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  • Manhattan High School | March 14, 2015

    Holcomb defeats Rock boys in 4A-DII final

    PARK CITY — The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team fell one game short in its quest for a Class 4A-Div.

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2015

    Rock boys hold off Trinity rally, advance to Saturday’s final

    PARK CITY — For the first time in school history, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team will be playing for a basketball championship.

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2015

    Slow start dooms Tribe in 39-26 loss

    1.phatch

    WICHITA — Facing a team with three girls over 6-feet tall, Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall knew his team would have to hit some outside shots to upset the Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars Thursday afternoon.

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2015

    Wabaunsee upset bid falls short

    A strong start gave Wabaunsee a chance to beat top-seeded Central Plains on Thurdsay at the Class 2A state basketball tournament in Bramlage Coliseum, but the Chargers couldn’t keep up the momentum to close the half, ultimately losing 62-52.

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2015

    Meade 54, Pitt-Colgan 51

    In a tight game from start to finish, Meade got a three-point play from Jaylin Stapleton with 7.3 seconds left to upset Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan in the quarterfinals Thursday.

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2015

    Valley Falls 52, Hill City 37

    Valley Falls won every quarter to take care of business in its tournament opener against Hill City, leading by seven at halftime and nine into the fourth quarter.

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2015

    Moundridge 47, Chase Co. 38

    Moundridge needed a strong finish to hold off Chase County in the final minutes of its quarterfinal victory Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | March 12, 2015

    MHS girls lose state tourney opener

    WICHITA — While a semifinal berth at the Class 6A state tournament wasn’t to be, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team battled the whole game against the Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars Thursday afternoon.

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Rock Creek opens tourney with easy win

    3.phatch

    PARK CITY — After coming home following the opening-round of the state tournament a season ago, the Rock Creek Mustangs are making a weekend out of it this time around.

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Washington Co. 71, South Gray 57

    The Washington County Tigers needed a strong fourth quarter to pull away from third-seeded South Gray and score the upset win in the 2A quarterfinals.

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Central Plains 67, Jackson Heights 42

    Fifth-seeded Central Plains took an early lead against Jackson Heights and didn’t relent, earning a trip to Friday’s semifinals against top-seeded and undefeated Olpe.

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Olpe 42, Pitt-Colgan 31

    Top-seeded and undefeated Olpe got a scare from eighth-seeded Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan, but ultimately did enough to win and advance into Friday’s semifinals.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Rock boys advance to state semis

    WICHITA — After coming home after the opening-round of state a season ago, the Rock Creek Mustangs are making a weekend out of it this time around.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Manhattan High girls ready for Shawnee Mission NW

    A year ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team came to the Class 6A state tournament at Wichita’s Koch Arena as the No. 1 seed, expecting to do big things while riding a 19-game winning streak. This year’s team is back, which is no small feat.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Stenberg signs with Benedictine

    There were times in Alex Stenberg’s high school track and field career that left her wanting to hang it up.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Indians beat Trojans, now head to state

    Jube2.phatch

    Being a heavily-favored top seed in a postseason basketball tournament comes with plenty of advantages, but it also creates a pressure-filled environment for the team that’s supposed to win.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Centralia ends Valley Heights’ season

    If the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team had a time machine at the beginning of the season and traveled to the end of it, there would be a couple things the Mustangs would have been surprised to see.

  • Manhattan High School | March 08, 2015

    Indians medal two at state bowling

    The Manhattan High bowling teams sent three athletes to the Class 6A state bowling meet at Wichita’s Northrock Lanes on Friday, while bringing home two medals.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Wamego loses in a rout at Hayden

    8.phatch

    The Red Raiders found themselves in a double-digit hole less than 90 seconds into the contest and didn’t score their first basket until the 2:15 mark of the first quarter.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Rock Creek boys going to state

    The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 4A-Div. II state tournament with a 68-47 win over Chapman on Saturday night.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Late FT ends Mustangs’ season

    The Valley Heights Mustangs battled all night with Doniphan West in Friday’s Class 1A-Div. I semifinal at Frankfort, tying the game in the final minute before losing, 52-51.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Silver Lake 67, Riley Co. 50

    At Rossville, the Falcons saw their season come to an end at the hands of a hot-shooting Silver Lake squad which finished the night with nine 3-pointers.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Centralia 57, Frankfort 48

    At Frankfort, the hometown Wildcats came close to defeating their rival Centralia in the semifinals of the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state, but couldn’t get over the hump in the final minutes.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Clay Center 54, Rock Creek 44

    At Chapman, Rock Creek gave heavily-favored Clay Center all it could handle in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal.

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2015

    MHS girls handle Trojans, advance to state

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 6A state basketball tournament with a 62-40 win over Topeka High in Saturday night’s sub-state semifinal at the MHS gymnasium.

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