Tuesday, December 1, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | October 27, 2013

    MHS cross country teams both advance to state

    Another race, another dominant win.

  • Manhattan High School | October 27, 2013

    MHS volleyball beats Washburn Rural for state berth

    Mhs vb 2.phatch

    Just one point away from a trip to state, Manhattan High outside hitter Kaci Cink got two tries to send her team to victory in Saturday’s sub-state final.

  • Manhattan High School | October 27, 2013

    Indians beat Rural 13-10, stay perfect in district play

    TOPEKA — With just five punts all night, most would think Friday’s game between the Manhattan High football team and Washburn Rural was an old-fashioned offensive shootout.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Nemaha Valley edges Rock Creek

    Rock creek 2.phatch

    FLUSH — Both teams can find several occurrences where the game could have been won or lost, but it was Nemaha Valley that escaped Rock Creek with a final sigh of relief.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Wamego keeps playoff hopes alive with wins

    In Hoyt, Wamego beat Royal Valley 28-12 in the team’s second district game, giving them the opportunity to reach the playoffs in a winner-take-all scenario next week against Hayden.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Marysville falls 55-6 at Riley County

    In Marysville, the Riley County Falcons (3-5) won in a rout against the Bulldogs (0-8), setting up a showdown between the Falcons and Rock Creek next week for the runner-up spot in District 2, with Nemaha Valley likely to beat the Bulldogs in its regular-season finale.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Jackson Heights stomps Valley Heights 40-6

    In Blue Rapids, the Jackson Heights Cobras (7-1) led 24-6 at halftime and added two touchdowns in each of the final two quarters to beat the Mustangs (3-5).

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Axtell routs Blue Valley 56-8

    In Randolph, Axtell (5-3) won big in a game that ended in the third quarter, as Blue Valley (5-3) suffered its third loss in the last three weeks.

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    Indians survive against Washburn Rural

    In a low-scoring game that was close all night, the Manhattan High football team squeaked out a 13-10 win over Washburn Rural on Friday night in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    Indians’ O-line makes improvement during season


    For much of the early part of the season, the Manhattan High Indians’ offense struggled.

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Blue Jays, 5-0

    With one final game in the regular season before the playoffs begin, Manhattan head coach Frank Alonso wanted his team to come out with a playoff mentality.

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2013

    MHS looks for 19th straight win over Rural


    He doesn’t know why, but Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz knows his team has always struggled offensively against Washburn Rural.

  • Manhattan High School | October 23, 2013

    Indians sweep on senior night


    While Tuesday night’s triangular wasn’t the last chance the Manhattan High volleyball team had to play at home in front of parents and fans, the tears flowed anyway.

  • General Activities | October 23, 2013

    Thornton a repeat winner at Kansas City Marathon

    Manhattan resident Julie Thornton finished 34th overall at the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon, finishing as the top woman in Saturday’s race.

  • General Activities | October 23, 2013

    LASC Cyclones win tourney

    The Little Apple Soccer Club (LASC) Cyclones won the 11-and-under girls purple division of the Midwest All-Girls Tournament this past weekend at the Overland Park Soccer Complex.

  • Area Schools | October 23, 2013

    MCC volleyball tops Grace University

    The fifth-ranked Manhattan Christian College volleyball team swept number 8 Grace University on Saturday, winning 25-13, 25-23 and 25-13.

  • Manhattan High School | October 22, 2013

    MHS golfers finish fifth at state

    Manhattan girls’ golf coach Chris George knew it would take a special effort to catch Washburn Rural in the team standings at the Class 6A state golf tournament in Garden City.

  • Manhattan High School | October 22, 2013

    Indians defeat Chargers

    Playing most of its home games at Hummer Sports Park, the Topeka West boys’ soccer team typically doesn’t have an issue with facilities.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | October 21, 2013

    MHS’ Fraley, Lei take 8th at state tennis

    In high school tennis in Kansas, there isn’t typically much shame in losing to the elite players in the Kansas City metro area.

  • Manhattan High School | October 20, 2013

    MHS doubles team advances at state

    A day after snow and rain pushed the start of state tennis meets to Saturday, Manhattan High’s Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei went 2-1 to advance to Sunday.

  • Manhattan High School | October 19, 2013

    MHS clinches share of title, beats Trojans


    It’s fair to say the Manhattan High football team knows how to win Centennial League football titles.

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Holton runs over Wamego, 56-6

    HOLTON — There are good teams, and there are great teams.

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Rock Creek slams Marysville, 35-7

    At Flush, the Rock Creek Mustangs won their first game of district play on Friday, scoring 35 straight points before Marysville could answer in a 35-7 win.

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Doniphan West falls at Valley Heights 34-25

    At Highland, Derek Trimble ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one as Valley Heights beat Doniphan West 34-15.

  • Area Schools | October 19, 2013

    Nemaha Valley tops Riley County 20-12

    At Riley, Riley County’s early lead couldn’t hold off Nemaha Valley as the Falcons lost 20-12.


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