WICHITA — In a team race that came down to the final few events, the Manhattan High boys’ track team came up just short behind favorite Olathe East, taking second place as a team, while bringing home nine gold medals and winning three events.
LAWRENCE — After falling 3-1 to Maize in Friday’s Class 6A state baseball semifinal, the Manhattan High baseball team had about an hour to regroup and prepare for a consolation game against Wichita Northwest at Hoglund Ballpark.
TOPEKA — To be certain, the Rock Creek baseball team donned their rally caps sometime in the top of the seventh inning during Friday night’s Class 3A state championship game with Wellsville at Falley Field.
WICHITA — A season ago, Valley Heights finished as state runners-up with just two athletes competing at the state meet.
TOPEKA — When it comes to preparing for opponents, Rock Creek baseball coach Chad Herren says he would rather concentrate on his own team.
St. Thomas Aquinas claimed the Class 5A state baseball title on Friday with a 6-0 win over Blue Valley Southwest at Tointon Family Stadium.
Brittany Finney hit two home runs and Morgan Balderas added another as Bishop Carroll eased to an 11-0 win over Maize South in the Class 5A state championship game on Friday at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex.
Topeka Seaman overcame an early deficit to pound Kapaun Mt.
LAWRENCE — The Manhattan High baseball team took third place at the Class 6A baseball tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark with a 3-1 win over Wichita Northwest in the consolation game.
LAWRENCE — As a starter for his entire career at Manhattan High, it’s not often that Henry de Noble comes into a close ball game in the late innings.
TOPEKA — The Rock Creek Mustangs kept Lyons/Chase off-balance throughout the game on Thursday afternoon, winning 6-2 during opening-round action of the Class 3A state baseball tournament at Washburn’s Falley Field.
Topeka Seaman scored two runs in the first inning and then held on the rest of the way to beat top-seeded Wichita Heights 2-1 on Thursday in the first round of the Class 5A state baseball tournament at Tointon Family Stadium.
Bishop Carroll eased its way to a win over Andover, scoring eight runs in the first five innings on the way to an 8-0 win.
Blue Valley Southwest pulled off the second big upset at the Class 5A baseball tournament by beating Goddard-Eisenhower 5-0.
Shawnee Heights pitcher Austin Higgins held St.
LAWRENCE — A day after struggling at the plate in a narrow win over Junction City, the Manhattan High baseball team couldn’t get enough offense going against the Maize Eagles in Friday’s semifinals, losing 3-1 to fall into the consolation game.
After back-to-back weeks winning a Centennial League title and a regional title, the Manhattan High boys’ track team opens this weekend’s all-class state track meet with hopes of a third title at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium.
SALINA — The way things started for Wamego on Thursday, things were looking good for the Red Raiders at the Class 4A-D1 state softball tournament in Salina.
Despite trailing 4-0, Kapaun Mt.
The Seaman Vikings used a four-run third inning and held on in a 4-1 win over Blue Valley Southwest.
Kelsey Sterneker held Mill Valley to one hit and one run as Maize South cruised to a 6-1 win.
Bishop Carroll scored nine runs in the first three innings and held Shawnee Heights to one hit in the Golden Eagles’ first round win.
LAWRENCE — It wasn’t the way the team drew it up, but the Manhattan High baseball team advanced to Friday’s semifinal with a 1-0 pitcher’s-duel win against Junction City Thursday afternoon at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark.
The Rock Creek Mustangs were defeated in the semifinals of the Rossville Regional last week.
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