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  • Indians take 2nd at league meet

    The Manhattan High wrestling team took second place at the annual Centennial League meet, finishing behind rival Junction City by eight points. Held this year at Seaman, the Indians scored 185 1/2 team points, but the Blue Jays won with 193 1/2 to take the league crown while Emporia took third with 167 points. “I’ ...

  • Manhattan High boys edge Topeka West, 55-48 Mhsboys3.phatch

    Had Manhattan made something close to its usual free-throw percentage against Topeka West, the game likely would not have come down to the final seconds as it did at the MHS gymnasium Friday night. The Indians managed to win against the Chargers, 55-48, but did so after hitting only 12 of 22 ...

  • Falcons ease past Rock Creek, 48-17 Rcgirls.phatch

    FLUSH — The Riley County girls’ basketball team didn’t waste any time on the road Friday night putting its stamp on the game against Rock Creek. By the end of the first quarter, 3-pointers and staunch defense propelled the Falcons to a 14-0 lead. By halftime, that advantage was extended ...

  • Mustangs rout Riley County, 48-22 Rbboys.phatch

    FLUSH — There aren’t many high school basketball teams across the state that have a duo of posts quite like Rock Creek - especially for a smaller Class 4A-Div. II school. Junior Carson Becker stands 6-foot-5 and played linebacker for the Mustangs’ football team in the fall. His cohort, junior ...

  • Rams edge Frankfort

    At Frankfort, Blue Valley used a third quarter run and held on in the fourth to edge Frankfort, 59-56 on Friday. Trailing 34-24 at halftime, the Rams outscored Frankfort 22-8 in the third quarter to take a 46-42 lead. Callie Webster scored 16 for the Rams, while Kaci Duncan scored 14 and ...

  • Valley Heights 53, Troy 39

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights used a big second quarter to top Troy, 53-39, on Friday. The Mustangs played to an 8-8 tie after one quarter, but outscored Troy 22-13 in the second period to set the tone for the game. Valley Heights used a 16-8 third quarter advantage to ...

  • Osage City 53, Wamego 33

    At Osage City, Tessa Seeberger scored 20 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Red Raiders. Playing another game without leading scorer Lanie Page, the Red Raiders got a big night out of Seeberger, but couldn’t overcome an early deficit. Osage City led 21-7 after one quarter and 32-17 ...

  • Frankfort 54, BV-Randolph 29

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats used a steady offensive pace to rout Blue Valley at home on Friday, 54-29. Frankfort opened the game to an 8-2 lead after the first quarter, and widened the margin to 20-9 by halftime. The Wildcats extended the damage in the second half by outscoring the ...

  • Troy 58, Valley Heights 50

    At Blue Rapids, Troy got just enough scoring out of it’s top player on Friday to earn a win at Valley Heights. Nathan Gaarder scored 20 points for Troy, helping them edge the Mustangs by eight points. Elijah Smith led Valley Heights with 15 points and Gage Woodyard scored 13. ...

  • Osage City 65, Wamego 52

    At Osage City, the Wamego Red Raiders couldn’t keep up with Osage City on Friday, dropping a road game 65-52. It was the fifth loss for the Red Raiders this season, who will return home next for a game against Chapman. ...

  • MHS boys survive against Chargers

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived a back-and-forth game against Topeka West with a 55-48 win Friday night. The Indians could have won more comfortably had they hit more free throws. They finished the game 12 of 22, including an 8-of-17 performance in the fourth quarter. The game went down to ...

  • MHS girls handle Topeka West

    Topeka West hung with the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team Friday night, but couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half as the Indians defeated the Chargers, 56-31. Manhattan led 21-12 at halftime but doubled their scoring total in the third quarter, leading 42-21 heading into the fourth ...












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