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  • Pawnee (Neb.) 38, Frankfort 22

    At Pawnee City, the Frankfort Wildcats dropped their season opener in lopsided fashion, despite playing close in the first two quarters. Frankfort (0-1) trailed by eight at halftime, but watched the deficit grow to double-digits by the end of the third quarter. The Wildcats were led by Jacob Studer’s 10 ...

  • Wamego 54, Rock Creek 17

    At Flush, the Red Raiders started their season strong with a rivalry win over Rock Creek, taking control early and leading 34-10 at the end of the third quarter. The game ended with a running clock. Individual scoring was not available. ...

  • Rock Creek 55, Wamego 52

    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. Wamego led 52-51 on a Dillon Blain layup but Rock Creek immediately scored to retake the ...

  • Riley County 69, BV-Randolph 52

    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. Alex Sager led the Falcons with 12 points, while Brice Brummett, Nick Serrano and Zach Richard each had 10. The Rams were led by Haydn Budenbender’s 23 points, ...

  • Centralia 46, Valley Heights. 45, OT

    At Centralia, Valley Heights dropped its season opener in overtime to the Panthers, giving up a big second-half lead in the process. The Mustangs led 31-22 at halftime, but scored just 13 points combined in the second half to allow Centralia to force overtime. The Panthers outscored Valley Heights 3-2 in ...

  • Indians defeat Red Demons, 69-61

    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 Indians led for the entire second half but struggled to put away the pesky Red Demons, which cut the lead to four on numerous occasions ...

  • MHS girls rout Dodge City, 58-25

    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 Indians got a game-high 19 points from Caroline Ballard, with 10 points by Amara Ehie. Dodge City was ...

  • MHS wrestlers open season with win

    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. Heavyweight Eldon Picou got the chance to play the hero and delivered, as the two teams came into the final match of the night tied ...

  • MHS’ Fraley signs with Emporia St.

    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 senior made the decision to continue her career by signing to play for Emporia State in ...

  • Indians take second at Topeka West invite

    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. The Indians scored 384 team points to finish well ahead of third-place Seaman, which had 346 points. “This was a great way to start our ...

  • George era set to begin at MHS B1.21214.mhsbk.phatch

    Since taking over as head boys’ basketball coach last spring, Benji George has faced plenty of adversity. The Indians were counting on two senior post players — Payton Stephens and Chris Martin — to be back this winter and anchor the paint, but neither will be suiting up for Manhattan on Friday ...

  • Experienced MHS girls look to reload B1.12214.mhsbk.phatch

    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 team did lose its point guard and top scoring threat in the post, both of which create ...












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