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  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 29, 2015

    Wamego’s Page, Indians’ Mall take girls’ top honors

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    While this season’s Flint Hills area girls’ basketball teams didn’t find as much success in the win/loss column as the unprecedented year before, the area still featured tons of talent and the drive to win despite a tougher road.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 29, 2015

    MHS’ McAtee, Mustangs’ Johnston headline boys’ picks

    Two boys’ basketball programs in the All-Flint Hills region put together outstanding seasons in 2014-15, so it’s fitting that each of them will come away from banner years with major awards.

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2015

    Indians open season with easy 7-0 win over Topeka

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    The Manhattan High School girls’ soccer team started out the season in dominating fashion Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. The Indians blew out Topeka High, 7-0.

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2015

    MHS girls 1st, boys 2nd in track opener

    With plenty of youth to go around on both his girls’ and boys’ track and field teams, Manhattan High track coach Jesse Woodard was prepared to get back to the basics in Thursday’s season opener at the Topeka West Mid-Winter Relays.

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2015

    Manhattan opens season at Emporia

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team got its season started at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational, taking sixth among eight teams.

  • Manhattan High School | March 26, 2015

    Young track squads ready for opener

    A year after taking second place in the team standings at the Class 6A state track and field meet, the Manhattan High boys’ track team will feature a much younger squad in 2015.

  • Manhattan High School | March 25, 2015

    MHS swimmers ready for Thursday’s opener

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    Behind a quartet of all-Centennial League athletes and quality depth up and down the roster, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming team took ninth place at state and won the league title last season.

  • Manhattan High School | March 24, 2015

    Indians to count on youth this season

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    In each of the last two seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team has been able to lean on a talented and large group of seniors to provide leadership to its young players.

  • General Activities | March 22, 2015

    Pfeifer, Escobar win main events of MMA showcase

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    With a change of pace, Josh Pfeifer entered the ring at VFC Fight Night Little Apple to the tune of Pharrell’s “Happy,” inside the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center.

  • General Activities | March 19, 2015

    Manhattan to host its first MMA event Friday

    The Little Apple is set to host its first-ever mixed martial arts event on Friday when the Victory Fighting Championship comes to town.

  • Manhattan High School | March 18, 2015

    George named league coach of the year

    After guiding Manhattan High to its first Centennial League title, first-year coach Benji George was named the league’s coach of the year on Tuesday.

  • Area Schools | March 15, 2015

    Mustangs come up short in title game

    PARK CITY — In most of its games this year, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team’s height and depth at the forward position has led to a distinct advantage over its opponents.

  • Area Schools | March 15, 2015

    Wade leads St. John to third straight state title

    Kansas State signee Dean Wade scored 11 of the last 18 points for St. John on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum, as the Tigers beat Central Plains, 49-44, in the Class 2A championship to win their third straight state title.

  • Area Schools | March 15, 2015

    Central Plains 46, Moundridge 33

    The Central Plains Oilers overcame a poor shooting performance to win their second straight state title by beating Moundridge.

  • Area Schools | March 15, 2015

    Olpe 63, Washington Co. 50

    After losing its first game of the season in the semifinals on Friday, Olpe rallied on Saturday to beat Washington County and take third place at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Area Schools | March 15, 2015

    Meade 60, Valley Falls 51

    Meade senior Bailey Olvera scored 22 points to help the Buffaloes grab third place on Saturday.

  • Men's Basketball |Area Schools | March 15, 2015

    Wade ready to continue career with Wildcats

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    Dean Wade’s high school career came to a close Saturday night in the same place his college career will begin in just a few months.

  • Local |Business |General Activities | March 15, 2015

    Woman directs basketball tournament for homeschool groups

    Kelly Love is director of the National Division II Christian Homeschool Association Tournament which happens each spring in Kansas.

  • 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

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    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.

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