Sports

  • Indians to face Seaman tonight

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team finished off December with a 4-0 record and a 99-53 win over rival Junction City to head into the holiday break. It’s back to the grind with tonight’s 6 p.m. tip against the Seaman Vikings, one of the league’s toughest teams ...

  • Cameron: Royals gambling on new of f-season acquisitions

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals’ run to the final game of the World Series produced enough electricity to keep Ogden lit up for decades. And guess what? Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in about seven weeks. Can we get Faith Hill to sing: ‘Are you ready for some baseball?’ ...

  • Walker impressed by KC’s Houston

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From his perspective on the San Diego Chargers’ sideline, Reggie Walker could only marvel at Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker Justin Houston. During San Diego’s season-ending 19-7 setback to the Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, Houston set the single-season franchise record for sacks, breaking Derrick Thomas’ ...

  • The Mercury’s top sports stories of 2014

    Lockett has record-breaking year Tyler Lockett could arguably be the best football player in Kansas State history. The wide receiver certainly has the numbers to make the case, especially after a record-breaking senior season in which the youngest of the Lockett family to wear purple broke every school record owned ...

  • Indians take 11th in Nebraska

    After finishing in 12th place at the Flatwater Fracas in Grand Island, Neb., a year ago, the Manhattan High wrestling team improved its stock with an 11th-place finish at this year’s two-day event. The dual tournament featured a 32-team bracket of some of the top teams in the state ...

  • Late surge pushes Manhattan boys past JC, 84-61 Mbb3.phatch

    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. It didn’t come easy, but the Indians — led by senior forward Pierson McAtee’s 21 points and eight rebounds — used a pair ...

  • Tribe girls nearly score 100 in win over Junction City Wbb1.phatch

    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. Mall’s Indians apparently got the message, as they rolled to a 99-53 blowout ...

  • Valley Heights 58, Doniphan West 29

    At Highland, the Mustangs outscored Doniphan West in every quarter to win easily against their Twin-Valley League foe. Valley Heights led by 18 at halftime. Sidney Blackburn paced the Mustangs with 19 points, while Brandi Jo Roepke had 15 and Kayla Smith finished with 10. Valley Heights (5-0) travels to Onaga on Jan. 6. ...

  • Wamego 42, Clay Center 31

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders overcame an early deficit and stayed undefeated with a win over Clay Center. Wamego trailed 13-6 after the first quarter but outscored the Tigers in each of the following three quarters to win. Allison Seufert led Wamego with 17 points, with Caitlyn Claussen adding 12. Wamego (6-0) ...

  • Wabaunsee 63, Rock Creek 27

    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. Winter Henry led Rock Creek with seven points, with Jacy Johnston adding five. Rock Creek (1-5) travels to Riley County on Jan. 6. ...

  • Troy 53, BV-Randolph 38

    At Randolph, the Rams trailed by seven at halftime but couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters. Sami Pfaff led the team with nine points, while Megan Plummer had eight points and Tessa Henry had seven. Blue Valley (1-4) travels to Washington County on Jan. 6. ...

  • Rossville 72, Frankfort 38

    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. Frankfort got 14 points from Kyla Hardwick and 10 points from Abra Shirley in the loss. Frankfort (1-4) travels to Wabaunsee on Jan. 3. ...











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