Sports

  • 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 ...

  • Indians ready for 3 days in McPherson

    In earning the No. 2 seed at this week’s McPherson Invitational, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got an opportunity only one other team in the field received. The invite, which began this afternoon, is stacked with good teams. Only two teams in the tournament, Hutchinson and Mill Valley, come ...

  • Nets win in Wamego

    The Kansas Nets fifth-grade boys’ basketball team from Manhattan won the WBA Tournament Saturday in Wamego. The Nets went 2-1 in the round-robin format with a 43-20 win over Manhattan CTG, a 42-23 win over the Royal Valley Panthers and a 48-46 loss to the Topeka Defenders.  The Nets ...

  • Rock Creek drops wrestling dual

    The Rock Creek wrestling team lost its dual to Washburn Rural on Tuesday, 57-18. Rock Creek got wins from Paul Glover over Deven Maxwell at 138 by pin, while Dawson Stanely pinned Rural’s Kyle Palenske at 170. The Mustangs also got wins by decision at 152 with Lane Forge defeating Matthew Williams, 15 ...

  • MHS girls get season sweep of Great Bend

    After scoring a combined 129 points the last time Great Bend and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team played in December, Tuesday’s return game at Great Bend was much different. Manhattan was forced to overcome a slow start offensively, as much of the team struggled with foul trouble, before finally ...











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