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  • Council Grove 40, Rock Creek 21

    At Flush, the Mustangs played close for one quarter before Council Grove took a 12-point lead to halftime. Rock Creek cut into the lead in the third quarter but was outscored 14-5 in the fourth quarter. Rock Creek (0-4) hits the road for a game against St. Marys on Tuesday. ...

  • Silver Lake 59, Riley Co. 42

    At Riley, the Falcons trailed by 13 at halftime and couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters against the Eagles. The Falcons got 14 points from Bethany Crubel, with Jordan Clouse adding six. Riley County (1-3) travels to Clay Center on Tuesday. ...

  • BV-Randolph 49, St. Xavier 21

    At Junction City, Blue Valley used a strong second quarter, outscoring St. Xavier 22-4, to build a big lead and win its first game of the season comfortably Friday night. The Rams were led by Tessa Henry’s 13 points, while Megan Plummer added 11. Blue Valley (1-2) hosts Hanover on Tuesday. ...

  • Doniphan West 48, Frankfort 34

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats trailed by 10 at halftime before playing Doniphan West close the rest of the night in a 14-point loss. The Wildcats got 15 points from Abra Shirley, with Kyla Hardwick adding 14. ...

  • Martin’s versatility made him area’s most dangerous player to defend Martin cb1.phatch

    When opposing coaches looked at the 2014 Manhattan High football team, stopping Chris Martin was the top concern defensively. Despite the extra attention, Martin proved to be difficult to contain all season long, rushing for more than 800 yards and 13 touchdowns and earning the distinction of All-Flint Hills Player of the Year. ...

  • Burkholder brings playoffs back to Wamego Burkholder1 sm.phatch

    With his first four-year class at Wamego High entering its senior year, head coach Dale Burkholder knew he had something special brewing when the team started summer practices in August. After an 8-2 finish and an undefeated mark in district play that led to its first playoff berth since 2007, Burkholder ...

  • Indians hold off Chargers’ rally

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived Friday night with a 59-54 win over Topeka West in its first road game of the season. The Indians hit just enough free throws to keep the Chargers from rallying late in the fourth quarter, though Topeka West did get close. Manhattan (2 ...

  • MHS girls rout Chargers

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West in a non-league matchup Friday night, routing the Chargers 72-22 in a game that was never close. Manhattan took control quickly in the game, jumping out to a 10-0 lead in the game’ ...

  • McCarthys to play golf at Fort Hays State

    Twin sisters Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy made their college decision official this week, opting to continue their golf careers for the Fort Hays State University Tigers next year. Choosing between Baker University and Fort Hays, the pair both pointed to the growing campus atmosphere in Hays as a major selling ...

  • MHS wrestlers win big at Smoky Valley

    The Manhattan High wrestling team started its busy weekend off strong with a 49-18 dual win over Smoky Valley on the road Thursday night. The Indians took a dominant lead in the lightweights, opening the dual with six straight wins before senior Kendrick Rivera lost a close decision in extra ...

  • Indians take 3rd at home opener Brady200medleyrelay.phatch

    Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has impact swimmers at the top of his lineup capable of scoring points at any meet. But at a triangular meet, facing two other schools with similar programs, what he really wants to see is depth. In Wednesday’s ...

  • MHS wrestlers brace for busy weekend

    The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule. With seven duals in three days, featuring bouts against the defending Class 6A state champion Garden City Buffaloes as well as the current No. 1 in Class 5A Goddard Lions, the Indians will once again have their ...












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