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  • Frankfort 59, Onaga 56

    At Onaga, the Wildcats were outscored in three of four quarters but managed to win behind a strong second quarter, outscoring the hometown Buffaloes 22-12 in the first of two consolation games at the Twin Valley League tournament, which this year is in Onaga. Abra Shirley and Maura Kennedy each ...

  • Hanover 56, BV-Randolph 39

    At Onaga, Hanover jumped out to a 19-point halftime lead before slowing down in the second half in a consolation game victory over Blue Valley at the Twin Valley League tournament. Megan Plummer had 15 points for the Rams, with Sami Pfaff adding eight. Blue Valley plays Clifton-Clyde on Friday at 4:30 ...

  • MHS girls dominate 2nd half in win at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won its second meeting of the season with Great Bend, 51-33, on the road Tuesday night. The Indians got off to a quick start, leading 11-2, but foul trouble allowed the Panthers to get back into the game by halftime, cutting the lead to ...

  • MHS girls ready for rematch with Panthers

    Within the Centennial League, the opportunity to play an opponent twice in the same season is common. Each team plays 13 league games, so each of the nine other league teams are played once, with four more games that serve as in-season rematches. The postseason also typically provides opportunities for teams ...

  • Twin Valley League tournament in full swing

    The Twin-Valley League tournament is in full swing at Onaga this week after getting started on Saturday and continuing Monday. The Valley Heights girls’ team lost its first game of the season after earning a bye in the tournament’s first round. Linn beat the Mustangs in overtime Monday, 58-50. ...

  • Wabaunsee girls easily handle Rock Creek, 65-48 Girls2.phatch

    ALMA — Wabaunsee’s duo of senior Cara Flach and freshman Karsen Schultz proved to be too much for the Rock Creek girls’ basketball team to handle Friday night in its 65-48 loss. Flach and Schultz finished the night each with 21 points. Flach tore up the inside while Schultz, who led ...

  • MHS girls overcome slow start in win

    TOPEKA — In two league losses this year, offense has been hard to come by for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team. In a 57-28 win over Highland Park, the Indians let defense fuel their offense as they turned a tight game in the first half into a blowout with a ...

  • Page scores 27 in Wamego’s win over Marysville

    At Marysville, Wamego got a big performance out of senior Lanie Page on Friday night in a 57-43 win over Marysville. Page scored 27 points and knocked down three 3-pointers as the Red Raiders (9-0) took a 28-14 lead at halftime and coasted to the finish. Allison Suefert added 17 points as ...

  • Silver Lake 54, Riley County 47

    At Silver Lake, a bad third quarter plagued Riley County in a 54-47 loss to Silver Lake on Friday. The Falcons (4-5) trailed just 27-24 at halftime, but were held to five points in the third quarter as the Eagles pushed their lead out to 39-30. A fourth quarter rally ...

  • Wamego 72, Marysvile 45

    At Marysville, Eli Miller had a nice night for the Red Raiders as one of four players in double figures in a 72-45 win at Marysville. Wamego (7-2) swung the game in their favor in the third quarter, turning a 31-23 halftime lead into a 54-33 lead before the final ...

  • Silver Lake 49, Riley County 32

    At Silver Lake, Silver Lake used a big second quarter and finished strong in the fourth to beat Riley County, 49-32, on Friday. After the teams struggled to score in the first quarter, with the Eagles up 6-5, Silver Lake extended its lead to 22-12 at halftime. The Falcons (5-4) ...

  • MHS boys hold off Scots, win 46-36

    TOPEKA — Benji George had a feeling a zone defense would be effective against Highland Park. The first-year head coach couldn’t have guessed it would work this well. The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went to a 3-2 zone early and often against the Scots in Friday night’s 46-36 ...












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