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  • Hesston 54, Riley County 27

    At Hillsboro, facing the top-ranked team in Class 3A, the Falcons struggled in a semifinal loss at the Trojan Classic. Hesston led by 14 at halftime and added to it in the second half, winning every quarter in the game. Jordan Clouse led Riley County with 10 points in the loss. ...

  • Atchison 50, Wamego 49, OT

    At Tonganoxie, Wamego went back and forth with Atchison, ultimately needing overtime to decide its semifinal at the Tonganoxie Invitational, which Atchison won 50-49. Wamego led by two after three quarters, but Atchison tied the game to force overtime and then had just enough to win in the end. Dillon ...

  • Valley Heights 58, Doniphan West 34

    At Onaga, Valley Heights had no trouble taking care of business against Doniphan West in the fifth-place bracket at the Twin Valley League tournament. The Mustangs led by 17 at halftime and added to their lead in the fourth quarter to advance into the fifth-place game Saturday. Kayla Smith led Valley ...

  • Rock Creek 59, Burlington 57

    At Burlington, Rock Creek led by five points at halftime but saw Burlington take the lead in the third quarter in the semifinals of the Burlington Invitational. Rock Creek outscored the home team 16-11 to win and advance to Saturday’s final. Carson Becker led the Mustangs with 18 points, while ...

  • Riley County 46, Clay Center 37

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons rebounded from an opening-game loss at the Trojan Classic to beat Clay Center and advance to the fifth-place game Saturday. Riley County led by four after a low-scoring first half, then held on in the fourth quarter to win. Trace Nelson scored 14 points, while Brice Brummett ...

  • McPherson downs Manhattan boys, 81-58

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had the opportunity to win a championship at the McPherson Invitational Saturday night, but a slow start and a dominant game from the hometown McPherson Bullpups forced the Indians to settle for runners-up in a 81-58 defeat. McPherson jumped out to a big lead ...

  • MHS girls hold off Emporia, 53-44

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team held off the rally attempts of Emporia Friday night in Manhattan, winning 53-44. The Indians led most of the way, but saw the Spartans cut the deficit to one possession on numerous occasions in the second half. Emporia cut the Manhattan lead to one ...

  • MHS boys rally past SM East in McPherson semis

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team finished off an improbable rally to defeat Shawnee Mission East, 52-50, in Friday night’s semifinal at the McPherson Invitational. The Indians advance to tomorrow’ tournament final, where they’ll meet the winner of Wichita Heights/McPherson at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Manhattan trailed 43-36 ...

  • MHS girls take 2nd at Topeka quad

    In the first bowling tournament of the year to record individual scores as well as a collective team score, the Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took second place among four teams at Topeka’s West Ridge Lanes Thursday afternoon. The Indians logged a 1,986 on the day, falling behind Shawnee Heights, ...

  • Frankfort, Valley Heights boys lose TVL games

    Playing in the fifth-place bracket at the Twin-Valley League tournament held in Onaga, both the Frankfort and Valley Heights boys lost to move into Saturday’s seventh-place game against each other, set to begin at 2:30 p.m. Frankfort dropped a 75-43 decision to Troy in a rout while getting 15 points ...

  • MHS boys outrun Mill Valley in McPherson Invite opener

    MCPHERSON — Behind a deeper bench and a full-court defense that forced 22 turnovers in the game, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team advanced through to the semifinals of the McPherson Invitational with a 63-53 opening round win over Mill Valley Thursday afternoon. Manhattan led the entire game, but saw the Jaguars ...

  • Rural nips Indians at home quad Graves 100fly.phatch

    More often than not, when the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team hosts a midweek meet with a handful of area schools, the winner of the meet has long been decided before the final race of the day. In a quadrangular meet with league foes Washburn Rural, Emporia and ...












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