At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a two-point lead after the first quarter of play against Rossville, but couldn’t keep it going against the Bulldogs, trailing by three at halftime and four heading into the fourth quarter.
At Council Grove, the Red Raiders led 24-16 at halftime before turning it on in the third quarter, using a 14-2 run to build its lead to 18 heading into the fourth quarter and win going away.
In the first round of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek faced second-seeded Horton and kept the game within arm’s reach in the first half, trailing by seven at the break.
At Randolph, Wakefield got just enough from its boys in overtime to get a road win over the Blue Valley Rams.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough against Rossville through the first quarter, keeping the game tied at 15, but found themselves down by seven at halftime and trailing by 15 heading into the fourth quarter.
At Linn, the Valley Heights boys pounded the Linn Bulldogs, leading 38-16 at halftime and continuing the rout in the second half.
At Council Grove, the Red Raiders led by four with a minute to play at Council Grove, but came up short in the final seconds against the Braves, with Council Grove hitting a 3-pointer and knocking down a pair of free throws to take the lead late.
As the temperature dropped in Manhattan Monday afternoon, so did the scores for most of the high school bowlers competing on a frigid day in Manhattan’s quadrangular meet at Little Apple Lanes.
It’s another week at No.
The annual Royals Caravan begins this week with stops in cities across Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Nebraska.
Playing against host-school and undefeated Washington County on Saturday night, the second-seeded Valley Heights girls’ basketball team upset Tigers, 31-28, to win the Twin Valley League tournament.
In Frankfort’s final consolation game at the Twin Valley League tournament in Washington, the Wildcats took a two-point lead after the first quarter, but were outscored in each of the following three quarters to fall to Doniphan West.
In the third-place game of the Twin Valley League tournament, Valley Heights (10-2, 5-1 Twin Valley) took an 11-point lead to halftime and led by 17 heading into the fourth quarter in a game that was never particularly close.
In Frankfort’s final consolation game at the Twin Valley League tournament, the Wildcats overcame a nine-point halftime deficit with a strong second half, outscoring Doniphan West by 10 in the third quarter and by four in the fourth to complete the rally.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road this weekend and picked up two victories.
Led by seniors Marc Reiss and Justin Ward and sophomore AJ Burenheide — who all went 5-0 — the Rock Creek wrestling team went 4-1 last Friday night.
The Manhattan High wrestling team is having a Chipotle night fundraiser on Tuesday, Jan.
Fresh off her first cross country team title in 10 years as head coach at Manhattan, Susan Melgares was honored as the Kansas Cross Country Track and Field Coaches Association Class 6A boys’ coach of the year.
HILLSBORO — It was perhaps the most high-profile girls’ matchup in the area Saturday night as Class 4A Div.
DODGE CITY — It looked like Manhattan High was going to get a come-from-behind victory Saturday over the Maize in the third-place game of the 71st Annual Tournament of Champions at United Wireless Arena.
DODGE CITY — It was close, but not enough Friday night, as the Manhattan High boy’ basketball team could not overcome a poor third quarter, losing to Hays, 42-36, in the 71st Annual Tournament of Champions semifinal at United Wireless Arena.
EMPORIA — Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knows his team has the most success when it controls the tempo and the flow of the game on both ends of the floor.
In the third-place game of the Trojan Classic on Saturday, the Wamego boys’ basketball team couldn’t keep pace with the host Trojans after taking an early lead, losing 60-47 to fall to 1-2 on the weekend against a loaded field.
At Hillsboro, the Falcons gave up big runs to the TMP Monarchs in the second and fourth quarters in the fifth-place game at the Trojan Classic in Hillsboro to end the weekend with a 1-2 mark and in sixth place.
At Washington, the Mustangs fell in a close game to Hanover to land in the third-place game of the Twin Valley League tournament.
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