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  • Roeder leads Frankfort over Rams Frankfort20.phatch

    RANDOLPH — Frankfort’s Alex Roeder needed this one. The senior didn’t score a single point in the Wildcats’ game last Friday — a near-40-point loss to Hanover. Tuesday night, however, Roeder and the rest of the Wildcats got back on track with a 47-28 road win over Blue Valley-Randolph. ...

  • Clay Center 54, Wamego 45

    At Clay Center, the Red Raiders were outscored by seven points in both the second and third quarters to create a deficit they could not overcome in the fourth quarter against the Tigers. Lanie Page led Wamego with 18 points, with Caitlyn Claussen and Tessa Seeberger each scoring nine points. Wamego (14 ...

  • Ostermann’s big quarter leads Tribe Mhs30.phatch

    There have been times this season when transfer Robbie Ostermann has struggled to adjust to a new school and life in Kansas. Tuesday night, he looked comfortable. The junior scored a career-high 17 points — 14 of which came in the game-turning third quarter — to pace the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team in ...

  • Hot-shooting Indians beat Trojans, 58-46

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball used a big night from junior Robbie Ostermann to pull away in the second half against Topeka High, winning 58-46 and avenging their only Centennial League loss of the season. Ostermann scored a career-high 17 points, including hitting 5 of 6 shots from long range to pace the ...

  • MHS girls beat Trojans, 51-31

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat Topeka High, 51-31, Tuesday night at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians saw their first-half lead get trimmed to two points in the second quarter, but ended the period on a 9-2 run and added to their lead in ...

  • MHS boys seek revenge against Trojans

    A year ago, the Topeka High Trojans beat the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team on its home floor to end its season in the first round of sub-state. On Jan. 9, the Trojans once again beat the Indians in what has thus far been their only Centennial League loss of the ...

  • 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 ...










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