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  • MHS girls win JV race at Warner Park

    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, which finished with a 69. Rachel Beach was the top Manhattan finisher, taking third in 17:40.4, with Leah Selman ...

  • Wamego blasts Rock Creek in season opener, 34-10 Wamego2.phatch

    WAMEGO — At times, Friday night’s Pottawatomie County Showdown between Rock Creek and Wamego looked like a vicious rivalry. 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 ...

  • Manhattan sweeps home invite Boysxc.phatch

    Unlike last year, no team was perfect at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational cross country meet at Warner Park. Both Manhattan High teams managed to win, however, with the girls’ team turning in a dominant performance while landing five runners in the top-10 individually. The boys weren’t far behind, taking ...

  • Kramer brings golf tour to Kansas Timkramercolor.phatch

    MAYETTA — Technically speaking, Tim Kramer is on another two-week business trip. Emotionally, though, it’s something else entirely. Kramer is director of tournament business affairs for the Symetra Tour, a series of 20 events that serves as a stepping stone for women professional golfers who aspire to reach the brighter spotlight ...

  • Indians win 2 to close Titan Classic

    After dropping the first match of the Titan Classic on Monday, Manhattan head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure how his team would respond. The group had all week to work out the kinks and finished the week with a pair of victories to take fifth place in ...

  • Martin’s TD completes Indians’ rally Fb2.phatch

    Facing fourth-and-goal from the 5-yard line and down by four points, Manhattan High running back Chris Martin was frantic. The impact of the moment, combined with trouble with his helmet and confusion about whether it was second down or fourth down had the senior worked up. In the ensuing timeout, ...

  • Riley County breezes past Wabaunsee

    ALMA — If there’s one thing head coach Steve Wagner’s Riley County football team isn’t short on, it’s playmakers. The Falcons opened 2014 with a big-play bonanza Friday night, blasting Wabaunsee for a 48-12 win on the road. “That’s the nature of our offense. Misdirection, people going ...

  • MHS volleyball goes 3-2 at Olathe South

    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. Manhattan’s two losses on the day were both close matches against historically strong teams, while the wins also came ...

  • Frankfort wins opener

    At Clyde, the Frankfort Wildcats started their season off on the right foot with a 38-30 win over Clifton-Clyde Friday night. Jase Suther scored four touchdowns on the night, all on plays of 25 yards or more. He finished the night with217 yards on 19 carries. Quarterback Jake Rose also had a ...

  • Wakefield 50, BV-Randolph 0

    At Wakefield, the Blue Valley-Randolph Rams struggled against Wakefield, falling behind 30-0 after the first quarter and trailing 44-0 at halftime. The game was called with five minutes remaining in the third quarter. The Rams mustered just 65 yards of offense, with Chase Carey rushing for 38 yards and throwing for 13. Blue ...

  • Centralia 54, Valley Heights 6

    At Centralia, the Valley Heights Mustangs struggled to keep up with the Class 2-1A defending champions, falling behind quickly and not getting much going offensively against the Panthers. Valley Heights (0-1) hosts Doniphan West (0-1) next week. Doniphan West fell to Onaga 16-8 in its opener. ...

  • Martin TD completes MHS rally over T-Birds

    In a wild final few minutes, Manhattan won its season opener over Shawnee Heights on a 5-yard touchdown run by Chris Martin with 9.8 seconds to play to give the Indians a 28-25 win over the Thunderbirds. The Indians faced fourth-and-goal from the 5-yard line after a bizarre sequence of plays ...












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