Just one point away from a trip to state, Manhattan High outside hitter Kaci Cink got two tries to send her team to victory in Saturday’s sub-state final. The first was dug up by the Washburn Rural defense, but the second ended the match
TOPEKA — With just five punts all night, most would think Friday’s game between the Manhattan High football team and Washburn Rural was an old-fashioned offensive shootout. They’d be wrong. Instead it was five fumbles, three missed fourth-down conversions and a missed field goal
FLUSH — Both teams can find several occurrences where the game could have been won or lost, but it was Nemaha Valley that escaped Rock Creek with a final sigh of relief. The Raiders outlasted the Mustangs 19-18 Friday night. “That stings… we had our opportunities,”
In Hoyt, Wamego beat Royal Valley 28-12 in the team’s second district game, giving them the opportunity to reach the playoffs in a winner-take-all scenario next week against Hayden. Royal Valley (0-8) struck first for a 6-0 lead, but Wamego (7-1) answered quickly, getting
In Hampton, the Frankfort Wildcats (2-5) took a 30-0 halftime lead and played Hampton (0-8) even in the second half to win comfortably. Individual statistic were not available. Frankfort plays Hanover (5-2) next week to close out the regular season.
In Marysville, the Riley County Falcons (3-5) won in a rout against the Bulldogs (0-8), setting up a showdown between the Falcons and Rock Creek next week for the runner-up spot in District 2, with Nemaha Valley likely to beat the Bulldogs in its regular-season finale.
In Blue Rapids, the Jackson Heights Cobras (7-1) led 24-6 at halftime and added two touchdowns in each of the final two quarters to beat the Mustangs (3-5). Derek Trimble finished the night with 88 yards and Valley Heights’ only touchdown, while Cole Maddox had 72 yards.
In Randolph, Axtell (5-3) won big in a game that ended in the third quarter, as Blue Valley (5-3) suffered its third loss in the last three weeks. Axtell led 40-8 at halftime, scoring 16 more points in the third to end the game. Blue Valley
Normally, I don’t pay much attention to stories and photographs that seem to be staged, especially those found in magazines that do not really have a good reputation anyway. These stories are so fabricated and ridiculous that it is no wonder why people like
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