At Flush, Rock Creek came out on the winning end of a back-and-forth game against its Pottawatomie County rival, despite struggling to put the game away from the free-throw line in the final minute.
At Randolph, Riley County jumped out to a 23-point halftime lead and never looked back against Blue Valley in the two teams’ season opener.
At Centralia, Valley Heights dropped its season opener in overtime to the Panthers, giving up a big second-half lead in the process.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got the first win of the Benji George era with a 69-61 win over Dodge City Friday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened its season Friday night with a dominant win over Dodge City, outscoring the Red Demons 31-8 in the final two quarters to put the game away.
The Manhattan High wrestling team opened its season on the road with a dual win over Washburn Rural Thursday night, edging the Junior Blues 38-32.
After a senior season that included an 11th place finish at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka in the fall, Kristen Fraley knew she wasn’t ready to give up competitive tennis.
The Manhattan High swimming and diving team started its season off with a second-place finish at the Topeka West Invitational Wednesday afternoon, just 17 points behind Washburn Rural.
Since taking over as head boys’ basketball coach last spring, Benji George has faced plenty of adversity.
Featuring the largest senior class in five seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a wealth of experience returning from last year’s fourth-place team at the Class 6A state tournament.
The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three.
As the winter sports season at Manhattan High gets underway today, the Indians’ will make a trip to Topeka for a season-opening meet that will get the entire team back in the swing of things.
As the group prepares to open the season at Washburn Rural on Thursday, Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales could only think of one time his squad featured so many young athletes.
Fiser has been a letterwinner for the Indians’ soccer team for three years, with her senior season yet to come in the spring. She was named the team’s most valuable player as a sophomore, and was recognized as all-Centennial League second-team as a junior.
Manhattan High’s Kirkland Lambert was the lone boys’ soccer player named Class 6A all-state, earning second-team honors Monday morning.
Manhattan tennis coach Joyce Allen was named the Class 6A girls’ tennis coach of the year Monday morning.
The Manhattan High football team had seven players recognized by the Centennial League’s coaches as all-league performers on Saturday, including four on the first team.
Manhattan’s Daniel Harkin won a top regional tennis championship this past weekend in Topeka.
The daily question is simple: Shouldn’t the Royals have tried to score Alex Gordon with two outs in the ninth inning of Game 7?
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put six players on the All-Centennial League teams, released this week by the coaches.
Jesse Steinbring found a great way to celebrate his 18th birthday on Wednesday.
Michael Melgares has plenty of experience running at the University of Kansas’ Rim Rock Farm, most recently finishing as runner up in the Class 6A state cross country meet a few short weeks ago.
The Manhattan High volleyball team, which finished one match short of a state berth in Class 6A, put five girls on the all-Centennial volleyball teams released by league coaches over the weekend.
Troy was strong from the start, taking a 36-0 lead to halftime and adding to its lead in the third quarter before calling off the dogs in the fourth.
First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.
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