WAMEGO - After a 20-year drought at state, the St. John Tigers made quite a first impression at the Class 2A state cross country meet. The Tigers finished fourth with 130 points, just 12 team points from the third-place trophy at Wamego Country Club.
EMPORIA - The Central Plains captured the school's first state volleyball championship with a hard-fought victory over Olathe Heritage 25-17, 22-25, 25-21 in the Class 2A state championship. The Oilers finish with a 44-0 record.
LYONS - Tailback Hunter Hanzlick and Steffan Dolechek each scored two touchdowns as Hoisington steamed past Lyons 40-7 to cruise into the Class 3A football playoffs. The Cardinals (9-0, 3-0) will play Cimarron at home Tuesday in the Class 3A playoffs.