more
In a battle of teams who went winless last season, Highland Park proved to be the one moving in the right direction... Read more
Ranked in the top 10 of all teams in the state, Topeka High wasted no time proving to Kansas City-Schlagle that it’s... Read more
Seventy fast-pitch softball teams spent three days in Topeka, battling on various fields and bringing a tourism boost to the area.
The United... Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bruce Chen doesn’t have to actually take the mound for his presence to be felt at Kauffman Stadium.
Whether... Read more
The two Topeka members of the Mid-Plains League squared off in an exhibition game Wednesday that saw college players kicking off some... Read more
Jeff Handley’s young Washburn Rural swimmers are developing faster than expected. In fact, he said they’re better at the midway point of... Read more
Senior Jahmal McMurray has made a lot of shots from the 3-point line in his career at Highland Park. But he’s never... Read more
Topeka West girls coach Terry Smith is not one to tally moral victories. But he found plenty to be proud of in... Read more
Highland Park turned on the jets in the second half and left host Washburn Rural in the dust, running away with a... Read more
As long as Emporia was going to give Ashanti Smith open looks from the perimeter, she was going to keep taking them.... Read more
In a game that never saw a lead greater than four points, Hayden scored with 3.9 seconds remaining to escape with a... Read more