Despite basketball gearing up for the postseason, spring sports begin practicing today at Manhattan High.
he Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has two primary goals for the season.
With a 62-51 win over Seaman on senior night just a few minutes from completion, it was time for Manhattan High’s Alex Stitt to leave the court one last time.
WICHITA — Kian Clemens and Austin Chauncey followed similar paths to state championships Saturday at Wichita’s Hartman Arena.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held on to beat Seaman 62-51 Friday night, earning home-court advantage against Topeka High in the first round of sub-state this Thursday in the process.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong second half to beat Seaman and win the Centennial League title Friday night, 47-38.
It’s not often the Centennial League race comes down to a final game between unbeaten teams in a winner-take-all format.
FLUSH — Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds - both game highs - as the Class 3A No.
FLUSH — Some stagnant offense and a big game from Rossville’s Taylor Kirk helped spell defeat for the shorthanded Rock Creek girls’ basketball team as they dropped a 47-37 decision to the Bulldogs Thursday night.
As tough a schedule as Manhattan High has wrestled, and as many tough weekend tournaments they’ve competed in this season, head coach Robert Gonzales knows this is the one that counts.
Taking a long season one game at a time is one of the most popular sports clichés of all time, but more often than not, it’s difficult to do.
Manhattan High boys’ co-interim coach Benji George told the team to prepare for Tuesday’s game against Hayden as if it would come down to the final possession.
At Marysville, the Wamego girls’ baskeball team never quite found the dagger against Marysville Tuesday night, but the Red Raiders managed to win every quarter in what turned into a 17-point win in the end.
At Axtell, the Mustangs continued its strong finish to the regular season with a rout of Axtell that was never close to wrap up a Twin Valley League title.
At Randolph, Baileyville B&B took a 39-15 halftime lead and led 43-23 heading into the fourth quarter to score a comfortable road win Tuesday night.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats played Linn close all night, but couldn’t quite turn the corner, trailing by six at halftime before an even third quarter and a tight fourth.
At Marysville, the Red Raiders took a 14-point lead to halftime and managed to win every quarter in Tuesday’s regular-season finale against the Bulldogs.
At Axtell, Valley Heights was able to keep Axtell at arm’s length and win comfortably on the road Tuesday night behind 21 points from Charles Musil and 18 from Gage Woodyard to win the Twin Valley League title a game ahead of Hanover, which beat Centralia in overtime to secure second place.
At Randolph, Baileyville B&B blanked the Rams in the opening quarter to take a 7-0 lead, but Blue Valley cut the deficit to four by halftime.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough with Linn Tuesday night, but narrowly lost each quarter to come up short.
At Centralia, Rock Creek faced a 12-point deficit after the first quarter but turned things around in the second quarter against Centralia, pulling within five points.
At Randolph, Valley Heights dominated Blue Valley from the opening tip, taking a 46-10 lead to halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half in a makeup game.
At Centralia, the Mustangs led by four at halftime against Centralia in a makeup contest, but pulled away in the second half behind a monster night from Ryan Schneider, who had 31 points, including six 3’s, with Nate Berard adding 15 points, Carson Becker scoring 14 and Jared Garcia chipping in 10.
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