At St. Marys, the Riley County Falcons took a 22-0 lead into halftime, but had to fend off the comeback attempt of a Bears in the second half.
At Silver Lake, the Eagles took a 42-0 lead to halftime in a dominant effort over the Rock Creek Mustangs.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats came up short against Pike Valley in a district matchup.
At Randolph, Linn shut out the Blue Valley Rams in a dominant effort in a matchup of Twin-Valley League schools.
JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High football team reclaimed the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7 on a cold, rainy night in Junction City.
A seldom-used running back buried on the depth chart, in some cases by talented underclassmen, Coughlin hasn’t had many chances to shine at the varsity level. He’s made the most of the two he’s gotten.
In every year of the Joe Schartz era, Manhattan and Junction City have met on the gridiron in the final week of the regular season with much on the line.
Following Scott Mall’s decision to step down as Manhattan High softball coach in July, athletic director Mike Marsh announced Wednesday afternoon the decision to hire Monty Enright to take over as head coach.
When the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team is at its best, it possesses the ball most of the game and has at least twice as many scoring chances as its opponent.
Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht knew her team would face a tough test in its final match of the night at the Washburn Rural quadrangular Tuesday night.
Playing on the always-challenging, sloping course at the Manhattan Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team struggled on the greens and finished in second place behind Washburn Rural at the Manhattan Invitational on Monday.
Playing in a loaded bracket for singles, Manhattan’s Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley each went 4-2 on the day to bring home medals and lead the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team to a sixth-place finish at the annual Centennial League tournament.
The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team went 6-0 on Saturday to win the Centennial League freshman volleyball tournament.
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team played its final home matches of the season with a sweep of Seaman and Abilene.
The Wamego cross country teams competed at the Newton Invitational on Saturday, with the girls taking seventh and the boys finishing fifth.
University of Kansas freshmen Chris Melgares and Alaina Schroeder competed for the Jayhawks at the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minn., recently, helping their respective teams to solid finishes.
The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team won six out of seven matches in the last week to improve its season record to 18-3.
The Anthony eighth grade volleyball team swept a quad with Emporia, Hays and Eisenhower last week.
FLUSH — In just a few plays, the momentum seemed to fall right out from under Rock Creek. Riley County scored quickly on a few drives and the Mustangs couldn’t answer in a 34-13 loss at home.
Seriously? Are there baseball gremlins at work here?
TOPEKA — Despite the efforts of two talented Topeka West players, it was business as usual for the Manhattan High football team against the Chargers, with the Tribe winning handily Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, 42-7.
At Valley Falls, the Valley Heights Mustangs rallied in the fourth quarter to win their district opener against Valley Falls, 33-28.
At Clay Center, one week after suffering its first NCKL loss since 2011, Wamego got in another close one on Friday at Clay Center.
At Frankfort, things didn’t turn out too well for Frankfort in its district opener, as a powerful Axtell team rang up 62 points in a 62-28 win over the Wildcats.
At Pike Valley, the Blue Valley Rams were denied their first win of the season in a district contest on Friday, losing to Pike Valley, 58-20.
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