Sports

  • 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 ...

  • Rock Creek boys rout Iola in opener

    At Burlington, Rock Creek won its tournament opener at the Burlington Invitational Tuesday night, 67-32. The Mustangs took a 13-point lead after the first quarter and a 39-22 lead at halftime, despite 29 first-half fouls between the two teams. The Mustangs led 60-31 after the third quarter before both teams slowed ...

  • Hillsboro 51,  Riley County 40

    At Hillsboro, a slow start cost the Falcons in its opening game at the Trojan Classic against the host-team Trojans. Riley County trailed 30-9 at halftime before cutting into the lead by outscoring the Trojans 13-0 in the third quarter to make it an eight-point game. But Hillsboro rebounded in ...

  • BV-Randolph 42, Clifton-Clyde 34

    At Onaga, Blue Valley outscored Clifton-Clyde 13-4 in the fourth quarter to turn a one-point deficit into a victory in the first of two consolation games at the Twin-Valley League tournament this week. Haydn Budenbender scored a game-high 18 points to pace the Rams, who play Linn at 11:30 on Saturday morning ...

  • Wamego girls win

    WAMEGO 47, TONGANOXIE 9 At Tonganoxie, Wamego showed why it’s the top seed at the Tonganoxie Invitational this week, dismantling the host Chieftains in the tournament opener for both teams. The Red Raiders led 28-3 at halftime before cruising through the second half to its semifinal matchup against DeSoto at 6 p. ...

  • Riley County 54, Holcomb 43

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons led 24-15 at halftime and maintained their lead throughout the second half in an opening round win at the Trojan Classic. Riley County led by as many as 14 in the third quarter and seemingly had an answer for every Holcomb bucket while also knocking down 16 of 18 ...

  • 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 ...










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