The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team improved its record to 12-2 on the season by sweeping its second straight quad last week.
In the second coaches’ cross country poll released Sunday, the Manhattan High boys’ team held on to the top spot in Class 6A with 46 votes, well ahead of No. 2 Lawrence Free State in the poll.
The Wamego cross country teams traveled to Clay Center on Thursday for the Clay Center Invitational. The boys’ team took first, while the girls were second.
The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team played a pair of quads this week.
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh grade volleyball team got to 14-0 on Wednesday, beating Junction City 25-16, 25-19, Fort Riley 25-7 and 25-2 and Eisenhower 20-25, 25-19, 15-6.
With a strong second half and a game-winning kick from Joseph Trujillo, the Manhattan High football team scored 17 unanswered points in the second half to rally past Hayden, 23-20.
Both the Manhattan High girls’ and boys’ cross country teams took fifth place at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo.
The competition was top-notch in Topeka Saturday, testing the Indians from start to finish as the team went 3-2 on the day.
After settling for a draw in its league opener at home against Shawnee Heights on Tuesday, Manhattan struck early and got the elusive second goal to pad its lead and hang on for the win.
RANDOLPH — Blue Valley coach Matt Schreiber said it feels like his young team is on a theme park ride.
RILEY — Neither the stiff wind nor the Riley County defense could slow down quarterback Ryan Matzke and defending Class 3A state champ and current No.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders trailed 2-0 after one quarter, but turned it on for the next three periods in a 55-9 victory over Marysville on Friday night in their NCKL opener.
At Burlingame, despite a good start to the game, the Wildcats couldn’t sustain it in a 40-28 loss to Burlingame.
At Flush, Rossville piled on 35 points in the first half and then cruised to an easy win in the second half, the beating Rock Creek Mustangs, 45-0.
At Troy, the Mustangs couldn’t get it going until the second half and didn’t have enough in the fourth quarter in a 42-25 loss to Troy.
Manhattan completed its rally over the Hayden Wildcats Friday night at Bishop Stadium, with kicker Joseph Trujillo nailing a 28-yard field goal try with 2 seconds remaining to give the Indians their only lead of the game as time expired, 23-20.
Daniel Izquierdo has seen a more prominent role in the Manhattan offense as a senior, helping fill the shoes as a change-of-pace back opposite Chris Martin.
It may only be the third week of the high school season, but Friday’s matchup between Manhattan High and Hayden is likely to have serious Centennial League title implications.
The Manhattan High volleyball team opened its home schedule with a dominating performance Tuesday night, sweeping Clay Center 25-5, 25-16 in the early match, before dispatching Rossville 25-12, 25-10.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team put together a solid day in its first home action of the season at City Park, finishing second among four teams on Tuesday afternoon.
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team went into Tuesday’s home opener at Bishop Stadium expecting to win. By the end of the second overtime, head coach Frank Alonso was thankful his team didn’t come away with a loss.
The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team opened its season on Thursday with a quad at Junction City.
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh grade volleyball team remained unbeaten on the season by beating Junction City, Seaman and Emporia on Thursday at home.
Wamego welcomed 800 runners and numerous Kansas schools from classes 1-4A on Saturday for the Wamego Invitational.
TOPEKA — Linebacker Adam Al-Soltani had one heck of a game for Manhattan High on Friday.The Indians’ offense chipped in with a couple big plays too.
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