Sports

  • Area Schools | October 31, 2014

    Falcons make 12th straight postseason

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    For the Falcons (5-4), the scenario played out perfectly for their final home game of the regular season, a celebration of a senior class that was heavily involved with the team’s success this season.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS still misses Settembrino

    More often than not, injuries can lower and raise the ceiling for a team, and in senior Mike Settembrino, the Indians lost an impact player months before the first game of the season that may have lowered their ceiling.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1.

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2014

    Indians looking to end on a positive note

    This year’s game figures to be more of a challenge for the Indians, which will travel to Topeka for a 7 p.m. kick off beaten down and injured after a pair of difficult district losses the past two weeks.

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2014

    Position shift paying off for MHS’ Daveline

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    When Tyler Daveline first moved to defense last season for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team, he wasn’t sure how it would go.

  • Columns |General Activities | October 29, 2014

    Cameron: Royals have history on their side

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  • Area Schools | October 29, 2014

    Area teams qualify for state cross country

    The Flint Hills region will send four teams and four individuals to their respective cross country state meets this weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | October 29, 2014

    Manhattan High Soccer correction

    A Manhattan High boys’ soccer player was misidentified in Monday’s Mercury.

  • General Activities | October 27, 2014

    Cameron: Royals have backs against the wall

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    Bumgarner sliced and diced the Royals in a 5-0 masterpiece Sunday night — putting San Francisco on the cusp of its third Series championship in five years.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    MHS cross country teams advance to state meet

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    After winning its Class 6A regional at home in Warner Park Saturday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is one step closer to successfully defending its state title from 2013.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    Indians drop sub-state final to Washburn Rural

    Looking at the bracket for the Wichita Southeast sub-state, the Manhattan High volleyball team knew it had a tough road against a familiar opponent to get back to state this season.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    Free State eliminates Indians from playoffs

    The Indians will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2007 and the first time in the Joe Schartz era after a 35-14 loss to Lawrence Free State Friday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • Area Schools | October 26, 2014

    Red Raiders clinch district title

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    On Friday, Wamego broke a playoff drought that started in 2007 with a 35-14 win over Smoky Valley, making them the District 6 champions.

  • Area Schools | October 26, 2014

    Riley County rallies to beat Minneapolis

    At Minneapolis, the Falcons overcame a 10-point halftime deficit, scoring in each of the final two quarters to rally past Minneapolis Friday night, 21-17.

  • Area Schools | October 26, 2014

    Nemaha Central 28, Rock Creek 9

    At Seneca, newly consolidated Nemaha Central scored in each quarter to cruise past Rock Creek, taking a 14-3 lead to halftime and adding to it in the second half.

  • Area Schools | October 26, 2014

    Frankfort 58, Southern Cloud 12

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats won big against Southern Cloud in a district matchup.

  • Area Schools | October 26, 2014

    Axtell 46, BV-Randolph 0

    At Axtell, the Rams trailed 36-0 after the first quarter before Axtell called off the dogs the rest of the game.

  • Area Schools | October 26, 2014

    Valley Heights 48, Republic Co. 6

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs scored early and often against Republic County, winning big in a rout.

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Free State beats Indians, 35-14

    The Manhattan High football team lost its second game in as many weeks, dropping its senior night matchup with Lawrence Free State, 35-14.

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Undersized D-line up to tall task against Free State

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    As the team prepares for a do-or-die game with Lawrence Free State tonight, once again the opponent will have a size advantage in the trenches.

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Indians beat Junction City 4-0 on senior night

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    Barring any upsets, the playoff picture had more or less already locked the two teams into playing each other on Monday in a quick rematch to start the postseason, causing both coaches to play more conservatively and not show their opponent too much.

  • General Activities | October 24, 2014

    Cameron: Has ‘big-game’ James turned into ‘lame-game’ James

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    So here we are, waiting for Game 3 of the World Series — and Royals fans are busy squabbling about Game 5.

  • Manhattan High School | October 23, 2014

    MHS’ playoff hopes hinge on Friday tilt

    After dropping last week’s district opener against Topeka High, the importance of the Manhattan High football team’s game against Lawrence Free State this week only intensified.

  • General Activities | October 23, 2014

    Cameron: We have a new series after KC win

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    The Royals shook off the gloom of Game 1 and applied their own version of a crusher Wednesday night.

  • Manhattan High School | October 22, 2014

    Indians win two to end regular season

    The Manhattan High volleyball team won both its matches at the Wamego triangular Tuesday night, sweeping Junction City before hanging on for a three-set win over the Red Raiders to finish off the regular season.

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