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  • Frankfort 45, Clifton-Clyde 37

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats led by two at halftime but outscored Clifton-Clyde 14-1 in the third quarter to position themselves for their first win of the season. Kyla Hardwick led the Wildcats with 12 points, while Maura Kennedy had 11. Frankfort travels to Axtell on Friday. ...

  • MHS boys edge Seaman, stay undefeated

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went back and forth with the Seaman Vikings Tuesday night, but got just enough in the fourth quarter to pull out the road win, 69-62, and stay undefeated. The game was tied with 1:51 to play, but Manhattan got a layup from Gabe Awbrey ...

  • MHS girls fall to Seaman on the road

    TOPEKA — A rough start to the second quarter doomed the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team in a 72-63 loss to Seaman on the road Tuesday night, the team’s first of the season. The Indians played mostly even for three of the four quarters, but faced a 27-14 deficit two ...

  • Indians to face Seaman tonight

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team finished off December with a 4-0 record and a 99-53 win over rival Junction City to head into the holiday break. It’s back to the grind with tonight’s 6 p.m. tip against the Seaman Vikings, one of the league’s toughest teams ...

  • Cameron: Royals gambling on new of f-season acquisitions

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals’ run to the final game of the World Series produced enough electricity to keep Ogden lit up for decades. And guess what? Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in about seven weeks. Can we get Faith Hill to sing: ‘Are you ready for some baseball?’ ...

  • Walker impressed by KC’s Houston

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From his perspective on the San Diego Chargers’ sideline, Reggie Walker could only marvel at Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker Justin Houston. During San Diego’s season-ending 19-7 setback to the Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, Houston set the single-season franchise record for sacks, breaking Derrick Thomas’ ...

  • The Mercury’s top sports stories of 2014

    Lockett has record-breaking year Tyler Lockett could arguably be the best football player in Kansas State history. The wide receiver certainly has the numbers to make the case, especially after a record-breaking senior season in which the youngest of the Lockett family to wear purple broke every school record owned ...

  • Indians take 11th in Nebraska

    After finishing in 12th place at the Flatwater Fracas in Grand Island, Neb., a year ago, the Manhattan High wrestling team improved its stock with an 11th-place finish at this year’s two-day event. The dual tournament featured a 32-team bracket of some of the top teams in the state ...

  • Late surge pushes Manhattan boys past JC, 84-61 Mbb3.phatch

    Manhattan High was looking for its ninth straight win over Junction City when the rivals met Friday night in Manhattan for the Centennial League opener for both teams. It didn’t come easy, but the Indians — led by senior forward Pierson McAtee’s 21 points and eight rebounds — used a pair ...

  • Tribe girls nearly score 100 in win over Junction City Wbb1.phatch

    Entering the Manhattan girls’ Centennial League opener on Friday night against rival Junction City, Indians coach Scott Mall said he warned his team not to overlook the Blue Jays — like he thought it did last season. Mall’s Indians apparently got the message, as they rolled to a 99-53 blowout ...

  • Valley Heights 58, Doniphan West 29

    At Highland, the Mustangs outscored Doniphan West in every quarter to win easily against their Twin-Valley League foe. Valley Heights led by 18 at halftime. Sidney Blackburn paced the Mustangs with 19 points, while Brandi Jo Roepke had 15 and Kayla Smith finished with 10. Valley Heights (5-0) travels to Onaga on Jan. 6. ...

  • Wamego 42, Clay Center 31

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders overcame an early deficit and stayed undefeated with a win over Clay Center. Wamego trailed 13-6 after the first quarter but outscored the Tigers in each of the following three quarters to win. Allison Seufert led Wamego with 17 points, with Caitlyn Claussen adding 12. Wamego (6-0) ...










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