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  • Red Raiders win wild game, 20-14 Whs1.phatch

    WAMEGO — A last-minute touchdown to close each half, a special teams score, a goal-line stand and a game-saving tackle were all it took for Wamego to outlast the weather, and Concordia in a 20-14 back-and-forth win Friday night. “That was wild,” said Red Raider head coach Dale Burkholder amidst a ...

  • Indians take 5th at home invite Vball1.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team took fifth place in the Manhattan Invitational Saturday, dominating Junction City and Gardner-Edgerton in the consolation bracket easily. In an eight-team tournament with five teams over .500, the Indians came close to getting through to the championship bracket, but lost a pair of close three-set matches ...

  • Falcons edge St. Marys

    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. The Falcons won 38-30, but St. Marys did enough in the final two quarters to make the game reasonably close. Riley County’ ...

  • Silver Lake whips Rock Creek

    At Silver Lake, the Eagles took a 42-0 lead to halftime in a dominant effort over the Rock Creek Mustangs. Silver Lake went on to complete the shutout in the second half. Rock Creek amassed just 79 yards of offense in the loss, and gave up 445. The Mustangs (1-5) travel to ...

  • Pike Valley 40, Frankfort 14

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats came up short against Pike Valley in a district matchup. Jase Suther rushed for 103 yards, while Adam Kenworthy threw a pair of touchdowns to receiver Ryan Kraushaar, who finshed with 55 yards on three catches. Kenworthy also threw four interceptions. Frankfort (2-4) travels to Linn next Friday. ...

  • Linn 48, BV-Randolph 0

    At Randolph, Linn shut out the Blue Valley Rams in a dominant effort in a matchup of Twin-Valley League schools. Game information and individual statistics were not available. Blue Valley (0-6) travels to Southern Cloud next week. ...

  • Manhattan reclaims Silver Trophy, wins 16-7

    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. The Indians led 16-7 with the ball with less than five minutes on the clock in the fourth quarter, but gave Junction City ...

  • Coughlin working hard in backup role Mhs40.phatch

    Manhattan High senior Brian Coughlin has been working hard in practice for four years now. 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 ...

  • Undefeated Indians looking to reclaim Silver Trophy

    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. District championships, playoff berths, Centennial League crowns and of course the coveted Silver Trophy were all in play at some ...

  • Enright hired as MHS softball coach

    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. Enright, who has been in the district for years as a teacher, takes the top job ...

  • Late goal lifts Indians past Hayden Soc1.phatch

    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. The Indians were not at their best Tuesday night against Hayden at Bishop Stadium, but they won 3-2, anyway. ...

  • MHS volleyball sweeps at Rural

    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. After a pair of wins against Emporia (25-12, 25-23) and Highland Park (25-4, 25-8), the Indians dug deep for a three-set win ...










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