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  • Three Marlins to compete at sectional swim meet

    Three athletes from the Manhattan Marlins club swimming team will compete at the Region VIII Central Sectional Championships in Jenks, Okla., this weekend. Manhattan’s Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison and Matt Bandy have each qualified in two events at the meet, which will wrap up the spring club season. The ...

  • MHS girls to host Wichita Southeast

    Last year, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team started its journey to the Class 6A state tournament by beating Wichita Southeast 68-11 in its sub-state opener. With a rematch on the books for tonight, again the opener for both teams at sub-state, the Indians are hoping to start the postseason ...

  • Rural stuns MHS boys

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team was stunned by the Washburn Rural Junior Blues in a 59-58 loss in Wednesday night’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal at the MHS gymnasium. Rural (7-14) went back and forth in the game, but didn’t take control until midway through the fourth quarter, ...

  • MHS boys ready for sub-state opener

    During the regular season, especially the grind of February, motivation can be an issue for even the best teams. The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team stayed motivated by chasing its first-ever Centennial League title, ultimately winning 12 league games and holding it outright. But now the team’s attention turns to ...

  • Falcons roll to easy 65-37 win 1.phatch

    RILEY — Last week, junior Alex Sager said he hoped his hot shooting from Riley County’s win against St. Marys in the regular-season finale would carry into the postseason. So far, it has. Sager again led the Falcons in scoring Tuesday night and was again a force from behind the ...

  • Blue Valley’s rally comes up short

    RANDOLPH — As it has much of the season, too many early mistakes cost the Blue Valley-Randolph boys’ basketball a chance to rally in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. II sub-state basketball game against Wetmore on Tuesday night. The Rams trailed by 15 at halftime and didn’t start their ...

  • Wildcat boys win sub-state opener, 50-38

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort boys’ basketball team was never in any real danger of losing to Leavenworth-Immaculata in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. I sub-state quarterfinal Monday night. But the Wildcats never quite shook the Raiders, either. Frankfort led from start to finish, enjoying a 13-point halftime lead and ...

  • Frankfort girls’ rally falls short

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort girls’ basketball team came out shooting on all cylinders in the first quarter of Monday night’s Class 1A-Div. I quarterfinal, but the hot start didn’t last in a 40-39 loss to Leavenworth-Immaculata. The Wildcats, seeded fifth in the five-team sub-state, scored the game’s first 13 ...

  • Riley Co. girls hang on, beat Rossville

    At Rossville, Riley County withstood the comeback efforts of the Bulldogs in Monday night’s Class 3A sub-state quarterfinal, winning on the road to advance to Thursday’s 7:30 p.m. game against top-seeded Silver Lake. The Falcons took a nine-point lead to halftime against Rossville, but led by only four ...

  • A championship weekend for MHS

    Congratulations abound after a memorable weekend for Manhattan High School athletes. One of them is now a state champion and others are enjoying Centennial League titles. The state champion is Mason Wallace, a sophomore. He might weigh just 132 pounds, but he’s mighty big on the wrestling mat. His victory ...

  • Wallace wins title at state wrestling

    Redemption was sweet for Manhattan’s Mason Wallace — though it went down to the wire. Wallace nearly had Saturday evening’s gold-medal match in the 132 weight class won by a 5-3 decision, but a takedown by his opponent, Derby’s Cody McDonald, as time expired forced overtime at the Class 6 ...

  • Four MHS bowlers get to state meet

    Both the girls’ and boys’ bowling teams competed Thursday at the Class 6A bowling regional in Lawrence, with four individuals advancing through to next week’s state tournament in Wichita. With the top three teams from each regional advancing to state, neither the boys’ sixth-place finish or the girls’ seventh-place ...










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