Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz knew his defense would have to put together a special performance for the Indians to win Friday night against Emporia.
ST MARYS — When a little guy and a big guy get in a fight, it doesn’t always end well for the little guy.
At Hope, the Lions were too much for Frankfort on Friday, as the Wildcats lost 60-36 on the road.
At Centralia, playing against one of the top Class 2-1A teams in the state, the Riley County Falcons got all they could handle against Centralia, losing 38-0 on the road.
The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team continued its strong start to the season on Saturday with a first-place finish at Emporia.
At Marysville, Wamego scored a big victory over Rock Creek in Week 1, and it kept rolling in Week 2 with a 48-0 win at Marysville.
At Linn, the Rams scored a pair of touchdowns in the second half to turn away Linn in a 16-6 win on Friday at Linn.
At Alma, Rock Creek scored the opening points of its game with Wabaunsee on Friday, but couldn’t cross the end zone again in a 16-7 loss.
Despite scoring only six points in a forgettable offensive effort, Manhattan High managed to pull out a win against the visiting Emporia Spartans, winning 6-3 in a game that went down to the wire.
Mike Marsh isn’t sure exactly how long it’s been, but he knows he’s wanted Bishop Stadium to have artificial turf for at least five years now.
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