Using a quick start and a strong second half, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team won in dominant fashion, 94-65, against Junction City Tuesday night that was nothing like the January meeting between the schools.
Manhattan High started slow, but finished in a big way, routing the visiting Junction City Blue Jays 71-21 to stay undefeated in Centennial League play and also clinch the top seed at sub-state in early March.
It’s not surprising Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coach Benji George might point to a lack of focus as the reason for the team’s current two-game slide in Centennial League play.
With more than a week off since their last meet, the Manhattan High bowling teams showed a little rust Monday afternoon at the Shawnee Heights Quadrangular at Gage Bowl.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team finished off its regular season this past weekend by picking up a pair of regional victories against Central Christian College of the Bible (Moberly, Mo.
The Rock Creek wrestling team was in Silver Lake for the Mid-East League tournament on Friday where the Mustangs finished in the tie for fourth place.
The Manhattan High JV wrestling team took two teams out west to Lincoln this past week for a high school tournament among smaller schools, with the first team winning handily and the second team taking fourth.
Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall didn’t want his team to underestimate the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds Friday night.
Minus the first quarter, Manhattan basically played Shawnee Heights even the rest of the night on the road.
RANDOLPH — Fans stuck their hand out and patted head coach Nick Evans after Blue Valley’s 71-52 victory over Doniphan West.
RANDOLPH — Faced with a 14-point deficit after three quarters of play, the Blue Valley Rams would need to play some of their best basketball to rally and beat Doniphan West Friday night.
At Abilene, the Red Raiders struggled all night against Abilene in a pivotal matchup between league favorites, losing on the road 63-43 in a game that was never close.
At Wetmore, the Mustangs led by seven points at halftime before outscoring Wetmore by 10 in the third quarter to build a big lead heading into the final period.
At Wetmore, the Mustangs continued its strong season with a comfortable win on the road over Twin-Valley League foe Wetmore.
At Alma, the Falcons played Wabaunsee even the whole night except for a second quarter where the Chargers outscored Riley County 15-6.
At Hanover, the Wildcats played Hanover close all night, going into halftime tied and trailing by two in the third quarter before coming up short in the end.
At Hanover, the Wildcats used a strong second quarter to take an eight-point lead to halftime, but stumbled in the fourth quarter, getting outscored 30-9 in the final period to fall on the road.
At Abilene, the Red Raiders took a 20-point lead to halftime and kept pouring it on the second half, routing Abilene to stay unbeaten.
At Alma, the Falcons overcame a slow start and a five-point first-quarter deficit with a strong second quarter, outscoring the Chargers 25-16 to take a four-point halftime lead.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t get over the hump against Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night, capping a long week with a 69-58 loss to the Thunderbirds.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed unbeaten in Centennial League play with a 43-31 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night.
Manhattan High senior Brandon Nowlin, a talented player on both sides of the ball for the football team this fall as well as a dedicated thrower during track season, will get one more chance to put on a Manhattan High football helmet for a game.
Two members of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that finished as the best team in school history and the state runner-up in the fall signed letters of intent Thursday afternoon.
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