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  • Rossville 49, Riley Co. 45

    At Rossville, the Falcons took a four-point lead to halftime but couldn’t keep up the momentum in the second half, trailing by one into the fourth quarter and not having enough in the final period to pull out the win. Jordan Clouse and Bethany Crubel led the Falcons with 13 ...

  • Concordia 54, Wamego 52

    At Concordia, the Red Raiders got 29 points from Lanie Page but still lost to the Panthers in a back-and-forth game that went down to the wire. Wamego trailed at halftime by two but took a one-point lead into the fourth quarter before coming just one basket short in the end. ...

  • Silver Lake 48, Rock Creek 31

    At Silver Lake, the Mustangs hung with the heavily-favored Eagles for a half, trailing by just three into the break, but were outscored by eight in the third quarter and six in the fourth to come up short on the upset bid. The Mustangs got seven points from Sarah Altenhofen ...

  • BV-Randolph 65, Onaga 32

    At Randolph, the Rams won all four quarters, dominating the first two, to rout the visiting Onaga Buffaloes. Shelby Peter and Megan Plummer each scored 11 for Blue Valley, with Kacie Duncan adding 10. Blue Valley skips the mid-week game and travels to Centre on Friday. ...

  • Washington Co. 54, Frankfort 27

    At Washington, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter before Washington County flipped the switch in the second quarter, turning a one-point game into an 11-point halftime lead before adding to it in the second half. Frankfort got 12 points from Abra Shirley in the loss, with Kyla Hardwick scoring eight. Frankfort ...

  • WASHINGTON CO. 54, FRANKFORT 27

    At Washington, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter before Washington County flipped the switch in the second quarter, turning a one-point game into an 11-point halftime lead before adding to it in the second half. Frankfort got 12 points from Abra Shirley in the loss, with Kyla Hardwick scoring eight. Frankfort ...

  • Cair Paravel 55, Valley Heights 42

    At Blue Rapids, a slow start to each half doomed the Mustangs against Cair Paravel, as the Red Lions led by five at halftime but had a 16-point lead going into the fourth quarter. The Mustangs got 26 points from Sidney Blackburn in the loss, while Kayla Smith scored 11. Valley Heights ...

  • Basketball is a way of life for Thomsons

    Recently, the Thomson family said goodbye to its white Chevrolet Suburban that had seen more trips to basketball games than maybe any other vehicle in the tri-county area. Dan and Cindy Thomson bought it new 12 years ago and put more than 275,000 miles on it driving their four girls to almost ...

  • MHS boys rally past Hayden

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team rallied to beat the Hayden Wildcats Friday night on their home floor, 56-54, to stay ahead in the Centennial League title race. Trailing since the second quarter, Manhattan cut the lead to five heading into the fourth quarter on a steal by Trevor ...

  • MHS girls rally falls short at Hayden

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team dropped a close game to Hayden Friday night, 58-52, to drop into a tie in the Centennial League race. Manhattan is now tied with Washburn Rural, Shawnee Heights and Seaman after Shawnee Heights fell to Washburn Rural Tuesday. Trailing by 11 heading into the ...

  • MHS girls preparing for tough road test

    In years past, games between the Hayden and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team have often been turnover-laden, physical matchups that go down to the wire. Manhattan head coach Scott Mall is expecting nothing less in tonight’s 6 p.m. road matchup with the Wildcats, which have likely played their ...

  • Page’s dismissal was ‘student and parent driven’ B8.33113.wamwbk.page.phatch

    The decision to terminate the contract of Wamego girls’ basketball coach Jim Page was “student and parent driven,” USD 320 school board president Richard Weixelman said Wednesday. Page, who was suspended for Tuesday night’s game at Clay Center, will be allowed to coach the Red Raiders for the remainder of ...










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