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  • Valley Heights 48, Republic Co. 6

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs scored early and often against Republic County, winning big in a rout. Game information and individual statistics were not made available. Valley Heights (4-4) takes a two-game winning streak into its regular-season finale against Jackson Heights (3-5) at home next week, with the winner advancing ...

  • Free State beats Indians, 35-14

    The Manhattan High football team lost its second game in as many weeks, dropping its senior night matchup with Lawrence Free State, 35-14. The loss, paired with a win by Topeka High over Washburn Rural, would eliminate Manhattan’s chances of making the playoffs. The Indians struggled to move the ...

  • Undersized D-line up to tall task against Free State Mhsfb70.phatch

    For most of the season, the Manhattan High football team has faced a disparity in size against its opponents, none more pronounced than on the offensive and defensive lines. Up front, the Indians have had to learn to play against bigger, taller and in some cases, stronger athletes. As the ...

  • Indians beat Junction City 4-0 on senior night Mhs7.phatch

    A set of odd circumstances surrounding the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s regular-season finale against Junction City made for an unusual game Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. Barring any upsets, the playoff picture had more or less already locked the two teams into playing each other on Monday in ...

  • Cameron: Has ‘big-game’ James turned into ‘lame-game’ James Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    So here we are, waiting for Game 3 of the World Series — and Royals fans are busy squabbling about Game 5. Seems odd, no? I mean, so much can happen tonight and Saturday in San Francisco that could change the entire picture by the time the Royals and Giants square off on ...

  • MHS’ playoff hopes hinge on Friday tilt

    After dropping last week’s district opener against Topeka High, the importance of the Manhattan High football team’s game against Lawrence Free State this week only intensified. The first-ever meeting between the schools, scheduled for a 7 p.m. kick off at Bishop Stadium Friday night, sets up as a ...

  • Cameron: We have a new series after KC win Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Hey, we have a World Series. A new one. The Royals shook off the gloom of Game 1 and applied their own version of a crusher Wednesday night. They no doubt took some super vibes with them on the flight to San Francisco, where the first of ...

  • Indians win two to end regular season

    The Manhattan High volleyball team won both its matches at the Wamego triangular Tuesday night, sweeping Junction City before hanging on for a three-set win over the Red Raiders to finish off the regular season. The Indians defeated Junction City 25-16, 25-18, but got a tougher match out of Wamego, ...

  • Cameron: KC in good shape with Shields out the way Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe Ned Yost is tricking everybody, including the San Francisco Giants. No, seriously. The trick? Since the Royals aren’t likely to score much of anything against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner — who’s pitched about a thousand innings of postseason baseball without breaking a sweat — why not ...

  • Seaton: Never been a suffering Royals fan Ned seaton

    A lot of the stories you read about the Kansas City Royals these days include the term “long-suffering.” As in “Long-suffering Kansas City Royals fans are finally rewarded for their patience as their team prepares for the World Series.” I think that’s a bunch of baloney. There’s been ...

  • MHS soccer pounds Chargers, 7-0 Mhssoccer5.phatch

    In a dominant win over Topeka West Monday night at Bishop Stadium, something happened to the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that hadn’t happened in 15 years under head coach Frank Alonso. The team had a goal come off the board after it was pointed out there were two soccer ...

  • Indians take 5th at state golf

    Playing on a tough course at the Topeka Country Club, half of the 12 teams competing at the Class 6A state golf tournament shot a team score higher than 400. That’s the kind of day it was for most teams except Washburn Rural, which won its 20th straight tournament and defended ...










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