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  • MHS boys take first at Topeka quad

    Both Manhattan High bowling teams competed in a quadrangular meet at Gage Bowl in Topeka, with the boys taking first place and the girls finishing in second. The boys’ team had its strongest day of the season, rolling a 2,674 to finish four pins ahead of Washburn Rural. Shawnee Heights took 2,462 ...

  • Riley County girls net 58-45 victory Riley22.phatch

    RILEY — Cara Flach’s 18 points and 11 rebounds weren’t enough to combat Riley County’s ability to get to the free-throw line Friday night. The Falcons weathered the attack of Flach and freshman Karsen Schultz — who also had 18 points — to come away with a 58-45 victory over Wabaunsee 58-45. The ...

  • Falcons crush Wabaunsee, 82-51 Riley2.phatch

    RILEY — Riley County seniors Trace Nelson and Brice Brummett said after their team’s 82-51 battering of Wabaunsee Friday night that they went into the contest planning to have big games. Nelson said he and Brummett had goals of getting in the neighborhood of 26 and 27 points each. They weren’t ...

  • Manhattan 2nd at league swimming

    Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team took second place at the Centennial League meet, but was 175 points away from unseating Washburn Rural as the league champion. Once again the Indians finished as runner-up to the Junior Blues, but put together a much closer competition, falling short ...

  • MHS girls hold on for win at Rural

    TOPEKA — In the first matchup between Washburn Rural and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team, the Junior Blues hit six 3-pointers in the first quarter to build a big lead and ultimately win by 20. In Friday night’s rematch, the two teams combined for only six made 3s the entire ...

  • Indians pull away from Washburn Rural in 4th quarter

    TOPEKA — For three quarters, Washburn Rural didn’t play like the last-place team that lost by 32 points to Manhattan in January. The Junior Blues got out in transition, converted a high percentage of their shots and had an answer for every flurry of scoring by the Indians. But Manhattan flipped ...

  • Rock Creek sweeps St. Marys

    At Flush, the Rock Creek girls put up a strong defensive effort to beat St. Marys, 41-31, on Friday night. The Mustangs held St. Marys to one point in the first quarter before building a 21-13 lead by halftime. Rock Creek’s defense came up big again in the third ...

  • Wamego girls lose 50-40

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders were outscored 28-17 in the second half on the way to a 50-40 loss to Abilene. Wamego tailed 11-9 in the first quarter, but took a 23-22 lead at halftime. Abilene outscored Wamego 17-11 in the third quarter and 11-6 in the final period to ...

  • Doniphan W. 51, BV-Randolph 38

    At Highland, the Blue Valley Rams trailed by 10 at halftime and couldn’t make up the difference in the second in a 51-38 loss to Doniphan West. Doniphan West outscored the Rams 12-6 in the first quarter and then 14-10 in the second to lead 26-16. Blue Valley cut the ...

  • Hanover 45, Frankfort 28

    At Frankfort, a low scoring second half hurt the Frankfort Wildcats in a 45-28 loss to Hanover. The teams were scoring at a high pace in the first half, with Frankfort trailing 34-25 at halftime. The Wildcats scored just three points the rest of the way, while Hanover scored 11 more ...

  • Valley Heights 56, Wetmore 45

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights got off to a great start against Wetmore on the way to a 56-45 win. The Mustangs led 16-4 after the first quarter, but Wetmore cut into the lead before halftime to trail 28-20. Valley Heights extended its lead to nine going into the fourth ...

  • Abilene 63, Wamego 44

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders couldn’t recover from a tough second quarter, falling to Abilene, 63-44. Wamego led 12-9 after the first quarter but managed just five points in the second to trail 27-17 at halftime. Abilene scored 21 points in the third quarter and extended its lead by six ...












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