Sports

  • Rural nips Indians at home quad Graves 100fly.phatch

    More often than not, when the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team hosts a midweek meet with a handful of area schools, the winner of the meet has long been decided before the final race of the day. In a quadrangular meet with league foes Washburn Rural, Emporia and ...

  • Indians ready for 3 days in McPherson

    In earning the No. 2 seed at this week’s McPherson Invitational, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got an opportunity only one other team in the field received. The invite, which began this afternoon, is stacked with good teams. Only two teams in the tournament, Hutchinson and Mill Valley, come ...

  • Nets win in Wamego

    The Kansas Nets fifth-grade boys’ basketball team from Manhattan won the WBA Tournament Saturday in Wamego. The Nets went 2-1 in the round-robin format with a 43-20 win over Manhattan CTG, a 42-23 win over the Royal Valley Panthers and a 48-46 loss to the Topeka Defenders.  The Nets ...

  • Rock Creek drops wrestling dual

    The Rock Creek wrestling team lost its dual to Washburn Rural on Tuesday, 57-18. Rock Creek got wins from Paul Glover over Deven Maxwell at 138 by pin, while Dawson Stanely pinned Rural’s Kyle Palenske at 170. The Mustangs also got wins by decision at 152 with Lane Forge defeating Matthew Williams, 15 ...

  • MHS girls get season sweep of Great Bend

    After scoring a combined 129 points the last time Great Bend and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team played in December, Tuesday’s return game at Great Bend was much different. Manhattan was forced to overcome a slow start offensively, as much of the team struggled with foul trouble, before finally ...

  • Rock Creek boys rout Iola in opener

    At Burlington, Rock Creek won its tournament opener at the Burlington Invitational Tuesday night, 67-32. The Mustangs took a 13-point lead after the first quarter and a 39-22 lead at halftime, despite 29 first-half fouls between the two teams. The Mustangs led 60-31 after the third quarter before both teams slowed ...

  • Hillsboro 51,  Riley County 40

    At Hillsboro, a slow start cost the Falcons in its opening game at the Trojan Classic against the host-team Trojans. Riley County trailed 30-9 at halftime before cutting into the lead by outscoring the Trojans 13-0 in the third quarter to make it an eight-point game. But Hillsboro rebounded in ...

  • BV-Randolph 42, Clifton-Clyde 34

    At Onaga, Blue Valley outscored Clifton-Clyde 13-4 in the fourth quarter to turn a one-point deficit into a victory in the first of two consolation games at the Twin-Valley League tournament this week. Haydn Budenbender scored a game-high 18 points to pace the Rams, who play Linn at 11:30 on Saturday morning ...

  • Wamego girls win

    WAMEGO 47, TONGANOXIE 9 At Tonganoxie, Wamego showed why it’s the top seed at the Tonganoxie Invitational this week, dismantling the host Chieftains in the tournament opener for both teams. The Red Raiders led 28-3 at halftime before cruising through the second half to its semifinal matchup against DeSoto at 6 p. ...

  • Riley County 54, Holcomb 43

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons led 24-15 at halftime and maintained their lead throughout the second half in an opening round win at the Trojan Classic. Riley County led by as many as 14 in the third quarter and seemingly had an answer for every Holcomb bucket while also knocking down 16 of 18 ...

  • Frankfort 59, Onaga 56

    At Onaga, the Wildcats were outscored in three of four quarters but managed to win behind a strong second quarter, outscoring the hometown Buffaloes 22-12 in the first of two consolation games at the Twin Valley League tournament, which this year is in Onaga. Abra Shirley and Maura Kennedy each ...

  • Hanover 56, BV-Randolph 39

    At Onaga, Hanover jumped out to a 19-point halftime lead before slowing down in the second half in a consolation game victory over Blue Valley at the Twin Valley League tournament. Megan Plummer had 15 points for the Rams, with Sami Pfaff adding eight. Blue Valley plays Clifton-Clyde on Friday at 4:30 ...










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