TOPEKA — Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knew Seaman post Tatyana Legette would be a handful Tuesday night in a road matchup with the Vikings.
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.
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.
At Washington, the Tigers led 42-10 at halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half against Blue Valley.
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.
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.
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.
At Washington, the Tigers routed Blue Valley on Tuesday in a game that was never close.
At Onaga, Brandi Roepke nearly outscored Onaga by herself in a dominating win by the Mustangs, scoring 37 points.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KANSAS CITY — The Royals’ run to the final game of the World Series produced enough electricity to keep Ogden lit up for decades.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From his perspective on the San Diego Chargers’ sideline, Reggie Walker could only marvel at Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker Justin Houston.
Lockett has record-breaking year Tyler Lockett could arguably be the best football player in Kansas State history.
After finishing in 12th place at the Flatwater Fracas in Grand Island, Neb.
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.
Entering the Manhattan girls’ Centennial League opener on Friday night against rival Junction City, Indians coach Scott Mall said he warned his team not to overlook the Blue Jays — like he thought it did last season.
At Highland, the Mustangs outscored Doniphan West in every quarter to win easily against their Twin-Valley League foe.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders overcame an early deficit and stayed undefeated with a win over Clay Center.
At Flush, Wabaunsee took a 14-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back against the Mustangs, winning every quarter in the rout.
At Randolph, the Rams trailed by seven at halftime but couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters.
At Rossville, the Bulldogs put away Frankfort quickly in a rout, leading by 20 at halftime and wining both the third and fourth quarters as well.
At Highland, it took three overtimes, but the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team finally finished off Doniphan West Friday night on the road, ending the marathon game with an 87-85 win.
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