Manhattan High was looking for its ninth straight win over Junction City when the rivals met Friday night in Manhattan for the Centennial League opener for both teams.
Entering the Manhattan girls’ Centennial League opener on Friday night against rival Junction City, Indians coach Scott Mall said he warned his team not to overlook the Blue Jays — like he thought it did last season.
At Highland, the Mustangs outscored Doniphan West in every quarter to win easily against their Twin-Valley League foe.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders overcame an early deficit and stayed undefeated with a win over Clay Center.
At Flush, Wabaunsee took a 14-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back against the Mustangs, winning every quarter in the rout.
At Randolph, the Rams trailed by seven at halftime but couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters.
At Rossville, the Bulldogs put away Frankfort quickly in a rout, leading by 20 at halftime and wining both the third and fourth quarters as well.
At Highland, it took three overtimes, but the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team finally finished off Doniphan West Friday night on the road, ending the marathon game with an 87-85 win.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders outscored the Tigers 18-5 in the first quarter to set the tone for a lopsided win to end the semester.
At Flush, Rock Creek took a 13-point lead to halftime en route to a 16-point win over the Chargers.
At Randolph, Troy led 57-19 at halftime and kept pouring it on in the second half, winning in blowout fashion against the Rams.
At Rossville, the Wildcats hung tough for three quarters but couldn’t muster a win against the Bulldogs, which took a 10-point lead to halftime but led by just six heading into the fourth quarter before outscoring Frankfort by eight in the final period.
As soon as Manhattan High senior Kelli Stockton met the coaching staff at Allen County Community College, she knew that’s where she wanted to continue her soccer career.
Benji George is in his first year as head boys’ basketball coach at Manhattan High, but he’s been around long enough to know just how much of a rivalry there is between Junction City and Manhattan on the hardwood.
A week after not filling several events and finishing in third place at its home triangular, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team fielded at least three athletes in every swimming event on Wednesday at the KSU Natatorium.
After a pair of comfortable wins to start the season, Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knew Tuesday’s matchup against Great Bend would be the toughest test of the season thus far.
The Indians turned things around in the second half, taking an 11-point lead into the fourth quarter and leading by double digits the rest of the way in a 61-45 win Tuesday night.
CLAY CENTER — Alex Sager said he had never hit a shot this big in his life.
CLAY CENTER — Riley County girls’ basketball coach Harold Oliver’s rebuilding project continued as his Falcons dropped a low-scoring 36-28 game Tuesday night.
At Chapman, Lanie Page scored 26 points as the Wamego Red Raiders beat Chapman, 58-40, to win their fifth game of the season.
At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams couldn’t keep up with an experienced Hanover team on Tuesday, losing 59-32.
At Frankfort, Frankfort’s comeback attempt fell short on Tuesday, after a tough second quarter led to a 51-44 loss to Wetmore.
At Belleville, Brandi Jo Roepke scored 27 points as Valley Heights slammed Republic County on Tuesday, 57-32.
At St. Marys, the Rock Creek Mustangs won their first game of the season, scoring their season high in points in a 40-25 win over St. Marys.
At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats used a big first half to build up a big lead, and then hung on to beat Wetmore, 59-40.
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