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  • Manhattan High School | February 01, 2014

    Indians come back to beat Emporia, 64-52

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team used a 10-0 run in the third quarter to come from behind and defeat Emporia, 64-52, on the road on Saturday night. The Indians (8-4) got off to a slow start against the Spartans, who are winless in Centennial

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2014

    Valley Heights boys beat Frankfort

    At Blue Rapids, the Valley Heights boy’s basketball took the lead in the Twin Valley League standings on Friday with a 44-38 win over Frankfort. The Mustangs moved to 7-1 with the win, while Hanover didn’t play due to weather and remained at 6

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2014

    Rock Creek 57, St. Marys 31

    At Flush, Rock Creek got out to a good start on Friday, leading to a 57-31 win over St. Marys. The Mustangs (11-2) led 16-4 after the first quarter, and pushed their lead to 33-16 by halftime. Rock Creek outscored the Bears (1-10) 18-8 in

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2014

    Valley Heights 59, Frankfort 29

    At Blue Rapids, Sidney Blackburn scored 30 points as Valley Heights pounded Frankfort, 59-29, on Friday. Blackburn scored 19 points in just the first half, and went on to make 14 shots from the field as Valley Heights put in a dominant performance. Blackburn posted nine points in

  • Equestrian | February 01, 2014

    KSU equestrian beats South Dakota State

    BROOKINGS, S.D. — With the score notched at nine apiece, Henley Adkins came up big for the fifth-rankedKansas State equestrian team Saturday, as the freshman scored the winning point to give the Wildcats a 10-9 victory over South Dakota State. In addition to the dramatic

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2014

    Wabaunsee too much for Falcons, 58-49

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    RILEY — Some hot shooting by the Wabaunsee Chargers helped put an end to Riley County’s two-game winning streak as the Falcons lost at home, 58-49, on Friday night to their Mid-East League foe. The Falcons (4-8, 1-5 MEL) got 12 points from junior Trace Nelson

  • Manhattan High School | February 01, 2014

    MHS girls win Mid-America Classic

    MCPHERSON — In a hard-fought game, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won the 19th annual Mid-America Classic with a 44-37 win over the host McPherson Bullpups Saturday night. Manhattan got a pair of big 3s from Caroline Ballard to keep the Bullpups at bay, with

  • February 01, 2014

    Cats lose on road at WVU, 81-71

    Despite having a chance to take the lead with 2 and 1/2 minutes to play, the Kansas State men’s basketball team came up short with an 81-71 loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, W.V. The Wildcats trailed 39-31 at the half, but just like they

  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2014

    MHS girls rout SM South in semifinals

    A day after routing Hays in the opening round of the Mid-America Classic in McPherson, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to Saturday’s tournament championship with a 66-35 win over Shawnee Mission South. The Indians led 39-16 at halftime and 52-26 heading into

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 31, 2014

    Jury selection under way in robbery case

    Jury selection for a Manhattan man accused of aggravated robbery began today in his second trial. After his initial trial resulted in a hung jury, Levertis L. Horne, 22, is scheduled to undergo six days of a second. He is facing two counts of aggravated robbery,


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