MCPHERSON — In a hard-fought game, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won the 19th annual Mid-America Classic with a 44-37 win over the host McPherson Bullpups Saturday night.
A day after routing Hays in the opening round of the Mid-America Classic in McPherson, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to Saturday’s tournament championship with a 66-35 win over Shawnee Mission South.
When the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team takes the court at Emporia Saturday night, it will do so without head coach Tim Brooks.
MCPHERSON — With no regular contributors standing taller than 5-foot-11, it’s not every night the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a size advantage over its opponent.
The Manhattan High bowling teams went 2 for 2 on Thursday in Junction City, capturing a pair of first-place finishes at the Blue Jays’ triangular.
In the consolation semifinals of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek used a strong third quarter to wipe out a three-point halftime deficit and defeat Jackson Heights, 38-35, on Thursday.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive road game by defeating Union College 95-69 earlier this week.
At Randolph, the Blue Valley girls took a six-point lead to halftime, but turned it on in the third quarter, leading by 15 heading into the fourth to win going away, 55-34.
At Linn, the Mustangs beat Linn in a back-and-forth game that saw Valley Heights take a 13-point halftime lead, only to see Linn outscore the Mustangs 16-9 in the third quarter to make it a game.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a two-point lead after the first quarter of play against Rossville, but couldn’t keep it going against the Bulldogs, trailing by three at halftime and four heading into the fourth quarter.
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