At Flush, Clay Center held Rock Creek to less than 10 points in three of the four quarters in a 38-25 win.
At Randolph, Blue Valley lost its second straight game on Friday, falling to Clifton-Clyde, 51-34.
At Blue Rapids, Charles Musil scored 14 and Derek Trimble added 12 points in a 60-40 win over Centralia.
At Randolph, despite a halftime lead, Blue Valley couldn’t stop Clifton-Clyde from coming back to beat it, 43-37.
At Holton, Wamego kept close with Holton in the first half, but couldn’t keep the Wildcats from running away in the second in a 55-46 loss to Holton.
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At Hays, the Riley County Falcons lost their second game of the early season on Friday, falling 68-39 to DeSoto in the Hays City Shootout.
At Flush, Rock Creek opened its season in winning fashion on Friday, racking up points in a 69-42 win over Clay Center.
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Between scorers Caroline Ballard and Darby Price, Manhattan High head coach Scott Mall knows he may have to sit one or the other because of foul trouble.
For Winston Dimel and the other members of the Manhattan High football team that also play basketball for head coach Tim Brooks, beating Derby was important.
The Anthony Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team swept Seaman on Tuesday — the A team winning 33-26 and the B team winning 15-14.
The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost its second straight game on Tuesday, falling to Emporia 24-19.
The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team swept Fort Riley on Thursday.
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After losing twice to Derby last season, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team opened its season on a positive note with an 80-63 win over the Panthers Friday night behind 27 points from Alex Stitt and 25 from Payton Stephens.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened its season with a 53-47 win over Derby Friday night, despite a scrappy effort from the visiting Panthers.
After last season’s Manhattan High wrestling team sent 11 athletes to the state tournament and brought home six medals, this year’s team will be looking to reload with an influx of youth and new talent.
It was a nice start to the season for Wamego on Thursday, as both teams opened with home victories over Rossville.
At Randolph, the season got off to a slow start for the Blue Valley Rams on Thursday, as they opened the season with a 65-37 blowout loss to Washington County.
At Hays, Riley County opened with a tough task at the Hays City Shootout, falling in the first round, 79-37.
At Hays, Madison and Makayla Vargo combined for 26 points as Riley County won its opening game of the Hays City Shootout 54-27 over host-team Hays.
At Randolph, Washington County proved to be too much for Blue Valley on Thursday, as the Rams got smacked, 62-31.
At some point during the upcoming basketball season, Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks expects to have some decent depth when he looks to his bench.
The Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team opened up the season with a second-place finish at the Topeka West Invitational on Wednesday, finishing behind league foe Washburn Rural.
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