Sports

  • 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. The senior pole vaulter missed parts of three different seasons while battling a rash of injuries, including a broken ankle and a torn ACL last year. While she’s ...

  • 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. With a 62-40 win over Topeka High Saturday night, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team can breathe a collective sigh ...

  • Centralia ends Valley Heights’ season

    FRANKFORT — 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. First, the team would be devastated to see its star player, ...

  • 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. Taylar Smith and Danielle Miller each represented the girls’ team as individual bowlers, while Shon Eakes was the lone representative from the boys’ ...

  • Wamego loses in a rout at Hayden 8.phatch

    TOPEKA — The Jim Page era of Wamego girls’ basketball ended quickly Friday night. 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. Ultimately Wamego fell to Topeka Hayden, 64-40, in ...

  • 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. Playing against the Irish on their opponent’s home floor, the Mustangs had no trouble taking care of business in the lopsided win, using a ...

  • 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. In the battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights trailed by four going into the fourth quarter, but made plays down the stretch, ...

  • 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. The Eagles took a six-point lead to the second quarter but really poured it on in the second, outscoring Riley County 21-8 to ...

  • 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. Frankfort fought back from multiple deficits throughout the game, working back from an early 13-2 hole and a ...

  • 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. The Mustangs led 16-12 after the first quarter and trailed 22-19 by halftime. Rock Creek led in the third quarter, but the Tigers took a 30-29 lead into the fourth before ...

  • 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. The Indians won every quarter to defeat the Trojans soundly, though the game stayed within single digits ...

  • Indians cruise past Wichita SE 15.phatch

    With a 69-26 win over Wichita Southeast in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has one more obstacle in its path to reach next week’s state tournament. It’s a familiar foe, too, as the Topeka High Trojans come to town Saturday night ...










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