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  • Silver Lake 49, Riley County 32

    At Silver Lake, Silver Lake used a big second quarter and finished strong in the fourth to beat Riley County, 49-32, on Friday. After the teams struggled to score in the first quarter, with the Eagles up 6-5, Silver Lake extended its lead to 22-12 at halftime. The Falcons (5-4) ...

  • MHS boys hold off Scots, win 46-36

    TOPEKA — Benji George had a feeling a zone defense would be effective against Highland Park. The first-year head coach couldn’t have guessed it would work this well. The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went to a 3-2 zone early and often against the Scots in Friday night’s 46-36 ...

  • Indians take 5th at Newton Invite

    After wrestling last weekend at the single-day Salina South Invitational, the Manhattan wrestling team traveled to Newton for its first two-day, large-scale tournament of 2015, taking fifth place at the 52nd annual Newton Tournament of Champions on Saturday. The Indians’ lone individual champion of the weekend was heavyweight Eldon Picou. The ...

  • MHS boys hold on to beat Highland Park

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball rallied and held on to beat Highland Park, 46-36, on Friday night. The Indians took the lead in the fourth quarter in the low-scoring affair and held off the Scots, who cut the Manhattan lead to four on two occasions but had five turnovers ...

  • MHS girls pull away from Scots in 2nd half

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a slow first half, outscoring Highland Park by 21 in the third quarter to win 57-28 Friday night. The Indians led 20-14 at halftime and couldn’t find much offensive rhythm early in the game, but broke out in the third quarter while ...

  • Scots offer MHS boys tough test

    Benji George isn’t the only brand-new coach in the Centennial League this season. On Friday, he’ll go up against his rookie counterpart at Highland Park in Jason Jones, who replaced longtime coach Ken Darting as head coach of the Scots last May. The Scots have plenty of talent, ...

  • MHS girls win in Topeka

    Playing in its second Baker tournament of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place in Topeka on Tuesday, edging second-place Seaman by 33 pins. The Indians logged 1,192 pins to win, with Seaman scoring 1,159 and Emporia in third with 1,116 at the five-team meet. Individual scores were not possible ...

  • McAtee leads MHS boys past Junior Blues Mhsboys23.phatch

    In Friday night’s loss to Topeka High, Pierson McAtee didn’t play his best game. The senior forward missed a dunk, as well as six free throws in the team’s only loss of the season. Against Washburn Rural, McAtee had no trouble turning things around — and then some. ...

  • Hot-shooting Rural routs MHS girls, 65-45 Mhsbball3.phatch

    The Washburn Rural girls’ basketball team is not a squad with a reputation for shooting — or making — a lot of 3-pointers this season. Against Manhattan Tuesday night, the Junior Blues certainly looked capable. Rural hit its first six 3-pointers in the game and finished the night 11 of 17 from long range ...

  • Riley County boys top St. Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County boys used a big third quarter to overcome a slight halftime deficit and beat St. Marys 50-36 on Tuesday. The Falcons led 11-8 after one quarter, but the Bears took the lead before halftime and had a 20-19 advantage at the break. Riley County ...

  • Centralia 50, Frankfort 36

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats scored two points in the second quarter and couldn’t recover in a 50-36 loss to Centralia at home. Centralia led 14-12 after the first period, but outscored Frankfort 16-2 in the second quarter to take a 16-point halftime lead. The teams played even the rest ...

  • Valley Heights 62, Clifton-Clyde 39

    At Clyde, Valley Heights held Clifton-Clyde to four points in the third quarter on Wednesday, on the way to a 62-39 win. The Mustangs led 24-23 at halftime, but outscored Clifton-Clyde 21-4 in the third quarter to pull away. Valley Heights added 17 points in the fourth quarter to complete the 23 ...










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