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  • Area Schools | January 11, 2015

    Valley Heights 46, Hanover 39

    VALLEY HEIGHTS 46, HANOVER 39 At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs were tested against Hanover, but managed to hold on for the win after taking just a two-point lead into the fourth quarter.

  • Area Schools | January 11, 2015

    Axtell 61, Frankfort 34

    At Axtell, Frankfort hung tough for a quarter, but was outscored 18-3 in the second quarter en route to a lopsided loss against Axtell.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    Indians suffer first loss at Topeka High

    TOPEKA — Playing from behind most of the night, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t hit enough free throws to rally against the Topeka High Trojans Friday night inside the Dungeon, losing 57-46.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    MHS girls handle Trojans on the road

    TOPEKA — Despite a slow start, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team flipped the switch and defeated Topeka High soundly on the road Friday night, winning 57-32.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    Indians ready for Topeka High tonight

    With losses to Junction City and Emporia, both teams not necessarily expected to be among the top of the league, it’s not clear which Topeka High team will show up against the Indians.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    Indians win ‘Pin Cancer’ dual vs. Tigers

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    Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales says he doesn’t like leaving the outcome of a dual up to his heavyweight night in and night out.

  • Manhattan High School | January 07, 2015

    Indians edge Seaman to stay perfect

    TOPEKA — After playing three of four games at home to start the season, first-year head coach Benji George warned his team how much more difficult games on the road can be in the Centennial League.

  • Manhattan High School | January 07, 2015

    MHS girls lose for the first time

    TOPEKA — Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knew Seaman post Tatyana Legette would be a handful Tuesday night in a road matchup with the Vikings.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Burkholder steps down at Wamego

    Just weeks after being named The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Coach of the Year for 2014, Wamego’s Dale Burkholder has announced he is stepping down as head football coach after four years at the helm.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Rock Creek boys edge Falcons, 63-57

    At Riley, the Mustangs held on to win, 63-57, Tuesday night, using a strong third quarter to take the lead for good despite the best efforts of a hot-shooting Riley County squad.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Washington Co. 67, BV-Randolph 19

    At Washington, the Tigers led 42-10 at halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half against Blue Valley.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Valley Heights 61, Onaga 47

    At Onaga, the Mustangs took a 19-7 lead into the second quarter and managed to hold off Onaga the rest of the way, playing the Buffaloes even the final three quarters in the win.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Frankfort 47, Clifton-Clyde 37

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats earned their third win of the season with a 10-point victory over Clifton-Clyde, leading by 11 at halftime and maintaining their lead through the second half.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Riley Co. 41, Rock Creek 20

    At Riley, the Falcons used a dominant second quarter to pull away from Rock Creek at home, taking a 26-10 lead to halftime and expanding that lead in the second half.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Washington Co. 67, BV-Randolph 26

    At Washington, the Tigers routed Blue Valley on Tuesday in a game that was never close.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Valley Heights 74, Onaga 37

    At Onaga, Brandi Roepke nearly outscored Onaga by herself in a dominating win by the Mustangs, scoring 37 points.

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2015

    Frankfort 45, Clifton-Clyde 37

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats led by two at halftime but outscored Clifton-Clyde 14-1 in the third quarter to position themselves for their first win of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    MHS boys edge Seaman, stay undefeated

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went back and forth with the Seaman Vikings Tuesday night, but got just enough in the fourth quarter to pull out the road win, 69-62, and stay undefeated.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    MHS girls fall to Seaman on the road

    TOPEKA — A rough start to the second quarter doomed the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team in a 72-63 loss to Seaman on the road Tuesday night, the team’s first of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    Indians to face Seaman tonight

    The trip starts a daunting month of January for the Indians, which includes four of the next six games on the road and the Mid-America Classic in McPherson at the end of the month.

  • Columns | January 06, 2015

    Cameron: Royals gambling on new of f-season acquisitions

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals’ run to the final game of the World Series produced enough electricity to keep Ogden lit up for decades.

  • December 30, 2014

    Walker impressed by KC’s Houston

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From his perspective on the San Diego Chargers’ sideline, Reggie Walker could only marvel at Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker Justin Houston.

  • Football |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball |Baseball |Equestrian |Manhattan High School | December 28, 2014

    The Mercury’s top sports stories of 2014

    Lockett has record-breaking year Tyler Lockett could arguably be the best football player in Kansas State history.

  • Manhattan High School | December 21, 2014

    Indians take 11th in Nebraska

    After finishing in 12th place at the Flatwater Fracas in Grand Island, Neb.

  • Manhattan High School | December 21, 2014

    Late surge pushes Manhattan boys past JC, 84-61

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    Manhattan High was looking for its ninth straight win over Junction City when the rivals met Friday night in Manhattan for the Centennial League opener for both teams.

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