Sports

  • Republic County 51, Valley Heights 46

    At Belleville, Valley Heights struggled in the first quarter and never fully recovered in a 51-46 loss at Republic County. The Mustangs trailed 11-4 after the first period, and managed to pull within 18-16 by halftime. But Republic County steadily outscored them over the final two quarters, 33-30, to pull ...

  • Wamego 68, Chapman 36

    At Chapman, Eli Miller scored 19 points and Wyatt Totten added 17 as Wamego routed Chapman, 68-36. The Red Raiders took a 26-9 lead in the first quarter and extended it to a 39-18 lead by halftime. Wamego slowed down its attack in the second half, outscoring Chapman 19-18. Eight different players ...

  • Hanover 81, BV-Randolph 33

    At Randolph, Hanover didn’t give Blue Valley much of a chance to compete on Tuesday, defeating the Rams, 81-33. ...

  • Rock Creek 58, St. Marys 31

    At St. Marys, Rock Creek picked up its fourth win of the season on Tuesday, beating St. Marys, 58-21. ...

  • Indians stay undefeated, beat Great Bend

    Despite seeing its double-digit lead trimmed to two in the second quarter, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team turned it on in the second half for a comfortable 61-45 win over Great Bend on Tuesday night. Manhattan’s Garrett Francis hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to end the second ...

  • MHS girls pull away late against Panthers

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish first half to pull away from Great Bend in the fourth quarter and stay undefeated on the season Tuesday night in a 72-57 win. The Indians led 29-26 at halftime but led by nine after three quarters and maintained at least ...

  • MHS gets Great Bend rematch

    A season ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost just one regular-season game en route to an undefeated Centennial League title and a fourth-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament. The chance for redemption comes today when Great Bend arrives in Manhattan for a 6 p.m. matchup against ...

  • Indians 2nd at home dual tourney Robb.phatch

    Manhattan High head wrestling coach Robert Gonzales knew his team would be tested over the weekend, facing a pair of the state’s top teams and wrestling seven duals in three days. In the end, the Indians went 5-2 in those duals, dropping matchups with Garden City on Friday night ...

  • MHS boys edge Chargers, 59-54

    TOPEKA — Facing a league team on the road in just the second game of the season, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Benji George knew his young team was in for a dog fight Friday night. Led by 6-foot-7 forward Josh Reynolds inside, Topeka West took an early lead in the ...

  • Indians dominate Topeka West in road win

    TOPEKA — Coming into Friday’s matchup with Topeka West, Manhattan girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wanted to see his team improve on transition defense and offense. Forcing 27 turnovers and committing only six of their own, the Indians had no trouble routing the Chargers in a 72-22 blowout win that was ...

  • MHS 8th in Olathe

    Swimming at the always-tough Olathe Invitational Friday night, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team took eighth place in the 17-team event featuring some of the tougher teams the Indians will see all season. Manhattan had six individual finishers among the top 12 to score points, while each of its three ...

  • Nemaha Central stuns Wamego boys

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders led for three quarters but couldn’t hold off Nemaha Central as the Thunder hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to complete their rally and stun Wamego in a 50-49 win Friday night. The Red Raiders led 47-42 with less than two minutes to ...











Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2016