TOPEKA—The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost on the road, 54-46, Tuesday night to the Hayden Wildcats.
TOPEKA—The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team handed the Hayden Wildcats their first loss of the season Tuesday night, winning a nailbiter 51-49 on the road.
While the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got its toughest test of the season against Shawnee Heights last Friday, the girls’ team won in a rout.
The Rock Creek wrestling team traveled to Burlington on Saturday with a new look to its team.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Saturday and defeated Baptist Bible College, 87-65.
WAMEGO — Concordia pushed the pace and attacked the defending Class 4A state champion Wamego on Friday night, but the Red Raiders were still too much for the visiting Panthers — keeping their perfect season intact with a decisive 56-19 rout at home.
WAMEGO — Jay-Z’s song “On to the Next One” blared from the Wamego locker room after the Red Raiders’ 69-61 home victory over Concordia on Friday night.
The Manhattan High boys’ bowling team kicked off the start of its season by traveling to Wichita to compete in Bishop Carroll’s annual invitational to start the year using the Baker format for scoring.
Behind nine medalists, five in the finals and two individual champions, the Manhattan High wrestling team won the 24th annual Salina South Invitational on Saturday, finishing ahead of rival Junction City.
At Silver Lake, the Mustangs used a dominant third quarter, outscoring previously unbeaten Silver Lake 32-13, to win running away Friday night, 71-41.
At Rossville, the Riley County Falcons ran out of gas in the fourth quarter, with the Bulldogs blanking the Falcons 10-0 in the final quarter to pull away and win.
At Frankfort, the Eagles pulled out the road win behind strong second and third quarters, leading 25-13 at halftime and 42-25 after three.
At Hanover, the Mustangs bounced back from their first defeat of the season and got the road win over the Wildcats with a strong fourth quarter, turning a four-point deficit after three quarters into a six-point win by outscoring Hanover 23-13 over the final eight minutes.
At Randolph, the Rams hung with Centralia for a quarter, but were outscored 21-10 in the second quarter and 16-6 in the fourth quarter to give Centralia a comfortable road victory.
At Rossville, the Falcons got the road win behind a strong second quarter, outscoring Rossville 15-3 to take a 29-16 lead to halftime.
At Frankfort, the Eagles cruised past the Wildcats, taking a 28-15 lead to halftime and extending their lead in the second half.
At Hanover, the Mustangs took an 18-7 lead after one quarter and held on to win despite being outscored in each of the following quarters.
At Randolph, the Panthers cruised past the Blue Valley Rams Friday night, winning comfortably on the road.
At Silver Lake, the Eagles used an 11-0 run in the first quarter to take a 13-7 lead before outscoring Rock Creek in each of the following quarters to win comfortably at home.
As a reserve guard the last two seasons, Molly Fiser knows she has more to offer the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team than just her accuracy from long range.
In each of the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s five wins this season, they’ve had a comfortable lead for most of the fourth quarter en route to double-digit wins.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first game of the season, falling to Shawnee Heights at home on Friday night, 53-45.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a 20-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from Shawnee Heights early Friday night, winning 66-43 but playing with a 30-point lead most of the night.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Thursday night and lost, 94-80, to Central Christian College in McPherson.
The undefeated Manhattan High boys’ basketball team has been good all season, but its biggest test yet comes Friday at home.
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