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.
At Meriden, Wamego opened out to a 42-0 lead before Jefferson West could answer in a 42-20 win on the road.
Without a race winner, the Manhattan High girls’ cross country team used consistent finishes and a close pack time to claim the team title at the Emporia Invitational.
In his debut as starting quarterback for the Manhattan High football team, Eric Prockish helped lead his team to a 28-25 victory over Shawnee Heights last Friday.
In its toughest quadrangular meet of the season, the Manhattan High volleyball team managed a 1-2 record at Silver Lake Thursday night, defeating the host team before dropping its last two matches.
The team finished behind defending champion Greece, Germany, China, Italy, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
Ella Rosenkranz led the way for the seventh grade girls in Manhattan, taking third.
To the casual high school football fan, it’s not a stretch to think Manhattan High might have an easy time against Seaman this Friday night after the Vikings lost 56-7 last week to Hayden.
Battling gusty winds all afternoon, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the Salina Central Invitational at Salina Municipal on Tuesday, carding a 169 to finish five strokes ahead of Hays for the team win.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday for a quadrangular meet at the Kossover Tennis Complex, tying for third place on the day.
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team won three matches on Thursday afternoon improving their record to 5-0 on the season in the process.
The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team remained No. 1 in Class 6A after winning its home invitational on Saturday in the second coaches poll of the season.
Both Wamego cross country teams finished in third place in the team standings at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational at Warner Park.
The Manhattan Christian College Crusaders came ready to play Friday night versus York College (NAIA) from York, Neb.
The Manhattan High JV girls won on Saturday at the Manhattan Invitational, putting five runners in the overall top-10 to win in the team standings with a score of 31 ahead of second-place Seaman.
There were penalties of any and every kind, big hits and extra words between teams after plays. But by the end of the night, it was the home team that was victorious, as the Red Raiders won 34-10.
Both Manhattan High teams managed to win, with the girls’ team turning in a dominant performance while landing five runners in the top-10 individually. The boys weren’t far behind
MAYETTA — Technically speaking, Tim Kramer is on another two-week business trip. Emotionally, though, it’s something else entirely.
The Indians outshot Dodge City 11-8 in the win, and goalkeeper Wes Whitney had seven saves.
After a night of playing second fiddle behind the impressive running effort of Shawnee Heights’ Tony Barksdale Jr., Chris Martin got the last laugh, finishing the night with 119 yards and three touchdowns.
The Falcons opened 2014 with a big-play bonanza Friday night, blasting Wabaunsee for a 48-12 win on the road.
Playing in its season-opening tournament Saturday, the Manhattan High volleyball team finished its day 3-2 and took second place in its bracket to start the season on a high note.
At Clyde, the Frankfort Wildcats started their season off on the right foot with a 38-30 win over Clifton-Clyde Friday night.
At Wakefield, the Blue Valley-Randolph Rams struggled against Wakefield, falling behind 30-0 after the first quarter and trailing 44-0 at halftime.
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