Swimming at the always-tough Olathe Invitational Friday night, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team took eighth place in the 17-team event featuring some of the tougher teams the Indians will see all season.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders led for three quarters but couldn’t hold off Nemaha Central as the Thunder hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to complete their rally and stun Wamego in a 50-49 win Friday night.
At Flush, Rock Creek led by 12 at halftime but really opened things up in the second half, easily routing Council Grove.
At Riley, the Falcons played close with Silver Lake all night before coming out on top for their second win of the season.
At Junction City, Blue Valley took a 10-point lead to halftime before blowing the game open in the second half to win comfortably for its first win of the young season.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough against Doniphan West for two quarters before being outscored 23-14 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders trailed by four at halftime but managed to take the lead early in the fourth quarter and hold on for the win against the Thunder, holding off Nemaha Central’s late rally attempts.
At Flush, the Mustangs played close for one quarter before Council Grove took a 12-point lead to halftime.
At Riley, the Falcons trailed by 13 at halftime and couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters against the Eagles.
At Junction City, Blue Valley used a strong second quarter, outscoring St.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats trailed by 10 at halftime before playing Doniphan West close the rest of the night in a 14-point loss.
When opposing coaches looked at the 2014 Manhattan High football team, stopping Chris Martin was the top concern defensively.
With his first four-year class at Wamego High entering its senior year, head coach Dale Burkholder knew he had something special brewing when the team started summer practices in August.
TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived Friday night with a 59-54 win over Topeka West in its first road game of the season.
TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West in a non-league matchup Friday night, routing the Chargers 72-22 in a game that was never close.
Twin sisters Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy made their college decision official this week, opting to continue their golf careers for the Fort Hays State University Tigers next year.
The Manhattan High wrestling team started its busy weekend off strong with a 49-18 dual win over Smoky Valley on the road Thursday night.
Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has impact swimmers at the top of his lineup capable of scoring points at any meet.
The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule.
Race officials with the Body First Wicked Marathon got an early Christmas present recently when the Kansas chapter of the Road Runners of America named the Wamego race as its official state championship event.
Coach Connie Yori announced Tuesday night that she had released Page from her scholarship and also had released Kaylee’s younger sister, Lanie, from the national letter of intent she recently signed with the Cornhuskers.
At Wamego, Eli Miller scored a game-high 20 points in Wamego’s 64-51 win over Riley County Tuesday night.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights had no trouble dispatching the Frankfort Wildcats, taking a quick 11-point lead in the first quarter and adding to it in each of the subsequent quarters for the lopsided win.
At Abilene, Rock Creek started off well but quickly slowed in the second quarter, taking an 18-13 lead after one but trailing 31-21 by halftime.
At Linn, the Rams fell behind early and couldn’t make up for it late in the game, despite outscoring the Bulldogs by three in the fourth quarter.
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