Sports

  • Former MHS stars help Jayhawks CC

    University of Kansas freshmen Chris Melgares and Alaina Schroeder competed for the Jayhawks at the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minn., recently, helping their respective teams to solid finishes in the season’s second cross country event. Melgares was 43rd overall in the 8K race in a time of 25:48 ...

  • MHS freshman volleyball wins 6 of 7 matches

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team won six out of seven matches in the last week to improve its season record to 18-3. MHS lost for the second time this season to Seaman (15-21, 15-25) and then bounced back that same night to defeat Hayden (15-9, 25-13), and Topeka West (25 ...

  • Anthony VB sweeps quad

    The Anthony eighth grade volleyball team swept a quad with Emporia, Hays and Eisenhower last week. Anthony started by defeating Emporia 25-14, 25-9. Haleigh Harper had four aces. They defeated Hays 25-11, 25-11. Garrin Williams, Brooklyn Cink, and Graycn Evans each had four kills.  Anthony then defeated Eisenhower 25-10, 25 ...

  • Staten runs Falcons past rival Rock Creek Rcfb1.phatch

    FLUSH — In just a few plays, the momentum seemed to fall right out from under Rock Creek. Riley County scored quickly on a few drives and the Mustangs couldn’t answer in a 34-13 loss at home. The Mustangs tied the game at 7 with an 8-yard pass from Alex Feldkamp ...

  • Cameron: Royals on verge of clinching Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Good grief!! What will this city be like tonight? “Loud,” offered outfielder Alex Gordon, who drove in the Royals’ first run against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. “Really, really loud.” “Just plain crazy,” summed up first baseman Eric Hosmer, whose screaming two-run homer in the 11th inning ...

  • Indians rout Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — Despite the efforts of two talented Topeka West players, it was business as usual for the Manhattan High football team against the Chargers, with the Tribe winning handily Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, 42-7. After thoroughly dominating Highland Park a week ago in a shutout win, the Indians ...

  • Valley Heights wins district opener, 33-28

    At Valley Falls, the Valley Heights Mustangs rallied in the fourth quarter to win their district opener against Valley Falls, 33-28. The Mustangs (2-3) started with a 21-6 halftime lead, but fell behind 22-21 after Valley Falls scored 16 unanswered points in the third quarter. Valley Heights outscored its opponent 12-6 ...

  • Wamego 14, Clay Center 6

    At Clay Center, one week after suffering its first NCKL loss since 2011, Wamego got in another close one on Friday at Clay Center. The Red Raiders managed to come away with the win, beating Clay Center on the road, 14-6. Wamego (4-1) will be at home next Friday to take ...

  • Axtell 62, Frankfort 28

    At Frankfort, things didn’t turn out too well for Frankfort in its district opener, as a powerful Axtell team rang up 62 points in a 62-28 win over the Wildcats. The Wildcats got 93 rushing yards out of Jase Suther, who returned a kickoff 68 yards for a touchdown and finished with 10 ...

  • Pike Valley 58, Blue Vlley 20

    At Pike Valley, the Blue Valley Rams were denied their first win of the season in a district contest on Friday, losing to Pike Valley, 58-20. The Rams (0-5) will be seeking their first win of the season next week when they play Linn at home. ...

  • Indians finish 1st, 2nd at Junction City Invitational

    After two straight weeks of running at meets featuring talented teams from around the Midwest region, not just the state of Kansas, the Manhattan High cross country team returned to its usual level of competition and finished first in the boys’ varsity race and second in the girls’ varsity race ...

  • Manhattan routs Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, routing the Chargers 42-7 in a game that was never close. Topeka West moved the ball more effectively than Highland Park a week ago, but still trailed 36-0 ...










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