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With the results of the Kansas State School Board of Education vote Wednesday, the KSHSAA Executive Board met that afternoon. During the meeting, the group approved a remote learning policy which districts may choose to implement for the fall semester. This new policy is available via “Remot…

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One of the most successful Maur-Hill Mount Academy athletes was able to don the school’s logo one final time before he began his college career.

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The Kansas High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) had originally planned on announce guidelines this Friday for fall activities to begin Aug. 17 but that has now changed due to Governor Laura Kelly issuing an executive order that pushed the opening of schools to Sept. 9.

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Not many athletes get to go on to play at the college level, let alone become a starter their first season, no matter the level.

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Mattie Dougherty left Atchison High School as one of the better volleyball players in recent program history, but felt some uncertainty heading into her first college season with Allen Community College.

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Maryanna Randall, a 2020 graduate of Horton H.S. in Horton, has committed to play volleyball and women’s basketball for Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, IA.

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New Atchison boys basketball coach Pat Battle will enter his job with hopes of eventually returning the program to the status it held for many years in the state of Kansas.

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Not long before the 2020 NFL draft was over, Horton native Trey Dishon knew he was going to have a shot at making a team.

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Despite the disappointment of not being able to play her senior season of soccer, Atchison defender Hannah Deware declared her intention to continue her playing career at the University of Ottawa this fall.

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USD 377 Board of Education members will gather for a special board meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 30 at Central Office along Main Street in Effingham.

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Kansas State High Schools Activities Association finally made the official decision Wednesday to cancel spring championships, competitions, and festivals in 2020 because of the pandemic of COVID-19.

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Kansas State High Schools Activities Association finally made the official decision Wednesday to cancel the spring championships, competitions, and festivals in 2020 because of the pandemic of COVID-19. 

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HIAWATHA- The underdog Atchison County Community High School girls basketball squad was giving the undefeated juggernaut Nemaha Central Thunder all they could handle for about a quarter with the game all tied up 9-9.

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HORTON — Jefferson County North just could never put itself squarely back in the game following the first quarter against Valley Heights.

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HORTON — Jefferson County North had a boatload of momentum heading into the fourth quarter after senior Josie Weishaar nailed a shot from the Horton half-court logo to pull within 31-27 of Jackson Heights and send the Charger crowd and bench into a frenzy.

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HIAWATHA — looked poised to advance to the Sub-State championship game with a 37-30 lead late in the third quarter against Nemaha Central Thursday night in Hiawatha.

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Senior Madison Servaes was the lone bowler for Atchison at regionals.

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Atchison senior Nick Funk closed out his wrestling career with a fourth place finish in the Class 4A state tournament last weekend.

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The first round Sub-State meeting between Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Atchison County Community High School felt a little different than previous matchups, but ended being more of the same.

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The game meant nothing in terms of standings but you couldn’t tell that from the intensity and effort both Maur Hill-Mount Academy and McLouth played with in the third meeting between the two teams this season.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy girls basketball closed out the regular with one of its most complete games of the season with a 47-27 win over McLouth Friday night.

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Effingham — After falling to Jefferson County North February 4 at home and suffering their fourth loss, Maur Hill-Mount Academy had a goal in mind to turn the season around.

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The Atchison County Community High School girls team wrapped up regular season play Tuesday with a 51-36 win over Maur Hill-Mount Academy that also clinched a home game in the first round of Sub-State next Tuesday night.

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The county of Atchison had nothing short of a banner weekend in the sport of wrestling.

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Effingham — Monday night was the first game in about a month Jefferson County North had been at full strength with the return of junior Kinsey Schneider from illness in a 48-15 win over Maur Hill-Mount Academy.

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As of Friday night the following area wrestlers have qualified for state. Ethan Seager from Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Nick Funk from Atchison High School. Mason Scholz and Colby Smith from Atchison County Community High School also qualified for the trip to state. A number of other area wr…

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Effingham — First year Atchison County Community High School coach Troy Hoffman was really at a loss for words after his team’s stunning 48-43 comeback upset victory over Jefferson County North Friday night.

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Effingham — Senior Josie Weishaar has been the best player any time she’s stepped on a court for a game this season, and that probably has never been more evident than Friday night in Jefferson County North’s 46-37 road win over Atchison County Community High School.

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The Atchison girls basketball responded after a frustrating loss on Friday with a 50-16 win over Harmon on Monday night at Atchison High School.

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Atchison High School dropped its fourth straight game in a row and gave Sumner Academy its first win of the season by a score of 44-39 Friday night.

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The potential father and son coaching matchup between Steve and Luke Noll was spoiled Thursday night due to both of them being out with the flu.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy boys basketball hadn’t lost more than three games in the regular season since the 2015-16 season, until Thursday night.

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EFFINGHAM — The freshman corps of the Atchison County girls basketball team has come alive, and the new blood led the way in dispatching the visiting Oskaloosa Bears on Tuesday night in Effingham.

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EFFINGHAM — The Atchison County boys have long had challenges running the gauntlet of the Eastern Kansas League, but when they secure the advantage, the raw athletic talent driving the Tigers comes out of its cage, as it did on Tuesday night against Oskaloosa.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy was in desperate search of win Tuesday night after dropping their previous three games.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy girls looked to have a season sweep of Pleasant Ridge in the bag with just a couple minutes remaining and leading 37-33.

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Atchison High School hosted the annual George Worley wrestling Invitational with the aforementioned former Atchison wrestling coach in attendance for the event.

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WINCHESTER — Jefferson County North made short work of Atchison County Community High School for the second time this season.

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Winchester — Jefferson County North took care of business in the opening round of its home tournament Tuesday night with a 62-48 win over Rossville.

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Winchester — Atchison County Community High School escaped with an exhilarating 50-46 victory over Cornerstone in the first round of the Jefferson County North Basketball Tournament despite not playing well for a number of stretches Monday night.

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The Maur Hill-Mount Academy didn’t have many answers against Silver Lake Thursday night at the McLouth Invitational.